TODAY’S GUEST is former California law enforcement officer, Sargent Mike McGrew, here to share his personal story detailed in the book, “A Higher Call to Duty.” From his 31-year career as a police officer, Major Crimes Detective, and sergeant, Mike McGrew knows first hand the dramatic impact of working the front lines as a first responder.
He faced struggles with Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries and other self-destructive behaviors after years of dealing with the gruesome and inhuman crimes he encountered on the job. He also experienced the unbearable pain of losing a child to cancer, divorce, and battles with alcohol. Then he found Christ!
McGrew co-founded 911 At Ease International, providing free, confidential trauma-informed counseling to support first responders and their families.
PURCHASE HERE: “A Higher Call To Duty: The True Story of Sgt. Mike McGrew” – An inspirational true-life story on how one man endured and overcame trauma, tribulations, and insurmountable personal trials through a 31-year career as a Street Cop and Major Crimes detective. Mike McGrew opens his heart to readers in order to share how his life was restored from a place of darkness that was brought on by a grueling profession. This highly decorated officer shares the excitement and intrigue of what it is like to wear the badge, but also covers the behind the scenes look at what the compilation of trauma can do, and how he was given hope and restoration at the brink of his own personal destruction.
This book offers hope to those who are searching for it, a place to find peace in the midst of chaos, an example of how to become spiritually fit in the face of adversity, and a reason and way to be thankful and rejoice always in all circumstances.
A Prayer For America – Butts, AFA (read by David Fiorazo in segment 3)
Sin, Racism, Lawlessness: Repentance Matters – sermon blog notes and Scriptures
The Coming World Reset? – Bill Perkins, Compass International