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Aug 26 2020

CTLP Episode 179 – Persisting in Prayer with Chrystal Evans Hurst

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Show Notes-

This week on Cultivating the Lovely, host MacKenzie Koppa chats with Chrystal Evans Hurst. Chrystal is a wife, mom and grandmother who ministers to women and writes in the margins whenever she can. Today’s episode is a conversation centered on prayer and Chrystal’s new book The 28-Day Prayer Journey.

  • Chrystal talks about prayer in terms of prioritizing communication
  • The goal of The 28-Day Prayer Journey as a way to build a habit and a relationship
  • Taking time several times throughout the day to pray and talk with God
  • Doing the thing you need to do in order to learn to love doing that

You learn to communicate with God by communicating with God.

Chrystal Evans Hurst
  • The power of prayer to change how you interact with your family and friends
  • How Chrystal decided what aspects of the practice of prayer to include in the book
  • Dealing with disappointed hopes and unanswered prayers
  • Choosing to believe even when you don’t understand God’s ways
  • The effectiveness of journalling and writing down your prayers
  • You have to do the work to build the relationship with God
  • A typical day for Chrystal currently

Current Lovelies-

Chrystal: listening to music and burning candles to set a warm atmosphere

Resources Mentioned-


The 28-Day Prayer Journey


Pretty Woman

Find Chrystal-

You can find Chrystal on her website You can also follow her on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.

Find MacKenzie-

You can find MacKenzie Koppa on InstagramFacebook, and the CTL Facebook Group, of course! Join us on Patreon at

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