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GROW. LOVE. LIVE.

GROW. LOVE. LIVE.

By Matt Carlson & Dominic Nuncio
Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to grow in the gospel, love like family, and live on mission in the everyday stuff of life.
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Episode 031: It's Not Goodbye...It's See Ya Later - Season 1 Finale
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Season One is in the books! In this episode Matt & Dom reminisce on a few favorite moments from the last 31 episodes of GLL as well as share what they are currently processing in life and ministry.  We'll be back this Fall with more conversation and content that we hope encourages, inspires and equips you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. +++++ Got a question, encouragement or feedback? Let us know! Email us: growlovelive@gmail.com OR DM us on Twitter: @growlovelivepod
43:34
June 9, 2021
Episode 030: Something to Think About - The Story Isn't Over (Note to Self #5)
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. The grace of God didn’t just rescue you and reserve a place for you in heaven; God’s grace also redeems and restores the debris, destruction and dysfunction of our lives. In this episode, Matt shares the fifth "note to self" that we need to know as we go make disciples on mission, based on Acts 15:36-41. Enjoy! +++++ Got a question, encouragement or feedback? Let us know! Email us: growlovelive@gmail.com OR DM us on Twitter: @growlovelivepod
06:26
June 7, 2021
Episode 029: Everyday Mission & A Man Who Cries w/ John Haynes | Family on Mission Series
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. There's a lot of talk about disciple-making in the Church, yet, it's still fuzzy. What do we mean? What are we talking about when we talk about being a "disciple" or doing "discipleship"?? In this Family on Mission series, Matt & Dom seek to put the cookies on the bottom shelf and discuss what it looks like to make disciples as a family on mission. In this episode, Matt and Dom welcome our good friend John Haynes to the show. John is a fellow disciple and practitioner, learning to live out and apply the gospel in the everyday stuff of life. We're excited for you to listen and glean from the passion and experience John brings as an everyday missionary sent to love, serve, and bless his hometown (Encinitas!). BONUS: Matt, Dom, and John respond to a great question from one of our faithful listeners: How can we or should we measure the spiritual maturity of a disciple of Jesus? How is Christ-like maturity measured??? +++++ Got feedback, questions, or ENCOURAGEMENT? Let us know! Twitter: @GrowLoveLivePod  |  Email: growlovelive@gmail.com
01:47:00
June 2, 2021
Episode 028: Something to Think About - Life is Messy (Note to Self #4)
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. Life is messy. People are messy. Ministry is messy! This side of heaven, we will all inevitably feel pain and even cause pain. We will wound others and be wounded BY others. But thankfully, there's hope. In this episode, Matt shares the fourth of five "notes to self" we need to know as we go make disciples on mission, based on Acts 15:36-41. Enjoy! +++++ Got a question, encouragement or feedback? Let us know! Email us: growlovelive@gmail.com OR DM us on Twitter: @growlovelivepod
07:00
May 31, 2021
Episode 027: The B-I-B-L-E, Prayer & Confession (which isn't what you think it is) | Family on Mission Series
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. There's a lot of talk about disciple-making in the Church, yet, it's still fuzzy. What do we mean? What are we talking about when we talk about being a "disciple" or doing "discipleship"?? In this series, Matt & Dom seek to put the cookies on the bottom shelf and discuss what it looks like to make disciples as a family on mission. In this episode, Matt and Dom get practical and discuss the kind of equipping every disciple needs in things like:  1) reading the Bible 2) how to pray 3) confession (heads up: it's not what you think it is!) Enjoy! +++++ Got feedback, questions, or ENCOURAGEMENT? Let us know! Twitter: @GrowLoveLivePod  |  Email: growlovelive@gmail.com
40:33
May 26, 2021
Episode 026: Something to Think About - Alongsiders (Note to Self #3)
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. Life on mission is not a solo sport. It’s tempting to believe the stronger you are, the more capable and competent you are, the less you need others. But the truth is that we are designed to need each other and living our everyday life on mission is strengthened & enhanced when we are alongside each other. In this episode, Matt shares the third of five "notes to self" we need to know as we go make disciples on mission, based on Acts 15:36-41. Enjoy! +++++ Got a question, encouragement or feedback? Let us know! Email us: growlovelive@gmail.com OR DM us on Twitter: @growlovelivepod
05:17
May 24, 2021
Episode 025: FOR TO THRU | Family on Mission Series
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. There's a lot of talk about disciple-making in the Church, yet, it's still fuzzy. What do we mean? What are we talking about when we talk about being a "disciple" or doing "discipleship"?? In this series, Matt & Dom seek to put the cookies on the bottom shelf and discuss what it looks like to make disciples as a family on mission. In this episode, Matt and Dom discuss 3 things we seek to establish one another in as disciples.  Enjoy! +++++ Got feedback, questions, or ENCOURAGEMENT? Let us know! Twitter: @GrowLoveLivePod  |  Email: growlovelive@gmail.com
33:33
May 19, 2021
Episode 024: Something to Think About - Ongoing Love (Note to Self #2)
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. Life on mission requires ongoing love and encouragement. We all need people who fill our tanks and encourage us to keep on keeping on with eyes fixed on Jesus. In this episode, Matt shares the second of five "notes to self" we need to know as we go make disciples on mission, based on Acts 15:36-41. Enjoy! +++++ Got a question, encouragement or feedback? Let us know! Email us: growlovelive@gmail.com OR DM us on Twitter: @growlovelivepod
06:22
May 17, 2021
Episode 023: 3 Environments for Discipleship | Family on Mission Series
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. There's a lot of talk about disciple-making in the Church, yet, it's still fuzzy. What do we mean? What are we talking about when we talk about being a "disciple" or doing "discipleship"?? In this series, Matt & Dom seek to put the cookies on the bottom shelf and discuss what it looks like to make disciples as a family on mission.  What kind of environments are needed for discipleship to happen? Listen in as we discuss 3 important relational spheres that play a critical role in the disciple-making process.  Enjoy! +++++ Got feedback, questions, or ENCOURAGEMENT? Let us know! Twitter: @GrowLoveLivePod  |  Email: growlovelive@gmail.com
42:55
May 12, 2021
Episode 022: Something to Think About - Everyday Life (Note to Self #1)
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast!  Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life.  What comes to mind when you think of a missionary journey? What if all the mundane moments of our daily lives counted as our mission field? In this episode, Matt shares the first of five "notes to self" we need to know as we go make disciples on mission, based on Acts 15:36-41. Enjoy!   +++++  Got a question, encouragement or feedback? Let us know!  Email us: growlovelive@gmail.com OR DM us on Twitter: @growlovelivepod
07:14
May 10, 2021
Episode 021: Demystifying Discipleship | Family on Mission Series
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. There's a lot of talk about disciple-making in the Church, yet, it's still fuzzy. What do we mean? What are we talking about when we talk about being a "disciple" or doing "discipleship"?? In this series, Matt & Dom seek to put the cookies on the bottom shelf and discuss what it looks like to make disciples as a family on mission. Enjoy! +++++ Got feedback, questions, or ENCOURAGEMENT? Let us know! Twitter: @GrowLoveLivePod  |  Email: growlovelive@gmail.com
37:46
May 5, 2021
Episode 020: Something to Think About - Confession Can't Pay the Bill
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. How forgiven are you right now, at this very moment? Confession, regret, remorse, and sincere apologies are nice, but unfortunately, they aren't enough to bring and secure God's forgiveness. God only accepts one kind of currency in order forgive sin. What is it? And where does it come from? +++++ Got a question, encouragement or feedback? Let us know! Email us: growlovelive@gmail.com OR DM us on Twitter: @growlovelivepod
05:55
May 3, 2021
Episode 019: The Enneagram & Loving Well - Part 2 - (Guests: Anne Buehner & Katherine Youngdale)
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. It's another fun change of pace here in the GLL studio! Today Matt & Dom sit down again with our 1st ever guests to the show...fellow Seacoasters and resident Enneagram enthusiasts, Anne Buehner and Katherine Youngdale, to continue the conversation on how the Enneagram can be a helpful tool for discipleship and spiritual formation. In Part 2 of this 2-part series, Anne & Katherine share how the gospel speaks redemptively into the fears, brokenness, and shame that each Type experiences, showcasing the good news of God's grace for all. Enjoy! +++++ Resources: The Enneagram Institute The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery The Path Between Us: An Enneagram Journey to Healthy Relationships The Complete Enneagram: 27 Paths to Greater Self-Knowledge The Art of Growth - Enneagram Panels Podcast The Sleeping at Last Podcast Shoutouts: Thanks to Beth at Your Enneagram Coach for the help and inspiration! Thanks to Dave & JJ Heller for being awesome and writing THIS song.  +++++ Got feedback, questions, or ENCOURAGEMENT? Let us know! Twitter: @GrowLoveLivePod  |  Email: growlovelive@gmail.com
01:03:07
April 28, 2021
Episode 018: Something to Think About - Heart Surgery
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. If the heart of the human problem is the problem of the human heart, what is the solution? Heart surgery. Enjoy the good news reminder of what took place at the moment of salvation. +++++ Got a question, encouragement or feedback? Let us know! Email us: growlovelive@gmail.com OR DM us on Twitter: @growlovelivepod
05:48
April 26, 2021
Episode 017: The Enneagram & Loving Well (Guests: Anne Buehner & Katherine Youngdale)
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. It's a fun change of pace here in the GLL studio! Today Matt & Dom sit down with our 1st ever guests to the show...fellow Seacoasters and resident Enneagram enthusiasts, Anne Buehner and Katherine Youngdale, to explore how the Enneagram can be a helpful tool for discipleship and spiritual formation. In Part 1 of this 2-part series, Anne & Katherine lay some groundwork and answer the questions: WHAT is the Enneagram and WHY is it important? Enjoy! Resources: The Enneagram Institute The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery The Path Between Us: An Enneagram Journey to Healthy Relationships The Complete Enneagram: 27 Paths to Greater Self-Knowledge The Art of Growth - Enneagram Panels Podcast The Sleeping at Last Podcast Shoutouts: Thanks to Beth at Your Enneagram Coach for the helpful words and phrases. Thanks Michael Jr. for inspirational haha's. Got feedback, questions, or ENCOURAGEMENT? Let us know! Twitter: @GrowLoveLivePod Email: growlovelive@gmail.com
01:05:35
April 21, 2021
Episode 016: Something to Think About - Goodbye Bachelor Pad
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. How would you describe God's dwelling place? Is it a sketchy shanty? A dirty dump? Or is it a lovely place of perfection & holiness? In this episode, Matt shares some thoughts on how God's dwelling place sheds light on what happened to us at salvation.  +++++ Got a question, encouragement or feedback? Let us know! Email us: growlovelive@gmail.com OR DM us on Twitter: @growlovelivepod
06:01
April 19, 2021
Episode 015: Testimony Envy & the Power of Story
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. In this episode, we dive into the topic of STORY. Why are stories powerful and how can we use our story in the process of discipleship (and evangelism!)? Listen in as Matt & Dom discuss all that and more! Enjoy!  Shoutouts: Thanks to the team over at Saturate for their helpful story-telling framework.  Thanks to Donald Miller for Storybrand (and for writing Blue Like Jazz, of course.)  Huge thanks to the peeps at Trueface.org for this great resource! Wanna go deeper in your relationships? Invite a friend to go through "Beyond the Mask: A Relational Journey" together. Dom & Matt highly recommend!  Got feedback, questions, or ENCOURAGEMENT? Let us know! Twitter: @GrowLoveLivePod Email: growlovelive@gmail.com
49:11
April 14, 2021
Episode 014: Something to Think About - Motivation
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. The New Testament is filled with commands and imperatives for living the Christian life. It's clear obedience matters. In this episode, let's think about our motivation for obedience. Does God care WHY we obey or just that we DO? Let's dive in!  +++++ Got a question, encouragement or feedback? Let us know! Email us: growlovelive@gmail.com OR DM us on Twitter: @growlovelivepod
09:02
April 12, 2021
Episode 013: Mystery Solved! God's Will For You Is THIS!
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. Have you wondered how to discover God's will for you? You're not alone! In this episode, Matt and Dom pull back the curtain and reveal, not only HOW to discover God's will, but WHAT His will for you actually is. Enjoy!  Shoutouts: Thanks to Kevin DeYoung for writing a sweet, handy-dandy lil book called Just Do Something that helped inform some of this episode.  And thanks of course to Mr. Nic Shumaker for his inspiration as well as giving us the simplest (2-step) decision-making process ever. 
37:11
April 7, 2021
Episode 012: Something to Think About - Easter Happened to You Too
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life.  "He has risen...He has risen indeed!" Every Easter we celebrate what happened to Jesus and rightly so. But have we thought through all the implications of what the resurrection means for you and I today? In Romans 6, the apostle Paul describes another radical truth that we often forget to celebrate: What happened to Jesus on Easter also happened to YOU.  
06:26
April 5, 2021
Episode 011: Easter Eggs, Blood, and Good News
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. As we make our way through Holy Week, Matt and Dom share thoughts and reflections on the GOOD this Friday brings, the IT that is finished, as well as some of the sweet Old Testament "easter eggs" that point us to Jesus. Enjoy! 
45:36
March 31, 2021
Episode 010: Something to Think About - Live From Sunday
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. In this episode, Matt shares a lil something to think about as we make our way to Easter. Enjoy the good news!
06:19
March 29, 2021
Episode 009: Allergic to Affirmation?
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life.  We are wired to give and receive love. One way we love each other well is to encourage and affirm the way we see God's grace at play in the lives of others. If this is true, why is giving and receiving affirmation such a struggle for us?  We hope this episode ENCOURAGES you to grow as an affirmer and encourager in the lives of others. 
32:17
March 24, 2021
Episode 008: Something to Think About - Not Lost. Not Alone.
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. In this episode, Matt shares a lil something to think about, especially when you are feeling lost and alone. Enjoy the good news!
06:17
March 22, 2021
Episode 007: Buzzword Salad - Part 4
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. In today's episode, Matt and Dom have the most *righteous* conversation about righteousness! It's a doozy. Join in as we seek to bring clarity around what the gospel is and what it does. Enjoy the good news! Questions for Discussion: 1) Where are you struggling to agree with God and His definition of you? 2) Where are you currently experiencing the feeling of not being enough and how is that manifesting in your behavior? 3) How does my understanding of righteousness inform my living, my work, and play?  What was that book we mentioned? Seculosity by David Zahl Get it on Amazon! Matt's 2-word review of Seculosity: "So good!"
42:10
March 17, 2021
Episode 006: Something to Think About - Forgiven AND New
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast!  Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. In this episode, Matt shares a lil something to think about from Romans 6. Enjoy the good news!
07:09
March 15, 2021
Episode 005: Buzzword Salad - Part 3
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast!  Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. In today's episode, Matt and Dom continue the conversation to bring clarity around what the gospel is and what it does. Enjoy the good news!
36:12
March 10, 2021
Episode 004: Something to Think About - You're NEW!
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. In this episode, Matt shares a lil something to think about: NEWNESS "If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has gone; the new has come." (2 Corinthians 5:17)
05:56
March 8, 2021
Episode 003: Buzzword Salad - Part 2
Welcome to the Grow. Love. Live. Podcast! Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life. In today's episode, Matt and Dom continue the conversation to bring clarity around what the gospel is.
24:24
March 3, 2021
Episode 002: Buzzword Salad - Part 1 - "Gospel"
Grow. Love. Live. Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life.  A buzzword is what a word becomes when it dies. Any overused and undefined word will eventually lose its luster. In this episode, Matt and Dom begin the conversation and seek to define and describe a popular buzzword amongst Christians today: "gospel." 
42:04
February 25, 2021
Episode 001: The Pilot
Grow. Love. Live. Weekly content and conversations aimed to inspire and equip you to GROW in the GOSPEL, LOVE like FAMILY, and LIVE on MISSION in the everyday stuff of life.  Matt & Dom talk 'firsts' and set the stage for what's to come.
25:20
February 18, 2021