Everyday Joy

PositiveMedia

Hosted by Ash Owen, this 10 min podcast unpacks a different bible verse everyday in an honest, accessible and joyful way!

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Episodes

Today is the Day: Following Jesus with Purpose | Matthew 8:22 with Tilly Hosanee
3d ago
Today is the Day: Following Jesus with Purpose | Matthew 8:22 with Tilly Hosanee
In this episode, we delve into the powerful words of Jesus from Matthew 8:22 MSG, where he challenges us to prioritize life over death and to follow him wholeheartedly. Join us as we explore the profound implications of embracing a life of purpose and vitality, without delay. Through thoughtful discussion and heartfelt reflection, we confront the tendency to put off living fully for God, waiting for the "right" moment or circumstance. Instead, we're inspired to seize the present moment and pursue life with passion and conviction. As we unpack Matthew 8:22, we discover the urgency and significance of embracing God's call to follow him without hesitation. We're reminded that life is a precious gift, and there's no better time than now to align ourselves with God's purposes and pursue the abundant life he offers. Join us for an episode filled with encouragement, inspiration, and practical insights for embracing the fullness of life that God has called us to. Don't miss this opportunity to step boldly into God's plans for your life and experience the richness of living fully for him!    Get Connected: ▶Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/everydayjoypod ▶Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/everydayjoypodcast/ ▶ Email us: everydayjoy@positivemedia.com.au ▶ TheLight: thelight.com.au/everydayjoy   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Generosity Redefined: releasing expectations | Luke 6:30 MSG With Tillly Hosanee
5d ago
Generosity Redefined: releasing expectations | Luke 6:30 MSG With Tillly Hosanee
In today's episode, we explore the profound wisdom of Luke 6:30 MSG, where Jesus urges us to respond generously, even when we don't expect anything in return. Join us as we delve into the transformative power of embodying a mindset of generosity and selflessness. Through candid conversation and personal reflection, we confront the challenge of expecting reciprocity for our acts of kindness. Ash vulnerably shares her own struggles with this concept, highlighting the pressure society places on us to live according to a tit-for-tat mentality, as often depicted in popular media like reality TV shows such as Married at First Sight. As we unpack Luke 6:30, we discover the freedom and fulfillment that comes from releasing the need for reciprocation and embracing a lifestyle of generosity. We'll explore practical ways to cultivate a servant-hearted attitude, even in situations where we may not receive anything in return. Join us for an episode filled with encouragement, inspiration, and practical insights for living generously and embracing the joy that comes from giving without expectation. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to break free from the world's standards and experience the abundant life that comes from living in alignment with Jesus' teachings. Get Connected: ▶Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/everydayjoypod ▶Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/everydayjoypodcast/ ▶ Email us: everydayjoy@positivemedia.com.au ▶ TheLight: thelight.com.au/everydayjoy   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Self help, is no help : Surrendering Body Image Struggles to God | Matthew 16:25 with Tilly Hosanee
6d ago
Self help, is no help : Surrendering Body Image Struggles to God | Matthew 16:25 with Tilly Hosanee
In today's episode, we delve into the wisdom of Matthew 16:25 MSG, where Jesus challenges the effectiveness of self-help and emphasises self-sacrifice as the path to discovering one's true self. Join us as we explore Ash's personal journey of overcoming insecurity, a common struggle many can relate to, and discover how she found true fulfilment not in worldly remedies, but in loving and knowing God. Through Ash's story, we witness the challenges of seeking fulfilment through worldly means, only to find lasting peace and fulfilment in surrendering to God's love and guidance. As we explore Matthew 16:25, we uncover the pathway to authentic self-discovery and fulfilment through self-sacrifice and alignment with God's will. Later in the episode, we offer practical insights and actionable steps for overcoming negative thoughts in a godly manner, presenting three powerful strategies to replace self-help methods with faith-based approaches. Tune in for an episode filled with authenticity, inspiration, and practical wisdom for navigating the journey from insecurity to self-discovery through faith in God. Don't miss this opportunity to discover the liberating truth that true fulfilment is found not in self-help, but in self-sacrifice and a deep relationship with God.   Listen on: ▶Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3n4MSYSYzpptL6wTruTeKp?si=f6eee917d92547b3 ▶Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/everyday-joy/id1667389590   Get Connected: ▶Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/everydayjoypod ▶Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/everydayjoypodcast/ ▶ Email us: everydayjoy@positivemedia.com.au ▶ TheLight: thelight.com.au/everydayjoy   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
God rejoices over YOU! | Discovering Gods love and grace for you |  Zephaniah 3:17 with Tilly Hosanee
1w ago
God rejoices over YOU! | Discovering Gods love and grace for you | Zephaniah 3:17 with Tilly Hosanee
In this uplifting episode, hosted by Ash Owen and featuring special guest Tilly Hosanee, we delve into the truth captured in Zephaniah 3:17 (NIV), where we discover the heartwarming message that God rejoices over us with love and grace. Join us as we explore the depths of God's unconditional love and the unending joy He finds in His children. With a focus on Zephaniah 3:17, we unpack the beautiful imagery of God as a Mighty Warrior who saves, delighting in His people with songs of joy. Through heartfelt discussion and reflection, we come to understand the magnitude of God's love and the extent of His grace toward us. During the episode, Ash vulnerably shares her struggle with fully comprehending God's love for her. Through her journey of grappling with this concept, we witness the transformative power of embracing God's love and grace in our lives. Through this scripture, we are reminded that God is not only with us but takes great delight in us, showering us with His love and grace. Join us as we bask in the warmth of God's unconditional love and embrace the truth that we are cherished and celebrated by our Heavenly Father. Tune in for an episode filled with encouragement, inspiration, and a deeper understanding of God's love and grace for each of us. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the joy of being rejoiced over by the Creator of the universe.   Get Connected: ▶Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/everydayjoypod ▶Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/everydayjoypodcast/ ▶ Email us: everydayjoy@positivemedia.com.au ▶ TheLight: thelight.com.au/everydayjoy   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What are you putting your trust in?! | Star signs, control and learning how to be Godly | 1 Timothy 4:7  with Jen Lui-Jong
15-02-2024
What are you putting your trust in?! | Star signs, control and learning how to be Godly | 1 Timothy 4:7 with Jen Lui-Jong
In this episode, we delve into the timeless wisdom of 1 Timothy 4:7 NIV, which urges us to avoid godless myths, including superstitions like star signs and other beliefs we may rely too much on, and instead, train ourselves to be godly. Join us as we embark on a journey of self-examination and spiritual growth, challenging ourselves to align our lives more closely with the example of Jesus Christ. With a focus on becoming more like Jesus, we explore practical ways to cultivate godliness in our daily lives. From our thoughts and actions to the choices we make, we confront the challenge of living out our faith authentically and intentionally. Through discussion and personal reflection, we confront the reality of our participation in godless myths and superficial beliefs. With a renewed commitment to train ourselves in godliness, we seek to deepen our relationship with God and emulate the character of Christ in all that we do. Tune in for an episode filled with encouragement, challenge, and practical insights on growing in godliness. Don't miss this opportunity to assess your own journey of faith and take steps toward living a life that reflects the heart of Jesus. Get Connected: ▶Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/everydayjoypod ▶Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/everydayjoypodcast/ ▶ Email us: everydayjoy@positivemedia.com.au ▶ TheLight: thelight.com.au/everydayjoy   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
There is Hope: Jen's Journey from Despair to Joy | Deuteronomy 30:3 with Jen Lui-Jong
13-02-2024
There is Hope: Jen's Journey from Despair to Joy | Deuteronomy 30:3 with Jen Lui-Jong
In todays episode, we explore the promise of restoration found in Deuteronomy 30:3 MSG, where God pledges to restore everything lost and have compassion on those who have been scattered. Join us as we journey through themes of depression and suicide, witnessing how God's transformative power brings restoration from brokenness. Through Jen's story, we witness firsthand how God's restoration unfolds in the midst of despair. From the depths of depression to the heights of divine compassion, Jen's testimony serves as a beacon of hope for those facing similar struggles. While navigating sensitive topics, we offer a message of hope grounded in the unwavering promise of God's restoration. Join us as we explore how God's compassionate love picks up the pieces and brings healing to shattered lives. Tune in for an episode filled with raw honesty and a powerful testimony of God's restoration in the face of darkness. Don't miss this opportunity to discover the profound truth that God's compassion knows no bounds and His restoration is always within reach. Please reach out to TheLight Careline if you need support:    Get Connected: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/everydayjoypod Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/everydayjoypodcast/ Email us: everydayjoy@positivemedia.com.au TheLight: thelight.com.au/everydayjoy   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Everyday Worship: Living Life Closer to Jesus | Hebrews 13:16 with Jen Lui-Jong
12-02-2024
Everyday Worship: Living Life Closer to Jesus | Hebrews 13:16 with Jen Lui-Jong
In today's episode, hosted by [Your Name] and featuring special guest Jen, we explore the profound concept that our lives are a form of worship, as emphasized in Hebrews 13:16 MSG. Join us as we dive into the idea that worship entails sacrifice and extends far beyond traditional religious settings. Hebrews 13:16 challenges us not to take things for granted and urges us to share what we have with others. It highlights that God takes particular pleasure in acts of worship that occur in the midst of our daily lives—the kitchen, workplace, and streets—places where sacrifice and service are often required. Through heartfelt discussion and personal stories, we delve into the significance of viewing our everyday actions as offerings to God. We explore how acts of kindness, generosity, and service are integral parts of worship, reflecting our love and devotion to Him. Join us as we unpack the transformative power of living lives of worship, where every decision, interaction, and sacrifice is an opportunity to honour God. Tune in for an episode filled with inspiration, encouragement, and practical insights on embracing a lifestyle of worship through sacrificial living. Don't miss this chance to discover the joy and fulfilment found in surrendering our lives as offerings to God. Get Connected: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/everydayjoypod Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/everydayjoypodcast/ Email us: everydayjoy@positivemedia.com.au TheLight: thelight.com.au/everydayjoy   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
3 Ways To Transform Bible Knowledge Into Real-Life Action | James 1:22 with Jen Lui-Jong
11-02-2024
3 Ways To Transform Bible Knowledge Into Real-Life Action | James 1:22 with Jen Lui-Jong
Want to live out what you read, but just don't know where to start?! Join us for a discussion on living out the teachings of the Bible! In today's episode we delve into the wisdom of James 1:22 (NIV): "Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says." In this episode, we explore practical strategies for understanding Scripture and applying its truths to our daily lives. Discover three actionable ways to embody the teachings of God's Word and live them out authentically. Through engaging conversation and personal experiences, we unpack the importance of not only hearing the Word but also actively living it out. Join us as we explore how to bridge the gap between knowledge and action, ultimately deepening our relationship with God and living in alignment with His will. Tune in for an episode filled with practical guidance, spiritual inspiration, and actionable steps to apply the principles of the Bible to your life. Don't miss this opportunity to grow in your understanding of Scripture and live out its truths with intentionality and purpose! Discover JOY today!  Get Connected: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/everydayjoypod Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/everydayjoypodcast/ Email us: everydayjoy@positivemedia.com.au TheLight: thelight.com.au/everydayjoy See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Is it worth it?! The impact of our responses | Proverbs 14:29 with Lucy Holmes
05-02-2024
Is it worth it?! The impact of our responses | Proverbs 14:29 with Lucy Holmes
Ever wondered about the link between anxiety, overwhelm, and our reactions, especially when it comes to those closest to us? Join me, Ash Owen, and our special guest Lucy Holmes in this eye-opening episode as we explore the profound connection between emotional states and our responses, aiming to improve the way we react in challenging situations. In today's discussion, we dig into the wisdom of Proverbs 14:29 MSG, examining how managing our emotions, particularly anxiety and overwhelm, can significantly impact our interactions. Lucy and I candidly share our experiences, highlighting the importance of fostering patience and deep understanding, and how these qualities contribute to more thoughtful responses. Discover practical insights into navigating anxiety and overwhelm while improving the way we connect with others. This episode promises a journey of self-reflection, personal growth, and actionable steps to enhance our responses, particularly within the sphere of our closest relationships. Tune in for an episode that not only resonates with personal experiences but also equips you to navigate life's challenges with emotional intelligence and grace. Ready to explore the path toward healthier reactions? Discover JOY Today!  Get Connected: ▶Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/everydayjoypod ▶Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/everydayjoypodcast/ ▶ Email us: everydayjoy@positivemedia.com.au ▶ TheLight: thelight.com.au/everydayjoy See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.