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It’s Her Story is a “collective call” to bring the heart, soul and brilliance of women to the forefront by sharing their unique story of how God has moved in their lives. Let’s talk about transparency, sharing real power and activating others to step into their greatness.

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Meet the Host: Karen Colonna Carter

Karen has an incredible ability to put on armor and go to work: to pick up the shield and the sword and to fight the battles required to raise millions of dollars for non-profits, lead organizations and inspire team members to perform. At the same time, beneath the metal plates required to perform at the highest levels, Karen is anchored in a rooted faith that propels her forward even through life’s greatest suffering. In 2004, Karen’s daughter was diagnosed with cancer and in that moment, everything changed. Read More

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Back Porch Bible Studies

Weekly Podcast with Debra Ghysels 

 Welcome Friend to my BACK PORCH!! My name is Debra Ghysels and I'll be your host on this weekly podcast. In a world where truth is toted as "Relative" and can't be known, we will learn from the Author of Truth and build our lives on that firm foundation. So grab your drink and meet me on....My Back Porch, where we talk about what the Bible says about our Great God.  

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Meet the Host: Debra Ghysels

Debra is an engaging speaker with dynamic personal style. Her energy and out-of-the-box thinking immediately engages her audience. She believes that learning should be fun and empowering whether in an educational workshop or as a keynote speaker for your event. As a professional speaker, Debra Ghysels has designed and presented programs to businesses, universities, educational conferences, women’s retreats, and professional associations. God is central to her life and shares practical applications that will encourage others in their walk with their Lord and Savior.

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Listen to Podcasts 

Episode 0 Welcome To My BACK PORCH: So why Back Porch Bible Studies? Listen to this short story of why my back porch is so special to me!!

Episode 1 Ephesians Overview: When we do a bible study on my Back Porch, we always start with an Overview of the entire letter so that we can know what was going on and who was involved! Today we will answer the questions, "Who wrote the letter and to whom was it written?' and, 'What we learn about God in this letter?' You might even discover a fundamental truth about your Spiritual Legacy.

Episode 2 Read the CARD!: Don't forget to read the Card before you open the Gift!! Ephesians starts out with:"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms." Such a lavish expression of love! Let's look at the One who gave the gifts and at least 4 reasons why He gave them to us!

Episode 3 Heart Chat - Jesus Movement: Is there a Jesus Movement in our culture today? Leave me a note on our Facebook Group.

Episode 4 Open the Spiritual Gifts

Adoption, GraceRedemptionThe Knowledge of the Mystery, An Inheritance Sealed by the Holy Spirit

Episode 5 Dead Men Walking

Paul writes that, "you were DEAD in your trespasses and sins". The better we understand who we once were in our "dead-nes", the more profoundly we will understand the grace of God in our lives. So, can Dead men Reach? We'll talk about that in this week's episode. Welcome!

Episode 6 Sin Separates

Dead in our Sin = Separated from God. Sin Separates!! Jesus gives us Access to the Father!

Episode 7 But GOD!

BUT GOD...being rich in mercy, made us ALIVE together with Christ!! Paul explains God's reason behind reconciling man to Himself!! BECAUSE He is rich in mercy and His Great love for us!! Every reason for God's mercy and love is found in Him!! We offer nothing and get everything!!

Episode 8 Remember 

Paul will remind us to REMEMBER. Remember who we were before Christ. Remember that we were spiritually dead in our sin and trespasses and because of Sin we were separated from God. Now, God has reveled the mystery that through Christ, the Jews and Gentiles stand on level ground at the Cross. Paul is going to challenge our prejudges when he reminds us to REMEMBER that in Jesus Christ we ALL have access in One Spirit to the Father.

Episode 9a Fellowship of the Mystery 

Ephesians 3:1-12 The Mystery is revealed and wee have been made fellow heirs, fellow members of the Body, and fellow partakers of the promise!!Do you realize what you have been given? Come find your spiritual Heritage in Jesus Christ!!

Episode 9b The Purpose of the Mystery

The Purpose of the Mystery will broaden your view of God's purpose for your salvation!! Come and discover "who" God reveals His secret to...

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