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Join best-selling author (and fellow struggler), Joanna Weaver in the Living Room – a podcast for Christian women featuring inspiring interviews with Christian leaders and solo shows shaped to a woman’s heart. All designed to give you practical tools for living, loving, and leading like Jesus. Learn more at Join the Living Room Facebook Community @JoannaWeaverLivingRoom

Join best-selling author (and fellow struggler), Joanna Weaver in the Living Room – a podcast for Christian women featuring inspiring interviews with Christian leaders and solo shows shaped to a woman’s heart. All designed to give you practical tools for living, loving, and leading like Jesus. Learn more at Join the Living Room Facebook Community @JoannaWeaverLivingRoom


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Join best-selling author (and fellow struggler), Joanna Weaver in the Living Room – a podcast for Christian women featuring inspiring interviews with Christian leaders and solo shows shaped to a woman’s heart. All designed to give you practical tools for living, loving, and leading like Jesus. Learn more at Join the Living Room Facebook Community @JoannaWeaverLivingRoom






070: Holding On When You Want to Let Go with Sheila Walsh | The Living Room

"God is still writing your story!" In this episode, Sheila Walsh shares powerful truths from God's Word and her personal journey in her newest book, Holding On When You Want to Let Go: Clinging to Hope When Life Is Falling Apart. Early on in her public ministry, Sheila broke down on national television and felt like her usefulness and worthiness was gone and therefore she had reached the end of her road. But God was not finished with her yet. She learned to look to Jesus in the midst of her...


069: The Beauty of Growing Slow with Jennifer Dukes Lee | The Living Room

"It's the little things that make us who we are!" Stress. Anxiety. Constant headaches. Are you suffering from a life of hurry? In this episode, Jennifer Dukes Lee shares from her newest book, Growing Slow: Lessons on Un-Hurrying Your Heart from an Accidental Farm Girl. Running full-force as a news reporter, Jennifer and her husband discovered that they could no longer sustain the pace of their city life. It was when they transitioned back to their family farm that God revealed the powerful...


068: Celebrating Every Little Win with Todd & Brooke Tilghman | The Living Room

"The journey is the destination!" In this episode, season 18 winner of The Voice, Todd Tilghman, and his beautiful wife, Brooke, share from their book, Every Little Win: How Celebrating Small Victories Can Lead to Big Joy. Like most of us, the Tilghman's have experienced significant lows in their marriage, ministry and personal lives right alongside the highs and victories. And like Paul, they have learned the art of being content in every season. While Todd's experience on The Voice was a...


067: Breaking Free From Body Shame with Jess Connolly | The Living Room

"When we change the language, we change a culture!" If you've ever felt limited, discouraged and disappointed by your body, this is for you! In this episode, Jess Connolly shares from her newest book, Breaking Free from Body Shame: Dare to Reclaim What God Has Named Good. The feeling that we are not enough has become prevalent amongst women today, especially in regards to our body image. Having personally struggled with a miscarriage, an auto-immune disease and the pressure to look a certain...


066: Best of TLR with Katherine Wolf | The Living Room

“You can survive anything if you'll redefine everything...” Today's Best of The Living Room Summer Series features Katherine Wolf and her book, Suffer Strong: How to Survive Anything by Redefining Everything. Having overcome a massive brain stem stroke that nearly ended her life at the age of 26, Katherine is a living testimony that God's grace is truly sufficient. She reminds us that God wants to help us pivot, persevere and overcome even our deepest trials so that we can truly live the...


065: Best of TLR with Rebekah Lyons | The Living Room

“Is the life you lead the life that longs to live in you?” Today's Best of The Living Room Summer Series features Rebekah Lyons and her book Rhythms of Renewal: Trading Stress and Anxiety for a Life of Peace and Purpose. Rebekah's story of embracing the unexpected curveballs in her life rather than allowing them to steal her peace has resonated with so many women. Having special needs children has greatly shaped her sense of purpose and trust in God. She shares ways we can all function...


064: Best of TLR with Michele Cushatt | The Living Room

“If life was ice cream flavors, I wouldn’t have chosen pain and suffering...” Today's Best of The Living Room Summer Series features Michele Cushatt and her book I Am: A 60-Day Journey to Knowing Who You Are Because of Who He Is. Michele's personal journey through cancer forced her to discover her identity in Christ alone and has inspired many women to do the same. She reminds us that it is often the crucible of suffering that brings purity and depth in our walk with God. While life doesn’t...


063: Best of TLR with Debbie Lindell | The Living Room

“There is beauty in every step when you just keep walking with Jesus!” Today's Best of The Living Room Summer Series features Debbie Lindell and her book, She Believes: Embracing the Life You Were Created to Live. Debbie's personal struggle to believe that she had what it took to lead others and learning to seek God and rely on His truth and power resonated with so many women. She reminds us all that it is not enough to know or even understand the truth of God's Word, we have to embrace it...


062: Best of TLR with Susie Larson | The Living Room

"You were made for life and life more abundantly!" Today's Best of The Living Room Summer Series features Susie Larson and her book, Fully Alive: Learning to Flourish Mind, Body and Spirit. Susie's personal story of walking through years of chronic health issues and dealing with the residue of past pain resonated with me and many others. She shares important lessons God taught her about the connection between the body and the soul reminding us not to settle for less than Jesus came to give,...


061: Best of TLR with Joanna Weaver | The Living Room

You are deeply loved and desired by God! This summer, we're going to revisit some of The Living Room's most popular episodes. But I thought we'd start off with a solo show I did on "Finding Intimacy with God in the Busyness of Life" to give you a peak at the heart behind the podcast and announce some very good news! Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World Video Bible Study is now available ONLINE!!! Designed to go with my best-selling book, Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, this...


060: Why Life Is Better with the Holy Spirit with Jeannie Cunnion | The Living Room

"The Holy Spirit makes the grace and love of Jesus real to us!" In this episode, Jeannie Cunnion shares from her newest book, Don't Miss Out: Daring to Believe Life Is Better with the Holy Spirit. Having already served Jesus for 40 years, Jeannie realized that she had been missing out on all that the Holy Spirit was intended to do in her life. While Scripture teaches that God gives us the Holy Spirit to help us the moment we put our trust in Jesus, many of us still try to live our Christian...


059: The Lazy Genius Way with Kendra Adachi | The Living Room

“You don't need a new list of things to do, you need a new way to see!” Do you feel overwhelmed by endless responsibilities and expectations? In this episode, Kendra Adachi, shares tips for from her book, The Lazy Genius Way: Embrace What Matters, Ditch What Doesn't, and Get Stuff Done. Weary from trying to be perfect and please everyone around her, Kendra realized that being all things to all people is not a sustainable way to live. She discovered that experiencing a meaningful life is not...


058: Love is the Resistance by Ashley Abercrombie | The Living Room

“Conflict is normal. There is no relationship without conflict or tension!” Are you tired of losing relationships over disagreements? In this episode, Ashley Abercrombie, shares powerful truths from her upcoming book, Love Is the Resistance: Learn to Disagree, Resolve the Conflicts You've Been Avoiding, and Create Real Change. In a world that is growing increasingly divided, Ashley encourages us to lead change and love others well by learning to engage in healthy conflict. When done right,...


057: Navigating Grief & Loss with Rachel Wojo | The Living Room

“You don't need to 'move on' and 'get over it', but you can move forward in Christ!” Are you walking through a season of deep grief or loss? In this episode, author, ministry leader and my dear friend, Rachel Wojo, shares from her personal grief journey. Rachel's first child, Taylor, suffered from a rare metabolic disorder causing gradual neurological degeneration for many years and went to be with Jesus in 2019. Rachel learned to rely on the sustaining power of Jesus as she walked through...


056: Verse-Mapping the Bible with Kristy Cambron | The Living Room

“Start small, but begin!" Do you wish you understood the Bible better? In this episode, Kristy Cambron, shares powerful tools and resources that have brought the Word of God alive to her and many others from her Verse Mapping Series. Kristy is a vintage-inspired storyteller, writing both award-winning historical fiction and Bible Studies. When she recognized her own tendency to choose other things before spending time in the Word, Kristy embarked on a personal journey to understand it...


055: Trusting God with Your Dreams with Rachel Dodge | The Living Room

“If we will release our plans into God's hands, He will do far greater than we can imagine!" In this episode, Rachel Dodge, shares her journey of learning to trust God with all her dreams. As an English professor, Rachel always had a desire to write, but she never imagined it would unfold the way it did. As she continued to seek God and trust His leading, she was amazed at how beautifully He wove together her upbringing, education, interests, and skills in ways she had never imagined...


054: When You Don’t Like Your Story with Sharon Jaynes | The Living Room

“Your story does not disqualify you!" Are you still clinging tightly to the broken pieces and shattered dreams in your life? There is good news, my friend! In this episode, Sharon Jaynes, shares from her newest book, "When You Don't Like Your Story: What If Your Worst Chapters Could Become Your Greatest Victories?" about the redemptive power of God. Sharon demonstrates how God can use the parts of our stories that we wish were erased to grow us and reveal Himself to us and the world around...


053: The Life You Long For with Christy Nockels | The Living Room

"If we really understood what Christ has to offer us when we surrender and trust Him, we would want it every day!" Do you wake up weighed down from the pressure of all that needs to get done? In this episode, Christy Nockels shares from her book, The Life You Long For: Learning to Live From a Heart of Rest. After years of traveling music ministry with her husband, Christy began to experience burnout in her life. She recognized her life had been marked by doing things for God rather than...


052: Navigating These Troubled Times with Mary DeMuth |The Living Room

“God's Word can shine on the darkness in our hearts and our world today!" Wow, you guys! This episode is so timely. If you've wondered how God wants you to respond to the turmoil in our world, Mary DeMuth highlights our great need to pray and live biblically so that our responses are shaped by God and not human opinions. We talk about her personal journey and recent books, "Pray Every Day:90 Days of Prayer from God's Word" and "We Too: How the Church Can Respond Redemptively to the Sexual...


051: The Settled Soul with Jodi Detrick | The Living Room

“Life shakes us up. Abiding settles us down!" In this episode, my friend and mentor, Jodi Detrick, shares from her new devotional, "The Settled Soul: Tenaciously Abiding with a Tender God". She shares powerful truths and practical steps for an abiding life amidst the chaos and challenges in life. Jesus invites each one of us to unpack our entire lives and fully reside with Him. No matter what is going on around us, we can live with peace and purpose by staying close to Jesus. Whether you are...