Join us this week on Christian Devotions Speak UP! as host Scott McCausey interviews former Major League Baseball pitcher, and the star about whom the movie The Rookie was made, Jim Morris.
Jim "The Rookie" Morris' has an inspirational and transformational message about following your dreams and having a game plan for success. His life story is the inspiration behind the Walt Disney blockbuster film, "The Rookie," starring Dennis Quaid.
To motivate his rag tag high school baseball team, Jim, as a 35-year-old schoolteacher, made a bet that he would try out for the big leagues if his team won a district championship. When Jim's team won, he followed through on his promise, going to a tryout where he threw 12 consecutive pitches at 98 mph! Three months later in front of family and his high school team, Jim achieved his dream of pitching in the big leagues by striking out the first hitter he faced. That’s what Jim Morris accomplished and—it doesn’t matter who you are—we can all relate to fulfilling our goals and dreams. Jim Morris’ story takes place on a baseball diamond, but it’s really about life.
Jim Morris is a great speaker who inspires and motivates his audience with honesty and humor. He is candid about his early-life failures and he uses them to provide a roadmap for success in business, family, and community. His is an uplifting, heroic tale about overcoming a tough upbringing. One of the most magical things about Jim Morris is how he takes his stories and weaves them into a roadmap for changing all aspects of your life for the better, whether in business, family-life, or within your community. If you would like more information about booking Jim, check out www.jimtherookiemorris.com.
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