Thousands of men’s small groups have discovered that watching real life stories of authenticity, brokenness and redemption serve as a catalyst for being real with one another about our own stories.
Hip-hop artist. Graffiti artist. Son of a Black Panther. One time would-be-pastor.
Jason Petty, AKA Propaganda.
A man who grew up in hispanic and white neighborhoods in LA, discovering a place to belong.
As a boy, Willie Alfonso was beaten, stabbed, and kicked out onto the streets of New York City by an abusive father, beginning an 18-year battle with drug addiction. Today, he is the chaplain of the Brooklyn Nets and a personal mentor to Mariano Rivera, the greatest relief pitcher in history. This is a story of remarkable transformation.
SAM & EMMANUEL ACHO
The Acho brothers both played in the NFL, but a string of bad luck and injuries found Emmanuel sitting the bench, and ultimately without a team. Sam, meanwhile, continued to excel. This is a story of how two brothers stay by one another’s side, even in the moments when their paths diverge.
Clint Bruce is a former Navy SEAL with a philosopher’s heart, and the wisdom he shares applies to anyone in any fight, whether behind enemy lines or behind a desk from 9-to-5.
Mariano Rivera’s list of awards and records is so prolific that it would be foolish to even begin to list them. But Joe Torre, Hall of Fame manager of the Yankees, summed it up well: “He is greatest ever.”
As front-man of the hardcore band Sleeping Giant, Tommy Green channels his anger into music that offers comfort and help to other kids in the hardcore scene who have nowhere else to turn.
Iconic collaborator of the Disney brothers and the Reagan administration, Peter Drucker called Tom Paterson the “greatest process thinker in the world.” Behind the laundry list of business successes stands a man who has grappled with staggering loss and painful addiction. This is the story of a truly once-in-a-generation mind.