This Lyric, That Truth Podcast

This Lyric, That Truth Podcast

“Being nice costs exactly zero dollars”, was the sentiment from a recent conversation on the new Joy99 Podcast, This Lyric, That Truth. (You can listen here) I was talking with Joy who heads up the JoyBus ministry, her actual job is find creative ways to bless...

My Prayer For You This Spring

Its here! Its finally here! It looks like Spring! It smells like Spring! It’s busy like Spring. It’s the final push of the school year—its the sporting events and end of year concerts and all the things. I love this time of year for its promise of new life. Winter...
Lent

Lent

This year, unprompted by me, the kids decided to give up things for Lent. This has led to some pretty interesting conversations around the dinner table such as “Can we take a break from our fast on Sundays, and why is it 40 days long”? I thought this was pretty...

Lent Reading Plan

Lent is a season of preparation. Here at Joy99, we are carving out time to prepare our hearts for Easter and we’d love you to join us! Here is a link to a reading plan that you and your family may use to draw closer to God and each other in the 40 days...
Lent

Casserole Conundrum

Its what I call the “casserole conundrum”. In Hebrews 10:24-25 it says, “Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works.  And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the...
More in 2024

More in 2024

Are you ready for more in 2024? Thats kind of my theme for the upcoming year. Hannah Brencher said it best: More rhythms, less resolutions. More presence, less scrolling. More social, less media. More celebration, less comparison. More prayer, less worrying. More...