Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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A Mother’s Absolute Surrender

Dannah Gresh: For nine years, Francine Perry’s daughter Laura lived as a man. But while the Lord was bringing Laura to the end of herself, Francine said God was also at work in her own heart.

Francine Perry: I mean, God broke me. He totally broke me to where the only place I could turn to was to Him.

Dannah: After surrendering to His will, she now allows the Lord to shape her.

Francine: I picture myself every morning getting on the Potter’s wheel. I show up in His factory. I put myself on the Potter’s wheel and just ask Him to continue to cut away from me everything that’s not like Jesus.

Dannah: Welcome to the Revive Our Hearts podcast with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, author of Choosing Forgiveness, for June 2, 2021. I’m Dannah Gresh.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Today’s program is for anyone who loves a prodigal. It …

Episode Resources

Day of Prayer for the Prodigal

About the Teachers

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the co-host of Revive Our Hearts podcast and the founder of True Girl, a ministry dedicated to providing tools to help moms and grandmas disciple their 7–12-year-old girls. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including a Bible … read more …

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian is an award-winning author, an internationally renowned speaker, and a frequent guest on Revive Our Hearts. She has written more than a dozen books and Bible studies including Conversation Peace and The Right Kind of Strong. … read more …

About the Guest

Laura Perry Smalts

Laura Perry Smalts

Laura Perry Smalts is a former transgender whose message of transformation through Jesus Christ to restore her feminine identity can relate to those who struggle, those who have transitioned, parents and loved ones, and those in the church who want … read more …