Tag: Joy!

145 – Come: Jesus is Glad to See You!

The light of God on the face of Jesus is what warms our hearts. This is the joy and energy of our lives! Advent is the season to renew and cultivate this vision for Jesus. Kristi shares on how she has been experiencing Jesus’s delight by journeying with Mary and her Magnificat. Join the conversation as Bill unpacks Kristi’s upcoming devotional.
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139 – PA: Finding Joy When Ministry is Hard

Sometimes when you are in relationship with people and pouring into them, they have the power to hurt you, and it can feel like a betrayal.  During times like this, it’s helpful to share with someone who can give you empathy and objectivity. Bill and Kristi share from their own experiences and their search for true joy during times of trial.
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123 – Family: Grief Leads to Joy!

In a new series titled Family, Bill & Kristi address 5 threats to harmony in your family, beginning with unresolved grief. Do you find yourself pretending, avoiding being honest with your family about how you are doing and how the difficult things in life are affecting you? After all, you are a ministry leader! You need to appear strong, un-phased by the ups and downs of life! It is our hope you are encouraged by this powerful conversation.
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119 – Courage: Success is Not Sufficient

We all want to be a success, but we often lose track of what that really means. Jesus has a different definition of success. When we exchange our definition for his, it brings relief, freedom and joy! In this episode, Bill & Kristi explore significance of letting go and receiving Jesus easy yoke, and the true success of ministering out of the overflow of Jesus love for us!
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70 Happy Words

Paul uses 70 expressions of joy in his short letter to the Philippians! Seventy! Reading them infects us with his “good virus” of devotion to…
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95 – Joy In Jesus!

The Apostle Paul captivates us with Christ! Let’s draw on his incredible life story and winsome words from Philippians to be satisfied in the sweet sufficiency of Jesus with Paul. In this episode Bill and Kristi draw you into their conversation, meditations, and especially their joy and laughter of delighting in the Lord Jesus! Get ready to be blessed!
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85 – Enjoying Scripture Meditation

Do you enjoy reading the Bible? You can! We talk about the blessing of “Digging Deeper in God’s Word” and Kristi leads a short “Lectio Divina” meditation on Psalm 138. We’re thankful for Jon Firey of FFH band for the music.
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68 – Free of Shame, Full of Joy

What do you do when you feel discouraged, inadequate, guilty, or ashamed? We may deny our emotions or escape into compulsive behavior. St Francis shows us that following the footprints of Christ is the path of great joy.
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