Brave Men Podcast

Brave Men Podcast

Wisdom and courage for the journey - navigating life with the help of a father's voice. Paul Louis Cole is the founder/president of the Global Fatherhood Initiative and DadAcademy.com We are a human justice mission focused on defeating fatherlessness, ending child abuse and stopping human trafficking. This is done through the mentoring of men. GFI is on the ground in over 100 nations.

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May 6, 2021 50 min

Paul and Judi Cole open up and get real in a special Mother's Day edition of Brave Men. From humor to tears and everything in between Paul interviews Judi on motherhood and marriage and staying married. This is experience, faith, joy, grit and fifty years of marriage out in the open. Paul is President of the Christian Men's Network and the Global Fatherhood Initiative. Judi is an artist, designer and vocalist.

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This will change your thinking. About poverty, about success, about generational legacy and most important will cause us to become our 'brother's keeper'. Ruby Payne gets real about the forces that are tearing apart the fabric of the family - and gives you real world solutions. Dr. Ruby K. Payne is the author of?Emotional?Poverty?and?A Framework for Understanding Poverty,?which has sold more than 1.8 million copies.??Sh...

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Brandon Cole leads us into a look at Jesus as perhaps we've never experienced before. An exhilarating journey with a pastor in love with Jesus. Brandon is a pastor, author, graphic designer and producer. With his wife Meredith they pastor C3 Church in Fort Worth, Texas. Brandon is considered a brilliant navigator of the gospel and master story-teller of the truths of God's kingdom.?

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Dr. Robert Barriger and his wife Karyn pastor one of the most significant churches in Latin America, Camino de Vida in Lima, Peru. His global ministry to pastors and churches have taken him across Peru and across the nations establishing Pastor Barriger as a pastor to pastors. His writings and training have helped hundreds of churches grow, impact their community and build healthy families. He is considered one of the foremost teac...

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Today on Brave Men one of America’s eminent storytellers, best-selling author Charles Martin, jumps into the middle of the story of Jesus and his disciples. From his acclaimed book, They Turned The World Upside Down: A Storyteller’s Journey With Those Who Dared To Follow Jesus, host Paul Cole and Charles walk through the dusty roads of the early church bringing to life the struggles, triumphs and challenges of carrying the message ...

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Meeting up with our friend Dr. Mark Chironna is one of life’s great treasures. His love of life, joy filled heart and keen insight into the Word of God will enlarge your life, empower your heart and equip your hands for battle. Mark has been in the people-helping business for more than four decades. With a media presence spanning almost 175 nations, his message of wholeness through the integration of the spiritual and psychological...

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Darryl Strawberry is a man who has lived the highs and lows of immense talent and intense despair. He is described by many experts as a baseball legend and by others as a man who lost it all. Today you’ll meet a humble man who honestly and candidly shares his remarkable journey from the gates of hell to the hope of Jesus Christ. From the accolades of the world to the healing love of a wife … who wouldn’t give up.

His many accompli...

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Jim Liberatore is President and CEO of the Outdoor Sportsman Group, the premier media destination for outdoor entertainment and the largest media company in the world solely devoted to outdoor sports enthusiasts. Jim leads three cable networks, fifteen leading magazines and the top nineteen sportsman’s websites including; the Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, World Fishing Network, Guns & Ammo Magazine, Flyfishing Magazine an...

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Seth Barnes founded Adventures in Missions and the World Race to disciple men and women as they take their faith around the world. His numerous books speak about the power of prayer, the power of action and the discipline to walk the talk. Or in his case, to race your talk. Seth's innovative short-term missions trips have empowered thousands of people to put their faith into action.

Seth's vision is that God would raise up ...

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What you value you will make a priority ... and your priorities expose what you value. With powerful stories and biblical depth Paul takes us on a journey of personal growth and heart expansion. Setting your daily ritual, holding on to your dreams and building a life that withstands the chaos is the result of setting strong priorities.

In Genesis we find the remarkable life of history maker Joseph, son of Jacob. From favored son to...

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Bold, fearless and outspoken meet John Cooper today on BraveMen. John is the lead vocalist, bassist and songwriter/producer for Skillet, one of the best-selling rock bands of the 21st century. The two-time GRAMMY Award-nominated 12x platinum band was recently invited into Pandora’s Billionaire club after garnering 2 billion streams, received a pair of GRAMMY Award nods, sold over 12 million albums worldwide, taken home a Billboard ...

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Growing up surviving the streets and housing projects of Atlanta, Ray Ray McElrathbey never thought Disney would make a movie about his life … and yet Disney+ has made a movie about what he did in helping raise his little brother, it’s called “Safety” and it’s out now.

Ray Ray’s inspiring story began when his family moved into a housing project in Atlanta, where Ray Ray picked up sports. As he excelled in athletics, his mother ...

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From drug dealer to dealer of hope. This story will inspire you to attempt the impossible. Robert Kalatschan is a Huntington Beach businessman who with his wife Dorothea founded Giving It Back To Kids, a charity that helps at-risk orphans, children and families in VietNam and Southeast Asia. Robert is a successful businessman that was transformed by the ministry of Maximized Manhood. His remarkable story is now the subject of the b...

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21 men would not compromise their faith. They would not yield to the terrorists and deny Christ. With great courage, each man knelt down on the wet and cold ocean shore. Behind each man was an assassin poised to strike with a saber. In their final moments, these young Christian men – many of them in their late teens and twenties, prayed as evil charges were declared against them.

The 21 declared to each other and to heaven, “Ya Rab...

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Johnnie Moore is a relentless advocate for religious freedom in the Middle East, Nigeria and the most dangerous places in the world. He has authored several books including the one we talk about today on BraveMen – The Next Jihad, Stop the Christian Genocide in Africa.   Johnnie is founder and CEO of The KAIROS Company and President of The Congress of Christian Leaders. He began his career at Liberty University, where he served as ...

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John Smithwick is a global missionary. He and his team have planted churches, conducted regional crusades, directed hundreds of short-term missions groups and witnessed over 2 million people commit their lives to following Christ.   John and his wife Martine founded and direct Global Ventures, a missions organization active in 35 nations. The miraculous healing of hundreds of people from deadly diseases, crippled limbs, sickness an...

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Doug Stringer is an extreme follower of Jesus who takes first-responder food, medicine and help to the most troubled spots in the world. Doug is the founder of Somebody Cares America and Somebody Cares International, with chapters, centers, partners, affiliate ministries and a global coalition around the world. Doug and his wife Lisa are authors, speakers, activists and courageous compassionists. Doug has written extensively, is a ...

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Bill Scheer has never been anything but ‘full-on and uninhibited’ for anything he’s done in his life. That’s why his church is called GUTS Church. Our great friends Bill and his wife Sandy founded GUTS Church in Tulsa 29 years ago for people who felt marginalized by the modern church culture. Bill says, “I wanted to start a church for people who don’t like church”. Bill was raised in the St. Louis area and as he grew up he became i...

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Brad’s book “H3 Leadership” has become a must read for faith leaders and for Fortune 500 Companies around the world. He’s well known as one of the leaders of the Catalyst Movement and as a business and church consultant but today, we meet Brad the man behind the man … just a good guy from Oklahoma who’s committed to changing the world. Jim Collins said, “Brad has dedicated himself to a noble quest: helping young people become great...

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Our friend Darrel Young had so many setbacks in his life most men would have gone home. But Darrel not only didn’t quit – he took the hits and then began to give out his own as the starting fullback for one of America’s top NFL football teams. Undrafted and cut, he didn’t give up. He even changed from being a linebacker on defense to a fullback on offense.   After his multi-year pro career Darrel is now a leading executive with the...

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