Happy New Year, everyone! What a great season it is to adopt new habits and routines that serve us. With the beginning of a new year comes new opportunities to get inspired and inspire others. One way we love to do this is by tuning into our favorite Christian podcasts. Whether it's listening to sermons, Bible studies, or just some cultural commentary from our beloved Christian figures, we realize we're not alone in our faith. These podcasts serve as excellent resources to understand the Bible more, and thereby understanding Jesus even better, too.
Without further ado, here are our top 10 Christian women's podcasts to inspire hope and faith this new year.
1. That Sounds Fun with Annie F. Downs
We love love love the bright personality and incredible stories of author, speaker, and podcaster Annie F. Downs. In this very special podcast, Annie shares her powerful testimony, Bible insights, and some of her favorite things—the fun stuff! She has lots of guests on her podcast, too. Ranging from pastors, influencers, theologians, athletes, musicians, and other culture makers. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll be encouraged to live bravely and seek truth, too. Be sure to check out Annie's website and podcast.
2. The Proverbs 31 Ministry Podcast with Lysa TerKeurst
This is a special podcast—one that connects women of faith from across the globe to come together and learn more about the Bible. This is a great resource for women looking to dive deeper into God's Word. In each episode, staff members and friends of the ministry share their insights on what it means to be a Proverbs 31 woman in today's modern era. Founded by author and powerhouse Lysa TerKeurst, the Proverbs 31 Ministry is a direct reflection of her heart for equipping women to know God's truth and be part of a global community. You can find more about Proverbs 31 Ministry and podcast.
3. The Daily Grace Podcast
Familiar with The Daily Grace Co. brand on Instagram? Their page is a beautiful space, filled with verses and imagery to help women on their journey of discipleship. This is a wonderful podcast for women looking for a resource to guide them in their Bible studies. The best part about this podcast? It's accessible and for everyone. No hard-to-understand theology here, just Christian women coming together to share their life experiences and God's hand through all of it. You can listen to the podcast here.
4. Made For This with Jennie Allen
Buckle up, folks! This powerful podcast will take you on a deeper journey through your faith like none other. Founded by Jennie Allen, visionary of the legendary IF: Gathering and best-selling author, Jennie shares her theological know-how, passion for Christ, and equipping today's generation of women. The podcast features lots of guests from all industries and experiences, all coming together to share what God has done in their life. Be sure to check it out here.
5. Set Apart Girl with Leslie Ludy
The Set Apart Girl Ministry is an amazing hub for women to join in on the conversation and surrender to God completely. The Set Apart Girl podcast focuses on Christ-centered femininity and Christian living. Leslie shares her insight on dating, marriage, leadership, and of course, reading the Bible. We know how isolating it can feel to be a woman of faith in this world, and that's why this podcast is so special. We're reminded that we're never alone. You can listen to it here.
6. The Real Life Podcast with Jefferson & Alyssa Bethke
Since we're on the topic of uplifting podcasts, look no further than the Bethke family! We're obsessed with their faith, positivity, humor, light, and ways they keep it real! Based in Maui, Jefferson and Alyssa are best-selling authors, podcasters, and bloggers. As founders of FamilyTeams.com, they're passionate about equipping multigenerational families to live as a team on a mission in pursuit of Christ. In their podcast their tackle topics of faith, culture, with a generous helping of random fun thrown in there, too. This is the perfect podcast to make you smile. Listen to it here.
7. She Reads Truth Podcast
We've always been a fan of their Bible studies and app, and now the ladies of She Reads Truth have their very own podcast, too! Yet another great resource for women looking to get plugged into a community of other women in faith, the She Reads Truth hub is a multidimensional platform with many ways to learn more about who God is. Their team has focused on making Bible reading even more accessible. Their podcast is a down-to-earth conversation with other theologians and bloggers, all discussing Christian living in today's world. So sit back, put your feet up, pour a cup of coffee, and let the ladies of She Reads Truth share their passion for Christ in this humble, laid-back setting. Tune in here.
8. The Next Right Thing with Emily P. Freeman
Let's face it, living as a Christian in today's world is hard. Navigating the many twists and turns this life has to offer can be exhausting, but even more so, it can take a toll on our faith. Emily P. Freeman offers an invaluable resource in her podcast, as she unpacks decision fatigue. Through her podcast and guided journal, she allows us to create space to make thoughtful decisions and move forward in confidence. That's pretty special! You can listen to her podcast here.
9. Bible Project Podcast
If one of your New Year's resolutions has been to read the Bible daily, we've got the podcast for you! The Bible Project Podcast offers key insights and conversations surrounding theology and Christian living. They have an episode for practically every Bible story, making it a helpful guide as we make sense of hard-to-understand passages. They also have an app and many, many Bible studies to help you unpack things further. We suggest checking out their 1-Year Reading Plan so you can read the entire Bible in 365 days—and smash your goals! Tune into their podcast here.
10. Jesus Calling Podcast
Many of you are familiar with the ever-popular Jesus Calling, a 365 day devotional by Sarah Young. Now there's a sister podcast, too! Tune in to hear stories of faith, courage, and hope with inspiring guests. You're sure to find something just for you in these episodes. Listen here.
Be Still & Know
We hope you find some encouragement in these podcasts—we sure do! Above all, know that you are never alone. You're part of a worldwide community of other believers who are seeking out the kingdom of God. Remember how loved you are and shop our selection of our Christian apparel, with collections featuring some of your favorite verses and imagery.