Episode #16: Ellie Berry // The Messy Table Podcast

Who are you—really? What defines you?

Is it your job, your family, your house, your education, your ability, your relationship status, your social-media following? Identity is a big deal because it drastically affects the trajectory of our lives.

“Our identity influences our purpose.” —Ellie Berry

My guest today at The Messy Table is the adorable Ellie Berry, who’s young-but-fierce and WISE BEYOND HER YEARS. Ellie is a successful wedding photographer by day (Ellie Be Photography), but she’s leaning into God’s deeper purpose for her life—not just in what she does, but in who she is.

We’re talking about the secret to stepping into your true identity with boldness, obedience, and purpose in this passion-filled episode. Honestly, I need to listen to it at least two or three more times to really let it marinate. Also, I’m obsessed with Ellie’s voice—so soothing! Her words are a breath of fresh air for our often-weary souls. So grab (or reheat) your coffee, pull up a chair, and join us at The Messy Table.


Ellie Be Photography

Wild and Free by Jess Connelly + Haley Morgan

Kristine DiMarco / Bethel Music

Mike Todd / Transformation Church / Relationship Goals

Victory Over the Darkness by Neil T. Anderson

Connect with Ellie and Jenn on Instagram

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Jenn Jewell
About me

Jenn Jewell is a pastor's wife, mama to two, and blogger of God's ridiculous grace. She's constantly chasing hard questions and wild children, as well as reminding herself (and others) what really matters. Thanks for stopping by! Feel free to raid the fridge, kick off your shoes, and stay as long as you'd like.


Let’s Catch Up! [Your Guide on Binge-Listening to The Messy Table Podcast]
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The Messy Table with Anita Wyatt [Ep. 36: A Relentless Pursuit]
July 24, 2018
The Messy Table with Mary Kuti [Ep. 35: Renewing Your Mind + Marriage]
July 10, 2018
The Messy Table with Lisa Bevere [Ep. 34 | Adamant: Finding Truth in a Universe of Opinions]
June 26, 2018
The Messy Table with Derek Jewell [Ep. 33: A Man’s Perspective on Marriage + Parenting]
June 11, 2018
The Messy Table with Sharon Hester [Ep. 32: Crossing Lines + Building Bridges]
May 29, 2018
The Messy Table with Laynie Travis [Ep. 31: Trading Mountains of Fear for Mountains of Faith]
May 15, 2018
The Messy Table with Jess Penick [Ep. 30: Uncovering God’s Best]
May 01, 2018
The Messy Table with Mandy Meehan [Ep. 29: Overcoming Chronic Illness]
April 17, 2018

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