Birthright Living Legacy Fatherhood Podcast
By Birthright Living Legacy
Birthright Living Legacy Fatherhood PodcastMar 02, 2022
Birthright Living Legacy 3 #11 Dr Ryan Johnson
Ryan Johnson Empowering Minds: Imposter Syndrome Conqueror at Don't Be Scared & Licensed Facilitator at Impostor Syndrome Institute. This is a powerful tool to have at your disposal as your are a father, so listen in as he tells us of his journey.
Birthright Living Legacy 3 #10 Dr. Eric Gill
Born and raised in Midwest City, OK to Eddie and Wanda Gill. Rev. Dr. Eric Gill received a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Central Oklahoma. He has obtained two master’s degrees: a master’s degree in the Science of Management from Southern Nazarene University, and Eric graduated, with honors, from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University with a Master of Divinity Degree where he was also certified in Church Administration. On May 13, 2017, Eric received his Doctor of Ministry Degree from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University, his research focused on: Deconstructing Eurocentric Pedagogies in Middle-Class Black Youth. Additionally, Dr. Eric Gill is certified in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Management from Cornell University. A lover of community and basketball, Dr Gill, is also the Assistant Boys Basketball Coach at the historic Booker T. Washington High School, in Tulsa, OK. Dr. Gill is a licensed and ordained Baptist Minister. In addition, Rev. Dr. Eric Gill has taught and lectured across the country.
Dr. Eric J. Gill is a member of the Oklahoma City Council of Church’s IMPACT Committee, a part of the Leadership Tulsa 64 cohort, the Faith Coalition for the Commutation of Julius Jones; and he is the proud Chaplain of the Alpha Tau Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated Dr. Gill has been married to the beautiful, Kendra L. Gill. The two of them have an energetic five-year-old boy, Emyr Jason Gill. And on July 7, 2021, they were blessed with a beautiful baby girl, Emani Jade. Eric’s goal is to serve & love God’s people.
Birthright Living Legacy Podcast 3 #9 Tyson D. Thompson
In 1989, I became the youngest licensed professional in the State of Oklahoma at 15 years old.
And after 30 years in business, I retain my passion for Entrepreneurship and Community Service.
In 2009, I became the founding instructor and developer of curriculum for Tulsa Tech’s first Barber Collage.
Since, my teaching methods have been recognized by leaders, mentorship programs and business executives as influential for individuals seeking personal and professional development.
Today, I co-own Chris Tyson Barber Co. in Tulsa, Ok, runs a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, and I’m an author, business coach and sought-after keynote speaker who teaches, “The Art of Adding Value”
Birthright Living Legacy 3 #8 Dr. Matt Hunt
What a joy it is to have a Dr. who not only is an amazing doctor but who is an amazing father. He has an amazing story of how great his father was and how it has impacted him as a father to his girls. Join us on this journey as we walk with Dr. Matt Hunt from Hunts Spinal Care.
Birthright Living Legacy 3 #7 Scott Taylor pt 1
One of the things that fathers deal with that not a lot of people are willing to talk about is when accusations are made against you and your whole life falls apart as you try to defend your honor, your name and all that is good with the world. Walk with us as we go on the journey of a Father that has to go through one of the toughest things that any man will every go through.
Birthright Living Legacy 3 #6 Alisa Bell of J.a.m.e.s. Inc.
Wow, this is one powerful story of a Mother who has to learn how valuable a father is alone the way as she is working a career, starting her own program, and the loss of her Son from gun violence and her daughter from health complications. With every excuse to stay in her own way, she meets her "For-real Husband" and changes her perspective on how valuable he is to their family unit. More about her org https://jamesinc.org/.
Birthright Living Legacy 3 #5 Luke Freeman & Son Max
What a pleasant surprise to have Luke come in and do this amazing show all with his Son in toe.
Luke Freeman is a principal at Purpose & Performance Group, a performance development agency that transforms business by helping leaders clarify and operationalize purpose. Before consulting, Luke spent over a decade doing leadership development, strategy, and culture work at non-profits. Luke has a master's degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Oklahoma. He and his partner have three sons and live in Tulsa, OK.
Birthright Living Legacy season 3 #4 Paul Zelenski
"A kite can't fly without an anchor!" Paul Zelenski takes us on his journey of having him, his wife, and his six yes, 6 children! Listen as he tells of all of the great things that were gained from his life with his father, and his parents, and all of the great things that happen in between. "Just because they are an opponent, they are not your enemy."
Birthright Living Legacy season 3 # 3 Darryl Baskin
Baskin is the state broker for eXp Realty, and also operates The Baskin Real Estate Specialists, with eXp Realty personally closing in excess of $20 million each year in annual sales in the Tulsa metropolitan area. His innovative marketing approach specializes in high-tech efficiency and high-touch service of convenience for his clients. With a weekly radio and television show, The Future of Real Estate that broadcasts on Tulsa’s most listened to talk radio station, KRMG.com, Darryl’s market reach has made him a household name for real estate expertise across the entire northeastern part of Oklahoma. Darryl also owns and innovative live production company called TulsaLiveEvents.com specializing in professional video streaming, and he founded and owns the Ice House Fitness Centers in Bixby, OK and Wagoner, OK.
Birthright Living Legacy season 3 #2 Kojo Asamoa-Caesar
This is one powerful story about connectivity, the visa lottery of having family in both America and Ghana. Listen to how his family came together to help take the burden off of his mother as she gets her education and then he discovers his real mother was in the USA at the time. He talks about how he is able to overcome unforgiveness to meet and understand his own father.
He then learns about interpersonal communication and how it changes his life. "Interviewing his parents!" Listen in on this amazing set of stories and how it has helped him as a father now in the 2000s post-pandemic. He discovered that he was a "Jr." all from an assignment in college.
Birthright Living Legacy season 3 #1 Mike Bausch
Talkes about how cool it was to have a reminiscent of his now 80 yr old Dad. And how much of a difference it was to have his children during his working times, and how much he was the difference it was for him to retire and then raise him. He has a 5-year-old son a is now. Listen to the rich family legacy that they have and have been creating. He is one of the founders and Owners of Andolini's Pizza. His favorite part of being a father is of a kind.
Mike Bausch along with his brother, are owners of Andolini's Pizzeria, a concept of Andolini’s Worldwide, named one of the "Top 10 Pizzerias in America" based solely on reviews by TripAdvisor, CNN, Buzzfeed, and USA Today. Business.org named Andolini's as the "most recommended restaurant" in Tulsa and named Tulsa as one of the most food-obsessed cities in the United States based per capita on the number of people compared to total restaurants.
Mike is a Certified Master Pizzaiolo and instructor and winner of Tulsa's Restaurateur of the Year. Additionally, he is the author of the Amazon #1 Best Seller book Unsliced: How to Stay Whole in the Pizzeria Industry. Entrepreneur.com named Unsliced a must-read business book of 2021
Andolini's began in 2005 and has grown to five pizzerias, two gelaterias, two food hall concepts, a food truck, and a fine dining restaurant Prossimo by 2019. Mike is a Guinness Book world record holder and a writer for Pizza Today.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #26 Shawn Byerly
So excited to hear from Shawn about his amazing relationship with his Father and how he is able to help other 1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation-family business transition their business to the next-gen and keep it going strong like a "Living Legacy". He was one of our board members until he got close to losing his father who ultimately passed. Listen to his journey as he tells us about the impact of an amazing father on his life.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #25 Steve Matias
Judo-Steve tells of growing up with his father in his life after his Mother ran out and as his father was trying to get custody he had to stay with his Grandmother. He tells us of his unique experience of finding out that his mother is a lesbian, and how it has opened his mind to how hate and anger of people just don't make sense.
He talks about being a father of 6 and how he is able to pull that off and still invest in others.
Steve M. is the Owner of Cohesion BJJ & Judo, BJJ Black Belt 1 Degree
Judo Black Belt 3rd Degree
US. Marine Vet.
Veteran Fire Fighter
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #24 Isaac Tompkins
Isaac tells us so much about how he grew up without his father and how we were able to build that relationship over the phone as he engages with him they are able to grow together.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #23 Sam & Ketly Blanchard
Ket is an Author and has worked in various areas with youth and homeschooling teachers, Sam is the co-founder of Project Experience. They tell us of their amazing journey of meeting their fathers for the first time and how building or not building a relationship with their fathers was. Then we talk about how Sam and Ket make it happen as a family today. Then they make it a priority to put family 1st.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #22 Strong Tomorrows
The Strong Tomorrows program provides guidance, support, and information for expectant and parenting students at Tulsa Public Schools. Our program incorporates a dual-generational approach by providing case management services and partnering with high-quality childcare programs like Educare and Community Action Project to support parenting students in staying on track to graduate.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #21 Josh Kunkel
Josh talks about being a small business owner, the impact of grandparents living 4 states away, and what it's like having four young kiddos and running a business.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #20 Larry Harris
Larry is an actual fixture in the neighborhood and the community from coaching Basketball, and sports leagues at Tulsa Dream Center and being the program implementer at 100 Black Men. Larry talks about suffering from the pain of having 2 abortions in his relationships, a Felony and losing his wife of 25+ yrs.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #19 Dr. Ken Canfield
Dr. Ken is the founder of "Fatherhood.com" also the "National Center for Fathering" and he has blessed us here at Birthright Living Legacy by being the keynote speaker at our Fatherhood Summit on Oct. 14th. This summit is an all-out push for Fathers to know about all of the tools and resources that the State of Oklahoma and Birthright Living Legacy have to offer. Listen in as we talk about his journey in fatherhood.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 # 18 Brad O'Hara
A father who has children with special needs. This was one of the most emotional interviews that we've done just yet due to all of the things that I learned about how my actions as a passerby have affected the parents and the children who are struggling with developmental needs. Listen as we talk with a father who tells us the devastating facts about how must fathers abandon those children by the age of 8 because they don't get rest or a break, and why he and his wife started Wills house to help to give respite to those parents.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #17 Angela Surratt
Talks about being a daughter of an amazing Dad that was there for her and willing to connect with her and her siblings. She talks about watching her brother be a father and how her family never pawned them off on other people. She had her parents a part of her life for he whole life.
There were times when he Dad was able to come in and help her with all of the tough situations in life.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #16 Billy Ray Estes
Talk about a sharp-dressed man! Listen in as one of the most talented and well-connected men I've ever met talks about the intentionality of being a father while being successful. As an actor, model, voice actor, drummer, and father of two, Billy Ray talks about how he makes sure that he takes the time to listen to his children and grandchildren, builds forts and so so much more. I can't wait to hear all of the comments from this amazing episode.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #15 Ademola Adeyemi
A father from Nigeria tells us how great it was to be with a father all about his business and how his brothers had to band together and help to create the man we know today. As he made his way to the states and began to live his own life he meet some fathers who changed his perspective about what a father looks like.
Now he tells us of his journey of fatherhood after 14 yrs and fathering in a new way against his own upbringing and how he is able to thrive in his family.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #14 Ramal Brown
This is a Father who is present in the community and making a way for those who didn't have a chance to have a father. He tells us how he was able to balance his community home life and make sure to not forget about priorities. Ramal has put it all on the line to make sure that we have our freedoms in America as a veteran in the army. His story is so riveting. Join us and support his work with "Food on the Move!"
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #13 Isaac Hanson
As he has become an international sensation starting at such a young age, he takes us on a journey of being a son of a Dad that supported him and his brothers in making a career in music. He tells as he was taught hard work and how when he became a father himself he had to fathers from back stage and when we was not on tour and how he and his wife managed to co-parent together to raise their children in such a once in a lifetime climate of a performer.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #12 Kenny Osorio (sorry our audio was not so good on this on)
Kenny Osorio was a champ, he was telling us about how he was able to be a father, however, I didn't realize that our mics were not plugged in all the way so you will have to adjust your mic's a few and we will have to do this one again he was an amazing sport. We had to walk to Sonic due to being locked out. However, he was a great sport and was able to share how he was able to impact his children, and even though he was given up by his mother he didn't ever lose focus on what his goals were to be a father and a husband.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #11 Amy Turner
Owner of Mindset Behavioral Health, she comes and tells us about her journey with her fathers and some decisions that landed her with a habit and later on in prison. She tells us how through love and therapy she was able to overcome and impact others in her community. Her story is so amazing and she gives parents a warning on how to make sure to look out for some dangerous drugs that are out there right now.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #10 Johnny Buschardt
Johnny Buschardt is a local Dad hero. He and his ex-wife and current fiancé show parents what it looks like a child's needs first and co-parent with love for the child and respect for each other. This story deeply moved me to want to be a better co-parent and work on ways to support our child instead of doing the toxic ex thing.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #9 Kyle Sullivan
Kyle tells us of how he was able to grow up without his mother and then be able to live with his father as he learns some very profound things. He like most kids his age played baseball and learned some very life-changing news. He tells us about how his leadership then turned into a dark place and what got him out of it as he Unleashes his inner champ!
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #8 Kurtis Tucker
Kurtis is telling the story of Fatherhood from the perspective of his father and him to his children. He takes us on the journey of doing all that he can to keep his family together and making sure that his children know that no matter what Mom being in a good place and Dad being in a good place is whats best for you as children and he will do whatever it takes to make that a priority.
Birthright Living Legacy Season 2 #7 Chris Province
This was an amazing podcast that had some great surprises and wise advice to see how we were are able to see the positive in any situation. Chris has his son is live in the studio as he talks about his upbringing. Listen in as we talk about him choosing a way to learn from his opportunities and how it able to set him straight as a father and a business owner.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #6 Jeromie Tucker
The Chairman of the board, Jeromie, tells us about his childhood going from 1 or 8 and making things happen for him and all of his siblings. His father's foundation was able to sustain after his passing—Listen in how he connects people to causes, people to people, and leaders to resources.
He shows us how authentic leadership is utilized in business and fatherhood.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #5 Tim Newton
Tim tells us how much quality intentional time has more to do with raising your children than just time. Finding out what is important to them and how you can spend your time with them doing those things helps boost their confidence and levels of glory. Tim tells us of his "Success Goal."
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #4 James Bell
James shares his journey of being a father within the family structure to a divorced father trying to maintain a relationship with his son. He explains the pain and process he went through trying to co-parent and remain in his sons' life. What an incredible set of stories he tells about his father and his excellent skills on the court, and how he tried all that he could to impress his father but to no avail.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #3 Mike Epps
Military Father! What a great story of traveling the world and having the opportunity to learn from his Father and the richness of being an incredible father as he raises his sons to think and rely on him for great information. As a board member, Mike Epps talks to us about how important being a father is to him and why Birthright Living Legacy matters enough to get involved.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #2 Rick Altizer "Show me the Father Director"
Wow what an honor to interview Rick Altizer the director of "Show me the Father" if you have not seen or own this movie please go purchase it. This is a once in a lifetime documentary that will change your life. Rick talks to us about how the movie came to be, and how we was introduced to this project. He will also take us on the journey of him as a father and grandfather that will give us some perspective on how this became to be so important to him.
Birthright Living Legacy season 2 #1 - Crystal and Marquess
We have the founders update on how parenting has been going since having a young child 6 months ago. They tell of the thoughts and the wonderful things that have happened along the way, and even though Marquesses vice is not 100% there they give up all of the goods. So excited to here what they've been up to since starting this just last yr.
Birthright Living Legacy #24 Demetrius Stanley & Dakota Decker
What an epic journey for these two men. One tells us his story from his home to the Tulsa Boys Home all the way to make it on his own as a father. The other tells us the tales from his living in the streets and neglecting his children to come full circle after changing his life. Come with us as we listen to part of their stories on our last podcast of 2021. Episode 24 is now the end of season 1 of Birthright Living Legacy Podcast.
Birthright Living Legacy #23 Xavier Graves
Listen to the story of one Xavier Graves, who is a father, educator, influencer and organization advocate. He tells us about how he started his fatherhood journey and how it has helped him find his career and passions for understanding young black men trama. He talks to us about how punishment and shame will hurt a child. And how he was able to choose a different way. Listen to some of the amazing things that he has to share, we took a lot of notes in the studio as he was speaking and my guess is so will you.
Birthright Living Legacy #22 Nick Martian
Birthright Living Legacy # 21 Nathan Williams
The Step-Dad story! Nathan takes us down the road of becoming an instant dad and the unique struggles and the great rewards of having that as an opportunity. He talks to us about how he set boundaries with his soon to be wife, and the struggles he has with the bio father. Join us now as we listen to his amazing story.
Birthright Living Legacy #20 Chad Long
Super excited to hear about Chad and his wife as they are moving into adoption. We are so excited to present his story to the world. Buckle up as we dig right in.
Birthright Living Legacy #19 Willie Tucker
Willie Tucker tells of his Father and Brother as they are all three veterans of this great country. Willie shares his story of having his father's name, but not his presents. He was reminded daily of his father's shortcomings through his mother's tone when saying his name and reminding him of how much they favored. Now that he is a father, he talks about how mending his relationship with his Dad has helped him become a better father. They are honoring his brother's life in the military and on earth the weekend we recorded this. This was a very impactful episode for Crystal and I, join us on his journey.
Ps: This was our 1st zoom interview so the sound is not as it usually is (were getting better)
Birthright Living Legacy #18 Christian Heastie
We are on a journey with Christian as he tells us his experience as an every-other-weekend Son. Telling us how living in the Bahamas vs. coming to the US affected his relationships with his Father.
Then having his brother step in to mentor him, then he passes away serving his country.
Birthright Living Legacy #17 Greg (aka Tokyo) and Brittani
This amazing couple shares with us their expectations as soon-to-be parents. Brittany is a few months pregnant. Tokyo depicts his vision of living his dream as a rapper and being a father to his daughter.
Join us on this journey of being young, married, and successful.
Birthright Living Legacy Podcast #16 Marcus Tumey
Talking about how he suffered from his father being in the home but absent from alcohol was very verbally abusive due to his PTSD in the army. Being the youngest of 6, Marcus tells how his relationship as a son comes full circle to be there as a Foster Father. This is a very touching story but a fun journey that he will take us on.
Birthright Living Legacy Podcast #15 Luke Frazier
Listen as he tells how tragedy shaped his life! He was a star football player, then was recked by the loss of his father. He will tell us how he went from top to bottom, back to being on top, and a husband and father of 5.
Birthright Living Legacy Podcast #14 Raymond Shinault Jr.
Taking us on the journey of what it means to make mistakes on this walk and make them right. He tells us of the importance of apologizing to your children and empowering them in the relationship. Listen in as the voice of Birthright Living Legacy comes to you live on the show.
Birthright Living Legacy Podcast #13 Women's only Fatherhood Hot-seat
This was such a great show, this was an opportunity for some Dads to get some questions together for these women to answer in the hot seat without any prep. Thank you to Greg Jones Jr., Greg Ransom II & Arvin McGee for having your wives on the show. We are excited to put this into the airwaves.
Birthright Living Legacy #12 Fathers Day Q&A with Marcus, Kirk, and I
3 men, 3 different households, and 3 different views on how to answer these questions. We had wives of 2 men ask some questions that we answered live on the mic so that you can hear how the process is real for us Fathers.