On today’s episode, we’re talking all about how to transform pain into purpose and how God can bring comfort to even the most painful moments. We welcome Davey and Kristi Blackburn to the podcast who run a ministry called “Nothing is Wasted”. Davey shares his story of how he lost his late wife to tragedy and overall how hope brought healing to Him. Both Kristi and Davey also share about how they met, how God brought them together, and the implications of dating after being widowed and dating as a single parent.
Could you share a little bit about how your podcast came to be?
How did you guys meet?
What are some things that helped you to build trust in the midst of the dating process?
Davey, you didn’t tell Kristi you loved her until dating her for 9 months. Could you 2 share a little bit more about why it was important for you two to take it slow?
What is your final nugget of dating advice/what advice would you give to someone who has trauma in their past when it comes to dating?
“Life is a continual process. We’re in progress when it comes to our sanctification and our healing.” -Davey
“If you cannot have an open hand you’re not gonna be able to trust and depend on God’s next step for you.” - Kristi
“Love is not a feeling or an emotion. It’s a decision and it’s a decision for commitment”- Davey
Davey is a writer, speaker, pastor, and podcaster. He is the creator of the Pain to Purpose Course and author of Nothing is Wasted: A true story of hope, forgiveness, and finding purpose in pain (Releasing Jan 2022) and The Pain to Purpose 42-Day Devotional. Kristi is a Physician Assistant who became a stay at home mom and now online wellness coach. She is a co-author of root + marrow cookbook, a collection of allergy-friendly, whole-food, full-flavored recipes for busy families. Her passion is empowering people to take back their health using food as medicine by addressing how they interact with the eight dimensions of wellness. Davey and Kristi founded Nothing is Wasted Ministries to help people partner with God to take back their story. They live in Indianapolis, IN with their three kids, Natalia, Weston, and Cohen and their two dogs, Charlie and Henry.
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