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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

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


40: For All Seasons: More Than Just Music, A Band On Mission

10/18/2017
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For All Seasons is a Christian pop/worship band out of Southern California. The band is comprised of Emily Hamilton (lead vocals, guitars, keys), Johnny Hamilton (drums), Jeff Luckey (guitars, keys, vocals), and Randy Charlson (bass, guitars). The guiding vision for their band is: "our ability to create music isn't rooted in our circumstances or our emotions, our gifts or our talents. We worship, not because of how we feel or what we're going through; we worship because of who God is. He...

Duration: 02:00:08


39: Prioritization; Haters; The Dark Side of Traveling; Introspection; The Process of Change; and Some Thoughts on Risk

10/4/2017
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In this conversation, Adam and Thane discuss relevant issues in this stage of life as Up & Comers. From the importance of prioritizing well, to the benefit and balance of introspection, to the process of change, to risk assessment and management, and much more. This is a light-hearted discussion, but one that will stimulate much thought and introduce some new perspectives on issues we all face. For the full show notes, visit:...

Duration: 00:59:53


38: Solo-isode (ft. Adam Setser): Suffering, Hopeless, and Seeking: Meditations on Good & Evil, Meaning, and the Divine Life

9/27/2017
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In this episode Adam takes off the gloves and throws down some real talk. It's not everyday that you have deep conversations about things that matter, but this is one of those times. We all go through trials, we all doubt and experience cynicism and hopelessness at some point, and we all are seeking the Good Life. That's one thing this show is built on. We are trying to learn how to live a good life. But too often we pretend to have it all together. If you don't have it all together,...

Duration: 00:46:02


37: Shannon Hurley: A Man on a Mission, Living for the Kingdom

9/13/2017
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For the past 12 years Shannon Hurley has been living as a missionary in Uganda with his family. He founded SOS - Sufficiency of Scriptures - Ministries in 2002 as a way to support mission work in a more tangible way. Four years after beginning SOS, Shannon, his wife, and six children all transplanted to Uganda to make it their new home. Sufficiency of Scripture Ministries is a faith-based organization that exists solely for impacting the people of Uganda with the gospel. Its strategy for...

Duration: 01:26:12


36: Launch-isode: Official T-Shirt Launch; Life Updates from Thane and Adam

9/6/2017
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The Up & Comers T-Shirts are officially live! Go to cottonbureau.com/shop to buy your very own. But hurry! It is a limited release sale that is only available for two weeks, so don't take too much time to think about it. During the rest of the episode, Thane and Adam share what they have been learning in life, and how the things they are pursuing - from book-writing, to home-owning, to financial-planning, and golf-playing - are all providing valuable lessons and opportunities for...

Duration: 00:39:20


35: Shirt-isode (ft. JZ): Exciting Announcement and Design Talk

8/30/2017
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This episode is a fun, three-way conversation with Adam, Thane, and Josiah Zimmerman. The main topic at hand is announcing the launch of the Up & Comers T-shirt, that will be dropping in the coming weeks. You are going to want to get your hands on at least one of these, as they are a limited edition production. They also spend some time discussing JZ’s thought-process behind the logo design and branding work he’s produced for the show. Afterwards, each co-host gives their take on the...

Duration: 00:22:11


34: J. D. Drew: Solely Focused with Steadfast Conviction for a Higher Calling

8/16/2017
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David Jonathan "J. D." Drew is a former American Major League Baseball right fielder. He is a left-handed hitter, and began his major league career in 1998 with the St. Louis Cardinals. He also played for the Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Boston Red Sox where he won a World Series in 2007 and was an All-Star in 2008. He has two brothers, Stephen and Tim, who have also been major league players. Before playing professionally, J.D. was the winner of the 1997 Dick Howser Trophy and...

Duration: 01:45:57


33: Jeremy Davis: Children with Special Needs, Having Compassion, and Living in the Possibility

8/2/2017
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Jeremy Davis is Co-CEO and Founder of The Kerrigan Davis Group, a financial planning firm based in Valdosta, GA. He is married and has two children, including his son Noah who has cerebral palsy. In this interview, Jeremy shares his story on how he ultimately became a financial advisor. He talks about many of the struggles along the path, including learning what real work is on the family farm, working under four different companies in under five years, and learning how to raise a son...

Duration: 01:50:49


32: Car-isode: What It Means To Be An "Up And Comer"

7/19/2017
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In this special episode recorded from Adam's car, Thane and Adam share an exciting opportunity for the Up & Comer community, as well as some teasers on developments in the works. During the second half of the show, they discuss what it means to be an "Up & Comer", and what this characteristic entails. To see the full show-notes, visit theupandcomersshow.com/episodes/carisode Time-Markers: 4:00 - Our Exciting Announcement 9:00 - Our Time in Savannah, GA 12:30 - What It Means...

Duration: 00:26:05


31: When Breath Becomes Air: A Book You Don't Want To Miss

7/12/2017
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In this episode, Adam and Thane record their first book review episode. And what a book to talk about! When Breath Becomes Air is the story of Paul Kalanithi - a man who was fascinated with the pursuit of finding meaning in life. He began his journey to find life's meaning in literature and human intellect. After seeing the fallacy of all knowledge and no experience, he redirected into the medical field (and specifically neurosurgery) in order to experience suffering and death...

Duration: 00:54:48


30: Chandler Mann (Rd.2): A Conversation on Singleness and Social Media

6/28/2017
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This is Chandler's second appearance on The Up & Comers Show (see episode #3 for more of her background and bio). During this conversation, Chandler shares her perspective and experience on the massively important topics of Singleness and Social Media. In the current social age we live in, these are issues faced by us all. Chandler provides a mature understanding of the importance of intention in all that we do. In the midst of the serious discussions, there are plenty of laughs...

Duration: 01:30:21


29: Sarah Long: Using Your Gifts and Knowing Your Calling

6/14/2017
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Sarah Long is a 26-year-old nurse who is about to embark upon her second voyage with Mercy Ships - a missions organization that provides the world's largest civilian hospital ship, giving care to those without it in Africa and other needy regions. In this conversation we get to learn how Sarah found her calling through trials faced as she was a child. We talk about common struggles nurses face, the benefit of summer camps as a kid, how dealing with death changes you, how to think about...

Duration: 01:25:54


28: Peter Peitz: A Life Well-Lived... And Then Some

5/31/2017
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Peter Peitz is a man who has lived a full life, and isn't near done. From his childhood in WWII Germany, to the cultural exposure in his young adulthood, to the success in business that catapulted him into a long-standing career - Peter is the definition of a "life well lived". This episode is the first a series of interviews that we hope to do with Peter. It covers many topics, ranging from the benefit of work, to developing a healthy tolerance, to how we can properly assess ourselves,...

Duration: 01:41:16

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