The Jersey Effect

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  • Is discipleship more important than your job

    “Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.” –John Wooden To be honest, this is a story of how God works in our lives through competition. God used an injury of mine and a meeting with Reggie Hodges to teach me, that discipleship is […]

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  • God Gives You Second Chances, Sometimes

    This is truly a great story my friend Justin Snow contributed to The Jersey Effect. He tells of a decision one night that changed his life forever. Here’s what he wrote: It was a Friday night. I was driving my black Escalade. And I had two other Colts players in the SUV with me, along […]

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  • Is Your Mentor’s Influence Life Changing

    The question I ask in the title of this post is very important because the mentors you choose should be life changing, and their influence should be transcendent. In the same way, you should be having a positive influence on those who you are mentoring. Remember, the people you surround yourself with are either impacting […]

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  • What Is Your Life’s Work

    In my book, The Jersey Effect, I asked Tony Dungy to weigh in with his thoughts on our purpose and mission in life. Previously, we posted here about his four pillars of growth. But in his chapter, he reveals much more. What’s interesting is how we start this chapter by Coach Dungy. The opening line, […]

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  • Black Dog Book Signing Wrap Up

    Darrin and I had a wonderful time at Black Dog Bookstore for our book signing. There were so many great people and the reception of The Jersey Effect was overwhelming. God certainly is good. Owner of Black Dog Book Store, Tania Roudebush said, “We sold 52 books Friday night.  That is very good.  The average signing […]

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  • Book Signing at Black Dog Books in Zionsville

    Come out this Friday night for a book signing at Black Dog Book Store in Zionsville, IN. While you enjoy the annual Brick Street Art Walk, perusing the quaint village of Zionsvile, Hunter Smith and co-author Darrin Gray. The Jersey Effect is a book that will teach readers how to put sports in the right […]

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