The Journey with Jonathan Pitts
  • Christian Parenting
9 episodes
Life is a journey. There are some really high highs and some really low lows. But it’s in the very hardest of places where the real decision is made: will we walk out our days with hopelessness or relentlessly pursue God despite our setbacks? Jonathan shares his real-life story of love, life, and loss with refreshing vulnerability and engaging candor. Join Jonathan on The Journey as he helps you make better sense of yours.

Episodes

08 - Soul Talk with Alena Pitts
2020 Oct 2632m 13s
Jonathan interviews his oldest daughter, actress and vocalist, Alena Pitts.  In their conversation they define what it means to engage in “soul talk,” meaningful conversations between God and yourself and oftentimes yourself and others. Jonathan shares a story that marked his life that involved Alena after the passing of her mother, Wynter Pitts, and Alena shares her heart, pain and learnings since losing her best friend and mentor.
07 - Worry, Anxiety and Parenting with Sissy Goff
2020 Oct 1933m 15s
Jonathan interviews his good friend and pediatric counselor, Sissy Goff.  Sissy is the Director of Child & Adolescent Counseling at DayStar Counseling Ministries and has walked with the Pitts family through their season of loss, grief, anxiety, co-dependency and more.  Sissy shares her experience in helping parents lead their kids through the challenges that life has to offer and offers practical tools for dealing with worry and anxiety.
06 - Disruptive Moments
2020 Oct 1233m 34s
Jonathan discusses the reality and beauty of disruptive moments, those unanticipated events in life that mark you. He interviews two of his sisters, Leigh-Anna Rubio and Carmen Pitts, both of whom stepped in to support him in the most disruptive moment of his life in the loss of his wife and the mother of his girls, Wynter Pitts.  They share their own disruptive moments from the perspective of motherhood, surrogate motherhood and loss and how God has changed them in those moments.
05 - Perseverance with Gary and Miriam Pitts
2020 Oct 0537m 57s
Jonathan interviews the most famous couple he knows who you’ve never met, his parents Garry and Miriam Pitts. As they talk about walking with Jonathan through his grief journey with perseverance they also share their story of persevering for more than 40 years in marriage. Garry and Miriam began an interracial marriage in the 1970’s and share their story of love, learning and leaning on God.
04 - True Friendship with Anthony Evans Jr.
2020 Sep 2826m 20s
Jonathan interviews his cousin by marriage, worship leader and recording artist Anthony Evans Jr. Meeting more than 20 years ago, Jonathan and Anthony share the story of their friendship through ups and downs and reflect on the gift that having and being a true friend can be. Join Jonathan and Anthony as they discuss the beauty of friendship in dealing with the loss of two incredible women in their lives.
03 - The Choice is Yours
2020 Sep 2131m 29s
Jonathan interviews speaker, author, and homeschool mom, Chrystal Evans Hurst. For fourteen years Jonathan and Chrystal did life together in very close proximity, raising their kids and working in ministry. In their conversation Chrystal shares her love for her “sister cousin,” Wynter, her learnings from Wynter’s life of faithfulness, and her observance of Wynter’s simple “yes” to God, which lead to profound results - even beyond Wynter’s life on earth.
02 - Paying Attention
2020 Sep 1424m 45s
Jonathan dives deeper into the story of losing his wife Wynter. In those difficult days, God gave him specific situations to pay attention to, and he shares how paying attention to those situations became not only a gift in the moment, but stories of hope for the future.
01 - Own your story
2020 Sep 0724m 11s
Jonathan shares his story of the sudden and unexpected loss of his wife, Wynter. From saying goodbye to having to convey the news to his four daughters, Jonathan candidly shares some of the most painful details of that day and his journey. But, instead of focusing on all that has gone wrong, he shares his perspective of finding beauty in the chaos.
Trailer
2020 Aug 272m 31s
Life is a journey.