The Mighty Oaks Podcast
Summary: This podcast discusses issues related to your legacy, military service, post traumatic stress and other challenges that life presents.
Chuck provides high performance coaching on life, personal finance and marketing through his books, online training, and one-on-one coaching. Chuck is still a highly sought out consultant and expert witness in homicide trials, which stemmed from his past career as a police officer, detective, and law enforcement trainer. You can learn more about Chuck’s story here.
On this edition of the podcast Jeremy interviews Gene Cook, Jr. They talk about his spiritual journey and the trials that his marriage has endured. Gene is currently the producer of the Mighty Oaks Podcast.
Ed served for 12 years as a chaplain in the United States Army. Prior to joining the Army, he served in several churches throughout California as a youth, college, and young adult pastor. Some of Ed's awards include the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/Campaign Star, the Iraq Campaign Medal w/two Campaign Stars, the Army Commendation Medal (5th award), Army Achievement Medal (4th award), the Meritorious Unit Commendation, the USA Presidential Unit Citation, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (6th) and the Combat Action Badge, the Parachutist Badge and the Air Assault Badge.
Glenn Lee Beck is an American talk show host, political commentator, and producer. He is the CEO, founder, and owner of Mercury Radio Arts, the parent company of his television and radio network TheBlaze. A conservative, he hosts the Glenn Beck Radio Program, a popular talk-radio show nationally syndicated on Premiere Radio Networks. Beck also hosts the Glenn Beck television program, which ran from January 2006 to October 2008 on HLN, from January 2009 to June 2011 on the Fox News Channel and currently airs on TheBlaze. Beck has authored six New York Times–bestselling books.
On this edition of the podcast Chad and Jeremy interview Robert Cale. Robert opens his heart and shares his story that led him from an abused child to a combat veteran to where he is now, a leader in the Mighty Oaks Legacy Program.
David Barton is the Founder and President of WallBuilders, a national pro-family organization that presents America’s forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on our moral, religious and constitutional heritage. WallBuilders is a name taken from the Old Testament writings of Nehemiah, who led a grassroots movement to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem and restore its strength and honor. In the same way, WallBuilders seeks to energize the grassroots today to become involved in strengthening their communities, states, and nation. David is the author of numerous best-selling books, with the subjects being drawn largely from his massive library of tens of thousands of original writings from the Founding Era. He also addresses well over 400 groups each year.
INTERVIEW: Lt. Col. Stephen Mount, Commanding Officer of the Wounded Warrior Battalion West and Purple Heart recipient. Segment 1: Lt. Col. Mount tells the story that changed his life forever Segment 2: Chad and Jeremy talk about the three things that veterans do when their service comes to an end.
On this edition of the podcast we explore the subject of discipline. Segment 1: What is the difference between discipline and motivation? Segment 2: Why discipline changes everything in life.
On this edition of the Podcast Chad and Jeremy interview Ulises Larramendi. Segment 1: About the making of the movie Segment 2: Ulises talks about the impact the movie is having on combat veterans suffering form PTS For more info on the movie go to: http://www.strongermovie.com/ Stronger is Ulises’ fourth film project. He played “Joe” in Reflective Life Ministries’ First Love, and after joining Actors, Models and Talent for Christ, has focused mostly on faith based films. This includes a supporting lead role in the short film On Borrowed Time and a featured extra role in the full feature Amerigeddon, both in post-production and soon to be released. His other passion is hospitality, and he has been in the restaurant business for 29 years. While at the University of Houston, he dabbled in live theater in several productions including That Championship Season where he played “Coach” and won a Best Actor Award. He auditioned for a spot to obtain his MFA at SUNY, Purchase, and was accepted, but decided to pursue the restaurant business instead. Today he owns two eateries in the North Houston area. He lives in The Woodlands, Texas, blessed with his wife of 23 years, Maria, and his four children. Ulises’ prayer is that his performances will honor God, first and foremost, and will also impact people’s lives, offering grace, restoring hope, and bringing them closer to Him. In portraying Vic, he hopes the story will remind all those struggling with PTSD that one can indeed accomplish all things through Christ, and that HE is the real source of strength in every circumstance.
On this edition of the podcast Chad and Jeremy interview Mark Terrell. Mark is a US Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant - Recon Marine, Scout Sniper, MARSOC Operator, Afghanistan Veteran with a Bronze Star for Combat Valor, and subject of the #1 NY Times Bestselling Book, Level Zero Heroes. Mark tells the story about the photo that went viral.
On this edition of the podcast Chad and Jeremy interview Curtis Soloman. Curtis is a certified member of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. He received a B.A. in Biblical Studies from The Master’s University and an M.Div. in Christian Ministries from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling. As an Air Force veteran Curtis is passionate about his dissertation topic which applies the truth of God’s Word to help those struggling with Post-Traumatic Stress. He has served as a missionary in the Arizona state legislature, Associate Pastor at Cornerstone Community Church, Instructor at Cornerstone Biblical Counseling Training Center and Adjunct Professor at Boyce College. He and his wife, Jenny, were married in 2003 and have two delightful sons. Segment 1: Who is Curtis Solomon and how did he get involved in Biblical Counseling? Segment 2: What is a Biblical view of Post Traumatic Stress? Here is a link to the BCC website: https://www.biblicalcounselingcoalition.org
On this episode Chad and Jeremy discuss the topic of "Legacy". Segment 1: What is Legacy? What does it mean to leave a lasting Legacy? Segment 2: Why do so many people believe that "nothing really matters"? Recognizing the cultural message. Segment 3: Conclusion; Thinking about Legacy on a daily basis and having your Legacy as a guiding principle for making decisions on a day to day basis.
Allen West is the third of four generations of military servicemen in his family. During his 22 year career in the United States Army, Lieutenant Colonel West served in several combat zones and received many honors including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one with Valor device, and a Valorous Unit Award. In 1993 he was named the US Army ROTC Instructor of the Year. In November of 2010, Lt. Col West was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District. He is a Fox News Contributor, contributing columnist for Townhall.com, and author of Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Faith, Family and Freedom. He is the former Executive Director of the National Center for Policy Analysis in Dallas Texas. Lt. Col West also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Rifle Association. On this edition of the Mighty Oaks Podcast Chad and Jeremy discuss PTS(d), how it is affecting our veterans and what we can do moving forward.
Interview with Lt. General William G. "Jerry" Boykin (Ret.) Another great discussion with an incredible guest. Chad and Jeremy discuss important topics with Lt. Gen. Boykin. Topics include: -Lt. Gen. Boykin's military service -Mogadishu 1993 -Spiritual warfare on the battlefield Lieutenant General “Jerry” Boykin US Army Special Forces (36 yrs. Retired) Founding member of the elite US Army Delta Force US Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Executive Vice President of Family Research Council Author, The Warrior Soul, The Coalition, Never Surrender, Danger Close www.KingdomWarriors.net
On this edition of the podcast Chad , Jeremy and Pastor Dave Domina have a round table discussion on the subject of Resiliency and what "An Unfair Advantage" is all about.