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Weathering the Storm
Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

Ryan Stevenson is a singer, songwriter, and Grammy-nominated recording artist behind "Eye of the Storm" and "Speak Life". Raised in rural southern Oregon, Stevenson worked 9 years as a frontline paramedic before his music career took off. With five number 1 singles, a Grammy nomination, Billboard Music Award nomination, a Dove award (2017), ASCAP honors and major tour bills with the likes of TobyMac, MercyMe, and the Newsboys, Ryan Stevenson has already distinguished himself as a rare talent whose unique perspective guides his honest lyrics and sonic sensibilities.

In this "Weathering the Storm" podcast, Ryan gives you a seat next to him as he vulnerably connects with friends, guests and artists as they share their powerful testimonies; their stories about enduring the storms in their lives and how God's faithfulness met them in their darkest moments.

In the eye of the storm, You remain in the control,
In the middle of the war, You guard my soul
You alone are the anchor when my sails are torn
Your love surrounds me in the eye of the storm

Latest Episode

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Ep 18: Surrendering to God

1/20/2021

In this episode Ryan sits down with MLB legend Darryl Strawberry. Hear about Daryl's incredible journey, not only as a baseball player, but the pains of growing up with an alcoholic father and battling his own addiction demons. Strap in for a ride and even share this redemptive story!

New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Click HERE for more on Darryl including his book.

Click HERE for the latest on Ryan.

Previous Episodes

Ep 17: The Power of a Praying Mother

1/13/2021
00:47:35

In this episode Ryan sits down with TobyMac's hype man, as well as a vocalist on the theme song you hear on this podcast, Gabe Patillo. Hear about Gabe's music journey, and the heart ache he's weathered through his parents divorce and what happened through the power of his praying mom!

New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

You can follow Gabe on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

Click HERE for the latest on Ryan.

Ep 16: We're In Good Hands

1/6/2021
00:47:03

In this episode Ryan sits down with bestselling author, psychotherapist, and master teacher of the Enneagram, Ian Morgan Cron. Hear about Ian's journey, battling addiction and how he become a champion for the self-discovery tool that's helped millions become more aware of who they truly are called the Enneagram. New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Click HERE for Ian's book 'The Road Back To You', and HERE for all things Ian.

Click HERE for the latest on Ryan.

Ep 15: Recovery and Redemption

12/23/2020
00:54:43

In this episode Ryan sits down with the lead singer of Unspoken, Chad Mattson. Hear about how Chad grew up in the church and a Christian home, yet battled the demons of drugs and alcohol. Lean in and if you know someone who needs it, share this reminder of the power of recovery and the path to redemption! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Click HERE for more on Chad & Unspoken and click HERE for more on Ryan.

Ep 14: Wild Journeys To Find Home

12/16/2020
00:44:40

In this episode Ryan sits down with the incredibly transperant singer Tasha Layton. Hear about how Tasha circled the globe chasing different religious experiences after being hurt by the church, singing on American Idol and for Katie Perry and how her wild journey lead her straight back to Jesus. Enjoy this reminder of how sometimes we have to walk in circles to move foward! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Click HERE for more on Tasha and HERE for more on Ryan!

Ep 13: NEW Season with a Newsboy

12/9/2020
00:29:05

Weathering the Storm is back with a new season full of incredible testimonies! In this first episode of season 2 Ryan sits down with one of the biggest names in Christian music history... first as a founding member of DC Talk and now as the lead singer of the Newsboys, Michael Tait.

Hear about how Michael's weathered the storms of growing up in the inner city of D.C. and being a rival of TobyMac, losing his way in L.A. and finding his way into the Newsboys. New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Click HERE for more on Ryan.

Ep 12: Rock and God's Redeeming Power

9/30/2020
00:23:49
In this episode Ryan sits down with the lead singer of Christian rock band Petra John Schlitt. Hear about how John's weathered the storms of isolation from God, and his battle with drugs, alcohol and almost committing suicide. Enjoy this rich episode and conversion story! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 11: Oral History of Ryan Stevenson with Bart Millard

9/23/2020
01:01:01
In this episode, the lead singer of MercyMe, Bart Millard takes over as host and interviews Ryan Stevenson. Hear about Ryan's journey 'Weathering the Storm' from upbringing in poverty, to his time as a paramedic which lead to his unconventional journey into music. New episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 10: The Shack

9/9/2020
00:44:24
In this episode Ryan sits down with Paul Young, the author of the number one New York Times best selling book 'The Shack'. Hear about Paul's journey through heartbreak, abuse and trauma eventually leading to the Christmas preset to his kids known as 'The Shack'. Through Paul's story, you'll be reminded of the goodness of God and how he heals and helps us to forgive! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 9: The Search for Peace

9/1/2020
00:32:12
In this episode, Ryan sits down with the man best known in music as 'Rico Suave' and in movies as Ricky in 'Can't Buy Me Love', Gerardo Mejía. Hear about Gerardo's rise to fame, becoming a pastor, and wake-up call after years of cheating. Through Gerardo's search for peace you'll be reminded of how God is the only one that can truly fill us! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 8: The Power of Perserverance

8/26/2020
00:26:47
In this episode, Ryan sits down with MLB left fielder and former Boston Red Sox player, Daniel Nava. Hear about Daniel's incredible start in major league baseball, and even more incredible testimony. Through Daniel's journey you'll be reminded of the power of perseverance! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 7: Sowing Worship

8/19/2020
00:47:38
In this SPECIAL EPISODE, Ryan Stevenson and Rebecca St. James joined forces to be a part of 'The Harvest' simulcast on AccessMore, K-LOVE & AIR1. Hear them share their stories, storms and what it's meant to sow worship in their lives. New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 6: Losing To Find It

8/11/2020
00:30:19

In this episode, Ryan sits down with the former lead singer of Audio Adrenaline, Mark Stuart. Hear about Mark's heart for Haiti and the storms he's faced through vocal dependance on steroids, and his heart caving in with the loss of his marriage. Through Mark's story you'll be reminded of God's grace in our brokenness! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 5: Maybe It's Ok

8/5/2020
00:43:12

In this episode, Ryan sits down with the lead singer of We Are Messengers, Darren Mulligan. Listen to Darren's amazing Irish accent, and long hard journey including cancer, alcoholism, adultery, violence, anorexia, depression and being rescued by Christ. In this episode you'll hear an unbelievable story of redemption and reminder of God's love as we walk through the storms of life! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 4: God's Infinite Grace

7/29/2020
00:37:55
In this episode, Ryan sits down with writer, producer, and worship leader Steve Fee. They discuss Steve's story, which has become known as a cautionary tale due to his admitted affair, but as you will hear, it's a story of God's infinite grace! New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 3: The Invitation To Mercy

7/22/2020
00:49:15
In this episode, Ryan is joined by Amy Grant. Hear about her journey from childhood, getting a record deal at 16, and the heat of her career highs. Amy also venerably opens up about experiencing God's mercy and how he brought her through the storms of divorce, being blacklisted and accused of not being Christian anymore. New 'Weathering the Storm' episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 2: I Can Only Imagine

7/15/2020
01:00:29

In this episode, Ryan sits down with the lead singer of MercyMe, Bart Millard. Hear about life before 'I Can Only Imagine', then after the movie ends, as Bart shares how God brought him through the storms in his life. New episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 1: Hope in Light of Loss

7/8/2020
00:41:34
In this episode, Ryan talks with TobyMac about the recent tragic loss of Toby's first born son Truett. Hear the incredibly vulnerable testimony from Toby, and how he has held tightly to his faith, as he'd had to navigate such an intense life-altering storm for his family. Toby's transparency and wisdom are incredibly compelling, as he shares about holding onto God's promises even in the midst of heart breaking uncertainty! New episodes drop every Wednesday, subscribe now so you never miss one!

Ep 0: Introducing Weathering the Storm

6/29/2020
00:01:17
In this podcast Ryan Stevenson will take you on a powerful weekly journey with his friends and musicians like Toby Mac, Amy Grant & Bart Millard about how they've 'weathered the storm' and God has brought them through. The first Episode with Toby Mac starts July 8, subscribe now so you don't miss it!