On today's episode of Are You Real purpose, host Jon Fuller, interviews Michelle Gomez. Michelle is the author of the book Own Your Brilliance. In her book, Own Your Brilliance, Michelle talks about being an imposter survivor in the work force, and how she learned to overcome that. Now, Michelle helps others discover purpose, and operate out of a place of grace, and gratitude. Michelle says when she was able to breakthrough, and show up in her own life, and career she was able to begin coaching others to achieve their own level of brilliance. Out of this experience she began to get a vision, and she wrote her book. This has helped Michelle turn the tables, and begin pioneering a new vision for others struggling with the same issues. She says "Surrendering the need, and letting God work it out is a big lesson for me." "It's okay to be human." In this episode she talks about her life, business, and the journey that has allowed her help others find true purpose, and satisfaction in not only life, but in everything you do.
On today's episode of Are You Real Purpose Jon talks to Will Ford. Will Ford is the Director of the market place leadership major at Christ for the Nations. Will is also the co- author of the book The Dream King. In this interview, Will talks about his family heirloom. This heirloom is a 200 year old kettle pot originally used for washing clothes, but was secretly used for prayer. Years later, this same kettle pot was used to begin to heal not just a family from slavery, and racism, but is still being used today. Will says "We are called to have a prayer life, a life of intimacy with God that respects all of society." Will also says that in order for us to change the world we must first change the market place. When we do this we are raising up marketplace revivalists who are problem solvers for society, and that brings influence to our nation. Will has a story that will touch your heart, and propel you to new heights!
On this episode of Are You Real Purpose Host Jon Fuller talks to Jessica Honegger of the Noonday Collection. Jessica lives in Austin Tx with her husband, and 3 children. Jessica shares her inspiring story of how they embarked on a journey toward international adoption in the country of Rwanda. When they made this decision to adopt they had no idea the journey that was ahead. Right after they began the process the recession hit, and the nest egg they thought they had quickly disappeared to help pay bills, and sustain everyday life. With that, Jessica had an opportunity that even surprised her to start up a brand new business to help her fund the adoption of her and her husbands child in Rwanda. As the story unfolds you will be inspired by her faith, and how God exploded this company far and above what Jessica originally thought possible, and continues to do so today with over 2,000 ambassadors, and 4,500 artisans around the world. Jessica says "There was so much power in inviting people into my story, and inviting people in to help support us." You do not want to miss this inspiring episode of how Jessica stepped into her purpose!
On episode 111 of Are You Real Purpose host Jon Fuller talks with author and Director of external relations to the Seattle Seahawks Ben Malcolmson. Ben has a degree in Print journalism, and has written for many media outlets including The Associated Press, U.S. Today, and Sports Illustrated. On this episode Ben shares his inspiring story with us about how he became a Seattle Seahawk "walk on", and began to seek out His purpose by being purposeful, and allowing God to stir something inside of Him. Ben says "abundance, and fulfillment can only be found in Him." Through this journey Ben began to share his story of encouragement with others, and just released his book Walk On. His book is about his personal story, and he has shared this throughout the years, but felt it was time to share it with the whole world in this amazing story. You don't want to miss this episode of Are You Real Purpose!
On this episode of Are you Real Government Host Dubb Alexander talks to David Windburn. David talks about why it is important for businesses, and investors to partner with Africa. You don't want to miss this educational, and informative interview!
In Episode 110 of Are You Real Purpose Jon Fuller interviews Hannah Brencher. Hannah is a writer, TED Speaker, and webcast teacher with a heart for building leaders. Her first book, If You Find This Letter, tells the story behind the social movement, More Love Letters, which includes 100,ooo people in over 70 countries. Hannah shares many of her life lessons, and the stories behind how her first book has catapulted her into many different arenas in life that were unexpected! Hannah just released her second book Come Matter Here, and has many words of wisdom to share with our listeners in this interview you won't want to miss! Hannah lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband, Lane.
On this episode of Are you Real Linked Host Christy Austin dives deeper into what it means to be a city taker through the art of giving in an amazing interview with Joe Liggett from Ember Ministries. Joe lives in Toledo Ohio, and says unity in the body of Christ is one of the most important factors in seeing a city won for Jesus. He says just like in Acts 1 we can't do anything without being in agreement, and being in one accord. Joe also says that prayer takes patience, and we can't be discouraged when we don't see prayers immediately answered. Joe reminds us that every outpouring was proceeded by a move of prayer and unity in the body. Joe has been part of this ministry for 10 years, and throughout this interview he shares many inspirational stories, and practical ways we can learn to be city takers in our own cities and communities. This episode is one you won't want to miss!
On Episode 109 of Are You Real Purpose Host Jon Fuller talks to the Author of The Sacred Enneagram Christopher Heuertz. Christopher has spent the last 25 years of his life in the Non- profit sector. He has volunteered with Mother Teresa as well as started one of the first pediatric aids care homes in South Asia for kids with HIV. Christopher went to a Christian Liberal Arts school, and originally thought he would end up in the church world, but a trip to Jerusalem open his eyes to suffering that allowed him to change his focus. Having this experience as a young person caused him to have to go back to scripture to see what the bible says about helping others in need. Christopher talks in depth about how he was impacted by Mother Teresa during those early years of his life, and reflects on the type of person she was. He says he has never again since then been in the presence of someone who has the depth and love she had. He says she threw herself into the mystery of the divine love, and realized it was beyond her. It was something remarkable and beautiful. She was a person that continued to say yes even when everything in her wanted to say no.
Christopher also talks about his intriguing book The Sacred Enneagram, and gives much insight into the different personality types, and why it is important to embark on the journey of self love. He says "We need to build the best of ourselves. Love our neighbor as ourself. Most of us don't love ourselves well." Chris also says that recognizing the sewers in our own souls that have been neglected or ignored are an important part of growth as a person. You don't want to miss this in depth, exciting episode of Are You Real Purpose!!
How has God worked in your life to put you in the places to accomplish HIs purpose? How far have you come? If you’re honest, you’ll admit that your life has been a journey that you could have never predicted. You can probably point to the markers and moments along the way that have been pivotal in influencing your faithfulness and passion for His work. Today’s guest is living proof that God’s ways are higher than ours and His purpose is bigger than we can imagine.
Jon Tyson is a widely respected church planter and leader in NYC. Originally from Australia, Jon moved to the US two decades ago with a passion to cultivate renewal in the Western Church. Jon has spoken at Q Conference, Catalyst, and other key venues around the world. His preaching addresses culture and faith with a rare fusion of passion and depth. He has been featured in Christianity Today, NY Times, and Relevate. Jon lives in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan with his wife and two children.
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this episode of Are you Real Government Dubb talks to Matt Gonzales about what it looks like to change culture with prophetic influence. Matt and his wife Desiree, have done campus ministries, church plants, and school of ministry trainings just to name a few! Matt has been influential in creating prophetic companies, culture, and helping others understand what a prophet is. Matt believes his highest priority is being a husband, and a father to his three kids. He says the way he advances the kingdom starts with his family. Matt shares his journey of starting on a college campus, and having an encounter with God in 2000, and how that started a campus movement that propelled a massive move of God. From there, Matt has seen God do work through so many different ays to bring His kingdom to Earth including creative miracles, operating in the prophetic, and changing cultures all around him daily through understanding God's principles. He shares these experiences, and how they have opened doors to impact government in surprising ways. You don't want to miss this interview!
When life takes you in many different directions, it can feel very confusing and purposeless. God uses our gifts and strengths in many ways and in many areas. Sometimes, it is up to us to choose what path we want to pursue. This is exactly the mentality that my guest, Scott Beebe, has used to find his passion and purpose in life. He decided that his true purpose was finding the place where business and faith intertwined.
Scott is the founder of My Business On Purpose. He is on a mission to coach small business owners to leave behind chaos and step forward into a clear vision for their business. His 4 Steps to Business Freedom systematize business principles in a structure that makes sense to everyone. He has seen firsthand how businesses thrive under clear vision and direction.
Transforming businesses just wasn’t enough for Scott. Today, you are going to find out how he used his faith to drive every business decision and vision session. You will get to see the many twists and turns that led Scott to entrepreneurship. It was an internal struggle between a desire to do God’s mission work on earth, but also to use the skills in business. Scott has managed to create something that blends the two perfectly, and I am excited for you to learn from him today.
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Join Dubb Alexander as he talks with TX 126 State Rep Candidate Dr. Undrai F. Fizer.
On this episode Host Christy Austin talks to Matthew Lilley about he and his wife are taking the city God has called them to through the art of giving. Matthew is the nationwide director for a ministry called Burn 24/7 out of Raleigh, NC. He believes cities can be changed by the presence and power of God through the gospel.
Through the years he and his wife have been pioneering places of God's presence in cities. As they go deeper into this interview they explore how as city takers there are very practical ways we can expect God to move, and what that looks like as we connect to God through worship and prayer. Matthew says worship and prayer are on the forefront of Kingdom coming into cities, regions, and nations, and seeing true transformations happen. The key to accomplishing the mission and vision God has given Matthew is without a doubt the secret place. He explains that everything flows out of intimacy with Jesus. Matthew is a true forerunner in city taking, and has so many experiences, and wisdom that he shares on this inspirational episode of Are You Real Linked!
God’s purpose for our lives will always lead us to serve and edify other people in the church. My guest today never imagined she would be writing Bible studies or leading women towards discipleship, but by faithfully following God’s call on her life, that is exactly where she landed. Today on the show is Melissa Kruger, a writer, editor, disciple maker, and Jesus-follower who is living out her purpose in a mighty way.
Melissa is a writer focused on bringing the principles of strong discipleship to women across the world. She is a regular contributor to the Gospel Coalition and is on staff with Uptown Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Her favorite role so far has been to be a mother to her 3 kids, a wife to her husband, and a sister who points others to Jesus faithfully. Melissa has found her purpose in making the Word of God accessible to women who are seeking after Him.
After noticing that there was a gap in women’s discipleship and Bible Study material, Melissa felt God calling her to bridge that gap. Filling that needled others to notice her gift for writing, and then the rest is history. Today, we had the chance to talk about the importance of studying God’s Word, finding joy in all circumstances, and what it takes to be a working writer.
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In this episode of Are You Real Government Host Dubb Alexander talks to Brian Orme about University Ministry, and the unique tactics and strategies he and his wife, Cecily, have learned over the past 20 years. He will go into to depth about what it takes for this type of ministry to think outside the box to reach the "hungry" on the campus God has called them to in San Diego, California.
Through the last 20 years, Brian has learned some important lessons including what it looks like to operate out of "rest" as opposed to doing more than is humanly possible. As you listen to this episode of Are You Real Government you will be stretched in your thinking, and hear more about Brian's journey into the prophetic that started when he was only a young boy at the age of 10 years old. Brian talks about the advancement of prophetic, and what that looks like for the future of the church including how we are moving into knowing what we are, and not just who we are! This is an exciting episode you will not want to miss!
On this week's episode of Are You Real Linked host Christy Austin talks in depth to Kaitlyn Lee. Kaitlyn is an intern at the Living Water adopt a child out of Guatemala where they have impacted over 8,000 children. This ministry is giving back to the city by making it a priority to feed the children, provide much needed discipleship programs, and church planting that will ultimately lead not only the children, but the families to God.
The unique expression this ministry has is directly linked to the needs of the community, and making a difference by setting up weekly meals, and addressing very specific ways they can do that. Kaitlyn also talks about the challenges she has faced as an American coming to a new country, and gives her ultimate key to being able to take the city she feels God is calling her to be. You don't want to miss this episode of Are You Real Linked where Christy gives you unlimited strategies for being a city taker through the art of giving!
Is the church blinded to injustice? How can a novelist be on the front lines of change? I am excited you are joining in today because I have a guest who is writing books that are on track to change the church.
Katie Ganshert is a midwest gal who is passionate about Jesus, writing, her family, adoption, and God’s grace and justice. When she’s not plotting her next novel, she is on dates with her husband, hanging with her kids, and chatting with girlfriends over coffee. Her passion is for telling stories that demonstrate life’s most difficult problems from a spiritual perspective. Katie’s newest book, No One Ever Asked, is an incredible story based on true events about issues of racial injustice in America. Today, Katie is going to explain why social justice is so important to her and to God, and how sharing stories can change lives. Writing is such an exploration of how God has uniquely gifted Katie, and I am excited to share her stories with you.
If you are interested in racial reconciliation in the church, writing good stories, and finding your purpose inside change, feel free to chime in! This is an episode you do not want to miss.
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Today on Are You Real Government Dubb Alexander welcomes Pedro Adao. Pedro is an established businessman with a Kingdom mindset.
Predro started his career in the corporate world and left it to become an entrepreneur. Now, Pedro is a financial services professional, specialising in helping people plan for retirement and live life on their terms. Through God-given ideas, great marketing plans, and more Predro is able to use his company to influence the Business Mountain for the Kindom.
Dubb and Pedro talk about how the church can use the wisdom of the business mountain, how the prophetic can play into your business, and how the Kingdom of God operates plus so much more.
If God has called you to the business mountain you're going to love this interview. Do you have questions about the Kingdom? Dubb would love to talk with you!
Over the past several episodes we have been learning what it means to be a City Taker. From our studies in Luke 10, we know that taking a city starts with the art of giving. But how can you bring true revival to your city for generations to come?
Today on Are You Real Linked we are excited to welcome Leland Hall. Leland is from Aiken, South Carolina and is over the youth department of Enkindle Ministries. Leland has an anointing on his life to connect with the younger generations. Through being a local teacher and other outreaches he is trying to make sure every young adult in Aiken feels the love of the Father.
Christy Austin shares her heart for the younger generations and her affection for Millennials. If you want to know how to connect with the younger generations through the ecclesia than you're going to love this interview.
What city are you taking? Connect with Christy and let us know!
God gives us all unique gifts, and to some he even grants fame. What happens when fame comes knocking? Is it possible to stay humble? That was my burning question for Mac Powell, the lead singer of the band, Third Day. Many people consider Third Day to be a pioneer in the Christian music business, but to Mac, it was just a result following God’s call on his life.
Mac has toured all over the world and has even been inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. During his two decades of being a recording artist, Mac stays true to his faith by clinging to scriptures like Romans 5:8. Mac looks to Jesus and his five children as his guiding forces. The music he makes is for his family and his savior. It was truly a privilege to get to talk to Mac today, and I know you will be blessed by what he has to say about his crazy gift of a life.
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Today we are going to explore how to do business with family. Sometimes, it’s awesome. Sometimes...not so much. My special guest today is Brianna McIntyre, my very own daughter. Today is an opportunity for you to get a peek behind the curtain to see what running the family business is all about.
Brianna is going to offer up her perspective on how to compartmentalize family and business while still utilizing the strength of those relationships. I think you will love her solid advice for young people working for their parents, as well as advice for Millennials in general. I am also excited to share with you stories from our Next Level Trainings and how it has shaped our family business! I am thankful to have Brianna on the show, and I know you will get so much out of her perspective!
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Mental health is a huge buzz word in our culture these days, but many people in the church are still grappling with how to look at mental health practices from a spiritual perspective. Our brains might seem distant or even disconnected from the health of the rest of our bodies, but the opposite is true! When we are not taking care of ourselves mentally, we are not reaching our fullest potential for our physical health. My guest, Christy Austin, is here to share her godly perspective on mental health, and how we can improve our overall well being.
Christy is a psychiatric therapist with a heart for the church. Though she is not a Christian counselor, there are many secular studies and practices that we as believers should apply when managing our mental health. Today, you will learn why your mental health is important and then gain some wisdom about how to go about fortifying it.
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Today on Are You Real Government Dubb Alexander welcomes Keith Ferrante. Keith is a powerful prophet to the nations, an accomplished author, and a worldwide prophetic trainer.
Keith shares his story about how he started walking in his prophetic gift when he was 22 after God started delivering him from a religious mindset. Through that, he started to shift from the church mountain to the business and government mountain. Now Keith travels the world sharing his gift of past, present, and future prophecy to bring breakthrough to the nations.
In this episode Keith will explain how you can't bring something to people, they have to be that something. He will also share his involvement in the restoration of North and South Korea, what the Fathers' heart is for Germany and speak about the poverty mindset in the world plus much more.
What do you think about today's episode? Reach out to Dubb and let him know!
Today on Are You Real Linked Christy Austin welcomes Carston and Mandy Woodouse.
Carston and Mandy are currently planted in Glory City Aiken. However, they refer to themselves as City Takers for the entire Central Savannah River area, of South Carolina. The Woodhouse's and the Austin's have been co-labouring together for many years through the art of giving and evangelism to see an abundant harvest in their area.
Join in as they discuss how to tell the difference between religion or relationship, their personal salvation stories, their advice to fellow City Takers, and how they believe God will manifest to usher in a season of revival for all the generations.
We would love to get linked with you in prayer! Connect with Christy and the Are You Real team and tell us what City you are taking.