Simply Sabbath

Guests on the podcast

One of my favorite things to do is talk with others about their Sabbath practice. Many of the individuals who have give so freely of their time to talk to me are also writers, speakers, and business owners. Learn more about them below!

Podcast Guests

Ep 46: Jazmin N. Frank

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Jazmin N. Frank is a Bible teacher and faith mentor. With a focus on building relationship with God through spiritual rhythms, Jazmin equips and encourages ordinary people to love God, love His story, and live devoted. She is the author of several Bible studies including Finally Free, In the Waiting, and Name Above All Names. Jazmin loves creating content that helps people dive deep into Scripture, while also teaching Bible study skills.

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Ep 45: Lynn Matthews

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Lynn Matthews is a remarried widow, empty nester, community service chaplain, and daughter of the king. She’s a writer learning to embrace joy and make the most of this glorious life. Lynn lives in Michigan with her family.​


Ep 44: Katie Pozzuoli

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Moms have such a love-hate relationship with the idea of self-care. They know they need it but feel guilty about taking it. Today, my guest Katie Pozzuoli is talk with us about how self-care practices fit in nicely into the framework of Sabbath.


Ep 43: Anna Kettle

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Anna Kettle is an experienced writer, published author, podcaster, and an award-winning marketing professional. Her first book ‘Sand Between Your Toes: Inspirations for a Slower, Simpler & More Soulful Life’ released last year under Tyndale House. Anna is a slow living advocate, a lover of coffee and good conversation, and a big believer in the healing power of words. She is married to husband Andy, and mum to their son, Ben. They live in the beautiful waterfront city of Liverpool in England.

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Ep 42: Valerie Woerner

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Valerie Woerner’s mission is to help women live intentional lives that are an outflow of a fruitful, focused prayer life. She is the author of several books, including Pray Confidently and Consistently, as well as the owner of Val Marie Paper, where she designs prompted prayer journals and other practical products that eliminate distraction and increase focus in prayer. Valerie lives in Lafayette, Louisiana with her husband, Tyler, and their two daughters.

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Ep 41: Elisa Johnston

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Elisa Johnston empowers ordinary people to be fully alive while making the difference they were born to make at Average Advocate, procrastinates on Instagram, and brings freedom to the exploited through Blackout Trafficking. Whenever and wherever she can, she explores with her three littles and adopted housemate. Thankfully, God, her husband, and other favorite introverts are all particularly grounding, because otherwise her passion to raise-up leaders, live missionally, and start world changing things would compel her into a creative oblivion.

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Ep 40: Cristi Schroeder

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Cristi Schroeder is a pastor’s wife of over 20 years and a mom to two teenage boys. She recently became a licensed minister herself! She’s a writer and an entrepreneur helping women to live for God’s purposes. And she is trying (desperately) to love salads as much as ice cream.

WebsiteInstagram – Altered Story | Instagram – Cristi | Facebook

Ep 37: Lisa Garon

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Lisa Garon and her husband Bob are enthusiastic about living simply, living intentionally, God, and enjoying the adventure lifestyle. Because of their strong leadership backgrounds in business and ministry, from entrepreneurship to business management to pastoral leadership experience, they bring a keen eye for growth and big picture vision into practical, everyday steps to help you YOU live an intentional life.

Lisa loves exploring the Pacific Northwest with her husband and her son. She also enjoys practicing yoga, hiking, and snuggling with their three fur babies.


Ep 32: Melissa Dyer

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Melissa C. Dyer is a wife, mother, business owner, and Champion of women. She’s worked as a corporate executive, in Chrisitan ministry, and as a homeschool mom. Her writings and teachings have inspired, challenged, and educated readers and listeners for more than 20 years. She resides in Florida with her husband and children.

Website | Instagram | Book

Ep 29: Nancy Lerma

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Nancy Jane Lerma flies the banner of truth as a writer, speaker, storyteller and teacher. She loves to invite others into a deep and abiding relationship with Jesus. Nancy has served as an Associate Teaching Director for Community Bible Study and has been a speaker to MOPS groups. She and her husband Ron have been married for 33 years and live with their Black Lab Packer in the Central Valley of California. Nancy loves to play tennis, swim and feed family and friends with farm to table slow cooking. She and Ron have 4 young adult children, three that are married and two very adorable grandchildren.

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Ep 23: Angie Gibbons

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Angie is a writer, speaker, and co-founder of Dawn, a mindful faith company. Her passion is to empower women to pursue spiritual and mental wholeness. Angie lives and surfs in Hawaii with her husband and three daughters.

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Pinterest | Gather At Dawn App | Dawn App Instagram

Ep 20: Susan Arico

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Susan Arico is a screen coach and writer on digital wellness topics. Her passion is the intersection between cell phone use and our souls. What she calls “cell and soul.” She runs cell phone challenges and offers digital wellness products such as the 21-day reset, advent devotional, and a lent film-based course for parents and teens to do together.

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Ep 17: Jen Whitmer

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Jenn Whitmer helps teams and leaders solve conflict and personality clashes. She speaks, writes, and coaches about hard topics with infectious joy. Through working with Jenn, people improve communication, work through conflict, and build self-awareness with the Enneagram. She asks big questions that lead to big dreams and big ideas and big living. Usually, that means laughing.

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Facebook | Medium | Clubhouse  


Ep 14: Nicole Fryling

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Nicole Fryling is a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Michigan. She owns Restorative Counseling Center, a private group practice offering mental health therapy to her local community. Her passion is journeying alongside women struggling with anxiety and overwhelm. In doing this she blends Biblical principles with psychological tools and techniques.

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Ep 11: Lanie Ehlinger

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Lanie Ehlinger is an educator, storyteller, mentor, writer, and mom, who loves prayer and people. She once heard a speaker say prayer began as desperation, became a discipline, and now is her passion. That is Lanie’s story as well.
Lanie’s day job is serving as an academic coach to scholarship athletes at Wake Forest University.  She has also authored two books, which are available on Amazon: Extraordinary in the Ordinary AND Practical Jesus: How Jesus is relevant every day in every way.

Ep 08: Ruth Pauley

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Ruth Pauley is a wife, homeschooling mother of three, and a writer. She shares her thoughts on prayer, adoration of God, homeschooling, and healthy living on her blog and Instagram. Ruth and her family reside in the Houston, Texas area.

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Ep 05: Melanie Zeeb

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Melanie Zeeb is a wife, mother to two young boys, and a writer. While she is currently working on a YA novel, she has written the non-fiction work Beauty from Ashes: An Eyewitness Account of Haiti’s Tragic Earthquake.

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Ep 02: Amanda Dzimianski

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Amanda Dzimianski is a human learning how to be and a recovering legalist. She writes to invite pew-weary Jesus-people to embrace and experience their own belovedness. She also pens poetry and is a writing coach.

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Do you practice Sabbath or a regular rhythm of rest in your week and would like to share your story on the Simply Sabbath podcast? If so, send me a message below:

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