Family Goals with David Pollack and Pastor J

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David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, talk about all things God, Family, Marriage, and Sports. Dive in for wisdom, encouragement, fun, and laughter.

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39: Letting My Kids Discover Their Own Passion For Baseball with Matt Holliday
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It is an honor to speak with former MLB All-Star, Matt Holliday! Matt and his wife, Leslee, are hosts of the Table 40 podcast and currently lead weekly Bible studies for college students in their community. We love hearing his story about living out his faith through professional baseball and through their platform today. He loves being an example for his kids and even allowing his kids to find their own passion in baseball. We all can learn and be encouraged from his story!

Oct 03, 2022
38: Where Do You Need a Miracle?
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Get ready for a GREAT conversation! In this episode, we will be looking at Jesus’ miracles in the book of John. Pastor J and Davey bring great takeaways and challenges for all of us. Also, be ready to laugh!

For a Biblical reference to the miracles, you can read John 2:1-12, 5:1-15, 6:1-15, 11:1-16, and 13:1-17.

Sep 26, 2022
37: Forgiveness and Parenthood with Jason Romano
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This is Part 2 of our conversation with Jason Romano. If you missed Part 1, we encourage you to go back and listen to Episode 36. In this episode, we go deeper into parenthood - his relationship with his dad and his relationship with his own daughter today. Hear more of his story through his book “Live to Forgive: Moving Forward When Those We Love Hurt Us.”

Sep 19, 2022
36: Leaving My Dream Job at ESPN with Jason Romano
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We welcome Jason Romano on the podcast! Jason shares his story with us about how he came to faith in Jesus and living out his faith. We hear about the time he left ESPN to work in ministry through Sports Spectrum. This is Part 1 of this interview.

Sep 12, 2022
35: Losing Millions Was The Best Day Of My Life
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Do you have the faith to reach out and touch Jesus? This is our conversation today based out of Luke 8:40-56, the story of the Jesus raising a dead girl and healing the bleeding woman. Davey and Pastor J bring some great takeaways to the table, and we even hear Davey describe his neck injury as being one of the best days of his life.

Sep 05, 2022
34: Hearing and Obeying God (Luke 5)
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We’re back for Season 3! In this episode, we’re diving into the miraculous catch from Luke 5. We discuss the story and what we takeaways, including  our response to God when He calls us to action. 

Aug 29, 2022
33: Teaming Up With Your Spouse - Needs and Priorities with Lindsey Pollack & Jennifer Howes
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The wives are back for one last episode! This is Part 3, so if you haven't listened to Episode 31 or 32, check them out and come back to this one. Today we’ll talk more about communicating your needs to your spouse because no person is the same. At the end of the episode, you’ll hear more about abstinence before marriage, evaluating priorities through your marriage, and a word for the moms who might feel stuck or alone. We hope you are encouraged!


Jun 20, 2022
32: Love Languages, Kids’ Sports, & Pollack Family Foundation with Lindsey Pollack & Jennifer Howes
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The wives are back! This is Part 2, so if you haven't listened to Episode 31, check it out and come back to this one. In this episode, we’ll dive deeper into love languages in your marriage and learning to connect with your kids. We even talk about prioritizing church over sports and will hear more about the Pollack Family Foundation. Enjoy! 



Jun 13, 2022
31: The Pollacks’ Story - Finding Community and Serving with Lindsey Pollack and Jennifer Howes
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The wives are joining us! We get to hear more about the Davey and Lindsey’s story from the beginning of their relationship to how they have grown into their faith and marriage today. 



Jun 06, 2022
30: Elf On The Shelf Creator, Chanda Bell (Part 2)
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We are continuing our conversation with Elf On The Shelf Creator, Chanda Bell. If you haven't listened to Part 1, check it out and come back for Part 2! 

Specifically in this episode: 
- helping our teens choose their friends wisely
- navigating our teens with social media, who they follow, what they post
- parents must stick to what they know best
- finding how to talk to your kids (especially in seasons)
- letting God lead in our marriage

May 30, 2022
29: Elf On The Shelf Creator, Chanda Bell (Part 1)
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We are talking with Elf On The Shelf Creator, Chanda Bell. Chanda has many accolades and an incredible testimony about navigating her faith, mom-life, and wife-life, while owning a multi-million dollar business. Meanwhile in 2020, the Coronavirus personally changed her whole life, but listen for how she gives God all the glory for the woman she is today. Stay tuned for Part 2!

Specifically in this episode: 
- how Elf On The Shelf came to be
- raising daughters & how she is leading her daughter today
- surrounding her kids with good people

May 23, 2022
28: Marriage Advice after 25 Years with Jennifer Howes (Part 2)
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack and Pastor J talk with First Lady of Graystone Church, Jennifer Howes, about marriage. We listen to Jonathan continue his reasons he believes they're still married after 25 years. If you haven't yet, listen to Part 1, and come back for Part 2!

May 16, 2022
27: Marriage Advice after 25 Years with Jennifer Howes (Part 1)
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports. On this episode, we have the First Lady of Graystone Church, Jennifer Howes, join us for a conversation about marriage, and we listen to Jonathan share reasons he believes they're still married after 25 years. We hope you are encouraged and even get some good laughs! Stay tuned for Part 2 next week. 

May 09, 2022
26: NFL Coach Legend and Sports Analyst, Tony Dungy
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports. On this episode, we have a conversation with Coach Tony Dungy. He has an incredible testimony and shares powerful wisdom from his life and faith journey. Listen for encouragement, laughter, and of course, football. 

Check out All Pro Dad for Fatherhood advice: https://www.allprodad.com

May 02, 2022
25: Growing Ourselves - SMART Goals, Family Goals, and Keeping Score
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports. On this episode, we hear the Family Goals team talk through goals for each person of the family and the family as a whole. Ultimately, as Davey said, "if you're not growing yourself, you're not growing your family." We encourage you to get plugged into community, into small groups, and grow together. 

SMART Goals:
Specific
Measurable
Actionable/Attainable
Realistic
Time-based

Apr 25, 2022
24: Defining What Is Most Important To Your Family
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports. On this episode, we are listening to the Family Goals team discussing the different roles of each family member, what is most important to your family, and how to create family values. 

Apr 18, 2022
23: Passing On Good Characteristics to Our Kids
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports. On this episode, we are listening to the Family Goals team discussing how to help our kids develop good character and making God's Word our playbook.

Apr 11, 2022
22: Are You In The Game?
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports.

Apr 04, 2022
21: UGA Legendary Coach, Mark Richt (Part 2)
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports. This is part 2 of the guys' interview of UGA Legendary Coach, Mark Richt, about his health and his faith. 

Mar 28, 2022
20: UGA Legendary Coach, Mark Richt (Part 1)
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports. On this episode, the guys interview UGA Legenary Coach, Mark Richt, about recruit David to Bulldog Football, his health, and his faith. Stay tuned for Part 2 of this conversation! 

Mar 21, 2022
19: Between Ball Games with Pastor Brian and Amy Bloye
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports. Today's episode is featuring Pastor Brian Bloye and his wife, Amy Bloye, from Westridge Church in Dallas, Georgia. You can now purchase Amy's book "Between Ball Games" anywhere books are sold!

Purchase "Between Ball Games" here: https://www.amazon.com/Between-Ball-Games-Stories-Cheering/dp/1684263913

Mar 14, 2022
18: Answering the Call to Biblical Manhood with Pastor Brian Bloye
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports. Today's episode is featuring Pastor Brian Bloye from Westridge Church in Dallas, Georgia, and we will be diving more into Brian's message from the 2022 Graystone's Men's Conference.  Find a link below to listen to that message!

Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/graystone-churchs-podcast/id1448905199?i=1000551278215
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/3Zl3qg5nWuSJYOg0yUPQQu?si=05a03c90246c42d4 
Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8yNDMzMjcucnNz/episode/QnV6enNwcm91dC0xMDA4MTk2Mg?sa=X&ved=0CAUQkfYCahcKEwi47a7M07H2AhUAAAAAHQAAAAAQNQ

Mar 07, 2022
17: The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree
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In this episode, Davey gives some insight on the leadership qualities of Joe Burrow. We also talk about how to lead your family and passing down good characteristics to your kids.

Feb 28, 2022
16: Kirk Herbstreit, ESPN College Gameday Host
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Kirk Herbstreit from ESPN College Gameday joins us for a great conversation about fatherhood, faith, travel sports, and Joe Burrow leading the Cincinnati Bengals to the Super Bowl.

Feb 21, 2022
15: Prayer, Fighting Temptation, and Georgia Football
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In today's episode, we talk about prayer through the act of getting on our knees and combatting sin and temptation. This episode is powerful! We also talk about Georgia Bulldogs and their National Championship win at the finish of the 2021 season.

Feb 14, 2022
BONUS: Men’s Conference 2022 - Becoming the Best We Can Be
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports.

Feb 11, 2022
14: Jon Gordon - Servant Leadership, Culture, Pursuing Faith
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to Davey Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports. Davey and Pastor J have an incredible conversation with author and speaker Jon Gordon. Jon has written over 25 books, including 12 bestsellers, and 5 children's books. Jon shares some incredible wisdom and insight on his book writing, working with sports teams, and his faith in Christ. 

Feb 07, 2022
13: New Year, New Goals
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports.

Jan 31, 2022
12: 7 Marriage Killers
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports.

Dec 13, 2021
11: How To Protect Your Marriage
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In this conversation, we talk through different ways to protect your marriage. This includes schedules, priorities, modeling for your kids, and more. We hope that you are encouraged and challenged to make your marriage relationship the best. 

Dec 06, 2021
10: Jeff Foxworthy on Marriage, Parenthood, Being a Grandparent and Finishing the Race
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports.

Nov 29, 2021
9: Jeff Foxworthy on Identity, Priorities, Boundaries, and Building Trust in Relationships
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports.

Nov 22, 2021
8: Jeff Foxworthy on The Prodigal Son, Fatherhood, and God’s Unconditional Love
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Thanks for joining us! You are listening to David Pollack from ESPN’s College Game Day and Jonathan Howes, Lead Pastor of Graystone Church, have a weekly conversation about God, Family, and Sports.

Nov 15, 2021
7: Centering Your Family Around Jesus
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In this episode, Davey and Pastor J dive more into what it looks like to center your family around Jesus. What are your priorities as an individual and for your family? If home and work/school are your family's first and second places, what is the third? Is it church, the ball field, or something else? No matter the distraction, make Jesus your priority. 

Nov 08, 2021
6: Lessons Learned From Sports: Short-Term and Long-Term Goals
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In this conversation, Davey and Pastor J talk through goals for sports, for life, and for growth. We talk about spiritual development and the importance of having a Paul, a Barnabas, and a Timothy. We all can make attainable goals that will help us grow and help our kids do the same. 



Nov 01, 2021
5: Lessons Learned From Sports: Teamwork and Character Development
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In this episode, we talk through what it looks like to be part of the team, have leadership, and building character. We will hear stories of things Davey and Pastor J are learning as parents themselves and to even help communicate to their kids what they are learning.



Oct 25, 2021
4: Lessons Learned From Sports: Embracing Mistakes
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This is Part 2 of Lessons Learned From Sports. On this episode, we dive into embracing our mistakes through sports and how that leads to us learning and growing as adults. 

- Davey's testimony of the career ending injury
- running to God or running from God
- owning your mistakes and choosing to grow from them

Oct 18, 2021
3: Lessons Learned From Sports: Learning to Compete
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This is Part 1 of Lessons Learned From Sports. On this episode, Davey and Pastor J talk through teaching our kids as parents and coaches about competing. 

- Teaching kids to have a good attitude regardless of the outcome
- Playing their best
- Having fun
- Understanding this generation of kids

Oct 11, 2021
2: Every Parent Has a Freak Out Moment
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Welcome to the Family Goals Podcast! Davey and Pastor J talk about their times preparing to become parents.

In this episode:
- the goal as you raise your kids
- kids in sports 
- fun vs. winning/losing
- teaching your kids through failure/circumstances

Oct 04, 2021
1: How to Help Your Kids Reach Their Dreams
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Welcome to the first episode of the Family Goals Podcast! This will be the first of many laughs and good talks. Davey and Pastor J have great stories to share, while also relating to everyone with faith, marriage, parenting, and sports. 
In this episode:
- learning about your kids
- helping your kids set goals
- holding each other accountable

Sep 09, 2021