Episode 233: Finding Our Greatness Through Service w/ Sean Lambert

sean lambert is featured on something extra episode # 233

In the first chapter of his book, “The Homes of Hope Story,” Sean Lambert describes Netflix’s rise to greatness. While the competition focused on retail, Netflix obsessed over serving its viewers by bringing content directly to them. Today, they dominate the media space. Learn more about how a service mindset transformed Sean’s work at Youth with a Mission, and how to find more opportunities for service in your life.

Bio: Sean Lambert is the President and Executive Director of Youth With A Mission San Diego/Baja, which he and his wife Janet started in 1991. YWAM San Diego/Baja has 240 full-time staff, primarily focusing its efforts on impacting the poor of Baja, Mexico with a growing impact internationally.

Since joining Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in 1979, Sean has traveled and ministered in 53 different nations.  In 1990 he founded the “Homes of Hope” program in Baja, Mexico.  This program has now been expanded to impact 27 nations and more than 7,600 homes for needy families have been built engaging 150,000 volunteers.

Sean also serves on many different YWAM International leadership groups including the UofN Board of Regents and as a member of both the North American Western, Area Circle Team (ACT) Eldership and the Mexico /Central American ACT Eldership.

Sean’s Something Extra: “Perseverance is an underrated leadership quality.”

Guest Links:


– Lisa Nichols, Host
– Scott Crosby, Executive Producer
– Jenny Heal, Podcast Coordinator
– Joe Szynkowski, Marketing Support
– Kendall Brewer, Director of Leadership Programs