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Youth Worker On Fire Podcast

Today's youth need youth pastors, mentors, teachers, volunteers, and most of all, they need YOU! Youth Worker On Fire is designed to give you the knowledge and inspiration you need to be the best youth worker possible. Youth Worker On Fire podcast is full of valuable information from people who work with youth on a daily basis. Listen as they share their stories of mentoring and positively influencing adolescents in today's world. This is Youth Worker On Fire!
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Jun 15, 2020

Rachel unknowingly launched a life long non-profit business (GlamourGals)as a junior in high school. She is an NYC resident, a mom of 2 young children, and wife. She and her husband navigate life in the city together. She has almost 1,500 volunteers in 18 states. This our 2nd interview, but we are releasing this one 1st.

Is it possible that you might see the Super Hero in her that I see? Find out and maybe let her know as well! GlamourGals SUPER G.R.D. with D.E.

Oct 29, 2019

Terrence Demps II is a senior at Eustis High School this year, graduating May 2017. He is a good guy and a compassionate guy who has the heart of a lion. He's an athlete, a runner for the track team. Hear what he says about the four-man relay and that final leg. He's a weightlifter who can bench twice his own weight. He is an international! His father is from the USA and his mother was born in Barbados where Terrence spends time with relatives. He is an FCA leader who meets his class mates once a week at 6:30AM. He is an AP Honor Student. Listen to his wise positive attitude far beyond his age.

Oct 23, 2019

*Bryson Tuttle 2nd & 3rd Baseman LSSC. His mom works for Hallmark and his dad works for the US Navy.

*Jay Prather - Short Stop and 2nd Baseman. Mom is a police officer.

*These 2 college athletes are much more than athletes. They are young men who are making marks of kindness and achieving academic and spiritual goals. 

Take aways:

1. Winning because you try one more time.

2. Blinded families and getting along.

3. How faith is a key to balance and where to find it.

Oct 22, 2019

College baseball is a whole other level for those who have never played in college before. It's not like travel ball, it's not like high school baseball. Everybody's at a whole new level. And everybody is a competitor. Everybody is determined to win. Tucker and Quinn are the pitchers for the baseball team at Lake Sumter State College. I am their chaplain and these guys have a great attitude about life. If you're on the coaching level, FCA level, professor or parent of an athlete, you want to listen to these guys' stories.

Oct 8, 2019

Youth Worker On Fire (YWOF) is produced by a team. Gabriella “Gabby” Templeton, David Whitty, Garrett “Bear” B. and teacher of Media Production at EHS, Mr. Mike Ligler. Mike has helped me with projects as I have volunteered for him and his media classes and school projects.

For 2 years Mike asked me if there was a project his students could help me with and May of 2016 I said, “Yes I do.” We produced 18 interviews in 2 weeks. Launched in August 2016 and haven't stopped producing. See and hear what saying YES can produce. I have others on the team from other entertainment industry areas but this episode is about a teacher and his top of the scale production crew that makes something transpire out of nothing. This is not the easiest way to produce but I LOVE working with this crew of talented future professionals.
Sep 26, 2019

Though his life seemed tragic as a middle schooler, Clark Blake's football coach gave him hope in the face of tragedy. Listen to this Marine Corp veteran, teacher, coach, dad, grandad and husband explain the life events that molded him as he gives his last recorded talk as a guest speaker for FCA at 6:30AM December 2013. This is the same high school he taught, coached, and mentored many students and adults for over 30 years. He is still speaking into lives a decade after his retirement because people ask him to. 1 man, 1 life, 1 city. And yet people tell his story around the world.

Sep 11, 2019

Part two of Leslie Shamrock Campione is so full of leadership and servitude that it's a must listen.  We will cover student groups at 6:30AM, student, staff and volunteer leadership.  And hold on to the end... Leslie will talk about an epidemic of high school seniors bound for homelessness and how to help stop this tragic occurrence.

Sep 10, 2019

Leslie made an impact on her high school by meeting with the coach and influencing over 200 other students to meet at 6:30 in the morning once a week on a school day. Leslie Shamrock Campione is a mom of two, a lawyer and county commissioner. She's a person of influence but also a person who's been positively impacted by a coach in high school. Listen to the great value in her story.

Aug 15, 2019

Michael Geoffrion is an AP History teacher who was voted Teacher of the Year in 2016 at Eustis High School.  He talks with Doug about his love for history and the importance of working your passion. If you work your passion, you'll never work a day in your life. Michael also has a podcast called Mr. Geoffrion's World History Podcast.  It's designed to be a brief and informative podcast for history students at all levels, from high school to college. Mr. Geoffrion can also be found at MrGeoffrion.com

Aug 14, 2019

Dr. Gordon Greenhalgh has been a good friend for many years. We started Campus Life and Youth Guidance for YFC when we were in our 20s. He's a surfer. I witnessed him surfing with whales in California. He was a high school wrestler and more. Gordon is a licensed psychotherapist, has been in practice over 25 years counseling individuals, couples and families. He has a Master's Degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling and a Ph.D. in Psychology. He talks about the importance of youth workers and volunteers taking care of themselves, both mentally and physically, so you can better care for others. Dr. Gordon is a father and a husband. He's the homerun hitter that I send families to when they have real problems with their adolescents and young adults. I've seen him change the lives of inner-city students in Orlando, FL as a Youth Guidance Director/YFC. Outside he looks like a calm cool individual but inside he is full of fire to help those who are hurting. Get his books and go online to www.AskDrGordon.com questions. He's the real deal.

 

May 22, 2019

Mark McCoy has been a personal trainer for over 20 years and is a personal training certification instructor and instructor for the United Trainers Association. He is also head of Tomorrow's Champion - Giving you the tools you need to gain back control over your health and propel your fitness to the next level. http://tomorrowschampion.com/  Mark shares about the influences in his life and the Four F's - Faith, Family, Fitness and Finance.

 

May 15, 2019

Megan Hinton was a high school senior at the time of this interview and is now a freshman in college.  Megan was considered one of the best students in her media production class and someone to be sought after by businesses.

She is highly respected by her former media production teacher, Mr. Mike Ligler. Megan has a bright future ahead of her in the area of filming, editing and a great work ethic.

May 6, 2019

High School Assistant Principal, Tracy Clark, shares the story of how he went from a businessman to a volunteer to a public education professional.

Aug 23, 2016

Youth Worker On Fire is a podcast for any one working full time, part time (no one really works part time with teenagers), volunteers and even parents of teenagers to 25 year olds.
This means people who are coaches, youth pastors, teachers, administrators and volunteers.
The need for youth workers is huge. The lack of youth workers is even bigger. The fall out of youth workers is tragic. The average last no more than 2 years.
This podcast is full of youth workers on all of these levels telling what went right, what went wrong, how they recovered and the incredible WINS because of never giving up.
There will be students who are interviewed, national and international speakers, writers and fellow podcasters, people you know and those you have never heard of.
These stories are meant to give you hope, insight, ideas and inspire you to endure, work with purpose and find places of rest.
This is Youth Worker On Fire!

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