Interviews

Find Your Next Calling conducts interviews, with a focus on (1) individuals who have launched their own business, (2) subject matter experts, and (3) authors of books relevant to this work. Click on the person’s name to view their interview.

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  • John Pavlovitz – “Worth Fighting For: Finding Courage and Compassion When Cruelty Is Trending
  • Amanda Udis-Kessler – “Abundant Lives: A Progressive Christian Ethic of Flourishing”
  • Bruce Reyes-Chow – “Everything Good About God Is True: Choosing Faith”
  • Terence and Zion Lester – “Zion Learns to See: Opening Our Eyes to Homelessness”
  • Kate King – “Shine Your Light: 77 Blessings to Clear Your Energy and Claim Your God-Given Calling”
  • Susan K. Williams Smith – In this interview we discuss Susan’s books and her career change from pastor to solopreneur – author and new projects leader
  • Nancy Gavilanes – In this interview we discuss Nancy’s new book “God-Given Dreams” and talk about how she discerns her new callings
  • Parker J. Palmer – “Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation” and “On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old” and how they can help in one’s discernment and finding your next calling.
  • Sarah Bessey – “Field Notes for the Wilderness: Practices for an Evolving Faith” and a conversation about finding your next calling
  • Mark A. Bannon – “The Boy from the Cave: A Soul-Stirring Journey from Hopelessness to Faith” and a conversation about finding your calling
  • Jeffrey Munroe – “Telling Stories in the Dark: Finding healing and hope in sharing our sadness, grief, trauma, and pain” and how he found his new calling
  • Tambry Harris discusses launching her own business and her book “Awakening the Light: A Survivors to Thrivers Going-Forward Story” and “Stop the Silence: Thriving After Childhood Sexual Abuse”
  • David Shirey for his book “It Don’t Get Any Better Than This: Stories From a Small-Town Church“
  • Michael Ashford – finding your calling, the psychology of conflict communication, and how journalism can change to be more effective
  • Jennifer Grant – we discuss helpful steps for discernment, tools and habits, overcoming the Imposter Syndrome, and more
  • Jeff Crosby – “The Language of the Soul: Meeting God in the Longings of Our Hearts”
  • Brian Allain – Ann Cavera interviews Brian as part of her “Speeding Past 80” podcast; we talk about plans for Find Your Next Calling
  • Paul Angone – “Listen to Your Day: The Life-Changing Practice of Paying Attention”
  • Tambry Harris – Going Forward: Survivors to Thrivers