BEHIND THE SCENES

BEHIND THE SCENES Podcast

New York Times bestselling authors and former co-stars of the longest-running family reality television show in history, Jeremy & Audrey Roloff, go behind the scenes with thought leaders, entrepreneurs, authors, tv personalities, and friends to talk about faith, work, and life.

Digital Minimalism with Cal Newport
Our last episode will be pretty hard to pass up (duh!) but this week we have an incredibly wise guest who has impacted us in HUGE ways - even to the point of shaping how we wrote A Love Letter Life. Cal Newport is taking into a deep dive conversation around Digital Minimalism. He is a computer science professor at Georgetown University + in addition to his academic research, he writes about the intersection of digital technology and culture. Buckle up friends, this episode is unique, FULL of facts, wisdom +...

Ep 71: Bode's Birth Story
It’s the episode we’ve been so excited to record, and you’ve been waiting to hear - Bode’s Birth Story (Finally!) Bode has been the most relaxed baby so far, and Ember has been the best big sister. We are definitely adjusting to life as a family of four! This episode is SUPER behind the scenes, so you’ll know what’s really been going on before, during, after Bode’s arrival! All things mentioned in this episode are linked HERE....

Ep 70: Why Goals Alone Won't Work For The New Year
What an exciting start to the New Year! Our baby boy, Bode James Roloff, has officially made his debut into the world! Don’t worry - we will do an episode about his birth story soon, but for now we are going to dive into all things resolutions, goals, and rhythms.  Jeremy here - I am #SOLO on the show today. Audrey is taking some time off to rest, adjust, and snuggle our little guy! I am excited to talk about why goals (alone) don’t work and share some practical tips on how you can make sure you see the pr...


2019 In Review
Happy New Year! 2019 was such a full and exciting year for us. We traveled a ton,  celebrated the release of A Love Letter Life, Ember hit huge milestones, and so much more! AND there are a few surprises in this episode you may not have known. We are excited to take you BTS of their 2019!In case you missed it, the podcast is moving to a new schedule for the next few months, while we enjoy some time off before and with their baby boy! You will hear from us every other week … but don’t worry it isn’t forever!...

Ep 68: Christmas Traditions That We Do and Don’t Do
Can you believe Christmas is ONE week away? (insert digital Christmas party). Christmas is a season full of traditions - some that are favorable and others that are controversial. Last week on Instagram, Jeremy + Audrey asked you guys to share your Christmas traditions (both the ones you do and the ones you don’t do) and they are excited to dive into those and share their perspectives on them. Let’s get straight into it!To read more about this episode and for all the things mentioned in this episode click H...

Ep 67: A Few Things That Have Deeply Impacted Our Lives Lately
Are you living the kind of story you would want read back to you one day? In other words, if someone were to read your life, would you like the story?We are big on living with intention and purpose. From our relationship, what we eat, the products we use in our everyday life, our time, how we decorate our home, and everything in between.You have to be aware in order to be purposeful. And to get to that place, you have to establish rhythms and routines that support what intentionality looks like for you.We a...


EP 66: When Less Becomes More with Emily Ley
We have been loving this season on the podcast and one of the biggest conversations we are continuing to have is around the idea of rest and slowing down. Emily Ley justs released her 3rd book, When Less Is More, after a season of redefining what “the good life” meant to her. Her book was written from the trenches where she felt deep burn out even though a lot of good things were going on. She was saying yes to everything and soon her life and company became more complicated - coming against her foundationa...

EP 66: When Less Becomes More with Emily Ley
We have been loving this season on the podcast and one of the biggest conversations we are continuing to have is around the idea of rest and slowing down. Emily Ley justs released her 3rd book, When Less Is More, after a season of redefining what “the good life” meant to her. Her book was written from the trenches where she felt deep burn out even though a lot of good things were going on. She was saying yes to everything and soon her life and company became more complicated - coming against her foundationa...

E65: Potty training, Jeremy’s Surgery, and Life Lately
It has been a while since it was JUST us on the show. We love having guests on, but a lot has happened over the last several months, and with the holidays coming up, we thought it would be the best time to do a life update for you guys! From potty training, Jeremy’s surgery, how I am doing at 33 weeks pregnant, and a BIG announcement … there is a lot to talk about! So let’s get into to #AllTheUpdates. Check out our podcast blog to read more about this episode! Here are all the things we mentioned in this ep...


E65: Potty training, Jeremy’s Surgery, and Life Lately
It has been a while since it was JUST us on the show. We love having guests on, but a lot has happened over the last several months, and with the holidays coming up, we thought it would be the best time to do a life update for you guys! From potty training, Jeremy’s surgery, how I am doing at 33 weeks pregnant, and a BIG announcement … there is a lot to talk about! So let’s get into to #AllTheUpdates. Check out our podcast blog to read more about this episode! Here are all the things we mentioned in this ep...

EP 64: The Enneagram + Your Marriage
We are huge fans of the Enneagram - it is NO secret! It's a buzzy subject (for good reasons) and we love talking to experts to debunk myths and misconceptions. We hope our conversations around the Enneagram help bring clarity to how you can use it as a tool of self-discovery and growth. And it is important to understand that it is not an excuse for bad habits or behaviors. This week we get the absolute honor of chatting with Enneagram expert Beth McCord and her husband Jeff as they talk with us about Enneag...

EP 63: BTS Of Falling In Love On The Bachelor/Bachelorette
Chris and Desiree Hartsock have a full life as parents and entrepreneurs. And while they are not strangers to the public life, the reality of their lives offline and out of the media is incredibly inspiring!They hold nothing back as they take us BTS of their love story, raising and parenting two kids, setting healthy work/life boundaries, and their time on the Bachelor/Bachelorette. This episode is packed with gold and we know you will enjoy this laid back conversation with these guys! Here are all the thin...


EP 63: BTS Of Falling In Love On The Bachelor/Bachelorette
Chris and Desiree Hartsock have a full life as parents and entrepreneurs. And while they are not strangers to the public life, the reality of their lives offline and out of the media is incredibly inspiring!They hold nothing back as they take us BTS of their love story, raising and parenting two kids, setting healthy work/life boundaries, and their time on the Bachelor/Bachelorette. This episode is packed with gold and we know you will enjoy this laid back conversation with these guys! Here are all the thin...

EP 62: The Impact Of Compassion
This is one of the most inspiring guest interviews we have ever done on the podcast. And it involves one of our favorite organizations - Compassion International.Kiwi is a Graduate Compassion Child from the Philippines. She started in Compassion at age 7 and now works in the medical field in Dallas, Texas. Her story is incredible! She talks about her journey of becoming a Compassion child and the impact it had on her life, her family, and her community. Now she is a sponsor to her own Compassion children.Co...

Ep 61: The Power Of Affirmations And Casting Vision In Your Marriage
Stevie and Sazan Hendrix are full time content creators! They put incredible content into the world through various platforms. But BTS, they are your normal married couple with a young daughter trying to navigate life as they expand, build, and grow.Our conversation with them is life-giving as we discuss rhythms as entrepreneurs, the importance of casting vision for your marriage, the power of affirmations, and so much more.  Here are all the things we mentioned in this episode: Our book, A Love Letter Life...


Ep 60: The Ruthless Elimination Of Hurry with John Mark Comer
Have you been loving our conversations around rest, living unhurried, and rhythms? Then you will love today's conversation! We've got our friend John Mark Comer back on the show to discuss his new book - The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry.There's an enemy to our overall health that’s already trojan horsed its​ way into our lives. It’s called HURRY – otherwise known as the pace in which we live our lives. And I think we can all admit that we need to find ways to slow down and find silence in our day-to-day.  ...

Ep 60: The Ruthless Elimination Of Hurry with John Mark Comer
Have you been loving our conversations around rest, living unhurried, and rhythms? Then you will love today's conversation! We've got our friend John Mark Comer back on the show to discuss his new book - The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry.There's an enemy to our overall health that’s already trojan horsed its​ way into our lives. It’s called HURRY – otherwise known as the pace in which we live our lives. And I think we can all admit that we need to find ways to slow down and find silence in our day-to-day.  ...

Ep 59: To Hell With the Hustle: Reclaiming Your Life in an Overworked, Overspent, and Overconnected World
We are all about living intentionally and helping others discover what that looks like for them. So we are SUPER excited for today's interview with our good friend, Jeff Bethke.To Hell With Hustle isn't just a book he wrote but a movement we believe the world needs to hear. In a society that thrives and craves busy, we need to embrace the silence and redeem the small moments throughout our day.If you are feeling overwhelmed by the demands of work, family, community, or feeling anxious, tired or burnt out, t...


EP 58: Dreaming Small, Debunking Mom Guilt, and Making Decisions with Liz + Ben Bohannon
We are super excited to have Ben and Liz Bohannan on the show today! They are a local husband and wife duo that founded Sseko Designs. By using fashion, they have created opportunities and communities for women globally. Not only are women being employed, but they’re also getting the opportunity to go to college, and further their lives!  Liz just released her book, Beginner’s Pluck - all about building a life of purpose and impact NOW (not later).Their heart for family, business, life, and others is so ins...

EP 57: Pumpkin Season, Fall, And Our Favorite Things
Fall is our favorite season! We love the cool weather, the colors, the coziness that comes with flannel sheets and thick socks, pumpkin bread and baking, and of course lighting our fireplace!As we celebrate 20 years of pumpkin season on the farm, we are excited to share some BTS stories and tell you how it all began. We are also talking about our favorite fall music and some  of our favorite fall activities we do as a family! So grab a hot cup of tea, a blanket to snuggle with, and tune in....

EP 56: 10 Ideas For Celebrating Your Anniversary
We love celebrating our anniversary every year! In fact, we treat it like a national holiday. We deeply honor it and set time aside to celebrate it ... in a BIG way!Whether you plan a getaway, watch your wedding video, read your vows, go to a simple dinner, or exchange gifts, prioritizing your anniversary is important.Remember, the health of your marriage determines the health of your life. So let's commit to making marriage a priority!Mentioned in this episode: You Are The Girl For The Job by Jess Connolly...


EP 56: 10 Ideas For Celebrating Your Anniversary
We love celebrating our anniversary every year! In fact, we treat it like a national holiday. We deeply honor it and set time aside to celebrate it ... in a BIG way!Whether you plan a getaway, watch your wedding video, read your vows, go to a simple dinner, or exchange gifts, prioritizing your anniversary is important.Remember, the health of your marriage determines the health of your life. So let's commit to making marriage a priority!Mentioned in this episode: You Are The Girl For The Job by Jess Connolly...

EP 55: Rhythms of Renewal, Slowing Down, and Taking Inventory Of Your Life
If you have been listening to the podcast for a while then you know we are all about rhythms. We believe they're foundational and they bring balance and stability to anything in life!Today we are joined by Gabe and Rebekah Lyons - fellow lovers of creating rhythms, slowing down, and taking inventory of their life. And with 22 years of marriage, 4 kids, a full career, and a thriving ministry they have learned that it is never too late to establish what you want your life to be about. We encourage you to lean...

EP 55: Rhythms of Renewal, Slowing Down, and Taking Inventory Of Your Life
If you have been listening to the podcast for a while then you know we are all about rhythms. We believe they're foundational and they bring balance and stability to anything in life!Today we are joined by Gabe and Rebekah Lyons - fellow lovers of creating rhythms, slowing down, and taking inventory of their life. And with 22 years of marriage, 4 kids, a full career, and a thriving ministry they have learned that it is never too late to establish what you want your life to be about. We encourage you to lean...


EP 54: Ranch Life, Entrepreneurship, and BTS of 5 Mary’s Farms
A few weeks ago we went to visit our friends Brian and Mary Heffernan of Five Mary's Farms! Wow! What an experience it was! From being on the ranch, sleeping in cabins, enjoying amazing farm to table food, and having even better conversation. The whole trip reminded us of the dreams in our hearts! Brian + Mary have been together for 14 years and have 4 beautiful little girls. They left a busy, corporate life in Silicon Valley to pursue a life of ranching and raising children in a rural small town. They hav...

EP 54: Ranch Life, Entrepreneurship, and BTS of 5 Mary’s Farms
A few weeks ago we went to visit our friends Brian and Mary Heffernan of Five Mary's Farms! Wow! What an experience it was! From being on the ranch, sleeping in cabins, enjoying amazing farm to table food, and having even better conversation. The whole trip reminded us of the dreams in our hearts! Brian + Mary have been together for 14 years and have 4 beautiful little girls. They left a busy, corporate life in Silicon Valley to pursue a life of ranching and raising children in a rural small town. They have...

EP 53: Autoimmune Disease, Loss, And Keeping Your Marriage Strong In Sickness And Health
We are so excited to have our good friends Ryan + Danielle Walker on the show today! They're the true picture of "for better or worse, in sickness and health," so commonly heard in wedding vows. And through each season they've walked, their marriage has only grown stronger. Danielle is a New York Times Best-Selling Author to several cookbooks, all which came from overcoming her sickness through changing her what she eats. And Ryan is a brilliant tech-guy who has created several apps that build connection ...


EP 53: Autoimmune Disease, Loss, And Keeping Your Marriage Strong In Sickness And Health
We are so excited to have our good friends Ryan + Danielle Walker on the show today! They're the true picture of "for better or worse, in sickness and health," so commonly heard in wedding vows. And through each season they've walked, their marriage has only grown stronger. Danielle is a New York Times Best-Selling Author to several cookbooks, all which came from overcoming her sickness through changing her what she eats. And Ryan is a brilliant tech-guy who has created several apps that build connection a...

EP 52: Friendship, Community, and Love Drenched Accountability
It's the final episode in our friendship series and it's been so fun having our friends on the show to discuss community and lifelong friendship! Today we are talking about the difference between community and friends - which comes down to love drenched accountability. Community goes beyond catching up, just hanging out, and showing up for the big moments. It is about committing to every moment, leaning into growth, and being a constant stance of love and support for your friends (both in good and hard time...

EP 51: Building Friendships That Last Part 2. An Interview With Jer’s Longtime Friends
This week, I am joined around the table with best friends - Dan, Mueller, and my brother Zach. We have been friends since kindergarten and have been friends ever since. We always come back to the farm to hang out around the campfire no matter where life takes us. Through all the seasons of life, we are constantly sharpening the iron in one another - which is crucial to building friendships that last!...


Ep49: The Table Build, Intermittent Fasting, and Introducing You to Daniel Meichtry
We're kicking off a fun series on the podcast all about friendship! Finding community is the most needed thing for the human soul (but also the most difficult thing to find!). There is a difference between being friends and being in community together. We are excited to dive into this series! Up first ... Dan Meichtry! We sit next to Dan every single day in the office and he is around when we record the episodes, but today he is joining the conversation! We are talking all about friendship, intermittent fa...

E48: Baby #2 & All The Pregnancy Things
It has been a while since we have done an episode without a guest! And we know you guys are waiting to hear about all things baby #2 and pregnancy. So here it is - we answer all your questions and give you an update on how pregnancy is going, when we are due, pregnancy must-haves, and more. Thank you guys for always supporting us through every season of life. We are beyond excited to grow our family and watch Ember become the best big sister!...


E47: How to Find A Marriage Mentor/Coach And Why It's So Important with Matt and Lisa Jacobson
We are so excited to have Matt + Lisa Jacobson on the podcast today! They have been married for 27 years, have 8 children, and run side by side in life, work, and ministry. They are powerhouse marriage mentors and coaches, hosts of Faithful Life Podcast, and founders of Club31Women and FaithFulMan. The wisdom they share around the importance of marriage mentorship is GOLD! And they are going to help you navigate how to find your own mentor/coach. Single, dating, engaged, or married - mentorship is so valu...

Ep 46: Our Conversation with Annie Downs about Sabbath, Enneagram, and Our Yearly Boxes
During our book tour, we had the honor of sitting down with Annie Downs for her podcast (#ThatSoundsFun). It was such a good conversation so we asked Annie if we could share it on our podcast and of course, she said yes! So this episode is all about the enneagram, our Sabbath and why it is so important to us, our yearly boxes (ps- this isn't something we normally talk about!) and Soccer ... yes, soccer. It's a common interest Jeremy shares with Annie! It's a fun conversation we know you will LOVE listening...

Ep 45: Dreaming Together, Overcoming Pornography, and Having A Marriage After God - With Aaron and Jenn Smith
Jennifer + Aaron Smith have been married for 12 years, have 4 children and are fellow Oregon-friends who just released their second book, Marriage After God. Marriage After God isn't just a message, it is a movement. It is saying YES to what God wants FOR your marriage and FROM it. It is realizing the part your marriage plays in the big picture and going after it with everything you've got. It's saying yes to what God has given you and not comparing your marriage to what God has given someone else's marria...


Ep 43: Three Key Relationships That Every Relationship Needs with Marshall + Emily Jamieson
You may have heard us talk about Marshall + Emily Jamieson before or maybe you read some of their articles on #Beating50. They are incredibly wise when it comes to relationships and today, they are going to talk with us about Multigenerational Relationships: everyone needs someone pouring into them, someone running alongside them, and someone they are pouring into. Everyone needs these 3 relationships in order for their relationship to thrive. There is SO much gold in this episode! We hope it inspires and ...

EP 42: You Interview Us: A Love Letter Life Q&A With Jer + Auj
It is YOUR turn to interview US! We gathered your questions all about A Love Letter Life and answered them in this episode. We talk about why we wrote this book, the fun and challenging parts of writing, how we found community as a married couple, and SO much more! There are even a few fun, quirky questions in there (like all the names of Jeremy's cars and why he names them!). Thank you for supporting our book, our story, and our vulnerability. We hope you found inspiration, creativity, and learned what pa...


Ep 41: BTS Of Our Wedding Day And 9 Things We’re So Glad We Did
Even though our wedding day was filmed for the TV show and documented in our book, there are some things we have never shared before! But that is all changing today because we are taking you behind the scenes to the unseen and unwritten moments of our wedding day. Like how Jeremy didn't have his wedding ring that day (thanks @zach) or how Audrey's dress broke RIGHT before walking down the aisle. We are sharing all those fun, memorable moments! We also wanted to let you in on some of the things we did to m...

EP 40: Protect Your Love Through Boundaries, Rhythms, And Prayer
Reality is: if you can fall in love, you can fall out of love. Sometimes it happens by choice and sometimes through situations. But, we can all work to protect our relationship. In this episode we talk about how we do that through boundaries, rhythms, and prayer. Just know that your relationship will evolve, you will evolve, and so will your boundaries, rhythms and the way you pray with your spouse. Enjoy the journey and above all else, protect your love story - because it is beautiful!...

EP 39: Laughter As Medicine, The Dangers of Co-Dependency, And How Our Greatest Relational Needs Are Met with Danny + Kristin Adams
These two are probably the funniest people we know! They truly live out their life motto: Laughter Is The Best Medicine (no really, they travel the world making people laugh!). But beyond the laughter, they have an amazing story of overcoming co-dependency in their relationship and how they climbed out of that cycle. This is a very raw and beautiful conversation. And we know you will find hope, encouragement, and laugh a little as you listen in. Kristin + Danny are fun facts champions, so share a fun fact ...


Ep 38: Behind The Scenes With Zach and Tori Roloff - Parenting, LPBW, and Marriage
Requested by popular demand, these guests need no introduction - drumroll, we've got Zach and Tori Roloff joining us for a conversation around all the things! They answer your most asked questions like how they met, rhythms they have in place build their marriage, if TV has affected their relationship, how they feel about us stepping away from the show, their growing family, and so much more. (Tori even shares some incredible wisdom for all you single ladies out there!) Getting to have family on the podcas...

EP 37: Re-Married After Divorce – A Story Of Hope with Jeff and Cheryl Scruggs
Everyone loves a good story about redemption, especially when it's in a love story! Well, Jeff & Cheryl have THAT story and it is absolutely beautiful. While one of them thought they were in the perfect marriage, the other felt completely disconnected which led to an affair. Although they were divorced, they walked through radical forgiveness and pursued redemption. Now they are re-married and coming up on their 20th anniversary! The Scruggs have learned how to protect their marriage and pursue one another ...

Ep 36: Our Conversation with Enneagram Expert - Suzanne Stabile
It's Enneagram Week! We're going further Behind The Scenes of the Enneagram, specifically eights and nines. Also, we are going in depth, and taking a deep dive, on the Enneagram itself. We talk a lot about the aspects of the Enneagram. If you've got the one on one of the Enneagram down, but you're interested in learning more about it, this episode is for you. We are sharing our conversation with Suzanne Stabile, the Enneagram Queen. We got to go and sit down and have an amazing conversation with her in Dal...


Ep 35: Our Conversation with Enneagram Expert Ian Cron
You asked for more Enneagram, and we answered! We are sharing an interview with Enneagram Expert Ian Cron, expect we are the ones being interviewed this time. Ian is the co-author of the book The Road Back To You. If you aren't familiar with the Enneagram or maybe you've heard about it and want to know more, then you are in the right place. The Enneagram is a self-discovery tool that goes very in-depth explaining your personality type. In this episode, we primarily talk about type 8 and 9, because that's w...

Ep 34: BTS With Mark And Jami Nato - Christians Are Not Immune To Infidelity + A Story Of Redemption
Our guests, Mark & Jamie Nato, share with us a story of redemption and hope. We know that it's going to encourage you guys! They are people that really value humor and laughing. They've been through some really hard, serious stuff, and they just have some good insight. They're very honest and real when it comes to the hard things within marriage, and a lot of people wouldn't talk about that kind of stuff. Follow us on Instagram: @behindthescenespodcast @audreyroloff @jeremyroloff Grab a copy of A Love ...

Ep 33: Serving Each Other In Sickness And Trials - with Dale and Veronica Partridge
Today we have the honor of interviewing Dale and Veronica Partridge. They've had a rough year and they're going to get real and tell us what has helped them survive. It's something that I think can help in every single area of life, and it's part of what it actually means to follow Christ. So if you're going through a really hard trial right now or are facing any suffering like sickness, illness, miscarriage, or disease, then you need to listen to this episode! Follow us on Instagram: @behindthescenespodc...


Ep 32: BTS with Jordan and Matt Dooley - Handling Big Transitions And Insight On The Newlywed Years
In today's episode, we are talking with some of our good friends, Matt and Jordan Dooley. We know you're going to love this episode. So if you don't follow Jordan, she is just an amazing source of inspiration and encouragement for women. She's got a blog, an online shop, a virtual course and she has a book coming out called, Own Your Everyday, so make sure you go grab a copy of that! Matt had a short NFL career, got into medical sales and is now working full time with Jordan. We're going to talk to them abo...

Ep 31: Love and Respect with Dr. Emerson Eggerichs - How To Handle Conflict & Understand Your Spouse Better So That You Can Love Them More
We are sitting down with Dr. Emerson Eggerichs! Dr. Emerson has his Ph.D. in Child and Family Studies at Michigan State University. He's also the author of the New York Times bestseller book, Love and Respect. He's authored several other books on this topic and he and his wife Sarah now travel around hosting conferences, discussing love and respect, and just how influential this concept and this understanding is to us all. Whether you have been married for years, months, or plan to get married in the future...

Ep 30: BTS with Jana Kramer - Rebuilding Trust After The Heartache Of Infidelity
We are talking with Jana Kramer and her husband Mike. You may know Jana as a big-time country singer or you might know her from the TV show One Tree Hill. She is an entrepreneur herself and the co-founder of Moms with Babes boxes. And of course, Mike and Jana have their own podcast together called Whine Down. They have just an awesome story and we were just super encouraged by their vulnerability and their honesty. You're going to want to definitely listen to this episode if you've ever been through a reall...


Ep 29: BTS with Jeff and Alyssa Bethke - Family As A Team And Establishing Marriage Rhythms
We've got a really fun episode today. We're sitting down with two close friends of ours, Jeff and Alyssa Bethke! They've got to be some of the most intentional, wise, and just all around fun human beings that we know. And this episode is just packed full of goodness. We cover a ton of ground, with Alyssa dropping bombs, and Jeff with all of his energy and wisdom, bringing it really hard. They share their heart behind Family Teams, and all the things they are currently doing, like their own podcast, The Rea...

Ep 28: Fighting The Purity Battle Before And Within Marriage
Today's episode is another audiobook reading! We hope you guys are enjoying these. In this episode, we share about fighting the purity battle and how we struggled with it. This was probably one of the hardest chapters we had to write, but it has prompted a lot of great conversation from all of you! Culture has overvalued the wedding day and undervalued the promise of forever within marriage, in the same way, they have overvalued virginity and undervalued purity. So we unpack what purity looks like to us and...

Ep 27: BTS With John Mark Comer - Understanding love and marriage in contrast to today's culture
Today we are talking with John Mark Comer! Few people have had more of shaping and influence in our life and our spiritual development. Whether it's his podcast from Bridgetown Church, actually going to his church, or his books, we have learned so much from him. Jeremy and I actually met at his church, 9 years ago. It was the first ever service of their downtown campus in downtown Portland. Today we talk with him about marriage, relationships, and God's design for all of it. Check out all of his books becau...


Ep 26: A Section From “A Love Letter Life” - A Creative Type of Love
More audiobook readings! We are reading from the chapter titled A Creative Type of Love. This is our favorite chapter! I know we said last week that the Principle of Sharing was our favorite, but this truly is our favorite. We share stories from when we were dating about how we chose to PURSUE CREATIVELY. DATE INTENTIONALLY. LOVE FAITHFULLY. This is essentially where our "Love Letter Life" began; in the typewriter letters, long distance dating, and desire to do things differently. We hope you enjoy listenin...

Ep 25: BTS with Jeremy and Jinger Vuolo - Prioritizing Your Marriage As New Parents In The Public Eye
Today we are sitting down and talking with Jeremy and Jinger Vuolo. If you recognize those names that because they are on the TLC show "Counting On" and Jinger grew up on the show, "19 Kids and Counting." We get to dive into the Vuolo's love story and how they prepared more for their marriage than their wedding day and being newlyweds like ourselves. We talk about what they're doing to be intentional and how they protected their purity, and how they're pursuing oneness, and the early stages of having a baby...

Ep 24: A Section From “A Love Letter Life” - The Principle of Sharing
In this episode, we are sharing more of our new book, A Love Letter Life! This is probably one of our favorite chapters in the book. It talks about a love story that helped shape our love story. And within that story, there is a principle that we loved and chose to be intentional with it. We are talking about the principle of sharing. The idea of sharing your life with someone else and striving towards oneness. Loving what they love, and allowing yourselves to build thousands of strands of oneness and toget...


Ep 23: BTS With The Couple Who Has Impacted Our Marriage The Most
For this week's episode, we are so excited because we are sitting down to interview the couple who has probably had the biggest impact on our love story in our marriage today. Chris and Jamie Herb. Jamie was Audrey's college mentor and Chris was the Area Director for Young Life when Audrey was in college. Chris and Jamie had a huge impact on Audrey's college experience. When Audrey started dating Jeremy, and they got engaged, they asked Chris and Jamie if they would do the premarital counseling. They inspi...

Ep 22: A Chapter From “A Love Letter Life” - A Patient Pursuit
We have another sneak peak into our book that just released, A Love Letter Life. This one is the first chapter, which is titled A Patient Pursuit. It's all about our time of friendship; from when we first started hanging out. We discuss how we continued to prepare ourselves as individuals for the eventual day that we would be married. And then also just what it looked like for Jeremy to bravely and persistently pursue Audrey. During this time, we spent lots of time around community and other friends and jus...

Ep 21: How We Prepared More For Our Marriage Than Our Wedding Day
It's book launch day!!! A very big part of the reason why we wrote A Love Letter Life, was that we felt very strongly, when we were engaged, that we wanted to be more intentional about preparing for our marriage than preparing for our wedding day. It's something that our culture as a whole, especially our generation, has lost sight of. We spend all this time planning this epic wedding day, but then forget to prepare for an epic marriage. That's something that we are really passionate about. So we are going ...


Ep 20: BTS With Seth and Tori Bolt - Pursing Dreams, Morning Routines, And Being On Mission Together!
Two episodes in one week!? Get ready guys, because for Season 2, this is the new norm. In this episode, we get the honor and privilege of interviewing our good friends, Seth & Tori Bolt. To give you an idea of who they are and what they do, let's just say it involves Tree Houses in South Carolina, playing and touring with NeedToBreathe, and being super intentional in their relationship. They offer some amazing wisdom and insight on how to be more intentional in your relationship and how to stay connected du...

Ep 19: Sneak Peak Of Our Audiobook for A Love Letter Life
In today's episode, you’ll be the first to listen to our audiobook recording of A Love Letter Life! We're super excited that we got to be the voice behind our own love story. And we're really excited for you guys to be the first to listen to the audiobook recording. We’ll be reading the first few sections of the book: “our first letter” and “the beginning.” If you haven't already, you can preorder either the audiobook or the hardcover at aloveletterlife.com or anywhere books are sold....

Ep 18: Intro to Season Two
Welcome to Season 2 of Behind the Scenes Podcast! In light of our new book “A Love Letter Life” that releases April 2nd, this season is going to be all about love stories, relationships, marriage, and what it means to pursue creatively, date intentionally, and love faithfully. This season will be full of inspiring interviews from couples sharing their stories and wisdom when it comes to love! In this episode, we wanted to take you guys “behind the scenes,” and let you see how much time, effort, and intentio...


Ep 17: Answering Your Assumptions About Us
It’s the end of Season 1!! The 1st season of Behind The Scenes podcast has been so much fun! We love this community so much already and can’t wait for season 2! (Only a couple weeks away) To finish out season 1, we thought it’d be fun to give you guys a chance to tell us what you’ve assumed about us. In this week’s episode, we’re going to let you know if your assumptions about us are true or false! We listed out all the questions you asked us on our Instagram story, and we try to answer as many as we can!...

Ep 17: Answering Your Assumptions About Us
It’s the end of Season 1!! The 1st season of Behind The Scenes podcast has been so much fun! We love this community so much already and can’t wait for season 2! (Only a couple weeks away) To finish out season 1, we thought it’d be fun to give you guys a chance to tell us what you’ve assumed about us. In this week’s episode, we’re going to let you know if your assumptions about us are true or false! We listed out all the questions you asked us on our Instagram story, and we try to answer as many as we can!...

Ep 16: Essential Oils + Running a Successful Business From Home as a Mom of Four
Audrey goes behind the scenes with Casey Wiegand about essential oils, building a community, networking marketing the right way, and empowering and equipping other entrepreneurs as a mom of 4 littles. It takes a lot of hard work, intention and time to get to where Casey is, but here is the income disclosure statement: youngliving.com/ids...


Ep 15: 8 Ways To Pursue Jesus In College
In this podcast, we share 8 ways to pursue Jesus in college. Pursuing Jesus is not about doing more things to add to your list of priorities, it’s about inviting Jesus into each of those things, and creating room in your life for him to change who you ARE, not just what you DO....

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Ep 14: Valentine’s Day, 36 questions, and 3 Sentence Love Stories
Love is in the air! This week we're going to talk all about Valentine's Day, 36 questions, and three sentence love stories, which is something that we started four years ago. Valentine's Day is extra special to us because we also launched Beating 50 Percent on Valentine's Day four years ago. Love is worth celebrating and we are excited to celebrate it with you in this episode!...

Ep 13: Q&A with Jeremy and Audrey
You asked, we answered! Last week on Instagram, we asked you guys to send us questions you’ve been wanting us to answer. In this episode, we dive into some of those questions! We discuss where we went on our honeymoon, the biggest disagreement in our marriage, the hardest thing about being new parents, and so much more! This is a super fun, true, and real Behind the Scenes episode! Stay tuned for a show notes page with all the links and things mentioned in this episode!...

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Ep 12: Behind The Scenes Of Our Marriage Retreat
Last week we did a two-night marriage retreat with some mentors of ours. In this episode, we describe what we did and why it will be the most productive thing we do all year....

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Ep 11: Working And Raising Kids Together With Aaron And Jennifer Smith
This week we sit down and talk with our friends, Aaron and Jen Smith. They have been married for 12 years, are raising 4 children, and successfully run a business together. They have a ton of wisdom (and some fun stories!) when it comes to balancing family and work, all well striving to be better along the way. Stay tuned for a show notes page with all the links and things mentioned in this episode!...

Ep 10: Behind The Scenes of Our Winter Break
We are back after taking a few weeks off over the holidays and we want to give you a behind the scenes look at our time away. We spent the holidays unrushed and unpressured with family and friends, relaxing fireside, enjoying traditions, and writing our goals for 2019 - which we are excited to share with you in this episode! Head over to our Instagram (@behindthescenespodcast) to tell us some of your goals for this year! Stay tuned for a show notes page with all the links and things mentioned in this episo...


Ep 09: Making Decisions And Setting Goals
In this episode, Jer & Auj share their three-step process in making big decisions and setting goals. This was an episode that we wished was longer and one you won't want to miss....

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Ep 08: The Always More® Mindset And How It Can Change Your Life
Before every race, on graduation day, her wedding day, and the day of her daughter's birth, Audrey wrote these simple yet powerful words on her hand - “ALWAYS MORE.” In this episode, Jeremy Interviews Audrey as Audrey shares the story of how Always More® started, how it’s evolved, and how the Always More® mindset can change your life. With inspiration from Ephesians 3:20, ALways More® will empower you to believe int he more that is within you, and that you are capable of immeasurably more than you ever imag...

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Ep 07: Christmas Traditions, Managing Expectations, and Our Favorite Things
Christmas is just a few weeks away and we thought it would be fun to give you a Behind The Scenes insight into what Christmas looks like and means to us. This time of the year can be overwhelming and distract our focus from the thing that matters most: Emmanuel - God with us. But we hope that you feel inspired (and find laughter!) as we share Christmas memories as well as some of our Christmas traditions and favorite holiday things with you! Stay tuned for a show notes page with all the links and things me...


Ep 06: The Marriage Journal
The Marriage Journal is something we committed to during our first year of marriage and it has been such a useful tool that has pushed us to connect, reconcile, and grow in our communication. We are really going Behind the Scenes in this episode as we share some of our own marriage journal entries with you (holding nothing back!) from our first few weeks of marriage and from a few weeks ago. Stay tuned for a shownotes page with all the links and things mentioned in this episode!...

Ep 05: What Our First Year Of Marriage Taught Us
In this episode we share the insanity that we endured during our first week of married life. We’ve never told this story before and we think you’ll laugh and hopefully be encouraged if you are going through a not-so-glamorous time or trial. If you’re feeling disappointed or frustrated, we hope this episode reminds you that hard circumstances don’t have to dictate the health of your relationship. Stay tuned for a shownotes page with all the links and things mentioned in this episode!...

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Ep 02: Why We Left The Show
After 14 years over 300 episodes and 17 seasons I made the decision to leave Little People Big World. It was an amazing run and played such a huge part of my life. I would do it all over again, which I believe sums up my feelings about it pretty well. However, there are seasons for everything and in this next season, Audrey and I want to shift our focus. We want to focus on our calling, not just our comfort. In this episode, we dive into why I decided to leave LPBW. Stay tuned for a shownotes page with all...

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Ep 03: Our Home Renovation And What We Learned The Hard Way
People say, if you can survive a home renovation, then you can survive anything. We survived two home renovations in six months! Not to mention, one of those renovations took place while Audrey was seven months pregnant and the other when Ember was only one month old. Through the renovation we learned a lot, the hard way! We are taking your behind the scenes into our home renovation process, both the intentional renovation and the unintentional second renovation that was thrown our way. We're going to talk ...

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Ep 04: The Enneagram As A Tool For Self-Discovery, Self-Growth, and Relationships with Expert Chris Heuertz
If you have been following us for any length of time, you know how much we are obsessed with the enneagram. So we are super excited to have an enneagram expert as the first guest on the podcast! Chris Heuertz teaches about the enneagram in workshops and at retreats all around the world. We hope you learn a lot from listening into our conversation with Chris as he shares how valuable the enneagram is for self-growth, self-discovery, and relationships. Stay tuned for a shownotes page with all the links and t...

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Ep 01: Jer + Auj Update: Our Life Now
It has been a year of change for our family! We had Ember, moved into and renovated our new home, decided to leave our family’s TV show, wrote our first book, and so much more. We are excited to share with you what we have been up to, what we are currently struggling with, all the exciting things that are in the works, and also what we are loving lately! Stay tuned for a shownotes page with all the links and things mentioned in this episode!...

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Ep 00: Trailer
Welcome to the Behind the Scenes Podcast where we share the messy, honest, unfiltered and not so curated parts of our life. You will learn the reality behind our social media feeds, business, ministries, and what you may have seen on tv as we get honest and open about relationships, family, faith, business, and whatever we are learning about, fighting about, or laughing about lately. But you won’t just hear from us! We are sitting down with the people who inspire us most as they share the behind the scenes ...

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