She Reads Truth Podcast

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We know reading the Bible every day can be hard. It’s easy to feel stuck, lost, or unsure where to start. We get it. We’ve been there too. Our hope for this podcast is that it will serve as a complement to our reading plans, to encourage you on your commute to work, while you’re out for a walk, or at home making dinner. God’s Word is for you and for now. That's why our community is here and always open to you.

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Dancing David & Disciplines that Surprise Us
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For the third week of our Faith in Practice series, bestselling author and speaker Rebekah Lyons returns to the podcast, just over a year to the date! She talks with Raechel and Amanda about the surprising spiritual discipline of celebration, which can include some fierce dancing (we see you King David). The three also discuss connections between the disciplines of worship, submission, and confession and how remembrance of God’s goodness shows up in each one. As they dive deep into their discussion, the common takeaway is this—the goal of these spiritual disciplines is not about checking boxes, but growing in our relationship with God.

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This episode corresponds to Week 3 of the She Reads Truth Faith in Practice reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/

Jan 18, 2021
Pep Talks & Practicing for Eternity
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On the second episode of our Faith in Practice series, Raechel and Amanda explore six spiritual practices with good friend, author, and fellow podcaster Annie F. Downs. The three talk about serving, using Instagram carousels to memorize Scripture, and how spiritual disciplines train the heart toward Jesus. Annie tells us why she recites the Apostles’ Creed while making tea in the morning, and we learn that spiritual practices and the Body of Christ cannot exist independently from one another. Together, we can let ourselves be beginners, invite each other into the process, and pursue spiritual practices “imperfectly and with conviction.” 

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This episode corresponds to Week 2 of the She Reads Truth Faith in Practice reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/pep-talks-and-practicing-for-eternity

Jan 11, 2021
De-Resolutions & Daily Life with Jesus
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For the first episode of the new year and the start of our Faith in Practice series, Raechel and Amanda talk with pastor, author, and hurry-eliminator John Mark Comer. On the heels of an unexpected 2020, and with the hope of a brand new year ahead, they explore what it really means to live like Jesus. How do we create everyday rhythms that bring fulfillment instead of emptiness and exhaustion? Touching on topics from marathon training and New Years de-resolutions to prayer and peppermint mochas, their conversation keeps coming back to one key question: what would Jesus do if He were me?

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This episode corresponds to Week 1 of the She Reads Truth Faith in Practice reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com.

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/de-resolutions-and-daily-life-with-jesus

Jan 04, 2021
Q&A with Raechel & Amanda
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You asked and they’re answering! The tables are turned on this week’s bonus podcast episode—Krista Williams guest hosts and asks Raechel and Amanda questions from the She Reads Truth community. The three discuss all things SRT, from how it all started to their continued passion for reading the Word every day. Along the way, you’ll discover the two co-founders’ favorite books of the Bible (Amanda can hardly pick just one!) and where they’re seeing beauty, goodness, and truth these days. The conversation lands with excitement about upcoming reading plans and encountering God through His Word in the new year.

This episode corresponds to the free, one-week Open Your Bibles reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/qa-with-raechel-and-amanda

Dec 28, 2020
Grand Canyons & God with Us
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For the final week of our Advent 2020 series, Raechel and Amanda talk with the very neighborly singer-songwriters, Drew and Ellie Holcomb. As the couple shares about the time they took cover from a tornado in the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, they also marvel at the audacity of God wrapping Himself in flesh to become one of us. Together, our musical guests play two carols and remind us that no matter where we find ourselves—whether the rim of the Grand Canyon or the stage of an empty auditorium—we can keep singing hope into the darkness. During a time when it feels like we’ve been “adventing” all year, we find comfort in the never-changing heart of the Christmas story: God is with us, always. 

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This episode corresponds to Week 4 of the She Reads Truth Advent 2020 reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/grand-canyons-and-god-with-us

Dec 21, 2020
Lullabies & Longing for Jesus
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It’s the third week of our Advent 2020 series, and Raechel and Amanda welcome singer-songwriter, long-time She, and new friend Jillian Edwards to the podcast. Bonding over their love of pajama-themed Christmas gifts and holiday hymns, the three discuss the longing of that first Advent—about Jesus's perfect love, His power to heal, and His role as the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world. Jillian’s ethereal voice mesmerizes the room as she plays her own song, Mary’s Lullaby, and the classic Away in a Manger. Join us as we lean into the longing of the first Advent and the promise of the next. 

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This episode corresponds to Week 3 of the She Reads Truth Advent 2020 reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/lullabies-and-longing-for-jesus

Dec 14, 2020
Christmas Plates & Christ the King
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Join us for the second week of our Advent 2020 series as Raechel and Amanda celebrate the season with singer and songwriter, Natalie Grant, and singer, musician, and producer, Bernie Herms. In between singing Angels We Have Heard on High and Silent Night, the four friends talk about everything from the ideal time to decorate for Christmas and German Christmas traditions, to their shared desperation for celebration at the end of 2020. As they read Scripture together and rejoice in its power and authority, they consistently encourage one another to live out the radical love of Jesus.

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This episode corresponds to Week 2 of the She Reads Truth Advent 2020: Jesus Christ Is Born reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at
shereadstruth.com/podcast/christmas-plates-and-christ-the-king

Dec 07, 2020
Accordions & the Arrival of Advent
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For the first week of our Advent 2020 series, Amanda and Raechel spend time with songwriter, podcast host, and comedian, Dave Barnes. During the episode, they explain how Advent is Latin for “arrival,” and talk about the importance of waiting as we prepare for Christmas Day. Dave compares this year to playing an accordion and shares two of his Christmas songs (but not his funky new version of Go, Tell It on the Mountain—we have to wait for that too!). Together, the three laugh about everything from mowing lawns to Instagram characters, and they offer some comforting answers to the profoundly multilayered and hope-filled question of why Jesus came.

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Nov 30, 2020
Kindness & Keeping in Step with the Spirit
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For the second and final week of The Fruit of the Spirit series, Raechel and Amanda are joined by Nathan Tasker, fellow Nashvillian and Director of Music, Liturgy, and Creative Arts at Christ Presbyterian Church. The three dig into what it looks like for the Holy Spirit to dwell in believers, wondering aloud at the richness of God’s character and the way Scripture continues to surprise and challenge us. The conversation begins at kindness, touches on youth group skits and laying bricks, and lands with a beautiful story from Nate that illustrates the importance of the Spirit’s presence in our daily lives.

Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/kindness-and-keeping-in-step-with-the-spirit

Nov 23, 2020
Fiddle-Leaf Figs & The Fruit of the Spirit
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For the first week of The Fruit of the Spirit series, Raechel and Amanda talk with She Reads Truth Editorial Director, Jessica Lamb. Together, they talk about how the simplest aspects of everyday life, from FIFA and fiddle-leaf figs to sunflowers and successful parenting, strengthen our understanding of the fruit of the Spirit. Join us this week as we correct our misconceptions about the fruit of the Spirit and find encouragement in what it means to produce fruit and become more like Christ.

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This episode corresponds to Week 1 of the She Reads Truth The Fruit of the Spirit reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/fiddle-leaf-figs-and-the-fruit-of-the-spirit

Nov 16, 2020
Tacos & Taking Truth to Heart
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For the final week of our Proverbs series, Amanda and Raechel sit down with author, speaker, and fellow lover of God’s Word, Angie Smith. As the three talk about the wisdom that concerns our material world, they also touch on self-woven bedspreads and why you probably shouldn’t holler at strangers. Together, they explore the dangers of wealth, the surprising relationship between gluttony and generosity, and why even though walking in God’s wisdom looks different depending on the times and seasons, His Word will always be a faithful guide. Bonus points if you catch how many times they mention the word “tacos” or “self-governance”!

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This episode corresponds to Week 4 of the She Reads Truth Proverbs reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at https://shereadstruth.com/podcast/tacos-taking-truth-to-heart/

Nov 09, 2020
Weighty Words & Walking in Wisdom
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It’s Week 3 of our Proverbs series, and Amanda and Raechel welcome author, poet, Bible teacher, and expectant mother Jackie Hill Perry to the podcast. They reminisce on grandmothers, sigh over the beauty of clean sheets, and Jackie even briefly sings a few bars of a popular tune to our hosts’ delight. The three dig into this week’s readings, tackling hard sayings and tough topics: what it really means to be a Proverbs 31 woman, adultery, and delighting in correction. No matter how challenging the passages may seem, they take comfort in this: all of God’s Word is good and profitable because it all helps us to know Him better. 

Show notes can be found here: shereadstruth.com/podcast/weighty-words-walking-in-wisdom

Nov 02, 2020
Tranquil Hearts & Truth that Convicts
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For the second week of our Proverbs series, Raechel and Amanda talk with author, SRT devotional writer, and upstate New York’s newest resident, Lore Ferguson Wilbert. While studying proverbs focusing on the inner life, they talk about everything from Proverbs’ unique ability to be equally convicting, painful, and sweet, to the ideal temperature for a dark chocolate peanut butter cup. Together, they celebrate the truth that these proverbs repeatedly reveal: we serve a God whose work and power are far beyond our ability or understanding. When we recognize this, we too can live out the Wilbert family mantra—“fidelity to the Word of God and not to an outcome.” 


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This episode corresponds to Week 2 of the She Reads Truth Proverbs: Walking in Wisdom reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com. 


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Show notes can be found at
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Oct 26, 2020
Proverbs & Portable Theology
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For the first week of our Proverbs series, Raechel and Amanda open their Bibles alongside pastor, author, and former SRT teammate, Russ Ramsey. As they explore the genre of wisdom literature, Russ explains how Proverbs is not a book of laws but a collection of wise sayings that are “generally true, always wise.” They chat about the significance of the Hebrew word for “happy,” how reading the Bible means the Bible reads us, and the loveliness of Nashville in autumn. The three friends celebrate these tiny morsels of portable theology and how the book of Proverbs teaches us to walk in God’s wisdom.  

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This episode corresponds to Week 1 of the She Reads Truth Proverbs reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/proverbs-portable-theology

Oct 19, 2020
Shaggy Goats & the Supremacy of God
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It’s the final week of our Daniel series, and Raechel and Amanda speak with author and Biblical Studies professor, Dr. J. Daniel Hays. Dr. Hays’s enthusiasm captivates our hosts, from his Babylon-themed virtual background to his fondness for the word schmutz. They discuss the bizarre visions of chapters 8–12, along with apocalyptic imagery and names that could double as tongue twisters (try saying Antiochus Epiphanes a few times). However perplexing these passages are, the three continue to identify this clear truth: God’s plans are unstoppable, and one day, we will see all prophecy from His Word fulfilled.

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This episode corresponds to Week 3 of the She Reads Truth Daniel reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com.

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/shaggy-goats-and-the-supremacy-of-god

Oct 12, 2020
Felt Boards & Faithful Declarations
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For the second week of our Daniel series, Raechel and Amanda talk with author, Bible teacher, and biblical literacy advocate, Jen Wilkin. As they brave the book of Daniel, they continuously come back to one simple question that provides clarity and understanding for beginning Bible readers and biblical scholars alike. Whether reading familiar stories like Daniel in the lions’ den or wading through the often uncharted waters of biblical prophecy, they rejoice in the truth that Scripture is not only “for them and for then, but for us and for always.”

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This episode corresponds to Week 2 of the She Reads Truth Daniel reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/

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Oct 05, 2020
Dreams & Desiring God’s Kingdom
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For the first week of our Daniel series, Raechel and Amanda sit down with author, speaker, and Bible teacher, Nancy Guthrie. In this introductory episode, the hosts read about Daniel’s captivity in Babylon and explain different genres of biblical literature. They chat about kings and kingdoms, dreams and divine deliverance, and why Nebeduchnezzar reminds Raechel of Prince Huperdinck from The Princess Bride. Together the three women explore what it looks like to live a life consecrated to the one true God and why it’s worth investing every moment of our lives in seeking God’s Word and His kingdom that lasts forever.


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This episode corresponds to Week 1 of the She Reads Truth Daniel reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com


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Show notes can be found at
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Sep 28, 2020
Midair Moments & the Ministry of God’s Presence
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For the final week of The Presence of God series, Raechel and Amanda talk with Dr. J. Scott Duvall, author and New Testament professor at Ouachita Baptist University. Together they discuss the week’s Scripture readings, exploring the relationship between God’s presence and blessing, the beauty of corporate worship, and the difference between moralism and walking with Jesus. With the help of an unconventional circus metaphor, the three rejoice over the assurance of God’s presence and the peace He provides His people in the midair moments of life.


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This episode corresponds to Week 4 of the She Reads Truth The Presence of God reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com


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Sep 21, 2020
Light Bulb Moments & Living in Obedience
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For the third week of The Presence of God series, Raechel and Amanda talk with Bible teacher, author, and Simple Seminary founder, Whitney Capps. As they venture through the week's reading together, the three friends marvel at the reality of God's presence, wrestle with some hard truths, and rejoice in the lightbulb moments that make Bible reading a constant adventure. Amid chats about the temple curtain and the importance of obedience over sacrifice, they remind one another that all of Scripture, even the parts that are tough to read or imagine, are written by God for His glory and our good.

Read with Us: This episode corresponds to Week 3 of the She Reads Truth The Presence of God reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/lightbulb-moments-and-living-in-obedience/

Sep 14, 2020
Redemptive Wrinkles & Recognizing God’s Kindness
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For the second week of our Presence of God series, Raechel and Amanda talk with author, speaker, and exuberant student of God’s Word, Lisa Harper. Their lively conversation covers topics like God’s footsteps in the garden, His manifest presence in the burning bush, His glory filling the temple, and His mercy planted right in the middle. Breezing past holy bouncers and Baywatch, the three friends celebrate how God makes His presence and redemption known in unmistakable ways. No matter how far we wander, He is always near. 

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This episode corresponds to Week 2 of the She Reads Truth The Presence of God reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/Redemptive-Wrinkles-and-Recognizing-Gods-Kindness

Sep 07, 2020
Immanence & an Invitation into God’s Presence
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For the first week of our series on the Presence of God, Raechel and Amanda talk with SRT Editorial 

Director, Jessica Lamb, about the awe-inspiring reality that God pursues us and invites us into His presence. The three friends lay the foundation for this four-week study by defining key aspects of God’s presence, while also discussing nighttime basketball and disclosing who can still do a cartwheel. Wherever the conversation goes, it always comes back to this: God’s presence permeates our daily lives and the world around us.


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This episode corresponds to Week 1 of the She Reads Truth The Presence of God reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com


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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/immanence-and-an-invitation-into-gods-presence


Aug 31, 2020
Reframing Relationships & Redeeming the Time
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In this final week of our Ephesians series, Raechel and Amanda sit down with author, acquisitions editor, and auditory delight, Trillia Newbell. Reading through the last two chapters of Ephesians, the three women explore how the gospel reframes our relationships under the grace and authority of Christ. From Ephesus to the East Tennessee mountains, their questions and conversation point to the redeeming work of Jesus and the beautiful mystery of God’s kindness.

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This episode corresponds to Week 3 of the She Reads Truth Ephesians reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Aug 24, 2020
Unified Calling & a Courageous Church
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In this second week of our Ephesians series, Raechel and Amanda talk with friend, sister, and She Reads Truth writer, Rebecca Faires. Together they talk honestly about the power of confession, the beauty of God’s covenant family, and the unified calling of the Church. They reminisce about the early days of She Reads Truth, laugh about duck parades, and encourage the Shes and each other to double down on their commitment to knowing their Bibles in order to know what is true. 

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This episode corresponds to Week 2 of the She Reads Truth Ephesians reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/unified-calling-a-courageous-church




Aug 17, 2020
Run-on Sentences & Resting in God’s Sovereignty
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For the first week of our Ephesians series, Raechel and Amanda talk with bestselling author and IF: Gathering visionary, Jennie Allen. While discussing adjectives, altar calls, and the apostle Paul’s affinity for run-on sentences, the women navigate nuanced theology and how to embrace the tension we find in Scripture. Together, they glory in the unity and steadfast hope that is ours in Christ when we seek the true prize of knowing Jesus.

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This episode corresponds to Week 1 of the She Reads Truth Ephesians reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Aug 10, 2020
Seminary Babies & Singing God’s Word
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For the second and final week of our Psalm 119 series, Raechel and Amanda sit down with songwriter, author, and chicken mama, Christy Nockels. The women connect over their shared love for Psalm 119 and explore how the psalm is both a songbook for personal prayer and an invitation into God’s love. Touching on everything from alphabets and acrostics to bonfires and blueberries, they meditate on the unchanging truth of God’s Word and its profound ability to comfort us during times of joy and affliction. 

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This episode corresponds to Week 2 of the She Reads Truth Psalm 119: We Delight in Your Word reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Aug 03, 2020
Kindred Spirits & Knowing Scripture
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For the first week of our Psalm 119 series, Raechel and Amanda chat with author, Bible teacher, and lover of God’s Word, Kristie Anyabwile. The three have a “Psalm 119 party” as they discuss the structure and themes of this unique psalm and what it means to truly delight in God’s Word. Kristie also offers some great tips for Scripture memorization and provides us with the encouragement we need to start memorizing verses—or even whole books of the Bible! The three women consistently come back to one theme: God’s Word is for God’s people, and we are meant to delight in it. 

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This episode corresponds to Week 1 of the She Reads Truth Psalm 119: We Delight in Your Word reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Jul 27, 2020
Corny & the New Covenant
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For the final week of our Women & Men in the Word: New Testament series, Raechel and Amanda sit down with author, speaker, YouTuber, and cheerleader of families, Jefferson Bethke. Together they discuss the stories of Cornelius, James, Priscilla & Aquila, Timothy, and Philemon & Onesimus. Their lively conversation covers covenants and power couples, faith and doubt, dinnertime antics, and the beautiful complexity of the body of Christ. Through Jesus, all are welcome to feast at God’s family table. 

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This episode corresponds to Week 6 of the She Reads Truth Women & Men in the Word: New Testament reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Jul 20, 2020
Little Treats & the Local Church
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For the fifth week of our Women & Men in the Word: New Testament series, Raechel and Amanda are joined by author, speaker, and Bible teacher Jada Edwards. Together the three laugh and cry as they discuss this week’s readings, along with Jada’s love for Paul in Scripture and the power of the local church. And one thing keeps ringing true throughout the entire conversation: Jesus is what matters most, and every story is about Him.

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Jul 13, 2020
Styling Your Friends & Sitting at the Feet of Jesus
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For the fourth week of our Women & Men in the Word: New Testament series, Raechel and Amanda are joined by author, artist, and business owner Ruth Chou Simons. Together the three delight in God’s Word as they discuss the stories of Lazarus, Martha & Mary, Judas, Pilate, and Barabbas. Touching on everything from songwriting circles to capsule wardrobes, they keep coming back to the truth of God’s steadfast love for people who are prone to wander.


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This episode corresponds to Week 4 of the She Reads Truth Women & Men in the Word: New Testament reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com


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Jul 06, 2020
Bonus Episode 4: The She Reads Truth Community
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For this week's bonus episode, Raechel and Amanda are joined by SRT marketing director and podcast guest host, Hannah Warren. Together the three explore why community matters so much to She Reads Truth, what the Bible has to say about it, and why we'd be honored for you to be a part of it. Whether you've been with us since day one or this is your first time joining in, we hope this episode serves as an invitation to join us in our pursuit of being women in the Word of God together every day. 

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Join our community this week as we continue the She Reads Truth Women & Men in the Word: New Testament reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/bonus-episode-4-the-she-reads-truth-community

Jul 02, 2020
Bacon & Being in the Word
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For our third week in Women & Men in the Word: New Testament, Raechel and Amanda are joined by author, speaker, and leadership coach Jo Saxton. Together the three discuss the stories of Mary Magdalene, John, Bartimaeus, the rich young ruler, and Zacchaeus, and how their lives were transformed by Jesus. Along the way, they chat about their favorite Bible characters, the difference between American and English bacon, and what it means to be a woman who champions other women in their love for the Word.

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This episode corresponds to Week 3 of the She Reads Truth Women & Men in the Word: New Testament reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Jun 29, 2020
Bonus Episode 3: Design on Purpose
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For this week’s bonus episode, guest host and SRT creative director Jeremy Mitchell interviews Raechel and her husband, Ryan Myers—Chief Operations Officer—about She Reads Truth’s approach to design. What is the meaning behind the Design on Purpose philosophy? What takes place during a mood board meeting? Whether you’ve been with us since day one, or this is your first time joining in, we hope this conversation encourages you to explore the beautiful word of God alongside the aesthetic beauty it deserves!

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Jun 25, 2020
Little Stones & Life in the Light
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For our second week in Women & Men in the Word: New Testament, Raechel and Amanda are joined by author, speaker, podcaster, and lover of God’s Word—Sadie Robertson Huff. Together the three have a lively chat about the stories of Nicodemus, Peter, Jairus & his daughter, the woman at the well, and the boy with fishes & loaves, asking questions and finding connections to their own stories along the way. From cactus roots and late night talks, to miracles and moons, it’s clear that Jesus transforms lives not just in the New Testament, but here and now.


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Jun 22, 2020
Bonus Episode 2: Biblically Rooted & Broadly Evangelical
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For this week’s bonus episode, guest host and member of the SRT content team Jessica Lamb interviews Raechel and Amanda about She Reads Truth’s approach to Scripture reading. Why is it so important to open the Bible between Sundays? What does it mean to be rooted in Scripture? Whether you’ve been with us since day one, or this is your first time joining in—we hope this conversation will encourage you to be a woman in the Word of God every day with us!

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Jun 18, 2020
Hammocks & How He Holds All Things Together
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To kick off our Women & Men in the Word: New Testament series, Raechel and Amanda are joined by returning guest and SRT team member, Jessica Lamb. Together, they take a long look at Jesus, as well as the stories of Elizabeth & Zechariah, Mary of Nazareth, John the Baptist, and Anna & Simeon. They discuss the importance of asking questions and wonder aloud what it must have been like to be Jesus’s mama or Zechariah’s son. Along the way, they manage to touch on the topics of fairytales, hammocks, Anne of Green Gables, and the sound of children laughing in the rain.

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This episode corresponds to Week 1 of the She Reads Truth Women & Men in the Word: New Testament reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com.

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/hammocks-how-he-holds-all-things-together

Jun 15, 2020
Bonus Episode 1: The Tweet That Started SRT
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In celebration of our birthday month, Raechel and Amanda are joined by SRT creative director, Jeremy Mitchell. Together, the three journey all the way back to 2012 to tell the She Reads Truth origin story. Along the way, they discuss the tweet that started it all, the very first study book (it was stapled!), and why all these years later the She Reads Truth mission has stayed exactly the same. Whether you’ve been with us since day one, or you’re new to the She Reads Truth community, we hope this conversation invites you to join us in our mission of women and men in the Word of God every day.

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/bonus-episode-1-the-tweet-that-started-srt

Jun 08, 2020
Expiration Dates & Eternal Truths
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For the third and final episode in our Ecclesiastes series, Raechel and Amanda are joined by author, singer-songwriter, and friend of the SRT podcast, Kelly Minter. Chatting about everything from quarantine dogs to pink peonies, they wrestle with the book’s call to invest in this temporary life. What does it look like to find true meaning in God alone while also enjoying the gifts He gives us here “under the sun”? Kelly tells how one verse from Ecclesiastes changed her life, Raechel talks expiration dates, and Amanda tries out some new slang. And they all breathe a sigh of relief at Solomon’s hard-won conclusion. 

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This episode corresponds to Week 3 of the She Reads Truth Ecclesiastes reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Jun 01, 2020
One-Way Hugs & Wrestling with Wealth
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For week 2 of our Ecclesiastes study, Raechel and Amanda are joined by SRT podcast alum, pastor Scott Sauls. This week’s reading has a lot to say about money and wealth, so the group follows suit, tackling this tough-to-talk-about topic together. They discuss the relationship between wealth and loneliness, the necessity of community, and the freedom found in knowing we've always only had one Provider. Along the way, they also chat about porch proms in the time of COVID, the wonderful obliviousness of nature, and Scott’s favorite book of the Bible. 


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May 25, 2020
Weariness & What Matters Most
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In this episode of the She Reads Truth Podcast, Raechel and Amanda are joined by pastor, author, and long-time friend Dr. George Grant. Dr. Grant is a brilliant theologian and student of the Bible, and together the three take a look at King Solomon's tireless search to find meaning, as recorded in the book of Ecclesiastes. Life under the sun is wearisome and temporary, but when we put on our spiritual bifocals to view the world through a kingdom lens, we find lasting beauty and hope. 

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May 18, 2020
Fighting Words & Feasting on What's True
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During this third and final week of our Promises of God series, Raechel and Amanda are joined by special guest Ellie Holcomb. Ellie is a prolific singer-songwriter, beloved children’s book author, and longtime friend of She Reads Truth, her music serving as SRT’s unofficial soundtrack over the years. Together, they talk about the “already and not yet” of God’s promises, the art of fighting fear with Truth, and what it looks like to choose feasting over famine. God’s promises are trustworthy—an anchor for our souls even amidst the unknown. 

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May 11, 2020
Social Distancing & the Savior Who’s Always Near
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It’s week two of She Reads Truth’s Promises of God study, and Raechel is joined by SRT’s managing editor, Jessica Lamb, and special guest, Scarlet Hiltibidal. Scarlet is a friend, author, and lover of Scripture, and she knows what it means to step out of fear and into the amazing promises of God. Together they talk about why planes don’t bounce, why it’s good to own chickens during a pandemic, and who draws the best Bible-margin praise hands. (Spoiler: It’s Amanda!) The promises Jesus made to all believers are sometimes shocking, but they are all beautiful, good, and true—and we need to hear them right now.

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May 04, 2020
Biblical Promises & Blessings in Christ
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We all want to stand on the promises of God, but how do we know which biblical promises are for us? And how do we begin to apply them to our lives? This week, we’re beginning a new reading plan: Promises of God—and we’re more than a little excited about it! It’s a topic that’s been on Raechel’s heart for years. On this episode, she and Amanda are joined by SRT’s content director, John Greco. Together, they talk about the making of this plan and Study Book, and how every promise of God finds its Yes in Christ.

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This episode corresponds to Week 1 of the She Reads Truth 1, 2 & 3 John reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and  SheReadsTruth.com

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Apr 27, 2020
Fearless Love & Facing the Unknown
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It’s the second and final week of our 1, 2, and 3 John study, and Raechel and Amanda are once again joined by She Reads Truth’s content director, John Greco. Together, they talk about love that casts out fear, the apostle John’s mic drops, and praying with complete confidence, because God has written the end of redemption’s story. These letters are an invitation to walk in God’s love—and to share that love with a world in need. 

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Apr 20, 2020
Love Letters & Light in the Darkness
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In this episode of the She Reads Truth Podcast, Raechel and Amanda are joined by SRT’s content director, John Greco, to begin a two-week series on the books of 1, 2, and 3 John. They talk about working from home with kids, the apostle John’s fascination with light, and what it might have felt like to be the last of the twelve disciples left standing. These letters remind us that no matter what’s taking place in our world, the love of God never changes.

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Apr 13, 2020
Holy Week & Holy Longings
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As we step into Holy Week, Raechel and Amanda are joined by singer-songwriter, author, and keeper of bees Andrew Peterson. The three share stories from a life-changing trip to Israel they took together a few years ago. They talk about worship at the Western Wall, the view from the Mount of Olives, and the eye-opening experience of walking where Jesus walked. He is risen! The stories are true!

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/holy-week-holy-longings



Apr 06, 2020
Small Kids & the Strange Ending of Jeremiah
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For week six of our Lent series, Raechel and Amanda are joined by author, pastor, and longtime friend Russ Ramsey! Russ pastors a congregation here in Nashville and is the author of The Passion of the King of Glory, a beautiful retelling of Jesus’s life, death, and resurrection. The conversation winds its way from the joys of adopting small children to the hope we find at the end of Jeremiah. Plus, Russ helps us prepare for Holy Week with a look at the events in real time. 

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Mar 30, 2020
Storytelling & Stinky Feet
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For week five of our Lent series, Raechel and Amanda are joined by the always charming and immensely talented Sally Lloyd-Jones! A New York Times bestselling author, Sally’s work is beloved by children and adults alike. On this episode, she helps us find God’s phone number in the book of Jeremiah, offers tips for sharing the gospel with kids, and reads one of her favorite stories from The Jesus Storybook Bible.

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Mar 23, 2020
False Prophets & Full-Size Candy Bars
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There’s no one quite like Bible teacher and author Lisa Harper. She joins Raechel and Amanda to dig deep into week four of our Lent reading plan. Together they talk about the soft, gooey center of the book of Jeremiah, what happens when suffering collides with joy, and why Christians ought to be Easter-people all year round.

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This episode corresponds to Week 4 of the She Reads Truth Lent reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/false-prophets-and-full-size-candy-bars

Mar 16, 2020
Strong Feelings & Scripture's Power
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We're in week three of our 2020 Lent reading plan, and Raechel and Amanda are joined by She Reads Truth's managing editor and fellow lover of God's Word, Jessica “Strong Feelings” Lamb. Together they explore the heart of God in the Prophets, the joy of pencil sharpeners, and the difficult calling of Jeremiah.

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Mar 09, 2020
Rubble Sitting & Repentance
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It's week two of Lent, and Raechel and Amanda are joined by friend and She Reads Truth devotional writer, Patti Sauls. If that last name sounds familiar, it's because Patti is also the wife of one of our favorite pastors and She Reads Truth Podcast alum, Scott Sauls.

As the group explores the book of Jeremiah, they also discuss fasting, life in Manhattan with small children, and their strong feelings about jotting down notes in their Bibles.

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Mar 02, 2020
Lent & Looking to the Cross
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Our She Reads Truth Lent journey begins this week! Raechel, Amanda, and John explore the blessing of a season set aside to focus on the cross and how Lent connects us to believers across the world and down through history. They also begin laying the groundwork for our community's study of Jeremiah and talk about the Old Testament book's important connections to the story of Jesus.


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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/lent-looking-to-the-cross


Feb 24, 2020
Joy & the Journey of Faith
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It’s the second week of the SRT Philippians reading plan, and Raechel and Amanda are joined by Jess Connolly! Jess is a mama, author, church planter, podcast host, and the founder of All Good Things Collective and Go + Tell Gals. She was also there for the beginning of She Reads Truth, one of the first to commit to being a “woman in the Word of God every day.” 

Jess opens up about the shape that obedience to God has taken in her life and the comfort she has found in Scripture. As Paul tells us in Philippians, we can have peace, regardless of our circumstances, as long as we have Christ. 

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Feb 17, 2020
Gratitude & God’s Upside-Down Kingdom
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Philippians - Week 1 |

Raechel, Amanda, and John are back together to dive into the first week of the SRT Philippians reading plan. They discuss how Paul's encouraging letter to the church at Philippi puts the upside-down nature of God's kingdom on full display: Suffering and joy go hand in hand, death has lost its sting, and every gain is counted as loss when compared to the blessing of knowing Christ. When Jesus takes hold of us, nothing is ever the same again!

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Feb 10, 2020
Ups and Downs & Unwavering Faithfulness
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Raechel and Amanda are back with Kelly Minter to wrap up the last week of the SRT Genesis reading plan. They dive into the tumultuous story of Joseph, a man whose life proves suffering and blessing aren't mutually exclusive. From his heaven-born dreams to the depths of prison, all the way to the second highest office in Egypt, God was with Joseph. Kelly and our hosts talk about the power of God to bring goodness from the most trying of circumstances and the sort of faith that would make a dying man ask that his bones be buried in a distant land.


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This episode corresponds to Week 5 of the She Reads Truth Genesis: Back to the Beginning reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com


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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/ups-and-downs-and-unwavering-faithfulness



Feb 03, 2020
Rivals & Restoration
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It’s the fourth week of the SRT Genesis reading plan, and Raechel and Amanda sit down with the multi-talented Kelly Minter to go deep. With the stories of Rachel, Leah, Jacob, and Joseph open before them, they talk about jealousy and grace, wrestling with God, and waiting on the Lord’s perfect timing. Kelly opens up about the beauty that emerged from a decade of darkness in her life, and the trio discusses what it looks like to surrender our desires to the Lord.

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This episode corresponds to Week 4 of the She Reads Truth Genesis: Back to the Beginning reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com


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Jan 27, 2020
Pencils & the Provision of God
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On this episode, Raechel and Amanda visit with Pastor Scott Sauls. They discuss the hard stories of Genesis, seeing glimpses of Christ throughout the Old Testament, and the comforting fact that there’s nothing we go through that Jesus hasn’t been through Himself. They explore what suffering teaches us about God, taking notes in Bibles, and why there’s nothing better than eye contact with a great dog. 

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/pencils-&-the-provision-of-god/


Jan 20, 2020
Towers & Tests of Faith
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On this episode of the She Reads Truth podcast, Raechel and Amanda are joined by bestselling author, speaker, wife, and mama of four, Rebekah Lyons. The trio talks about everything from the Tower of Babel to their mutual love for dark chocolate-covered almonds. As they dig deep into the second week of our Genesis study, they explore God’s calling of unlikely men and women, the joy that comes from using Scripture to interpret Scripture, and why rhythms are better than resolutions.  

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This episode corresponds to Week 2 of the She Reads Truth Genesis: Back to the Beginning reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Jan 13, 2020
Gardens & Good Intentions
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It’s the start of a new year, and She Reads Truth is going back to the beginning! On this episode of the podcast, Raechel and Amanda are joined by the She Reads Truth Content Director, John Greco, to talk about all things Genesis. They discuss the pressure of New Year’s resolutions and how our best intentions reveal the deepest longings of our hearts and ultimately point us back to the garden. Along the way, they grapple with the heaviness of sin, delight in the goodness of God’s heart, and debate the year-round use of twinkle lights.

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Show notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/gardens-good-intentions


Jan 06, 2020
Advent - Week 4
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It’s Christmas week on the She Reads Truth podcast! In this episode, Raechel and Amanda are back with She Reads Truth content director, John Greco, for part two of “Stump John.” Did Mary suffer shame? Was it really a silent night? What did the manger actually look like, and what does Indiana Jones have to do with it? Raechel talks about babies, Amanda admits her affinity for the BeeGees, and John and his Christmas socks take us deeper into the good news and great joy of Christmas. 

Show Notes can be found at shereadstruth.com/podcast/advent-week-4

Dec 23, 2019
Advent - Week 3
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On this episode of the She Reads Truth podcast, founders Raechel Myers and Amanda Bible Williams try to stump She Reads Truth content director, John Greco, with all their Christmas questions. When exactly was Jesus born? Was the “inn” really an inn? Were animals present? What about the wise men? How could Joseph and Mary afford to flee to Egypt? Why do we still have so many questions about a story we’ve known since we were kids? 

Armed with neon ski caps and cups of coffee, the trio ventures down these and other rabbit trails related to the Christmas story, asking, “What does Scripture actually say?” They find some answers and oddities along the way, and find, once again, that God’s Word only grows richer under the microscope of our honest questions. 

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Dec 16, 2019
Advent - Week 2
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Our Advent series continues with a deep-dive on the mystery of Immanuel, “God with us.” She Reads Truth’s content director, John Greco, joins Raechel and Amanda as they trace the presence of God through the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation. What did God’s presence look like in the Old Testament? How does the Christmas story accomplish God’s mission of dwelling with His people? How is “God with us” our true and forever hope?

With a little help from their buddies Lewis, Spurgeon, and (Jimmy) Stewart, the trio explores the miracle of the incarnation, the glory of God’s presence, and the promise that we will dwell with the Lord forever. Amanda does some praise-handsing over Isaiah 41, John wonders where Cain and Abel brought their sacrifices, and Raechel can’t help but sing…just a little. 

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This episode corresponds to Week 2 of the She Reads Truth A Thrill of Hope: Advent 2019 reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Open Your Bibles: (passages referenced in this episode) 

Isaiah 7:14
Genesis 3
Genesis 4:1–7
Genesis 11:1–9
Deuteronomy 32:7–9
Genesis 12:1–3; 15:1–6; 17:15–19
Isaiah 41:17–20
Exodus 3
1 Kings 6
Exodus 25:40; Hebrews 8:5
Ezekiel 37:14
Exodus 34:29–35
Philippians 2:5–8
Revelation 21:1–5

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Dec 09, 2019
Advent - Week 1
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It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas in this long-awaited first Advent episode of the She Reads Truth podcast! Raechel and Amanda are joined by She Reads Truth’s content director, John Greco, as they step into the anticipation and celebration of the season. What is Advent? Why do we love it so much? What was it like to wait for the Messiah? Why did Jesus come? 

Clad in holiday shirts and socks, the group talks traditional Advent scriptures, favorite Christmas carols, and a little Charlie Brown and Linus too! John weaves a Scripture tapestry, Raechel stomps a dragon, and Amanda refuses to sing on-air—all while eagerly awaiting the arrival of Jesus, our Thrill of Hope. 

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This episode corresponds to Week 1 of the She Reads Truth A Thrill of Hope: Advent 2019 reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

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Open Your Bibles: (passages referenced in this episode) 

Genesis 3

Luke 2:1–20 

John 1:14

Genesis 3:14–15

1 Corinthians 2:7–8

Matthew 2

Hebrews 2:14–15

1 John 3:8 

Romans 16:20

1 Corinthians 15:26

Other Links: 

What Is Advent” — free pdf from the Advent 2019 Study Book

Linus’s speech from A Charlie Brown Christmas 

Bottle of Tears mason jar ornament

“A Thrill of Hope” art print by Caleb Faires

The Celtic dragon that Raechel’s family stomps at Easter

She Reads Truth Advent playlist on Spotify

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Dec 02, 2019
Mourning and Dancing - Week 2
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On this episode of the She Reads Truth podcast, founders Reachel Myers and Amanda Bible Williams, and She Reads Truth content director, John Greco, go in-depth about the tension of the “already and not yet” of the gospel. How do we find beauty in brokenness? How does God enter into our trials? How do we give thanks when we are suffering? 

Amanda, Raechel, and John talk about the first Thanksgiving and how the holiday has been a delicate dance of celebration and sorrow from the start. Amanda remembers what it felt like to give thanks while her 4-year-old son was on life support. And the group discusses the right-now and future hope we have in Jesus. 

Read with Us: 

This episode corresponds to Week 2 of the She Reads Truth Mourning & Dancing reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com

Mourning & Dancing Study Book 

Open Your Bibles: (passages referenced in this episode) 

Matthew 9:14–17
John 14:18
Ecclesiastes 3:1–8
John 56:8
Acts 16:25
Revelation 21:3–5
Psalm 56:8
Colossians 1:13
John 6:68
Genesis 50:20
1 Thessalonians 5:1618
John 16:20

Other Links: 

Who Was at the First Thanksgiving? (History.com article)
“You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you. It is easy to say you believe a rope to be strong and sound as long as you are merely using it to cord a box. But suppose you had to hang by that rope over a precipice. Wouldn’t you then first discover how much you really trusted it?” ―C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed
“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” —C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed
“Fidelity to the Word of God and not to an outcome.” —Lore Ferguson Wilbert
Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving by Eric Metaxas

Nov 25, 2019
Mourning and Dancing - Week 1
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On this first-ever episode of the She Reads Truth podcast, founders Raechel Myers and Amanda Bible Williams go deep fast on topics of loss, grief, joy, and hope. How do celebration and sorrow coexist in the life of a believer? Does one cancel out the other? What does Scripture have to say about suffering? What does it mean to lament? Amanda reflects on her youngest son’s 11-month hospital stay, and Raechel shares about the role the Bible played in one of the darkest days of her life. The conversation isn’t light, but it’s good, honest, and hopeful. 


Read with Us: 

This episode corresponds to the She Reads Truth Mourning & Dancing reading plan found on the She Reads Truth app and SheReadsTruth.com


Mourning & Dancing Study Book 


Open Your Bibles: (passages referenced in this episode) 

Psalm 3

Revelation 21:1–5

Psalm 34:18

Psalm 71

John 16:33

1 Thessalonians 4:13–18

Hebrews 6:19

Psalm 139:16

Psalm 56:8

Proverbs 14:13

Romans 8:31–39


Other Links: 

“How to Write a Psalmic Lament” worksheet — free pdf download

Toby comes home (Facebook video from Vanderbilt Children's Hospital)

“A Thrill of Hope” Advent 2019 study book

Raechel & Amanda’s book, She Reads Truth: Holding Tight to Permanent in a World That’s Passing Away

“Come, Ye Sinners” hymn

Sonic Drive-In deals

A cute neckerchief 



Socials: 

She Reads Truth on Instagram

She Reads Truth on Facebook

She Reads Truth shop

Raechel Myers on Instagra&

Nov 18, 2019
Introducing the She Reads Truth Podcast
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We know reading the Bible every day can be hard. It’s easy to feel stuck, lost, or unsure where to start. We get it. We’ve been there too. 

Here at She Reads Truth and He Reads Truth, we create beautiful, accessible Bible reading plans that guide hundreds of thousands of women and men around the world in reading God’s Word together every day. It’s okay to feel stuck—but you don’t have to stay stuck. 

We can help you develop daily Bible reading habits in your right-now, everyday life. Simply show up, read today’s scriptures with us, and do it again tomorrow. You’ll be amazed what a difference regular Bible reading makes. 

Our hope for this podcast is that it will serve as a complement to our reading plans, to encourage you on your commute to work, while you’re out for a walk, or at home making dinner. God’s Word is for you and for now. That's why our community is here and always open to you. 


Sep 18, 2019