Jolt of Joy

JOLT OF JOY PODCAST: A Living Hope

The choice to embrace our living hope is at the very core of living a truly vibrant life. Listen in this week as Carol teaches from 1 Peter 1:3-5 and 2 Corinthians 1:20, calling us all to remember and rejoice in the promises of God.

JOLT OF JOY PODCAST: Rejoicing in Trials

Joy and Sorrow are often treated as opposites, but in today’s episode, we learn that they are inseparable, like holy twins. The story of the gospel is full of both and results in a beautiful song even the angels are eager to hear. Listen in this week as Carol teaches from 1 Peter chapter 1, reminding us of the beauty of joy amidst the sorrow.

JOLT OF JOY PODCAST: Never Alone

Satan aims to convince you that you are isolated, irredeemable, and a failure. Instead, when you feel lonely, open up your Bible and agree with God about how loved you are. Join Carol this week as she teaches from 2 Samuel 17 and reminds us that God will never leave us.

JOLT OF JOY PODCAST: Stress and the Word of God

We all have things we turn to for distraction and rest during times of stress, but some of them only make the problem worse. Join Carol this week as she shares from 2nd Samuel and Judges, teaching us all about one kind of stress eating that can only make things better: feasting on the word of God!

JOLT OF JOY PODCAST: Unmatched Hope

The weariness of life is often too much for us to bear. Thankfully, Jesus calls us to come to Him and rest, promising that His yoke is easy and His burden is light. Join Carol today as she shares from Matthew 11:28-30 and several Psalms of the unmatched hope we have in coming to God, our one true refuge.

JOLT OF JOY PODCAST: Rejoice in the Lord Always

God has given us clear steps for dealing with the heavyweight of anxiety we often face. Join Carol today as she shares from the wise words of Paul in Philippians chapter 4. 

JOLT OF JOY PODCAST: The Joy of the Shepherds and Angels

The good news of Christmas calls us to lay aside fear and rejoice just as the shepherds did. Just like the angels, we are called to sing out those glad tidings of great joy to the waiting world around us. Join Carol today as she reads from the gospel of Luke and reminds us all of the miraculous gift of our incarnate king.

JOLT OF JOY PODCAST: Joyfully Welcoming God’s Improbable Intervention

How does God’s favor upon Mary relate to your life? Far more than you might realize! Join Carol McLeod for this week’s episode of Jolt of Joy exploring Luke chapter 1, the way God often accomplishes what we see as impossible, and the source of everlasting joy we find in Jesus.

JOLT OF JOY PODCAST:The Joy of the Shepherds and Angels

The good news of Christmas calls us to lay aside fear and rejoice just as the shepherds did. Just like the angels, we are called to sing out those glad tidings of great joy to the waiting world around us. Join Carol today as she reads from the gospel of Luke and reminds us all of the miraculous gift of our incarnate king.

JOLT OF JOY PODCAST: Preparing Your Heart For the Miracle of Christmas (Special Christmas Eve Edition)

Elizabeth and Zacharias spent their lives trusting God through a long season of waiting. They were patient and faithful, believing that His plan was best. Join Carol today as she shares from Luke chapter 1 of the faith we can have in seasons of preparation, trusting that God will work through us in His own perfect timing. 

JOLT OF JOY PODCAST: The Presence of Jesus

After centuries of anticipation, finally, the savior of the world is born in the form of a babe. Join Carol today as she reads from the Christmas account in Luke and celebrates with us in worship, where humanity meets the God of the universe in great joy.