‘Joy’ Category Archive

Learn How to Fight Your Way to a Better Marriage!

If you’ve ever thought your marriage problems would be solved if you and your spouse simply stopped fighting… think again! This video series is for you! Based on the book, Fight Your Way to a Better Marriage, this series goes deeper with author Dr. Greg Smalley and his wife Erin Smalley from Focus on the Family. They use years of counseling, research, and success stories to teach us how to use marital conflict as a way to deepen and… … Continue reading

The 5 Things You Take for Granted that Would Change Someone’s Life

Can you imagine not being able to take your child to the doctor when they get sick or not even having bandaids to help them when they get hurt? That is the reality for most of the mothers that I met while in Ecuador. Brittany is a sponsored child through Compassion International, but when she was just a little girl she fell and hit her head cutting it open. Her parents did not have anything… … Continue reading

How to Quit Quitting

When life gets hard it’s far too easy to quit things. However, it seems to be true that God changes us the most when we learn to persevere and NOT give up. Author Annie F. Downs shares what it takes to quit quitting.   … Continue reading

If You Had a Hard Year, Here’s How to Hope Again in 2018

Author Annie F. Downs loves to inspire others to be brave through her books “100 Days to Brave” and “Let’s All Be Brave.” But she has dealt with struggles of her own to hold out hope even when God has not given her what she hoped He would.       Don’t miss Joy’s whole interview with Annie where they tackle how to be brave on social media, with no makeup, and even through deepening… … Continue reading

Big Changes in Store for the Carlos & Joy Show…

Leaving is never easy. Carlos here and, over the last 3+ years, WAY-FM has been my home and Joy has been like my little sister.  It’s been an honor to share my afternoons and my life with you. We have walked through some pretty big things!  You helped me navigate life through my engagement, and the first few years of my marriage, and even becoming a father.  The love and advice I have received from… … Continue reading

Which Iconic Christmas Movie Character Are You?

Christmas movies are great because we see ourselves in so many of the iconic characters. Maybe you’re like Joy and when you see Buddy the Elf, you see a little bit of yourself inside there or maybe you’re more like Carlos who’s often been compared to The Grinch. haha! Take this simple quiz to see who you relate with the most! … Continue reading

How to Be Brave No Matter What You Are Facing

Do you feel brave? I am guessing your answer is “no” if you clicked on this post. Don’t worry, spoiler alert: most of us don’t. The good news is feeling brave is not a requirement to acting brave. In fact, most people who achieve feats of bravery do not feel a magical sense of courage or bravery before they accomplish something. So then… how do they do it? Brave is defined by Webster’s dictionary as:… … Continue reading