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Quirks, Bumps, and Bruises

107 episodes - English - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1 rating

Take a trip with the Morning JoyRide®️as Candi and Melody discuss the humorous side of real issues facing families today. 

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Church and Its Priority with Parker Webb

February 19, 2024 05:00 - 15 minutes - 10.5 MB

Ever wonder how church attendance has shifted through generations, especially for millennials? On Quirks, Bumps and Bruises, we're joined by worship pastor Parker Webb from the band “Guilford,” who's not just strumming the guitar but tuning into the heartbeat of today's church culture. With Parker's unique insights and our own reflections on the role of church in our lives, we journey through the social and spiritual landscapes that have shaped our faith journeys. This episode is a vibrant ...

Dr. Gary Chapman talks The 5 Love Languages

February 12, 2024 05:00 - 17 minutes - 12.1 MB

With Valentine's Day coming up, Melody and Candi talk with author Dr. Gary Chapman about his best-seller The 5 Love Languages, a title that has strengthened marriages and relationships worldwide. What is your love language? How about your significant other's?  Join the JoyRide and Doctor Chapman for an insightful conversation that could take your relationship to the next level, in this special episode of the Quirks, Bumps & Bruises podcast.

Things Kids and Grandkids Say and Do

February 05, 2024 05:00 - 9 minutes - 6.25 MB

Our latest episode is a delightful journey through the curious minds of kids, as we share the chuckle-worthy and absolutely heart-melting musings of our youngest family members. From Candi’s son's earnest inquisition about the role of arithmetic in heaven to Melody's daughter's literal take on spiritual sightings, we're bringing you a collection of stories that epitomize the priceless innocence and simplicity of childhood. Our Joy FM family chimes in too, with a charming mix-up that'll have ...

The Stanley Cup Fad

January 22, 2024 05:00 - 10 minutes - 7.43 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they explore the curious world of consumer fads and their influence on our choices, zooming in on the latest obsession with Stanley thermos cups. Listen in as they ponder the nostalgic charm of the original Stanley thermos and how its rebirth as a hip beverage container seems to captivate the younger crowd, convincing them to shell out more just for the brand. We also muse over the societal urge to keep up with the Joneses, reminiscing about past crazes like wallabie...

30 Day Challenge!

January 15, 2024 05:00 - 7 minutes - 5.43 MB

Discover the remarkable difference a simple change in your daily routine can make as Melody and Candi share their enthusiasm for Joy FM's 30-day challenge. This isn't just about music; it's about transforming your commute, your workday, and your life by immersing yourself in the uplifting sounds of Christian music. This episode is infused with personal testimonies and the infectious conviction that tuning into Joy FM could be the positive shift you've been seeking. 

The Tables Are Turned: Part 2

January 08, 2024 05:00 - 20 minutes - 14.2 MB

Enjoy this throwback episode! It's Part 2 of the tables being turned on Melody and Candi as Wendy, (Joy FM's Listener Engagement Director). sits down and asks questions about what they would both be doing if they were not on air at Joy FM,  discuss their close relationship with each other, admit to their own personal "quirks," and they talk about the things that get them tickled while on air.  You laugh and cry as you get a more personal and up close look at who they really are as co-hosts a...

The Tables Are Turned: Part 1

January 01, 2024 05:00 - 22 minutes - 15.4 MB

Enjoy this throwback episode and Join Melody and Candi when the tables are turned on them both as Wendy, (Joy FM's Listener Engagement Director), sits down and interviews the JoyRide with some fun questions as well as some more serious questions about who they are and the journey that led them both to be on The Morning JoyRide each morning.

No Absolutes: A chat with good friend Jerry Grimes about his story of trusting God.

December 25, 2023 05:00 - 12 minutes - 8.78 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they sit down with good friend Jerry Grimes and discuss together the blessings that come into our life from being obedient to what God is calling us to do. Jerry shares an incredible story of love, trust, and complete faithfulness to what God asked of him and his wife, even when the path and journey before them had no absolutes.

Who Will Be Jesus

December 18, 2023 05:00 - 9 minutes - 6.41 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they discuss the importance of being kind to those we come in contact with each and every day.  Candi's seven-year-old son, Hunter, recently displayed such a beautiful way to do that to someone he came in contact with and sets such a wonderful example for each of us.

Counting Laughs and Pennies in 'The 12 Days of Christmas'

December 11, 2023 05:00 - 11 minutes - 7.6 MB

Melody and Candy are joined by Parker Webb, for a lively and entertaining chat about the cost of the items mentioned in the well-known Christmas carol, "The 12 Days of Christmas." 

Enjoy this throwback episode: Ladies Team of Joy FM

December 04, 2023 05:00 - 7 minutes - 5.25 MB

Join the Ladies Team of Joy FM in a round table discussion of "Which One Would You Choose?"  They each have to pick a favorite from a selection of possibilities and their answers will have you thinking, pondering, and of course, laughing!

How To Make Church Not About Us

November 27, 2023 05:00 - 21 minutes - 14.7 MB

Join Melody and Candi who honestly and transparently delve into the topic of how we as church members can make the church not about us but only about HIM. They will give you some tips on how, as a society that has become very self-absorbed, we can put aside the "me" mentality and focus entirely on the ONE we are there to worship.

Trigger Finger

November 21, 2023 05:00 - 8 minutes - 5.97 MB

Join us, Melody and Candi, in this light-hearted conversation where we explore an unexpected medical adventure - a thumb surgery! Melody shares her recent experience with a trigger thumb surgery, and all the challenges that come along with it. Her resilience and problem-solving spirit, all wrapped in humor, is sure to make you appreciate the things we often take for granted. 

Diets, Exercise, and Church Potlucks!

November 06, 2023 05:00 - 12 minutes - 8.6 MB

Join Melody and Candi on this hilarious episode of Quirks, Bumps, and Bruises as they discuss diets, exercise, church potlucks, and Cinnabons.

"Sabbaticals for Pastors" with Pastor Ben Webb

October 30, 2023 04:00 - 17 minutes - 11.8 MB

Join us on Quirks, Bumps, and Bruises, as we invite Pastor Ben Webb (Melody’s son-in-law and pastor) for an enlightening conversation about the importance of sabbaticals for pastors. We discuss the traditionally overburdened role of pastors and how the church can provide better support by acknowledging the significance of sabbatical rest, proper delegation to deacons, etc., and freeing the pastor’s attention for his most important ministry: his family. Stay tuned for part two of this eye-ope...

You Might Be Old If.....

October 23, 2023 04:00 - 16 minutes - 11.6 MB

Laugh along with Melody and Candi on this latest episode of Quirks, Bumps, and Bruises and Candi quizzes Melody on things that may possibly show her age. It will also take you down memory lane as items of the past are discussed (and even explained to much younger Candi).

The Tables Are Turned: Part 2

October 16, 2023 04:00 - 20 minutes - 14.2 MB

It's Part 2 of the tables being turned on Melody and Candi as Wendy, (Joy FM's Listener Engagement Director). sits down and asks questions about what they would both be doing if they were not on air at Joy FM,  discuss their close relationship with each other, admit to their own personal "quirks," and they talk about the things that get them tickled while on air.  You laugh and cry as you get a more personal and up close look at who they really are as co-hosts and as friends.

The Tables Are Turned

October 09, 2023 04:00 - 22 minutes - 15.4 MB

Join Melody and Candi when the tables are turned on them both as Wendy, (Joy FM's Listener Engagement Director), sits down and interviews the JoyRide with some fun questions as well as some more serious questions about who they are and the journey that led them both to be on The Morning JoyRide each morning.

Enjoy this Best of Quirks Bumps & Bruises: Pastor's Wife Appreciation Month!

October 02, 2023 04:00 - 20 minutes - 14.4 MB

The Morning JoyRide's Melody and Candi talk with Energize Ministries about the thankless role of a pastor's wife and the ways in which the church can offer support.

Enjoy this Throwback Episode of "Have You Ever 70's Edition"

September 25, 2023 04:00 - 10 minutes - 7.47 MB

Calling all '70s kids! Melody goes far back to her "far out" high school years as millennial co-host Candi challenges her to a special game of "Have You Ever: 1970s Edition"! Test your knowledge of '70s gadgets and lingo—it's time to separate the groovy cats from the jive turkeys in this funky, fresh episode of the Quirks, Bumps & Bruises podcast!

Kevin Williams of the Gaither Vocal Band!

September 18, 2023 04:00 - 9 minutes - 6.37 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they talk with Kevin Williams of the Gaither Vocal Band.  Kevin's hilarious and unique personality always makes any conversation with him a fun time full of laughs!

No Absolutes: Melody & Candi chat with good friend Jerry Grimes about his story of trusting God.

September 11, 2023 04:00 - 12 minutes - 8.78 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they sit down with good friend Jerry Grimes and discuss together the blessings that come into our life from being obedient to what God is calling us to do. Jerry shares an incredible story of love, trust, and complete faithfulness to what God asked of him and his wife, even when the path and journey before them had no absolutes.

Eric Simmons, The Command and Importance of Evangelism and Discipleship. Part 2

September 04, 2023 04:00 - 44 minutes - 30.8 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they speak with Pastor Eric Simmons on the command and the Importance of Evangelism and Discipleship. Part 2 of 2.

Eric Simmons, the Importance of Evangelism and Discipleship. Part 1

August 28, 2023 04:00 - 22 minutes - 15.5 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they speak with Pastor Eric Simmons on the command and the Importance of Evangelism and Discipleship. Part 1 of 2.

Dr Joy Greene

August 21, 2023 04:00 - 18 minutes - 12.9 MB

In this episode of Quirks, Bumps, and Bruises, Melody and Candi sit down with Dr. Joy Greene of JoyTime Ministries and discuss how to overcome worry and anxiety and steps that we can use to help us take charge of our minds and hearts as we battle the difficulties and challenges that we face in our everyday lives.

Christian Pickup Lines

August 14, 2023 04:00 - 6 minutes - 4.77 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they discuss Christian pick up lines for singles. Laugh alongside them as they let you know some of the most hilarious lines that are said in order to meet that special someone to marry.

Luann Prater

August 07, 2023 04:00 - 32 minutes - 22.6 MB

In this episode of Quirks, Bumps, and Bruises, Melody sits down with Luann Prater, (former On Air personality at Joy FM and Director of Encouragement Cafe), and discusses her recent diagnosis of colon cancer. You will be inspired and encouraged as she takes us along on her journey, but also amazed at how she is using this trial to glorify God through each step of the way.

Scotty Inman

July 31, 2023 04:00 - 32 minutes - 22.1 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they talk with Scotty Inman of Triumphant Quartet about his departure from the group, what he has planned next, his funny sense of humor, his great song writing, this and thats, and music styles in the church today.  You don't want to miss this fun and informative chat with Scotty!

Ladies Team of Joy FM

July 24, 2023 14:00 - 7 minutes - 5.25 MB

Join the Ladies Team of Joy FM in a round table discussion of "Which One Would You Choose?"  They each have to pick a favorite from a selection of possibilities and their answers will have you thinking, pondering, and of course, laughing!

Candi, Goodwill, and Toilet Tag

July 10, 2023 04:00 - 7 minutes - 5.45 MB

You will laugh hysterically as you join Melody, Candi, and special guest, Shelley as they discuss Candi's latest purchase from Goodwill......a new game called "Toilet Tag!!"

Diets, Exercise and Church Potlucks

June 26, 2023 04:00 - 14 minutes - 9.68 MB

Join Melody and Candi on this hilarious episode of Quirks,Bumps,and Bruises,as they discuss diets, exercise, church potlucks, and Cinnabons.

Just Can't Turn it Off!

June 19, 2023 04:00 - 10 minutes - 7.34 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they share with you some of their fun, funny, and interesting fun facts that are really nothing more than useless information but somehow you just can't stop listening!

A Fresh Desire to See the Lost Meet Jesus! With special guest Jake (Candi's husband)!

June 12, 2023 04:00 - 22 minutes - 15.3 MB

Join Melody and Candi along with Candi's husband, Jake, as he explains how God has been working in his life recently and placing in his heart a desire to win souls to Christ. Jake will give specific examples of the people God has placed before him to talk with and how being obedient to what He wants us to do always brings blessing back to us.

Tech & Family Life with special guest Dr. Gary Chapman along with Melody & Candi

June 05, 2023 04:00 - 28 minutes - 19.4 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they discuss how technology has changed the way families interact together and the differences that have happened since they were children themselves.  You will also hear discussion from Focus on the Family with special guest, Dr. Gary Chapman who gives great insight and wisdom on how to balance technology and family life with your children.

Learn about a nationwide mission to honor our veterans with Melody and Candi

May 29, 2023 04:00 - 15 minutes - 10.8 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they talk with the dynamic duo of  "Letters From Home," who travel all over the world and touch the hearts of hundreds of thousands nationwide with their mission to honor our veterans, active military heroes, and their families. 

Lear about a nationwide mission to honor our veterans with Melody and Candi

May 29, 2023 04:00 - 15 minutes - 10.8 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they talk with the dynamic duo of  "Letters From Home," who travel all over the world and touch the hearts of hundreds of thousands nationwide with their mission to honor our veterans, active military heroes, and their families. 

Laugh along in this amazing episode of Would You Rather with Melody & Candi!

May 22, 2023 04:00 - 10 minutes - 7.31 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they dive back into another edition of the hilarious banter surrounded by "Would You Rather" questions.  They will make you think as they take on impossible questions where you have to choose one answer or the other.  You'll laugh alongside them but also have to think and make decisions of what you would choose yourself for an answer.

Music and the Church Today: a discussion with Melody, Candi, and Minister of Music Larry Kirby

May 15, 2023 18:00 - 15 minutes - 10.7 MB

Melody and Candi sit down with the Minister of Music at First Baptist Church Summerfield, Larry Kirby, to discuss music in the church today. From traditional music to contemporary music to blended worship, there is an in depth discussion on the pros and cons of music and worship and the many changes that it has taken through the years.

The amazing work of Bible League International!

May 08, 2023 04:00 - 19 minutes - 13.3 MB

Join Melody and Candi as they sit down with Michael Woolworth of Bible League International to discuss the amazing work that Bible League does each and every day to make sure that the Word of God gets in the hands of so many that need it most. Melody and Candi will also discuss how you can get involved to help those in Asia get as many Bibles as possible in the coming weeks.

Joyride Mashup

May 01, 2023 12:00 - 9 minutes - 6.43 MB

We go back and pull some best of clips from our Morning Show. Laughs ahead!

Karen Peck on Grandmotherhood, Singing in the Sun

April 03, 2023 05:00 - 21 minutes - 14.8 MB

The Morning JoyRide's Melody and Candi catch up with their friend and beloved Gospel artist Karen Peck, as they discuss the joys of being a grandmother and other exciting familial updates. Plus, Karen dishes on all the amazing details of this year's Singing in the Sun, where she and a jaw-dropping lineup of favorite Gospel artists will be performing in Myrtle Beach, April 24-29. 

Ray Flynn talks Singing in the Sun

March 27, 2023 05:00 - 13 minutes - 8.99 MB

Melody and Candi talk with Ray Flynn about Singing in the Sun, a gospel music event that has been capturing the hearts of music lovers for a quarter of a century. Singing in the Sun will take place April 24-29, 2023, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. It's the perfect opportunity to soak up the sun, make new friends, and celebrate your faith with like-minded people while enjoying a line-up of Southern Gospel's best artists. 

Pastor's Wife Appreciation Month

March 13, 2023 05:00 - 20 minutes - 14.4 MB

March is Pastor's Wife Appreciation Month! The Morning JoyRide's Melody and Candi talk with Energize Ministries about the thankless role of a pastor's wife and the ways in which the church can offer support.

Sabbaticals for Pastors: Part 2 - The Preparation

March 06, 2023 06:00 - 17 minutes - 12 MB

The Morning JoyRide's Melody and Candi continue their discussion with Benjamin Webb, pastor of Crestwood Baptist Church, about the importance of sabbaticals for ministers. Benjamin shares his own experience in taking a sabbatical and how to prepare one's congregation for the pastor's extended leave, in this helpful episode of the Quirks, Bumps & Bruises podcast.

Sabbaticals for Pastors: Part 1 - The Importance

February 27, 2023 06:00 - 17 minutes - 12.3 MB

Does your church give your pastor a sabbatical? The Morning JoyRide's Melody and Candi have a fascinating, in-depth discussion with Melody's pastor and son-in-law, Benjamin Webb of Crestwood Baptist Church, about the importance of sabbaticals for church leaders. It's a captivating peak behind the curtain of what happens in a church ministry and why the congregation should provide a time of rest for their pastor, in one of the best episodes yet of the Quirks, Bumps & Bruises podcast.

Candi's Dream & Salvation

February 20, 2023 06:00 - 14 minutes - 9.89 MB

Candi shares with Melody a personal story about her salvation and a dream the Lord sent her that was an answer to prayer, in this intimate, powerful episode of the Quirks, Bumps & Bruises podcast. 

Interview with Gospel artist Joseph Habedank

February 06, 2023 14:00 - 26 minutes - 18.4 MB

Joseph Habedank is gearing up for his first-ever concert with Joy FM! The Morning JoyRide's Candi and Melody talk with Joseph about the big event, his songwriting process, and his journey overcoming addiction. Plus, they get him in the hot seat for some Valentine's Day-inspired questions about his lovely wife and collaborator, Lindsay Habedank! Join us for this exciting and inspirational chat with Joseph Habedank in the latest episode of the Quirks, Bumps, & Bruises podcast! 

Have You Ever: 1970s Edition!

January 30, 2023 06:00 - 10 minutes - 7.47 MB

Calling all '70s kids! Melody goes far back to her "far out" high school years as millennial co-host Candi challenges her to a special game of "Have You Ever: 1970s Edition"! Test your knowledge of '70s gadgets and lingo—it's time to separate the groovy cats from the jive turkeys in this funky, fresh episode of the Quirks, Bumps & Bruises podcast!

Don't Ever Stop Taking Your Babies to Church!

January 16, 2023 06:00 - 14 minutes - 10.3 MB

Parents may be cautious about taking their little ones to church, wondering if their children might be too loud or rambunctious for the worship service. However, Melody and Candi of the Morning JoyRide strongly encourage starting 'em young—while also reminding that it's the parent's job, not the nursery worker's, to instill godly principles in one's children. Wow! You don't want to miss this thought-provoking episode of the Quirks, Bumps, & Bruises podcast!

Episode 54: Gabe's Next Chapter

January 09, 2023 06:00 - 10 minutes - 7.17 MB

Gabe is transitioning from one ministry to another, as God has called him to serve at Samaritan's Purse in North Wilkesboro, NC. Listen as Melody and Candi share their heartfelt thanks to Gabe for the laughs and friendship he's provided over the years, in this bittersweet episode of Quirks, Bumps, & Bruises.