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Take Root

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Take Root is a Gospel focused podcast hosted by Karen Johnson, a senior associate of Centered in Seattle. Join us as we share testimonies to deepen roots of faith, encourage one another, and learn from a diverse collection of stories!We'll be releasing new episodes every other week, and if you're in… read more

45 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

Melissa Gehrig - A Vision For Restoring Lives

June 29th, 2022

30:21

Melissa Gehrig is the Executive Director at Vision House, a Christian social service agency in Renton and Shoreline, Washington that helps break the cycle of homelessness for families by offering transitional housing, …

Jeanett Charles: God's Redemption- One Life At A Time

June 9th, 2022

40:24

Jeannet Charles is Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of DADS (Divine Alternatives for Dads Services). Marvin and Jeannet Charles founded DADS over 23 years ago, and the impact of this ministry on the Puget Sound …

Marvin Charles: Redemption Through Fatherhood

May 10th, 2022

44:03

Marvin Charles is the Founder and Executive Director of Divine Alternatives for Dads Services (DADS), based in Seattle, Washington. Through this …

Jeff Rogers: God's Relentless Pursuit

April 5th, 2022

39:34

Jeff Rogers is Chairman for OneAccord, which buys, sells and operates privately held companies in the Pacific Northwest. He is also the founder of KIROS, which encourages people of faith to understand and live out their …

Kelly Schneider: Do What's In Front of You

March 22nd, 2022

34:06

Kellie Schneider is a woman with a servant heart. After working for many years as a social worker, Kellie continues to have great impact through her service on Seattle's Union Gospel Mission Board of Trustees, serving …

Doug Burleigh: Jesus Changes Everything

March 10th, 2022

36:08

Doug Burleigh is a Senior Associate with Centered and the International Foundation and the author of Jesus Changes Everything. He worked with Young Life for over 25 years, five of those as President, and started Young …

Chris Lumry: Finding God Through Creativity

February 22nd, 2022

33:41

Chris Lumry is a filmmaker, author, and founder of OneStep Guides, a mission-driven company that helps people increase joy and purpose in their lives by rediscovering their creative nature. OneStep Guides offers live, …

Jamie Winship: Facing Your Fears

February 8th, 2022

47:07

Jamie Winship is the co-founder of Identity Exchange and speaks internationally about discovering the transformative power of living in our true identity. After a distinguished career in law enforcement in Washington, …

Deborah Enos: Why Did I Get Cancer?

January 26th, 2022

33:17

Deborah Herlax Enos, CN, is a global speaker, Healthy Living Expert, TV personality, and recent cancer survivor. As a nutritionist and healthy living expert,she took great joy in her amazing career, offering excellent …

Cindy Breilh: Mental Illness & A Daughter's Journey to Forgiveness

January 11th, 2022

29:57

Cindy Breilh is the Executive Director of US programs for Medical Teams International. She has a passion for caring for the poor and has a deep understanding of some of the more hidden problems that impact our world, …

Brandon Heath: Story in a Song

December 28th, 2021

22:27

Brandon Heath is a singer- songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee where he lives with his wife and two little girls. He has received an Emmy Award, five Grammy nominations and and an American Music Award nomination. He …

Heather Tuininga: Abiding

December 15th, 2021

30:55

Heather Tuininga is a Principal at 10/10 Strategies where she offers Philanthropic advising. She has a heart of generosity, and a deep desire to live her life by abiding in Christ. She and her husband Eric are parents …

Rick Newell: Changing Lives Through Mentorship

December 1st, 2021

36:14

Rick Newell is the founder of M.U.S.T.  (Mentoring Urban Students and Teens), the owner of  Fairway Studios, and founder of Hope Herd, a new ministry focused on caring for foster children.  In 2012, Rick took a huge …

Tim Mackie: From Skateboarder to Bible Project Visionary

November 17th, 2021

42:28

Tim Mackie is the Co-founder/ Chief Education Officer of the Bible Project who has a deep passion for helping people to understand how the overall biblical story works together and leads us to Jesus.  With a degree in …

Sebastian Rogers: Move the Lens

November 3rd, 2021

33:50

Sebastian Rogers is the CEO of Peripheral Vision, a documentary film production company that seeks to empower the vision, narratives and leadership of marginalized people, and use the power of story to help us see them …

Marilyn Vancil: Seeking Our Core Identity

October 20th, 2021

31:05

Marilyn Vancil is a Spiritual Director, Life Coach and Certified Enneagram Professional. She is the author of Self to Lose, Self to Find, which gives a biblical approach to the nine Enneagram types.  This mother of four …

Margo Engberg: Changing the World One Cupcake at a Time

October 6th, 2021

32:55

Margo Jarvies-Engberg is President and CEO of Pinkabella Cupcakes and PB Franchising. She and her husband Doug have raised five beautiful children, …

Dr. Gregory Jantz: Healing and Hope

October 6th, 2021

20:04

Dr. Gregory Jantz is the founder of The Center • A Place of Hope, the author of over 40 books, and a go-to media source expert on a range of …

Bob Lonac: Lessons of a Lifetime

July 20th, 2021

32:15

Bob Lonac planned to be a businessman, but God led him down a very different path.  He was a Senior VP at Young Life for 32 years, then the COO of International Justice Mission, and most recently the CEO of CRISTA …

Shannon Wallis: Finding Hope on The Camino Trail

July 6th, 2021

40:56

Shannon Wallis is the author of the international best selling book We the Change and is a leadership and organizational effectiveness consultant to …

Kathy Lambert: A Legacy of Public Service

June 23rd, 2021

35:17

Kathy Lambert  has served on the King County Council of Washington State for twenty years.  She  represents the 3rd district, which is the largest, covering nearly half the land mass of the county.  Prior to this, she …

Richard Stearns: Leading Like Jesus

June 9th, 2021

43:20

Richard Stearns is President Emeritus of World Vision, where he served as president for 20 years.  Prior to that, he was CEO at both Parker Brothers …

Larry Anderson & Wendell Berkland: An Unlikely Brotherhood

May 24th, 2021

27:22

Larry Anderson and Wendell Berkland have a story of friendship that is deep and authentic. One is a black cop; the other is a white criminal defense attorney.  Together they have co-authored Unlikely Brotherhood.  The …

Rachael Mitchell: Stories that Shape Our Lives

May 10th, 2021

34:47

Rachael Mitchell is a freelance copy writer, an author, mother and wife. On approaching a milestone birthday, she decided to revisit the people and stories that have shaped her life.  Rachael's creative journey of love …

Steve Atkinson: A Faith-Filled Journey

April 27th, 2021

31:12

Steve Atkinson is the Executive Director of BibleProject, a non-profit that helps people experience the Bible as a unified story that leads to Jesus. Steve spent 15 years in the business world, specializing in sales, …

Martha Newsome: Compassion on a Global Scale

April 12th, 2021

51:01

Martha Newsome, President and CEO of Medical Teams International, has dreamed of traveling the world to bring healing to the suffering since she was a child. As Martha learned to listen for God's leading in her life, …

Christine Soule: Bringing Beauty to Brokenness

March 30th, 2021

32:29

Christine Soule is the founder and CEO of Providence Heights, a non-profit that empowers women in need through housing, employment opportunities, and …

Sean Dunn: Interrupting Young People with Hope

March 16th, 2021

40:05

Sean Dunn is the Founder and President of Groundwire, an organization that leverages technology to connect thousands of young people with the Gospel …

Dr. Edyth Phillips: A Lifetime of Service

March 2nd, 2021

38:50

Dr. Edyth Phillips worked as a psychiatrist for 52 years and is a pioneer.  As one of three women in a graduating class of 120 at Loma Linda Medical …

Katie Robertson: Anchored in Jesus

February 16th, 2021

36:12

Katie Robertson is the founder of The Anchor, a welcoming place for women to gather and hear of the hope that there is in Jesus. After losing her daughter to cancer, Katie knew that she needed to share "the Anchor of …

Toms Lee: Sharing Faith in the Marketplace

February 16th, 2021

26:29

Toms Lee is Head of Pro Acquisition at Porch, in Seattle Washington.  With his education in business and economics, he is very good at what he does. But more importantly, in a business world that measures success by …

Denise Daniels: Intersection of Theology and Business

January 20th, 2021

19:07

Denise Daniels, PhD, is the Hudson T. Harrison Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship at Wheaton College. She is co-author of Working in the Presence of …

Chris Lumry: Addiction, Healing, and Hope

January 5th, 2021

34:15

Chris Lumry is the founder of OneStepHope, a nonprofit dedicated to helping those with addictions and mental illness.  In this episode Chris shares the story of his own addictions, and the discovery of his God-given …

Romanita Hairston: Wait and Prepare

December 23rd, 2020

22:10

Romanita Hairston currently leads a global team at Microsoft.   She is a nationally recognized speaker, and is known for motivating change that transforms lives and improves communities.  In this episode, she shares how …

Steve Largent: Choosing Forgiveness

December 8th, 2020

27:35

Steve Largent is perhaps best known as one of the greatest all-time receivers in the NFL.  He played for the Seattle Seahawks for 14 years, was inducted into the Pro-Football Hall of Fame, and served as a United States …

Amy King: Faith-Filled Entrepreneurship

November 22nd, 2020

21:25

Amy King is CEO of Pallet, a social purpose company on a mission to build equal opportunity access to housing and employment. She is also an owner of Square Peg Construction and is a founding member of Weld Seattle, a …

Krista Hengesh: Living Salted

November 10th, 2020

31:17

Krista Hengesh is an incredible young woman with great vision who followed God's calling to start a ministry for college women called Live Salted. …

Nicole Zasowski: From Lost to Found

October 27th, 2020

28:36

Nicole Zasowski is a marriage and family therapist, an author, wife, mamma, and speaker.  She has a passion for helping her clients grow in emotional …

Jack McMillan: Learning to Listen for the Voice of God

October 13th, 2020

28:34

Jack McMillan began his career at Nordstrom as a women's shoe salesman in 1957. He eventually became the Co-President and Co-Chairman of this iconic …

Donna Winship: Discovering Forgiveness

September 28th, 2020

38:07

Donna Winship and her husband, Jamie, spent 25 years raising their family in Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, and Jerusalem. This journey forever changed their worldview because through it they discovered principles of the …

Tyler Gorsline: Understanding Lament

September 14th, 2020

32:40

Tyler Gorsline is the lead pastor of A Seattle Church, husband to Kim, and father to three adorable daughters. He has an incredible heart for Jesus and longs for people in Seattle and everywhere to experience His love. …

Anya Phillips: Healing from Childhood Trauma

August 31st, 2020

40:10

Anya Phillips is a lifestyle blogger, home designer, mom of two, and wife. She is also a survivor of horrific childhood abuse, and is a courageous woman who shares her story of healing with the hope that it might help …

Steve Mitchell: Faith in the Emergency Room

August 15th, 2020

19:08

If your loved one was in the emergency room, wouldn't you want to know that the director of that E.R. walks the hallways praying over patients and …

Alyssa Galios: Finding Faith Through Devastating Loss

July 31st, 2020

27:14

Alyssa Galios is an author, mom, motivational speaker, social media influencer and online coach. Founder of the #MadeforBrave movement and CEO of the Made for Brave company, Alyssa is known for helping countless people …

Jamie Winship: Learning to Listen for God's Voice

July 16th, 2020

28:03

Jamie Winship has decades of experience bringing peaceful solutions to some of the world’s highest conflict areas.

Starting with a distinguished …

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