SHOW NOTES: EP. 112
Darryl Strawberry joins Blake to talk about turning your life around through truly reading, studying, and understanding scripture. Listen in as they talk about mercy versus grace, what it looks like to have a heart set apart, and where to begin in studying the bible. Darryl Strawberry is a legendary baseball player who went from a life plagued with addictions, abuse, divorces, cancer, and jail time to true redemption and restoration in Jesus Christ. Today, Darryl’s purpose and passion is serving the Lord Jesus Christ by traveling the country, speaking a message of hope and restoration through the power of the gospel. His newest book, Turn Your Season Around released January 12, 2021. Go grab it now!
Darryl and I chat about:
- How to start turning your life around through studying the bible,
- What it means to have a heart set apart for Jesus, and
- Why Darryl is so passionate about pointing everyone to God’s word
Resources and links mentioned in this episode:
- Get Darryl’s book, Turn Your Season Around, here!
- Find Darryl here and on Instagram
- Faithful Counseling provides affordable, accessible, and online Christian counseling! Get 10% off your first month HERE.
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More about Darryl Strawberry:
Darryl Strawberry is described as a baseball legend by many who have been dazzled by the dynamics of his game. His many accomplishments in the major leagues include four World Series titles, eight All-Star Game appearances, and a nomination to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004. He has earned the legendary nicknames and phrases of one of the most feared homerun hitters in the game of baseball: Straw’s Sweet Swing, Strawberry’s Field Forever, and The Legendary Straw Man!
Though Darryl was extremely successful in his career, his personal life was plagued with addictions, abuse, divorces, cancer, jail time, and other issues. Darryl finally found true redemption and restoration in Jesus Christ.
Today, Darryl’s purpose and passion is serving the Lord Jesus Christ by traveling the country, speaking a message of hope and restoration through the power of the gospel.
He is the author of numerous books, including the New York Times bestseller, Straw: Finding My Way (with John Strausbaugh), Don’t Give Up on Me: Shining Light on Addiction with Darryl Strawberry (with Shawn Powell), and The Imperfect Marriage: Help for Those Who Think It’s Over with his wife, Tracy Strawberry. In 2011 Darryl and Tracy founded Strawberry Ministries, and they use their global reach to restore the multitudes through spiritual and practical life applications.
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