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Al Just faced one of the most unjust things possible: he was sent to prison convicted of a murder he did not commit. And the person murdered was his own wife. Al shares his experience in spending nearly 10 years in prison and the opportunities he h…
Ty Bennett built a booming business doing $25 million a year in sales when he was in his twenties. But he felt God calling him to something else, even if it meant less dollar signs and more time on the road. He chats with Leary and Armin about his …
Elizabeth Adams found herself squeezed between adult children and an aging mother with cancer -- all of whom needed a lot of her attention and care. And this was all while she was going through seminary training. When she fell asleep in a fast-food…
Phil Zahn is a bit of a mystery. He doesn’t like to name who he works for, where he’s traveling, or the people that he’s talking to. And he does this in service to the people that he knows God loves, protecting their identities and their stories. B…
Some of us are idea factories. We can’t stop having ideas. But with every idea comes a tax -- or two, or more -- and if we ignore that tax, we have to account for it later. And that usually comes at a pretty high price.
Ben Peterson has been many things: a doubting high schooler-turned-believer; a soldier and lapsed disciple; a successful salesperson and non-profit builder. Through all of that, He has tried to listen to the voice of God and go where God tells him …
Are you bi-vocational? Leary and Armin take a break from interviewing guests and chat about whether or not they are bi-vocational -- and whether you might be, too.
Aaron Walker spent decades as a successful businessman constantly reaching for the next big thing. When a horrendous car accident jolted him out of his reverie of success, he pivoted his life to be one about building significance, and he’s spent ye…
John Morris started serving the Lord at age 19, and has had an incredible journey as both an Army chaplain and United Methodist pastor, both positions from which he recently retired. He shares his story of walking away from the goals that his paren…
There are few things more removed from each other than dropping acid with Charles Manson and preaching the Gospel around the world. Our guest Bill Davis has done both, and he shares his story of transformation from a man haunted by addiction to one…
Like most people, you are probably thinking about what you want to do in the New Year. Leary and Armin are, too. But this year they are asking: How can we live 2019 more courageously?
Dan Chrystal has uprooted his life and built himself a new community again and again and again, all while serving in the church and running a business (or three!). He knows that building relationships with other people is a lost art -- and he’s wri…
Have you ever hesitated to choose because you have too little information? Too much information? Have you ever held out on making a decision in hopes that the perfect option will come along? This episode is for you. Leary and Armin are taking a bre…
Phil Cooke is an internationally recognized speaker on creativity and the creative process. So when we has tips for encouraging your team to be creative, we listen up. He chats with Leary and Armin about why managers are eager to hire creativity ab…
Pete Enns is interested in how certainty and trust play roles in the lives of believers. A Biblical scholar, Pete has spent years searching through and teaching the scriptures, confident that he would be more certain about his faith when he knew mo…
Everywhere he goes, Joe Battaglia sees people interacting with the internet and not with each other. As a result, we’ve lost the community God created us to live in. Joe’s new book addresses this crisis, spurring Christians on to reach out to other…
Kelly Resendez knows what it’s like to be successful on the outside but unsatisfied on the inside.In 2002, Kelly was a mortgage lender who had it all: a high six-figure salary, the beach house, the mansion. But she felt joyless. When three family t…
Sangram Vajre became a marketer by chance and then went on to lead the marketing department of a 10 billion dollar company before leaving to start something new. He chats with Leary and Armin on how not only did his career change when he became an …
Don Barden has a different model of leadership: He wants the people following him to leave him. It sounds different, and that’s because it is. Don wants to give everyone a chance to learn who they are and what they contribute to the world, and then…
JB Adkins is a serious serial entrepreneur. At a guess, he’s started 20 companies and seen many of them fail. His latest venture, Skyride, highlights his desire to keep innovating in an industry that seems mired in the same: air travel. JB chats wi…
After a trying bout of bed rest with a pregnancy and four consecutive back surgeries, Sarah Beckman was tumbled into walking three people close to her through terminal illness in just three years. The decade of heartbreak and hardship taught her wh…
Danita Bye was planning to write a book, just not the one that ended up being written! After speaking with her 23-year-old son following a leadership conference he attended, she felt compelled to explore what leading Millennials looked like --- and…
John Turnipseed used to lead a gang of 300 or more in Minneapolis, a gang with a reputation big enough and bad enough to have the National Guard called in against them. Now, he’s living a completely different story. The campus pastor and executive …
Gigi Marvin is an expert at taking action. A professional hockey player and three-time Olympic medalist, Gigi helped Team USA win gold earlier this year at the 2018 Olympics. But that rise to the top almost didn’t happen. Just months before the gam…
Ryan Carlson is a passionate networker who knows how building relationships with others can help both them and you in your own businesses and careers. And he learned from the best: his dad. Ryan joins Leary and Armin and they discuss ways to be mem…
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Podcast Details
Started
Jan 11th, 2017
Latest Episode
May 1st, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
94
Avg. Episode Length
44 minutes

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