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0:00- What are we going to talk about today?
2:20- Eric’s NBA days
3:46- NBA to Janitor to Pastor
8:00- Tough childhood, tough neighborhoods and when youth ministry got poppin’
10:10- Healing from a tough childhood
11:58- Marriage to his junior high sweetheart? Nope.
15:10- Twenty-nine-years-old and reconnecting with his junior high sweetheart? You bet.
18:13- Los Angeles. Eric was terrified. A Letter. Portland.
24:30- “The One” and the power of trust
26:30- Marriage, God and raising a family
29:55- Eric’s relationship with his family
32:39- The key to being a successful matchmaker
34:02- Joy loses her train of thought
35:30- Mentorship, race segregation, age segregation
38:21- Advice for those who feel inadequate about being a mentor
40:53- What is Holla Mentors?
42:49- Plagarism, 12 Years a Slave, and gaining confidence
47:14- Using a different pedagogy + being proud of Grandpa
49:50- Joy and Eric go down to the gym
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