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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

75: Genuinely Sent: Benefits of Exercise; The Role of the Mind; Importance of the Sabbath; Rationality vs. Emotions

10/10/2018
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In this episode, Thane and Adam dive into a wide array of things they are thinking through in current life. From exercise and it's importance, to God's design with the Sabbath, to the life of the mind and the importance of thinking, to the necessity of emotion especially as men. Join them as they continue striving to live a good life! For the full show notes, visit: https://theupandcomersshow.com/episodes/fit Time-Markers: 2:30 - iTunes Review 4:30 - Importance of Exercise /...

Duration:01:02:33

74: Jake Vermillion: Bringing Hope to the Hopeless; How a Passion for Missions Led to Fuel For Fitness

9/19/2018
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Jake Vermillion is the Director of Mortgage Professionals Providing Hope and a co-founder of Fit For Hope, a growing community of active and aspiring athletes committed to leveraging their fitness to restore hope to the hopeless. Jake and his wife, Hannah, live in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, where they attend Redeemer 30A Church, serve on the Board of SendWell (a movement to reengage the church in missionary car), and are anxiously awaiting the approval of their application to...

Duration:01:43:05

73: Musings: Learning Adaptation vs. Acquisition; What and How We’re Reading; Defining of an Up and Comer; and the Paradox of Knowing God / Reflecting On His Blessing

9/5/2018
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In this episode, Thane and Adam talk about Adam's current life and the way he now views being an "Up and Comer". They break down the different stages of learning and how to develop from acquisition to adaptation, as well as discussing the paradox of knowing God while expressing gratitude in reflecting on His blessings. From book recommendations, to practical tips, to some good old-fashioned bro-talk: this is a fun and entertaining episode you'll want to enjoy. For the full show notes,...

Duration:00:43:36

72: Josh Thompson: Leading with Humility, Enduring Trials, Growing Faithfulness; A Man Refined by Hardship and Calamity

8/22/2018
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Josh Thompson is the Lead Pastor for Preaching and Vision at Legacy City Church, located in Studio City, CA where he lives with his wife Katie and their daughter Eden. He was born and raised in Riverside, CA with his two younger brothers Jake and Jesse. After attending Harvest Christian Fellowship in High School, he was brought on staff in 2002 working with the high school ministry. A few years later, Josh got to attend a pastors-in-training school in Mexico with Pastor Jon Courson. He...

Duration:01:41:53

71: Brit Gilmore: Social Impact, Objectivity, Breaking Points; A Story That Isn’t Finished

8/8/2018
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Brit, a native of Detroit, is President of The Giving Keys, a company that exists to employ people transitioning out of homelessness in Los Angeles to make inspirational jewelry and accessories. Each wearer of a Giving Key is meant to embrace the word on their key and pass the key on to a person they feels needs the message more than them. The self-funded company’s products are carried in over 1,400 stores worldwide including Nordstrom, ASOS, and Fred Segal. The Giving Keys has created 90+...

Duration:01:56:58

70: Lava Friendship: Beauty in Differences; Reflections on Friendship and What This Show is All About

8/1/2018
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After a month apart, Thane and Adam waste no time diving into life and learning how to make the most of it. As Adam enters into a new season of life with marriage, the differences between Thane and Adam's lives grows even further apart, yet the core remains the same. And that's what this episode and this show is all about, the aspects of life that transcend the external or surface realities of what our culture or location provides. From stories, to laughs, to profundity, memories, and...

Duration:00:52:55

69: Summer: Why Taking a Hiatus is a Good Idea

6/27/2018
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The summer is upon us, and so is the need for a summer hiatus. In this short announcement-episode, Thane shares why the show is taking a hiatus for the month of July and what the intention is behind it. He also shares some thoughts on recent struggles he has faced and how to shift perspective in order to regain our footing. Tune in for the last time ... until August that is. For the full show notes, visit: theupandcomersshow.com/episodes/summer Time-Markers: 2:30 - Poem...

Duration:00:15:55

68: Practical Priorities: Thane’s Three Tips on Effective Prioritization

6/20/2018
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In this solo episode, Thane shares some of his favorite strategies for prioritizing well. For many of us, life is full up with no room to spare. In order to make sure we are actually moving towards our goals or accomplishing what we set out to do, we need to become proficient in properly prioritizing the most important tasks. Through the tips shared by Thane, as well as the personal illustrations he provides, you will be enabled and empowered to join him in prioritizing well, and learning...

Duration:00:28:09

67: Fellowship (ft. Wes Litton): A Practical Conversation on Culture, Callings, Coaching, and Business

6/13/2018
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Wes Litton is a fellow Up & Comer living in Springfield, Missouri with his wife and their beautiful daughter. After graduating from The Master’s University with Thane and Adam, Wes moved to Springfield to start his career there. From Banking, to Sales, to Retail, to Real Estate, Wes has had a diverse and varied career-path in the five years since. He currently runs his Real Estate business through Keller Williams, where he has also launched a Real Estate Investment group with his partner...

Duration:01:15:54

66: Fellowship (ft. Kylee MacArthur): A Discussion on Health, Law, and Questioning Everything

6/6/2018
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Kylee MacArthur is a true Los Angeleno - although she has had a few stints living in Chicago, Fort Worth, and Munich Germany, her love for family and the west coast lifestyle will always draw her back to her LA roots. Kylee recently finished her second year at Pepperdine University School of Law; but when she is not focusing her time and energy into her studies you would most likely find her hiking, reading a new book on the beach, or checking out a chic, new restaurant. Apart from...

Duration:01:09:49

65: Wedding: Marriage and the Fruit of Commitment

6/1/2018
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In this episode, Adam and Thane talk through what marriage will be like for Adam and Faith. From expectations, to fears, to future projections, to how marriage will change him, and more. Weddings are always life-changing events, but they are celebrations worth cherishing. Join us, as Adam takes the step into this next season of life. For the full show notes, visit: theupandcomersshow.com/episodes/wedding Time-Markers: 4:00 - Adam’s Wedding! 8:30 - Pre-Wedding...

Duration:00:44:46

64: Knowledge: Finding the Balance with Faith and Truth

5/23/2018
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In this solo-isode, Thane shares his thoughts on the topic of knowledge and the ways we acquire it. Through several messages he recently heard, and learning more about the Wesleyan Quadrilateral, Thane reveals his heart in striving to not see faith and knowledge as mutually exclusive, but rather mutually required. For the full show notes, visit: theupandcomersshow.com/episodes/knowledge Time-Markers: 1:00 - Housekeeping 3:15 - Disclaimers 5:00 - Discussion on Knowledge

Duration:00:16:59

63: Meki Blackwell: Exuberance in Emotion, Discipline in Knowledge; The Intersection of Dance, Theology, and Fascia

5/16/2018
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Meki Blackwell is an Orange County native and “Movement Specialist.” Passionate about vocational calling and purposeful living, Meki views her work as practitioner of Pilates, dance, choreography, and myofascial release (manual release of connective tissue) through the lens of ‘thoughtful collaboration with the great Maestro of Creation’. Despite congenital deformation, Meki enjoyed ten years of employment as a professional dancer and loves thorough, thoughtful discussions that provide...

Duration:01:45:17

62: Ethan Renoe: Beyond Wanderlust and into Community, A Journey of Faith from Viral Fame to Ministry

5/9/2018
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Ethan Renoe is a youth pastor, writer and speaker in Denver Colorado. He is a Moody graduate currently attending Denver Seminary in pursuit of his Master of Divinity degree. He has been on 6 continents, is working on his fourth book, and has done 5 one-armed pull-ups. Ethan has not fallen in love, but he did fall out of a tree in front of a cute girl one time. In this interview, Thane and Ethan dive into a plethora of pertinent and practical topics for Up & Comers of our...

Duration:01:55:01

61: Faith: The Tension Between Faith and Reason

5/2/2018
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How do we marry faith and reason? How should we pursue meaning, and can we fully know the Truth? How can we live in light of death? In this solo episode, Adam delves into the tension that lies between faith and reason, and shows us how we can live a life of faith (especially) without knowing all the answers. For the full show notes, visit: theupandcomersshow.com/episodes/faith Time-Markers: 1:00 - Inspiration for Episode 2:30 - Faith 5:00 - Meaning 7:00 - Faith-Factor...

Duration:00:13:35

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