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Learn how to connect all the dots of your life - artistic, spiritual and business - so you can thrive as a creative.  Hosted by life-long musician and creative coach Allen C. Paul, you'll hear the challenges and triumphs of visionary creatives and Christian entrepreneurs who have built thriving careers without compromising their faith. Topics we cover include: How To Start a Career in Music as a Christian; How to Make a Living as a Creative; How to Grow Your Audience while Honoring God; How to Stay Inspired and Motivated as a Creative; How to Handle Working in Secular Genres as a Christian; and much more. Whether you're a musician, creative soul, or aspiring Christian entrepreneur, you'll hear something each week that unlocks your potential and empowers your artistic path! Join us and discover how to become the creative you were created to be. 

The God and Gigs Show Allen C. Paul - Musician | Creative Coach | Author of "God and Gigs" & "Your Art, God's Heart"

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 45 Ratings

Learn how to connect all the dots of your life - artistic, spiritual and business - so you can thrive as a creative.  Hosted by life-long musician and creative coach Allen C. Paul, you'll hear the challenges and triumphs of visionary creatives and Christian entrepreneurs who have built thriving careers without compromising their faith. Topics we cover include: How To Start a Career in Music as a Christian; How to Make a Living as a Creative; How to Grow Your Audience while Honoring God; How to Stay Inspired and Motivated as a Creative; How to Handle Working in Secular Genres as a Christian; and much more. Whether you're a musician, creative soul, or aspiring Christian entrepreneur, you'll hear something each week that unlocks your potential and empowers your artistic path! Join us and discover how to become the creative you were created to be. 

    4 Ways to Balance Your Creative Side Hustle with Your Full Time Job

    4 Ways to Balance Your Creative Side Hustle with Your Full Time Job

    Feeling torn every time you head to your 9-to-5 job, as if you're cheating on your creative side hustle? And vice-versa? You shouldn't feel dissatisfied with either role you play as a creative, because like most artists, you may never make your full-time income from art alone. There's 4 key mindsets and strategies that you can implement that will help end the struggle between your traditional full-time job and your creative passion - and we shared them in this Creative Checkup lives...

    • 17 min
    Revive Your Artistry! How to Fight for Your Creative Dream w/ Victory Lyric, Entrepreneur

    Revive Your Artistry! How to Fight for Your Creative Dream w/ Victory Lyric, Entrepreneur

    What do you do when your creative dream seems to be dying in front of you? Do you have the ability to keep it alive when things are going wrong? Our guest on the God and Gigs Show, entrepreneur, TV host and author Victory Lyric has seen the best and worst of the creative journey, and she's got the answers to that question. From cooking for the iconic Julia Child, to opening several businesses and appearing on the Food Network, Fox, CBS and NBC, Victory has earned the respect and admiration of...

    • 48 min
    God's Timing for Creatives: How To Determine Your Next Move

    God's Timing for Creatives: How To Determine Your Next Move

    How do you know you're following God's timing for your creative life, and not your own? It can be incredibly scary and frustrating for a faith-focused creative to feel uncertain about God's will and timing - but there are clues that can help you determine when it's the right season to make a big move. In this Creative Checkup episode, host Allen C. Paul shares his own experience of looking to God for the right timing and explains how those lessons can apply to your own life - especi...

    • 8 min
    See Your Sound! Educator Mickey Smith, Jr. Shares How to Unlock Your Creative Significance

    See Your Sound! Educator Mickey Smith, Jr. Shares How to Unlock Your Creative Significance

    Have you ever felt like the world just doesn't hear your voice? Struggling to shake a nagging sense of insignificance? In this uplifting conversation, Grammy-winning music educator and motivational speaker Mickey Smith Jr. shares his powerful insights and practical strategies for overcoming self-doubt, developing resilience, and consistently taking purposeful action towards your dreams. Through candid personal stories and a faith-based perspective, he'll reignite your passion for pursuin...

    • 41 min
    7 Reasons Why You Should NOT Be an Influencer (If You're an Artist)

    7 Reasons Why You Should NOT Be an Influencer (If You're an Artist)

    Are you tempted to compromise your artistic vision and values for the "riches" of influence?In this Creative Checkup discussion, you'll be introduced to 7 compelling reasons why you should resist the temptation to become an influencer as an artist. We're pointing out, with no holds barred, that the thought that these two paths are interchangeable is actually dangerous to your creative life. This episode, taken from our LIVE Creative Checkup that happens every Frida...

    • 29 min
    Staying On Beat: David Chiverton Shares The Hidden Battles of Being a Successful Musician

    Staying On Beat: David Chiverton Shares The Hidden Battles of Being a Successful Musician

    What's the TRUE cost of being a top creative? And what untold struggles are you going to face as you achieve your God-given dreams? In this episode, renowned drummer and educator David Chiverton returns to The God and Gigs Show to share why being a successful musician is sometimes overrated, and why he prioritizes family and personal growth more than major musical opportunities. With honesty and transparency, this top drummer who has worked with Sheila E., Leslie Odom, Jr. , Jon Se...

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

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45 Ratings

45 Ratings

MorganMcCarverPorcelain ,

Great Podcast!

This is such an amazing platform for Christian creatives! It was an honor to be a guest on the podcast!

Paula Mulamula ,

Inspiring!!

Such powerful conversations that are literally bringing sense to reality if that makes sense. Its like the permission you didnt know you needed.

@RKWeblog ,

Meaningful AND Practical!

It is rare to get a podcast host with as much street smarts and empathy who speaks to the creative tribe. God and Gigs gets us creatives.

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