11 episodes

The Same Room is a talk show and podcast that offers an insightful take on faith-based topics. The objective is to break the mold of religion by discussing faith in the context of today’s culture. Hosted by Stephanie Ike, Executive Pastor at ONE (A Potter's House Church) and Angelica Nwandu, Founder of The Shade Room.

The Same Room Stephanie Ike and Angelica Nwandu

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 125 Ratings

The Same Room is a talk show and podcast that offers an insightful take on faith-based topics. The objective is to break the mold of religion by discussing faith in the context of today’s culture. Hosted by Stephanie Ike, Executive Pastor at ONE (A Potter's House Church) and Angelica Nwandu, Founder of The Shade Room.

    Protect Her (with Meagan Good, Erica Campbell & Angelica Nwandu)

    Protect Her (with Meagan Good, Erica Campbell & Angelica Nwandu)

    We often see resilient Black women advocate for those around them, but who advocates for Black women when they need it the most? The time is up for suffering in silence. In this new “Protect Her” interview, The Same Room hosts, Stephanie Ike and Angelica Nwandu, sit down with gospel artist Erica Campbell and actress Meagan Good-Franklin for an enlightening exchange that’s sure to uplift and inspire.

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    • 51 min
    Worth the Wait (with Sarah Jakes Roberts & Essence Atkins)

    Worth the Wait (with Sarah Jakes Roberts & Essence Atkins)

    Waiting is apart of our everyday lives, every desire we have is attached to a wait. On this Same Room Special Episode, Sarah Jakes Roberts and Essence Atkins join Stephanie Ike to discuss how we live between the gap of our desire and whether or not it’s fulfilled. Sarah Jakes Roberts is the founder of Woman Evolve, a movement designed to empower women to shatter the glass ceilings that once limited their ability to dream, grow, and change the world. Essence Atkins, is an actress we all know and love. From the Cosby Show, to Smart Guy, and Half and Half, she has continuously graced our screens teaching us the beautiful complexities that come out of family life, all the while off screen, being a woman who leads a life putting God first.

    In this episode they will discuss how their seasons of waiting proved to be the place that held the keys to unlock their purpose.

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    • 53 min
    Why Is Jesus The Only Way?

    Why Is Jesus The Only Way?

    In Part Two of our Season Finale special, multiple award-winning musician, Kirk Franklin joins Stephanie Ike, as they continue to explore the topic “If God Is Really Good...” This episode centers on the question, “Why Is Jesus The Only Way?” The conversation highlights how the love of God will cause you to desire Jesus to be the only way you choose. Not only does this episode discuss historical facts about Jesus, Kirk makes it hysterical; ultimately leaving you enlightened. Although this is the end of Season One, our journey together has just begun. 
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    • 18 min
    If God Is Really Good... Pt.1 (with Kirk Franklin)

    If God Is Really Good... Pt.1 (with Kirk Franklin)

    In part one of our Season Finale, Kirk Franklin, the multiple award-winning musician, songwriter and author, sits down with Stephanie Ike to discuss the trending topic, “If God Is Really Good…Why Is There Evil In the World?” On the journey to answer this question, they discovered answers to other burning questions such as; “What is the purpose of pain?” “How do you find purpose?” and “What is evil?” Also, Kirk Franklin candidly speaks about the healing process that he is still enduring from his past. In this episode, you will learn about how the sovereignty, strategy, and specificity of God will all work together to show you that He is ultimately good to you and for you.
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    • 40 min
    Getting Back To the Real You (with Amber Riley and Dr. Caroline Leaf)

    Getting Back To the Real You (with Amber Riley and Dr. Caroline Leaf)

    On Brainwashed Pt.2, Amber Riley and Dr. Caroline Leaf join Stephanie Ike to discuss, "Getting Back to the Real You." In this episode, they discuss how goals can often be a barrier to true success, the power of your perception and thought life. Dr. Leaf is a neuroscientist, speaker and author who shares how science is backed up by the word of God and our ability to heal our brains. Amber Riley is an actress and singer best known for Glee and most recently, Tyler Perry’s Nobody’s Fool. This conversation provides practical wisdom and insight on living your best, most authentic life. 
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    • 46 min
    Brainwashed- Are We Conditioned To Fail? (with Amber Riley and Dr. Caroline Leaf)

    Brainwashed- Are We Conditioned To Fail? (with Amber Riley and Dr. Caroline Leaf)

    On this episode, Dr. Caroline Leaf and Amber Riley join Stephanie Ike to discuss the limitations we sometimes place on our mind and our potential. The conversation will help us look at our mental health in a new way and to be empowered to see our brain and mindset as something that can be renewed and healed. Dr. Leaf is a neuroscientist, speaker and author who shares how science is backed up by the word of God and our ability to heal our brains. Amber Riley is an actress and singer best known for Glee and Tyler Perry’s Nobody’s Fool. She helps us understand mental health diagnosis by sharing her healing journey with anxiety. This episode highlights that there is hope to overcome, no matter how severe the state of your mental health is.
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    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
125 Ratings

125 Ratings

Lisah Moore ,

Loving this show

I am loving the conversation about our faith and our careers. Especially those in an industry that I’m paying attention to. I love listening to these influencers discuss GOD’S influence in their life and the flow of blessings through using their gift. I’m a new fan! 💯

KingdomKid1587 ,

We got work to do!

I love this Podcast! It reminds me of Pastor Sarah Jakes Roberts saying “ we got work to do!” She mentioned in one of her sermons that God will bring the culture to us! Everyday through this podcast I can see it manifesting more and more! I have shared this with ALL my friends!

caneihaveacupcake ,

Loveee

I just finished watching your video on YouTube. God has the most perfect timing, I am in all of how he connects the dots in my life. I literally talked about marriage and not having kids with my friend and how hard it is yesterday and here you are with this podcast blessing my entire life. Thank you for walking in your purpose and helping people like me to stay encouraged. I look forward to this podcast. 💕

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