20: Kicking Off the New Year with Braxton Brady

It's a new school year at ECS! Equip host Brandon Artiles sits down with Head of School Braxton Brady to discuss the exciting things going on this year. Listen as they discuss the different transitions that have happened this year, what it means to be an EAGLE, how parents can partner with ECS, and more!

18: Teen Mental Health with Linda Price

Brandon Artiles is back for another episode of Equip. This week, Brandon is joined by Linda Price, Marriage and Family Counselor at Central Church and parent to two recent ECS grads. Listen as they discuss anxiety and depression in teens and how to recognize and navigate these issues.

15: Head Football Coach Trey Adams

This week Brandon is joined by new ECS Head Football Coach Trey Adams. Trey is currently the Director of Advancement and Alumni relations and was recently named to the Head Coaching position. Listen as he talks about why it's an exciting time for the football team and for all of ECS.

14: A Conversation with Ashley Colley

Brandon Artiles is joined this week by the new Academic Director of Lower School Ashley Colley. Listen as they discuss why she’s so excited about her new role, what this means for alignment between all ECS campuses, what brought her to ECS, and much more!

13: Joseph Welch - Perseverance Through Adversity

Brandon Artiles is joined this week by recent graduate of the ECS Class of 2019 Joseph Welch. Joseph recently won the Commercial Appeal Courage Award for his perseverance in both football and lacrosse through several injuries. Listen as he talks about what stands out about his time at ECS, why he stuck with athletics and his football and lacrosse teams despite his setbacks, and the new implemented discipleship program at ECS.

12: Student Service at ECS

Brandon is joined this week by Stephen Morris and Jenny Shorten. Stephen is a graduate of the ECS Class of 2019, President of the ECS Best Buddies and Key Club, and Cross Country Co-Captain. Jenny is the ECS Academic Dean. Listen as they discuss living out what Christ taught through the gospels about serving and loving one another as well as how ECS integrates student service through the Wilson Society, Best Buddies, and more!

11: Discipleship In and Out of the Home

This week Brandon is joined by David Montague, Executive Director at Memphis Teacher Residency. David and Brandon discuss parenting philosophy, discipleship both in and out of the home, and Memphis Teacher Residency and the work they’re doing in Memphis.

10: Introducing Tyson Lee

Brandon Artiles is back for another episode of Equip! This week he's joined by the new ECS Head of Lower School, Tyson Lee! Listen as they discuss Tyson's background and what got him into education, what got him excited about his new role at ECS, and his vision for his new job and the Lower School.

09: Introducing Ryan Cummins

Equip host Brandon Artiles is joined this week by very special guest Ryan Cummins, the new Head of Middle School at ECS. Ryan graduated from ECS is 2001 and has spent the last 14 years teaching at Auburn High School in Auburn, Alabama. Listen as he and Brandon discuss how God paved the way to bring him to this point, why he found ECS to be so special, and much more!

06: Perspectives on Discipleship, Education, and Athletics

Equip is back with a conversation between Brandon Artiles and ECS History Teacher and Soccer Coach Jordan Thompson! Jordan co-teaches the new Perspectives class at ECS with Kyle Story, teaches history, and coaches soccer. Listen as he discusses the impact ECS had on his life and the impact he gets to have on the lives of his students and athletes.

05: Hope Restored and Lives Changed

Host Brandon Artiles is back for another episode of Equip! Listen as he speaks with Randy Odom, President and CEO of Memphis Athletic Ministries. MAM exists to coach, grow, and lead the youth of Memphis by helping them discover their identity in Christ and their purpose in the community. MAM’s vision is to see identity found, hope restored, and lives changed.

04: Super Bowl Champion Morgan Cox

We’re back with a very exciting guest this week: Morgan Cox! Morgan graduated from ECS in 2005, played football at the University of Tennessee, and is going to be starting his tenth season for the Baltimore Ravens this year! He’s a two time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl XLVII champion. Listen as he talks about his career, his time at ECS, the important role faith plays in his life, and much more!