• Jeff Oliver may have a good radio voice (he’s the co-host of “Hope For The Heart”) and have a deep love for Charles Spurgeon (he plays Spurgeon before crowds), but he’s the first Holy Smokes podcast guest to have […]

  • Jung Kim (no relation to Yale in the previous episode) was born in Korea and has quite a journey to faith story … with a radical conversion. The Godfather (Kay Hiramine) told Steve that he NEEDED to interview […]

  • Steve sat down with Dallas-Fort Worth-chapter pillar Yale Kim to talk about his growing up, his teenage rebellion, coming back to faith, meeting his wife, and how he got into the work he’s doing now. […]

  • It was on one of the first virtual Holy Smokes at the beginning of the shelter-at-home order in March 2020 that Steve met Arnie Adkison. It wasn’t long before Arnie offered to host Steve on a Dallas-Fort Worth […]

  • In December 2019, Steve was in Corona, CA being interviewed by Tim Long for the Dad’s Smoking Cigars podcast, when Tim invited his buddy Brandon to come over. Steve and Brandon hit it off, so he was invited into […]

  • Jon Peterson is a mentor to quite a few leaders in the Holy Smokes community and because his name has come up in numerous episodes, so it was time to introduce him to the community at large. Learn about Jon’s […]

  • We all know him as one of the two main hosts of Holy Smokes-Colorado Springs, but we wanted to share the depth of who Etienne Hardre was, so Steve Reiter sat down with him in the Hardre’s ‘Study.’ Find out about […]

  • Sometimes a wife is willing to ‘tolerate’ the smell of a cigar to hang with her hubby. Sometimes she tries one, then tries another, then becomes a fan. That’s part of the story of Etienne & Megan Hardre. Steve […]

  • The Godfather of Holy Smokes, Kay Hiramine calls the women that show up … The Holy Grail and one of the staples of the Colorado Springs gatherings is Megan Hardre. Steve Reiter sits down with Megan to learn m […]

  • In the Phil Frasier episode (#53), Phil mentioned a local hellion in his youth group that came to Christ, John Gilberts. Upon hearing this faith story, Steve KNEW he needed to get John’s full story! It’s worth the […]

  • If you’ve been to the Castle Rock group, chances are you’ve met, Eric Dufour. Eric’s French accent and warm smiles are unmistakable at Hear about Eric’s story: Growing up in France His faith journey His move to […]

  • Steve met Phil Frasier on one of the first “Virtual Holy Smokes” at the very beginning of the pandemic. When Phil shared his story, Steve KNEW he needed to drive up to Rhinelander to interview him the next time he […]

  • Jim Fenlason may be a self-proclaimed cigar novice, but this entrepreneur and ministry COO is a Colorado Springs staple. Hear about Jim’s life, the evangelical giants he worked for, his run for Congress in […]

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  • Jody Harlow is an Army chaplain … he’s unmistakable with his gravely voice dripping with a Louisiana accent but how many that have met him know his story? Take a listen! […]

  • WARNING: The sensitive subject of sexual assault & molestation is a part of this interview. There’s also an f-bomb. According to host, Steve Reiter, Joe Gurzi is the freaking man! When Steve and Joe got together […]

  • General Kurt Fuller is an American hero and a gem in the Colorado community. Steve had the pleasure of meeting up with the General at Lion’s Den to talk about his military career, his family, and his search for […]

  • Holy Smoker Rob Smith is looking to change the boating world. Most electric boats don’t perform well and are too cost prohibitive for the average person to buy … and that’s where Thain Electric Boat Company […]

  • Dave Yancey is a Holy Smokes staple in not only the secret Facebook group, but also the Holy Smokes DFW Chapter. Learn more about Dave and his story. If you’ve ever struggled with low self-esteem, anxiety, or […]

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