Life In The Cracks
By David Burke & Luke McClain
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As humans, we struggle. We hurt. We fail. We crack. We miss the mark in life. But, we are not defined by these cracks. What defines us is the hope, healing, and growth we experience from the cracks in our lives. This podcast exists to share stories of hope, healing, and growth from the cracks of life.
||CleanLITC 11: David & Luke On Progress Vs. Perfection And Adopting A Growth Mindset||This conversation is a long standing one. The lovely side by side comparison of progress and perfection. Join David and Luke as they discuss the ups and downs of both sides along with their point of view on the whole topic. They discuss their personal..||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLITC 10: Ivona Dixon About The Struggles Of Being A Mom, Balance Vs. Passion, and How To Be FOR Those You Lead.||Thanks for joining us for episode 9. We have a conversation with Ivona Dixon who is a vibrant entrepreneur, mom, and creative. She shares about the early struggles of being a mom and seeking to find a way to grow herself to better be the mom, wife,...||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLITC 9: David & Luke Talk About Lessons Learned From Podcasting and Hopes For The LITC Podcast In 2018.||Happy New Year! There is so much excitement to share with you all! Join David and Luke as they have a simple and raw conversation about what 2018 holds for Life In The Cracks. What they learned from the last 8 episodes, what personal goals and...||1/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLITC 8: Jonathan Stewart Shares About Transitioning From Pastor to Lawyer, Finding a New Call In Life, and Traveling All Over The World.||David sits down with Jonathan Stewart as he shares his story of growing up with hippie parents who found God and began a journey down into religion. Jonathan said he’d never be involved with church and religion, only later to become a pastor and...||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLITC 7: David & Luke on The Significance of Story In Light of Christmas.||David and Luke have always been captivated by the power of story. Understanding that the ups, downs, and experiences of life are all worked together to shape one's story. In light of the Christmas season David and Luke converse on how story collides...||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLITC 6: Eric McElvenny on Overcoming Obstacles, Becoming A Triathlete, and Leading His Family||Eric McElvenny or Mac is a husband, father, and marine. To be honest he's a husband, father, marine, triathlete, speaker, and just a flat out inspiration. This episode is full of moments that will inspire you and some that will make you examine your...||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLITC 5: David & Luke on Thankfulness in All Circumstances||David & Luke discuss thankfulness post-Thanksgiving. They talk about thankfulness in culture, being side swiped by pain, how does pain impact us, and how does our pain become healing for others. Thankfulness is the midst of pain is a difficult...||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLITC 4: A Conversation With Dan Baxter About Strict Faith Upbringing and Seeing The Bigger Picture In Life||Episode 4 is a conversation with Dan Baxter about his strict faith upbringing, healing through creativity, and seeing the bigger picture. Dan is wonderful human being with a keen eye for musical architecture and connecting with others through...||11/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLITC 3: David & Luke on How Sharing Our Brokenness Can Influence Others||This week on LITC David and Luke have a conversation centering around brokenness. Brokenness describes our inability to be perfect in any area of our lives. It also speaks to our state we navigate through the difficult valleys of life. They talk about..||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLITC 2: Ken Barner on Getting Through Brokenness (and Loving & Leading People Well)||Join us this week for Episode 1 where we have a conversation with Pittsburgh native Ken Barner. Pastor, father, and just a really great guy. Ken’s down to earth, people focused leadership in the local church continues to grow and impact people in so..||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLITC 1: David & Luke Share The Vision of LITC and What Is To Come||David Burke and Luke McClain||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Genuine, moving, inspirational and enthralling
This is truly an authentic and inspiring conversation-based podcast that is wonderful for believers and non-believers alike. Nothing connects us as humans more than life experiences and this podcasts takes a headline dive into the proverbial deep end of life’s stories. Do yourself a favor and listen to these guys!
Real, honest, raw and powerful!
I just listened to the first few episodes, and I'm already hooked. I just love the real conversations, the laughter, the true struggles, and just the realness of it all. There is no pretentiousness, and David and Luke are genuine, curious and engaging. I love how the episodes aren't "canned", these are real conversations. Deep and powerful, there is a honesty and authenticity in this podcast that is missing in many others, and I am a new fan! Great job!
Real Connwction Through Real Stories
Story telling has always been how people have connected and grown together. This connection through stories is something we seem to have lost in recent years and Luke and David are reclaiming it. Connecting to people through their stores and as Luke says "reciving silent permission" to also have and share our brokenness, brings back real connections and pushed us to develop those connections in our daily live. No matter if it's just the two of them or they have a deeply interesting conversation with someone else, the realness of this podcast is such a value in my day.