My guest, Bianca Juarez Olthoff, is a writer and teacher who is committed to speaking truth when it hurts, loving when it’s hard, and living life out loud. She spends her time working as Chief Storyteller for The A21 Campaign, a global anti-human trafficking organization & has written her first book, Play With Fire, which will be available August 30th.


The A21 Campaign

Play With Fire



atypical:: Chris Marlow

by Matt Mooney

I sit down with Chris Marlow to hear how he started Help One Now & the work they are doing across the globe with vulnerable children; we also meander our way to bourbon, fathering & fitness as well as Chris’ new book Doing Good Is Simple.

Chris Marlow::

Help One Now::

Doing Good Is Simple [Book]



atypical:: D.L. Mayfield

This week I talk with author and self-described “irritant in the oyster of my world”, D.L. Mayfield, about her life alongside Somali refugees as well as the current political climate surrounding refugees. D.L. lives and writes in Portland, OR with her husband and two small children. Mayfield likes to write about refugees, theology, and downward […]

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atypical:: matt chat august

It’s a MATT CHAT….after a wild month in Haiti and Michigan, Matt & Ginny talk about anything and everything including:  new features on instagram, the possibility of having more children, their work with disability in developing countries and other various items whereby Matt tries to make Ginny squirm. 99 Network  Lucas- the builder (reform contracting)

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atypical:: Pokemon No?

With so much wild and bad going on in our world, Matt decides to ignore it all and instead be distracted by this Pokemon’ Go phenomenon instead.  With interviews, dialogue and confessions, this episode finds its way to discussing race, healthcare, community and loss- all of that, from a failed attempt to forego the hard […]

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atypical:: Katherine & Jay Wolf

Katherine & Jay Wolf are parents, communicators, and survivors.  in 2008, Katherine’s life nearly ended with a catastrophic stroke. Miraculously, she survived and continues her recovery to this day. Katherine and Jay have shared their journey of whole-hearted living and hope in Christ for over seven years, through many successful digital and in-person forums. The […]

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