It’s football season and time for a faith building sports story! Ben was a university undercover reporter who tried out for Pete Carroll’s team. Coach Carroll was the only one who knew, what he was up to, but he ended up making the team! On Chris Fabry Live, we’ll meet Ben Malcomson and hear how this media stunt kicked off a lasting relationship as Pete Carroll’s assistant with the Seahawks. Be listening for the this amazing “Walk On” story on Chris Fabry Live.
Susie Larson is a popular radio talk show host, national speaker, and author. She hosts her own daily live talk show, Live the Promise with Susie Larson, which airs across the upper Midwest and in several other locations around the country. The author of 15 books, Susie is also a veteran of the fitness field and has twice been voted a top-ten finalist for the John C. Maxwell Transformational Leadership Award. Susie and her husband live near Minneapolis, Minn.
Author, speaker, and mentor figure, Ben Malcolmson has been the right-hand man to Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll for the last 14 seasons. During his college years at USC, Ben was a student newspaper reporter for the Daily Trojan who tried out for the top-ranked football team simply to write a first-person account of the walk-on tryout process. Having not played football since 5th grade, he surprised himself and countless others when he got the call that he had earned a roster spot as a wide receiver on the 2006 Trojans. After his one fairytale season ended, he became Director of Online Media for USC Football, where he created and managed the groundbreaking online presence for Pete Carroll and the Trojans. Since then, Ben has served Carroll and the Seahawks for the past 11 seasons. Also, he has been a contributing writer for Sports Illustrated, The Associated Press, USA Today, and The Dallas Morning News. Ben currently shares his unfathomable story to churches, youth groups, businesses, schools, and anyone else who desires to be inspired to discover their purpose.
Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live, one hour of spiritual encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and his family live near Tucson, Ariz.
Chris Fabry Live is designed to build up the spiritual immune system of the Christian men and woman. As you walk through the journey of faith called the Christian life, you meet new people, learn new things, laugh, cry and, most importantly, grow in your understanding of God.