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AT THE INTERSECTION OF FAITH AND MEDIA

In our snack-sized, soundbite, highlights-only media diet, a podcast is a conversational full meal. No Shame Podcast gives cultural tastemakers a chance to speak at length about who they really are, why they do what they do, and what it is that drives them from the deepest places.

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes…” (Romans 1:16)

Michael Joiner is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and filmmaker. Joiner gained exposure when he starred in Sony's The Grace Card with Oscar winner Louis Gossett, Jr. in 2011. Michael started his

Ep 63 - Russ Taff | I Still Believe

November 26th, 2019 - 41min

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Russ Taff was born the fourth of five sons to a fire-breathing, Pentecostal preacher father and a Gospel-music-loving mother. He learned early on that when he sang, people responded. And over the next

Ep 62 - Jeremy Cowart | I’m Possible

November 20th, 2019 - 24min

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Named “The Most Influential Photographer on the Internet” by Huffington Post, Forbes, and Yahoo in 2014, Jeremy Cowart is an award-winning photographer, artist, and entrepreneur whose mission in

Mark Sutcliffe made a name for himself in the board game industry. His board games have climbed all the way to number one in the world. Along the way, he found a different calling – and by the hand of

Rafael Kalamat grew up in the arts, performing and creating. So did Jason Barbeck. In 2014, they worked together to produce one of Jason’s scripts – a movie called Adam’s Testament. Through that

Brian Bolt is a professor at Calvin University, a former college athlete, and the author of a new book called Sport. Faith. Life. Chad Carlson is a professor at Hope College and the author of a new book

Ep 58 - Max Finberg | Feed the World

October 2nd, 2019 - 45min

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For his entire career, Max Finberg has been a powerful advocate in the battle against poverty and hunger. With a rich résumé in government positions, he now heads a humble but powerful non-profit organization

Jeff and Denise Checker do battle with demons – but not in their own strength. Through prayer and a reliance on the Word of God, they investigate the paranormal wherever it happens.

John J. Thompson is a music consultant, a writer, a producer, the Associate Dean of the Trevecca School of Music and Worship Arts, and a self-described coffee connoisseur. But one day, during a conversation

Author Glenys Nellist reminds us that perhaps the most important job we will ever do is the raising and shaping of our children. Her charming children’s books are great tools to help us get the job done.

Ep 54 - Mark Whitacre | The REAL Informant

August 28th, 2019 - 59min

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Mark Whitacre finished his PhD in biochemical engineering from an Ivy League school by the age of 25 and rocketed up the corporate ladder – until his wife convicted him that the corporation that made

Keith Mitchell spent 18 years writing movies for Hollywood – but he’s spent the last five years developing projects for Grooters Productions – meet the man and find out why he traded Hollywood for

Ken Harrison has a manly pedigree -  Marines, LAPD, successful in business…but he has a new role now – Chairman and CEO of Promise Keepers, and a calling to help men truly become the men God has called

Ep 51 - Justin Batt | Daddy Saturday

July 31st, 2019 - 46min

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Justin Batt is a father of four, and he’s not going to let his years with kids at home go to waste. Because the thing is, being intentional about parenting only happens intentionally.For more information

Ep 50 - Mark Young | Blunt Force Truth

July 24th, 2019 - 47min

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Mark Young is a successful entrepreneur and host of the popular podcast Blunt Force Truth, co-hosted with Chuck Woolery.  His clear mind and courage to speak bluntly has endeared him to many, and brought

Brad Richards was a successful high school history teacher and basketball coach. Then he became a reality TV star – and he didn’t change a bit. 

Ep 48 - Barbara Yandell | Be Bold

July 10th, 2019 - 47min

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Dr. Barbara Yandell is a voice of reason and boldness. She works in America and in the Middle East bringing revival and love into Christian and Muslim cultures. Learn more at horizonsinternational.org

Tracy Hanson spent 15 years as a pro golfer on the LPGA tour. She says that sometimes, she hid behind the mask of a professional Christian athlete. Find out more about Tracy at tracyhanson.com  

Michael Kanis has done for historical truth what the movie National Treasure did for entertainment. His landmark new book provides fascinating insight into the mindset and principles of the founding

Star Parker is the founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal & Education. A nationally-syndicated columnist and frequent guest on network television, Star is one of the leading Christian and

William Owens is a prolific author of books and poems, primarily calling men into lives of dangerous obedience. He is currently riding from coast to coast on his bicycle with the slogan, “Hope not Dope!”

Tim Mahoney is the writer/producer of the popular Patterns of Evidence: Exodus documentary. His decades of exploration, research, and discovery, along with his gentle approach to all viewpoints, make Tim’s

Ep 42 - Chris Dowling | Run the Race

May 29th, 2019 - 30min

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Meet Chris Dowling, director of the film Run the Race, a film about two brothers in a small southern town who face escalating problems with two different world views, which strain–but ultimately strengthen–the

Jared Geesey is general manager of Christian Cinema and led the company to develop and launch the first digital streaming platform exclusively for the Christian market. Raised as a son of a minister, Jared

Phillip Telfer is the founder and director of Media Talk 101, which he began in 2005. He is author of the book, What Wouldn’t Jesus Do? Media choices in the light of following Christ and has ministered

Curt is a follower of Jesus and a professional actor and writer. He uses his comic and dramatic skills to present stories which move an audience to see and feel God’s startling good news in fresh and

Eric Ludy is a best selling author and speaker. He serves as the President of the Ellerslie Mission Society and is the senior pastor of the Church at Ellerslie. Find out more at www.ellerslie.com  

Pastor Graham has a radio show, is an actor, director, producer and has been in several movies and commercials. In 2012, he and his wife moved to Nashville and started the Music City Baptist Church. To

Ep 36 - Jason Noble | Breakthrough

April 17th, 2019 - 41min

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When filmmaker Devon Franklin heard the story, he knew it had to be his next movie. The movie is called Breakthrough and Jason Noble was the real-life pastor who walked with the Smith family as the doctors

Filmmaker Steve Cleary introduces a new generation to John Bunyon’s classic novel, The Pilgrim’s Progress.  Often considered to be the first ever novel in the English language, Cleary has converted

Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon have been working together as writers, producers, and directors for many years. The success of their film God’s Not Dead caught the attention of many, and their new film,

Ep 33 - Abby Johnson | Unplanned

April 1st, 2019 - 38min

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Abby Johnson was one of the youngest ever directors of a Planned Parenthood clinic. A staunch supporter of abortion, she completely changed her mind one day after observing an ultrasound of the actual

Brad’s credits include two films written and directed for Lionsgate. The movie Grace Unplugged was named "Best Faith and Family Film of 2013” by Movieguide, Focus on the Family, and the Dove Foundation.

What does it mean to be a man in the times we live? Our culture is changing, and in some ways men face confusion or even derision simply because of our gender. But one man has been exploring key issues

Dr. Steven L. Smith has a Ph.D in ancient biblical languages. He is both the founder/director of the Early Church Research Institute and the founder of Digging Deep, Inc., an organization dedicated to

If you’ve ever found yourself over-committed or just exhausted, perhaps you have trouble saying “No." Author, pastor, and speaker Kevin G. Harney is this week's guest with some practical advice from

Patrick McCaskey is the grandson of Papa Bear, George Halas – one of the founders of the NFL.  He  is a Chicago Bears board member and the Bears’ Vice President of Special Projects. He has been working

Ep 27 - Brian Bird | The Call of the Writer

February 20th, 2019 - 50min

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Writer/Producer Brian Bird is known for his work on everything from Touched by an Angel, to When Calls the Heart to The Ultimate Life. His most recent feature film credit is as a screenwriter for the film, The

Craig Parshall is the author of 13 novels, and a top drawer attorney who has taken on big cases and advised congress on many occasions.  Husband of well-known radio host Janet Parshall, to have a conversation

Ep 25 - Gene Krcelic | Fulfilling a Mission

February 5th, 2019 - 50min

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Gene Krcelic is the president of the Premier Foundation, an international Christian non-profit organization committed to being a voice for the disadvantaged. Before joining the Premier Foundation in 2009,

Tim Barton is a speaker for WallBuilders, a pro-family organization that emphasizes America’s religious and constitutional heritage. His presentations on worldview, education, and American heritage have

Ep 23 - Catherine Clinch | Writing that Works

December 11th, 2018 - 40min

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Catherine Clinch is a writer and producer dedicated to creating high-quality, family-friendly entertainment. With over thirty years of experience in the entertainment industry, her credits span from writing

Chuck Howard is a producer and writer most recently known for his work on the 2018 film, Beautifully Broken. His credits also include films such as I’m Not Ashamed, Forgiven, Changing Seasons, and A

Ep 21 - Torry Martin | The Cost of Comedy

November 27th, 2018 - 23min

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Torry Martin is a screenwriter and actor best known for his roles in Boxed Lunch, The Matchbreaker, and Mister Scrooge To See You. He is also an accomplished stand-up comedian, mixing spiritual lessons

Gary Chapman got his start as a songwriter with number one hits in both the contemporary Christian and country music genres. As a musician in his own right, he has earned three Grammy nominations and six

Ep 19 | Andrew Erwin

November 12th, 2018 - 15min

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Andrew Erwin and his brother Jon make up the filmmaking duo best known as the Erwin Brothers. Born and raised in Alabama, the brothers got their start in sports television as camera operators. After winning

Chauncey Smith has handled network and station relations for Lifestyle Magazine for over 20 years, assisting with guest research and booking for the show. He is also the author of So That’s Who I Am,

Ep 17 - Camy Arnett | Energy That Inspires

October 30th, 2018 - 25min

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Camy Arnett is a pastor, actor, and producer who ministers in many arenas of the church and corporate world. With a heart is for mentoring young men as leaders and entrepreneurs, he was a founding member

Ep 9 - Bernie Carbo | Once a Hero

September 3rd, 2018 - 49min

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Bernie Carbo is a former major league baseball player and a member of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame. He now spends time ministering to families and children through his love for the game. 

Ep 8 | Michelle Assad

August 7th, 2018 - 47min

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Michele Rigby Assad is a former undercover officer in the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s Directorate of Operations. Trained as a counterterrorism specialist, Michele served her country for ten years,