Christian Travelers’ Network
CTN 179: Update On Our Online Platform

CTN 179: Update On Our Online Platform

November 2, 2022

You have been seeking a Christian community where you can be understood and supported while you are traveling. A safe place to make Christian friends from around the world! In this weeks episode, I update you on how very close we are to launching the site - and share that in honor of that we will be slowing down the podcast over the next couple of weeks. I want to put more time and energy into creating useful resources for this platform before it launches.

To connect with our online community, and access our worship around the world directory, please visit: www.ChristianTravelers.net

Thank you for your ongoing prayers, hitting the subscribe button, and leaving a review. Until next time - safe travels and God Bless.

CTN 178: Finding Friends on Mission with David & Heather Counsellor

CTN 178: Finding Friends on Mission with David & Heather Counsellor

October 26, 2022

Is God calling you to uproot your life and move overseas? Whether its a short term visit or long term life - the idea of leaving family and friends can be intimidating. There are many unknowns and the idea of creating friends in another country can leave us second guessing. While Heather and David are facing many of these unknowns as they head off to Ireland - they also believe that God will bring them many close friendships. Hear how they are preparing for the move and discover how you can also intentionally seek out those friendships!
If you would like to connect with them , please visit their Facebook page, Counsellors on Mission. Or you can offer additional support here.
Please subscribe and share this episode with a friend. If you liked this episode, I highly encourage you to check out episode 59: Missions & Marriage with Rachel Ampong and episode 28: Mike Snyder & Short Term Missions.
To connect with our online community, and access our worship around the world directory, please visit: www.ChristianTravelers.net
Thank you for your ongoing prayers, hitting the subscribe button, and sharing this with a friend. Until next time - safe travels and God Bless.

CTN 177: Accountability For Porn & Complaining with Kent Dickerson

CTN 177: Accountability For Porn & Complaining with Kent Dickerson

October 19, 2022

What are you addicted to? Complaining? Being center stage? Drugs? Porn? Whatever it may be, Kent offers some encouragement as he shares his own story of seeking the Lord to overcome porn and complaining. He has been blessed to travel internationally for over 19 years - and he explains how he intentionally seeks support communities and accountability while he continues his journey.

If you would like to connect with Kent , please visit his website, purchase his book on Amazon, or connect with him on social media.

Please subscribe and share this episode with a friend. If you liked this episode, I highly encourage you to check out episode 16: living with a family abroad with Susan Whitehead or episode 175: building friendships while traveling with Ann Taylor McNiece

To connect with our online community, and access our special budgeting sheet, please visit: www.ChristianTravelers.net
Thank you for your ongoing prayers, hitting the subscribe button, and sharing this with a friend. Until next time - safe travels and God Bless.

CTN 176 : Travelers Finding A Grief Community with Julie Spears

CTN 176 : Travelers Finding A Grief Community with Julie Spears

October 12, 2022

Grief can be incredibly isolating. It can leave us feeling like a totally different person that we used to be and we may find ourselves wondering if our old friends will be able to relate to us anymore. But the Lord doesn't want us to walk through grief alone. In this episode, Julie Spears, a paddle boarding instructor and kidney disease grief coach, shares how to find community, use travel to grow, and rely on the Lord in this season.

If you would like to connect with Julie, please visit her websites: www.JuleZ30A.com and www.juliespears.com.

Please subscribe and share this episode with a friend. If you liked this episode, I highly encourage you to check out episode 52: Processing Grief During Covid-19 and episode 68: Creating Christian Community.

To connect with our online community, and access our special budgeting sheet, please visit: www.ChristianTravelers.net
Thank you for your ongoing prayers, hitting the subscribe button, and sharing this with a friend. Until next time - safe travels and God Bless.

CTN 175 : Building Friendships While Traveling with Ann Taylor McNiece

CTN 175 : Building Friendships While Traveling with Ann Taylor McNiece

October 5, 2022

"Friendship takes a lot of work." Have you ever found yourself saying this? Or found yourself questioning why it's so hard to connect with others on your adventures? Ann Taylor McNiece, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, joins us in this episode to unpack some of the tools we can use to deepen friendships and why it matters for our mental health.

If you would like to connect with Ann, please check out her podcast: The Soul Grit Podcast. www.soulgritresources.com

Please subscribe and share this episode with a friend. If you liked this episode, I highly encourage you to check out episode 170: Making Friendships on the Road and episode 37: Worshiping On Your Commute with Shannon Davis.

To connect with our online community, and access our special budgeting sheet, please visit: www.ChristianTravelers.net
Thank you for your ongoing prayers, hitting the subscribe button, and sharing this with a friend. Until next time - safe travels and God Bless.

CTN 174: 23 Ways To Save Money On Travel

CTN 174: 23 Ways To Save Money On Travel

September 28, 2022

Whether it's in the planning stage or once the trip has begun, we all are looking for ways to stretch our money the extra mile. Or to one more excursion. That's why I pulled together my 23 best tips to help you save money on your next adventure. We will cover options from accommodation to transportation, meals, excursions, and more! If you have any other suggestions, please don't hesitate to share!

Please subscribe and share this episode with a friend. If you liked this episode, I highly encourage you to check out episode 172: How To Create A Travel Budget and episode 173: ????? with Mathew???

To connect with our online community, and access our special budgeting sheet, please visit: www.ChristianTravelers.net
Thank you for your ongoing prayers, hitting the subscribe button, and sharing this with a friend. Until next time - safe travels and God Bless.

CTN 173: Affordable Travel with with Mathew Backholer

CTN 173: Affordable Travel with with Mathew Backholer

September 21, 2022

Think visiting 40 countries is super expensive? The truth is that it can be an affordable experience. Mathew Backholer, from ByFaith Media, joins us to talk about different ways that he saves while traveling on mission. From learning to haggle with sellers to finding inexpensive accommodations - Mathew shares what methods he has used and how his adventures have brought him closer to the Lord.

You can connect with Mathew on the ByFaith Media website: https://byfaith.org/

To connect with our online community, and access our special budgeting sheet, please visit: www.ChristianTravelers.net If you liked this episode, please check out episode 172: How To Create a Vacation Budget and episode 20: How Generosity impacts Travel

Thank you for your ongoing prayers, hitting the subscribe button, and sharing this with a friend. Until next time - safe travels and God Bless.

CTN 172: How To Create A Vacation Budget

CTN 172: How To Create A Vacation Budget

September 14, 2022

Whether you are intimidated by numbers and budgeting or you realized you spent a little too much on your last vacation - this episode will help you get the most out of your money. We will walk through the four steps, hand in hand, to make your next vacation budget a piece of cake - or pie!

If you liked this episode, I highly encourage you to check out episode 113: 6 Tips to Be A Financially Wise Christian Traveler or episode 11: How To Budget for your travels.

To connect with our online community, and access our special budgeting sheet, please visit: www.ChristianTravelers.net

Thank you for your ongoing prayers, hitting the subscribe button, and sharing this with a friend. Until next time - safe travels and God Bless.

CTN 171 : Using Photos To Remember God’s Role In Travel with Brenda Esdohr

CTN 171 : Using Photos To Remember God’s Role In Travel with Brenda Esdohr

September 7, 2022

What do you do with your photos after a trip? Do they get lost in the cloud forever - or do they tell stories of God for coming generations? Brenda Esdohr, a full time RVer and photo fanatic believes that preserving memories for the coming generations is one the best gifts that we can pass on. In this episode, she shares how to turn things into digital memories, how to attach stories to those moments, and what God says about remembering our past.

If you would like to connect with Brenda, check out her website, Preserving Memories. www.preservingmemorylane.org

To connect with our online community, sign up for our email list by visiting: www.ChristianTravelers.net

Thank you for your ongoing prayers, hitting the subscribe button, and sharing this with a friend. Until next time - safe travels and God Bless.

CTN 170: Making Friendships On The Road

CTN 170: Making Friendships On The Road

August 31, 2022

They never told us making friends would be a challenge. Growing up, making friends was easy - we were stuck in the same classes with the same people or we lived in the same dorms. Now? Thanks to the pandemic was may be working remotely and have more freedom to travel, but the cost can be seen in the increased difficulty to make friendships. We may have a great conversation with someone we meet - but how do we move from acquaintances to friends? And if they don't agree with you on everything - does that take friendship off the table? In this episode - we will unpack these nuances and take a closer look at how Jesus befriended others.

If you liked this episode, I highly encourage you to check out episode 166: An Online Platform Christian Travelers.

To connect with our online community, sign up for our email list by visiting: www.ChristianTravelers.net

Thank you for your ongoing prayers, hitting the subscribe button, and sharing this with a friend. Until next time - safe travels and God Bless.

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