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21: Using Beauty to Combat Sex Trafficking with Dianna Bautista

As a hair stylist in the beauty industry for 15 years, Dianna has worked on many platforms in the salon and providing advanced education to professional stylists. After 11 years of doing hair for fashion magazines and red carpets, she began teaching women in developing countries who have endured extreme poverty, exploitation, abuse, and trafficking the skill of hair dressing. Dianna has helped build and develop educational beauty programs in Kenya, Uganda, Brazil, Mexico, Cambodia, and now Thailand. Giving hope and a future to women through vocational training has become her mission. In seeing her vision of freedom through hair dressing become a reality, she has moved to Pattaya, Thailand, the World capital of sex tourism and child trafficking. Dianna has committed to living there indefinitely to establish Shear Love International to give women the opportunity of a career in hair design, a future for their families, and a voice in the world.

Dianna has helped build and develop educational beauty programs in Kenya, Uganda, Brazil, Mexico, Cambodia, and now Thailand. Giving hope and a future to women through vocational training has become her mission. In seeing her vision of freedom through hair dressing become a reality, she has moved to Pattaya, Thailand, the World capital of sex tourism and child trafficking. Dianna has committed to living there indefinitely to establish Shear Love International to give women the opportunity of a career in hair design, a future for their families, and a voice in the world.

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • How Dianna teaches career skills to women rescued from sex trafficking
  • The horror and the dangers
  • The solution, according to Dianna
  • A favorite scripture: “Love one another.”—John 13:34
  • How Dianna got started “doing hair”
  • Where passion and purpose meet for Dianna
  • Overcoming extreme family difficulties
  • Eye-opening trips to Africa, Brazil, and Cambodia
  • Dianna’s plans for a beauty school to teach women skills
  • Dianna’s business plan
  • Her beauty school in Kenya: 84 graduates to date!
  • The shift to full-time ministry
  • Dianna’s inner struggle
  • Finding your voice/standing up for kids
  • Any regrets?
  • What is needed to change people’s lives
  • The goal: $75,000 for next year to fund EVERYTHING—and a barbering school for men in the future!
  • Women being empowered—for the RIGHT reasons
  • Consider becoming a financial supporter! (Visit the website to learn how to help!)
  • How the gospel is shared with victims
  • Two favorite books: Unstoppable by Christine Caine and The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson
  • What would you do if you could change ONE THING in the world? “Abolish trafficking”
  • What would be your advice to a younger you? “I would go to myself at age 19 and tell Dianna to know your talents, cultivate, and use them. Know that they come solely from God.”
  • Dianna’s parting advice to listeners: “One rescued is a reason to celebrate and one enslaved is a reason to fight.” –Kaley Wilson

Resources:

www.shearloveinternational.org

Find Dianna and Shear Love on Facebook and Instagram, too!

 

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20: Gifted with Creativity by the Creator with Dr. Nashon Walker

 

Dr. Nashon Walker is a Music Creator, Urban Community Solutionist & Modern Day Street/Gang Culture Philosopher.  Dr. Nashon is also the President & Founder of HoodRISE MUSIC a global music production, talent development & record label with an emphasis on creating life-giving content.  HoodRISE MUSIC has world-wide distribution through ADA/WEA a Warner Music Group Company.  Dr. Nashon is also the President & Founder of the Empowerment Center Worldwide, Inc. a social solution movement (SSM) committed to transforming the lives of youth and the leaders that serve them through solution driven initiatives that reflect the kingdom of God.  

 

On April 15, 2014, Dr. Nashon was honored by Ambassador at Large for the Republic of Burundi, Dr. Clyde Rivers with the GOLDEN RULE INTERNATIONAL AWARD for his work of excellence within Urban culture.  The following year, Dr. Nashon was again honored by Dr. Clyde Rivers with an honorary Doctorate Degree in Music with an emphasis on Arts & Worship.

 

Driven by a passion for results and true social transformation, Dr. Nashon begin to development change models based on his years of research, experience,and unprecedented outcomes.  Today, Dr. Walker is not only a global example of transformation but is pioneering a new social solutionist movement for the urban culture & community.

 

Listen to the episode as Nashon discusses:

  • The difference between your gifts and your purpose
  • Communication and creativity – how Nashon identified his 2 main gifts
  • Salvation in a jail cell…it was the real thing!
  • Nashon’s rough upbringing without his parents and in a gang culture
  • Learn about Nashon’s turning point in his life
  • The strong Islamic influence on his life
  • How he and his Father were incarcerated together and how it changed him
  • Nashon’s Father, the professional con artist….and he still loves him
  • The books his cellmates were reading when he first met them.
  • How he got out of prison in 18 months, on a mandatory 85 year sentence
  • Homeless at 14 with 2 younger brothers to care for – meet the mentor that helped him
  • What caused him to turn from the streets and gang culture, to something better
  • How God elevated Nashon in his academic life
  • The 5 Pillars of Transformative Success
  • Nashon’s work with inner city kids – music, media and mentors
  • Parents have to take control of the media their children consume
  • Learn a daily habit that brings light into the darkness of Nashon’s daily work

 

Connect with Nashon:

www.nashonwalker.com

Facebook/NashonWalker

 

Dr. Nashon Walker’s Books:

Shining in Your Difference

Transformative Business Success – coming soon!

HOOD Rise Music – Clean, but trendy music for your teens!

 

 

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19: Using Your Finances to Fulfill Your Purpose with Ed Harris

 

Ed Harris has worked in the financial industry for over a 14 years. He is passionate about equipping people with the wisdom and knowledge to manage their wealth, fulfill their unique God-given purpose, and advance the kingdom of God. Ed is an advisor, mentor, speaker, and the author of Mountain Climbing Money

 

Listen to the episode as Ed discusses:

  • Why you may never find God’s ATM
  • Jesus taught productivity – learn about it
  • What it truly means to be “about My Father’s business”
  • How he was shown patience, love and understanding by another
  • The loss of his brother when Ed was only 8 years old
  • Why he had a hard time as a child
  • The example Jesus set for dealing with people
  • Why it’s even hard as a Christian to see other Christians disenfranchised by the church
  • The illustration of the bull eye and sin
  • Personal responsibility and emotional intelligence
  • Sin = missing the mark
  • Jesus hit the bullseye, and THEN the masses came

 

Connect with Ed:

 

info@harrisadvisorsonline.com – Join the weekly Broadcast on Wed at 5pm EST

Www.harrisadvisorsonline.com

Www.youtube.com/Harrisadvisors

Www.facebook.com/Harrisadvisors

 

Recommended Books:

 

Start with Why – Simon Sinek

 

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18: How to Find Your Right Lane in Life with Lane Ethridge

 

Lane Ethridge is a National Bestselling author, an international business owner, speaker and trainer, and successful entrepreneur. Life is not about what you accomplish while you live but how you live in your accomplishments. Life is about following your passions and utilizing your God-given gifts and talents for the benefits of others. Become the ultimate person you can so you can help others reach their ultimate potential.

 

As the CEO of Changing Lanes International, Lane contributes to helping people give back, think and live bigger, grow as a person and a leader and create a legacy that will impact many generations.

 

There comes a time in life for a Lane Change and your time is now.

The destination on the road to success is yours to create.

Changing lanes is the road trip of a lifetime! Don’t let life pass you by. Bypass the good life on the way to your best life.

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Why Lane wants to use his gift of teaching
  • His personal experience with “ask, seek, knock”
  • How Lane left his teaching career to do what he is doing now
  • How to let the Holy Spirit guide you to the right lane
  • All the things Lane did, before he found the right thing for him
  • How to accelerate when you don’t have the skill set
  • The trifecta – Skills, Action, Motivation
  • Basic foundational principles to succeed
  • The “hand in the sand” principle – what it is and why it matters
  • The bug splat learning lesson
  • Lane’s biggest strengths and gifts
  • Why Lane’s been called a con artist
  • How weakness can come when you operate in your strengths
  • Ways that Lane shares his faith in his life and work

 

Lane’s Books:

 

Changing Lanes

Kairos

 

Connect with Lane:

 

Cellphone – 240-401-9742 – send him a text and schedule a 15 minute consultation

 

Recommended Books:

 

The Freedom Journal – John Lee Dumas

Tribes – Seth Godin

 

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17: From the Hood to Kingdom Service with Moses Uvere

Welcome, Roar Nation! Today’s guest is an American rapper whose family is from a small village in Nigeria. Moses is the first in his family to be born in America. His start in rapping came in his hometown of Dallas, Texas, where he also serves as a youth pastor. Moses has been on ten national tours and one international tour. His fourth album, Kingdom of the Fallen, was recently released. Moses brings hope and encouragement to his listeners with his lyrics and their focus on kingdom-building. Don’t miss this inspiring conversation that takes you from the valley of the “hood” to the mountaintop of kingdom service and identity in Christ!

 

What you’ll hear in this episode:moses-pic-1

  • Growing up around drug-dealers, gang-bangers, and rappers in his neighborhood
  • Complete lifestyle change when he met the Lord in college
  • What Moses asked from God
  • Bible school in Texas and meeting artists who used their talents and gifts to glorify God
  • Moses’ first two albums
  • The value of someone stepping in to “father” Moses and model being a Christ-follower
  • How God showed up in a real way for Moses
  • Called to pastor young kids and a burden to invest in them
  • Moses Lowest Low: when his parents divorced and he went to a foster home
  • The concept of FATHER and restored relationships
  • Access and relationship with the Living God
  • Moses’ life motto: Faith without works is dead
  • Moses’ biggest strength? “I love people and am super-relational. I love being with people, doing life with them, and connecting with them.”
  • Moses’ biggest weakness within his strength? “I’m not as assertive as I should be and I try too much to people-please.”
  • What is God stirring in you? Understanding royalty
  • A personal daily habit that contributes to his walk with Jesus? “My prayer time is my lifeline.”
  • A recent book that has contributed to your walk? The Supernatural Ways of Royalty by Bill Johnson and Kris Vallotton
  • What advice would you give to a younger you? “I would go to my 10-year-old self who was bitter, dark, and angry—and say that God has a plan for you. Quit being angry. It’s not going to be like this forever.”
  • Moses’ parting advice: “Understand and own the fact that God loves you, He owns you, and He made you in His image. He wants you to live a life that’s about more than just not going to hell. You can experience moments of heaven by walking in who HE says you are.”

Resources:

www.mosesuvere.com

The Kindgom of the Fallen album

Find Moses on most social media, too!

The Supernatural  Ways of Royalty by Bill Johnson and Kris Vallotton

 

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