Episode 017: You Have Value! with Tim Gay

Tim Gay and his wife have a blended family with seven kids, one an adopted teen girl. Tim has a background in business. He studied accounting, has his MBA, and seventeen of his last twenty plus years in business were spent at Sprint. He left two years ago and founded YOUTHrive, a nonprofit focused on Read More …

Episode 016: You Have Value! with Ashley McCauley

Ashley McCauley has been married to her husband Ben for three years, and they have a seventeen month old son that loves to climb. Ashley graduated from the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, with a degree in communications and Biblical studies. Her background is in marketing and editing, in the book publishing and faith based/nonprofit Read More …

Episode 015: You Have Value! with Drew Speicher

Drew Speicher just turned 40 yesterday! He has been married to his lovely wife for eighteen years, has an eleven year old daughter, and an eight year old son. Drew grew up in upstate New York, went to high school in Nebraska, and college in the Kansas City area. He went to law school at Read More …

Episode 014: You Have Value! with LaKresha Graham

LaKresha Graham grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, a middle child with two brothers. According to her this equated to having issues all around: middle child, only girl. She has been involved in BSF leadership, and is an assistant professor at Rockhurst University. Some of my favorite quotes from this episode. We covered great material! Read More …

Episode 013: You Have Value! with Jeff Rindom

Jeff Rindom has been married for 25 years to his lovely wife Carol, and they have two college-aged daughters. He is an IT guy. And, he enjoys fitness, reading, photography, and working out. Some of my favorite quotes from this episode. Love Jeff’s examples! I had value from the very beginning, I just didn’t know Read More …

Community Is Important

No matter what you say or do, how many friends you have, what others think of you, you still have value. But…. It’s still important to find community. What is community? You can find the various Merriam-Webster definitions here. For the purposes of this post, I will define community as: People who share similar interests, Read More …

Episode 012: You Have Value! with Tori

Tori is a creative who loves to write, sing and dance. She loves spending time with her family, is best friends with her sister, is a student and loves learning about God. Some of my favorite quotes from this episode. Such great stories! I love you forever no matter what, you can never do anything Read More …

What is your true identity?

What is your true identity? Easter says you can finally claim your true identity. And your identity is this: You are loved. That is what my pastor shared Easter Sunday. He also addressed the lies we believe about our identity, which I will give my take on below. You can listen to the entire sermon Read More …

Episode 011: You Have Value! with Nate Medhurst

Nate Medhurst works in the HR department at an advertising company. He is involved in BSF leadership and helps with his church youth group. Nate loves people. He also loves sports, including Sporting Kansas City and the Jayhawks. Some of my favorite quotes from this episode. And this was a good one! Your motivations are Read More …

You are treasured. You are sacred. You are His.

The other day this song popped up on the radio and reminded me of someone that I really want to understand the message that they have value. And in thinking of sharing this music video with them, I realized it would be a good one to share with everyone! Mercy Me’s song “Beautiful” reminds us that Read More …