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Episode 16: Curious Pete - Paranormal Investigations in NZ - Mark Wallbank & Sam Collier - Haunted Auckland

Curious Pete

Ghosts, demons, and possessions. We've all heard of and seen stories from Hollywood and reality tv, however, Mark Wallbank and Sam Collier are the real deal, actual ghost hunters who follow up sightings and do investigations in historical places and people's homes. So, are ghosts real? Well, I catch up with and ask the experts who know.  If you enjoyed this episode, I could use your support! Become a Curious Pete Patron for as little as $5 a month! www.patreon.com/curiouspete


4 Mar 2021

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045 | Hillsong's Sam Collier on Boundaries, What's Causing America's Racial Divide and Planting a Church with His Spouse, Part 2

ChurchPulse Weekly

Hillsong's Sam Collier is back for part 2 of his conversation with Carey and Savannah. The three discuss giving and planting a church with his spouse. They also talk about the importance of healthy boundaries and the ongoing process of racial reconciliation and healing.


28 Jan 2021

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044 | Hillsong Atlanta Lead Pastor, Sam Collier, on Planting a Church During a Global Pandemic and Why Church Planters May Have an Advantage Over Existing Churches, Part 1

ChurchPulse Weekly

Hillsong Atlanta Lead Pastor, Sam Collier, talks about church planting during a global pandemic. Together with Carey and Savannah, they discuss the unique challenges and opportunities. Plus, Barna shares current data from church planters—do they have an advantage over existing churches? Part 1 of 2.


21 Jan 2021

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Author Sam Collier, Riley Green | HUCKABEE


Rep. Kevin McCarthy analyzes the 2020 results for the House and the GOP’s momentum in the new year. Pastor of Hillsong Atlanta Sam Collier tells his inspiring story of abandonment, sacrifice, and rescue. Country artist, Riley Green, PERFORMS. Tune in RIGHT NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


5 Jan 2021

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48. When God rescripts our lives for “The Greater Story” with Sam Collier

Pardon the Mess with Cynthia Yanof

It’s November, and that means it’s National Adoption Month.  If you know anything about me, you know that foster care and adoption completely changed the trajectory of my family’s life. As this month marks the three-year “gotcha day” for our sweet little guy, I’m still overwhelmed by God’s goodness in allowing our family to participate in the amazing gift of adoption.  In keeping with the November adoption theme, I’m thrilled to have Sam Collier with us today on Pardon the Mess. Sam shares his own adoption story and how, even in the midst of opposition, God was writing a story Sam never could have written in his own strength.  I can’t stop thinking about the stories he shares about his adoptive family, meeting his biological parents on The Steve Harvey Show, and what it looked like for him to forego his own music dreams for a ministry calling.  In all those places where you need a reminder that God’s in the business of giving us life to its fullest, we’ve got the podcast for you. Don’t miss Sam Collier’s encouragement to trust our own stories to the God who rescripts all things in favor of his greater story. Connect with Sam Collier here. Get Sam's book, A Greater Story.


5 Nov 2020

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Episode 136 - Sam Collier

The Nothing Is Wasted Podcast

ADOPTION SERIES PART THREE Sam Collier couldn’t be blamed for seeing his story as one of abandonment. Born to a 21-year-old single mother, Sam and his twin sister were given up for adoption. His birth parents never reached out, and he spent the entire time he was growing up never meeting either of his birth parents or the three other siblings he didn’t even know he had. But Sam looked past the abandonment to see what God was doing, and the faith to make that decision changed his life and the lives of his family. To close out our adoption series, Sam sits down with Davey to share his own greater story and how he’s made it his life’s mission to help others find theirs.  Episode Resources:Purchase Sam’s Book, A Greater Story Visit Sam’s website Check out Sam preaching at Hillsong  Other Resources:Visit My Pain to Purpose Plan. This podcast is sponsored by Faithful Counseling.


22 Oct 2020

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God Never Fails Us with Sam Collier

The Good Life with Stevie & Sazan

Have you ever felt like you were living in the wrong story? That somehow you ended up off course and instead of being in a Nancy Meyer’s film your in a depressing drama? All our of lives are full of ups and downs, but some of us have a harder road than others. Today’s guest shows us that it’s all about how we look at our lives that will determine our path. If we choose to submit to God’s leadership and plan He can take what is a seemingly bad situation and turn it for our good. You might want to get a tissue or two for this episode.. its about to get GOOD. To learn more about Sam and buy his book visit: https://agreaterstory.org/ 


9 Sep 2020

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Sam Collier, Confronting the Past and Shaping the Future

The Going Scared Podcast with Jessica Honegger

This week we're launching a brand-new series all about the Art of Difficult Dialogue. In the coming weeks, we're going deep into what it means to walk into times of disagreement and discomfort with an attitude of growth and a real desire to listen and learn. There is no better guest to lead us off than Sam Collier – a speaker, writer, pastor, TV host and podcaster. Sam had one of the most epically difficult conversations ever after meeting his birth mom for the first time – and it was broadcasted on national television. He lived to tell the tale, writes about the experience in his new book, and will share a uniquely vulnerable conversation with Jessica about the lessons he's learned along the way. Show Links
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12 Aug 2020

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Happy Hour #310: Sam Collier

The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey

My guest for The Happy Hour #310 is Sam Collier. Today’s episode is a special one because Sam is our very first official male guest on The Happy Hour and we are so excited to have him! Sam is a pastor, author, speaker, and host of the TV Show/Radio-Podcast A Greater Story with Sam Collier. He also released a book yesterday called A Greater Story: My Rescue, Your Purpose, and Our Place in God’s Plan.  In today’s episode, Sam and I talk about meeting his biological family at the age of 25, trading music for ministry, and finding our purpose in the mess of life. Sam also dives into laying down our desires for God’s glory, and how he never planned to do ministry, write a book, or share about his adoption story. I love when he shares about the moment God said to him, “I need to strip you of your ‘desires’...would you be willing to trade your desires for mine, and your dreams for mine?” Y’all, what a great reminder that is! Laying down our desires in order to build a new identity and pursue God’s purpose for our lives. To read more of Sam’s encouraging words, be sure to check out his book, A Greater Story: My Rescue, Your Purpose, and Our Place in God’s Plan. Want to connect more about Jamie’s book? Text YOUBEYOU to 33777. Connect with Jamie Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // YouTube GET ALL THE LINKS FROM THE SHOW HERESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


5 Aug 2020

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807: Your Story Runs Your Life | Sam Collier

The Ziglar Show

It’s just a fact. Your story runs and rules your life. You think your story is black and white and truth and today you are either successful because of or in spite of it, or you are overcome and defeated by it. Likely somewhere in between. While you can’t and should not sugarcoat the hard things that happened to you, you can find the redemption, and that makes all the difference. This is the focus of today’s show, but let me also add...around the 27 minute mark we have an incredible discussion on our current racial tension and then an absolutely profound talk about finding one’s purpose. My guest is Sam Collier, pastor, speaker, writer, and host of the “A Greater Story with Sam Collier” TV show and radio podcast and a brand new book by the same name. I brought Sam on to the show to discuss his incredible story of being born to a drug addict and given up for adoption and his focus on how we can and should elevate how we see our story. Normally I would not give any reference to race or color, but part of Sam’s story is being black and growing up in a very black culture in the south, so we got into the current racial tensions of 2020 and shares a message to blacks and whites separately which I really, strongly encourage you to hear. Then, holy moly, we got into both of our perspectives on finding one’s purpose and from it, well, you’ll hear Sam exclaim a couple times that we need to write a book together. I’ll admit, it was significant. Again, such a powerful show. You can connect with Sam and all he has to offer you at agreaterstory.org and find his podcast by the same name wherever you get your podcasts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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3 Aug 2020