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Relevant conversations that take you from Surviving to Thriving. Our goal is to encourage and empower you to answer God's call on your life and to be all that He has called you to be. This podcast is all about Faith, Relationships, and Mental Health. We keep it real, practical, & Christ-centered, tune in and be inspired! Host Paul Calcote New episodes every other week.

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 161 Ratings

Relevant conversations that take you from Surviving to Thriving. Our goal is to encourage and empower you to answer God's call on your life and to be all that He has called you to be. This podcast is all about Faith, Relationships, and Mental Health. We keep it real, practical, & Christ-centered, tune in and be inspired! Host Paul Calcote New episodes every other week.

    How to Thrive Mentally & Emotionally!

    How to Thrive Mentally & Emotionally!

    Today we kept it real and practical as we met at the intersection of Faith and Mental Health, while providing practical ways to THRIVE Mentally and Emotionally.

    Scriptures Mentioned 
    Phil 4:8 “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such thing”1 Peter 5:7  “Cast all you care upon him for he cares for you.”
    Episode mentioned
    "The Freedom in Forgiveness" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/9158101

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    • 20 min
    What do You do When God says "No"?

    What do You do When God says "No"?

    What Do You Do When God says "No"? 
    First, understand this:  God answers ALL of our prayers, He says "yes, no, or wait". It's easy to follow God's plan when He say's "yes" but what about following when He say "No."
    Tune in for this sermonic episode that will help you in your walk with the Lord.

    Scripture from today's episode 
    Romans 8:28 "And we know that for those who love God, all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose."Proverbs 3:5-6: "Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”Isaiah 40:31  “but they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”Other Sermon Episodes 
    "But God" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/9723168"The Freedom in Forgiveness" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/9158101Support the show

    • 19 min
    The Best Road Trip Ever!

    The Best Road Trip Ever!

    If you want to have the BEST Road Trip ever, then take a listen to this episode before you go!

    Other Travel Related Episodes 
    "Baecation Do's and Don'ts" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/9562793"Wanderlust: Life Lessons from the Road"   https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/4859285Support the show

    • 27 min
    Before You Say "I Do" pt 2

    Before You Say "I Do" pt 2

    After making the decision to follow Christ, choosing a spouse is the most important decision that you will ever make! In this episode we unpack practical wisdom to guide you in dating.

    Favorite Quotes from this episode
    "It is extremely important to take your time, gather as much information before you say I do, because the last thing you want to do is to marry the wrong person""Marry someone that you can see yourself growing old together"Music today by Lil Byron https://unitedmasters.com/lil-byron

    Related Episodes
    "Before You Say I Do pt 1" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/10470255
    "Happily Ever After" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/10512274


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    • 15 min
    Mental Health in Marriage

    Mental Health in Marriage

    In this episode we share 5 Keys to Thriving mentally and emotionally in your  marriage!
    Have consistent check-insGive each other spaceHave recharge daysPray for and with each other Make your home a safe place 
    Scripture from this episode 
    3 John 1:2 "Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well." Romans 12:10 “Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.”

    Related Episodes
    "Relationships and Marriage"  https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/10084133
    "Our Best Relationship Advice" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/9996873


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    • 27 min
    Avoiding Burnout!

    Avoiding Burnout!

    What is Burnout? What causes Burnout? How to avoid and cope with Burnout? If you ever asked any of these questions, then this episode is for you as we provide practical tips for developing a holistic Self Care plan that will help you to thrive mentally and emotionally and to Avoid Burnout!

    Episodes mentioned in this episode 
    "Bible Study 101" https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/10259728"Does Going to Church Really Matter?"  https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/10344659"Prayer 101"    https://www.buzzsprout.com/1113380/9523644
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Customer Reviews

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161 Ratings

161 Ratings

Cassy Kornegay ,

Such applicable relevant messages

I’ve been listening to this podcast for a few months I love it! It’s such a great way for me to start my day and just filled with such gems. Everything is explained in a way that is easily applicable and I love the transparency. I especially look forward to the episodes with your wife and you!

Parents of Paul Calcote ,

Parents of Pastor Paul Calcote

OMG, THIS WAS SO SPIRITUAL, INSPIRATIONAL, UPLIFTING, AWAKENING AND ENCOURAGING & THAT GOD IS OUR BRIGHT LIGHT AT ALL TIMES. AS PARENTS WE ARE ELATED, HONORED, EXCITED, PROUD OF OUR SON DOING GOD’S WILL & FULFILLING GOD’S PURPOSE HELPING PEOPLE POINTING THEM BACK TO OUR HEAVENLY FATHER & TO LIVE & NOT DIE AWAY FROM LIFE DURING THESE TRYING TIMES🤗🙃WAY TO GO SON, KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK, LOVE YOUR PARENTS😘🤗🙃😘😍🤗🙃😘😍👋🏾🤗🙃🤗😍

Master.Eee ,

Easy listen

Every subject this dynamic couple touches will leave a positive energy with you throughout the day.

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