Churched but not taught (Ep #49)

Chris shares how being churched but not taught resulted in not having the foundation to question abortion. He was 27, it wasn’t convenient, and he just wanted to off the baby problem. In fact, it took him a few minutes to make the decision. Please listen in as Chris talks about what helped him to […]

Why is there so much anger? (Ep #48)

Trevor and Marek discuss why is there so much anger? We start by defining what anger is and what causes us to lash out. Then we shift into practical advice on how to break the cycle and use the times we fall short as opportunities to strengthen our relationships. Heart for Excellence Episode #47 with […]

The transition from “Me First” (Ep #47)

Trevor and Marek discuss how our guests made the transition from “Me First.” It’s tempting for us men to think that we are the only ones struggling, but we ALL wrestle with the SAME things. In this episode, you will learn about the benefits of transitioning from selfishness and the importance of finding the guys […]

I don’t control squat (Ep #46)

Lee shares how his IT project management experiences led him to conclude that “I don’t control squat.” Like for all of us, it’s a constant struggle of wanting to micromanage rather than surrender to God. Please listen on a discussion of how to balance the paradox of giving all the power to the Holy Spirit […]

What have I accomplished? (Ep #45)

Lee shares how he deals with the frustrations of the “what have I accomplished?” question. It started with Lee getting kicked out of a Bible college even though he was a Bible club president and rode a bus on purpose just so that he could evangelize. It continues with some of his current efforts like […]

Still wrestling with giving (Ep #44)

Woo shares how even with all the spiritual growth he is still wrestling with giving. Please listen in to hear what keeps Woo from getting discouraged by the fact that he still doesn’t consider himself a cheerful giver. Woo also gives his tips for what helps him whenever he gets tempted not to give. We […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]