EPISODE 135: How to be a Content Creator: Oleg Zharsky

EPISODE 135: How to be a Content Creator: Oleg Zharsky

A little glimpse behind the scenes of your favorite content creators can shed light on what they go through to put out the content you enjoy. Oleg is a freelance photographer with over 25 thousand followers on Instagram.

Do followers lead to money? How much work goes into one photograph? What do you do when someone steals your content and doesn’t credit you?

EPISODE 102: Divine Access: Believe What You Want to Believe: Steve Prince and John Wunder

EPISODE 102: Divine Access: Believe What You Want to Believe: Steve Prince and John Wunder

When I got an email from a high school friend, I was excited to reconnect. Little did I know that it would introduce me to a movie that I would really enjoy, connect with on multiple levels, laugh, cry, and want to share with all of you.

Director Steven Prince and Traveling Picture Show Company have put together a film that will make us think, and re-evaluate how we hold or let go of our "religions."  A cast with the likes of Billy Burke, Patrick Warburton, Sarah Shahi, Gary Cole, Joel David Moore, and film legend Adrienne Barbeau.  Each actor does an excellent job portraying the story of a man who wrestles with his humanity as his life takes a new direction after his recent fame from dethroning a public access televangelist...

EPISODE 080: The Non-Work Work of Moving Through Challenges and Reaching Goals: Patrick Ianni

EPISODE 080: The Non-Work Work of Moving Through Challenges and Reaching Goals: Patrick Ianni

Patrick and I engage in a revealing and transparent conversation about our personal struggles of growth in our lives, our marriages, and how we’re engaging the non-work work of embracing our emotions, feelings, pasts, pains and doing that together with our spouses moving toward the future.

Patrick is also working through coming to the end of his soccer career and answering the hard questions like, What do I do now?  What do I want to do with my life?  All the while I am still coming through leaving the pastorship and finding my way in life through this podcast...

EPISODE 079: Pain, Trauma, We All Have It, Own It: Patrick Ianni

EPISODE 079: Pain, Trauma, We All Have It, Own It: Patrick Ianni

This is a timely episode as we move through the political changes of a “Trump America.”  How do we deal with the pain, suffering, and triggering others cause us?  That we cause ourselves?  Can we remain healthy in such a violent and volatile space?  If so, how?

Patrick shares his story with beautiful openness and transparency.  His hilarious and traumatic stories of healing from religion, family, coaches, bosses are common to us all.  What’s the key factor in us learning, growing, forgiving, and moving through trauma in our lives?

EPISODE 070: Is the Church Worth Saving?: Author Abolitionist Zach Hunter

EPISODE 070: Is the Church Worth Saving?: Author Abolitionist Zach Hunter

Author and Abolitionist Zach Hunter and I have a conversation about whether to burn the church institution or save it.  In a time where empathy and compassion are at a premium and in need to unify humanity especially in a Trump America, this is a timely episode.

The statistics are in.  Christianity and the Western Christian Church is losing.  Which is exciting to some and frightening to others.  Author and Abolitionist Zach Hunter and I have a fabulous discussion around justice, empathy, and compassion as well as we both take sides on whether or not we feel the church is worth saving in our lifetime...

EPISODE 068: Black, White, Rap, Punk, Whatever: Art “KingDro” Will

EPISODE 068: Black, White, Rap, Punk, Whatever: Art “KingDro” Will

“Cool people are cool people, that’s just the way it is.” - Art "KingDro" Will

Inevitably we talk about the black and white thing.  About the police, about Black Lives Matter, about our experiences with the cops, but we go far beyond that.  Because Art is way bigger than all of that and he shows it in his art form, how he treats people, and how he approaches life...