Join us for a heartfelt and inspiring episode of The Kindness Podcast, as host Nicole Phillips bids farewell for a season. In this special episode, producer Jason Rackow sits down with Nicole for an interview, where she shares some of the most valuable kindness lessons she’s learned over the years.

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Chrystal Evans Hurst is a gifted writer, speaker, and worship leader. Being the eldest child of Dr. Tony and Lois Evans, Chrystal been surrounded by the Word of God her entire life. Chrystal recently co-authored Divine Disruption with her dad and three siblings. You can find Chrystal writing on her blog—Chrystal’s Chronicles—where she poignantly reflects … Read More

#1 international best-selling author of A Child Called It, speaker and humanitarian Dave Pelzer welcomes readers into the next chapter of his life – and examines why, after spending decades saving others in the military, as a fire captain, and as an internationally acclaimed advocate, he is confronted with the need to save himself. His … Read More

Steve Sjogren is the founding pastor of Vineyard Community Church in Cincinnati, Ohio. He and his wife Janie started with a small group of 5 that ultimately grew under his leadership to a weekend attendance of over 6,000 attendees. During this journey, Steve has mentored numerous church planters and leaders.

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Author of the Mom’s Choice Gold Award honorees What’s Under Your Cape? and the picture book Mr. Quigley’s Keys, Barbara Gruener is a bilingual educator, speaker, coach and beloved school counselor who works passionately to influence school culture. Barbara is in her 38th year in education. Barbara grew up on her family’s dairy farm in … Read More

In a culture where constant offense and polarization dominate so many interactions, singer, songwriter and bestselling author Mike Donehey (formerly of the Grammy-nominated CCM band Tenth Avenue North) offers good news about a more productive way to disagree. His new book is called Grace in the Gray: A More Loving Way to Disagree. Check out … Read More

Steven Shields is passionate about helping others regain their freedom through processing trauma. In 2016, he started the UnashamedUnafraid podcast to be a voice of hope, speaking personally about sexual addiction recovery. Now as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC), Steven works with others to help them experience the freedom of healing. He also leads … Read More

Author Thomas J. Penisten’s new release, A Time for Color, A Book About Joy, is a vibrant and poignant story about living with joy and not losing yourself and your zeal for life when things get tough. Thomas has always loved the arts and writing, having attended the Metropolitan School of Art where he studied … Read More

Charlie Berens is an Emmy-winning journalist, comedian, and creator of the Manitowoc Minute. The Wisconsin native has been featured on Fox, CBS, Funny or Die, TBS Digital, Variety, MTV News, and more. He’s really funny. And I think he’s also a pretty good guy. Tell your folks I says Hi and hustle on over to … Read More

Sophia R. Tyler hopes to reintroduce the timeless message of the Golden Rule to young children. Currently a senior at Hope College, she will begin the Master of Social Work program at the University of Denver in Fall 2023. Sophia also interns for Ready for Life, a nonprofit organization that fosters an inclusive community and … Read More