Live With Eternal Perspective Podcast Episode 079 Rachel-Ruth Lotz Wright Interview
Welcome to the Terri Hitt – Live With Eternal Perspective Podcast
Episode #079 – Interview with Rachel-Ruth Lotz Wright
Thank you for entrusting and investing your precious time with me to grow in Jesus together. I am blessed to be back with you to discuss more ways to live with eternal perspective.
Do you know someone who carries a vivid imagination and possesses the ability to make everyday stories come to life? Perhaps they love Jesus and old testament Bible stories and share them with grace and faith that applies to any situation. They know God’s word and make the Bible come to life with a zeal that makes you want to sit at their feet.
Rachel Ruth Lotz Wright simply loves Jesus and the stories God has entrusted to us through the Bible. Conversing with her made me wish I had had the chance to be a little girl listening to her reenact biblical history with her enthusiastic words, growing my knowledge and wisdom with every story. Or maybe become one of the thousands of women who participate in her online Bible classes, (which I’m positive are making more disciples of Jesus through the work God does as she obediently allows Him to work through her).
Our conversation together shares the importance of consistently walking with Jesus and submitting to His Lordship as we deepen our relationship with Him. Rachel-Ruth was born into a strong Christian family through the grace of God. What she is doing with her faith is now because she has made the faith of the family her own. As she shares, you learn that her faith is not wimpy, but as she once prayed to the Lord, she relies on Him to continue to stretch and guide her moment by moment.
Rachel-Ruth was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, the daughter of Anne Graham Lotz and granddaughter of Billy Graham. Following her graduation from Baylor University in Waco, TX, she married Steven Wright, a high school football coach, and now has three daughters: Bell, Sophia, and Riggin.
Rachel-Ruth teaches a weekly women’s Bible study at the University of North Carolina and has shared God’s word at numerous events around the country. She also serves on the Board of Directors for AnGel Ministries, in addition to chairing the weekly prayer team that undergirds her mother’s ministry.
Rachel-Ruth’s passion for leading children to Jesus and getting them into God’s word compelled her to lead monthly missions chapels at her children’s school, to teach middle school children at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Coaches Camp, and helped to inspire her mother’s first children’s book, “Heaven: God’s Promise for Me.”
Rachel-Ruth feels called to encourage others to fall in love with Jesus through the teaching of His word. Her love for Him is solid and real. I hope you enjoy our conversation together as we discuss life stories and timeless biblical truths applicable to society today. Because each of us are imperfect beings, we underline the importance of not subjecting others to our opinions, but striving to learn, apply, and teach God’s holy and perfect word, and the instructions and promises He left for us. Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life. Through Him, we have the ability to live a life filled with the fruits of the spirit and one that fills the deepest longings within us.
Father God, there is none like You. You alone are righteous and holy. Your word promises that if we accept Your words and hide Your commandments within us, that if we incline our ears to Your wisdom, and direct our heart to Your understanding, that if we seek You like silver, we will discover Your knowledge. May we acquire Your wisdom and understanding, Father, that we may live lives pleasing to You. May we live uprightly with the wisdom and knowledge You enter into our heart and minds because we love You and desire You more than gold. Please watch over us and guard our steps. Allow us to lead a blameless life as we walk in Your ways and in sweet fellowship with You. Help us to strengthen our walk with You through knowledge of Your word and time spent with You and multiply our delight at simple moments with You. In Your holy and precious name we pray. Amen.
Psalm 119:131 says, “I open my mouth and pant, longing for Your commandments.”
May each of us continue deepening our relationship with the Lord intentionally every moment so that Jesus sees us yearn for Him and living His commands, because of our sweet fellowship with Him that draws others nearer to God, as well.
This week I pray you find new ways to rest in Him and cause yourself to cling to Him in deeper ways that test your faith and understanding. Allow Him to bring you to a new level of trust and abandonment of self.
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I pray this podcast draws you nearer to the Lord and helps you cling to Him, despite any circumstances in your life. Until next week, keep looking Up while focusing on new ways to Live With Eternal Perspective.