The GraceLaced Podcast with Ruth Chou Simons

By Ruth Chou Simons + GraceLaced Co.

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Let’s discover, together, how God’s grace intersects our everyday lives! GraceLaced Co. has always been about helping you turn your gaze to beauty and truth, and this podcast is designed to do the same as we tune our hearts to God’s transforming grace. Join GraceLaced founder, Ruth Chou Simons, and her co-host Eve Stipes (with special appearances from GraceLaced Team!) in this weekly podcast, as they discover grace, laced in every day, and talk about cultivating growth in every season.

Episode Date
S3 | Start Where You Are Trailer
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Season 3 of The GraceLaced Podcast with Ruth Chou Simons is coming August 24th and we don't want you to miss it! 

Aug 03, 2022
BONUS | Ruth Reflects on 15 Years of the GraceLaced Blog
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Did you know that the entire GraceLaced brand actually began with a blog that Ruth started 15 years ago? Listen in on this special bonus episode and hear the story only God, in His faithfulness, could have written!

First blog post:
Pretty Book Issues

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Jul 14, 2022
S2 | BONUS The Team Weighs In on Everyday Habits
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The GraceLaced team (well, most of them) is in the house for this special bonus episode! Listen in as the team discusses how exploring everyday habits for spiritual growth has impacted their walks with the Lord. You won't want to miss the wisdom and encouragement they share!

Resources mentioned:
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald S. Whitney

Scripture mentioned:
Colossians 3:22-23
1 Kings 19:9-18

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Season 2 | Everyday Habits for Spiritual Growth

Jun 29, 2022
S2 | E8 Don't Walk Alone
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There's no question that each of the habits we've tackled in season 2 happen best in the context of community. Grab a cup of coffee and listen in on today's conversation about what it looks like to invite others into your walk with Jesus for the purpose of spiritual growth.

Partner Resources:
With more than 400,000 readers of this Christian classic, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will become a field guide toward Christlikeness for your spiritual journey. Start reading Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life now.

Resources mentioned:
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald S. Whitney

Additional resources:
Find Your People by Jennie Allen

Scripture mentioned:
Hebrews 10:23-25
Hebrews 3:13
Proverbs 27:17

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Season 2 | Everyday Habits for Spiritual Growth

Jun 08, 2022
S2 | E7 Absence Makes the Heart Grow...Stronger
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You've heard that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but today Ruth and Eve are talking about the spiritual habit of fasting and how sometimes, absence can actually make the heart grow stronger.

Regardless of your experience with fasting, today's honest conversation is meant to encourage your walk with Jesus!

Partner Resources:
With more than 400,000 readers of this Christian classic, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will become a field guide toward Christlikeness for your spiritual journey. Start reading Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life now.

Resources mentioned:
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald S. Whitney
The 40 Day Sugar Fast by Wendy Speake
The 40 Day Social Media Fast by Wendy Speake

Scripture mentioned:
Matthew 6:16-18

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Season 2 | Everyday Habits for Spiritual Growth

Jun 01, 2022
S2 | E6 Using What You Already Have
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Time, money, resources, and the gifts we’ve been given are amazing tools, but it’s way too easy to waste them if we’re not intentional. Join us today as we unpack what it means to be a steward and how to use what we’ve been given in a way that honors God.

Partner Resources:
With more than 400,000 readers of this Christian classic, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will become a field guide toward Christlikeness for your spiritual journey. Start reading Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life now.

Resources mentioned:
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald S. Whitney
The Treasure Principle: Discovering the Secret of Joyful Giving by Randy Alcorn

Scripture mentioned:
Matthew 25
Proverbs 27:1
Matthew 6:34

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Season 2 | Everyday Habits for Spiritual Growth

May 25, 2022
S2 | E5 Worthy of Your Full Attention
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What kinds of things do you give your full attention to? And how do you make it happen? In today's conversation, Ruth and Eve are talking about the power of silence and solitude to help us give our full attention to Christ.

Whether you're an introvert who loves the idea or an extrovert who gets nervous at the idea, today's conversation is designed to give you some practical thoughts about using silence and solitude to grow spiritually.

Partner Resources:
With more than 400,000 readers of this Christian classic, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will become a field guide toward Christlikeness for your spiritual journey. Start reading Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life now.

Resources mentioned:
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald S. Whitney

Scripture mentioned:
Mark 1:35
Luke 4:42
Matthew 4:1

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Season 2 | Everyday Habits for Spiritual Growth

May 18, 2022
S2 | E4 We Don't Have To, We Get To
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Serving one another doesn't necessarily come naturally for most of us, but it is something we're called to do as believers...so how can we cultivate a heart of service? Join us today for a really practical discussion about what it means to serve others as a spiritual discipline.

Partner Resources:
With more than 400,000 readers of this Christian classic, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will become a field guide toward Christlikeness for your spiritual journey. Start reading Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life now.

Resources mentioned:
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald S. Whitney

Scripture mentioned:
Philippians 2:3-7
Mark 10:24-25

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Season 2 | Everyday Habits for Spiritual Growth

May 11, 2022
S2 | E3 Take Heart, Make Note
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Are you a notetaker? Does writing something down help you remember it? Join Ruth and Eve as they are diving deep and having an honest chat while tackling the everyday habit of journaling for the purpose of spiritual growth and formation.

Resources mentioned:
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald S. Whitney
WayMaker by Ann Voskamp
Why Does John Piper Journal? Interview
GraceLaced Journals + Notebooks
ESV Prayer Journals

Scripture mentioned:
Deuteronomy 6:12
Isaiah 46:9
Psalm 103:2
John 14:26

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Season 2 | Everyday Habits for Spiritual Growth

May 04, 2022
S2 | E2 Think About It All Day Long
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The Bible talks about meditating on God's Word, but what does that really mean? And how can you start doing it? Join Ruth and Eve as they explore what meditating on and memorizing God's Word looks like as a spiritual habit.

Resources mentioned:
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald S. Whitney
Preach To Yourself Deck
Dwell Differently Tattoos

Additional resources:
Read It, See It, Say It, Sing It by Hunter Beless

Scripture mentioned:
Psalm 1:1-3
Romans 8
1 Peter 3:14-16
John 1:1

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Season 2 | Everyday Habits for Spiritual Growth

Apr 27, 2022
S2 | E1 The Best Convo of Your Day
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If you've ever struggled to develop a habit of prayer or wondered if you were doing it right, we hope this conversation between Ruth and Eve encourages you to press on! Join us for a discussion about everyday habits for spiritual growth all season long.

Resources mentioned:
ESV Prayer Journal: 30 Days on the Gospel by ESV Bibles by Crossway, Erika Allen, Ruth Chou Simons
ESV Prayer Journal: 30 Days on Humility by ESV Bibles by Crossway, Erika Allen, Ruth Chou Simons
When Strivings Cease by Ruth Chou Simons
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald S. Whitney

Scripture mentioned:
Colossians 4:2
1 Thessalonians 5:16
Psalms
Romans 8:26-29

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Season 2 | Everyday Habits for Spiritual Growth

Apr 20, 2022
S1 | E8 Rest is Productive
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It's definitely countercultural and it may seem counterintuitive, but what if rest really can be productive? Listen in as Ruth and Eve talk about recognizing our limitations and learning to trust God and His faithfulness more than ourselves.

Resources mentioned:
Ten Words to Live By by Jen Wilkin
GraceLaced by Ruth Chou Simons
Beholding and Becoming by Ruth Chou Simons

Scripture mentioned:
Luke 10:38-42

From the GraceLaced Blog:
Dear Mom Who Refuses to Rest

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Season 1 | Simons Says

Mar 09, 2022
S1 | E7 Grace Fuels What Striving Cannot
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If you've ever tried to do something so perfectly that it wore you out or worked really hard to succeed at a task and found the end result disappointing... this conversation is for you. Today, Ruth and Eve are unpacking what the identity that God's grace supplies and what it looks like to operate out of that identity.

Resources mentioned:
When Strivings Cease by Ruth Chou Simons
Truthfilled by Ruth Chou Simons
New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional by Paul David Tripp

Scripture mentioned:
Ephesians 2:8-10
Ephesians 1
Colossians
Romans 8:31

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Season 1 | Simons Says

Mar 02, 2022
S1 | E6 We Become What We Behold
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If what we chase shapes our race, then the object our affections really matters! Join Ruth and Eve for a conversation about what "beholding" even means, what we're made to behold, and some practical thoughts about orienting our hearts toward Christ.

Resources mentioned:
Beholding and Becoming by Ruth Chou Simons
Truthfilled and Truthfilled for Teens by Ruth Chou Simons

Scripture mentioned:
2 Corinthians 3:18

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Season 1 | Simons Says

Feb 23, 2022
S1 | E5 Motherhood is Sanctifying
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Don't let the title throw you off—this episode isn't only for moms! Listen in as Ruth and Eve discuss what it looks like to embrace weakness when you have to steward the hard tasks God has given you, whether it's motherhood, a career, a relationship, or a season that feels like it will never end. In every stage of life, God gives us hard tasks as an opportunity to see His faithfulness on display.

Scripture mentioned:
2 Corinthians 12:9-10

IG posts:
#motherhoodissanctifying

From the GraceLaced Blog:
He's Not Through With Us Yet... When Motherhood is Sanctifying

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Season 1 | Simons Says

Feb 16, 2022
S1 | E4 Preach to Yourself
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We've all been there—anxious thought swirling, feeling ill-equipped for the task before us, caught in a cycle of crazy thought patterns we just can't seem to break. Today, Ruth and Eve dive into what it means to "preach to yourself" and why the content of what you're telling youself makes all the difference.

Resources mentioned:
Spiritual Depression: Its Causes and Cures by Martin Lloyd Jones
Fields of Joy by Ruth Chou Simons
Garden of Truth by Ruth Chou Simons
Truthfilled and Truthfilled for Teens by Ruth Chou Simons
When Strivings Cease by Ruth Chou Simons
The Discipline of Grace by Jerry Bridges

Scripture mentioned:
Psalm 42
Psalm 103

From the GraceLaced Blog:
Preach To Yourself
Preaching to Your Anxious Heart in the Night
Noise Canceling Truths

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Season 1 | Simons Says

Feb 09, 2022
S1 | E3 You Don't Have to Be Blooming to Be Growing
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If you've ever envied someone else's success or season, longing for the blooms in her garden instead of your own, this episode is for you! Listen in as Ruth and Eve discuss what it looks like to rest securely in God's timing for growth, fruit, and blooms... and why it matters.

Resources mentioned:
GraceLaced by Ruth Chou Simons

IG Posts referenced:
"You're still growing..."
"God has purpose..."

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Season 1 | Simons Says

Feb 02, 2022
S1 | E2 Worship Before Service
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In today's episode, Ruth and Eve discuss Ruth's "3 words" for 2022 (she couldn't pick just one!) and why we have to be intentional about worship and BEING with the Lord before we DO things for Him.  Listen in as they talk about what God's Word has to say about worship, why it matters, and how they are #StartingWithOneSmallThing to point their hearts to truth today.

Resources mentioned:
How to Worship Jesus Christ by Joseph Carroll

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Season 1 | Simons Says

If you loved this episode, and want more content that helps you apply the gospel to your every day life, check out the most recent issue of GraceLaced Quarterly!

Jan 26, 2022
S1 | E1 Why GraceLaced?
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Join Ruth and Eve in this inaugural episode of The GraceLaced Podcast! Learn how GraceLaced started, how Eve came to be part of the GraceLaced team, and the heart behind the this first season.

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Season 1 | Simons Says

If you loved this episode, and want more content that helps you apply the gospel to your every day life, check out the most recent issue ofGraceLaced Quarterly!

Jan 19, 2022
The GraceLaced Podcast with Ruth Chou Simons Trailer
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 It's happening! Hear co-hosts Ruth Chou Simons and Eve Stipes of GraceLaced Co. team share the vision for this exciting new podcast project! 

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Jan 08, 2022