Over the Rims of Mugs
Conversations over a cup of coffee or tea are the best! Listen in as Denise Harper is joined by friends, both new & old, as they share stories of courage in the face of adversity, and how to live a life of joy & hope!
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Lindsey Lyons & Sarah Clendening
Friday, February 2, 2024
How do we encourage each other when we are all at different stages of life? Listening and learning is a good way to start. Denise is joined by Lindsey Lyons and Sarah Clendening in this episode to talk about what helps and what hurts young adult women ...
Kim Willey & Kay Strader
Friday, January 5, 2024
Starting a new year can be a fresh, new beginning. It’s a time for setting new goals and prioritizing what God is calling you to in 2024. Denise is joined by Kim Willey and Kay Strader in this episode of Over The Rims of Mugs…and speaking of something ...
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Whether you are filled with joy or you’re feeling as if even a smile is such an effort these days... you will be glad you spent some time listening to this episode of Over The Rims of Mugs with host, Denise Harper, and her guest Season Bowers.
Friday, December 1, 2023
In 2016, Brandi & her husband were pastoring a megachurch ministry, when her husband resigned as pastor and walked away from their marriage of 20 years, leaving her to pick up the pieces, grieve the death of so many dreams she’d had,
Friday, November 3, 2023
Imagine that you were right on the cusp of your career launching and a world-wide epidemic put a pin in it? What is the “secret” ingredient to developing a rich and vibrant relationship with God? Artist/Worship Leader, Natalie Layne,
Friday, October 6, 2023
When God shows up He changes everything! Whether it is a whole new perspective…or a whole new career path…or all of the above. Surrendering to God’s love and His plan for our lives is the beginning of a beautiful, crazy at times,
Friday, September 1, 2023
Peggy Kellers is a Gold Medalist, a National Softball Hall of Fame recipient, a seven-time National & one-time World Champion, and a six-time All-American catcher. She’s served as an Educator and Coach.With a Bachelor’s Degree in Health,
Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Mental illness has touched so many of us, either personally, or through someone that we know and love. The first thing to know is that there IS hope!Melissa LeGates, a retired Master Sgt in the Air Force, served two tours in Iraq and found herself in a...
Friday, July 7, 2023
Whether you are single or married, parenting or dealing with a difficult pregnancy journey, unemployed, working and or serving in ministry, needing courage to boldly share your faith…or you just need some encouragement and love amazing stories of God’s...
Friday, June 2, 2023
When we are struggling in our marriage, sometimes it helps to know we are not alone. And it definitely helps to hear how someone else found victory in the process of healing. Shatera shares this part of her story and how God has helped her and her husb...
Friday, May 5, 2023
Revelations tells us that we overcome by the blood of the Lamb and the word of our testimony. Pastor Bridgette Knoeller shares part of her story of great loss and even greater victory in this episode. Grief and guilt tend to buddy up and when she lost ...
Friday, March 3, 2023
Pam Parsons found herself heartbroken several times over the years and finally gave her singleness to God. When she did, God took her ‘lonely’ away. She said, “when I released what I thought my life should be and let God give it to me…He works it out…a...
Friday, February 3, 2023
Where do you turn when you feel anxious? Broken? What if you love God but you just don’t like yourself?Sandi Brown, Founder & President of JOY FM & BOOST radio stations in St. Louis, MO was experiencing those same feelings and in this episode,
What’s new with YOU?
Friday, January 6, 2023
What’s new with YOU? How often are we asked that question and answer with ‘same old, same old’? Join Denise on a journey to find the “new” that God is doing. She’ll share a couple goals for the year that she’s set for herself that might inspire you to ...
Friday, December 2, 2022
December is a month typically filled with all things joyful. But what if you are struggling to find joy in this season?Denise is joined by a few of her co-workers at The Bridge - Mandy Wallace, Kim Willey, Lindsey Lyons,
Kristin & Julie
Friday, November 4, 2022
Do you need a dose of hope to believe that God will meet you right where you are today? Kristin and Julie are both living testimonies of how God rescues us when we’re desperate and need hope.The redeeming power of Jesus is hard to resist especially whe...
Friday, October 7, 2022
Fox & Friends co-host Ainsley Earhardt shares about how she met Jesus and how God opened the door for her to host the Morning Show on Fox News that is viewed by millions around the world and how she is able to live her faith in front of her viewers.
Friday, September 2, 2022
Have you lost someone you love? How do you handle the heartbreak when hope seems distant? In this episode of ‘Over The Rims of Mugs’ you’ll hear raw, honest conversation as Denise and Sonja both share the connection of sibling loss and how they found h...
Friday, August 5, 2022
What is the value of a true friend? How do you find & develop strong, godly friendships? On this episode Denise and six of her dearest friends share how they became friends, what’s kept them close for more than 30 years,
Friday, June 3, 2022
Abused. Sex-trafficked. Abandoned. That’s how Mandi’s story began. It seemed as though there was little else that could possibly go wrong for her. The enemy tried to silence her…but GOD had a plan for Mandi.
Friday, April 1, 2022
Have you ever met someone and felt an instant connection? That is exactly what happened to me in Houston, TX when I jumped into what I thought was a random Uber ride to the airport!Jasmine Merritt captured my attention and then my heart as I learned ab...
Friday, March 4, 2022
What do you do when you cannot get your 3-year-old to stop saying ‘shut up’? If you’ve parented a toddler you know the struggle!! How do you answer God’s invitation to rest when your schedule is busier than it seems possible?
Friday, February 4, 2022
Can you imagine experiencing your first year of marriage, launching a musical artist career and sustaining through a pandemic all at the same time? That’s a glimpse of Baylor Wilson’s life this past year. We talk about slowing down to keep pace with Go...
Friday, January 7, 2022
What if you could spend a year looking at life through the camera lens of a single word? What if it was a word that God led you to sit with for that year? Gail Betts shares how she began this journey, things God has revealed through the process and the...
Friday, December 17, 2021
Love the song "Goodness of God"?! You'll love this bonus episode of Over The Rims of Mugs with singer, songwriter, worship pastor Jenn Johnson. Jenn shared with me what inspired her to write that song. She also has a brand new book, "All Things Lovely",
Friday, December 3, 2021
Meet the author and artist creative behind the #PrayerJournalForWomen and find out what happens when our talents, passion & faith intersect. Often, God takes us in unexpected directions! Find out what can happen when we are courageous enough to step ou...
Friday, November 5, 2021
This is a story about rejection, abortion, attempted suicide, and hopelessness. But the story doesn’t end there! Rebecca shares her story of redemption and how God can use our story to help point others to real love, real eternal life,
Friday, October 1, 2021
This 30-minute conversation could turn your life around! Jamie Holmes is full of wisdom, grace, and joy. She answers these questions and more: How would we respond to a situation if we were open to God’s perspective on it rather than just our own?
Friday, September 3, 2021
"When are things EVER going to go back to normal???"How many times have we found ourselves saying that?! And are we sure going back to normal is what we really want?Christian artist, songwriter & storyteller Laura Story joined Denise in the studio earl...
Friday, August 6, 2021
How do you live with pain? When your heart’s cry is to just be normal how do you learn to accept your own kind of normal? Why in the world would we want to share our scars? Juanita Clendaniel had physical challenges for as long as she can remember.