We celebrate 3,000 plays in episode 21, in conversation with Steve Legg, evangelist, escapologist, comedy magician and editor of Sorted Magazine.
Steve is the only bloke in his household with 6 other females (7 if you count the dog), and as you might imagine he occasionally pines for male banter about football!
He opens with an incredible story of leading three hundred people to Jesus from the main stage at the occult Festival of the Dead in Mexico.
We also chat about how he came to launch Sorted Magazine after a conversation with his accountant, after lamenting the questionable quality of ‘lads mags’ in general. Steve describes how the first edition was a big step of faith financially, but God rewarded his risk with a generous donation following the first edition.
Now enjoying its 13th birthday since launch, Sorted Magazine is now widely available and sold in newsagents around the UK and internationally alongside GQ and FHM. Two different airline pilots have become Christians as a result of picking up a copy of the magazine in airport departure lounges. It goes into 75 prisons and has been known to cause scuffles among the inmates when there aren’t enough copies to go around. It
The magazine has an annual subscription price of £21, and it boasts some incredible stars, such as Bear Grylls, John Boyega and Jenson Button. Steve sources articles through personal relationships, people coming to the UK to promote their movies or journalist interviews.
Subscribe at https://www.sortedmagazine.men/
Steve’s favourite bible verse is Romans 1:16 “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes.” His favourite character is Ananias from the book of Acts who was ready, available and friendly, and therefore open to be being used by God in the story of the conversion of Saul to Paul.
Steve describes how he became a Christian after getting home from a Boys Brigade summer camp in Devon. Steve has gone on to become really well-known for his evangelistic gifts, because (in his words) good news is for sharing!
We play spin-the-wheel – and game, car and app came up. Steve reports he loves quizzes and Trivial Pursuit, and admits to winning good prizes occasionally through pub quizzes! Steve likes his very reliable Skoda; and he thinks the Waze route-planning app is tremendous.
As is the custom on the dfbbpodcast, Steve closes for all the blokes listening in prayer.
Thanks for a really lively, fun and uplifting chat, Steve, it was great!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/elim-mpower/message