Resiliency Through Resting in God

Ep 24 Coni Knepper

Podcast Ep. 24 Coni Knepper

Step Out in Faith

Coni is a missionary with an amazing story of trusting in God through very difficult times. Hear her fascinating tale of how God brought her and her husband, Harold, to Tanzania. Once there, she opened a school that is now first in its class and became a children’s author during the global pandemic. How did she do all this? By resting. Yep, you heard that right! She accomplished incredible feats by resting in God’s plan. Let her story inspire you too!

About Coni Knepper

Coni Knepper is a children’s books author whose passion is to write about the children living in Tanzania, East Africa, where she and her husband reside full time. She brings life and humor to what could be considered a culture of poverty.

Resiliency Through Resting in God with Coni Knepper



Here are a few highlights from this episode:

  • 1:12 – How Coni and her husband got to Africa
  • 3:25 – The day Coni’s plan began to unravel
  • 4:06 – God’s provision stolen?!
  • 7:16 – Plan B
  • 9:06 – God’s blessing in the trial
  • 10:57 – A new health crisis
  • 14:41 – “We’re just normal people.”
  • 16:50 – God’s training ground
  • 18:05 – Starting a primary school for underprivileged children
  • 21:11 – Jesus is already there.
  • 22:05 – Have God-sized dreams so he gets all the glory
  • 23:29 – Unless the Lord moves the house . . .
  • 24:32 – From pandemic survivor to author
  • 26:10 – Coni’s books for children
  • 28:26 – Shagalabagala! Say what? Learning some Swahili
Gaze at Jesus. Glance at the situation. Rest in him.

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