97: On Living in Life’s Waiting Room

Cheana Tagatac is from the Golden State of California, where her family still lives. She attended college at Lipscomb University in Nashville, graduating with a Nursing Degree. While Cheana loves the ministry of nursing, her passion, above all, is music, especially when it comes to singing and playing for the…
October 21, 2019

93: Finding Purpose in Your Paycheck with Sarah Mast

Sarah Mast is an award-winning creative designer and interactive design specialist for The High Road Agency, based in her hometown, Johnson City, TN. To her, her job is more than designing annual reports, crafting full marketing campaigns, and building websites: it is sharing a story that needs to be told…
August 19, 2019

92: Made for More with Allison Mercer

Join Allie Marie Smith as she interviews Allison Mercer, Director of Youth for Rock Church in San Diego. Allison shares how a life of partying led her to the end of herself and a beginning of a life-changing relationship with God. She reflects on how she has found purpose in…
August 5, 2019

89: All About the Enneagram with Amanda Steed

Amanda Steed is a certified Enneagram Teacher and Coach who specializes in personal and spiritual growth. The Enneagram is a powerful personality typing tool based on nine distinct strategies (known by their numerical "types"). Amanda views the Enneagram as a tool that helps people let go of their protective personalities and embrace…
June 17, 2019

87: The Importance of Mentorship with Heather Adams

Heather Adams is the Founder and CEO of Choice Media & Communications, a boutique media and communications agency serving preeminent voices in publishing, lifestyle, entertainment, business, and faith-based arenas. She is a widely recognized communication expert, savvy strategist, and a passionate mentor to women in the communication field and beyond.…
May 20, 2019

86: Unearthing Peace and Presence with Kate Merrick

Listen in to our live recording with our friend Kate Merrick, author of the new book "Here Now: Unearthing Peace and Presence in an Overconnected World." Be encouraged to enter into deeper presence, rest and authentic community and savor the peace and fullness God offers us moment to moment. Kate…
May 6, 2019

85: On Grief & The Book of Comforts with Kaitlin Wernet

Kaitlin Wernet is a contributing writer and a former community coordinator behind She Reads Truth, the beautiful Bible reading and devotional app. Most recently, she has become a first-time author with the publication of The Book of Comforts: Genuine Encouragement for Hard Times. Along with her co-authors Rebecca Faires, Cymone Wilder,…
April 23, 2019

84: How We Can Be Unstoppable with Bethany Hamilton

Allie Marie Smith interviews a dear friend of Wonderfully Made, professional surfer Bethany Hamilton. Bethany shares about her new documentary "Unstoppable" and what the title of her new film means to her. She offers encouragement to anyone facing adversity. Bethany shares what being "wonderfully made" means to her and offers…
March 25, 2019

82: Why Beauty and Style Matters with Aimee Piersma

Allie interviews one of her dear friends Aimee Piersma, a personal stylist about why beauty matters, practical tips for building a wardrobe you love, the importance of shopping ethically and how to create a capsule wardrobe. Aimee shares why it's okay to invest in and care about our physical beauty…
March 4, 2019

79: From Teaching to Writing with Lindsey Goff Viducich

Lindsey Goff Viducich is a school teacher and, most recently, a published author. Along with her father, acclaimed author and speaker Bob Goff, Lindsey wrote and released Love Does for Kids. After Bob’s book, Love Does, sold nearly one million copies, Lindsey and her dad decided to build upon the concept of childlike…
January 21, 2019

77: How to Live Happier with Alli Worthington

Join Allie Marie Smith as she interviews author and speaker Alli Worthington about living a happy and contented life in a crazy world. Alli shares insights from her book "The Year of Living Happy" which explores how to find contentment and connection. Alli has seen happiness get a bad rap and…
December 4, 2018

76: Exploring the Ministry of Ordinary Places with Shannan Martin

Shannan's writing career started with her popular blog, Shannan Martin Writes, and has progressed steadily with two book releases. In October, Shannan's second book, "The Ministry of Ordinary Places," was published, and she joins Rachel on the podcast to discuss finding the joy in the little things, redefining success, and…
November 19, 2018