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There comes a point in life where one desires to live a life of significance. The Eternal Leadership podcast brings you expert thought leaders on life, business, relationships and faith to provide clarity and solutions to the complex issues leaders face every day!

Eternal Leadership John Ramstead

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    • 4.9 • 217 Ratings

There comes a point in life where one desires to live a life of significance. The Eternal Leadership podcast brings you expert thought leaders on life, business, relationships and faith to provide clarity and solutions to the complex issues leaders face every day!

    Begin To Shift | Kris Castro 446

    Begin To Shift | Kris Castro 446

    Kris Castro is a Faithful Warrior, an Inspiring Visionary, and a Bold Change-Agent after 50+ years of walking with the Lord through both joyful and extremely difficult seasons of her life.
    Her company, Shift Inc., is a Christ-centered coaching, leadership development, and inspirational speaking business hub. With over 30 years of biblical leadership experience, Shift Inc. invites people and organizations to embark on an adventure resulting in rock-solid faith, a more consistent joyful attitude, and a thriving lifestyle.
    Join us for a conversation about Kris's crazy adventure, her seminary journey, and how God is using her to support other's to experience the abundance Jesus wants for their lives. 
    Find out more about Kris on her website!

    • 33 min
    Rejection Junkies | Dr. Gary Lawrence 445

    Rejection Junkies | Dr. Gary Lawrence 445

    Dr. Gary Lawrence is the founder and director of New Life Dynamics Christian Counseling Ministries, and author of his bestselling book, Rejection Junkies. After 20 years as the host of his own radio show, Life Mastery Counseling with Dr. G, Dr. G has personally met with and coached more than 6,000 clients and has inspired thousands more on radio, television, and stage. Dr. G specializes on breaking down the damaging effects of rejection and the way in which this trauma manifests throughout all phases of life. In Rejection Junkies, Dr. G helps readers to recognize the circumstances that hold them hostage, keeping them stuck, and making them bitter.
    Check out Dr. Gary's work here!

    • 42 min
    The Sacredness of Secular Work | Jordan Raynor 444

    The Sacredness of Secular Work | Jordan Raynor 444

    Jordan Raynor is a leading voice of the faith and work movement.
    Through his bestselling books (The Sacredness of Secular Work, Redeeming Your Time, The Creator in You, etc.), keynote speeches, podcasts, and devotionals, Jordan has helped millions of Christians in every country on earth connect the gospel to their work. 
    In addition to his writing and speaking, Jordan serves as the Executive Chairman of Threshold 360, a venture-backed tech startup which Jordan previously ran as CEO following a string of successful ventures of his own. 
    Jordan has twice been selected as a Google Fellow and served in The White House under President George W. Bush. A sixth-generation Floridian, Jordan lives in Tampa with his wife and their three young daughters. The Raynors are proud members of The Church at Odessa.
    Find more about Jordan here, and get his newest book here!

    • 39 min
    Transforming Society Through the Biblical Model of Sharing | Brandon Harvath 443

    Transforming Society Through the Biblical Model of Sharing | Brandon Harvath 443

    Brandon Harvath is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Christian Care Ministry, the nonprofit 501(c)(3) Association of Churches that manages Medi-Share. Prior to CCM, Brandon held leadership roles with Highmark, Cigna, Independence Blue Cross and MBNA/Bank of America. Most recently, Brandon served as President at Saint Francis Healthcare, a hospital system in Wilmington, DE. Brandon resides in Melbourne, Florida with his wife and 7 children, ages 18 to 3, and loves serving in his local church. 
    Join us for a conversation about Brandon's life of faith, family, and committing to God's plan.
    Find more about Brandon here!

    • 36 min
    The Purposeful Growth Revolution | Mark Mears 442

    The Purposeful Growth Revolution | Mark Mears 442

    Mark A. Mears is a #1 Best Selling author, keynote speaker, consultant, and visionary business leader. He has a significant track record of building stakeholder value—driving innovation and profitable growth among world-class, high-profile brands such as PepsiCo/Pizza Hut, McDonald’s, Frito-Lay, JCPenney, NBCUniversal, and The Cheesecake Factory. 
    Today, Mark serves as Chief Growth Officer for LEAF Growth Ventures, LLC—a consulting firm inspiring individuals, teams, and organizations to find purpose in fulfilling their true growth potential while making a positive, lasting difference in the world. 
    Mark has just released his new book titled, The Purposeful Growth Revolution: 4 Ways to Grow from Leader to Legacy Builder. 
    Mark is also a member of the Senior Leader Network within Conscious Capitalism, Inc., a global organization whose mission he shares: Elevating Humanity Through Business.  
    Find out more about Mark and get his book here!

    • 39 min
    Uniting Physical and Spiritual Health | Michelle Spadafora 441

    Uniting Physical and Spiritual Health | Michelle Spadafora 441

    In a recent episode of the Eternal Leadership podcast, we were honored to host Michelle Spadafora, the founder of Faithful Workouts. Michelle's biblical perspective on integrating physical and spiritual health offers a refreshing approach to wellness.
    The Synergy of Faith and Fitness
    Michelle shares how physical health and spiritual well-being are deeply interconnected. She explained that taking care of our bodies is not only a matter of physical health but is also intertwined with our spiritual lives. This holistic approach underlines the importance of nurturing both aspects harmoniously.
    Small Habits, Big Results
    Our discussion's key focus was the power of small habit changes. Michelle emphasized that dramatic lifestyle overhauls are often less effective than minor, consistent adjustments in our daily routines. By integrating simple practices into our physical and spiritual lives, we can achieve substantial and sustainable results.
    The Role of Community and Support
    Michelle highlighted the importance of community and mutual support in maintaining physical and spiritual health. She believes in the strength of shared experiences and the encouragement of being part of a supportive network. This sense of community is vital in staying motivated and committed to our health goals.
    Overcoming Challenges with Faith
    Throughout the conversation, Michelle stressed the role of faith in overcoming health challenges. She shared how a solid spiritual foundation can provide the resilience and perspective needed to navigate the ups and downs of any health journey.
    Faithful Workouts: A Brief Overview
    While our conversation centered on the principles behind Michelle's approach, the practical application of these ideas in her Faithful Workouts program is worth noting. Designed specifically for women over 40, Faithful Workouts offers more than just exercise routines. It encompasses over 500 workout videos, healthy eating plans, and faith-based encouragement, all aimed at nurturing the body and the spirit.
    About Michelle Spadafora
    Michelle, a mother of three with over 30 years of marriage, brings a genuine and approachable style to health and fitness. Her passion for cooking, her love for laughter, and her appreciation of life's simple joys like a glass of wine or french fries, make her relatable and inspirational. Her mission extends beyond physical fitness; it's about reminding people of their intrinsic value and the love they deserve.
    Discover more about Michelle and her holistic approach to health at Faithful Workouts.

    • 1 hr

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The richness of our soil

I have learned that proverbs 14:4 is the process that every Dad must learn and grow with as it is our pain that will create our greatest potential. I love this podcast for providing inspiring action, thoughts, and hoping me navigate the everyday thing we call the human experience.

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Host of The Business of Fatherhood Podcast

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Inspiring, Influential and Impactful Podcast!

Several years ago, while searching for a podcast that combined personal, professional and spiritual insight, I stumbled on Eternal Leadership. Since then John has became a great friend and his podcast is a “must listen” for me every week! And recently I was honored to be a guest!

Subscribe and listen! You’ll grow personally and professionally. And, most importantly, you’ll grow closer to God.

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