Resources

MGF Resources Overview

MGF resources have been developed to assist individuals and groups with their spiritual growth. The core resources include speaker videos and the discussion videos/guides on this page.

Additional resources include:

MGF Discussion Videos & Guides

mike duke - resources

About the Talk
In 1975 at the age of 23 Benny started in the used car business with $1,000. He purchased 4 cars that amounted to $600. Today at 64, Benny is owner of Paramount Automotive Group in North Carolina, consisting of 17 new car franchises, nine locations, 350 employees, and over $300 million in annual sales. In 1986 Benny purchased Hickory Motor Speedway, one of Nascar’s oldest weekly tracks.

mike duke - resources

About the Talk
Dave Waanstedt had it all. A successful college coaching career, a good marriage, a happy family life and yet, as he tells it, there was still something missing. It wasn’t until he was challenged by the Miami University football chaplain to jump in with both feet with God that something clicked. Dave shared very humbly how he began to change as a result of a “Trial and Error” experiment with God.

dale jones - resources

About the Talk
Dale Jones, being the CEO of an executive search firm, focused his talk around finding the ‘Core’ of a person. What is a person really like? What is their character like when tested with difficulties? What are they basing their meaning and purpose on? These are questions that bear reflection and self-examination as we consider our Faith.

dale jones - resources

About the Talk
The interview given by Kemmons Wilson jr. centered around how his business life and family relationships were shaped by his faith in God. What is a good balance of work and family life? What is a good definition of success? How should we view failure? These are questions that bear reflection and self-examination as we consider our lives.

Scott Walker - resources

About the Talk
It was clear from Governor Scott Walker’s talk that his faith in God has impacted both his personal and professional life. His faith has called him to act differently and ask difficult questions like: What does sacrifice in my life look like? What am I really trusting in? What am I saying to people by how I live my life? Let’s take some time to discuss these and unpack them in our own lives.

Steve Robinson - resources

About the Talk
Steve Robinson’s life was filled with what he called “milestone moments” that helped shape him both personally and spiritually. Some of these changed and challenged his perspective on such things as money, spiritual growth, the Church community and even how he approached his relationship with God. Let’s explore these and other subjects together as a group.

Mark Whitacre (1) - resources

About the Talk
Mark Whitacre was a senior executive with Archer Daniels Midland in the mid-1990’s. He became an informant, working with the FBI to expose a major price-fixing scandal. His story was told in the feature film “The Informant” which starred Matt Damon. Part 1 of 2

David Nixon

About the Talk
David has been producing and directing films throughout the world for the past 26 years. His feature films include “Facing the Giants,” “Fireproof” and “Letters to God.” His production company also produces commercials for clients such as Subway, Nickelodeon and Walt Disney World.

dale jones - resources

About the Talk
Naples High School football coach Bill Kramer spoke of how God challenged him to begin living his life intentionally for God in all that he did. His life challenges us to begin living as a missionary wherever we are, seeking God’s will in all that we do and living as though we were going to give an account for our lives.

mike duke - resources

About the Talk
The focus of the talk given by Mike Duke, the former CEO of Walmart, was centered on God’s Plan for his life. Do you think God has a plan for individual lives? How does that plan work itself out in real life? What is your part in God’s plan? These are questions that bear reflection and self-examination as we consider our lives.

Connie Mack - resources

About the Talk
Much of Senator Connie Mack’s talk centered around how the death of three people shaped his life. What unique perspectives does the reality of death give us? How does the inevitability of death change us? Let’s take some time to discuss these and other questions that arose from Connie’s talk.

Jonathan Reckford - resources

About the Talk
Jonathan Reckford has led a very interesting and diverse business life from which he has learned many lessons. Some of the questions he has asked himself along the way have been: what does a useful life look like? What are the dangers of living with façades? How does God change us? Let’s take advantage of our time together today and ask ourselves some of these questions and see what fruit they bear in our lives.

Randy Kington - resources

About the Talk
Randy joined the Marines in 1964 at the age of 19. On March 21, 1966, his Echo Company lost 95 young Marines in an assault against the North Vietnamese Army.. Randy was left paralyzed from the waist down. His remarkable story is summed up in his inspirational autobiography—What a Life.

Mark Whitacre (1) - resources

About the Talk
Mark Whitacre was a senior executive with Archer Daniels Midland in the mid-1990’s. He became an informant, working with the FBI to expose a major price-fixing scandal. His story was told in the feature film “The Informant” which starred Matt Damon. Part 2 of 2

David Cook

About the Talk
Dr. Cook is one of the top sports psychologists in the U.S. and author of several book, including The Psychology of Tournament Golf, Golf’s Sacred Journey: Seven Days at the Link’s of Utopia and Johnny’s U.S. Open.