Lecrae Is One of The Most Influential Men In America

Bun B, Kendrick Lamar, Big K.R.I.T. Tim Keller, John Piper, Louie Giglio. Bubba Watson, Justin Forsett, Steph Curry. The first three: famous, critically-acclaimed rappers. Keller, Piper, and Giglio? Well-known white pastors in their 50s and 60s. Two-time Masters champion Watson, Baltimore Ravens running back Forsett, and newly-crowned NBA MVP Curry round out the group. TheContinue reading “Lecrae Is One of The Most Influential Men In America”

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Yahoo! Sports’ “Mike Oz” On Getting His Big Break

By the time he hit five-years-old, Mike Osegueda loved baseball. By the time he was fourteen, he knew he wanted to be a sportswriter. By the time he was eighteen, he thought his career was over. “I walked into the school newspaper the day before classes even started and said I wanted to write forContinue reading “Yahoo! Sports’ “Mike Oz” On Getting His Big Break”

I Don’t Hate Marathons, My DNA Does

I hate distance running. Anything over a mile and I’m out. And I’m tired of hearing from people who love it that I just have to stick with it a little longer until I can enjoy it. If only there was some science I could point to in order to prove that I’m not justContinue reading “I Don’t Hate Marathons, My DNA Does”

Ben Schwartz Talks About His New Video Series With NFL Stars Demarco Murray And Jared Allen

After years of hard behind-the-scenes work, grinding away, and even winning an Emmy for his writing, Ben Schwartz is finally having his moment as a star. And, assuming these jobs pay well, you could say he’s “flushhhhed with cassshh.” The man who is probably best known for playing the irrepressible, energetic, wildly irresponsible, and somehow lovable Jean-RalphioContinue reading “Ben Schwartz Talks About His New Video Series With NFL Stars Demarco Murray And Jared Allen”

Andy Mineo Is For The People

Politicians would dream of the crowd Andy Mineo recently had at his show at the Texas Theater on the campus of The University of Texas at Arlington. College and high school kids got hyped next to middle-aged people, some with their children. The hands bobbing in the air, from the front row to the backContinue reading “Andy Mineo Is For The People”

Anderson East Steps Out Of The Nashville Shadows

He’s from the same hometown as Alabama Shakes and his album was produced by the same guy who produced the latest albums by Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, and Chris Stapleton. But Anderson East is set to make a name for himself with his excellent new release Delilah. It’s a bold step out of the shadows of those industryContinue reading “Anderson East Steps Out Of The Nashville Shadows”

Five To Thrive With Alastair Humphreys

This is a follow-up to yesterday’s profile of adventurer, author, and motivational speaker Alastair Humphreys. Alastair Humphreys has biked around the world, hiked through the Empty Quarter Desert, rowed across the Atlantic, and done many other mind boggling feats. But he wasn’t awarded the 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year for any of those crazy accomplishments.Continue reading “Five To Thrive With Alastair Humphreys”

Meet One Of The Founders Of Awkward Family Photos

Doug Chernack and Mike Bender have been making a career out of celebrating awkwardness since 2009, when they launched their popular website ‘Awkward Family Photos’. Since then, the site has spawned three books, a greeting card line, and even a museum exhibit. In this ThriveWire exclusive, we talk to Doug (pictured on the right) aboutContinue reading “Meet One Of The Founders Of Awkward Family Photos”

Detroit Lions Safety Glover Quin Talks With Us About The Importance Of Trust And His Love Of HGTV

Glover Quin is a starting safety for the Detroit Lions, the number-one ranked defense in the NFL, but his interests extend beyond football into real estate, sneakers, and most importantly charity work. In addition to work he does in support of Soles4Souls and the United Way, he is part of a program called Scoring for Good, which sends kidsContinue reading “Detroit Lions Safety Glover Quin Talks With Us About The Importance Of Trust And His Love Of HGTV”

Five to Thrive With Rapper Trip Lee About His New Album “Rise”, His Influences, And Why He Loves To Brag

Trip Lee is a rapper, pastor, author, and public speaker signed to Reach Records whose fifth album, Rise, dropped October 27, 2014 and rose up to the No. 1 spot on the iTunes hip-hop chart. The release of Rise came as a welcome surprise to many fans who heard rumors of Trip’s retirement after his last album The Good Life,Continue reading “Five to Thrive With Rapper Trip Lee About His New Album “Rise”, His Influences, And Why He Loves To Brag”