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Encouragement Café with Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen


The Unexpected Path to Success

Friday, September 14, 2018

Luann Prater & Rachel Olsen

Is failing ten times a sign you’re just not cut out for something? What about ten thousand times? Do you give up when success doesn’t come relatively quickly or relatively easy? If you wish you could find a surefire path to success, this episode is for you.


Headstands, Tassels, and How to Be Humble - Friday, September 7, 2018

It has often been said that "Pride goes before a fall" - even when that fall comes after our very best headstand! Join Luann and Rachel at the table as we share stories from life and from Scripture. Stories that will help to guide us in How to Be Humble.

Celebrating the Milestones - Friday, August 31, 2018

Life is filled with cherished moments - the birth of a child, the first day of school, graduation, and marriage just to name a few. Between these milestones, we often find smaller, yet just as important, moments to cherish for a lifetime. Join Luann and Rachel as together we celebrate the many milestones in life.

Becoming a Satisficer - Friday, August 24, 2018

Do you get overwhelmed with the number of items on your schedule, or the number of decisions you need to make? Find it hard to know which is the right choice? Worried you’ll regret your decision? Listen in as Rachel and Luann discuss this, and find out how to become a “satisficer.”

Green Acres - Friday, August 17, 2018

Green Acres – Is it the place to be? Should we all be living a quiet life on the farm somewhere? Luann and Rachel talk about what the Bible means in the verses that urge us to live a quiet life, and work with our hands.

The Never-Ending List - Friday, August 10, 2018

Got more things on your plate than you have time for? Having trouble focusing, and feeling guilty about it?  Yep. Rachel and Luann talk about getting stuff done without overwhelming ourselves.

Get Off The Couch - Friday, August 3, 2018

Get off the Couch, Buy the Tickets, Share Life - Do you ever wish life was more fun? That you had more friends? Or that your relationships ran deeper? The solution might just be getting off the couch and into the game. Rachel and Luann talk about how to connect with and do life with others in meaningful ways.

Special Guest Bill Shivers - Friday, July 27, 2018

Each of us has stories of life experiences that have brought us to this point in life. Join host Luann Prater as she welcomes special guest Bill Shivers, vocalist with the Southern Gospel group, Brian Free and Assurance. Bill shares some of the stories from his past that have impacted his present.

Get Fresh - Friday, July 20, 2018

What would you like to do that you wish you’d started a few years ago? What did you start a few years ago that you never finished? Rachel talks about what it’s like as she starts a new endeavor. Join Rachel and Luann as they discuss what keeps us from starting (or finishing) and how to approach being a newbie.

Won't You Be My Neighbor - Friday, July 13, 2018

The world according to Mister Rogers. We’d all like to live in his neighborhood. In his neighborhood you were seen, accepted, loved and empowered. Listen in as Luann and Rachel reflect on some of the truths they learned from Mr. Fred Rogers, who was an excellent model of Christ. Cardigan and sneakers optional.

Lectionary Calendar
Thursday, September 20th, 2018
the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
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