She Found Joy with Lauren Gaskill
Summary: The She Found Joy Podcast with Lauren Gaskill is a podcast dedicated to bringing you encouragement and inspiration throughout all of life's moments — the good, bad and in-between. Lauren interviews top Christian speakers and authors as they share their stories of how they found joy amid life's mountain tops and valley lows. Jesus is our joy and his peace, hope and love overcome any pain, storm or trial we face in this life. He is always with us and will never leave us.
Join Stephanie and I as we talk about how to live your best life now, singleness, marriage and how to make and keep friends as an adult.
Join author Amy Elaine Martinez and I as we talk about how to live victoriously in Christ and help others live victorious too!
In this episode, author and speaker Katie Reid invites modern Marthas everywhere to exchange try-hard striving for hope-filled freedom without abandoning our doer's hearts in the process. In addition to talking about living free and like we're enough, we also talk about: learning to serve within the strength God given us, not the strength we wish we had; how to rest while we work; the importance of praying bold and unedited prayers; and the power of faith.
In this episode, author and speaker Carey Scott and and I talk about what it means to live authentic — to live a life that's deeply rooted in Christ and the identity He gave us through His work on the cross.
Join Barb and and I as we discuss practical strategies to beat worry and claim God's victory in this fight of faith—day in and day out. We also talk about the value in learning to view uncertainty from God's perspective rather than our own. Uncertainty can drive us mad if we let it, but Barb has found another way to deal with the unknowns of the life.
Join speaker and blogger Christy Mobley and I as we talk about: how God equips us and is always working behind the scenes to fulfill the promises and dreams He's spoken over us; anxiety disorders and how Jesus helps us find joy in the journey of navigating mental health; learning to lean on Jesus more than we lean on people; practical ways to develop a relationship with Jesus and apply God’s Word to our lives. Scripture from today's podcast: Hebrews 4:12, Isaiah 55:11 and Philippians 4:6-7.
Kate Motaung joins me today for Finding Joy #53. On the show, Kate and I talk about the 10+ years she spent serving as a missionary in Cape Town, South Africa, as well as her mother's terminal battle with cancer, grief, loving well and the HOPE of heaven. Kate and I wrap up our conversation talking about how the importance of living with a heavenly mindset — investing in Kingdom work over and above our desire to lead comfortable lives.
Join Connie Bartlett and I as we talk about living with purpose; the challenges and blessings of raising and loving children well in a blended family situation; how to communicate well in marriage and why it's important to pray and grow together as the years go on.
Join Kristin, Kendra and Julie and I as we talk about why God calls us to show kindness to others; how to live a life of generosity; and how you can incorporate kindness into your everyday routine with tons of easy-to-implement ideas.
Author Amy Breitmann joins me today for the Finding Joy Podcast's 50th episode! Her life and faith were forever changed when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer as a 29-year-old mama-to-be. As you’ll hear in our conversation today, God has taken Amy's broken road and weaved it into a beautiful ministry. Today The Lydia Project serves thousands of women and their families each year, providing spiritual, emotional, and financial support to women facing any kind of cancer.
Join author and party planner Christen Price as she and I talk about embracing imperfect hospitality — biblical hospitality that focuses not on perfection but on on why we celebrate: to be with and love on people. We might not always plan the perfect party, but we can always choose to be God's hand and feet and love others well.
Hanha Hobson joins me today for Finding Joy #48. Hanha is the founder of the Transparency Blog. Today on the podcast, Hanha shares practical tips for combating shame with daily faith confessions. She and I also talk about how to respond when other people try to shame us and drag us into the pit.
If you've ever felt confused by the conflicting representations of Jesus you've encountered in the world, you're invited to join Jami Amerine and I as we talk about releasing all the wrong ideas and getting to know the Savior for who He really is — full of never-ending love and grace.
In this episode Lynn and I talk about: The importance of building our confidence in Christ. How to combat society's unrealistic expectations to do and be it all. How to let go of past fears and failures in exchange for the confidence that comes from surrendering our lives to the One who never fails. Her family's experience with mental illness and why having a treatment plan is important. Freebies for developing an unshakable confidence.
RAD JOY business owner Jackie Drew and I talk about the power of prayer and how surrendering our lives to Jesus can change our lives for the better. We also talk about learning to discern the will of God and what to do when He calls us to step out in faith. (P.S. You can stop by rad-joy.com to see all of Jackie and Rick's amazing products that will enrich your prayer life!)