That's Real with Hannah Lynn

October 26, 2019
A Relationship with God Will Change Complaining into Thanksgiving

A Relationship with God Will Change Complaining into Thanksgiving

Complaining is not a good look. Just ask my mom. I thought I was right and my mom was wrong until I was around 25. I would always challenge her and grumbled when I didn't get my way. Then something clicked --- I grew up. I realized she’s right aaallll the time! And now I can't stop...

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

Praying can grow your friendships and praying for your friends can grow your prayer life. Do you have conflict in friendship? Are you lonely? Pray scripture into your friendships. This could be an opportunity for God to really grow your faith and watch Him work. Our God is relational. He loves...

Elijah's Story

Elijah's Story

​Depression is on the rise because of social isolation, job loss, the political climate, racial unrest and all the things that come with being in a pandemic. It's important to talk about depression in our circles. It's real! Let's look at the story of Elijah in 1 Kings 19. See...

Where Did Esther's Bravery Come From?

Where Did Esther's Bravery Come From?

​I was reading Esther chapter 7 when I had to pause. I stopped at the point when she revealed her true identity to the King. What a terrifying and courageous moment. She told the King she belonged with the people group who his right hand guy wanted to wipe out. I can’t help but think that belonging...

Don't Get the Gospel Message Backwards

Don't Get the Gospel Message Backwards

​Do you have the Gospel message backwards? Maybe you've kept God at arm's length. Sometimes we feel like we need to be "better" before we start a relationship with Jesus. This isn't the Gospel message at all. Actually, trying to clean up your life before starting a...

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

Praying can grow your friendships and praying for your friends can grow your prayer life. Do you have conflict in friendship? Are you lonely? Pray scripture into your friendships. This could be an opportunity for God to really grow your faith and watch Him work. Our God is relational. He loves...

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

Praying can grow your friendships and praying for your friends can grow your prayer life. Do you have conflict in friendship? Are you lonely? Pray scripture into your friendships. This could be an opportunity for God to really grow your faith and watch Him work. Our God is relational. He loves...

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

Praying can grow your friendships and praying for your friends can grow your prayer life. Do you have conflict in friendship? Are you lonely? Pray scripture into your friendships. This could be an opportunity for God to really grow your faith and watch Him work. Our God is relational. He loves...

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

Praying can grow your friendships and praying for your friends can grow your prayer life. Do you have conflict in friendship? Are you lonely? Pray scripture into your friendships. This could be an opportunity for God to really grow your faith and watch Him work. Our God is relational. He loves...

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

Praying can grow your friendships and praying for your friends can grow your prayer life. Do you have conflict in friendship? Are you lonely? Pray scripture into your friendships. This could be an opportunity for God to really grow your faith and watch Him work. Our God is relational. He loves...

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

Praying can grow your friendships and praying for your friends can grow your prayer life. Do you have conflict in friendship? Are you lonely? Pray scripture into your friendships. This could be an opportunity for God to really grow your faith and watch Him work. Our God is relational. He loves...

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

Praying can grow your friendships and praying for your friends can grow your prayer life. Do you have conflict in friendship? Are you lonely? Pray scripture into your friendships. This could be an opportunity for God to really grow your faith and watch Him work. Our God is relational. He loves...

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

Praying can grow your friendships and praying for your friends can grow your prayer life. Do you have conflict in friendship? Are you lonely? Pray scripture into your friendships. This could be an opportunity for God to really grow your faith and watch Him work. Our God is relational. He loves...

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

How to Pray Scripture Over Your Friendships

Praying can grow your friendships and praying for your friends can grow your prayer life. Do you have conflict in friendship? Are you lonely? Pray scripture into your friendships. This could be an opportunity for God to really grow your faith and watch Him work. Our God is relational. He loves...

Don't Get the Gospel Message Backwards

Don't Get the Gospel Message Backwards

​Do you have the Gospel message backwards? Maybe you've kept God at arm's length. Sometimes we feel like we need to be "better" before we start a relationship with Jesus. This isn't the Gospel message at all. Actually, trying to clean up your life before starting a...

Does the Bible Talk About Depression?

Does the Bible Talk About Depression?

​Does the Bible talk about depression? The easy answer is yes! Let's learn about depression from David in the book of Psalm. Depression doesn't need to be taboo. Be honest about needing help. David was.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Date Successfully

Date Successfully

​Proverbs 4:23 says to guard my heart. But how do I do that when I am dating? ...I’m glad you asked. There are four things you need in your personal life to date successfully. Dating successfully doesn’t always mean the end is marriage. We grow and learn valuable lessons in dating. Dating is meant...

2 Corinthians 15:2 - An Artist on a Budget

2 Corinthians 15:2 - An Artist on a Budget

​I am an artist on a budget, so what do I do? I go to thrift stores and find used canvas. I take the old canvas and turn it into a new creation. 2 Corinthians 15:2, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.” Believer, you have been...

Three Ways Discontentment Can Take Over

Three Ways Discontentment Can Take Over

​My life was feeling a bit out of control. I came to realize my discontentment grew wheels and took me for a ride. I’ve come to realize that there are three categories of discontentment. Are you discontent in the season of life you’re in? You want to finish school, have kids or retirement? Are you...

When Leaders Fall

When Leaders Fall

​When leaders fall, sometimes our faith takes a hit. Let's talk about how and why this isn't the Gospel message. As always, let's look at scripture. If your faith has taken a hit because of a fallen leader, let's go back to the Gospel.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

How to Get Wisdom

How to Get Wisdom

​My 3rd grade Sunday school teacher taught about wisdom. He was a college professor during the week. I learned so much from his Sunday class because he talked to us like we were adults. What he said about how to get wisdom is something I will never forget and have done ever since.See...

How Do You Respect Your Parents When You've Moved Out

How Do You Respect Your Parents When You've Moved Out

​Honoring your parents isn’t an easy task. When you’re a child this is simple. It looks like obeying well and doing what you’re told. — But what does this look like when you’re older… When you no longer live in your parent's basement?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

What You Do is Not Your Worth

What You Do is Not Your Worth

When I graduated college I didn’t know what I was going to do next. I didn’t have an answer to the question, “so what do you do?” Our culture values what people do more than the person. God values something different.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Lay Your Burdens Down

Lay Your Burdens Down

I have to walk a few blocks from my car to my apartment. It's almost impossible to carry the groceries in from that distance. I figured out a way so that I don't have to carry the groceries a few blocks. Just like groceries, we carry burdens in life that we don't need to be...

Your Life Smells of God's Love

Your Life Smells of God's Love

​I was walking in a smelly high school gym when a cheerleader started asking me questions about my faith. I barely remember what I said, but she did. I recently heard from her and this is what she said. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Do the Impossible

Do the Impossible

​My day job is working as a radio sound engineer. I remember the first time a radio emergency happened at my job. I was panicking. I yelled out, “I can’t do it!” I don’t know what to do.” I don’t remember what went wrong. I probably accidentally played the wrong song on the radio air waves. My...

How to Deal with People Who May be Power Hungry

How to Deal with People Who May be Power Hungry

​Jesus knew who is ultimately in power. Not a human, not a fallen angel, but God. C’mon, can I get an amen!? What!? Yes! Praise God! AND Jesus came to overcome the world. It’s already been won. He didn’t have to prove anything. And believer, neither do you.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

The Bible Verse You Need to Know Before You Date

The Bible Verse You Need to Know Before You Date

I get many questions about dating. I love these! So fun! And occasionally I’ll get a text from a girl who is going on her first ever date. We’ll go have coffee and talk about the guy, what the parents think, where is the first date going to be, what will she wear… all of the exciting fun things....

Fear of Failing

Fear of Failing

​Being present may help you with your fear of failing. I wrote down some lessons I learned from watching the Michael Jordan documentary. You would be surprised how he faced fear is similar to how God wants us to face our fears.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

When You Wear a Mask

When You Wear a Mask

​Part of my testimony is being freed from perfectionism. If this is something you struggle with, you probably know how it feels to put on a mask to hide your imperfections. Christ came to pay for your sins, and we will grow if we abide in Him and confess our sins. He can free you from the chains...

Dad, You Matter

Dad, You Matter

​My father-in-law played a crucial part in my husband understanding grace. I am forever thankful. My husband told me the story while we were cooking dinner in our small kitchen. I teared up. Fathers, you matter. You can have generational impact for the Lord. Keep walking with the Lord. Happy...

Your Words Matter

Your Words Matter

​I've walked away from conversations feeling like I shouldn't have said anything! I'm sure you've had that feeling too. Usually this happens to me when I'm talking too much about myself. There's an example in the Bible of how we can use our words to glorify God and not...

A Different Type of Peace

A Different Type of Peace

​What is peace and is it working for us? Those are the thoughts I have about peace. When I took a deep dive into what the Bible describes as peace, it's not at all what a hippie with a yoga mat would say. Jesus promises that He will give us peace.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Not Wasted

Not Wasted

​1 Corinthians 15:58 is a verse I am holding onto during this season. Our time, our plans, our relationships have not been wasted when we surrender each to God. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Using Current Events to Share the Gospel

Using Current Events to Share the Gospel

​Jesus used two current events to teach his followers about the Gospel. Jesus never wasted a teaching opportunity and we shouldn't either. How to use this current situation to share the Gospel. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Why We Should Laugh

Why We Should Laugh

Laughter is good medicine. You've heard this before right? Psychologists agree. Did you know God laughs? We are talking about why it's good to see God laugh in the Bible and why we might be able to join Him. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.