Have you ever sat in your local coffee shop and been drawn into the conversation taking place at the table next to you? Not that you were eavesdropping, of course, but the words were so compelling that you just found yourself sucked in…
Well now you have permission.
Hosted by Constance Rhodes, True Conversations podcasts are your chance to listen in as we talk with friends, authors, musicians, and other communicators who are seeking to live authentic lives in pursuit of true identity and beauty while making an impact in the world around them.
About Your Host
Constance Rhodes is the founder and president of FINDINGbalance, a faith-based nonprofit focused on eating and body image issues. She is the author of two books, Life Inside the Thin Cage and The Art of Being, and serves as co-director of the True Campaign with Travis Stewart, LPC, of partner organization Remuda Ranch.
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Constance talks with Author of Girl Perfect; Confessions of a Former Runway Model, Jennifer Strickland about reaching the peak of the fashion runway world, her loneliness, eating disorder and journey to faith.
Constance speaks with Meg Petcock about the Unbranded Beauty Project in which she photographed 35 women and interviewed each about the topic of beauty. Three of the ladies photographed also join the discussion.
Constance speaks with Darryl Roberts, director of the documentary America the Beautiful, a film which explores the question, "Does America have an unhealthy obsession with beauty?"
Constance talks with Bill Dallas, author of Lessons from San Quentin; Everything I Needed to Know About Life I Learned in Prison about facing trials and discovering your identity.
Constance talks with recording artist and American Idol contestant Mandisa about her book, "Idoleyes: My New Perspective on Faith, Fat & Fame" and her new album "Freedom".
Constance Rhodes, founder of FINDINGbalance and co-founder of the True Campaign went the entire month of February (2009) without wearing makeup. In this podcast she speaks with four other women, Aubrey, Kelsey, Mandy and Jena who also took the challenge, about their experiences. After listening to the podcast you can read Constance's blog.
George Barna is president of the Barna Research Group and helped it become the nation’s leading marketing research firm focused on the intersection of faith and culture. During this podcast he and Constance discuss identity, materialism and how to impact the culture.
Ben Homan is President of the Christian relief organization Food for the Hungry whose mission is "To walk with churches, leaders and families in overcoming all forms of human poverty by living in healthy relationship with God and His creation." During this podcast he and Constance discuss the true:shift project.
Bethany started playing guitar at age 10 and recorded her first album (Vulnerable) at age 13. She has had several hit singles, multiple Dove nods, and critical acclaim but more notably lives an authentic life, regularly speaking out on real struggles and living faithfully. In this episode Constance talks with Bethany about her music, marriage and the topics of beauty and identity. Find out more by visiting her website.