36: Love, Joy, Creativity, and Space Jam – An Interview with Brad Montague – Art of the Sermon
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Guest: Brad Montague, the creative mind behind Kid President
General Topic: The power of love, joy, and creativity
Introduction to Brad Montague (0:51)
Brad’s love for kids (2:25)
Philosophy of communication (5:51)
Source of Brad’s hope and joy (9:13)
Responding to life’s challenges (13:05)
Faith like a child (16:18)
Smuggling hope (20:07)
Kids’ advice on being a better grown up (23:07)
What’s your Space Jam? (25:12)
Challenging creative experience (32:11)
Impactful communicators (35:09)
Recommended books and resources (37:44)
How to follow Brad (41:00)
Links to things mentioned in the episode
- Montague Workshop
- Kid President
- Montague Workshop on YouTube
- A Balloon’s Story.
- Smuggling Hope.
- A Pep Talk About a Pep Talk.
- The Fred Rogers Company
- Inky Johnson
- Mike Foster
- People of the Second Chance
- Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art by Madeleine L’Engle
- On Being with Krista Tippett
- The Orbital Perspective: Lessons in Seeing the Big Picture from a Journey of 71 Million Miles by Astronaut Ron Garan
One more thing!
Brad emailed me afterward and said he forgot to mention some friends of his who “help me see God in ways I often forget.” Check out their current project on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCanZUyabsUrhSF8wRz6ADtQ
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An Interview with Rev. Jim Harnish, author and retired United Methodist pastor
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