The Green family has been working together for almost 50 years. In that time, they’ve seen their company, Hobby Lobby, grow by leaps and bounds. CEO David Green founded the business and, now, his son Steve Green is President. But he had to earn every bit of that title!
While we all know that parenthood can be a lot of hard work, if you ask Wink Martindale, it’s more like a wonderful journey. Wink is one of the most iconic TV game show hosts of all time. His real claim to fame is that of his role as “Dad.” Wink shares a special KeepTheFaith exclusive story in celebration of Fatherhood.
It’s been said that “anyone can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.” Our friend Shannon DeGarmo raised her kids for several years alone after her first husband left. But, Shannon learned to bounce back. And, so did her kids, with the help of a special someone.
God first, family second, work third. Those are priorities you don’t hear every day, but they’re exactly what has made David Green the father and leader his family admires.
We often live up to the expectations others have for us. So when Jen Bricker was born without legs, no one expected great things….except her parents. They chose Jen, adopting her as a baby. Jen shares how her parents’ attitude towards her limitations made all the difference.
When it comes to parenting, sometimes you just learn as you go. Just ask Andy Andrews. His new book is called “The Little Things,” which even applies to being a dad.
When it’s all said and done, what are you most proud of? Bob Goff says that career achievements and fame don’t really matter that much. So what are his greatest accomplishments?
Sometimes it’s the everyday moments that make the biggest impact. Lauren Green McAfee shares about her dad, Steve, who’s the President of Hobby Lobby. They work together now getting the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. ready for its grand opening later this year, but her best memory of him has nothing to do with work.
You can never really underestimate the power a dad can have when he’s just there. Dr. Meg Meeker sees it all the time. She’s one of the nation’s most trusted parenting experts, and a best-selling author with a new book called “Hero,” something she believes every dad can be.
Craig Johnson is a pastor at Lakewood Church in Houston. He and his wife Samantha founded the first Champions Club, which is a ministry for those with special needs. He stepped inside the room on what was in many ways a normal Sunday, but what he experienced was extraordinary.