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The Thriving Christian Artist

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The official podcast of internationally recognized artist, speaker, author and mentor Matt Tommey. The Thriving Christian Artist Podcast is for artists who want to bust through roadblocks that have held them back for years, create the art they love and live the life the they know God created them to live as an artist in His Kingdom.

The official podcast of internationally recognized artist, speaker, author and mentor Matt Tommey. The Thriving Christian Artist Podcast is for artists who want to bust through roadblocks that have held them back for years, create the art they love and live the life the they know God created them to live as an artist in His Kingdom.

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United States

Description:

The official podcast of internationally recognized artist, speaker, author and mentor Matt Tommey. The Thriving Christian Artist Podcast is for artists who want to bust through roadblocks that have held them back for years, create the art they love and live the life the they know God created them to live as an artist in His Kingdom.

Twitter:

@matttommey

Language:

English

Contact:

4045385173


Episodes

174 - Entrepreneurship & Creativity: Harmonious Opposites with Matt Tommey

8/4/2020
Do you have a dream of creating a business from your art? Or do you already have an art side-hustle that you’re ready to turn into a part-time or even full-time business? If that’s you and you’re tired of spinning your wheels, then this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast is going to be a big encouragement to you. I’ll be talking about a really important topic called “Harmonious Opposites” and how Creativity and Entrepreneurship work together in God’s Kingdom to allow us to...

Duration:00:20:43

173 - Accelerate Your Creativity: The Shift to With Revisiting a Conversation with Allen Arnold

7/28/2020
In this podcast, I revisit and interview I did last year with author, coach, and mentor, Allen Arnold. Allen is the author of The Story of With, a powerful allegory that is your roadmap for dreaming with God, and it's your invitation into deeper identity, intimacy, and imagination. Allen is also the Ransomed Heart’s Director of Content. Ransomed Heart is a ministry devoted to helping people discover the heart of God that was founded by John Eldridge in 2000 You can connect with Allen on...

Duration:00:42:30

172 - Knowing God's Plan for Your Art & Life with Matt Tommey

7/21/2020
In this episode, I revisit a question get asked all the time, How can I know God’s Plan for my Art & Life? In my answer I share a resource we’ve recently developed, a three-part mini course we call Knowing God’s Plan for Your Life and Art. This course digs deep and expands upon the answer I gave in this podcast. If you'd like to learn more about this resources, click here. Get Ready to JumpstART Your Art Business I’ve got some exciting news I can't wait to share with you. In fact, it...

Duration:00:15:48

171 - Prospering Artists, Not Starving Artists Revisited with Matt Tommey

7/14/2020
In this episode, I revisit a message I shared last year on the whole topic of Kingdom Finances and how to begin receiving the provision that God has for you as an artist in His Kingdom. Take a few minutes to listen on the app of your choice like ApplePodcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, GooglePlay or online at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast Ok, enjoy the podcast! Matt PS - OK, here’s the deal… I love it when people review the podcast. So, even if you’ve done it before, take a moment...

Duration:00:45:47

170 - Walking in Favor, Nurturing the Dream Revisited: A Conversation with Jan Tetsutani

7/7/2020
In this episode,I revisit a conversation I had a few years ago with my good friend Jan Tetsutani. Jan is a Hawaiian artist who also happens to be our Created To Thrive 2020 Spokesperson of the Year. In this interview she discusses the incredible favor surrounding her art career and how she walks with the Lord each day. Jan even prays a special prayer of impartation at the end of the podcast for all those who want to receive more of God's supernatural favor in their life and art. To connect...

Duration:00:26:48

169 - From Struggling to Santa Fe Gallery: A Conversation with Debra Lynn

6/30/2020
I’m really looking forward to introducing you to my friend Debra Lynn. Debra is an incredible artist who’s been on such an awesome journey as an artist over the years. Her story of grit, determination, and supernatural provision is sure to inspire you no matter where you are in your journey as an artist. You can connect with Debra on Facebook @DebraLynnStudios Your Golden Ticket to the Global Arts Summit Awaits For the first time ever, 28 arts, ministry and business leaders from around...

Duration:00:58:03

168 - 5-Minute Mentoring: How Do I Advertise My Art Like a Pro?

6/26/2020
Have you ever struggled with where to advertise yourself as an artist? There are so many options out there for you to consider that it can be overwhelming, not to mention expensive. I’m going to dissect that today and dive deep into how to get the most out of your advertising dollars here in this episode of 5 Minute Mentoring. Take a few minutes to listen on your app of choice like ApplePodcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, GooglePlay or online at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast Ok,...

Duration:00:12:05

167 - Healed by Renewing Her Mind: A Conversation with Kylie Odetta

6/23/2020
In this episode, I’m joined by a new friend, Kylie Odetta. Kylie is a musician, writer, artist, and uber creative powerhouse, and you’re going to love hearing her story. One of the things that really sets her apart is her mature understanding of how the Kingdom and Kingdom Transformation works. She’s now taking that wisdom and imparting it to others. You can connect with Kylie online at www.kylieodetta.com and on Facebook and Instagram @KylieOdetta Your Golden Ticket to the Global Arts...

Duration:00:29:52

166 - 5-Minute Mentoring: Mass Merchandising vs Exclusivity

6/19/2020
Have you ever considered putting your artwork on apparel or merchandise in order to get your art out to the masses? I’m going to talk about the ups and downs and the pros and cons of this idea here in this episode of 5 Minute Mentoring. Take a few minutes to listen on your app of choice like ApplePodcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, GooglePlay or online at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast Ok, enjoy the podcast Matt PS - Did you review the podcast yet? Screenshot the review, post the...

Duration:00:10:33

165 - Grace over Grind Revisited: an encouraging word from Shae Bynes

6/16/2020
This week I’m excited to share a fantastic message from my friend, Shae Bynes. Shae is an amazing speaker, author, and mentor. She’s the founder and “Chief Fire Igniter” of Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur, an organization dedicated to helping individuals, families, communities, and industries learn how to do business God’s way. Shae was one of the guest speakers at my 2020 Thriving Christian Artist Conference, and her message is sure to resound with you as many of us are in the midst of...

Duration:00:33:23

164 - 5-Minute Mentoring: Choosing Your Focus as a Artist

6/12/2020
Have you ever wondered what to do as a creative when you just love to do EVERYTHING? How do choose what to do artistically when your heart, and your art, are being pulled in several different directions at once? Well if that’s you, you’re not alone. A lot of artists struggle with that and in this episode of 5 Minute Mentoring I’m going to share some practical tips that will help you find your focus as an artist. Take a few minutes to listen on your app of choice like ApplePodcasts,...

Duration:00:09:31

163 - Embracing Your Design to Unleash Your Art: an Evening with Pat Banks

6/9/2020
163 - Embracing Your Design to Unleash Your Art: an Evening with Pat Banks Well, all I can say is that you are in for a treat. Today’s episode features a powerful message from one of my spiritual mentors, Pat Banks. Pat was one of the guest speakers at my 2020 Thriving Christian Artist Conference. Her message will challenge and inspire you to embrace your true self, the person God created you to be. Not only will the truths she shares help make you a better person, but they will also help...

Duration:00:35:20

162 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Can God Use My Art that Isn't Overtly Christian?

6/5/2020
Have you ever wondered how God can use you as an artist if you are creating work that is not overtly Christian or spiritual? Lots of Christian artists struggle with that and I’m going to tackle that question here in this episode of 5 Minute Mentoring. Take a few minutes to listen on your app of choice like ApplePodcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, GooglePlay or online at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast Ok, enjoy the podcast! Matt PS - Did you review the podcast yet? Screenshot the...

Duration:00:07:29

161 - Where the Road Bends: A Conversation with David Rawlings

6/2/2020
Don’t you just love a good book with unexpected twists and turns? I sure do and in this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, I sit down for a chat with an award-winning author of such books, David Rawlings. David hails from Australia and his latest book, Where The Road Bends, comes out today. (You can find it Here on Amazon) As you’ll see on the podcast today, he’s a thoughtful, passionate author that not only writes beautifully but also expresses his heart for the Lord through...

Duration:00:27:18

160 - Navigating Your Journey from Hobbyist to Pro

5/29/2020
Do you ever sit alone dreaming of taking your art hobby and turning it into an art business and an income source that God uses to bless your life financially? A lot of artists do and yet so many don’t know how to make that transition. In this episode of 5-Minute Mentoring, I’m going to give you five tips on how to start your journey from a Hobbyist artist to a Pro artist. Take a few minutes to listen on your app of choice like ApplePodcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, GooglePlay or online at...

Duration:00:18:00

159 - Shiny Object Syndrome: How to Evaluate New Opportunities with Matt Tommey

5/26/2020
Tell me if this has ever happened to you. You’re just going about your business and everything’s fine then BOOM! All of a sudden an opportunity or creative idea comes across your path and you’re hit with the overwhelming urge to drop everything to do this new thing now. Recently the Lord work me up and He would not get off of this subject, something I like to call Shiny Object Syndrome (SOS) or you may not it by its other name, “SQUIRELL!” In this episode, I share some advice and a few...

Duration:00:23:27

158 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Walking Through Church Hurt

5/22/2020
Have you ever been hurt in a situation in a church as an artist and you find that you really don’t know what to do, who to turn to, or even how to resolve that situation? Unfortunately, too many artists have had to deal with this. In this episode of 5-Minute Mentoring, I’m going to give you some really practical tips on how to walk through those difficult situations in a way that brings peace and resolution while setting healthy boundaries in your life. Take a few minutes to listen on...

Duration:00:09:33

157 - Social Media for Introverts: A Conversation with Heather Heuman

5/19/2020
One of the things that really can frustrate us as creatives is social media. With all the variety of social media platforms that are out there, many of us are left wondering how many times we should post, what we should post, how do we get in front of the right people, sound familiar? Well, my guest today on the Podcast just may have the answers you’ve been seeking. Heather Heuman is with Sweet Tea Social Media Marketing, and she’s an incredible authority on Social Media, especially for...

Duration:00:34:25

156 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Help! Nobody Liked My Art!

5/15/2020
What do you do when you share your art, online or in person, and you just don’t get the response you were looking for? Does it just gut you and destroy you or is a chance for you to change the way you think about your identity? I’m going to dive deep into these questions in this week’s episode of 5-Minute Mentoring. Take a few minutes to listen on your app of choice like ApplePodcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, GooglePlay or online at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast Matt PS - Did...

Duration:00:17:31

155 - Developing Your Creative Habit: A Conversation with Mike Brennan

5/12/2020
I’m a big believer in habits, especially when it comes to your artistic development. They literally set the stage for what your creative life and potential will look like, good or bad. In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, I’m joined by my friend and fellow creative, Mike Brennan. Like many of us, Mike has been through many different seasons of life with his creativity. All of which makes Mike a wellspring of wisdom when it comes to navigating life as a creative and his...

Duration:00:45:49