Once Steve Green sets his path, there‚Äôs no turning back.
Not when he and his high school girlfriend, Jackie, totaled their cars playing chicken. ‚ÄúNo one turned off,‚ÄĚ he said, recalling how he aimed right at her and she just kept coming. A year later, she married him.
Not when he saw no point in college, going directly into his family‚Äôs Hobby Lobby craft store business. Green, now 50, rose up from assembling picture frames for ‚Äúbubble gum money‚ÄĚ at age 7 through every job, including cleaning toilets, to president of the $3.3 billion national chain, one of the nation‚Äôs largest private companies.
And certainly not now when, he says, the U.S. government is challenging his unshakeable Christian faith and his religious liberty. ...