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A 12Stone® Church Podcast where Pastors Jeff Semple and Travis Billman break down life and faith topics through casual and light-hearted conversations.

A 12Stone® Church Podcast where Pastors Jeff Semple and Travis Billman break down life and faith topics through casual and light-hearted conversations.
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A 12Stone® Church Podcast where Pastors Jeff Semple and Travis Billman break down life and faith topics through casual and light-hearted conversations.

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@12stone

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English

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678-990-8100


Episodes

Life After Death: A Conversation on Loss

12/4/2019
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In this final episode of Season One of Tell Me More, Travis travels back to his hometown in Indiana for a conversation with Pastor Phil Byars (Lead Pastor at First Baptist Church of Elkhart, IN). Phil and his wife Robin experienced a life-changing tragedy 4 years ago, when their daughter, Amanda Blackburn, was murdered in her home. Travis sits down with Phil to talk about the past 4 years of grief, including how Phil’s conversations with God have changed, how he and Robin have adjusted to...

Duration:01:26:11

Parenting Porn: A ‘Birds and the Bees’ Conversation

11/20/2019
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No pillow talk this week! We dive right in as Michael Leahy is back with Travis and Jeff to discuss how parents can lead a conversation about sexuality and pornography with their kids. They discuss a generational change in the view of pornography, being safe people, and how it’s never too early to start talking about God’s plan for our lives. https://setfreesummit.org/resources-and-tools/ is a great resource to find additional book on this topic. Visit www.bravehearts.org for more...

Duration:00:51:20

The Unmentionables: A Conversation About Pornography

11/13/2019
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As you probably gathered from the title, this episode has some adult content that may not be appropriate for younger ears, as Travis and Jeff sit down with Michael Leahy fromwww.bravehearts.org, a ministry dedicated to helping individuals and families dealing with sexual addiction and sexual struggles. In this episode they talk about addicts versus strugglers, “betrayal trauma,” pillow talk, and a whole lot more. If you or someone you love has been wrapped up in pornography or sexual...

Duration:01:04:01

Tell Me More LIVE(ish): The Art of Parenting Finale

11/6/2019
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In this episode, Travis and Jeff went LIVE on Facebook and YouTube for a streaming conversation with family counselor Greg Smith from Still Water Counseling Center in Gainesville, GA. They wrap up our parenting mini-series by talking about parenting rebellious kids, training versus controlling, and freaking out when your kids start dating. Find out more information about Greg and Still Water at: www.stillwatercounselingcenter.org Let us know what you...

Duration:01:10:31

Who’s The Boss: A Generational Conversation

10/30/2019
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In this episode, Travis and Jeff sit down with the man himself, Senior Pastor Kevin Myers!! He wanted to sit down and continue some of the conversation from the October 27 teaching; so for this episode, we sit down for a discussion about authenticity vs transparency, generational values, and how Travis will be his boss one day. Settle in, because it’s a long conversation, but it could be a gamechanger for you! Let us know what you...

Duration:01:20:33

The Art of Parenting Part 4: Sushi and Giftbags

10/23/2019
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For week 4 of our series on parenting we chat with young empty-nesters Miles and Jennie Welch for a parenting conversation ranging from having kids while still in college to establishing high love/high limits to how to manipulate your adult children. Seriously. It’s really clever. We wrap up our parenting series with our very first live episode online coming up Sunday, October 27 at 3pm! We’re talking with licensed family counselor Greg Smith from Still Water Counseling Center in...

Duration:01:08:54

The Art of Parenting Part 3: Family Identity

10/16/2019
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For week 3 of our series on parenting we sit down for a conversation with Darryl and Kim Fussell, owners of Fussell Cake Company (www.fussellcakecompany.com), and parent of 6 (!) children. This week we laugh. A lot. We talk about fedoras, family gang signs, and establishing a family identity. Apologies ahead of time if we get a little loud and talk over each other! We have our first live episode online coming up Sunday, October 27 at 3pm! We’ll be closing out the parenting series by...

Duration:01:18:01

The Art of Parenting Part 2: Saving Your Marriage Before They Part

10/9/2019
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For week 2 of our series on parenting we sit down for a conversation with Hasani and Danielle Pettiford, founders of Couples Academy. This week we discuss empty-nesting, the “Book of Danielle,” coming back from the brink of divorce, and how great parenting is founded on a great marriage. It might be handy to have a pen and paper ready for this one. This couple drops some serious wisdom! If you’d like more information on Hasani and Danielle’s ministry, head to www.couplesacademy.org, where...

Duration:00:51:32

The Art of Parenting Part 1: Discipline in the Early Years

10/2/2019
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This is the start of a multi-week look into the art of how to not kill your kids (or your own marriage) before getting them to adulthood. We kick things off with a discussion with self-proclaimed disciplinarians Ryan and Courtney Haworth; discussing things like balancing love and discipline; creating family identity, and crazy early bed-times. Let us know what you’d like to cover in the coming...

Duration:00:59:23

Highlands and Heartache: A Conversation with Ernie Johnson Jr.

9/25/2019
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In this episode, Travis and Jeff have the privilege of taking a deep dive into the life and journey of sports commentator Ernie Johnson Jr., covering topics from meeting Cheryl and adopting kids with special needs, to trusting God equally through success and hurt, to learning to be still and watch the squirrels. Do yourself a favor and listen to ‘Highlands (Song of Ascent)’ by Hillsong UNITED...

Duration:01:05:30

No then Yes then More: The Journey of Finding Your Calling

9/18/2019
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Travis and Jeff sit down with Worship Pastor Cameron Glasper to talk about growing up a disenfranchised pastor’s kid, giving up on dreams, and being unorthodox. Let us know what you think! Cameron.glasper@12stone.com Travis.billman@12stone.com Jeff.semple@12stone.com

Duration:00:53:30

The Word Is Capacity: The Journey of Foster Parenting

9/11/2019
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Travis and Jeff welcome in Steven and Natalie Melin for a conversation about 5 grade violinists, love without expectations, and the heart of a foster parent. If you’re interested in learning more about supporting those involved in foster care, connect with Promise 686 at www.promise686.org. If you’d like to learn more about the journey to becoming a foster parent, and live in the North Georgia area, head to www.families4families.cc, or head to www.childwelfare.gov/nfcad nationwide. Also,...

Duration:01:07:41

Don’t Do It: Confessions of a Ministry Entrepreneur

9/4/2019
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In this episode, Travis and Jeff sit down with Former Law Student-turned-Pastor/Entrepreneur Brian Bradford to chat about trying crazy stuff, building diverse relationships, and what his police administration class can teach us about the stages of faith. Let us know what you think! brianbradford@hotmail.com travis.billman@12stone.com jeff.semple@12stone.com

Duration:00:53:33

Mind the Gap: The Journey to Self-Awareness

8/27/2019
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Renaissance-man Scott Mawdesley joins Travis and Jeff as they explore how mentoring, therapy and accountability helped Scott work through abandonment issues, insecurity and a lack of self-awareness. Don’t worry, he also mixes it up with some good leather stories! If you’re interested in learning more about the art of journaling, head to Scott’s website: www.writeoneline.com, where you can also find some of his luxurious hand-crafted leather journals! They’re legit. We’d love to hear your...

Duration:00:50:32

Creating A Community Living Room: A Conversation on Reaching a City

8/21/2019
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Travis goes solo in this episode interviewing Mike and Jessie Martin, founders of Revival Hall Taproom (www.revivalhall.com). They discuss the Martin’s journey of responding to God’s call to reach a city, while exploring topics like depression, trusting God’s calling, and selling the sofa when it doesn’t spark joy (which is a terrible idea). Connect with us on Instagram! @12stonechurch @travisbillman @jeffsemple @revivalhall

Duration:00:52:28

Cancer, Re-Marriage and Grief, Oh My!: A Conversation on Endurance

8/14/2019
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Despite some technical issues, Travis and Jeff have a great conversation with their first 2-time guest, Donna Whitten, for an honest follow-up conversation on what spiritual endurance looks like through the lens being a single mom, experiencing the Big C, and dealing authentically with the grief of a lost spouse. Thanks for all the ratings and reviews! And sorry for the sound issues. We’re new to this. Connect with us on Instagram! @travisbillman @jeffsemple

Duration:01:04:01

There Has To Be More: On Encouragement and Prayer

8/7/2019
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Jeff and Travis invite in Chris Morgan as they discuss his journey of growth, his college interaction with a “cult,” and explore how we don’t need to be scared of the Holy Spirit. On a scale of 1-10, the spiritual intensity of this episode is a 9, and the silliness is a 2. (Just an FYI) Tell us what you think! Jeff.semple@12stone.com Travis.billman@12stone.com Chris.morgan@12stone.com

Duration:00:51:05

Episode Zero: On Pain and Forgiveness

7/30/2019
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Jeff’s back and we got big news! Since it’s the end of Summer, we decided to pull a conversation from the vault, and let you in on our very first “dress rehearsal” conversation with Jonathan Maloney (@jonathanmaloney). In this episode we talk adolescent awkwardness, The Last Samurai, and forgiving deep-seeded wounds. Let us know what you think!! Travis.billman@12stone.com Jeff.semple@12stone.com

Duration:00:51:32

Singing in the Dark: How Growth Happens in Seasons

7/23/2019
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Jeff is on vacation, so we decided to mix things up a bit! Travis (@travisbillman) sits down for a conversation with Miles Welch about some of the unexplored seasons of faith. Sometimes the church paints a very narrow picture of what growth and maturity looks like, and in this episode Miles shares a broader perspective on “Seasons of the Soul.” We talk about how we miss Jeff, stories of college heartbreak, how to worship in Winter.

Duration:00:45:34

Bangsticks and Napoleon: A Conversation on Expanding Your Worship

7/16/2019
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Jeff and Travis welcome in Worship Pastor Lee Baker to talk about Louisiana customs, debating God’s nature and advice for when you don’t feel like worshiping. (With bonus footage of our thoughts on Hallmark Christmas movies!!) Share your thoughts with us on Twitter! Travis Billman: @travisbillman Jeff Semple: @jeffsemple Lee Baker: (He doesn’t use twitter because he’s actually cool)

Duration:00:44:35