Champions Podcast

Champions Podcast

Champions Podcast

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September 15, 2020

 In this episode Blake talks about:

  • how he believed in God as a Kid, but wasn’t discipled and didn’t attend church regularly
  • When Blake was 16 his dad had a great testimony and he started sharing it with Blake and that was huge for him. “Who knows where I’d be now if it wasn’t for my dad.”
  • Dad was a big Hollywood producer. He had everything you could want. Big houses, cars, money. But he was just lost and wasn’t happy. Then he changed...
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  • Grew up in a home where faith was the number one thing
  • Most important role we will have (as parents) in our kids life is to lead them to Christ.
  • Being a parent is part of parenting your kids
  • Talks about how his dad was bound and determined when he got saved to raise his kids in a Christian home.  When Don was five his dad took all five kids on a fishing trip and this will be the 50th year of the trip. No one has ever missed. It grew f...
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  • Talks about putting his faith in the Lord at 8 years old
  • Chaplain at Cal State Heyward where Ted played football began to invest in Ted weekly and would give him scripture to memorize and it was at that point that a fire was lit in him
  • Talks about a when his faith came to a crossroads while umping in the minors
  • Talks about struggles of trying to fit in with the big league umpires and not wanting to be rejected because of his faith
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  • Talks about the impact of his mom’s faith was a huge catalyst in his faith journey.
  • Shares about the impact that his Uncle had on his life and how seeing him the hospital lead to Jacquise praying as a 12-year old his first true prayer.
  • He shares about navigating his newfound faith with trying to fit in while in high school and college
  • Talks about the struggle of seeing God as a Heavenly Father, without growing up with an earthly fathe...
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    In the 10th episode of the Champions Podcast, hosts Mike Rubin and Coach Phil are joined by PGA Tour caddie Paul Tesori. Paul currently caddies for Webb Simpson. Here are some notes from the episode. Please rate, review and share the podcast so that more people can hear the amazing ONLY God testimonies.

  • Talks about growing up in the church but how he slowly walked away from faith as he entered college. He calls it the 3 G’s, girls, ...
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    In episode 9, Mike interviews LaMorris Crawford, the team chaplain for the Cincinnati Bengals. In this episode, LaMorris talks about:
  • Growing up in the projects and his mother being murdered when he was 10 months old
  • By 11 years old, he was in a gang
  • The basketball court was his refuge from a life of turmoil
  • "Christianity is not about behavior modification, but heart transformation"
  • "Salvation is not an event but a person...
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    In episode 8, Mike and his guest co-host and wife Shannon share the second part of their interview with former LSU soccer star Mo Isom. Some of the notes from part 2:
  • Mo shares about a year of depression and anxiety and how she was searching for, "Any sin sized piece to fill the God-sized hole in my heart."
  • She shared how God literally used wrecking her to capture her heart.
  • Psalm 46:10- "Be still, and know that I am God. ...
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    In episode 7, Mike and his guest co-host and wife Shannon interview Mo Isom. Mo is a former LSU soccer star, and NY Times best selling author. She travels the world speaking and is also a blogger. Mo’s testimony is so incredible that we had to break this up into two parts. In part one, she shares how she handled the pressure of being a student-athlete at one of the top college programs in the country. The shares about the crazy hig...
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    In the sixth episode of the Champions Podcast hosts Mike Rubin and Coach Phil are joined by Ritchie Palacios, former Towson University baseball player and current member of the Cleveland Indians organization. Ritchie shares what it was like during draft day, how his faith grew during college, the benefits of having a brother who plays in professional baseball as well (Josh, with the Toronto Blue Jays organization), how he has relie...
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    *To learn more about FCA www.fca.org

    *To financially champion FCA in Southwest York County, PA my.fca.org/mikerubin
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    In the fourth episode of the Champions Podcast, our hosts Mike Rubin and Coach Phil are joined by Tessa Daniels of the reigning National Champion Florida State Seminole softball team. Tessa shares her incredible faith journey and how despite not dressing for the National Championships, she was able to use her platform and make a tremendous kingdom advancing impact. We get our third segments of "Eli Wants to Know" and Coache...
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    In the third episode of the Champions Podcast, our hosts Mike Rubin and Coach Phil are joined by Luke Wollet, former Kent State and New Orleans Saints safety. Luke shares his incredible faith journey, and talks about the career-ending battle with drug addiction. We get our second segments of "Eli Wants to Know" and "Coaches Corner". Some interesting nuggets from our conversation with Luke:
    *"I am thankful that G...
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    In the second episode of the Champions Podcast, our hosts Mike Rubin and Coach Phil are joined by Washington Redskins punter and University of Oklahoma graduate Tress Way who shares his faith journey. We also get the first segment of “Eli Wants to Know” and “Coaches Corner”.  Some interesting nuggets from our interview with Tress
  • He shares how he navigated temptation in high school
  • “God’s Word is a giant love letter”
  • He shares the ath...
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    In the first episode of the Champions Podcast, we introduce our hosts Mike Rubin and Coach Phil, and describe what the show will be about. Coach Phil shares his testimony, and we tease our first interview. Financially champion FCA in York County, PA - my.fca.org/mikerubin
    To learn more about FCA - www.fca.org
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