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Knowing the Right Things to Say, with Caroline Newheiser and Cheryl Marshall

Do you have Don't-Know-What-to-Say-Syndrome? Grounded guests Caroline Newheiser and Cheryl Marshall have the cure. They’ll help you learn to be a gracious woman who can bring hope in hard times.

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Episode Notes

When Words Matter Most book by Cheryl Marshall and Caroline Newheiser

“The Power of Words” podcast series

Find out about the Husband Encouragement Challenge


Dannah Gresh: Ever been at a loss for words, so you just blurt something? Anything out? Only to regret it? Yep, me too. I'm Dannah Gresh.

Erin Davis: Oh, I've been there many times. I'm Erin Davis. We're going to give away two things this morning: hope and perspective. And this episode is going to provide the tools you need to know what to say, when you don't know what to say.

Dannah: Yep, it is. Oh, Erin, I should probably confess …

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About the Hosts

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is an author, blogger, and speaker who loves to see women of all ages run to the deep well of God’s Word. She is the author of many books and Bible studies including: 7 Feasts, Connected, Beautiful Encounters, and the My Name Is Erin series. She serves on the ministry team of Revive Our Hearts. When she’s not writing, you can find Erin chasing chickens and children on her small farm in the Midwest.

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

When Dannah Gresh was eight years old, she began praying that God would use her as a Bible teacher for “the nations.” When she sees the flags of many countries waving at a Revive Our Hearts event, it feels like an answer to her prayer.

Dannah is the founder of True Girl which provides tools for moms and grandmothers to disciple their 7–12 year-old girls. On Monday nights, you’ll find Dannah hosting them in her online Bible study. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including Ruth: Becoming a Girl of Loyalty, Lies Girls Believe, and a Bible study for adult women based on the book of Habakkuk. She and her husband, Bob, live on a hobby farm in central Pennsylvania.

Portia Collins

Portia Collins

Portia Collins is a Christian Bible teacher and writer/blogger who enjoys studying and teaching Scripture.  Portia is the founder of "She Shall Be Called" (SSBC), a women’s ministry centered on helping women understand and embrace true biblical womanhood through solid study of God's Word. To learn more about SSBC, visit  Portia and her husband, Mikhail, have a daughter and currently live in the Mississippi Delta. 

About the Guests

Caroline Newheiser

Caroline Newheiser

Caroline Newheiser has a Master of Christian Counseling degree from Reformed Theological Seminary–Charlotte where she is the Assistant Coordinator of Women’s Counseling. She has been a pastor’s wife for over forty years. She and her husband, Jim, have three adult sons and four grandchildren.

Cheryl Marshall

Cheryl Marshall

Cheryl Marshall (MM, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is a pastor's wife, mom, counselor, and Bible teacher. She has over twenty-five years of experience teaching and discipling women, and she currently serves as director of women’s ministries at Founders Baptist Church in Spring, Texas. Cheryl co-authored When Words Matter Most: Speaking Truth with Grace to Those You Love with Caroline Newheiser.