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The Nona Jones Podcast

The Nona Jones Podcast

By Nona Jones
People tend to walk into the successful chapter a person’s life is on and assume it’s their entire story. But the previous chapters of many prominent people’s lives often contain trauma and discouragement. The Nona Jones Podcast explores how many of the most admired leaders, business executives and public figures turned trauma into triumph and built purpose out of pain to emerge from their greatest struggles undefeated. Nona Jones is an author, entrepreneur, pastor and business executive who overcame childhood physical and sexual abuse to become a global voice of hope through faith in God.
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THE NONA JONES PODCAST // REV. SAMUEL RODRIGUEZ
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of fear and pride. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Samuel Rodriguez (@pastorsamuelrodriguez) to help us. Pastor Rodriguez is a voice of hope and reconciliation across denominations, ethnicities and political ideologies. His commitment to healing is born out of his own experience with being marginalized and overlooked throughout his life. Put on your 🥊  and join us in the ring with us to learn the strategies necessary to overcome!
30:36
October 23, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // BRENDA CROUCH
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of domestic violence, sexual abuse and religious abuse. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Brenda Crouch to help us. Brenda is a voice of hope to many after getting free from years of domestic violence after a childhood filled with sexual and religious abuse. It wasn't until a gun was put to her head in front of her daughter that she realized she had to change her situation; not only for her, but for her child.
32:15
October 9, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // RASHAWN COPELAND
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of past pain, shame and doubt. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Rashawn Copeland (@JesusFeed) to help us. Rashawn is an evangelist, digital ministry leader and author of the newly released book, Start Where You Are. But what some may not know is that he almost died after being shot multiple times and he spent several years working as a hype man in the rap music industry.
26:02
October 2, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // LAURIE CROUCH
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of discouragement and doubt. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Laurie Crouch (@mattandlauriecrouch) to help us. Laurie and her husband have built Trinity Broadcasting Network into a global Christian media powerhouse, but what many not know is that, before the success, there was A LOT of struggle.
28:51
September 25, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // ISRAEL HOUGHTON
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of guilt and shame. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Israel Houghton (@Israelhoughton) to help us. Israel is a multi-Grammy Award Winning Artist and songwriter whose music created an entirely new genre and propelled him into the heights of fame, but private failures left him fighting for his family and shunned by those who he had once called friends.
31:57
September 18, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // MILES MCPHERSON
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of prejudice, racism and division in the Body of Christ. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Pastor Miles McPherson (@milesmcpherson) to help us. Miles pastors The Rock Church of San Diego and is the author of bestselling book "The Third Option," a book that is helping the Church grapple with the racial unrest gripping this nation and everyone in it.
32:51
September 11, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // LOUIS UPKINS
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of self-doubt and feelings of abandonment. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Louis Upkins (@louisupkins) to help us. Louis is a serial entrepreneur who has built a successful career across multiple industries and regularly serves as a strategic consultant and advisor to CEOs of major global corporations. But what he looks like now is a far cry from what could have been after his family fell apart his senior year of highschool.  Put on your 🥊 and join us in the ring to learn resilience and strength of purpose!
27:12
September 4, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // SHAUN NEPSTAD
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of discouragement, frustration and feelings of being a failure. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Pastor Shaun Nepstad (@shaunnepstad) to help us. Pastor Shaun leads Fellowship Church and recently released a powerful leadership memoir called "Don't Quit in the Dip" chronicling is own battle with discouragement and depression to ultimately emerge victorious on the other side of the most painful dip in his life.
30:46
August 28, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // SHERYL BRADY
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of insecurity and ego. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Pastor Sheryl Brady (@sherylbrady) to help us. Pastor Brady leads The Potters House of North Dallas and has a powerful testimony of stepping into ministry in her early thirties after years of serving in the background. She recently released a powerful new book, "Don't Miss the Moment."
31:11
August 21, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // SAM COLLIER
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of abandonment, poverty, and generational curses. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Sam Collier (@samcollier) to help us. Sam just released his powerful new book "A Greater Story," chronicling his journey through adoption and reuniting with a family he never knew.
29:54
August 15, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // REGGIE JOINER
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of prejudice, racism and apathy to injustice. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Reggie Joiner to help us.  Reggie is the Founder of Orange Leaders and has become a visible, vocal advocate for racial reconciliation in the church. Prepare to be inspired!
22:41
August 7, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // CORA JAKES COLEMAN
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of shame, fear and people's expectations. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Cora Jakes Coleman to help us.  Cora is a bestselling author, pastor and preacher who overcame struggles with infertility through the power of prayer and the beauty of adoption. Prepare to be inspired!
27:43
July 31, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // CHRISTINA MEREDITH
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of abuse, abandonment and shame. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Christina Meredith to help us.  Christina is a bestselling author, officer in the military and former Miss California who overcame sexual abuse, mental abuse, homelessness and more. Prepare to be inspired!
31:24
June 26, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // ANTHONY O'NEAL
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of shame and financial distress. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Anthony O'Neal to help us.  Anthony is a nationally recognized advocate for financial freedom whose strategies have been chronicles in his best selling book "Debt Free Degree." But behind his success includes a season of homelessness and severe financial instability.  Put on your 🥊  and join us in the ring for inspiration and hope! Subscribe AND rate! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣
28:24
June 19, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // LORIANN BIGGERS
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of hidden heartbreak and traumatic loss. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach LoriAnn Biggers to help us.  LoriAnn is an internationally renowned business leader who led Lloyd's of London North America as President before launching her own successful companies. But at the height of her career, she was suffering the private loss of multiple pregnancies and the loss of hundreds of employees in 9/11. Put on your 🥊  and join us in the ring to learn resilience and strength of purpose! Subscribe AND rate! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣
34:53
June 12, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // LECRAE
In this episode, we're putting on our boxing gloves and heading into the ring to fight the opponents of shame and broken identity. But don't worry, we're not going in alone. This week we have coach Lecrae to help us.  Lecrae is a Grammy Award Winning artist, entrepreneur and global influencer who has been a voice of hope to people who struggle with past abuse and pain because of his willingness to be transparent about his own past and struggles.  Put on your 🥊  and join us in the ring to learn resilience and strength of purpose! Subscribe AND rate! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⁣
33:23
June 5, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // JON KLEIN
This episode's guest is an award winning media executive who has sat in the highest seats available across the broadcast journalism industry. Jon Klein has built his own successful media companies, but his story is one of resilience after career heartbreak. After six years as President of CNN-US, he was fired in a highly visible way that could have left him defeated and discouraged. Instead, it became the springboard for some of his greatest lessons about wrestling with disappointment and emerging undefeated on the other side. Join us for a candid conversation.
32:22
May 29, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // SHEILA WALSH
This episodes guest is the epitome of success. 5 million books sold. Speaking on global stages. Television host. Sheila Walsh embodies the kind of success many aspire for, but she has also wrestled with the pain, turmoil and devastating affects of depression while also reconciling the unimaginable anguish of her father’s suicide after his own battle with mental illness. Join us for a candid conversation about how to emerge undefeated from the reality of mental illness.
32:59
May 22, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // PRISCILLA SHIRER + MARVIN SAPP
Today's guests, Priscilla Shirer and Bishop Marvin Sapp, are internationally renowned for being an author, bible-teacher and actress as well as a Grammy-nominated artist/songwriter, influential pastor and successful businessman, respectively. Yet, despite their fame, they have both had to contend with devastating losses after praying for God to heal their loved ones.
38:16
May 15, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // JACI VELASQUEZ
This episode's guest, Jaci Velasquez, is a multi-platinum-selling, Grammy nominated artist who has recorded albums in English and Spanish and performed on stages around the world. Her ministry has inspired and encouraged millions of people, but there have also been seasons in her life where she was challenged to a fight she wasn’t sure she could win. Join us to learn how to wrestle with feelings of failure and guilt to emerge undefeated on the other side.
35:48
May 8, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST // CHRISTINE CAINE
This episode's guest, Christine Caine, is an Australian born, Greek blooded, lover of Jesus, activist, author and international speaker. She and her husband, Nick, founded the global anti-human trafficking organization, The A21 Campaign. They also founded Propel Women, an organization designed to activate women to fulfill their God-given passion, purpose, and potential. Christine is the author of several books including her most recent updated and expanded release: Undaunted: Daring to Do What God Calls You to Do. Before her international acclaim, Christine experienced the pain and shame of being abandoned as a baby, being sexually abused by multiple people as a child, being told she wasn't qualified to pursue her dreams and more. Join us to learn how to wrestle with trauma and shame to emerge undefeated on the other side.
34:57
May 1, 2020
THE NONA JONES PODCAST || THE INTRODUCTION
People tend to walk into the successful chapter a person’s life is on and assume it’s their entire story. But the previous chapters of many prominent people’s lives often contain trauma and discouragement. The Nona Jones Podcast explores how many of the most admired leaders, business executives and public figures turned trauma into triumph and built purpose out of pain to emerge from their greatest struggles undefeated. Subscribe and tell your friends. New episode every Friday at 10am beginning May 1st.
01:37
April 19, 2020