Climbing Fierce

Climbing Fierce

Hosted by: Claudia Dempsey and Hannah Shafer

A podcast dedicated to helping devoted Christ followers on the higher journey as they climb toward the plans, purposes, and presence of God. We welcome you to journey alongside us as we explore common hang ups, set...

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Q&A with Claudia

In this Q&A episode, we get to hear from Claudia about her life and leadership experiences! Listen in as Hannah asks Claudia about favorite childhood memories, to how she met her husband, to how she became...
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Are You Craving Rest This Summer?

What is your soul craving this summer? In this episode, Claudia and Hannah talk about God's invitation for us to experience rest this summer. They highlight specific ways that you can intentionally rest your mind,...
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The Glimmer Effect - Scripting Moments of Stability

Triggers can be a confusing word. At its heart, triggers are reactions to past trauma. They are not just about remembering past pain, but reexperiencing past pain as if it were happening in the present. But what do we...
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From FOMO to Fulfillment: Revamping Your Summer Perspective

Summer is a vibrant time for so many. However, it's also one of those seasons that has some deep layers of expectation imposed on it for so many. These pressures can feel like an ache that comes when our summer...
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Live Your Purpose: A Conversation With Author Keith Ogelsby

Have you ever wondered what it truly looks like to live out your God-given purpose?  Maybe you've not yet fully stepped into your calling. Maybe you don't know what your calling is or how to get there. To help...
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Hardship Q&A

Today's episode is a Q&A! Some of our consistent listeners have sent in questions based off of our Hardship Series. We are so excited to dive into a couple of those questions today to wrap up the series!  EPISODE...
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Hardship Series: A Journey of Healing From Sexual Abuse

In this episode, Claudia is joined by Marion Mann. Marion is the visionary and the executive director of the HESED Alliance, which is an organization dedicated to offering compassion, understanding, and empowerment to...
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Hardship Series: Navigating a Prolonged Season of Singleness

Today, Claudia and Hannah are joined by Chesed Dent, a woman of faith, educator, global soul, and woman on a mission to tell others about God's big story. She beautifully shares her story of singleness until was 38...
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Hardship Series: The Difficult Process of Unmasking Authenticity

What do you do when work becomes an addiction? In this week's episode, Claudia and Hannah interview Greg Faulls, a pastor, blogger, and seminary educator on his journey of recovery from workaholism. Greg transparently...
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Hardship Series: One Woman's Journey Through Sickness

In this weeks' episode, Claudia is joined by Toni Perry, an instructor of digital media and journalism. Toni transparently shares her remarkable journey through a prolonged season of infirmity. As she reflects on what...
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Hardship Series: A Mother's Journey Through Grief

Hardship will take different forms, last for different intervals, and differ in degree and depth, but the pain and loss they insert into our lives will share some definite similarities. It is often at this juncture of...
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Accessing Peace in an Anxious World

The jump in the mental health crisis is not a secret to anyone. 40 million adults (19% of the population) deal with a diagnosed anxiety disorder. While we can’t change our genetics, our past life events, or maybe even...
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