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Ep. #24 - Only Jesus Satisfies - with KJ Hornibrook

KJ’s story is about college soccer, the need to be the best, and concussions. But ultimately, it’s a story about how nothing can satisfy our hearts the way that Jesus can!!

KJ played college soccer at Houghton College and then transferred to play at Westmont College where she finished her career. Now she works for Circuit Riders (YWAM) and is on a mission to reach this upcoming generation for Jesus Christ!

Listen on iTunes HERE -or- Soundcloud HERE

 
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Ep. #23 - When Your Sport Ends - NOW WHAT? - with Sierra Christopher

Southern California native, Sierra Christopher, went across the country to Illinois to play soccer at Trinity Christian College. After recently graduating, she is reflecting on how hard it was too go so far from home for school, and then to transition back when your sport ends! We talk about all details and practical encouragements for anyone going through that same transition. You are not alone!

Listen on iTunes HERE -or- Soundcloud HERE

 
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Ep. #22 - So What’s The Bible All About? - with Michelle Eastman

Point Loma alum, Michelle Eastman, has spent the last few years as a missionary bible teacher. She is wise, passionate, and hilarious. Whether you regularly read the Bible or you have never even opened one, this episode will inspire you and enlighten you. What is the bible all about? How should we read it? Why should we read it? Let's answer these questions today! We also get to hear Michelle's inspiring story of how she ended up at Point Loma.

Listen on iTunes HERE -or- Soundcloud HERE

 
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Ep. #21 - Too Many Concussions and How I Found Jesus - with Kayla Perry (Part 2)

University of North Carolina at Greensboro alumni, Kayla Perry, was faced with the really hard reality of too many concussions. Listen to her whole story and how God ultimately found her through all of it.

Listen on iTunes HERE -or- Soundcloud HERE

 
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Ep. #20 - Crumbling Under the Pressure to Be Perfect - with Kayla Perry (Part 1)

UNC Greensboro soccer alum - Kayla Perry, reflects on her high school days when she suffered from performance anxiety. Her dad was that intense soccer dad who wanted the BEST for her, and yet as pressure got too big to impress him, she began to crumble. Can you relate? Maybe it's a parent, a coach, or even yourself, but when you get so anxious to perform well, it can often cripple your game. Here Kayla will tell us her story and encourage us in specific ways.

Listen on iTunes HERE -or- Soundcloud HERE

 
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Ep. #19 - Do You Want a Burning Heart for God? - with Becky Tirabassi

Becky is a pastor/writer/speaker whose heart is on fire for Jesus. She went from being a 4.0 athlete who had gotten lost in addiction and brokenness, to becoming a woman of God, free and empowered with the Holy Spirit! Hear her whole testimony in this episode, including a charge for you to ignite your faith and love for Jesus.

Listen on iTunes HERE -or- SoundCloud HERE

 
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Ep. #18 - When You Aren’t Getting Playing Time - with Natalie Lawrence

Here are three actions to take when you find out that you are not starting or not getting the playing time you think you deserve.

Listen on iTunes HERE or SoundCloud HERE

 
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Ep. #17 - Reflecting on College Volleyball - with mcKensey Wise

Listen to a conversation reflecting on college sports: leadership, identity, body image, authenticity, and faith amidst it all.

Listen on SoundCloud HERE -or- iTunes HERE

 
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Ep. #16 - Hope Amidst Career Ending Injury and Hard Life Events - with Mariah Frerichs

UCSB Track and Field Alumni, Mariah Frerichs shares with us 8 encouragements for YOU, after she endured family deaths, big transition, and a career ending injury.

Listen on Soundcloud HERE -or- iTunes HERE

Click HERE for Mariah’s helpful list of resources.

 
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Ep. #15 - Can you be Feminine and Strong as a Woman in Sports? - with Hannah Terry

What is femininity? Can you be feminine and still be a strong athlete? Does being competitive or sporty make you less feminine? Then why is, "you throw like a girl" used as an insult?

University of Pacific soccer alumni, Hannah Terry and host Natalie Lawrence discuss these questions! Listen in as Hannah and Natalie talk through their own experiences and thoughts as female athletes. Acknowledging that men and women are different, how do we navigate these challenges?

Listen on iTunes HERE

-or- Soundcloud HERE

 
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Ep. #14 - How to be the Best Captain

Here are Natalie's 6 non-negotiable qualities that a captain of a team MUST have!

Listen on iTunes HERE -or- Soundcloud HERE

 
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Ep. #13 - Heptathlon, Sophomore Slump, and Trusting God - with UCSB Track Star Hope Bender

Hope Bender is a senior on the track team at UC Santa Barbara. She competes in the heptathlon, which is a combination of seven events over two days! In this episode, Hope shares with us the mental and emotional strength it takes to compete in such an intense sport. We also talk about her sophomore slump and how it almost destroyed her and her faith. But instead, she was able to grow stronger through it.

Listen on iTunes HERE or Soundcloud HERE

 
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E. #12 - Mental Health Pt. 2: The Depressed Athlete - with Kaitlin Patton

Current clinical psychology doctorate student, Kaitlin Patton, unpacks the mental health of an athlete. This episode is focusing on the "depressed athlete", which is part TWO of this two week series.

Listen on iTunes HERE or Soundcloud HERE

 
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Ep. #11 - Mental Health Pt. 1: The Anxious Athlete - with Kaitlin Patton

Current clinical psychology doctorate student, Kaitlin Patton, unpacks the mental health of an athlete. This episode is focusing on the "anxious athlete", which is part ONE of a two week series.

Liston on Apple HERE -or- Soundcloud HERE

 
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Ep. #10 - Can I Date Someone Who Doesn't Follow Jesus? - with Bryn Chesser

Vanguard University soccer player, Bryn Chesser shares her journey of growing up a Christian, going to a Christian college, and then dating a non-Christian dude. How did it work in her life? Did it influence her faith? How did she feel about it then and how does she feel about it now?

Listen on Apple HERE -or- Soundcloud HERE

 
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Ep. #9 - Finding my Faith Playing Tennis at UCLA - with Keri Phebus Olson

NCAA champion and former professional tennis player shares with us how she became a Christian at UCLA playing tennis. Listen and learn how much it changed her sport forever. Listen on Apple HERE -or- Soundcloud HERE

 
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Ep. #8 - UCLA Gymnastics Journey Paved by Faith - with JaNay Honest

JaNay worked her way from being an unassuming recruit, to a walk on at UCLA, to a National CHAMP! Listen to her whole story - trusting God and working incredibly hard. "Be anxious for nothing, be thankful for everything. Compete for an audience of One.

Listen HERE for APPLE -or- HERE on SOUNDCLOUD.

 
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Ep. #7 - Three Ways to Step Up in Leadership TODAY

Natalie Lawrence talks about three ways God is challenging her to step up as a leader. This episode will inspire you to do the same!

Listen HERE ON APPLE -or- HERE ON SOUNDCLOUD.

 
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Ep. #6 - How To Have Patience While Pursuing Your Dreams - with Elizabeth Eddy

Professional soccer player Elizabeth Eddy shares with us the struggles amidst her current season with the North Carolina Courage. Even though she's not getting the playing time she wants, she is still finding joy and purpose from the Lord. She gives us some practical tips on how to continue when we aren't where we WANT to be yet. She encourages us to continue pursuing our dreams, being honest with God the whole way. LISTEN HERE!

 
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Ep. #5 - Practical Ways To Combat Anxiety - with Casey Cardinio

Casey was a lacrosse playing, ASB loving, Pastor's kid in high school. Her life may have looked good and busy from the outside... but after a traumatic event, she became really anxious on the inside. In this interview, Casey tells us all about how her anxiety started and how she has taken steps to conquer it. You will leave this interview encouraged, with practical tools to implement in your life TODAY. LISTEN HERE!

 
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Ep. #4 - Where Does God Want Me To Go? - with Natalie Lawrence

Are you overwhelmed with a big decision? What college to go to? What major to choose? What jobs to apply for? In this short episode, you will leave with 3 important tips in figuring out the answer to these questions. LISTEN HERE.

 
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Ep. #3 - Experiencing God through Dance - with Ali Woodward

Natalie talks with Ali Woodward, a high school junior who is on the dance team at Newport Harbor High School. Is dance a sport? Can Christians be dancers? How can you experience God when you dance? Ali gives us all the scoop and shares a story of how one dance number changed her life and taught her to trust God. Ali is honest, articulate, and REAL. Enjoy the interview here!

 
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Ep. #2 - FOUR Encouragements For Starting Something New

Natalie shares 4 encouragements for starting something new. As competitive athletes, it's really hard to start at ground zero. We get discouraged, we compare, we get anxious, and doubt ourselves. Listen HERE to these four encouragements to combat this negativity.

 
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Ep. #1 - Interview with Nicholle Frei

Nicholle faced consecutive injury during her first year playing division 1 college soccer. In our conversation she explains how hard it was and yet how much God was there through it all. Listen to the conversation HERE!