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What does it look like to live aligned with your faith in a REAL way? No pollyanna stuff here. No cliches or platitudes. Just real talk and real faith. Megan Nilsen is a Kingdom life coach and author who deftly guides people into deep self-awareness in order to connect more deeply with God and others!

Listen + learn how to:

* Discern God's voice of wisdom and love.
* Study Scripture and see how it informs an incredible blueprint for living.
* Ask deep questions and dig for meaty answers.
* Intentionally process your PRESENT season of life so you can confidently walk into the FUTURE.
* Discern a Holy invitation and walk boldly into the things God has planned for you!

This podcast is for the...compassionately curious, deep thinkers, who don't-take-themselves-too-seriously! This podcast will guide you into whole-hearted living, aligned with God's voice, and activated to live in confident, bold faith!

Let's dive in and discover what it looks like to take aligned, Christ-centered action in a world of possibilities.

Kingdom Life Coaching: Discern God's Voice and Find Your Purpose Megan Nilsen

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 43 Ratings

What does it look like to live aligned with your faith in a REAL way? No pollyanna stuff here. No cliches or platitudes. Just real talk and real faith. Megan Nilsen is a Kingdom life coach and author who deftly guides people into deep self-awareness in order to connect more deeply with God and others!

Listen + learn how to:

* Discern God's voice of wisdom and love.
* Study Scripture and see how it informs an incredible blueprint for living.
* Ask deep questions and dig for meaty answers.
* Intentionally process your PRESENT season of life so you can confidently walk into the FUTURE.
* Discern a Holy invitation and walk boldly into the things God has planned for you!

This podcast is for the...compassionately curious, deep thinkers, who don't-take-themselves-too-seriously! This podcast will guide you into whole-hearted living, aligned with God's voice, and activated to live in confident, bold faith!

Let's dive in and discover what it looks like to take aligned, Christ-centered action in a world of possibilities.

    The Reason You Are Called to Be Salt and Light {The SO THAT Series}

    The Reason You Are Called to Be Salt and Light {The SO THAT Series}

    Ep 57 // The Reason You Are Called to Be Salt and Light {The SO THAT Series}
    This is the first episode in the“SO THAT” series that will lead you into the WHY behind the WHAT of the Christian faith. Let’s see what all this is really about!
    We will explore the connector phrase “so that” as it relates to Scripture. This tiny little phrase will lead you deeper into the heart of God SO THAT Christ may be glorified in your life and on this earth.
    In short, this series will explore the REASON for the ACTION and BELIEF of the Christian faith. Why does any of this really matter?
    FOCUS in this episode: Matthew 5:13-16, CSB
    You are the “salt of the earth” and the “light of the world” - WHY does it matter that you know this and live into this exciting, high calling? Come on the journey to explore the REASON!
    Reflection questions you’ll ask yourself in this episode:
    What does Jesus suggest about the purpose of salt and light?
    What would render these important tools useless in life?
    In what area of life do you feel your light has been “dulled?” How do you know this? How is God calling you to shine brighter?
    On the flip side, what area of life are you holding onto tightly in which you want to build a “name” for yourself - to point the spotlight on you? How might God be inviting you to release your grip and shift the light to point to Him instead?
    What assignment is God giving you right now in which you need to shine BRIGHTLY for Him? Are you holding back in any way?
    Megan is a Kingdom life coach, author, and speaker who helps women align with God’s voice and get activated to live into their divine destiny! Join her to have conversations on reframing life, love, and calling to live the life God has so purposefully created for you.
    Quotable Quotes:
    “If you allow anything to obscure your light it is not useful for showing the way.”
    “If you feel dull and flavorless - take it to the Lord! Ask Him to reignite the light.”
    Resources for Listeners:
    Ep 56 // Intro Episode - What is the Point of the Christian Faith? Exploring the WHY Behind the WHAT
    Join Megan’s dynamic FB Community inspired by this podcast ! → Kingdom Life Together 
    Untangled Faith Book //  Untangled Faith: How Honest Conversations with God Lead to Deeper Connections, Clarity, and Peace available on Amazon.
    Untangled Faith Journal // available on Amazon.
    Untangled Faith Book Study // Are you looking for your next small group study? Check out this 10-week curriculum to learn how to hear God’s voice and cultivate open communication with Him for deeper revelation! → untangledfaithstudy.com
    Do you have a God-Sized dream? How do you know what one is? And if you have one? Check out this FREE resource → 5 Questions to Help you Discover Your God-Sized Dream! Godsizedreams.com
    Cast the vision + Create the time to dream with God! // “If Only” virtual conference REPLAY → ifonlyconference.com
    The Sharpened Edge Community // Build. Grow. Scale → your business and your faith! Message Megan on Instagram, FB, or LinkedIn for more details on this powerful community.
    Connect with Megan:
    Instagram: @megan_nilsen
    Facebook: @MeganNilsenKingdomLifeCoach
    Facebook Community: 
    Email: megan@meganbnilsen.com
    Schedule a FREE curiosity call if you’re interested in working with Megan // calendly.com/mbnilsen/30min

    • 21 min
    What is the Point of the Christian Faith? Exploring the WHY Behind the WHAT

    What is the Point of the Christian Faith? Exploring the WHY Behind the WHAT

    Ep 56 // What is the Point of the Christian Faith? Exploring the WHY Behind the WHAT 
    Why are you living the Christian life? Why do you subscribe to this worldview? What is the point of this whole “faith journey” thing? Do you find yourself “checking all the boxes” and wondering what all this is for?
    This is the introduction episode for a new series called “SO THAT.” Megan researched this phrase in Scripture and plans to share its connective power! 
    “SO THAT” will lead you into the WHY behind the WHAT of the Christian faith. Let’s see what all this is really about!
    We will explore the connector phrase “so that” as it relates to Scripture. This tiny little phrase will lead you deeper into the heart of God SO THAT Christ may be glorified in your life and on this earth.
    In short, this series will explore the REASON for the ACTION and BELIEF of the Christian faith. Why does any of this really matter? What difference can following Jesus actually make in your life? 
    Reflection questions you’ll ask yourself in this episode:
    What does my faith mean to me?
    How connected am I with WHY I am doing or believing any of this? Megan is a Kingdom life coach, author, and speaker who helps women align with God’s voice and get activated to live into their divine destiny! Join her to have conversations on reframing life, love, and calling to live the life God has so purposefully created for you.
    Quotable Quotes:
    “SO THAT represents a shift. It’s the why behind the what.”
    “If the why is not strong enough the habit change will not stick.”
    Resources for Listeners:
    Megan's Facebook Community! Kingdom Life Together
    Podcast Interview: Anchored Decisions, Episode 8 - “How to Seek God’s Voice for Your Decisions”
    Book: Chasing Vines, Beth Moore
    The Sharpened Edge // Business Building Mastermind Community for Women who want to grow in business and faith!
    Untangled Faith Book //  Untangled Faith: How Honest Conversations with God Lead to Deeper Connections, Clarity, and Peace available on Amazon.
    Untangled Faith Journal // available on Amazon.
    Untangled Faith Book Study // Are you looking for your next small group study? Check out this 10-week curriculum to learn how to hear God’s voice and cultivate open communication with Him for deeper revelation! → untangledfaithstudy.com
    Do you have a God-Sized dream? How do you know what one is? And if you have one? Check out this FREE resource → 5 Questions to Help you Discover Your God-Sized Dream! Godsizedreams.com
    Cast the vision + Create the time to dream with God! // “If Only” virtual conference REPLAY → ifonlyconference.com
    The Sharpened Edge Community // Build. Grow. Scale → your business and your faith! Message Megan on Instagram, FB, or LinkedIn for more details on this powerful community.
    Connect with Megan:
    Instagram: @megan_nilsen
    Facebook: @MeganNilsenKingdomLifeCoach
    Email: megan@meganbnilsen.com
    Schedule a FREE curiosity call if you’re interested in working with Megan // calendly.com/mbnilsen/30min

    • 26 min
    Understanding What Motivates You and Why it Matters

    Understanding What Motivates You and Why it Matters

    Ep 55 // Understanding What Motivates You and Why it Matters
    {Celebrate ONE YEAR of the podcast in this special episode!}
    This episode is for those who are dissatisfied with living on the surface and want to travel deeper into the heart of God! The journey of faith is about more than just “lip service.”
     Join Megan as she shares: 
    Thoughts after one year of podcasting. Please share anything specific you’d like to hear on the podcast!
    The Holy Spirit download that came from reading Romans 8:6-8 TPT
    The limitations of surface-level living.
    The deep revelation of Spirit-led living.
    How to differentiate the mindset of the flesh and the mindset of the Spirit. 
     Reflection questions you’ll ask yourself in this episode:
    Is there any area of life in which you feel like you are on ‘autopilot’?
    What is your main motivation for how you’re doing life right now?
    What specifically needs to change in order to shift your mindset away from the ‘flesh’ and toward the Spirit?
    In what way/area of life do you want to be more aware of what God is doing?
    What is the ‘new wine’ coming into your life? How do you need to shed the old wineskin in order to create a new container for the new things God is bringing?
     Megan is a Kingdom life coach, author, and speaker who is excited to walk this journey with you! Join her to have conversations on reframing life, love, and calling to live the life God has so purposefully created for you.
     Quotable Quotes:
     “All of us living this side of heaven have a choice. Are we motiviated by temporary reality? Or the things of the Spirit?"
    "Mindset coaches help you get over the blocks of the flesh because the lies of the flesh bring death."
    Resources for Listeners:
    The Sharpened Edge // Business Building Mastermind Community for Women who want to grow in business and faith!
     Untangled Faith Book //  Untangled Faith: How Honest Conversations with God Lead to Deeper Connections, Clarity, and Peace available on Amazon.
     Untangled Faith Journal // available on Amazon.
     Untangled Faith Book Study // Are you looking for your next small group study? Check out this 10-week curriculum to learn how to hear God’s voice and cultivate open communication with Him for deeper revelation! → untangledfaithstudy.com
    Do you have a God-Sized dream? How do you know what one is? And if you have one? Check out this FREE resource → 5 Questions to Help you Discover Your God-Sized Dream! Godsizedreams.com
    Cast the vision + Create the time to dream with God! // “If Only” virtual conference REPLAY → ifonlyconference.com
    The Sharpened Edge Community // Build. Grow. Scale → your business and your faith! Message Megan on Instagram, FB, or LinkedIn for more details on this powerful community.
    Connect with Megan:
    Instagram: @megan_nilsen
    Facebook: @MeganNilsenKingdomLifeCoach
    Email: megan@meganbnilsen.com
    Schedule a FREE curiosity call if you’re interested in working with Megan // calendly.com/mbnilsen/30min

    • 24 min
    Two Perspectives on Discerning the Signs of Time

    Two Perspectives on Discerning the Signs of Time

    Ep 54 // Two Perspectives on Discerning the Signs of Time
    Do you ever wonder HOW you should spend your TIME? How do you know when it’s time to make a big move? Walk away? Dig in…? Discernment is KEY!
    Join Megan as she shares: 
    The two types of time that exist: CHRONOS and KAIROS.
    Chronos = chronological time. The linear timeline of our lives. 
    The stress of feeling like you’re “losing” time. 
    Kairos = how God shapes/sees time. Access to another dimension. 
    The fullness of what God is doing in any given moment that supersedes chronological time. 
    Why do we care about this distinction? How does this understanding shape our lives?
    Lesson from 2 Corinthians 6:1-3
    The beauty of reflecting on the past in order to determine what God did and what He is doing even now - garnering Kingdom perspective. 
    We are often scared to ask God what’s going on because we are limited in our understanding of time. 
    Chronological time will tempt you to live afraid. 
    When you live into the truth of what God is doing - it will SET YOU FREE.
    Reflection questions you’ll ask yourself in this episode:
    Name a confusing or complicated situation. What might God be doing in this situation? Mine for divine gold - understanding the KAIROS in this circumstance.
    How are you experiencing God’s divine favor over your life right now?
    Are you truly walking in the grace and peace God offers?
    Where in your life do you sense God’s divine invitation to have a more patient, peaceful perspective?
    How are you discerning the signs of the time in your own life? Map and mark what’s happening in your house, work, church, community right now… Lock in the chronological timeline. And then ask God - what are you doing here? Show me your perspective.
    Megan is a Kingdom life coach, author, and speaker who is excited to walk this journey with you! Join her to have conversations on reframing life, love, and calling to live the life God has so purposefully created for you.
    Quotable Quotes:
    “The reason to pay attention to Kairos time is to gain a wider, deeper understanding of your life. The convergence of events that point to God’s hand at work.”
    “What would happen if you slowed down to actually SEE what God is doing here?”
    “If you are forcing your own agenda, forcing your way through life, it’s going to get tiring. You will burn out and wonder what all this is for…”
    “Chronological time will tempt you to live afraid.”
    Resources for Listeners:
    Ep 10 // Are God’s Ways Really Higher Than Our Ways?
    Book: Discernment: Reading the Signs of Daily Life - Henri Nowen
    The Sharpened Edge // Business Building Mastermind Community for Women who want to grow in business and faith!
    Untangled Faith Book //  Untangled Faith: How Honest Conversations with God Lead to Deeper Connections, Clarity, and Peace available on Amazon.
    Untangled Faith Journal // available on Amazon.
    Untangled Faith Book Study // Are you looking for your next small group study? Check out this 10-week curriculum to learn how to hear God’s voice and cultivate open communication with Him for deeper revelation! → untangledfaithstudy.com
    Do you have a God-Sized dream? How do you know what one is? And if you have one? Check out this FREE resource → 5 Questions to Help you Discover Your God-Sized Dream! Godsizedreams.com
    Cast the vision + Create the time to dream with God! // “If Only” virtual conference REPLAY → ifonlyconference.com
    The Sharpened Edge Community // Build. Grow. Scale → your business and your faith! Message Megan on Instagram, FB, or LinkedIn for more details on this powerful community.
    Connect with Megan:
    Instagram: @megan_nilsen
    Facebook: @MeganNilsenKingdomLifeCoach
    Email: megan@meganbnilsen.com
    Schedule a FREE curiosity call if you’re interested in working with Megan // calendly.com/mbnilsen/30min

    • 23 min
    One Foundational Question to Ask As You Navigate Life

    One Foundational Question to Ask As You Navigate Life

    Ep 53 // One Foundational Question to Ask As You Navigate Life
    What kind of lifestyle do you want to build right now? What are your highest values? How do your highest values and desired lifestyle inform your current choices regarding how you spend your time and your money? How do you decide what to say yes to and what to say no to? Let’s explore one question that will help you discover a breakthrough in this area!
    Join Megan as she shares: 
    How the Holy Spirit has been nudging her to get to know her neighbors in a more meaningful way!
    One question you can ask yourself as you navigate your daily life choice that will help you move forward with more confidence. 
    The question that will help you get clear about your “yes” and your “no.”
    Lessons learned from Paul in Philippians Chapter 1:9-11.
    What Paul actually prays as the most important thing for the church!
    The importance of distinguishing between the eternal and the temporary.
    Reflection questions you’ll ask yourself in this episode:
    How can you connect with your neighbors in a more meaningful way?
    What is a prompting God has put on your heart these days? 
    What’s the next right step to explore that prompting and see what God wants to do through your action?
    What kind of lifestyle do you want to build right now?
    What are you ‘fixated’ on right now? Use the question “Why does it matter” and drill down as far as possible to get the clearest picture of what’s going on.
    What is a possible distraction right now - taking your focus away from what truly matters?
    What is “draining your battery right now” that you need to get clear on? 
    In what area of life might you have unrealistic expectations?
    Megan is a Kingdom life coach, author, and speaker who is excited to walk this journey with you! Join her to have conversations on reframing life, love, and calling to live the life God has so purposefully created for you.
    Quotable Quotes:
    “If your heart and mind overflow with love, there’s no more room in there for lesser things! Love will take up residence and move anxiety out of the way.”
    "If you start fixating on something and don't process what's going on it will absolutely drain your battery!"
    "You can take this magic question into every decision in your life."
    Resources for Listeners:
    The Sharpened Edge // Business Building Mastermind Community for Women who want to grow in business and faith!
    Untangled Faith Book //  Untangled Faith: How Honest Conversations with God Lead to Deeper Connections, Clarity, and Peace available on Amazon.
    Untangled Faith Journal // available on Amazon.
    Untangled Faith Book Study // Are you looking for your next small group study? Check out this 10-week curriculum to learn how to hear God’s voice and cultivate open communication with Him for deeper revelation! → untangledfaithstudy.com
    Do you have a God-Sized dream? How do you know what one is? And if you have one? Check out this FREE resource → 5 Questions to Help you Discover Your God-Sized Dream! Godsizedreams.com
    Cast the vision + Create the time to dream with God! // “If Only” virtual conference REPLAY → ifonlyconference.com
    Connect with Megan:
    Instagram: @megan_nilsen
    Facebook: @MeganNilsenKingdomLifeCoach
    Email: megan@meganbnilsen.com
    Schedule a FREE curiosity call if you’re interested in working with Megan // calendly.com/mbnilsen/30min

    • 23 min
    There Are Two Kinds of Wisdom. Which Do You Choose?

    There Are Two Kinds of Wisdom. Which Do You Choose?

    Ep 52 // There Are Two Kinds of Wisdom. Which Do You Choose?
    How are we Christians different from the world? This does NOT mean better. Different means different! Different means connected to God with high trust and supernatural power, joy, and peace. Those outside the Christian faith often see us stressed, anxious, confused and might wonder how our faith informs our life even at all.
    Join Megan as she shares: 
    The two kinds of wisdom that exist for Christians. Worldly wisdom vs. Heaven’s wisdom
    The lessons we can learn from James Chapter 3.
    The differentiating factors that will lead us to a beautiful, fruitful life.
    The picture James paints for us about what a life lived in heaven’s wisdom actually looks like.
    Questions you’ll ask yourself in this episode:
    How does your faith in God ACTUALLY shape your life? 
    Where in your life might you need to access a gentler approach?
    What does it look like to gently, humbly love people in your life?
    Is there any area in which you are feeling jealous or comparing yourself to others?
    Who do you know that exemplifies a teachable spirit? What impact does that have on the people around them?
    How can you be teachable (open to receive instruction) this week?
    Megan is an author and Kingdom life coach who is excited to walk this journey with you! Join her to have conversations on reframing life, love, and calling to live the life God has so purposefully created for you.
    Quotable Quotes:
     “Heaven’s wisdom is about living a beautiful, fruitful life. Guided by wisdom’s gentleness!
    “The focal lens on Christians is intense. But don’t fall into the trap that you shouldn’t be on social media at all. There is another way.” 
    “An open, teachable spirit will connect you with others.”
    “Differentiation does not mean isolate and separate. Jesus brings a new way that should actually connect us with others.”
    Resources for Listeners:
    Episode 50 // Untangle Your Thoughts and Hear from God: 30 Minutes to Revolutionize Your Quiet Time
    Untangled Faith Book //  Untangled Faith: How Honest Conversations with God Lead to Deeper Connections, Clarity, and Peace available on Amazon.
    Untangled Faith Journal // available on Amazon.
    Untangled Faith Book Study // Are you looking for your next small group study? Check out this 10-week curriculum to learn how to hear God’s voice and cultivate open communication with Him for deeper revelation! → untangledfaithstudy.com
    Do you have a God-Sized dream? How do you know what one is? And if you have one? Check out this FREE resource → 5 Questions to Help you Discover Your God-Sized Dream! Godsizedreams.com
    Cast the vision + Create the time to dream with God! // “If Only” virtual conference REPLAY → ifonlyconference.com
    The Sharpened Edge Community // Build. Grow. Scale → your business and your faith! Message Megan on Instagram, FB, or LinkedIn for more details on this powerful community.
    Connect with Megan:
    Instagram: @megan_nilsen
    Facebook: @MeganNilsenKingdomLifeCoach
    Email: megan@meganbnilsen.com
    Schedule a FREE curiosity call if you’re interested in working with Megan // calendly.com/mbnilsen/30min

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

JT Irish MBA ,

An encouraging voice in the faith space

Megan provides helpful insights around the Christian life. Episode 56 on knowing your why behind faith helped me appreciate how faith includes purpose and that there are many examples in scripture on the “so what” behind the actions that people of faith took in the Bible and how we can today.

NoteZart28 ,

Megan’s Podcasts Inspire Deep Prayer & Thought

Hitting this issue like a nail on its head! Thank you for such depth of inspiration & thought dear Megan. You’re gifted and such a gift!💝

LegacyLoft ,

Love Megan’s Heart for God!

Megan’s passion for God and his Word really shines through in her episodes! I feel so encouraged and uplifted. She offers practical faith advice that’s easy to implement, yet has big impact. So glad I found her show!

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