Courage to Stand

Archives: Podcast

Episode #16 – Andy Hopper

The Texas State Guard (TSG) is a volunteer military force that serves the Texans in times of state emergencies. In May 2021, a training was administered to members of the TSG that most Texans would find shocking. The training focused on Critical Race Theory and moral relativism. Guardsmen were informed that those meeting certain criteria …

Episode #16 – Andy Hopper Read More »

Episode #15 – Chris Polone

As the fear of COVID was sweeping the globe in 2020, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order stating that bars making 51% or more of their money from alcohol sales had to close. As the owner of the Rail Club Live in Fort Worth, Chris Polone at first complied. But as the pandemic …

Episode #15 – Chris Polone Read More »

Episode #14 – John Thomas

As an immigrant from India John Thomas came to America as a 15-year-old who couldn’t speak English. Nine years later he found himself in surgical school on his way to becoming a doctor. Dr. Thomas’ story is a perfect example of what one can accomplish in America when they’re willing to work for it. When …

Episode #14 – John Thomas Read More »

Episode #13 – Ron Hall

Ron Hall was one of the world’s most successful art dealers. With his success came a growing amount of pride and disregard for his marriage. Ron cheated on his wife, Deborah. Her response? To forgive him and ask him to become the man he was created to be. One night, Deborah awoke and told Ron …

Episode #13 – Ron Hall Read More »

Episode #12 – Gerald Kern

Gerald Kern is in the business of feeding people. That might sound simple to some, but the massive scale at which the Community Food Bank of Fort Worth serves people is incredible. And while food is vital, Gerald understands that’s not the only need people have. Sometimes the gift of dignity is greater than the …

Episode #12 – Gerald Kern Read More »

Episode #11 – Nick Adams

This week Courage to Stand welcomes Nick Adams, the founder of the Foundation for Liberty and American Greatness (FLAG). FLAG is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating Americans about the values and principles that make our nation exceptional. A legal immigrant from Australia, Nick understands first-hand how special a place America is. As he says, …

Episode #11 – Nick Adams Read More »

Episode #10 – Jaco Booyens

Jaco Booyens’ sister was only twelve years old when she was sexually exploited and trafficked. He knows the impact it’s had on her and his family, and he’s determined to eradicate this grotesque disease that’s permeated our society. Check out Jaco’s story; how he’s partnering with rescue organizations, developing curriculums for school, and working to …

Episode #10 – Jaco Booyens Read More »

Episode #9 – Samuel Hall

In this week’s episode of the Courage to Stand podcast we welcome Samuel Hall, President and Founder of Patriots for America. Samuel and PFA focus almost exclusively on investigating, reporting, and stopping child sex trafficking. The stories he shares are both appalling and inspiring. How are he and his team able to undertake such difficult …

Episode #9 – Samuel Hall Read More »

Episode #8 – Lance Johnson

While schools across the state and nation were closing down due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Lance Johnson, the Superintendent in Peaster, TX let his decisions be led by faith and facts instead of fear. “Every decision we made was based on what is best for the kids,” said Lance. Check out how Lance bravely stood …

Episode #8 – Lance Johnson Read More »

Episode #7 – Dooney & B

Duwayne Brown (Dooney) always had a dream of opening a barber school. He worked to make his dream come true, launching a school in early 2020 only to see the COVID pandemic hit. But Dooney courageously pressing forward with his barber school, working with an old friend, Byron Morris (B). At a time when many …

Episode #7 – Dooney & B Read More »

Scroll to Top