A Truly Renewing Vacation

We all like to go on vacation. Everyone likes to get away, relax, explore, and check out from the real world for a few days. But what if your vacation moments turned into defining moments – the kind that makes you go home not only renewed in body but also in spirit? What if everywhere you went, you learned how God had woven the story of the Gospel into that location?  Today we talk with travel enthusiasts Rick and Susan McCarthy about their book Defining Moments: The Transformational Promises of Faith-Based Travel.

Rick and Susan have an insatiable love for travel! After attending a DreamMasters weekend through the Masters Program, God gave them a unique dream for their marriage: to change travel and vacationing into a spiritually rich experience. In this episode, we talk with Rick and Susan about how their book is helping people have a rich Holy Spirit experience while touring places from Scripture.

Guests: Rick and Susan McCarthy

Ministry/ Workplace: Convene

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Bonus Interview With sheWorks4Him Author Stephanie Winslow

Where does your identity come from? Does it come from your job title, position, salary, and perceived success… or does it come from the Lord? In this bonus interview, we talk with Stephanie Winslow about the shackles of performance-based identity. Stephanie has gone through many transitions in her life and career, and now she specializes in helping others through similar transitions. How? By teaching about priorities, identity, core values, vision, and mission.  

Stephanie is a contributing author to Chapter 16 of our new book, sheWorks4Him: Embrace Your Calling as a Christian Woman at Work.

Guests: Stephanie Winslow

Ministry/Workplace: Blind Spot Consultants

BUSINESS – THE MORE EFFECTIVE CHURCH – PART II

IS business a more effective church model? “YES”, says CEO and author Lonnie Gienger, author of the book “Beyond Business”. Hear his unique perspective of the marketplace being THE mission field.

Dreaming With The Masters Program For Women

Some women are constantly dreaming big dreams and others are so busy helping others dream that they forget that God has placed dreams inside of them too. Nadya Dickson, the International Director of the Masters Program for Women, joins us today to talk about taking the time to dream big. Just recently, Nadya hosted a retreat for her members entitled “Wake up, Wake up, Deborah from Judges 4 & 5” a retreat that centered on waking up, rising up, gathering up, and dreaming up.

Plus, we hear from retreat attendees Kim Levings with ReThink You and Sharon Lee from Carolina NonProfit Solutions about how Jesus has disrupted their lives (and businesses) for their good and His glory through this retreat and their time in The Masters Program for Women. If you’ve ever had a dream that got sidelined… you won’t want to miss this show! Oh, and if you’re a Christian woman looking for inspiration and challenge – be sure to check out The Masters Program for Women.

Guests: Nadya Dickson; Kim Levings; Sharon Lee

Ministry/ Workplace: The Masters Program for Women; ReThink You; Carolina NonProfit Solutions

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The Solution to Busyness and Overcommitment

Have you ever struggled with time management? With overcommitment? Or with feeling like you’re juggling too many things at once? Today we head off to Chicago, IL to talk with Mark Michuda of Michuda Diversified Holdings about how he went from a life riddled with overcommitment and stress to one characterized by peace and margin. Tune in to hear about how Mark turned his life around, and how you can too!

Mark’s life (and his relationship with God) has taken a lot of detours, but when he agreed to go on a yearlong journey to look for growth and meaning with his wife, everything changed. They found a church that led Mark to a personal relationship with Jesus that has permeated every area of his life, including his more than 100-year-old family business.

Over time, Mark learned from the Experiencing God Bible Study that God is at work everywhere, including as his work. But a barrier to Mark giving his best at work was the stress of overcommitment and time management. Through an amazing series of events, he was connected to Belay Solutions where he was matched with Yassi, his executive assistant. You’ll have to listen to the interview to hear how much this has changed his life! Full of wisdom and insight, Mark Michuda has shared his journey for all of us to dig deeper into our own need for solutions.

We are grateful for our show sponsor: Belay Solutions, and the impact they have had on Mark Michuda personally and his company. Mark named Yassi as his MVP – a testament in itself!

Guests: Mark Michuda

Ministry/ Workplace: Belay Solutions; Michuda Diversified Holdings

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Bonus Interview With iWork4Him Author Bob Willbanks

Bob Willbanks was miserably saved. Sure, he believed in Jesus, but his life was all about chasing the American Dream of success and money. It wasn’t until his life hit rock-bottom that he finally gave every aspect of his life, including his career, to God, and it changed everything! In this bonus interview, Bob discusses what it means to strive to abide rather than strive for success and the fantastic networking opportunities available through Ambassadors for Business, Thrive Groups, and G7 Network. 

Bob Willbanks is a contributing author to Chapter 26 of our new book, iWork4Him: Change the Way you Think About Faith and Work.

Guests: Bob Willbanks

Ministry/Workplace: Ambassadors for Business

BUSINESS – THE MORE EFFECTIVE CHURCH – PART I

IS business a more effective church model? “YES”, says CEO and author Lonnie Gienger, author of “Beyond Business”. Hear his unique perspective of the marketplace being THE mission field.

Eternal Investments

Our good friend from Inspire Advisors is back, and he has a transformational story to share. When we started iWork4Him 8 ½ years ago, Luke Andrews asked to be a part of what we were doing. Little did he know how God would use that decision to help change the trajectory of his life. Luke is here today to talk with us not only about Biblically Responsible Investing (BRI) but also how God, a book, and a radio show, changed his heart and his business model.

If you sense a change on the wind in your own life, you won’t want to miss this episode on transitions and trust and how BRI can shift the war on Christianity in America today.

Guests: Luke Andrews

Ministry/ Workplace: Inspire Advisors

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THE FAITH DRIVEN ENTREPRENEUR – PART II

What is a Faith Driven Entrepreneur? Find out what that means, and how this is a high-level model. Henry Kaestner (who is one!) details how he and his team is building up Christ-centered business people and providing capital to launch them.

The Key to Business Done Right

Seth Buechley is an entrepreneur through and through. He has sold two businesses, written a book, runs a consulting business, and has a podcast called Business Done Right, which can be found on the Awaken Podcast Network. Today, we talk with Seth about gratitude adjustments, the importance of mentorship, and how to share our faith with CONFIDENCE.

Seth’s dad had a mentor whose motto was: In God’s world, business done right is a blessing. This motto has characterized and shaped not only Seth’s dad’s work but also Seth’s work over the years (I mean, look at his podcast name). Serving as an example of the longstanding legacy of a good and godly mentor. In today’s show, Seth challenges our listeners to look for their own mentors by prayerfully seeking four things.   Seth is giving away a copy of his new book, Ambition: Leading with Gratitude, by calling our listener line at 866-713-9675 (WORK).

Guests: Seth Buechley

Ministry/ Workplace: Cathedral Consulting

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THE FAITH DRIVEN ENTREPRENEUR – PART I

What is a Faith Driven Entrepreneur? Find out what that means, and how this is a high-level model. Henry Kaestner (who is one!) details how he and his team is building up Christ-centered business people and providing capital to launch them.

Left and Right Kidneys Reunited!

Welcome to our guests and friends: Bill and Marietta Boysen! Most people take it for granted that both of their kidneys are in the same room, but today is a special day for Jim and Bill because Bill’s visit means that Jim’s kidneys are together. In this unique show, we spend some time unpacking the Living Kidney Donor Program and the 100,000 people that are currently on the waiting list for a kidney.   

Us for Them is an organization that we can get behind because they have a vision for Christ-followers to solve this problem.  No, not every believer needs to donate a kidney, just 100,000 of them. 

Bill inherited polycystic kidney disease. By the time his kidneys were removed, they each weighed a whopping 34 pounds and were roughly the size of a basketball. So many parts of Bill’s body had been affected by the stress and underperformance of those kidneys. Through our friendship of several decades, Jim and Bill had been praying for his future donor – but little did we know that the donor would end up being Jim! God brought us together, and there was no doubt that this was a part of His plan.   In this episode, we have the chance to walk through some of the process together.

Why did we do this episode, and why should you listen?  To raise awareness that you could save someone’s life! What a gift to give an organ we don’t need to someone who can’t live without it! After hearing this episode, we hope you’ll be inspired to visit www.usforthem.org and learn more about living kidney donation.  Please share this with your friends and family. Jim says this was the best gift he ever received – giving Bill his kidney.  

Guests: Bill and Marietta Boysen

Ministry/ Workplace: Us for Them

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