Episode 259: Finding God In Hard Times

Apr 8, 2024 | Guest Interview, Steady On


Why do we pull away from Bible study when life gets stressful?

When Lori Ann Wood was diagnosed with a chronic heart condition, it turned her world upside down. In this episode, she talks with Angie about that difficult season, what it taught her about her faith, and the importance of staying connected to God through His Word.


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Facebook: @livesteadyon

Instagram: @angiebaughman421

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Having discovered a serious heart condition almost too late, Lori Ann Wood writes to encourage others to embrace their deep faith questions along the detours of life. Lori Ann has won the Frederick Buechner Narrative Essay Award as well as awards from the Evangelical Press Association and Write His Answer Ministries. Her work has been published in numerous print and online venues, including The New York Times, The Christian Century magazine, Just Between Us Magazine, The Joyful Life Magazine, Bella Grace Magazine, Pepperdine University Press, and Truly Magazine. Lori Ann lives with her husband in an empty nest in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains.

Lori Ann’s book, “Divine Detour: The Path You’d Never Choose Can Lead to the Faith You’ve Always Wanted” can be found here:



If you find yourself giving God the silent treatment, download Lori Ann’s free guide, 5 Prayers & Promises When You Can’t Talk to God:



Angie mentioned “Jesus Calling” by Sarah Young

Lori Ann mentioned the YouVersion app


Theme music:

Glimmer by Andy Ellison

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