Bethany Lane Gocking is our 14-year-old daughter. We talk about her a lot here on the podcast. She is funny, kind, and thoughtful. She’s a deep thinker. She’s very artistic. And right now, she is coming out of one of the hardest battles for joy she’s ever faced. When we prayed and planned Season 2… Continue reading Episode 17: Bethany’s Fight for Joy!
Wyatt Mann is a junior at Johnson University in Knoxville, Tennessee, majoring in Preaching and Youth Ministry. Wyatt is a bright 21 year old who has a passion for God, tech stuff, and everything Dungeons and Dragons. Listen today as we talk to Wyatt about the loss of his mother and how he was able… Continue reading Episode 16: Wyatt’s Fight for Joy!
Brian Paul Gocking is husband, father, musician, podcaster, Enneagram 9, peace-loving, jokester who is adored by all who know him. Brian has a bachelors of science in ministry and leadership and sees his mission field between his own two feet, wherever God calls him whether that’s in his medical office job or at the grocery… Continue reading Episode 15: Brian’s Fight for Joy!
Meighan and Mike have experienced some pretty tough seasons during their 6-year marriage, most recently being the passing of their daughter, Eloise Joy to Trisomy 18. They have adopted the mantra “Choose Joy” and have allowed the Lord to use Ellie’s life in some pretty powerful ways. Meighan and Mike live in Vine Grove with… Continue reading Episode 14: Meighan and Mike’s Fight for Joy!
Everyone keeps asking me how I’m doing. This season of job change and taking on new volunteer responsibilities and all that comes with Fall and Christmas events—I appreciate everyone’s love and concern for me. They don’t want me to do too much. Multiple Sclerosis can be triggered by stress. And my people know that. And… Continue reading Just show up.
Scott and Jane Conway have been together since college and have been married for over 25 years. Scott has his MBA and works for a local bank and Jane has taught Spanish and ESL for many years. They built a beautiful life and raised two amazing daughters, Madison and Ann-Morgan. But on November 6, 2013,… Continue reading Episode 12: Scott and Jane’s Fight for Joy!
I'm too loud. My ideas are stupid. I'm too much for most people. They think I'm too weird. I don't fit in. I don't have anything worthwhile to say. No one cares about my opinion. I don't have a story. I'm alone. I'm damaged. I'm unattractive. I am a failure. I'm a horrible mother. I… Continue reading Lies.