Matt Tommey: Artist, Best-Selling Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur and Artist Mentor

The Thriving Christian Artist

The official podcast of Matt Tommey Mentoring & The Worship Studio, hosted by internationally recognized artist, speaker, author and mentor Matt Tommey. The Thriving Christian Artist Podcast is for artists who want to bust through roadblocks that have ...
The Thriving Christian Artist

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The official podcast of Matt Tommey Mentoring & The Worship Studio, hosted by internationally recognized artist, speaker, author and mentor Matt Tommey. The Thriving Christian Artist Podcast is for artists who want to bust through roadblocks that have held them back for years, create the art they love and live the life the they know God created them to live as an artist in His Kingdom.

Link: www.MattTommeyMentoring.com

Episodes

124 - 5-Minute Mentoring: Triumphing Over Stinkin Thinkin

Jan 24, 2020 1566

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Are you an artist who's Feeling Overwhelmed? 

Can't Find Clients to Buy Your Work? 

Feeling Defined by Your Past?

If that's you, then today’s episode of 5-Minute Mentoring will be an encouragement to you because none of those issues are actually the real issue! 

In this episode, I share some practical tips on how to both spot and root out the “Stinkin Thinkin” in your life. 

In this episode, I mention my free Artists Rise Up Masterclass which has just started, and I have a space set aside just for you! Click here to register and you’ll get instant access to all of the course materials as well as the latest teaching.




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123 - Faith, Provision, & Transformation: A Conversation with Trent and Kate Freeman

Jan 21, 2020 2665

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It’s possible to go from being a “Type-A-Do-It-All-Yourself” person with marginal results to being a thriving artist walking in God’s Kingdom.

How do I know? 

Because that’s my story and the story of Trent & Kate Freeman who I had the pleasure of interviewing for the podcast this week. They are ceramicists, painters, and members of my Created to Thrive Mentoring group plus are experiencing major transformation in every aspect of their lives. Their faith is expanding, the provision is flowing, and their art, business, and family are being totally transformed as they mature in the Kingdom.

I can’t wait for you to hear this interview, but more importantly I want to invite you to join us this month for my Artist Rise Up Masterclass that starts on January 23rd. 

The Masterclass is free, but you’ll need to register so you can get reminders, downloads, and access to all the course videos inside the private Facebook group.

Click Here to Sign Up for Artists Rise Up.


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122 - 5-Minute Mentoring: Practically Partnering with God

Jan 17, 2020 771

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One of the greatest revelations the Lord has ever shown me is that we are not designed to just wait on Him to move and do everything for us.  

In reality, He designed us all as His sons and daughters to walk WITH Him in this great adventure called the Kingdom of God. 

But this leaves us with a really good question and that is “how do you practically partner with God in your life as an artist in His Kingdom?”

Well, I’m going to tackle that topic in today’s episode of 5-Minute Mentoring.

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121 - The Day Everything Changed: Interview with Artist & Influencer, Shanon Roberts

Jan 14, 2020 2194

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I have a really special interview to share with you in this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast. Shanon Roberts is an artist, an influencer of creative people, and a member of my Created to Thrive Mentoring group.

Shanon participated in our first-ever Artist Rise Up Masterclass series last September, and her life was absolutely transformed. Her creativity was awakened, she connected with who God had called to be as an artist, and she began to embrace God’s divine design for her life,

I can’t wait for you to hear this interview, but more importantly, I want to invite you to join us this month for my Artist Rise Up Masterclass that starts on January 23rd. The class is free, but you will need to sign up so you can get reminders, downloads, and access to the course videos.

Click Here to Sign Up for Artists Rise Up.

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120 - 5-Minute Mentoring: 5 Characteristics of a Great Mentor

Jan 10, 2020 882

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Have you ever wondered how to choose the best mentor for you as a Christian artist?

The other day I Googled the phrase, "Artist Mentor," and there were over 73 MILLION entries for that search.  Tons of artists are looking for somebody to lead them, guide them, and to show them the way, but finding the right mentor in a crowded sea of search hits can be daunting.

Add to that finding someone that can walk with creatives in a way that's healthy, helpful, and encouraging while also being Christ-centered and Kingdome-focused, and the search feels simply overwhelming

So in today’s episode of 5-Minute Mentoring, I share five characteristics of really what makes a great mentor in your life.



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119 - Re-Imagining Your Life: A Holistic Approach to Art, Business & Spirituality with Matt Tommey

Jan 7, 2020 2024

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I spent many years living a life that felt extremely disconnected and segmented, but I honestly didn’t know there was another way to live. 

All the areas of my life were lived out of distinct but separate “baskets”  including my spiritual life, my art life, my family life, my work life, and even my financial life. Each was a part of who I was, but nothing ever seemed to come together into one cohesive flow. 

And then thankfully, everything changed.

Life changed for me when I began to understand that God’s design for my life and His purposes for me were best achieved in the context of a fully connected holistic life. As simple as that may seem, it was a HUGE shift that most Christians never make.

In this podcast episode, I’m sharing all about this journey and learning to live holistically - spirit, soul, and body - the way God intended.



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118 - 5-Minute Mentoring: Taking Yourself Seriously as a Christian Artist

Jan 3, 2020 670

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Happy New Year, and welcome to my first podcast of the year AND the decade!

I believe that it’s going to be an incredible, incredible year, and I just wanted to start off this year with a little series. You're going to be noticing “a thread” moving through the podcast this January. I’m really trying to help you get started, get on the right path and get on a focused on everything that God has for you.

In today’s episode, I really wanted to jump into this whole concept of taking yourself seriously as a Christian artist.  Is this the year you are finally going to do that thing you’ve been talking about, or are you going to keep going around the same old bush, doing the same old thing, expecting different results?”

I’ll be talking about the four main roadblocks to taking yourself seriously as an artist and leave you with a few insights and hints on how to make this year your breakthrough year!



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117 - There Must Be More: A Conversation with Poet with Joel McKerrow

Dec 24, 2019 2265

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A fish in a bowl doesn't know that it is wet. Surrounded always by its watery environment, it knows no other reality. 

We, too, suffer the same. Inescapably we are all shaped by the waters we swim within. Whether we realize it or not, we all inherited a religion, a framework for existence, a container that shapes our world.

Yet, inevitably, there comes a time when the fishbowl cracks, when the safety we knew can no longer contain us when our world crumbles, and the questions arrive. 

Today’s guest, Joel McKerrow, addresses this very topic in his new book, Woven. Joel shares a bit of his story with us and the inspiration for this book with us in this episode. 

Joel shares that this “crumbling” is not something to be feared,  but that it may actually be a door beginning to open. A necessary movement in our spiritual and life journey. It is the whisper inside, 'There must be more than this.'
 
 You can connect with Joel online at www.joelmckerrow.com, on Instagram @JoelMcKerrowPoet, and on Facebook @ Joel McKerrow

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116 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Making 2020 Your Best Year Ever

Dec 20, 2019 1501

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Was 2019 all you hoped it would be?

If not, I promise 2020 can be your best year yet if you follow this simple strategy I've developed for Christian artists.

It's a simple process that I use every 90 days in order to take a deep look at five core areas of my life, My Spiritual Life, My Artistic Life, My Art Business Life, My Personal Life, and  My Relationships.

In each of these areas, I ask myself three key questions; What’s Working, What’s Not, and What’s Next?  

I've been using it for years, and it takes all the guesswork out of where to put my attention each day.

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

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115 - Keeping It Personal: A Conversation with Teri Johnson

Dec 17, 2019 2350

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In this week’s episode, I sit down for another conversation with my good friend Teri Johnson, Teri is the owner and founder of Keeping It Personal. She helps female entrepreneurs who want to thrive in everything that they are doing, not only personally but also professionally.

The world today is buzzing, flashing, “alerting” us everywhere. Information is literally just a click, tap, or “hey Google” away. This era has been dubbed “the most connected” in history.  And yet, somehow, as entrepreneurs and business owners, it’s easier to feel disconnected, stuck, and overwhelmed than ever before.

That’s Teri founded Keeping it Personal.  Her goal is to bring faith-based women entrepreneurs, business owners, and sales professionals together from every city across America. 

Teri helps folks go from being “connected” to actually connecting through meaningful conversations and authentic collaboration.  

Teri has a great history of helping others walk through transformation, and in this episode, she’ll be sharing her personal transformation story with us.

You can connect with Teri online at www.keepingitpersonal.com, on Facebook @keepingitpersonal, and on Instagram @teri.johnson 

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114 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Just Getting Started

Dec 13, 2019 846

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Are you Brave Enough to Be Bad At Something New?

Have you ever struggled with allowing perfectionism or fears of not being good enough to be the major roadblock in your life that keeps you from just getting started?

In this episode of 5-Minute Mentoring I’m going to tackle this issue and give you some practical tips on how to move past that roadblock in your art, your business, and your life.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

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113 - The Heart Healing Journey: A Conversation with Mark DeJesus

Dec 10, 2019 2929

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Are you living a life that is fully alive from the heart?

Are you passionate and ready for personal transformation?

In this week’s episode I sit down for another conversation with my good friend Mark DeJesus. With over 25 years of helping people walk into healing and wholeness, Mark has just released his latest book, “The Heart Healing Journey – Awaken Heal & Transform Your life.”

In a world where many are just looking to get by in life, a remnant is crying out for more.  They desire to live free from a heart that is fully alive to God and awakened to the transformation that is available to them. Mark and I dive deep around what it means to walk out a healing journey not just as a one-time thing, but as a lifestyle. 

We also explore the notion of a life where we begin to gain victory over those things that have held us back for years as we create patterns in our life that really cultivate the presence of God and the Kingdom of God in our life.

For more information on Mark, visit his website at www.MarkDeJesus.com and @marktdejesus on Facebook and Instagram



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112 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Triumph Over Hard Times

Dec 6, 2019 1075

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We all go through seasons of difficulty in our life and as artists sometimes we feel even more susceptible because we lean into our intuitive nature so much. 

In this episode, we explore this whole concept of overcoming the challenges we face by embracing the truth of what God says in His Word on the subject.

There are several scriptures that give us a clear pattern of how to respond when we go through difficulty

Make a conscious decision not to fear (Isaiah 41:10)Turn to the Lord in Worship (Matthew 6 - the Lords Prayer)Ask the Father to show you His will for the situation and agree with Him (Matthew 6:10)When you ask, ask with gratitude as if it’s already done (Mark 11:24)Reframe your thoughts according to the promises in His WordGod Goes Before You (Deuteronomy 31:8)God will fight your battles (Deuteronomy 1:30, 3:22, 20:4)God surrounds you with Songs of Deliverance (Psalm 32:7)The Lord will raise up a standard against the enemy (Isaiah 59:19)We are more than conquerors (Romas 8:37)Having Done All, Stand (2 Chronicles 20:17, Ephesians 6:13)

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I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

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111 - Hope, Identity and Wonder: A Conversation with Spoken Word Artist, John Englezos

Dec 3, 2019 2078

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You know, I often wonder where Jesus would be hanging out these days if he were walking around on the earth. Fact is, I’m pretty sure it wouldn’t be around the religious people or in church services but rather in places where a demonstration of the Kingdom is needed most.

That’s what I love about my friend, John Englezos. He’s a boundary-pushing poet from Australia whose work is focused on exploring the concepts hope, identity and wonder in really non-traditional venues like nightclubs, bars and other public spaces.

Beautiful thing is… Jesus shows up when John shares his poetry and I love that.

You can connect with John on YouTube at www.YouTube.com/JohnEnglezos on Facebook  & Instagram @JohnEPoetry



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110 – The 5-Minute Mentor: You Can Do All Things

Nov 29, 2019 1130

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In this episode, I share an encouraging message I felt in my spirit. YOU CAN DO IT. No matter your thoughts, your experience, or your past you are called for a life of more. I just encourage you to sit back, soak it in, and let the Lord speak to your heart and encourage you today through this episode.

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically, and as they develop their art business or ministry. 

The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances, and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

Early Bird Registration Ends Tomorrow!

This event is selling out as you read this, so if you if you are ready to secure your spot & score a $100 early-bird discount then visit:  https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg  But do it now - Early Bird Registration and Your $100 Discounts Closes at Midnight tomorrow night!

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

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109 The Art of Living: A Conversation with Artist, Patricia Reeves

Nov 26, 2019 1948

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In this episode, I have the pleasure of interviewing one of my long-time friends and a real door opener in the faith, Patricia Reeves. For those of you familiar with my story and my journey, you’ll recognize Patricia as one of the key people in my life that opened the door for me to begin raising this Army of Artists.

Patricia founded The Art Of Living Ministries,  an army of local artists, musicians, stained glass, fine arts, photographers, who serve their community where needs arise. Their motto is, “ART HEALS!” and their mobile therapeutic art service (Van-GO!) has been bringing the arts to those in need of healing since 1994.  

You can connect with Patricia online at www.ArtOfLivingMinistries.org on Facebook  @ArtAndOutdoors

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically, and as they develop their art business or ministry. 

The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances, and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

Early Bird Registration Closes in 4 Days

This event is selling out as you read this, so if you if you are ready to secure your spot & score a $100 early-bird discount before it expires on November 30th, 2019, then visit:  https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg



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108 – The 5-Minute Mentor: Understanding Kingdom Provision

Nov 22, 2019 1033

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Have you ever wondered how to find the provision that you need to do the things that God has called you to do as an artist?

Well in this episode of 5-Minute Mentoring, I talk about how provision flows in the Kingdom and how walking in God’s provision for your life and art was never meant to be a struggle, and most importantly, how you can begin to harvest the finances that God already has stored up for you. 

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically, and as they develop their art business or ministry. 

The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances, and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

Early Bird Registration is Open Now!

This event is selling out as you read this, so if you if you are ready to secure your spot & score a $100 early-bird discount then visit:  https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!



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107: A Life of Convergence: A Conversation with Entrepreneur, Paul Pruitt

Nov 19, 2019 2766

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In this episode, I sit down for a conversation with my friend Paul Pruitt. Paul has been an entrepreneur his entire life, building successful multi million dollar businesses in different industries, including real estate, photography, and online businesses. 

He has had many highs and lows in his entrepreneur journey and has successfully re-invented himself many times through his extensive knowledge of branding, marketing and sales.

You can connect with Paul on Facebook and Instagram @RealPaulPruitt

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically, and as they develop their art business or ministry. 

The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances, and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

Early Bird Registration is Open Now!

This event is selling out as you read this, so if you if you are ready to secure your spot & score a $100 early-bird discount then visit:  https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg



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106 – The 5-Minute Mentor: Finding Traction In Life

Nov 15, 2019 762

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In this episode, I take the time to answer a question from one of my listeners, Sharon, on how to overcome the cycle of taking one step forward and two steps back in life and come into a place of finding real traction in life.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically, and as they develop their art business or ministry. 

The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances, and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

Early Bird Registration is Open Now!

This event is selling out as you read this, so if you if you are ready to secure your spot & score a $100 early-bird discount then visit:  https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!



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105: Engagement Enrichment: A Conversation with Instagram Guru, Melissa Pruit

Nov 12, 2019 2068

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In this episode, I sit down for an interview with my friend Melissa Pruitt. Melissa is a Content and Marketing Strategist and the creator of Instaposts, which helps entrepreneurs create engaging content on their Instagram posts, stories, and IGTV. Her background in psychology bridges human behavior with social media marketing strategy, and this is how she teachers her clients to create deeper connections.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, The Charisma Podcast Network, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast 

You can connect with Melissa online at instaposts.com and on Facebook and Instagram @RealMelissaPruitt

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically, and as they develop their art business or ministry. 

The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances, and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

Early Bird Registration is Open Now!

This event is selling out as you read this, so if you if you are ready to secure your spot & score a $100 early-bird discount then visit:  https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg





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104 – The 5-Minute Mentor: Putting Off Procrastination

Nov 8, 2019 1106

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One of the things I see artists struggle with all the time is Procrastination. Not just creative procrastination but “life” procrastination. In this episode of 5-minute mentoring, I address this issue head-on and give you some practical ways you can push past this barrier in your personal and artistic life.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically, and as they develop their art business or ministry. 

The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances, and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

Early Bird Registration is Open Now!

This event is selling out as you read this, so if you if you are ready to secure your spot & score a $100 early-bird discount then visit:  https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!



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103 - Small Beginnings: A Conversation with Artist & Author Sara Thurman

Nov 5, 2019 1653

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In this episode, I sit down for an interview with artist and author, Sara Thurman. Sara shares how her creative path intertwines with our own impossible journey by giving hope to what seems unreachable.

Small Beginnings, her book that shares this story in detail, will be on sale tomorrow. If you act quickly, you can purchase the kindle edition of her book, again only on sale tomorrow, Nov 5th, for just $1.99. - You'll be able to find that kindle book on sale tomorrow at https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07SX5ZMX6

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, The Charisma Podcast Network, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

You can connect with Sara online at SaraThurman.com and on Facebook and Instagram @ActsOneEightBlessings

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically, and as they develop their art business or ministry.

The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances, and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

Early Bird Registration is Open Now!

This event is selling out as you read this, so if you if you are ready to secure your spot & score a $100 early-bird discount then visit:  https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg



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102 – The 5-Minute Mentor: How do I Overcome the Overwhelm in my Life?

Nov 1, 2019 783

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In this episode, I take the time to tackle the question of how to overcome the overwhelm of life so that you can find the focus, motivation, and even time to spend on what’s important in your creative life.

This podcast is sponsored by my Finding Clients to Buy Your Artwork Mini-Course.

Have you felt stuck and paralyzed because you lack vision and direction, have trouble hearing God’s voice, or you just don’t know how God’s Kingdom works when it comes to the plans and purposes He has for your life and art?

You can learn more about this course by clicking here.

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!



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101 - Operating From a Place of Rest: A Conversation with Artist Wendy Bryant

Oct 29, 2019 1310

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In this episode, I sit down for an interview with my friend and artist, Wendy Bryant. Wendy is an up-cycle textile artist and painter who is using her art to support an orphanage in Uganda. I really relate to her story, and I think you will too, especially if you are a bit of a “doer” that easily gets sucked into the overwork mode.  

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, The Charisma Podcast Network, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast 

You can connect with Wendy online at Creolesha.Etsy.com and on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest @Creolesha

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically and as they develop their art business or ministry. The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

We anticipate this event will fill to capacity very quickly, so to get first dibs on registration and a $100 early-bird discount pre-register here: https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg

IMPORTANT: Early-bird registration opens October 29, 2019. You'll get all the details about the conference in an email once you pre-register. Pre-registration guarantees your opportunity to register first and get lodging at the conference center before we open to the public.





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100 – The 100th Episode!

Oct 25, 2019 1265

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In this episode, THE 100TH EPISODE, I take a little time to reflect on what I’ve learned and gleaned from producing this podcast over the last few years and have a look ahead at what’s to come. You won’t want to miss this!

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically and as they develop their art business or ministry. The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

We anticipate this event will fill to capacity very quickly, so to get first dibs on registration and a $100 early-bird discount pre-register by clicking here

IMPORTANT: Early-bird registration opens October 29, 2019. You'll get all the details about the conference in an email once you pre-register. Pre-registration guarantees your opportunity to register first and get lodging at the conference center before we open to the public.

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!



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99 - Walking in the Fullness: A Conversation with Artist Connie Spurlock-Walcott

Oct 22, 2019 2272

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In this episode, I sit down for a great interview with a new friend of mine, Connie Spurlock-Walcott. Like many folks, Connie’s backstory is full of brokenness, pain, and abuse, but that’s not where her story ends. Connie takes the time to share a bit of her incredible story of recovery, transformation, and creativity with us in this episode.

Now, if you find yourself in a place of pain and brokenness in search of freedom, breakthrough, and help to get there, I want to encourage you to check out the following Healing and Freedom Ministries.

House of Healing and Jim and Pat Banks were instrumental in my own healing journey. Their trauma prayer has brought healing and peace to countless thousands of people all around the globe.

Restoring the Foundations - founded by Chester and Betsy Kylstra, their unique and holistic approach to healing and freedom ministry has released deep, profound, and lasting healing to people all around the globe.

Mark DeJesus - Through his podcast, training, and ministry, Mark is empowering folks from all walks of life to live healed and free lives. 

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, The Charisma Podcast Network, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast 

You can connect with Connie online at www.TheKatalumaAdventure.com and on Facebook and Instagram @TheKatalumaAdventure

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically and as they develop their art business or ministry. The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

We anticipate this event will fill to capacity very quickly, so to get first dibs on registration and a $100 early-bird discount pre-register here: https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg

IMPORTANT: Early-bird registration opens October 29, 2019. You'll get all the details about the conference in an email once you pre-register. Pre-registration guarantees your opportunity to register first and get lodging at the conference center before we open to the public.





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98 – The 5-Minute Mentor: Where Do I Find the Time To Pursue My Art?

Oct 18, 2019 720

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In this episode, I take the time to answer a question from one of my listeners, Donna, on where to find the time needed to pursue art without abandoning the responsibilities and commitments that already exist?

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically and as they develop their art business or ministry. The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

We anticipate this event will fill to capacity very quickly, so to get first dibs on registration and a $100 early-bird discount pre-register by clicking here

IMPORTANT: Early-bird registration opens October 29, 2019. You'll get all the details about the conference in an email once you pre-register. Pre-registration guarantees your opportunity to register first and get lodging at the conference center before we open to the public.

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

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97 - Jackhammering Through The Cement: A Conversation with Artist Josie Lewis

Oct 15, 2019 2703

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In this episode, I sit down for a great interview with my new friend, Josie Lewis. Not only is Josie a gifted artist and author, but she currently has over 1 BILLION views on social media. You don’t want to miss this episode as Josie shares a bit of her story with us.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, The Charisma Podcast Network, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast 

You can connect with Josie online at www.JosieLewis.com and on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, TikTok, and YouTube @JosieLewisArt

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically and as they develop their art business or ministry. The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

We anticipate this event will fill to capacity very quickly, so to get first dibs on registration and a $100 early-bird discount pre-register here: https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg

IMPORTANT: Early-bird registration opens October 29, 2019. You'll get all the details about the conference in an email once you pre-register. Pre-registration guarantees your opportunity to register first and get lodging at the conference center before we open to the public.





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96 – The 5-Minute Mentor: How Do I Develop My Artist Website

Oct 11, 2019 801

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In this episode, I take the time to answer a question from one of my listeners, Beth, on the best way to approach developing a website for her art. The process doesn’t have to be overwhelming, and help is out there from folks who know just what artists need.

If you are in the market for someone to help with your website, I have two great folks to recommend for you. 

If you’re ready to get serious about designing and developing your artist website, work on branding, or help with setting up your own eCommerce, then my friend Tasha Glover is the person you want to talk with.

And for help driving traffic to your website, you’re going to want to talk to my friend Jeremy Ashburn of Pushleads.

Finally, if you are more of a DIYer, then I’ve put together a great mini-course that helps get you started and headed in the right direction. Click Here to learn more about my $39 Developing Your Artist Website mini-course.

Some of the links from above are affiliate links, meaning I could potentially get paid if you click on them and buy something. Keep in mind, the reason I'm an affiliate is because I believe in what they are offering.  

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically and as they develop their art business or ministry. The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

We anticipate this event will fill to capacity very quickly, so to get first dibs on registration and a $100 early-bird discount pre-register by clicking here

IMPORTANT: Early-bird registration opens October 29, 2019. You'll get all the details about the conference in an email once you pre-register. Pre-registration guarantees your opportunity to register first and get lodging at the conference center before we open to the public.

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!



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95 - Transformed to Transform Others: A Conversation with Artist Connie McDonald

Oct 8, 2019 1629

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In this episode, I sit down for a great interview with my friend and artist from Oregon, Connie McDonald. Like many of us, Connie spent so much of her life trapped in the never-ending cycle of “do.” She was doing a lot of great things in her life, but just reached the point where she was simply overwhelmed. Can you relate?  Well it was through her creative process that the Lord began to transform her life and bring her to a point where she is now sowing that same transformation into the lives of others.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, The Charisma Podcast Network, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast 

You can connect with Connie online at www.TechnicolorLivingWithConnie.com or at www.PaxsonHouse.com and on Facebook and Instagram @TechnicolorLivingWithConnie

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically and as they develop their art business or ministry. The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

We anticipate this event will fill to capacity very quickly, so to get first dibs on registration and a $100 early-bird discount pre-register here: https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg

IMPORTANT: Early-bird registration opens October 29, 2019. You'll get all the details about the conference in an email once you pre-register. Pre-registration guarantees your opportunity to register first and get lodging at the conference center before we open to the public.





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94 – The 5-Minute Mentor: When Do You Know It’s Time To Cross "The Bridge?"

Oct 4, 2019 672

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In this episode, I take the time to answer a question from one of my listeners, Lisette, on how you can know when it is time to step out in faith to leave a job in order to fully pursue the art God is leading you to create. The Bridge is simply that tool the Lord has put in your path. It can be the job you’re at or even a new job, that helps you transition from being a hobbyist or emerging artist into a pro artist on your way to thriving.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically and as they develop their art business or ministry. The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

We anticipate this event will fill to capacity very quickly, so to get first dibs on registration and a $100 early-bird discount pre-register by clicking here

IMPORTANT: Early-bird registration opens October 29, 2019. You'll get all the details about the conference in an email once you pre-register. Pre-registration guarantees your opportunity to register first and get lodging at the conference center before we open to the public.

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

If this Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

First of all, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play. This way, you’ll never miss an episode.

Secondly, take a few minutes and leave a review for an episode or the entire series. This will help us get the word out to others about this series.

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.






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93 - CTT Member Interveiew - Amy Haid Spence

Oct 1, 2019 1628

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In this episode, I sit down for an interview with my friend and mosaic sculptor, Amy Haid Spence. Amy shares how show moved from being frustrated in her spiritual life, artistic life, and her business life. She spent a lot of years, like many of us do, floundering until she began to embrace God’s truth on how the Kingdom works. 

You can connect with Amy online at www.AmyHaidSpence.com and on Facebook and Instagram @AmyHaidSpenceStudios

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically and as they develop their art business or ministry. The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

We anticipate this event will fill to capacity very quickly, so to get first dibs on registration and a $100 early-bird discount pre-register here: https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/tca-pre-reg

IMPORTANT: Early-bird registration opens October 29, 2019. You'll get all the details about the conference in an email once you pre-register. Pre-registration guarantees your opportunity to register first and get lodging at the conference center before we open to the public.





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92 – The 5-Minute Mentor: How Do You Avoid Social Media Overwhelm?

Sep 27, 2019 462

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In this episode, I take the time to answer a question from one of my listeners, Brittney, about how she can avoid social media overwhelm and burn out by finding a healthy balance of what to post and how often as she connects with followers and builds her brand.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

If this Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

First of all, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play. This way, you’ll never miss an episode.

Secondly, take a few minutes and leave a review for an episode or the entire series. This will help us get the word out to others about this series.

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Thriving Christian Artists Conference

The Thriving Christian Artists Conference is a 3-day experience focused on helping artists of every level learn the practical aspects of thriving in their creative calling spiritually, artistically and as they develop their art business or ministry. The weekend will be filled with opportunities to hear from artists and experts from around the country in art, marketing, healing & wholeness, branding, technology, finances and more all from a Kingdom perspective.

We anticipate this event will fill to capacity very quickly, so to get first dibs on registration and a $100 early-bird discount pre-register by clicking here

IMPORTANT: Early-bird registration opens October 29, 2019. You'll get all the details about the conference in an email once you pre-register. Pre-registration guarantees your opportunity to register first and get lodging at the conference center before we open to the public.





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91 - Maturing as a Kingdom Artist with Matt Tommey

Sep 24, 2019 1904

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In this episode, I share a message I recently gave on what it means to mature as an artist in God’s Kingdom.

This podcast is sponsored by my Finding Clients to Buy Your Artwork Mini-Course.

Ever felt the frustration of not knowing why people aren't buying your artwork?

We've all been there, and there's nothing more frustrating than to put your heart and soul into creating meaningful works of art only to have no one purchase it or even notice what you're doing.

That was my story for many years as a hobbyist artist until the Holy Spirit started showing me how to develop authentic connection with my potential clients through telling my story and building relationships.

The exciting part is that the same strategies I've been using for years to build and sustain a very successful art business for myself are now working for artists all over the world in just about every creative medium.

And that's what this mini-course is all about! It's full of practical advice and measurable steps that you can take now to start finding the ideal clients for your artwork

You can learn more about this course by clicking here.

90 - Responding to God’s Call: A Conversation with Artist Lesa Vander Bie

Sep 20, 2019 1868

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In this episode, I sit down for a conversation with my friend and Created to Thrive Mentoring member, Lesa Vander Bie. Lesa is an accomplished painter, and in this podcast, she shares her story of triumph and breakthrough as she has started to step into everything that God has called her to be.

You can connect with Lesa online at www.LesaVanderBieArt.com and on Facebook and Instagram @LesaVanderBieArt

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My Created to Thrive Mentoring Group

As many of you know the doors open for just two more days to this year’s last chance to join my Created To Thrive Mentoring Program and the hundreds of artists from around the globe have already said, “Yes!”  

“Yes” to walking in confidence as an artist in the marketplace.“Yes” to knowing their lives and art are making a real difference to others.“Yes” to focusing their creative expression and avoiding artistic overwhelm.“Yes” to developing maturity and uniqueness as an artist. “Yes” to moving past lack and into a place of divine abundance.“Yes, I’m All In!”

What about You?

If you are ready for a change, ready to make THIS your breakthrough year, then I want to invite you to take a look at everything my Creative to Thrive Mentoring Group has to offer. 

Click Here to Learn More About Created To Thrive Mentoring  

One final thing, the doors to my mentoring program will be closing this Saturday night at Midnight for the rest of the year. 

Now I can completely understand if this is not your time or your season to join with us, but if you’ve been sensing the winds of change in your spirit, the call to step up and step into your calling as a Kingdom Artist, then I don’t want to miss out on your breakthrough.

89 - Piecing It All Together: A Conversation with Artist Lynda Sondles

Sep 17, 2019 2098

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In this episode, I sit down for an interview with painter and fiber artist Lynda Sondles. Lynda shares the story of her creative journey and how she began to connect with clients and tell her story in order to get her work out to the marketplace.

You can connect with Linda online at www.LyndaSondles.com and on Facebook and Instagram @LyndaSondlesStudio 

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My New Free Video Series, Artist Rise Up!

It’s not too late to join me for my brand new 5-part series called “Artists Rise Up” 

Inside the series, I’ll be teaching you what it looks like to really thrive as the artist God created you to be spiritually, artistically, and in business or ministry.

I’ll share with you the proven strategies I’ve developed over the years for overcoming the five biggest barriers every Christian artist faces and give you practical advice you can start using now to move from struggling to really thriving as the artist God created you to be.

The series is free, but registration is required so click here to get instant access right now.

My friend, God is raising up an army of artists, and it’s time to take your place. Join me today!



88 - Redemption Beyond The Roadblocks: A Conversation with Artist Angela Bruch

Sep 13, 2019 2227

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In this episode, I sit down for an interview with Angela Bruch. Not only is Angela a great artist and a member of my Created to Thrive mentoring program, but Angela is the very definition of an Overcomer. Angela shares her deeply moving story of triumph over trauma and tragedy. You won't want to miss a second of her truly inspirational story. 

You can connect with Angela online at www.AngelaBruchArt.com, on Facebook @AngelaBruchArt and on Instagram @Angela_Bruch_Art_

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My New Free Video Series, Artist Rise Up!

Time is running out to join me for my brand new 5-part series called “Artists Rise Up” 

Inside the series, I’ll be teaching you what it looks like to really thrive as the artist God created you to be spiritually, artistically, and in business or ministry.

I’ll share with you the proven strategies I’ve developed over the years for overcoming the five biggest barriers every Christian artist faces and give you practical advice you can start using now to move from struggling to really thriving as the artist God created you to be.

The series is free, but registration is required so click here to get access right now.

My friend, God is raising up an army of artists, and it’s time to take your place. Join me today!



87 - Transforming Mindsets: A Conversation with Artist Darrell Williams

Sep 10, 2019 1996

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In this episode, I sit down for an interview with a great friend of mine, Darrell Williams. Not only is he a phenomenal artist, but he is also a long-time member of my Created to Thrive mentoring program. Darrell candidly shares his mindset struggles over what it really means to be an artist, and his journey of developing confidence in the artistic skills he has been faithful to nurture.

You can connect with Darrell on Facebook & Instagram @DarrellWilliamsStudio

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My New Free Video Series, Artist Rise Up!

Today is the day! - Take a moment right now and join me for the roll out of my brand new 5-part series called “Artists Rise Up” 

Inside the series, I’ll be teaching you what it looks like to really thrive as the artist God created you to be spiritually, artistically, and in business or ministry.

I’ll share with you the proven strategies I’ve developed over the years for overcoming the five biggest barriers every Christian artist faces and give you practical advice you can start using now to move from struggling to really thriving as the artist God created you to be.

The series is free, but registration is required so click here to get access right now.

My friend, God is raising up an army of artists, and it’s time to take your place. Join me today!



86 - Shifting Seasons: A Conversation with Artist Laura Brady

Sep 6, 2019 2266

Description:

In this episode, I sit down with one of my dear friends and a member of my Created to Thrive mentoring program, Laura Brady. If any of you are one of those people who feel like the pressures of daily life are keeping you from pursuing your calling as an artist, then you don’t want to miss my interview with Laura.

You can connect with Laura online at www.LauraBradyArt.com  and on Facebook & Instagram @LauraBradyStudio

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My New Free Video Series, Artist Rise Up!

I want to invite you to join me for a brand new 5-part series I’m doing online called “Artists Rise Up” beginning next Tuesday.

Inside the series, I’ll be teaching you what it looks like to really thrive as the artist God created you to be spiritually, artistically, and in business or ministry.

I’ll share with you the proven strategies I’ve developed over the years for overcoming the five biggest barriers every Christian artist faces and give you practical advice you can start using now to move from struggling to really thriving as the artist God created you to be.

The series is free, but registration is required so click here to get access right now.

My friend, God is raising up an army of artists, and it’s time to take your place. Join me today!



84 - Convergence & Acceleration: A Conversation with Ceramicist with Nate Hunter

Aug 30, 2019 2339

Description:

In this episode, I sit down for a conversation with my friend, Nate Hunter. Nate is a talented potter and ceramicist from Kenosha, Wisconsin. In this episode, Nate talks about the season of convergence he finds himself in because of his faithfulness to embrace the fullness of what God has called him to do as a Kingdom Artist. 

You can connect with Nate on Facebook and Instagram @NateHunterCeramics and on the web at NateHunterCeramics.com

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My New Free Video Series, Artist Rise Up!

There’s a movement erupting all over the earth Artists of every creative medium, every experience level and every stream of the body of Christ Coming together to be a part of an army. But this is not just any army; it’s an army of misfits and poets, painters and potters, dancers and musicians, worshippers and weavers, writers and blacksmiths and carvers and out of the box thinkers.  It’s an army of artists who know they’ve been created for such a time as this.

I want to invite you to join me for a brand new 5-part series I’m doing online called “Artists Rise Up” beginning September 10th. Inside the series, I’ll be teaching you what it looks like to really thrive as the artist God created you to be spiritually, artistically, and in business or ministry.

I’ll share with you the proven strategies I’ve developed over the years for overcoming the five biggest barriers every Christian artist faces and give you practical advice you can start using now to move from struggling to really thriving as the artist God created you to be.

The series is free, but registration is required so click here to get access right now.

My friend, God is raising up an army of artists, and it’s time to take your place. Join me today!



85 - Permission to Create: A Conversation with Artist Carole Chalmers

Aug 27, 2019 2103

Description:

In this episode, I sit down with one of my great friends and a member of my Created to Thrive mentoring program, Carole Chalmers. Carole, like a lot of us, spent a lot of years not giving herself permission to actually be the artists that God had called her to be. I sure hope you enjoy this encouraging message of transformation and hope.

You can connect with Carole online at www.CaroleChalmers.com  and on Facebook @fineart.chalmers

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My New Free Video Series, Artist Rise Up!

I want to invite you to join me for a brand new 5-part series I’m doing online called “Artists Rise Up” beginning September 10th. Inside the series, I’ll be teaching you what it looks like to really thrive as the artist God created you to be spiritually, artistically, and in business or ministry.

I’ll share with you the proven strategies I’ve developed over the years for overcoming the five biggest barriers every Christian artist faces and give you practical advice you can start using now to move from struggling to really thriving as the artist God created you to be.

The series is free, but registration is required so click here to get access right now.

My friend, God is raising up an army of artists, and it’s time to take your place. Join me today!



83 - God-Sized Dream: A Conversation with Singer and Artist, Linette Penney-Gainham

Aug 27, 2019 2266

Description:

In this episode, I sit down for a conversation with my good friend, Linette Penney-Gainham. Linette is a gifted artist, songwriter, singer, and all-around creative, and in this episode, she shares her incredible story of healing, restoration, and vision that God has done in her life. 

You can connect with Linette on Facebook @PenneyLaneStudioArt and @LPGandCadence

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My New Free Video Series, Artist Rise Up!

There’s a movement erupting all over the earth Artists of every creative medium, every experience level and every stream of the body of Christ Coming together to be a part of an army. But this is not just any army; it’s an army of misfits and poets, painters and potters, dancers and musicians, worshippers and weavers, writers and blacksmiths and carvers and out of the box thinkers.  It’s an army of artists who know they’ve been created for such a time as this.

I want to invite you to join me for a brand new 5-part series I’m doing online called “Artists Rise Up” beginning September 10th. Inside the series, I’ll be teaching you what it looks like to really thrive as the artist God created you to be spiritually, artistically, and in business or ministry.

I’ll share with you the proven strategies I’ve developed over the years for overcoming the five biggest barriers every Christian artist faces and give you practical advice you can start using now to move from struggling to really thriving as the artist God created you to be.

The series is free, but registration is required so click here to get access right now.

My friend, God is raising up an army of artists, and it’s time to take your place. Join me today!



82 – Belief is Everything: a Conversation with artist Deborah Nell

Aug 23, 2019 1908

Description:

In this episode, I sit down for a conversation with Expressive Spiritual Painter, Deborah Nell. Deborah is a member of my Created to Thrive Mentoring Program, and in this episode, she tells her story of discovering how God’s Kingdom actually works and how that has impacted and exploded her creativity.

You can connect with Deborah on the web at www.DeborahNellArt.net and on  Facebook & Instagram @DeborahNellArt 

Hey, if you have a moment, leave a review for this episode or the entire series on iTunes. It will help us get the word out to others about this series.

Today’s Episode is Sponsored By My New Free Video Series, Artist Rise Up!

There’s a movement erupting all over the earth Artists of every creative medium, every experience level and every stream of the body of Christ Coming together to be a part of an army. But this is not just any army; it’s an army of misfits and poets, painters and potters, dancers and musicians, worshippers and weavers, writers and blacksmiths and carvers and out of the box thinkers.  It’s an army of artists who know they’ve been created for such a time as this.

I want to invite you to join me for a brand new 5-part series I’m doing online called “Artists Rise Up” beginning September 10th. Inside the series, I’ll be teaching you what it looks like to really thrive as the artist God created you to be spiritually, artistically, and in business or ministry.

I’ll share with you the proven strategies I’ve developed over the years for overcoming the five biggest barriers every Christian artist faces and give you practical advice you can start using now to move from struggling to really thriving as the artist God created you to be.

The series is free, but registration is required so click here to get access right now.

My friend, God is raising up an army of artists, and it’s time to take your place. Join me today!



81 – Illuminated Messiah: a Conversation with Artists, Tim Gagnon

Aug 20, 2019 1907

Description:

This week, I sit down for a conversation with painter and teacher with Tim Gagnon. Tim is an Artist and Speaker best known for creating works of art live on stage while his paint brushes are on fire. For over a decade, he has performed at churches, conferences, schools, and stadiums across the country. Tim also started a project called The Illuminated Messiah Art Exhibit & Bible. 

This project is a series of 66 Illuminated Figurative Paintings depicting Jesus in every book of the Bible. The art from this project will be displayed as a touring exhibit in churches and collected into an Illuminated Bible. 

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, The Charisma Podcast Network, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast 

You can connect with Tim online at www.illuminatedmessiah.com and on Facebook at  @IlluminatedMessiah

Hey, if you have a moment,  leave a review for this episode or the entire series on iTunes.
It will help us get the word out to others about this series.

This podcast is sponsored by my Finding Clients to Buy Your Artwork Mini-Course.

Ever felt the frustration of not knowing why people aren't buying your artwork?

We've all been there, and there's nothing more frustrating than to put your heart and soul into creating meaningful works of art only to have no one purchase it or even notice what you're doing.

That was my story for many years as a hobbyist artist until the Holy Spirit started showing me how to develop authentic connection with my potential clients through telling my story
and building relationships.

The exciting part is that the same strategies I've been using for years to build and sustain a very successful art business for myself are now working for artists all over the world in just about every creative medium.

And that's what this mini-course is all about! It's full of practical advice and measurable steps that you can take now to start finding the ideal clients for your artwork

You can learn more about this course by clicking here.


80 – The 5-Minute Mentor: Naturally Supernatural

Aug 16, 2019 1088

Description:

In this episode, I answer a question from S. Lynn who wants to know how to share her faith through her art without sounding “preach” and without losing her credibility in the marketplace as an artist.  

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

Fall 2019 Podcast Review Contest - For One Week Only!!!

We are super excited about the upcoming Thriving Christian Artists Conference that we want to give away a ticket! So we planned a little contest this week. Are you ready??

Step 1: Review the Thriving Christian Artist podcast.Step 2: Screenshot your review and post to your personal or business page on Facebook or InstagramStep 3: Tag us in your post. @TheThrivingChristianArtist on Facebook or @matttommeymentoring on Instagram.

On August 19th we will draw FIVE random winners to win one of these prizes:

Signed copy of my book “Created to Thrive” ($15 value)Audio version of Created to Thrive ($20 value)$100 Amazon Gift CardTicket to the Thriving Christian Artists Conference ($197 Value – does not include meals and lodging)A 1 year membership to Created to Thrive Artist Mentoring Program ($467 Value)

Thanks for helping us spread the word and build up this army of artists!



79 – God Tweets: a Conversation with Artist, Shawna Wright

Aug 13, 2019 1376

Description:

This week, I chat with Shawna Wright. Shawna shares a bit of her journey from Homeschooling Mom to an aspiring water-colorist with a growing following for her cards, calendars, and original paintings

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, The Charisma Podcast Network, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast 

You can connect with Shawna online at www.ShawnaWrightArt.com 

Fall 2019 Podcast Review Contest - For One Week Only!!!

We are super excited about the upcoming Thriving Christian Artists Conference that we want to give away a ticket! So we planned a little contest this week. Are you ready??

Step 1: Review the Thriving Christian Artist podcast.Step 2: Screenshot your review and post to your personal or business page on Facebook or InstagramStep 3: Tag us in your post. @TheThrivingChristianArtist on Facebook or @matttommeymentoring on Instagram.

On August 19th we will draw FIVE random winners to win one of these prizes:

Signed copy of my book “Created to Thrive” ($15 value)Audio version of Created to Thrive ($20 value)$100 Amazon Gift CardTicket to the Thriving Christian Artists Conference ($197 Value – does not include meals and lodging)A 1 year membership to Created to Thrive Artist Mentoring Program ($467 Value)

Thanks for helping us spread the word and build up this army of artists!





78 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Help, My Church Just Doesn’t “Get” Me!

Aug 9, 2019 708

Description:

In this episode, I answer a question from Rose on what to do when you feel like no one in your Church gets you, your art, or your calling as an artist in God’s Kingdom. 

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

If this Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

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Secondly, take a few minutes and leave a review for an episode or the entire series. This will help us get the word out to others about this series.

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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Are YOU Ready for More from Your Life and Your Art?

Are you an artist who struggles with balancing your art and the demands of everyday life? Do you dream of one day pursuing your art part-time or full-time and actually creating an income from teaching or art sales? Would you actually pursue your dream of thriving as an artist if you had someone to show you the way, step by step?

If you answered yes to any or all of those questions, I would encourage you to check out my proven Artist Mentoring Program that is transforming the lives of artists from all around the globe.  www.MattTommeyMentoring.com

77 – Grace Over Grind: a Conversation with Author & Mentor, Shae Bynes

Aug 6, 2019 2237

Description:

This week, I get to sit down for a conversation with my good friend, Shae Bynes. Shae is an amazing speaker, author and mentor. She’s the founder and “Chief Fire Igniter” of Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur, an organization dedicated to helping individuals, families, communities, and industries learn how to do business God’s way. 

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, The Charisma Podcast Network, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast 

You can connect with Shae online at www.kingdomdrivenentrepreneur.com and on Facebook and Instagram @KingdomDrivenEntrepreneur

Hey, if you have a moment,  leave a review for this episode or the entire series on iTunes. It will help us get the word out to others about this series.

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76 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Haters Gonna Hate

Aug 2, 2019 715

Description:

In this episode, I take the time to answer a question from Kathy on how to overcome the fear of sharing your art with those who may not fully embrace your passions or appreciate the path God has you on as an Artist.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

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If this Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

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Secondly, take a few minutes and leave a review for an episode or the entire series. This will help us get the word out to others about this series.

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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Are YOU Ready for More from Your Life and Your Art?

Are you an artist who struggles with balancing your art and the demands of everyday life? Do you dream of one day pursuing your art part-time or full-time and actually creating an income from teaching or art sales? Would you actually pursue your dream of thriving as an artist if you had someone to show you the way, step by step?

If you answered yes to any or all of those questions, I would encourage you to check out my proven Artist Mentoring Program that is transforming the lives of artists from all around the globe.  www.MattTommeyMentoring.com



75 – Unlocked Ability: A Conversation with Painter, Marianne Schmidt

Jul 30, 2019 1829

Description:

Every artist I’ve met has a unique story about their artistic journey, and my guest this week is certainly no exception. Marianne Schmidt transitioned from working in the corporate world to creating and teaching art because of an amazing transformation that started with a brain injury. I know you’ll be as amazed as I was as you listen to Marianne’s incredible story of triumphing over trauma.

Listen on iTunes,
Stitcher, Spotify, The Charisma Podcast Network, or Google Play or at
http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

For more information on Marianne, her journey, and her art, you can connect with her
on Facebook @bestillstudios  and on Instagram @bestillstudiosllc 

74 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Escaping Perfectionism and Embracing Excellence

Jul 26, 2019 820

Description:

In this episode, I take the time to answer a question from Chaz on how to avoid the trap of Perfectionism when creating your art and how to embrace Excellence in all that you create. 

Listen oniTunes,Stitcher,Spotify, orGoogle Play or athttp://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

If this Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

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Secondly, take a few minutes and leave a review for an episode or the entire series. This will help us get the word out to others about this series.

To connect with Matt, visithttp://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

Are YOU Ready for More from Your Life and Your Art?

Are you an artist who struggles with balancing your art and the demands of everyday life? Do you dream of one day pursuing your art part-time or full-time and actually creating an income from teaching or art sales? Would you actually pursue your dream of thriving as an artist if you had someone to show you the way, step by step?

If you answered yes to any or all of those questions, I would encourage you to check out my proven Artist Mentoring Program that is transforming the lives of artists from all around the globe.  www.MattTommeyMentoring.com 

73 – It's All About the Journey: A Conversation with Fiber Artist, Lynn Rinehart

Jul 23, 2019 2369

Description:

Our lives as Kingdom Artists are often all about the journey. This week, I have the honor to interview a lifelong friend of mine, Lynn Rinehart. Lynn’s fiber art is amazing, and her online TV show for the fiber arts community is impacting lives around the world. I sure hope you enjoy listening to this interview.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, The Charisma Podcast Network, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

For more information on Lynn, her journey, and her art, visit http://www.thestitchtvshow.com,  @thestitchtvshow on Facebook and Instagram, and on YouTube at The Stitch TV Show.

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Have a Great Tuesday



72 – The 5-Minute Mentor: Overcoming The “Unknown Artist” Syndrome

Jul 19, 2019 753

Description:

In this episode, I take the time to answer a question from one of my listeners, Lorene, about how she can move past being an “unknown artist” and into developing a real connection with potential buyers for her art.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

Click Here, and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

If this Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

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Secondly, take a few minutes and leave a review for an episode or the entire series. This will help us get the word out to others about this series.

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

Are YOU Ready for More from Your Life and Your Art?

Are you an artist who struggles with balancing your art and the demands of everyday life? Do you dream of one day pursuing your art part-time or full-time and actually creating an income from teaching or art sales? Would you pursue your dream of thriving as an artist if you had someone to show you the way, step by step?

If you answered yes to any or all of those questions, I would encourage you to check out my proven Artist Mentoring Program that is transforming the lives of artists from all around the globe.  www.MattTommeyMentoring.com

71 – God Must Be an Artist: a Conversation with singer and worshiper, Laura Hackett Park

Jul 16, 2019 1735

Description:

Have you ever found it interesting that first way that God revealed himself to humanity was as an artist? In this episode, Matt sits down for a conversation with Laura Hackett Park as she talks about her journey as a worshiper and shares some insights from her newest single, “Artist”. 

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, The Charisma Podcast Network, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

For more information on Laura and her music, visit www.laurahackettpark.com and @laurahackettpark on Facebook and Instagram

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70 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Can Dance Be Used to Bring Glory to God?

Jul 12, 2019 721

Description:

In this episode, I take the time to answer a question from one of my listeners, Cynthia, about whether or not dancing can be used for God’s Glory, both in the context of worship as well as in creative expressions outside of the church?

For more resources on how to best use Dance as an expression of worship and faith, check out:

Lisa Kidd and Arts Evangelica at http://www.artsevangelica.org      Marlita Hill and the Kingdom Arts Initiative at http://marlitahill.comLynn Hayden and Dancing For Him at www.dancingforhim.com

Got Questions? -We’ve Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode; I need to hear from you.  

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If this Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

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Secondly, take a few minutes and leave a review for an episode or the entire series. This will help us get the word out to others about this series.

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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69 - Creating A Message of Hope with Dionne White

Jul 9, 2019 1594

Description:

Have you ever considered your art as a conduit for releasing hope, healing, and spiritual wholeness to yourself and others? In this episode, Matt has a chat with artist Dionne “Dee” White as she shares the story of her journey as she creates work that evokes a sense of abundant wholeness, peace, joy, and healing, while also releasing a message of hope. 

For more information onDee and her art, visit www.dionnewhiteart.com and @dionnewhiteart on Facebook and Instagram

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68 – The 5-Minute Mentor: How Can I Market My Art without Bragging

Jul 5, 2019 555

Description:

In this episode, I take the time to answer a question from one of my listeners, Deseree, about how she can market and promote herself and her art without slipping into bragging.

Got Questions? We've Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

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67 - Unlocking Creativity: A Conversation with Author, Speaker & Musician Faith Blatchford

Jul 2, 2019 2129

Description:

Do you think you have more capacity for creativity than you are currently experiencing? If so, you are not alone!

I recently sat down with Author, Speaker, and Musician Faith Blatchford. Faith wrote a great book that I recommend, Creativity Sozo. In this podcast, faith talks about her life, her ministry, and the concepts of her book, where she explores a five-step process for unleashing your creative potential.

For more information on Faith and everything that she does, connect with her at www.faithblatchford.com and @faithblatchford on Facebook and on Instagram

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66 – The 5-Minute Mentor: Can my Art Change the Atmosphere?

Jun 28, 2019 560

Description:

In this episode, I answer a question from one of my listeners, Kathy, on how art can potentially change the atmosphere inside of corporate worship.

Got Questions? We've Got Answers!

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

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If this Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

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Secondly, take a few minutes and leave a review for an episode or the entire series. This will help us get the word out others about this series.

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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65 - Made to Create: A Conversation with Alabaster Co co-founders, Brian Chung & Bryan Ye-Chung

Jun 25, 2019 1596

Description:

In this episode, Matt sits down with Brian Chung & Bryan Ye-Chung, co-founders of Alabaster Co, to explore the intersection of creativity, beauty, and faith. Brain and Bryan believe that the only way to experience God through creativity is to make things, and that’s what they do. Alabaster produces The Bible Beautiful, The Notebook, Readings, and more. 

For more information on Alabaster and what they do, check them out at www..alabasterco.com and @alabasterco on Facebook and  @alabaster_co on Instagram

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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Got Questions? We Have Answers 

I’ve kicked off a new feature here on the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, The 5-Minute Mentor. This is where I take 5 minutes or so to answer your questions about your art, business or spiritual life.

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

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64 – The 5-Minute Mentor: How Can I Know God’s Plan for my Life and Art?

Jun 21, 2019 700

Description:

In this episode, I tackle a question I get asked all the time, How can I know God’s Plan for my Life and Art? In my answer I share a resource we’ve recently developed, a three-part mini course we call Knowing God’s Plan for Your Life and Art. This course digs deep and expands upon the answer I gave in this podcast.  If you'd like to learn more about this resources, click here.

Got Questions? Get Answers! 

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63 - The Art of Intercession: A Conversation with Artist & Mentor Kathleen Colussy

Jun 18, 2019 2743

Description:

In this episode, Matt has a great conversation with artist, mentor, and intercessor, Kathleen Colussy about how she uses art, travel and intercession to make the kingdom of God evident on the earth today!

You can connect with Kathleen online at www.kathleencolussy.com and @artfashiontravel on Instagram, and @KathleenColussy on Facebook.

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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Got Questions? We Have Answers 

I’ve kicked off a new feature here on the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, The 5-Minute Mentor. This is where I take 5 minutes or so to answer your questions about your art, business or spiritual life.

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

Click Here and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

If the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

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Secondly, take a few minutes and leave a review for an episode or the entire series. This will help us get the word out others about this series.



62 – 5-Minute Mentoring: How Do I Live In A Place of Expectancy instead of Expectation?

Jun 14, 2019 483

Description:

In this episode, I answer a great question from Rachel, a member of my Created To Thrive Mentoring Group. She wanted to know how to live out of a place of expectancy instead of a place of expectation?

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

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If this Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

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Secondly, take a few minutes and leave a review for an episode or the entire series. This will help us get the word out others about this series.

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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61 - Called to Create with author, Jordan Raynor

Jun 11, 2019 1861

Description:

In this episode, Matt has a conversation with best-selling author and serial entrepreneur, Jordan Raynor on what it means to see your creative vocation as a work of service to both God and others. They discuss the common disconnect artists often feel with the Church and how people in every area of culture can tap into the creative nature of God.

For more information on Jordan, visit http://www.JordanRaynor.com and at http://www.praxislabs.org, the website he mentioned on Redemptive Entrepreneurship.

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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Got Questions? We Have Answer’s 

I’ve kicked off a new feature here on the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, The 5-Minute Mentor. This is where I take 5 minutes or so to answer your questions about your art, business or spiritual life.

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

Click Here and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

If the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

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60 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Tithing vs Giving - As an artist what do I do?

Jun 7, 2019 655

Description:

In this episode, I answer a question from one of my listeners, Monique, on how she should tithe on the income she gets from creating and selling art.

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

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59 - Visible, Connected and Loved: A Conversation with Painter, Brian Peterson

Jun 4, 2019 2064

Description:

In this episode, Matt chats with artist, Brian Peterson. Brian founded Faces of Santa Ann,  a non- profit organization that seeks to befriend and paint portraits of the homeless community in Santa Ana, CA. Then they sell the artwork and use proceeds to help in rehabilitating their newfound friends. In this interview, Brian shares a bit on his journey and what led him to his passion project with the homeless community.

To connect with Brian and learn more about the incredible work they are doing, visit www.facesofsantaanacom and on Facebook and Instagram @FacesofSantaAna

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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Got Questions? We Have Answer’s 

I’ve kicked off a new feature here on the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, The 5-Minute Mentor. This is where I take 5 minutes or so to answer your questions about your art, business or spiritual life.

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

Click Here and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

58 – 5-Minute Mentoring: How Do I Find My Artistic Focus?

May 31, 2019 572

Description:

In this episode, I answer a pair of question from both Irene and Mary on, How to narrow down and find my unique artistic focus.

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

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Secondly, take a few minutes and leave a review for an episode or the entire series. This will help us get the word out others about this series.

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57 - Visual Voice with Artist, Ruth Truttmann

May 28, 2019 1408

Description:

In this episode, Matt speaks with Swiss artist and influencer Ruth Truttmann about her journey as a prophetic artist and understanding God’s desire to release transformation through her life and art. They also discuss the conference Ruth started in Switzerland called Visual Voice, which is a prophetic art conference designed to encourage and equip creatives around Europe.

For more information on the Visual Voice Conference, visit https://visual-voice.ch/en or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/VisualVoice2019

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

Join thousands of other artists on Facebook in our free community, Thriving Christian Artists - https://www.facebook.com/groups/thrivingchristianartists/

Got Questions? We Have Answers 

I’ve kicked off a new feature here on the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, The 5-Minute Mentor. This is where I take 5 minutes or so to answer your questions about your art, business or spiritual life.

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

Click Here and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

If the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

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56 – 5-Minute Mentoring: How Can I Tell If I’m on The Right Track?

May 24, 2019 607

Description:

In this episode, I answer the timeless question, How do I tell if I’m on the right track and if I’m not how does God confirm that for me? 

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

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55 – Beauty Matters: A Conversation with Artist, Painter, Nurturer, and Dreamer, Gina Hurry

May 21, 2019 1509

Description:

In this episode, Matt chats with artist, Gina Hurry who is both an amazing painter as well as the founder and executive director of InSpero. Inspero is a non-profit organization that exists to support the growth of creative community in and around the Birmingham Alabama area.

To connect with Gina and what she’s doing, visit www.ginahurry.com & http://www.inspero.org and @GinaHurryArt on Facebook and @GinaHurry on Instagram

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Got Questions? We Have Answer’s 

I’ve kicked off a new feature here on the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, The 5-Minute Mentor. This is where I take 5 minutes or so to answer your questions about your art, business or spiritual life.

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

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54 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Is it OK To Sell Art That God Inspired Your To Create?

May 17, 2019 495

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54 – The 5-Minute Mentor: Is it OK To Sell Art That God Inspired Your To Create?

In this episode, I answer a question from Miriam, one of our Thriving Christian Artists Facebook Group Members: Is it OK for me to sell art that God inspired me to create? 

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

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53 – Finding Authenticity: A Conversation with Singer Songwriter Bryan Morykon

May 14, 2019 2278

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53 – Finding Authenticity: A Conversation with Singer Songwriter Bryan Morykon  For release on 4/14/2019

In this episode, Matt has a conversation with singer songwriter, Brian Morykon about his life, his faith, and his journey as an artist. 

For more information on Brian and his music, visit www.Morykon.com and @BrianMorykon on Facebook and @Morykon on Twitter

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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Got Questions? We Have Answer’s 

I’ve kicked off a new feature here on the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, The 5-Minute Mentor. This is where I take 5 minutes or so to answer your questions about your art, business or spiritual life.

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

Click Here and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

52 – 5-Minute Mentoring: Do You Need A Contract To Sell Art or Art Commissions?

May 10, 2019 625

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In this episode of the 5-Minute Mentor, I answer the question about whether or not you need a contract when selling art or commissions to your clients. A big thanks to Dawn Paul for submitting this week’s question.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

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51 – Creating With The Creator: A Conversation with Artist & Author, Ashley Rogers

May 7, 2019 1997

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In this episode, I chat with Ashley Rogers, She is the founder and director of Created Ministry which started in 2015 with the heart to connect people with the heart of God through the creative arts. Ashley has recently released a new book and in this episode she shares a piece of her own journey of healing through the arts.

You can find Ashely’s new book on Amazon clicking right here 

For more information on Ashely, visit www.createdministry.com and @Createdministry on Facebook and Instagram

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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50 - 5-Minute Mentoring : How Do I Get People To My Art Opening?

May 3, 2019 488

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In this episode, I kick off a new feature here on the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, 5-Minute Mentoring. This is where I take 5 minutes or so to answer your questions about your art, business or spiritual life. Listen in as I answer the question, How do I get people to my art opening?

You Have Questions, I Have Answers

I’ll be answering a new question every Friday so if you have a question you'd like me to answer on an upcoming episode, I need to hear from you.  

Click Here and you can Record your message below and who knows, we just might feature it on an upcoming episode!

If the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast is a blessing to you, I need your help.

First of all subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or Google Play. This way you’ll never miss an episode.

Secondly, take a few minutes and leave a review for an episode or the entire series. This will help us get the word out others about this series.

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49 - The Struggle for Sonship Part 2 with Matt Tommey

Apr 30, 2019 2217

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In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist, I share the part two of my message series on what it means to be an artist in the Kingdom of God. In this message, I explore the curse of the “starving artist” and how you can overcome the lies of the enemy while exploring the Truth about Your Provision, Performance and Power as a son or daughter of God.

To connect with Matt, visit: http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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48 - Wondering If You're A "Real Artist"?

Apr 26, 2019 581

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In this bonus episode, Matt Tommey talks about how to recognize if you're a "real artist" and how to grow that gift that God put inside of you through participating in the 2019 Created to Thrive Experience Course.

Registration for the course ends Saturday, April 27th at Midnight EST but there's still time to get all the details and register here: https://matttommeymentoring.mykajabi.com/2019cttecourselaunchgp 

47 - The Struggle for Sonship Part 1 with Matt Tommey

Apr 23, 2019 2115

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In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist, I share the part one of my message series on what it means to be an artist in the Kingdom of God. In this message, I explore the curse of the “starving artist” and how you can overcome the lies of the enemy while exploring the Truth about Your Provision, Performance and Power as a son or daughter of God.

Our Created To Thrive Experience Course is Available Now!

Once a year we launch our Created to Thrive Experience Course. This course is a seven-week journey that will help you overcome roadblocks in your life and aligning with God’s purpose and design for your life as an artist in God’s Kingdom. This course is only given once a year and is only available for the next few days.

So click here for more information on this limited time opportunity to take part in this life-changing event. 

To connect with Matt, visit: http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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46 - Born to Teach: A conversation with Artist and Teacher, Bryn Gillette

Apr 16, 2019 2473

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In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist podcast, I talk with Painter and Teacher, Bryn Gillette.  Bryn shares his journey of overcoming and finding his identity as both a Kingdom Artist and a High School Art Teacher. 

You can connect with Bryn online at www.bryngillette.com and on Facebook @artbybryn and Instagram @Bryngillette

Get my free 7-Day Thriving In The Light of Easter Art Challenge Devotional Guide

The7-day art challenge might be over, but you can still participate on your own. All you need to do is click here to download your own copy of my free devotional challenge guide. As a bonus, when you sign up for your guide, you’ll get reminders for my Free Facebook Workshop Series that kicks off today – April 16th, 2019.

To connect with Matt, visit: http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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45 - The Art Of Heaven: A Conversation With Prophetic Artist Janice VanCronkhite

Apr 9, 2019 2328

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In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist podcast, I sit down for an interview with prophetic arts pioneer Janice VanCronkite as she shares her story and the story of her journey into prophetic painting.

You can connect with Janice online at www.jvartworks.com and on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Artist-Janice-VanCronkhite

Join my 7-Day Thriving In The Light of Easter Art Challenge.

This 7-day art challenge is an opportunity to respond to our new reality in Christ! Each day will celebrate a new reality made possible by the resurrection and give you the opportunity to express your response through art. This challenge kicks off on April 9th, 2019

The challenge is free, but you will need to register to get your Challenge Devotional Guide & Daily Email Reminders. Click Here To Register Now!

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44 - Prospering Artists, Not Starving Artists: with Matt Tommey

Apr 2, 2019 2732

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In this episode of the Thriving Chrisian Artist podcast, I share on the whole topic of Kingdom Finances and how to begin receiving the provision that God has for you as an artist in His Kingdom.

Join my 7-Day Thriving In The Light of Easter Art Challenge.

This 7-day art challenge is an opportunity to respond to our new reality in Christ! Each day will celebrate a new reality made possible by the resurrection and give you the opportunity to express your response through art. This challenge kicks off on April 9th, 2019

The challenge is free, but you will need to register to get your Challenge Devotional Guide & Daily Email Reminders. Click Here To Register Now!

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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43 - Forced Out, Freed, and Completely Transformed: A Conversation with Artist & Influencer Casey Corbin

Mar 26, 2019 2318

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In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, I sit down for a conversation with my friend Casey Corbin. Casey is both an amazing artist and an influencer in the whole acrylic pouring world. Casey shares his story of personal, artistic, and financial transformation following an unexpected end to a career he loved.

You can connect with Casey online at www.CaseyColeCorbin.com and in the facebook groups Teachers of Flow & What’s Selling

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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42 - Accelerate Your Creativity: The Shift to With, A Conversation with Author, Allen Arnold

Mar 19, 2019 2267

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In this podcast, Matt sits down for an interview with author, coach, and mentor, Allen Arnold. Allen is the author of The Story of With, a powerful allegory that is your roadmap for dreaming with God, and it's your invitation into deeper identity, intimacy, and imagination.

Allen is also the Ransomed Heart’s  Director of Content. Ransomed Heart is a ministry devoted to helping people discover the heart of God that was founded by John Eldridge in 2000

You can connect with Allen on Twitter @TheStoryofWith and online at www.WithAllen.com

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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41 - Caught Not Taught: A Conversation with Acrylic Collage Artist, Mary Martin

Mar 12, 2019 1945

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In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, Matt interviews Acrylic Artist, Mary Martin as she talks about her life, her art and her journey of creating with the Holy Spirit.

For more information on Mary, visit her website at www.marymartinartstudio.com and @MaryDMartinArt on Facebook and  marymartinartstudio on Instagram.

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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40 - Faith is the Substance: Co-laboring with the Father to see His Kingdom Come with Matt Tommey – Part 2

Mar 5, 2019 2029

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In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, Matt shares the 2nd part of a recent message on the Kingdom of God. Whether you are called as an artist, in business, government or home this message will give you critical insight into how you can only do what you see the Father doing, release God’s Kingdom in your circle of influence, influence the seven Mountains of Culture and use Spirit-led creativity as a means of cultural transformation. 

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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39 - Faith is the Substance: Co-laboring with the Father to see His Kingdom Come with Matt Tommey – Part 1

Feb 26, 2019 1755

Description:

In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, Matt shares the 1st part of a recent message on the Kingdom of God. Whether you are called as an artist, in business, government or home this message will give you critical insight into how you can only do what you see the Father doing, release God’s Kingdom in your circle of influence, influence the seven Mountains of Culture and use Spirit-led creativity as a means of cultural transformation. 

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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38 - Wholeness, Liberty, & Harmony: A Conversation with Author, Artist, and Dancer, Marlita Hill

Feb 19, 2019 2109

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In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, Matt sits down for a talk with Marlita Hill as she shares how she uses her God-given artistic gifts in the marketplace. 

For more information on Marlita, visit her website at www.MarlitaHill.com and @iammarlitahill on Facebook 

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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37 - Play with the Colors: A Conversation with Mixed Media Artist, Mayra Pankow

Feb 12, 2019 1906

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In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, Matt chats with Mayra Pankow, a mixed media artist from Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany. In this episode Mayra shares a bit of her story as well as a glimpse into what God is doing in and through the arts in Europe.

For more information on Mayra, visit her website at www.mayrapankow.de and @MayraIsabelPankow on Facebook 

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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36 - Stepping Out of the Boat: A Conversation with Author, Artist, and Entrepreneur, Shelly Hitz

Feb 5, 2019 1661

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In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, Matt talks with Shelley Hitz as she shares a bit of her story of  stepping out of the boat in order to pursue everything that God has for her. 

For more information on Shelley, visit her website at www.ShelleyHitz.com and @yourcreativeadventure on Facebook and Instagram

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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35 - Healed and Free: A Conversation with Teacher, Author, and Transformational Consultant, Mark DeJesus Part 2

Jan 29, 2019 2006

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In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, Matt shares the 2nd part of his conversation with Mark DeJesus as they talk about life, transformation, and breaking free from rejection and entering into the fullness of God’s love, healing, and freedom.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, GooglePlay or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

For more information on Mark, visit his website at www.MarkDeJesus.com and @marktdejesus on Facebook and Instagram

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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34 - Healed and Free: A Conversation with Teacher, Author, and Transformational Consultant, Mark DeJesus Part 1

Jan 22, 2019 1609

Description:

In this episode of the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast, Matt shares the 1st part of his conversation with Mark DeJesus as they talk about life, transformation, and breaking free from rejection and entering into the fullness of God’s love, healing, and freedom.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, GooglePlay or at http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com/podcast

For more information on Mark, visit his website at www.MarkDeJesus.com and @marktdejesus on Facebook and Instagram

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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33 - Sing with Colour: A Conversation with Mixed Media Painter, Kate Green

Jan 15, 2019 1900

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In this episode, Matt has a conversation Kate Green, a mixed-media painter from the UK as she shares how her faith and art come together as a natural expression of worship.

For more information on Kate and her art, visit www.kateGreenArt.com and @KateGreenArt on Facebook and Instagram

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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32 - Find Balance Between Spirituality and Art: A Conversation with Western Artist, C. Michael Dudash

Jan 8, 2019 1999

Description:

In this episode, Matt has a conversation with nationally recognized artist, C. Michael Dudash about his life, his faith, and his art. Over his 40+ year career as a full-time artist, Michael has found am effective balance between his life as a believer and his career as a creative professional.

For more information on Michael, visit www.cmdudash.com

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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31 - How the Kingdom Works Part 2

Dec 19, 2018 1251

Description:

In this final episode of two, Matt wraps up his message on the Kingdom of God as he shares more of his insights and experiences on how the Kingdom of God works and what it means to be a son or daughter as well as an artist in His Kingdom. 

For more information on Matt’s art, visit www.MattTommey.com, Instagram @matttommey and Facebook @matttommeyauthor

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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30 - How the Kingdom Works Part 1

Dec 11, 2018 1174

Description:

In this episode, the first of a two part series, Matt shares his insights and experiences on how the Kingdom of God works and what it means to be a son or daughter as well as an artist in His Kingdom. 

For more information on Matt’s art, visit www.MattTommey.com, Instagram @matttommey and Facebook @matttommeyauthor

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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29 - Creativity: Where Heaven Intersects Earth Part 2

Dec 4, 2018 1862

Description:

In this episode, Matt explores how all creative expression is designed by God to be an intersection point where people encounter the Glory of the Lord. You’ll learn the connection between faith and creativity, specifically how God lives in the creative expression of His people and about God’s strategy to raise up an army of artists to reveal His Glory in the earth.

For more information on Matt’s art, visit www.MattTommey.com, Instagram @matttommey and Facebook @matttommeyauthor

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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28 - Creativity: Where Heaven Intersects Earth Part - 1

Nov 27, 2018 1779

Description:

In this episode, Matt explores how all creative expression is designed by God to be an intersection point where people encounter the Glory of the Lord. You’ll learn the connection between faith and creativity, specifically how God lives in the creative expression of His people and about God’s strategy to raise up an army of artists to reveal His Glory in the earth.

For more information on Matt’s art, visit www.MattTommey.com, Instagram @matttommey and Facebook @matttommeyauthor

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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27 - True Identity: Resonating with God's Song Part 2 with Matt Tommey

Nov 20, 2018 1845

Description:

In this episode, Matt explores how your true identity is found by resonating with the song God has been singing over you since the day you were created. This episode is the final part of a message Matt shared at Vineyard Campbellsville in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

For more information on Matt’s art, visit www.MattTommey.com, Instagram @matttommey and Facebook @matttommeyauthor

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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26 - True Identity: Resonating with God's Song Part 1 with Matt Tommey

Nov 13, 2018 1858

Description:

In this episode, Matt explores how your true identity is found by resonating with the song God has been singing over you since the day you were created. This episode is the first part of a message Matt shared at Vineyard Campbellsville in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

For more information on Matt’s art, visit www.MattTommey.com, Instagram @matttommey and Facebook @matttommeyauthor

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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25 - Mindset is Everything: A Conversation with Contemporary Artist, Paulette Insall

Nov 6, 2018 1529

Description:

In this episode, Matt Tommey has a conversation with Portland, Oregon contemporary artist Paulette Insall and talks about her incredible growth as an artist. She shares her story about how she's grown her following in Instagram to over 43K followers and is now regularly selling her work online.

 Connect with Paulette online at www.PauletteInsall.com, on Instagram @pauletteinstall or on Facebook @pauletteinsallart

 Connect with Matt online at www.MattTommeyMentoring.com, on Instagram @matttommey or on Facebook @matttommey.


24 - Speaking Louder Than Fear: An Evening with Writer, Poet, Speaker Joel McKerrow Part 2

Oct 30, 2018 2046

Description:

In this second episode of two, Joel McKerrow talks about his journey as he pushed past his own fears and other’s perceptions as he fully embraced his calling as a performing poet. 

For more information on Joel and his work, visit http://www.joelmckerrow.com, on Instagram @JoelMcKerrowPoet, and on Facebook @ Joel McKerrow

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.comand @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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23 - Speaking Louder Than Fear: An Evening with Writer, Poet, Speaker Joel McKerrow Part 1

Oct 23, 2018 2086

Description:

In this first episode of two, Joel McKerrow talks about his journey as he pushed past his own fears and other’s perceptions as he fully embraced his calling as a performing poet. 

For more information on Joel and his work, visit http://www.joelmckerrow.com, on Instagram @JoelMcKerrowPoet, and on Facebook @ Joel McKerrow

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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22 - Out of the Box: A Conversation with Artist, Pat Butynski

Oct 9, 2018 1756

Description:

In this episode, Matt talks with artist and teacher, Pat Butynski on how she overcame childhood abuse through her relationship with Jesus and art practice. Now she's walking in incredible favor as a painter and teacher, more in love with Jesus than ever before. 

 To connect with Pat online, visit her website at www.PatButynski.com and on Instagram @patbutynskiarttalk 

 To connect with Matt, visit his website at www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and on Instagram or Facebook @matttommey

21 - Light Passing Through: A Conversation with Dialuminist Painter, Stephen St. Claire.

Oct 2, 2018 2117

Description:

In this episode, Matt has a conversation with artist, Stephen St. Claire about his journey from a hobbyist with a full-time job to thriving artist that has embraced and his true God-given identity as an artist.

 For more information on Stephen and his art, visit www.stclaireart.com, on Instagram @StClaireArt, and on Facebook @StevenStClaire 

 To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram. 

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20 - Blowing Glass: A Conversation with Glass Artist, John Almaguer

Sep 25, 2018 1475

Description:

In this episode, Matt has a conversation with Glass Artist, John Almaguer about following his passion as he grew and emerged as a Spirit-filled and led artist. 

 For more information on John, visit http://www.almaguerglass.com,on Instagram @almaguerglass, and on Facebook @almaguerglass

 To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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19 - Creativity: Where Heaven Intersects Earth Part 2 with Matt Tommey

Sep 18, 2018 1455

Description:

In this episode, Matt shares part two of his message on how Creativity is where the divine nature of God as the Creator intersects the hearts and lives of mankind here on earth.

 For more information on Matt’s art, visit www.MattTommey.com, Instagram @matttommey and Facebook @matttommeyauthor

 To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

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18 - Creativity: Where Heaven Intersects Earth - Part 1 with Matt Tommey

Sep 11, 2018 1472

Description:

In this episode, Matt shares part one of his message on how Creativity is where the divine nature of God as the Creator intersects the hearts and lives of mankind here on earth.

 For more information on Matt’s art, visit www.MattTommey.com, Instagram @matttommey and Facebook @matttommeyauthor

 To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram.

 Join thousands of other artists on Facebook in our free community, Thriving Christian Artists - https://www.facebook.com/groups/thrivingchristianartists/ 

17 - The Creative Life: A Conversation with Artist, Jacob Daniels

Sep 4, 2018 2297

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In this episode, Matt has a conversation with Oil Painter, Woodworker, and Art Entrepreneur, Jacob Daniels about family, faith, and his journey to becoming a kingdom artist and art entrepreneur. 

For more information on Jacob, visit http://www.overflowstudios.org, http://www.ceramicsbylinalav.com/ Instagram @jacobdanielsart and Facebook @OverflowStudiosNC

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram. 

Join thousands of other artists on Facebook in our free community, Thriving Christian Artists - https://www.facebook.com/groups/thrivingchristianartists/

16 - Coming Back to Art: A Conversation with Oil Painter, Cindy Walton

Aug 28, 2018 1310

Description:

In this episode, Matt has a conversation with nationally recognized oil and cold wax artist, Cindy Walton about the unique challenges of coming back to her art after raising her children, teaching others to have their own creative voice and balancing creating with the business of art.

 Connect with Cindy online at www.CindyWalton.com, Instagram @cwalton57 and Facebook @CindyWaltonfineart

 Connect with Matt online at www.MattTommeyMentoring.com, Instagram @matttommey and Facebook @matttommey


15 - Step of Faith - A Conversation with Ceramic Artist, Clive Earnhart

Aug 20, 2018 1590

Description:

In this episode, Matt talks with emerging ceramic artist Clive Earnhart. It's a fascinating conversation as they discuss Clive's journey to stepping out in faith and following his lifelong dream of becoming a full-time, vocational artist.

 Find out more about Clive's work on his website at https://cliveearnhart.com/ or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/cliveasher 

 To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram. 

 Join thousands of other artists on Facebook in our free community, Thriving Christian Artists - https://www.facebook.com/groups/thrivingchristianartists/

14 - I am an Artist - A Conversation with Hyper-Realism Artist, Heather Bradbury

Aug 14, 2018 1727

Description:

In this episode, Matt has a conversation with Australian artist, Heather Bradbury who is an incredible hyperrealistic painter, teacher and mentor to artists. They discuss her unlikely path to discovering her divine design as an artist and how she's thriving in that calling. 

 For more information on Heather, her artwork and her incredible resources for artists, visit http://www.HeatherBradbury.com or on Instagram and Facebook @heathermarybradbury 

 To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com and @matttommey on Facebook and Instagram. 

 Join thousands of other artists on Facebook in our free community, Thriving Christian Artists - https://www.facebook.com/groups/thrivingchristianartists/.

13 - A Conversation with Painter & Musician, Aeron Brown

Aug 7, 2018 1654

Description:

In this episode, Matt Tommey has a conversation with painter, mixed media artist and musician, Aeron Brown. Aeron shares his heart on all things creative and the Kingdom of God. It's a truly inspiring conversation.

Find out more about Aeron Brown, his art and music at www.AeronBrown.com.

To connect with Matt, visit http://www.MattTommeyMentoring.com or @matttommey on Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest. 

Connect with thousands of other Kingdom artists on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/groups/thrivingchristianartists

12 - Knowing the Seasons of Life - A Conversation with Artist, Joy Morykon

Jun 18, 2018 1347

Description:

In this episode, Matt Tommey interviews emerging artist Joy Morykon about her life growing up in Chile, raising 3 creative children, being married to a musician and balancing the demands of life, love and creativity during this season of her life.

Find out more about Joy on Instagram at @Brave_Brush (art) & @becomingbeloved (personal) or online at her website at www.hemstudio.weebly.com

Connect with Matt at www.MattTommeyMentoring.com, www.Facebook.com/matttommey or www.Instagram.com/matttommey 

11 - Stitched Together - A Conversation with Fiber Artist & Painter, Lorie McCown

Jun 11, 2018 1437

Description:

In this episode, Matt spends some time with contemporary fiber artist and painter, Lorie McCown discussing her journey to becoming an artist, developing a thriving studio practice and following her artistic passions in a variety of artistic mediums.

Connect with Lorie online at http://www.loriemccown.com, Instagram @loriemccown and Facebook @lorie.mccown

Connect with Matt online at http://www.matttommeymentoring.com, Instagram @matttommey and Facebook @matttommey

10 - All Things Work Together - A Conversation with Artist, Philip DeAngelo

Jun 4, 2018 1713

Description:

In this episode, Matt has a conversation with artist Philip DeAngelo who has a gallery and working studio in Asheville, North Carolina's River Arts District. Phil shares his own journey of how several important mentors encouraged him along his creative journey and also how many unexpected twists and turns in life have brought him to the place he is today as a successful artist and entrepreneur who loves God. 

 To connect with Phil, visit him online at www.PhilipDeAngeloArt.com and https://www.instagram.com/philipdeangeloart/ 

 To connect with Matt, visit him online at www.MattTommeyMentoring.com or in Instagram & Facebook @MattTommey and @MattTommeyMentoring.

9 - Walking in Favor, Nurturing the Dream - A Conversation with Artist, Jan Tetsutani

May 28, 2018 1553

Description:

In this episode, Matt has a conversation with Hawaiian artist Jan Tetsutani and discusses the incredible favor surrounding her art career and how she walks with the Lord each day. Jan even prays a special prayer of impartation at the end of the podcast for all those who want to receive more of God's supernatural favor in their life and art. 

 To connect with Jan online, visit her website atwww.JanTetsutani.com, on Instagram or Facebook @jantetsutaniart 

 To connect with Matt, visit him online at www.MattTommeyMentoring.com or on Instagram and Facebook @matttommey

8 - The Power of Imagination (Part 2)

May 24, 2018 1068

Description:

In this 2-part teaching, Matt Tommey shares from God's Word how imagination works to build faith and enable believers to "see and agree" with Heaven to experience the fullness of the Kingdom in their life, art, relationships and business. 

 To connect with Matt, visit www.MattTommeyMentoring.com or via Instagram and Facebook @MattTommey. 

7 - The Power of Imagination (Part 1)

May 23, 2018 1384

Description:

In this 2-part teaching, Matt Tommey shares from God's Word how imagination works to build faith and enable believers to "see and agree" with Heaven to experience the fullness of the Kingdom in their life, art, relationships and business. 

 To connect with Matt, visit www.MattTommeyMentoring.com or via Instagram and Facebook @MattTommey.

6 - It Takes Two: A Conversation with Ceramicists, Margie & Lonnie Johnson

May 22, 2018 2435

Description:

In this episode, Matt has a conversation with ceramic artists, Margie and Lonnie Johnson on how they create together and support each other along their artistic journey. 

 Connect with Margie & Lonnie at www.OurCreativesAdventures.com 

 Connect with Matt online at www.MattTommeyMentoring.com 


5 - An Unlikely Path with Mixed Media Artist, Amy Smith

May 15, 2018 1236

Description:

In this episode, Matt Tommey talks with mixed media artist, Amy Smith about her unlikely journey to becoming a mixed media artist including the challenges of starting out in a different medium and balancing all the challenges of life and family. 

 Find out more about Amy's work at www.AmySmithArt.com 

 Connect with Matt online at www.MattTommeyMentoring.com 

4 - Is My Art More Than Refrigerator Art?

May 11, 2018 1217

Description:

In this episode, Matt Tommey tackles a sensitive issue for many artists as they wonder whether or not their art has the capacity to thrive in the marketplace and if not, what can they do about it. Matt shares some practical advice for artists in any medium who are trying to get started in strength. 

 Connect with Matt at www.MattTommeyMentoring.com or on Instagram and Facebook @matttommey

3 - How to Sell Your Art & Where to Sell Your Art

May 10, 2018 964

Description:

In this episode, Matt answers two of the biggest questions facing artists of every creative medium: How to Sell Your Art and Where to Sell Your Art! Matt offers practical advice from years of successfully creating and selling art in his thriving art gallery and studio in Asheville, North Carolina's River Arts District. 

 Connect with Matt online at www.MattTommeyMentoring.com or on Instagram and Facebook @matttommey

2 - The Bridge - Stepping Into Your Dream of Becoming an Artist

May 9, 2018 1164

Description:

In this episode, Matt shares some foundational insights from God's Word and his own experience as a thriving artist to help you understand how to start stepping into your dream of becoming an artist. 

 Connect with Matt online at www.MattTommeyMentoring.com

1 - Welcome to the Thriving Christian Artist Podcast!

May 8, 2018 691

Description:

Matt shares his heart about this new podcast for Christian artists on how to hear God's voice and authentically connect with Him to overcome roadblocks in your life, establish a healthy identity in Christ, create the art you love with excellence and build a thriving art business. In each season, Matt will be sharing interviews from emerging and established artists who are thriving in their creative lives plus tips and strategies from his books and mentoring program on how to grow artistically, spiritually and in your art business. To connect with Matt online, visit www.MattTommeyMentoring.com or on Facebook and Instagram @MattTommey and @MattTommeyMentoring