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One pastor, one catcher. One black, one white. Mix in accomplished and insightful guests delving into rich stories of sports, race, music, faith - and you have the makings of an intriguing conversation to be a part of. Join us and enjoy the ride. The Preacher and The Catcher... a unique blend of everything that's good.

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One pastor, one catcher. One black, one white. Mix in accomplished and insightful guests delving into rich stories of sports, race, music, faith - and you have the makings of an intriguing conversation to be a part of. Join us and enjoy the ride. The Preacher and The Catcher... a unique blend of everything that's good.

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    Episode 18: Movin' And Shakin' In The NBA

    Episode 18: Movin' And Shakin' In The NBA

    Despite 24/7 chaos from Trump, the 2020 election went off without a hitch, but provided plenty of drama. Come with Devin and Brian as they walk through how big Georgia and Pennsylvania were, how Stacey Abrams played a key role and what this all means for the history of our republic. How did the Latino Block vote? Where did the White Suburban Women Block go this time around? How about the White Male & Female Evangelical Christian Block? What did they deem to be righteous behavior? We get to it all and and hope you will join us in the fun of it.

    • 47 min
    Episode 17: Bye Donnie! Hello Joe and Kamala!

    Episode 17: Bye Donnie! Hello Joe and Kamala!

    Despite 24/7 chaos from Trump, the 2020 election went off without a hitch, but provided plenty of drama. Come with Devin and Brian as they walk through how big Georgia and Pennsylvania were, how Stacey Abrams played a key role and what this all means for the history of our republic. How did the Latino Block vote? Where did the White Suburban Women Block go this time around? How about the White Male & Female Evangelical Christian Block? What did they deem to be righteous behavior? We get to it all and and hope you will join us in the fun of it.

    • 43 min
    Episode 16: 14 Days And Counting Until November 3rd

    Episode 16: 14 Days And Counting Until November 3rd

    On today's show, Devin is concerned about the chances of the Dem's winning both houses and the Presidency. "The Ghost of Hillary in 2016" is at play. Brian brings up the importance of looking at political history in terms of Liberals actions vs. Conservatives actions, versus speaking in terms of Democrats and Republicans. Governor Whitmer has her family and herself plotted against for trying to keep Michiganians safe during a pandemic. The issue of fake news is still in play for the US and the world. The Los Angeles Lakers and Dodgers are trying to make a double-dip for World Championships...AND it is crucial for every citizen to get out there and vote despite the role the electoral college has played in the past. Hope you enjoy the show.

    • 49 min
    Episode 13: Our Toughest Job Yet - Parenting

    Episode 13: Our Toughest Job Yet - Parenting

    Becoming a parent can be easy. Being a parent is, all together, difficult. Brian and Devin reflect on how they were parented, as well as how they are parenting in the 21st century. What works, what doesn't? Are there simple antidotes that can help along the way? How do parents navigate discipline, manners, allowing them space, navigating social media and appreciating the little things in life. A lot to cover in the always interesting and complicated job of parenting in 2020. All that and more on this week's episode of The Preacher and The Catcher.

    • 34 min
    Episode 12: The Dark Cloud of Joe and Pam Bryant at the Kobe Memorial

    Episode 12: The Dark Cloud of Joe and Pam Bryant at the Kobe Memorial

    Great speeches by player, coaches, and friends. Great music by Beyonce, Alicia Keys, and Christina Aguilara. Lots of dynamics at play, but noticeable snub of Joe and Pam Bryant causes Devin and Brian to dig further into the family dynamic. What happens to families of professional athletes? Does the money and fame involved change the athlete, or change the people that surround the athlete? Brian shares some personal experience on that front as he gives insight as to what the Bryant Family May have been going through before Kobe passing and what may be going on after.

    • 43 min
    Episode 11: The Art of the Apology

    Episode 11: The Art of the Apology

    There is a wrong way to say "I'm sorry," and when it is done, it can inflict more harm than good. Learn how to take full ownership and apologize the right way. Brian and Devin reflect on the Houston Astro's recent "apology" for the cheating scandal. Was it sincere? Does it matter? How will the Astro opponents react to the stealing and cheating? How will the fans react? Was the punishment justified? Was it enough? Would anything have been enough? All that and more on this week's episode of The Preacher and The Catcher.

    • 24 min

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