The Prepare Podcast


A Salvation Army podcast for women: Join us as women of faith and in ministry share their experiences and wisdom to prepare and equip us in our faith, pursuits, and callings.

Host: Heather Hanton

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The Prepare Podcast Episode 65:

Chrissy Matthews

Welcome to Episode 65 of our podcast! Our guest on this episode is Chrissy Matthews. Chrissy is a registered nurse, a wife, and a mom to eight children – four biological, three adopted, and one foster! Listen as she shares from her heart their journey through foster care and adoption. You will be touched by her story and inspired to reach out with the love of Jesus to the foster families in your community who may need support and encouragement.

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I hope you enjoy this episode!



Check out all of our Podcasts below!

Episode 64: Sabrina Kemper

Episode 63: Lt. Amanda Hosheit

Episode 62: Major Katherine Clausell (re-release)

Episode 61: Peggy McGee

Episode 60: Sarah Micula

Episode 59: Jill Snelson

Episode 58: Captain Katherine Clausell

Episode 57: Robin Smith

Episode 56: Major Jolene Hull

Episode 55: Colonel Deslea Maxwell

Episode 54: Major Stephanie Sawka

Episode 53: Major Cassandra DeJesus

Episode 52: Cassie Hull

Episode 51: Jennifer Shaw

Episode 50: Brigitte Ferguson

Episode 49: Heather Hanton

Episode 48: Major Janelle Gonzalez

Episode 47: Captain Aimee Norton

Episode 46: Captain Tammy Whitney 

Episode 45: Major Gail Aho

Episode 44: Captain Lynn Lopez

Episode 43: Katy Engle

Episode 42 – Captain Bersabe Vera

Episode 41 – Captain Kelsie Moreno

Episode 40 – Lt. Colonel Patty Richardson 

Episode 39 – Barb Higgins

Episode 38 – Major Tricia Taube

Episode 37 – Bonnie Camarda

Episode 36 – Commissioner Heidi Bailey

Episode 35 – Amy Williams

Episode 34 – Commissioner Jolene Hodder

Episode 33 – April Foster of OTHERS Trade for Hope

Episode 32 – Tasha Morrison

Episode 31 – Jo Saxton

Episode 30 – Nikole Lim

Episode 29 – Kristin Schell of the Turquoise Table

Episode 28 – Colonel Janice Howard

Episode 27 -Sharon Irving

Episode 26 – Katelyn Beaty

Episode 25 – Danielle Strickland rerelease

Episode 24 – Major Julie Aren

Episode 23 – Commissioner Heidi Bailey

Episode 22 – Commissioner Carol Seiler

Episode 21 – Captain Nikki Hughes

Episode 20 – Pilar Dunning

Episode 19 – Captain Lisa Barnes

Episode 18 – Major Deb Sjogren

Episode 17 – Commissioner Polly Shoults

Episode 16 – Lt. Col. Marilyn Arnold

Episode 15 – Courtney Rose

Episode 14 – Captain Mary Kim

Episode 13 – Colonel Janet Munn & Lt. Olivia Munn-Shirsath

Episode 12 – Chris Shay

Episode 11 – Courtney Rose

Episode 10 – Nikole Lim

Episode 9 – Aux/Captain Ketsia Diaz

Episode 8 – Linda Himes

Episode 7 – Sara Johnson

Episode 6 – Courtney Rose

Episode 5 – Emily Aukes & Eric Himes

Episode 4 – Sarah Micula

Episode 3 Karen Young & Captain Nancy Azajue

Episode 2 – Dr. Karen Hurula

Episode 1 – Major Danielle Strickland