Hope Unabridged

Kasey Brennan & Angie Elkins

A podcast that seeks to find hope in the midst of our unedited stories.

All Episodes

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss how to be an intentional father with pastor and church planter, Jon Tyson. Listen as Jon takes us on his own personal journey with his son, which will leave you inspired to create intentional time with your own kids throughout your parenting journey. Jon serves as the lead pastor of Church of the City in New York and has written a number of books. Follow Jon on Instagram: @jontyson Purchase Jon's book on Amazon: The Intentional Father Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Dec 6

34 min 11 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss how we can turn our "mess" into "His message" with Dr. Noe Garcia. Dr. Garcia is the senior pastor at North Phoenix Baptist Church in Phoenix, Arizona, and also serves as a writer for Lifeway Voices. He is passionate about reaching and equipping people with the gospel of Jesus Christ in Phoenix and around the world. Learn More About Dr. Garcia via Lifeway Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Nov 29

32 min 58 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss how mothers can raise themselves with podcast host, communicator, and author Sarah Bragg (@sarahwbragg). Join the conversation as they delve into a range of topics, from motherhood as a relationship over calling, to self-care, how our kids are our greatest teachers, and why we should listen to our bodies. Hope Unabridged is hosted by Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) & Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins). Music is produced by Robert Elkins.

Nov 22

32 min 2 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss the Church of TOV with author and theologian, Scot McKnight. Listen and learn how to restore the church to a culture of goodness that promotes healing, safety, and spiritual growth. You will not want to miss this episode as they delve into this important and timely topic. Scot McKnight is an American New Testament scholar, historian of early Christianity, theologian, and author who has written widely on the historical Jesus, early Christianity and Christian living. He is currently Professor of New Testament at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Lisle, IL. Learn More About Scot via Seminary.edu Follow Scot on Instagram: @scotandkris Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Nov 15

32 min 17 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss how to hold onto our faith in an age of unbelief and why we should risk the journey of deconstruction so that God can forge something more beautiful in its place. Listen as Brian Zahnd shares his wisdom and insight on this important topic. Brian is the founder and lead pastor of Word of Life Church, a non-denominational Christian congregation in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Brian and his wife, Peri, founded the church in 1981. Brian is also the author of several books. Visit Brian's Website: https://brianzahnd.com Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Oct 4

47 min 45 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss how to cling to hope when your life is falling apart and why it is important to share our own personal journeys and struggles. Listen as guest speaker Sheila Walsh shares her impactful testimony. Sheila is first a wife and mom, and in her spare time she is an author, Bible teacher, and television host. She has spoken around the world to over 6 million women and reaches a potential 100 million people daily as co-host of the Life Today television program. Visit Sheila's Website: https://sheilawalsh.com Follow Sheila on Instagram: @sheilawalsh1 Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Sep 27

34 min 14 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss how to form resilient children with Dr. Holly Catterton Allen. Listen and learn how the role of spiritual formation is key to a child's healthy development. Dr. Allen is a professor of family studies and Christian ministries at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. Her brand new book, Forming Resilient Children, is available now on Amazon & InterVarsity Press. Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Sep 20

38 min 31 sec

Join us on Hope Unabridged as Kasey and Angie discuss how to walk in wisdom when everyone is fighting about everything all around us with Hannah Anderson. Hannah is an author, podcaster, and speaker who spends most of her time crafting her work in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. You will not want to miss this insightful episode! Visit Hannah's Website: https://www.sometimesalight.com/ Purchase World on Fire: World on Fire Follow Hannah on Instagram: @hannah_._anderson Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Sep 13

28 min 51 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss what it looks like to chase wonder and adventure in a broken world with Ginger Stache. Ginger is an Emmy award-winning documentarian, writer, producer, talk show host, and Chief Creative Officer at Joyce Meyer Ministries. You will not want to miss this “wondrous” episode! Visit Ginger's Website: https://gingerlstache.com/ Follow Ginger on Instagram @gingerlstache Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Jul 12

31 min 39 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss the miracle of leaving Pinterest perfect pressures behind and reclaiming the table, one gathering at a time with food blogger, Abby Turner. Follow Abby @atabletopaffair Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Jul 5

33 min 42 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss what it means to live a life of quiet confidence with artist and author, Emily Lex. Visit Emily's Website: https://emilylex.com Follow Emily on Instagram @emilylexstudio Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Jun 28

35 min 52 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss breaking free from body shame and reclaiming what the world has labeled as "less than" with author Jess Connolly. Listen as they delve into the shame of feeling too much and never enough in your body and how to reclaim what God has named good. You don't want to miss this conversation. Visit Jess' Website: https://jessconnolly.com/ Follow Jess on Instagram: @jessaconnolly Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Jun 21

36 min 24 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged,  Kasey and Angie discuss with ways to have a more inclusive church and outlook on the disabled community with husband, father, pastor, author, and autism advocate, Lamar Hardwick. Lamar Hardwick's Website: https://autismpastor.com Lamar Hardwick's Social Media Handle: @autismpastor Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

May 24

31 min 39 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie dive into the world of art, faith, and the theology of making with leading contemporary artist, Makoto Fujimura. As well as being a leading contemporary painter, Fujimura is also an arts advocate, writer, and speaker who is recognized worldwide as a cultural influencer. You will not want to miss this captivating episode! Makoto Fujimura's Website: https://makotofujimura.com Makoto Fujimura's Social Media Handle: @iamfujimura Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

May 17

35 min 16 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss God's faithfulness to women of the Bible with author and singer/songwriter, Savannah Locke. Listen and learn about God's enduring faithfulness to women of the Bible and learn of her recent collaboration on a very special project. Savannah Locke's Website: https://www.savannahlocke.com Savannah Locke's Instagram Handles: @faithfulproject @savannah_locke Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

May 10

28 min 54 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey & Angie sit down with Jim & Lynne Jackson and discuss the many ways you can grow a connected family. The Jacksons are co-founders of Connected Families, a ministry that seeks to fill a growing need for fresh, biblically sound and practical parenting resources. Listen and learn how you can better connect and nurture your children and family as a whole during these stressful times. Jim & Lynn's Information Website: https://connectedfamilies.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConnectedFamilies Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/connectedfams https://connectedfamilies.org/featured/connected-families-podcast-2 Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

May 3

33 min 21 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey & Angie speak on the controversial topic of women being silenced in today's society with author and podcaster, Tiffany Bluhm. Listen as the ladies discuss examples of how women have overcome silence to expose the truth about their ministry as professional leaders, and how we can empower others to speak up against abuses of power. Visit Tiffany's Website: https://www.tiffanybluhm.com IG and Twitter: @tiffanybluhm Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Apr 26

29 min 23 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey & Angie focus on a new book entitled, The Radiant Church, written by Tara Beth Leach. On top of being an author, Tara is also a pastor at Christ Church of Oak Brook in Chicago. The Radiant Church delves deep into the idea of rebuilding our credibility as "the Church", and shifting to become the radiant Church that God intended for us to be. Visit Tara's Website: https://tarabethleach.com Visit Tara's Instagram: @tarabeth82 Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Apr 19

28 min 36 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey & Angie discuss narcissism in the Church with Chuck Degroat. Chuck is an author, licensed therapist, and professor of Counseling and Christian Spirituality at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. Listen as he provides his wisdom and insights on this important topic. Twitter Facebook Instagram - @chuckdegroat Website - chuckdegroat.net Hope Unabridged is hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Apr 5

48 min 12 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss the lies we are told and the ones we tell ourselves with writer, TED speaker, and online educator, Hannah Brencher. Hannah's Website: https://www.hannahbrenchercreative.com/ Hannah's Merchandise: https://www.hannahbrenchercreative.com/shop Hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Mar 8

30 min 52 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, Kasey and Angie discuss the ins and outs of a healthy, strong marriage with best-selling author Jamie Ivey and her husband, Aaron. Jamie's Website: https://jamieivey.com/ Follow Jamie on Instagram: @jamieivey Jamie's Merchandise: https://happy-hour-with-jamie-ivey.myshopify.com/ Hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Mar 1

35 min 1 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, we discuss the issues of racism in the church with New York Times best-selling author, Jemar Tisby. Join us as we make the journey towards racial justice. Jemar's Website: https://jemartisby.com/ Follow Jemar on Instagram: @jemartisby Listen to the "Pass the Mic" Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/pass-the-mic/id1435500798 Hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Feb 22

36 min 42 sec

Jan 18

30 min 37 sec

Dec 2020

26 min 12 sec

Our guest, best-selling author Gary Thomas, shares with us how to recognize toxicity in people and situations in our lives. He also shares how to know when to walk away from these toxic people or situations.

Dec 2020

41 min 34 sec

Nov 2020

35 min 16 sec

Our special guest, singer/songwriter and author, Jamie Grace, talks about her struggles in life and how she came through them. Jamie’s newest book, Finding Quiet, focuses on finding peace from God in the midst of life’s noise. Listen as we lean into the journey God has led her on, and also learn how she overcame her struggles.

Nov 2020

31 min 22 sec

On this episode of Hope Unabridged, we discuss with Pastor David Uth how to have grace filled conversations with those you value and respect, but may not agree with on all positions. This is such an important topic, especially as we head into the election season. Overall, grace allows for open and honest communication and we are going to learn how to do just that with those we love, no matter their opinions. First Baptist Orlando's Website: https://www.firstorlando.com Hosted by: Kasey Brennan (@thejoyfulwild) and Angie Elkins (@angiebrownelkins) Music by: Robert Elkins

Nov 2020

30 min 26 sec

Oct 2020

51 min 55 sec

Sep 2020

26 min 1 sec

Sep 2020

15 min 54 sec