Welcome back to another inspiring episode of “By His Grace.” In today’s episode, we have the incredible privilege of hearing from the remarkable Patricia Holbrook. Patricia’s faith journey is one that many can relate to, as she shares her struggles, doubts, and fears in navigating through a fallen world. Despite these challenges, she found solace in the support and encouragement of her brothers and sisters in faith.
Patricia’s story takes us on a transformative journey of seeking God and making profound changes in her life. In her book, she guides us through the process of evaluating our spiritual state, challenging our beliefs, and establishing practices that strengthen our faith. Patricia reminds us that the goal is not to become a “super Christian,” but to be honest about our struggles and seek growth and healing. As we dive deeper into Patricia’s story, she openly discusses the prevalence of anxiety and depression among women in the church.
While she recognizes the importance of therapy and medication, she firmly believes that solely relying on them is not enough. She shares her conviction in the power within us to be healed, coached, helped, and trained by God.Recently, Patricia launched a new website called “Seeking the Abundant Life,” where her hope is to inspire women to seek the abundant life through interviews and courses. She shares practical approaches to the spiritual journey, emphasizing the significance of scripture reading, prayer, and surrounding ourselves with positive influences.
- Introduction to Patricia Holbrook and her ministry, Soaring with Him.
- Personal struggles and experiences of faith.
- Living in a fallen world generates fears and doubts.
- Having supportive sisters and brothers in faith.
- Overview of Patricia Holbrook’s book on seeking God and making changes in life.
- Evaluating spiritual state and faith walk.
- Examining and challenging beliefs about God, oneself, and others.
- Establishing spiritual practices and rhythms.
- Taking responsibility for nurturing a strong faith.
- Patricia believes that many women believers are not living in victory.
- Impact of anxiety and depression on women in the church.
- Acknowledgment of the importance of medication and therapy, but not sole reliance on them.
- Power within us to heal and be coached by God.
- Introduction to Patricia Holbrook’s new website, Seeking the Abundant Life.
- Inspiration and encouragement for women through interviews and courses.
- Assurance to struggling women that they are not alone.
- Acknowledgment of the challenges of keeping faith.
- Practical approaches to spiritual journey– Reading and memorizing scripture, Praying and speaking out scripture, Spending time with positive, faith-aligned people.
Introduction to Soaring with Him Ministries and its history and her Initial focus on blog writing and speaking at women’s events. Launch of the She Source conference, addressing women’s struggles. Description of the Agape Shelter program and collaboration with House of Cherith. Serving women who have experienced sex trafficking, abuse, or dangerous situations. Helping women discover their identity in Christ through a 15-month program.
Soaring With Him
Patricia also takes us on a captivating journey through the creation and growth of her ministry, Soaring with Him. We learn about the annual She Source conference, addressing various struggles that women face, and the outreach programs focused on bible literacy, the Agape Shelter initiative, and partnerships with other organizations.With her sincere faith, Patricia reminds us that we are not alone in our struggles. Her steadfast belief in the power of words, the importance of personal choices, and the need to take responsibility for nurturing a strong faith are sure to inspire and encourage us on our own spiritual journeys.So, join us as we listen to Patricia Holbrook’s captivating story, embrace her wisdom, and discover the profound truth that lies in bridging the gap between the knowledge of God and the depths of our hearts. Get ready to soar above circumstances and embrace the abundant life God has in store for us.