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The Misfit Heroes Podcast

70 EpisodesProduced by Misfit HeroesWebsite

This podcast is about you. Our goal is to inspire you to change the world around you for the positive. Each episode, we’ll bring you guests that are changing the world around them via ministry and outreach. We’ll speak about how they did it, what they’re doing, issues they have to deal with and over… read more

70 Episodes | 2020 - 2023

Exposing the dark truth behind the troubled teen industry: a Firsthand look with Beetle James

January 29th, 2023

1:11:48

Beetle James has seen a recent virality on social media when she detailed her story of living through the troubled teen industry, a group of organizations that utilize extreme boot camp style measures to address at risk …

The 2023 State of the Podcast Address

January 15th, 2023

6:21

Another year has passed, and if you’re new here, every January, I do the state of the podcast, explaining where I’ve been, where I’m at, and where we’re going with the podcast.

It’s a simple recap, and a fun way really …

This high school senior has created a device that recycles plastic into alternative fuel sources - Julian Brown of NatureJab

January 2nd, 2023

49:08

Julian Brown took it upon himself to use his love for the environment and develop a microwave pyrolisis reactor, a device that recycles any type of …

I did a podcast with the ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence (And It Gets Weird)

December 19th, 2022

38:48

In this episode, Chris has a conversation with the ChatGPT AI algorithm. 

The GPT4 algorithm by OpenAI has tremendous potential to change the world …

This Christian streamer is sharing the love of God while playing Fortnite and Call of Duty - PastorStevenN

December 4th, 2022

52:31

Steven Nogueira is a Christian twitch streamer that uses the medium of gaming and e sports to share the love and hope of the message of Jesus Christ to randoms that he plays video games with online.   

His passion and …

The web browser that is changing the look of free speech - Jeff Bermant, Tusk Browser

November 20th, 2022

47:29

Jeff Bermant is the creator of Tusk Browser, a web browser that was designed to fight censorship and promote free speech online.  


 For nearly 20 years, Jeff has been creating web browsers and online utilities with a …

The $3 Eyeglasses that Can Solve the Vision Issues of 2.5 Billion People with Pastor Greg Wiens of Global Vision 2020

November 7th, 2022

59:35

Greg Wiens is a mennonite pastor in Canada who was inspired by the efforts of a military vet in an issue of National Geographic magazine. 

  While reading an article about the efforts made to offer eyeglasses to people …

This CEO is giving away free water and wants to give you groceries free too! - Josh Cliffords, Freewater.io

October 23rd, 2022

1:00:14

Josh Cliffords is the CEO of Free Water, an Austin, TX based startup that is the first free beverage company that uses ads placed on their labels to not only pay for their business cost, but also donate at least ten …

From online philanthropy to the future of feeding the homeless with cryptocurrency with Ken Kim of Crypto For The Homeless

October 9th, 2022

50:53

Have you ever wanted to help the less fortunate but maybe don’t have the wherewithal or financial capacity to help others yourself? 

If so, you need to listen to this episode.

This is a common occurrence, and …

From Stripper to the Savior, this Christian ex stripper shares her story of overcoming the adult entertainment industry - Kimberly Moses, Rejoice International

September 25th, 2022

50:37

Kimberly Moses is an author, speaker, pastor, and the creator of Rejoice International, a Christian ministry that leads women out of the adult …

How to thank a veteran with Shelly Rood

September 11th, 2022

47:01

Shelly served in the United States Army Reserves for 16 years as an Intelligence Officer and now is a small business owner and ordained minister, advocating for selfless service in action. 


Attaining the rank of …

Love Over Fear, Others Over Self - Bonnie Hardy

August 28th, 2022

37:57

Bonnie Hardy is a mindset, life, and gratitude coach based out of Central Florida. 


She is also the owner of Rock Solid Coaching. 


 Bonnie was the …

Solving the underlying cause of addiction with Christina Dent of End It For Good

August 14th, 2022

52:33

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Christina Dent is a mother, foster parent, and executive director of the nonprofit End It For Good, a christian Mississippi based company that aims to end …

How To End America's Drug War For Good, with Christina Dent of End It For Good (video)

August 5th, 2022

46:18

Christina Dent is a mother, foster parent, and executive director of the nonprofit End It For Good, a christian Mississippi based company that aims to end the drug war in America using compassion.

From a young age, …

How To End America's Drug War For Good, with Christina Dent of End It For Good

July 31st, 2022

46:18

Christina Dent is a mother, foster parent, and executive director of the nonprofit End It For Good, a christian Mississippi based company that aims to end the drug war in America using compassion.

From a young age, …

The importance of education for a free mind with Connor Boyack

July 17th, 2022

52:04

Connor Boyack is the creator of the Tuttle Twins series of books, a children’s book series that teaches children positive moral values in fun and character driven stories.  


 The Tuttle Twins books teach children …

Why should you care about NFTs? Here is the real world utility. - with Seth Silvers from StoryOn Media and The Business Podcast

July 3rd, 2022

40:59

Seth Silvers is the CEO of StoryOn Media, and host of his podcast "The Business", which is being launched this year as a 10,000 piece NFT collection. 

How Podcasting Changed The Life of One Autistic Man - Sam Mitchell - Autism Rocks & Rolls

June 19th, 2022

33:18

Sam Mitchell is the host of the Autism rocks & rolls podcast, an insightful look into the everyday life of someone with high functioning autism.

Alyssa Banks - The Princess Program Foundation - How One Woman is using the magic of Disney Princesses to bring joy to kids with terminal illnesses

June 9th, 2022

27:47

Always Banks is the creator and executive director of the princess program foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit that brings joy to children with terminal illnesses  by offering in person and zoom meetings with princesses.  


Alyssa Banks - The Princess Program Foundation - How one woman is using the magic of Disney Princesses to bring joy to kids with terminal illnesses

June 5th, 2022

27:47

Always Banks is the creator and executive director of the princess program foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit that brings joy to children with terminal illnesses  by offering in person and zoom meetings with princesses.

Brandon Lopez - The Embrace Foundation - How Can We Solve the Healthcare Cost of Type 1 Diabetes?

May 8th, 2022

41:16

Brandon Lopez is the CEO and executive director of The Embrace Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit that provides insulin and diabetes testing supplies for …

Seth & Roxanne Brown - The Missionary Mindset and Sharing the Love of Christ with the People of Haiti

April 24th, 2022

1:20:43

Seth & Roxanne Brown are youth pastors at Coastal Family Church in Nags Head, North Carolina.   


For the last 5 years, Seth and Roxanne have …

Seth & Roxanne Brown - The Missionary Mindset and Sharing the Love of Christ with the People of Haiti (Audio Only)

April 24th, 2022

1:20:43

Seth & Roxanne Brown are youth pastors at Coastal Family Church in Nags Head, North Carolina. 

 For the last 5 years, Seth and Roxanne have been …

Preston Hocker - Saved and Savage - Teaching Fatherhood to Savage Dads with the Pastor of Disaster

April 16th, 2022

56:15

Preston Hocker is a father, personal protection agent, associate pastor, and Christian MMA fighter who goes by the "Pastor of Disaster" in the MMA world. His MMA fight record is 5-4, and he has been fighting in various …

Preston Hocker - Saved and Savage - Teaching Fatherhood to Savage Dads with the Pastor of Disaster

April 10th, 2022

56:15

Preston Hocker is a father, personal protection agent, associate pastor, and Christian MMA fighter who goes by the "Pastor of Disaster" in the MMA world. His MMA fight record is 5-4, and he has been fighting in various …

The 5 things I wish I knew before starting this podcasting journey (Audio Only)

April 5th, 2022

4:16

This episode, Chris details the five things that he wish he knew before getting into podcasting. The results might not be what you think.

This is a …

The 5 things I wish I knew before starting this podcasting journey

March 31st, 2022

4:16

This episode, Chris details the five things that he wish he knew before getting into podcasting. The results might not be what you think. 


 Find out …

Danny Sanchez The City Peace Project Creating A Family Bond That Is Stronger Than Gang Violence

March 15th, 2022

1:02:26

Danny Sanchez is the creator and executive director of The City Peace Project, a San Jose, CA based nonprofit that works to get gang members out of gangs and leading healthir lives through mentoring and leadership …

Danny Sanchez The City Peace Project Creating A Family Bond That Is Stronger Than Gang Violence

March 13th, 2022

1:02:26

Danny Sanchez is the creator and executive director of The City Peace Project, a San Jose, CA based nonprofit that works to get gang members out of gangs and leading healthir lives through mentoring and leadership …

Nathan Stuck - What are B Corps and How do they affect the business of doing good? (Audio Only)

February 27th, 2022

1:03:28

Nathan Stuck is the creator of B Local Georgia, a Georgia based nonprofit that focuses on helping companies get b corp certified, and use their business as a force for good.

Nathan is an award winning leader in the B …

Nathan Stuck - What are B Corps and How do they affect the business of doing good?

February 27th, 2022

1:03:28

Nathan Stuck is the creator of B Local Georgia, a Georgia based nonprofit that focuses on helping companies get b corp certified, and use their business as a force for good.

Nathan is an award winning leader in the B …

2022 State of the Podcast Address

February 13th, 2022

10:26

It's that time of hear again, when Chris discusses the ups and downs of the last year in podcasting, and confronts where and how the show is moving forward in the future.

Find out more about the podcast at

Dr Glenn & Phyllis Hill - The Connection Codes - Why Are People Hiding Their Emotions and How Can Expressing Emotions Properly Fix Relationships?

January 30th, 2022

1:18:21
Dr. Glenn & Phyllis Hill are the authors of the new book "The Connection Codes: The Blueprint & Tools for Creating the Relationships You …

Kyria Whisenhunt - Paws4People - How can service dogs educate, empower, and transform lives?

January 16th, 2022

38:20

Kyria Whisenhunt is the executive director of Paws4People, a North Carolina based nonprofit that aims to educate and empower people through the use …

Robert Hayes - NC State University - Is Tribalism Limiting Us In Faith And Science?

January 2nd, 2022

48:40

Robert Hayes is a nuclear engineering professor at North Carolina State University, a certified health physicist, and a fellow of the American …

Mickey Desai - The Nonprofit Snapcast - The difference between a nonprofit and a not for profit business model

December 19th, 2021

37:50

Mickey Desai is the host of the Nonprofit Snapcast, a weekly podcast about the issues and challenges affecting nonprofit businesses.   


A car aficianado, he is also the host of The Thing About Cars podcast.  


Mickey …

Adthe Theo Trepca - Are You Happy? - One Filmmaker's Documentary Experiment Could Bring The World Together

December 5th, 2021

43:07

Adthe Theo Trepca is the diretor of "Are You Happy?", a new docu-series that looks at people's relations with their happiness and what makes them …

Jeremy Simon - E-nable- 3D printing prosthetics and the future of open source healthcare

November 21st, 2021

56:48

Jeremy Simon is one of the cofounders of E-nable, an online community that connects those needing prosthetics with the 3D printing community.  

 The Enable3D community provides free 3D printed prosthetics and orthopedic …

Chris Randall - CrazyGodStory - How Seeing God in Everything Changed One Man's Life Forever

November 7th, 2021

1:08:08

Chris Randall is a christian tiktok influencer who goes by the name CrazyGodStory. 

 

In 2008, his life was changed when he decided to accept Jesus, and create Affordable Auto Repair, a mobile mechanic nonprofit, where …

Rodney Smith Jr. Raising Men & Women Lawncare Service - Changing Kids Lives through Acts of Service

October 24th, 2021

28:15

Rodney Smith jr. is the executive director of Raising Men & Women Lawncare Service, and creator of the 50 yard challenge, a campaign designed to get kids to inspire change in their communities by mowing the lawns of …

Stephanie Olson - The Set Me Free Project - Why we should educate younger kids about sex trafficking

October 10th, 2021

55:16

Stephanie Olsen is the creator of the set me free project, an organization that educates students in as young as third grade about the dangers of sexual predators online and the ways that sex trafficking can happen.

Jen Yarbrough - The Grant Guru - Stopping the mistakes nonprofit startups make before they happen

September 12th, 2021

53:15

Jen Yarbrough is a specialist in the nonprofit and not for profit work spaces, and has been affectionately referred to as “The Grant Guru” because her mission is toward all nonprofit leaders out there who have responded …

Terrance Wren - We Are Human - Everyone Deserves A Seat At The Table

August 29th, 2021

48:48

Terrance Wren is the creator of We Are Human and United BBQ, a free and open to attend fellowship event that everyone is welcome to attend, …

Don't Talk About It, Be About It - The Six Steps To Starting A Nonprofit

August 15th, 2021

8:25

In this episode, Chris details the next steps in his journey. We're going to be starting a nonprofit, and I go over 6 steps to creating a non-profit.
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Elizabeth Fisher Good - Have You Been Groomed For Success or Failure? How One Thought Has Saved Thousands of Women from the Sex Trade

August 1st, 2021

1:02:58

Elizabeth Fisher Good is the co-founder and CEO of Selah Freedom and The Selah Way Foundation, an organization that helps free women from the sex trade and provide a safe housing environment for the victims of this life.

Jeff Deskovic - Redeemed through Grace, Falsely Imprisoned for Murder, and Helping Exonerate Innocent Prisoners

July 18th, 2021

1:06:57

Jeff Deskovic is the creator of the Deskovic Foundation, an organization that works to exonerate people falsely accused and.convicted of crimes.

At the age of 16, Jeff was tried and convicted of the rape and murder of …

Rick Bateman - OBX Martial Arts - Serving Veterans Through the Controlled Chaos of Jiujitsu

July 4th, 2021

54:53

Rick Bateman is the owner of Outer Banks Mixed Martial Arts, a combat sports gym in Nags Head, NC. He was recently ranked 18th in the international Brazilian jiu-jitsu foundation (IBJJF), and has been a martial artist …

Sara Canizales - How One Woman Sharing God Brought a Town Together

June 20th, 2021

33:15

Sara Canizales is a mother, a wife, and children's pastor at Coastal Family Church in Nags Head, NC. 
Since 2008, she has created and led her passion project Children's Fest, a yearly celebration of Jesus on Halloween. 

Misfit heroes intro

June 19th, 2021

1:07

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Bilal Markis - How 46 blood donations turned tragedy into triumph

June 6th, 2021

32:42

Bilal Markis is the creator of MCB, Miracle Come Back, a global nonprofit that holds blood drives across america and the entire world. As a single …

Naomi Lambert - The Cool to Be Kind Project - How Kindness Without Expectations Inspires Change

May 23rd, 2021

19:54

Naomi Lambert is the creator of the cool to be kind project, a global social enterprise that uses kindness cards left in random spots to inspire acts …

Jenasa Staples - Create Your Earth Life Podcast - Chronicles of a Journey with Jesus

May 9th, 2021

27:50

Jenasa Staples is the creator and host of the #createyourearthlife podcast, a Christian podcast that documents and chronicles jenasa’s journey with her walk in the Christian faith. She is a mother, a podcaster, and …

Matt Wenger - How the church can end the stigmas around sex and porn addiction

April 25th, 2021

47:49

Matt Wenger is lead therapist at the Begin Again Institute and Boulder Recovery in Boulder, Colorado. His office has released a new book, “TINSA: …

Donovan Brooks - The Building Stewards Podcast - Where faith and our finances meet

April 11th, 2021

36:23

Donovan Brooks is host of The Building Stewards Podcast, a podcast about how our finances affect our faith walk. He is also an author, father, and a financial planner, and owner of storyline financial planning. He has …

Shannon Bray - Leading with Character, Dignity, and Respect

March 28th, 2021

38:59

Shannon Bray ran for senate in the 2020 election in North Carolina, and will be running again in 2022.
With a campaign party consisting of himself …

Matt Hayes - Engiven - Cryptocurrency and the future of giving

March 14th, 2021

45:53

Matt Hayes is the co-founder and COO of Engiven, a giving platform that allows cryptocurrency donors to donate different forms of cryptocurrency like …

James Franchise - The Metal Worship Leader

February 28th, 2021

29:27

James Franchise is the lead singer of This Surrender, a Christian Lifecore metal band from New York, NY. He has gained notoriety on TikTok as the metal worship leader, performing covers of modern worship songs and hymns …

Ashley Henriott - Motherhood Unfiltered - Being an Imperfect Parent in a Perfect World

February 14th, 2021

51:04

Ashley Henriott is an author, social media influencer, and a mom of 4 wonderful kids.

She is also host of the Motherhood Unfiltered podcast about …

Quincy Carr - Quality Comedy Series - Why the world needs clean comedy

January 31st, 2021

1:01:38

Quincy Carr is a standup comedian and television personality from Virginia Beach, VA. He is the host of the Quality Comedy Series, a laugh-out-loud clean stand up comedy show, as well as an on-air personality for …

2021 - The State of the Podcast Address

January 17th, 2021

8:23

In this episode, Chris details where the podcast has been, where the podcast is at, and where the podcast is going in the future. We discuss our successes and failures, the goals we have met, and the next …

Jeff Thompson - Cross Trail Outfitters - Guiding the Next Generation to Christ Through the Outdoors

January 3rd, 2021

1:25:10

Jeff Thompson is the lead outfitter for the Outer Banks chapter of Cross Trail Outfitters. 
Cross trail outfitters is a sportsman’s group whose goal is to lead the next generation to Christ through the outdoors. 
We speak …

Delia D’Ambra - The Counter Clock Podcast

December 20th, 2020

31:58

Delia D’Ambra is the creator and host of the true crime podcast, Counter Clock, which focuses on two murders that occurred on the outer banks of …

Tracy Ryder - OBX Room In The Inn - Helping the Homeless on the Outer Banks

December 6th, 2020

40:28

OBX Room in the Inn is an organization that helps the homeless population on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Tracy Ryder is the president of OBX …

Austin Canizales - Lizzy Voxel- Illustrating A Hero’s Identity

November 23rd, 2020

57:20

In this episode, Austin and Chris discuss the concept of identity. Austin speaks about his comic book character, Lizzy Voxel, and the guys talk about …

Skylor Bryant - Audaciously You - Fighting Human Trafficking With Christ-Centered Conversations

November 8th, 2020

52:28

Skylor Bryant is the owner of Audacious You, an apparel company that offers products designed to inspire conversations about Christ. The company has …

Michele Satterwhite- The Anniversary Episode

November 3rd, 2020

48:49

Chris brings his wife Michele on as a guest to talk about the trials and errors of their 16 years of marriage.

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Maureen Swindell - The Art of Play - Why Adults Need to Play

October 17th, 2020

1:09:19

Maureen Swindell is a local artist with Candle & Mirror Creative based out of Manteo, North Carolina. She has a local ministry called The Art of …

What Is A Hero?

October 17th, 2020

1:29:18

In this episode, Austin and Chris discuss the features and qualities that make a hero a hero. We speak about Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, …

Jonny Waters - The Flip-Flop Cowboy - An Outer Banks Musician Brings Love Throughout COVID

October 17th, 2020

1:46:41

Jonny Waters, AKA the flipflop cowboy, is a popular musician from the Outer Banks of North Carolina. He has been playing with his band, Jonny Waters …

Origin Issue

October 17th, 2020

1:17:19

Every story has a beginning. Come along with us on this journey as we discuss the origins of the Misfit Heroes Podcast.

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