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Matt Mooney

Matt Mooney

1 thing series:: Patrick Gray & Justin Skeesuck [episode 93]

The 1 thing series continues with this pair of friends who dived into an adventure together so harrowing and bold that it has become the subject of a film as well as multiple books known as “I’ll Push You.” Listen along as they discuss how their friendship dealt with a disease that slowly took away many of Justin’s…

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1 thing series:: Nancy Guthrie [episode 92]

We sat down to talk author, podcaster and teacher, Nancy Guthrie, whose story of towering loss and pain is one that will stay with you. Nancy shares of the one difficult thing that God used to shape her faith and life. You can find and follow Nancy at nancyguthrie.com. Her latest books are What Every Child…

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1 thing:: Jennifer Dukes Lee [episode 91]

Jennifer Dukes Lee joins us on the 1 thing series to discuss the farm life she never wanted. She is the author of numerous books with her latest release entitled It is All Under Control. You can find out more about her and her books at JenniferDukesLee.com. Learn more about 99 Balloons All-In sponsorship program…

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1 thing:: Shawn Schwartzman [episode 90]

Shawn Schwartzman joins the 1 THING series to tell of how following a child home changed his life. Shawn & his wife, Anita, are the founders of Potter’s House in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Potter’s House is a preschool, tutoring, community-serving organization- oh and a thrift store (and much more). Learn more about 99 Balloons All-In sponsorship program at…

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1 thing series:: Mike Rusch [episode 89]

Mike Rusch is the CEO of Pure Charity in Bentonville, Arkansas; this role places Mike in the lives of numerous leaders on many fronts who are seeking to help and serve others. We discuss common pitfalls of the justice arena as well as the one question that has shaped his life and work. Learn more…

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1 thing:: Suzanne Stabile [episode 88]

[We are releasing a couple of sneak peaks of our upcoming series- 1 THING: where we ask leaders, dreamers & catalysts what one thing changed the trajectory of their life.] We get to chat with an atypical favorite and enneagram teacher Suzanne Stabile.  Suzanne is the author of The Path Between Us which discusses an enneagram journey to…

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1 thing series:: Kyle Unruh [episode 87]

[We are releasing a couple of sneak peaks of our upcoming series- 1 THING: where we ask leaders, dreamers & catalysts what one thing changed the trajectory of their life.] Kyle Unruh is a thinker, coach and father- not to mention Ginny and I’s former boss and current friend.  Listen as he discusses his one…

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atypical:: matt chat [ep. 86]

Ginny & Matt attempt a chat in their recovery week from 99 Balloons’ Engage Conference.  They’re talking…. Matt’s issues with Christian Conferences Seeking Jesus in times of busy-ness FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) vs FOGO (Fear Of Going Out) & Ginny’s rant on winter’s inability to go away Reading:: The Well (Sarah Thebarge) A Guidebook…

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atypical:: rewind w/ Heather Avis [ep. 85]

**Tickets and information to come hear Heather Avis speak at our 99 Balloons event in Fayetteville, Arkansas on Saturday, April 14th** www.99balloons.org/engage https://www.eventbrite.com/e/99-balloons-presents-heather-avis-tickets-40917130238 ——– We reach back to our conversation with Heather of Avis- author of The Lucky Few and the momma behind the hugely popular instagram account Macymakesmyday.  Heather is a mom, author, podcaster…

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atypical:: matt chat [ep. 84]

We’re talking busted brackets nuns parent/teacher conferences and a rant-laced game of “would you rather…” Engage Conference & 99 Balloons Presents… Heather Avis  Sponsored by:  (this could be you 😉

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atypical:: matt chat [ep. 73]

By Matt Mooney | November 8, 2017

Matt & Ginny discuss various topics including: New rants from Ginny on bad branding as well as the downfall of professional cheerleading. Music suggestions from our TOKEN MILLENIAL HIPSTER. How to discuss horrific headlines in the news with your children and friends. If you have suggestion for discussing news with kids or any questions for…

atypical:: the skinny w/ Ginny [ep. 72]

By Matt Mooney | October 11, 2017

Ginny takes over the microphone today and decides to interview Matt.  You’ll never forget where you were when “the skinny w/ Ginny” was revealed.  Okay, yes you will.  You definitely will.  Ginny asks Matt probing questions such as why does he want to talk to her about his hair so much?

atypical:: matt chat [ep. 71]

By Matt Mooney | October 5, 2017

Matt & Ginny continue their discussion on dealing with terrible customer service, college football and so much more…. including a list entitled,  “THINGS WE DO NOT UNDERSTAND”, that starts with women’s wrestling and carries on from there. Greg McElroy puts the Tide #2 Episode 19::  How do we react to evil?  Mark Schatzman

atypical:: matt chat [ep. 70]

By Matt Mooney | September 26, 2017

Ginny tries to cool Matt off after a heated discussion with customer service.  After the cool down, we discuss Ginny’s favorite new Instagram account, the rules of public affection, all the weirdness that is Branson, Missouri and how God has captured our attention these days. Heather Land aint doin’ it::  https://www.instagram.com/heatherland_iaintdoinit/ 99 Balloons Ten Year…

atypical:: matt chat [ep.69]

By Matt Mooney | September 13, 2017

Matt & Ginny discuss Miss America, turning 40, hurricanes, 9-11 and much more. [Note:  Miss America has raised over $16 million for Children’s Miracle Network….so that’s amazing!!] Last Chance U II Ken Burns’ Vietnam Fayetteville Film Fest Music Credits: Happy Birthday::  Jeff Kolar http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jeff_Kolar/Hallmark_Cards_Vol_2_Happy_Birthday_To_You/02HappyBirthdayToYou BeWise:: Rodd Keith http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rodd_Keith/The_Wonderful_and_the_Obscure_Volume_1_Rodd_Keith/Wonderful_Obscure_V1_-_14_-_Rodd_Keith_-_Be_Wise

atypical:: Stephen Graves [ep. 68]

By Matt Mooney | September 6, 2017

Dr. Stephen R. Graves is a strategist, executive coach, and author. At any given time he is working with a handful of remarkable executives leading large global organizations and young social entrepreneurs just starting out. Steve has authored over a dozen books aimed at teaching people how to flourish in their life and work. When…

atypical:: Jared Patrick Boyd [ep. 67]

By Matt Mooney | August 23, 2017

This week Ginny & Matt sit down with Jared Patrick Boyd; he is the author of Imaginative Prayer: A Yearlong Guide for Your Child’s Spiritual Formation.  Jared is a pastor (Vineyard USA), spiritual director, and founder of The Order of Sustainable Faith, a missional monastic order for the twenty-first century.  He is the author of…

atypical:: matt chat [ep. 66]

By Matt Mooney | August 11, 2017

Ginny & Matt discuss…. etiquette at school car-rider line & drop off the apparent college gal uniform the rules of sandal wearing Plus the introduction of … Matt-splaining & Gin-splaining and a book review by Hillary Rector Call the rant line & let it out::  501-547-9448 Links:: Extraordinary Adventures by Daniel Wallace Up First (NPR) The…

atypical:: Michigan Matt Chat [ep. 65]

By Matt Mooney | July 27, 2017

Ginny & Matt discuss many things from the shores of Lake Michigan including…. The 3 types of road trippers Whatcha rockin’ watchin’, readin’? How come “vacation” is not happening for parents with little bitty’s. and more… I, Renae Jason Isbell Chris Stapleton John Mayer My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry Gifts of…

atypical:: Lauren Casper [ep. 64]

By Matt Mooney | July 19, 2017

Ginny and I talk to Lauren Casper about infertility, adoption and disability. Lauren Casper is the author of It’s Okay About It and founder of the popular blog laurencasper.com, where she shares her thoughts on life, parenting, and faith. She is a top contributor to the TODAY Parenting Team and has had numerous articles syndicated…