President of Bethel Music Jenn Johnson | Image of Worship Artist Jenn Johnson
Episode 10

Jenn Johnson: The Invitation From The Lord Is To Simplify

Obey when you hear Him speak.

How good are you at listening to that still, small voice? Jenn Johnson from Bethel Music challenges us to be radically obedient to the voice of God in our daily walk. As a songwriter, artist, and record label executive, Jenn wears a lot of hats and the only way to do that successfully is by allowing the Holy Spirit to guide her every step. And, as a part of developing the listening ears needed to hear God’s voice, Jenn reminds us to remove distractions and to simplify our lives.

This great devotional podcast episode reminded us of when God revealed himself to Elijah. It wasn’t through fire or earthquakes as it says in 1 Kings.

1 Kings 19:11-12 – Then He said, “Go out, and stand on the mountain before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore into the mountains and broke the rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; 12 and after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a still small voice.

What are you doing to position yourself on a daily basis to hear the voice of God? What are some of the most memorable times in your life where you’ve heard His voice? Did He ask you to do something crazy…and was it really crazy or did it just feel that way at the time?


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Who is Jenn Johnson?

Jenn Johnson is a co-founder and President of Bethel Music and Bethel Music Worship School, headquartered in Redding, California. She is also a musician, a songwriter, singer, speaker and author. Jenn has been an integral part of 16 albums by Bethel Music that have influenced the culture of worship across the global church. Jenn has written and been a part of several anthems sung by the global church such as “Goodness of God”, “You’re Gonna Be OK”, and “God I Look to You”. Jenn is the founder of “Lovely by Jenn Johnson,” a lifestyle brand intended to inspire, equip and engage women of all ages to thrive. She has written her first book, All Things Lovely, which released in November of 2021. Jenn, along with her husband Brian, reside in Redding, California, with their five wonderful children, Haley, Téa, Braden, Ryder Moses, and Malachi Judah.

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