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The Road Home To You

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When Home Isn't Sweet

June 3rd, 2020


Today, I have the privilege of sharing an episode from Vanessa Harris, host of the podcast, Motherhood Unmasked. It's a show all about the challenges of motherhood and having the courage to face them. 

Please take a …

Cult to Christ: A Journey of Healing

May 22nd, 2020


When Mischelle Saunders-Gottsch was just a young girl, her family was swept up in what seemed like nothing less than a friendly church group. But …

Falling Forward: Responding to Trauma and Crisis

May 20th, 2020


We've all experienced it: Fight, Flight, or Freeze. Those are the ways we respond in times of trauma or crisis. But what if there's another response?

Tune in this week to hear from Brandy as she takes a look at what it …

Good Friday: Hope is on the Way!

April 10th, 2020


This Good Friday, I've collaborated with a handful of other podcasters to bring you messages of hope. Coming from all different walks of life, with …

A New Rhythm

March 31st, 2020


The rhythms of life that we've all grown so accustomed to have found themselves turned upside-down. What does it look like to find a new rhythm? Join me for a quick look at what it means for us, so far as well as what …

Stomping out Anxiety: Interview with Caris Snider

March 24th, 2020


In a time when everything feels a little less than certain, it's easy to become overwhelmed by anxiety. Today, I sit down and talk with Caris Snider, author of "Anxiety Elephants: A 31-Day Devotional to Help Stomp Out …

Rest Stop: Psalm 33 and 34

March 19th, 2020


In these uncertain times, it's more important than ever to rest in God's word. This week, we find ourselves in Psalm 33 and 34 with verses such as …

Quarantivities for the Soul

March 17th, 2020


Anxiety, fear, grief, anger...these and so many more are the emotions that so many are feeling during these uncertain Corona Virus times. 

Today, Matt and I have a long-distance conversation about some of the ways we …

Rest Stop: Psalm 31 and 32

March 12th, 2020


How often does it feel like the whole world is not only against you but reveling in your defeat? The psalmist, David, understood those feelings but …

Sexuality and Women's Empowerment: an Interview with Brandi Voth

March 10th, 2020


This year's Super Bowl halftime show was nothing if not controversial! People from all walks of life, backgrounds in faith, genders and sexual identities fell on both sides of the fence when it came to answering the …

Rest Stop: Psalm 29 and 30

March 6th, 2020


God is good. All the time. How often do we forget His faithfulness, though?

Join Brandy for a quick rest stop where we'll reflect on God's glory as …

Recovery: Why It Matters and Who It's For (clue...everyone)

March 3rd, 2020


Welcome to the New & Improved The Road Home to You!

We're going to start off this re-launch with Matt and Brandy in the studio talking about changes you can expect to see as the show moves forward as well as what's …

Rest Stop: Psalm 27 and 28

February 25th, 2020


Joy in the midst of suffering. That's what David, as the Psalmist, shows us time and time again. When all is going well, David sings his praises to the Lord. When he is feeling pressed by his enemies, He cries out to …

Rest Stop: Psalm 25 and 26

February 18th, 2020


Sit down. Rest your feet. Take a deep breath and quiet your heart.

When was the last time you cried out to God with the awareness of your own shortcomings and sins? Have you ever just let it all out? God knows your …

Rest Stop: Psalm 23 and 24

February 11th, 2020


King David knew a thing or two about fear and finding security and comfort God. Even as a young shepherd boy he had to protect his flock from predators. 

Listen in this week as David shares one of his most beloved …

Rest Stop: Psalm 21 & 22

February 4th, 2020


Feeling discouraged, downtrodden, conspired against? Even kings feel that way. Listen in as King David, the man after God's own heart shares his heart with God. Listen to the prophetic song that David writes in Psalm 22 …

Rest Stop: Psalm 19 and 20

January 28th, 2020


Two Psalms, a blessing from David, and a prayer from me...that's what this rest stop has to offer you as a balm this week.

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Rest Stop: Psalm 17 and 18

January 21st, 2020


It's time to take a few minutes to rest and reflect on God's provision. Even in the storms of life, when we are hard-pressed, feel alone and defeated, we have a Refuge in Jesus. He is an immovable force, unshakable and …

Rest Stop: Psalm 15 and 16

January 14th, 2020


God is faithful to His people. All the time. His heart is for us and on Him alone, we can trust.

Find comfort and rest this week as David declares …

Rest Stop: Psalm 13 and 14

January 7th, 2020


The holidays are over. The new year looms ahead.

With your goals and resolutions set, are you already finding yourself falling off the bandwagon? Are …

Goodbye 19, Hello 20

December 31st, 2019


We are mere moments away from ringing in not just a new year, but 2020!!! Can you believe that?

It's the perfect time to reflect on the year we've had and plan for the one to come. Matt and Brandy share their favorite …

A Visit from St. Nicholas

December 24th, 2019


This Christmas Eve, let's tuck into a little classic and my own personal favorite, "A Visit from St. Nicholas" otherwise known as "T'was the Night …

The Greatest Christmas Story Ever Told

December 23rd, 2019


Join us one more time by the fire as Matt reads the greatest Christmas story ever told! 

This time, it comes straight from the Big Book, the Bible, …

Christmas with Spiritual Life and Leadership

December 20th, 2019


Here's a Christmas gift from the podcast, Spiritual Life and Leadership with Markus Watson.

Be sure to check out more episodes by subscribing to Spiritual Life and Leadership wherever you download your podcasts!

Christmas with Raising Kids on Your Knees

December 19th, 2019


A quick little Christmas morsel from Tina Smith at Raising Kids on Your Knees.

Be sure to check out all her episodes by Subscribing to Raising Kids on Your Knees wherever you download your podcasts!

A Christmas Drama by Biblical Chili Podcast

December 18th, 2019


A little Christmas treat for you! A drama presented by the team at Biblical Chili Podcast!

Be sure to check out their other episodes by subscribing to Biblical Chili wherever you download your podcasts!

Rest Stop: Psalm 11 & 12

December 17th, 2019


Take a moment in all the holiday hustle and bustle to sit down and listen to the Psalms and songs of those who came before us. Today, we're reading …

Christmas with Truce Podcast and Chris Staron

December 16th, 2019


Enjoy this little mini morsel from Truce Podcast, hosted by Chris Staron. 

Chris is a filmmaker and storyteller. 

Be sure to check out his podcast, Truce, wherever podcasts are downloaded. You can also check him out at

The 12 Days of Self Care for Christmas

December 13th, 2019


Christmas may be the hap-happiest time of the year, but it can also be the saddest. Tune in for this brief look at 12 things you can do this holiday …

Experiencing God this Christmas: An Interview with Eric Nevins

December 10th, 2019


Christmas is a magical time of year full of sparkle and anticipation. It's easy to get distracted with the gifts and the carols and food and fun. …

Rest Stop: Psalm 9 & 10

December 3rd, 2019


Every journey requires a rest stop. Let's stop here and take in some Psalms. Hear what the psalmist says about Jesus. Rest confidently in the promise …

Grateful Even in the Storm

November 26th, 2019


It's easy to be thankful when everyone you love is gathered around a Pinterest perfect table, the turkey is golden and a light snow is accumulating …

Rest Stop: Psalm 7 & 8

November 19th, 2019


It's time for another moment of respite in our journey towards Home. This week we find ourselves resting in Psalm 7 and 8 where David first laments as he is being slandered and pursued by his enemy and then in Psalm 8 …

Good Grief: The 5 Stages of Grief

November 12th, 2019


In the wake of a recent death in the family, Brandy and Matt talk about the 5 stages of grief according to the DSM-5. 

1. Denial & Isolation
2. …

Rest Stop: Psalm 5 & 6

November 5th, 2019


Join Brandy for another rest stop in the Psalms because every journey needs time to stop and enjoy the scenery.

Psalm 5 and 6 (NASB). Used by permission from The Lockman Foundation.

Special thanks to the 126ers for the …

Disillusionment: Evangelical Politics

October 29th, 2019


With election season well upon us, it seems like the right time to talk politics. Specifically, how has the Evangelical church used its platform as a …

Rest Stop: Psalm 3 and 4

October 22nd, 2019


Every long trip requires a few rest stops along the way. So, pull over, get out and stretch your legs. Take a few deep breaths and soak in some of …

Six Months to Live

October 15th, 2019


"If you knew you had 6 months to live, what would you do differently? Would you change your priorities, where you invest your time? If so, how?"

This …

Rest Stop: Psalm 1 and 2

October 8th, 2019


Join us for the first Rest Stop on this Road Home to You. Every other week we're going to be reading through the Psalms and Proverbs to find encouragement, wisdom, grace, and the promises of God.

Find a quiet corner, …

Where Disillusionment Begins

October 1st, 2019


Kicking off Season 3, Matt and Brandy are back in the studio to talk about disillusionment with the Christian church.

We've all experienced it, haven't we? That moment when you realize reality and faith don't seem to be …

Let Us Pray Cuz the Computer Done Crashed

September 24th, 2019


Well...just when you think everythings coming together, it all falls apart. And since that's the case with so many things in life, it's useful to …

Suicide: Let's Talk About It

September 17th, 2019


Suicide and mental health are subjects still considered taboo in Christianity. With the number of people being diagnosed with some form of mental illness and the growing rates of suicide, it's time we have an honest …

National Recovery Month

September 10th, 2019


Have you ever wondered why you keep doing the things you don't want to do but can't seem to manage to do the things you want? You'll hear a lot of great ideas for building habits everywhere you turn, but what if it's …

Season 3 Announcement

September 3rd, 2019


Gearing up for Season 3 of The Road Home to You. Here's a brief look at what we've been working on and what we hope to bring you this season.

Links …

Blessed Persecution: Beatitude #8

August 20th, 2019


Every day, Christians around the world die because of their belief in Jesus Christ. More suffer torment, abuse, rape, imprisonment, and persecution of all kinds. Men, women, and children. No one is immune. Jesus said, …

Give Peace(making) A Chance: Beatitude #7

August 13th, 2019


What if we have it all wrong? What if being a peacemaker means we actually ruffle some feathers. Turns out, that's exactly what it means. Peacemaking isn't for the fainthearted. It's messy work, but it's what we're …

Seeing God with A Pure Heart: Beatitude #6

August 5th, 2019


"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God."

The reason we don't see God accurately is directly related to the sin in our lives. When our hearts are repentant we can see him more clearly. When we're at the …

Mercy Me! I Oughta Try That!

July 30th, 2019


Lord, have mercy! I'm at the mercy of my boss. Please, your Honor, take mercy on me.

"Mercy" is a word that is easily tossed about, but what does it …

Hunger and Thirst No More: Beatitude #4

July 23rd, 2019


We all know what it's like to be hungry and thirsty, longing for something to fill our bellies. But what about our souls? What if there was a way to …

A Humble Inheritance: Beatitude #3

July 16th, 2019


Humility isn't something we see a lot of in our world today. We even have a quaint term trying to lessen the appearance of our pride, the "humble brag." But what is humility, really and what does Jesus mean when he says …

Comfort in the Mourning: Beatitude #2

July 9th, 2019


Life, sadly is full of loss and suffering. We'll all experience the pain of losing someone or something that we hold dear. 

Tune in this week to hear …

Poor in Spirit; Rich in Inheritance

July 2nd, 2019


Kicking off our summer series on the Beatitudes, we look at what it means to be poor in spirit. It's a whole lot better than it sounds!

Join Brandy …

TRHTY Rewind: Jesus, Politics, and the Christian Response

June 25th, 2019


SUMMER ANNOUNCEMENT: Next week we'll start our summer series on the Beatitudes.

With the Presidential election getting underway, it seemed like a …

Self-Care for Your Marriage

June 18th, 2019


Our non-exhaustive Top Ten List of things you can do - starting today - to care for your marriage. These are practical, hands-on tips that will show your spouse that you value them in both big and little ways.

Take a …

Dad Wisdom

June 11th, 2019


Father's Day is soon approaching and as such, it seemed right to take our hats off to our dads! Here's a little bit of the wisdom that we've learned from the men we call Dad.

To get more, be sure to check out our show …

Pastors Are People, Too

June 4th, 2019


The life of a minister is hard. It's a whole lot of work, most of which is on-call, and not a lot of personal glory. It's often a thankless career …

Every Day is Memorial Day

May 28th, 2019


We raise statues, monuments, and headstones to commemorate those we've lost and victories won. But what about the memorials and monuments to remember what God has done?

Join Matt and Brandy as they look at some of the …

Help! I'm Having A Midlife Crisis!?

May 21st, 2019


Well, it's time to admit it: we're officially middle-aged. And with middle age, there are some weird transitions that take place.

Join Matt and Brandy as they sit down and talk about their own experiences with a …


May 14th, 2019


Sorry, friends. No new episode this week. We'll be back next week with something new and wonderful so be sure to check back next Tuesday!

In the …

The Long Road to Motherhood - Pt. 2

May 9th, 2019


Join Brandy for her follow-up discussion with Lisa Page as she recounts her long journey of becoming a mom. This is Part 2 of a 2-part interview, so …

The Long Road to Motherhood Pt. 1

May 7th, 2019


So many girls dream of the day they will one day become a mother. They envision their little dolls come to life. Cooing, crying, snuggled in tight. …

Hello? Is that You, God?

April 30th, 2019


Have you ever wondered if God was talking to you?

He seems to talk to a lot of people, but how do we know if it's really Him?

Join Matt and Brandy this week as they explore a few ways to recognize God's voice in your …

What is God's Will for My Life?

April 23rd, 2019


Put away the Strength Finder's test. Set aside the Meyers-Briggs. If you want to know what God's will for your life truly is, there's only one place …

Questions for God

April 16th, 2019


"If it turned out there was a God after all, and you could ask one question, what would it be?"

This is the question Matt and Brandy spend a few …

Prayer and Bible Reading: What's it All About?

April 9th, 2019


Faith is a journey. And as travelers on this road, it helps to have a map.

Join Matt and Brandy this week as they talk about Bible reading and prayer - two of the greatest ways to navigate your faith. They'll talk about …

If Jesus is Love Why is God so Mean?

April 2nd, 2019


"I like Jesus in the New Testament, but I could do without the God of the Old Testament. He's just a bully."

It's a common complaint, so this week …

Your Help Required

March 26th, 2019


The Road Home to You is almost 1 year old. It's time to evaluate where we go from here. This is a brief call to action wherein we need help from you, …

Domestic Abuse and the Church's Response

March 19th, 2019


In Part 2 of my conversation with Crystalyn, we dig deeper into the response the Christian church often has in the face of marriages broken by domestic abuse. 

Too often, we walk away from messy people and their …

Domestic Abuse: A Survivor's Story

March 12th, 2019


Join Brandy this week to hear the story of one woman's experience in two domestically abusive marriages. Hear how she overcame the manipulation that …

Check Your Alignment: False Dichotomies in Christian Thinking

March 5th, 2019


Let's be honest: sometimes Christians don't make a whole lot of sense. Sometimes our values don't quite seem to line up with our actions. Sometimes …

Finances: The Struggle is Real

February 26th, 2019


Money struggles. We all have them no matter how much money we've got. But when those struggles come between a husband and wife, there's more on the line than the bank account.

This week Matt and Brandy talk about a few …

But You Don't Look Sick: Life with Chronic Pain

February 19th, 2019


We've all been in pain at one time or another. But for some, pain is a regular part of their everyday life. There is no escape. There is no cure. …

Communication Barriers and How to Overcome Them

February 12th, 2019


Communication. It's one of the most important skills in any relationship, but one that is far too difficult for far too many of us. It's the thing …

Valentine's Day: How to Say "I Love You" without A Hallmark Card

February 5th, 2019


Hallmark has really done a number on us, haven't they? But how do you say "I love you" when you don't even like this holiday that is more about …

TRHTY Flashback: Lessons from the Road to Calvary

January 29th, 2019


The most important road trip ever taken was over 2,000 years ago when Jesus walked the road to Calvary. It wasn't a glamorous road trip. There were no fancy drinks along the way, no stops to take in the sights. There …

TRHTY Flashback: Finding a Healthy Church

January 22nd, 2019


The world has been riddled with bad churches since the dawn of civilization. Corruption, infidelity, abuse, just plain old indifference can be seen …

TRHTY Flashback: Depression: When Dreams are Broken

January 15th, 2019


This week the Way Back Machine is taking us to one of our earliest episodes where we talked about depression and the toll it takes on us when life …

TRHTY Flashback: Finding "The One"

January 8th, 2019


February is right around the corner and that can only mean one thing: love is in the air. So here's a throwback to our second episode, about some of the most important qualities you can look for in the person you commit …

Reflections and A Look Ahead to Twenty-fineteen

January 1st, 2019


As we say goodbye to one year and welcome another, join us as we reflect on the good, the bad and the ugly from Christmas and look ahead to what we hope will be a better year than last. Hang on tight, gang. Everything's …

"Little Piccola"

December 18th, 2018


With all the glitter and shiny wrappings and trappings of holiday cheer, it's sometimes hard to remember to be thankful for the little things. 

Gift of the Magi - Christmas Story #2

December 11th, 2018


In our second Christmas story of the season, Matt reads "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry.

Written in 1905, it's a simple tale of a young couple struggling to make ends meet. Each of them decides to honor the other …

A Christmas Story: Papa Panov

December 4th, 2018


The holidays are upon us and that means it's time to slow down and relax. Truly.

This month, we are going to be reading you a Christmas story each …

Consumer Blues Kill Holiday Cheer

November 27th, 2018


It's that time of year again, boys and girls! The time when we pull out our credit cards and buy happiness. The more you spend the happier you are! …

Holiday Survival Guide

November 20th, 2018


The holidays can be really hard. What do you do when the "most wonderful time of the year" feels anything but? 

Join us this week as we talk about …

Jesus, Politics and A Christian Response

November 13th, 2018


The election is over. The results are in...mostly. Now what?

Join us this week as we talk about what it means to be a Christian in a political …

A Legacy of Faith - An Interview with Teresa Page-Ayala

November 5th, 2018


We all want to leave an inheritance for our children. Maybe a hefty stash left in the bank or a collection of well-strategized stocks and bonds. …

Unshakable Hope: A Review of Max Lucado's Book

October 29th, 2018


It's the spoopiest time of the year so what better topic to talk about than Hope?

Join Matt and Brandy as they take a look at Max Lucado's book Unshakable Hope: Building Our Lives on the Promises of God. 

Matt directs …

Lessons on the Road to Waimea Canyon: God is Awesome

October 23rd, 2018


Matt and I are in Hawaii! Honestly, we're in the recording studio for the first time in a while, but we're bringing Hawaii with us and want to share it with YOU!

So, what did we learn on vacation? 

I, Brandy learned …

Amazing Grace: One Woman's Story of Redemption, Identity and Showing Up

October 16th, 2018


After a week off for a vacation, we are pleased to introduce you to our friend, Trinity Pratt, who was a co-speaker at a recent women's retreat with Brandy.

Trinity has an amazing story of God's grace and redemptive …

Recovery and Restoration - Interview with Dr. Kathy Rodriguez

October 2nd, 2018


Recovery and restoration aren't just for addicts and those who live with them. As it happens, we all live in a broken world where we rub elbows with broken people every day, which means we all have some hurts that need …

Identity: Who Am I Anyway?

September 25th, 2018


Identity is something nearly everyone struggles with at one point or another. Who are we and who do we want to become? Answering those questions is directly related to what we believe which motivates how we behave.  

What is Love?

September 18th, 2018


Love is a mysterious thing. Or is it? Is it what we see on movie screens or read about in books? Is it just a feeling, like butterflies in the belly? …

Affair Prevention 101: Guard Your Marriage

September 11th, 2018


Last week we shared how our marriage overcame infidelity and this week we share how to keep your marriage safe from the outset. 

Every marriage is …

Coming Out: I Had An Affair

September 4th, 2018


Broken, messy people with a closet full of skeletons. That's what we are. 

Listen in this week as Matt and Brandy share their own story about …

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