Parker County Today PCT March 2019 - Page 72

Continued from page 51 for someone’s food in line behind you, or stopping for someone on the side of the road to help someone with a blown tire. It’s really simple tasks for me, but makes a huge impact on peoples lives.  Joseph Nader Joseph is the Senior Pastor at the First Methodist Weatherford. PCT: If you could have lunch with anyone, who would it be? BG: Obviously God if there weren’t any rules to this game. If we’re talk- ing about someone alive, I think Dewayne Johnson. I would love to just get as much advice and insight as I could. I bet he would have a lot a cool stories to share! PCT: If you had to do another job than what you’re doing, what would you do? BG: The automotive industry is some- thing I would definitely stay in. I would love to open my own custom- ization shop, lift kits, wheels and tires, sound systems, etc. I love cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles, side by sides, you name it. PCT: What is your definition of the best day every?  BG: I’m in the car business, so being able to give someone a brand new car who never thought that it was possible is a huge moment. Seeing the gratitude and happiness on people’s faces are why I do what I do. To some people it’s just a car, to others it represents something way more, something that they have worked so hard for and to finally see it pay off is amazing. 70 PCT: What’s the best piece of advice you would give?  BG: Do what makes you happy, forget about the money, find what makes you happy and do that, the money will follow. Stop going to that job that you hate, just so you can pay for that car that you can’t afford, to keep up with your neighbors that you don’t even like! PCT: What is the coolest thing you feel you have done in your life?  BG: Make two of the prettiest baby girls I have ever seen, to think that those girls came from me blows my mind. Hopefully, we can go on some crazy adventures when they get older. getting mail, and an encouraging letter can be so uplifting. PCT: If you could have lunch with anyone, who would it be? JN: Lunch dates with my wife are hard to beat. I’m such an extreme extrovert, I really enjoy getting to know all sorts of people. PCT: If you had to do another job than what you’re doing, what would you do? JN: I’m not really sure, but it would definitely have to be something that interacted with a lot of people. Parker County Today: How did you get into your occupation? JN: I had a calling into ministry when I was a senior in high school as God used friends and family to affirm my gifts for this type of work. That started a time of learning and growing that took me through undergrad at Baylor University and a master’s degree from Asbury Seminary, and a number of jobs in ministry where I learned “in the field.” PCT: What is your favorite novel?  JN: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis PCT: What do you do to decompress?  JN: I run to decompress. PCT: What is something people don’t know about you?  JN: I really don’t like marshmallows, but I have a soft spot for anything else that includes sugar. PCT: What would you most like to be remembered for?  JN: I would most like to be remem- bered for how I have shown the love of God to people, and invested in people’s lives. PCT: What’s your favorite way to pay it forward? JN: I enjoy writing letters to people to encourage them. Everyone loves PCT: What is your definition of the best day ever? JN: These days, the best day starts with a nice long run in cool weather, includes some time to nap, and a huge meal with our family and friends. PCT: What’s the best piece of advice you would give? JN: Be patient (patience is needed more often than not). PCT: What is the coolest thing you feel you have done in your life? JN: I peaked socially in 8th grade, so it might have to be emceeing the daily announcements for our middle school. It’s all been downhill since then. Glenn M. Rogers Glenn is a DVM, MS, DABVP (Beef Cattle), Rancher, and President of American Associa- tion of Bovine Practitioners. PCT: How did you get into your occupation? GR: Exposure to ranching and show- ing livestock at an early age. PCT: What is your favorite novel? GR: Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne and Goodbye to a River by John Graves. PCT: What do you do to decompress? GR: Listening to bluegrass music. PCT: What is something people don’t know about you?