Unorthodox Violence & Redemption: An Interview with John Hintz (part 2)

[display_podcast]Welcome back!This week is actually part two of my conversation with my buddy, John Hintz. If you didn’t catch part 1, I really recommend you go check it out. Last week, we covered John’s life from his childhood up through around the age of 25.And, this week, we talk about the part of John’s story where he realized that God was there. As John says himself, “This is my God Story”.Then, as we hear more and more of John’s life, we see how God shows up and everything k … [Read more...]

Unorthodox Man Podcast: That’s What I Do!

Be Known for What You Do and How You Live [display_podcast] Don’t touch that! Don’t say those words! Don’t go there! Don’t listen to that music! Don’t drink that! Don’t watch that! Don’t, don’t, DON’T… DON’T!! If you are anything like me, you have been told your whole life “don’t” My parents told me don’t. My teachers told me don’t. The cops told me don’t. The church told me don’t. And if you are anything like me, the more you were told, “don’t”, the more you wanted to. Call it my r … [Read more...]

Unorthodox Violence: An Interview with John Hintz (part 1)

Unorthodox Violence: An Interview with John Hintz (part 1) [display_podcast]Do you ever look back on your life and see God in the rear view mirror? At the risk of mixing a motherload of metaphors, you may not see Him while He’s alongside you, but when you look back in time, you can see how all the puzzle pieces of your life have been put together by God, Himself.This week, we get to have a cool conversation with a buddy of mine named John. It’s going to be a little bit different – a two- … [Read more...]

Unorthodox Man Podcast: Unorthodox Park Day

Fatherhood is Helping Kids Develop How they View the World [display_podcast]Two reasons to smile today: First reason was the hour I spent at the park pushing my 5 year old on the swings, chasing him around the playground and hearing him laugh at the top of his lungs. Second reason was the reaction on the faces of the suburban moms as a 6'3 tattooed ex-con looking white guy chases a screaming black child through the park as the child screams "don't touch me, go away". Moms were horrified; … [Read more...]

Unorthodox Interview: Kurt Adams

An Unorthodox Interview: Kurt Adams [display_podcast]Not all Unorthodox men choose this life.Sometimes, the life and choices of somebody else affects you.This is the story of my buddy, Kurt. He grew up in the church. His dad was a pastor. And yet, the choices of other people affected Kurt to where it really changed his view of church culture and how he pursued Jesus.It’s one of those things where, if you have heard some of our past stories and thought, “None of that has anything … [Read more...]

Unorthodox Man Podcast: Unorthodox Pain

Unorthodox Pain [display_podcast]He was scared to death. He knew he shouldn’t be here. He knew that if he got caught he could get beat up, or arrested, and if things got crazy he could even be killed. But he already knew there were things worse than death. He wasn’t quiet sure if the stories were even true, or if this whole crazy plan was going to work, but he had to try.He had put on clothes that he normally wouldn’t wear. He pulled his hat down tight hoping no one would recognize him, … [Read more...]