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Passion + Purpose Podcast

The Passion + Purpose Podcast invites you to discover how you can use your passion for the ultimate purpose—to bring God glory. Hosted by Louie Giglio, bestselling author of Don’t Give the Enemy A Seat At Your Table and Global Pastor of Passion City Church. He invites his friends from diverse spheres of life—scientists, business leaders, pastors, artists and more to spark vision on how listeners can leverage their life for what matters most.

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How to Stand through Struggles with Jay and Katherine Wolf

Louie and his dear friends, Jay and Katherine Wolf, share hard-won wisdom on how to not only endure suffering but how to thrive and flip our pain into our platform. Filled with practical tips and powerful theology, this conversation will help each of us overcome hurdles and hardship as we learn to lean into God through it all. - To learn more about Jay and Katherine Wolf or to grab a copy of their newest book, Suffer Strong, visit hopeheals.com.

1hr 8mins

19 Oct 2021

Rank #1

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How to Challenge the Norm and Change the Landscape

Inspired by the book The Shard by Howard Watson, Louie gets practical on what it looks like to have a great vision that disrupts everything—until that vision becomes what people want to be a part of. Drawn from the life and work of Irvine Sellar, this episode explores the realities of reframing big problems into big possibilities and what it truly costs to create something that will stand the test of time.-This talk comes from LIFT 2021—a Creative Collective held by Passion to gather people to learn, grow and be refreshed in your gifts with other creatives without the weight of leading others. To learn more, visit LIFT2022.com. 

26mins

12 Oct 2021

Rank #2

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How to Reduce Anxiety and Renew Your Mind

We are hard pressed to go 3 seconds without thinking, so if we aren't aware or willing to take action, our thoughts will end up running our lives. To address this war in our minds, Louie Giglio sits down with Dr. Caroline Leaf to discuss how both science and Scripture point us towards eliminating toxic thoughts and building healthy mental practices.

55mins

5 Oct 2021

Rank #3

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How to Persevere and Perform Extraordinary Work with Astronaut Shane Kimbrough

Louie Giglio is joined by Astronaut Shane Kimbrough, currently the only living American to have flown to space on three different spacecraft. In this conversation, Shane shares strategic ways to pursue big passions with intentionality, skill, and maturity. From Shane's unique vantage point, learn how to launch into your best next step.

50mins

28 Sep 2021

Rank #4

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How to Cultivate Wisdom and Curate a Worshipful Heart with Shelley Giglio

In this episode, Louie sits down with his better half, the one and only Shelley Giglio, for a rewarding and real glimpse into their story, their heartbeat, and their pursuit of the only name that truly matters: Jesus. Shelley gives great clarity around the idea of what it means to worship God and how we can practically and tangibly grow in wisdom as we deepen our pursuit of Jesus.

59mins

21 Sep 2021

Rank #5

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How to Transform Your Talent while Staying Tethered to the Church with KB

How do you know which opportunities to say yes to and what paths to follow in regards to your gifting and talent? How do you discern the right ways to transform the skills that God has given you into kingdom impact? How do you not let those very talents draw you away and take you out of the local Church, which Jesus calls us to be rooted in and tethered to? Louie talks with chart-topping artist KB on these ideas and much more in this episode of the Passion + Purpose Podcast.

49mins

14 Sep 2021

Rank #6

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How to Protect Your Table and Pursue your Purpose with Brad Lomenick

On this episode, Louie flips the script and invites good friend and leader Brad Lomenick in for an open interview about life, leadership, and the lessons that Louie has learned along the way. Full of insightful and relatable answers, Louie opens up about why he wrote Don't Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table and what it has looked like for him to pursue his ultimate passion throughout his ministry. -Brad Lomenick is a leadership consultant, speaker, founder of BLINC, and author of The Catalyst Leader and H3 Leadership. He writes about leadership, the next generation, creativity, innovation, social media, teamwork, and personal growth.-Louie Giglio is Pastor of Passion City Church and the Original Visionary of the Passion movement, which exists to call a generation to leverage their lives for the fame of Jesus. Louie is the national-bestselling author of Don’t Give the Enemy A Seat at Your Table, Not Forsaken, Goliath Must Fall, How Great Is Our God: 100 Indescribable Devotions About God and Science, Indescribable: 100 Devotions About God & Science, The Comeback, The Air I Breathe, and I Am Not But I Know I Am. Louie and Shelley make their home in Atlanta, Georgia. 

1hr

7 Sep 2021

Rank #7

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How to Know the Word and Keep Steadfast with Priscilla Shirer

Do you know why you believe what you believe? On this episode of the Passion + Purpose podcast, Louie and his guest Priscilla Shirer spend time talking about why it matters to really understand the Scriptures and to grow in our ability to know God and dwell in His Word. If you're wanting to step on to the front-line that God is specifically calling you to, this episode will help encourage, inspire, and equip you towards that path.-Priscilla is mother, wife, author, actress, bible teacher, and the Co-Founder of Going Beyond Ministries, which exists to equip believers through books and Bible study resources. She “considers it a privilege to serve believers from every denomination and culture by helping them to know the truths of Scripture intellectually and encouraging them to experience these truths practically by the power of the Holy Spirit.”Learn more about Priscilla and Going Beyond Ministries, including her bestselling books, at https://www.goingbeyond.com

54mins

31 Aug 2021

Rank #8

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How to Find Inspiration and Fuel Your Passion with Ray Collins

Where does inspiration come from and how can you cultivate that creative spark that's uniquely stirring within your heart? How can excellent work and deep passion open doors you never thought possible and lead you down paths you never knew existed? These are just a few of the many insights that Award-Winning Wave Photographer Ray Collins speaks to during Louie's most recent conversation on the Passion + Purpose Podcast.-MORE ABOUT RAY COLLINSRay Collins is from Thirroul in New South Wales, Australia. He discovered photography in 2007 following a tragic accident that left him unable to walk for several months. His love of the ocean led him to begin photographing his local surfing friends, within a few months he had captured the surfing worldʼs attention by gracing the front covers of several international magazines with his fresh perspective and his willingness to risk his personal safety to get the shot.A few years later his photography morphed from surfing to waves with the “aim is to show the ocean as a living, breathing thing. To document it in all of it’s intimidating strengths; and to bring awareness to its delicate fragility."Check out Ray’s work and more of his powerful story over at https://raycollinsphoto.com

50mins

24 Aug 2021

Rank #9

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How to Steer Ourselves and Shepherd the Church with John Mark Comer

What does it mean to live and lead like Jesus? What is God looking to invest into our souls in these days and who are we becoming that will allow us and the Church to flourish? Louie invites John Mark Comer to a conversation about faith, culture, hurry, joy, and learning to walk with God intimately and intentionally. John Mark Comer is is the founding pastor of Bridgetown Church in Portland, Oregon, a teacher and writer with Practicing the Way, and the bestselling author of The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry among other incredible books.-ABOUT LOUIE GIGLIO Louie Giglio is Pastor of Passion City Church and the Original Visionary of the Passion movement, which exists to call a generation to leverage their lives for the fame of Jesus. Louie is the national-bestselling author of Don't Give the Enemy A Seat at Your Table, Not Forsaken, Goliath Must Fall, How Great Is Our God: 100 Indescribable Devotions About God and Science, Indescribable: 100 Devotions About God & Science, The Comeback, The Air I Breathe, and I Am Not But I Know I Am.

1hr 4mins

17 Aug 2021

Rank #10