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Your Biggest Breakthrough

Your Biggest Breakthrough

People have learned from other people’s stories since the beginning of time. Stories stir the soul. Stories reveal. Stories heal. Why? Because hearing someone’s story allows the listener to see how that person overcame their challenge. Everyone loves to see the victorious outcome from an underdog position and how one elevated to their “next level” in life. In this podcast…Wendie and Todd will give you an inside look at someone who has had a personal or professional breakthrough that changed the course of their life, ultimately changing the course of those around them. Real people, real stories with real breakthroughs. Each episode will give you truth, tools, and tangible takeaways that will inspire, equip, and entertain you along your own life journey. Lean in. Listen well. This could be Your Biggest Breakthrough!

Episodes

  • Episode 70: Use Your Screen Time to Fill Your Cup, Not Crush Your Soul with Cara Gibson-Gallop Episode 70: Use Your Screen Time to Fill Your Cup, Not Crush Your Soul with Cara Gibson-Gallop Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 70: Use Your Screen Time to Fill Your Cup, Not Crush Your Soul with Cara Gibson-Gallop

    Your day starts by scrolling social media for 25 minutes on the toilet. It seems every spare moment in your day is consumed with checking this, liking that, following “influencer X”, hoping you’ll be “followed” by people you’ll probably never meet face to face. It’s embarrassing to admit, but all too common in our day and age. In this episode of our 30 Day Getting Unstuck Challenge, we tackle Social Media with Cara Gibson-Gallop. Tune in to hear a relatable story of the subtle pull into the …

  • Episode 69: Who's Waiting on Who? Biblical Principles on the Nature of Money and How to Build Real Wealth with Rylee Meek Episode 69: Who's Waiting on Who? Biblical Principles on the Nature of Money and How to Build Real Wealth with Rylee Meek Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 69: Who's Waiting on Who? Biblical Principles on the Nature of Money and How to Build Real Wealth with Rylee Meek

    Rylee Meek is the host of https://ryleemeek.com/podcast/ (The King's Council Podcast) and founder and CEO of the Social Dynamic Selling System. After responding to a small ad on Craigslist in 2009, and with a burning desire for more, he went on to produce over $150 million in sales over the past 9 years. But none of that really mattered as much as discovering what God has in mind when it comes to money.  Now that Rylee has learned the Biblical principles for managing money, he is passionately …

  • Episode 68: Be the Best at Work AND at Home With the 4 Quarter Operating System with Al Hamed Episode 68: Be the Best at Work AND at Home With the 4 Quarter Operating System with Al Hamed Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 68: Be the Best at Work AND at Home With the 4 Quarter Operating System with Al Hamed

    Most of us wear multiple hats in our lives: employee, boss, spouse, parent, coach, club member, congregant, child, sibling, etc. Today's guest, Al Hamed, will teach you how to wear one hat at a time with a rock star system for managing your roles in life. You will end up showing up for the people in your life, with your own cup already filled, and ready to be fully present. Get ready to start crushing it at work and at home! In this episode, you'll learn: -Al's story of burnout and …

  • Episode 67: The "Stuck" Points that Prevent the Breakthrough You Crave with Todd and Wendie: TAKE THE GET UNSTUCK CHALLENGE! Episode 67: The "Stuck" Points that Prevent the Breakthrough You Crave with Todd and Wendie: TAKE THE GET UNSTUCK CHALLENGE! Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 67: The "Stuck" Points that Prevent the Breakthrough You Crave with Todd and Wendie: TAKE THE GET UNSTUCK CHALLENGE!

    Maybe this is you... You perceive yourself as the picture of success. But in reality, you're actually moving like Molasses in January. It's because you're STUCK in a bad way. Thought patterns, physical habits, relationship obligations have just got you DOWN, and you don't know how to get back up. In this episode, we uncover the three main "stuck points" that keep you from having the freedom you want to enjoy life and live out your purpose. In this episode, you'll discover: -Stuck point #1: …

  • Episode 66: The Miraculous Story of Overcoming Drug Addiction and Human Trafficking to Finding a Second Chance with Guest Lena Cebula Episode 66: The Miraculous Story of Overcoming Drug Addiction and Human Trafficking to Finding a Second Chance with Guest Lena Cebula Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 66: The Miraculous Story of Overcoming Drug Addiction and Human Trafficking to Finding a Second Chance with Guest Lena Cebula

    Lena Cebula is an author of the spiritual autobiography “Miraculous” and runs Love&BLoved;, an organization that grew from her personal journey of overcoming drug addiction and human trafficking. Today Lena has a thriving marriage and is a proud mama of 3 beautiful children .  Lena is also a blogger, speaker, and Advocate for women in need and victims of human trafficking.  Together with Lena we invite you to share this story with others who need to hear stories of forgiveness and second …

  • Episode 65: Circus Ring Master Turned Monk Shares Secrets to Answering Your True Calling, Reconciling Damaged Relationships, Finding Inner Peace and Much More. Episode 65: Circus Ring Master Turned Monk Shares Secrets to Answering Your True Calling, Reconciling Damaged Relationships, Finding Inner Peace and Much More. Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 65: Circus Ring Master Turned Monk Shares Secrets to Answering Your True Calling, Reconciling Damaged Relationships, Finding Inner Peace and Much More.

    Brother Paul-Vincent Niebauer was a terrible student. So terrible that life as a circus ring-master - a profession he had earlier professed a desire to pursue - was the clear choice over studying to be a pastor. Paul-Vincent "hosted" over 6500 circus shows in his career. The secret to keeping it fresh for him? Imagine you're in the audience watching it for the first time. Put yourself in the shoes of your audience, and it's impossible for any message you're delivering to be boring. After his …

  • Episode 64: Nate Burkhalter on Adversity, Overcoming Injury, Our Limitless God, American Ninja Warrior and More! Episode 64: Nate Burkhalter on Adversity, Overcoming Injury, Our Limitless God, American Ninja Warrior and More! Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 64: Nate Burkhalter on Adversity, Overcoming Injury, Our Limitless God, American Ninja Warrior and More!

    There is no limit to what God can do with a life when a person is not in it for their own credit, but fully committed to glorifying God. Nate Burkhalter has an incredible story of perseverance and resilience through adversity and learning to fully surrender his life to God. This episode will encourage you to dig deeper and press on in your own life. You may discover some of your own limiting beliefs where you can experience your very own big breakthrough! In this episode, you will discover: -"No …

  • Episode 63: Remembering the Big Story with the Good Ending Even When Your Little Story is Hard and Painful with Richard S. Hipps Episode 63: Remembering the Big Story with the Good Ending Even When Your Little Story is Hard and Painful with Richard S. Hipps Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 63: Remembering the Big Story with the Good Ending Even When Your Little Story is Hard and Painful with Richard S. Hipps

    God is the great author writing the chapters of our lives. Richard and Patricia Hipps have an incredible life story full of chapters of love, adventure, missions, service, loss, grief, and finding purpose through their pain. Richard is a retired pastor, but you will still sense his pastoral care and deep love for God's sheep as he shares his personal story with honesty and vulnerability. He has a heart that remained tender and never hardened, despite great loss and suffering in his life and he …

  • Episode 62: Mel and Cherie Jones: Corporate Superstars Turned Full Time College Athletic Campus Ministers, Stewardship of Talents, Kingdom Living, and much more! Episode 62: Mel and Cherie Jones: Corporate Superstars Turned Full Time College Athletic Campus Ministers, Stewardship of Talents, Kingdom Living, and much more! Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 62: Mel and Cherie Jones: Corporate Superstars Turned Full Time College Athletic Campus Ministers, Stewardship of Talents, Kingdom Living, and much more!

    What would you do if your heard the voice of the Lord say, "Your life is not your own. You are to leave your corporate job and enter full time ministry."? This is exactly the call Mel and Cherie Jones responded to in their lives. They upgraded their American dream for whole-hearted kingdom living. Mel and Cherie are full time staff with Athletes in Action campus ministries at the University of Minnesota. Listen in to their inspiring story of faith in action, walking in God's sovereignty, and …

  • Episode 61: Gordon and Cherise Selley Talk About Chronic Pain, Caregiver Strain, the importance of Attitude, the Suffering Savior and much more! Episode 61: Gordon and Cherise Selley Talk About Chronic Pain, Caregiver Strain, the importance of Attitude, the Suffering Savior and much more! Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 61: Gordon and Cherise Selley Talk About Chronic Pain, Caregiver Strain, the importance of Attitude, the Suffering Savior and much more!

    Pain is inherently uncomfortable, but what happens if you or someone you love has to deal with pain every single day? People say they will pray for you, and then they run for the hills. There is a grieving process over all that is lost under such circumstances. There is also a choice: what will my attitude be? Gordon and Cherise Selley choose to praise the Lord each and every day, in the midst of extreme pain. They have discovered that pain is an instrument which is used in sharing the …

  • Episode 60: When Silence is Deafening: Todd Shares Lessons Learned in Solitude at a Monastery Episode 60: When Silence is Deafening: Todd Shares Lessons Learned in Solitude at a Monastery Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 60: When Silence is Deafening: Todd Shares Lessons Learned in Solitude at a Monastery

    Silence is deafening, until you attune to the Lord and listen for His voice. Todd traveled to a Benedictine monastery for 10 days recently to enter into some peace and quiet as he worked on his latest book. Embracing the rituals and spiritual disciplines of the monks during his stay, he struggled, surrendered, and gained meaningful life lessons he wants to share with you in this episode.  **Editor's note: For some inexplicable reason, we had a bit of a technical snafu about 21 minutes into the …

  • Episode 59: Saved and Sober: A Transforming Journey out of the Stronghold of Addiction with Christian Edwards Episode 59: Saved and Sober: A Transforming Journey out of the Stronghold of Addiction with Christian Edwards Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 59: Saved and Sober: A Transforming Journey out of the Stronghold of Addiction with Christian Edwards

    When a young basketball player suffered a serious back injury, the medicine he was prescribed initially helped relieve physical pain from the injury, and graduated over years to numb the God size void in his heart. Listen to this stereotype shattering account of a long-term addiction; with the classic addiction markers of isolation, self-loathing, shame, projection, and denial; transformed by the steadfast love of a woman on a mission from the Holy Spirit. There is always hope and freedom …

  • Episode 58: Unexpected Loss Gives Way to Forgiveness and Resultant Grief Used as a Tool to Comfort Others in Need with Pam Lundell Episode 58: Unexpected Loss Gives Way to Forgiveness and Resultant Grief Used as a Tool to Comfort Others in Need with Pam Lundell Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 58: Unexpected Loss Gives Way to Forgiveness and Resultant Grief Used as a Tool to Comfort Others in Need with Pam Lundell

    In today's episode, we welcome Pam Lundell, a popular personality among those who listen to KTIS radio, the local Christian radio station in the Twin Cities. Pam was devastated when her husband passed away after a drug overdose of prescription drugs in 2005. This loss left her angry, dejected. All the emotions one would expect a woman to experience - multiplied by 1,000 and you have what Pam felt. But to her surprise, her sharing her grief publicly on the radio allowed her to be something of an …

  • Episode 57: When You Realize that Attitude Really is The Only Thing Between Victory and Brokenness with Pastor Jerry D. Hobbs Episode 57: When You Realize that Attitude Really is The Only Thing Between Victory and Brokenness with Pastor Jerry D. Hobbs Play in Edifi Player

    Episode 57: When You Realize that Attitude Really is The Only Thing Between Victory and Brokenness with Pastor Jerry D. Hobbs

    Attitude. It's everything, right? It's easy to recite a platitude like that when things are going well, or perhaps when we experience the inevitable speed bump in life. How about when everything you've invested in a person's spiritual development goes awry as they make poor choice after poor choice? There's nothing you can do about it. After all, it's not like you can live someone's life for them. In a situation like that, "attitude is everything" is not a platitude. It's the only way one can …