Act Like Men
Men’s Leadership Podcast
#17: Living Life with the End in Mind
Living Life with the End in Mind – In this episode we are talking to two Hospice Chaplains that have tremendous experience in dealing with people at the end of their life. Pastor’s Hall and Eudy offer tremendous insight for young, middle, and older men on how to live today to prepared effectively for the end of your life with no regrets for you or your loved ones. As Pastor Lee said, “talking about death does not make death come more quickly”.
We are honored to have with us: Rev. Lee Hall – Lee Hall Sr is from San Felipe, Texas. He is married to his bride Angela and together they have 4 children and 9 grands. Pastor Hall is the pastor of Grace Christian Center in Denver for the past 10 years. He is also the co-author of “Pray or Become Prey”, a book on prayer partnerships for leaders. Pastor Hall has a Master of Divinity from Gateway Seminary and currently is a Chaplain at Denver Hospice. If you desire to reach Pastor Hall, he can be reached at: email@example.com
Today we are approaching:
Biggest fulfillment people are their deathbed express: as the people you have worked with over the years face death for a variety of reasons, what are some of the areas that provide the most fulfillment is this very delicate and difficult time?
The reason I can leave this life now with peace is because: As men are facing almost certain death, what are you hearing most consistently as men are facing certain death, that gives them inner peace as they are getting ready to leave family and friends?
Biggest concerns and regrets when facing leaving this life: Death can bring out the best in people and their families. We know that it can also create some of the most difficult experiences as men and their loved ones have ever experienced. This is a time when you wish for everyone that as painful as the separation of death is, they had prepared well, so it could end well. What are the most common regrets and concerns expressed in these challenging days?
What are 3 or 4 of the best suggestions of Living with the End in Mind, for all of us who are listening to this podcast. You will not want to miss the answers these two great chaplains provide.
Pastor Lee: “it matters more about what we leave IN our loved ones than what we leave FOR them”
Personal reflection questions:
- When I think of being on my deathbed, I immediately realize I need to: (finish this statement)
- What is one thing I need to speak to my loved ones about?
- What one step can take to be sure I focus on what I leave IN my loved one?
About Wendell Morton
Rev. Morton graduated from Western Evangelical Seminary with a BA in Religious Education and a Master of Counseling Psychology, Rev. Morton was in full-time ministry for 17 years with both small and large churches. He spent four of those ministry years with Promise Keepers. He was the the US representative to PK Canada – serving on the PK Canada Board.
Wendell also spent 23 years in Corporate America. He built and led sales teams that worked with very small businesses and other groups that worked with Fortune 500 companies. He is gifted at helping identifying the next generation of leaders as well as helping those around him being successful.
Rev. Morton has a passion to help pastors and church leaders build growing churches. Having men come alongside the vision of the pastor, build a dynamic team, create a plan, and execute the model of “each one brings one” has been proven effective for more than 2,000 years. This approach is a great way for every local church in North America to grow while helping men better understand biblical manhood.
About Dale Eudy
As an advocate for ministry to men, Dale Eudy brings a combined background of leadership skills developed in the marketplace along with senior leadership experience in the Church.
Following military service, Dale earned his undergraduate degree and gained valuable systems and operations experience working for two prominent Fortune 50 companies. Responding to God’s leading in his life to focus on leaders in the body of Christ, he went on to complete seminary and served as a pastor for 16 years in a large church in the Denver area and as a denominational leader at the regional and national levels. With his background, Dale knows the heartbeat of the local church.
Dale’s passion is the discipleship (spiritual reproduction) of men. That passion is what drew him to partner with Men’s Ministry Catalyst. In his words, “The simple call of Jesus to follow him and to make fishers of men is the most foundational call in my life.” Using his spiritual gifts of leadership and exhortation, Dale is a great coach and cheerleader for those involved in the arenas of life.
Dale and his wife Kathy live in Highlands Ranch, Colorado and serve their home church, Cherry Hills Community Church. They have two grown children and a caring extended family.