Forgetting what’s behind and pressing to what’s ahead (Ep #56)

Gordy shares how forgetting what’s behind and pressing to what’s ahead allowed him to create TWFG from scratch. In fact, the first insurance business he built was stolen from him. What is now a 600 million dollar business, started as a landing pad for mistreated insurance agents, just like him. Rapid business growth, however, had […]

What Marie Antoinette teaches us about taking responsibility

Saturday night, I went to see the ballet based on the life of Marie Antoinette. I’m not much of a ballet person, but the creative choreography that told the story without words impressed me, especially when it came to not so glamorous, such as riots and beheadings. However, as I was reading the pamphlet, I […]

Never stop being a dad, regardless what the score is (Ep #55)

Jeff shares how he inspires men never to stop being a dad, regardless of what the score is. For him, it started when he brought his daughter home at 22. That night he realized that his daughter is not a puppy, and this will be a lifelong journey. Jeff talks about what Suit Up ministries […]

Dads are the source of men’s confidence (Ep #54)

We discuss with Jeff Springer how dads are the source of men’s confidence. To this day, Jeff remembers the sick feeling in his stomach whenever his dad dropped him off home. He had to turn all the lights on and blast the radio because he didn’t want to think about the reality that he won’t see […]

Soreness from failure leads to success

Last week I had my first round of pitching for Founder’s Institute. Wow, was it uncomfortable! The first few people who came up worked on their ideas for at least a year, and it showed. My mind started telling me that I’m too behind to keep up with the rigorous schedule. I should consider dropping […]

The word of God healed every corner of my heart (Ep #53)

Bonnies describes how “the word of God healed every corner of my heart.” Through the Confidential Abortion Recovery & Education at PCN, she realized that the Lord never left her or forsook her. Please listen in as Bonnie describes how she got free to the point that she wanted to shout it from the rooftops. […]

Running from myself (Ep #52)

Bonnie describes what “running from myself” looks like. She ran from the pain, never able to be peaceful. Work became a medication for self-esteem and Bonnie always needed a man to feel complete. She asked God a million times for forgiveness but never received it. Please listen in as Bonnie describes the sequence of events […]

The story to connect

Now and then we see a video going viral on Facebook. These type of videos seem to straddle it all, doesn’t matter religious beliefs, political views, or ethnicity. The video that sparked this particular reflection is of Kodi Lee. Kodi not only brought everyone to tears, but he also got the Golden Buzzard from the […]

A desperate need to deal with something (Ep #51)

Bonnie shares how a desperate need to deal with something resulted in the most course changing decision of her life. At 17 she has never known the terror as she found out that she was pregnant with a guy from a church youth group. Please listen in as Bonnie describes what lead her to an […]

What do I wish I heard during my graduation speech? 

This past weekend I went to my brother’s college graduation. As in any graduation, I heard a lot of speeches, and it made me wonder what do I wish I heard during my graduation speech? My commencement speaker was George W. Bush, but I don’t remember what he said. I was far more interested in […]