Reboots

Reboots

Stories about people who have been forced to start over in life or in business, either through their own missteps or through no fault of their own. Stories with heart, soul, grit.... Show More

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May 28, 2019 54 min

Tony is an alcoholic. He found the courage and the will to change when he realized he was about to lose his family.In this episode, Tony walks us through his first AA meeting and how drawing helped him reduce each of the 12 steps to the bare essentials.Today, Tony is nine years clean and sober! Tony illustrates the 12 steps as a means for helping others find and walk the road of sobriety.Put Reboots in your inbox!

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The Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas is well out of its banks and thousands of people have been displaced by historic flooding.A half mile from me in three directions, homes are underwater.An entire region was virtually landlocked overnight when the Arkansas Department of Transportation shut down all but one bridge across the Arkansas River. Thankfully, those bridges have been inspected and re-opened - at least for now.... Read more

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May 22, 2019 25 min

Steven Lawson is creator of The Monk Manual, a guided journal designed to facilitate an intentional life of being and doing.Steve says he's been obsessed with doing - almost robotically.Today, his journaling practice is - not surprisingly - guided by The Monk Manual, and augmented by a time of daily reflection of what's inside - versus external events.Journaling helps him be more fully present in all his relationships - especially ... Read more

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It's the Friday before Memorial Day Weekend 2019 in the United States.We thought it would be fun to share what we hope will soon be a poorly kept secret in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.We talk a lot about working to navigate change, but change navigation requires rest, too.The work is difficult. Rest is part of the cycle.The Wanderoo Lodge, owned by Tim Freeman is a place steeped in history - originating as the Joy Campground in 1929 a... Read more

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Reboots Episode 46 features Staci Bartley, a relationship coach and divorce mediator who draws her expertise from personal experiences, professional training, lots and lots of reading about human behavior, and probably just as many conversations.Staci’s relationship story is a bit like a fairy tale - except the pain of failed marriages has been very real.When she met Tom Bartley, the two came up with a Lease Option on Love contract... Read more

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May 9, 2019 16 min

Greetings from Music City, USA!In Franklin, Tennessee this week on business and stopped at a restaurant I hadn't stepped foot in since my senior trip in 1982. To me, the place looked EXACTLY as I remembered it.When I told one of the employees I hadn't been here in more than three decades, he said, "It's changed a lot, hasn't it?"I'm like...Nope - and that's GOOD!On the way home, I'll be stopping there for a meal.Also, check ou... Read more

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May 6, 2019 12 min

Read Sarah's work at BeautifulBetween.com.See the show notes from this episode at RebootsPodcast.com/Sarah-Robinson-Journal.

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ç who spent the early years of her life hiding from her school friends that she spent her summers with her family doing back-breaking labor in berry fields belonging to someone else.And there was abuse and trauma that led to a victim mentality for awhile - until Ranbir had had enough of feeling sorry for herself, of hiding her pain behind a relentless drive to be the best at everything in life.Ranbir has a passion for teaching adul... Read more

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A whole bunch of you have been asking when we might start releasing episodes every week, and most of you asking that question have suggested that it would be *great* if a couple of episodes a month were shorter and maybe even somewhat actionable.We’re in the process of making that happen by booking some new guests and leaning into specific expertises of some former guests.The new episodes will drop right into our Reboots feed - and... Read more

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Andrew Rappaport is a Christian apologist and prolific podcaster.In this episode, Andrew gets real and personal - about the death of his mother and growing up in a wealthy Jewish family from New Jersey.Andrew explains how a fortune cookie and a shocking conversation with a bus driver with a 6th-grade education helped him unlock the key to complex calculations demonstrating that the Old Testament IS divine scripture.After keeping hi... Read more

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March 26, 2019 54 min

Dalton Lee Smith is  a survivor - of complications from premature birth, childhood sexual abuse, and a horrific traffic accident.He shouldn't have made it.He shouldn't be walking. Or talking.But Dalton is still here.Singing with a larger than life voice, sharing his experiences through lyrics and melodies.And in this episode, Nashville recording artist Dalton Lee Smith gives us some backstage dish on how Big Daddy Weave and so... Read more

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Travis Albritton is an aeronautics engineer who decided his life’s purpose was less about rocket science and more about helping followers of Christ become more effective in their walk. Travis believes Christians can - and should - have a powerful impact on behalf of the Kingdom. Even when we’re not in full-time ministry.That’s what led Travis to launch a podcast, called The Practical Christian. The show  features intervie... Read more

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Jill Abrams is a podcaster, wife, mother, and follower of Jesus. After a code blue hospital experience, Jill realized she needed to make some changes in her life.Interestingly enough, before the major health crisis, Jill thought everyone around her needed to change in order to make her life better.Funny how that works, yes?In this episode, Jill shares about how she found Celebrate Recovery, and how working the steps has led to a de... Read more

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Landon Lewallen drives the Lewallen Racing Reboots Podcast #5 Ford Mustang for his dad, Mark Lewallen.Racing is a family tradition for the Lew Crew.In this episode, Landon - who isn't yet old enough for a driver's license - talks about his love for racing.Racing competitively since he was 8 years old, Landon shares:How being behind the wheel of a race car forces him to focus on one thing - going fastWhy this season is so much more ... Read more

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Cheryl Luke is a minister who was thrust into the 12 steps of Celebrate Recovery as a function of her job.Much to her surprise, she learned through the process of working the steps that she was - in her words - “utterly broken.”Cheryl and I totally nerded out on the 12 steps and journaling, but we also talked about the cultural diversity in the Kingdom of God.We discussed race in America - and why people like me often fail to under... Read more

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Reboots Episode R039 features Cathy Taughinbaugh.Kathy is a Certified Parent and Life Coach and she helps parents of teens and young adults who are struggling with chemical addiction.When Cathy discovered her daughter was addicted to crystal meth, she had no idea what to do next. After her daughter kicked addiction, Cathy continued to remain active in the recovery community through coaching, writing, and teaching the CRAFT method o... Read more

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Episode 38 features author Caesar Kalinowski. He teaches Christians how to live a life of discipleship and community. We talk about:Condemnation versus convictionLiving church outside the walls of a buildingHow we sometimes arrive at a healthy spiritual "why" after engaging in spiritual stuff to make us look goodThe importance of recognizing gossip for what it is and eliminating it from our communityLearn more at RebootsPodcas... Read more

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January 3, 2019 52 min

Reboots Rough CutsThis special series is inspired by a conversation with Mikhail and a group of fellow podcasters, during which I expressed frustration about a backlog of beautiful stories growing proverbial dust on my hard drive.Mikhail offered to help me clear the backlog and  to crank out as many of those episodes as possible by the close of 2018.This is one of the interviews that will most certainly bring hope to many list... Read more

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January 2, 2019 38 min

Reboots Rough CutsThis special series is inspired by a conversation with Mikhail and a group of fellow podcasters, during which I expressed frustration about a backlog of beautiful stories growing proverbial dust on my hard drive.Mikhail offered to help me clear the backlog and  to crank out as many of those episodes as possible by the close of 2018.This is one of the interviews that will most certainly bring hope to many list... Read more

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January 1, 2019 50 min

Reboots Rough CutsThis special series is inspired by a conversation with Mikhail and a group of fellow podcasters, during which I expressed frustration about a backlog of beautiful stories growing proverbial dust on my hard drive.Mikhail offered to help me clear the backlog and  to crank out as many of those episodes as possible by the close of 2018.This is one of the interviews that will most certainly bring hope to many list... Read more

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