Feb. 10, 2021
There is nothing in life more frustrating than being locked out. Think about it for a moment. If you have ever been locked out of your vehicle, your house, or maybe even your life. For many in our world might feel this way. Today I would love to introduce you to Sandra Rae. She is very excited and willing to help you and I find the key to unlock the door that has us feeling trapped inside. Today is your day to gain some understanding and maybe even some freedom from the pain. Sandra will provid…
Feb. 3, 2021
1,380,004,385 people is the population of India! Can one person really make a difference? My guest this week truly believes that he can in fact make a ripple effect that will have generational type waves in the lives of the people of India. In his mind, it’s going to take audacious generosity to make these efforts a reality. Kevin White has a heart like few I have encountered and a passion for the people of India. Come listen to why Kevin feels so heartbroken and joyful for the people of India …
Jan. 27, 2021
When you think of PTSD some may think of soldiers returning from the battlelines. This week’s guest has had her fair share of battles that she has fought her way back from. Now she has made it her mission and passion to help rescue those souls still trapped behind the enemy line. Amy Watson provides a personal account of her battle and the wisdom she gained along the way to find peace and rest. She also shares where she finds her greatest source of encouragement so she can fight the battles in …
Jan. 20, 2021
Do you have a "Wildcat Spirit" inside you? Wait, What? The "Wildcat Spirit” is the fight and the tenacity to keep climbing, to keep going and to along the way show and help others how to live better. Michael Ashford does just that. He is a father and husband but would you be able to tell just by looking at him that he has the Wildcat Spirit inside of him? Chances are pretty good you wouldn’t. Join me as I try on Michael’s NoBull high-top shoes.
Jan. 13, 2021
ADULT MATURE EPISODE Would you be able to tell if someone was sexually abused by looking at them? Chances are, the answer is no. In this episode, we dig deep into the story of Sandy Phillip Kirkham. Sandy is the author of the best-selling book “Let Me Prey Upon You” where she shares her powerful story from victim to the confident powerful author and speaker that she is now. Listen in and hear how she broke her silence and how she is now helping others not be victims anymore and raise from the…
Jan. 6, 2021
Leading off the seventh season of Other People’s Shoes, Neil sits down with Shaun Groves. Shaun is a public speaker for a non-profit organization. However, there is more to Shaun’s story than what he does for a living. He is also an accomplished music artist. Shaun shares the value of seeing people for who they are. Join me as we walk in Shaun’s size 10 1/2 boots.
Dec. 30, 2020
In the season finale of ‘What happened When’ I look at the date February 20th, 1991. This date was the turning point for my cousins who I now lovingly call my sisters. My cousin Brandie made a choice that would have a major impact on the rest of her life and her sister Angel's life forever. Join me as I try on some old school Adidas and some Bob's with kitties on them. Try not to judge as I walk in my cousin's (sisters) shoes.
Dec. 23, 2020
Merry Christmas, from Other People's Shoes! As a gift to you, the listener of today's episode Christmas Shoes Part 2. I know this has been a crazy year right? So today a special guest stops by to help me unwrap some special 'What Happened When' presents. Join me as I take a look back at some dates and moments that have had a lasting impact on my guest and I. Join me, as I wear my North Carolina Tar heels Santa hat and my UNC Jordan 32 size 11 as you walk in my shoes.
Dec. 16, 2020
What happened on April 28th, 2020? My guests today Mark Victor Hansen and his wife Crystal Dwyer Hansen know. It is the day their new book "Ask! The Bridge from Your Dreams to Your Destiny" became available. In the book, you will learn most people have beautiful dreams deep inside—the things they would like to have, the relationships they’d love to enjoy, and the wellness and well-being that would help them express their best, in every way. However, often those dreams lie buried inside us. Hidd…
Dec. 9, 2020
What happened on September 5th, 2002. My guest Terrell Gill shares about how his biological parents gave him up for adoption in part due to a health condition. Terrell tells me how he feels about his parent's decision and why he doesn't carry resentment toward his parents. He has a very unique perspective. Join me as I walk in Terrell's size 13 Nike shoes.
Dec. 2, 2020
What happened on April 30th, 2020? This episode begins with a recording of a 911 call with our guest. Kasie, a college student with Turner Syndrome, found her father unresponsive and had to call 911. She performed CPR and was a brave young lady who following instructions from emergency responders to try to revive her father. Julie Christian and her daughter Kasie share the triumphs and challenges of living with Turner Syndrome. Kasie is a brilliant student who is studying to become an astronome…
Nov. 25, 2020
In this What Happened When, I celebrate my 100th episode by interviewing, my dad. He is someone that has always intrigued me. During this episode, he shares with me his moment as United States Marine going to Mount Pinatubo, Phillippines, and other places the Marine Corps sent him. Little did I know that I may have learned from him about walking in other people's shoes. Listen in as I try on his size 13 New Balance shoes or was it his Magnum Boots either way it was an honor to sit with my fathe…
Nov. 18, 2020
Ryan Marrs's life changed when he married his wife, Heather on July 17, 2009. She was the first person to love and forgive him for all the bad choices he had made. That forgiveness allowed him to see Jesus in Heather and as a result, Ryan became a Christian. The bad choices he made in his younger life has shaped him into the encourager he is for the young people of today. His hope is that he will be the gateway to lead all the kids he coaches to Jesus. He wants all of the youth that he coaches …
Nov. 11, 2020
What happened on May 15, 2017, Sean Patrick Smith was in the middle of writing a novel called “Three Miles of Eden” when the events that were happening in the book begin to happen to his family. Sean received a notice on Facebook that his close friend died. It seemed that things began to fall apart in other areas of his life, including his marriage and job. How did Sean continue to get up and keep moving? Sean shares what he did and hopes that people will say about him when his life is over. If…
Nov. 4, 2020
Do you remember what happened to you on April 26th, 2019? Meg Glesener does. Meg opens up about her date when she walked through a painful goodbye with a loved one. Meg helps us understand the power of forgiveness and why we need to have it. Come and listen to what happened. Join us as we try on Meg’s Van shoes as we walk in Other People's Shoes.
Oct. 28, 2020
Do you remember what happened to you on June 26th, 2020? Aaron Schafer does. He opens up about his newest book called "Politically Homeless Christian". Aaron helps remind us to look at the climate of this years political season and really listen and show grace to whichever side you may be on. Come and listen to what happened. Join us as we try on Aaron’s size 12 non-trendy New Balance shoes as we walk in Other People's Shoes.
Oct. 21, 2020
Do you remember what happened to you on May 23rd, 2013? Jenna Erlandson does. Jenna opens about her date where she and her husband were dealing with a career change and infertility. Jenna helps remind us that during the tensions of life growth can happen. Think about all the amazing lessons that can be learned during that time. Come and listen to what happened. Join us as we try on Jenna’s Roos shoes as we walk in Other People's Shoes.
Oct. 14, 2020
Do you remember what happened to you on October 19th, 2012? Sarah Davis does. Sarah opens up about her date when she woke up on her birthday, knowing she needed to change. Sarah helps us understand sometimes enough is enough. How even her own mother thought Sarah would never be in this situation. Come and listen to what happened. Join us as we try on Sarah’s boot heels shoes as we walk in Other People's Shoes.
Oct. 7, 2020
Do you remember what happened to you on May 29th, 2006? Amber Cullum does. She opens up and shares a journal entry about her time in India on a mission trip. Amber helps remind us that even in the darkness and a place of doubt she still looked to her Father in heaven. Come and listen to what happened. Join us as we try on Amber’s Root Collective Booties as we walk in Other People's Shoes.
Sept. 30, 2020
Where were you on May 31st, 2000? Michael Durkin or MJ as his friend's call him was leaving his home in Connecticut realizing that he was going through a divorce. Michael has grown out of this process and has a unique perspective looking into the depths of divorce. Listen to this Christ-follower as he talks about how he got threw it and now helps other men in their struggles. Put on your size 8 1/2 shoes as we walk in Michael's shoes.
Sept. 23, 2020
Do you remember what happened to you on June 24th, 2002? Adria Wilkins does. She was driving home to see an ambulance in front of her house. Blake, Adrian's son, had a trach tube to help him breathe and they had nurses providing in-home care, and something happened. Come and listen to what happened. Put on some size 8 purple Asics and join us as we walk in Other People's Shoes.
Sept. 16, 2020
Where were you on March 14th, 2018? Stephen Martin was sitting down with a dyslexia specialist. For the first time in his life, Stephen did not feel alone. It was the day he realized his brain just works differently. 5-15% of Americans have dyslexia, definitely a minority. Toss on your size 11 jandals as we walk in Stephen's shoes.
Sept. 9, 2020
Do you remember what happened to you on August 2nd, 2005? Evelyn Mann does. It was her week 20 sonogram. The day she learned that something may be wrong with her unborn son Samuel. It was a day that started a long line of medical professionals telling her that this baby will not live. Find out how Evelyn and her husband got through it all. Put on your best slippers and join us as we walk in other people's shoes.
Sept. 2, 2020
What happened on June 25th, 2016 For this man it was a day that he put a gun in his mouth with every intention of ending his life. Rashawn Copeland is now a voice with a message. Despite having money, women and all anyone could ever want Rashawn was spiritually bankrupt. This is after surviving a shooting 12 years earlier that left him for dead. What changed his heart? How did he go from Hip-Hop hype man in LA to an author in Oklahoma City? Find out as we try on some size 11 1/2 Pumas.