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The Devoted Dreamers Podcast

Whether you have a dream in your heart or aren’t sure what God might be calling you to, The Devoted Dreamers Podcast will encourage you on the journey. This space is dedicated to sharing stories every week of women who are following Jesus and pursuing their God-given gifts in beautifully imperfect ways. You’ll hear about the fears and challenges that threaten their dreams as well as the joy, courage and confidence that comes from following Jesus even in the unexpected…especially in the unexpected.

I’m your host, Merritt Onsa, and my prayer is that this show will meet you where you are in your walk with God. I hope you will come away from the podcast each week with encouragement to begin pursuing your own dreams even when you still feel flawed, imperfect, unfinished and not ready. Because if you wait until you are perfect, you will never take the first step. Join us!

Jul 26, 2023

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I am taking a short break in July to rest and recharge (because our dreams require it), so I’m reaching back into the archives to serve you up a recast of some oldie-but-goodie episodes this month. Each week builds upon the others with tangible faith-inspired lessons and encouragement for you to find renewed energy for your dream. 

Looking to go deeper in your relationship with God?

Krista (Hengesh) Breilh is the Executive Director and Founder of Live Salted, an intergenerational women’s ministry based in Seattle, Washington. (Also, she’s gotten married since we last talked – go watch her wedding video on her Instagram. It’s a tear-jerker for sure!)

If you heard last week’s recast episode, you know I lost an interview because I forgot to hit record. (SMH. That’s the worst kind of mistake, if you ask me. I wanted to kick myself.) But God had other plans and Krista (Hengesh) Breilh (my guest in that conversation) was a total rockstar and said yes to re-recording with me.

It was an amazing convo back in 2018, and it’s quite possible the second time around was even better than the first! Krista has an infectious enthusiasm for life, unwavering devotion to God, and a remarkable ability to fuse practical wisdom with scriptural truths. She is such an encouragement to the dreamer in us all!

Krista shares her journey of facing uncertainty and questioning her own leadership abilities. You’ll appreciate her honesty about the faith necessary to step into what God has called you to do, especially when you don’t know what the results will be (and who ever does!?) 

This episode is a reminder that, as daughters of the King, there is no challenge, doubt, or fear that can limit our potential. Krista motivates us to embrace the journey of faith, take bold steps towards our dreams, and trust that God's promises will be fulfilled.


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