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

  • #216 – Using Your Time Well
    Many of us have a lot on our plates — there's more on our plates than any other generation before us. With so much to do and a limited amount of time, how do we pay attention to the things that …
  • #215 – A Love Letter Life
    One of the places that we have the greatest influence is in our relationships, particularly marital relationships. Of course, having a positive influence in any area requires intentionality and hard w …
  • #214 – The Power of Influence
    Webster's dictionary defines influence as “the power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways.” Do you believe you have influence? You might think not, but as Pam Tebow, mo …
  • #213 – Doing the Next Right Thing
    What is it that you want more deeply than anything else? In my previous podcast, I had a conversation with my guest about learning to dream again, because we can become so disappointed by all the drea …
  • #212 – Redeeming Your Dreams
    How do you remain passionate and purposeful in life when you have to cope with the death of a dream? How do you keep living with joy when… The relationship you thought would lead to marriage suddenl …
  • #211 – The Impact of Your Story
    We only have this one life to live. Too many of us go throughout life without paying attention to our stories. We are hesitant to uncover our stories because it's much easier to cover things up a …
  • #210 – Loving Your Life Again
    We all hit unexpected bumps in our life. They are difficult and unpleasant, but we can usually buckle down and get past them. Then there are “bumps” which would be more accurately called mountains; th …
  • #209 – Living as a Healthier You
    Have you ever heard the saying, “When you know better, do better”? Even if you haven’t, you’ve no doubt heard something similar—particularly when it comes to food and dieting. Diet and nutrition (exer …
  • #208 – How to Stay Crazy in Love
    How do you stay crazy in love when your spouse is driving you crazy? It’s often said that opposites attract, and if you look at most marriages, you'll see that's true. But if you've bee …
  • #207 – How to be Wife-Ready
      For the past couple of episodes, we’ve been talking about working on you. After all, it is very important for you to spend time making room for what you love and  being intentional about reaching yo …
  • #206 – The Balancing Act: God & Goals
    I’m sure you’ve often asked yourself, “What is God’s will for my life?” Well, guess what? I know the answer! God’s will is that you both surrender your life to Him AND live on purpose. Now, you may be …
  • #205 – Making Time For What You Love
    When is the last time you felt alive? When you look at your life, does it seem realistic that you can have the time and energy to do what you love? Many of you have told me that you have a constant fe …
  • #204 – Fight for Your Life
    What do you do when you feel lost in your life? Well, the answer is simple.  Notice I didn't say easy. You have to fight. If the life you hope for or dream of seems to be out of your reach or eve …
  • #203 – Choose Joy
    Sadness, depression, or a funk. We use a variety of words to describe how we feel when we don’t feel good, when we feel blah, or when we are experiencing a season of being “out of character”. But what …
  • #202 – Let it Go!
    If you're gonna learn to live well, you're gonna have to learn to let some things go. There is no way around it. To grab hold of the best of life, you have to learn how to let go so that the …

 
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