My Story

I am Keith, a native Carolina "beachboy" (and yes, I know boy is a stretch)now closer to the mountains Speaker, Teacher, Podcaster, Content Creator, Theologian/Apologist, Author, Entertainer, Businessman, Bisexual, Photographer, Husband, Son, Father, and soon-to-be Grandfather.

I bet you are and do many things too.

I just want to make a difference.

I know what it's like to accomplish goals and succeed at things and to be honest, I am proud of my accomplishments. I think we should be proud when we have succeeded at things we have worked toward.

But...

I also know what it is like to fail, have set-backs, lose in relationships, and be forced to make major life pivots just to survive.

The thing is...whether on the mountaintop or in the valley...I remained determined to heal and thrive.

So...what are some of the challenges I was forced to handle? Here are just a few?

  • I started life as a "Rainbow Baby" and felt I had to live and perform for 2 people. It took me years to heal this and move beyond it.
  • My marriage of 25 years ended in divorce and I felt like a personal and relationship failure.
  • I lost a full-time, private teaching job due to a poor economy and was unable to find another job or collect unemployment for a period of time, thus requiring me to pivot and get creative.
  • I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes and have had to deal with the issues associated with a chronic illness.
  • I felt the personal need to resign from a good paying pastoral position without a backup plan.

How did I flip the switch?

  • I began to rewrite the false assumptions and expectations I place onto myself by doing consistent mind work.
  • I decided to heal and thrive after my divorce so I created a 7-Step plan which I now call "Breakup."
  • I was willing to do whatever work necessary to meet my needs but was determined to create a new vocational path and purpose.
  • I began to get physically active, eat more intelligently, get medical assistance, and lose over 100 pounds to get control of my diabetes.
  • I used my background education, experience, and life to create the business you see before you now which helps others do many of the same things I did to heal and prosper.

But...I know it is also helpful for you to know some of my specific qualifications so here you go:

I have over 35 years of experience speaking and teaching all across the United States. I have over 40 years working in the business/education worlds (being self-employed for much of that as well). I have taught corporate executives, church members and leaders around the country and middle school, high school, and college students through a variety of my self-created courses and subjects. I have spoken to audiences both large and small with the ever present hope of transformation, success, and hope.  

I have authored and published works of non-fiction as well as several works of fiction.

I have had the pure joy of coaching and/or mentoring (formally including pastoral counseling) hundreds and hundreds of people over the past 30 plus years with compassion and confidentiality.  I have done this privately and during my active practice in ordained ministry.

I have had the pleasure of entertaining audiences with my comedy and magic all around the USA for over 20 years and have done so for just about every age and in just about every venue type. I have opened and performed for celebrities, entertained church audiences, performed for 2000 NASCAR folks, and performed for the United States Military.  I have even been a show consultant for other magicians around the world.

But, Keith...

What about the specific education? Got you...

Educationally, I have an earned Doctor of Ministry (Theology and Apologetics), a Masters of Divinity (Including Hebrew, Greek, and Pastoral Crisis Counseling), a Bachelor of Science (Business and Math), and a Certification in Hypnosis (CH), and years of private study within various healing modalities.

Personally, I have a beautiful and loving wife, Candace, who is a professional phycologist and my greatest cheerleader and accountability partner. I am the father to one grown biological son, a daughter-in-law, and two grown step-children (a boy and a girl who is married). I will soon be a grandfather for the first time. I am also blessed to still have my mom (dad recently passed) and my wife's parents living and part of our lives. Yep, I am blessed but I bet you are too! Even if you might not feel like it right now.

So...that's a little about me. Congrats if you made it this far. 🙂

The most important thing I want you to know is: I am here for you and I want to help.

My beautiful wife, Candace, and me.

Each day I remind myself that there is more growth for me to pursue and there are people out there that could use my help. That fuels me.

I hope if you are one of those people and I hope you will reach out to me and let's begin. Today is your day!