Conversations on Writing, Reading, & the Christian Life

Host: Chase Replogle

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Join me as I interview pastors, authors, and writing experts in my journey to better understand the calling and the craft of writing, reading, and living the Christian life.

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Episode 51

Matt Perman

Gospel Centered Productivity

Matt Perman has taken up the task of reshaping productivity with a commitment to Gospel centrality. His advice is practical and deeply theological.
00:00 45:19

Episode 50

Chase Replogle

Setup and Payoff in 2 Samuel

The second in our series, Scripture Can Teach You to Write, we take a look at how the author of 1 & 2 Samuel uses setups and payoffs to keep the reader's attention through the story.
00:00 25:40

Episode 49

Kate Motaung

A Christian's Struggle with Building A Platform and Influence

Kate Motaung is the co-author the newly released book, Influence: Building A Platform that Elevates Jesus (Not Me). She joins me to talk about platform and influence.
00:00 38:57

Episode 48

Chase Replogle

Scripture Can Teach You To Write: Learning Structure from Luke's Acts

The Bible is an incredible work of literature. With careful attention, there is a lot you can learn about writing from it.
00:00 22:34

Episode 47

Jonathan Rogers

Consider New Year’s Habits Over Goals

Jonathan Rogers is a writer and educator. Through his weekly emails and online courses, he helps writers improve their craft, overcome the fear of grammar, and create new writing habits.
00:00 40:00

Episode 46

Chase Replogle

Top 10 Reads of 2018 and thoughts on Buying Books

I've compiled my top 10 reads of 2018 and some additional thoughts on buying books in the new year.
00:00 23:14

Episode 45

Jeff Medders

Tools for Writing and Avoiding Discouragement

Jeff Medders is a pastor, author, and host of the Home Row Podcast, a show with writers on writing. He joins me to talk about writing tools and what he calls the "sin of platforming."
00:00 49:40

Episode 44

Daniel Im

Perseverance in Writing and Publishing

Daniel Im is the Director of Church Multiplication for NewChurches.com at LifeWay Christian Resources. He's also the author of two books including, No Silver Bullets: Five Small Shifts that Will Transform Your Ministry.
00:00 45:07

Episode 43

Karen Ball & Erin Taylor Young

Why Writers Give Up

I'm joined by Karen Ball & Erin Taylor Young, cohosts of the Write from the Deep Podcast. From their experience as authors, editors, and coaches they describe why so many writers give up.
00:00 50:00

Episode 42

Chase Replogle

I Write to Keep From Getting Robbed

You need to know why you write. One of the things I've learned from a year of interviews is that authors write for very different reasons. What matters is knowing why you do.
00:00 17:42

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