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

  • #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 …
  • #184 – Forgiving Others – His Porn Addiction
    For Christians, talking about sex can be awkward, even when the subject is simply about what God intended it to be. So it’s not surprising that for most Christians, the idea of discussing sex addictio …
  • #183+++ – Forgiving Yourself: Recovering Alcohol Addiction
    Addiction—whether it be alcohol addiction or addiction to drugs, porn, food, the internet—is something that countless Christians struggle with, yet it isn’t something that gets talked about in church. …
  • #182 – Forgiving Yourself – Healing From Abortion
    Unforgiveness can be a strong force in our lives. If we choose to hold on to it, over time it will gradually harden our hearts, affecting everything from our actions to our beliefs. We may even begin …
  • #181 – She’s Still Free – Forgiveness
    Have you forgiven yourself? What about the other people in your life that you need to forgive? Have you released them so that YOU are not in chains? Have you mastered the art of letting go so you can …
  • #180 – Staying Awake When Life Hurts
    I've spent the month of July sharing on YouTube about what it means stay awake to your life.  Don't worry. The podcast is not being shut down or neglected.  I just wanted to try something ne …
  • #179 – A She’s Still There Story with Sarah Jakes Roberts
    I find it refreshing to hear stories of women who have not only progressed through life but have made the decision to evolve. One particular woman I know, Sarah Jakes Roberts, embodies what it means t …
  • #178 – Girl Boss Chat with Kariss Farris
    Who is my favorite Girl Boss/Mom Boss? My daughter, Kariss Farris.  Kariss and her husband, Joshua, own a photography business – while also boss-parenting two adorable little people! I think my daught …
  • #177 – Girl Boss Chat with Nicole Walters
    Starting your own business can be a scary! There are so many questions and the number of answers you might find on a Google search of “how to start my own business” is overwhelming. But if you still h …
  • #176 – The Holy Hustle with Crystal Stine
    Does it seem contradictory to hustle and live a holy life? Can a Girl Boss climb the ladder and also care for her body and soul? In this episode with Crystal Stine, we talk about rest, the working wom …
  • #175 – Girl Boss Chat with Christy Wright
    Christy Wright is a Certified Business Coach, a Ramsey Personality and a straight-up girl boss. She is also a best selling author, wife and mom of two boys. Christy’s energy is infectious.  She educat …
  • #174 -Girl Boss Chat with Lara Casey
    Let’s take a look at what it means to be a girl boss! I’m talking to some of my favorite girl bosses to find out how they got started, what their everyday lives actually look like, how they make money …

 
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