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Learning How to Live a Good Life The Up and Comers Show is a podcast for Millennials who care—millennials because it’s geared toward young professional who are dealing with unique problems for the first time (like the internet, iPhones, Google, and a general cultural secularization) and who are truly just getting started in their journey of life, and it’s for those who care because you’ve got to be motivated to ask the hard questions required to find the Truth and develop a lifestyle in accordance with the Truth. Facing these same obstacles, Thane and Adam are seeking to develop a community of like-minded people to share knowledge and habits to help us on our way toward becoming wise, productive, and meaningful humans.

Learning How to Live a Good Life The Up and Comers Show is a podcast for Millennials who care—millennials because it’s geared toward young professional who are dealing with unique problems for the first time (like the internet, iPhones, Google, and a general cultural secularization) and who are truly just getting started in their journey of life, and it’s for those who care because you’ve got to be motivated to ask the hard questions required to find the Truth and develop a lifestyle in accordance with the Truth. Facing these same obstacles, Thane and Adam are seeking to develop a community of like-minded people to share knowledge and habits to help us on our way toward becoming wise, productive, and meaningful humans.
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Learning How to Live a Good Life The Up and Comers Show is a podcast for Millennials who care—millennials because it’s geared toward young professional who are dealing with unique problems for the first time (like the internet, iPhones, Google, and a general cultural secularization) and who are truly just getting started in their journey of life, and it’s for those who care because you’ve got to be motivated to ask the hard questions required to find the Truth and develop a lifestyle in accordance with the Truth. Facing these same obstacles, Thane and Adam are seeking to develop a community of like-minded people to share knowledge and habits to help us on our way toward becoming wise, productive, and meaningful humans.

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Episodes

60: Tribute: Honoring the Remarkable Life and Faith of Lizzie Effinger

4/25/2018
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On Monday, April 23, 2018, Lizzie Effinger went to be with the Lord. She passed from life to death, and back to life to forever be free from pain and suffering in Heaven. Having the chance to record a conversation with her a year ago was an incredible privilege and we are eternally grateful for that blessing. To honor her and the amazing life of faith that she displayed, we wanted to share a tribute to how she impacted our lives and to display the hope that we share in Christ. For the...

Duration:00:28:32

59: Idealism: A Plea For Ideals in a Culture of Entitlement

4/18/2018
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In this episode, Adam and Thane embark upon a lively discourse, discussing the intricacies of idealism. While the Millennial generation is characterized as idealists, it often isn't a helpful mindset to have. Together, they help to highlight the difference between idealism and entitlement, and aim to persuade you of the importance in maintaining and pursuing ideals throughout your life. At the end of the day, isn't that what being an Up & Comer is all about? For the full show notes,...

Duration:00:44:19

58: Geoff Bishop: Callings, Idealism, Singleness, Being Different, and Striving to Live Uneasy

4/11/2018
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Geoffrey Bishop graduated from Biola University with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. Outside of school he has experience in the fields of corporate social responsibility from his time as a Google sponsored speaker at the One Young World sustainability conference, business development/agriculture/research with his time at Harvest Craft, environmental analysis/government relations with his time at Kimley-Horn. In 2015 he joined Harvest Craft to help educate, empower, and...

Duration:01:38:22

57: Deb Victa: How an Introvert Found Her Voice Before Coming to America

4/4/2018
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Deb Victa is a 26-year old singer who was born and raised in the Philippines. She first entered the music scene by joining a reality competition back in her motherland. Her life changed when she and her family moved to the States in 2014. But since living in her new home, she has grown not just in her artistry, but also in her faith. In this conversation, Thane and Deb cover a wide array of topics from dreams vs. reality, to cultural comparisons, to the maturation of her faith, to all...

Duration:01:32:32

56: Author: Book Topics, Life Updates, Fun Facts, and Plenty of Laughs

3/28/2018
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In this conversation, Thane and Adam discuss what topic they would write about if they were to co-author a book. This episode is full of ideas, fun facts, life updates, and laughs. Tune in to join the fun! For the full show notes, visit: theupandcomersshow.com/episodes/author Time-Markers: 2:00 - 20k Milestone 4:00 - Housekeeping 5:30 - iTunes Review 7:00 - Life Updates 15:00 - Fun Facts 20:45 - The Book Thane and Adam Would Co-Write 44:15 - Movie They Would Remake

Duration:00:46:56

55: Cody Burkhart: Experimenting, Suffering, Obsessing; A Look Inside The Mind of a Scientist

3/21/2018
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Cody Burkhart is classically trained in both Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder and works as a Robotics Design Engineer for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). He has taken his passion for Engineering, Math, and Science and applied it to movement paradigms, biomechanical analysis, programming, and coaching of athletes. From competing in Taekwondo to Crossfit, he is both athlete and scientist, and this conversation reveals...

Duration:02:12:51

54: Leo Garcia: Pursuing Unity By Redeeming Social Media

3/14/2018
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Leo is the Creative Director and Founder of Synced Culture. He currently resides in San Diego, CA, with his wife Heather and their 3 girls and 1 boy. He loves creativity and thinking outside the box. After becoming a believer on December 14, 2003, Leo joined ministry school 8 months later where God grabbed hold of his heart. Since then, he has been a ministry school teacher, served on the pastoral team of Horizon Christian Fellowship followed by The Rock Church San Diego, and was also...

Duration:00:46:16

53: Pursuing Joy: Convenience, The Mind, and Being Still With God

3/7/2018
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In this solo episode, Adam shares the thoughts and musings of what has been taking up his headspace the past month. From the tyranny of convenience, to the power of the subconscious, to why pursuing joy matters - tune in for encouragement, exhortation, and some southern charm. For the full show-notes, visit: theupandcomersshow.com/episodes/joy Time-Markers: 2:00 - Tyranny of Convenience 5:00 - The Power of the Mind / Subconscious 7:00 - Relationship with God 16:00 -...

Duration:00:29:52

52: Preparation: The Only Variable You Can Control

2/21/2018
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In this brief episode, Thane shares his thoughts on a quote by Thomas Edison on success. By walking back in time through his life thus far, Thane illustrates the point that preparation is the one variable we are truly in control of. For the full show notes, visit: theupandcomersshow.com/episodes/preparation Time-Markers: 1:00 - Housekeeping 2:00 - Introduction/Preface for Argument 4:30 - Narrative Illustration

Duration:00:13:12

51: Philip De Courcy: Historical Contemporary, Living So As To Be Missed

2/14/2018
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Philip De Courcy is the senior pastor of Kindred Community Church in Anaheim Hills, California, and speaker on the daily radio program, Know The Truth. Philip was born in Belfast, Ireland, to Christian parents who instilled in him a love for the Lord, Jesus Christ. At sixteen years of age, Philip trusted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. Growing up in a neighborhood where civil tension was commonplace, many of Philip’s friends became involved in acts of terrorism. As a result, Philip...

Duration:01:50:44

50: Transitions: Decision-Making; Priorities; and Having Fierce Conversations

1/31/2018
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In this conversation, Thane and Adam unpack what transitions often entail - an emphasis on making decisions and choosing the right priorities that inform those decisions. The stimulus for change is often found in fierce conversations, with yourself or with others. This stimulus is only as good as the actions that follow. Along with fun-filled discussion on life and stories from the past few weeks, Thane and Adam dive into these pertinent topics for all of us who experience the...

Duration:00:38:26

49: Jon Roberts: Who Are You Committed To Be?

1/24/2018
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Jon Roberts is an Associate Partner and the Director of Coaching at Novus Global, a premier executive coaching firm based in Los Angeles. Jon believes that when people start asking themselves the question, "What am I capable of," unprecedented results in their life are possible. Following a successful career in corporate finance and business development, where Jon learned the strategy and mindset required to execute on key projects at a top level, he turned his focus to coaching...

Duration:01:43:25

48: Intention in the Tension: New Year, New Mantra

1/17/2018
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"Intention In The Tension" is one of the new motto's for our show that we are "re-branding" under for the year ahead. It's a phrase that encapsulates what we face in life - a battle of reconciling tensions that are often irreconcilable. This is what creates the tension we can't avoid, but that isn't a bad thing. What it means to live in the midst of that tension is to have intention behind what you do and why you do it. This mantra (and t-shirt) is a visual and verbal way to encapsulate...

Duration:00:15:55

47: Fellowship (ft. Josh Goertzen): Discipline, Ministry, and Why Joy Matters

1/10/2018
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In the first ever Fellowship episode, Thane and Adam keep the "Bro-isode" spirit alive in this casual and entertaining conversation with Josh Goertzen. Josh is a fellow Up & Comer and life-long friend of Thane. He is currently serving on staff at Grace Bible Church in Hutchinson, KS, where he overseas the college ministry - called CORE - as well as the Love Hutch ministry that's focused on reaching the impoverished parts of Hutchinson. In this conversation, the three discuss the...

Duration:01:03:27

46: Holiday: Reflections, Projections, and Our Purpose with this Show

1/3/2018
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In this episode, Adam and Thane discuss what they love about the Holiday season. With the celebration of Christmas comes the reminder of Christ's birth and the purpose behind it. But it also brings with it a season of reflecting on what this past year has held in our own lives. In looking towards what 2018 has in store, it is important to approach the year intentionally and mindfully. With these projections come a re-clarification of what the true purpose behind this show is, and what...

Duration:00:34:43

45: Alyson Stoner: An Old Soul Filled with Experience, Exposure, Faith, Ambition, and Creativity

12/20/2017
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Alyson Stoner is a 24-year old Up & Comer. She is most known for her singing, acting, and dancing careers that have all had storied success for her age. From roles in Cheaper by the Dozen, to the Step Up series, to Camp Rock, The Suite Life of Zach and Cody, and much more. Her career has entailed roles and appearances in over 50 films and shows, alongside a successful dancing and singing career. Beyond the statistics and accomplishments to her name, Alyson has experienced the weight of...

Duration:01:20:14

44: Cassidy Rochow: A Hello and Welcome to the Newest Up & Comer

12/6/2017
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This episode is a lively and entertaining conversation between Thane and Adam with their newest Teammate - Cassidy Rochow. In the episode, the three discuss Cassidy's background, sharing the context for who she is and how God has shaped her life thus far. They talk about her strengths and unique gifted-ness, along with her successes and failures along the way. Through it all, many laughs are shared by all, as you will surely experience yourself when listening. From faithfulness, to...

Duration:00:55:45

43: ThanksSending: Family, Food, Gratitude, and Why It All Matters

11/24/2017
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In honor of the American holiday and tradition of Thanksgiving, Adam and Thane share their thoughts on this cherished time of the year. From the biblical basis for it, to their own personal struggles within it, they talk through many practical ideas of how we can cultivate a heart of gratitude, not just once a year. And if you want to know their special surprise, make sure you tune in to the end of the episode! For the full show notes, visit:...

Duration:00:31:00

42: Money: How To Use It and Not Abuse It; Talking Through the Tensions

11/15/2017
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Money runs the world. It is the means of exchange that grants it's owner the power. Our culture and our world worships and deifies it, but how should we view it? In this conversation, Adam and Thane talk through why it's an important topic, where the struggle lies for each personally, and how we should all be striving to view and use money. For the full show notes, visit: theupandcomersshow.com/episodes/money Time-Markers: 1:00 - Fan Review and Housekeeping Updates 3:45 -...

Duration:00:48:47

41: Broisode (ft. Barry Moore): A Stimulating Conversation on Tenacity, Sustainability, and Race in America

11/1/2017
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Barry Moore is a friend of Thane and Adam's from The Master's University, where they all attended college. In this episode, they talk through Barry's early lessons from marriage, his "word of the year", wisdom in seeking counsel, commitment, and much more. During the final segment of the conversation, the three share their opinions and views on the state of affairs regarding Race in America. This will be an on-going discussion, but it will give you some food for thought for your to chew...

Duration:01:16:36

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