Erik Nieder on putting your craft into the service of your core convictions.

Erik Nieder on putting your craft into the service of your core convictions.

Erik Nieder is putting his craft into the service of his core convictions through worship music. He’s been writing songs for over a decade, and his music has gotten better and more widely appreciated over time. Erik recently found his worship songs on Spotify’s WorshipNow playlist (a curated list of today’s best worship songs with over 700,000 followers), and his journey has been marked by continued growth toward using music as an avenue to express his calling. In this episode, learn more about what it looks like to live with a clarity around your purpose and to use your gifts toward what matters most.

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Justin Miller on taking steps toward solving large problems.

Justin Miller on taking steps toward solving large problems.

Justin Miller is making tangible progress toward solving a big problem. He co-founded an organization to help people living with HIV/AIDS from his college dorm room over ten years ago and has since served thousands of families in East Africa. In this episode, Justin equips and inspires you to start (or continue) climbing a mountain in your life. You, too, can make a dent in a problem that seems overwhelming.

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Trillia Newbell on joining with children toward racial reconciliation.

Trillia Newbell on joining with children toward racial reconciliation.

Trillia Newbell is helping build a culture where families celebrate the diversity in God's family and take steps toward racial reconciliation together. Her most recent book is written for children, but it's a valuable resource for adults and children to join in learning how to better take steps toward walking in love as we build gratitude and relationships with those who are different than us. In this episode, learn what it means to join with children in moving toward racial harmony.

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How to keep making progress when your life hits turbulence.

How to keep making progress when your life hits turbulence.

Sometimes, your life hits turbulence and can feel like the disciplines, rituals, and practices you've put in place are impossible to maintain. When you enter a difficult or unpredictable season disrupting your ability to stick to a morning routine, eat exactly how you'd like to, or have each day look as regimented as the one before, it can be tempting to throw in the towel all together.

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Chris Horst on rooting for your rivals.

Chris Horst on rooting for your rivals.

Chris Horst is helping build a culture of collaboration among faith-based organizations. The new book he wrote with Peter Greer, Rooting for Rivals, comes out this summer. In it, Chris and Peter make the case that Christian faith-based organizations are stronger together than in isolation. In this episode, Chris lays out ways you can have a bias toward partnership as you seek the growth of God’s Kingdom.

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Why and how to mix pen, paper, and digital tools to manage your workflow through GTD.

Why and how to mix pen, paper, and digital tools to manage your workflow through GTD.

In your work and life, you're pummeled daily with a deluge of information, tasks, requests, distractions, and noise. In the midst of many voices, it can be challenging to know what you should hold on to, what you actually believe, and what you should do right now. Having a system for managing the flow of your life and work gives you a way to be proactive, not simply coming up with thoughts on the fly or reacting to your world.

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Kevin Washington on the intersection of faith and fitness.

Kevin Washington on the intersection of faith and fitness.

Kevin Washington is developing student athletes to know and love God. As the director of player development for the football program at the University of Texas at Austin, he's helping others understand the intersection of where faith and fitness collide. In this episode, gain a healthier understanding of what it means to care for your body while also caring for your soul.

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