On this week’s episode we talk with our inspiring guest, Chris Singleton, a moving speaker, who recounts how the tragedy at the Emmanuel AME Church, which took his mother’s life, has impacted him and motivated him to affect the lives of others in a positive way.
Guest Bio: Chris Singleton is a former minor league baseball player drafted by the Chicago Cubs. He became a nationally-renowned speaker with a message of resilience, forgiveness and unity following the loss of his mother, Sharonda Coleman Singleton, in the 2015 Mother Emanuel Church Tragedy in Charleston, SC. Singleton inspired Charleston and the nation by him forgiving the man who murdered his mother. Singleton inspires his audiences through his personal experiences of adversity and his belief that God can guide you through any storm you will ever pass. Chris now shares his message with over 60 organizations annually and his clients include: Boeing, The Houston Texans, Microsoft, Biogen, Volvo, The Washington Wizards and over 100,000 students and educators across the world. One of his children's books, Different – A Story About Loving Your Neighbor, was a best seller in its category and has been featured by numerous outlets, including The Obama Foundation. Chris Singleton has been featured on ESPN’s E:60, Sports Illustrated magazine, and USA Today.
Chris' overall mission when speaking is to inspire his audiences with his story of resilience and to unite millions of people with his belief that, "Love is Stronger Than Hate."