Christian Spoken Word Artist Written to Speak Podcast Tanner Olson

The Written to Speak Podcast

Tanner holds conversations with friends regarding faith, life’s questions, and creativity. Each episode seeks to spread hope and announce love through the discoveries and understandings of guests and featured Written to Speak poems.
As always, we are glad that you are here.


Episode 006: History of Written to Speak

Written to Speak is now six years old and with that it was time to shine some light on the history of this project.
When and how did it all start?
Why is this project called Written to Speak?
Did you ever want to give up?

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Episode 005: Taylor Jarman

In this episode, Tanner Olson talks with Taylor Jarman. 
Taylor is a musician, worship leader, radio host, and one of Tanner's best friends. 
In this episode, Tanner and Taylor talk singleness, identity, surrendering, and God's faithfulness. 
The conversation really is all over the place, but I believe you'll take away a few insights. 
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How to Read the Bible Book by Book: A Guided Tour by Douglas Stuart and Gordon Fee

Episode 004: Trevor Kunze

In this episode, Tanner talks with Trevor Kunze
Trevor is a youth leader, speaker, mentor, and one of Tanner’s best friends.
Trevor lives in Wausau, Wisconsin where he serves full-time as a youth leader.

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Love Does by Bob Goff

Episode 003: A Christmas Poem

In this episode, Tanner breaks down his poem titled, “A Christmas Poem.”

That’s really all there is to it.

You can listen to all of Written to Speak’s poetry on Spotify, iTunes, and wherever else you listen to music!

Episode 002: Shelly Schwalm

In this episode, Tanner talks with Shelly Schwalm.
Shelly is a writer, speaker, mentor, and friend.
She is filled with wisdom and beautiful insight.
Shelly lives in St. Paul, MN where she works at Concordia University - St. Paul and serves as the worship leader at The Warehouse, a Church in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
Uninvited by Lysa Terkeurst

Episode 001: Gabe Kasper

Gabe Kasper is a pastor, husband, father, and academic. He is the Pastor of University Lutheran Chapel in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a die hard soccer fan, and wrote the foreword for Tanner’s book, I’m All Over the Place.

You can follow Gabe on Instagram and Twitter.

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Velvet Elvis by Rob Bell
The Reason for God by Tim Keller
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What Else?

If you are interested in being a guest on The Written to Speak Podcast or know of someone who should be a guest on the show, please send Tanner a message.

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