Justice & the Inner Life Podcast: Katie Davis Majors

In this episode, we hear from Katie Davis Majors – author, mother of 14, and founder of Amazima Ministries. Katie shares compelling reflections on how difficult, and beautiful, it can be to live extraordinary lives in the midst of ordinary days.

In this episode, you’ll explore

  • Habits that help you to keep your heart close to God’s in the thick of daily life.
  • How Katie has experienced the transition from “big” undertakings for God to “small” acts of faithfulness.
  • Choices that help us find gifts in sorrow.
  • The little things that matter most in serving our neighbor.

Key Quotes

“God took away my optimism, but replaced it with a hope in Him…Optimism is so dependent on outward circumstances.” – Katie Davis Majors

“Pain draws us closer to God…to turn to God because He’s the only one who could possibly understand our hearts…He’s really the only one who’s experienced the full extent of human pain and human suffering.” – Katie Davis Majors

“Sometimes I think it can be easier to do something when there are going to be a lot of applause and a lot of people looking on…It can be much harder to just do the everyday tasks and to do them wholeheartedly and to do them with love…especially when nobody’s looking.” – Katie Davis Majors

Meet Our Guest


Mother, Writer and Founder of Amazima Ministries

Katie Davis Majors moved to Uganda over a decade ago with no idea that it would be the place that God chose to build her home and her family. Today, she is a wife to Benji and mom to her 14 favorite people. Katie and her family invest their lives in empowering the people of Uganda with education, medical care, and spiritual discipleship. Katie is also the founder of Amazima Ministries, an organization that cares for vulnerable children and families in Uganda. She was voted Glamour Magazine’s Women of the Year Reader’s Choice Award Winner in 2012. Katie is the author of Daring to Hope, and the New York Times bestseller Kisses from Katie.