Once Steve Green sets his path, thereâ€™s no turning back.
Not when he and his high school girlfriend, Jackie, totaled their cars playing chicken. â€śNo one turned off,â€ť 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 familyâ€™s Hobby Lobby craft store business. Green, now 50, rose up from assembling picture frames for â€śbubble gum moneyâ€ť at age 7 through every job, including cleaning toilets, to president of the $3.3 billion national chain, one of the nationâ€™s largest private companies.
And certainly not now when, he says, the U.S. government is challenging his unshakeable Christian faith and his religious liberty. ...