Episode 55 | Jim Woods & How To Be Authentic In Our Art

July 26, 2016

My friend Jim Woods, an author, writing coach, and blogger, joins me today. We discuss his own creative journey, and the challenge of leaving a stable job behind to risk it all on a creative career, in his case, as a writer.

Today we talk about how to maintain authenticity in our work, how to keep our artistic integrity and find our true voice as artists. Jim shares about the challenges he's faced maintaining his own integrity whilst making it his living, and great wisdom on how to do creative work and create a life which is truly authentic, and really matters.
Come and join us!
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Find more of Jim's work online at jimwoodswrites.com 
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Episode 54 | Christine Sine & The Spiritual Rhythms Of Life

July 19, 2016

Christine Sine of Mustard Seed Associates, blogger, author, missionary & gardener joins me today. Christine shares her fascinating journey which took her from Australia all over the world, led her to found Mustard Seed Associates, a Christian charity, create and grow a blog and co-create several books. You'll also hear about how she discovered a deeper spirituality in the routines of every day living, even in the seemingly small discipline of gardening. 

Christine talks about the liturgical calendar and how we can use it to help us have a healthier rhythm to life, and precisely what the spiritual rhythms of life are, and how we can build our lives around them. Christine also discusses creativity as a spiritual act, touching on what it means to live an authentic, creative spiritual life in tune with Jesus. 

Christine has so much wisdom, experience, insight and enthusiasm, and I know you're really going to be blessed by this conversation. Take a listen! 
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Episode 53 | Alexander Shaia & Our Gospel Journey 3: Luke

July 12, 2016

Today it's the final part of our series with Alexander Shaia on the gospel journey of Quadratos. Today, we examine the book of Luke, and how we mature in service, and take the lessons we've learned, and the good news of the Christ out into the world. 

Alexander & I talk about the background the book of Luke, why and when it was written and what this means for us. We discuss how even in the face of conflict and change, and the difficult realities we face every day, we can through the Gospel journey find hope for ourselves, and for others, and a way to take that hope out into the world.
For more information on the Quadratos journey go to Quadratos.com, and if you have any questions for Alexander, send them to james@jamesprescott.co.uk - we may be having a Q & A episode with Alexander sometime soon!
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Episode 52 | Alexander Shaia & Our Gospel Journey 2: John

July 6, 2016

Alexander Shaia returns in the second of our three part journey through the gospel(s).

Today we focus on John, and how we discover joy, even in the midst of the most terrible suffering, and then enter into a resurrection path into a new tomorrow.

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