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Your Biggest Breakthrough

Your Biggest Breakthrough

People have learned from other people’s stories since the beginning of time. Stories stir the soul. Stories reveal. Stories heal. Why? Because hearing someone’s story allows the listener to see how that person overcame their challenge. Everyone loves to see the victorious outcome from an underdog position and how one elevated to their “next level” in life. In this podcast…Wendie and Todd will give you an inside look at someone who has had a personal or professional breakthrough that changed the course of their life, ultimately changing the course of those around them. Real people, real stories with real breakthroughs. Each episode will give you truth, tools, and tangible takeaways that will inspire, equip, and entertain you along your own life journey. Lean in. Listen well. This could be Your Biggest Breakthrough!

Episodes

  • Episode 133: Forgiving the Unforgivable: Pastor Mark Sowersby's Testimony Episode 133: Forgiving the Unforgivable: Pastor Mark Sowersby's Testimony Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 133: Forgiving the Unforgivable: Pastor Mark Sowersby's Testimony

    We all go through moments where forgiving someone is really hard. But in this podcast, you'll hear a different perspective on forgiveness. Our guest, Pastor Mark Sowersby, bravely talks about his tough childhood marked by abuse and how he struggled to forgive and heal. He talks about how abuse affects the mind and how there wasn't much support or awareness back then. Pastor Mark also shares how he found faith and a supportive community, and how forgiveness changed his life. He opens up …

  • Episode 132: Finding Strength in the Face of Adversity: A Story of Resilience with Michele Arnoldy Episode 132: Finding Strength in the Face of Adversity: A Story of Resilience with Michele Arnoldy Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 132: Finding Strength in the Face of Adversity: A Story of Resilience with Michele Arnoldy

    In this episode, we had the privilege of speaking with Michele Arnoldy, a woman who has experienced incredible breakthroughs in her life. Michele shares her personal journey of navigating through the challenges of her husband's mental illness and PTSD, ultimately leading to his tragic death by suicide. Michele's story is a powerful testament to the strength and resilience that can be found in leaning on God during the darkest times. Despite the heartbreak and pain, Michele's faith in Jesus …

  • Episode 131: The Power of Prayer: A Conversation with Pray.com Co-Founder Matt Potter Episode 131: The Power of Prayer: A Conversation with Pray.com Co-Founder Matt Potter Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 131: The Power of Prayer: A Conversation with Pray.com Co-Founder Matt Potter

    In this conversation, Matt Potter, co-founder of Pray.com, shares his journey of faith and how it led him to create the popular prayer app. He emphasizes the importance of prayer and the ease of having a personal relationship with God. Matt also discusses the features and benefits of Pray.com, including daily devotionals, biblical sagas, and a community feed for prayer requests. He highlights the impact of the app on people's lives, including stories of how it has helped individuals in …

  • Episode 130: The 10 Commandments of Cash Flow Investing: Achieving Financial Freedom with Justin Donald Episode 130: The 10 Commandments of Cash Flow Investing: Achieving Financial Freedom with Justin Donald Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 130: The 10 Commandments of Cash Flow Investing: Achieving Financial Freedom with Justin Donald

    On today's episode, we have Justin Donald, the founder of The Lifestyle Investor and known as the "Warren Buffett of lifestyle investing." Justin shares his personal journey of breaking free from financial constraints and achieving financial freedom through low-risk cash flow investing. With his straightforward investment system and 10 commandments of lifestyle investing, Justin negotiated deals with over 200 companies, generating sufficient passive income to leave his job within 21 months. …

  • Episode 129: Overcoming Loneliness: A Deep Dive into its Impact and Practical Solutions Episode 129: Overcoming Loneliness: A Deep Dive into its Impact and Practical Solutions Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 129: Overcoming Loneliness: A Deep Dive into its Impact and Practical Solutions

    **Summary** This podcast episode explores the topic of loneliness and its impact on individuals' well-being. Todd and Wendie discuss the prevalence of chronic loneliness and its designation as an epidemic by the Surgeon General. They share personal experiences with loneliness and highlight the emotional, spiritual, and physiological consequences it can have. The importance of community and reaching out to those who are lonely is emphasized, along with practical steps to combat loneliness. …

  • Episode 128: "The Boy You Didn't Want Your Daughter Around" Becomes the Inspiration Behind a Media Business Devoted to Overcoming Addiction with Pastor Chuck Reich Episode 128: "The Boy You Didn't Want Your Daughter Around" Becomes the Inspiration Behind a Media Business Devoted to Overcoming Addiction with Pastor Chuck Reich Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 128: "The Boy You Didn't Want Your Daughter Around" Becomes the Inspiration Behind a Media Business Devoted to Overcoming Addiction with Pastor Chuck Reich

    Chuck Reich's life was once a turbulent whirlwind of drugs and reckless abandon, a life marred by the never-ending call of temptation: "the boy you didn't want your daughter to be around" in his words. But then Chuck encountered Jesus and his life transformed. Chuck left behind the shadows of his past and embarked on a spiritual journey that led him to become a pastor, offering guidance and hope to those grappling with similar struggles he once faced. Today, he is the driving force behind …

  • Episode 127: A Real Life Superhero Going Out on Faith to Reach the Truly Needy featuring Shane O'Rourke Episode 127: A Real Life Superhero Going Out on Faith to Reach the Truly Needy featuring Shane O'Rourke Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 127: A Real Life Superhero Going Out on Faith to Reach the Truly Needy featuring Shane O'Rourke

    What do you think of when you hear the term "superhero"? Maybe a muscular man or woman donning a cape, flying through the night sky to foil the plans of evildoers who wish harm upon the human race. While those make for good comic books and movies, the truth is that real heroes don't appear to be anything special, but have an inward fire to make an impact that far exceeds what their earthly powers may appear to be able to make. Shane O'Rourke is one of these people, and we were thrilled to …

  • BONUS: From Spines to Salvation – The Incredible Journey of Dr. Pete Sulack BONUS: From Spines to Salvation – The Incredible Journey of Dr. Pete Sulack Play in Edifi Player

    BONUS: From Spines to Salvation – The Incredible Journey of Dr. Pete Sulack

    Welcome to another riveting episode of Your Biggest Breakthrough! Today, we're joined by a unique individual whose profession and passion beautifully intertwine – Dr. Pete Sulack. While many know him as a talented chiropractor who's touched countless lives with his healing hands, there's an even deeper story to be uncovered. Journey with us as we delve into how Dr. Sulack transitioned from adjusting spines to adjusting lives through the power of the cross of Christ. In places like Ghana and …

  • Episode 126: Overcoming a Seeming Death Sentence to Discover a Hidden Heavenly Fire with Tahni Cullen Episode 126: Overcoming a Seeming Death Sentence to Discover a Hidden Heavenly Fire with Tahni Cullen Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 126: Overcoming a Seeming Death Sentence to Discover a Hidden Heavenly Fire with Tahni Cullen

    In the spirit of overcoming tremendous adversity, as we discussed in our previous episode with Mark Black, we introduce to you today Tahni Cullen. Tahni was blessed with a beautiful baby, who was named Josiah, "Fire of God." However, within just a couple of years, it was evident that Josiah was a bit different. He was sadly diagnosed with autism, leaving Tahni and her husband devastated. Yet, rather than wallow in self-pity, Tahni and her husband chose to seek the best care for Josiah, which …

  • Episode 125: How Mark Black Overcame a Death Sentence and Now Runs Marathons With a Transplanted Heart and Lungs! Episode 125: How Mark Black Overcame a Death Sentence and Now Runs Marathons With a Transplanted Heart and Lungs! Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 125: How Mark Black Overcame a Death Sentence and Now Runs Marathons With a Transplanted Heart and Lungs!

    "Transform adversity into your competitive advantage." A phrase perhaps heard in any number of motivational talks you've attended, or hard lessons when "life happens" in its many forms and fashions. Our guest today, Mark Black, has experienced adversity we've never encountered before on this show - and that's saying a lot! For you see, Mark was essentially given a death sentence at the age of 23 when he was told he had congestive heart failure and lung failure. And he needed a transplant of …

  • Episode 124: Summit Connections: Scaling Society's Mountains with Chad Hawley Episode 124: Summit Connections: Scaling Society's Mountains with Chad Hawley Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 124: Summit Connections: Scaling Society's Mountains with Chad Hawley

    Introducing Chad Hawley, the ingenious founder behind the Nexus Mountain Network—a platform built to conquer the formidable "mountains" of government, religion, education, arts & entertainment, family, business, and media. Inspired by a life-changing medical diagnosis, Chad embarked on his mission to foster meaningful discussions across society's pillars. With an unshakable belief in the power of collective action, Chad sought to intertwine the complexities of human existence within the …

  • Episode 123: Resurrected by Faith: The Extraordinary Journey of Steffani Besch Episode 123: Resurrected by Faith: The Extraordinary Journey of Steffani Besch Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 123: Resurrected by Faith: The Extraordinary Journey of Steffani Besch

    In today's most compelling episode, we delve into the miraculous account of Steffani Besch, now a seasoned minister, but who as a young girl endured an extraordinary incident that defied all rational explanation. At a local swimming pool on an ordinary summer day in 1979, 13-year-old Steffani embarked on what all expected to be a fun-filled afternoon with friends. However, fate took an unforeseen turn when Steffani was accidentally knocked unconscious and sank to the bottom of the pool. …

  • Episode 122: Taking Risks Puts Us in Constant Dependence On the Lord Episode 122: Taking Risks Puts Us in Constant Dependence On the Lord Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 122: Taking Risks Puts Us in Constant Dependence On the Lord

    Wendie and Todd both traveled to San Diego, CA recently, and while there caught up with Justin Maina, a self-described "fear hunter" (see a link to our interview with Justin below). Justin led us on an adventure that would strike legitimate fear into most people - us included. But we made it through okay, and the entire experience made us think about how we're so often driven by fear when calculating risks in our lives. We asked ourselves questions like: * Why do we so often assume the …

  • Episode 121: Invest in Your Health and Discover the Ultimate Financial Investment for a Fulfilling Life with Krisstina Wise Episode 121: Invest in Your Health and Discover the Ultimate Financial Investment for a Fulfilling Life with Krisstina Wise Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 121: Invest in Your Health and Discover the Ultimate Financial Investment for a Fulfilling Life with Krisstina Wise

    Are you yearning for a profound sense of inner peace and fulfillment in your life? Wondering how to find balance and true wealth that encompasses every aspect of your being? In today's episode, our guest Krisstina Wise shares a truly unique solution to help you achieve a holistic definition of wealth. By diving deep into the realms of balance and surrender, while remaining centered on principles found in the Holy Scriptures, Krisstina equips her clients with the tools and insights necessary …