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The MAINE PURSUIT Podcast

The MAINE PURSUIT Podcast

By Jacob Padgett
“THE MAINE PURSUIT PODCAST,” welcomes you into discussions on faith including genuine conversations with friends, authors, speakers and many others to explore how to thrive as a Christian in our 21st century culture. Hosted by Jacob Padgett, founder of the blog Maine Pursuit, this fun and casual podcast is sure to provide you with encouragement and questions to prompt and grow you closer to Jesus.
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The Premiere Episode - Author and speaker, Juliese Padgett

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Where Is Your Idenity?
In this episode Jacob sits down with good friend Hunter Ahlstrand to discuss the topic on what it means to have an identity in Christ. Some practical points are also given if one is unsure if their relationship is in Christ and how to go from there. 
21:28
April 8, 2021
Identifying Insecurities
In this episode Jacob interviews Noah Filipiak who is a blogger, speaker, and author on the topic of how one can identify insecurities in their own life. This also includes discussion in the area of learning to talk to others about insecurities in a safe and loving way. If you would like to learn more about Noah or see his upcoming book you can visit https://www.noahfilipiak.com/. 
24:54
March 25, 2021
What To Do When Your Asking the Question "What's Next?"
In this episode Jacob interviews one of his pastoral friends Jacob Presson on the topic of "What's Next?" All of us at some point in our lives have asked this question and in this episode it is broken down. How long is it healthy to ask the question, ways to understand when you are out of this question season, and so much more. 
18:50
March 11, 2021
How Men Can Create Deep Relationships
In this episode Jacob interviews Rick Allen the National Men's director for the Assemblies of God on how men can create deep relationships. This is also a must listen for women to have a better understanding why men have a difficult time creating deep relationships. To learn more one can visit https://men.ag.org/ 
26:23
February 25, 2021
Homesick and How to Guard Ourselves on Social Media
In this episode Jacob interviews Christian singer/songwriter Coby James on the behind the scenes look at his new single Homesick and they also discuss how one can guard themself on social media. This episode is a must listen into the world of a singer/songwriter and how important it is for us to guard ourselves.  For more information you can visit the website cobyjames.com or follow him on Instagram @cobyjamesmusic
13:19
February 11, 2021
GenZ Leading Boldly for Jesus!
In this episode Jacob sits down with Jordan Whitmer the CEO and founder of How To Life Movement and the ZConference to discuss the phrase "GenZ need Jesus" and how one can effectively minister to this present generation. This episode is worth a listen whether you are a GenZ looking to reach those around you or are someone older that is trying to navigate ministering to the younger generation.  For more information you can visit the website How To Life Movement or @howtolifemovement or @thezconf on Instagram. 
16:57
January 28, 2021
What if I Don't Get Married Until 30?
Jacob kicks off Season 2 with author, pastor, and speaker Dr. Jim Bradford. Listen in as they discuss the question and internal clock that goes off when one approaches 30 and is not currently dating or married. Dr. Jim Bradford also discusses with Jacob what got him through that season in his life and ways you can guard yourself during a similar season as well. 
28:10
January 14, 2021
Season 2 Sneak Peak!
In this short clip, Jacob Padgett gives a short glimpse of the guests coming on in Season 2 as well as some short voice clips of the episodes. This is one you don't want to miss so make sure you mark your calendars for the Season 2 release. 
04:20
January 7, 2021
Leading With Faithfulness - An Interview With Dr. Carol Taylor
Hello all, In this episode Dr. Taylor talks about how one can continually cultivate and grow closer to God during such a crazy time, as well as stories and laughter that will brighten your day. This episode ends with a thank you for all Dr. Taylor's service for Evangel University, as she will step down from president at the conclusion of the Fall 2020 semester.  This episode was recorded on October 22, 2020. 
43:03
November 4, 2020
Abram Bagunu On Adoption and The Gospels
Abram Bagunu is a graduating senior at Evangel University and runs the We Are Radicals Podcast. In this episode Abram touches on the issue of Adoption and Foster Care in the church, and how the Gospels factor into us understanding the situations of those around us. To learn more about Abram you can find him on Instagram @abrambagunu or at his website https://abrambagunu.com/
31:58
October 15, 2020
From Gangster To TV Host
Jacob sits down with Mondo De La Vega, host of The Mondo Show and co-host of The Jim Bakker show, as Mondo shares his story of faith from the streets of East LA to becoming a TV host. This episode hits on the topics of fatherhood, overcoming your past, and the importance of having mentors. To learn more about The Mondo Show you can visit here https://ptlnetwork.com/the-mondo-show/ or find Mondo on social media platforms. 
45:55
October 8, 2020
Creating Friendships Rooted In Prayer
In this episode, Jacob welcomes his good friends Lauryn Masters and Katie Hadinger as they talk about creating long-lasting friendships that are rooted in prayer based on their own experiences. 
22:55
October 1, 2020
Setting Goals
Noah VonSeggern is a senior at Evangel University and always enjoys talking about how goals can help us in our daily life with Jesus. This episode features a discussion on setting practical goals especially in our 21st century culture.  This episode was recorded on July 7, 2020.
21:57
September 24, 2020
Brooke Robertson and Taking My Voice Back From Abuse
Christian recording artist Brooke Robertson joins Jacob Padgett to discuss her new album, Taking My Voice Back. Listen in as Brooke shares her story, plus the story behind the hit song Taking My Voice Back, and how this song continues to impact so many with a powerful story of forgiveness and vulnerability.  To learn more about Brooke Robertson visit brookerobertsonmusic.com  or brookerobertsonmusic on Instagram.  This episode was recorded on June 15, 2020.
27:21
September 17, 2020
Daniel and Esther Guy on How HURRY Impacts Our Relationship With God
Jacob visits with Daniel and Esther Guy who are both college pastors at Central Assembly in Springfield, MO that have impacted his life in so many ways. Daniel and Esther have been college pastors for the last couple of years and continue to impact the lives of countless college students. In this episode, Daniel and Esther explore how hurry can impact our relationship with God. Filled with so much truth and wisdom; this episode digs deep into an issue central to our 21st century culture.  To learn more about Daniel and Esther Guy you can find them on Instagram (@danielguy @esthersguy) or on Facebook.  This episode was recorded on June 30, 2020. 
34:54
September 10, 2020
Author and Speaker Michael Gibson On Saying Hello To True Relationships
Michael Gibson is an inspiring young speaker and author that radiates building relationships with others.  His book, "Real Life Love", has already reached so many people by helping them to understand some practical ways toward building vibrant true relationships. In this episode Michael discusses some of the points in his books and some great ways for us to not only build relationships with those around us but also hits on one vital key . . . give it a listen to hear more.  To learn more about the book and Michael, you can visit michaelgibson.org or head to Facebook or Instagram. This episode was recorded on June 16, 2020. 
34:02
September 3, 2020
Corbin White on Integrity In Our Culture
Hey all, Corbin White is a man that walks with integrity and truly is a servant of our Lord Jesus. In this episode, Corbin provides some insights on the concept of integrity and accountability in our society and how one can identify if they are walking with integrity.  To get to know Corbin a little more visit his Instagram @corbinjwhite2187 This episode was recorded on July 3, 2020. 
26:56
August 26, 2020
Belle Miller: Do We Need To Choose Between Jesus and Joy?
Belle Miller is such an inspiring speaker and person.  She runs the podcast Adventure For Jesus, challenging others to turn the mundane everyday into an adventure. Join us today as Belle Miller talks about her podcast and flowing with the joy of Jesus.  To learn more about Belle Miller visit Adventure For Jesus on Instagram or her personal b.e.l.l.e.e This episode was recorded on June 10, 2020. 
29:45
August 20, 2020
Alex and Angela Bryant On The Racial Discussion
Alex and Angela Bryant are one of the most inspiring couples that speak and write about the racial discussion from their own personal stories.  Their book, "Let's Start Again," prompts Christians to not be afraid to get into the discussion on race, and to use their relationship with Jesus to build relationships with people of other races. The ministry they lead, continues to impact varying generations to truly live the teachings of Jesus out in our 21st century culture, even though society teaches the exact opposite.  To learn more about this ministry or Alex and Angela, visit alexbryant.org or their social media accounts under Alex Bryant Ministries. This episode was recorded on July 14, 2020. 
20:21
August 13, 2020
The Premiere Episode - Author and speaker, Juliese Padgett
Juliese Padgett is such an inspiring author and speaker. Her book, The Newest Flower, inspires so many children to realize that just because we don’t all look the same does not mean we cannot get along. Juliese gives away the profits from her book to The Maine Children’s Home For Little Wanderers to help kids around the world find forever homes. To learn more about this effort and Juliese go to thenewestflower.com This episode was recorded on June 5, 2020. 
22:53
August 6, 2020
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“THE MAINE PURSUIT PODCAST,” welcomes you into discussions on faith including genuine conversations with friends, authors, speakers and many others to explore how to thrive as a Christian in our 21st century culture. Hosted by Jacob Padgett, founder of the blog Maine Pursuit, this fun and casual podcast is sure to provide you with encouragement and questions to prompt and grow you closer to Jesus. Season one premieres on August 6th! This episode is sponsored by . Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app 
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July 23, 2020