March 22, 2020

I'm known for being an overly optimistic guy - so why write about this? Because in my ministry, I deal with post-suicide forgiveness and sadly, I see my workload about to increase. And before you jump to conclusions that we should not follow the government restrictions...

March 29, 2019

Recently I had the opportunity to sit on a panel with Ed Smart, father of Elizabeth Smart. The subject covered was about child sex abuse - what to look for to protect our kids and what to do if it does happen. A very common thing we hear is, "I've never told anyone but...

March 19, 2019

Last September, Goalcast presented an edited version of Elizabeth Smart's talk at our 70x7 Why Forgiveness event speaking directly to the issue of why should we even bother forgiving someone who has done such bad things to us AND especially when they have no remorse or...

April 18, 2018

I recall the beginning of my journey to freedom, even while eating out of dumpsters or soup lines during those beach-bumming days homeless in California. Looking back, I realize that all I ever wanted was freedom from the chaos, freedom from the violence, anger, and ab...

February 19, 2018

Millions of good people were deeply hurt from the years of the evil apartheid policy in South Africa. There are so many reasons for them to still be bitter and hold resentment but it only eats away at them from the inside. Nelson Mandela said it so well with, "As I wal...

November 1, 2017

Hasani Pettiford is one of the 70x7 feature speakers, along with Elizabeth Smart, at our Why Forgiveness event at North Point Community Church on Nov 30th. 

Hasani Pettiford is an award-winning speaker, 2x best-selling author of 15 books and a celebrity marriage coach w...

October 28, 2017

When someone does something bad to us, the hurt can be felt throughout our body and effect our relationships, outlook and attitude

But can we track and quantify the benefits of forgiving in our body?

This study is from Vishen Lakhiani who discovered that every time he di...

October 13, 2017

 What would you do?  Could you forgive this?

This week we interviewed Sharon G, who at age 21 was kidnapped and raped by a serial murderer / rapist. Her abductor will be in jail for life and is so evil that he was interviewed by Morgan Freeman for the National Geog...

September 27, 2017

Elizabeth Smart will be speaking, along with 70x7 Executive Director Mark Goodman, at our Forgiveness Event at North Point Community Church on Nov 30th at 7PM. For those who cannot make it there in person, the event will be streamed live. More details to follow.

We will be conducting our kick-off event at North Point Community Church located in Alpharetta, GA. on November 30th with Elizabeth Smart as our Keynote Speaker. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date with the latest news as to upcoming events and the state of...

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