I have been wanting to share my thoughts on my favourite podcasts (Christian and in general) for a while now! If you know me, you know how much I enjoy listening to them.
Before this season, I would enjoy catching up with my favs every day during the commute to or from work. Now that I have been working from home, I find so much joy listening to a podcast during my daily freedom walk or playing in the background at home. So here we are… I am excited to finally be sitting down and knocking this out!
I have found podcasts a way to fill my mind with Jesus all day every day. They cover real-life issues that I may relate to. They are honestly a great way to reach out, grow your faith, and keep you encouraged.
Recently on my Instagram stories, I asked ‘What is your favourite podcast?’ and was given over ten different & amazing options to try, some of them mentioned in this blog post!
Whether you have five minutes or an hour, it is a blessing that you can listen to inspiring people/pastors/authors for free!
Here are my top five picks for podcasts to encourage you:
PREACH IT SIS
When will I marry? Is it okay to call my pastor, Daddy? What does the Bible say about disputes and arguments? Am I a people pleaser?
Boyy! How is a woman of God supposed to figure these things out? These ladies have got us! I love their podcast because they keep it all the way real with personal experiences & their guest speakers. I have been listening to them well over a year now that I call myself an avid listener. I always have a good laugh and leave the podcast feeling inspired, motivated and happy. Check them out here!
I have spoken about their podcasts on my blog (& many times on my Instagram!) before and thought it might be helpful to point it out to you:
- “Dear Beloved Woman” – this post being one of my favourite posts I have ever written.
Toya is simply one of the smartest ladies I know! Her podcast handles all things navigating the workplace as a black woman. From negotiating contracts to asking for a raise. She is one of the most passionate people I have ever heard talk and it only takes a few seconds for you to hear the enthusiasm and emotion in her voice.
Her advice has supported me so much! I wish I could remember how I found her, but I honestly have no idea. I first started watching her on Snapchat around 2018 and enjoyed her daily updates & inspiration. Recently she created her podcast which I am hooked on! New podcasts every Tuesday! Check it out here!
WOMAN EVOLVE with Sarah Jakes Roberts
I will never forget the time played her podcast in my mister’s car and he looked so confused. This podcast is definitely just for the ladies! As the title suggests, she discusses topics that allow us to really evolve as intentional women of God but also speaking on important topics such as obedience, emotions and soul care. I can not get enough of her accent and find her so personable and funny. Check her out here!
LIFE WITH THE LINDSEYS
Cornelius and Heather Lindsey are an amazing married couple based in the US. I have been following Heather Lindsey for years now, I stumbled across her channel on Youtube and I have been hooked ever since! Always been inspired by her brilliance and devotion to spreading the Gospel never ceases to amaze me.
I have never listened to a sermon/podcast where I did not walk away feeling enlightened, encouraged, and emboldened by the truth of the Gospel. This amazing podcast with her husband, the lead pastor of The GO church covers topics such as all things courting/marriage, learning to trust God’s timing and travelling hacks. I love everything about it! Check them out here!
THE AKINLE WAY
Lastly but not least, the Akinle’s are one of my latest discoveries. They were recommended by a friend on Instagram & once I started listening to them, I was all caught up within a day! Michael and Cherice cover all topics from finances, the value of good partner and handling long-distance relationships. They both bounce off each other so well and I just enjoy how personable and relatable they both are to me.
This Godly couple offers detailed advice on their Youtube and Instagram page as well as their podcast which included gold resources they have used to aid them! Check them out here!
I honestly see the importance of listening to challenge, inform, educate or podcasts which stir up one’s spirit in Christ and hope at least one of my suggestions can also do the same for you.
Wondering how to make time to listen to podcasts?
Here are a few ways I make it happen!
- While going for a walk or run
- While driving or commuting
- While cooking dinner
- While cleaning
- On a road trip
Enjoy all my current favs & let me know if you listen to any of the ones listed here. Happy listening!