Noteworthy with Nathan French

Ep. 42 | Should Christians Celebrate Halloween? (Bonus Episode)

An episode of Noteworthy with Nathan French

By Nathan French
Musically interesting, significant, and unusual. Hosted by Nathan French (Nathan+Rachel Music), Noteworthy will spark conversations about serving in ministry while detailing what it's like to be an Apostolic recording artist.
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Musically interesting, significant, and unusual. Hosted by Nathan French (Nathan+Rachel Music), Noteworthy will spark conversations about serving in ministry while detailing what it's like to be an Apostolic recording artist.

More places to listen

Ep. 47 | Devin Cunningham (Apostolic Recording Artist, Songwriter, Calvary Tabernacle)
Nathan sits down with his life-long friend Devin Cunningham to talk about music, life, and the importance of relying on God.  Devin Cunningham's Christmas Project:
December 8, 2019
Ep. 46 | Mark Brown (Jesus Church, UPCI General Conference, NAYC19)
Nathan sits down with Mark Brown to talk about South Dakota, The Jesus Church, Prayer, and North American Youth Congress. 
November 24, 2019
Ep. 45 | Herod Is Dead! (Outliving the Opposition)
Herod is dead, but Jesus is still alive! Nathan sits down to talk about why the devil tends to attack people in their infancy.  Podcast Episode Sponsor: "This Is Where It Starts" with Brittani Scott.  "This Is Where It Starts" Podcast Link:
November 17, 2019
Ep. 44 | Habits of Highly Effective Soul-Winners
Nathan sits down to talk about being INTENTIONAL when reaching the lost. This episode covers nine habits of highly effective soul-winners. 
November 10, 2019
Ep. 43 | Raymond Woodward (Senior Pastor of CCC, Teacher, Preacher)
Nathan sits down with Pastor Raymond Woodward to talk about the importance of teaching/preaching and the necessity of a "First Generation" experience with God. 
November 3, 2019
Ep. 42 | Should Christians Celebrate Halloween? (Bonus Episode)
Should Christians celebrate Halloween? Nathan takes a look at Halloween's history and origins to try and find an answer. 
October 31, 2019
Ep. 41 | The Gold Couch
There's a "Gold Couch" located in a Fayetteville cafe that means a lot to Nathan+Rachel. Tune in to find out why!
October 27, 2019
Ep. 40 | I'm Uncomfortable (2 Corinthians 1:6, Hebrews 11:9)
Nathan sits down to talk about being willing to experience discomfort for your calling and the favor of the Lord that is only found in uncomfortable situations. Buckle up...things are about to get UNCOMFORTABLE. 
October 13, 2019
Ep. 39 | Draylin Young (First Church Sterling Heights, Recording Artist, Worship Pastor)
Nathan and Draylin sit down over coffee to talk about songwriting, recording, and the importance of leading people in worship. 
October 6, 2019
Ep. 38 | Frankie Taylor Part 2 (UPCI Youth Day, Worship Leader, UPCI General Conference)
Nathan and Frankie sit down over coffee to talk about UPCI Youth Day at General Conference, recording professionally, and the importance of humility when given a platform. 
September 29, 2019
Ep. 37 | Lessons from the Aquarium (Job 12, John 6, Prayer for UPCI General Conference)
Join Nathan as he takes a walk through the world-famous Chattanooga Aquarium drawing Biblical parallels to creation.  Job 12:8 - ...let the fish in the sea inform you.
September 22, 2019
Ep. 36 | Dr. Talmadge French (PhD, Published Author, Pastor)
Nathan sits down with Talmadge French to talk about his academic career, his conversion from Trinitarianism to Oneness Pentecostalism, and the journey that led to books like "Our God Is One" and "Early Interracial Oneness Pentecostalism".  eBook Link to Early Interracial Oneness Pentecostalism:
September 15, 2019
Ep. 35 | David Jennings (Minister, Jennings Music School, Abundant Life)
Nathan and David sit down to talk about ministry, feeling unworthy, and how Apostolic Music is on the rise.
September 8, 2019
Ep. 34 | Joe Campetella (UPCI Evangelist, Author, Pastor)
Nathan and Joe Campetella sit down to talk about preaching, friendship, angels, and the importance of prayer. 
September 1, 2019
Ep. 33 | Matthew Faircloth (AYC Coordinator, Student Pastor, Songwriter)
Sit down at the coffee table with Nathan and Matthew as they talk about songwriting, student ministry, and the importance of AYC missions. 
August 25, 2019
Ep. 32 | Victor Jackson (UPCI Ordained Evangelist, NAYC, General Conference)
Sit down with Nathan and Victor Jackson as they talk about preaching, the call of God, and preparing the messenger.  "I prepare the messenger more than I prepare the message." - Victor Jackson Victor's Book Series: NAYC17 Message:
August 18, 2019
Ep. 31 | Frankie Taylor (Worship Leader, Songwriter, NAYC19)
Pull up a chair to the coffee table as Nathan sits down with Frankie Taylor to talk about songwriting, worship, miracles, and their involvement in NAYC19. Keep an eye out for Franky's new music coming your way...soon! 
August 11, 2019
Ep. 30 | One Word that Kills Revival (Acts 26, Prayer for NAYC)
Nathan talks about the one word than can single-handedly kill a revival and has no place in the church. At the end of the episode, stay and help us lift up specific prayer for North American Youth Congress.  NAYC Website:
July 28, 2019
Ep. 29 | May the Fourth Be With You (Sermon Excerpt, Apostolic Tabernacle)
Nathan shares a sermon excerpt from a message entitled "May the Fourth Be With You" preached at Apostolic Tabernacle in Jonesboro, GA.  Three things Nebuchadnezzar got wrong: 1. He called them out of the fire by their Babylonian names. 2. He called God an Angel 3. He used friendly fire Daniel 3:25 - ...and the form of the FOURTH is like the Son of God. 
July 21, 2019
Ep. 28 | Justin Camlic (Youth Pastor, GDYM, Recording Artist, NAYC Talent Search)
Nathan and Justin sit down at the coffee table to talk about the NAYC Talent Search, recording professionally, leading worship, and serving in Youth Ministry. Justin is a featured artist on the Thursday night of North American Youth Congress. Be sure to look for Justin's new single "Vessel for the King" available everywhere digital music is sold on August 2nd, 2019. 
July 14, 2019
Ep. 27 | The Kite with the Pink Tail
Moriah was so proud of her kite. After all, she had made it with her own two hands. On one breezy summer day the kite line snapped. She thought she had lost it, until one day when walking home from school, something caught her eye. 
July 7, 2019
Ep. 26 | Kaleb Saucer (National CMI Director, Discipleship Central, UPCI Headquarters)
Nathan interviews the UPCI Youth Ministries CMI Director to talk about CMI Awakening, the call of God, sermon prep, and NAYC. Tune in to hear the rest of the story.  UPCI Youth Ministries Website: Campus Ministry International Website: North American Youth Congress:
June 30, 2019
Ep. 25 | Corletha Varian (Board of Education, Mom of Four Boys, Super Human)
Nathan+Rachel sit down at the coffee table  with Corletha Varian. Corletha is a Mother of FOUR boys, and has her Masters Degree in Education. She was born in England, raised in New York, and now resides in Georgia. Tune in to hear the rest of the story. 
June 23, 2019
Ep. 24 | Jonathan French & Marte Swanson (Father's Day Edition)
Nathan, Jonathan, and Marte sit down at the coffee table to talk about the real life side of being a dad. Jonathan is the founder of French Thread, Jon Austin Clothing, JVR Supply, and works on the music team at Apostolic Tabernacle. Marte is a prominent realtor in the Atlanta area. Have a seat at the round table as we dive into this Father's Day Edition of the Noteworthy Podcast.  French Thread Website: Marte's Realtor Website:
June 16, 2019
Ep. 23 | Nathan+Rachel Q&A Interview (Kingdom Minded Exchange Artist Series)
Our friends at The Kingdom Minded Exchange podcast submitted 10 questions for Nathan+Rachel Music. They so kindly agreed to let us share this interview with you lovely listeners on the Noteworthy Podcast. Be sure to go follow Kingdom Minded Exchange to follow this great Artist Series put together by Tate Winters.  Kingdom Minded Exchange Podcast: Kingdom Minded Exchange Website:
June 10, 2019
Ep. 22 | LJ Harry (Pastor, Author, Podcast Host)
Nathan and LJ sit down to talk about books, ministry, and preaching.  Rev. LJ Harry is the host of the Simplify Podcast. Be sure to go subscribe to his podcast for weekly episodes!  SIMPLIFY PODCAST by LJ Harry:
June 3, 2019
Ep. 21 | HIJACKED! (The Rachel Takeover Episode)
I've been hijacked! Rachel has completely taken over this episode. 
May 27, 2019
Ep. 20 | James Barlar (GA Hyphen Ministries Director)
Nathan and James sit down to talk about pizza, student ministry, and the importance of HYPHEN ministries. James Barlar is the newly appointed Hyphen Director for the state of Georgia. To Learn more about what it means to be a Hyphen, click the link below. Georgia Hyphen Website: UPCI Youth Ministries Website: Pre-register for GA Hyphen Retreat Here:
May 20, 2019
Ep. 19 | Miracle on Douglass Circle
Nathan shares the miracle of how God blessed him and Rachel with their first home. 
May 14, 2019
Ep. 18 | Eight Ways to Kill Your Ministry
Noah built the ark. God closed the door. If you'll take care of the work, God will take care of the doors. Ep. 18 covers eight ways people hurt their ministry because they won't wait on God's timing.  Proverbs 18:16 - A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men. 
May 10, 2019
Ep. 17 | Three Storms
If God isn't losing sleep over the storm, then neither should you. Jesus will meet you in the middle of the waves.  1. Storms of Correction 2. Storms of Protection 3. Storms of Provision
May 6, 2019
Ep. 16 | Is Evolution as True as Gravity? (Aim Youth Roundtable)
Have you ever had the Lord speak instruction to you, but you struggled with His Instruction? This episode almost didn't happen because the topic could be deemed too controversial. Join the roundtable as we ask/answer the following questions. 1. Is Genesis True? 2. Is Evolution True? 3. How Old is the Earth? 4. Our Apes our ancestors? 5. How in the world did we get here? I believe we can find the answers in the book of Genesis. Genesis 1:1 - In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
April 26, 2019
Ep. 15 | Sis. Rachel Cole (A Legacy of Prayer)
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots" In 2018 we lost a giant of the faith, Bishop B.S. Cole. In Episode 15 we sit down with a legend of prayer and dedication, Sis. Rachel Cole. Sis. Cole dives into Georgia District history and shares the precious story of how she met her forever love, B.S. Cole.
April 17, 2019
Ep. 14 | Guarding Your Reputation(Youth Breakout Session)
The Queen's Guard is serious about his job, because what he's guarding is precious. That's exactly how you should feel about your reputation and good name. Nathan sits down with Aim Youth to discuss the importance of a good name and value of a Godly reputation.  1. Financial 2. Dating 3. Ministry "If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me." -Dwight L. Moody
April 1, 2019
Ep. 13 | Dealing With Doubt(Punch It In the Face)
Four points to consider when dealing with doubt.  1. Doubt is often the birth place of deepened faith. 2. Doubt is not unbelief. 3. Doubt helps you doubt your doubts 4. Doubt can be overcome.
March 22, 2019
Ep. 12 | My Father's Shoes
Nathan sits down with a cup of delicious coffee to talk about the symbolism of shoes is Scripture and the importance of putting on the "Shoes of Peace".  Ephesians 6:15 - and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace.
March 8, 2019
Ep. 11 | Stories Behind the Songs (Songwriting)
How do you write a song when staring at a blank canvas? In Episode 11 Nathan shares some songwriting suggestions and shares stories behind the songs like "Great and Mighty" and "My Dance". Guest Artist Spotlight features: James Wilson James Wilson Website:
February 25, 2019
Ep. 10 | Michael Patterson (GA District Youth President)
Ministry can be a lot like tennis. Your success is often found in your ability to serve. In episode 10 Nathan and Michael talk about serving in Youth Ministry together and the power of serving others.
February 11, 2019
Ep. 9 | The Origin of Music
Nathan approaches the origin of music from a Biblical and historical perspective.
February 4, 2019
Ep. 8 | Joseph Salamida (Founder/CEO of Vanquish Studios)
Nathan and Joe sit down for coffee and noteworthy conversation at Vanquish Studios to talk about life, music, friendship, NAYC, recording artist, the anointing, and the business side of running a professional recording studio.  Vanquish Studios Website:
January 28, 2019
Ep. 7 | Zach Davie (Campus Ministry International)
Zach Davie is the CMI (Campus Ministry International) Director for the State of Georgia and currently serves as Social Media Director for the CMI National Team. CMI is a world-changing ministry that serves under the umbrella of the UPCI (United Pentecostal Church International). For more info about this ministry visit the websites below. CMI website: UPCI Youth Ministries website: UPCI website:
January 21, 2019
Ep. 6 | Brittani Scott (Recording Artist, Singer, Songwriter)
Brittani Scott's music is being used all over the UPCI movement. (United Pentecostal Church International) Hits like Fight For Us are frequently used at church gatherings and conferences all over the country. In Episode SIX of NOTEWORTHY, Brittani stops by our house to talk about her upcoming EP, Seattle, and the importance of Apostolic Songwriting. Brittani's Website:
January 14, 2019
Benji Shepherd of THE JOY FM
"Would you rather be chased by a horse-sized duck or a hundred duck-size horses?" These is just the beginning of the deep things we ponder with Benji Shepherd, a well known radio host for THE JOY FM studios. Benji has an incredible spirit and a really cool job. I think you'll enjoy hearing about it on EPISODE FIVE of the NOTEWORTHY podcast.
January 5, 2019
A Nathan+Rachel Christmas!
Nathan and Rachel talk about their favorite Christmas traditions, music, and the reason for the season. Guest Artist Spotlight features Devin Cunningham.
December 17, 2018
Christian & Gospel-A Lifestyle or a Genre?
In episode three, Nathan talks about the Lauren Daigle controversy, taking a stand, and deciding who you are as an artist.
December 10, 2018
Mark Lee of Third Day
Nathan and Ryan sit down with Mark Lee of Third Day to talk about his 27 year music career, new 5 song EP, and Book entitled Hurt Road.
December 5, 2018
Being an Apostolic Recording Artist
Nathan talks about being an Apostolic recording artist and things to consider when prepping for the studio.
November 28, 2018
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