The Prepare Podcast
Episode 61: Peggy McGee

Episode 61: Peggy McGee

August 10, 2020

Welcome back! Today's guest is Peggy McGee. Peggy and I will be talking about how to have tough conversations about racism and white fragility in the evangelical church and as individuals. You will hear Peggy's heart for us to push beyond our comfort zones and be ready to interrupt racism in the moment. Let's be better and be a part of the change! I hope you enjoy this conversation. 

Episode 60: Sarah Micula

Episode 60: Sarah Micula

May 29, 2020

Welcome back to the Prepare Podcast! It’s been a while since we last posted but we're back! Our guest today is Sarah Micula who began the Prepare Podcast ministry five years ago! Today we are going to celebrate, not only that milestone but also talk about the 5 year anniversary of our Embrace program. You will enjoy catching up with Sarah and hearing what God is doing in her life at the College for Officer Training!

Episode 59: Jill Snelson

Episode 59: Jill Snelson

April 3, 2020

Welcome back to the Prepare Podcast! Today's episode features Jill Snelson! Jill is a mom who homeschools her two children with special needs. She is also a wife, a volunteer, an advocate, a singer, a soldier of The Salvation Army, and above all else, a servant of Christ!

Today Jill shares her story of raising her 2 children with Autism, including homeschooling them and advocating for them by seeking out what is best to meet their immediate needs. I hope you enjoy this conversation.

Episode 58: Captain Katherine Clausell

Episode 58: Captain Katherine Clausell

March 21, 2020

On this episode of the Prepare Podcast we welcome Captain Katherine Clausell, Social Justice and Urban Mission Secretary for The Salvation Army Central Territory. Captain Katherine has a passion for people and for serving the Lord on the front lines, advocating for others. She is an accomplished speaker and writer, and a beautiful example of God's grace lived out in her life.

Today we will talk about the topic of social justice - what it is, what it looks like, and how we can get involved, becoming social justice warriors in our own cities. I hope you enjoy this conversation with my friend, Katherine!

Episode 57: Robin Smith, Director of Refuge for Women Las Vegas

Episode 57: Robin Smith, Director of Refuge for Women Las Vegas

February 26, 2020

On this episode we welcome Robin Smith. Robin is the City Director for Refuge for Women, Las Vegas. Refuge for Women is a national faith-based organization providing a residential healing and recovery program for survivors of trafficking and sexual exploitation. Through this conversation, I hope to raise awareness of the global epidemic of human trafficking and discuss ways in which we can get involved and become part of the solution - partnering and joining forces with other faith-based organizations like Refuge for Women. Thanks for listening and I hope you enjoy this inspiring conversation with my friend Robin.

 

Episode 56: Major Jolene Hull, Territorial Women’s Ministries Secretary

Episode 56: Major Jolene Hull, Territorial Women’s Ministries Secretary

January 29, 2020

Welcome back to the Prepare Podcast! Episode 56 features the Central Territory Women’s Ministries Department! Today we are joined by our department head, Major Jolene Hull. Listen as we explore the upcoming global “REIMAGINING” for Women’s Ministries around the world. Mark your calendars for the REIMAGINING launch on February 12, 2020 at 3:30 am, CST! Go to www.salvationarmy.org under the "Our Work" tab, "Women's Ministries". Thanks for listening and I hope you enjoy my conversation with Major Jolene Hull.

Episode 55: Lt. Colonel Deslea Maxwell

Episode 55: Lt. Colonel Deslea Maxwell

December 9, 2019

Today we welcome Lt. Colonel Deslea Maxwell to our Prepare Podcast! Lt. Colonel Maxwell is the Assistant Territorial Secretary for Program for The Salvation Army USA Central Territory. She is also a wife, mother and grandmother. She shares with us her testimony of God's grace in her life in full-time ministry, as well as her personal take on women in leadership in the church. We hope you enjoy this episode!

Episode 54: Major Stephanie Sawka

Episode 54: Major Stephanie Sawka

November 27, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving! Today's episode features Major Stephanie Sawka, Women's Ministries Secretary for The Salvation Army Western Division. Listen as Major Sawka reflects on her experience as a wife and a mother who is also called to full time ministry in The Salvation Army. You will be moved by her story as she shares some of the trials and triumphs over the last few years. I hope you enjoy this conversation! 

Episode 53 Major Cassie DeJesus

Episode 53 Major Cassie DeJesus

November 18, 2019

Today we welcome Major Cassandra DeJesus to Episode 53 of our podcast. Major DeJesus is the Corps and Community Mission Secretary in the area of Revitalization for the USA Central Territory. Today she tells us about growing up in North Miwaukee and the impact The Salvation Army and it's people have had on her life. Listen as she "speaks out" - sharing from her heart about her passion for a more diverse Army. You will be inspired and maybe even convicted to get involved or pray for change. We hope you enjoy this podcast!

Episode 52: Cassie Hull

Episode 52: Cassie Hull

October 31, 2019

Happy Halloween!! We are excited to introduce you to Cassie Hull as our guest for Episode 52 of the Podcast! Cassie works for The Salvation Army in the Youth Department of the Indiana Division. Listen as Cassie recounts her introduction to the Lord and to The Salvation Army as a young person. She also shares her passions and motivations as a woman, keeping up with her busy lifestyle while striving for balance spiritually, physically, and at home with her family. Allow her joyful, sweet spirit to uplift you today! 

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