Today’s episode is a must-listen. Mary DeMuth is the author of We Too: How the Church can Respond Redemptively to the Sexual Abuse Crisis and spends the first half of this conversation walking Heather through her own story. Mary is committed to equipping churches with tools to be able to navigate these conversations with grace.

Mary and Heather also discuss how Scripture is a redemptive story that can encourage the most burdened, which is why Mary is so passionate about Bible reading.

Heather and Mary also navigate the importance of knowing the story of Scripture, which can help shape your own story in grace and truth.

Guest Bio

Mary DeMuth is an international speaker, podcaster, and author of nearly 50 books, fiction and nonfiction, including We Too: How the Church Can Respond Redemptively to the Sexual Abuse Crisis and her latest book, 90-Day Bible Reading Challenge. Mary lives in Texas with her husband of 33 years and is a mom to three adult children. Learn more at

Host Bio

Heather Thompson Day is an associate professor of communication at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. She is the author of eight books, including I’ll See You Tomorrow and It’s Not Your Turn. Reach out to Heather on X at @HeatherTDay and on Instagram @heatherthompsonday. Receive Heather’s weekly inspirational email every Friday at 7 p.m. ET; sign up at

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Executive Producer: Matt Stevens
Host: Heather Thompson Day
Producer: Loren Joseph
Associate Producer: McKenzie Hill
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Audio Engineer: Loren Joseph