The Stories Around Us

Redemption Church Arizona

Everyday we pass by people who have stories that need to be heard. Because we need to be shaped by them. These are some of those stories. read less
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Episodes

Kyle Liggitt
Sep 30 2021
Kyle Liggitt
Kyle Liggitt is a Police Officer serving with the Chandler Police Department in Chandler, AZ since 2016. He and his brother both followed their father's footsteps into law enforcement. Kyle shares what it's like to be a police officer in these challenging times, and more importantly, what it's like to be a Christ-follower in his difficult line of work.CHAPTERS00:00 Intro 01:25 “Duke of Hazzard” jump 03:07 Dunkin Donuts 04:37 Do you use the 10-code at home? 05:35 Journey into Law Enforcement 07:30 Going from ministry to Law Enforcement 08:36 Has your job lived up to your expectations? 10:00 What do you wish people understood about the life of an Officer? 11:41 How do you deal with people who hate you? 13:45 How are you affected by other officer’s bad or illegal choices/behavior? 16:15 How does your faith inform you when people hate on you? 20:19 Do you feel the freedom to be open with your faith? 21:37 Has been a Jesus-follower made your life as an officer easier or harder? 23:15 How do you describe & combat “compassion fatigue?” 25:03 How do you protect yourself from cynicism? 28:47 Firefighters vs. Police Officers 29:30 Setting the tone at a crime scene 31:54 The “power” of being a police officer 32:55 What role does humility play in good policing? 33:52 How can believers pray for Officers and their families 35:09 How to be a good friend to a police officer 36:27 Remembering Officer Chris Farrar 38:06 Officer Chris Farrar’s impact 41:17 A grateful community says thank you 42:09 Kyle thanks Sean 42:52 Krispy Kreme or Dunkin’ Donuts?
Christ In Me // Justin Harvey
Mar 3 2021
Christ In Me // Justin Harvey
Justin Harvey tells his story of growing up as a poor, fatherless hustler who comes to the end of himself and finds his true father. Now he spends his days in the dark places surrounding our communities finding and helping others who like him, wondered far from home.===========================CHAPTERS===========================00:00 Justin Harvey01:28 Working with the poor02:35 Growing up poor and fatherless04:25 Seeing the poor through different eyes05:05 Why are the poor and vulnerable seemingly invisible?06:44 So what do you do for the poor and vulnerable?08:44 “Are you my guardian angel?”12:37 Tower for the poor in the East Valley13:38 Gentleman gangster 16:30 A villain18:04 Alcohol19:05 Low point20:23 “And he came to himself.”26:56 New and mended relationships28:33 “It’s gonna be okay. All the instructions are right here.”29:27 Two tattoos31:04 If you were to get a new tattoo, what would it be?31:21 What does Jesus mean to you?31:41 Favorite Bible stories33:20 Where is Jesus in the East Valley right now?33:40 “Well done, good and faithful servant.”34:00 Thank you Justin===========================LINKS===========================LUKE 15: http://www.luke1517.comJustin's Non-Profit Ministry is called Luke 15. Their mission is to help people find their way back to God by going into the dark places surrounding our communities to seek lost believers and help them find their way home.JUST 1 LIFE: https://www.just1.usJust 1 Life is a behavioral health company helping people survive and recover from life’s hard times. Their team has experience treating PTSD, anxiety, phobias, mood issues, addiction, trauma, grief, re-entry, crisis survival, relationship challenges, life transitions and vocational rehabilitation.