Revive Our Hearts Podcast

The House of Meanness

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: As a young teenager, Dorie Van Stone heard these words of rejection from her mother.

Dorie Van Stone: She said, "I want to tell you something, if I could have destroyed her before she was ever born I would have done it. If you make me take her, I'm going to get rid of her."

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: Dorie didn't despair. Today, we'll find out why.

Leslie Basham: It's Wednesday, July 9. This is Revive Our Hearts with Nancy Leigh DeMoss. Here's Nancy.

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: We're listening this week to the story of Dorie Van Stone, a woman who as a little girl was abandoned by her mother and sent to an orphanage where she experienced enormous abuse and neglect.

As we pick up with her story today, she is being sent to the first of a series of foster homes where she is going to …

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About the Teacher

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than five million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.