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Mennonite Girls in a Modern World

May 26, 2020

We know friendship can be beautiful and good, but why must it also so difficult? 

On Part 2 of The Truth About Friendship, Maria and Melanie continue the discussion on why the world of friendship is both painful and good, and how we can continue to grow while acknowledging the risk that comes with...

May 19, 2020

We've all been there. We thought the friendship was going well until it wasn't. We agonize over how to deal with the conflict. Or perhaps, we simply grew apart. Over 91% of women we asked have lost a friend in their lifetime.

On one hand, friendship can be fun, fulfilling, and life-giving. On the other hand, it can be...

May 12, 2020

Hospitality can be intimidating when you equate it with a picture perfect home and 5 star recipes.

But what if hospitality is simpler than we realize?

On today's show, Maria's sister, Susie Knelsen aka: the Queen of Hospitality, talk about the Biblical principles behind opening our homes, the Mennonite culture that...

May 5, 2020

Shame tells us we are worthless. Shame tells us we are too much or not enough. But mostly, shame tells us that not even God would want to be with us. Shame lies to us every day, but are we even aware of its insidious message?

Join Maria and new co-host, Melanie Salte, as they discuss shame within the Mennonite culture...