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Trevor Talks

Trevor Talks

Real people. Real Topics. Real Stories. Join Trevor Tyson, a long-time mental health advocate and media personality, for interviews that invite you into conversation, education, and inspiration. You’ll hear the perspectives of musicians, authors, and dreamers from all walks of life. Each guest shares their real stories of overcoming obstacles, chasing their passions, and finding wholeness in this broken world. Wherever these episodes find you, chances are that you’ll hear a little of your own story in the stories on Trevor Talks!

Episodes

  • Elias Dummer Elias Dummer Play in Edifi Player

    Elias Dummer

    As a part of the uniquely multi-faceted worship collective City Harmonic, Elias Dummer’s voice was heard around the world on songs like “Manifesto” and “Holy (Wedding Day).” Since the conclusion of the band’s work five years ago, Elias has continued to explore the craft of sacred songwriting through solo work. The songsmith and multi-instrumentalist’s latest release is The Work Vol 2, an album full of the keen insight and attention to detail that has always marked his ministry. We dig into …

  • Sonya Hunter Sonya Hunter Play in Edifi Player

    Sonya Hunter

    Sonya Hunter’s story is a gift to anyone wondering how to survive the unsurvivable. As a wife and young mother, Sonya felt like she had her dream life. That life was shattered in an instant with a car crash that delivered devastating loss: she lost a son and her husband in the same moment. Doctors told her that her surviving son, Conner, wouldn’t live through the night. It’s been 16 years, and Conner is still proving that dire prediction wrong, one day at a time. Piece by piece, Sonya has …

  • J.T. Harding J.T. Harding Play in Edifi Player

    J.T. Harding

    **J.T. Harding is a bonafide hitmaker. His credentials? Several #1 hits co- written with artists like the Jonas Brothers, Keith Urban, Blake Shelton, and Kenny Chesney, just to name a few. But he’s also an overcomer with a story of living life LOUD.** ** In his new book,** ** _Party Like a Rockstar_** **, J.T. talks about his journey growing up as an adoptee, losing his brother to suicide, and struggling to find his own way into the music he loved so much. This unforgettable conversation …

  • Anne Wilson Anne Wilson Play in Edifi Player

    Anne Wilson

    **Anne Wilson’s journey into music has been one of redemptive plot twists. Before the breakaway success of her viral hit “My Jesus,” Anne was just a sister mourning the sudden, tragic loss of her brother.** **Anne was 15 when her brother Jacob died in a car accident. Despite never being drawn to music before, Anne found herself compelled to worship through song as she processed her grief. The very first time she ever sang publicly was at her brother’s funeral. Just a few years later, …

  • Naomi Raine of Maverick City Music Naomi Raine of Maverick City Music Play in Edifi Player

    Naomi Raine of Maverick City Music

    **Naomi Raine is the powerhouse voice best known as one of the core members of Grammy-award-winning group Maverick City Music. But, with her debut solo album,** ** _Journey_** **, she’s bringing her voice to center stage and sharing her story.** **Growing up in Queens as the daughter of worship leaders, Naomi’s life has never been without music. She sang publicly for the first time at a major gospel concert at just 2 years old.** **However, her path into the vibrant music ministry …

  • Jonas Myrin Jonas Myrin Play in Edifi Player

    Jonas Myrin

    **You might not have heard Jonas Myrin’s name before, but you’ve definitely heard his songs. As the writer of worship anthems like “10,000 Reasons” and “Our God,” Jonas has resourced the global church. Through collaborating with legends like Barbra Streisand and Natasha Beddingfield, he’s also given his musical gifts to the whole world.** **This GRAMMY-winning songwriter’s journey began in an unlikely place: as the Swedish kid of missionaries to Africa. In those early years of life, his …

  • Kristene DiMarco Kristene DiMarco Play in Edifi Player

    Kristene DiMarco

    **Kristene DiMarco is a worship leader with a rich history of personally experiencing the kindness of God— a reality that has always shaped the songs that she has led, first with International House of Prayer (IHOP) and now for years with Bethel.** ** _The Field_** **is the latest outcome of that history, an album Kristene wrote during a season of personal shaping and softening. Here on Trevor Talks, she shares about the process of writing that album, taking a deep dive into songs like …

  • Michael Felker of Convictions Michael Felker of Convictions Play in Edifi Player

    Michael Felker of Convictions

    **Michael Felker is the voice that leads Convictions, a self-proclaimed “aggressive worship” band who is capturing raw emotion with noise.** **Convictions has rapidly risen to be a forerunner in faith-based metalcore with their blistering riffs and vocals and their unafraid approach to some of life’s hardest conversations. With songs about PTSD, suicide, and what it really looks like to live as a person of faith amid mental health struggles, songs like “Moros,” “Hurricane,” “The Price …

  • Steven Curtis Chapman Steven Curtis Chapman Play in Edifi Player

    Steven Curtis Chapman

    **Steven Curtis Chapman is undeniably one of the best-known names in the past century of faith-focused music. As the most awarded contemporary Christian musician of our time, Steven Curtis Chapman is still being inspired 35 years into the journey.** **Steven Curtis Chapman’s latest single “Still” is the starting place for this conversation on Trevor Talks. The song captures the comfort of supernatural peace that passes understanding, peace Steven has come to know intimately through …

  • Trevor Talks Alexa PenaVega Play in Edifi Player

    Alexa PenaVega

    **You might know Alexa PenaVega best for her roles in movies like Spy Kids and Twister, but she’s so much more than an actress. As a YouTuber, blogger, author, wife and mom, Alexa is constantly envisioning new ways to tell stories with her life.** **Those stories are informed by her faith, which has been an anchor point throughout her adult life. The same has been true for her husband Carlos PenaVega, who she has been married to since 2014. Together, the couple has three lively boys, …

  • Trevor Talks Miggy Sanchez of RELENT Play in Edifi Player

    Miggy Sanchez of RELENT

    **Miggy Sanchez is a man defined by his family, by his calling, and by his deep faith. But it hasn’t always been that way.** **Until his mid-20s, Miggy’s life was defined by any addiction that could numb the pain. As a musician in the Texas scene, he lived the drugs, sex, and rock and roll lifestyle— not knowing that his life was on a collision course with God’s purpose. An encounter with God radically changed Miggy’s life, leading to a new vision for what it meant to be a husband, a …

  • Mandy Hale Mandy Hale Play in Edifi Player

    Mandy Hale

    **Mandy Hale has been offering her down-to-earth, relatable insight on what it’s like to be a single woman for years now. But with her newest book,** ** _Turn Toward the Sun_** **, she gives voice to human experience as a whole.** **In her conversation with Trevor Talks, Mandy explains why this book— which is all about letting go of the “what-ifs” in order to embrace what is— couldn’t possibly be more timely for the world in 2022. She tells the story of the personal heartbreaks and …

  • Kevin Olusola & Donovan Donnell Kevin Olusola & Donovan Donnell Play in Edifi Player

    Kevin Olusola & Donovan Donnell

    **Imagine Faith Talk is a podcast born from a unique synergy of stories. Donovan Dee Donnell is a life coach, author, entrepreneur and former exotic dancer. Kevin Olusola is a beatboxer and cellist known for his role in legendary acapella group Pentatonix. Together, they’re holding conversations that show that you don’t have to sell yourself to fulfill your dream.** **Kevin and Donovan joined Trevor Talks for a power-packed discussion about holistic, ethical ways to be an entrepreneur, …

  • TAYA Gaukrodger TAYA Gaukrodger Play in Edifi Player

    TAYA Gaukrodger

    **As part of the Hillsong family, Taya Gaukrodger (better known as simply Taya) has given voice to some of the most recognizable worship anthems of our generation— including Oceans (Where Feet May Fail), Touch The Sky, Captain, & Even When It Hurts (Praise Song). ** **That powerful voice is now coming into its own through her debut solo album,** ** _TAYA_** **.** **This episode of Trevor Talks is a deep dive into the season of life that fueled her solo venture, which was co written …