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Jon Fuller is on a mission to be a true example of Christ in his life and in his work. He introduces you to men and women of faith who have walked different paths to find a true Christianity that they live out each and every day. Some paths have been bumpy and filled with debris, but through it all, grace and faith have been a sustaining force in the lives of these men. You won't find any fake and phoney Christianity here.....just real people with a heart for God and living out His call on their lives. Join us for new episodes each week. We'd love it if you'd share the show with other men of faith who need support and encouragement along their journey.
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Apr 12, 2017

The guest on today's show is Cardiff D. Hall, a man with a really strong zest for life. He's all fired up and ready to explode, so listen in as he talks to Jon about what he does, his passions, and why he loves Jesus as much as he does!


Cardiff has a real fervor for life and he loves to help people to transform their self-being, so that can attain and sustain achievement in their lives. He also coaches aspiring achievers through his weekly inspirations and practical advice, which he delivers in his “Tide Turners” newsletter. His inspiring book, Tide Turners- The Practical Guide to Help You Feel In Control, Experience More Joy and Sustain Achievement in Life, which took him three years to write, became a Number One New Release on Amazon in January 2017. Listen in as Cardiff, who is on a Mission from God, shares his fire, passion, and experiences on today's show.


Today, Cardiff talks to Jon about:


  • His incredible experience, which happened on a flight, where he heard a voice telling him to write a book.
  • How he started writing his book in fifteen-minute increments.
  • How, with consistency, you will achieve.
  • The scripture, Hebrews 11:1, which was the cornerstone of his book.
  • His personal story, which led him to the path that he is on right now.
  • His mindset at the time that he lost his job.
  • How he got into Personal Development, which helped him to become ready to hear the voice of God.
  • That we can't see what we don't see, but we still have to keep moving forward.
  • How becoming a parent allowed his love for God to become even deeper.
  • His naturally positive outlook on life.
  • How his belief, which is his biggest strength, opens doors for him.
  • How you can learn to allocate your time well.
  • How he wrote his book by really believing that he could.
  • His hope- to bring people who don't know Christ, to open their minds.
  • How he lives his faith on a daily basis.
  • That you should get Cardiff's book so that you can take control.
  • His advice to a younger version of himself.




To get Cardiff's book:  -Also available from Amazon


Cardiff's website:  -For Cardiff's guide book.







The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren


Return of the Ragpicker and The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino


Regrets of the Dying by Bronnie Ware


Apr 5, 2017

Alisa DiLorenzo is a sought-after international marriage coach, speaker, a best-selling author, and the co-host of the ONE Extraordinary Marriage Show, which is downloaded in 180 countries. The author of The Trust Factor, Connect Like You Did When You First Met, and 7 Days of Sex Challenge are in the hands of couples worldwide. She and her husband, Tony, have two kids and live in San Diego. Learn more at

You can read the full show notes at

Mar 29, 2017

Brad McClendon’s very life demonstrates the Spirit of Prophecy and the testimony of Jesus. Having come to know the Lord early in his life, Brad spent years of running from what he knew to be his calling, until God apprehended him.

Brad is married to Susan Jenkins McClendon and the father of three wonderful children. For more than five years, he was diagnosed with an incurable form of sarcoma when he was only 22 years old. A year and a half later he received a miraculous healing. Brad’s ministry releases people into the reality of the Kingdom of God by the revelation of Jesus Christ. He is the author of The Chronicles of Awakenings and The Farthest Reach available on Amazon. 

You can read the full show notes at


Mar 22, 2017

In today’s episode, Jon talks with Peter Louis, a former soccer player, about his story and how he goes about living the gospel day by day. Peter’s life was radically changed after what he describes as a power encounter with God. He shares his story of overcoming an addiction to pornography and how he is helping others find freedom in God’s grace. Peter is the Founder of Braveheart Ministries, whose purpose is to help the church reach its fullest potential in proclaiming the gospel. Peter is full of tips on how to live the Christian life to the fullest. 


What you will hear:


  • Peter’s 2006 power encounter with God
  • How learning more about the power of the Holy Spirit helped Peter escape his addiction
  • The importance of realizing that God is the only thing that can save you
  • How God’s love can change how you live your day to day life
  • Peter’s practical tips on changing your mindset if you are struggling with feeling like God doesn’t love you
  • How changing your focus back on God can change your life
  • Peter’s biggest strengths and weaknesses 
  • Something big God has done in Peter’s life
  • A daily habit that Peter has learned to help him stay focused on God
  • What advice Peter would give his younger self
  • Peter’s parting advice to you



Back to the Gospel

Braveheart Ministries

Revive Texas


Mar 15, 2017

Today's guest is Toderick Murry. Toderick is an entertainer who is known for his ability to captivate his audience and leave them speechless. His writing, dancing, and musicianship reveal a unique, relatable message specific to his brand. He has worked with several distinguished artists. He is a writer, producer, and a musician. 


What you'll hear in this episode:


  • What Toderick's passion is and how it relates to Jesus
  • How Toderick got his start in the "music world"
  • What Toderick did after he hit the bottom and almost lost everything 
  • When he saw the light at the end of the tunnel and start to turn his life around
  • What God has done in Toderick's life to restore what he lost 
  • Toderick's biggest strengths and weaknesses
  • What Toderick is excited about in his life
  • How can you be a friend and share the gospel with people
  • Toderick's best advice to his younger self



Are You Real? 

Chase the Lion by Mark Batterson  


Mar 8, 2017

If you haven't seen the movie yet, grab a box of tissues and head to the nearest theater! You don't want to miss this incredibly moving story and the lessons it contains about the love of God. You don't want to miss this exciting episode, along with some cool new tunes!

Paul Young is the bestselling author of The Shack, a self-published book that has sold over 20 million copies. He has written several other books including Cross Roads, and his newest release Eve. Paul lives in Oregon City, Oregon with His wife, and has 6 children and 9 grandchildren. 


What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Paul’s early life: missionary kid/preacher’s kid, from Canada to New Guinea
  • From tribal life to boarding school at age 6
  • From Bible school and seminary to meeting his future wife, Kim
  • The Shack: written in 2005 as a gift for his children, at the request of his wife
  • Financial crises, losing everything, and healing
  • Deconstruction and reconstruction
  • The heart-wrenching reality and humanity of The Shack
  • The healing process
  • Each person: intricately made and uniquely broken
  • The Shack: centered on the goodness of God in the midst of human tragedy
  • Looking back with extreme clarity
  • Living in the grace of a day
  • Cross Roads: written around the issue of belonging
  • Get help or get caught—too exhausted to keep running
  • Hitting the bottom, seeking therapy and help
  • God’s love: redeeming our messes
  • Worthlessness vs. wholeness
  • Why no one prays for patience
  • Addiction, control, and self-discipline
  • Why isolation feeds addiction
  • Jesus in ME—John 14:20
  • Why Paul gets called a “universalist”
  • Why we are always in God’s presence
  • Religion’s LIE
  • Paul’s biggest strength? “My relationships. I’m surrounded by people who love me but aren’t impressed. I’ve learned to stay inside the grace of today, and not be a future-tripper.”
  • Paul’s biggest weakness within his strength? “I’m very much a mental processor and not a verbal one. That makes it hard sometimes to stay present and engaged with someone.”
  • What is God currently stirring in your life? “I’m excited about the young generations coming up without the religious allegiances and affiliations that we were in bondage to. I think we’re on the cusp of some pretty fantastic movements and times.”
  • Paul’s advice to his younger self? “I would go to myself at 6 years old, put an arm around him and say, ‘You’re never alone and you will never be alone. Learn to tell all your secrets’.”
Mar 1, 2017

Have you ever wondered how Christians cope in the fast world and bright lights of Hollywood? To find out, listen in to today's show with Cameron Arnett, who has acted in many well-known TV shows, like ABC's China Beach and Tyler Perry's Meet The Browns. On today's show, Cameron relates how, while climbing the ladder to success in film and TV in California he realized that the Lord wanted him to get out of the system. He dropped everything over the course of the next fourteen or fifteen years, got out of Hollywood and the business, started two churches and then went bankrupt. Later, about four or five years ago, he started to resume his career in Atlanta, where film and Christian media was exploding at the time. He has now done eight or nine films on the Christian side and is scheduled to do a whole lot more. Listen in and find out how the Lord has set about replenishing and restoring things in Cameron's life, above and beyond all that he could ask for.


Cameron Arnett is the CEO of Camy Arnett Production Studios (CAPS), a television, film, and entertainment company. He's also CEO of BYOBB Media/Records, an independent film and television portal and record label, as well as being the producer and director of a number of upcoming shows. He has many past films to his credit, including the five Dove Award winning Stand Your Ground. His past television credits include NBC's Miami Vice, Fox's Star Trek- The Next Generation and many more. He is a regular host on WATC TV57 Atlanta Live Show and, most importantly, the co-host of the nationally syndicated The Christian View. 


Listen to the episode, as Cameron also discusses:


  • What's going on right now, in Atlanta
  • How he got into acting.
  • How God started working his way into Cameron's life, when he started acting.
  • How he had to change himself within the movie industry, which is one of falsities and game playing.
  • How he started out 'hitting people over the head with bibles', till he learned better, to let God do the work through him.
  • That, as Christians, we are all supposed to be acting like one character- Jesus.
  • That he works as an apostle, prophet and teacher.
  • That due to the lack respect for doctrines and principals in families today, we have children raising children.
  • The dark years he had to endure, losing his children as well as everything else... and how God restores things.
  • How the difficulties in life are there to build a muscle in you that you have to have for your future.
  • Where his biggest strength lies, with what he does today.
  • Jon's message for Cameron, from the Lord.
  • The biggest thing that God is stirring inside of him, right now.
  • How God is moving on an undercurrent of people and churches.
  • His advice to a 'younger him'.
  • The reason that he's writing a book.


To contact Cameron:



Feb 22, 2017

Have you felt led to be a speaker? Are you unsure where to start? In this episode, you will hear from Grant Baldwin a nationally known keynote speaker from Nashville, TN. He started The Speaker Labs website and his curriculum Reality Check is taught in 400 schools around the country. 

Grant is a speaker, podcaster, author, entrepreneur, and an all-around normal dude trying to make a little dent in the world. He’s married to his high school sweetheart and they have three beautiful little girls. He lives in a little Barbie dream house and he couldn't be happier about it! You're going to love this interview!

Listen in as Grant and Jon discuss:

  • How to find and book speaking engagements
  • How to transition into the online world as a speaker
  • What Grant was doing before becoming a speaker
  • How to balance sound principle without a religious overtone
  • How to trust God with the sometimes unsteady income as a speaker
  • When Grant knew he wanted to be a speaker
  • How to go about the awkwardness of knowing what to charge for your speaking engagements
  • Grant’s strength and weaknesses in speaking
  • How God is working in Grant’s life
  • How to be a speaker and share the gospel
  • Grant’s advice to his younger self



The Speaker Lab

The Speaker Lab Podcast

Free Speaker Workshop

Booked and Paid to Speak


Feb 15, 2017

Jason Vallotton and his wife are Pastoral Care Overseers at Bethel Redding and serve the church in many capacities. Jason is a sought-after counselor and speaker. He previously served as overseer for Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry. He’s author of The Supernatural Power of Forgiveness and co-author of Moral Revolution. Jason currently serves on the board of Moral Revolution.


What You’ll Hear in this Episode:


  • Why you should do more for people than tell them “go pray about it”
  • What it looks like to “give something to the Lord”
  • Where Jason’s passion for people started
  • How Jason’s Father really affected his life and love for serving others
  • What can happen in some marriages and what you can do to try to stop it 
  • When Jason finally felt like he was back to being himself
  • What does it look like to fight from victory 
  • Jason’s strong points in counseling
  • How should we really forgive?
  • What Jason would tell his younger self if he could go back in time



The Supernatural Power of Forgiveness 

Moral Revolution

Working Through Pain

Daring Greatly  

The Gifts of Imperfection

David and Goliath 

Spiritual Warfare 

Bethel Church 

Are You Real? 


Feb 8, 2017

Jim Palmer is a marketing and business building expert and in demand coach. He is the founder of the Dream Business Academy and Dream Business Coaching and Mastermind Program. Jim is the host of Dream Business Coach TV, the hit weekly Web TV show watched by thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners and he is also the host Stick Like Glue Radio, a weekly podcast based on Jim's unique brand of Smart Marketing and Business Building Strategies. Jim is best known internationally as 'The Dream Business Coach' and creator of No Hassle Newsletters, the ultimate 'done-for-you' newsletter marketing program used by hundreds of clients in nine countries. 


You can read the full show notes at

Feb 1, 2017

This week in the Are You Real Podcast, John chats with Steve and Christopher Duffley. 15-year-old Christopher Duffley has an amazing gift for music—you might have seen a viral video where he sings the song, “Open the Eyes of My Heart.” But here’s the thing—Christopher is blind and autistic. That does not stop him from using his God given gifts and testimony to inspire others to look to Jesus and embrace the faith. In support of that calling, Steve uses his gifts and patience to keep his family centered and focused. Together, God has used their family’s inspiring story to change lives. 


See how, and more, in this week’s episode! 


  • See how the “Open the Eyes” video went viral with over 100 million views on Facebook alone!
  • Experience with Christopher the opportunity to sing with songwriter Paul Baloche.
  • Story of adoption and Christopher’s impact on the Duffley family.
  • See the extreme impact of Christopher’s music in the lives of people around the world. 
  • Hear Christopher’s desire to use gifts of technology in new podcast. 
  • Hear Christopher’s new song on his website
  • See how Steve stays centered with habits and daily patterns
  • Steve recommends the audiobook Celebration of Discipline by Richard Foster


Find Christopher at:


Jan 25, 2017

Don’t forget: Friday January 27 at Happy State Bank, the training center in downtown Amarillo, we are holding a Growth Conference. This conference will change the way you see the world around you! We will have 10 awesome speakers talking about several interesting topics that you won’t want to miss! We will be talking about finding purpose in your life, the blueprints in your life, getting vision for your life, and the tagline: how to make it happen. Don't forget to sign up right now at


Today’s guest is Jackie Carpenter. Jackie is the author, motivational speaker, and executive producer of a multi-award winning featured film based on her life: Stand Your Ground. She is the author of The Bridge and Georgia Justice. Jackie is also the host and executive producer of The Christian View and publisher for The Christian View online magazine. 

You can read the full show notes at

Jan 18, 2017

Dylan Peck grew up in a small town and began fighting at an early age. He contracted spinal meningitis at the age of 3 and had his first brush with death. He ended up recovering and learned to walk and talk again. Years went by and Dylan and his family ended up losing their home and possessions in a flood. Later in life, as he was serving the Lord, he was involved in a motorcycle accident. Dylan went into survival mode and ended up losing his leg as a result of the accident. He was born a fighter and he continues to share the how God has been faithful in delivering him from every trial he has encountered. Today, he travels the world speaking and sharing his testimony of God’s faithfulness.

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Dylan’s passion: ministry and people
  • Dylan’s work with I’m a Fighter Ministries: He travels, speaks, prays, and fellowships
  • Dylan’s business life that helps fund the ministry
  • An inspirational scripture: II Corinthians 4:17—“for this light and momentary affliction is preparing us for an eternal weight of glory that is beyond all comparison.”
  • April 2013: motorcycle accident in which Dylan lost a leg
  • The journey to physical and emotional healing
  • The 17 year-old driver and Dylan’s forgiveness
  • Why Dylan focuses on God’s blessings and the future, not the struggles and the past
  • Dylan’s current church ministry in Banning, CA
  • Dylan’s gifts: exhortation and encouraging people, his positive attitude and faithfulness
  • The importance of faithfulness
  • Looking ahead to God’s work in 2017
  • Dylan’s weakness: being a people pleaser and being sensitive to what they think
  • Dylan’s advice to those who don’t love themselves: “Speak life over yourself and your situations; I do this when I tell myself something good about me each day—in the mirror.”
  • What is God stirring in Dylan RIGHT NOW? Missions at home and abroad, and helping others with their spiritual and physical needs
  • The power of your presence in someone’s need—just be there for them
  • A daily habit that contributes to success? “What doesn’t work is doing it all in your own strength. I start each day with worship music, praise and prayer, and reading.”
  • A book that has inspired Dylan? The Emotionally Healthy Leader by Peter Scazzero
  • Dylan’s advice to his younger self: “I would go back to when I was a young basketball player and instill some confidence in myself.”
  • Dylan’s parting advice: “You are able. You are loved. The Father who created heaven and earth loves you right where you are, and He wants the best for you.”


Jan 11, 2017

Have you ever wondered about how God fearing scientists deal with the issue of spirituality vs science? Or the impact that scientific research could have on the faith of such people? If so, listen in and find out, as Jon Fuller interviews today's guest, Dr. Judy Staveley, a multi-talented professor of forensic science and a firm believer in the Lord.


Judy is a forensic science author, a speaker and a tri-athlete, who teaches in the Maryland area. She serves as a spokeswoman and an advocate for several biological, health, medicine and forensic science organizations. She is also the CEO of Platform Magazine. She is a national health and fitness expert, who assists in a number of community programs to initiate health in new sports. She's also part of the USA swimming, USA hockey, USA track and field and the USAT (USA Track Organization) teams. 


Judy's passion is in educating- she enjoys teaching people about how to take care of the body and also about preventative medicine. She's enthusiastic about medicine, health and wellness and also about research into cancer.

You can read the full show notes at

Jan 4, 2017

My good friend Jody Holland is back today for this special episode!

Jody is hosting a Growth Conference in Amarillo, TX on January 27th. It’s going to be a wonderful event with lots of speakers, including me! So Jody is here today to talk about the conference and why you should attend.

Jody and Jon discuss the speakers and topics at the Growth Conference, including:

  • Fun with faces and why Jody does it
  • How to inspire others to want your idea, rather than selling your idea
  • 85% of all problems that exist in business relate to failed or lack of communication
  • Listening is the best way to be a great communicator
  • Learn the 4 things that make a great listener
  • Thinking outside the box and dealing with limitations - Jacob Breeden
  • Strategies to deal with high-stress levels - Brady Clark
  • The quiet giant - AJ Contreras
  • Managing Mannerisms - Byron Taylor
  • Being your best self - Drake Davidson
  • Authentic leadership - Lisa Blake
  • The power of CAN - Mei Lin
  • Remodeling your life - Jon Fuller


Get details of the events and tickets at:

The Greatest Salesman in the World - Og Mandino

The Square Mile Community Development

Dec 28, 2016

This week, Jon has the opportunity to sit down with Sean Douglas. Sean has spent his life in the military, building up skills and working towards a noble cause. However, it was not until he surrendered his life to Christ that he began to unearth his real, God-given abilities. As a drill sergeant, public speaker, and writer, Sean uses his gifts to empower and equip others to set goals and achieve their dreams. It is his power and passion that points others towards God and towards their untapped potential. 


Get a fresh perspective on your personal goals for the New Year. Sean will take you through inspiring Scripture, his own powerful testimony, and encouraging words to empower you to make amazing changes. Break the old mold of goal-making. Sean doesn’t just look into the “hows” of achieving God-given dreams, but also the “whys.” Why do you want to go where you’re going, or do what you’re doing? And where does God fit into all of it? Sean definitely has some wisdom for you! 


This week in the “Are You Real? Podcast;” 


  • Sean discusses his book, Decisions: The Power to Overcome Self Defeating Behaviors 
  • See how Sean currently empowers and equips members of God’s kingdom
  • Learn how to Withstand hardship, recover from it, and grow 
  • Training is derived from positive psychology. 
  • Learn the difference between the “Old” way of creating goals, and the “New” method. 
  • What is a “Throat-Punch Goal,” and how can it change your life? 
  • Change your mindset from “God is against me,” to “God is for me.” 
  • See how Deployment showed Sean his need to surrender to God. 
  • Surrendering to God allowed Sean to develop skills.



Dec 21, 2016

Today's episode is a unique one. We've switched roles and Jody Holland (a fabulous guest from ep. 2) has returned to interview Jon about his journey of faith and how he has been able to follow God's calling in his life. Jon shares how the podcast started, why he started a podcast and some exciting things that are in store for the future.


You can read the full show notes at

Dec 14, 2016

Tac Buchanan is the Texas Panhandle Regional Coordinator for Bridges To Life, the mission to (BTL) is to connect communities to prisons in an effort to reduce the number of crime victims, and enhance public safety. The spiritual mission of Bridges To Life is to minister to victims and offenders in an effort to show them the transforming power of God’s love and forgiveness.

If you are uplifted by the works of people who live to serve the Lord, or you struggle with anger or resentment towards anyone and battle to forgive, listen in and gain inspiration from Tac Buchanan, as he shares his moving story with Jon Fuller on today's episode of “Are You Real”.


Tac is the Texas Panhandle Regional Coordinator for Bridges to Life. In an effort to enhance public safety, Bridges to Life aims to connect communities to prisons by ministering to both victims and offenders to demonstrate the transformative power of God's love and forgiveness. Open your heart and listen as he talks about the hard knocks he has had in his life and how he has managed to overcome and serve.


Today, Tac talks to Jon about:

  • How Bridges to Life was started in 1998.
  • How the success of BTL has inspired other states and even other countries to use their model.
  • The impact that the program has had on both victims and offenders.
  • The HUGE impact that BTL has had with preventing past offenders going back to prison.
  • The POWER of forgiveness.
  • Why BTL is different to other similar programs.
  • The tragic story that resulted in Tac being saved.
  • How Tac finally managed to forgive himself.
  • Tac's greatest strength in his ministering.
  • Tac's advice to “a younger him”.




Jon's website:


BTL website  :


Tac's email    :


Dec 7, 2016

Shawn Bolz is an author, a TV host (see him on Season four of Dreams & Mysteries on Daystar!) spiritual adviser, producer, and minister. He is passionate about seeing individuals and groups learn how to be the most connected best version of themselves through their relationship with God.

Shawn has been a pioneer in ministry including the prophetic movement since he was in his teens. His focus on having a genuine relationship with God, creativity through entertainment, & social justice have brought him around the world to meet with churches, CEO’s, entertainers, and world leaders.

Shawn’s style of speaking & coaching accompanied with his unique expert perspective on the issues of love, creativity, and justice, have kept his calendar full. Shawn lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Cherie, and daughter, Harper. He is an author of several books, including best selling Translating God & Keys to Heaven’s Economy.

Shawn Bolz is also the founding pastor of Expression58 Christian Ministries, a ministry focused on the entertainment industry and the poor in Los Angeles California where he live with his wife, Cherie and their two daughters.

Join us for this exciting conversation Shawn!
You can read all the show notes at
Nov 30, 2016

Stephen Blake Kanicka is a Grammy award-winning multi-instrumentalist and composer. His musicality has been noted by the New York Times and featured on Jimmy Kimmel, Jay Leno, The View, Ellen Degeneres, and the Today Show.

Stephen Blake grew up deeply entrenched in the world of music, as his mother was a Vocal Performance major in college. His innate ear for music was noticed at a very young age when he would climb the piano and play the melodies he heard around him. His talent was then fostered with Suzuki ear training, followed by over ten years of classical study in piano, theory, and music history. All of these experiences set the foundation for a strong melodic sense and technical proficiency while also gaining a deep respect for the classical composers, particularly Mozart and Beethoven.

Further development was pursued as a member of a jazz ensemble, chamber choir, and with local artists. At the young age of 16, Stephen Blake was invited to travel nation-wide with an arena tour – giving him his first introduction to the commercial music industry. By the time he graduated from high school, he had gained significant musical training, real-world experience, and had composed and produced several of his own arrangements.

Professionally, Stephen Blake has continued to hone his craft over the years as a musical director, string arranger, and collaborator with many artists – both onstage and in the studio. Notably, he has worked and performed with Atlantic Records artist, Jason Castro, as well as critically-acclaimed Aqualung, who likened his musical sensibilities to those of Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys.

Currently, he records and performs with the award-winning band, for KING & COUNTRY, while also continuing his creative work in the studio with various artists and projects he finds inspiring.

He lives with his wife, Brittany, in Franklin, Tennessee.



What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • A lifelong passion for music
  • Blake’s inspiration: “The Lord goes before you and fights your battles.” Also, Psalm 23
  • Ups and downs in the music business
  • Blake’s biggest struggle: servanthood
  • The importance of relationships that can help and keep you accountable
  • “Treasure hunters”
  • Music’s profound emotion
  • College at Texas A&M: no musical instruments for THREE years!
  • Blake’s move to LA, joining a band, living within God’s will
  • Blake’s advice to the younger Blake: “The Holy Spirit is real. Don’t let other things challenge your faith.”
  • Having faith to step out
  • Having wise counsel
  • Blake’s favorite current project: a version of Amazing Grace for an upcoming movie, with rapper KB
  • Blake’s parting advice: “There is a power in mystery. I have a great hope that we continue to embrace the mysterious. Be careful what you let yourself absorb.”
Nov 23, 2016

Today’s guest is ALL IN to serve Jesus! Madison Carthel is inspired to set an unquenchable fire for audacious women. She does this through her Facebook ministry, After His Heart, where women of all ages and stages in life can come together and grow in the Lord.

 Madison married her high school sweetheart almost 9 years ago, and now is a stay-at-home mom of FIVE boys—from 18 months to age 7. Madison and her husband recently became licensed foster care parents and are looking to add a daughter to their brood very soon! You’ll be inspired in your walk with Jesus through listening to Madison, so join us now!


You can read the full show notes and access all the links and resources at

Nov 16, 2016

I was so honored that the Enkindle Conference in Amarillo, TX invited me to be a speaker last week. A few episodes ago, I interviewed Christy Austin of Enkindle, so you will want to check out that show. I had the privilege of closing out the conference on Saturday night. I spoke about purpose. What it looks like and why we should fulfill our God-given purpose. I wanted to give you an opportunity to hear what I was speaking about because it is a message that I think we all need to hear.


In this episode we also discuss:


  • Jon’s entrepreneurial spirit 
  • Do we have to give up business in order to minister
  • Getting a spiritual mentor wasn’t as easy as it should have been
  • Why the right questions weren’t being asked
  • You can minister through your business
  • We are privileged to be able to co-create with God
  • Waiting on God…why it drives Jon crazy!
  • Learn what you should covet
  • Ask God what He designed you to do
  • What is marketplace revival
  • The importance of figuring out your own personal mission statement


Nov 9, 2016
Rusty Pang is a psychological Sherpa. Using a combination of psychological tools and counseling techniques, he challenges the sacred cows in your life that keep you stuck. Co-founder of Entrepurpose, he and his business partner, Brian Laprath, have created a proven system to discover your God-given purpose. They believe that you are here for a reason; that reason can be known; and that reason can be lived.


You can read the full show notes at

Nov 2, 2016

Co-Founder of YesLord, Inc, Cristi Gooding is here today to share her story of freedom and how she got into ministry.  She has a story of addiction and recovery, and now she only lives to be obedient to God. Cristi has an amazing story of how God gave her a vision of Yes Lord! She explains what it is and what the mission of it is. 


Listen to the episode as Cristi also discusses:


  • What a “dwell night” is and what it means
  • The early beginnings of Yes Lord!
  • Why she didn’t wait for the Lord to drop her ministry in her lap
  • How she stepped out in faith to get Yes Lord! started
  • The miracles she has seen from her twice monthly “dwell nights”
  • How she got global reach for Yes Lord! in the first week!
  • How a t-shirt has been instrumental in starting the movement
  • Why she feels so strongly about her own personal testimony
  • Her 20 year drug addiction
  • Her choice to overcome her meth addiction and how she laid it down overnight
  • How childhood rejection led her to a food addiction that later turned into drug addiction
  • How the real battle began when she quit drugs and went back to her food addiction
  • The process of becoming unbound from addictions and how she dealt with it…..this was the hard part
  • Why it has taken almost 10 years to break the chains of addiction that bind her
  • Her childhood agreement with lies she believed about herself, and the ramifications
  • How “giving” is her weakness, and she has trouble receiving
  • What God is stirring within her





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Oct 26, 2016

As a hair stylist in the beauty industry for 15 years, Dianna has worked on many platforms in the salon and providing advanced education to professional stylists. After 11 years of doing hair for fashion magazines and red carpets, she began teaching women in developing countries who have endured extreme poverty, exploitation, abuse, and trafficking the skill of hair dressing. Dianna has helped build and develop educational beauty programs in Kenya, Uganda, Brazil, Mexico, Cambodia, and now Thailand. Giving hope and a future to women through vocational training has become her mission. In seeing her vision of freedom through hair dressing become a reality, she has moved to Pattaya, Thailand, the World capital of sex tourism and child trafficking. Dianna has committed to living there indefinitely to establish Shear Love International to give women the opportunity of a career in hair design, a future for their families, and a voice in the world.



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