Fully Restored Podcast
Episode 55 - Adoption: From Child’s Perspective

Episode 55 - Adoption: From Child’s Perspective

October 28, 2021

Join Kristin and her guest Iris Peterson Bryant as she shares her life story. Iris gives us the prospective of one who was adopted and bravely shares with us the struggles she had along the way. Although she was raised in a very loving home, her reunification did not go as she had hoped. Iris is now being used by God to minister to adoption families and you won’t want to miss this show.

 

About Our Guest:

Iris Peterson Bryant is a writer, speaker, educator, podcast host, and adoption advocate. She and her husband are the parents of four children and have one adorable grandchild. She has served as an educator in the public schools of North Carolina since 1998. Currently, she serves as a district-level Instructional Coach, providing support for high school English and Social Studies teachers.

In addition to serving as the chief encouragement officer for those who follow her on social media. She also co-authored the book, How I Got Over, with four other inspiring women. She loves coffee, milk chocolate, and watching the sunrise—preferably at the beach!

She firmly believes Gods promise in Romans 8:28, and she desires to help others believe and apply that truth to their lives. She desires to help women maximize each moment and season they encounter and show them God doesnt waste any of our experiences--whether good or bad.

Iris and her husband, David, reside in eastern North Carolina.

 

Episode 54 - Loss and Love

Episode 54 - Loss and Love

October 21, 2021

My guest, Terri Hitt, shares her story of joy, loss, and family. Terri bravely shares of her story of the loss of her adult daughter and the journey of adoption her and her husband went through after their children had become adults. Terri and her husband continued to be led by God for their family and with that God gave them the beautiful gift of children through adoption. Their story will encourage you to follow God’s leading, even when it seems impossible, and how God’s blessings come from our obedience.

 

About Our Guest:

Terri Hitt is a wife, mother to 4 children, a grandmother to 1, and is in love with Jesus. Terri shares her yearning for women to take each moment captive for eternity on her weekly podcast, Live With Eternal Perspective.” Already a follower of Christ when her oldest daughter passed away unexpectedly at the age of 29, Terri experienced the provisions of God in a deeper and more personal way through her deepest loss, and now mentors others to be intentional about eternity daily.

 

Terri and her husband married right out of high school, raised two biological children, and are now raising their two daughters from China. They have been married 43 years. Their youngest daughters are homeschooled, and Terri cherishes helping her daughters find and use the gifts and talents God has given, but her deepest joy comes in teaching them to deepen their personal walk with Jesus. Terri also owns an online watercolor print, card, and original pet portrait business, Melane and Co. with her middle daughter, Marissa, the artist and spends most mornings playing and building Legos with her youngest daughter.

 

terrihitt.com

melaneandco.com

Podcast: Live With Eternal Perspective podcast

@terrihitt (IG)

Episode 53 - Journey to Motherhood

Episode 53 - Journey to Motherhood

October 14, 2021

On this episode, Kristin is joined by her guest, Lindsey Porter, who happens to be a family friend. Lindsey has a powerful story about loss, heartache, love, hope and restoration that will inspire all. In fact, Lindsey is one of the strongest women our host Kristin knows and you too will agree once you hear her story. Lindsey shares her story of pregnancy loss, infertility, adoption and serving children in the foster care system. 

 

About Our Guest:

Lindsey lives in the PNW with her husband Aaron and their six children. Lindsey is living out her dream of being a mom and living on their small hobby farm. She and her husband love their old farmhouse, which they are currently in the middle of remodeling. Lindsey can be found on Instagram where she posts regularly about pregnancy loss, adoption, foster parenting, and infertility @lindseylporter .

Episode 52 - Mother’s Heart for the Orphan Child

Episode 52 - Mother’s Heart for the Orphan Child

October 7, 2021

Join our host, Kristin Clouse on the Fully Restored Podcast for Season Two with her guest Rachael Groll. Rachel has experienced great heartache and sorrow in her life. Miscarriages and with a failed adoption, which propelled her into a ministry where God is using her mightily to minister to God’s children in ways she would have not thought possible. Friends, you will be encouraged and inspired by today’s guest. Please note, this episode is not appropriate for children.

 

About Our Guest:

Rachael Groll is a pastor, missionary, and author.  Her latest book, She Hears: Learning to Listen to Jesus came out July 1, 2021 and is available wherever books are sold.  Rachael has a heart for pointing others to Jesus and serves across the globe in the areas of evangelism and discipleship.  You can connect with her at her website, Shehears.org

 

Website: Shehears.org

Apple Podcast: She Hears Podcast

Instagram: she_hears

Facebook: She Hears

Episode 51 - Becoming Transformed from Destructive Behaviors

Episode 51 - Becoming Transformed from Destructive Behaviors

September 30, 2021

Join our host, Kristin Clouse on the Fully Restored Podcast for Season Two with her guest Peg Arnold. Peg shares with us her story with openness and transparency about an issue many women and men struggle with, eating disorders. As a counselor, Kristin works with individuals with a variety of needs, and this is one of those needs. Peg walks us through her struggle, gives us understanding of the root issue, and the steps she took to overcome eating disorder in her own life. Peg’s story will encourage, minister and strengthen you in your own journey of recovery. If you have a loved one who is struggling, please be sure to share this podcast with them as well.

 

About our Guest:

Peg Arnold, Speaker/Author, has both a degree in teaching and a Masters in counseling. She brings stories to life through her engaging drama ministry that encourages all to embrace their God-given value. Balancing the roles of wife and mom with counselor and teacher, gives her a unique perspective. Her favorite role now is that of “Nana”. She freely shares the joys and challenges of these life experiences in her writing and speaking. Visit her at www.pegarnold.org.

Episode 50 - Draw Near to God: God our Peace

Episode 50 - Draw Near to God: God our Peace

August 26, 2021

Join Kristin in her summer devotional series, Draw Near to God. Summers are busy, filled with many events, vacations and more. Kristin wanted to stay connected with you, but also honor what the summer season represents for each of us. Full lives! Each week, join me for a few minutes as we dig into Gods Word with a focus on Drawing Near to God. This week our  scripture focus is on Judges 6:22-24. For more information, please visit our website at: www.FullyRestored.Love 

Episode 49 - Draw Near to God: The Almighty God Is Here

Episode 49 - Draw Near to God: The Almighty God Is Here

August 19, 2021

Join Kristin in her summer devotional series, Draw Near to God. Summers are busy, filled with many events, vacations and more. Kristin wanted to stay connected with you, but also honor what the summer season represents for each of us. Full lives! Each week, join me for a few minutes as we dig into Gods Word with a focus on Drawing Near to God. This week our  scripture focus is on Exodus 3:13-15. For more information, please visit our website at: www.FullyRestored.Love 

Episode 48 - Draw Near to God: Position to Hear From God

Episode 48 - Draw Near to God: Position to Hear From God

August 12, 2021

Join Kristin in her summer devotional series, Draw Near to God. Summers are busy, filled with many events, vacations and more. Kristin wanted to stay connected with you, but also honor what the summer season represents for each of us. Full lives! Each week, join me for a few minutes as we dig into Gods Word with a focus on Drawing Near to God. This week our  scripture focus is on Exodus 3:1-6. For more information, please visit our website at: www.FullyRestored.Love 

Episode 47 - Draw Near to God: Joy Unspeakable

Episode 47 - Draw Near to God: Joy Unspeakable

August 5, 2021

Join Kristin in her summer devotional series, Draw Near to God. Summers are busy, filled with many events, vacations and more. Kristin wanted to stay connected with you, but also honor what the summer season represents for each of us. Full lives! Each week, join me for a few minutes as we dig into Gods Word with a focus on Drawing Near to God. This week our  scripture focus is on 1 Peter 1:8. For more information, please visit our website at: www.FullyRestored.Love 

Episode 46 - Draw Near to God: Topic: Seek God’s Face

Episode 46 - Draw Near to God: Topic: Seek God’s Face

July 29, 2021

Join Kristin in her summer devotional series, Draw Near to God. Summers are busy, filled with many events, vacations and more. Kristin wanted to stay connected with you, but also honor what the summer season represents for each of us. Full lives! Each week, join me for a few minutes as we dig into Gods Word with a focus on Drawing Near to God. This week our  scripture focus is on Psalms 27:8-9a. For more information, please visit our website at: www.FullyRestored.Love 

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