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The Matthew West Podcast

English, Religion, 1 season, 216 episodes, 3 hours, 51 minutes
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Joining Matthew on his podcast will be some of his favorite artists, authors, athletes, and influencers such as Mark Hall from Casting Crowns, best selling author Max Lucado, Sadie and Korie Robertson, NBA star Cody Zeller, best-selling author and speaker Jon Gordon, and many more. In addition, listeners will be taken behind-the-scenes in each episode to experience some of the powerful stories behind his music.
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Anne Wilson on what it means to be a Rebel

Today I’m joined by my good friend, the amazingly talented Anne Wilson! We’re talking about the whirlwind that her life has been since releasing her latest record, Rebel! Let’s go to the Story House with Anne Wilson!
5/22/202447 minutes, 6 seconds
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Emily West on Parenthood

My guest today is my better half, wife, Emily West! We’re talking all things parenting and discussing what it’s like to navigate each new season of family life. Let’s go to the Story House!
5/16/202436 minutes, 4 seconds
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18 Summers

Today I’m sharing the heart behind my new song 18 Summers. Let’s go to the Story House!
5/9/202420 minutes
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God’s Presence in the Midst of Loneliness

Today I’m sharing some thoughts and memories of my friend Mandisa who passed away this past week. I’m also sharing some thoughts about what the Bible has to say about loneliness and how God’s presence in our lives changes everything! Let’s go to the Story House!
4/25/202421 minutes, 54 seconds
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Don’t Stop Praying for Others

Today we’re talking about how easy it can be to let the “me, myself & I” mentality take over and how important it is to lift each other up in prayer. Who in your life can you be praying for right now? Let’s go to the Story House!
4/17/202419 minutes, 51 seconds
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Lessons from the Eclipse

Today I’m sharing some thoughts about my experience witnessing the eclipse and the reminder to look up and be amazed by the majesty of God’s creation. Let’s go to the Story House!
4/11/202416 minutes, 43 seconds
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What is this World Coming to?

Today I’m sharing some thoughts on what to do when we look at the troubled world around us and wonder, ‘what is this world coming to?’ These certainly are uncertain times. But we can come to Jesus and be reminded that the trouble in this world is no match for the One who has overcome this world. Let’s go to the Story House!
4/3/202418 minutes, 54 seconds
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He has Risen, Just as He said!

Join me for a special Easter episode of the podcast! Let’s go to the Story House!
3/29/202416 minutes, 1 second
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Celebrating the Release of My New Book!!

On today’s episode of the Matthew West Podcast I’m sharing the heart behind my brand new book, My Story Your Glory, that just released! I can’t wait to take this journey with you! Let’s go to the Story House!
3/20/202414 minutes, 42 seconds
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Stories from the Road and a Lesson Learned from a Donkey

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I’m sharing about some incredible experiences that have taken place on tour including a concert at a prison. I’ll also be sharing a devotional that I hope will begin to prepare our hearts for Easter season. Let’s go to the Story House!
3/13/202424 minutes, 19 seconds
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Don’t be a Backseat Driver

Today I’m talking about prayer and the temptation we face to try and tell God how to do HIS job! This is for all the backseat drivers out there! A much-needed reminder that we are not in control, but we can learn to pray humbly asking not for our will but for His will to be done. Let’s go to the Story House! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/dont-be-a-backseat-driver
2/28/202415 minutes, 54 seconds
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Be Bold

Join me today as we look at the story of Daniel in the Bible. There are some great lessons to be learned about prayer when we read Daniel’s story and today is all about praying bold and courageous prayers in today’s world. Let’s go to the Story House!
2/21/202419 minutes, 20 seconds
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Don’t Stop Praying Like Daniel: How to Pray With a Thankful Heart

Happy Valentines day! Today I’m sharing about my most recent journey as a girl dad, learning how to be a “cheer dad” at the national championships last weekend! Also recapping the Super Bowl and most importantly… Diving into the story of Daniel and learning how to say, ‘no matter what I won’t stop praying prayers of thanksgiving!’ Let’s go to the Story House! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/how-to-pray-with-a-thankful-heart
2/14/202422 minutes, 30 seconds
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Developing the Good Habit of Prayer

On today’s episode of The Matthew West Podcast I'll be sharing some of the things I've been up to lately! Between getting my first sunburn of the season and getting pumped about my upcoming book release, the "My Story, Your Glory" Devotional, there's a lot to cover! Join me as I talk about the impact that “Don't Stop Praying” has already had, the Prayer Wall, and share a devotional that's been on my heart lately. I hope this serves as an encouragement to you today! Let’s go to the Story House! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/developing-the-good-habit-of-prayer
2/7/202429 minutes, 23 seconds
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Jamie Ivey on Trying to Have it all Together

On today’s episode of The Matthew West Podcast I’m joined by a fellow podcast host, Jamie Ivey. Jamie hails from Austin, Texas, and is a well-known speaker, author, and host of The Happy Hour Podcast with Jamie Ivey. Join us as we talk about taking a “reality inventory” of our lives, the implications of living in a broken world, expectations and comparisons, as well as the grace from Jesus to meet us right where we are. Be sure to get a copy of her upcoming book release “Why Can’t I Get it Together” and stay up to date on all things Jamie by visiting her website JamieIvey.com. Let’s go to the Story House with Jamie Ivey! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/jamie-ivey-on-trying-to-have-it-all-together
1/31/202438 minutes, 7 seconds
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Chris Renzema on Taking the Road Less Traveled

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by my new favorite artist, Chris Renzema. Chris is a Michigan-raised, Nashville-based, singer/songwriter who creates a niche blend of indie rock, Christian, and folk music. He defies the Christian music "norms" and operates outside of traditional pursuits of music as he composes, sings, & produces his honestly written, orchestral-sounding masterpieces. I instantly became a fan of Chris and his music and know you will too! Join us as we get honest about skepticism, learning from our past selves, and the tendency to grow callous of manna. Stream “Manna pt. 1” wherever you listen to music and listen to his 4th studio album, Manna, when it releases on March 13, 2024. Let's go to the Story House with Chris Renzema! Episode Resources: matthewwest.com/podcast/chris-renzema-on-taking-the-road-less-traveled
1/24/202458 minutes, 54 seconds
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A Sneak Peak Into Our Nashville Snowpocalypse

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by my lovely wife of 20 years, Emily West! Today we'll be talking about our Snow Day activities, cookie-baking habits, and a closeup into the life of the West family! We've savored every second of our slow snow days this week and hope that you're seeing 'God shots' no matter what your week has held. Let's go to the Story House with Emily West! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/a-sneak-peak-into-our-nashville-snowpocalypse
1/17/202431 minutes, 24 seconds
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Thank You for Your Support!

On today’s episode of The Matthew West podcast, I’ll be reading some of the comments that people have made regarding my newest song “Don’t Stop Praying.” This song was written as an encouragement and challenge to myself to be persistent in knocking on heaven’s door… I pray that you feel my passion and conviction behind every word. Don’t stop praying. Let’s go to the Story House! Sponsors: ⁠Spotify for Podcasters⁠ - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! ⁠Spotify for Podcasters⁠ lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to ⁠spotify.com/podcasters⁠ to get started.
1/10/202415 minutes, 2 seconds
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Don't Stop Praying!

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm going to be talking about new year’s resolutions, committing to doing hard things, choosing a word/phrase to embody in the new year, and... a brand new song coming to you January 5th!! I'm excited for you to hear it and pray that it's an anthem for you in this new year... no matter what it brings. Let's go to the Story House! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/dontstoppraying SPONSORS ⁠⁠Spotify for Podcasters⁠ - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! ⁠Spotify for Podcasters⁠ lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to ⁠spotify.com/podcasters⁠ to get started.
1/3/202428 minutes, 54 seconds
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Avoiding the Post-Christmas Letdown

On today’s episode of The Matthew West podcast, I’m going to be talking about new music, some of my favorite Christmas movies, and some encouragement for the post-Christmas blues you might feel as you take down the stockings and tree. I hope you will be reminded of the true reason for the season and the hope that we have… even after Christmas is over, the light of the world is still here! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/avoidingthepostchristmasletdown SPONSORS ⁠⁠Spotify for Podcasters⁠ - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! ⁠Spotify for Podcasters⁠ lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to ⁠spotify.com/podcasters⁠ to get started. ⁠Hiya Health⁠ - We've worked out a special deal with Hiya for their best-selling children's vitamin! Receive 50% off your first order by going to ⁠hiyahealth.com/WEST⁠! Get your kids the full-body nourishment they need to grow into healthy adults. This deal is not available on their regular website.
12/27/202327 minutes, 3 seconds
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Merry Christmas from the West Family!!

Join me on today’s episode of The Matthew West podcast as we talk about Christmas and the New Year, my Christmas song "Because of Bethlehem,” and a challenge to celebrate and acknowledge the real message of Christmas. I’m praying that this podcast is an encouragement to you during this Holiday season Let's go to the Story House with yours truly! ⁠Simply Earth ⁠- FREE 80ml Essential Oil Diffuser when you subscribe using our URL, ⁠simplyearth.com/WEST⁠.Sundays⁠ - We worked out a special deal for our dog-loving listeners. Get 35% off your first order of Sundays. Go to ⁠SundaysForDogs.com/WEST ⁠or use code WEST at checkout. Upgrade your pup to Sundays and feel good about the food you feed your dog.⁠Indeed⁠ - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit ⁠Indeed.com/WEST⁠. Need to hire? You need Indeed.⁠Hiya Health⁠ - We've worked out a special deal with Hiya for their best-selling children's vitamin! Receive 50% off your first order by going to ⁠hiyahealth.com/WEST⁠! Get your kids the full-body nourishment they need to grow into healthy adults. This deal is not available on their regular website.⁠Spotify for Podcasters⁠ - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! ⁠Spotify for Podcasters⁠ lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to ⁠spotify.com/podcasters⁠ to get started.
12/20/202331 minutes, 2 seconds
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Come Home for Christmas: Live Q&A

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by the fans who came to Franklin, Tennessee for our second annual Come Home for Christmas weekend event! Join us for this nontraditional podcast as we delve into several questions fans asked, ranging from my music to my family to faith... and everything in between! Let's go to The Factory in Franklin, Tennessee! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/chfclive SPONSORS ⁠Spotify for Podcasters⁠ - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! ⁠Spotify for Podcasters⁠ lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to ⁠spotify.com/podcasters⁠ to get started. Adventure Bible - The #1 Bible for kids makes the perfect gift for both girls and boys. For more information about the Adventure Bible - plus free Bible games, activities for kids, and teaching resources all available at AdventureBible.com. Hiya Health - We've worked out a special deal with Hiya for their best-selling children's vitamin! Receive 50% off your first order by going to hiyahealth.com/WEST! Get your kids the full-body nourishment they need to grow into healthy adults. This deal is not available on their regular website. Shopify - Shopify grows with your business no matter how far or big you grow. Thanks to an endless list of integrations and third-party apps - anything you can think of, from on-demand printing to accounting, to chatbots - everything you need to revolutionize your business.: Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at shopify.com/west. Indeed - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit indeed.com/west. Need to hire? You need Indeed.
12/13/202357 minutes, 3 seconds
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Brady Fineske on Catching Up With Jack

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by Brady Fineske! Brady and his family live in Ohio and his son Jack, who you'll hear about, was the inspiration behind my song, ""I Trust Jesus."" Join us as we talk about Jack's life and legacy, finding purpose in our pain, and using our suffering to love and encourage people walking through similar situations. I'm grateful to have had this conversation with Brady and encourage you to check out his organization, Catching Up with Jack. Let's go to the Story House with Brady Fineske! ⁠Simply Earth ⁠- FREE 80ml Essential Oil Diffuser when you subscribe using our URL, ⁠simplyearth.com/WEST⁠.⁠Indeed⁠ - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit ⁠Indeed.com/WEST⁠. Need to hire? You need Indeed.Adventure Bible - The #1 Bible for kids makes the perfect gift for both girls and boys. For more information about the Adventure Bible - plus free Bible games, activities for kids, and teaching resources all available at AdventureBible.com.Sundays⁠ - We worked out a special deal for our dog-loving listeners. Get 35% off your first order of Sundays. Go to ⁠SundaysForDogs.com/WEST ⁠or use code WEST at checkout. Upgrade your pup to Sundays and feel good about the food you feed your dog.⁠Spotify for Podcasters⁠ - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! ⁠Spotify for Podcasters⁠ lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to ⁠spotify.com/podcasters⁠ to get started.
12/6/202348 minutes, 27 seconds
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Bart Millard on Standing Firm in the Pursuit

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by Bart Millard, lead singer of MercyMe for part two of our conversation. Join us as we talk about his tried and true songwriting techniques, life with the band, and how he ensures life stays balanced; even as a 30-year touring musician. Be sure to watch/listen to part 1 of this conversation if you missed it and check out all of MercyMe's projects wherever you stream music & check out their tour schedule! Let's go to the Story House with Bart Millard! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/bartmillardparttwo SPONSORS Simply Earth - FREE 80ml Essential Oil Diffuser when you subscribe using our URL, simplyearth.com/WEST. Hiya Health - We've worked out a special deal with Hiya for their best-selling children's vitamin! Receive 50% off your first order by going to hiyahealth.com/WEST! Get your kids the full-body nourishment they need to grow into healthy adults. This deal is not available on their regular website. Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started.
11/29/202345 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bart Millard: A Sports Fan Who Happens to Be an Artist

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by fellow sports fanatic, Bart Millard. You may know him as the lead singer of the band that has surely made its statement in Christian Music and beyond, MercyMe! Join us as we talk about our favorite sports teams, recount the story of their hit song 'I Can Only Imagine,' and discover the video of Bart you MUST watch on YouTube... it won't disappoint. Be sure to tune in next week for part 2 of this conversation but in the meantime, check out all of MercyMe's projects wherever you stream music & check out their tour schedule! Let's go to the Story House with Bart Millard! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/bartmillard SPONSORS Hiya Health - We've worked out a special deal with Hiya for their best-selling children's vitamin! Receive 50% off your first order by going to hiyahealth.com/WEST! Get your kids the full-body nourishment they need to grow into healthy adults. This deal is not available on their regular website. Shopify - Shopify grows with your business no matter how far or big you grow. Thanks to an endless list of integrations and third-party apps - anything you can think of, from on-demand printing to accounting, to chatbots - everything you need to revolutionize your business. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at shopify.com/west. Sundays - We worked out a special deal for our dog-loving listeners. Get 35% off your first order of Sundays. Go to SundaysForDogs.com/WEST or use code WEST at checkout. Upgrade your pup to Sundays and feel good about the food you feed your dog. Adventure Bible - The #1 Bible for kids makes the perfect gift for both girls and boys. For more information about the Adventure Bible - plus free Bible games, activities for kids, and teaching resources all available at AdventureBible.com. Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started.
11/22/202353 minutes, 11 seconds
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Dave Barnes on Pushing Musical Boundaries

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by my friend, Dave Barnes, for part 2 of our conversation. Join us as we talk about inspiration, expectations, and the Beatles, oh my! This interview was more of a passion-filled conversation with my good friend and I'm hoping it leads to a deeper appreciation of music from every listener! Don't forget to stream Dave's newest album "Featherbrained Wealth Motel" and his other music anywhere you stream music! Let's go to the Story House with Dave Barnes! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/davebarnesparttwo SPONSORS Simply Earth - FREE 80ml Essential Oil Diffuser when you subscribe using our URL, simplyearth.com/WEST. Operation Christmas Child - Operation Christmas Child is a project of the Christian international relief organization, Samaritan’s Purse, and is the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. Visit SamaritansPurse.org/occ to learn how to pack a shoebox or build one online! Hiya Health - We've worked out a special deal with Hiya for their best-selling children's vitamin! Receive 50% off your first order by going to hiyahealth.com/WEST! Get your kids the full-body nourishment they need to grow into healthy adults. This deal is not available on their regular website. Indeed - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit Indeed.com/WEST. Need to hire? You need Indeed. Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started.
11/15/202354 minutes, 36 seconds
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Dave Barnes: Funny Man, Music Man, THE Man!

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by my friend and comedy legend, Dave Barnes. Dave is a podcast host of “Dadville,” a legendary songwriter, and one of the most gifted comedians I’ve been in proximity to. Join us as we talk about his wide variety of pursuits, victories, passions, and personas. Be sure to tune in next week for even more from Dave Barnes but in the meantime, check out his latest record anywhere you stream music... Let's go to the Story House with Dave Barnes! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/davebarnes SPONSORS The Just Different Podcast - Join Darin and Jordan who have the perfect combination of personal experience, real-life issues, truth, and comedy.  Everything faith, life, and culture. Sundays - We worked out a special deal for our dog-loving listeners. Get 35% off your first order of Sundays. Go to SundaysForDogs.com/WEST or use code WEST at checkout. Upgrade your pup to Sundays and feel good about the food you feed your dog. Operation Christmas Child - Operation Christmas Child is a project of the Christian international relief organization, Samaritan’s Purse, and is the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. Visit SamaritansPurse.org/occ to learn how to pack a shoebox or build one online! Indeed - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit Indeed.com/WEST. Need to hire? You need Indeed. Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started.
11/8/202340 minutes, 43 seconds
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Lecrae on Stepping Outside of the Box

On today's episode of The Matthew West podcast, I'm joined by award-winning musician, best-selling author, incredibly gifted wordsmith, and now actor, Lecrae. Join us as we talk about being a taxi driver, honing your craft, and not being afraid to step out of your lane. Lecrae is passionate about the songwriting process, pursuing excellence, and now his newest project, playing Gabriel in "Journey to Bethlehem!" Let's go to the Story House with Lecrae! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/lecrae SPONSORS Simply Earth - FREE 80ml Essential Oil Diffuser when you subscribe using our URL, simplyearth.com/WEST. Indeed - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit Indeed.com/WEST. Need to hire? You need Indeed. Hiya Health - We've worked out a special deal with Hiya for their best-selling children's vitamin! Receive 50% off your first order by going to hiyahealth.com/WEST! Get your kids the full-body nourishment they need to grow into healthy adults. This deal is not available on their regular website. Operation Christmas Child - Operation Christmas Child is a project of the Christian international relief organization, Samaritan’s Purse, and is the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. Visit SamaritansPurse.org/occ to learn how to pack a shoebox or build one online! Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started.
11/1/202352 minutes, 29 seconds
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AJ Pruis on Life Behind the Songs

Originally from Michigan, AJ is one of my dear friends, a songwriter, producer, and husband, here in Nashville. Join us as we talk about the story of how we met, the process of building a song, what success looks like in the industry, and how I earned the title of matchmaker... essentially. Let's go to the Story House with AJ Pruis! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/ajpruis Follow AJ on Instagram. Listen to AJ’s songwriter/producer playlist on Apple and hear some of the hits he wrote here. SPONSORS Simply Earth - FREE 80ml Essential Oil Diffuser when you subscribe using our URL, simplyearth.com/WEST. Operation Christmas Child - Operation Christmas Child is a project of the Christian international relief organization, Samaritan’s Purse, and is the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. Visit SamaritansPurse.org/occ to learn how to pack a shoebox or build one online! Hiya Health - We've worked out a special deal with Hiya for their best-selling children's vitamin! Receive 50% off your first order by going to hiyahealth.com/WEST! Get your kids the full-body nourishment they need to grow into healthy adults. This deal is not available on their regular website. Shopify - Shopify grows with your business no matter how far or big you grow. Thanks to an endless list of integrations and third-party apps - anything you can think of, from on-demand printing to accounting, to chatbots - everything you need to revolutionize your business. Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at shopify.com/west. Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started.
10/25/202359 minutes
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Levi Lusko on the Beauty of Brokenness

On today's episode of The Matthew West Podcast, I'm joined by Levi Lusko! Levi is a husband, father, pastor, and author, whom I've grown to admire. You may know him from his role as Teaching Pastor at Fresh Life Church out of Montana or as the author of "Through the Eyes of a Lion,” “Swipe Right," "I Declare War," and many others! Join us as we talk about parents' unparalleled influence on their children, the brokenness we are all met with, baby steps to create healthy rhythms in our lives, and his newest book, "Marvel at the Moon." I pray this conversation spurs you toward making small changes that lead to great success in your life. Let's go to the Story House with Levi Lusko! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/levilusko SPONSORS Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started. Indeed - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit Indeed.com/WEST. Need to hire? You need Indeed. Sundays - We worked out a special deal for our dog-loving listeners. Get 35% off your first order of Sundays. Go to SundaysForDogs.com/WEST or use code WEST at checkout. Upgrade your pup to Sundays and feel good about the food you feed your dog.
10/18/202348 minutes, 1 second
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Jon Reddick on God Turning Things Around

On today's episode of The Matthew West Podcast, I'm joined by Jon Reddick! Jon is a worship leader, songwriter, musician, audio engineer, architect, and.. computer science(-er?)... No matter how you slice it, he's a man of many talents. He even recently joined me on a new version of You Changed My Name! Join us as we talk about the songwriting process, lunging head first at insecurities, "proximity days," and God's undeniable propensity to turn things around. I pray that this conversation encourages you to find hope again. Let's go to the Story House with Jon Reddick! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/jonreddick SPONSORS Simply Earth - FREE 80ml Essential Oil Diffuser when you subscribe using our URL, simplyearth.com/WEST. Hiya Health - We've worked out a special deal with Hiya for their best-selling children's vitamin! Receive 50% off your first order by going to hiyahealth.com/WEST! Get your kids the full-body nourishment they need to grow into healthy adults. This deal is not available on their regular website. Indeed - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit Indeed.com/WEST. Need to hire? You need Indeed. Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started.
10/11/202358 minutes, 32 seconds
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Sissy Goff on the Power of Peace

On today's episode of The Matthew West Podcast, I’m joined by my friend, Sissy Goff! Sissy is a child therapist of 30 years, a well-known and trusted voice in the media immediately following a recent Nashville tragedy, and a 13-time author. My wife, Emily, and I personally endorsed her newest book The Worry-Free Parent and will shout from the rooftops about how needed the message is - our life is proof! Join us as we talk about how anxiety in parents impacts their kiddos, what it means to do your own work (and how to get started), and practical tips to minister to children in the midst of uncertainty. Let's go to the Story House with Sissy Goff! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/sissygoff SPONSORS Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started. Sundays - We worked out a special deal for our dog-loving listeners. Get 35% off your first order of Sundays. Go to SundaysForDogs.com/WEST or use code WEST at checkout. Upgrade your pup to Sundays and feel good about the food you feed your dog. Harper Collins – Find out more and order your copy at amazon.com/rootedandflourish Indeed - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit Indeed.com/WEST. Need to hire? You need Indeed.
10/4/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 35 seconds
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Jeff Pardo on Laying Down Dreams

On today’s episode of the Matthew West Podcast, I’m joined by creator, songwriter, producer, and my friend, Jeff Pardo. Jeff and I have known each other for many years and he’s played a crucial role in countless songs both in my career and many others! Join us as we talk about dreams changing over time, specific callings God puts on us, a glimpse into the week of a producer, and the Chicago Cubs of course! Let’s go to the Story House with Jeff Pardo! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/jeffpardo SPONSORS Simply Earth - FREE 80ml Essential Oil Diffuser when you subscribe using our URL, simplyearth.com/WEST. Harper Collins – Find out more and order your copy at amazon.com/rootedandflourish Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started. Hiya Health - We've worked out a special deal with Hiya for their best-selling children's vitamin! Receive 50% off your first order by going to hiyahealth.com/WEST! Get your kids the full-body nourishment they need to grow into healthy adults. This deal is not available on their regular website.
9/27/202351 minutes, 49 seconds
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Madison Prewett Troutt on What it Really Means to Find True Love

On today's episode of The Matthew West Podcast, I’m joined by second-time guest Madison Prewett Troutt! She just released a new book, The Love Everybody Wants, and it's worth the read-through and through. Join our conversation as we talk about her marriage, counter-cultural dating, and where we find our ultimate approval! This conversation is great for everyone but especially those of us who have young women/men in our spheres of influence. Let's go to the Story House with Madison Prewett Troutt! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/madisonprewetttroutt SPONSORS Doing the Best We Can with Eddie Kaufholz - Every week Eddie shares what's on his Diet Dr. Thunder-fueled brain. Some weeks will be deep, some will be ridiculous, and some will be about his cat. But you can always count on being entertained and perhaps even a little inspired to reflect on your own journey. Listen today and subscribe today! Indeed - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit Indeed.com/WEST. Need to hire? You need Indeed. Harper Collins – Find out more and order your copy at amazon.com/rootedandflourish Sundays - We worked out a special deal for our dog-loving listeners. Get 35% off your first order of Sundays. Go to SundaysForDogs.com/WEST or use code WEST at checkout. Upgrade your pup to Sundays and feel good about the food you feed your dog. Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started.
9/20/202358 minutes, 48 seconds
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Mike Weaver on Hope in the Hurting

On today's episode of The Matthew West Podcast, I get to interview my good friend Mike Weaver of Big Daddy Weave. Mike and I have collaborated for years and have written together on many songs you've probably heard on the radio! Today we talk about living in the "sticks," God's provision even when the purpose isn't clear, and the healing process after losing someone close to you. It was a beautiful and intimate conversation that left no eye dry in the studio. Let's go to the Story House with Mike Weaver! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/mikeweaver SPONSORS Simply Earth - FREE 80ml Essential Oil Diffuser when you subscribe using our URL, simplyearth.com/WEST. Harper Collins – Find out more and order your copy at amazon.com/rootedandflourish Hiya Health - We've worked out a special deal with Hiya for their best-selling children's vitamin! Receive 50% off your first order by going to hiyahealth.com/WEST! Get your kids the full-body nourishment they need to grow into healthy adults. This deal is not available on their regular website. Indeed - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit Indeed.com/WEST. Need to hire? You need Indeed. Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started.
9/13/20231 hour, 37 seconds
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Granger Smith on Chasing What Matters

On today's episode of The Matthew West Podcast, my virtual friend, Granger Smith, joins me! Granger is a well-known country music artist turned pastor. I'm thrilled to be working with him again as we talk about his music career, his faith journey and God's presence in grief. Let's go to the Story House with Granger Smith! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/grangersmith SPONSORS Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started. Sundays - We worked out a special deal for our dog-loving listeners. Get 35% off your first order of Sundays. Go to SundaysForDogs.com/WEST or use code WEST at checkout. Upgrade your pup to Sundays and feel good about the food you feed your dog. Indeed - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit Indeed.com/WEST. Need to hire? You need Indeed.
9/6/202352 minutes, 14 seconds
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Dennis Quaid on Redemption

On today's episode of The Matthew West Podcast, I’m joined by one of my new friends, Dennis Quaid! Dennis is a world-renowned actor and artist. I'm honored to have him on the show as we talk about his acting history, his new Gospel album, and the redemptive power of Jesus through every season of his life. Let’s go to the Story House with Dennis Quaid!
8/30/202355 minutes, 38 seconds
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Cochren & Co. on Trusting God's Timing

On today's episode I’m joined by one of my favorite people in the music industry, Michael Cochren of Cochren & Co. He's just celebrated his first number one and is getting ready to head out on tour this fall! Join our conversation as we talk about his testimony, his journey in the music industry so far and wolves! Let's go to the Story House with Cochren! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/cochrenco SPONSORS Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started. Indeed - Indeed knows when you’re growing your own business, you have to make every dollar count. That’s why with Indeed, you only pay for quality applications that match your must-have job requirements. Visit Indeed.com/WEST. Need to hire? You need Indeed. Sundays - We worked out a special deal for our dog-loving listeners. Get 35% off your first order of Sundays. Go to SundaysForDogs.com/WEST or use code WEST at checkout. Upgrade your pup to Sundays and feel good about the food you feed your dog.
8/23/20231 hour, 38 seconds
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ICYMI — Steven Curtis Chapman

We are in full summer mode this week at the MWP! I’ve got updates on the road, thoughts on ice cream, and a summer rewind of one of my favorite conversations with one of my musical heroes. Also, Songs from the Story House and a new Dadvice. Let’s go to the Story House with Steven Curtis Chapman! Episode resources and more: matthewwest.com/podcast/icymistevencurtischapman SPONSORS Simply Earth - FREE 80ml Essential Oil Diffuser when you subscribe using our URL, simplyearth.com/WEST. Adventure Bible - The number one Bible for kids makes the perfect back to school gift for girls and boys. It’s an excellent Bible for teaching your child Biblical values that will last a lifetime. Available in five translations. More information, free activities and teaching resources available at AdventureBible.com. Spotify for Podcasters - Want to make a podcast? Spotify’s got a platform that lets you make one super easily, then distribute it everywhere, and even earn money. All in one place, for free! Spotify for Podcasters lets you record and edit podcasts right from your phone or computer, so no matter what your setup is like, you can start creating today. Then, you can distribute your podcast to Spotify. Download the Spotify for Podcasters app or go to spotify.com/podcasters to get started. Sundays - We worked out a special deal for our dog-loving listeners. Get 35% off your first order of Sundays. Go to SundaysForDogs.com/WEST or use code WEST at checkout. Upgrade your pup to Sundays and feel good about the food you feed your dog.
7/26/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 55 seconds
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Lysa TerKeurst

My guest today is a bestselling author, gifted speaker, and I’m blessed to call her a friend. We are celebrating the release of her brand new book Good Boundaries and Goodbyes!  Also, some Thanksgiving music to get you in the mood and Dadvice! Let’s go to the Story House! PODCAST RESOURCES AND MORE: matthewwest.com/podcast/lysaterkeurst SPONSORS: United Faith Mortgage - A faith-focused mortgage team. Serving clients across the United States and helping families with arguably the most important purchase of their life. United Faith Mortgage is offering to cover $1,000 of your closing costs on all new home purchases and up to $500 of your appraisal fees on all refinances. Visit unitedfaithmortgage.com to learn more! Operation Christmas Child - We’ve partnered with Operation Christmas Child! It’s a tangible way to send encouragement and joy to children all over the world and I’ve been able to see firsthand the impact these gifts have on children. These gifts open the doors for the Good News of Jesus Christ and discipleship through the local church. You can pack a shoebox with fun toys, school supplies, and hygiene items, then bring it to a drop-off location during National Collection Week November 14th through the 22nd. Learn more at SamaritansPurse.org/occ Indeed - Are you hiring? Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit to upgrade your job post at Indeed.com/West. Plus earn up to $500 extra in sponsored job credits with Indeed’s Virtual Interviews! Simply Earth - With the Simply Earth Essential Oil Recipe Box, you get 4 pure oils, 6 recipes, and extra ingredients for only $39. And, when you subscribe, you get a FREE big bonus box with even more natural goodies. Have fun making your home toxin free with Simply Earth’s Essential Oil Recipe Box! Plus, get a FREE 80ml Essential Oil Diffuser when you subscribe using code WEST at SimplyEarth.com/WEST.
11/10/202257 minutes, 58 seconds
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Nicole Zasowski Asks “What If It’s Wonderful?”

My guest today is a marriage and family therapist who’s written a powerful new book called What If It’s Wonderful?.  Today’s conversation is one we all need on the importance of finding joy and peace in any circumstance! Let’s go to the Story House with Nicole Zasowski!
3/30/202256 minutes, 2 seconds
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Hello

Your host Matthew West shares what his brand new podcast is all about. The premiere episode is available August 5th, 2020.
8/1/20205 minutes, 13 seconds