Love of money (Ep #43)

Woo knew that his love of money wasn’t a good thing. He tried to justify it to the point of negotiation with God. “If I get this much money, I’m going to give you this much.” All he thought about was his next investment and how to grow wealth. Everything changed when a business bankruptcy […]

Lead with the heart

As I scrolled down Linkedin, I found an article about the two criteria people use to judge you when they first meet you. They are: Can I trust this person?  Can I respect this person? Which one do you think is more important? It’s can I trust this person!  Why is that? My best guess […]

God introduces trials to purify us (Ep # 42)

Through drugs, crimes, prison Chris reflects how God introduces trials to purify us. He experienced God’s goodness, and he is on fire. Please tune in to hear how this very drive helped him to work his way up in the construction industry, find his wife Amber and overcome a slip-up. Chris finishes up by sharing […]

When we don’t have an identity; we’ll take anything (Ep #41)

Chris by his life’s example shares how when we don’t have an identity; we’ll take anything. He wanted to be a quarterback so that people could see him as the head. Over time, Chris ended up peddling drugs to be the person who gets you what you need. Drugs fed his identity crisis, and he […]

Relationships build on logic will not stand

During my daily Bible readings, I came across the passage of how a “house divided against itself will not stand.” So many various application of this principle, but the most relevant one for me right now is assuming harmful intent. In other words, the relationships build on logic will not stand.  What I mean by […]

I want to stop, but I cannot stop (Ep #40)

Chris shares how what led him to do stupid things for acceptance, to the point where he told himself “I want to stop, but I cannot stop.” From growing up as a biracial kid who never quite fit in, to a free-spirited father who didn’t tell him who he was so that he could stand […]

Missed out dreams

I just watched on CNN how a Chinese company makes millions of dollars by having various stars try clothes on a live stream. The particular star they interviewed does this for 8 hours straight, without a bathroom break! She just has an endless rack of clothes that she goes through until she runs out of […]

God, shield me from me (Ep #38)

Sean shares how he finally got to the point of asking “God, shield me from me.” Since nobody modeled for him what being a good husband or a father looks like, he tried to make it to what he thought it should be. Consequently, Sean outlines the sequence of events that led him to buy his […]

A person doesn’t backslide overnight (Ep #37)

Sean shares by his example of how a person doesn’t backslide overnight. Even though his mother prayed to the point of bloodshed eyes, he never developed a personal relationship with Christ. Sean shares how not having a dad speaking into his life made him wrestle with his identity. It was only in the Navy when […]