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The Journey Principles Podcast

It is our hope that the Journey Principles Podcast will help you grow and lead you toward the life you want with amazing guests, easy to apply practical principles, and personal motivation. Stephen shares from his knowledge, his experiences, and most of all, his heart! He knows all about suffering and bears witness to how amazing life can be when we choose to take a stand and apply principles that matter. Many of these are the same principles that transcended him from being virtually homeless and ready to take his life to becoming a respected and successful business owner. In a very transparent way, Stephen and his guests will walk you through the principles they have adopted into their lives and use daily. They will teach you how to transform from who you think you are today to becoming who you’re meant to be! It does not matter what kind of setbacks you have experienced so far. Stephen and his guests share from their personal, real-life journeys in order to empower you, the listener.
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Dec 5, 2016

The Journey Principles Show goes LIVE:

Hey Guys!

THANK YOU SO MUCH for making this show such a wonderful success. It's because of you that we are headed to live radio and we will also have new iTunes, iHeart, TuneIn, Stitcher, and Google Plus locations to make sure you have complete access to the show. 

Let us be the first to welcome you to the Journey Principles Radio Show, a show dedicated to the relentless pursuit of helping you achieve massive breakthrough, transformation, and opportunity in your life. Each week, we will have amazing guests, powerful and practical teaching, and live Q&A calls. Our goal is to help you gain more from life than you ever thought possible.

Join us live every Tuesday at 5 pm Eastern, or you can check out past shows by clicking the link below.

Here are some valuable links to make sure we stay connected for these brand new shows moving forward.

Sep 29, 2016

Laughter: The Great Equalizer Part 2 with Les Long:

Welcome back JP Family! We have Comedian, Les Long, on the show with us for Part 2! Today Les shares with us about the type of shows he performs and the meaning behind them.

In today’s podcast you will learn more about the following:

* “Guard Your Cookie”

* Better young ladies will make better men.

* Say something to God every time you wake up at night.

* “So What”

We truly hope that you have enjoyed the two episodes with Les Long. Not only does Les perform comedy shows, he also holds comedy clinics and is a motivational speaker. Definitely check out more information about him on his website, www.leslong.com. Follow him on social media: Facebook, Mr. Les Long, Twitter and Instagram, Les Long.

Please continue to share the shows so they can get into the hands of those who need it most! You can follow Stephen and The Journey Principles on Facebook, Stephen Scoggins, and Twitter, @stephen_scoggin. As always we look forward to spending more time with you on the next Journey Principles!

Sep 26, 2016

Laughter: The Great Equalizer Part 1 with Les Long:

Happy Monday JP Family!! It is always great to spend some time with you. Today we have a wonderful comedian with us, Les Long. Clean comedy is his specialty. He decided to clean up his show when a church asked him to perform a comedy act for them. Ever since then he knows he is living out his divine purpose! He currently has over two hours of clean material and it continues to grow every day. Les shares with us his passion for laughter, among many other things!

In today’s podcast you will learn more about the following:

* The Cooking Comic

* One of the greatest lessons Les has learned while in the entertainment industry.

* Man has made too many rules on how to worship and love God.

* Blaming God for man made mistakes.

* The reason Les chose to clean up his material.

* Laughter is the great equalizer!

It is our sincere hope that you enjoy today’s show with Comedian, Les Long! Be sure to tune in on Thursday to hear part 2!

Please continue to share these shows to get the material into the hands of those who desperately need it. Follow us on Facebook, Stephen Scoggins, and Twitter, @stephen_scoggin, for other great material and inspiration. As always we look forward to spending more time with you on the next Journey Principles!

Sep 19, 2016

Acts 2 Network with Jim Wall:

It's great to see you again JP Family. Today the founder of the Acts 2 Network, Pastor Jim Wall, is spending some time with us. He started pastoring when he was 19 years old. In September 1989, Community Church was born. Once Jim was called to start Acts 2 Network, he was able to pass the church on to his son.

Acts 2 Network's big vision is to have 500 churches part of their network and plant 100 churches. They are very close to this vision coming true! They are ready to go back to the table and gain a new vision. With this growth, they are now in three different continents. Their main purpose is to help churches learn how to be relevant today. They have found that there are tons of pastors who are hungry for that. 

In today's podcast you will learn more about the following:

* 3 reasons churches struggle.

* 6 dynamics of the original church in Acts.

* Spiritual parents

* Amplify - great event coming up at the end of September

We truly hope you enjoyed today's podcast with Pastor Jim Wall. He is part of an amazing network that can help our pastors and churches today. To get more information on Acts 2 Network, please visit their website at www.acts2network.org. If you are interested in their upcoming event, Amplify, you can also get more information from their website. To get more information on Jim Wall, visit his website at www.jimwall.net

Please continue to share these episodes and give us your feedback. Visit our website at www.journeyprinciples.com for some great information and tools to help you on your journey. As always we look forward to spending more time with you on the next Journey Principles!

Jul 11, 2016

Gaining Momentum with Karen Gilliam:

Welcome back JP Family! So glad you are with us today. Stephen is talking with an amazing woman, Karen Gilliam. She is a military wife, mother of 3 and a grandmother to 7. Her life is centered on the mission given to her by God. She wants to encourage and inspire everyone to achieve excellence and to help them live their live on purpose, not by default. She uses her own testimony to help women overcome self-doubt, among many other things. She has such an incredible heart. Recently Karen has become one of our JP Life Coaches! Tune in to hear more about this wonderful lady’s heart and mission.

Today you will gain knowledge on the following:

  • Allow me to believe in you until you believe in yourself.
  • God often will whisper when evil always yells.
  • Pray to listen, not just talk.
  • God doesn’t call the qualified; He qualifies the called.
  • Living in peace.
  • F.E.A.R. – False Evidence Appearing Real

We truly hope that you enjoy today’s guest. Ladies, if you are looking for a solid life coach, you will not be disappointed with Karen Gilliam. Men, if you know of any females who are looking for a life coach, please recommend Karen. To get in contact with her, visit our website journeyprinciples.com and click on “Life Change”.

Help us get this content into the hands of those who need it most, please like, share and comment. You can follow us on Facebook, Stephen Scoggins The Journey Principles, and twitter, @stephen_scoggin. As always, we look forward to seeing you on the next Journey Principles!

Jul 4, 2016

Welcome back JP family! Today we have a special guest with us, Olympic Gold Medalist LaTasha Colander-Clark. She was a runner in the 2000 Olympics held in Australia. She is also the founder of Christ Studios and the TV show, The Gospel, both out of Raleigh, North Carolina. LaTasha brings her amazing spirit and personality to our show today! Tune in to hear more about her journey and experience as an Olympic Gold Medalist.

Today you will learn in this episode:
* Behind the scenes of Olympic training
* Your gift may not be in your current location.
* You take action in faith but sit still while in fear.
* Who do you allow to fight your fight?
* Importance of an accountability partner
* What you seek, you will find.
* Perspective matters.

We truly hope you enjoy today's show with LaTasha Colander-Clark. Please continue to like, share, and comment. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Stephen Scoggins The Journey Principles, and Twitter, stephen_scoggin. We look forward to seeing you on the next Journey Principles!

Jun 7, 2016

Maximizing Leadership and Culture with Jonathan Schober:

Hello JP Family! Welcome back. Today we have an amazing guest to share with you. Jonathan Schober is a preacher’s kid from Austin, TX. He can trace his heritage back to Davy Crockett. He is the founder of Maximize Others, a resource to help corporate businesses implement culture, leadership, and possibilities into their business. Today he is going to share an adversity that no parent wants to ever face.

Jon has been married for over 20 years and has 7 children. Within a span of 5 years, they had 4 kids. The process at the doctor’s office was relatively routine to them at the point of having their fourth child. They had already had a few basic sonograms and were going in for the comprehensive sonogram, the one that looks at all the organs. They already knew about how long this process was to take but it was taking longer this time around. The doctor kept making noises that you don’t want your doctor to make while looking at your unborn child, “hmm”. After the doctor spoke with the nurses and the sonogram was over, he called Jon and his wife into his office. He explained that the heart normally has four chambers; he was only seeing two chambers. He wanted them to immediately make an appointment with a pediatric cardiologist for another sonogram. It would take a few days until they were able to go in for their appointment.

As anyone can imagine, this was a scary few days for the family. Jon describes the feeling when he first heard the news as being helpless. He is trying to be the strong husband and support his wife all while feeling totally helpless. The first thing they did once they left the appointment was to call his parents. Jon and his family believe in the power of prayer. He told his mom and dad what was going on and they all began to pray. When the time came for the appointment, they went in hoping for the best and fearing the worse.

When it was time for the sonogram, again the doctor and nurses were making the same noises you don’t want a doctor to make while looking at your unborn child. One of the nurses looked at Jon and his wife and said “why are you here?” Jon explained what had happened and why they needed the sonogram. She said “well your daughter’s heart is fine. See here is chamber number one, chamber number two, chamber number three, and chamber number four.” Their daughter was born with a healthy heart and has had no trouble with it since.

Jon says he has no idea if the first doctor made a mistake in looking at the sonogram or if it was a miracle but that he doesn’t care. What he does know is that it was real. His faith was tested during those few days. He knows that God always brings you through the hard times, whether he is carrying you or walking with you. Sometimes God will take you over the mountain and you come out the other side very relieved. But there are times when God takes you through the mountain and it is much harder. But you always come out the other side when you trust in him. They were praying for God to take them over that mountain and He did.

Your dark times will come to an end. There is the light of Christ at the end of your dark tunnel. Jon’s story is proof of that. This is not the only adversity that he has faced in his life. He has been fired from a job and laid off. After being laid off from a particular job, he began to really ask “Lord, what do you want to do with my life?” That led him to what he is doing now. He is helping businesses bring their work life and their spiritual life into alignment. He helps them maximize their potential and their spiritual calling. He believes that most people are called to ministry. And that isn’t ministry inside of a church but outside of the church. Jon has very high hopes for the future of this country and world. Businesses are starting to focus more of the culture and realizing that there is more to a person than the uniform they wear or the cubicle they work in. Many people have families and adversities of their own. This is allowing people to be more open and vulnerable. They are being accountable and seeing progress. Once people become transparent, they are able to heal and bring hope to others.

Everyone has a story, whether you have overcome adversity or are going through a hard time now. If you have already overcome an adversity, share your story. You story can bring hope to others. It is very easy for people to feel “this is just how my life is going to be.” Your story can bring them out of that thinking and into a world of hope.

If you are going through a tough time right now, keep moving. You will come out the other end. God has a plan for you. Everything you are experiencing, God will use. He does not waste an experience. Jon uses the example of Joseph in the Bible. He talks about the many trials Joseph faces. But he continues to keep his vision and dream in front of him. Then God blesses him and uses everything Joseph has learned throughout his troubles. God will do the same for you, for everyone. We all just have to continue to have faith and continue moving.

Jon leaves us with three things he would tell his 14/15 year old self.

  1. Be a lot more intentional with life. God will give you glimpses of your passion, really focus on those.
  2. Focus more on relationships. Connecting with people is very important. Take time for the relationships that come into your life.
  3. Don’t give up!

We sincerely hope you enjoy today’s podcast with Jon Schober. There are a couple of ways to get into contact with him. You can visit his website at maximizeothers.com or email him at jon@maximizeothers.com.

If you enjoy today’s show, please like, comment, and share with others. If you have a story to tell and don’t want to share on your own social media, share it with us. We can get your story out there to inspire and motivate others. Please continue to send in your questions and comments about the show. You can reach us via email, feedback@journeyprinciples.com. Until next time, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Stephen Scoggins The Journey Principles, and on Twitter, @stephen_scoggin. We look forward to spending some more time with you on the next Journey Principles!

Feb 29, 2016

WELCOME TO THE DEBUT OF THE JOURNEY PRINCIPLES

It is our hope that the Journey Principles Podcast will help you grow and lead you toward the life you want with amazing guests, easy to apply practical principles, and personal motivation.

Stephen shares from his knowledge, his experiences, and most of all, his heart!  He knows all about suffering and bears witness to how amazing life can be when we choose to take a stand and apply principles that matter. Many of these are the same principles that transcended him from being virtually homeless and ready to take his life to becoming a respected and successful business owner.

In a very transparent way, Stephen and his guests will walk you through the principles they have adopted into their lives and use daily. They will teach you how to transform from who you think you are today to becoming who you’re meant to be! It does not matter what kind of setbacks you have experienced so far. Stephen and his guests share from their personal, real-life journeys in order to empower you, the listener. 

Meet Stephen  

Stephen Scoggins is an entrepreneur, author, and inspiring professional speaker. He has dedicated his life to be a strong example of someone who has been at the bottom but has experienced joy in life. He was born and raised in a broken home, struggled through life until his late twenties, and was on the brink of suicide. He has developed a powerful program called "The Journey Principles" and will share what he has learned from his own story. 

After a near attempt at ending his life, Stephen was guided by his personal beliefs and faith to develop a multimillion-dollar organization with strong values.  Stephen soon became a top-selling author and speaker with a huge heart for helping others.  He founded the Journey Principles Institute in 2015, and within months, JPI had made an impact all over the world. The Journey Principles team is dedicated to the relentless pursuit of serving others by helping them grow past their life's obstacles and allowing them to fulfill their true life-giving purpose and passion.

"This too shall pass, and what comes next will be greater."  - Susan Batts

"Obstacles are not simply something that you go through, around, or over.  When you truly confront and overcome an obstacle, it becomes a part of you and functions as a teaching tool.  This too not only helps you define who you are as an individual, but also helps you perceive and take action in the world."                                  - Stephen

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