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    Overview of Eli Crane's Life, Leadership, and Legacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 17:35

    Eli Crane is a man of faith, a husband, a father, a veteran and an entrepreneur. Eli joined the Navy the week after 9/11. He Spent 8 years as a Navy SEAL. After 5 deployments in the Navy, three to Iraq, he decided to turn the page. You might have seen him and his wife Jen on ABCs hit show Shark Tank where they successfully landed a deal with Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary. Eli is also a brand ambassador for Sig Sauer firearms and was a member of the ACVBA (advisory committee veteran business affairs) in Washington, DC. He loves raising awareness about Veteran issues and regularly engages in conservative thought leadership through social media. Eli, his wife of 15 years, and their two daughters reside in Tucson, Arizona where together they run Bottle Breacher and raise their family. Most recently Eli has decided to run for US Congress in his home state, Arizona District 1. Eli is an America First candidate and has the courage and leadership skills necessary to keep America free and prosperous.

    Brian Reese - Legacy - “From Success to Significance”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 20:38

    Brian Reese is one of the world's leading experts in veteran benefits, having helped millions of veterans secure their financial future since 2013. A former active-duty air force officer, Brian deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He is a distinguished graduate of management of the United States Air Force Academy and earned his MBA as a National Honor Scholar from the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. “Everything I am . . . I lay down at Your feet and I say ‘Use me for Your great purpose.'”

    Brian Reese - Leadership - “Vulnerability in Leadership”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 20:04

    Brian Reese is one of the world's leading experts in veteran benefits, having helped millions of veterans secure their financial future since 2013. A former active-duty air force officer, Brian deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He is a distinguished graduate of management of the United States Air Force Academy and earned his MBA as a National Honor Scholar from the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. “Highly effective leaders lead people and manage the process.”

    Brian Reese - Life - “Loving through Adversities”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 21:34

    Brian Reese is one of the world's leading experts in veteran benefits, having helped millions of veterans secure their financial future since 2013. A former active-duty air force officer, Brian deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He is a distinguished graduate of management of the United States Air Force Academy and earned his MBA as a National Honor Scholar from the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. “It's okay not to be okay. . .  Regardless of where you are right now, regardless of the shame or embarrassment, or what you think might be happening in your life.”

    This week on PRAY: Brian Reese

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 2:09

    Brian Reese is one of the world's leading experts in veteran benefits, having helped millions of veterans secure their financial future since 2013. A former active-duty air force officer, Brian deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He is a distinguished graduate of management of the United States Air Force Academy and earned his MBA as a National Honor Scholar from the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.

    Overview of Brian Reese's Life, Leadership, and Legacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 20:02

    Brian Reese is one of the world's leading experts in veteran benefits, having helped millions of veterans secure their financial future since 2013. A former active-duty air force officer, Brian deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He is a distinguished graduate of management of the United States Air Force Academy and earned his MBA as a National Honor Scholar from the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.

    Eli Crane - Legacy - “Sinners in Need”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 11:48

    Eli Crane is a man of faith, a husband, a father, a veteran and an entrepreneur. Eli joined the Navy the week after 9/11. He Spent 8 years as a Navy SEAL. After 5 deployments in the Navy, three to Iraq, he decided to turn the page. You might have seen him and his wife Jen on ABCs hit show Shark Tank where they successfully landed a deal with Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary. Eli is also a brand ambassador for Sig Sauer firearms and was a member of the ACVBA (advisory committee veteran business affairs) in Washington, DC. He loves raising awareness about Veteran issues and regularly engages in conservative thought leadership through social media. Eli, his wife of 15 years, and their two daughters reside in Tucson, Arizona where together they run Bottle Breacher and raise their family. Most recently Eli has decided to run for US Congress in his home state, Arizona District 1. Eli is an America First candidate and has the courage and leadership skills necessary to keep America free and prosperous.“All of us have a God sized hole in our hearts, and we're trying to fill it with everything under the sun but God.”

    Eli Crane - Leadership - “A Motivating Environment”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 16:15

    Eli Crane is a man of faith, a husband, a father, a veteran and an entrepreneur. Eli joined the Navy the week after 9/11. He Spent 8 years as a Navy SEAL. After 5 deployments in the Navy, three to Iraq, he decided to turn the page. You might have seen him and his wife Jen on ABCs hit show Shark Tank where they successfully landed a deal with Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary. Eli is also a brand ambassador for Sig Sauer firearms and was a member of the ACVBA (advisory committee veteran business affairs) in Washington, DC. He loves raising awareness about Veteran issues and regularly engages in conservative thought leadership through social media. Eli, his wife of 15 years, and their two daughters reside in Tucson, Arizona where together they run Bottle Breacher and raise their family. Most recently Eli has decided to run for US Congress in his home state, Arizona District 1. Eli is an America First candidate and has the courage and leadership skills necessary to keep America free and prosperous.“Calm breeds calm, fear breeds fear, and motivation breeds motivation.”

    Eli Crane - Life - “Springs of Life”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 20:28

    Eli Crane is a man of faith, a husband, a father, a veteran and an entrepreneur. Eli joined the Navy the week after 9/11. He Spent 8 years as a Navy SEAL. After 5 deployments in the Navy, three to Iraq, he decided to turn the page. You might have seen him and his wife Jen on ABCs hit show Shark Tank where they successfully landed a deal with Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary. Eli is also a brand ambassador for Sig Sauer firearms and was a member of the ACVBA (advisory committee veteran business affairs) in Washington, DC. He loves raising awareness about Veteran issues and regularly engages in conservative thought leadership through social media. Eli, his wife of 15 years, and their two daughters reside in Tucson, Arizona where together they run Bottle Breacher and raise their family. Most recently Eli has decided to run for US Congress in his home state, Arizona District 1. Eli is an America First candidate and has the courage and leadership skills necessary to keep America free and prosperous.“I no longer saw my life as my own, but I saw my life as bought and paid for.”

    This week on PRAY: Eli Crane

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 2:13

    Eli Crane is a man of faith, a husband, a father, a veteran and an entrepreneur. Eli joined the Navy the week after 9/11. He Spent 8 years as a Navy SEAL. After 5 deployments in the Navy, three to Iraq, he decided to turn the page. You might have seen him and his wife Jen on ABCs hit show Shark Tank where they successfully landed a deal with Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary. Eli is also a brand ambassador for Sig Sauer firearms and was a member of the ACVBA (advisory committee veteran business affairs) in Washington, DC. He loves raising awareness about Veteran issues and regularly engages in conservative thought leadership through social media. Eli, his wife of 15 years, and their two daughters reside in Tucson, Arizona where together they run Bottle Breacher and raise their family. Most recently Eli has decided to run for US Congress in his home state, Arizona District 1. Eli is an America First candidate and has the courage and leadership skills necessary to keep America free and prosperous.

    The Word of God, now available on Pray.com

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 2:49

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    Charlton Heston Presents the Bible on Pray.com

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 0:58

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    Pray.com Presents: James Earl Jones Reads the Bible

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 3:01

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    Overview of Ty Smith’s Life, Leadership, and Legacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2021 24:59

    Ty Smith is an Illinois native and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1996. His first assignment was as a military police officer in Sardinia, Italy. Over nearly five years there, he immersed himself in the culture and language. Eventually, he was accepted to Basic Underwater Demolition School in 2001, graduating in 2003 and assigned to SEAL Team 8 in Little Creek, VA. Eventually, Ty transferred to the West Coast to serve as a Naval Special Warfare training instructor. Later he was assigned to SEAL Team 1 in Coronado, CA. After six deployments in the Middle East, Ty obtained his degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University and his MBA from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. In May of 2016, Ty retired from naval service and launched CommSafe AI (formerly Vigilance Risk Solutions) in San Diego, focusing on conflict and violence prevention.

    Ty Smith - Legacy - “Learning from the Story”

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2021 17:29

    Ty Smith is an Illinois native and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1996. His first assignment was as a military police officer in Sardinia, Italy. Over nearly five years there, he immersed himself in the culture and language. Eventually, he was accepted to Basic Underwater Demolition School in 2001, graduating in 2003 and assigned to SEAL Team 8 in Little Creek, VA. Eventually, Ty transferred to the West Coast to serve as a Naval Special Warfare training instructor. Later he was assigned to SEAL Team 1 in Coronado, CA. After six deployments in the Middle East, Ty obtained his degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University and his MBA from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. In May of 2016, Ty retired from naval service and launched CommSafe AI (formerly Vigilance Risk Solutions) in San Diego, focusing on conflict and violence prevention.“I’m not going to try to tell anyone else how they should leave behind a great legacy, because I think that’s up to each one of us individually. ”

    Ty Smith - Leadership - “Concern for the Lives of Others”

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 16:28

    Ty Smith is an Illinois native and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1996. His first assignment was as a military police officer in Sardinia, Italy. Over nearly five years there, he immersed himself in the culture and language. Eventually, he was accepted to Basic Underwater Demolition School in 2001, graduating in 2003 and assigned to SEAL Team 8 in Little Creek, VA. Eventually, Ty transferred to the West Coast to serve as a Naval Special Warfare training instructor. Later he was assigned to SEAL Team 1 in Coronado, CA. After six deployments in the Middle East, Ty obtained his degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University and his MBA from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. In May of 2016, Ty retired from naval service and launched CommSafe AI (formerly Vigilance Risk Solutions) in San Diego, focusing on conflict and violence prevention.“Servant leadership and empathetic leadership are extremely important to me, because my goal is to grow my tribe.”

    Ty Smith - Life - “Persevere and Keep Going”

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 18:47

    Ty Smith is an Illinois native and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1996. His first assignment was as a military police officer in Sardinia, Italy. Over nearly five years there, he immersed himself in the culture and language. Eventually, he was accepted to Basic Underwater Demolition School in 2001, graduating in 2003 and assigned to SEAL Team 8 in Little Creek, VA. Eventually, Ty transferred to the West Coast to serve as a Naval Special Warfare training instructor. Later he was assigned to SEAL Team 1 in Coronado, CA. After six deployments in the Middle East, Ty obtained his degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University and his MBA from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. In May of 2016, Ty retired from naval service and launched CommSafe AI (formerly Vigilance Risk Solutions) in San Diego, focusing on conflict and violence prevention.“No matter what the mistakes were that I made when I was younger, no matter how backwards my priorities were. . . God loves me and he understands me, even when I don’t understand myself.”

    This week on PRAY: Ty Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2021 1:47

    Ty Smith is an Illinois native and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1996. His first assignment was as a military police officer in Sardinia, Italy. Over nearly five years there, he immersed himself in the culture and language. Eventually, he was accepted to Basic Underwater Demolition School in 2001, graduating in 2003 and assigned to SEAL Team 8 in Little Creek, VA. Eventually, Ty transferred to the West Coast to serve as a Naval Special Warfare training instructor. Later he was assigned to SEAL Team 1 in Coronado, CA. After six deployments in the Middle East, Ty obtained his degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University and his MBA from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. In May of 2016, Ty retired from naval service and launched CommSafe AI (formerly Vigilance Risk Solutions) in San Diego, focusing on conflict and violence prevention.

    Overview of Wayman Ming Jr.’s Life, Leadership, and Legacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2020 21:25

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comDr. Wayman Ming Jr. is currently the General Bishop of the Pentecostal Church of God (PCG). His experience includes serving as Lead Pastor of Joplin Family Worship Center in Joplin, Missouri and as Executive Pastor of Higher Vision Church in Valencia, California. He is the Founder and President of EXCEED International, and before assuming his current role, he previously served in district and executive leadership with the PCG. He completed his Doctorate of Ministry from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Wayman and his wife Kimberly have three children, two of which are serving at the International Mission Center of the PCG while their youngest prepares for college as an upperclassman in high school.

    Wayman Ming Jr. - Legacy - “Sewing Seeds of Legacy”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2020 22:14

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comDr. Wayman Ming Jr. is currently the General Bishop of the Pentecostal Church of God (PCG). His experience includes serving as Lead Pastor of Joplin Family Worship Center in Joplin, Missouri and as Executive Pastor of Higher Vision Church in Valencia, California. He is the Founder and President of EXCEED International, and before assuming his current role, he previously served in district and executive leadership with the PCG. He completed his Doctorate of Ministry from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Wayman and his wife Kimberly have three children, two of which are serving at the International Mission Center of the PCG while their youngest prepares for college as an upperclassman in high school.“Jesus is even a good example because He dreamed of turning the world upside down. But when He died on the cross, the disciples were the one who engaged in that mission.”

    Wayman Ming Jr. - Leadership - “Leading Outside our Comfort Zone”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2020 23:06

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comDr. Wayman Ming Jr. is currently the General Bishop of the Pentecostal Church of God (PCG). His experience includes serving as Lead Pastor of Joplin Family Worship Center in Joplin, Missouri and as Executive Pastor of Higher Vision Church in Valencia, California. He is the Founder and President of EXCEED International, and before assuming his current role, he previously served in district and executive leadership with the PCG. He completed his Doctorate of Ministry from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Wayman and his wife Kimberly have three children, two of which are serving at the International Mission Center of the PCG while their youngest prepares for college as an upperclassman in high school.“God is more interested in your character than your accomplishments.” 

    Wayman Ming Jr. - Life - “Laying Your Dreams Before the Lord”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2020 19:34

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comDr. Wayman Ming Jr. is currently the General Bishop of the Pentecostal Church of God (PCG). His experience includes serving as Lead Pastor of Joplin Family Worship Center in Joplin, Missouri and as Executive Pastor of Higher Vision Church in Valencia, California. He is the Founder and President of EXCEED International, and before assuming his current role, he previously served in district and executive leadership with the PCG. He completed his Doctorate of Ministry from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Wayman and his wife Kimberly have three children, two of which are serving at the International Mission Center of the PCG while their youngest prepares for college as an upperclassman in high school.“Oftentimes we live our lives, and even share the steps we’ve taken in our lives, without sharing the divine way God loves to order those steps.”

    Wayman Ming Jr: This Week on PRAY

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2020 2:22

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comDr. Wayman Ming Jr. is currently the General Bishop of the Pentecostal Church of God (PCG). His experience includes serving as Lead Pastor of Joplin Family Worship Center in Joplin, Missouri and as Executive Pastor of Higher Vision Church in Valencia, California. He is the Founder and President of EXCEED International, and before assuming his current role, he previously served in district and executive leadership with the PCG. He completed his Doctorate of Ministry from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Wayman and his wife Kimberly have three children, two of which are serving at the International Mission Center of the PCG while their youngest prepares for college as an upperclassman in high school. 

    Overview of Andrew Farley’s Life, Leadership, and Legacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2020 13:19

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comAndrew Farley grew up in Warrenton, Virginia, on a horse farm called Summerfield Farm. He earned his master's degree at the University of Georgia and my doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Andrew is the author of two best-selling books: "The Naked Gospel" and "God Without Religion," which have been featured by Fox News, PBS, Showtime, and The Huffington Post. Andrew is the Lead Pastor of Church Without Religion in Lubbock, Texas, and works as an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics for Texas Tech University. He is the president of Andrew Farley Ministries - an organization devoted to helping people better understand God's grace. He is married to his wife, Katharine, and has one son, Gavin. 

    Andrew Farley - Legacy - “The Message of God”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2020 14:31

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comAndrew Farley grew up in Warrenton, Virginia, on a horse farm called Summerfield Farm. He earned his master's degree at the University of Georgia and my doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Andrew is the author of two best-selling books: "The Naked Gospel" and "God Without Religion," which have been featured by Fox News, PBS, Showtime, and The Huffington Post. Andrew is the Lead Pastor of Church Without Religion in Lubbock, Texas, and works as an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics for Texas Tech University. He is the president of Andrew Farley Ministries - an organization devoted to helping people better understand God's grace. He is married to his wife, Katharine, and has one son, Gavin.“What endures is the message itself, not the messenger.” 

    Andrew Farley - Leadership - “Bottom Up Leadership”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 13:07

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comAndrew Farley grew up in Warrenton, Virginia, on a horse farm called Summerfield Farm. He earned his master's degree at the University of Georgia and my doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Andrew is the author of two best-selling books: "The Naked Gospel" and "God Without Religion," which have been featured by Fox News, PBS, Showtime, and The Huffington Post. Andrew is the Lead Pastor of Church Without Religion in Lubbock, Texas, and works as an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics for Texas Tech University. He is the president of Andrew Farley Ministries - an organization devoted to helping people better understand God's grace. He is married to his wife, Katharine, and has one son, Gavin.“We can learn to lead by grace when we recognize the new heart in other people.”

    Andrew Farley - Life - “The New Covenant”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2020 19:59

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comAndrew Farley grew up in Warrenton, Virginia, on a horse farm called Summerfield Farm. He earned his master's degree at the University of Georgia and my doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Andrew is the author of two best-selling books: "The Naked Gospel" and "God Without Religion," which have been featured by Fox News, PBS, Showtime, and The Huffington Post. Andrew is the Lead Pastor of Church Without Religion in Lubbock, Texas, and works as an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics for Texas Tech University. He is the president of Andrew Farley Ministries - an organization devoted to helping people better understand God's grace. He is married to his wife, Katharine, and has one son, Gavin.“It’s not about us and what we’re trying to do for God, it’s all about Jesus and what he already did for us.”

    Andrew Farley: This week on PRAY

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2020 2:22

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comAndrew Farley grew up in Warrenton, Virginia, on a horse farm called Summerfield Farm. He earned his master's degree at the University of Georgia and my doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Andrew is the author of two best-selling books: "The Naked Gospel" and "God Without Religion," which have been featured by Fox News, PBS, Showtime, and The Huffington Post. Andrew is the Lead Pastor of Church Without Religion in Lubbock, Texas, and works as an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics for Texas Tech University. He is the president of Andrew Farley Ministries - an organization devoted to helping people better understand God's grace. He is married to his wife, Katharine, and has one son, Gavin. 

    Overview of Annie Bosko’s Life, Leadership, and Legacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2020 16:19

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comAnnie Bosko is a gifted singer, songwriter, and performer. Born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California, she left her home at an early age for Nashville, Tennessee, to follow her calling. Annie has since entertained audiences at the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium. In her career she has toured the country opening for acts such as Dierks Bentley, and Blake Shelton and shared the stage with Adele, Darius Rucker, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, and many others. Annie has also written songs for Willie Nelson, Jessica Simpson, Marie Osmond, Ty Herndon, Rita Wilson, Jessica Andrews, and more. Her single, "Crooked Halo," was featured as a 'Highway Find' on Sirius XM The Highway, and the music video topped the charts on CMT. 

    Annie Bosko - Legacy - “An Authentic Legacy”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2020 14:07

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comAnnie Bosko is a gifted singer, songwriter, and performer. Born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California, she left her home at an early age for Nashville, Tennessee, to follow her calling. Annie has since entertained audiences at the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium. In her career she has toured the country opening for acts such as Dierks Bentley, and Blake Shelton and shared the stage with Adele, Darius Rucker, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, and many others. Annie has also written songs for Willie Nelson, Jessica Simpson, Marie Osmond, Ty Herndon, Rita Wilson, Jessica Andrews, and more. Her single, "Crooked Halo," was featured as a 'Highway Find' on Sirius XM The Highway, and the music video topped the charts on CMT. “You’re never going to achieve perfection, and that’s part of being a human, and if anything, just embracing your authentic self . . . is what’s going to resonate with people.” 

    Annie Bosko - Leadership - “Standing Your Ground”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2020 15:50

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comAnnie Bosko is a gifted singer, songwriter, and performer. Born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California, she left her home at an early age for Nashville, Tennessee, to follow her calling. Annie has since entertained audiences at the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium. In her career she has toured the country opening for acts such as Dierks Bentley, and Blake Shelton and shared the stage with Adele, Darius Rucker, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, and many others. Annie has also written songs for Willie Nelson, Jessica Simpson, Marie Osmond, Ty Herndon, Rita Wilson, Jessica Andrews, and more. Her single, "Crooked Halo," was featured as a 'Highway Find' on Sirius XM The Highway, and the music video topped the charts on CMT. “The best way to lead is by example, and just doing it, and not talking about it, but just doing it.”

    Annie Bosko - Life - “Caring for God’s Gifts”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 18:55

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comAnnie Bosko is a gifted singer, songwriter, and performer. Born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California, she left her home at an early age for Nashville, Tennessee, to follow her calling. Annie has since entertained audiences at the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium. In her career she has toured the country opening for acts such as Dierks Bentley, and Blake Shelton and shared the stage with Adele, Darius Rucker, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, and many others. Annie has also written songs for Willie Nelson, Jessica Simpson, Marie Osmond, Ty Herndon, Rita Wilson, Jessica Andrews, and more. Her single, "Crooked Halo," was featured as a 'Highway Find' on Sirius XM The Highway, and the music video topped the charts on CMT. “Be real with yourself, and be real with your story; and know that your story is important.”

    Annie Bosko: This week on PRAY

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2020 2:28

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comAnnie Bosko is a gifted singer, songwriter, and performer. Born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California, she left her home at an early age for Nashville, Tennessee, to follow her calling. Annie has since entertained audiences at the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium. In her career she has toured the country opening for acts such as Dierks Bentley, and Blake Shelton and shared the stage with Adele, Darius Rucker, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, and many others. Annie has also written songs for Willie Nelson, Jessica Simpson, Marie Osmond, Ty Herndon, Rita Wilson, Jessica Andrews, and more. Her single, "Crooked Halo," was featured as a 'Highway Find' on Sirius XM The Highway, and the music video topped the charts on CMT. 

    Overview of Dan Hitzhusen’s Life, Leadership, and Legacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2020 24:44

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comDan is currently the Global Strategist for Church Planting at The Issachar Initiative and Finishing the Task Ministries. For over 30 years, Dan Hitzhusen has been sharing the gospel and planting churches in over 60 countries.  In 1993, Dan joined the Global Missions Fellowship staff, helping mobilize churches to start multiplying in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, South America, and North America. Dan served as president of GMF (later becoming e3 Partners) and as International Vice President, seeing more than 5 million men, women, and children profess faith in Christ and be discipled in over 200,000 newly planted churches. Dan also served for ten years as president and co-managing partner of the San Diego Barnabas Group (www.thebarnabasgroup.org) and served on the Global Association for Church Multiplication (www.gacx.io/). Dan and his wife, Lorie, reside in Escondido, CA, and have three children: Jonathan, Joshua, and Kimberly.

    Dan Hitzhusen - Legacy - “Opportunities for Faith”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2020 28:55

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comDan is currently the Global Strategist for Church Planting at The Issachar Initiative and Finishing the Task Ministries. For over 30 years, Dan Hitzhusen has been sharing the gospel and planting churches in over 60 countries.  In 1993, Dan joined the Global Missions Fellowship staff, helping mobilize churches to start multiplying in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, South America, and North America. Dan served as president of GMF (later becoming e3 Partners) and as International Vice President, seeing more than 5 million men, women, and children profess faith in Christ and be discipled in over 200,000 newly planted churches. Dan also served for ten years as president and co-managing partner of the San Diego Barnabas Group (www.thebarnabasgroup.org) and served on the Global Association for Church Multiplication (www.gacx.io/). Dan and his wife, Lorie, reside in Escondido, CA, and have three children: Jonathan, Joshua, and Kimberly. “Just because somebody sees a miracle doesn’t mean overnight they’re going to come to faith, or overnight they’re going to be disciples, or overnight their whole life is going to get cleaned up. Sometimes it’s a whole process.”

    Dan Hitzhusen - Leadership - “Your Great Commission”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2020 14:36

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comDan is currently the Global Strategist for Church Planting at The Issachar Initiative and Finishing the Task Ministries. For over 30 years, Dan Hitzhusen has been sharing the gospel and planting churches in over 60 countries.  In 1993, Dan joined the Global Missions Fellowship staff, helping mobilize churches to start multiplying in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, South America, and North America. Dan served as president of GMF (later becoming e3 Partners) and as International Vice President, seeing more than 5 million men, women, and children profess faith in Christ and be discipled in over 200,000 newly planted churches. Dan also served for ten years as president and co-managing partner of the San Diego Barnabas Group (www.thebarnabasgroup.org) and served on the Global Association for Church Multiplication (www.gacx.io/). Dan and his wife, Lorie, reside in Escondido, CA, and have three children: Jonathan, Joshua, and Kimberly. “Ninety percent of christians have never shared their faith in their life, and of the ten percent that have, maybe only about ten percent of those actually do on a regular basis.”

    Dan Hitzhusen - Life - “A Hundred Fold Investment”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2020 23:14

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comDan is currently the Global Strategist for Church Planting at The Issachar Initiative and Finishing the Task Ministries. For over 30 years, Dan Hitzhusen has been sharing the gospel and planting churches in over 60 countries.  In 1993, Dan joined the Global Missions Fellowship staff, helping mobilize churches to start multiplying in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, South America, and North America. Dan served as president of GMF (later becoming e3 Partners) and as International Vice President, seeing more than 5 million men, women, and children profess faith in Christ and be discipled in over 200,000 newly planted churches. Dan also served for ten years as president and co-managing partner of the San Diego Barnabas Group (www.thebarnabasgroup.org) and served on the Global Association for Church Multiplication (www.gacx.io/). Dan and his wife, Lorie, reside in Escondido, CA, and have three children: Jonathan, Joshua, and Kimberly.  “I went from being a beggar, asking people for money, to being an investment broker for the king of kings, giving people a guaranteed hundred fold return on investment that’ll last forever.”

    Dan Hitzhusen: This week on PRAY

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2020 2:17

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comDan is currently the Global Strategist for Church Planting at The Issachar Initiative and Finishing the Task Ministries. For over 30 years, Dan Hitzhusen has been sharing the gospel and planting churches in over 60 countries.  In 1993, Dan joined the Global Missions Fellowship staff, helping mobilize churches to start multiplying in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, South America, and North America. Dan served as president of GMF (later becoming e3 Partners) and as International Vice President, seeing more than 5 million men, women, and children profess faith in Christ and be discipled in over 200,000 newly planted churches. Dan also served for ten years as president and co-managing partner of the San Diego Barnabas Group (www.thebarnabasgroup.org) and served on the Global Association for Church Multiplication (www.gacx.io/). Dan and his wife, Lorie, reside in Escondido, CA, and have three children: Jonathan, Joshua, and Kimberly. 

    Overview of Shea Vaughn’s Life, Leadership, and Legacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2020 21:26

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comShea Vaughn is a lifestyle pioneer and the Co-Founder/CEO of WBTVN (the Women's Broadcast Television Network), the first OTT online TV network with original content created for women.  Shea is the Creator of SheaNetics®, a value-based and doctor-endorsed lifestyle practice. Shea's work with corporate leaders, celebrities, entrepreneurs, and athletes has earned her the title of "America's Queen of Wellness," and is endorsed by the City of Chicago and the Department of Public Health. Shea is the author of the bestselling book "Breakthrough: The 5 Living Principles to Defeat Stress, Look Great & Find Total Well-Being." 

    Shea Vaughn - Legacy - “Honing Your Legacy”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2020 19:58

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comShea Vaughn is a lifestyle pioneer and the Co-Founder/CEO of WBTVN (the Women's Broadcast Television Network), the first OTT online TV network with original content created for women.  Shea is the Creator of SheaNetics®, a value-based and doctor-endorsed lifestyle practice. Shea's work with corporate leaders, celebrities, entrepreneurs, and athletes has earned her the title of "America's Queen of Wellness," and is endorsed by the City of Chicago and the Department of Public Health. Shea is the author of the bestselling book "Breakthrough: The 5 Living Principles to Defeat Stress, Look Great & Find Total Well-Being." “I’ve seen so many people that have regrets, and they kinda live with those regrets, when in fact all they have to do is to reach out.”

    Shea Vaughn - Leadership - “Lead with Integrity”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2020 16:36

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comShea Vaughn is a lifestyle pioneer and the Co-Founder/CEO of WBTVN (the Women's Broadcast Television Network), the first OTT online TV network with original content created for women.  Shea is the Creator of SheaNetics®, a value-based and doctor-endorsed lifestyle practice. Shea's work with corporate leaders, celebrities, entrepreneurs, and athletes has earned her the title of "America's Queen of Wellness," and is endorsed by the City of Chicago and the Department of Public Health. Shea is the author of the bestselling book "Breakthrough: The 5 Living Principles to Defeat Stress, Look Great & Find Total Well-Being." “Leadership . . . is stepping forward and leading by example. And those examples come because you did all of the work, and that you know the things you need to do that can inspire other people.” 

    Shea Vaughn - Life - “Life’s Realities”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2020 20:11

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comShea Vaughn is a lifestyle pioneer and the Co-Founder/CEO of WBTVN (the Women's Broadcast Television Network), the first OTT online TV network with original content created for women.  Shea is the Creator of SheaNetics®, a value-based and doctor-endorsed lifestyle practice. Shea's work with corporate leaders, celebrities, entrepreneurs, and athletes has earned her the title of "America's Queen of Wellness," and is endorsed by the City of Chicago and the Department of Public Health. Shea is the author of the bestselling book "Breakthrough: The 5 Living Principles to Defeat Stress, Look Great & Find Total Well-Being." “Kids just want their parents to listen to them sometimes. . . because those kids are telling us everything they're thinking and what they’re doing.” 

    Shea Vaughn: This week on PRAY

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2020 2:19

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comShea Vaughn is a lifestyle pioneer and the Co-Founder/CEO of WBTVN (the Women's Broadcast Television Network), the first OTT online TV network with original content created for women.  Shea is the Creator of SheaNetics®, a value-based and doctor-endorsed lifestyle practice. Shea's work with corporate leaders, celebrities, entrepreneurs, and athletes has earned her the title of "America's Queen of Wellness," and is endorsed by the City of Chicago and the Department of Public Health. Shea is the author of the bestselling book "Breakthrough: The 5 Living Principles to Defeat Stress, Look Great & Find Total Well-Being." 

    Overview of Rebecca Bender’s Life, Leadership, and Legacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2020 17:44

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comRebecca Bender is the founder and CEO of the Rebecca Bender Initiative (RBI). She is an award-winning, nationally recognized expert on human trafficking. After escaping nearly six years of modern-day slavery, she wrote her first book, Roadmap to Redemption, followed by her recent curriculum Elevate. RBI’s advanced trainings have equipped FBI, Homeland Security, local law enforcement, medical professionals, service providers, and faith communities across America. Rebecca serves as an advisor to both the Oregon D.O.J. Human Trafficking Council and the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. She is also the recipient of the Female Overcomer Award, Unlikely Hero Award, Hero to our Generation Award and multiple FBI and Congressional recognitions. She is a sought-after speaker and consultant and has been featured on the Today Show, NBC Deadline Crimes, Forbes, Huffington Post, and Sports Illustrated. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and their four daughters and just completed her master’s degree from Bethel Seminary.

    Rebecca Bender - Legacy - “Live According to Your Legacy”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2020 17:28

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comRebecca Bender is the founder and CEO of the Rebecca Bender Initiative (RBI). She is an award-winning, nationally recognized expert on human trafficking. After escaping nearly six years of modern-day slavery, she wrote her first book, Roadmap to Redemption, followed by her recent curriculum Elevate. RBI’s advanced trainings have equipped FBI, Homeland Security, local law enforcement, medical professionals, service providers, and faith communities across America. Rebecca serves as an advisor to both the Oregon D.O.J. Human Trafficking Council and the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. She is also the recipient of the Female Overcomer Award, Unlikely Hero Award, Hero to our Generation Award and multiple FBI and Congressional recognitions. She is a sought-after speaker and consultant and has been featured on the Today Show, NBC Deadline Crimes, Forbes, Huffington Post, and Sports Illustrated. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and their four daughters and just completed her master’s degree from Bethel Seminary.“Whatever you practice is gonna get stronger. Are you practicing being critical, and mean spirited, and judgemental? Or are we practicing being kind, and patient, and graceous?” 

    Rebecca Bender - Leadership - “Loving Through the Process”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2020 15:10

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comRebecca Bender is the founder and CEO of the Rebecca Bender Initiative (RBI). She is an award-winning, nationally recognized expert on human trafficking. After escaping nearly six years of modern-day slavery, she wrote her first book, Roadmap to Redemption, followed by her recent curriculum Elevate. RBI’s advanced trainings have equipped FBI, Homeland Security, local law enforcement, medical professionals, service providers, and faith communities across America. Rebecca serves as an advisor to both the Oregon D.O.J. Human Trafficking Council and the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. She is also the recipient of the Female Overcomer Award, Unlikely Hero Award, Hero to our Generation Award and multiple FBI and Congressional recognitions. She is a sought-after speaker and consultant and has been featured on the Today Show, NBC Deadline Crimes, Forbes, Huffington Post, and Sports Illustrated. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and their four daughters and just completed her master’s degree from Bethel Seminary.“As a leader, loving people on their process, loving people through their process, is the greatest thing you can do for them.” 

    Rebecca Bender - Life - “God Pursues”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2020 18:36

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comRebecca Bender is the founder and CEO of the Rebecca Bender Initiative (RBI). She is an award-winning, nationally recognized expert on human trafficking. After escaping nearly six years of modern-day slavery, she wrote her first book, Roadmap to Redemption, followed by her recent curriculum Elevate. RBI’s advanced trainings have equipped FBI, Homeland Security, local law enforcement, medical professionals, service providers, and faith communities across America. Rebecca serves as an advisor to both the Oregon D.O.J. Human Trafficking Council and the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. She is also the recipient of the Female Overcomer Award, Unlikely Hero Award, Hero to our Generation Award and multiple FBI and Congressional recognitions. She is a sought-after speaker and consultant and has been featured on the Today Show, NBC Deadline Crimes, Forbes, Huffington Post, and Sports Illustrated. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and their four daughters and just completed her master’s degree from Bethel Seminary.“Many will overcome by the blood of the lamb, and the word of our testimony. Our testimonies matter. Your story matters.”

    Rebecca Bender: This week on PRAY

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2020 2:26

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comRebecca Bender is the founder and CEO of the Rebecca Bender Initiative (RBI). She is an award-winning, nationally recognized expert on human trafficking. After escaping nearly six years of modern-day slavery, she wrote her first book, Roadmap to Redemption, followed by her recent curriculum Elevate. RBI’s advanced trainings have equipped FBI, Homeland Security, local law enforcement, medical professionals, service providers, and faith communities across America. Rebecca serves as an advisor to both the Oregon D.O.J. Human Trafficking Council and the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. She is also the recipient of the Female Overcomer Award, Unlikely Hero Award, Hero to our Generation Award and multiple FBI and Congressional recognitions. She is a sought-after speaker and consultant and has been featured on the Today Show, NBC Deadline Crimes, Forbes, Huffington Post, and Sports Illustrated. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and their four daughters and just completed her master’s degree from Bethel Seminary. 

    Overview of Whitney Johnson’s Life, Leadership, and Legacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2020 30:10

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comWhitney Johnson is the author of multiple books, such as “Disrupt Yourself” and “Build and ‘A’ Team,” which focuses on personal disruption. She co-founded Rose Park Advisors and Forty Over 40 List. She's a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review and was named a Future Thinker Finalist by Management Thinkers50 in 2013. She was also recognized as one of the Fortunes 55 Most Influential Women on Twitter in 2014, and is represented by the New Leaf Speakers bureau.www.whitneyjohnson.com

    Whitney Johnson - Legacy - “Plant Cherry Trees”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2020 24:21

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comWhitney Johnson is the author of multiple books, such as “Disrupt Yourself” and “Build and ‘A’ Team,” which focuses on personal disruption. She co-founded Rose Park Advisors and Forty Over 40 List. She's a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review and was named a Future Thinker Finalist by Management Thinkers50 in 2013. She was also recognized as one of the Fortunes 55 Most Influential Women on Twitter in 2014, and is represented by the New Leaf Speakers bureau. “I think there’s that sense that once our children are 18, they’re grown, but the reality is, is that the real challenge, to me, is having a relationship with adult children.”www.whitneyjohnson.com

    Whitney Johnson - Leadership - “The Ship and The Harbor”

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2020 20:34

    Listen to more Inspiration at Pray.comWhitney Johnson is the author of multiple books, such as “Disrupt Yourself” and “Build and ‘A’ Team,” which focuses on personal disruption. She co-founded Rose Park Advisors and Forty Over 40 List. She's a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review and was named a Future Thinker Finalist by Management Thinkers50 in 2013. She was also recognized as one of the Fortunes 55 Most Influential Women on Twitter in 2014, and is represented by the New Leaf Speakers bureau. “It’s only when we’re willing to ask the question and genuinely be curious, ‘what do you think?’”www.whitneyjohnson.com 

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