The Challenges of Starting a Career – Stef Silva – Ep.1

A revealing discussion with an artist starting a new chapter in her creative career

Our first episode features Allen C. Paul and Cristyle Renae talking to a new artist who represents what the God and Gigs Show is all about. Stef Silva is a singer / songwriter with a background in worship music, who recently began recording and performing in the mainstream industry. Her story brings the issues of managing a music career, wrestling with self-acceptance as an artist, and life / family balance into perspective.


  • Allen and CriStyle introduce themselves and the concept behind the show.
  • Stef shares her story of beginning a music career in the midst of a challenging family situation.
  • Allen and Stef discuss how both church ministry and mainstream performances require a level of confidence in your ability.
  • Stef discusses how keeping her family as a priority helps her to reach for her dreams as an artist.
  • Allen and CriStyle try to close the show for the first time, and it doesn’t go as planned.

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Theme Music: 

  • Performed by Teja Veal, from “The Hopeless Romantic EP”


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