Weathering the Storm

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Ryan Stevenson is a singer, songwriter, and Grammy-nominated recording artist behind "Eye of the Storm" and "Speak Life". Raised in rural southern Oregon, Stevenson worked 9 years as a frontline paramedic before his music career took off. With five number 1 singles, a Grammy nomination, Billboard Music Award nomination, a Dove award (2017), ASCAP honors and major tour bills with the likes of TobyMac, MercyMe, and the Newsboys, Ryan Stevenson has already distinguished himself as a rare talent whose unique perspective guides his honest lyrics and sonic sensibilities.

In this "Weathering the Storm" podcast, Ryan gives you a seat next to him as he vulnerably connects with friends, guests and artists as they share their powerful testimonies; their stories about enduring the storms in their lives and how God's faithfulness met them in their darkest moments.

In the eye of the storm, You remain in the control,
In the middle of the war, You guard my soul
You alone are the anchor when my sails are torn
Your love surrounds me in the eye of the storm


Episode Date
Ep 27: Grace in Redemption featuring Rhett Walker
00:20:15

If you feel like your life hasn't gone as expected, then today's episode is for you! Our guest singer/songwriter Rhett Walker shares about his journey from being a pastors kid to getting his girlfriend pregnant in high school. Hear about how God met him in his unintended storms and don't forget to subscribe so you never miss a 'Weathering the Storm' episode! 

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Oct 13, 2021
Ep 26: Over It featuring Kelsey Grimm
00:34:08

Today's episode deserves a warning for mature content, but is really powerful redemption story and sadly indicative of an epidemic across college campuses of sexual assault and alcohol abuse and suicide. Our guest is a pastors daughter with first hand experience of weathering these storms. Don't forget to subscribe now so you never miss any of these important conversations!

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Oct 06, 2021
Ep 25: Meeting Jesus featuring Brian "Head" Welch
00:37:10

This kick off season 3 episode features a dramatic conversion story. Brian Welch was part of the mainstream metal band, KORN that sold over 40 million albums. Brian’s personal storms included bullying, drug addiction and loss of a marriage, but let’s find out what changed when he met Jesus. Don't forget to subscribe now so you never miss a 'Weathering the Storm' episode!

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Sep 29, 2021
Ep 24: God's Never Done With Us
00:29:52

In this season 2 finale Ryan sits down with Mac Powell. Hear one of the most recognizable singing voices in Christian music explain why Third Day ended after their incredble 25 year run, as well as open up about the recent health scare with his wife!

Make sure to listen to the end to find out why Mac gave Ryan a black eye and don't forget to subscribe now so you don't miss the next season of 'Weathering the Storm'!

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Mar 03, 2021
Ep 23: Hope In Front of Me
00:44:39

In this episode Ryan sits down with singer Danny Gokey . Hear about Danny's sruggles through poverty, losing his wife Sophia due to congenital heart disease complications, to being a third-place finalist on season 8 of American Idol. Consider sharing this with someone that's struggling with loss right now!

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Feb 24, 2021
Ep 22: Everything We Have is a Privilege
00:38:05

In this episode Ryan sits down with the president and co-founder of Gotee records, Joey Elwood. Hear about Joey's story from his catholic upbringing, to starting and running a music label with TobyMac.

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Feb 17, 2021
Ep 21: Flirting with Darkness
00:33:36

In this episode Ryan sits down with bestselling author, speaker and pastor Ben Courson. Listen to Ben's story, which is like modern version of Job's, from the loss of his mom and sister to a car accident to the loss of his marriage and brother to cancer. Hear how God generated hope in Ben's life despite severe depression!

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Feb 10, 2021
Ep 20: Crisis of Faith
00:45:18

On this week's episode, Ryan sits down with musician Jason Gray to discuss his desire to live a relentlessly truthful and relentlessly authentic life. Listen in as Jason opens up about how the pain from an unwanted divorce, and subsequent loss of identity, led to the collapse of his faith in God. If you find yourself struggling in your faith, you'll realize you're not alone.

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Feb 03, 2021
Ep 19: Broken Redeemed Restored
00:52:49

In this episode Ryan sits down with a self made man named Jason Biddle. Listen to Jason's powerful transformation story from drug and alcohol addiction to a christian songwriter. Warning, this is a vivid story, but also a redemptive one!

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Jan 27, 2021
Ep 18: Surrendering to God
00:28:15

In this episode Ryan sits down with MLB legend Darryl Strawberry. Hear about Daryl's incredible journey, not only as a baseball player, but the pains of growing up with an alcoholic father and battling his own addiction demons. Strap in for a ride and even share this redemptive story!

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Jan 20, 2021
Ep 17: The Power of a Praying Mother
00:47:35

In this episode Ryan sits down with TobyMac's hype man, as well as a vocalist on the theme song you hear on this podcast, Gabe Patillo. Hear about Gabe's music journey, and the heart ache he's weathered through his parents divorce and what happened through the power of his praying mom!

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Jan 13, 2021
Ep 16: We're In Good Hands
00:47:03

In this episode Ryan sits down with bestselling author, psychotherapist, and master teacher of the Enneagram, Ian Morgan Cron. Hear about Ian's journey, battling addiction and how he become a champion for the self-discovery tool that's helped millions become more aware of who they truly are called the Enneagram. New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

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Jan 06, 2021
Ep 15: Recovery and Redemption
00:54:43

In this episode Ryan sits down with the lead singer of Unspoken, Chad Mattson. Hear about how Chad grew up in the church and a Christian home, yet battled the demons of drugs and alcohol. Lean in and if you know someone who needs it, share this reminder of the power of recovery and the path to redemption! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

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Dec 23, 2020
Ep 14: Wild Journeys To Find Home
00:44:40

In this episode Ryan sits down with the incredibly transperant singer Tasha Layton. Hear about how Tasha circled the globe chasing different religious experiences after being hurt by the church, singing on American Idol and for Katie Perry and how her wild journey lead her straight back to Jesus. Enjoy this reminder of how sometimes we have to walk in circles to move foward! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

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Dec 16, 2020
Ep 13: NEW Season with a Newsboy
00:29:05

Weathering the Storm is back with a new season full of incredible testimonies! In this first episode of season 2 Ryan sits down with one of the biggest names in Christian music history... first as a founding member of DC Talk and now as the lead singer of the Newsboys, Michael Tait.

Hear about how Michael's weathered the storms of growing up in the inner city of D.C. and being a rival of TobyMac, losing his way in L.A. and finding his way into the Newsboys. New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

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Dec 09, 2020
Ep 12: Rock and God's Redeeming Power
00:23:49
In this episode Ryan sits down with the lead singer of Christian rock band Petra John Schlitt. Hear about how John's weathered the storms of isolation from God, and his battle with drugs, alcohol and almost committing suicide. Enjoy this rich episode and conversion story! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
Sep 30, 2020
Ep 11: Oral History of Ryan Stevenson with Bart Millard
01:01:01
In this episode, the lead singer of MercyMe, Bart Millard takes over as host and interviews Ryan Stevenson. Hear about Ryan's journey 'Weathering the Storm' from upbringing in poverty, to his time as a paramedic which lead to his unconventional journey into music. New episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
Sep 23, 2020
Ep 10: The Shack
00:44:24
In this episode Ryan sits down with Paul Young, the author of the number one New York Times best selling book 'The Shack'. Hear about Paul's journey through heartbreak, abuse and trauma eventually leading to the Christmas preset to his kids known as 'The Shack'. Through Paul's story, you'll be reminded of the goodness of God and how he heals and helps us to forgive! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
Sep 09, 2020
Ep 9: The Search for Peace
00:32:12
In this episode, Ryan sits down with the man best known in music as 'Rico Suave' and in movies as Ricky in 'Can't Buy Me Love', Gerardo Mejía. Hear about Gerardo's rise to fame, becoming a pastor, and wake-up call after years of cheating. Through Gerardo's search for peace you'll be reminded of how God is the only one that can truly fill us! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
Sep 02, 2020
Ep 8: The Power of Perserverance
00:26:47
In this episode, Ryan sits down with MLB left fielder and former Boston Red Sox player, Daniel Nava. Hear about Daniel's incredible start in major league baseball, and even more incredible testimony. Through Daniel's journey you'll be reminded of the power of perseverance! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
Aug 26, 2020
Ep 7: Sowing Worship
00:47:38
In this SPECIAL EPISODE, Ryan Stevenson and Rebecca St. James joined forces to be a part of 'The Harvest' simulcast on AccessMore, K-LOVE & AIR1. Hear them share their stories, storms and what it's meant to sow worship in their lives. New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
Aug 19, 2020
Ep 6: Losing To Find It
00:30:19

In this episode, Ryan sits down with the former lead singer of Audio Adrenaline, Mark Stuart. Hear about Mark's heart for Haiti and the storms he's faced through vocal dependance on steroids, and his heart caving in with the loss of his marriage. Through Mark's story you'll be reminded of God's grace in our brokenness! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Aug 12, 2020
Ep 5: Maybe It's Ok
00:43:12

In this episode, Ryan sits down with the lead singer of We Are Messengers, Darren Mulligan. Listen to Darren's amazing Irish accent, and long hard journey including cancer, alcoholism, adultery, violence, anorexia, depression and being rescued by Christ. In this episode you'll hear an unbelievable story of redemption and reminder of God's love as we walk through the storms of life! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Aug 05, 2020
Ep 4: God's Infinite Grace
00:37:55
In this episode, Ryan sits down with writer, producer, and worship leader Steve Fee. They discuss Steve's story, which has become known as a cautionary tale due to his admitted affair, but as you will hear, it's a story of God's infinite grace! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
Jul 29, 2020
Ep 3: The Invitation To Mercy
00:49:15
In this episode, Ryan is joined by Amy Grant. Hear about her journey from childhood, getting a record deal at 16, and the heat of her career highs. Amy also venerably opens up about experiencing God's mercy and how he brought her through the storms of divorce, being blacklisted and accused of not being Christian anymore. New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
Jul 22, 2020
Ep 2: I Can Only Imagine
01:00:29

In this episode, Ryan sits down with the lead singer of MercyMe, Bart Millard. Hear about life before 'I Can Only Imagine', then after the movie ends, as Bart shares how God brought him through the storms in his life. New episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Jul 15, 2020
Ep 1: Hope in Light of Loss
00:41:34
In this episode, Ryan talks with TobyMac about the recent tragic loss of Toby's first born son Truett. Hear the incredibly vulnerable testimony from Toby, and how he has held tightly to his faith, as he'd had to navigate such an intense life-altering storm for his family. Toby's transparency and wisdom are incredibly compelling, as he shares about holding onto God's promises even in the midst of heart breaking uncertainty! New episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!
Jul 08, 2020
Ep 0: Introducing Weathering the Storm
00:01:17
In this podcast Ryan Stevenson will take you on a powerful weekly journey with his friends and musicians like Toby Mac, Amy Grant & Bart Millard about how they've 'weathered the storm' and God has brought them through. The first Episode with Toby Mac starts July 8, subscribe now so you don't miss it!
Jun 29, 2020