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

  • #239 – Choosing Joy and Adventure
    Do you struggle with inviting people into your home?  Maybe you’re a person who enjoys hanging out with other people, but you are letting things like an imperfect house, or loads of laundry on the cou …
  • #238 – Embracing Healthy Expectations
    Do you ever feel like the weight of the world’s expectations of you are pulling you down? Do you have a hard time saying “no” to others? Do you often find yourself dwelling on your faults instead of g …
  • #237 – Healed and Made Whole
    What does the future version of you need from you? Often the things we don’t want to do are the things we need to do. We spend so much time battling against our feelings but, as most of us know,  the …
  • #236 – Living Real and Restored
    Have you ever come to the end of a good HGTV episode in disbelief? It’s amazing how a team of people can take a home that looked completely useless and transform it to become better than new. It’s exa …
  • #235 – Fighting For Your Life
    What is a girl to do when she has walked through a difficult physical healing process only to be faced with another round of health concerns more challenging than the first? How does she fight well wh …
  • #234 – Healing Through Rest
    If you are like other women I know, you might be striving, doing, and serving from one activity to the next but never recognizing the signals of burnout your body is giving you. Maybe you’ve been feel …
  • #233 – Living with Intentionality
    As women, we try to make it all happen and give everything on our plate enough time and attention. Sometimes it feels like other women have it all together, and if we only knew how they did it or had …
  • #232 – Getting to Know You
    Have you ever found yourself trying to be your most authentic self, only to find that you are over exhausted from tending to other people? When was the last time you took a minute to check-in with you …
  • #231 – Caring For Your Soul
    I really want to live intentionally, but it’s such a STRUGGLE. Surely I’m not the only person who wants to live with purpose and focus, yet feels like some days I’m just “making it.” I want my life to …
  • #230- Pressing Through Pain
    What do you do when the unexpected pops up and changes your daily routine?  A lot of us may complain and give the unplanned the power to ruin the rest of our day, maybe even the rest of our week!  You …
  • #229- How to Grow Spiritually
    As Christians, we all know that we need to commit to reading and understanding the Bible. But many of us find that, for whatever reason, we don’t read the Bible nearly as much as we’d like, let alone …
  • #228- Knowing Your Identity
    What is the story that you tell about yourself?  What lies are you believing? If you’re like most people, you define yourself based on your struggles, your shortcomings, and even your successes. But d …
  • #227- Celebrating She’s Still There
    How did I get here? This is a question we all have or will ask ourselves. In honor of the two year birthday of She’s Still There, I sat down and had a short conversation with my Sister Circle – my mom …
  • #226- A She’s Still There Story for Wynter Pitts
    My cousin Wynter, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly a year ago. I can't believe that it's been a whole year. Time passes so quickly if we are not intentional about slowing it down. So wh …
  • #225- Bravely Embracing Change
    Sometimes it’s not that you are lost, it’s just that you are finding a different angle in your life. Have you ever had a desire that God has placed within you? One that you haven’t acted on because yo …

 
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