Bible Trivia Tuesday: Test your knowledge of the Old and New Testaments!

March is Women’s History Month, and it’s fitting to begin my new series, Bible Trivia Tuesday, with the women of the Bible. These courageous, hard-working and sometimes humble women often were the hand and feet of God. Eve, in the first book of the Bible, was a flawed character but was an important introduction toContinue reading “Bible Trivia Tuesday: Test your knowledge of the Old and New Testaments!”

Sprinkling ashes on your head when the storm keeps you from church

Last Wednesday was Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the 40-day journey to Lent. This, for Christians, is an important time as we progress to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and, more importantly, the resurrection. On Ash Wednesday we acknowledge our mortality, usually with the words, “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shallContinue reading “Sprinkling ashes on your head when the storm keeps you from church”

VIDEO: Christian Podcasters talk about the controversial Super Bowl Jeep ad with Bruce Springsteen

Today, two podcasters join me to talk about a TV ad that raised a lot of controversy: Jeep’s Super Bowl ad with musician Bruce Springsteen that talked about unity and featured a little church in the middle of the USA. What did you think about the ad? Was it Christian? Patriotic? Offensive? Or just right?Continue reading “VIDEO: Christian Podcasters talk about the controversial Super Bowl Jeep ad with Bruce Springsteen”

Why I changed the name of my channel to Positively Joy

Changing a channel can be risky, but it’s not unusual. This blog used to be called Thoughts and Deeds, because, well, that was what it was about. Then I changed it to my name, Yvette Walker, because it made sense and my name is my brand. But when I created a faith and values podcastContinue reading “Why I changed the name of my channel to Positively Joy”

Speeches of Jesus, part 1: The Beatitudes “pep talk”

Jesus spoke like a leader. His words carried power, they inspired and motivated people. Because that’s what real leaders do, right? Remember the movie “Miracle,” based on the USA Hockey team fighting in the 1980 Olympics? No one thought the team would beat the USSR, but it did, and part of that was because ofContinue reading “Speeches of Jesus, part 1: The Beatitudes “pep talk””

Show Notes: S.2 Ep. 1 Mary Jo Pierce

Intro — Mary Jo Pierce: “My journey into the kitchen began out of a place of burnout, fatigue, tiredness, realizing I was doing things for Lord, but I wasn’t doing them well. And discovering he has a better way. And his better way, is sabbath.” Host, Yvette Walker: Hi, Yvette here. Listen, I’m just gonnaContinue reading “Show Notes: S.2 Ep. 1 Mary Jo Pierce”

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