Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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What About My Passive Husband?

Leslie Basham: Shannon Popkin notices a sinful tendency that a lot of husbands and wives fall into.

Shannon Popkin: Our hearts are bent on having and keeping and taking control, and our husband’s bent is often passivity.

Leslie: This is Revive Our Hearts with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, author of Surrender: The Heart God Controls, for Friday, September 29, 2017.

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: We’re continuing our conversation today with Shannon Popkin, who’s a wife, a mom, a blogger.

She blogs sometimes at the True Woman blog. If you don’t follow that blog, you need to. Shannon and many other women contributors write some great posts there for women in every season of life. Go to and look for the True Woman blog. There's lots of great wisdom there.

So, Shannon, you’ve been a part of our ministry for a number of years doing that. You’ve written a book …

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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.