Recovering from PTSD: The Marselis Nelson Story #64

Marselis Nelson is a staple in the Austin, TX chapter and while multiple combat deployments left him with PTSD, he got the help he needed, remarried his first wife, and is now moving into helping others. Don't miss this POWERFUL interview. ——————————————
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By |2021-10-05T18:05:56+00:00October 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The State of Journalism: The Gary Schneeberger Story #63

Gary Schneeberger was an award-winning journalist and shortly after God got a hold of him, he moved into public relations. Steve interviews him and talks about alcoholism, journalism, the current state of journalism in the US, and of course ... Rapid Fire Questions! ——————————————
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By |2021-09-21T18:06:07+00:00September 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Bit About Charles Spurgeon with Jeff Oliver #62

Jeff Oliver sat down with Steve to talk about "The Prince of Preachers" and cigar lover, Charles Spurgeon. ——————————————
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By |2021-09-09T20:43:49+00:00September 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Jeff Oliver Story #61

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 come to the community through the public-facing endeavors (this podcast and the Facebook page). Jeff [...]

By |2021-05-25T18:08:12+00:00May 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Jung Kim Story #60

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 Jung. He's a staple in the DFW chapter and if you're coming through town, you gotta [...]

By |2021-05-12T16:53:41+00:00May 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Yale Kim Story #59

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. ——————————————
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By |2021-05-12T16:45:27+00:00May 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Arnie Adkison Story #58

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 trip ... and he made it memorable (Thanks, Arnie!). Steve sits down with the fundraising expert [...]

By |2021-04-20T21:51:51+00:00April 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cigar Mechanic: The Brandon Wells Story #57

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 the Holy Smokes community. At the 2020 Conclave, Brandon had a chance to really get [...]

By |2021-03-30T10:13:29+00:00March 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Jon Peterson Story #56

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 spiritual journey and his heart for city transformation. ——————————————
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By |2021-03-16T18:08:38+00:00March 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Etienne Hardre Story #29

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 Etienne's growing up, his years in foster-care, the impact of Holy Smokes, [...]

By |2021-03-03T21:46:50+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments