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

  • #149 – Taking Charge of Your Faith – A Chat with Alisa Keeton
    For many of us, with the new year comes our renewed desire to put more energy into caring for our spiritual lives.  We want to pray more, read the Bible more, get closer to God, and experience a great …
  • #148+++ – A Chat with Amena Brown
    We all have Broken Records of some kind that we refuse to play. Narratives that we believed were true about life, love, God, relationships or even ourselves become the melodies that we marched to. Bro …
  • #147 – Taking Charge of Your Year
    It's a new year, and we'd all like to think that we will do things better this year and live our lives to the full — just like we did last year or despite how we did last year.  As we jump …
  • #146 – A She’s Still There Story with Meredith Andrews
    Do you ever feel the tension of honoring your gifts and passions while also trying to live responsibly? I know I do. Whether you are juggling your job and your family, your dreams and your current rea …
  • #145 – A She’s Still There Story with Kim Fredrickson
    What do you do when you conquer one health crisis only to be met by another one? What do you do when you realize you will never get to know your children’s children? How do you face the reality of you …
  • #144+++ – A Chat with Kat Lee
    How would your day change if you got a good start to your morning? Today I’m talking with my good friend Kat Lee! She is passionate about sharing the importance of getting a good start in the morning …
  • #143 – Ask Me Anything (November 2017)
    One of the things I love to do is to answer your questions in an honest and practical way.  So every now and then, I dedicate a podcast to sharing my answers to some of the questions that you have ask …
  • #142 – How to Be Happy When You’re Not – Part 3
    How can you be happy when you aren't honest about the fact that you're hurting? Ouch… that one stings. I can't count the number of times I've not taken the time to pay attention …
  • #141+++ – A Chat with Nicole Johnson
    After having children later in life, Nicole Johnson is simultaneously navigating two difficult roles — raising her kids and caring for her elderly parents. Nicole’s daughter was just 3 years old when …
  • #140 – How to Be Happy When You’re Not – Part 2
    How to be happy when you’re not… And when you have small children that need to be taken care of… And you are doing it on your own because Daddy isn’t around. I’m continuing to explore the idea of what …
  • #138 – How to Be Happy When You’re Not – Part 1
    What do you do if you want to be happy but you’re not?  How do you handle the idea that you should have joy, contentment, and even a smile on your face but you don’t? What do you do if happiness seems …
  • #136- The Magnificent Grace of God – Part 4
    What do you need to know to have freedom through grace? If grace is not only a great gift, but also a gift that should help us walk in freedom, how do we access the freedom that grace provides? Just b …
  • #139+++ – A Chat with Ruth Chou Simons
    What do you do when the vision you had for your life does not match your reality? How do you embrace and navigate the seemingly mundane routines of the hidden years? Is there a difference between self …
  • #137 – A She’s Still There Story with Mary Demuth
    Today, I chat with Mary DeMuth – a raw, genuine, and beautiful soul who has tasted deeply of pain and even deeper of redemption. Mary shares her She’s Still There story with us, and even though she ha …
  • #135 – The Magnificent Grace of God – Part 3
    What do you need to know if you simply aren't growing in grace?  Let me just keep this real for a minute. I need to lose weight.  Seems like I always do.  And it's not for a lack of knowledg …

 
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