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Casey Luskin is a scientist and an attorney with graduate degrees in science and law, giving him expertise in both the scientific and legal dimensions of the debate over evolution. He holds a PhD in Geology from the University of Johannesburg where he specialized in paleomagnetism and the early plate tectonic history of South Africa. He earned a law degree from the University of San Diego, where he focused on First Amendment law, education law, and environmental law. His B.S. and M.S. degrees in Earth Sciences are from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied evolution extensively at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and conducted geological research at Scripps Institution for Oceanography. Dr. Luskin has been a California-licensed attorney since 2005, practicing primarily in the area of evolution-education in public schools and defending academic freedom for scientists who face discrimination because of their support for intelligent design (ID).In his role at Discovery Institute, Dr. Luskin works as Associate Director of the Center for Science and Culture, where he helps direct the ID 3.0 Research Program, and assists and defends scientists, educators, and students who seek to freely study, research, and teach about the scientific debate over Darwinian evolution and ID.If you want to see the “Long Story Short” videos that Dr. Casey references, you can find them here:  Cynthia watched a few of them and was giggling along.  They’re great!Dr. Casey Luskin has written extensively and contributed to many additional books and articles.  For a full list of books by Dr. Casey, check out this link: You can also see Dr. Casey speak about intelligent design through video as well, found at this link:
Dr. Sean McDowell is a gifted communicator with a passion for equipping the church, and in particular young people, to make the case for the Christian faith. He connects with audiences in a tangible way through humor and stories while imparting hard evidence and logical support for viewing all areas of life through a Biblical worldview. Sean is an Associate Professor in the Christian Apologetics program at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University.Sean still teaches one high school Bible class, which helps give him exceptional insight into the prevailing culture so he can impart his observations poignantly to fellow educators, pastors, and parents alike. In 2008 he received the Educator of the Year award for San Juan Capistrano, California. The Association of Christian Schools International awarded Exemplary Status to his apologetics training. Sean is listed among the top 100 apologists. He graduated summa cum laude from Talbot Theological Seminary with a double master’s degree in Theology and Philosophy. He earned a Ph.D. in Apologetics and Worldview Studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2014.Traveling throughout the United States and abroad, Sean speaks at camps, churches, schools, universities, and conferences. He has spoken for organizations including Focus on the Family, the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, Cru, Youth Specialties, Hume Lake Christian Camps, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the Association of Christian Schools International. Sean is the co-host of the Think Biblically podcast, which is one of the most popular podcasts on faith and cultural engagement.Sean is the author, co-author, or editor of over twenty books including The Fate of the Apostles, So The Next Generation Will Know (with J. Warner Wallace), Evidence that Demands a Verdict (with Josh McDowell), Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God’s Design for Marriage (with John Stonestreet), Is God Just a Human Invention? (with Jonathan Morrow) and Understanding Intelligent Design (with William A. Dembski). Sean is the General Editor for A New Kind of Apologist, Apologetics for a New Generation, Sharing the Good News with Mormons, and The Apologetics Study Bible for Students. Sean has one of the leading apologetics blogs, which can be read at April 2000, Sean married his high school sweetheart, Stephanie. They have three children and live in San Juan Capistrano, California. Sean played college basketball at Biola University and was the captain his senior year on a team that went 30-7.See for Sean’s blog, articles, videos, and many other resources
Vicki Rose is a strong Bible teacher with a relevant, life-changing message. She was born and raised in New York City and upon graduating from Sarah Lawrence College in 1975, Vicki began her retail career at Saks Fifth Ave and went on to marry Bill Rose in 1977.After almost 10 years of marriage, Vicki found herself the single mother of a 1½ and 4-year-old, separated from her husband who was addicted to cocaine, women, and work. 1½ years later, Vicki accepted Christ through an outreach dinner at age 35 and became a passionate follower of Jesus Christ with a deep hunger for His word.As Vicki began to pray for her husband to also know Christ, her heart toward him changed and they were reconciled after he accepted Christ, entered rehab and they spent time in biblical counseling. They had been separated for 5 ½ years. Both Vicki and Bill are Jewish believers though neither was raised in a religious Jewish home.Vicki has taught, facilitated, and led many Bible Studies for women in her church and the professional baseball world. Her passion is mentoring younger women in their marriages, parenting and in their walk with Jesus. She has taught and shared her testimony across the U.S. as well as in Nicaragua, Poland, Russia, Bulgaria and Italy and Albania.Vicki’s story has been aired on Revive Our Hearts with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth (February, 2009), Family Life Today with Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine (December, 2008), and Focus on the Family with Jim Daly and John Fuller(2015).Vicki’s first book, EVERY REASON TO LEAVE; and Why We Chose to Stay Together, was released by Moody Publishers in August 2014.Vicki has been married to Bill Rose for 46 years and they have two adult married children, and six very precious grandchildren. They now live in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.Bill is a Limited Partner of the New York Yankees and Founder, President and CEO of DRM Sports Management Group, a company representing professional baseball players.Vicki’s book, “Every Reason to Leave: And Why We Chose to Stay Together,” is available on Amazon.
Erin Strybis is a Chicago-based writer, mama of two and coauthor of The Beauty of Motherhood. Her stories have appeared in The Washington Post, Coffee + Crumbs, Living Lutheran, The Everymom and elsewhere. She also writes Nourish, a monthly newsletter to help you be kinder to yourself and others. When she's not chasing her kids or writing, Erin enjoys practicing yoga, singing at church or curling up with a good book. Connect with her on Instagram (@erinstrybis) and at, where you can subscribe to Nourish and order The Beauty of Motherhood, released March 21.Kimberly Knowle-Zeller is a writer, Lutheran pastor, wife, and mother of two. She lives with her family in Cole Camp, Missouri. When she’s not at the park with her children, walking around town, or tending to the garden, you can find her with a pen and paper. She believes in the power of words, unearthing the extraordinary in the ordinary, and encouraging others to follow their passions. You can read more from her at (and sign up for her monthly newsletter) or on Instagram @kknowlezeller.Erin & Kimberly’s new book, “The Beauty of Motherhood: Grace-Filled Devotions for the Early Years,” is also available on Amazon.
Jeannie Baldomero is the host of “Raising Her Confidently,” a podcast show where she helps moms create open communication with their teen girls.  She is the founder of the ROOTED program and is a mentor to moms with teen girls.  Jeannie’s goal is to equip moms with resources and tools so that they can help their daughters navigate their teen years and simultaneously build stronger relationships with their daughters. Jeannie is a wife of 22 years, a mom of 3 humans (2 young adults and 1 teen), and 3 fur babies. As a former educator, she is passionate about kids and strengthening the family unit.  She homeschooled her kids for a number of years. And now, her zeal to impact young teen girls has led her to partner with moms and guide them into creating healthy relationships with their teens.  You can find her serving at her local church, hiking a good trail, or enjoying a good book with a hot cup of coffee in hand.
In the Episode, Cynthia talks to Kimberly Preston author of the book “It’s Real to Me”. She asks, "Why do bad things happen to good people" and "How do we understand God as a good God when terrible things sometimes happen to those who love him?"
Season 6 Kick off!

Season 6 Kick off!


Welcome to Season 6 of the #MomLife podcast! Here's a quick preview of what's to come. We have some incredible guests this season, and I can't wait to get into some hard questions with them. So glad you're coming along with us.
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“Purposeful Parenting: Freeing Parents from the Ignorance and Misinformation of the World, Jonathan & Melissa Brown
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Sarah Bianchi “She encountered God many years ago and since has given her life toContinue reading
Abbey Feely & Katherine Cassidy join us as we talk about John Mark Comer’s “Ruthless Elimination of Hurry” and the importance of Sabbath
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Deborah Cole

very good episode. encouraging & helpful

Jan 22nd
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