What do Lutherans mean when they use the word “vocation?” How do our personal giftings, talents, and callings correspond to our vocations? And ultimately, how do we use our vocations to serve our neighbors? Listen in as Steph interviews Grammy® nominated artist FLAME about living life in the freedom of our Lutheran theology as it relates to vocation.
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Bio: FLAME is a GRAMMY® nominated and Stellar Award-winning hip-hop artist. He is a well-versed leader in the Christian hip-hop scene with a growing list of accolades, including a GRAMMY® nomination, several Dove and Stellar Award nominations, and multiple Billboard chart toppers. He was born and raised in the inner city of St. Louis, MO. He has released 9 albums to date including Captured (2010), The 6th (2012), Royal Flush (2013), Forward (2015), and Stellar Award winning God Knows (2018) under his own imprint. Flame’s latest releases include three EPs: Extra Nos (2020), DayBreak (2020), and Christ For You (2021).
For over a decade, FLAME has traveled throughout North America & the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, and Asia performing music that has impacted the masses. In addition to touring, writing, recording and co-producing his own projects, FLAME founded and helms Clear Sight Music, a boutique record label raising the bar in Christian hip-hop and beyond. He has a Master’s degree in theology with a minor in counseling.
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