Fruit for the Spirit, Meat for the Grill

ISBN: 9781940269863

Author: Randy Traeger


Co-Founder of Traeger Woodfire Grills Shares Trade Secrets . . . with a Side of Wisdom

Ever try to prepare a new meal without using the recipe? You may have all the cooking utensils, but without directions and the proper measurements, you could create a giant mess! Preparing young men for manhood is no different. They need guidance, and to be instilled with the right “ingredients” to become men whose lives will honor their friends, families, and God.

In Fruit for the Spirit, Meat for the Grill, author and football coach Randy Traeger serves up sage advice for how men can be better husbands, fathers, co-workers, and friends, as well as leaders in their communities. Randy shares stories and practical steps toward adopting integrity, patience, kindness, honesty, self-discipline, and more.

As co-founder of the popular Traeger Woodfire Grills, Randy not only shares his best lessons for character development, he also shares his best barbecue recipes. Learn how to prepare mouth-watering, savory meat dishes, including beef brisket, prime rib, smoked teriyaki, and spare ribs.

Don’t be a half-baked man, missing a few ingredients! Join Randy, and thousands of others who’ve followed his example, in pursuing a virtuous lifestyle . . . becoming better men at life and at the grill!

Author Bio

Randy Traeger is executive director of the Virtue First Foundation. He travels the country, speaking on the importance of instilling positive virtues, and produces the “Virtue of the Week” internet broadcasts. Other books by Randy Traeger include The Encyclopedia of Virtue, Building Character, One Virtue at a Time, and Voices of Virtue. An award-winning high school and collegiate football coach of thirty-five years, Randy currently serves as assistant coach and character coach for his alma mater, Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. He has also enjoyed successful careers as a businessman (Traeger Grills), politician (mayor of Mt. Angel), restaurateur, firefighter, and medic. Randy and his wife, Lynnette, have seven children and seven grandchildren.

Check out this article in Our Town about how faith helped Randy through the tough health situations he began to explain in the in the introduction to Fruit for the Spirit, Meat for the Grill: “Dodging Death—Randy Traeger Faces His Toughest Opponent” (page 18).

In September 2017, Traeger was interviewed on Mater Dei Radio about healing, the National Alliance for Character Development, and a few events related to his passion for building virtue in teens. Listen in here!

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