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Jun 25, 2020

In our final episode of our “Lies About Life” series, Patti Callahan Henry joins our host, Kat Armstrong, to share the story behind her captivating novel, Becoming Mrs. Lewis, which illuminates the life of Joy Davidman. While C.S. Lewis remains one of the most well-known figures in history, many people are unaware of the wife, Joy Davidman’s story and brilliant work. Not only did Joy have a tremendous impact on his work, but her own story of bravely defying cultural expectations and asking the big questions about God should serve as an inspiration to us all. In today’s episode, Patti thoughtfully shares about the lies she believes Joy battled with and how she courageously overcame them. 

Patti Callahan Henry is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of fifteen novels, including the (Historical Fiction),  BECOMING MRS. LEWIS—The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis (writing as Patti Callahan).  In addition, she is the recipient of The Christy Award—A 2019 Winner "Book of the Year.” ; The Harper Lee Distinguished Writer of the Year for 2020 and the Alabama Library Association Book of the Year for 2019.  
 
The author is also the host of the popular seven-part original "Behind the Scenes of Becoming Mrs. Lewis Podcast Series" launched, October 2019.  The podcast audiobook collection including bonus material was released on January 7, 2020, and available now.  The new expanded Becoming Mrs. Lewis paperback edition was released on March 24, 2020, and available now. 
 
In March of 2021, a new historical fiction novel based on the true story of the Steamship Pulaski wreck will be released. A full-time author and mother of three children, she now resides in both Mountain Brook, Alabama and Bluffton, South Carolina with her husband.
 

Connect with Patti: 

Instagram: @pattichenry

Website: patticallahanhenry.com

Book: Becoming Mrs. Lewis

Verses:

Psalm 139:14 "I will praise You because I have been remarkably and wonderfully made. Your works are wonderful, and I know this very well."

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Jun 12, 2020

We're kicking off the first episode of our new series, Lies About Life, with the one and only, Kate Crocco! Have you ever struggled with believing that you aren't qualified for a certain role or position? You aren't alone. In today's episode, Kate joins out host, Kat Armstrong to discuss how women can overcome that very lie and how they can move forward in life with confidence. 

Kate Crocco, MSW, LCSW, is a psychotherapist and a confidence and mindset coach who mentors female leaders around the globe. She has coached thousands of women through one-on-one, group, and mastermind programs, as well as through her Confident Ladies Club™ community. She is the host of a weekly podcast, Thinking Like a Boss, where she regularly interviews female entrepreneurs from various fields who have found success in business and in life. A guest expert on numerous podcasts and telesummits, Kate has been quoted in publications such as the Huffington Post, Best Kept Self, SheKnows, and BlogHer. Kate's mission is to empower women to go after their dreams by helping them break down the walls and fears that have been holding them back from greatness through lovingly challenging them to step into the best version of themselves. Kate currently resides in New York with her husband, her two sweet girls, and her rescue pup, Turbo.

 

Connect with Kate: 

Instagram: @katecrocco

Podcast: Thinking Like a Boss Podcast

Website: Katecrocco.com

Book: Think Like a Boss

Verses:

Isaiah 43

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Jun 5, 2020

In our final episode of our Sheroes of the Faith series, Kat Armas joins our host, Kat Armstrong, to share about her favorite woman in the Bible, Rizpah. While you may have never heard of her, Rizpah's story of protesting the unjust murder of her sons could not be more relevant right now. As Kat Armas shares Rizpah's story, you'll see we have a timeless example of what it looks like to fight for justice in our grandmother in the faith, Rizpah. 

Connect with Kat: 

Instagram: @kat_armas

Twitter: @kat_armas

Podcast: The Protagonistas

Website: katarmas.com

Book: Abuelita Faith (Coming Summer 2021)

Verses:

2 Samuel 3: 6-11

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