“When God invites His children on an adventure, on a faith journey, it always begins by saying goodbye to something familiar.” On today’s episode Stacy speaks with Laura Story, award-winning songwriter, worship leader, author and Bible teacher. Listen in as Laura shares with humor and humility, all the Lord is teaching her as she is letting go of her idea of how a normal family life should look and instead trusting God’s direction, provision and promises.
SCRIPTURES: (ESV unless noted)
Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. Psalm 90:1
What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:9
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:10
And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:6
For He has said, ‘I WILL NEVER [under any circumstances] DESERT YOU [nor give you up nor leave you without support, nor will I in any degree leave you helpless], NOR WILL I FORSAKE or LET YOU DOWN or RELAX MY HOLD ON YOU [assuredly not]!’ Hebrews 13:5b AMP
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About our Guest:
Laura Story is a wife, mother, songwriter, worship leader, author, artist, and Bible teacher. Her songs—which have won Grammys, Billboard Music Awards, and Dove Awards—include “Blessings,” and Chris Tomlin’s “Indescribable.” She is the author of two bestselling books and Bible studies: When God Doesn’t Fix It and I Give Up. Laura has a master of theological studies and a doctorate in worship studies and has served as a worship leader at Perimeter Church in Atlanta since 2005. She has a new book and Bible study called So Long, Normal: Living and Loving the Free Fall of Faith. Her greatest joy is being a wife to Martin and mother to Josie, Ben, Griffin, and Timothy. To learn more about Laura, visit laurastorymusic.com and follow her on Facebook: @laurastory, Instagram: @laurastorymusic, and Twitter: @laurastorymusic.