Corwin Oglesby has been a believer his whole life, so watching 33 The Series just made sense. What he didn’t expect was to come away from it, a changed man.
Sam Newton hosts a Monday night group of men who are on a journey toward Authentic Manhood. Sam’s outdoor kitchen is a safe environment for men to connect on a personal level with no condemnation but lots of accountability.
At the end of my life I wanted my tombstone to read he was a great man, husband, father and boss but I blew it in every category." A group of men open up and share about walking with each other through life's different seasons.
"My wife kicked me out of bed to go to this 'men's group'" at 6am. When I get there, sitting down drinking my coffee, trying to wake up and this joker on stage starts reading my mail. He's asking questions that I've been asking myself. Brad Duncan shares about how his life changed with one paradoxical thought that became a way of life.
“I never saw Jesus as masculine as the prototype BUT now Jesus is the prototype, He is the ultimate man and it is a sigh of relief for me.”Hip Hop Artist, Lecrae, shares about how an absent father led him to trust and know the heavenly Father.
"I was making sure I was giving them everything they needed but obviously I couldn’t give them the one thing they truly needed, me." Jeff Schulte talks about his journey in looking back in order to move forward.
"He called me and told me I’m so sorry you got molested, I’m so sorry I left you and I love you and when I heard those three words from my father, it just messed me up."" Richard discusses the abandonment and reconciliation he experienced with his father.
"I had money, I had a great job, I had a wonderful wife but I knew I didn’t know the truth." Dan talks about his failures and successes through all the seasons of his life, illustrating that it is never too late.
"The deceptive part about lust is that you minimize it, it’s just what guys do. What I do in my private world has nothing to do with anyone else.” 33 presenter, Bryan Carter, discusses his idol of lust and comfort and how he has found freedom from that.
"I mean I was providing for the family, the trips, she wasn’t saying no. But what happened was it eventually drew a huge rift between us. She resented me and hated my job.” Miguel opens up about the destruction the idol of significance brought into his life.
Fitz Hill's Story
"My goal at that time was to be the first African American head football coach to win a national championship which is a very selfish goal." Dr. Fitz Hill discusses how he had a dream for himself and his career but how there was a different sphere of influence for him.
Beth & John's Story
"The way I lived was that I didn’t need anybody, I didn’t need God… didn’t need friends… didn’t need to be face to face with my wife. The truth is I desperately needed all of those things." 33 presenter, John Bryson and his wife Beth discuss how they learned to communicate and connect with one another.
"I’m sitting on a mattress on the floor and my home is empty because a lot of stuff has moved out, my wife has moved out. The person I just had sex with who is not my wife, just left and I’m thinking to myself, "This is you. THIS is your life. This is what you do.” Jim Hudson shares his story of redemption, capturing God’s grace and second chances.
"I feel like I’m a better man because of my wife, I know I’m a better man because of my daughter but the thing is that I almost missed that." 33 presenter, Tierce Green, vulnerably shares his story of his journey to fatherhood.
Bill & Jennie's Story
"I think that there was always an expectation, to have this kids look good and reflect well on their family.” Bill Stowers and his daughter, Jennie Allen share about their relationship and loving your daughter well.
Terrance & Fitzgerald's Story
"There was a time when I was a kid that I wanted to kill myself, I wanted my Dad in my life.” Terrence and Fitzgerald Brooks discuss their estranged relationship and how through God’s grace He has brought restoration.
"Be the youngest of 13, I always felt like I was competing for the love of my Dad and the love of my mom.” Daniel discusses how it is never too late for a relationship with your Dad and how that relationship can have an impact on the way you parent your children.