Episodes

July 8, 2024

God's Timing for Creatives: How To Determine Your Next Move

How do you know you're following God's timing for your creative life, and not your own? It can be incredibly scary and frustrating for a faith-focused creative to feel uncertain about God's will and timing - but there are cl…
July 1, 2024

See Your Sound! Educator Mickey Smith, Jr. Shares How to Unlock Your Creative Significance

In this uplifting conversation, Grammy-winning music educator and motivational speaker Mickey Smith Jr. shares powerful insights and practical strategies for overcoming self-doubt, developing resilience, and consistently tak…
June 24, 2024

7 Reasons Why You Should NOT Be an Influencer (If You're an Artist)

Are you tempted to compromise your artistic vision and values for the "riches" of influence? In this Creative Checkup discussion, you'll be introduced to 7 compelling reasons why you should resist the temptation to become …
June 17, 2024

Staying On Beat: David Chiverton on The Hidden Battles of Being a Successful Musician

What's the TRUE cost of being a top creative? And what untold struggles are you going to face as you achieve your God-given dreams? In this episode, renowned drummer and educator David Chiverton returns to The God and Gigs S…
June 9, 2024

The Real Reason Creatives Procrastinate | Tips and Solutions

Do you struggle to do the ONE thing that would make the BIGGEST impact on your creative life? It seems faith-focused creatives can do everything well except the one thing that could change everything, and we procrastinate on…
June 3, 2024

Unlimited Creative: Phinees Robert Shares How to Find a Unique Niche Perfect for You

What must you do to become unmistakable and unlimited as a creative? It starts with unstoppable curiosity and a desire to serve with excellence, as you'll learn from composer, educator and creative Phiness Robert.
May 26, 2024

Broke But Not Broken: How to Overcome Cash Flow Struggles as a Creative

Have you found yourself staring at an empty bank account, questioning your creative calling? Before you let doubt creep in, pause and consider this: a financial dry spell could be the catalyst you need to unlock new levels o…
May 20, 2024

From "When?" to "Win!" Coach Sandy B. Shares Secrets to Achieving Goals in 90 Days

This inspiring and motivating life coach has unlocked the secrets to consistent goal-achievement every 90 days - but it started when someone helped her see her own ability clearly.
May 13, 2024

Art of Rivals: Does Competition Help Or Harm Your Creative Life?

Is "beef" bad for your creative health? We're not talking about steak or any other kind of food - this is about 'beef' or animosity between artists. What happens to creativity when artists engage in rivalry and competition? …
May 6, 2024

Raising Voices: Leading Teams, Writing Songs, and Fulfilling your Purpose w/ Stephanie Muiña, Worship Leader

Want to send a message? Tap to send us a text! Have you ever felt the anguish of being torn between expanding your creative reach and staying grounded in your local community? Stephanie Muiña, worship leader, songwriter and …
April 29, 2024

No More Imposter Syndrome! Why You Feel Insecure Even When You're Qualified

Want to send a message? Tap to send us a text! Do you ever feel like a fraud in your creative calling, even though you've put in long hours mastering your craft? You're not alone. Imposter syndrome plagues even the most gift…
April 22, 2024

First-Call Musician: Musical Director Chris Snowden Shares How to Get and Keep Great Gigs

This sought-after bassist and musical director who has played for such stars as Brian McKnight, Ruben Studdard, Kelly Price, Dave Koz, and a host of high-level acts, explains the key characteristics, qualities and skills you…
April 15, 2024

Light in The Darkness: How to Fight Your Toughest Spiritual Battles as a Christian Creative

How do we Christian creatives recover when we are crushed? We share honest reflections on a recent tragedy affecting the creative community in South Florida, and highlight the necessary steps to find hope in dark moments.
April 8, 2024

Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity? 6 Questions to Help You Choose The Right Path

How can you be sure if a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity is all that it promises to be? It's tough to navigate major career decisions, especially when it feels like time-sensitive opportunities are slipping away. Plus, maki…
April 1, 2024

Don't Make These 5 Expensive Money Mistakes as a Creative

Want to learn how to avoid the mistakes that could be costing you time, money, and peace of mind in your creative business? In this excerpt from a LIVE Creative Checkup Call, you'll discover the solutions so you can achieve …
March 25, 2024

Perfected by the Potter: How to See God's Plan in Your Creative Challenges w/ Morgan McCarver, Ceramic Artist

This inspiring pottery artist shares the profound link between faith and art, and reveals how challenges can actually be used by God to advance your career.
March 18, 2024

How to Unlock Your Kingdom Creative Influence with Ny, Podcaster / Creative Coach

Are you called to influence the influencers of the world through your art? If so, are you ready to step into that calling even when you're scared or feeling like you don't have the resources? In this episode, you will be lea…
March 11, 2024

Be Intelligently Lazy! Capsho CEO Deirdre Tshien Shares How to Work Smart (& Have More Fun)

Do you want to increase your productivity and create authentic content without the overwhelm? Discover the solution to achieving this and more as we delve into the concept of intelligent laziness with Capsho CEO Deirdre Tshi…
March 4, 2024

5 Leaps of Faith: How to Make Courageous Life Changes w/ Rachel G. Scott, Author

This passionate and authentic author and Bible teacher shows you 5 ways to make major life changing moves with faith and confidence, grounded in Scripture, while discerning God's guidance and making bold steps in faith.
Guest: Rachel Scott
Feb. 26, 2024

Build The Dream: Innovative New Ways to Make Your Creative Business Grow

Was Jesus really a carpenter? Is Bitcoin really a brand new way to build wealth? We examine some powerful strategies that make it easy to build your thriving creative career.
Feb. 19, 2024

The One Creative Tool God Wants You to Use (That You Already Have)

Discover why God has creative confidence in YOU.... and how it can make a huge difference in your art and life from one of our most inspiring Established Creative Experts.
Feb. 12, 2024

Hidden Resources: How to Take Advantage of an Income Source Most Creatives Overlook

Ever wished you could turn your artistic dreams into reality without struggling to sell, or bootstrapping yourself into oblivion? Well, one of God and Gigs' Established Creative Experts, writing coach and entrepreneur Yoshik…
Feb. 5, 2024

Secrets of the Sandbox: How to Build a Creative Process that Works

Are you 100% confident in your creative process? Is it both effective and fulfilling for you, or are you finding yourself drained? If you, like many creatives, find it hard to define what you actually DO to get from idea to …
Jan. 29, 2024

10 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Promotion Strategy (Best Of Episode)

In this encore Creative Checkup episode, we're helping you tackle a topic many creatives dread - promotion! Promotion can seem like either a spiritually draining exercise in ego, or a never-ending quest for attention. But n…