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The Called Creative

Church Communications

Real Talk: The Creative's Mindset

Koby Dickenson, Host • November 18, 2020 • Koby Dickenson

In this episode, Koby talks about Mindset. He gives you three things to focus on as you go about your work week to help your mind stay set on the mission that you are called to do.

Communicating the Gospel Through Visual Story

Tim Lapointe, Youtuber and Visual Storyteller • November 4, 2020 • Koby Dickenson

Today Tim and I will be talking about what it looks like to use visual story to communicate the gospel in today's world. Tim Lapointe is a Youtuber and Visual Storyteller based out of North Carolina.

The Authentic Creative

Jason Earls, Stand-up Comedian • October 21, 2020 • Koby Dickenson

In this episode we’ll be talking about what it looks like to be an authentic creative by staying true to yourself and who you are in Christ. Jason Earls is a Stand-Up Comedian based out of Dallas, TX.

Finding Your Voice - 5 Voices System

Mitch Tidwell, Lead Associate of Students & Collegiate, SBTC • October 7, 2020 • Koby Dickenson

In this episode, we’re going to discuss a creative’s voice in a team atmosphere. We’ll walk you through a system called 5 Voices and explain how you can use this tool to help discover your voice and be empowered to use it within your team. Mitch Tidwell is the Lead Associate of Students & Collegiate at the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention.

Real Talk: The Idea Process

Caleb Lasater, Social Media Catalyst, SBTC • September 23, 2020 • Koby Dickenson

In this episode we’ll cover four different stages that an idea goes through as it goes from concept to completion. Caleb Lasater is the Social Media and IT Catalyst for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention.

Balancing Work and Family

Russell Lightner, Graphic Designer + Owner, Lightner Creative • September 9, 2020 • Koby Dickenson

In this episode we’ll talk about the challenge of balancing work with family life and how you can be intentional about switching gears so that you can be fully present with your family. Russell Lightner is Graphic Designer and the Owner of Lightner Creative.

Building a Creative Team

Josh Merriott, Communications Pastor, Cross City Church • August 26, 2020 • Koby Dickenson

In this episode we discuss what you should look for when building a creative team and how to bring the best out of them. Josh Merriott is the Communications & Technology Pastor at Cross City Church in Euless, TX.

Fighting Creative Burnout

Dillon Chase, National Recording Artist • August 12, 2020 • Koby Dickenson

In this episode we’ll talk about ways to prevent creative burnout and some ideas for how to handle it if you’re currently going through it. Dillon Chase is a national recording artist based out of Oklahoma.

Real Talk: Generating Creative Margin

Koby Dickenson, Host • July 29, 2020 • Koby Dickenson

Creative margin is essential to any creatives workflow. In this episode Koby breaks that down and gives some steps on how you can generate creative margin in your week to week structure.

Storytelling and the Church

Will Welch, Minister of Storytelling & Interactive Media, Cross City Church • July 15, 2020 • Koby Dickenson

In this episode we talk about the importance of storytelling in the church and give some insight on how you can improve your story process. Will Welch is the Minister of Storytelling & Interactive Media at Cross City Church in Euless, TX.

Wait, Am I Called?

Steven Polk, Pastor of Creative Arts, Fivestone Community Church • July 1, 2020 • Koby Dickenson

In this episode Steven defines what it means to be called and gives some advice on what you can do as next steps as you chase after God's call on your life. Steven Polk is the Pastor of Creative Arts at Fivestone Community Church in Garland, TX.

Introduction

Koby Dickenson, Host • June 21, 2020 • Koby Dickenson

Welcome to the Called Creative Podcast. Our goal is to encourage and champion the church creative. We aim to answer questions and cover topics that are relevant to your work at hand.