Podcasts for 2011- Links to blog posts, and links to include the episode on your website or blog

DECEMBER 2011

INSPIRATION_0111 Generations- Las Posadas
Host Bridgette Mongeon and Father Bill Laucher talk about Las Posadas, a Hispanic celebration of Christmas. Want to start doing Posadas at your church? Here is how. We at St. Alban’s Episcopal church Houston would also like to invite you to our final Posada.

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Inspirations_0110 “Great O” Antiphons and Advent with Malcolm Guite
Host Bridgette Mongeon talks with poet, priest and songwriter Malcolm Guite about the origination and use of the “Great O” Antiphons within the church. He is writing sonnets to each of the Antiphons used the 7 days before Christmas and including them with both the Latin song and the English translation on his blog. These Antiphons can deepen the meaning and experience of Advent.

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Inspirations_0109 Creative Christians- The Advent Conspiracy
The advent conspiracy is an movement and the website is an open source. The website offers a host of graphics for you to use in your churches or organizations for free.
SHOW NOTES: Host Bridgette Mongeon talks to Tony Biaggne the creative director behind the Advent Conspiracy. What is the Advent Conspiracy? It is approaching Advent in a different way. Tony gives us tips, websites and discusses the 4 points behind the movement.
1. Worship 2. Spend Less 3. Give More 4. Love All


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NOVEMBER 2011

Inspirations_0108 Generations-Adult Orphan and Grief
Host Bridgette Mongeon talks with author, Alicia King about grief and the adult orphan Syndrome. Is there a transition after both of our parents die?

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Inspirations_0107 Creative Christians From Atheism to Christianity
Host Bridgette Mongeon talks to author, Holly Ordway about her book and her transition from a hostile atheist to becoming a Christian

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Inspirations_0106 Creative Christians An interview with Carolyn Curtis
Host Bridgette talks with author Carolyn Curtis about the C.S Lewis South West Regional Retreat and Writers Workshop and ways to improve your writing. 28 minutes

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OCTOBER 2011

Inspirations_0105 Creative Christians An interview with Angel Hunt
Host Bridgette talks with author Angela Hunt about the C.S Lewis South West Regional Retreat and Writers Workshop and ways to improve your writing. 21 minutes

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INSPIRATIONS_0081 Creative Christians-Take the November Writing Challenge REBROADCAST
This is a rebroadcast- Due to a death in the directors family several of our previous programs are being rebroadcast

Take the writers challenge for the month of November. An interview with Lindsey Grant, Program director at (NANOWRIMO ) National Novel Writing Month and Nina Amir with(WNFIN) Write Non Fiction in November. Come along with us and take the November writing challenge. Learn how, gain support, and have a great time kicking your writing into gear. Learn how to encourage teens and classrooms to participate.

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INSPIRATION_0084 C.S. Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia, Tolkien and the Inklings REBROADCAST
Due to a death in the directors family, we are rebroadcasting some of our favorite podcasts.

I met Andrew Lazo at the C. S. Lewis Writers conference 2010. He was an entertaining man and wonderful speaker, and very knowledgeable about everything C. S. Lewis. I asked him to come on the show to fill in some gaps and answer some questions for me about this wonderful man and the Chronicles of Narnia.

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SEPTEMBER 2011

INSPIRATIONS_0063 Creative Christians-Creativity Through “Mother Loss”- Podcast REBROADCAST
Three creative women- Host Bridgette Mongeon, author Nancy Wesson and photographer and author Megan Cutter talk about their creativity after “Mother Loss.”
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INSPIRATIONS_0042 Generations- Walking through the Valley of the Shadow of Death REBROADCAST
Kimberly Rose Carolan author of “Walking through the Valley of the Shadow of Death” shares with us some of her suggestions when coming to terms with death and grief. The two hosts share their stories as they too “walk through the valley.”
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Inspirations_0065 Creative Christians -Should I self publish? REBROADCAST
Are you thinking about self publishing? Here is a great resource to help you sort through the details.Hosts Bridgette Mongeon and Christina Sizemore Interview Mark Levine The author of “The Fine Print on Self-Publishing”
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AUGUST 2011

Due to a death in the family we are rebroadcasting some of our favorite episodes

Inspirations_0007 Generations-Accountability REBROADCAST
The three hosts talk about how accountability is important no matter what age you are.

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INSPIRATIONS-0062 Generations- Transformation After Mother Loss- Podcast REBROADCAST
In this podcast Host Bridgette Mongeon, author Nancy Wesson, and author and photographer Megan Cutter talk about the empowering transformation of “Mother .oss.” In the next podcast they discuss how their creativity changed through “Mother loss.”

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INSPIRATIONS-0019 Generations- Praying for the want to   REBROADCAST
Bridgette, Christina and Barbara talk about how difficult life can be and sometimes to get through difficult things you simply must pray for the want to.

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JULY 2011

Creative Christians-Branded-Sharing Jesus with Consumer Culture
Host Bridgette Mongeon talks to author, radio personality and marketer, Tim Sinclair about his book, ”Branded-Sharing Jesus with Consumer Culture.”

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Creative Christians-0103 Tweet if you love Jesus
Host Bridgette Mongeon and Christian Sizemore interview author, writer and scholar Elizabeth Drescher about her book,Tweet if you ♥Jesus; Practicing Church in the Digital Reformation. Were Paul’s letters like a blog? Together the women examine the church and the changes that are happening through social marketing.

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Creative Christian_0102 Social Media an interview with Andre Barnes
Host Bridgette Mongeon and Christian Sizemore interviews Andres Barnes about digital technology and the church.

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JUNE 2011

Inspirations- Celebrating 100 podcasts- More Giveaways
Host Bridgette Mongeon and Christina Sizemore had so many items to give away they had to continue the celebration into another podcast. Previous guests celebrate with them as they provide many different items to give away to their listening audience.(Inspirations 0101 30 minutes)

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Inspirations- Celebrating 100 podcasts
Host Bridgette Mongeon and Christina Sizemore celebrate recording their 100th podcast. Previous guests celebrate with them as they provide many different items to give away to their listening audience. (Inspirations 0100 30 minutes)

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Inspirations-Creative Christians- Evolution and Christianity
Host Bridgette Mongeon talks to author Robin Brande about Christians who believe in evolution. Robin is the author of the young adult book
Evolution, Me and Other Freaks of Nature. (Inspirations 0099 34 minutes)

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MAY 2011

Inspriations- Creative Christians- Interview with Sara Zarr
Host Bridgette Mongeon talks to author Sara Zarr about novels, a crisis of faith, family and what Christian teens are looking for in publishing.(Inspirations 0098 34 minutes)

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Inspirations-Creative Christians- Novel Metamorphosis
Host Bridgette Mongeon interviews author Darcy Pattison about her workshops and her book “Novel Metamorphosis. Together they explore the uncommon ways to revise a novel and how to do it in a workshop or small group. (Inspirations_Generations 0097 30 minutes)

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Inspirations-Creative Christians- Questions about publishing for Christian authors
Host Bridgette Mongeon talks with literary agent Chip MacGregor about the changes in publishing for Christian authors and the guidelines of publishing. Can Christian Authors cross over from Christian publishing to secular? How is secular publishing changing to accommodate a Christian message?

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APRIL 2011

Inspirations-Creative Christians- Dance Your Shoes Off
Host Bridgette Mongeon talks with Second Baptist about their flash dance in Houston. (Inspirations_Generations 0095 50 minutes)

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Inspirations Generations- An Atheist and a Christian in Marriage
Host Bridgette Mongeon and her husband Mike de la Flor talk about what it is like to be a house divided- a Christian and an Atheist. (Inspirations_Generations 0094 50 minutes)

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Inspirations Generations – Host Bridgette Mongeon Shares her Family Secret
The host of the podcast and the creator of the God’s Word Collectible sculptures reveals her family secret. Her husband has decided he no longer believes in God. (Inspirations_0093 50 minutes)

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MARCH 2011

Inspirations-Creative Christians. E-publishing and new trends in publishing with John Shore
Host Bridgette Mongeon talks with author John Shore about his books, the publishing industry and e-publishing. (Inspirations_
Generations 0092 33minutes)

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Inspirations Generations- Get Past Your Fears to do the right thing
Host Christian Sizemore shares a story about how a young person pushed past her fear to do the right thing. (Inspirations_Generations 0091 20 minutes)

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Inspirations Generations The Physical Church Needs to Change
An Interview with Rev. Bill Laucher of Saint Alban’s Episcopal Church Houston who talks about the 2011 address of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas by bishop Andrew Doyle. (Inspirations_0090 16 minutes)

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FEBRUARY 2011

Inspirations- Interview with poet, singer-songwriter Malcolm Guite
Malcolm Guite and podcast host and God’s word Collectible Sculptor Bridgette Mongeon met at the C.S. Lewis conference. In this podcast they talk about C. S. Lewis, faith music, inspiration ad atheism. (Inspirations_
Generations 0089 50minutes)

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Inspirations Generations- Interview with Dr. Gary Chapman- Rebroadcast
Author and minister Gary Chapman speaks to Christina and Bridgette about his books, The Five Love Languages, The Five Languages of Apology, The Five Love Languages for Singles, and God Speaks Your Love Language. (Inspirations_0021 31 minutes)

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Inspirations Generations Love- Speak my Language- Rebroadcast
The woman discuss their “love language,” as described in Gary Chapman’s book The Five Love Languages. (Inspirations_0020 16 minutes)

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JANUARY 2011

Inspirations Generations- Finding Grace-Rebroadcast
How do you get out of the desert or receive the blessing that God has in store for you? Donna VanLiere, award winning author of several books including the book, “Christmas Shoes” which was made into a television movie, shares her thoughts and experiences that brought her to the point of writing her new book, “Finding Grace.” (Inspirations_0036 35 minutes)

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Inspirations Generations – Learning About Grace-Rebroadcast
Hosts Bridgette Mongeon, Barbara Ingersoll and Christina Sizemore discuss Grace. What is it? How do we get it? (Inspirations_0034 20 minutes)

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Inspiration Generations- Looking Back.

Host Bridgette Mongeon and Christian Sizemore talk about the podcasts and the direction that the podcast have taken over 2010 and what to expect for 2011. (Inspirations_Generations 0088 15 minutes)

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