Your Purpose is Calling Christian business podcast features conversations with Christians that are finding purpose, redefining work, and changing their world.
049: Speaking Truth to Power with Tiffany Bluhm
How are we called to respond as Christians when we see things happening in the workplace that are unjust? What is our role in speaking up to abuses of power both in the church and in the workplace? My guest for this episode is Tiffany Bluhm. Tiffany is the author of the upcoming nook, “Prey Tell: Why We Silence Women Who Tell the Truth and How Everyone Can Speak Up.” Tiffany shares her own story of speaking truth to power in their workplace, the very real price she paid, and why she is so passionate about equipping believers to use their voice to speak up, speak out, and speak truth to power.
048: Radical Obedience with Justice Rising Co-Founders Edison and Cassandra Lee
Edison and Cassandra Lee are Co-Founders of Justice Rising, a non-profit that works to bring transformation to areas of conflict through education. In this episode, Edison and Cassandra share how their radical obedience to God’s calling led them to Syria, Iraq and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Their story is dramatic, but it is also a story of hope, faith, and the goodness of God in the midst of unimaginable human suffering.
047: The Courage to Say Yes with Coach Sue Bidstrup
My guest for this episode is Sue Bidstrup, Founder of the Great Big Yes. Sue is a coach who helps women launch their idea whether it’s writing a book, launching a business, or whatever they feel called to do. In this episode, we talk about the holiness of ambition, the challenges of being a multi-passionate entrepreneur, and practical steps that you can take to step out in boldness and say yes to the thing you feel called to do next.
046: How to Sell Without Feeling Sleazy With Ben Smithee
Do you want to grow your business or career but hate the idea of selling yourself, your products or your services? In this episode Ben Smithee, CEO of the Smithee Group, shares a proven process for sales so you can successfully grow your business, ace the interview, or simply communicate with more authority and persuasiveness. By the end of this episode you’ll have the tools to sell yourself, your products and your services with more confidence.
045: How to Get Out of a Slump and Begin Your Next Act with Brianna Barnes
What happens when everything you’ve been working for is right at your fingertips, and then it all falls apart? That’s the question that singer, songwriter and playwright Brianna Barnes faced earlier this year. Brianna had been working for years for an opportunity to perform on Broadway. Just when it seemed her dream was about to come true COVID hit and Broadway shut down. In this episode Brianna talks about how she navigated that disappointment with God, how she worked her way out of a creative slump, and the surprising way God opened new doors in her career. Brianna also shares practical tips for getting out of your own creative slump and moving forward with your dreams.
044: Confident Leadership in Uncertain Times with Pastor JR Carmichael
How do we confidently lead ourselves and those around us in a time of uncertainty and change? JR Carmichael, a Pastor of Liberty Church in Brooklyn, shares his experience of leading a multicultural community in New York City in 2020. In this episode, JR speaks candidly about the impact that the pandemic and racial injustice had on him personally and his role as Pastor, and how the uncertainty of 2020 opened up new opportunities to see God at work in New York.
This is a great podcast!
Dawn is such a great interviewer she really knows how to draw a story from the people she is interviewing. The diverse group of speakers you get to hear from bring you along their journey and show you how they hear from God and rely on him to understand their identity in Christ is so encouraging. It’s nice to hear other examples of how When you surrender and give control to God he will take you to higher places. Thank you for this amazing series.
Fantastic equipping for Christian business owners!
I had the privilege of meeting Dawn at a friend's party this summer. I love this podcast and how she tackles real issues Christian business people are facing. And, she offers true equipping and encouragement to listeners. Thanks, Dawn! Keep it up!!