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5: Post Covid – Now What?

How do musicians recover from 2 years of no touring or performances? Were you planning ahead to emerge from shut-downs with new music? Let's discuss how some musicians took advantage of the shut-downs and are seeing 2022 as their year to succeed!

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4: Are You An Encourager?

Are you an encourager? The only way to answer this question is by knowing solidly who you are and what you've been called to do. You can't encourage anybody if you're insecure right?

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3: Good Friday

Host Gary Stripling discusses both how we celebrate Good Friday and challenges musicians to ask themselves, "am I encourager of my faith" or "am I the world's greatest showman?"

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2: Who Are You?

For indie artists and bands I see as a common misstep they frequently take when they're just getting started developing their brand in the marketplace. That disconnect is what we as audience members expect to see and hear from the stage, whether it's a fe

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2. Who Are You?

For indie artists and bands I see as a common misstep they frequently take when they're just getting started developing their brand in the marketplace. That disconnect is what we as audience members expect to see and hear from the stage, whether it's a festival platform, a church platform or an outdoor pavilion. We've heard the music, we've checked...

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1. Let’s Get Started!

Our first episode shares a little about your host, Gary Stripling, and gives an overview of where we're going in this podcast series. For both worship leaders & their teams and touring indie artists with alike, there will be something here for musicians d

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About Your Host

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Gary Stripling

President/CEO - The Management agency, inc.

Gary Stripling founded The Management Agency (TMA) in 2005 as a direct response to ministries and Christian artists’ need for professional management and development services at a reasonable price provided by someone with experience specifically related to their fields. He has worked with and served churches, ministries, and artists for over 30 years.

Gary has worked closely with some of the leading figures in the contemporary worship field including Ron Kenoly, Alvin Slaughter, Steve Fry, Carl & Leann Albrecht and many others. He has served as personal manager for Paul Wilbur (Integrity Music), Lynn DeShazo (Integrity Music), Bob Fitts (Maranatha & Integrity Music), Michael Gungor (co-wrote Dove nominated “Friend of God”), Meredith Andrews (now with Word Music), and many other independent artists nation-wide. Gary has been leading others for over 30 years as a worship leader, conference speaker, associate pastor, business administrator, road manager, consultant, office manager, and corporate development administrator. He has served numerous churches and ministries across the country.