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Big Impact Radio

The Big Impact Podcast injects positive and uplifting conversation into a culture needing to hear from people of insight, influence intelligence and inspiration. Many of our featured guests are well known personalities, others are everyday people with a powerful and encouraging story to share.

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August 4, 2022 35 min

Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 247 and an inspiring, powerful conversation with best-selling author, Cesar Perez.

A professional actor with a promising career, Cesar Perez was on a meteoric rise until a drunk driver slammed into his car head-on. He coded on the paramedics more than once on the way to the hospital, and coded again when he arrived.

It’s a miracle he even survived. Still, he wouldn’t have called it miraculous at the tim...

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Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 246 - Scott Seipel - The Story of A Miracle

We catch up with Scott Seipel, a man who was given 8-12 weeks to live...6 years ago.

Enjoy his powerful testimony of God's provision for him and his family, bringing him through the darkest of times and now realizing his purpose for living - an share the link with someone you know!

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Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 245 - Finding Hope In Times of Tragedy - Pastor Cam Walcott

Pastor Cam Walcott describes his family’s struggle towards hope in the midst of unexplainable, extraordinary tragedy. He details the inner struggles he went through and is still going through, having been deprived of his beloved son so unexpectedly. How can we continue to hope in God when everything has been taken away from us?

We also are give...

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Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 244 and the powerful story of Adam Hill and his new book, Shifting Gears.

It was never part of Adam Hill's life ambition or his genetic constitution to wear a Speedo in public, let alone compete in a triathlon. For the first three decades of life, he was the poster child for non-athleticism, obsessively unhealthy habits, and an intense fear of...well...everything.

Yet at the age of thirty-three, wi...

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December 23, 2021 5 min

Welcome to a special abbreviated Christmas special edition of The Big Impact as host Bill Hobson shares his thoughts about this holiday season and what it truly represents. 

Christmas doesn't exist because of the "stuff" we get and give. It exists, as Linus shares with us, because of the One who came.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Hobson Media!

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Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 243 as we share A Fresh Look At Leadership with Scott Jeffrey Miller.

Scott currently serves as the Special Advisor on Thought Leadership for the Franklin Covey Company and is the host of their weekly podcast series, On Leadership with Scott Miller.

Scott also hosts FranklinCovey’s monthly bookclub on Bookclub.com which debuted in April, 2021. Additionally, Scott is the prolific author of numerous books...

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December 1, 2021 27 min

Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 242 as we introduce you to The Misfit Nation and its founder, Rich LaMonica.

Misfit Nation started out in 2010 as a band of MisFit Soldiers on a desert plain. In the years since the bond has stayed and we have grown. With this platform, we will share stories of courage, mindset, resilience, and battling those enemies within. We will also highlight the work of Veteran entrepreneurs, Small Business owners...

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Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 241 as we talk with Amazon best-selling author, Jennifer Shaw about her new book and family story - Dumplings Mean Family.

As a Compassion International artist visiting orphanages overseas, Jennifer Shaw and her husband learned that children who were older or had medical issues were rarely adopted and spent their entire childhoods in orphanages. These heart-breaking experiences led them to purposefully...

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Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 240 as we dive into an interesting conversation with two of the co-authors of "The Five Lost Superpowers: Why We Lose Them and How to Get Them Back"

There is a well of untapped potential inside you, just waiting to be unleashed.

Everyone has superpowers when they are a child. We tend to lose them as we grow up, but they’re always there, right below the surface, ready for us to reactivate them a...

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November 10, 2021 35 min

Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 239 as we welcome Joe Delagrave - one of the most inspiring men you'll ever meet.

Captain of the US Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Team, Joe is a living example of leadership, overcoming, determination, and a faith-centered life.

Listen and be inspired!

For more info, please visit: JoeDelagrave.com

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Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 238 as we introduce 20-year old author, Elijah J. Stacy.

Elijah Stacy suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal muscle wasting disease. At the age of sixteen, to avoid agonizing surgery, he had to endure enough physical therapy to change the shape of his own spine. It had never been done before, but still, his doctor gave him a small “if.”

In "A Small If", Elijah shares thirteen lessons...

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Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 237 as we welcome NYT Best-Selling author, Karen Kingsbury to discuss her journey as a writer, a follower of Christ, and someone who impacts lives around the world through her prolific writing.

We also discuss her newest book, "Forgiving Paris," which addresses some very serious themes of drug addiction, suicide, forgiveness, and redemption.

For more info, please visit: karenkingsbury.com/

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Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 236 and a unique conversation with author, speaker, & podcast host Bob DePasquale as Bob and Bill Hobson interview each other about the true meaning and importance of making an impact in the lives of others.

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Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 235 and our visit with Nordine Zouareg - former Mr. France, Mr. Europe, Mr. World, and Mr. Universe.

In March 1995, the U.S. Department of Justice awarded Nordine Zouareg with an Alien of Extraordinary Ability Status (EB-A1). To get this status, an alien must be able to show extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics through sustained national or international acclaim...

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October 6, 2021 42 min

Welcome to The Big Impact Podcast Ep 234 and our visit with Gretchen Smith, Founder of Code of Vets - an inspirational non-profit organization dedicated to helping US Armed Forces Veterans.

Code of Vets spend 98% of all donations directly on Veterans, a remarkable commitment to financial efficiency and integrity.

This is YOUR invitation to donate directly to Code of Vets today! CLICK HERE

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September 29, 2021 46 min

Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 233 and a powerful conversation with Grammy & Dove Award winner, Guy Penrod. Known best for his nearly two decades with the Gaither Vocal Band, this gifted vocalist has seen his projects go Platinum but keeps his feet firmly planted in faith and family. Prepare to be inspired by the humble, gracious story of gospel music's gentle giant!

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Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 232 as we share the story of "The Bear Man," James VanSteenhouse. 

Get ready for the gripping story of how Jim's life was forever changed in the aftermath of a devastating bear attack, prompting him to change direction in a multitude of ways. If inspiration is what you need, you'll find it in this powerful conversation!

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September 15, 2021 45 min

Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 231 and a powerful message from Dr. Jerry Collins as he walks through the proper faith perspective for handling the most difficult challenges and trials in life.

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September 8, 2021 29 min

Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 230 as we welcome Victoria Robinson from Save The Storks - an organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the unborn through advocacy, mobile medical units, and engagement with the faith community.

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September 1, 2021 35 min

Welcome to The Big Impact Ep 229 as we welcome Thad Hobson to share his story of returning from the Afghan region, meeting those fleeing, and seeing the crisis from a most unique perspective.

All things Afghanistan have been dominating the news in recent weeks and the story you are about to hear will definitely challenge your thinking about life there...and here!

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