POP GOD POPcast: Episode 21 – Mayor Bob Young


Welcome to the POP GOD POPcast – an exploration into the lives of people seeking God in the present tense.

This week’s guest is Former Mayor of Augusta Bob Young. Mayor Young has an incredible story of confident faith which has led him all across the world. From working as a janitor in a movie theater to broadcasting for the Armed Forces to anchoring the 6 o’clock news to serving as Mayor to working for the President, Bob shares how his faith anchored him along the way. Plus we talk about his friendship with James Brown, helping clean up the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and so much more. Enjoy this deeper look inside the life of a leader truly seeking God in the present tense.

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Life On The Leash

photo-2You’d think a dog would hate a leash.

Not my dog.

By definition a leash keeps a dog from moving freely, tying them to where their owner is walking. Seems like something which would annoy a dog in theory.

When I pull out the leash The Roc recognizes what’s about to happen. I don’t even have to say a word.

He knows where I keep the leash. He knows when I’m going for it.

Wherever he is he starts running. His heart starts racing. His legs can’t contain themselves.

We’re going to his favorite place. We’re going outside. Continue reading