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Threads Podcast: Life Unfiltered

By Ben Kraker & Jason Tieri

Threads is about vulnerability, openness, growth, and all that ties humanity together.

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    Ep. 101 || That was awkward - a conversation about abortion and drugs10/23/2020
    51:35
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    Ep. 100 || Creating Value & Navel Gazing as we Celebrate 100 Episodes!10/16/2020
    1:32:17
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    Ep. 99 || Ben & Jason share personal updates and chat about mental health, faith, and uncomfortable conversation10/09/2020
    1:09:47
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    Ep. 98 || Overcoming Adversity with Kawan Glover10/02/2020
    38:29
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    Ep. 97 || "The Cult of Christianity" author John Verner joins us for an uncomfortable conversation about faith09/25/2020
    47:41
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    Ep. 96 || Mental Health: Covid-19, police, and the workplace. BONUS: Ben takes a call from a preacher while recording09/18/2020
    1:21:20
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    Ep. 95 || Uncomfortable Conversations: Open Marriage & Breaking Free from Suburbia with author Natalie Wanner09/11/2020
    35:03
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    Ep. 94 || What does it mean to be a Feral Christian? - wsg. Eric Jackson09/04/2020
    1:04:11
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    Ep. 93 || Ben and Jason eat their words as they discuss the last few perplexing episodes08/28/2020
    1:26:04
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    Ep. 92 || Boyce Littlefield from the Mindful Skeptics Podcast talks atheism and politics.08/21/2020
    1:30:19
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    Ep. 91 || Jalicia Maeweather joins us tonight for uncomfortable conversations about sexuality, church, and how hard it still is to be a black woman in America.08/14/2020
    1:16:13
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    Ep. 90 || Ex-NFL Wife, Author, and Speaker Angela Marshall08/07/2020
    30:08
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    Ep. 89 || Portland's shit show, uncomfortable conversations, and much more!07/31/2020
    1:13:03
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    Ep. 88 || Ben's college friend and GR area therapist Amanda Waldron joins us!07/24/2020
    1:09:42
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    Ep. 87 || Julian Newman joins us and we get down and dirty and talk race and religion.07/17/2020
    1:18:54
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    Ep. 86 || Trump Church, Barbershop Mentoring, and Awkward Conversations on Boats07/10/2020
    1:14:32
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    Ep. 85 || Artisha Bolding went from nuclear power plant employee to author and podcaster. Listen as she shares about the health scare in between. 07/03/2020
    31:58
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    Ep. 84 || How does a therapist stay sane after seeing so many clients? Long-time therapist Chris Gazdik shares about how he stays balanced and healthy06/26/2020
    41:29
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    Ep. 83 || The absurd way we talk about mental health. Our new content buckets and a interview with Jim Goetz from Functionised Podcast06/19/2020
    1:00:53
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    Ep. 82 || Bipolar Podcast Host Gets Real about Mental Illness: Dawn Sherine of Dancing with Bipolar joins us06/12/2020
    41:29
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    Ep. 81 || George Floyd. Please don’t forget his name. Ben and Jason talk about his murder and what we can do as people to educate each other on what racism is and how to prevent it.06/05/2020
    1:09:56
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    Ep. 80 || Life with OCD: Self-made Web Designer Chris Misterek shares about living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and the journey he's been on since being diagnosed05/29/2020
    43:13
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    Ep. 79 || Ben has real problems, bike problems. Jason Is tired of F*#%& emails from his kids school and a AMA(Ask Me Anything)05/22/2020
    1:27:29
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    Ep. 78 || Psychodynamic Therapist Babita Spinelli Joins Ben & Jason for a Conversation about Narcissism and Mental Health05/15/2020
    31:52
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    Ep. 77 || Ben got a new bike, Jason broke a door with his fat foot, Governor Whitmer sent a care package to SNL star and much more!05/08/2020
    1:27:15
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    Ep. 76 || Anne Lafleur from The Gift of Happiness & Signs of Kindness05/01/2020
    30:14
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    Ep. 75 || Ben grows a quarantine beard, therapy is put on hold for Jason, C.S. Lewis quotes make it to the show, oh and that thing Covid-19.04/24/2020
    1:31:43
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    Ep. 74 || Roni Lambrecht shares about the tragic loss of her son Dalton and the journey she and her husband have been on since to honor Dalton's memory04/17/2020
    46:48
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    Ep. 73 || Open Lines - With Fans & Previous Guests 04/10/2020
    1:50:38
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    Ep. 72 || Denver mental health therapist Khara Croswaite Brindle shares her journey as a practitioner, supervisor, and non-profit founder04/03/2020
    39:02
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    Ep. 71 || Covid-19 Quarantine: Remote Normal Format Episode!03/27/2020
    1:15:47
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    Ep. 70 || Interview with John Soforic: author of The Wealthy Gardener03/20/2020
    36:54
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    Ep. 69 || Bonus Episode - Jason, Ben, Meaghan, and Brandi Talk Openly About Covid-1903/16/2020
    1:39:55
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    Ep. 68 || Author Christopher Tallon joins Ben & Jason in studio for a conversation about creativity, Ben's week of faux pas with Jason, coronavirus, does God "allow" sickness?, and more!03/13/2020
    1:47:48
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    Ep. 67 || Erik Allen of Top Rated MMA Podcast & Bearded Biz 03/06/2020
    33:59
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    Ep. 66 || Brandi and Megan join us again for another amazing episode. Praying with your spouse, Ben's "supplements," has America given Christianity a bad name, and much more!02/28/2020
    1:59:22
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    Ep. 65 || Ben and Jason sit down with Megan Dineff and find out what makes her tick!02/21/2020
    56:32
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    Ep. 64 || Topical: Physician Assisted Suicide 02/14/2020
    34:45
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    Ep. 63 || Another Megan!! Autistic kids, orphans, and Darrell Hammond's (SNL) mental health02/07/2020
    1:33:12
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    Ep. 62 || Jason's sister Megan Fenyoe joins us for a raw, honest, and unfiltered conversation about growing up in an abusive home01/31/2020
    1:07:47
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    Ep. 61 || Topical: The Rise (and Fall?) of AI01/24/2020
    44:41
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    Ep. 60 || Interview with Mike Hamp. Mike did a walk for mental health hope. Walking from Hastings to the St. Ignace 01/17/2020
    1:13:26
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    Ep. 59 || Ben and Jason sit down and talk life and news for the last couple of weeks. Grand Rapids has the highest rate of depression, 10 million dollar bonus and much more!01/10/2020
    1:39:16
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    Ep. 58 || Jason's sister interviews him on her tv show! Fun episode! 01/04/2020
    25:24
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    Ep. 57 || Topical Episode about Church and Taxes. Should churches be exempt from taxes? 12/13/2019
    40:46
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    Ep. 56 || Rough couple of weeks for Ben and Jason, Topless women? Celebrity dad jokes and a good therapy update!12/06/2019
    1:22:50
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    Ep. 55 || Minimum Wage. Our 1st topical episode!11/29/2019
    34:09
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    Ep. 54 || Millennial v. Boomer Parenting, What Anxiety Feels Like, Man of God, Mandela Effect, and So Much More11/22/2019
    2:03:01
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    Ep. 53 || Jason & Meaghan recap the Eric Zane interview and talk about the future of Threads Podcast11/15/2019
    44:51
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    Ep. 52 || Eric Zane Interviews Ben & Jason! Go "Behind the Scenes" in this Unfiltered Interview11/08/2019
    46:28
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    Ep. 51 || Breaking down the Always Andy's Mom Podcast with Jason and Meaghan11/01/2019
    53:16
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    Ep. 50 || For our 50th episode, we were joined by Marcy from Losing a Child: Always Andy's Mom10/25/2019
    1:11:45
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    Ep. 49 || Ben and Jason argue who's idea of charity is better. Therapy update and current events!10/19/2019
    1:41:16
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    Ep. 48 || Ben and Andi recap Ep. 47, special guest appearances by our son and his cat10/11/2019
    1:01:40
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    Ep. 47 || Ben & Jason talk Aliens, Toilets, Bidets, and Other Random Current Events10/04/2019
    1:40:32
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    Ep. 46|| Jason and Meaghan get deep breaking down the last episode, I am a Christian, but I believe in Social Justice with Megan DeWeerd.09/27/2019
    1:04:11
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    Ep. 45 || I'm a Christian and social justice is important to me - with Megan DeWeerd09/20/2019
    1:33:05
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    Ep. 44 || Ben and Andi Recap Recent Episodes and Share Openly about Adoption, Anxiety, and Suicide09/13/2019
    59:29
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    Ep. 43 || Meaghan and Andi make a special appearance for Labor Day Weekend Episode Round 2! Our wives join us as we answer listener questions and look back and reflect09/06/2019
    1:51:46
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    Ep. 42 || Loosey Goosey Episode - Ben & Jason finally get to sit down and chat, without interviewing a guest! Who cracks a Dad Joke in the first 30 Seconds??08/30/2019
    1:40:06
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    Ep. 41 || Jason and Meaghan break down the Todd Chance interview. Jason gets fussy about something in the middle of the podcast and Meaghan wants to smack him :)08/23/2019
    1:04:29
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    Ep. 40 || Todd Chance from Daddy Daughter Time organization joins us to talk about his passion of getting dads and daughters to spend time together.08/16/2019
    1:20:53
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    Ep. 39 || Ben & Andi chat about the interview with sci-fi author Christopher Tallon. Ben shares his feelings about criticism.08/09/2019
    51:09
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    Ep. 38 || We sit down with Christopher Tallon and talk about the book he wrote, Switchers, a sci-fi novel.08/02/2019
    1:18:19
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    Ep. 37 || Jason and Meaghan break down the Gabe interview. Gabe is an amazing guy that has overcome so much in his life. 07/26/2019
    1:04:25
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    Ep. 36 || Gabe, a friend of Ben & Jason, shares his story about recovery and living authentically07/19/2019
    1:38:53
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    Ep. 35 || Ben & Andi recap the Larry episode ... and Andi calls Ben out!07/12/2019
    46:51
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    Ep. 34 || Our Super Fan joins us in studio all the way from Kentucky. We interview Larry and find out what makes him tick!07/05/2019
    1:38:43
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    Ep. 33 || Jason and Meaghan recap Episode 32. And Jason finally gets to play office trivia!06/28/2019
    1:06:23
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    Ep. 32 || Jason & Ben Discuss Parenting Styles in the Wake of Father's Day. Jason also introduce a new segment called ...EPIC FAIL...06/21/2019
    1:33:20
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    Ep. 31 || The Ben Show! (Ben & Andi were originally scheduled to record, however life got a bit crazy with the start of summer.)06/15/2019
    48:04
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    Ep. 30 || Ben & Jason Return to their Threads Roots! Parenting updates, personal victories, and current events06/07/2019
    1:32:24
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    Ep. 29 || Jason and Meaghan break down the Mike Hamp interview. Mike is walking from Hastings to St. Ignance to give hope to people that struggle with mental illness. 05/31/2019
    1:03:53
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    Ep. 28 || Mike Hamp join us to talk about his walk from Hastings to St. Ignace to raise hope for people that struggle with mental illness.05/24/2019
    1:03:09
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    Ep. 27 || Ben & his social worker wife Andi discuss Wyatt's Law, recap the interview with Erica Hammel, and talk about trauma's impact on the brain05/17/2019
    45:51
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    Ep. 26 || We talk with Erica Hammel about her work in getting a child abuse registry law passed in the state of Michigan.05/10/2019
    51:59
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    Ep. 25 || Jason & Meaghan talk EZ, Jason makes hilarious verbal flub, Meaghan's heart is broken by Ben's swearing05/03/2019
    55:27
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    Ep. 24 || Eric Zane joins us on Threads Podcast! We talk creepy fan stories, Catholic Church, and mental health.04/26/2019
    1:15:34
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    Ep. 23 || Sam, a transgender student that we discussed in Ep 20, shares her story 04/19/2019
    1:04:10
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    Ep. 22 || Our friend Alex joined us to share about his recent medical crisis and how he grew in spite of it. Fan mail, listener questions, and current events, too!04/12/2019
    2:23:38
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    Ep. 21 || Flubs and Victories, Eric Zane, Millennial Moment, Heavy Metal Church03/29/2019
    1:26:17
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    Ep. 20 || News: Sexless marriages, transgender student issues, and much more. Updates, and rambling thoughts by Ben and Jason. 03/15/2019
    1:56:25
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    Ep. 19 || I'm A Christian but Sometimes I Cuss02/22/2019
    2:25:51
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    Ep. 18 || A deep dive into our childhood and how it's affecting our adult lives02/08/2019
    1:40:03
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    Ep. 17 || Legacy, Atheist Church, Jason Interrupts, Roast & Toast 01/25/2019
    34:01
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    Ep. 16 || Why we ignored each other for almost a week, does God want us to set New Year’s Resolutions?01/11/2019
    1:18:14
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    Ep. 15 || We sit down with David Tiesma, a former pastor, and ask questions about church and the current state of the church.12/28/2018
    1:43:51
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    Ep. 14 || Christmas Episode! We talk Christmas Traditions and play name that Christmas song! 12/25/2018
    1:11:07
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    Ep. 13 || Our first guest -- Ben's boss Tyler! Puking in bushes, Birthday stress, Americanizing Christianity12/14/2018
    2:06:21
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    Ep. 12 || Santa, Thankfulness, Exaggerations, How to Have Friends as an Adult11/30/2018
    1:08:38
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    Ep. 11 || Veterans Day, Ben trying a new church, Two truths and a lie.11/16/2018
    1:14:48
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    Ep. 10 || Post Deep Episode Pause & Reflect11/03/2018
    1:27:17
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    Ep. 9 || A Discussion about Fatherhood10/19/2018
    1:51:26
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    Ep. 8 || We have a deeper discussion about Depression and Anxiety10/05/2018
    1:43:46
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    Ep. 7 || Jittery Ben, Pets & Hospice, Snarkiness, Evolution, and Turbans09/21/2018
    1:24:46
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    Ep. 6 || Our Wives Club #109/07/2018
    1:14:57
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    Ep. 5 || Family dynamics, Rituals, Crowds, and Ducks!08/24/2018
    1:28:21
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    Ep. 4 || Submission, Improv, Theology, and a Moonwalking Bear08/13/2018
    1:08:30
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    Ep. 3 || Failing Forward, Guns, Alcohol, and even Space Travel!07/27/2018
    1:16:50
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    Ep. 2 || Hmmm... can't remember what this episode is about. Sorry!07/13/2018
    1:17:59
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    Ep. 1 || Pilot episode of Threads: Life Unfiltered06/29/2018
    1:24:31

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