Not only was quitting drinking only the beginning of Andy Brannum’s spiritual journey, it may have been the easiest part. When Andy (reluctantly) answered the call to ministry, he encountered a whole new set of challenges, from overwork to living with a wife and three kids in a 900-square-foot house. In this week’s podcast, Andy talks with Nate Dewberry about these struggles, times when he challenged God outright, and what it’s all led to—the formation of Thrive, a ministry that works with churches to help them create tailored, relevant men’s ministries of their own.
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3:50—Andy’s story, part I—his drinking problem and why he decided to stop
16:11—Andy’s story, part II—the ups and downs of a life in ministry
26:17—The importance of relationships to one’s spiritual journey
34:01—What does redemption mean to you?
36:41—Andy talks about the Thrive ministry and his podcast
43:57—How do you want to be remembered?/outro