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Episode 154 – An Open Seat For Your Story With Queen Smith

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In a very insightful, candid, fun, and inspiring conversation, our host welcomes Queen Smith, Storyteller and Founder of Open Seat, an organization designed to create a space for community and authentic relationship (you can check out their website and social media below). Queen even throws us a curveball, explaining what it means to grow up in a polygamist family.

You can connect with Queen and her projects here: Personal Website | Open Seat Website | Instagram | Facebook | Open Seat IG


  • The REAL Science of How Storytelling Affects The Brain ONLINE ARTICLE (JGR Communications)
  • What Stories Do To Our Brains ONLINE ARTICLE (Narrative IQ)
  • The Science Behind The Art of Storytelling ONLINE ARTICLE (Harvard Business)

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About Our Host:

Christopher J. Harris, a native of Palatka, Fla., is currently Executive Pastor of Crossover Church of Tampa, Fla. He is also the Director of Administration & Vision Implementation working collaboratively with the Presiding Bishop’s Office and Administration for Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. He’s served at ministries in Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Chicago,IL. He’s an author and blogger with two books, Temporary Assignments and Church Strategies and Ministry Systems. He’s an alumnus of Florida State University, University of South Carolina, special studies at Princeton Theological Seminary and doctoral work at Nova Southeastern University. Harris currently resides in Florida with his wife Dr Carmen J Harris and their children.

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My family for their commitment to the vision to inspire wisdom in others and release me to endeavors like this. To my Producer, Kevin Scullion. (Note: Want your name listed here? Leave a review of this podcast and you may find your name listed here…)