Our episodes post every Wednesday except for the weeks of Thanksgiving & Christmas.

Episode 42: "Grief Support, an Interview with Joyce Codd Ricker,

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Have you lost a loved one and stressed over how you will make it through the holidays? The good news is that you don’t have to navigate it alone. Explore all this and more in today’s “Grief Support” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 42: “Grief Support, an Interview with Joyce Codd Ricker”

Episode 41: "Thanksgiving"

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Are you struggling to feel thankful in this season of your life? What if we told you gratitude is the key that unlocks the door to your joy? Explore all this and more in today’s “Thanksgiving” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 41: “Thanksgiving”

Episode 40: "Loneliness"

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Are you feeling alone or lonely? You are not helpless. He has not left you as an orphan, but the Lord has given you His spirit of comfort. Explore all this and more in today’s “Loneliness” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 40: “Loneliness”

Episode 39: "Generosity"

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Do you long to give back to God a portion of what He has freely given to you? The good news is: When you give to the poor, you give to the Lord. Explore all this and more in today’s “Generosity” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 39: “Generosity”

Episode 38: "How to have a "Sound Mind"

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What does it mean to have a sound mind? How can you take hold of your thought life and change your Christian walk? Explore all this and more in today’s “Sound Mind” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 38: “How to have a “Sound Mind”

Episode 37: "Power of Prayer"

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Do you struggle with prayers, wondering if God even hears you, let alone will answer you? Today we will share with you how to know God as the God who answers prayer in this episode of “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 37: “Power of Prayer”

Episode 36: "The Lord Comforts, an interview with Kristi Farrell"

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How does God speak during times of trial and tribulation? And how can the joy of the Lord comfort you? Join us on today’s “Love & Encouragement To Live By,” as we talk with Kristi Farrell about how the Lord has been speaking to her following the sudden death of her father by suicide.

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 36: “The Lord Comforts, an interview with Kristi Farrell”

Episode 35: "Balance & Boundaries"

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Are you juggling too many things and struggling with how to balance it all? Discover how to set your priorities and boundaries for a better balanced Christian lifestyle in today’s “Balance & Boundaries” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 35: “Balance & Boundaries”

Episode 34: “Beginning of Wisdom"

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Do you ever wish you had a better understanding of what to do? What if we told you where to begin when you need wisdom? Explore all this and more in today’s “Beginning of Wisdom” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 34: “Beginning of Wisdom”

Episode 33: “Walk and Not Faint,” an interview with Loretta Gaffney

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How do you walk in faith with courage and strength during trying times? Our sister in Christ, Loretta Gaffney, shares her story on how to do just that in today’s “Walk and Not Faint” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 33: “Walk and Not Faint,” an interview with Loretta Gaffney

Episode 32: "Waiting on the Lord"

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Are you waiting on the Lord, but it feels like it’s taking forever for your prayers to be answered? What if we share with you how to patiently wait in expectation? Explore all this and more in today’s “Waiting on the Lord” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 32: “Waiting on the Lord”

Episode 31: "Who is my Rescuer?"

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Do you feel like you need someone to rescue you from what’s happening in your life? What if I told you God is YOUR Rescuer? Explore all this and more in today’s “Who is my Rescuer?” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 31: “Who is my Rescuer?”

Episode 30: "It's time to go and tell," an interview with Jeff Joyce (part 2)

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What did Christ mean when He said “go and tell”? How can you do just that? Thanks for joining in today for your weekly dose of love and encouragement, as we share part 2 of our interview with Pastor and Mission Strategist Jeff Joyce about “going on mission” to inspire your deeper Christian living.

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 30:”It’s time to go and tell,” an interview with Jeff Joyce (part 2)

Episode 29: "It's time to go and tell," an interview with Jeff Joyce (part 1)

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What did Christ mean when He said, “go and tell”? How can you do just that? Thanks for joining in today for your weekly dose of love and encouragement, as we interview Pastor and Mission Strategist Jeff Joyce about “going on mission” to inspire your deeper Christian living.

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 29:”It’s time to go and tell,” an interview with Jeff Joyce (part 1)

Episode 28: Perseverance

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Are you giving it your all but you feel like you’re failing? How do you keep going when it seems like everything is against you? Would you like to know how to persevere through difficulties as a child of God? Explore all this and more in today’s “Perseverance” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 28: Perseverance

Episode 27: How to Seek God

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Are you curious about learning how to seek God? What would it be like to walk forward in your faith with greater confidence? Explore all this and more in today’s “How to Seek God” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 27: How to Seek God

Episode 26: Willingness to Serve

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Did you know willingness is a stepping stone into your purpose? But are there things in your life holding you back from serving God? Let’s discover the blessings of a willing heart in today’s “Willingness to Serve” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 26: Willingness to Serve

Episode 25: Spiritual Warfare

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Have you ever felt like you were under a spiritual attack? Perhaps you felt unprepared to deal with it. What if we told you what to do the next time you felt this way? Explore all this and more in today’s “Spiritual Warfare” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 25: Spiritual Warfare

Episode 24: He calls me His Beloved

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Do you know how special you are to God? That your Father in Heaven calls his children His Beloved? Let’s discover more about this great love. Explore all this and more in today’s “He calls me His beloved” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 24: He calls me His Beloved

Episode 23: Telling your Story

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Do you have a desire to share Jesus with others? Perhaps the thought of witnessing to another person makes you uncomfortable? What if I told you it doesn’t have to be that way? Explore all this and more in today’s “Telling Your Story” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 23: Telling your Story

Episode 22: Serving God, an interview with Quilt Ministry Leader Sue Oehler

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Are you longing to impact the lives of others, but you don’t know where to start? Are you dreaming about what it will be like to use your God-given talents to serve the world around you? Find out more today as Sue Oehler shares her faith journey with us in the “Serving God” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 22: Serving God, an interview with Quilt Ministry Leader Sue Oehler

Episode 21: Loving God

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Have you ever thought about how to love God? Or why setting your heart toward God matters? Find out what the Lord has to say about loving Him in today’s “Loving God” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 21: Loving God

Episode 20: Mind of Christ

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Have you ever heard the phrase “mind of Christ?” What does it mean? And how can you get it? Explore all this and more in today’s episode of “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 20: Mind of Christ

Episode 19: Equipped for Change, an interview with Coach Jo Heather Dodson

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What’s it like to know that God is calling you? How does He equip you for change? Find out more today as Coach Jo Heather Dodson shares how her Christian faith has impacted her coaching journey in today’s “Equipped for Change” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 19: Equipped for Change, an interview with Coach Jo Heather Dodson

Episode 18: Renew Your Mind

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Are you feeling stuck in some area of your life, as if you can’t move forward? What if you changed how you think about it? How can you do just that? Explore all this and more in today’s “Renew Your Mind” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 18: Renew Your Mind

Episode 17: Dwelling with God

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What is dwelling with God? What if I told you that God has set aside protection for those who dwell with Him? Explore all this and more in today’s “Dwelling with God” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 17: Dwelling with God

Episode 16: Following the Lord's Leading, an interview with Christian Author T. S. Thompson

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to fulfill a calling from God? What would it take to sustain you in the journey? Find out more today as our very own Tammy Thompson shares her author journey within today’s “Following the Lord’s Leading” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 16: Following the Lord’s Leading, an interview with Christian Author T. S. Thompson

Episode 15: Trust in God's Love featuring Nadine Araji - Part 2

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What’s it like to step out in faith and start your own business? How does trusting in Jesus play a part in the process? Hear all this and more today as Nadine Araji continues to share her story of faith on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 15: Trust in God’s Love featuring Nadine Araji – Part 2

Episode 14: Nadine Araji's Faith Journey - Part 1

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What is it like to grow up in the midst of a war? How can God lead the way to find Jesus? Find out today, as Nadine Araji shares her faith journey with us on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 14: Nadine Araji’s Faith Journey – part 1

Episode 13 How to hear from God

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Have you ever felt like your prayers didn’t go past your ceiling? Are you wondering what it’s like to really hear from God? What if we told you how to do just that? Explore all this and more in today’s “How to hear from God” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 13: How to hear from God

Episode 12 Discouragement

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Are you feeling discouraged? Does it seem like there’s no hope in sight? We have good news: God has provided encouragement for you. Explore all this and more in today’s “Discouragement” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 12: Discouragement

Episode 11 Rest

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Are you longing for rest? Is your constant striving wearing you down? What might happen if you let yourself live in a state of restfulness? Explore all this and more in today’s “Rest” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 11: Rest

Episode 10 "Faith in the Storm" Guest Interview Hannah Davis Part 2

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What’s it like to live as a missionary? How do you rely on your faith during a traumatic crisis? And what can you learn from it all? Explore all this and more in today’s “Faith in the Storm” episode featuring our guest, Missionary Hannah Davis, on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.” This is part 2 of our interview with Hannah, so be sure and check out Episode 9, Missionary Life, to hear the rest of her story.

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 10: “Faith in the Storm” Guest Interview Hannah Davis Part 2

Episode 9: "Missionary Life," an interview with Hannah Davis Part 1

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What’s it like to live as a missionary? How do you rely on your faith during a traumatic crisis? And what can you learn from it all? Explore all this and more in our “Missionary Life” episode  featuring our guest, Missionary Hannah Davis, on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 9: “Missionary Life,” an interview with Hannah Davis Part 1

Episode 8: God's Sufficiency Part 2

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Do thoughts of lack consume you? Are there things in your life that aren’t sufficient? Would you like to learn how to have God’s sufficiency in your life? Explore all this and more in today’s “God’s Sufficiency ” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 7: God’s Sufficiency part 2

Episode 7: God's Sufficiency Part 1

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Do thoughts of lack consume you? Are there things in your life that aren’t sufficient? Would you like to learn how to have God’s sufficiency in your life? Explore all this and more in today’s “God’s Sufficiency ” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 7: God’s Sufficiency part 1

Episode 6: Faith

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What is faith? Why should I have faith in God? And how does faith change the way I live?  Explore all this and more in today’s “Faith” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 6: Faith

Episode 5: Desires of the Heart

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What are you longing for? Has God placed dreams and hopes inside you? Did you know that God wants to give you the desires of your heart? Explore all this and more in today’s “Desires of the Heart” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 5: Desires of the Heart

Episode 4: Purpose

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Are you living out your God-given purpose in life? Do you even know what it is? How can you act on your purpose? Explore all this and more in today’s “Purpose” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

 If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 4: Purpose

Episode 3: Weariness

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Are you feeling run down and worn out? You may be experiencing weariness. Have you ever considered what the Word has to say on becoming weary? Explore all this and more in today’s “Weariness” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 3: Weariness

Episode 2: Joy

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What is joy? What stops you from experiencing it? And how can you cultivate more of it? Explore all this and more in today’s “Joy” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.” 

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTubeEpisode 2: Joy

Episode 1: Expectations

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What are your expectations for 2021? What are you trusting God for? Do you have expectations for those around you? And what hopes are you holding out for yourself? Explore all this and more in today’s “Expectations” episode on “Love & Encouragement To Live By.”

This podcast is co-hosted by Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Your Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson.

If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTube:  Episode 1: Expectations

Episode 0: Welcome

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Welcome to “Love and Encouragement to Live By” with Tammy Thompson, a Christian Author under the pen name T. S. Thompson, and Christian Coach Jo Heather Dodson. How did God bring together for His purpose two women who had never met? In this “Welcome” podcast, you’ll hear the amazing story of how Tammy and Jo Heather met each other in 2018 through the leading of the Holy Spirit. That Spirit-led meeting ultimately has brought about this podcast offering you love and encouragement. We’ll be coming to you each Wednesday.

If you prefer video, you can watch it here on YouTube: Episode 0: Welcome