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POSITIVELY JOY

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Do you believe in God but your heart is dead? Are you like the prodigal’s brother, who was faithful but joyless? Let me help you find that joy, and flourish in the light of Jesus. We invite you to listen, and we hope Positively Joy encourages you in your daily life! Positively Joy is ranked #5 of 100 Christian Women’s podcasts as ranked by FeedSpot for traffic, social media followers, domain authority & freshness.

Do you believe in God but your heart is dead? Are you like the prodigal’s brother, who was faithful but joyless? Let me help you find that joy, and flourish in the light of Jesus. We invite you to listen, and we hope Positively Joy encourages you in your daily life! Positively Joy is ranked #5 of 100 Christian Women’s podcasts as ranked by FeedSpot for traffic, social media followers, domain authority & freshness.

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Do you believe in God but your heart is dead? Are you like the prodigal’s brother, who was faithful but joyless? Let me help you find that joy, and flourish in the light of Jesus. We invite you to listen, and we hope Positively Joy encourages you in your daily life! Positively Joy is ranked #5 of 100 Christian Women’s podcasts as ranked by FeedSpot for traffic, social media followers, domain authority & freshness.

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English


Episodes

Invitation to a Bible study was a gift to this Christian author

12/1/2022
Author Jennifer Sienes didn’t grow up reading the Bible. An invitation from a friend to a Beth Moore Bible study changed her life and began her writing career. Jennifer’s next book in the Bedford County series is “These Simple Gifts.” Jennifer found God in that simple gift of invitation at a time she needed to be closer to Him. Listen as she reveals how she walks with God today. Here’s Jennifer. Her website: https://www.jennifersienes.com/ Her books:...

Duration:00:31:57

’The Chosen’ director Dallas Jenkins reveals his heart for Jesus

11/25/2022
"The Chosen," Season 3, launched last week in theaters worldwide. Audiences are able to see the first two episodes on the big screen. This is a fulfillment of director Dallas Jenkins’ dream to bring the life of Jesus to TV and movie watchers everywhere. I spoke to Dallas at a convention in 2021 and his honesty gives insight into where we are now with the series. I hope you enjoy this special replay episode. As season 3 begins, Jesus gives the famous Sermon on the Mount, revealing the...

Duration:00:22:58

Listen Sister, Tess Scott can help you live the ”freak show” of life

11/17/2022
Listen sisters, and brothers, let me tell you about Tess Scott. She’s is a mother of 8 and grandmother of 9, who has been set free by the Lord and has learned to get through what she called the Freak Show of life with humor and grace. Her book and company of the same name, Listen sister, helps women come together for encouragement wrapped in laughter and grounded in Biblical truths.

Duration:00:34:21

Special episode: Pulitzer-winning journalist left the job for Jesus

11/11/2022
Once a month you will hear an episode of my new multimedia podcast, Journalists Advancing Ministry, where I introduce you to journalists who have entered the ministry. Today, you’ll hear the story of Pulitzer Prize-winner Angelo Henderson told by his wife, Felecia. Angelo left this earth in 2014, much too soon, but in his short time here he accomplished so much, both in Journalism and in Ministry. I hope you enjoy today’s special episode, and be sure to visit the webpage at thejam.online to...

Duration:00:49:49

Holy words explained: Author Janey Pitts defined words of faith

11/4/2022
Today is a special episode for all you word nerds out there! Author Janey Pitts decided to dive into the meanings of the words we use in our everyday faith. Words like JOY, grace, faith, and holiness. What do they really mean? Janie researched for her book “Deeply Defined,” and she will enlighten you and amaze you. Deeply Defined: https://www.janeypitts.com/book Free Bible Study Guides (that go with the book): https://www.janeypitts.com/free-stuff

Duration:00:30:46

Can praying the rosary help us, and is it for every religion?

10/27/2022
Today on the show: What is the rosary? Is it mystical or just a way to pray? YouTuber Keith Nester has created a movement through a daily show that draws thousands of people together to pray this special string of beads and knots. The beads represent the Lord’s Prayer and the Hail Mary. Keith explains the history of the rosary, and why it’s for everyone, not only Catholics. Stay to the end to hear Keith and I actuallypray the rosary. Keith's YouTube channels: The Rosary Crew:...

Duration:00:43:44

How writing and creativity can help your mental health

10/20/2022
Today on the show: Can coloring support our faith? Can writing keep us God-focused? Artist and author Wendy Fedan is a creative Christian who says yes. Wendy has found how to be attuned to the Holy Spirit through pens and paint, and how to heal her mental health through writing. See her website here. You can find her book there and more.

Duration:00:39:18

God blocked a job, but opened a way to faith

10/13/2022
Welcome to part 3, our final part in the series, "Finding your purpose in the workplace with faith." Today, we have a fitting end with Steven Mudd, a young man who trained in college to go into broadcast TV but found God guiding him to Ministry at Victory Family Church in Oklahoma, instead. Would he follow the way God was leading him? And how did he feel about his dreams of broadcast stardom slipping away? Steven mentioned this prayer in the episode: Christ be with me, Christ within me,...

Duration:00:40:15

Coach and mentor gives practical work advice from the spirit

10/6/2022
Welcome to part two of finding your purpose in the workplace with faith. Last week, Ericka James talked about using her prophetic gifts to help business leaders. This week, Cassandra Crawley Mayo talks about corporate America. The daughter of a preacher’s kid, she’s grown up in the church but her career has taken her to boardrooms. Climbing the workplace ladder can be brutal, but when you have God behind you, she says, you will make it. Cassandra gives spiritual advice with practical...

How to find your God-give purpose, even at work

9/29/2022
This season is all about relying on God in your everyday life, and that includes the workplace. God has a purpose for us at home and at work, and today begins a multi-episode series on finding your God-given purpose at work. Today, we talk to Ericka James, a TV show host and author, who helps viewers understand and implement their purpose to build something extraordinary that positively impacts the world. She loves helping everyone, but her passion for connecting shines through her love of...

Duration:00:32:54

TV journalist had faith in the middle of a car accident

9/22/2022
Broadcast news anchor Storme Jones saw a vehicle zooming towards him, and before he knew it his truck was rolling. But what Storme later recalled was that he was in praise and worship moments in the car before the accident. He was listening to Christian music on the radio. And he believes that made all the difference.

Duration:00:29:42

Missouri writer finds ’Hidden Manna’ from a faithful God

9/15/2022
Author Sarah Geringer has written many books, but “Hidden Manna on a Country Road” is beautiful, insightful, and moving. Manna is a food that God provided the Israelites, and Geringer is fed through inspiration from her beloved Missouri, but also from her extraordinary Christian relationship with God. Listen as she candidly reveals how she came to know Christ and how she dwells with God every day. Go to Finding Peace in God's Word Her new book, "Hidden Manna on a Country Road" (the book...

Duration:00:36:03

Mother adopts and finds joy in her kids with special needs

9/8/2022
Trisha K. Campbell was called to adopt five special needs children and has experienced the awesome faithfulness of God as she walked this journey. In her book, "Eight was Enough," she talks about what happens when you think you are finished with God's work. For Trisha, there's always something more. Learn more about Trisha. Read her book.

Duration:00:37:23

News reporter leaves media for work in ministry

9/2/2022
It's a special episode of Positively Joy. We present Journalists Advancing Ministry, a monthly podcast about journalists who have turned to Kingdom work. Our first episode is on Mashaun Simon, a news reporter who became a pastor and now works in pastoral care. Listen to Journalists Advancing Ministry on Apple podcasts and at thejam.online.

Duration:00:54:40

Oklahoma pastor offers hope as the church faces decline in Christianity

8/25/2022
Adam Staring is the pastor of Victory Family Church, a fast-growing church with multiple campuses in central Oklahoma. Adam is worried about the growing percentage of people who no longer identify as Christian or have a religion at all. We sat down in his office in Norman, Oklahoma to discuss this troubling issue. Pew reports: Decline in Christianity Americans attend services less often Learn more about Victory Family Church

Duration:00:36:44

Girls and God: Calling daughters to remember their holy Father

8/19/2022
Author and mom Lindsay Morris has written a devotional, "Calling All Princesses," to teach daughters the love of God. Lindsay -- a mother of two boys -- has experienced this love after losing a child. Her faith is strong and she wants to share it with others. Get the Book here. Lindsay's blog Calling_all_princesses on Instagram

Duration:00:36:47

Never enough time in your day? Give your to-do list to God

8/15/2022
Author Margaret Agard gave her to-do list to God. That's right, you heard me. She gave her actual to-do list to God and according to Margaret, he took it and allowed her to get things done. Margaret's story is faith-filled but will allow you to glean some practical examples for your own life. Give it a try. God will surprise you. Learn about Margaret's "In His Footsteps" book series here.

Duration:00:33:23

Survivor of child abuse took back her story and put it in song

8/4/2022
I'm pleased to launch the new season of the Positively Joy podcast with this talented and discerning daughter of God, Brooke Robertson. Brooke was sexually abused as a child and decided to tell her story through God. Brooke talks about how she walked with God through this process, and how he's a daily companion. You hear a bit of "Taking My Voice Back" in the episode. Listen to the whole song on Spotify: To read the lyrics to Brooke's song, click here:

Duration:00:34:40

Get ready for Season 4 of the Positively Joy Podcast!

8/1/2022
Season 4 launches this Thursday with Brooke Robertson's story of surviving childhood abuse. We will drop new episodes every Thursday!

Duration:00:00:40

God said change, so lawyer-turned-life coach answered the call

7/20/2022
Season 3 Replay: Jenny Toh was a lawyer. But God had plans for her to help people in a different way. As a life coach, Jenny is using her God-given talents to inspire and encourage others. Jenny is an International Coaching Federation (ICF) Associate Certified Coach (ACC) who runs her own coaching practice, River Life Coaching Pte. Ltd. She is also a lawyer in the U.K., Singapore, and Malaysia with 24+ years of experience. She can be reached at River Life Coaching:...

Duration:00:32:06