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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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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Designing a Blueprint for Effective Decision-Making

The average American makes nearly 2,000 decisions per hour. Many of us don't think much about the little decisions that we make every day. But the accumulation of these small choices will impact our lives. In this...
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How Do I Know if I Need a Fresh Perspective?

We are all going to falter in our perspectives from time to time. No one is immune. But then there are those times when our perspective isn’t just a bit skewed. It’s totally out of alignment. in this episode, Claudia...
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What if This Hardship Is Where God Wants to Meet You?

In this episode, Claudia and Hannah discuss the beautiful truth that God is a table-setting God. Throughout Scripture, God not only uses imagery of a table as a metaphor for our provision, but he actually want to...
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Why Does God Make Us Wait?

Waiting is part of the human experience. But why does God make us wait? In this episode, Claudia and Hannah explore 4 reasons why God makes us wait: He is protecting us, preparing us, refining us, or reminding us. As...
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