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In this episode, we are talking with our friends, Jay and Joy Wright, about putting family in the right place in our lives as well as being on guard against the busyness and performance-driven culture of Christianity.

In this Episode You’ll Hear:
  • How Jay and Joy Wright have had a profound impact on our family’s life
  • Their journey into ministry with all of its dips and turns
  • At what point they began re-evaluating their ministry philosophy
  • How they were busy doing much but not spending time together as a couple or as a family
  • How they were fulfilling the needs of the church at the neglect of their own souls
  • How the change in ministry philosophy has impacted their children
  • The way they dealt with those who disagreed with their new ministry philosophy
  • A counter-cultural observation of ministers and the formula for success
  • Their family’s mission statement and how it plays out in day-to-day life
  • Some of the lies people are believing in the performance-driven culture
  • The difference between “being” versus “doing” in the Christian life
  • What the life of prayer is truly about
  • Joy’s prayer journal and how she uses it
  • Jay’s system for personal worship and prayer (and how it reflects his mission statement)
  • Why Jay takes so many pictures
  • The need for a personal life mission and a poignant question to consider as a Christian
  • Encouragement to live out the gospel with our identity firmly rooted in Christ our Lord
  • Prayer for you, our listeners, and for the ministry of Your Intentional Family
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The post YIFP #004: Establishing Your Philosophy of Ministry as a Family (an Interview with Jay and Joy Wright) appeared first on Your Intentional Family.

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