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Author J. Michael Bennett discusses his book Two Masters and Two Gospels, vol. 1, session number 3

William Ramsey Investigates

Author J. Michael Bennett discusses his book Two Masters and Two Gospels, vol. 1, session number 3: The Fascist Era in Christian Media. https://www.amazon.com/Two-Masters-Gospels-Teaching-Pharisees/dp/1952249007/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=two+masters+two+gospels&qid=1629505215&sr=8-1 https://twospiesreport.wordpress.com/

1hr 10mins

21 Aug 2021

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Author J. Michael Bennett discusses his book Two Masters and Two Gospels, vol. 1

William Ramsey Investigates

1hr 12mins

29 Jun 2021

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How to travel to support transformation, with Michael Bennett

Soulcation with Mel Miles

What is it about being somewhere new that allows us to shapeshift into different version of ourselves? And how can we harness that transformational power of travel into our daily lives?Our guest this week is Michael Bennett: founder of Explorer X, seasoned traveler, speaker, consultant, educator, and entrepreneur who has dedicated his life to inspiring, guiding, and supporting others in becoming the hero of their own story.Listen in for more on how travel can be a tool for personal evolution, the “myths” of transformational travel, and how you can integrate more purpose, meaning, and perspective into your next trip.What You Will Learn: 3:52: Michael explains his background in organizational consulting work, how he reached a point of burnout, and how he evolved his career to get back to a point of inspiration. 7:37: Why the “chasm” between where we are and where we want to be is never as big as we think it is10:08: What Michael has learned about grief and why the best way through it is to embrace it11:30: The philosophy of Michael’s company, ExplorerX, and how travel can be a tool for personal transformation15:07: The myths of transformational travel, plus the questions you can ask yourself and actions you can take to add more meaning to your travel20:46: Why travel is an “unveiling of who you are” 25:16: Why our “travel selves” are the most aligned with our truest selves and how we bring that into our everyday lives29:35: Michael describes how he’s redesigned his relationship with his work and the methods by which he protects his time32:41: Michael’s definition of success, both for himself and his travel company33:35: Why Michael feels like he doesn’t need a vacation and why it can be beneficial to not have boundaries between work and play35:50: How play shows up in Michael’s daily life37:30: Where Michael plans on traveling next 41:02: What travel creates space for, and why people have to do the work to fill that spaceRelevant Links: Learn more about ExplorerX: https://www.explorer-x.com/Follow Explorer-X on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/goexplorerx/Listen to the Wisdom & Wanderlust podcast: https://www.explorer-x.com/wisdom-wanderlustFree Soulcation Daily Planning Page: https://www.melodymiles.com/daily-planning-pageFollow Mel on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/soulcationmel/Purchase the Soulcation Planner: https://www.melodymiles.com/soulcation-planner


13 Jun 2021

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Travel Better, Live Better with Michael Bennett, Ed.D.

Soul of Travel

In this conversation with Michael Bennet, you’ll see why he has been described as “a disarmingly earnest combination of spiritual guru and travel agent with a strange obsession with Joseph Campbell.” He is a seasoned traveler, speaker, educator, and entrepreneur who has dedicated his life to transforming others’ lives through travel. In this bonus conversation, he and Christine talk about how he defines a meaningful travel experience, different ways to bring people together when they travel, and how to integrate the inner and outer journeys.He is the Co-Founder of Explorer X - learn more and connect with him here. Learn more about Lotus Sojourns and ways to be a part of the community here.Find Lotus Sojourns on Facebook, or join the Lotus Sojourns Collective, our FB community for like-hearted women.Follow us on Instagram: @lotussojourns or @souloftravelpodcastCredits. Christine Winebrenner Irick (Host, creator, editor.) Michael Bennett, Ed.D. (Guest). Original music by Clark Adams. Editing and production by Alex Lee-Ammons and For The Love Media, LLC.

1hr 3mins

7 Jun 2021

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Man Marking - Episode 65 - Michael Bennett

Man Marking

Episode 65 Ensuring mental health support is easily accessible for footballers.  Michael Bennett is the current director of player welfare for the Professional Footballers Association (PFA). Before his professional career came to an end, Michael made around 200 appearances as a professional footballer for clubs including Charlton, Wimbledon, Brighton, Millwall and Brentford. A knee injury ultimately brought Michael's career to an end, and the difficulties he faced towards the end of his playing career has informed his role as the lead on mental health support for the footballers union.  Michael has held the position for just over a decade. Having qualified as a counsellor and psychotherapist, he was appointed director of player welfare in 2011. Since that time, Michael has researched, devised and implemented the PFA's current welfare strategy for all registered footballers.  In today's episode we discover what support is available for professional footballers, how they access it, and what barriers there are for players currently playing within the professional game. We have heard from numerous footballers over the past 14 months about their experiences with the PFA, both good and bad. Now it's time for a representative of the PFA to have their say, on the work they do to ensure footballers within the game have the appropriate mental health provisions.  ** If you are a footballer wanting mental health support the PFA has 24/7 wellbeing services available via a hotline - 07500 000 777 ** If you enjoy this episode, or any of our other episodes, please pop over to apple podcasts, and give us a rating and a review. https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/man-marking/id1506661828 You can find us on Twitter @marking_man and don't forget to use the hashtag #WheresTheTalkingLads  If you have been affected by any of the themes discussed in today's episode, we have listed some organisations below who are there if you need to talk: Samaritans Call 116 132 for free https://www.samaritans.org/ Papyrus UKCall 0800 068 41 41 Papyrus Website CALM ZONE0800 58 58 58 https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/helpline/ MIND0300 123 3393 https://www.mind.org.uk/ The Kaleidoscope Plus Group0800 059 0123 https://www.kaleidoscopeplus.org.uk/

1hr 22mins

24 May 2021

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Coming Off Career Year, Kerry Hyder Hoping to Emulate Michael Bennett in Seattle (4/8/21)

Locked On Seahawks - Daily Podcast On The Seattle Seahawks

Grateful for the opportunity given to him by the Seahawks, Kerry Hyder expects to play a similar versatile role to Michael Bennett as he joins a deep, talented defensive front. Hosts Corbin Smith and Nick Lee examine Hyder's skill set and why his addition could be a game changer for Seattle, discuss teams that could be realistic trade down partners from pick No. 56 in this month's upcoming draft, and breakdown several linebacker prospects who could be on the Seahawks radar. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


9 Apr 2021

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S2: Ep. 9- Chef Michael Bennett (Amorletaste)


The coronavirus pandemic affected millions of Americans. People lost their jobs, homes, mental health among other things. No one is immune from the ills of life, however, in the midst of troubling times, Chef Michael Bennett rose above his circumstances. Bennett lost his job at Walgreens in March 2020, but had no idea he would give birth to a blessing through his creativity that would land him in the NBA Bubble last summer. Tune in to learn more about his story. IG: amorletaste  IG: SIPmyTHOUGHTS


12 Mar 2021

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Building Inclusion | S3E7: In conversation with Michael Bennett - How a pilgrimage helped me discover myself.

iamtheCODE Podcast

Lady Mariéme is joined by Retired American NFL Defensive End,  Super Bowl Champion, father of three girls, husband of Pele, Michael Bennett. They talk about fighting inequality in America, how he is coping with COVID and his pilgrimage to Senegal where he found his roots. Michael did a test on ancestry.com to find his origins. He visited Gorée Island (House of Slaves) on an emotional journey. He shared his thoughts on including black women into decision-making processes and what Kamala Harris wins means for America and more. Follow the iamtheCODE Show on all social media platforms. 


15 Jan 2021

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Michael Bennett from Explorer-X

Morning Fire for Entrepreneurs



21 Oct 2020

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NFL veteran Michael Bennett: Uncomfortable Conversations

The Tight Rope

Episode SummaryJoin Dr. Cornel West and Professor Tricia Rose on this episode of The Tight Rope in their compelling conversation with NFL superstar and author of Things That Make White People Uncomfortable Michael Bennett. From the strong women in his life and the path to embracing his intellect, to the exploitation of celebrity and “ownership” in the NFL, Bennett engages on all levels with our hosts. Office Hours focuses on “COVID in the Classroom,” both its impact on the learning environment and its economic realities. Hear about Bennet’s thoughts on discernment, retirement, and Colin Kaepernick on The Tight Rope.   Cornel WestDr. Cornel West is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University. A prominent democratic intellectual, social critic, and political activist, West also serves as Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard in three years and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy at Princeton. West has authored 20 books and edited 13. Most known for Race Matters and Democracy Matters, and his memoir, Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud, West appears frequently on the Bill Maher Show, CNN, C-Span, and Democracy Now. West has appeared in over 25 documentaries and films, including Examined Life, and is the creator of three spoken word albums including Never Forget. West brings his focus on the role of race, gender, and class in American society to The Tight Rope podcast.  Tricia RoseProfessor Tricia Rose is Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University. She also holds the Chancellor’s Professorship of Africana Studies and serves as the Associate Dean of the Faculty for Special Initiatives. A graduate of Yale (B.A.) and Brown University (Ph.D), Rose authored Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America (1994), Longing to Tell: Black Women Talk about Sexuality and Intimacy (2003), and The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop and Why It Matters (2008). She also sits on the Boards of the Nathan Cummings Foundation, Color of Change, and Black Girls Rock, Inc. Focusing on issues relating to race in America, mass media, structural inequality, popular culture, gender and sexuality and art and social justice, Rose engages widely in scholarly and popular audience settings, and now also on The Tight Rope podcast.   Michael BennettMichael Bennett is a recently retired 11-year NFL veteran with three Pro Bowl victories and a Super Bowl title. He was a pivotal defensive end for multiple teams including the Seattle Seahawks and the Dallas Cowboys. Bennett, an outspoken proponent for social justice and vocal anti-racist in the NFL, has a podcast called “Mouthpeace” with his wife Pele Bennett and a book titled Things That Make White People Uncomfortable, which he is developing into a scripted TV series. Bennett also works with Athletes for Impact, an organization focusing on athlete activism, and he and his wife established The Bennett Foundation with their three daughters.   Insight from this episode:Details on Bennett’s recent retirement from the NFL and his new path forward.  Secrets to having a spine and making it shine. Personal reflections from Bennett and his wife Pele on going “back to Africa” and his work with iamtheCODE in Senegal. Strategies on cultivating leadership not driven by ego. Words of encouragement from our hosts on fulfilling your purpose while also being sensitive to what is happening in the world.  Quotes from the show:“You don’t pity people who you are fundamentally tethered to.”  –Tricia Rose The Tight Rope Episode #12“I worry that while we’re trying to survive COVID, somebody’s engineering a world after COVID that is not the world that we want.” –Tricia Rose The Tight Rope Episode #12“You can’t segregate me from my Blackness, you can’t segregate me from my culture, you can’t segregate me from my community because I am that.” –Michael

1hr 10mins

27 Aug 2020