Ron Alford: Learning to be a man

25 years ago this month, I made a choice that changed everything. June of 1994, I was about to spend another summer landscaping & partying, free golf at the course we were working, Mariners games most every day with my best buddy, Jason Bunge, pictured with me, and just a perfect season in the Pacific Northwest. A buddy then called … Read More

Southwestern AdvantageRon Alford: Learning to be a man

Ron Alford – Fall down seven times, stand up eight

Ron Alford – Seattle Pacific University We rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts. -Romans 5:3-5 My greatest fear in life is to be average, to be “one of many”…. no way. As most 19 year … Read More

Southwestern AdvantageRon Alford – Fall down seven times, stand up eight