Are young people today willing to pay the price?

September 14, 2015
Hosted by Kit Cummings

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Today we live in a "fast food" society. People want and expect things right NOW. Young people are being raised by media and technology that allows instant access to practically anything they desire with a simple keystroke. Movies, music, social media, and gaming make the American Dream look so easy and cheap. More and more youth are choosing entertainment over hard work and discipline, and they are finding fewer and fewer true role models to emulate. This week NBA Star Dennis "3D" Scott joins Power of Peace Radio to speak about his journey that led him to Naismith Prep Player of the Year 1987, ACC Player of the Year 1990, and NBA All-Rookie First Team 1991. In 1995–96 Scott set an NBA single-season three-point field goal tally with 267, which was later broken by Ray Allen. He also set the NBA record for most three pointers made in a single game with 11 in 1996, which was later broken by Kobe Bryant. We will talk about big dreams, sacrifice and paying the price for victory. Tune in.

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In today’s world we are bombarded with more information than ever before. Technology has enabled us to connect at real speed, and the world has gotten smaller as things move faster. The media broadcasts negativity and fear, and many have become addicted to drama. The world is hungry for peace like never before, and people are in desperate need of HOPE. Power of Peace Radio brings a message of love and light into dark and dangerous places. We seek solutions, as we strive to “Restore Our Beloved Community.” With cutting edge topics and thought leaders from various fields, we will tackle the hottest issues that surround our youth and our communities. From teenage addiction and overdose to sexting and cyber-bullying; from mass incarceration to generational poverty, Power of Peace Radio will bring hope and courage into the areas of our lives that are in most need of it. Inspiration will be the catalyst as we bring stories of transformation and redemption to light. Hope is the New Dope.

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Kit Cummings

Kit Cummings

Kit Cummings is an author, teacher, and founder of Power of Peace Project, Inc. Kit has worked with non-profits and fortune 500's over his 25 year career. Kit spreads a much needed message of peace, power and positive change all over the world. Kit excels as a coach and trainer where he offers keys and principles that inspire people to see things differently, adjust their attitude, and reach new heights. With an entertaining style that combines inspiration and humor, Kit's high energy program connects with very diverse audiences, training in small workshops or delivering keynote speeches at large events and seminars. Kit brings his experience working in some of the most dangerous areas in the world into prisons, schools and churches as a catalyst for change. Kit recently completed speaking tours in South Africa, Mexico, Honduras and Ukraine; he's negotiated peace between rival gang leaders in dangerous maximum security prisons; and Kit has spoken at the Gandhi Global Peace Summit in Durban, South Africa. Kit has taught and trained in some of the toughest environments, and to some of the roughest audiences, and now he brings his dynamic, life-changing message to corporate seminars and conferences. Prepare to be inspired, motivated and transformed. Kit delivers over 100 entertaining presentations per year, and he has authored three books.

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Episode Directory

October 2015

September 2015

  • 9/28/2015: Am I Really My Brother's Keeper? Listen Now
  • 9/21/2015: The Anatomy of A Dream Listen Now
  • 9/14/2015: Are young people today willing to pay the price? Listen Now

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