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Jolt of Joy

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com. Follow Carol on Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_ Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney 22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-heart
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Dec 27, 2021

The New Year provides a beautiful time of reflection and hope. It also quickly reminds us how difficult it is to change and grow into the people we desire to be. Join Carol this week, in anticipation of January 1st, as she shares from scripture about how true change is possible only in surrender to God.

 
Dec 20, 2021

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.

Dec 13, 2021

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.

Dec 6, 2021

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.

Nov 29, 2021

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. 

Nov 22, 2021

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

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com.

Follow Carol on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_

Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney

22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans

If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate

Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-heart

Nov 15, 2021

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.

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com.

Follow Carol on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_

Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney

22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans

If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate

Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-heart

Nov 8, 2021

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!

Nov 1, 2021

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.

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com.

 

Follow Carol on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_

Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney

22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans

If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate

Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-heart

Oct 25, 2021

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 sorrow.

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com.

 

Follow Carol on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_

Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney

22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans

If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate

Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-heart

 

Oct 18, 2021

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.

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com.
 
Follow Carol on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_
 
Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney
 
22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans
 
If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate
 
Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-heart
Oct 11, 2021

The Christian life is brimming with both the pain of sorrow and the beauty of joy. Often it is at the crossroads of the two where God reveals the most meaningful moments of our lives. Join Carol on a Jolt of Joy today as she studies Romans 8:28-29, 1 Peter 1:3-5, and more. 

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com.
 
Follow Carol on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_
 
Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney
 
22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans
 
If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate
 
Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-heart
Oct 4, 2021

While all of us will encounter tragedy in different forms, there are gradual steps we can take to turn to God in the midst of it so that He can show His glory and turn that tragedy into victory. Join Carol as she explains how David mourned and healed from the death of a child in 2 Samuel 12. 

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com.

 

Follow Carol on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_

Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney
22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans

If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate
Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-heart

Sep 27, 2021

With relationships, gardening, and emotions we know something will flourish best when treated with love and care. Likewise, God has carefully designed us with our flourishing and purpose in mind.  Join Carol as she reads from Psalm 92 and tells family stories that express these principles.

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com.

 

Follow Carol on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_

Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney
22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans

If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate
Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-heart

Sep 20, 2021

Though it can be near impossible to control our own emotions, God has promised to provide us with the power of the Holy Spirit, which brings joy and peace even in painful times. Carol demonstrates, through Acts chapter 1, that we must ask for this power, wait for God to answer, and pray without ceasing in the meantime.

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com.

 

Follow Carol on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_

Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney
22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans

If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate
Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-heart

Sep 13, 2021

Since God has created us and given the purpose of glorifying Him and revealing His nature, there truly is no limit to how deep and full our relationship with Him can become. Join Carol in exploring Ephesians 2:10, Colossians 3:3, Acts 4:13, and Psalm 119:109.

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com.

 

Follow Carol on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_

Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney
22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans

If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate
Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-hear

Sep 6, 2021

To weather the droughts and storms of life we must plant ourselves by the living water, running our roots deep into the soil of God’s word. Join Carol this week as she shares of the sustenance and hope we have in Christ, by way of John 4:13-14 and the story of 1979’s Hurricane Frederic.

Join Bible teacher and best-selling author, Carol McLeod, for a dose of joy from the Word of God every week. Carol wrings the truth out of the Bible in a practical and hopeful manner. You will laugh and cry as Carol goes digging for gold in the Word in such a way that it brings purpose to ordinary lives. “A Jolt of Joy" is a podcast that you will want to add to your routine each week, posting on Monday mornings! For more information on Carol McLeod, visit www.carolmcleodministries.com.

 

Follow Carol on Social Media:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carolmcleodministries
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolmcleod_

Read Carol’s blog Joy for the Journey: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/joyforthejourney
22 YouVersion plans - https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/youversion-plans

If you would like to make a donation or partner with Carol McLeod Ministries go to https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/redesign-donate
Grab a copy of her book here: https://www.carolmcleodministries.com/shop-main/rooms-of-a-mothers-heart

Aug 30, 2021

It’s easy to get lost in the worries of the moment and the grief and nostalgia of the past. Instead, God has called us to look ahead and strive towards the glorious plan He has for us in Jesus. Join Carol this week as she explores Isaiah 43:18-19, Philippians 3:13-14, and the hope we find in the goodness of God.

Aug 23, 2021

What if your current difficulty was a platform upon which to sing the most triumphant song of your life? Join Carol and King David (Psalm 34:1-3) this week, as they explain the power of worshiping in difficulty by faith, not by sight.

 

Aug 16, 2021

Listen this week for a jolt of encouragement with Carol, as she considers the missing ingredient in a joyless life. Just as newborns crave skin-to-skin contact with those that love them, so also we all have a need to lean into our reliance on God. Even in hard times, we grow from this intimacy and worship, as Habakkuk expresses in Habakkuk 3:17-19.

 

May 24, 2021

Listen to the final teaching from the Book of Ruth. Even though Ruth is the heroine in the story many women relate to Naomi. But God had a plan for her life and for Ruth leading to the birth of David. Learn God has a divine plan for you and will redeem your life.

May 20, 2021

Let the past be the past. Learn through the story of Ruth how the people spoke blessings on her and Naomi when Ruth was drafted into the family of God.

May 17, 2021

The law is not your savior. You need someone who is in love with you to redeem you. Learn through the story of Ruth and Boaz how Jesus is in love with you and is your redeemer drawing you into his promises.

May 14, 2021

How do you come dressed to the threshing floor? Listen to how Ruth carried her blessings from the threshing floor. Learn how Ruth had to wait and rest after. You will know you can rest in the Lord to handle your concerns.

May 11, 2021

Ask yourself in each circumstance, "What does God say about this?" Listen to how Ruth responded to the instructions Ruth gave her to lay at the feet of Boaz. Learn who your kingsman redeemer is.

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