I have just recently started listening to podcasts, I mean they are all the rage now, am I right?! My sister actually got me hooked on them. She lives by them, so I finally decided to give it a try – and now I can’t stop! I have never been one to just listen to people talk, I like to jam, but now I hardly ever listen to music in the car. I think there’s something about them that just makes people feel connected, like they are just sitting down with a friend, and that is just so important to me.
There is one podcast in particular that has made a huge impact on me and the way I choose to live – “The Porch”. If you haven’t listened to their podcast, you have to right now! The Porch is a young adult’s ministry through Watermark Church in Dallas. If you live in the Dallas area you should totally check out one of their locations!
I like to think I am very strong in my faith and relationship with God. I talk to Jesus all day long, but there are times that I fall short, like we all do. I have good and bad days, and I struggle a lot with anxiety and stress. Amidst all of that, the Pastors that speak on this podcast have a way of taking your darkest fears and thoughts and turning them into a positive to remind you that you aren’t alone, and God is using these times to show his unconditional and faithful love. Just when you thought you were the only one! The Pastors are so amazing and relatable, there is literally an episode for every feeling, doubt and experience that I have ever had and it’s so captivating! You know when you’re in church and you sort of zone off thinking about other things? Yeah, that does not happen with these guys! It’s like they are speaking directly to you and answering all of your questions without you having to saying a word.
I am working my way through each episode by listening to one every morning in the car, or if it’s on the weekend I have a super cool makeup mirror with Bluetooth (thank you Jordon) that I will listen on as I get ready! Anyways, they talk about everything you could ever need and relate in a way that you feel like a friend or brother is speaking to you. I have grown so much in my faith and as a person since I have started listening to them. I have learned so much, not only about our Heavenly Father, but also about myself and the people I surround myself with.
Makeup mirror and robe linked below movies!
God is so important in my life, and I hope you can realize what I have by immersing myself in His word. He is constantly pursuing our hearts and it is never too late to accept Jesus into yours. The goodness that God wants for us is overwhelming and limitless!
I will definitely keep y’all up to date on which ones I’m listening to that impact my life during this season. I’ll leave some of my favorites below!
What are your favorite podcasts right now?! Comment below, I would love to listen!
Here are some of my favorites so far on “The Porch” + the dates so they can be easier to find.
“Anger and Forgiveness” – February 5th
“Gossip and Restraint” – February 19th
“Measuring Your Value” – May 7th
“What if Someone Has Doubts” – July 9th
“How Can I Know God’s Plan for My Life?” – August 20th
“How do you Prepare for what’s next?” – September 3rd
“When God is Late” – September 3rd (The first one I ever listened to, HIGHLY recommend)
“You’re Prefect Just The Way You Are” – September 26th
“Life Is Found In The Party” – September 24th
Romans 12:2 – “And be not conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind”