What are the characteristics and traits of a Born Again Christian? Dawn and Steve Mornings will look at an article by David Jeremiah called "5 Birthmarks of the Born Again Christian" that focuses on the letter of 1 John.
What can blue-collar business teach us about work and faith? Pastor Dave Hataj is a guest on Dawn and Steve Mornings to share about his book Good Work: How Blue Collar Business Can Change Lives, Communities and the World.
It is a staggering statistic...more than 20 million children live in a home without the presence of their father and millions more have fathers who are physically present, but emotionally absent. Father and son co-authors Brian and Jeff Becker are special guests on Dawn and Steve Mornings to share their message that it's never too late to restore the crucial relationship between father and son.
Dave Hataj is the second-generation president and owner of Edgerton Gear, Inc., a Wisconsin-based custom gear manufacturer. As a journeyman machinist by age twenty-one, he then earned a Bachelor's Degree from the University of California-Irvine. He completed his Master's Degree from Regent College in Vancouver, BC. His graduate work focused on Systems Theory in a Family Business context. In 2014 he earned a Doctorate of Transformational Leadership from Bakke Graduate University, developing a curriculum called Craftsman with Character. The course introduces high school students to the trades and manufacturing as an excellent career path, while developing character and soft skills. Hataj is also author of the book Good Work: How Blue Collar Business Can Change Lives, Communities and the World.
Brian Becker is a consultant, executive leadership coach and author. He and his son, Jeff Becker, are co-authors of the book, Tender Lions. Brian consults with companies and nonprofits to improve their overall culture, quality and performance. He specializes in helping nonprofits by facilitating strategic planning and processes to strengthen their board of directors. Brian lives in Illinois and is married to his wife for 35 years. They have two adult children and one grandchild.
Jeff Becker is a man on a mission to serve and develop the best in others, and he does this primarily through the sport of basketball. Jeff is the co-founder of one of the largest nationally-known basketball academies headquartered in Phoenix. For Jeff, basketball is about developing character in young men. Jeff is also a clinician with some of the leading sports camps across the country and internationally, including being the National Lead Skills Coach for the prestigious CP3 National Middle School Combine and the CP3 Rising Stars National Camps. In his free time, Jeff stresses the importance of giving back to the local community through servant leadership. He lives in Arizona and frequently volunteers at local youth facilities and group homes around the greater Phoenix area. Becker and his father, Brian Becker, are co-authors of the book, Tender Lions.