The Good Life With Dr Danny

The Good Life with Dr. Danny serves the New England Christian community and beyond by producing talk-shows that edify believers to love and good deeds, while offering outreach resources that feature people’s stories. The Good Life with Dr. Danny is a program of Danny Yamashiro Ministries and Formation Institute, divisions of Jesus Christ is Calling You, Inc. Foundational Scripture: Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. James 3:13

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Tuesday Apr 25, 2023

Being Changed by Jesus
Rev. Dr. Garrett Smith
How does a man who was raised Jewish become a believer in Jesus while living in Israel? How are children raised in both Jewish and Christian worlds as both parents are Jewish believers in Jesus? This is the story of Rev. Dr. Garrett Smith, whose life tells about what it means to being “changed by Jesus, empowered by the Holy Spirit, and following God into the world.”
Rev. Dr. Garrett Smith is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. He holds a Doctor of Ministry and Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts in Business/Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Garrett is married to Nici. They served as missionaries with Jews for Jesus for twelve years. They have three children: Daliya, Zachary, and Ilana.

Monday Apr 24, 2023

Changed in Life's Trajectory
Casey Lin
Sometimes God's calling is mysterious and hard to discern. Other times, it's as apparent as the difference between night and day, despair and hope, death and life. After a tumultuous childhood, Casey Lin experienced a radical transformation that changed her life's trajectory.
At age 18, Casey Lin left her family and friends in Texas to attend a Japanese university. After nearly a decade abroad in Yokohama, Japan and Bristol, England, Casey returned to Houston, where she taught middle schoolers and met her husband-to-be, Dr. Jonathan Lin.

Friday Apr 21, 2023

Building a Difference
Dianne Rigby
How does God take a professor of nursing with 15 years of experience in pediatric emergency, neonatal intensive care, and adult hospice to become a designer of events for missions, TV and radio broadcasting around the world? This is the story of Dianne Rigby.
Dianne Rigby is the Partnership Development Coordinator for Building A Difference with Deeplight Entertainment. She has co-produced “The Page-Bailie Bunch” and “The Goodall Family Story” for Building a Difference. Dianne earned her bachelors degree in psychology from University of Central Florida and her second bachelors degree to become a registered nurse from Jacksonville University—graduating magna cum laude.

Thursday Apr 20, 2023

Divine Intelligence
Scott Hogle
Will you let God train you in your career? Whether you work in an office, in retail, on a job site, or as an entrepreneur, will you let God train your hands for work so you can be more fruitful? Scott Hogle discusses things like: learning to ask questions like Jesus, persuade like the Apostle Paul, problem solve like Joseph, and adapt under pressure like Esther.
Scott Hogle is the author of Divine Intelligence: Discover God’s Wisdom for Your Work-Life. He is a 30-year career broadcaster, President of iHeart Media Honolulu, best-selling author of PERSUADE, a founding member of The John Maxwell Team, and licensed Teaching Pastor of New Hope Oahu. Scott is married to Kate Hogle and lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, with his two sons Bailey and Casey.

Wednesday Apr 19, 2023

Redeeming Capitalism
Dr. Kenneth Barnes
Why would God direct a senior international executive for several multi-billion-dollar companies doing business on six continents to be a bi-vocational pastor in both the United States and the United Kingdom where he holds dual citizenship? How did he become a professor and author? What does he have to say about capitalism in relation to the past and future? This is the story of Dr. Kenneth J. Barnes.
Dr. Kenneth Barnes is the Mockler-Phillips Professor of Workplace Theology and Business Ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. His research and teaching are the intersections of theology and economics and faith at work. He is the author of Redeeming Capitalism. He is married to Debby. They have three grown children and four grandchildren.

Tuesday Apr 18, 2023

Ignite Your Life
Barry Meguiar
How do you have the time of our life for the rest of your life? If your motto was "move everyone everyday closer to Jesus" what would your life look like? How would you feel? What might you experience? This is the story of Barry Meguiar. He is the author of Ignite Your Life: Defeat Fear with Effortless Faith.
Barry Meguiar is the founder and president of Revival Outside the Walls and Ignite America. He is heard daily on over 800 Christian radio stations in 47 states with his "Ignite with Barry Meguiar" radio features. He is also the third generation president of Meguiar's Car Wax and was the host of Car Crazy TV for 18 years which aired globally on Discovery Network. Barry is married to Karen.

Monday Apr 17, 2023

Shut Up: Silencing Negative Thoughts
Christy Pierce
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that suicides are the second leading cause of death among young people in the United States 10-24, with mental health problems among teens including depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. Christy Pierce has written Shut Up: Silencing Negative Thoughts in Your Head, written with over 1000 teens – many who’s stories are included.
Christy Pierce is a writer, conference speaker, pastor and mom of three children. She's an ordained Presbyterian pastor.

Friday Apr 14, 2023

George Washington’s Sacred Fire
Dr. Jerry Newcombe
What is the “sacred fire of liberty”? Why does that matter? In his First Inaugural Address on April 30, 1789, President George Washington said, “The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered as deeply, perhaps as finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.” Dr. Jerry Newcombe is here to discuss this.
Dr. Jerry Newcombe serves as the executive director of the Providence Forum and as senior producer and an on-air host and a columnist for D. James Kennedy Ministries. Jerry has produced or co-produced more than 80 one-hour television specials that have aired nationwide. Jerry is the co-author of bestsellers, George Washington’s Sacred Fire (with Dr. Peter Lillback) and What If Jesus Had Never Been Born? (with Dr. Kennedy). He is an associate minister at New Presbyterian Church, Wilton Manors, Florida. Jerry is married with two children and three grandchildren.

Wednesday Apr 12, 2023

Pastor, Jesus is Enough
Jeremy Writebol
What can be done about 2021 showing the first significant spike in years in the number of pastors who reported they were thinking about quitting? In Jeremy Writebol’s new book, Pastor, Jesus Is Enough, Jared C. Wilson states that the “rank politicization of evangelicalism, the justice debates, the increasing balkanization among evangelical sub-cultures, and of course the coronavirus pandemic have seemed to make shepherding even more weighty than it already was.”
Jeremy Writebol is the author Pastor, Jesus is Enough: Hope for the Weary, Burned Out and Broken. He is the lead campus pastor of Woodside Bible Church in Plymouth, Michigan, and executive director of Gospel-Centered Discipleship. He is also wrote everPresent: How the Gospel Relocates Us in the Present.

Tuesday Apr 11, 2023

Pathos Foundation
Rev. Dr. Elijah Kim
What is a Quiet Revival? How does Boston United Worship unlock the next chapter of revival worship and prayer gatherings? What is the Vitality Project? This is the story of Dr. Elijah Kim, whom God has placed among the leading spiritual influences of New England for such a time as this. Unity Among Churches, Church Without Walls, Intercessory Prayer, Power of Revival, Beauty of United Worship each resonate and emanate from Dr. Kim.
Dr. Elijah Kim ministers in Korea, Philippines and Asia. He studied the decline of European churches, Islam, and Judaism in England. He came to Boston in 2004 where he worked as the Director of Vitality Project at the Emmanuel Gospel Center. Dr. Kim taught at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is president of Elijah International World Mission Institute and president of Pathos Foundation.


The Good Life With Dr Danny 

Danny Yamashiro is the radio and podcast host of The Good Life with Dr. Danny, a daily Christian talk show in New England on WEZE and WROL of Salem Media Group Boston. He is a chaplain at MIT and co-chairperson of the Cambridge Roundtable on Science and Religion. He has ministered in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, North America, South America, in the Pacific and Atlantic islands. He earned his Ph.D. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School with research on the formation of American presidents at the intersection of childhood trauma and religious education. His master’s with a concentration in government is from Harvard Extension School. Earlier degrees are from Talbot School of Theology and Biola University. Danny miraculously survived falling 400 feet from a cliff in Hawaii while free climbing, at age 18. He is the founder at president of JCCY, Inc., with Formation Institute, a division based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Danny is married to Jamie. They have three adult children.

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