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Episode 71: Ryan Hollingshead, FC Dallas MLS Soccer Player

Ryan Hollingshead is a professional soccer player in the MLS with FC Dallas. On January 6, 2017, Ryan Hollingshead almost died. While stopping to help a stranded motorist, Ryan was stuck by a motor vehicle that had crashed due to icy conditions, launching him 30 feet into the air. He sustained three broken veterbrae in his neck as a result of the collision, but miraculously survived and then returned to soccer in the summer of 2017. On this episode of the podcast, Ryan shares his story of...

Duration: 00:44:49

Episode 70: Bill Curry, 3-time NFL Champion, Former Alabama head coach

As a former NFL player, Bill Curry learned the game from such legendary masters as Bobby Dodd, Vince Lombardi, and Don Shula. He snapped the ball to a who's who list of quarterbacks, including Bart Starr, Johnny Unitas, and Billy Lothridge. He was a two-time Pro Bowl center and a three-time NFL Champion, including victories in Super Bowls I and V. As a coach, Bill restored the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets to national prominence. At the University of Alabama, where he was named Bobby Dodd...

Duration: 00:48:17

Episode 69: Mac Powell, Third Day Lead Singer

Mac Powell is the lead singer of the successful christian rock band Third Day. With Mac's leadership, the band has sold over 7 million albums in the United States and had 28 number one radio hits. Mac won the 2001 Gospel Music Association award for "Male Vocalist of the Year." A die-hard sports fan, Mac's allegiances belong to the Alabama Crimson Tide, the Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Falcons. In 2012, Mac released his first solo album, "Mac Powell" and followed that up in 2014 with his...

Duration: 00:45:13

Episode 68: Darryl Strawberry 4-time World Series Champion

Darryl Strawberry played 17 MLB seasons with the Mets, Dodgers, Giants and Yankees. Strawberry won a World Series with the Mets in 1986, is the their all-time leader in career home runs (252) and was inducted to the team's hall of fame in 2010. Later in his career, Darryl was a part of 3 World Series teams with the New York Yankees in 1996, 1998 and 1999. Off the field, Strawberry struggled with addiction for most of his adult life. It wasn't until after his playing days that he reached...

Duration: 00:45:01

Episode 67: Jrue Holiday, New Orleans Pelicans Guard

Jrue Holiday is a starting guard for the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans. He was selected in the first round of the 2009 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers before being traded to New Orleans in July of 2013. An All-Star in 2013, Holiday is currently averaging a career-high 18 points per game, to go along with 6 assists and 4 rebounds. In July 2013, Holiday married USA women's national soccer team midfielder Lauren Chaney. The two first met at a UCLA women's basketball game during his only...

Duration: 00:12:16

Episode 66 - Adam LaRoche, Former MLB player and Gary Haugen, IJM Founder

Adam LaRoche played 12 seasons in the Majors with 6 different teams, most notably the Pirates and the Nationals, where he won a Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Award in 2012. LaRoche abruptly retired from baseball in March 2016 after his club, the White Sox had placed a restriction on his 14-year-old son entering the team's clubhouse every day. By retiring, LaRoche walked away from a $13 million contract. Adam's platform has allowed him to bring to light the issue of sex slavery and human...

Duration: 00:30:29

Episode 65: Brock Huard, Former NFL QB, ESPN Host/Anayst

Brock Huard covers NFL and College Football for ESPN. He's also the co-host of the Brock and Salk show on 710 ESPN in Seattle and is the host of the "Above and Beyond" podcast. Brock was selected in the 3rd round of the 1999 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks out of the University of Washington. He played 6 seasons in the NFL, including 2 as Peyton Manning's backup in Indianapolis. Brock was the 1995 Gatorade High School Football Player of the Year. On this episode of the podcast, Brock...

Duration: 01:04:28

Episode 64: Gigi Marvin, USA Olympic Women's Hockey Player

Team USA's Gigi Marvin is a two-time silver medalist at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia and 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C. Born into a hockey family, Gigi takes after her Dad Mike, her brother Aaron, all who played college hockey and her grandpa Cal, who was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame. Gigi played her college hockey at the University of Minnesota, where she helped the Gophers advance to the NCAA Women's Frozen Four in 2009 and earned...

Duration: 00:38:02

Episode 63: Francis Chan and Adam Wainwright

Francis Chan is the founding pastor of Cornerstone Community Church and author of Crazy Love, Forgotten God, and Erasing Hell. He travels throughout the world challenging Christians to a higher commitment to Christ. He’s also the founder of Eternity Bible College and has been pastoring churches and discipling people for over 25 years. He currently lives with his family in the Bay Area where he oversees We Are Church, a network of house churches. Adam Wainwright is a starting pitcher with...

Duration: 00:46:05

Episode 62: Caz McCaslin, Founder of Upward Basketball (Youth Sports)

With a vision to create the best sports experience possible for every child, Caz McCaslin founded Upward Unlimited, the world's largest Christian sport league for young athletes. In 1995, Upward Unlimited launched Upward Sports and has grown under McCaslin's leadership and guidance from several hundred children playing in seven church basketball leagues to more than half a million children playing in 2,500 multi-sport clinics, camps, academies and leagues in 47 states. Caz also has released...

Duration: 00:42:13

Episode 61: Brian Dozer and Kyle Gibson, Minnesota Twins

Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier won a Gold Glove and is the first American League second baseman to hit 40 home runs in a season. Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson went 6-0 in his last 8 starts and finished with 12 wins in 2017. Both are teammates and devoted followers of Christ. On this episode of the podcast, we talk with Brian and Kyle about helping the Twins to an amazing turnaround from losing 100 games in 2016 to being in the playoffs in 2017. We also go inside the clubhouse to hear about...

Duration: 00:48:48

Episode 60: Mark Price, 4-time NBA All Star - UNC-Charlotte Head Basketball Coach

Mark Price played 12 years in the NBA from 1986-1998. He's a 4-time NBA All Star and was named to the All-NBA First Team in 1993. Known as one of the best shooters in basketball, Price won the 1993 and 1994 NBA Three-Point Shootout. His number 25 is retired by the Cleveland Cavaliers. In 2015, Price became the head basketball coach at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, where he is now in his 3rd season leading the 49ers. On this episode of the podcast, Mark Price shares his...

Duration: 00:23:49

Episode 59: Dan Orlovsky, Former NFL Quarterback

Dan Orlovsky played 12 seasons in the NFL with the Lions, Texans, Colts, and Buccaneers before retiring in October of 2017. He was a standout quarterback in college at the University of Connecticut, where he set numerous passing records. Selected in the 5th round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Lions, Dan would be mentored in Detroit by quarterbacks Josh McCown and Jon Kitna. It was there that Kitna and McCown introduced Orlovsky to Jesus Christ and the sacrifice he made. On this episode of...

Duration: 01:02:07

Episode 58 - Trey Burton, Philadelphia Eagles Tight End

Trey Burton is in his 4th season as a tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles. He played his college ball at the University of Florida, where he found himself as a versatile athlete playing multiple positions for the Gators. As a freshman in 2010, Burton broke the Gators record for most touchdowns in a single game, finding the end zone 6 times against Kentucky. Despite a lot of success with Florida, Burton would go undrafted in 2014 before signing as a free agent with the Philadelphia...

Duration: 00:32:48

Episode 57: Jim Gruenwald, 2-time Olympic Wrestler, Wheaton College Wrestling Coach

Jim Gruenwald enters his ninth year as the head coach for the Wheaton College wrestling team in 2017-18. He is also the Head Strength Coach for Thunder Athletics. Gruenwald, a two-time member of the U.S. Olympic Greco Roman wrestling team, came to Wheaton after serving as an assistant coach for U.S. Greco Roman wrestling team at the U.S. Olympic Education Center in Marquette, Michigan from 2005-09. Gruenwald finished sixth at 60 kg in the Greco Roman competition at the 2000 Olympics in...

Duration: 00:52:35

Episode 56: T.C. Stallings, Actor - War Room/Courageous

T.C. Stallings is an actor, author and former pro football running back. He is one of the stars of the 2015 film "War Room," which reached number one at the box office in its second week. Stallings played 4 years of college football at the University of Louisville, where he rushed for over 1,300 yards and scored 15 touchdowns in his career. He would go on to play 6 years of professional football in NFL Europe, the CFL, and the Arena League. Stallings got his first crack at movies,...

Duration: 01:02:30

Episode 55: Jarrett Payton, Walter Payton's son -- former NFL running back

Jarrett Payton is the son of legendary NFL running back Walter Payton. In July of 1993, when he was 12 years old, Jarrett introduced his father Walter into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Playing football at the University of Miami, Jarrett played on a National Championship winning team in 2001, rushed for over 1,000 yards in 2003 and was the 2004 Orange Bowl MVP. Jarrett played in the NFL with the Tennessee Titans in the NFL as well as the CFL and the Indoor Football League. He retired...

Duration: 00:50:34

Episode 54: The Powerful Journey of Former Marine Chad Robichaux

Chad Robichaux served in the United States Marine Corps, going on eight tours of duty in Afghanistan, fighting against terrorism. He is a true hero. Chad is the president and founder of Mighty Oaks Foundation, a leading military nonprofit serving the US military active-duty and veteran communities with highly successful peer-to-peer, faith-based, combat-trauma programs and combat-resiliency conferences. Chad and his team are dedicated to helping America’s military warriors and their...

Duration: 01:07:11

Episode 53: Andy Andrews, N.Y. Times Bestselling Author, Speaker

His parents were killed 3 months apart when he was 19. He was homeless, he wasn't supposed to make it. But for Andy Andrews, not only did he make it, he persevered and is now impacting lives through his books and his talks. Hailed by a New York Times reporter as "someone who has quietly become one of the most influential people in America," Andy Andrews is a best-selling novelist, speaker and consultant for the world's largest corporations, most successful sports teams and...

Duration: 00:55:04

Episode 52: Amy Lawrence, CBS Sports Radio Host

Amy Lawrence is the host of "After Hours with Amy Lawrence" on the CBS Sports Radio Network. The show can be heard weekdays from 2:00-6:00 AM, ET. Amy is a pioneer in sports radio, and one of the only females hosting a daily talk show on a national radio network. Prior to joining CBS in January 2013, Lawrence spent nine years at ESPN Radio where she was the only regular female host. Local radio stops include Providence, RI; Lebanon, NH; Rochester, NY; and Oklahoma City, OK, where she was...

Duration: 00:59:50

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