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Discouraged, disappointed, and needing a little encouragement this week, Check out the stories of faith, encouragement, and inspiration my guests share on the show.  I hope these stories help you through your week and your life.  Please enjoy each podcast episode, and share them with your family, friends, co-workers, and anyone and everyone who needs a little touch of encouragement.  

Dorsey Ross Show Dorsey Ross

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 28 Ratings

Discouraged, disappointed, and needing a little encouragement this week, Check out the stories of faith, encouragement, and inspiration my guests share on the show.  I hope these stories help you through your week and your life.  Please enjoy each podcast episode, and share them with your family, friends, co-workers, and anyone and everyone who needs a little touch of encouragement.  

    Melody of Resilience: Melanie Brown's Life Lessons on Overcoming and Thriving

    Melody of Resilience: Melanie Brown's Life Lessons on Overcoming and Thriving

    When life throws a curveball, some duck, others catch it and toss it right back. That's Melanie Brown for you, a beacon of hope who turned her neurological battles into powerful narratives of resilience. Throughout our heartwarming conversation, Melanie opens up about her childhood stroke and the rare brain condition Moyamoya. Her story isn't just about survival; it's a melody of joy found in nature, puzzle-solving, and grooving to the nostalgic rhythms of 80s music. She'll have you chuckling with anecdotes from her life, showcasing an infectious positivity that's nothing short of uplifting.

    Melanie is no stranger to adversity, and she's become an expert at using it as a stepping stone rather than a stumbling block. From the painstaking recovery of motor skills to embracing sports for rehabilitation, her journey is a masterclass in turning challenges into triumphs. The support system of family shines through as Melanie recounts the encouragement she received, fostering a spirit of independence and determination. As a motivational speaker and author, she extends a hand to all, guiding others through the winding roads of their own personal challenges with charm and wisdom.

    Strap in for an episode that's equal parts inspiring and grounding, as we navigate the struggles that refine us. Melanie doesn't just share her story; she equips us with the tools for our own battles—faith, perseverance, and a positive outlook. She paints trials as preparation for our heavenly roles, blending life advice with spiritual insight. This is more than a podcast; it's a compass pointing towards purpose and contribution, both in this life and the next. Join us and let Melanie Brown's radiant spirit encourage you to face your struggles head-on, with humor, grace, and an eye on the eternal prizes awaiting us.
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    • 50 min
    Overcoming Adversity: John's Story of Redemption and Resilience

    Overcoming Adversity: John's Story of Redemption and Resilience

    Picture being on top of the world, then suddenly, everything crashes down. That's the journey of our guest, Dallas-based singer and newscaster John, who's battled an unstable childhood, addiction, and divorce. Brace yourself for a tale of resilience and redemption, as John takes us through his tumultuous journey. He reveals how his faith and self-determination propelled him back on his feet and gave him a fresh perspective on life. His story is not just about getting back up after a fall, it's about understanding that it's okay to fall in the first place.

    But, the episode isn't all heavy.  John lightens the mood as he spills the beans about his career transitions - from sports to newscasting, and then to sports broadcasting. John shares about the time he caught the performing bug in high school and how it led me to radio and broadcasting in college. Join us as we also delve into the significance of community support and self-understanding. We discuss how making conscious decisions can give us control over our lives, and how relying on community for support can help us overcome life's hurdles. Change is inevitable, but how we react to it is what defines us. Let's navigate these challenges together in this episode, one story at a time.
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    • 37 min
    A Journey of Faith: Jerry Duggan's Path from Battlefields to Helping Others To Get Out of The Rut

    A Journey of Faith: Jerry Duggan's Path from Battlefields to Helping Others To Get Out of The Rut

    Picture this: you're stuck in a rut, feeling like you're going around in circles and not progressing in life. You know you need a change, but you don't know where to start. Enter Jerry Duggan, CEO and Senior Consultant of PTR Impact LLC, who shares his powerful framework, 'Beyond the Rut', to guide you towards a more fulfilling life. His riveting journey from a combat medic in the US Army to empowering individuals with his faith-based approach leaves no stone unturned. We traverse Jerry's life - the personal trials, the transformative conversations, and the daring decisions - all contributing to the man he is today.

    Does faith play a role in your life? For Jerry, his faith journey has been a transformative one. Raised in a religious family, his experiences in the Army took him down a different path, only to embrace the Christian faith at the age of 28 driven by his wife's desire to raise their family in a Christian home. His deployment in Iraq further tested and strengthened his faith, with life-changing decisions that reverberate to this day. Jerry's experiences provide a fascinating insight into the power of faith and its role in shaping our lives.

    Finally, Jerry's Podcast 'Beyond the Rut' takes center stage. The five Fs to recognizing a rut and breaking free from it - faith, family, fitness, finances, and future - form the crux of his life philosophy. A courageous decision to leave his six-figure income job to focus on his family and these five Fs sets the stage for an inspiring chapter. From his journey of self-publishing his book, 'Beyond the Rut: Create a Life Worth Living in Your Faith, Family, and Career', to using finances as a tool to support his other life pillars, Gary's wisdom is enlightening. Tune in for a conversation that promises to inspire and challenge you in your quest for a fulfilling life.
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    • 50 min
    Anna McLaughlin: Embracing Life's Seasons with Faith and Strength

    Anna McLaughlin: Embracing Life's Seasons with Faith and Strength

    Ever felt like the weight of the world is too much to bear, and the light at the end of the tunnel seems elusive? Meet Anna McLaughlin, a woman of faith, a doting mother, a loving wife, and an entrepreneur who was once in your shoes, but found a way out. Having weathered the storm of isolation and self-destruction, Anna's story of redemption and transformation is bound to resonate with anyone stuck in a rut of despair. She candidly explores her past struggles, and how surrendering to God's plan pulled her out from the depths of her pain, setting her on a path of healing and empowerment.

    We probe the essence of cultivating a robust relationship with the Lord, and how that ties into the fabric of a strong marriage and parenting. Anna uncovers her quest to uncover the "formula" for success and gives us a peek into how she and her husband adeptly maneuver through life's diverse seasons. If balancing work with family life is a rope walk you're struggling with, or if the concept of generational faithfulness intrigues you, Anna's insights are sure to enlighten you. Not to forget, she implores us to acknowledge the sovereignty of the Lord and recognize that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to life's problems.

    When despair looms, turning to God might seem counterintuitive, but Anna vouches for it. Taking us through her journey of finding hope in the Bible's verses, she illustrates how anchoring our lives in home ministry can amplify our impact on the kingdom. The conversation takes an interesting turn towards generational healing and how addressing wounds and hurts transcending generations can create a significant impact. Anna's belief in God's redemptive love and the power of small, consistent actions is infectious and inspiring. Join in, and don't forget to connect with Anna via her Facebook group and Instagram page to continue being part of her fascinating journey.
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    • 32 min
    From Army Officer to Teaching Pastor: Scott LaPierre on Financial Wisdom, Homeschooling, and Faith

    From Army Officer to Teaching Pastor: Scott LaPierre on Financial Wisdom, Homeschooling, and Faith

    Have you ever felt inspired by a story of transformation and change? This episode brings you the captivating journey of Scott LaPierre, a former schoolteacher and army officer, to his calling as a teaching pastor at Woodland Christian Church. Drawing from his personal experiences and the lessons learned along the way, Scott introduces us to his "recent book 'Your Finances God's Way'" and how his wife played a pivotal role in his writing process.

    This discussion goes far beyond just a fascinating story; it's an eye-opener to the world of financial wisdom. Scott helps us to understand the relevance of financial statements and budgeting in our lives, and the concept of 'worthless purchases' that often drain our resources without adding any value. He takes us through the Stanford Marshmallow experiment, making us realize the power of patience in making wise financial decisions, even sharing a personal anecdote about a surprising deal he got on a new family van!

    But it doesn't end there; Scott also shares his insights on financial stewardship and homeschooling. He passionately advocates for parents to involve their children in financial decisions, fostering financial literacy and generosity early on. Revealing why he and his wife chose to have a big family, Scott leaves us with a glimpse of his family life. Should you wish to explore more about his book or seek financial advice, Scott has generously shared his contact details with us. Gear up for an engaging and enlightening conversation weaving faith, finances, and family together.


    Scotts Book, and Website info,
    https://www.amazon.com/Your-Finances-Gods-Way-Biblical/dp/B0B2SJZGK1/ref=sr_1_4?crid=2ZBIK5BLNRSQ7&keywords=Scott+Lapierre&qid=1691364634&sprefix=scott+lapierre%2Caps%2C184&sr=8-4

    https://www.scottlapierre.org/
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    • 30 min
    Triumph Over Trials: One Dad's Experience Raising Twins with Autism

    Triumph Over Trials: One Dad's Experience Raising Twins with Autism

    Have you ever wondered how the power of faith could help you navigate through life's most challenging storms? Our latest episode offers a deeply moving conversation with one such father who has done just that. Meet Clay, father to identical twins with severe autism and intellectual disabilities, who shares his journey on raising his children, the grief process he and his late wife experienced, and how they chose to focus on their children's growth and development rather than the cause of their disability. And if you're curious, he also reveals his favorite movie, Top Gun, and explains why it strikes a chord with him.

    This heartfelt talk also delves into Clay's struggle of finding an inclusive church and community that could provide the support his family needed. His experiences underline the importance of maintaining a positive outlook, even when the going gets tough. He emphasizes the importance of learning from our blunders, minimizing potential damage and, most importantly, choosing happiness. His insights on accessing disability services and the role of community-based programs are invaluable.

    In our final chat segment, Clay discusses the importance of perseverance, faith, and prayer in overcoming life's challenges. He touches on the value of having a supportive community to lean on and how acknowledging and embracing difficult times can be a stepping stone to a brighter future. This episode is a testament to resilience, faith, and finding purpose in disabilities. Join us, as we unravel Clay's inspiring story, and perhaps find a reflection of our own lives in his experiences.
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    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

wlk2 ,

Excellent Show

Dorsey brings on very interesting guests and Carrie’s out rich conversations with them. I feel inspired with each episode.

marinaperrotti ,

Dorsey

Dorsey Ross has a beautiful way with words. He’s a wonderful interviewer, and an even better writer. I will never get sick of listening to him speak!

Sylvia "The Miracle" Worsham ,

Heartwarming & Candid

Dorsey Ross is a true gem in the faith-based space. He creates an authentic, and heartwarming atmosphere that allows his guests to have candid conversations about their relationship with God. It was such an honor for me to be on his show. Thank you Dorsey.

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