Say Yes Summit

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The Challenges and Joys of Discipleship, Mission and Sharing the Good News

This last week, I was part of the radio show, Southern Catholic Living, which is co-hosted by Alex Kubik. Alex is the Director of the Office of Discipleship and Mission for the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama, and in addition to being a good friend, he also was gracious enough to serve as a panelist for the Say Yes to Holiness Tranformation Online Summit held earlier this year. In addition to supporting missionary discipleship at all levels of mission and ministry, his office also provides service for young adults and campus ministry. Alex has over twenty years experience in Catholic […]

Pursuing Relationships, Friendships, and “New Habits of Mind” During A Pandemic

Earlier this summer, I was able to connect with Daniel McCormick, another Say Yes to Holiness Summit panelist from this spring’s Say Yes to Holiness Tranformation Online Summit. Daniel is the Director of the Office of Religious Education for the Diocese of Birmingham, and am privileged to also call him friend and brother in Christ. Daniel is a happy husband, a father of 3, and a catechist who is currently working for the diocese. He previosuly has served as a Catholic school teacher, parish director of religious education, and done sacramental preparation for children, youth and adults. He is commited […]

Take Your Talents Online–Chris Trammell–1 on 1 Post-Summit Interview

This weekend, I was able to connect with Chris Trammell, another Say Yes to Holiness Summit panelist from this spring’s Say Yes to Holiness Tranformation Online Summit. Chris is a Business Growth Strategist & Consultant who is committed to bringing more goodness to the world.​He chose to stop working for global brands like Nike, and committed to venturing out on his own because he knew that he wanted to focus on those individuals that were committed to bringing and being a positive change for their communities and the causes that brought out their highest purpose gifts.​ In this special episode of the Say Yes […]

Quiet Surrender as the Path to Growth–Katherine Haghighi–1 on 1 Summit Interview

Another Say Yes to Holiness Summit panelist from this spring’s Say Yes to Holiness Tranformation Online Summit is Katherine Haghighi. Katherine is a trained music therapist who worked in hospice care for 15 years. Her experience with patients and their families greatly impacted her work as she transitioned from working in the field directly to educating professionals about hospice care. Meeting with physicians, health care facility directors and insurance companies about hospice care continually shed light the lessons she had learned from patients young and old. Katherine earned her music education and music therapy degree from the College of Wooster […]

“Can’t Go Beyond What You’re Taught”–Justin Randsdorp–1 on 1 Summit Interview

One of the Say Yes to Holiness Summit panelists who participated in this spring’s Say Yes to Holiness Tranformation Online Summit was Justin Randsdorp. Justin studied Kinesiology at Liberty University and received his Master’s of Occupational Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University, and now runs his own OT practice, Functional Freedom, LLC. Functional Freedom LLC was founded by Justin and his wife, Kourtney, in 2018. Their vision for Functional Freedom was inspired by the eminent need they see for Occupational Therapy to return to its roots: function in a person’s natural environment. They believe that a patient can benefit from consistency with their […]

Raising Saints To Hear God’s Voice–Alexandra Sullivan–1 on 1 Post Summit Interview

One of the Say Yes to Holiness Summit panelists who participated in this spring’s Say Yes to Holiness Tranformation Online Summit was Alexandra Sullivan. Alexandra is a wife, mother of three and co-host of the podcast, “Raising Saints to Hear God’s Voice.” Alexandra holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classics and Visual Arts from the College of the Holy Cross, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Photography from New York University. In this special episode of the Say Yes to Holiness podcast, Christina and Alexandra continue the conversation begun during the Say Yes Summit, sharing about […]

Your Time To Fly Is Now!–1 on 1 Summit Interview–Ruth Pierce

In the wake of the Say Yes to Holiness Transformation Online Summit that happened in May, I had the opportunity to do a series of 1 on 1 with many of the speakers who had been a part of the different speaker panels. Due to COVID, I got behind in publishing those podcasts and YouTube videos, but am seeking to correct that by sharing those now. Of particular enjoyment for me was the 1 on 1 Summit Interview I had with Ruth Pierce–author, coach, speaker and owner of Ruth Pierce Consulting. Ruth guides professionals to develop their mental, spiritual, and […]