The Encourager Podcast: Equipping Christian Moms to Harmonize Work and Home
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The Encourager Podcast: Equipping Christian Moms to Harmonize Work and Home

Rebekah Scott
Hi, I'm Rebekah Scott, and welcome to The Encourager Podcast, where I share insights gained from 15+ years of balancing family and running a business.

As a Christian mom, I understand the juggle of home and work life, and on this podcast, I offer practical advice and encouragement to help you harmonize your roles.
Join me as we explore ways to create systems for success at home and work while keeping it real!

To sign up for Encourager Podcast emails and newsletters, visit encouragerpodcast.com.

For even more support, consider enrolling in the Encourager Academy digital course, where you'll learn to take control and thrive in your various roles. Visit encourageracademy.com to enroll today!
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Spring Clean Your Life: 10 Simple Tips for a Joyful Home & Work Life
May 20, 2024 - 16 min
In this episode, we're simplifying spring cleaning with two easy tips for each of our five systems: Me, Food, Family, Work and Home. Join us as we explore practical ways to bring joy and simplicity into your home and work life!1. Me System   - Simplify your self-care routine by decluttering your skincare products.   - Create a relaxing atmosphere with a clean bathtub and fresh towels.2. Food System   - Streamline your meal planning by compiling your favorite recipes in one accessible place.   - Label and organize your pantry and freezer for quicker meal prep. 3. Family System   - Organize all your important documents in one place for peace of mind.   - Remove obstacles to family time by reorganizing your home to fit your family's activities.4. Work System   - Declutter your office space to improve focus and productivity.   - Organize your digital files for easier access and efficiency.5. Home System   - Make your entryway more inviting and functional with simple storage solutions.   - Tackle a decluttering project, big or small, to refresh your space in 30 days.Join us for practical tips to simplify your life and bring more joy into your home and work routines! Helpful Links: Head to our website and fill in the pop up to get your free "2 Simple Hacks for Each System" PDF today! For more on these systems, enroll in the Encourager Academy digital course today! Stay in the Know: Get direct links to new episodes, free resources and more. Join our newsletter. Connect with Me:Got a burning question about home or work life? Drop it along with your review and rating on Apple Podcasts, and I'll personally answer it in an upcoming episode! Join the Community:Let's be Facebook buddies! That's where we hang out the most, go live to chat about your pressing questions, and even offer some free coaching. Connect with me here.Utilize Your 5 Systems:Every woman operates in 5 systems: Me, Food, Family, Home, and Work. Discover how to bring joy and clarity to all 5 systems here. Explore More:EncouragerPodcast.com Grab my book and access FREE resources.EncouragerAcademy.com Dive into my digital courses covering the 5 systems.Clarity Blueprint Membership Join our supportive community and transform your life.Shop Our Brands & Favorites:Support the podcast by shopping our brands: Rebekah Scott Designs & 1948 LeatherExplore our favorite wares for your 5 systems in our Amazon shopSpread the Joy:Your listens and shares mean the world to me! Share with another mama hoping to navigate both home and work life with JOY!Stay Updated:Follow the podcast for automatic updates on new episodes! Find us on all major platforms: Apple, Stitcher, Google Play, YouTube, Spotify, and more.Connect Outside the Podcast:Follow me on Facebook and YouTube for additional content and updatesYour support is invaluable, and I'm grateful for every share and listen. Together, let's bring joy and clarity to every aspect of our lives!  Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Pray for Them: A Journey of Addiction, Faith, and Confronting Racism
May 13, 2024 - 46 min
In this episode, I sit down with Trisha Fenimore, author of "Pray for Them," to delve into her powerful journey of overcoming addiction, discovering faith, and confronting racism.Trisha opens up about her struggles with addiction and how she found the strength to overcome them but only when she hit rock bottom and asked God for help.Trisha sheds light on her experiences with racism and a profound moment in her seminary class with the history of the song Amazing Grace.Join us as we explore Trisha Fenimore's remarkable story of resilience, redemption, and the power of prayer. Helpful Links: Grab a copy of Trisha's Book, Pray For Them Follow Trisha on Instagram Stay in the Know: Get direct links to new episodes, free resources and more. Join our newsletter. Connect with Me:Got a burning question about home or work life? Drop it along with your review and rating on Apple Podcasts, and I'll personally answer it in an upcoming episode! Join the Community:Let's be Facebook buddies! That's where we hang out the most, go live to chat about your pressing questions, and even offer some free coaching. Connect with me here.Utilize Your 5 Systems:Every woman operates in 5 systems: Me, Food, Family, Home, and Work. Discover how to bring joy and clarity to all 5 systems here. Explore More:EncouragerPodcast.com Grab my book and access FREE resources.EncouragerAcademy.com Dive into my digital courses covering the 5 systems.Clarity Blueprint Membership Join our supportive community and transform your life.Shop Our Brands & Favorites:Support the podcast by shopping our brands: Rebekah Scott Designs & 1948 LeatherExplore our favorite wares for your 5 systems in our Amazon shopSpread the Joy:Your listens and shares mean the world to me! Share with another mama hoping to navigate both home and work life with JOY!Stay Updated:Follow the podcast for automatic updates on new episodes! Find us on all major platforms: Apple, Stitcher, Google Play, YouTube, Spotify, and more.Connect Outside the Podcast:Follow me on Facebook and YouTube for additional content and updatesYour support is invaluable, and I'm grateful for every share and listen. Together, let's bring joy and clarity to every aspect of our lives!  Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Blooming Through Loss: A Conversation with Evermore Blooms Founder
May 6, 2024 - 38 min
Join us for a touching conversation with Chelsey Schnell, the founder of Evermore Blooms, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting mothers who have experienced miscarriage. Chelsey shares her personal journey of loss and healing, and how Evermore Blooms is providing hope and healing to others facing similar challenges. Whether you've experienced miscarriage yourself or know someone who has, this episode offers insight, compassion, and a message of hope for anyone navigating the complex emotions of loss. Listen in to hear Chelsey's inspiring story and learn more about the incredible work of Evermore Blooms. Helpful Links: Learn more about Evermore Blooms (website) Follow Evermore Blooms on Instagram Stay in the Know: Get direct links to new episodes, free resources and more. Join our newsletter. Connect with Me: Got a burning question about home or work life? Drop it along with your review and rating on Apple Podcasts, and I'll personally answer it in an upcoming episode!  Join the Community: Let's be Facebook buddies! That's where we hang out the most, go live to chat about your pressing questions, and even offer some free coaching. Connect with me here. Utilize Your 5 Systems: Every woman operates in 5 systems: Me, Food, Family, Home, and Work. Discover how to bring joy and clarity to all 5 systems here.  Explore More: EncouragerPodcast.com Grab my book and access FREE resources. EncouragerAcademy.com Dive into my digital courses covering the 5 systems. Clarity Blueprint Membership Join our supportive community and transform your life. Shop Our Brands & Favorites:Support the podcast by shopping our brands: Rebekah Scott Designs & 1948 Leather Explore our favorite wares for your 5 systems in our Amazon shop Spread the Joy: Your listens and shares mean the world to me! Share with another mama hoping to navigate both home and work life with JOY! Stay Updated: Follow the podcast for automatic updates on new episodes! Find us on all major platforms: Apple, Stitcher, Google Play, YouTube, Spotify, and more. Connect Outside the Podcast: Follow me on Facebook and YouTube for additional content and updates Your support is invaluable, and I'm grateful for every share and listen. Together, let's bring joy and clarity to every aspect of our lives!  Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Encourager Office Hours: Your Questions Answered!
April 29, 2024 - 28 min
Welcome to the "Encourager Office Hours" episode where your questions are answered! In this episode, I'll be addressing some of the questions you've sent in, covering topics like bouncing back from setbacks, finding joy in grief, managing family and activities, and even where I retreat for inspiration. Helpful Links: To submit a question for a future episode, please follow us on Facebook! Stay in the Know: Get direct links to new episodes, free resources and more. Join our newsletter. Connect with Me: Got a burning question about home or work life? Drop it along with your review and rating on Apple Podcasts, and I'll personally answer it in an upcoming episode!  Join the Community: Let's be Facebook buddies! That's where we hang out the most, go live to chat about your pressing questions, and even offer some free coaching. Connect with me here. Utilize Your 5 Systems: Every woman operates in 5 systems: Me, Food, Family, Home, and Work. Discover how to bring joy and clarity to all 5 systems here.  Explore More: EncouragerPodcast.com Grab my book and access FREE resources. EncouragerAcademy.com Dive into my digital courses covering the 5 systems. Clarity Blueprint Membership Join our supportive community and transform your life. Shop Our Brands & Favorites:Support the podcast by shopping our brands: Rebekah Scott Designs & 1948 Leather Explore our favorite wares for your 5 systems in our Amazon shop Spread the Joy: Your listens and shares mean the world to me! Share with another mama hoping to navigate both home and work life with JOY! Stay Updated: Follow the podcast for automatic updates on new episodes! Find us on all major platforms: Apple, Stitcher, Google Play, YouTube, Spotify, and more. Connect Outside the Podcast: Follow me on Facebook and YouTube for additional content and updates Your support is invaluable, and I'm grateful for every share and listen. Together, let's bring joy and clarity to every aspect of our lives!  Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Mind Matters: Navigating Mental Health & Finding the Right Counselor
April 22, 2024 - 30 min
In this episode of The Encourager, I sit down with mental health counselor Johnny Sanders to delve into the critical topic of mental health. Together, we explore the importance of seeking professional help and offer guidance on how to choose the right counselor or therapist. Johnny shares valuable insights on what to look for in a mental health professional, emphasizing the importance of a good fit for your unique needs. We discuss the various types of counselors and therapists available, as well as the question, "Do we all need a therapist?" Johnny highlights the transformative power of therapy and the impact it can have on one's mental well-being. Whether you're considering therapy for yourself or a loved one, this episode offers practical advice and encouragement to take that important step. Helpful Links: Check out Johnny's websites: truthandgracecounseling.com & faithfullyengaged.com  Stay in the Know: Get direct links to new episodes, free resources and more. Join our newsletter. Connect with Me: Got a burning question about home or work life? Drop it along with your review and rating on Apple Podcasts, and I'll personally answer it in an upcoming episode!  Join the Community: Let's be Facebook buddies! That's where we hang out the most, go live to chat about your pressing questions, and even offer some free coaching. Connect with me here. Utilize Your 5 Systems: Every woman operates in 5 systems: Me, Food, Family, Home, and Work. Discover how to bring joy and clarity to all 5 systems here.  Explore More: EncouragerPodcast.com Grab my book and access FREE resources. EncouragerAcademy.com Dive into my digital courses covering the 5 systems. Clarity Blueprint Membership Join our supportive community and transform your life. Shop Our Brands & Favorites:Support the podcast by shopping our brands: Rebekah Scott Designs & 1948 Leather Explore our favorite wares for your 5 systems in our Amazon shop Spread the Joy: Your listens and shares mean the world to me! Share with another mama hoping to navigate both home and work life with JOY! Stay Updated: Follow the podcast for automatic updates on new episodes! Find us on all major platforms: Apple, Stitcher, Google Play, YouTube, Spotify, and more. Connect Outside the Podcast: Follow me on Facebook and YouTube for additional content and updates Your support is invaluable, and I'm grateful for every share and listen. Together, let's bring joy and clarity to every aspect of our lives!  Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
How to Practically Break Down a Calling with Guest Scott Maderer
April 15, 2024 - 39 min
Have you ever had the burning question, "What is my calling?" Have you felt weighed down by it or challenged or overwhelmed with it?  My guest Scott Maderer, a husband, dad, coach and author, helps us break down a simple framework to start wrestling this big question and then gives practical steps for how to pursue it. He also gives us permission to 'zoom out' and understand each step doesn't have to be monumental but rather purposeful. Helpful Links: Purchase a copy Scott's book Inspired Living Visit Scott's website here Follow Scott on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn   Stay in the Know: Get direct links to new episodes, free resources and more. Join our newsletter. Connect with Me: Got a burning question about home or work life? Drop it along with your review and rating on Apple Podcasts, and I'll personally answer it in an upcoming episode!  Join the Community: Let's be Facebook buddies! That's where we hang out the most, go live to chat about your pressing questions, and even offer some free coaching. Connect with me here. Utilize Your 5 Systems: Every woman operates in 5 systems: Me, Food, Family, Home, and Work. Discover how to bring joy and clarity to all 5 systems here.  Explore More: EncouragerPodcast.com Grab my book and access FREE resources. EncouragerAcademy.com Dive into my digital courses covering the 5 systems. Clarity Blueprint Membership Join our supportive community and transform your life. Shop Our Brands & Favorites:Support the podcast by shopping our brands: Rebekah Scott Designs & 1948 Leather Explore our favorite wares for your 5 systems in our Amazon shop Spread the Joy: Your listens and shares mean the world to me! Share with another mama hoping to navigate both home and work life with JOY! Stay Updated: Follow the podcast for automatic updates on new episodes! Find us on all major platforms: Apple, Stitcher, Google Play, YouTube, Spotify, and more. Connect Outside the Podcast: Follow me on Facebook and YouTube for additional content and updates Your support is invaluable, and I'm grateful for every share and listen. Together, let's bring joy and clarity to every aspect of our lives!  Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
A Book Review of My Top 5 Books
April 8, 2024 - 22 min
Hey there, Encouragers! In this episode, I'm thrilled to share with you my top 5 book recommendations that have impacted my life. All It Takes Is a Goal by Jon Acuff (Amazon, Audible) Always Becoming by Tamra Andress (Amazon, Audible) The One Truth by John Gordon (Amazon, Audible) Self-Care for People with ADHD by Sasha Hamdani (Amazon, Audible) The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry by John Mark Comer (Amazon, Audible) Tune in to hear my top 3 takeaways from each of these impactful books. Whether you're looking for personal development insights or spiritual guidance, these books are sure to help you on your journey!  Helpful Links: Check out my Amazon storefront Stay in the Know: Get direct links to new episodes, free resources and more. Join our newsletter. Connect with Me: Got a burning question about home or work life? Drop it along with your review and rating on Apple Podcasts, and I'll personally answer it in an upcoming episode!  Join the Community: Let's be Facebook buddies! That's where we hang out the most, go live to chat about your pressing questions, and even offer some free coaching. Connect with me here. Utilize Your 5 Systems: Every woman operates in 5 systems: Me, Food, Family, Home, and Work. Discover how to bring joy and clarity to all 5 systems here.  Explore More: EncouragerPodcast.com Grab my book and access FREE resources. EncouragerAcademy.com Dive into my digital courses covering the 5 systems. Clarity Blueprint Membership Join our supportive community and transform your life. Shop Our Brands & Favorites:Support the podcast by shopping our brands: Rebekah Scott Designs & 1948 Leather Explore our favorite wares for your 5 systems in our Amazon shop Spread the Joy: Your listens and shares mean the world to me! Share with another mama hoping to navigate both home and work life with JOY! Stay Updated: Follow the podcast for automatic updates on new episodes! Find us on all major platforms: Apple, Stitcher, Google Play, YouTube, Spotify, and more. Connect Outside the Podcast: Follow me on Facebook and YouTube for additional content and updates Your support is invaluable, and I'm grateful for every share and listen. Together, let's bring joy and clarity to every aspect of our lives!  Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
How to Finally Clean Up Your Inbox with Guest Tiffny Hagan
April 1, 2024 - 39 min
On today's episode, I interview my friend and co-coach Tiffny Hagan on how to finally clean up your inbox! If you're ready to transform your inbox and boost your productivity, listen in as we talk about the following: Assess your inbox size (Over 1,000? Less than 100? We offer strategies for all sizes!) Embrace a realistic approach (It doesn't have to be inbox zero!) Tips for maintaining a clean inbox Create consistent habits for preventing clutter Use the power of unsubscribing Tools for streamlining Use folders to organize messages for quick access Helpful Links: Check out the other podcast episode with Tiffny here. Want more coaching from Tiffny & I? Sign up for Clarity Blueprint today! Stay in the Know: Get direct links to new episodes, free resources and more. Join our newsletter. Connect with Me: Got a burning question about home or work life? Drop it along with your review and rating on Apple Podcasts, and I'll personally answer it in an upcoming episode!  Join the Community: Let's be Facebook buddies! That's where we hang out the most, go live to chat about your pressing questions, and even offer some free coaching. Connect with me here. Utilize Your 5 Systems: Every woman operates in 5 systems: Me, Food, Family, Home, and Work. Discover how to bring joy and clarity to all 5 systems here.  Explore More: EncouragerPodcast.com Grab my book and access FREE resources. EncouragerAcademy.com Dive into my digital courses covering the 5 systems. Clarity Blueprint Membership Join our supportive community and transform your life. Shop Our Brands & Favorites:Support the podcast by shopping our brands: Rebekah Scott Designs & 1948 Leather Explore our favorite wares for your 5 systems in our Amazon shop Spread the Joy: Your listens and shares mean the world to me! Share with another mama hoping to navigate both home and work life with JOY! Stay Updated: Follow the podcast for automatic updates on new episodes! Find us on all major platforms: Apple, Stitcher, Google Play, YouTube, Spotify, and more. Connect Outside the Podcast: Follow me on Facebook and YouTube for additional content and updates Your support is invaluable, and I'm grateful for every share and listen. Together, let's bring joy and clarity to every aspect of our lives!  Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
A Parenting Plan That Works with Guest Amy Weichel
March 25, 2024 - 29 min
Is this the year you want to change things for your family? To really think about the lives you are living and the direction your family is going? What if we stopped and asked ourselves if this is really what we want? And what if we had a framework to be intentional about our parenting and started implementing more of what we want and less of what we don't?  My guest Amy Wiechel guides us through how her family did just this and how to get started without starting from scratch.  Helpful Links: Grab a copy of Amy & Derek's book A Chance To Change Get the FREE Family Huddle Guide Stay in the Know: Get direct links to new episodes, free resources and more. Join our newsletter. Connect with Me: Got a burning question about home or work life? Drop it along with your review and rating on Apple Podcasts, and I'll personally answer it in an upcoming episode!  Join the Community: Let's be Facebook buddies! That's where we hang out the most, go live to chat about your pressing questions, and even offer some free coaching. Connect with me here. Utilize Your 5 Systems: Every woman operates in 5 systems: Me, Food, Family, Home, and Work. Discover how to bring joy and clarity to all 5 systems here.  Explore More: EncouragerPodcast.com Grab my book and access FREE resources. EncouragerAcademy.com Dive into my digital courses covering the 5 systems. Clarity Blueprint Membership Join our supportive community and transform your life. Shop Our Brands & Favorites:Support the podcast by shopping our brands: Rebekah Scott Designs & 1948 Leather Explore our favorite wares for your 5 systems in our Amazon shop Spread the Joy: Your listens and shares mean the world to me! Share with another mama hoping to navigate both home and work life with JOY! Stay Updated: Follow the podcast for automatic updates on new episodes! Find us on all major platforms: Apple, Stitcher, Google Play, YouTube, Spotify, and more. Connect Outside the Podcast: Follow me on Facebook and YouTube for additional content and updates Your support is invaluable, and I'm grateful for every share and listen. Together, let's bring joy and clarity to every aspect of our lives!  Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
My Favorite Things
March 18, 2024 - 32 min
In this episode, we're diving into some of my absolute favorite things that keep me going and bring joy to my life. From handy apps to must-have products, there's something for everyone in this list! Helpful Links: Grab the Favorite Things List with all the links Shop my Amazon Storefront Stay in the Know: Get direct links to new episodes, free resources and more. Join our newsletter. Connect with Me: Got a burning question about home or work life? Drop it along with your review and rating on Apple Podcasts, and I'll personally answer it in an upcoming episode!  Join the Community: Let's be Facebook buddies! That's where we hang out the most, go live to chat about your pressing questions, and even offer some free coaching. Connect with me here. Utilize Your 5 Systems: Every woman operates in 5 systems: Me, Food, Family, Home, and Work. Discover how to bring joy and clarity to all 5 systems here.  Explore More: EncouragerPodcast.com Grab my book and access FREE resources. EncouragerAcademy.com Dive into my digital courses covering the 5 systems. Clarity Blueprint Membership Join our supportive community and transform your life. Shop Our Brands & Favorites:Support the podcast by shopping our brands: Rebekah Scott Designs & 1948 Leather Explore our favorite wares for your 5 systems in our Amazon shop Spread the Joy: Your listens and shares mean the world to me! Share with another mama hoping to navigate both home and work life with JOY! Stay Updated: Follow the podcast for automatic updates on new episodes! Find us on all major platforms: Apple, Stitcher, Google Play, YouTube, Spotify, and more. Connect Outside the Podcast: Follow me on Facebook and YouTube for additional content and updates Your support is invaluable, and I'm grateful for every share and listen. Together, let's bring joy and clarity to every aspect of our lives!  Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
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Meet Your Host
Meet Your Host
Hello! I am Rebekah Scott, a wife, mother of four, podcaster, coach, author, and designer. I live to serve my roles dutifully while managing what God has seen me fit to handle! We farm and ranch in South Dakota, and I can often be caught sewing, writing, or taxing kiddos to activities.

The Encourager Podcast is my way of sharing everything I have learned in my 15+ years of growing a family and a business side by side. I enjoy encouraging women, offering advice for harmonizing roles, and creating systems for working in the home, all while keeping it real!

To sign up for the Encourager Podcast emails and newsletters, visit encouragerpodcast.com.

Want even more encouragement and support? Enroll in the Encourager Academy digital course to stop feeling overworked, overwhelmed, and unsuccessful, and start taking control of your roles at home and work! Visit encourageracademy.com to enroll today!
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