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57: Michael McIntyre: Getting Real About Business

Are you starting a business or thinking about starting a business, but still have some questions? Michael McIntyre and Jon Fuller are here to help! These two brilliant business men are discussing question asked by fellow listeners and giving tips about starting a business. Tune into today’s episode to hear more about Are You Real Business.

Show Highlights:

  • A little bit about Michael McIntyre
  • Things that most business owners need to know
  • Recommendations for starting your business
  • Thing that Michael and Jon would do differently in their businesses
  • Mistakes the Michael made in his early business days
  • Tips on loaning/giving money
  • What are Mastermind groups?
  • How to use social media to market your business
  • The hardest obstacles in business these two men have faced so far
  • Things Michaels wishes he could do with his business
  • Is it better to grow your business bigger, or keep it small?
  • How you glorify God with your money

Resources:

Michael McIntyre

 

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56: Andy Dietz: Kidnapped in Budapest – A Story of Survival

This week, let’s do something just a little bit different. For those of you who have been hanging out with the “Are You Real” podcast since the beginning, you might be familiar with a man by the name of Any Dietz. Andy first appeared on Episode 7, and he was able to share his heart for the nations and the way God has called him to live outside of his comfort zone. Andy’s passion for international missions is far reaching. He’s been to 43 different countries, and that has opened his eyes to God’s blessing for us here in the States.

But God’s purpose for Andy is bigger than just his heart for missions. Last time we talked, I promised that we would get some more details about a crazy situation that happened one night in Budapest. Andy survived a kidnapping, but the grace of God. It is an incredible story of survival, strength, and faith that he writes about in his book Kidnapped in Budapest. I can’t wait for you to hear more.

Show Highlights:

  • Experiencing gratitude from travels around the world.
  • How different cultures bring about new perspectives.
  • Spiritual impact of salvation through a kid to the leader of a nation!
  • Andy walks us through the story of his abduction.
  • Getting tangled with the Mafia.
  • The support on the home front in prayer and provision.
  • Psalm 121:7
  • Kidnapping and chaos are both used to bring people closer to God.
  • Andy’s call to find your specific purpose.

Links:

Andy Dietz

Contact Andy with questions and comments at:

kidnap98@gmail.com

Kidnapped in Budapest is available to order. Visit Andy’s website for a signed copy!

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55: God’s Path Isn’t Always a Straight Shot with Jamie Mailhot

When did you first know what God had planned for your life? Has that moment happened yet? Once you begin to follow the path that God has for you, it is not always a straight shot. Sometimes, like in Jaime Mailhot’s case, you have to go through difficult times so that God can shape and mold you into what he needs you to be. Listen to episode 55 of Are You Real to hear all about Jaime’s incredible journey.

Jamie Mailhot is a Christian Author, Life-Coach, and Visionary.  His passion and calling is to help Christians make the most of the lives that God has entrusted them with and helping the Body of Christ reach its full potential and connect more effectively.  He is the Author of Epic Christianity – A 7-day journey to discover your purpose, ignite your vision, and empower your life.  But his greatest accomplishments are being a great husband and dad to his wife and 3 kids, and continually keeping his commitment to follow God’s plan for His life.

Show Highlights:

  • Jaime’s journey to living for God
  • When Jaime realized what he was created
  • Why Jaime went into ministry
  • The hard times Jaime went through on the path he took to get where he is now
  • What Jaime did to get through difficult times and still follow the Lord’s will for him
  • The path that led Jaime to write his book
  • How Jaime’s past molded his future
  • How we can stay focused on the Lord and his plan for us
  • What Jaime does to help him stay focused on God’s plan for him
  • What would Jaime tell his younger self?

Resources:

Epic Christianity by Jamie Mailhot

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven R. Covey

The Dream Giver by Bruce Wilkinson

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54: Just Take a Step with Jon Fuller

What path does the Lord have you on currently? How do you know if this is what God has planned for you? These are all amazing questions that can be answered by looking into and listening to God’s Word. In today’s podcast, Jon is teaching from Psalm 119:105, about how God’s word is a lamp and a light, but you have to allow Him to show you the way.

Show Highlights:

  • How God used Jon’s wife to show him that he was wrong
  • What other people can show you about yourself and how
  • Is your sin worth what you are going through?
  • How Jesus is like a lamp
  • The choice you have to make when it comes to being a light in the darkness
  • How you can apply the Gospel to your life
  • Do you struggle with jealousy?
  • Have you found your path?
  • The story of the start of Are You Real Podcast
  • How you can allow the Lord to take you from good to great
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53: Preparing for a Life of Risk with Chad Johnson

Do you ever feel, in one moment, that God is truly talking to you? That God tells you what you were created to do? What would you do in that moment? Today we are talking with Chad Johnson who is going to share his story of highs and lows. Listen in to hear more about Chad and his path to the Lord.

Chad Johnson had a successful career in Christian music. Things were going along great as long as he didn’t acknowledge the mess his life was in. One day he couldn’t look beyond it any longer and he surrendered to God’s call on his life. It was risky and it was scary. God gave him clear instructions and he’s doing all he can to carry them out. He’s a speaker that has been to every continent and he is on a mission to prepare Christians for a life of risk. What if you risked it all to love your neighbor or follow Christ? Find out what where this ride ends!

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Chad’s emotional story
  • What happened to Chad’s love for God as he grew older
  • 4 instructions the Chad feels the Lord gave him
  • Artists Chad has worked with
  • The low points in Chad’s life
  • What Chad did when he realized what God created him to do
  • What Chad feels are his biggest strengths
  • What Chad feels are his biggest weaknesses
  • Awesome/awkward stories from Chad
  • What Chad would tell his younger self

Resources:

Tooth and Nail Records

One Thousand Gifts by Anne Voskamp

Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper

The Irresistible Revolution by Shane Claiborne

The Last Reformation – YouTube

Chad’s website: Chad is Living

 

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