A new movie, called “Unplanned”, is coming out thanks to $1 million in funding from Mike Lindell. See https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/my-pillow-founder-michael-lindel…
Don’t miss it, as you can actually see Mike in the film, as he has a cameo where he bulldozes a Planned Parenthood site to make way for the headquarters of a pro-life group called “40 Days for Life”. As Mike says, "I'm pro-life and I'm happy to do it.”
Mike's next movie venture will be based on his upcoming book, What are the Odds? From Crack Addict to CEO, the inspiring autobiography about his rags to riches story of overcoming crack cocaine and becoming highly successful with his MyPillow business - all through God.Read more
Mike says that “MyPillow is a vehicle for a greater calling, that his success is a gift from God." But, as this CBS Sunday Morning video with Martha Teichner shows, it was a struggle to get MyPillow to be the success it is today.
- MyPillow originated in a dream Mike had. In fact, Mike dreamt about the MyPillow logo first. And his dream came true, eventually.
- Mike created the “pillow of his dreams” in 2004 in an attempt to solve his personal life-long sleeping issues. It took a year of trying different things - until he found the “eureka moment” of using 3 different foams that interlock to give “the most amazing, adjustable pillow in history."
- Enthused, Mike tried getting the big box stores to sell his MyPillow, but they weren’t interested. So he set up a kiosk in the neighborhood mall, where he only sold 80 pillows in one month.
- During the early years of MyPillow, Mike was a crack cocaine addict with a $500-$1000/week habit. Due to his addiction, he lost his house and his marriage. In fact, his addiction was so bad that his crack dealers staged an intervention in the spring of 2008 after Mike had been up for 14 days.
- The following year, Mike quit his addictions, which changed his life. On October 7, 2011, the first famous MyPillow infomercial launched, which caused an amazing growth for MyPillow: MyPillow went from 5-10 employees to 500 in just 40 days. MyPillow now spends $1.5 million/week on commercials, which has helped MyPillow sell more than 41 million pillows and grow to be a company of 1,600 employees working in the two huge MyPillow factories just outside Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- At any given time, 20-30% of the MyPillow employees are “second-chancers,” i.e. former addicts. As one second-chancer says, “Most places won’t give me a chance because of my background."
- Mike is proud that MyPillows are made in America. As he says, “When I get behind something, I am 100% all in." And, he is 100% all in for President Trump, even going to President Trump’s Made-in-America roundtable.
It has been an amazing story. One reason for the MyPillow success is Mike's motto: "Make every pillow like it's your only pillow and treat every customer like it's your only customer." Beyond that, Mike gets his incredible passion from the fact that he considers MyPillow to be a "vehicle for a greater calling, and his success a gift from God”.Read more
Don’t miss this CNBC video about Mike Lindell! There are some interesting views of the MyPillow factory as well a great overview of about Mike’s history from crack to the highly success MyPillow company - to the White House!
- The video shows Mike’s original foam-shredding machine: a hammer mill - which was originally a piece of farm equipment! Also shown are the foam shredding machines that Mike designed to take the place of the hammer mill.
- Mike runs MyPillow in Chaska MN, the town he grew up in, where his early entrepreneur years were spent cleaning carpets, raising pigs and running lunch wagons. He was also, occasionally, making money as a professional card counter - until he was thrown out of the casino. In the 80’s, Mike got into the bar business - which, as he says, “probably wasn’t very good because I was an addict at the time.”
- Mike always had a hard time sleeping and disliked all the pillows he tried. Then, in 2004, he dreamed of a pillow which would hold its shape. After the dream, he wrote “MyPillow” everywhere in the house. When he told his daughter that he had this idea of a pillow called “MyPillow”, she simply said, “that’s random, Dad”.
- Mike spent months cutting up pieces of foam to create a pillow that would hold its form - he even learned to sew the pillows himself. After inventing the pillow, he went to Bed, Bath and Beyond and showed them his "best pillow in the world”. But, they were not impressed.
- Mike then did a kiosk in a local shopping center. One of the customers turned out to be connected to the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show and he invited Mike to debut the MyPillow at the show, and sales took off.
- Mike used to be a crack cocaine addict during the early years of MyPillow and lost his marriage, his house and almost his business due to his addictions. In fact, even his dealers put out the word that no one should sell drugs to Mike after Mike had been up for almost 2 weeks straight. Mike finally hit bottom January 16, 2009, and asked God to let him wake up in the morning and never have the desire again. When he woke up the next day he had the “most peaceful feeling I ever had.” His addictions were totally gone.
- In 2011, Mike had another dream: make an infomercial. Mike starred in the infomercial and ad-libbed the whole commercial himself. Due to the infomercial, MyPillow went from 5 employees to 500 by the end of that year. Now, MyPillow has sold over 300 million pillows.
- Mike met Donald Trump in 2016 and quickly became a fan. After that meeting, Mike's reaction to Trump was that “this guy is going to be the most amazing guy in history” based on all the jobs Trump wanted to bring back and his concern about the inner cities. Mike then went to the White House last July for a Made-in-America roundtable - and sat right next to President Trump.
- Mike is publishing an autobiography and hopes to turn his story into a movie with the help of actor Steve Baldwin. Mike is also focusing on his foundation, the Lindell Foundation, to help the less fortunate.
A lot has happened in Mike’s life - and is continuing to happen. And, Mike's reaction to his life is that, “The only way that we were able to do this was Devine intervention.”Read more
Mike gives a very introspective interview about his life of drugs, success, President Trump, a movie venture, a platform to help addicts and another platform to help entrepreneurs on the Kevin McCullough Show. Listen to all of Mike's inspiring details of his life in this interview.
First in Mike's interview is his transitional story about his addiction to cocaine and crack cocaine caused by Mike’s feeling of rejection due to his parents’ divorce. Mike discovered that God could actually release him from all his addictions, which led to an amazing step closer to his Christian faith. So listen to hear how Mike almost lost everything, how his drug dealers intervention actually helped Mike stop drugs, and, how God helped Mike.
Mike finds success with MyPillow
Mike then goes on to talk about his MyPillow success. You might think it was easy - but it wasn’t. It took Mike years of hard work to invent the MyPillow, then Mike spent years going from show to show, building the MyPillow brand.
It was when Mike had a dream to do an infomercial that the successful MyPillow we know today was created. In fact, Mike went from 5 to 500 employees in 40 days due to that infomercial.
The Lindell Recovery Network
Because of Mike’s promise to God that, if released from his addictions, he would give back, Mike created the Lindell Recovery Network, where someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol can find “thousands of stories of hope” for people just like them.
Mike will then present these addicts with Christian organizations that he has vetted that can help them, such as the Salvation Army and Teen Challenge Union Gospel.
And, due to Mike's work with drug addictions, he was at the White House to witness President Trump sign a historic 800-page bipartisan bill that will be helping opioid addicts. As Mike says, this bill is dedicated “to get money going to things that work, and to be accountable to results."
Mike and President Trump
This White House meeting was not the first time Mike has met Trump. Meeting Trump started with a dream that Mike had in 2015, then turned into reality, what Mike calls a “Devine intervention” in 2016 when Trump requested a meeting with Mike in the Trump Tower. Since then, Mike has met many times with Trump and has supported Trump at many rallies throughout the country.
Mike’s movie venture
Mike is involved in a new movie called "Unplanned". He gave $1 million to the movie, and he has a part in it. The movie is about the real-life story of Abby Johnson, who went from working at Planned Parenthood to being an anti-abortion crusader. In the movie, Mike bulldozes a Planned Parenthood site. He actually drives the bulldozer himself, as he said that he just couldn't go on national radio and TV and say that a stuntman did the bulldozing for him.
Mike helping other entrepreneurs
And, listen to Mike, as a seasoned ad buyer, talk about the “monster", Amazon. Today, entrepreneurs put their products on Amazon, only to have the products copied and made in China. Then, these counterfeiters buy ads - above your ads - so when people search for your product, their ads show first.
To help entrepreneurs fight this, Mike is creating a platform called MyStore.com. Vetted entrepreneurs will then have an area where they can tell the story of their product. This will help these entrepreneurs get “the eyes” of others who want to buy the product without forcing these entrepreneurs to use Amazon.
MyPillow sleep study
Mike talks about being sued for the MyPillow testimonials. Mike knew all along that his MyPillow does help people. And now, there is a sleep study that proves that all those testimonials were right all along!
And, Mike’s story continues
So - Mike’s story continues. And towards that Mike says that “I give the glory to God and I'm going to keep going. God gave me a very big platform, and I pray for wisdom and discernment every day.”
Or, in other words, “With God all things are possible”.
"Everybody loves our President, some of them just don't know it yet," says Mike Lindell in this insightful interview with Mike Gallagher on The Mike Gallagher Show.
Mike's "divine appointment" with President Trump
Mike Gallagher starts out, saying that "President Trump is going through a lot: there are Republicans who aren't on board with him. There are Democrats, of course, who are fighting him tooth and nail, and then there is the mainstream media. How does he take this?
According to Mike, “There's nobody like him that can take all that. That's why God picked him for such a time as this.” And Mike knows for he has known Trump for several years. It started when Mike had a dream in 2015 that he would be meeting Trump. And then, Trump miraculously reached out to Mike in the summer of 2016 for a private meeting at Trump Tower.
And the first thing Trump talked about was the fact that Mike always wears a cross. To which Mike answered that indeed, he is a Christian and that the meeting “is a Divine appointment.” Mike said that Trump “was proud of my company” because everything at MyPillow is made here in America, and Trump appreciates that because he is a builder and an entrepreneurial businessman.
Trump gives Mike a shout-out
Mike then went to many Trump rallies over the last several years, and also spoke at many. And then, at a North Dakota rally, while Mike was in the audience, Trump said:
“You ever see this guy with the pillows on Fox? Mike is the greatest. I have never seen so many ads for so long. And first of all, he does make a great product, great pillows. I actually use them, believe it or not.”
Mike said that hearing that from Trump was “surreal.” Trump went on to talk about the fact that Mike was a good businessman and a good ad buyer, which Mike says “was such an honor.” In fact, Trump’s comments went viral, and Mike was actually getting calls from as far away as Israel and Australia.
Later, Mike had a one-on-one with Trump where Mike thanked him for the shout out. At the meeting, Mike said, “you know one of the newspapers you don't like called me the next day and said, ‘after the president did that shout out for you, you must have sold a lot of pillows.’ And I said no, this wasn't about selling pillows.”
Mike went on to say that he told the reporter that is wasn’t about sales, “It was about me being a good businessman, so my popularity went up threefold. So I'm now able to go out and speak out for Jesus as I did at US Bank stadium to 50,000 Millennials.”
When the president asked, “what did you say then?” Mike said that the reporter said goodbye and hung up on me.” The reporter never printed the story. And Mike says that “the media doesn’t want to hear the good things, the amazing things, and it's so sad.'
Mike went on to say, “The strength, the wisdom, the discernment and the competence of our president is amazing. We are so blessed to be in such a time as this and to get something that's so good. Of course, you're going to get attacked, and I believe there is evil and good.”
How can Mike, a Christian, support Trump?
Trump is not a saint, he is not a pastor. So, there are many people who are confused about Christians who support Trump. What does Mike say to that?
Mike said that he is a born-again Christian. And, after his first meeting with Trump, he “walked out of his office on August 15, 2016, and I said 'wow'.”
And Mike “would want no one on this planet to be my president other than Donald Trump. And I truly believe God uses people, and there was only one person he could use for this and it's Donald Trump.”
After the meeting, Mike talked to Trump's employees. And, “it was like talking to one of my employees. I tell people that, ‘I know him and his heart is to help people and to help the country, and it's real. There's no phoniness about it'.”
And what does Mike think about Trump’s indiscretions? Mike’s answer is that he “was a cocaine addict for 20 years and a crack addict for 9. But I quit everything overnight January 16, 2009, by the grace of God, and I'm in a transformation, an amazing transformation.” Mike went on to say that Donald Trump must be in some amazing transformation himself because (the indiscretions) were 11 years ago.”
And Mike emphasizes that the Bible talks about “who should throw the first stone.” And Mike relates that “We all have a past. Our president has got an amazing heart. He's an amazing Christian man. And he's got a heart of gold that wants to help people."
Mike knows Trump is popular
Mike has seen how popular the president is. When Mike was at the Minnesota State Fair everyone (except 2 people) came up to Mike and said, “Oh Mike, we are so proud of your transformation, and tell the president we have his back.”
To the two people that did not like Trump, Mike said, "I've met him. I said then you're telling me I make bad decisions.” With that, the two left.
Consumer confidence is over the top right now
Mike feels that if you take the media out of the picture and ask the people on the street if they have seen a change, they will answer that they are “employed now, they're happy now, they have consumer confidence.”
Mike goes on to say that, “There are careers being formed out and people opening businesses and becoming entrepreneurs, taking chances. The president brings a confidence to this country and to the consumer, confidence is over the top right now.”
“Why would you not like this, this is amazing, this is absolutely amazing, it's Hallelujah. This is what we've been praying for. Let's go. Let's unite this country and let's all get in this together and take the politics out of it and end all this hate."Read more
Mike talked enthusiastically about all the inner city initiatives that are going on - plus the movie he funded and has a part in - on the Piscopo In The Morning AM 970 The Answer show.
Inner City Initiatives
Mike says that President Trump is creating “amazing jobs” now. Plus, Mike is doing a lot with his foundation. And, there are several organizations that are doing good, like the Salvation Army’s Pathway to Hope, which is "the best program for teaching people how to get and keep a job."
There is also Ben Carson’s Envision Centers that are “amazing”. These centers are hubs with many spokes where people can access a variety of services to increase self-sufficiency. In one area, for example, they take people’s skills and present opportunities to them, then use those peoples' passions to motivate them.
Mike says that what works is to take “things that are working and then use them in other places.” For example, the Salvation Army works. So reverse engineer what works and recreate what they are doing and apply it to other areas.
The other important piece is the church leaders. For, “engaging all the pastors is “powerful, a huge thing.”
And Trump brings “such confidence”. So companies are “hiring from the inner city”…”to give people second chances.” And, they are “creating careers, not just jobs." "Our wages are going up because consumer confidence is at an all-time high."
Mike emphasizes that “entrepreneur and business owners are at an all-time high in spite of all the attacks on our President," attacks which are “shameful”. For, Mike has watched the President, and “Trump listens so well, he takes it all in." The President "is so pragmatic. We have a President that has common sense."
And, Mike says that "Trump is fighting for us and look at all these good things that are going on - people can't say one bad thing about what's going on".
Unplanned, the movie
Mike also discussed his role in the movie “Unplanned,” a movie about the true story of Abby Johnson, who quit Planned Parenthood to become an anti-abortion crusader.
Mike liked this movie so much that he put $1 million into it. He also has a part in the movie where he bulldozes a Planned Parenthood building down. They were going to use a stuntman to do this, but Mike said that he “was not going to go on a radio and TV after this and tell people they used a stuntman”.
When Mike was at the Minnesota State Fair, a "thousand people came up to him and everyone, except for one, said two things: your transformation, wow, what an amazing story of God bringing you through and, we're praying for our President."
Mike continues to inspire, as does Trump and his administration and other faith-based organizations as they help people help themselves.Read more
Mike shares his inspirational story about the growth of his incredibly successful MyPillow company, his remarkable crack cocaine addiction recovery, and how he is giving back on WSGW Big Impact Radio.
10 to 500 employees in 40 days
Mike invented the MyPillow due to not being able to get comfortable sleep himself. He tried every pillow imaginable, yet nothing worked. Then, one night, he had a dream about the name "MyPillow" which caused Mike to become entirely focused on inventing the perfect pillow.
After Mike invented the MyPillow, he enthusiastically took it to the big box stores to sell but was turned down everywhere. So he ended up selling his MyPillows at road shows and fairs across the country.
Along the way, Mike also created newsprint ads that Mike made himself. These ads were not “traditional advertising with somebody laying on a bed" but rather, ads that looked more like news stories, with a picture of Mike holding the MyPillow. These ads were placed in publications like "USA Today" and "Wall Street Journal" and were some of the most successful print ads ever. These ads helped Mike get the millions of dollars of credit needed to buy the pillow fabric and foam for the pillows that would be sold by the infomercial that was coming around the corner.
In 2011, Mike got friends and family together to create his first infomercial with a real audience. At first, they tried a teleprompter, but that didn't work at all for Mike, and they finally shot the infomercial with Mike behind a table, just as if he was at one of the fairs selling pillows.
The infomercial premiered on October 7, 2011, and it was such an incredible success. Before the infomercial, Mike had 10 employees. But, the infomercial increased sales so much that, in 40 days, MyPillow went from 10 employees to 500. And MyPillow success continued so that now, MyPillow has 1,600 employees. So truly, MyPillow is one of the great American success stories.
Today, MyPillow's headquarters continues to be in Mike's home state of Minnesota, for Mike has a commitment to make his MyPillows in America. Mike simply doesn’t trust anyone else to make his pillows. Plus, as Mike says, "it is so rewarding to see all my employees just by looking right out my door." And, the MyPillow business moves fast, which can't be done when you make your product overseas. For you must wait 100-120 days to get your products and if sales change or something is wrong with the shipment, it is too late.
And - what's next in line? New ads! For a sleep study found that everything people said in the MyPillow testimonials is true, so the ads will be talking about this new study. Plus, new sheets that are going to "change your life." Plus other inventions are around the corner, in fitting with Mike's philosophy of "everything I invent or do has got to help people either physically, mentally, or in their faith.
Mike continues to help others achieve what he has achieved. For, Mike is working on giving vetted entrepreneurs a platform for success where they can have an area where "millions of eyes" will see their inventions. Mike wants to help because, "in our country, so many inventions get taken and copied which is very sad. So I'm going to be helping them."
Mike’s story of addiction
During the origins and early growth of MyPillow, Mike had a crack cocaine addiction. This addiction was due to his childhood, as he was traumatized by his parents' divorce when he was 7 years old. To overcome his issues, he was either very shy or the class clown as a child.
As an adult, his fear of rejection was so strong that he couldn't talk to anyone. But, In the 1980s, he found he could talk to strangers - if he was using cocaine. And he became a functioning cocaine user.
But then Mike started doing crack cocaine, and because of this addiction, he lost his 20-year marriage and almost lost the MyPillow company.
In fact, things were so bad that Mike’s drug dealers actually had an intervention. They said that Mike had told them that the pillow thing was a "platform for God" and that Mike said that someday, he was going to come back and help them. So, they said they weren’t going to let Mike die.
A while later, a friend came to Mike, saying that, “The Lord led me here." This friend had started cocaine at the same time as Mike and had also started crack cocaine at the same time. So, Mike could ask questions from someone he trusted, questions like “is (recovery) boring?” (The answer is "no" by the way).
Then, on January 16, 2009, Mike hit his bottom. He knew that MyPillow was his calling and that the MyPillow door was going to be shut forever if he continued doing drugs. He knew that he could not go on one more day. So Mike prayed to be free of his desire for all of his addictions: crack, cocaine, cigarettes, alcohol, and gambling. He told God that if he could be released from these addictions, he would do the MyPillow platform thing.
And, as Mike says, "I woke up the next day, and the desire for all the addictions was gone."
Platform for Good
All along, Mike knew that MyPillow was a platform for good. And, towards that, Mike’s Lindell Recovery Network will help “millions of people” overcome addiction, just as Mike did.
For, just as Mike was inspired by his trusted friend who had overcome drug addictions similar to Mike's, the Lindell Recovery Network will provide addicts with “stories of hope” from people their age who have overcome the same drugs they are using. So the addict can say, “Wow - this guy made it through, so I can make it.”
The addicts will then be presented with Christian treatment centers that Mike has vetted, such as the Salvation Army, Teen Challenge, and Union Gospel. So, Mike will basically be “like your tour guide" saying "now go over here and get some help and when you get out, I'm going to be waiting for you." And when the addicts get out of recovery, there will be paid mentors, ready to help them with their recovery.
So, a whole network dedicated to helping addicts get the help they need to get over their addictions. For Mike, it is a full circle or, as Mike says, "MyPillow is a bigger calling for God."Read more
"Hope is what we need," says Mike Lindell in this interview on WRKO AM680 Radiothon for DAV (Disabled American Veterans). And, Mike’s story and his support for others certainly prove that point.
Mike is riding high right now, but he never forgets that he’s been at the bottom. So Mike’s “heart is to give back” and help people that need help. And, DAV is one of those organizations that helps out.
Mike invented the MyPillow in 2004 and quit all his addictions, including his crack cocaine addiction, on January 16, 2009. Because of his addictions, it is a miracle in itself that the MyPillow is even here. But, Mike was able to overcome his addictions and find success through Jesus Christ. He knew he had a bigger calling, and he found that calling through faith. And now, Mike is fast approaching 10 years of sobriety and has the successful MyPillow platform.
Spreading his story of hope
So now, Mike is spreading his story of hope and his “surrender and transformation” to others. He just spoke to 100,000 at a Pulse Movement event at the Texas Speedway about his story, and earlier this spring to 50,000 people at the US Bank Stadium at another Pulse event. This, despite the fact that Mike started doing drugs because he had a fear of rejection and feelings of unworthiness so he felt he needed the drugs to overcome his fear of talking to people.
Mike hopes that his story gives others hope. For, as Mike says, “through faith, I got through it and today, I have 1,600 employees."
Mike is also spreading stories of hope with his Lindell Recovery Network, a platform that will help addicts. For, addicts will be able to input their age and their choice of drugs, then find a multitude of stories of hope from people just like them, as well as contacts to vetted Christian recovery organizations and mentors that will help them once out of recovery.
Mike was at the White House to talk about his Lindell Recovery Network and the opioid crisis, an issue many veterans face. While there, Mike was able to see that President Trump “has a great heart for veterans.” And, Mike was able to witness Trump sign a major 800-page opioid bill, which will help veterans - and all - with their opioid addictions.
Help is much needed for our veterans. Many, like Mike, do have great stories of hope, for they got through some very hard times and found their calling. Organizations like DAV can help others find hope. Towards that, Mike announced a $2,000 personal donation to DAV. You can do your part and give hope to our veterans by donating to the disabled American veterans through DAV.
Hope is what we need
So, as Mike says, "hope is what we need", and he is spreading his story hope, as well as creating a platform of hope, so veterans - and everyone - can find hope to overcome drugs in their life.Read more
Mike called in from the Trump Hotel in Washington DC to emphasize that "Trump is our hope right now," in a discussion about the midterm elections on The Joe Piscopo Show on AM970 The Answer
The Midterm Elections
Mike relates that, due to the Democrats winning the top tickets in Minnesota, he is "very worried, especially since Minnesota was going in such a great direction". Mike said that he is "especially worried about the election of Keith Ellison for Attorney General," for Mike fears that Ellison will use the AG platform to go after Trump. Mike says that all he can do is "pray now" and hope that Ellison doesn't do that.
Mike felt the Republican losses were due to that fact that people didn't really get the real message in Minnesota due to the media.
Others that Mike supported across the country won, though, including Kevin Cramer from North Dakota, Ted Cruz from Texas, and Rick Scott from Florida. Mike says, "that just shows that the President's rallies really promoted voting for those senators, which was very important."
The Republicans still have the Senate, and Mike feels that "the president is so resourceful and compassionate that he'll figure out a way to still get stuff done," despite Democrats winning the House, although the "big steps are going to get blocked".
Mike says, philosophically, "every two years, the elections go back the other way," but there is still a strong road for 2020, when "everything will come together".
President Trump and 2020
Mike had dinner with President Trump a few weeks ago and said that Trump talked about his passion to help the farmers and the inner cities. Mike related that Trump has confidence and that Mike feels that the elections will just make him that much more confident because it's a bigger challenge.
And, Mike feels that Trump will win the 2020 election because Trump is such a good listener: Trump will take information in and come out with pragmatic, common sense answers. And "people see that and that's why the confidence level in this country is up so much."
And that confidence spills over to Mike and the MyPillow company, with Mike saying that "because of Trump, the MyPillow business is up," a business that is "making everything in America and hiring thousands of people in Minnesota, giving pride to all, knowing they are making Minnesota-made products." And, relates Mike, all of this is "better under the president."
The big question
Is Mike going to run for public office? Mike says that he has no plans to, but if "God told me to run in a prayer, I would do it tomorrow." Right now, Mike is working on helping the opioid epidemic with his Lindell Recovery Platform.
Trump is our hope
Bottom line, Mike's confidence in Trump continues to remain incredibly high, saying that, "Trump is our hope right now - everybody loves our president, some just don't know it yet."
Mike promotes Trump and the economy, spreads his story of redemption, and promotes his amazing Lindell Foundation in this interview with Sean Hannity and Seb Gorka on the Sean Hannity show.
Mike's spreading his story and supporting Trump around the country
Mike has been traveling the country extensively:
- He was with Laura Trump last Friday at a Minnesota fundraiser for Doug Warlow for Minnesota Attorney General, Jeff Johnson for Minnesota Governor, Karen Housley for US Senate, and Jerry Jason Lewis for US Representative.
- He was at the Pulse event, Together2018, last Saturday night telling his story of redemption to 250,000 millennials at the Texas Motor Speedway. This event is one of many amazing Pulse events around the country where the goal is "a generation gathered to be trained, equipped, and commissioned to move closer to Jesus and the world around them.."
- And Mike will be at the White House Wednesday with the President at a meeting on the opioid crisis.
Getting out the Republican vote
Mike says that with Trump, there are “all these good things that are still to come." And, what can you do to help President Trump? Mike says, “Pray for his wisdom, discernment, and protection.”
Plus, you can do more than pray. Get out and vote. Mike relates that when people voted for Trump in 2016, they voted based on faith that Trump would do well. Now, you have “absolute proof” of what Trump can accomplish. Because, “Look at all the amazing things Trump has done. You should be able to go out and tell your friends and family and get everybody out to vote. If everybody gets out and votes, every state will turn red.” It will, as Mike says, "be awesome."
How are Mike’s 1,700 employees and his MyPillow business doing now that Trump is president? Mike says, “Every day people ask me, when is your best day ever?” And he tells them, “It’s always today”.
For, what Mike sees in Minnesota now is confidence. Mike gave higher wages to his MyPillow employees. And, he is seeing wages rise all over Minnesota. Plus, unemployment is going down. In fact, “black unemployment in Minnesota is at a 17-year low.”
Mike's Redemption Story and the Lindell Foundation
Mike has his own personal “come back” story, which, as Sean Hannity says, is probably “the most compelling personal redemption success stories I've ever heard in my life.” For, Mike had a crack cocaine addiction that was so bad that his dealers actually had an intervention for him in 2008.
The dealers said, “You know, you always tell us that your pillow is just a platform for God and that you are going to come back and help us. So we're not going to let you die on us.”
And that's all come to fruition now. Mike quit all his addictions on January 16, 2009, through prayer. And now, Mike has his Lindell Foundation where 100% of your donation goes to the actual need.
And, you can be part of this amazing story yourself by heading over to the Lindell Foundation right now, and contributing to the Pulse to help connect people to tools and the next steps to know Jesus, or to victims of Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence.Read more