Chrystal’s Chronicles with Chrystal Evans Hurst

Real. Authentic. Transparent. Thoughts on faith, family, food, fitness, and fun. “I’m a… Jesus girl. Wife. Mom. Writer. Speaker. Singer. Homeschooler. Bibliovore. Techie. Hopeless Romantic. Starbucks Junkie. Foodie. Fashion Newbie. Runner Wannabe. Sweet Tea Connoisseur. …and a lover of all things that refresh.”

About Chrystal Evans Hurst

Chrystal Hurst is an energetic, fun-loving “girl-next-door” who loves to encourage other women in fulfilling their full potential in Christ. Chrystal firmly believes God’s promise in Jeremiah 29:11, “I know the plans that I have for you…” and she desires to help other Christian women believe and apply that truth to their lives.
Chrystal is a gifted writer, speaker, and worship leader. Being the eldest child of Dr. Tony and Lois Evans, Chrystal been surrounded by the Word of God her entire life. As a member of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship, Chrystal assists her mom in leading the women’s ministry and loves to encourage women toward a deeper relationship with the Lord. Chrystal has recently co-authored a book, Kingdom Woman, with her dad. You can also find Chrystal writing on her blog—Chrystal’s Chronicles—where she poignantly reflects her thoughts about her faith and day-to-day experiences.

Most importantly, Chrystal is a dedicated wife and homeschooling mother of five. She considers herself to be the COO (Chief Operating Officer) of the Hurst household. Chrystal and her husband, Jessie reside in a small town just outside of Dallas, Texas.

Latest Episodes

  • #199 Singled Out – Celebrating the Holidays Well
    The holiday season is upon us! I can feel the shift; the weather is changing, the smell of fresh pine and peppermint is on the rise and ya’ll, I have already seen Christmas trees. Fully decorated Chri …
  • 198 – Thriving During the Holidays
    It’s officially November, which means the holiday season is upon us! It’s a joyous time for a lot of us as we gather to celebrate with family and friends. However, if you’re anything  like me, this se …
  • 197 – A Chat with Brittany Null
    Listen ya’ll,  sometimes, life just happens. Eventually, we all find ourselves in unexpected, painful moments — whether it is being laid off of work, experiencing sudden health issues, losing of a lov …
  • 196 +++ – A Chat with Jackie Hill Perry
    In our rapidly-changing Western culture, all women at some point find themselves asking: What is my role? What does it mean to be a “woman”? Christian women in particular struggle to reconcile what cu …
  • 195- The Skin I’m in – Arielle Estoria
    What does it really mean to feel good in your body? We are all different shapes and sizes, and what works for one woman might not necessarily work for the other. You and I  are responsible for taking …
  • +++193- Ekemini Uwan – Bonus Episode
    Many of us, in one way or another, have fallen asleep to the reality of the culture we live in. It’s almost unavoidable. After all, the beliefs and assumptions of our culture (whatever culture that ma …
  • 194- The Skin I’m in – Michelle Lewings
      Have you ever found yourself wondering: What is it that makes you, you? Psalm 139:19 states that it is God who makes you who you are: he made all the delicate, inner parts of your body and knit you …
  • #192- The Skin I’m In – Morgan Harper Nichols
    When we look around at the world we live in, it’s evident how intentional and detailed God was when he designed it—the colors, the temperatures, the incredible variety of living beings, the seasons, a …
  • #191 – A Chat with Margot Starbuck
    Are you comfortable in your own skin? What does it mean to be comfortable in your own skin anyway?  Does it mean you love your physical body?  Does it mean to be at ease with the core of who you are? …
  • #190+++ – When Your Kid is Hurting with Kevin Leman
    What to do when your kid is hurting? Sometimes as parents we don’t know the right words to say to our kids when they experience rough times. I’m here to tell you, I’ve been there – we’ve all been ther …
  • #189 – A Chat on Discipline with Mahisha Dellinger
    Have you ever felt as if your life experiences disqualified you from achieving your goals?  Well, you aren’t alone in that. I hear from women all the time who wonder if it is still possible to reach t …
  • #188 – A Chat on Contentment with “The Nester”
    When it comes to decorating their homes, most people I know tend to think of it at best as something fun but low on their list of priorities, and at worst, as something inessential—and maybe even shal …
  • #187 – A Chat on Balance
    "I'm overwhelmed." "There's too much going on in my life right now." "I'm trying to find balance." Have you ever found yourself saying any of those phrases …
  • #185+++ – Unexpected Places with Anthony Evans
      I had the opportunity to talk with my brother on YouTube Live about his new book, Unexpected places. You can listen to the replay on my podcast or watch the replay on YouTube   Highlights from Today …
  • #186 – Authority with Priscilla Shirer
    Five years from now, what will you wish you had done with what you have now? You have power and God has given you the authority to use it, but are you using it? Has the authority you have access to cu …

 
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