Courage Cast - Build Your Belief

Courage Cast - Build Your Belief

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Encouragement builds belief. Belief makes the impossible, possible. This podcast exists to encourage others so that more people will believe in themselves. Listeners will find the courage to face their fears and commit to taking action, so they will be…


444 - Chris Dodd | Fasting and Fatherhood
Oct 30 • 32 min
I sit down with my brother-in-law and he shares what he’s been learning this year about intermittent fasting and parenting his four boys! You can follow Chris on Instagram @chrisedodd.
443 - Dan Wright | Fitting Words For New Authors
Oct 23 • 35 min
Thinking about publishing your first book? Consider partnering with Dan Wright.
442 - Ken Aguado | What Would You Ask God?
Oct 16 • 29 min
An interview with screenwriter and producer, Ken Aguado about his movie “An Interview with God”.
441 - Ken Edwards | Listening To Love - How To Coach Well
Oct 9 • 30 min
My friend, Ken Edwards shares from his 30+ years of business coaching and Christian counseling. He teaches me the secret to coaching well.
440 - Scott Brookens | How To Start Your Business The Smart Way
Oct 2 • 29 min
Everything I ever wanted to know about starting, setting up and protecting a business legally with attorney Scott Brookens.
439 - Robert Noland | Is Renouncing Your Faith Becoming a Trend?
Sep 25 • 28 min
Robert Noland joins me one final time to discuss why so many public people these days seem to be renouncing their faith.
438 - Robert Noland | Women in Church Leadership
Sep 18 • 29 min
Robert Noland returns to discuss the hot topic of women in church leadership today.
437 - Robert Noland | The Sword & Shield
Sep 11 • 30 min
Author Robert Noland is back on the podcast to share insights he’s learned while writing a 40-day devotional for me entitled “The Sword & Shield”
436 - Krissy Nordhoff | Feed My Sheep
Sep 4 • 21 min
My wife, Krissy Nordhoff, joins me this week to share an encouraging word with me. What she shares with me has so much value for me in my life.
435 - A Fresh Start
Aug 28 • 21 min
I needed a fresh start with this podcast and the Courageous Community.
434 - Lack No Good Thing
Jul 10 • 6 min
Reading a devotional about the topic of faith over fear.
433 - This is Where the Goodness Happens
Jul 2 • 6 min
I’m reading a book currently called BURN YOUR GOALS by Joshua Medcalf and Jamie Gilbert. One of the chapters discusses a new way of looking at fear. Seeing fear as a signal and embraced as a blessing can help you to face it rather than avoid i…
432 - Greg Baumer | True Riches: What Jesus Really Said About Money and Your Heart
Jun 24 • 34 min
I was grateful to have Gregory Baumer, co-author of the book TRUE RICHES, join me for a challenging conversation about Jesus and money. In exploring the scriptures, he and John Cortines discover the 3 most important types of giving in the New Testam…
431 - Principles Over Feelings
Jun 3 • 12 min
The concept of lining up your feelings with your principles is discussed.
430 - Be Inspired By Those Around You
May 29 • 7 min
I’m grateful for a recent interaction I had with a fellow Dad of my boy’s soccer team. He inspired me to drink apple cider vinegar daily and get back to strength training.
429 - You Have To Go Through It
May 21 • 6 min
Go through difficulties in order to grow.
428 - Why Is A Big Rainbow Unicorn In My Garage?
May 20 • 5 min
I keep getting greeted by a big rainbow unicorn in my garage. And here’s why I love it.
427 - A Temporary Problem Occurred
May 10 • 3 min
A funny thing happened to me as I went to publicly donate to a good cause for someone’s birthday on Facebook today.
426 - Leadership Lessons from 1 Peter 5
Apr 26 • 7 min
My personal takeaways after reading 1 Peter 5.
425 - This Is So Simple I Bet You Won’t Even Apply It
Apr 25 • 10 min
What are some of the fundamentals in your discipline?
424 - Now, This is the Goal
Apr 24 • 1 min
Reading 1 Peter 3:8-12
423 - Anthony Evans: Kingdom Men Rising
Apr 18 • 14 min
Anthony Evans tells us why it’s time for Kingdom men to rise!
422 - Brenda Williams-Denbo: Ministering to Suicidal Desperation
Apr 17 • 25 min
Equipping the Faith Community to Minister to Those Impacted by Suicide
421 - The Dangerous Trap
Apr 16 • 5 min
Warning, doing anything so that others will be pleased is like playing with fire!
420 - How to Live a More Courageous Life?
Apr 15 • 5 min
Join the 7-Day Challenge
419 - This is How to Increase The Odds of Reaching Your Goals by 95%
Apr 12 • 3 min
Surprising statistic on the effectiveness of keeping your commitments
418 - We Will All Suffer Now or Later, It’s Your Choice
Apr 11 • 3 min
You either deal with pain now (which is much easier), or deal with it later (which is much harder).
417 - Better One Handful of Tranquility
Apr 10 • 5 min
Breaking down Ecclesiastes 4:6
416 - How To Mentor Effectively
Apr 9 • 9 min
My most used questions during coaching calls.
415 - Leverage Your Life
Apr 8 • 4 min
A simple productivity hack using the principle of leverage.
414 - Free Doesn’t Breed Commitment
Apr 5 • 7 min
We tend to be committed to what we value most.
413 - The What Went Well Journal
Apr 4 • 6 min
More about the “What Went Well Journal”
412 - What is Your Definition of Success?
Apr 3 • 5 min
How do we know we are successful Christian?
411 - Farts, Fame and Faith with YouTube Prankster Jack Vale
Mar 11 • 87 min
Comedian and filmmaker, Jack Vale, joins me for an epic conversation that goes from farts to faith in less than 90 minutes!
410 - Tasha Smith: The Emergence of a Direct Sales Coaching Rockstar
Mar 4 • 51 min
Tasha Smith shares how to train sales people effectively.
409 - Tim Mahoney: The Moses Controversy
Feb 25 • 61 min
What if Moses didn’t actually write the most foundational books of the bible, as some believe? Filmmaker, Tim Mahoney investigates this question in his latest epic film adventure!
408 - Kyle Idleman: The Three Words We All Need To Hear
Feb 21 • 33 min
Kyle Idleman drops by the Courage Cast to talk about his new book: DON’T GIVE UP
407 - Reid Besch and His Courageous Fight To Defeat Cancer
Feb 11 • 50 min
Reid Besch shares his courageous battle with a rare form of cancer with me.
406 - What I’m Learning About Marketing
Jan 16 • 7 min
Marketers needs to focus on creating conversations. Conversations create revenue.
405- People of a Different Spirit
Jan 15 • 11 min
What can we take from scripture to empower us to greater things in business and in life?
404 - We Will Reap The Harvest If We Do Not Give Up
Jan 14 • 5 min
If our motivation is from a heart of giving and doing good in the world, God promises we will reap the harvest if we remain faithful to our work.
403 - The One Decision That Separates People Who Actually Achieve Success From Those Who Only Dream
Jan 9 • 7 min
Oprah Winfrey wisdom for your business and life.
402 - Write Your Own Leadership Magazine Article
Jan 8 • 4 min
What would your Leadership Magazine article say about you?
401 - Be a Man of Knowledge and Understanding
Jan 7 • 4 min
I’m humbled by the realization of how unwise I have been in the past as I read Proverbs 17:27. I talk about ways I can improve this area of my life to win more in life.
400 - The Luxury of Doing Only One Thing
Dec 31, 2018 • 20 min
400 Episodes in and I think I might have finally figured out the right approach to living throughout the year in His grace rather than in my personal guilt.
399 - I am a Network Marketer (Geez, that’s hard to admit)
Dec 27, 2018 • 4 min
Today, I finally decided to be a network marketer. And here’s why…
398 - How Do You Present Yourself?
Dec 26, 2018 • 6 min
Do you present yourself truthfully to others? Come on, be honest!!
397 - Seth Godin is Brilliant
Dec 21, 2018 • 7 min
Author Seth Godin describes how to speak to someone’s feelings to really drive them towards action.
396 - Krissy Nordhoff: You Have Every Ingredient You Need
Dec 20, 2018 • 14 min
Krissy Nordhoff joins me to share a spiritual insight she received about bread.
395 - How To Be A Leader of Leaders
Dec 19, 2018 • 5 min
The key to being a leader of leaders is helping them find it within themselves. I explain how.
394 - Everyone Is Just Making It Up As They Go Along
Dec 18, 2018 • 3 min
I’m inspired by a quote from FRANK CHIMERO that says, “I have no idea what I’m doing, and everyone is just making it up as they go along. This about sums up everything I know.”
393 - Hear How They Feel
Dec 17, 2018 • 5 min
Build your listening muscle so strong that you can actually hear the feelings of another person.
392 - Rachelle Harwell: Sharing DoTERRA as a Ministry
Dec 11, 2018 • 32 min
Rachelle Harwell is building her DoTERRA business with love and a mindset of ministry.
391 - Amy Biegler: The 3 Phases of Building a DoTERRA Business
Dec 10, 2018 • 28 min
If you are building a DoTERRA business (or want to be inspired to build one), Amy Biegler shares how she’s been doing just that the last 3 years.
390 - The Gray Havens: Waiting for Heaven
Dec 5, 2018 • 72 min
Dave Radford, of The Gray Havens, joins Eric for a discussion about heaven.
389 - What do you do when disagreements lead to disappointment? Try this!
Nov 28, 2018 • 6 min
Learn how to have less disappointment in your most important relationships by making just one simple change.
388 - Your Repetition Determines Your Reputation
Nov 27, 2018 • 3 min
There’s a great saying “Your repetition affects your reputation.” Basically, what you repeat over and over again, make a habit, determines what you will be known for. What do you want to be known for? Just do it and make it a habit!
387 - Sit Still and Trust The Driver
Nov 26, 2018 • 4 min
“When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the driver”.
386 - Reid Hughes: Perseverance Produces
Oct 3, 2018 • 6 min
Reid Hughes joins me in a conversation over breakfast in Salt Lake City at DoTERRA Convention. We talk about the importance of perseverance in business. Let patience have it’s perfect work - James 1.
385 - It Matters How You Make People Feel
Sep 28, 2018 • 12 min
Feelings play an important role in decision making.
384 - Scale Your Business Launch
Sep 27, 2018 • 5 min
I started a new podcast last week - it’s called Scale Your Business. It’s a partnership with Shaun Bennett - a fellow entrepreneur.
383 - The Two Dogs Inside of Me
Sep 26, 2018 • 4 min
An old tale of two dogs has alot of truth to it.
382 - Chosen Redeemed Sealed
Sep 24, 2018 • 6 min
This is who you are. Thoughts on the truth of the gospel and how it will affect you in your day to day.
381 - A Man Plans His Way
Sep 10, 2018 • 6 min
In this episode I begin sharing a new system I’ve implemented in my life recently. And, I talk about the why behind it. In the next episode I plan to share the details of my plan. But, today, I remember the verse in Proverbs 16:9 that says “A man’s …
380 - Lessons From My 5k
Sep 7, 2018 • 7 min
I share the lessons I learned from running in the Franklin Classic 5k on Labor Day.
379 - Jeff Goins: The Secret To Influence
Aug 24, 2018 • 34 min
Jeff Goins discusses how to build and sustain audiences of thousands through writing.
378 - Robin Bertram: Finding Hope at the End of Life’s Journey
Aug 23, 2018 • 23 min
At one point or another in this life, we’re all going to face trials and hardships. The CDC estimates the number of people facing long-term and terminal illnesses will increase 80% by 2020. And as those we love age, we’ll walk the road to heaven with t…
377 - Phillip Andrew - The Difference Between Serving and Pleasing
Aug 21, 2018 • 49 min
Like many children, Phillip Andrew grew up feeling anxiety over insecurities and the uncertainties of life. That anxiety led him to abuse alcohol beginning in his pre-teens first getting drunk at the age of 11. When he was 14, his mo…
376 - My Greatest Fear
Aug 14, 2018 • 4 min
This is an entrepreneur’s greatest fear.
375 - See Believe Do
Aug 13, 2018 • 7 min
Three words that lead to success when we apply them!
374 - Get Back Up
Aug 9, 2018 • 3 min
This is a repost from @before5am on Instagram. If you’re down, you have no other choice but to get back up. Someone needs to hear this today.
373 - Build on your Strengths
Aug 8, 2018 • 2 min
All too often, we focus on what we learn from failure…but what if we focused more on what we learned from our successes; our big wins? That’s the topic for today. Inspired by the book “Rework”.
372 - No Strain, No Strength
Aug 7, 2018 • 2 min
In John 16:33 Jesus says, “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” That little 3 word sentence - But take heart - but have courage! And that’s the…
371 - Praying Philippians 4
Aug 6, 2018 • 5 min
One additional thought I like to focus on throughout the day is Philippians 4:6-8. Today, I share that scripture in my daily talk.
Welcome to the Courage Cast
Aug 4, 2018 • 3 min
A short introduction of the Courage Cast Podcast with your host Eric Nordhoff.
370 - My Daily Focus Card
Aug 3, 2018 • 8 min
This is a little productivity hack I learned from Jonathan Milligan. And I’ve implemented this into my daily routine with great success. This tool is simple and effective. I promise it will make you 10x mo…
369 - Praying the Lord’s Prayer
Aug 2, 2018 • 14 min
I share one of the habits of my daily morning routine - praying The Lord’s Prayer. This is a 15 minute prayer time ritual I make a habit for life.
368 - Take Time To Release Daily
Jul 30, 2018 • 7 min
This is one of my big takeaways from my week long time in Germany with family. In German, the word is “Entspannung”.
367 - Matt Hammitt: Building Stronger Marriages
Jul 23, 2018 • 45 min
Sometimes great success brings greater challenges. For twenty years, Ohio native, Matt Hammitt, was the lead singer and songwriter for Dove Award-winning two time Grammy-nominated band Sanctus Real. During that time, the band released eight albums und…
366 - I Don’t Have Enough Time
Jul 17, 2018 • 9 min
There’s a big difference in how we see things, what we think about them and how we outwardly express them. Time is no different.
365 - Bill Williams: Living Naturally Supernatural
Jul 16, 2018 • 31 min
My long-time friend and business partner in Christian music licensing and distribution joins me in the studio during a recent visit from England. Bill and his wife, Liz, have a big heart for the poor. He shares how he lives his life now loving the po…
363 - From Comparison to Celebration
Jul 13, 2018 • 8 min
You’ve heard the expression “Comparison is the thief of joy”. Now, let’s talk about what we can do instead that is much more effective.
364 - Worship as Personal Development
Jul 13, 2018 • 8 min
There was more to say after yesterday’s podcast episode. What does celebration result in? I contend there’s a lot of personal development going on.
362 - Wrong Thinking Is Always Most Available To You
Jul 11, 2018 • 6 min
Like water, our thoughts will naturally find the easiest path. And, unfortunately, the older we get, the path of least resistance, when it comes to our thoughts, is to the negative - to wrong thinking. So, what happens if we become aware of this and …
361 - Raise The Standard
Jul 9, 2018 • 8 min
What if you raised your standards 1% every day for 100 days? That would be a 100% increase in your standards! It’s not about hitting homeruns, it’s about base hits…every single day!
360 - Inspiration for the 2nd Half of 2018
Jul 2, 2018 • 5 min
It’s time to reset and recommit to your vision, goals and strategy for 2018. There’s no better time than now to expand and grow for the second half of the year!
359 - How To Eliminate Worry From Your Life
Jun 25, 2018 • 11 min
358 - The More Than Conquerors Mindset
Jun 22, 2018 • 9 min
357 - No Excuses
Jun 21, 2018 • 8 min
356 - What I’m Learning About Surrender
Jun 20, 2018 • 7 min
Lately, the word Surrender keeps coming up in my life. And, also surrendering my ways for His mighty hand of promotion. I discuss the importance of surrendering to God’s authority in life.
355 - Overcoming the Fear of Success
Jun 19, 2018 • 9 min
354 - The Right Attitude
Jun 18, 2018 • 10 min
353 - The Love Sandwich
Jun 15, 2018 • 11 min
I’ve been noticing lately how I do not want to confront people or have difficult conversations. I’m very comfortable having them like me and delaying the inevitable, that I need to confront them, until a later time when I can muster up enough courage….
352 - Brave Strong and Happy
Jun 14, 2018 • 9 min
I read a quote by Jerry Rice the other day and I just loved it. I had to share about it here. The quote goes like this: “The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. The first to forget is the happiest.”
351 - The Opposing Dialog of Grace
Jun 13, 2018 • 10 min
There is a very hopeful conversation going around you and in you. Look for it, find it and live it. You’ll feel much lighter because of it.
350 - Your Prosperous Mind: Shift
Jun 12, 2018 • 24 min
We continue going through “Your Prosperous Mind”, the book by Aaron Anastasi. Today’s topic is about the concept of shifting your way of thinking toward conscious intentional thinking rather than accepting things automatically for the way things are an…
349 - Your Prosperous Mind: Invent a More Resourceful Personality
Jun 11, 2018 • 9 min
We continue going through “Your Prosperous Mind”, the book by Aaron Anastasi. Today’s topic is about questioning what you thought was set in stone, your personality.
348 - Your Prosperous Mind: But I Need More Information First!
Jun 8, 2018 • 7 min
Another lie is confronted today - The “But I Need More Information First” lie. I talk about how this can be broken so you can be freed up to move into a more beneficial place in your life!
347 - Your Prosperous Mind: But I Don’t Know How!
Jun 7, 2018 • 11 min
Today, in our review of the book “Your Prosperous Mind” by Aaron Anastasi, I dive into a common lie that we often tell ourselves “But I Just Don’t Know How!”
346 - Your Prosperous Mind: Can I Become Great?
Jun 6, 2018 • 9 min
I dive into a book called “Your Prosperous Mind” by author Aaron Anastasi chapter by chapter starting today. The first chapter deals with the question “Can I Become Great?”.
345 - Overeating
Jun 5, 2018 • 9 min
Gluttony, a sin not often discussed in the church…but it was one of the sins God mentions in the bible that brought down a city. An interesting look at overeating.
344 - Respect All, Fear None
Jun 4, 2018 • 3 min
My sophomore year of high school, playing varsity tennis, I learned a valuable lesson between the difference of respect and fear.
343 - Eddie Villa: Feeding Crackers To Your Horses
May 23, 2018 • 47 min
Eddie Villa talks about how he pushes himself to do more and how he won’t let success make him complacent.
342 - Brandon Gross Forgives Church
May 14, 2018 • 33 min
Brandon Gross became discouraged with church and left together with his wife and quit for about 5 years. But that entire time, God was speaking to him over and over again about His church and the love He has for it. Hear how he came to forgive the pe…
341 - Denise Walsh: Using Science, Scriptures and Stories To Take You From Where You Are To Where You Want To Be
Apr 11, 2018 • 53 min
Denise Walsh has helped over a million people find their purpose and fulfill on their God-given destiny. She started her career by working with families at a local mental health agency as a clinical psychologist, and has continued on to use her talents…
340 - Dave Ferguson: Five Essential Practices for Leaders to Multiply Leaders
Apr 10, 2018 • 42 min
Dave Ferguson is pastor of Community Christian Church. He loves helping people find their way back to God and starting new churches. Dave also provides visionary leadership for NewThing, the international church-planting mission. He is President of the…
339 - Robin Wolaver and the Legacy of Annie Moses
Mar 24, 2018 • 63 min
Robin Wolaver shares the origins of the Annie Moses Band, a classical crossover, jazz-infused and bluegrass-twinged family-band that she and her composer/arranger husband, Bill, pioneered together with their 6 homeschooled children. Several of them ar…
338 - Michael Anthony: Courage Matters
Feb 21, 2018 • 33 min
Michael Anthony of CourageMatters.com join me to discuss how to find your own personal courage in the midst of today’s time of unprecedented intolerance against Christians. He is so passionate about this topic that he wrote a book about it called “A Ca…
337 - Tammy Trent: Hope for the Brokenhearted
Feb 15, 2018 • 56 min
Tammy Trent drops by the Courage Cast to share her message of HOPE for all of us! I love her spunk, her courage and her intentional choice to seek hope even in her darkest days. Listen if you need a cure for your hopelessness. Thank you, Tammy, for g…
336 - Cori Salchert: The Hospice Momma Transforms The Lives of Terminally Ill Babies
Feb 9, 2018 • 46 min
A baby girl was born without a right or left hemisphere of her brain. Doctors said she was essentially in a vegetative state, unable to see or hear. They said there was no hope for her. Relinquished to the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin by her bi…
335 - Melissa Hogan: Hope for Parents with Children Diagnosed with Hunter’s Syndrome
Jan 29, 2018 • 45 min
Check out what Melissa Hogan did when she received a terminal diagnosis for one of her children. The founder of ProjectAlive.org joins me for the latest episode of The Courage Cast to share her inspirational story of hope.
334 - The Fruit That Lasts
Jan 5, 2018 • 6 min
Steward the temporal; give your life in exchange for the eternal. Keep the value of your possessions in proper perspective; they are resources given by God to assist you in investing in “the fruit that will last”. I can think of no better way of …
333 - Courage Begets Courage
Jan 4, 2018 • 4 min
There is something contagious about seeing courage in others - it inspires you to be courageous! Remember that people are watching you and you are a role model for others. Do you want to beget fearfulness or courage into others?
332 - No One Can Do It Like You
Jan 3, 2018 • 7 min
You have something very special to your advantage that no one has - you!
331 - God Will Not Have His Word Manifest By Cowards
Jan 2, 2018 • 15 min
The greater the impact that needs to be made, the greater the courage required.
330 - A Fresh Look at Jeremiah 29:11
Jan 1, 2018 • 7 min
A different meaning for the word PLANS in Jeremiah 29:11
329 - 2017 Thankfulness and 2018 Blessing
Dec 29, 2017 • 8 min
What are you thankful for this year? What do you hope to accomplish in 2018? I share both in my last episode of 2017.
328 - The Top 10 Episodes Of 2017
Dec 28, 2017 • 8 min
What are the top 10 Courage Cast Podcast episodes of 2017? I share the most downloaded episodes of the year counting down from 10 to 1.
327 - Gloria, Our Savior Found Us
Dec 25, 2017 • 9 min
Due to popular demand, I’m releasing these 5 episodes of “Majesty in a Manger” again this year. Gloria, Our Savior Found Us!! Merry Christmas, Courageous Community!
326 - He Has Come To Save Us
Dec 22, 2017 • 9 min
Due to popular demand, I’m releasing these 5 episodes of “Majesty in a Manger” again this year.
325 - Forever Amen, Glory to God
Dec 21, 2017 • 6 min
Due to popular demand, I’m releasing these 5 episodes of the “Majesty in a Manger” series again this year.
324 - Son of God, Son of Man
Dec 20, 2017 • 7 min
Due to popular demand, I’m releasing these 5 episodes of “Majesty in a Manger” again this year.
323 - Majesty in a Manger
Dec 19, 2017 • 10 min
This episode originally went live last Christmas. Due to popular demand, I’m releasing this series of 5 episodes again this year!
322 - Give Your Next Crazy Idea a Chance to Live
Dec 18, 2017 • 9 min
I’ve spent too many years killing my dreams and ideas. I started on them and then somehow I became self-critical and I stopped bringing those crazy ideas of mine to life. I never nurtured them. I wasn’t proud of them. I just didn’t promote them or …
321 - The Mastery Journal
Dec 15, 2017 • 11 min
I follow-up with more detail about a tool that is helping my productivity, discipline and focus. I believe this system is going to significantly impact my business in 2018. I couldn’t wait to share it with you!
320 - Disciples of the Kingdom
Dec 14, 2017 • 8 min
Today, I read from what feeds me, a devotional on the new BE FIERCE app (created by our friend Dustin Smith and the Here Be Lions team. The devotion is written by Clint Nahler and it’s called “Disciples of the Kingdom”. It identified for me partially …
319 - The Lord Directs Your Steps
Dec 12, 2017 • 9 min
Quarterback Carson Wentz is my inspiration for this episode. Living his life surrendered to Jesus Christ is his way of agreeing with Proverbs 16:9 which says “A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.”
318 - Kyle Smithson: Food For Performance
Dec 12, 2017 • 54 min
Kyle Smithson is grateful to be alive. Suffering a stroke at a young age was the wake-up call he needed to radically change his lifestyle and faith walk at the same time! Now, a follower of Jesus Christ and a Sports Dietitian (that takes alot of schoo…
317 - Ask Yourself Better Questions
Dec 11, 2017 • 7 min
I love the question why not me? Because it’s not really a question at all - it’s a positive statement that puts you in the proper position of being valuable. It’s an affirming statement. Maybe it’s time to ask yourself better questions? Why not? W…
316 - How to Master Productivity, Discipline and Focus in 2018
Dec 8, 2017 • 9 min
Are you tired of not making progress? Are you frustrated you’re not getting more done? Today, I share some tips for being more focused, productive and disciplined with your valuable time!
315 - Scott Oatsvall: It’s Time To Rise and Shine
Dec 7, 2017 • 6 min
The scripture says that where there is the Spirit of the Lord, there is FREEDOM! We have to stand and fight until we fully experience the freedom and peace God has promised us! Scott Oatsvall from LT360.com joins us for an inspiring guest message today!
314 - Refresh Yourself
Dec 6, 2017 • 13 min
Proverbs 11:25 teaches us that when we refresh others, we are refreshing ourselves. Today’s message is all about giving.
313 - Live Free with Dr. Crystal Rodenbeck
Dec 5, 2017 • 50 min
Dr. Crystal Rodenbeck of Live Free Chiroplus discussed kinesiology and muscle testing, what that crazy squeaky thing is she uses on me, nutrition, the dangers of inflammation, success stories and why she is her own guinea pig! I thoroughly enjoyed tal…
312 - The Spirit of God Does Not Make Us Timid
Dec 4, 2017 • 9 min
2 Timothy 1:7 says “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.” Returning home from a weekend with my oldest son and this verse comes to mind. Do not be timid fathers - He made us for more.
311 - Don’t Measure Your Progress By Someone Else’s Ruler
Dec 1, 2017 • 8 min
Comparison is the thief of joy. We are setting ourselves up for trouble when we look at what other people are doing and judge ourselves based on their successes or failures. Today, I talk about how to overcome comparison and find true joy.
310 - How to Walk in Grace
Nov 30, 2017 • 7 min
When you think of the word ‘grace’, what comes to your mind? What does that word mean to you? Today, we explore the topic of grace.
309 - Holly Starr: More Than Her Scars and Bruises
Nov 28, 2017 • 48 min
Christian Singer Holly Starr is wise beyond her years. On this episode, Holly and I discuss her new album, “Human”, and the heart behind her favorite tracks. We discuss her long struggle with body image and how she found a fresh calling for authenticit…
308 - Krissy Nordhoff Shares Your Great Name Stories
Nov 20, 2017 • 26 min
My wife, Krissy Nordhoff, comes on the podcast to share the story behind the writing of “Your Great Name”. But, then also goes on to share how a trip to Scotland took her understanding of herself to an even deeper and richer place than she could have …
307 - Lisa Whittle is Putting Her Warrior Boots On
Nov 16, 2017 • 33 min
From shootings to bullying, the world has us on pins and needles - afraid for our children, fearful for ourselves, unsure of how to make the best decisions for our families the midst of all the unrest. Author Lisa Whittle shares her battle plan for co…
306 - Candace Payne: From Chewbacca Mom To Joy Evangelist
Nov 6, 2017 • 36 min
On May 19, 2016, Candace would not have guessed her life would never be the same. A simple gift to herself with gift cards from her birthday turned into a Facebook Live video that went viral with over 171 million views! But that was only the beginning…
305 - Todd Burpo: God Is For Real
Oct 30, 2017 • 54 min
Todd Burpo is for real. He is the real deal. We have an amazingly deep conversation about his journey through the book and movie “Heaven is for Real”. And, in his new book “God is for Real”, Burpo answers some of life’s most difficult questions. …
304 - Mastering The Grind
Oct 27, 2017 • 40 min
I’ve learned in life that it’s not always about feeling good when you’re doing something. If you want something bad enough, and the end goal drives you, there are times when you just have to master the grind. If you don’t, you lose. Here’s a message …
303 - Beware of Mild Discomfort
Oct 26, 2017 • 5 min
An email from Coach Burt instigated this message about ignoring the mediocre. You were made for more. You have to compete against your potential - not just the mild discomforts of life.
302 - Close The Circle
Oct 25, 2017 • 6 min
I became aware of the expression “Close The Circle” recently. The principle of closing open circles in my life - bringing things to completion - is going to impact me significantly. What comes up for you? What circles have you not yet closed? What …
301 - Robert Noland: No Man Is An Island
Oct 24, 2017 • 49 min
On this episode of Courage Cast, I talk with author of “The Knights Code,” Robert Noland about the today’s men and the courage required to build the life you want. Robert’s mission is to release men from a confined life and encourage them to embrace in…
300 - Tim Worley: Running Back From Rock Bottom
Oct 17, 2017 • 40 min
This week on Courage Cast, I had the honor of interviewing former University of Georgia standout and NFL running back, Tim Worley! After being a first round pick and landing with the Steelers, Tim embraced the darker side of celebrity. A millionaire at…
299 - Jessica Harris: Finding Freedom From Addiction
Oct 10, 2017 • 47 min
On this week’s episode of Courage Cast, I sit down with author and speaker, Jessica Harris to discuss a topic that is all too often swept under the rug. At a young age, Jessica was exposed to pornography for the first time. This began a downward spiral…
298 - Get To Know Eric
Oct 9, 2017 • 72 min
My friend Danny thought it would be fun to interview me on my own podcast. If you want to get to know me better, listen to this. If you’re fine with the level of myself that I’ve given you up until now…no need to listen. This is complete silliness…
297 - No Excuses!!
Oct 6, 2017 • 8 min
The head coach of the Washington State football program sent this letter out to his prospective players. It was so good…I couldn’t resist sharing it with you.
296 - The Relationship Between Obedience and Grace
Oct 5, 2017 • 7 min
In God’s economy, obedience is success and grace is the currency!
295 - If It’s Not a Definite Yes, It’s a Definite No
Oct 4, 2017 • 6 min
Many people, including me, have difficulty making decisions. The more important or urgent those decisions are, the more pressure we feel to make the right one. Here’s what I’ve learned that helps me learn how to make better decisions in my life.
294 - Brent Gambrell: The Principle of Pouring Out
Oct 3, 2017 • 37 min
This week on Courage Cast, I have the privilege of interviewing author and speaker, Brent Gambrell! Brent’s new book, “Living For Another” released this month, and based off this conversation I can’t wait to get my hands on it! On this episode, Br…
293 - Do You Want a Snare or Safety? You choose!
Sep 29, 2017 • 5 min
We discuss Proverbs 29:25 “The fear of man is a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord will be kept safe”. Is it finally time to give your people pleasing skills a break? This is your choice today.
292 - This Is Not My Responsibility
Sep 28, 2017 • 9 min
This is NOT my responsibility: - other people’s words - other people’s mistakes - other people’s beliefs - the consequences of other people’s actions - other people’s actions - other people’s ideas This IS my responsibility: My words, my …
291 - John Eldredge: All Things New
Sep 25, 2017 • 33 min
On this episode, John and I dig into the topic of hope and eternal significance. “All Things New” was written to inspire the hope that no matter what we lose here on earth, there is a heavenly restoration coming.
290 - Edie Sundby: The Mission Walker
Sep 18, 2017 • 64 min
What can I say about this weeks guest? There are so many reasons to love and admire Edie Sundby, and I was honored to spend some time hearing her amazing story! Around 10 years ago, Edie found herself in a doctors office complaining of back pain. S…
289 - Meaghan Mitchell: I Am Created To Be
Sep 12, 2017 • 41 min
This week on Courage Cast I sit down with life coach and mentor, Meaghan Mitchell! During the 11 years she served as a youth pastor, Meaghan discovered the value of guiding young people to a purpose driven life. She didn’t know it at the time, but that…
288 - Teasi Cannon: Lord, Where’s My Calling?
Sep 5, 2017 • 45 min
This week I sit down with author and speaker, Teasi Cannon! We discuss the story behind her powerful book, “Lord Where’s My Calling?” What I love about Teasi is the depth she brings to every conversation. She has a way of taking difficult concepts like…
287 - Pat Flynn: Smart Passive Success
Aug 29, 2017 • 54 min
This week, I dive into one of the more applicable conversations I’ve had on Courage Cast with “Smart Passive Income” podcast host, online marketing guru and popular speaker, Pat Flynn! Pat is a leader and key influencer in the world of online entrepren…
286 - Alisa Turner: Singing Through Sorrow
Aug 22, 2017 • 77 min
Join me this week as I sit down with Integrity recording artist, Alisa Turner! Alisa is well known for her ability to connect through stories on stage and through her writing. But hearing the full extent of what she’s had to walk through is truly i…
285 - Coach Scott Oatsvall: Living a Life Transformed
Aug 15, 2017 • 76 min
We’re joined by LT360 founder, Coach Scott Oatsvall! With over 20 years of experience in exercise science, education and coaching, he’s now helping others find freedom in their health journeys. In this episode, he discusses the keys to marital strength…
284 - Rebecca Nichols Alonzo: Forgiving The Devil in Pew Number Seven
Aug 8, 2017 • 92 min
Author and speaker, Rebecca Nichols Alonzo shares her family’s gripping story of the church member who would eventually be responsible for the persecution and murder of her mother and father. A powerful story of forgiveness in the face of horror. For…
BONUS Episode - Who I Am In Christ
Jul 12, 2017 • 67 min
Let me be upfront with you. I have an agenda. I want everyone who listens to this podcast to find more freedom in their lives. So, where does real freedom come from? Consider that it may come by surrendering to Christ. This episode gives you an opport…
283 - The Best of the Courage Cast…So Far
Jun 30, 2017 • 49 min
With 283 episodes of the Courage Cast, where do you start? My assistant, Meagan Newell (TheGracefulAttempt.com) joins me as we share the most popular episodes, the most popular listeners and my personal favorites. Plus, what changes are ahead for the …
282 - When You Feel Offended
Jun 28, 2017 • 10 min
Ever feel wronged or hurt of wounded by someone else? Welcome to the club. Now, what do you do with it? I lay out some simple steps to overcoming offense.
281 - Your Most Important Daily Activities
Jun 27, 2017 • 7 min
The most important activities we should give focus and attention to in our business are those activities that generate new revenue and protect existing revenue. In other words, customer acquisition and customer satisfaction.
280 - Giving Thanks In All Circumstances
Jun 26, 2017 • 10 min
Rejoice always, pray continually, giving thanks in all circumstances. 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18. Encouragement from scripture for today.
279 - Be A Monster Producer with Coach Micheal Burt
Jun 22, 2017 • 37 min
I believe everyone needs a good coach in life. The Super Coach, Micheal Burt, joins me to talk about his Monster Producer program and how it’s getting tremendous results for everyone who has joined it. Visit www.courageouscommunity.com/coach to learn h…
278 - If You Want To Be Interesting, Become Interested
Jun 21, 2017 • 5 min
Tim Ferris said,”You’ll be INTERESTING to people when you get INTERESTED in people.” Wise words. In my experience being interested leads to being interesting, which leads to making connection, which leads to being connected, which opens up opportunitie…
277 - When Your Pants Keep Falling Down
Jun 19, 2017 • 6 min
What do you do when things aren’t going your way? Do you quit or do you move forward despite the challenge? Today, I share a story of what I did when my pants kept falling down.
276 - Are You Operating From a Position of Fear?
Jun 15, 2017 • 12 min
Where in your life or business are you operating from a position of fear? Name the fear, what story are you telling yourself around that fear and what different story would you tell yourself if that story wasn’t true.
275 - What Separates the Rich from the Poor?
Jun 14, 2017 • 10 min
I’m not necessarily talking about money in this episode. What the rich in spirit do is very different than the poor in spirit.
274 - Morgan Hendrix: Keeping Momentum Through Summer
Jun 13, 2017 • 33 min
Morgan Hendrix stops by the Courage Cast to talk about keeping your momentum through the summer months. She also shares about the 2017 Summer Camp she and her family are running - specifically designed to help you keep your momentum through the crazy s…
273 - Chase The Lion: On A Snowy Day
Jun 12, 2017 • 11 min
Things don’t always go the way we plan. There are “snowy days”. But we still gotta chase the lion we are called to chase. The key is to look at those snowy days differently. And, move forward in the midst of them. Continuing in the book by Mark Bat…
272 - Chase The Lion: Run To The Roar
Jun 8, 2017 • 6 min
Continuing on with another chapter from the book “Chase The Lion” by Mark Batterson. Living life with no regrets means seeking out the adventure in things. Going for adventurous things means facing a certain degree of fear and obstacles and tackle th…
271 - Only The Secure Can Be Humble
Jun 7, 2017 • 10 min
It’s in our security in Christ that leads to humility. Colossians 2:9-10 assures any of us who are in Christ that we have been brought up to His fullness. Why should we ever have to prove anything else to anyone ever again!
270 - Why I Love Kathy Griffin
Jun 6, 2017 • 17 min
I read an article written by Regie Hamm (RegieHammBlog.Wordpress.com) and add my comments to the hysteria that we as Christians have over the issue with Kathy Griffin and Donald Trump. There is a way to go on the offense, but it’s not the way we think …
269 - My Summer Fitness Routine
Jun 5, 2017 • 13 min
As I’m still recovering from double calf strains last year, this is the fitness routine that works for me for this summer. What’s your plan to get in shape, stay in shape or improve your shape this summer?
268 - Wrapped Up In Your Purpose
May 31, 2017 • 9 min
We all share the same purpose. We want to be found wrapped up in that purpose as followers of Christ.
267 - Chase The Lion: Fight Club
May 26, 2017 • 13 min
I dive into Chapter 11 of the inspiring book by Mark Batterson - “Chase The Lion”. This chapter is all about the fight we all have to go through. And, encouraging us not to give up the fight. There is victory on the other side of that fight - ALWAYS!
266 - When You Feel Like You’re Not Enough
May 25, 2017 • 6 min
We all feel this way. I share some inspiring scriptures that encourage you to remember that YOU ARE ENOUGH. And the truth of God’s word tells you why.
265 - The Entrepreneur Cycle
May 24, 2017 • 14 min
We go from yearning to learning and earning to burning. But sometimes we get stuck along the way. I discuss how to get unstuck in the various stages of the entrepreneur cycle. Inspired by listening to the Flipped Lifestyle Podcast with Shane and Joc…
264 - You Create Your Opportunities By Asking For Them
May 23, 2017 • 6 min
We have learned this the hard way recently just because we simply didn’t ask. We missed out on opportunities to help great people with their health. Whatever business you are in, whatever dreams you have and goals you want to pursue remember do not for…
263 - Dale Carnegie: Make Others Seem Happy About the Thing You Suggest
May 22, 2017 • 10 min
The final key to being a leader and changing people without arousing resentment is to make the person happy about doing what we want them to do. The final installment of this series on Dale Carnegie’s “How To Win Friends and Influence People”.
262 - Dale Carnegie: Make The Fault Seem Easy To Correct
May 19, 2017 • 9 min
Be liberal with your encouragement, make the thing seem easy to do, let the other person know that you have faith in his ability to do it, that he has an undeveloped flair for it - and he will practice until the dawn comes in the window in order to exc…
261 - Dale Carnegie: Give Others a Fine Reputation To Live Up To
May 18, 2017 • 11 min
When you’re trying to change someone’s mind, give them a reputation to live up to. More great wisdom from Dale Carnegie’s “How To Win Friends and Influence People”
260 - Dale Carnegie: Praise Every Improvement
May 17, 2017 • 10 min
One of the most powerful abilities we have is helping others realize their potential. We can do this by praising their strengths. Yet, this is something we do so infrequently. It’s much easier to point out someone’s faults. Even when it’s tough to find…
259 - Dale Carnegie: Let the Other Person Save Face
May 16, 2017 • 9 min
When we disagree with someone, even if we are right and he is definitely wrong, we only destroy his ego by causing him to lose face. Why not let the other person save face? More timeless wisdom from Dale Carnegie and the book “How To Win Friends and In…
258 - Dale Carnegie: Ask Questions Instead of Giving Direct Orders
May 15, 2017 • 8 min
What if, instead of telling people what to do, we gave them the opportunity to do things themselves, to learn from their own mistakes? More timeless wisdom from Dale Carnegie and the book “How To Win Friends and Influence People”.
257 - Dale Carnegie: Talk About Your Own Mistakes Before Criticizing Others
May 12, 2017 • 6 min
It is much easier to listen to a description of our own faults when the person criticizing begins by humbly saying that he is also far from perfect. More timeless wisdom from Dale Carnegie and his book “How To Win Friends and Influence People.”
256 - Dale Carnegie: Call Attention To Mistakes Indirectly
May 11, 2017 • 6 min
Most of us respond bitterly to direct criticism. When we’re looking to change people without offending them or arousing resentment, simply changing one three-letter word can be our key to success. We talk about that three-letter word in this episode. …
255 - Dale Carnegie: Begin with Praise and Honest Appreciation
May 10, 2017 • 8 min
It’s much easier to listen to unpleasant things after we’ve been praised for our good points. That’s why the first step to changing people without offending them is to begin with appreciation for their strengths. Leadership wisdom from Dale Carnegie’s …
254 - Your Lack of Dedication is an Insult to Those Who Believe in You
May 9, 2017 • 9 min
If you choose to give up and quit, what does that say to those who are counting on you? Your lack of dedication is an insult to those who believe in you. What comes up for you when you read that? Who do you think of? What are you committed to in you…
253 - 10 Ways To Increase Your Talent
May 8, 2017 • 15 min
Whether you were gifted exceptional talent or mediocre talent, you can always multiply your talent by taking on these traits.
I Need Your Feedback
May 5, 2017 • 12 min
Today, I am asking you for feedback on how we can improve this podcast. I share my thinking process up until now, share some statistics about the podcast and the reasoning behind why I’m considering making changes. I would not want to do that without y…
252 - Hector Belardo: 5% Body Fat at 50
May 4, 2017 • 66 min
My good friend Hector Belardo shares his nutrition and exercise tips with me and how he maintains 5% Body Fat as he approaches 50! “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” - 1 Corinthians‬ ‭10:31‬
251 - No Pain No Gain
May 3, 2017 • 13 min
You want growth…but you won’t get it without embracing the pain.
250 - Run Your Race…Don’t Quit
May 2, 2017 • 6 min
Sometimes the goals we set for ourselves don’t happen the way we plan…what do we do then? For one thing, we don’t quit. We do whatever we have to do to move forward. This podcast was recorded after finishing the Nashville Rock N Roll 5K with my fri…
249 - Take The Right Next Step
May 1, 2017 • 11 min
Don’t concern yourself with the big picture if you feel hopeless and overwhelmed. Focus on taking the right next step toward your big picture vision.
248 - If You Struggle With Self-Worth
Apr 27, 2017 • 7 min
If you struggle with self-worth or understanding your value, Read Isaiah 43:1-4. But now, God’s Message, the God who made you in the first place, Jacob, the One who got you started, Israel: “Don’t be afraid, I’ve redeemed you. I’ve …
247 - The Path To Abundant Life
Apr 25, 2017 • 14 min
Coming back from a retreat we hosted, I realize (once again) that real, full life comes when I give myself away.
246 - Jaime Lara: Growing From Tragedy
Apr 21, 2017 • 76 min
My friend Jaime Lara joins me to share his deeply personal story of the loss of his newborn child and how he has grown from that loss since then.
245 - Chase The Lion: The Lions Den
Apr 20, 2017 • 8 min
Courage is shown not coming out of a tough situation, it is shown when you choose to enter in.
244 - The Crab and Grab Mentality
Apr 19, 2017 • 9 min
How to avoid other people who have a mindset of lack in their lives. And, if you can’t avoid them, how to limit and reverse the effect it has on your life and work.
243 - Be What You Need
Apr 18, 2017 • 11 min
If you aren’t getting what you want, go be what you need. And watch what comes back to you.
242 - 7 Characteristics of a Good Leader
Apr 17, 2017 • 16 min
Nicky and Pippa Gumbel have put out a great resource for all of us to travel through the bible in one year at BibleInOneYear.org. Today I read some pretty tough words from Jesus from Matthew 23:1-39 and the corresponding devotion. If you’d like to bec…
241 - Death Has Died, Love Has Won!
Apr 16, 2017 • 11 min
Happy Easter Everyone! Today, we celebrate the resurrection of our Savior, Jesus Christ. I share how the meaning of Easter has changed for me personally over the years.
240 - Is It Vain To Rise Up Early?
Apr 14, 2017 • 16 min
As I process some of my past decisions, I recognize that my source for my strength was derived from my own vanity. Taking inspiration from Psalm 127, I speak about obedience being the only thing that can produce success in this world and the world to …
239 - Will You Trust Me?
Apr 13, 2017 • 10 min
Taking action is what builds self-confidence and healthy pride. I recognize that my own inaction when faced with self-doubt, fear and uncomfortable moments are why I struggled with confidence throughout the years. Every moment of action towards my goa…
238 - Neal Anderson: The Fundamentals of Success
Apr 12, 2017 • 12 min
I speak with Being The Starfish author and BeingTheStarfish.com Neal Anderson. We discuss the fundamentals of sales and life success. Be a salesperson driven with purpose beyond your self gain.
237 - Chase The Lion: On The Spot
Apr 11, 2017 • 7 min
If you dare to dream big, you better think long. And an opportunity isn’t an opportunity if you have to compromise your integrity. Your integrity is your destiny. Encouragement from Chapter 9 of the book “Chase The Lion” by author and pastor Mark Ba…
236 - Dustin Smith: Leading a Pride of Lions
Apr 10, 2017 • 69 min
Worship Leader and Songwriter Dustin Smith joins me for an honest conversation about leading teams, being a man of character, obedience is success and speaking hope in the midst of what seems hopeless.
235 - Kyle Saylors: The Director of Dreamers
Apr 7, 2017 • 62 min
I talk with a film director and an amazing connector of people, Kyle Saylors, as he shares the fascinating story behind Dinner with Dreamers.
234 - The 5 Second Rule
Apr 6, 2017 • 10 min
Today, I discuss “The 5 Second Rule” - a book that recently caught my attention by author Mel Robbins.
233 - One Word Change Changes Everything
Apr 5, 2017 • 13 min
What would happen if you ever time instead of saying “I Can’t”, you changed it to “I Won’t”? I take inspiration from Dustin Smith.
232 - Do Not Quickly Assume
Apr 4, 2017 • 10 min
We often quickly assume we know who our enemy is and why they are our enemy. But what if we are the enemy? What if we seek to understand our enemy before we judge them. What if they’re just as scared as us and their fear turns them into an enemy? I…
231 - Mary Hyatt: Raising Up Independent Resourceful Leaders
Apr 3, 2017 • 49 min
@Marygracehyatt on raising up independent resourceful leaders. Listen to my latest Courage Cast interview with this Presidential Diamond in DoTERRA.
230 - Chase The Lion: Field of Dreams
Mar 31, 2017 • 15 min
If you build it, He will come. I digest Chapter 8 - Field of Dreams from “Chase The Lion” by Mark Batterson
229 - Chase The Lion: Frozen
Mar 30, 2017 • 10 min
This could be the greatest year of your life, your dream year, but you have to WIN THE DAY! That’s how you win the week, the month, the year. No one achieves her or her dream without daily disciplines. Listen to my review of Chapter 7 “Frozen” from th…
228 - Teach Them To Control Themselves
Mar 29, 2017 • 8 min
Social media posts usually prompt me with a thought or a message I’d like to encourage you with. Today it was a quote by Dr. Henry Cloud (author of Boundaries) about how to raise children.
227 - Chase The Lion: The Decisive Moment
Mar 28, 2017 • 14 min
I continue highlighting “Chase The Lion” by Mark Batterson. Don’t get overwhelmed by the size of the lion. Focus on the first step. We discuss Chapter 6 - The Decisive Moment.
226 - Chase The Lion: The Game of Inches
Mar 27, 2017 • 7 min
We continue highlighting “Chase The Lion” by Mark Batterson. Destiny doesn’t make appointments. It usually shows up at the door unannounced. We discuss Chapter 5 - The Game of Inches
225 - Chase The Lion: The Door To The Future
Mar 24, 2017 • 11 min
I continue highlighting “Chase The Lion” by Mark Batterson. When was the last time you attempted something that was destined to fail without divine intervention? We discuss Chapter 4 - The Door To The Future.
224 - Chase The Lion: The Ripple Effect
Mar 23, 2017 • 17 min
In this podcast episode I review chapter 3 of the book “Chase The Lion” called The Ripple Effect. Author Mark Batterson shares stories that cover the theme of encounters or instances that effect our lives in our history and how one act can dramaticall…
223 - Chase The Lion: A Dream Within A Dream
Mar 22, 2017 • 21 min
I dive into Chapter 2 of the Mark Batterson book “Chase The Lion” titled “A Dream Within A Dream”.
222 - Chase The Lion: Chapter 1
Mar 21, 2017 • 18 min
I start a series of podcast episodes taking inspiration from the book by Mark Batterson, “Chase The Lion”.
221 - Tamara Fyke: Love in a Big World
Mar 20, 2017 • 48 min
Tamara Fyke joins the Courage Cast to discuss Love in a Big World - a character development initiative she developed over 20 years! She shares the amazing backstory with me and we talk how you can give involved. She also answers my Rapid Fire Questio…
220 - Daoud Abudiab and Nahed Zehr: Get To Know Your Muslim Neighbor
Mar 17, 2017 • 67 min
I sit down with my Muslim neighbor to discuss coexisting with other people of faith, countering the negative narrative of Islam and Muslims in America and promoting a culture of honor in our communities. Listen to my conversation with Founder, Daoud A…
219 - Faithful in the Little Things
Mar 15, 2017 • 11 min
How being “faithful in the little things” opens up even greater possibilities for you. I read from Luke 16 and the Parable of the Shrewd Master.
218 - Develop a Close Relationship with Failure
Mar 13, 2017 • 13 min
Have you ever thought about failure as a relationship you have? Are you close with failure or do you keep your distance from failure? Listen to today’s Courage Cast podcast episode and learn why developing a close relationship with failure can be a g…
217 - Dale Carnegie- Throw Down A Challenge
Mar 8, 2017 • 10 min
What do you do when nothing else works? You add a competitive element to your team environment. I share my thoughts on this chapter from the Dale Carnegie book “How To Win Friends and Influence People.”
216 - Dale Carnegie: Dramatize Your Ideas
Mar 7, 2017 • 8 min
How do you influence your team, your family or your organization. In this episode we discuss how appealing to the senses can get your point across much better than just verbal. We continue our discussion of the popular human relations book “How To Wi…
215 - When You’re Feeling Stuck and Not Making Any Progress
Mar 6, 2017 • 16 min
I share two stories in this podcast that I’ve heard recently. The first is the story of bamboo and the second is a biblical story of King David as a boy. They both demonstrate how God is developing you in your seasons of feeling stuck and not making …
214 - Bravery at Hacksaw Ridge
Mar 2, 2017 • 10 min
This was Desmond Doss’ moment - the moment he had prepared for unknowingly all his life. He would show his greatest courage on the battlefield at Hacksaw Ridge to eventually win the battle at Okinawa in 1945. I share my thoughts after watching “Hacksa…
213 - Mastering The Mundane
Mar 1, 2017 • 11 min
The secret to having success long term in any network marketing business is the concept called “Mastering The Mundane”. I discuss this in this episode of the Courage Cast.
212 - Take Courage
Feb 28, 2017 • 13 min
I read from Mark 6 - the story of Jesus feeding the 5000 and the interactions with the disciples. Lord, teach us just as you did your disciples. We need rest. We need courage.
211 - Dale Carnegie: Appeal to Nobler Motives
Feb 27, 2017 • 8 min
You will influence more people when you appeal to their nobler motives. More #DaleCarnegie goodness here. “How To Win Friends and Influence People”.
210 - Dale Carnegie: Be Sympathetic To Others
Feb 24, 2017 • 12 min
What if there were a magical phrase that would stop arguments, create positive interactions, and make the other person listen to you attentively? Well there is. And I share about it in this episode of Courage Cast. More wisdom from Dale Carnegie and …
209 - Dale Carnegie: Honestly See Things From The Other Person’s Point of View
Feb 23, 2017 • 8 min
One of the fundamental keys to successful human relations is understanding that other people may be totally wrong, but they don’t think they are. Don’t condemn them; try to understand them. More wisdom from Dale Carnegie and the book “How To Win Frie…
208 - The Year that Changed The Course of My Life
Feb 22, 2017 • 34 min
Have you ever looked back on your life and acknowledged a moment or a season that would change your life forever? Well, 2012 was that year for me. I share what I learned since then that can so easily be applied to everything I do today.
207 - Andrew Mitchell: Cultivating a Culture of Honor
Feb 20, 2017 • 73 min
I speak with my longtime friend, Andrew Mitchell, from Edinburgh, Scotland and we talk about Kingdom resources, our royal heritage and cultivating a culture of honor around you - for God’s favor.
206 - What Can Man Do To Me
Feb 14, 2017 • 13 min
In this episode, we discuss what the bible calls the “fear of man”. It’s when our need for approval of man takes a higher priority than the need for God’s approval. We discuss this very important issue and how we overcome it in obedience of Christ.
205 - The Truth About Network Marketing
Feb 13, 2017 • 8 min
Network marketing (or direct sales) is the best form of personal development if you’re looking to be a successful business owner and entrepreneur.
204 - Humility is Not Thinking Less of Yourself
Feb 10, 2017 • 12 min
What words define humility? I share a great quote from a friend about humility also diving into scripture about humility and pride.
203 - Matt Fine: When You Have No Choice But To Slow Down
Feb 9, 2017 • 47 min
What do you do when you are forced to slow down because of an injury? Nashville Entrepreneur and Hair Stylist, Matt Fine shares his experience with a serious back injury and how God used it to speak new life into him.
202 - The Nashville No
Feb 8, 2017 • 6 min
There are few worse business practices than the “Nashville No”. I explain what it is and why you should eliminate it.
201 - You Are The Apple of His Eye
Feb 7, 2017 • 6 min
In Psalm 17, David receives Gods admonition that he is the apple of His eye. We are loved. Soak in the truth of His love for you…no matter what!
200 - Challenge Your Own Self-Doubts
Feb 6, 2017 • 11 min
Your reality is limited by your self-doubt. If you want to achieve higher goals than you can even dream possible, start by challenging your own self-doubt and trust in the God of possible.
199 - A New Acronym for FEAR
Feb 3, 2017 • 9 min
We’ve all heard of the acronym FEAR is nothing more than False Evidence Appearing Real. Well, in this episode I share a new one I learned on the topic of failure.
198 - You’re Going To Make Mistakes, The Best Thing To Do Is Learn From Them
Feb 1, 2017 • 11 min
I share a personal story of a mistake I made recently, what I learned and why that’s important.
197 - With God, All Things Are Possible
Jan 30, 2017 • 9 min
I read the Parable of the Rich Young Ruler and discuss the context of the famous phrase “With God, All Things Are Possible” - taken from a devotional reading by Nicky Gumbel called “The Bible In One Year”.
196 - Neal Anderson: The Shortest Path to Building Belief and Confidence
Jan 25, 2017 • 64 min
Neal Anderson (BeingTheStarfish.com) joins me for a one-hour podcast episode to discussing the most common reason people don’t have confidence in themselves when building their network marketing businesses. And he provides the simple solution to build…
195 - Fathers: Spend Time With Your Children
Jan 24, 2017 • 13 min
A Facebook friend wrote a profound quote that inspired this message: “This world would be a more peaceful, loving place if FATHERS would spend TIME with their children. Your physical PRESENCE communicates that you love them. Combine that with WORDS of …
194 - Dale Carnegie: Let The Other Person Think It’s Their Idea
Jan 14, 2017 • 7 min
We continue with Dale Carnegie’s book “How To Win Friends and Influence People” and the important principle of letting the other person believe it’s their idea.
193 - Dale Carnegie: Be Quick To Listen
Jan 14, 2017 • 6 min
We continue our discussion of the book “How To Win Friends And Influence People” by Dale Carnegie. Today’s principles is “Let The Other Person Do Most of the Talking”.
192 - James Frazier: The Lion Chaser
Jan 13, 2017 • 44 min
If there’s one thing I know about my former podcast partner and friend, it’s that he goes after his passion with 100% abandon. That’s what I wanted to capture in our conversation today. What drives this convention promoter and entrepreneur to achieve…
191 - Lisa and Ridley Barron: Taking Personal Tragedy and Using It For Good
Jan 12, 2017 • 37 min
After the death of his wife and his 17-month old son, Ridley Barron chose to forgive those that caused them to die. After two broken marriages, Lisa now ministers hope to other women. The Barrons have taken personal tragedy and use it for good - and th…
190 - Dale Carnegie: You’ll Have More Success If You Start Out Getting a “Yes”
Jan 11, 2017 • 7 min
Another valuable principle to put into practice from Dale Carnegie and the book “How To Win Friends and Influence People” Getting the other person to give you a yes will always help your disagreement go better.
189 - Dale Carnegie: How To Come Out Stronger With Others Even When You Disagree
Jan 10, 2017 • 8 min
Another valuable principle to put into practice from Dale Carnegie and the book “How To Win Friends and Influence People” - Begin any disagreement in a friendly way.
188 - Dale Carnegie: Be The First To Admit You’re Wrong
Jan 9, 2017 • 9 min
If you very quickly and emphatically admit you’re wrong, the person you wronged will be more likely to give you the grace you ultimately want to move forward in the relationship. Another valuable principle to put into practice from Dale Carnegie and t…
187 - The Fruit of Sowing Division and Gossip
Jan 5, 2017 • 12 min
On this episode, I share two social media posts that prompted discussion of gossip and sowing division. Use 3 filters when deciding whether to listen or share information. I share inspirational scripture and relate this all to the Buzzfeed article abou…
186 - How To Make The Toughest Decisions
Jan 3, 2017 • 23 min
I take inspiration from an article I read by Frank Sonnenberg at FrankSonnenbergOnline.com discussing the topic of making tough decisions. A tough decision that usually involves one or more of these things: it’s highly visible, or critical importance …
185 - The Only Personal Growth Habits I Really Need
Jan 1, 2017 • 15 min
I talk about forming better habits in 2017. One of those habits is reading the bible regularly. I’m share a little bit about the Bible App I’ll be using, which can be found at bibleinoneyear.org.
184 - Chase The Lion: If Your Dream Doesn’t Scare You, It’s Too Small
Dec 29, 2016 • 10 min
I read a short passage called “The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto” from the book by Mark Batterson called “Chase The Lion”. I’m adopting it as our manifesto for the Courageous Community. It’s like the book was written for every one of us! Get the book here…
183 - 3 Exercises That Will Make 2017 The Best Year Ever!
Dec 28, 2016 • 12 min
It’s almost 2017 and it’s time to reflect on the good, the bad and the ugly of 2016. In this episode, I share why that’s so important and how to do it so that next year will be the best year ever!
182 - Adrian Koehler: How To Coach High Performing People
Dec 27, 2016 • 75 min
Leadership Coach, Adrian Koehler, shares insights he’s learned in his dozen years as a transformational coach of executives and leaders today. He says there are common traits that all high performing leaders have and he shares many of them in this ins…
181 - He Has Come To Save Us
Dec 23, 2016 • 9 min
Day 5 of “Majesty in a Manger” 5-day Christmas devotional. “He Has Come To Save Us” from Integrity Music Christmas CD “Majesty in a Manger”.
180 - Forever Amen (Glory To God)
Dec 22, 2016 • 6 min
Day 4 of “Majesty in a Manger” 5-day Christmas devotional. “Forever Amen (Glory to God)” from Integrity Music Christmas CD “Majesty in a Manger”
179 - Gloria (Our Savior Found Us)
Dec 21, 2016 • 9 min
Day 3 reading from the “Majesty in a Manger” devotional. “Gloria (Our Savior Found Us)” from the Integrity Music Christmas project “Majesty in a Manger”.
178 - Son of God, Son of Man
Dec 20, 2016 • 7 min
Day 2 Devotional Reading from “Majesty in a Manger”. “Son of God, Son of Man” from the Integrity Christmas project, “Majesty in a Manger”.
177 - Majesty in a Manger
Dec 19, 2016 • 10 min
The first of 5 devotional readings to prepare us for Christmas. “Majesty in a Manger” from the Integrity Music Christmas project “Majesty in a Manger”.
176 - Under The Influence: Allowing Others To Determine Our Destiny
Dec 16, 2016 • 12 min
I share the advice I gave my teenage son about the risk he takes if he allows others to determine his decisions.
175 - Total Forgiveness Is A Process
Dec 15, 2016 • 9 min
God doesn’t say to forgive once, he calls us to always be forgiving. In this podcast, I share a personal story that reminded me that total forgiveness is most often a process that for some takes years to complete.
174 - Just Say No To Participation Trophies
Dec 14, 2016 • 16 min
I don’t know about you, but I don’t think getting or giving a trophy for merely participating is doing anyone any good - except maybe a short feel good. But what are we teaching our kids? Are we still doing this to adults today?
173 - Phil Mason: Living an Abundant Life in Christ
Dec 13, 2016 • 77 min
I talk with Phil Mason, of Safe Place Ministries, about God’s true intention for us to live an abundant life, just as Jesus promises in John 10:10.
172 - Surrender is the Heart of Worship
Dec 12, 2016 • 10 min
When you’re having a good day and when you’re having a bad day, we may fool ourselves into believing that we are in control, but the truth is we never are. The solution is always surrender.
171 - Danny Bryant: Healing From a Religious Cult
Dec 9, 2016 • 88 min
My friend, Father Danny Bryant shares his personal story of growing up in a religious cult, his journey to forgiveness, healing and pastoring his Anglican Parish, St. Mary of Bethany in Nashville, TN.
170 - How to Achieve Your Big Scary Goal
Dec 8, 2016 • 12 min
Today, I pick apart a big scary goal we personally have set for ourselves and break down into smaller bite-sized chunks. Then, you can see how simple it really is. Just add effort, drive, focus and consistency and you have the recipe for achieving yo…
169 - The 10X Rule: Eat Your Fear
Dec 6, 2016 • 14 min
What if experiencing fear was a signal to you that you need to do that very thing? What if you didn’t feed your fear with time to grow and just did it without hesitation? That’s the very thing I discuss as I read from Grant Cardone’s book “The 10X Ru…
168 - What is God Saying to You About the Year Ahead?
Dec 5, 2016 • 13 min
2017 is only 26 days away. Have you been listening to what God has been saying to you over the last few weeks? Are your goals big enough to meet His dreams for you? This podcast episode might challenge you to dream bigger.
167 - Dale Carnegie: Always Respect Others Opinions
Dec 2, 2016 • 10 min
Along similar lines of not engaging in arguments, we should also avoid telling someone that they’re plain wrong. If we begin by announcing that we’re going to prove something to someone, we’re essentially telling them that we are smarter than they are …
166 - What Has The Power To Change Lives, Situations and Even Communities?
Dec 1, 2016 • 13 min
In this episode, I share a personal story about a shift Krissy and I made recently that has the power to change lives, situations and communities!!
165 - Jeremy Rochford: How To Lose Your First 100 Pounds
Nov 30, 2016 • 32 min
Jeremy Rochford and I finish our “Walk and Talk” podcast by discussing what exactly he did to lose 100 pounds and how he advises his clients at the Nashville Wellness Academy to do the same. Tips and tricks for losing weight.
164 - Jeremy Rochford: The Prodigal Waistline
Nov 29, 2016 • 27 min
The Prodigal Waistline: Jeremy Rochford discusses losing weight as an act of worship.
163 - Jeremy Rochford: The Gospel According To Chubby
Nov 28, 2016 • 26 min
How Jeremy Rochford (Nashville Wellness Academy) lost 150 pounds in one year and then managed to gain it all back before losing it a second time! His amazing testimony of God’s faithfulness in the midst of a difficult childhood.
162 - Thanksgiving: Psalm 131 - A New Way To Count Your Blessings
Nov 23, 2016 • 21 min
In preparation for Thanksgiving, I discuss some powerful insights found within Psalm 131.
161 - The Lord Is Near And The Peace Of God Is Yours
Nov 22, 2016 • 12 min
No matter what circumstance or situation you find yourself in today, you can find hope and courage to battle the fear and worry that comes against you. On this episode, we dive into one of my favorite passages, Philippians 4:-4-9.
160 - The Cashflow Quadrant and Why It Matters
Nov 21, 2016 • 14 min
I share Robert Kiyosaki’s Cashflow Quadrant - how it works and why it matters to you in your business development. Be encouraged, you’re on the right track!
159 - Brave Worship Conference: Healing Has Launched
Nov 18, 2016 • 13 min
I share an amazing story of healing that occurred at the first ever Brave Worship Conference hosted by my wife and her sister.
158 - When Faith Is Built Upon Feelings
Nov 17, 2016 • 12 min
Today, I talk about how we can’t always trust our feelings. We can’t always trust our logic. Our faith has to be built upon the truth of God.
157 - Denise Jones is Reclaiming Hearts
Nov 15, 2016 • 56 min
Author, Denise Jones knows what it is to be shut down and she knows what it is to fight for the value of her heart. That journey that brought her from disappointment and fear to living from an alive heart birthed Reclaiming Hearts Ministries.
156 - Veterans Day and Beastmode For The Brave
Nov 11, 2016 • 17 min
I continue my 2 part conversation with Jeff Kyle (Guardian For Heroes Foundation) and George Chmiel (Beastmode For The Brave) and the rest of the team supporting our veterans on George’s Run Across America. And we talk about how you can get involved p…
155 - Supporting Our Veterans in Post-Military Life
Nov 10, 2016 • 20 min
I talk with several gentleman who have come together for a common cause: to support our veterans in post-military life. Specifically, these men represent Guardian For Heroes Foundation and Beastmode for the Brave. I talk with Jeff Kyle (brother of “A…
154 - Pastor Charlie Weir: What Does It Mean To Follow Christ (Part 2)
Nov 9, 2016 • 18 min
Charlie and I continue our important conversation about walking out our faith in Christ. What do we do with our doubts? How do we answer the tough questions as Christians? We discuss all of this and more in this episode of Courage Cast.
153 - Pastor Charlie Weir: What Does It Mean To Follow Christ?
Nov 8, 2016 • 19 min
Dr. Charlie Weir of Gateway Church in Franklin, TN (my pastor) joins me for the first of a 2-part conversation about Christianity and the process of coming into a relationship with God, through Jesus Christ.
152 - The Horse Will Take a Drink If It’s Thirsty
Nov 7, 2016 • 10 min
You’ve heard the expression: “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him take a drink.” Well, that’s true, but it’s much more likely they will take a drink if they’re thirsty!
151 - Dale Carnegie: How To Get The Best Of An Argument
Nov 4, 2016 • 11 min
Is there anything good that can come from an argument? Dale Carnegie doesn’t believe there is. And there is scripture that supports the same opinion.
150 - Dale Carnegie: Make the Other Person Feel Important
Nov 3, 2016 • 11 min
We review the book by Dale Carnegie - “How To Win Friends & Influence People”. To truly be a person of influence, you must learn to make other people feel important.
149 - Dale Carnegie: Talk In Terms of the Other Persons Interests
Nov 2, 2016 • 11 min
We revisit Dale Carnegie’s book “How To Win Friends & influence People”. If you want to be a person of influence, you must learn to first talk about what the other person is interested in rather than your own interests.
148 - Dale Carnegie: Being a Good Listener
Nov 1, 2016 • 10 min
Dale Carnegie says in his book “How To Win Friends and Influence People” Be a good listener. Encourage others to talk about themselves. This is a powerful communication tool to add to your human effectiveness arsenal!
147 - Trick or Treat
Oct 31, 2016 • 8 min
Today is Halloween. This whole month being scared is cool. Well, I’m here to tell you that God doesn’t trick - He only gives treats.
146 - Luisa Crane: Choosing Forgiveness as a Path to Healing
Oct 28, 2016 • 8 min
Luisa Crane joins us to discuss her journey from woundedness to forgiveness.
145 - Luisa Crane: Acceptance, Gaining Perspective and Taking Inventory
Oct 27, 2016 • 9 min
Luisa Crane joins us to discuss her journey from woundedness to forgiveness.
144 - Luisa Crane: Taking Steps To Heal a Broken Heart
Oct 26, 2016 • 13 min
Luisa Crane joins us to discuss her journey from woundedness to forgiveness.
143 - Dale Carnegie: The Sound of Your Name
Oct 25, 2016 • 12 min
Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language. Another great principle from Dale Carnegie’s book “How To Win Friends and Influence People”.
142 - You Have a Time Management Symptom, Not a Problem
Oct 24, 2016 • 12 min
People say they struggle with getting a handle on their time - a time management problem. But really that’s just a symptom of a greater problem - a problem of choices that we all make every day. Managing your time levels the playing field for all of …
141 - Learn To Slow Dance Your Life
Oct 21, 2016 • 9 min
I’m taking my own advice is here and encouraging the slowing down of life enough to enjoy the relationships that are most important to you. I read a poem called “Slow Dance” originally found in the “4 Hour Work Week” book by Tim Ferriss.
140 - You are His Masterpiece
Oct 20, 2016 • 8 min
Ephesians 2:10 says “For we are His workmanship created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, so that we would walk in them.” I break this down into bite-sized chunks so we can see how truly special God sees you and me.
139 - Win The Battle In Your Mind
Oct 19, 2016 • 11 min
This topic has been spoken about quite a bit, but in the battlefield of the mind, we need constant reminders, checks and balances, that help us to form the habit of waging war in our minds - overcoming opposing forces, thoughts, feelings and impulses t…
138 - Treat Everyone Like a 10!
Oct 18, 2016 • 7 min
Micah Brooks shares an inspirational message with us today. Micah is with TheWorshipCommunity.com. Today, we’re reminded that treating everyone with the highest regard always helps us to receive that favor in return!
137 - You’ve Got This!
Oct 17, 2016 • 5 min
Start off your week with this thought - You’ve Got This! Why do you have it? Because God has you!! A short and simple reminder of confidence and assurance that you have what it takes, because He tells you so!
136 - How To Create Start Raving Crazy Advocates with Coach Michael Burt
Oct 14, 2016 • 12 min
Part 3 of my motivational conversation with Coach Michael Burt of the TotalGrowthAcademy.com. Today, we discuss how to develop referrals and create customers for life!
135 - Experience Monster Growth with Coach Michael Burt
Oct 13, 2016 • 11 min
In this conversation with Coach Michael Burt, we discuss the concept of Monster Growth - creating, pursuing and sustaining high growth in your organization and business through the Total Growth Academy (TotalGrowthAcademy.com).
134 - The Power of Four Friends with Coach Michael Burt
Oct 12, 2016 • 14 min
Meet Coach Michael Burt - an internationally-known author and nationally-acclaimed speaker who talks on a variety of personal and business development topics. Coach Micheal Burt believes everybody needs a coach in life, and because of that belief, he o…
133 - Who Do You Know That I Should Know?
Oct 11, 2016 • 9 min
Two weeks ago, I asked Lee LaGraize “Who Do You Know That I Should Know?” and he referred me to 3 people! What does this say about the power of referrals? Don’t forget to ask for referrals in your business and watch what happens!
132 - Collecting Rejections
Oct 10, 2016 • 13 min
Today, I’m introducing a new perspective on rejection. If you’re pursuing anything worthwhile, you’re going to face rejection. Why should we let rejection dictate what it is that God calls you to in your life? No, not ever again. Let’s collect reject…
131 - Lisa Hentrich and the Story of Bob the Builder
Oct 7, 2016 • 20 min
Lisa Hentrich’s perspective on life lived in surrender to God is unique. This story is just one example of how Lisa inspires us to approach life with anticipation and adventure rather than worry, fear or lack.
130 - What Can We Do About the Problem of Human Trafficking?
Oct 6, 2016 • 13 min
In part 3 of Eric’s 3-part conversation with Matt Parker of The Exodus Road, we talk about financial needs. You can nowget involved by becoming a Courageous Community Freedom Partner by visiting CourageousCommunity.com and click “GIVE”.
129 - Sex Slaves, The Gospel of the Brothel and Restoring Broken People
Oct 5, 2016 • 18 min
Eric continues his conversation with Matt Parker of The Exodus Road (www.TheExodusRoad.com) about the problem of human trafficking in the world today. In this episode, he shares what he calls the Gospel of the Brothel. And, you can now get involved b…
128 - The Human Trafficking Epidemic
Oct 4, 2016 • 14 min
In Part 1 of Eric’s 3 part conversation with Matt Parker of The Exodus Road, we talk about the epidemic of children being sold into slavery in Southeast Asia today. To learn more about how you can get involved with this fight, visit CourageousCommunity…
127 - Dale Carnegie: Smile
Oct 3, 2016 • 11 min
The book “How To Win Friends and Influence People” by Dale Carnegie is the inspiration for this message. In this episode I talk about the importance of a simple smile when looking to improve relationships with other people!
126 - Dale Carnegie: Become Genuinely Interested in Other People
Sep 30, 2016 • 9 min
“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” - Dale Carnegie from “How to Win Friends and Influence People”
125 - Business Advice Lightning Round with Lee LaGraize (Part 3)
Sep 29, 2016 • 13 min
In the previous 2 episodes, Lee LaGraize shared how he is finding victory and calling now as an adult when speaking in public! In this final part, I do a speed round with him - discussing some important parts of his work and life. Part 3 of my 3 part …
124 - Facing Your Fear of Public Speaking with Lee LaGraize (Part 2)
Sep 28, 2016 • 13 min
I talk with a great friend of mine, Lee LaGraize, a successful business person in Nashville, TN about his personal battle with public speaking. Growing up with an awareness of a slight stutter in his speech, Lee shares how he is finding victory and cal…
123 - Facing Your Fear of Public Speaking with Lee LaGraize (Part 1)
Sep 27, 2016 • 16 min
I talk with a great friend of mine, Lee LaGraize, a successful business person in Nashville, TN about his personal battle with public speaking. Growing up with an awareness of a slight stutter in his speech, Lee shares how he is finding victory and ca…
122 - Dale Carnegie: Arouse in the Other Person an Eager Want
Sep 26, 2016 • 14 min
“The world is full of people who are grabbing and self-seeking. So the rare individual who unselfishly tries to serve others has an enormous advantage. He (or she) has little competition.” - Dale Carnegie
121 - Dale Carnegie: Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation
Sep 23, 2016 • 10 min
I discuss principle 2 from Dale Carnegie’s hugely popular book, “How To Win Friends and Influence People”: Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation. We all crave and desire to be important. I talk about how to cultivate appreciation for others in your life.
120 - Dale Carnegie: How To Win Friends and Influence People
Sep 22, 2016 • 12 min
I go back through the first principle of this foundational book to my sales and business career: Don’t Criticize, Condemn and Complain. When dealing with others, it’s much harder to get curious about others and try to understand where they are coming f…
119 - Necessary Endings
Sep 21, 2016 • 17 min
On the final episode of the relationship series, we discuss concepts from Dr. Henry Cloud’s book called “Necessary Endings’.
118 - Perceptive Trust
Sep 20, 2016 • 15 min
The discussion continues today with my wife, Krissy. She talks about trust and the different types of trust that can develop within relationships.
117 - Mountains Trees And Boulders
Sep 19, 2016 • 14 min
On this episode, I am joined by my wife, Krissy. She shares about where God has been working in her life, and we discuss people-pleasing versus God-pleasing, distractions, relationships and more.
116 - #GetGrateful
Sep 16, 2016 • 15 min
Practicing being grateful has the power to transform our lives in an amazing way. From the increased health benefits to heightened spirituality, gratefulness is ultimately another form of worship. Join me today as we dive in on how to become more grate…
115 - Why Is Living Below Your Means Courageous?
Sep 15, 2016 • 12 min
I read a social media post by Jim Riley, the drummer of Rascal Flatts. His inspiring post, which is going viral, demonstrates his desire to serve His Master more than serving to impress man. We channel some good old fashioned Dave Ramsey advice in thi…
114 - How To Break Through Procrastination
Sep 14, 2016 • 8 min
If you struggle with procrastination, this episode is for you. I share a personal story of procrastination in my life and how I overcame it. The solution is simple - it’s comes down to deciding.
113 - Waiting before Working
Sep 13, 2016 • 12 min
I read a portion of Jesus Calling by Sarah Young in this episode - only after several different people sent me the same post. How does the thought of going to God before acting on a decision make you feel? Trapped or freed up?
112 - It’s Convention Week!
Sep 12, 2016 • 16 min
What is your mindset before heading into a busy convention or industry trade show event? I share my focus for this week - during my annual network marketing convention.
111 - The Go-Giver with Author Bob Burg (Part 4)
Sep 9, 2016 • 12 min
I speak with Bob Burg, co-author of “The Go-Giver” book. He shares unique insights into the ideation, writing and motivation behind writing the book. He adds some color and gives clarity to some of our listeners questions. Part 4 of 4.
110 - The Go-Giver with Author Bob Burg (Part 3)
Sep 8, 2016 • 9 min
I speak with Bob Burg, co-author of “The Go-Giver” book. He shares unique insights into the ideation, writing and motivation behind writing the book. He adds some color and gives clarity to some of our listeners questions. Part 3 of 4.
109 - The Go-Giver with Author Bob Burg (Part 2)
Sep 7, 2016 • 15 min
I speak with Bob Burg, co-author of “The Go-Giver” book. He shares unique insights into the ideation, writing and motivation behind writing the book. He adds some color and gives clarity to some of our listeners questions. Part 2 of 4.
108 - The Go-Giver with Author Bob Burg (Part 1)
Sep 6, 2016 • 14 min
I speak with Bob Burg, co-author of “The Go-Giver” book. He shares unique insights into the ideation, writing and motivation behind writing the book. He adds some color and gives clarity to some of our listeners questions. Part 1 of 4.
107 - Dealing with Disappointment
Sep 2, 2016 • 12 min
I share a personal story of recent disappointment and how I’m overcoming that taking the lessons learned from this week’s episodes featuring Elizabeth Taylor and Lysa Terkeurst’s “Unglued”.
106 - Elizabeth Taylor: Not Without Hope
Sep 1, 2016 • 12 min
In the final part of my conversation with Elizabeth Taylor, we discuss her future plans to bring hope to the hopeless facing similar chronic diseases.
105 - Elizabeth Taylor: The Antidote for Despair
Aug 31, 2016 • 19 min
In part 2 of my 3 part conversation with Elizabeth Taylor shares how she best overcomes Multiple Sclerosis symptoms today with her antidote for despair: gratefulness!
104 - Elizabeth Taylor: Courage Through a Chronic Illness
Aug 30, 2016 • 16 min
I start a conversation with Elizabeth Taylor, who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis after the birth of her first baby. In part 1 of this 3 part interview, Elizabeth shares how she first heard of the disease, experienced denial and found encouragem…
103 - When You’re Coming Unglued
Aug 29, 2016 • 12 min
You know that moment when you come against a stress or a challenge or someone does you wrong? How do you handle it? Lysa Terkeurst wrote a book about this called “Unglued”. I take inspiration from this in today’s episode.
102 - Don’t Be Dwight Schrute: You Don’t Always Have To Have All The Answers
Aug 26, 2016 • 12 min
As a leader, don’t feel like you have to have all the answers. Your followers are not subordinates and they aren’t impressed. Look at Dwight Schrute for a great example of how not to lead!
101 - Follow One Course Until Successful
Aug 25, 2016 • 14 min
A previous coach first introduced me to this acronym for F.O.C.U.S. - Follow One Course Until Successful. And it’s proven itself to be more than helpful in my entrepreneurial journey in giving me direction and narrow vision for what I chose to do in m…
100 - Go Big!
Aug 24, 2016 • 11 min
No better topic for our 100th episode than the topic of going big. This is the core of what this podcast is all about - encouraging you to walk in the you that God created and intended you to be - your true self in Christ!
099 - When You’ve Let It Go, But It Hasn’t Left
Aug 23, 2016 • 14 min
What do you do when you’ve tried everything in your power to release a hurt or wound and it just keeps reminding you over and over again? Shannon Suzanne Scott (ShannonSuzanneScott.com) wrote a blog post about this and I couldn’t have said it better my…
098 - Sinned Against Again?
Aug 22, 2016 • 9 min
How should we respond when we feel sinned against? It’s natural and instinctive for us to respond with all sorts of emotions, but what is the response that leads to the most freedom, life and healing for you and your relationships? In this episode, I…
097 - Leadership and the Law of the Inner Circle
Aug 19, 2016 • 13 min
John Maxwell Team Coach, Rebekah Joy, joins for a 5-part series on The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. On this final day of this series, we talk about Leadership and the Law of the Inner Circle. Connect with Rebekah for individual or team coaching a…
096 - Leadership and the Law of Magnetism
Aug 18, 2016 • 11 min
John Maxwell Team Coach, Rebekah Joy, joins for a 5-part series on The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. In this episode, we discuss the Law of Magnetism. Connect with Rebekah for individual or team coaching at www.JohnMaxwellGroup.com/RebekahJoy
095 - Leadership and the Law of the Big Mo
Aug 17, 2016 • 11 min
John Maxwell Team Coach, Rebekah Joy, joins for a 5-part series on The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. In this episode, we discuss momentum and the Law of the Big Mo. Connect with Rebekah for individual or team coaching at [email protected]
094 - Leadership and the Law of Influence
Aug 16, 2016 • 9 min
John Maxwell Team Coach, Rebekah Joy, joins for a 5-part series on The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. Today, we talk about the Law of Influence. For individual or team coaching, contact Rebekah at [email protected]
093 - Leadership and the Law of the Lid
Aug 14, 2016 • 13 min
John Maxwell Team Coach, Rebekah Joy, joins for a 5-part series on The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. The first is The Law of the Lid. For individual or team coaching, contact Rebekah at [email protected]
092 - The Best Cure For Breaking Out of a Rut
Aug 12, 2016 • 9 min
I’m not beating around the bush in this one. Straight talk about what it takes to move forward in your business today! You’ll be surprised at what getting to work will do for your mood! qcjhnnt7
091 - Scott MacIntyre: Lighthouse
Aug 11, 2016 • 12 min
This is part 3 of my 3 part interview with Scott MacIntyre - American Idol Top 8 Finalist. The importance of God and relationships to overcome trials and challenges in your life.
090 - Scott MacIntyre: Fifty Second Chances
Aug 10, 2016 • 14 min
This is part 2 of my 3 part conversation with American Idol Top 8 Finalist Scott MacIntyre. We diver further into his story of receiving two kidney transplants.
089 - Scott MacIntyre: By Faith, Not By Sight
Aug 9, 2016 • 13 min
Blind from birth and a two-time kidney transplant recipient, Scott MacIntyre’s journey has been anything but easy. This is part 1 of 3 of my conversation with singer Scott MacIntyre.
088 - When You’re Feeling Extremely Unmotivated
Aug 8, 2016 • 7 min
I take inspiration from Derek Sivers (CD Baby Founder) and article he wrote about not feeling motivated to do anything…what do you do then? Go back to bed? NO!
087 - Interrupting Interruptions and the Art of Refusal
Aug 5, 2016 • 15 min
The final step in the process of elimination in your work and life is learning to minimize interruptions. We take motivation and inspiration from the book The 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss to conquer the most common interrupters in our work and …
086 - Go on a Low-Information Diet
Aug 4, 2016 • 11 min
More from the book The 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss. This time we talk about the low-information diet, the concept of avoiding mass media, news, and information that isn’t timely, important and useful for us in our business and life. Thereby f…
085 - Accomplish MORE While Working LESS
Aug 3, 2016 • 13 min
We dive further into the 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferris and the elimination process. Realize much of it is psychological. We can actually shift the way we work when we apply the 80/20 Pareto Principle combined with Parkinson’s Law.
084 - How To Gain 80% of Your Life Back
Aug 2, 2016 • 10 min
I explain the Pareto Principle as part of a focus on freeing up more time in your life. My inspiration comes from the book “The 4-Hour Work Week” by Timothy Ferriss.
083 - Big Harvest, Big Mess
Aug 1, 2016 • 11 min
If you’re not dealing with a mess, maybe what you’re working on isn’t big enough?! Listen to today’s episode all about what it sometimes takes to grow a strong harvest! Don’t be afraid of the mess, you might be on the right track! Proverbs 14:4
082 - New Bodies For Greater Purpose
Jul 29, 2016 • 16 min
2 Corinthians 5:1 says, “For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down, we will have a house in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself and not by human hands.” Join me today as I explore this passage and unpack the full h…
081 - Listen For Understanding
Jul 28, 2016 • 8 min
One of the biggest barriers we can experience while communicating with others is not listening to understand; we listen to reply. Today, I explore the concept of listening for understanding and how that can open the door to allow our relationships to b…
080 - Abandon The Coward’s Way
Jul 27, 2016 • 9 min
On this episode, I dive into a blog post by Winn Collier called “A Word for Cowards”.
079 - Anthem on Leadership, Roadmaps and Mentors
Jul 26, 2016 • 8 min
My daughter, Anthem, joins me on this episode of Courage Cast. She shares her thoughts on leadership and more.
078 - Dare to be Different in Order to Make a Difference
Jul 25, 2016 • 15 min
We all want our lives to count for something—to live for a greater purpose and meaning. Join me today as we explore the concept of daring to be different and how that enables us to a make profound impact on this world.
077 - Build from the Bottom Up
Jul 22, 2016 • 6 min
The concept of Tap Rooting is discussed and outlined as a business building strategy.
076 - Busy Work vs Income Producing Activity
Jul 21, 2016 • 7 min
How can we focus on the income producing activity in our businesses and cut the busy work to a minimum? I share more from the book “Making the First Circle Work” by Randy Gage.
075 - Pump Up the Volume
Jul 20, 2016 • 11 min
The key to higher income is personal product use, how often and how much you sample and how much you nurture your customer-base through education and empowerment!
074 - The Man in the Glass
Jul 19, 2016 • 6 min
I read an inspiring and challenging poem written in the 1930’s by Peter Dale Wimbrow Sr. called “The Man in the Glass”.
073 - Lessons from Nice
Jul 18, 2016 • 15 min
The terror that hit Nice, France last week is the subject of today’s episode. Scriptures of hope and encouragement are spoken in the midst of the sadness.
072 - Setting the Standard of Integrity
Jul 15, 2016 • 12 min
You are responsible for setting the standard of integrity by which you will operate personally in your business. By doing this you will begin to create a culture that can be caught. It’s important to communicate and remind your organization of these …
071 - The Attitude Experiment
Jul 14, 2016 • 12 min
We conduct an attitude experiment together and see how often we think, say, do or surround ourselves with positive and negative things and people. And we discuss the key to attitude in this podcast episode.
070 - How To Lead Your Volunteer Army
Jul 13, 2016 • 8 min
Have you ever complained that others aren’t doing what you’d like them to do? It’s easier to blame others than take responsibility for the problems in your organization. But, it all starts with you. Here’s a bit of encouragement for you today as you l…
069 - From the Mouth of Babes: The Kids Tell Me How To Overcome Fear
Jul 12, 2016 • 8 min
I interview my 7-year old daughter and my nephew about fear and how to overcome it. This is what they said - almost unedited. :)
068 - It’s a New Day
Jul 11, 2016 • 10 min
Wake up, sunshine. It’s a new day! What are you going to do with it?
067 - Blessing and Cursing
Jul 8, 2016 • 14 min
The human soul feels it’s worth when it receives a blessing. This is the last day I share from “Soul Keeping” by John Ortberg.
066 - Arrange Your Days
Jul 7, 2016 • 10 min
Dallas Willard continues to share goldmines with John Ortberg in his book “Soul Keeping”. This one about what to arrange our days for is peace-giving.
065 - Ruthlessly Eliminate Hurry
Jul 6, 2016 • 10 min
In the book, Soul Keeping, John Ortberg discusses a time when he was considering quitting ministry and sought the advice of Dallas Willard. Dallas told him: “You must ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life.” In this podcast, I take this advice to h…
064 - Keeper of the Soul
Jul 5, 2016 • 9 min
The book “Soul Keeping” by John Ortberg and a quote by Dallas Willard is the inspiration behind this short inspirational message. May you recognize that you are the keeper of your soul and may you treat it well.
063 - The Go-Giver: The Law of Receptivity
Jul 1, 2016 • 21 min
On the final episode of the series, the ‘Law of Receptivity’ from ‘The Go-Giver’ by Bob Burg and John David Mann is discussed.
062 - The Go-Giver: The Law Of Authenticity
Jun 30, 2016 • 18 min
Part Five - On the fifth episode of the series, the discussion about the book ‘The Go-Giver’ by Bob Burg and John David Mann is continued.
061 - The Go-Giver: The Law Of Influence
Jun 29, 2016 • 20 min
Part Four - On the fourth episode of the series, the discussion about the book ‘The Go-Giver’ by Bob Burg and John David Mann is continued.
060 - The Go-Giver: The Law of Compensation
Jun 28, 2016 • 18 min
Part Three - On this episode, the discussion about the book ‘The Go-Giver’ by Bob Burg and John David Mann is continued.
059 - The Go-Giver: The Law of Value
Jun 27, 2016 • 14 min
Part Two - The discussion about the book ‘The Go-Giver’ by Bob Burg and John David Mann is continued.
058 - The Go-Giver: Meet The Go Getter
Jun 24, 2016 • 18 min
On this episode of Courage Cast, the book ‘The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea’ by Bob Burg and John David Mann is discussed.
057 - What Fly Fishing Taught Me About Business
Jun 23, 2016 • 17 min
On this episode, I discuss a recent fly fishing adventure that I had with my son.
056 - Trails
Jun 22, 2016 • 17 min
We are not on this journey alone. There is a path well worn in front of us, and God is faithful to direct our steps.
055 - The God Who Moves Mountains
Jun 21, 2016 • 8 min
We serve a God who wants to move mountains for us and who has provided all that we need for our journey.
054 - He Loves Me
Jun 20, 2016 • 20 min
On this episode, I am joined by my wife, Krissy Nordhoff. We discuss a great book that we’ve been reading entitled “He Loves Me!” by Wayne Jacobsen.
053 - How Should We Respond To Evil?
Jun 17, 2016 • 13 min
I share my thoughts on the recent tragedy in Orlando, Florida.
052 - Kingdom Building Resources
Jun 16, 2016 • 7 min
In this episode, Lisa Hentrich discusses important books and resources that have helped her develop her “Kingdom Building” perspective.
051 - 21 Day Brain Detox
Jun 15, 2016 • 12 min
I continue my 4 part conversation with Lisa Hentrich about “Kingdom Building”. In this episode we discuss the benefits of doing a 21-Day Brain Detox, which is something Lisa has done and recommends.
050 - God as CEO
Jun 14, 2016 • 10 min
Lisa Hentrich and I continue our conversation about “Kingdom Building” - this time touching on the subject of seeing God as our CEO.
049 - Kingdom Building with Lisa Hentrich (Part 1 of 4)
Jun 13, 2016 • 11 min
I have a conversation with our very first enrollment in DoTERRA, Lisa Hentrich, about the unique way that she build her business using “Kingdom Building”. What is Kingdom Building and how can you apply that to how you run your business? She dives int…
048 - Living Like You Have a Life-Threatening Illness
Jun 10, 2016 • 11 min
Here are 4 things I would do if I were given a terminal diagnosis today. So, why don’t I do them now anyway? Aren’t we all facing a life-threatening illness? Some things to think about in this episode of Courage Cast.
047 - Rest in His LAWS
Jun 9, 2016 • 20 min
Love, Acceptance, Worth and Security - where do you find it? The answer lies in Him, always. He fulfills the LAWS of our life! Listen to the end for a special song, WINGS written by Krissy Nordhoff.
046 - The Business Books That Shaped Me
Jun 8, 2016 • 20 min
This is a longer than normal podcast, but I have many books to share. I hope through this you will find new resources that will help give you the knowledge and the motivation to move forward and finally break through in your business building!
045 - Get Off The Throne
Jun 7, 2016 • 12 min
On my 45th birthday on episode 45, how appropriate that I share a personal story about how someone encouraged me to get off the throne of my life and allow someone infinitely more appropriate and able to rule from there than me!
044 - Pray Without Ceasing
Jun 6, 2016 • 9 min
If your heart and lungs stop working, there’s a huge risk of death. In the same way, if you stop praying, you’re headed toward spiritual death. Prayer is meant to be continual…and I share what stops us most from doing the thing that brings us spirit…
043 - Neal Anderson and the Grand Finale
Jun 3, 2016 • 12 min
In part 5 of my 5 part conversation with Neal Anderson (Being The Starfish), we summarize the core principles to truly being a Starfish in sales or network marketing.
042 - Neal Anderson and the Share Cycle
Jun 2, 2016 • 23 min
In part 4 of my 5 part interview with Neal Anderson, author of “Being The Starfish” we talk about all of the elements of courage needed to complete the Share Cycle.
041 - Neal Anderson and Controlling the Controllables
Jun 1, 2016 • 15 min
In Part 3 of 5 of my interview with Neal Anderson, author of “Being The Starfish”, Neal shares the importance of controlling what you can control and leaving the rest to God.
040 - Neal Anderson on Building Confidence
May 31, 2016 • 17 min
In Part 2 of 5 of my interview with Neal Anderson, author of “Being The Starfish”, Neal shares how his experience with Southwestern Books built his personal confidence better than anything else he could imagine.
039 - Neal Anderson Being The Starfish
May 30, 2016 • 11 min
Part 1 of 5 of my interview with Neal Anderson, author of the book “Being The Starfish: 7 Steps To Sharing So People Want To Buy”.
038 - How To Be Consistent When You Don’t Feel Like It
May 27, 2016 • 10 min
Our greatest battle as men and women is being consistent in doing what is worthwhile in our lives. I give some tips that I’ve learned to help me in overcoming the temptation to quit doing what I know is good for me.
037 - You Hit What You Focus On
May 26, 2016 • 8 min
Some people call me a country club kid. I played a lot of golf and tennis growing up. I relate my golf experiences to this idea of focus. Be careful what you spend your time looking at…you just might hit it!
036 - The Courage To Be Honest
May 25, 2016 • 9 min
The truth is I’ve been telling lies since I was very young. I’m going to share my own personal battle with lying with the hope that my outcome will be inspiring to you to choose to be honest in everything you do!
035 - Are You Performing or Are You Being Yourself?
May 24, 2016 • 10 min
For years I have been performing a very complicated act in order to gain the payoff of approval of man. Here’s how I realized it and what I did to change it.
034 - Fear Sells
May 23, 2016 • 10 min
I’ve come across several articles over the last week that sought to instill fear in me regarding essential oils. The longer we are in our chosen profession, the more we will encounter those that seek to take away our purpose in life using fear. Here’s…
033 - If I Only Had 1 Hour…
May 20, 2016 • 11 min
Here’s what I would say to someone that asked me what to do if they only had 1 hour per day to work on their dream business.
032 - Do This Daily For The Win
May 19, 2016 • 7 min
The answer is almost always simple when you’re not making progress with something you so desperately want in your life. I share the key to breaking through from this frustration in this short, but simple message.
031 - Die to Self
May 18, 2016 • 13 min
We need to be reminded that Kingdom building is not about “what’s in it for me”. In fact, it’s the opposite. But there is great comfort in losing your life in this world vs. gaining it for eternity.
030 - The Opposing Force Comes in Powerlessness and Fear
May 17, 2016 • 9 min
The only way the enemy wages war is with darkness, fear, lies and death. Who are you going to listen to and how can you overcome the opposing force to your Kingdom building? Listen here for today’s encouraging word.
029 - Kingdom Building Power and Courage
May 16, 2016 • 13 min
Today, I want to talk about the Holy Spirit coming in power and enabling courage to arise in the life of the early church in Acts. We have this same power and courage available to us today.
028 - The Joy of the Lord is Your Strength
May 13, 2016 • 11 min
I used to look at this verse from Nehemiah 8:10 much differently than I do today. Find where true strength comes from and how to give strength to others!
027 - Kill Fear With Competition
May 12, 2016 • 8 min
There’s no better way to overcome fear of failure than by playing games, sports or performing music. In this episode, I share my thoughts about competition is a great killer of fear!
026 - Start Your Day Believing
May 11, 2016 • 8 min
“This morning, the mirror called me worthless and stupid. Wasn’t really the mirror’s fault though. It was just repeating the lies it was told.” In this episode, I talk about the lies we believe and the truth that obliterates them!
025 - Anxiety Attacks When We Don’t Surrender
May 10, 2016 • 11 min
Have you ever had a panic or anxiety attack? I have. I share how I’ve learned to surrender to them in order to overcome.
024 - Easy Is As Easy Does
May 9, 2016 • 7 min
Sometimes the easiest things to do are just as easy NOT to do. And, that’s why it’s important to focus on the simple things you do in your business that can make the greatest impact for most effective change.
023 - Why Moms Are So Special
May 6, 2016 • 11 min
In honor of Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday, I thought it appropriate to honor the Moms in my life that mean so much to me! Celebrate your Moms this weekend along with me!
022 - Choosing My Wife Over Others
May 5, 2016 • 5 min
For years, I would pride myself on being adaptable to others, but I was being the least adaptable to my wife. And the reason is, I lacked courage. Here’s what I learned.
021 - Signs That You Don’t Have Enough Margin
May 4, 2016 • 18 min
I share my personal list of signs that tell me that I haven’t created enough time margin in my life. Some of these are funny. Some are sobering. I recorded as I shared these live on Facebook Live. Do any of these sound familiar to you?
020 - Take Back Your Time With This Simple Exercise
May 3, 2016 • 10 min
We all have the same amount of time every week. But, yet we choose to spend them in infinitely different ways. In this episode, I outline a simple 2 step process to take back your time with a simple time budgeting exercise that works!
019 - 3 Steps to Healing from a Broken Relationship
May 2, 2016 • 8 min
Healing from a broken relationship is possible. I share 3 steps I’ve learned to help me move on with forgiveness and gratefulness.
018 - I Am Third (Part 2)
Apr 29, 2016 • 11 min
I share a personal story that demonstrates how we’re applying an “I Am Third” perspective to our life.
017 - I Am Third
Apr 28, 2016 • 7 min
I share a different perspective that can help you win in life and business.
016 - Ping Pong Priorities
Apr 27, 2016 • 9 min
In this episode, I share a simple story that helps you visualize how to set priorities in your life.
015 - How I’ve Learned To Order My Day
Apr 26, 2016 • 13 min
Ordering your day involves surrender and discipline. I show you how I order my day after many years of trial and error.
014 - How To Eliminate Worry From Your Life
Apr 25, 2016 • 11 min
In this episode, I talk about worry and how useless it really is in your life. You have a God that always has your best interest at heart. Learn the only thing you can do that eliminates worry from your life and sets you on a path towards God’s best …
013 - Are You Afraid To Succeed?
Apr 22, 2016 • 9 min
You’re not alone. In this episode we look at what success looks like to God. Find out what gets God to say “Well Done”.
012 - What Happens When You Quit
Apr 21, 2016 • 9 min
This episode is an encouragement to all of us who have all felt like quitting at some point. Listen why you don’t ever ever ever quit!
011 - More Than Conquerors Mindset
Apr 20, 2016 • 9 min
In this episode, we read from Romans 8 and explore the super victorious power and authority we actually have in Christ.
010 - Developing Certainty in Your Life
Apr 19, 2016 • 11 min
“Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not yet seen.” - Hebrews 11:1. Certainty of something is one of the greatest acts of faith you can demonstrate. In this episode, I share several ways you can develop certainty in you…
009 - The Blame Game
Apr 18, 2016 • 10 min
Shaming leads to blaming. Claiming leads to gaining.
008 - The devil is NOT in the Details
Apr 15, 2016 • 10 min
In this episode, I discuss this false notion that the devil cares about the details. On the contrary, God is in the details and I explain why.
007 - Radical Faith
Apr 14, 2016 • 11 min
In this episode, I take further inspiration from the early church development as shared in the book “Radical” by David Platt. Radical faith results in a radical life.
006 - Radical
Apr 13, 2016 • 8 min
In this episode, I take some inspiration from the book “Radical” by David Platt.
005 - Three To Breakthrough
Apr 12, 2016 • 11 min
In this episode, I share a story of one of my team members. I describe how she experienced breakthrough by applying 3 things that made a huge difference for her clarity and confidence.
004 - Possibility
Apr 11, 2016 • 13 min
In this episode, I talk about the difference between a Dreamer and Realist. Plus, how looking through the lens of possibility changes everything. And, I discuss how looking through God’s lens of what is possible for you makes an eternal difference.
003 - Courage For What?
Apr 8, 2016 • 12 min
Everybody meets fear square in the face when they’re trying to accomplish something big or worthwhile. In this episode, I share what my big dream is and why I want to accomplish it. Our scripture verse comes from Deuteronomy 31. I challenge you to s…
002 - Who I Am In Christ
Apr 7, 2016 • 11 min
I offer a free downloadable resource that will remind you of what God says about you in bible scripture. In this episode, I read the Preface of a “Who I Am In Christ” a free audio download available on CourageousCommunity.com.
001 - Number Your Days
Apr 6, 2016 • 24 min
In this episode, I introduce myself, tell my story and share the purpose behind this podcast. The scripture verse for this episode comes from Psalm 90.