The Just Different Podcast

By Darin & Jordan Starks

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The Just Different Podcast is a weekly show which covers everything surrounding faith, life, and culture. These are conversations coming from two brothers that have the perfect combination of personal experience, real life issues, truth, and comedy.

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52. GROWING PAINS
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In this episode we celebrate the one year mark of Just Different! We talk through some of the biggest lessons we’ve learned this past year.  Along with what it looks like to navigate transition and periods of change in  our life. 

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Aug 11, 2022
51. Chosen ft. Alexis Ada
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In this episode we are joined by Alexis Ada and speak on the cost of being chosen. Along with what it looks like to navigate purpose and handling the responsibilities which come with it.

Alexis' Socials:
IG -  https://instagram.com/motdbyalexisada?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
TIktok - https://www.tiktok.com/@motdbyalexisada?_t=8UVJPRPrVUc&_r=1

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Aug 04, 2022
50. SINKING SAND
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In this episode we talk grieving previous seasons and embracing the ones which are soon approaching. And what it looks like to build your life on the only lasting foundation. 

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Jul 28, 2022
49. LORD HAVE MERCY
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We are everyone we've ever judged, criticized, or shamed if it was not for the hand of God. In this episode we talk about the mercy of God and the role that plays in each of our lives. Hope this blesses y’all! 

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Jul 22, 2022
48. RATED E
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In this episode we talk about the importance of evangelism and moving away from “comfortable Christianity”. It’s vital to not neglect the command to share our faith and advance the kingdom by doing so. Because it’s Rated E for everyone.. hope this blesses y’all! 

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Jul 14, 2022
47. WHY NOT BE YOU?
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In this episode we talk about how God had all given us our personality, passions, and interest for a reason. We don’t have to censor ourselves or the truest version of who we are to make other people comfortable or fit a particular image or stereotype. 

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Jul 08, 2022
46. MIND YOURS
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In this episode we talk about all things gossip, and the importance of minding your own business. Attempting to be present in what everyone else is doing will only cause you to become absent in your own life. So what are you watering? Your calling or your curiosity? We hope this blesses ya'll. 

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Jun 24, 2022
45. I CAN'T SAVE YOU
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In this episode we talk about having a “savior complex” and understanding you can’t be everything to everybody. Because the key to being available to who you’re called to is not answering everyone who calls. Hope this blesses y’all! 

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Jun 18, 2022
44. ADDICTED TO INDEPENDENCE
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In this episode we talk about the dangers of isolation and being “independent” to the point of refusing help. Because the question is do you really work better alone or are you just afraid of getting hurt again? 

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Jun 10, 2022
43. FAMOUS ENOUGH
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To be loved by God or praised by men? Which is more important to you? In this episode we talk everything concerning pride, vanity, and self righteousness. Examining our hearts and looking at at if  we are seeking to exalt our name or advance his Kingdom? Hope this blesses y'all..

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Jun 03, 2022
42. WHEN CHURCH HURTS
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In this episode we talk everything concerning church hurt and how to respond when the very people who are called to love express hate, judgement, and condemnation in our direction. What happens when your expectations are broken by the body of Christ and you begin to lose your hope/desire to gather with the body of believers?  We hope this blesses y'all!

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May 26, 2022
41. VULNERABILITY ft. Clarissa Rojas
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In this episode we have a conversation with Clarissa Rojas concerning the importance of vulnerability and the role it plays in our lives. Because God can’t touch what you don’t give him access to, so when you step into the kingdom vulnerability is a non negotiable. But what does that actually look like? Hope this blesses y’all! 

Clarissa's Socials:
TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@clarisssarojas
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/clarisssarojas/


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May 19, 2022
40. WASTING TIME
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Time is the currency God gives you to spend on your purpose! In this episode we talk about the value, significance, and importance of time and the role it plays in our life. And why it is one of the most heavily attacked aspects of your life.

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May 12, 2022
38. LIKES AIN'T LOVE
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In this episode we talk everything concerning social media, the role it plays in our life, and what it looks like to manage it well. Because what happens when the comments, reactions, and opinions of men start to hold more weight than the word of God? Hope this blesses y'all! 

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May 06, 2022
39. LOVE THEM ANYWAY ft. Jon and Eric Diggs
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In this episode we talk everything concerning cancel culture, judgment, and what it really means to love like Christ. Because the most christ like trait is loving those who are most underserving, but how do we actually do that? Hope this bless y’all 

Eric’s Socials:
Book - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1735613347
IG - https://instagram.com/esdiggs_?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
TIkTok - https://vm.tiktok.com/ZTdb7NLqf/

Jon’s Socials: 
Clothing Brand - http://sinnertosaints.com
IG - https://instagram.com/svint.jon?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
TikTok - https://vm.tiktok.com/ZTdb7MsF8/

HOLY SMOKE FEST 
MAY 26-28 ATL
https://indietribe.us/products/holy-smoke-festival-2022?variant=41567925371080

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May 06, 2022
37. NOT YET
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In this episode we talk everything concerning seasons of preparation and moments when God tells us "not yet". Times in our faith when God lays out what is to come from our lives but still says we have to wait for it. Hope this blesses y’all! 

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Apr 24, 2022
36. NO RELIGION
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Everyone always talks about "relationship over religion" but what does that actually mean?  In this episode we speak on what it looks like to be operate in the spirit of religion and how to actually step into relationship with God. And the difference between personal preference and biblical principle.  Hope this blesses y'all! 

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Apr 15, 2022
35. SPIRITUAL WARFARE
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In this episode we talk everything concerning spiritual warfare. What actually is and what it isn’t. Along with what it means to fight and deal with this warfare when it comes. As always we hope this blesses y'all! 

Apr 08, 2022
34. I'M OVER IT
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In this episode we talk about everything concerning burnout and what it means to find true rest in God when you feel you're at the end of yourself and your strength. Hope this blesses y'all! 

Apr 01, 2022
33. IDOLS
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Whatever you take your pain to is your God and idols can take the form of anything. Whether that be your job, school, relationships, social media etc. In this episode we talk about everything taking the place of God and the things we allow to sit on his throne. Hope this blesses y'all!

Mar 25, 2022
32. I'M MAD AT GOD
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What happens when your pain isn't your fault but still your responsibility? In this episode we talk about trauma and healing from experiences in our lives that we did nothing to deserve nor bring upon ourselves. And processing moments in our lives where we felt God abandoned us and allow situations to take place that don't align with his character. Hope this blesses y'all! 

Mar 19, 2022
31. HEARTBREAK ANNIVERSARY
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In this episode we discuss everything concerning heartbreak. Let's talk.

Mar 11, 2022
30. Different VZN ft. Emy Moore and Seth Weeks
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In this episode we drop you in on a powerful conversation we had with great friends of ours. We talk growing in Christ, personal experiences, and having a circle that not only shares your same beliefs but can also operate at the same level of faith as you. This really blessed us so we hope y'all enjoy. Much love!


Emy's Socials:
IG: https://instagram.com/emymooree?utm_medium=copy_link
TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdDtajhD/

Seth's Socials:
IG: https://instagram.com/sethweeks_?utm_medium=copy_link
TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdDtyuPk/

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Mar 09, 2022
29. AO1 ft. Jon and Eric Diggs
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In this episode we sit down with Jon and Eric Diggs and have a conversation about ministry, being a "Christian influencer" and understanding the difference between doing work for God and actually living for him. All while realizing you actually only have an audience of one..
Hope this blesses y'all! Much love

Jon's Socials:
IG: https://instagram.com/svint.jon?utm_medium=copy_link
Tiktok: https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdAh7oPo/
Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/lil_jon3000?si=DcqywHVfR3CxFKxnFJ8xEw

Eric's Socials:
IG: https://instagram.com/esdiggs_?utm_medium=copy_link
Tiktok: https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdAk2gV6/

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Mar 04, 2022
28. CYCLES
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In this episode we talk about the authority of the believer and how to overcome cycles of sin we may be facing. 

Feb 25, 2022
27. JESUS AND THERAPY
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Struggling with your mental health or seeking therapy doesn’t make you a second class Christian or less than in God's eyes. Let's talk. 

Feb 18, 2022
26. IF IT ISN'T LOVE
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In this episode we talk the true definition of love and what it looks like from a biblical perspective.  Everyone is lookin for love but more importantly proper definition of it. So we can’t  lean on what culture is attempting to feed us and what God is trying to say. 

Feb 12, 2022
25. INTERLUDE
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Celebrating our 25th EP with a little Q&A! Hope yall enjoy this one! Much love

Feb 04, 2022
24. THERE'S GRACE FOR THEM
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There’s grace that covers your sin but there’s grace that covers the sin of others too. In this episode we talk on what it means to show the love of God and extending grace to everyone around us. And not being selective in who we want to give love to! Hope this blesses y'all! Much love! 

Jan 28, 2022
23. IT'S NOT ENOUGH
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Scrolling through Christian TikTok is not enough for you to grow and sustain your faith. In this episode we talk growing in wisdom, knowledge, and understanding about the tenets of our faith to bring us closer to God and subsequently equipped us for a defense to give to the world. You can’t afford to not know what you believe. Hope this blesses y’all!

Revived Gen:
IG - https://instagram.com/revivedgenonline?utm_medium=copy_link
Tiktok - https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdrs8pFs/


Books (For Apologetics):
On Guard by William Craig 
Letters from a skeptic by Greg Boyd 
Mere Christianity by CS Lewis 
CSB Apologetics Study Bible for Students By Sean McDowell

Jan 21, 2022
22. YOUR CIRCLE MATTERS
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In this episode we talk on the power of community and why your circle is the biggest indicator of your future and where God wants to take you this year! Tap in!

Jan 14, 2022
21. DREAM WITH GOD
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This will be the best year of your life, but only if its your best year spiritually! In this episode we talk setting goals and what it means to dream with God on what we're believing him to do this year. 

Jan 07, 2022
20. DO IT ANYWAY
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We just talk the biggest lessons God's taught us this year and our recap of 2021! Hope this blesses y'all. Much love! 

Dec 31, 2021
19. HELP, I'M HORNY
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In this episode we talk everything concerning sex, lust, and pornography. These topics have been reverted by the culture but we must define them by the word of God. God can't heal who you pretend to be so we must bring these things to the surface. Hope y'all enjoy! Much love!

Dec 24, 2021
18. THERE IS MORE
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Are tattoos a sin? Can Christians listen to secular music? In this episode we address some our most commonly asked questions and most talked about topics in the Christian space. Although understanding the answer to these questions important we must not allow ourselves to get stuck here and not move on to the more God has for us. Hope y'all enjoy! Much love!

Dec 18, 2021
17. "I LOVE GOD BUT.."
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In this episode we talk about doubt, uncertainty, and questions that arise in our walk with God. How do you deal with moments when your faith is shaken and you are conflicted about God's character, his word, or plan? We talk about how to deal with this and more.. Hope y'all enjoy! 

Dec 10, 2021
16. CREATION OR CREATOR?
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In this episode we talk everything concerning new age spirituality, astrology, crystals and more. Because there's a rise in culture in the idolization of the creation over the creator. But we can't let counterfeit Gods take his throne. Build your life upon Christ! All other ground is sinking sand..

Dec 03, 2021
15. I'M LONELY
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In this episode we talk about dealing with the feeling of loneliness and as if you're the only "Christian" or person truly living for God in your school, town, or workplace. Because you have a people you're called to impact but also those who are called to do life with you! And you are not alone.

Nov 28, 2021
14. CHOOSE THIS DAY
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In this episode we talk about what happens when you “lose your fire for God”. How to deal with that season and feelings of being lukewarm. Because your either going to give him everything or nothing at all. There’s no in between. 

Nov 19, 2021
13. BEFORE THE PERSON
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Everyone talks about "embracing your season of singleness" but what does that actually mean? In this episode we talk about what happens before the relationship and preparing ourselves for what we're asking God for. 

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Nov 12, 2021
12. ME VS. ME
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In this episode we talk on comparison, staying in your lane, and focusing on what God has called you to be. Because the only person you're in competition with is the lastest version of yourself. It's YOU vs. YOU. You can't look at someone else's journey because you're in a different lane.. Hope this bless y'all!

Nov 05, 2021
11. I CAN'T HEAR GOD
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God's always speaking.. so the question is are you listening? In this episode we talk how to hear the voice of God for ourselves. Because you can't live your relationship with God vicariously through your Pastor or favorite TikTok creator, you have to find it for yourself!

Oct 28, 2021
10. DOES IT LOOK LIKE HEAVEN?
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In this episode we talking everything the Kingdom of God. What is it? Why is it important? And ultimately what part do you play in it? Because until it looks like heaven.. there’s still work to do. 

Oct 22, 2021
9. GOD SAID NO
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In this episode we talk obedience, accepting the call of God, and coming to terms with the standards he's holding us to. Because what happens when you're preference isn't in his plan? Can you still give God your "yes" when its inconvenient ? Tune in! Hope y'all enjoy.. 

Oct 14, 2021
8. THERE'S GRACE FOR THAT
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In this episode we talk on how to overcome shame and guilt from the our past actions, mistakes, and missteps. Because with too much focus on the past there can be no advancement to the future. God’s already forgiven you.. so why haven’t you forgiven yourself? Tune in and join the convo! Hope y’all enjoy

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Oct 09, 2021
7. IT HAPPENS ON MONDAY
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Everyone always talks about “being bold in your faith” but what does that really look like? How do you bring people to God? Because ministry happens on Monday.. there should be more people getting saved in schools, hallways, and workplaces than there are in your church! You can’t limit God to four walls at 10am on a Sunday because it happens on Monday..  Hope this blesses y’all!

Sep 24, 2021
6. TESTIMONY SERVICE
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Allow us to introduce ourselves.. finally. A lot of y'all requested this EP and were interested in knowing more about us and how we came into our walk with Christ. So we talk everything concerning our testimonies and how we got here today. Tap in! Hope y'all enjoy..

Sep 19, 2021
5. DO YOU, THEY'LL ADJUST
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In this episode we discuss how to stay true to self in a world going against everything you believe. How do you maintain your faith when its not the most popular option? And how to move away from the fear of man. The process of seeking his well done rather than their approval! Hope y'all enjoy!

Sep 11, 2021
4. ARE YOU DYING DAILY?
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In this episode we talk how to get closer to God. What are the practical steps and daily disciplines needed to get in closer proximity to him? Hope y’all enjoy! Much love!

Sep 05, 2021
3. YOU CUTE, BUT CAN YOU PRAY?
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In this episode we talk everything relationships and what it means to be in healthy environments. They look good, dress well, and even got diamonds round they neck too BUT can they pray? Do they push you to become the best version of you? Tune in and join the convo!

Aug 26, 2021
2. MIND GAMES
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Talking everything concerning mindset and perspective. Perspective is everything and God cares about your thought life! What you think on, your life will move into. Hope y'all enjoy the conversation!

Aug 17, 2021
1. JUST AN INTRO
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Just an intro of us catching up on life and what's been taking place this past year. Hope y'all enjoy! Something to hold y'all over until we drop the first episode next week!

Aug 13, 2021