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“Lifting Your Spirit with Sarah Taylor” offers a chance to go a little deeper with our listener together: What is my purpose? Am I enough? Who is God and what are His plans for me? Mixed with music and stories/interviews, listener interaction, Sarah’s heart for the SPIRIT family, together we acknowledge that there are not easy, one-size-fits-all answers for life’s bigger questions. “Lifting Your Spirit with Sarah Taylor” will share in both celebrations and disappointments. Most of all, it’s a nightly reminder that you’re not on this journey alone.

  • “I just don’t feel like I have a place where I belong.” My friend Elizabeth shared those words with me, tenderly, as we ate lunch. I nodded my head.This feeling starts at an early age, doesn’t it? Where do I sit in the cafeteria? Will I be chosen for the team?...
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  • My mom doesn’t wear heels. She wears sensible shoes. The kind that can get dirty and move fast – because shes a warrior. And she’ll help you carry your load.
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  • Take Amanda, who tells us she’d been backsliding in her faith–until she started listening to SPIRIT eight years ago. Today, as she faces huge challenges, Amanda finds hope here - “I've been battling breast cancer, and I honestly
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  • My striving, type-A tendencies were already deeply ingrained by second grade. Sitting at our dining room table with a blank sheet of paper, a pencil, and absolutely no idea how to get the picture in my head onto the paper left me with a sinking feeling in my stomach and close to tears...
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  • This 20-something guy then proceeded to open up a bit about how he'd grown up in a faith-filled home, but once college came around, he'd opted more for late Saturday nights with friends than early Sunday mornings at church."I guess I just kinda fell away," he continued. He looked at the ground as he talked, probably waiting for me to offer a cliche or some advice, but instead I said:
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  • I was discussing the holiday with a coworker the other day, and we began joking that perhaps what many of our tables need is an extra seat for a licensed family therapist to mediate. “Yes,” he laughed, “they could wear a referee shirt! With a whistle!”
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  • “That’s it!” Debbie exclaimed as I told her the title of the song she had heard at just the right time the other morning. “I’m gonna go find those lyrics right now!”
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  • “Wheres my tote bag?” exclaims my seven year old minutes before we head out the door.
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  • I think one of the biggest misconceptions about me is that I have a naturally sunny disposition. That couldn’t be further from the truth! I tend to lean “glass half empty” most of the time, and struggled deeply with Postpartum Depression after the birth of both my daughter and son. I tend to focus on those who are suffering and hurting, then I start asking why, and if I’m not careful, I can get stuck in
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  • I can still remember my old apartment, over a decade ago, when I was crying and trying to start a prayer to God, but words escaped me. I knew I had a Bible somewhere, but it had been so long, I didn't even know where to look. So I did the next thing that came naturally: I turned on the radio and began to "seek" - until I found SPIRIT 105.3. The songs began to shape prayers for my broken heart,
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  • Mark 10:14

    Jesus said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God." Read More
  • The Killer Bees Are Coming

    When I was a kid, I vividly remember conversations with the other boys in the neighborhood about the killer bee swarm that was growing by the day, migrating from somewhere exotic toward the U.S., and that within 5 years, we’d all be defending our lives daily to avoid succumbing to the swarm that Read More

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  1. The Killer Bees Are Coming

    shari lynne said "Matt!!

    This cracked me UP! I totally remember the days of the killer bees stories and how horrifying it all ..."
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