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Keela Dee

Take a brew break with Keela Dee as she shares stories, 11 points at a time. read less
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51: 11 Questions with Hector Martinez
Mar 28 2024
51: 11 Questions with Hector Martinez
What is your Elevenses beverage of choice? Tell me a little bit about yourself and your story. (church hurt part) Now tell me a little bit about what you’ve been doing since then, transitioning into new roles and even a new (old) state? What led you to decide to share your story, not only with me today, but in your other avenues like your podcast, Substack, and social media? What good things and/or bad things have you experienced in response to the stories you share online?b&a Why do you think it’s important to share/experience both the good and the bad? How has your faith been impacted by your story, and vise-versa, how have your experiences impacted your faith journey? Do you have any practical tips, habits, or routines that help you live/tell a good story?  Who else has a story that has impacted you, who you might love to hear share their story on this podcast? What books/movies/shows have inspired you personally, creatively, and spiritually? Is there anything you want to add or reiterate from our conversation? Where can we find you and your work? Hector is a recovering minister, who spent years as a youth pastor/barista before finding his calling in digital ministry. He is passionate about music, creativity, and discovering the stories behind the noise. Hector believes that everyone has a story worth telling, and that our passions help us discover our God-given purpose. He currently resides in Texas with his wife, Angelique, and their kitten, Goose. You can follow his story on Substack, Instagram, or Threads. Find Keela on Instagram and Threads @kdsubcreations and check out her website at https://keeladeesubcreations.substack.com/. Intro/Outro Music: Moments by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
49: 11 Questions with Kevin Nye
Jan 25 2024
49: 11 Questions with Kevin Nye
What is your Elevenses beverage of choice? Tell me a little bit about yourself and your story. Why do Christians need this book? You talk a lot in the book about leading relationally, and you often title sections after specific people rather than topic. Why is this story- or person-first approach important? What good and/or bad things have you experienced from sharing your experiences both in this book and in the writing you continue to do on social media and Substack? How has your story impacted your faith and vise-versa, how has your faith impacted your story? In what practical ways can we be loving our unhoused neighbors better? Do you have any practical tips, habits, or routines that help you live/tell/write a good story? Who else has a story that has impacted you, who you might love to hear share their story on this podcast? What books/movies/shows have inspired you personally, creatively, and spiritually? Is there anything you want to add or reiterate from our conversation? Where can we find you and your work? Kevin is a writer and advocate working toward ending homelessness by engaging best practices. His first book released in August of 2022 and is titled, “Grace Can Lead Us Home: A Christian Call to End Homelessness.” Kevin currently lives with his wife and son in Minneapolis, MN, where he works as Housing Director at an organization addressing youth homelessness. You can find him on Instagram or Threads @kevinmnye1. Find Keela on Instagram and Threads @kdsubcreations and check out her website at https://keeladeesubcreations.substack.com/. Intro/Outro Music: Moments by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
47: 11 Questions with Joshua Kulseth
Nov 30 2023
47: 11 Questions with Joshua Kulseth
What is your Elevenses beverage of choice? Tell me a little bit about yourself and your story.  Can you describe what you think about the power of place? How do you encapsulate your story into poetry? Why do you think poetry is a good vessel for storytelling? Is there some writing you keep to yourself? For the rest of it, why do you think it’s important to share your words via publications and/or share your craft with your students? What good and/or bad things have you experienced from sharing your stories in these different ways? How does your faith influence your writing, and vise-versa, how has this work of writing impacted your faith journey? Do you have any practical tips, habits, or routines that help you live/write a good story?  Who else has a story that has impacted you, who you might love to hear share their story on this podcast? What books/movies/shows have inspired you personally, creatively, and spiritually? Is there anything you want to add or reiterate from our conversation? Where can we find you and your work? Joshua Kulseth earned his BA in English from Clemson University, his MFA in poetry from Hunter College, and his PhD in poetry from Texas Tech University. His poems have appeared and are forthcoming in Tar River Poetry, The Emerson Review, The Worcester Review, Rappahannock Review, The Windhover, and others. His poetry manuscript, Leaving Troy,was shortlisted for the Cider Press Review Publication Competition. Find Keela on Instagram @kdsubcreations and check out her website at keeladeesubcreations.substack.com. Intro/Outro Music: Moments by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
46: 11 Questions with Scott Savage
Oct 26 2023
46: 11 Questions with Scott Savage
What is your Elevenses beverage of choice? Tell me a little bit about yourself and your story.  What led you to start writing in different venues (YouVersion, RELEVANT, etc), as opposed to just preaching to your own church?  You have experienced and written about hard times, like church hurt, burnout, or what you call “wilderness seasons.” Why do you think God allows us to go through adversity like this? Can you speak about the difference between forgiveness and trust, when our adversity is the result of another person? What good and/or bad things have you experienced from sharing your stories in these different ways? How does your own faith influence this work you do, and vise-versa, how has this work impacted your faith journey? Do you have any practical tips, habits, or routines that help you live/write a good story?  Who else has a story that has impacted you, who you might love to hear share their story on this podcast? What books/movies/shows have inspired you personally, creatively, and spiritually? Is there anything you want to add or reiterate from our conversation? Where can we find you and your work? Scott Savage is a pastor and a writer with the best last name in the world. Scott’s words helps you laugh, challenge you to think, and invite you to grow. He leads Cornerstone Church in Prescott, Arizona. Scott is married to Dani, an attorney, and together, they’re raising three savages. You can learn more about Scott at scottsavagelive.com.  Find Keela on Instagram @kdsubcreations and check out her website at kdsubcreations.wordpress.com. Intro/Outro Music: Moments by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
44: 11 Questions with Joe Henkel
Jul 20 2023
44: 11 Questions with Joe Henkel
Story Time episode with 11 Questions with Joe Henkel What is your Elevenses beverage of choice? Tell me a little bit about yourself and your story.   How have your various creative outlets helped you better understand your own story? Why do you think it’s important to share stories in the different ways you do? What good things and/or bad things have you experienced in response to sharing your story whether it’s via video or poem or in person?  How has your faith affected the way you look at your story? And vise-versa, how has your story affected your faith? Do you have any practical tips, habits, or routines that help you live a good story?  Who else has a story that has impacted you, who you might love to hear share their story on this podcast? (who has been your favorite person you’ve interviewed so far?) What books/movies/shows have inspired you personally, creatively, and spiritually? Is there anything you want to add or reiterate from our conversation? Where can we find you and your work? Joe is a movie director and entrepreneur living in Fort Worth, Texas. He's interviewed cool people like Gary Oldman, Josh Peck, Wolfgang Puck, and Ellie Kemper. When he's not making movies, Joe plays Chess, writes poetry, and travels in an attempt to complete his side quests. Find Keela on Instagram @kdsubcreations and check out her website at kdsubcreations.wordpress.com. Intro/Outro Music: Moments by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
43: 11 Questions with Irene Martinez
Jun 22 2023
43: 11 Questions with Irene Martinez
Story time episode with 11 Questions with Irene Martinez What is your Elevenses beverage of choice? Tell me a little bit about yourself and your story.  What led you to decide to share your story with me today?  How has your faith affected the way you look at your story? And vise-versa, how has your story affected your faith? Why do you think it’s important to share stories like this? I know you’re pretty candid and honest about your story. What good things and/or bad things have you experienced in response to sharing your story whether it’s on social media or in person? You’ve done a ton of ministry work all over the world. Can you speak a little about why you believe every person’s story is important? Do you have any practical tips, habits, or routines that help you live a good story?  Who else has a story that has impacted you, who you might love to hear share their story on this podcast? What books/movies/shows have inspired you personally, creatively, and spiritually? Is there anything you want to add or reiterate from our conversation? Irene is a native Texan that has now fully embraced the Pacific Northwest (PNW) life of hammocking, being on the water and hiking on trails that are harder than the internet leads you to believe. Irene is a lover of Jesus and all things justice oriented. She loves to invite her neighbor into deeper conversations and will probably end up holding your hand if you meet her in person. Find Keela on Instagram @kdsubcreations and check out her website at kdsubcreations.wordpress.com. Intro/Outro Music: Moments by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
39: 11 Questions with Ryan Felton
Nov 10 2022
39: 11 Questions with Ryan Felton
Story time episode on 11 Questions with Ryan Felton What is your Elevenses beverage of choice? 1:47Tell me a little bit about yourself and your story. 4:51First things first, how has your faith has impacted your life story? 10:28You are a part of several different ventures that merge together God and geekiness. How and why do you think these two seemingly disjointed things can be connected? 13:38The Daily Nerd Devo has heard devotionals from stories written by non-believers, even stories that some Christians would cringe at. Do you think it’s okay to see God in stories that aren’t trying to glorify Him? 17:29What good and/or bad feedback have you gotten in response to comparing God’s story with these nerdy ones? 26:10Do you have any practical tips, habits, or routines that help you tell/live/DM a good story? 33:09Who else has a story that has impacted you, who you might love to hear share their story on this podcast? 38:48What books/movies/shows have inspired you personally, creatively, and spiritually? 41:24Is there anything you want to add or reiterate from our conversation? 48:04Where can we find you and your work? 48:16 Find Ryan @snorlaxstarwars and @cityonahillgame on Twitter, and listen to his podcasts City on a Hill Gaming and Daily Nerd Devo on your favorite podcast app! Find Keela on Instagram and Twitter @kdsubcreations and read her blog at kdsubcreations.wordpress.com. Intro/Outro Music: Moments by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com