Archives: November 16, 2012

He drew me out of deep waters–Judy’s Story

When painful circumstances threatened Judy’s family, her initial response was fear and worry. But over time, God has shown her through His Word how to find peace in the midst of life’s storms. Find hope for your most difficult moments.

Find out what the Bible says about "surviving the storms of stress."

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> Basics Of Faith

Mercy, hope and a future through Jesus

Discover how both Marsha and Tony found the forgiveness of God right where they were—in prison! The pain from Marsha’s past created so much anger it spilled over in the most horrific ways. Tony was smart, yet he made some really poor decisions. Don’t miss these two remarkable stories of overcoming the past to walk into a better future with Jesus…

Comfort only our Father can give

Unfortunately, broken homes are all too common today. But in the midst of the pain that comes from a family torn apart, God can intervene to heal broken hearts. When Stephen’s father left home, those left behind learned to rely on God to be their provider, husband, and father. Hear Stephen’s courageous story and find new intimacy with God.

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The persecution was real

In many parts of the world, men and women must practice their religion in secret—in order to stay alive. Francis’s church in Uganda was forced underground after thousands of Christians were massacred. Bassim and his family fled war-torn Iraq to seek a better future. Hear both men tell their dramatic story of escape from religious persecution and how God moved…

> Bible study

The Lord Is One–Ayelet’s Story & Cathie’s Story

Ayelet searched for truth in all the wrong places. Cathie became a New Ager, guiding her life by crystals. Both found redemption in the one person their Jewish families cautioned them against, Jesus of Nazareth.

We would like to thank WRVL Radio in Lynchburg, Virginia, and Psalm FM Radio in International Falls, Minnesota, for partnering with us on this week’s stories.

I am His Child–Marilyn’s Story & Tara’s Story

Growing up in dysfunctional homes where bullying and oppression were the norm, Marilyn and Tara couldn’t grasp the love of their heavenly Father. Discover how God reached into these women’s lives to help them overcome their difficult past and find their true identity as children of God.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “Transformed In His Image.”…

A remedy for miserable, exhausted, and alone–Tyler’s Story

Tyler is an attorney who, after finding Christ himself, realized that the people he was representing needed so much more than the legal advice he could give them. He began a ministry outside the courthouse leading those being processed through the legal system into the loving arms of Christ.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “Religion Or…

> Christian Beliefs

Escaping the trap of pornography–David’s Story

Addiction is a prison that shackles us with shame, fear, and guilt. But Jesus came to set captives free. David shares a candid tale of deliverance! Hear how God released him from pornography and set him on the path to freedom.

When God says no–Sheridan & Merryn’s Story

Life doesn’t always go as planned. Most of the time we can adjust and simply roll with the punches. But how do we cope when our deepest dreams are crushed? Sheridan and Merryn tell their story of infertility, broken dreams, and God’s faithfulness through it all.

Silencing fears–Tiffany’s Story

Many of us have experienced a sense of unfairness at some point in our lives. But when the intensity of those feelings causes you to doubt and question God where can you go for answers? Tiffany shares how God redeemed her from the depths of depression after the birth of her extremely premature baby.

We would like to thank KHCB…

> Christian Life

A spark of light in the darkest hour - Sharry's Story

A violent, abusive marriage and unrelenting drug addiction left Sharry homeless and estranged from her family. Discover how God brought healing to Sharry and her entire family through the support of a church and local mission.

"I need a Jesus like that!" – John and Anna's Story

John had heard about various religions throughout his life and believed they were “all good” as long
as they let him live life his way. John and his wife, Anna, describe how the truth of God’s Word pierced their hearts and transformed their lives and marriage.

Finding peace from the rage within

An abusive childhood left John with deep emotional wounds, which festered into a simmering rage that followed him into adulthood and marriage. Tony grew up feeling unwanted and unloved. Even after marrying and starting a family of his own, his anger led to verbal and physical abuse. But God can restore even the hardest of hearts as well as marriages and families.

> Christian Living

Silencing fears–Tiffany’s Story

Many of us have experienced a sense of unfairness at some point in our lives. But when the intensity of those feelings causes you to doubt and question God where can you go for answers? Tiffany shares how God redeemed her from the depths of depression after the birth of her extremely premature baby.

We would like to thank KHCB…

Liberation from abuse–by an all-powerful God–Marie’s Story

Whether it’s verbal, emotional, or physical—abusive relationships rob people of their self-worth. Eventually, many victims begin to believe that they deserve the abuse. That was case with Marie. Learn how God liberated both her body and her mind and gave her a new identity in Jesus.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “Self-Esteem – What Does The Bible…

I am His Child–Marilyn’s Story & Tara’s Story

Growing up in dysfunctional homes where bullying and oppression were the norm, Marilyn and Tara couldn’t grasp the love of their heavenly Father. Discover how God reached into these women’s lives to help them overcome their difficult past and find their true identity as children of God.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “Transformed In His Image.”…

> Christianity & Culture

You’ve got to be kidding me!–Elliott’s Story and Jim’s Story

They say that an angry atheist is often closer to God than a happy one. That was certainly the case for both Jim and Elliott. Their bitterness toward God was well known by each of their friends who persisted in sharing their faith anyway.  Hear these formerly ardent atheists describe how God turned their doubt into belief.

We would like to thank…

> Faithfulness

When life comes to a standstill–Vivian’s Story

When the diagnosis comes so hard and fast that you can hardly breathe, where do you turn? Hear how the power of a loving God and the ongoing support of His people helped Vivian battle through her cancer journey. Find strength to hang on no matter what you’re facing.

Discover complete and lasting freedom in Jesus Christ–Evelyn’s Story

It’s not easy making ends meet when you have four kids. Especially as a single parent. But God provides, sometimes in surprising ways! Evelyn describes how God showed His Fatherly care when her husband abandoned her and the family.

We would like to thank WRVL Radio in Lynchburg, Virginia, for partnering with us on this week’s story.

A broken heart mended–Gerard’s Story

Gerard was an athlete, successful businessman, and the head of a prominent Christian ministry. But nothing he had accomplished could prepare him for the death of his teenage son. Discover how God’s grace carried Gerard through his season of pain and grief.

We'd like to thank Roger Kemp and Company for partnering with us on this program.



> Life Struggles

Escaping the trap of pornography–David’s Story

Addiction is a prison that shackles us with shame, fear, and guilt. But Jesus came to set captives free. David shares a candid tale of deliverance! Hear how God released him from pornography and set him on the path to freedom.

When God says no–Sheridan & Merryn’s Story

Life doesn’t always go as planned. Most of the time we can adjust and simply roll with the punches. But how do we cope when our deepest dreams are crushed? Sheridan and Merryn tell their story of infertility, broken dreams, and God’s faithfulness through it all.

“Does God have any inkling that I exist?”–Kimberly’s Story

There are times you feel like a broken puzzle piece—no  matter how hard you try, you don’t seem to fit anywhere. This search for acceptance had Kimberly looking in all the wrong places until God intervened. Learn how a woman searching for purpose found acceptance in Christ.

We would like to thank Psalm FM in International Falls, Minnesota, for partnering…

> Marriage & Family

Not my child!– James & Cari’s Story

No parent is ever prepared for a prodigal child. So when their kids went astray, James and Cari were caught completely off guard. Hear a story of tragedy and hope, as one family waits for God to bring their children home. Be encouraged to trust God with what’s most precious to you.

Escaping the trap of pornography–David’s Story

Addiction is a prison that shackles us with shame, fear, and guilt. But Jesus came to set captives free. David shares a candid tale of deliverance! Hear how God released him from pornography and set him on the path to freedom.

Christ heals the ravages of war–Dave & Judy’s Story

When nineteen-year-old Dave went to war, he didn’t know how deeply his experiences in Vietnam would change him. Hear the dramatic story of how God rescued Dave from an inner battle and helped him combat the vicious cycle of post-traumatic stress disorder.

> Ministry And Outreach

Blood is blood: Living sacrificially – Sally’s Story

The love of Jesus transcends all barriers including those of race and gender. Sally explains why she donated a portion of her liver to a complete stranger and what she learned about God as a result. We would like to thank WNIV in Atlanta, Georgia, for partnering with us on this week's program.

A fragile identity solidified–Renee’s Story

As a biracial child in the 1970s, Renee was the recipient of intense bullying. And after being sexually assaulted as a teen, her life seemed to spin out of control. Renee shares how God pulled her back from the brink of self-destruction and revealed her true identity and value through a relationship with Jesus Christ.

We would like to thank…

Marriage fellowship magnified!–Ron & Barbara’s Story

When the hearts of a husband and wife are connected in prayer, the fellowship they experience can be incredible! Ron and Barbara describe how God transformed their marriage when they surrendered their dreams to the Lord.

> Personal Crisis

Reconciling sexual abuse to a good God–KC’s Story

For 15 years, KC was married to a Christian man whom she thought she knew. Then she discovered that her husband had been abusing their children. That’s when KC’s perfect world came crashing in. KC tells her story, a story of heartbreak, but ultimately of redemption. Discover how God can turn ashes into beauty.

We would like to thank KLMP…

Christ heals the ravages of war–Dave & Judy’s Story

When nineteen-year-old Dave went to war, he didn’t know how deeply his experiences in Vietnam would change him. Hear the dramatic story of how God rescued Dave from an inner battle and helped him combat the vicious cycle of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Conquering generational addiction–Rusty & Darla’s Story

Growing up on Native American reservations and dealing with families ripped apart by alcohol and drug abuse, Rusty and Darla were on the road to destruction. This couple shares their surprising story of transformation. Hear how God’s mercy and grace put them on a new path.

We would like to thank KLMP in Rapid City, South Dakota, for partnering with…

> Prodigal Child

Not my child!– James & Cari’s Story

No parent is ever prepared for a prodigal child. So when their kids went astray, James and Cari were caught completely off guard. Hear a story of tragedy and hope, as one family waits for God to bring their children home. Be encouraged to trust God with what’s most precious to you.

> Relationships

A lifeline for eternity – Shoa’s Story

Following an arranged marriage at 18, it wouldn’t take Shoa long to discover her new husband was a violent man. Listen to this former Muslim recount her escape out of a radical religious sect and into the loving embrace of Jesus Christ.

Who am I?–Atsuko’s Story & Kara’s Story

Many people struggle to find their true identity. For Kara, abuse and abandonment made her feel like an orphan her entire life. For Japanese-born Atsuko, it was her faith in Christ that made her feel like an outsider in her own culture. Discover how God gave each of these women stability and hope even when it seemed like their troubles…

Finding marital reconciliation at the cross of Christ–Gerrie and Clyde’s Story

When Gerrie eloped with Clyde, it seemed nothing in the world could break them apart. But when the demands of life pressed in, they began to drift away from their commitment. Learn how this struggling couple found peace and reconciliation for their marriage at the cross of Christ.

> Salvation

Finding peace in the midst of war

As a World War II soldier serving in France, Henry survived a devastating injury and imprisonment. Don't miss this harrowing story of Henry’s escape from a POW camp and how a dying man’s last words spurred this American soldier to consider eternity. Discover how the power of prayer and a God who intervenes can impact your own journey.

Our fight is not against flesh and blood . . .

Ephesians 6:12 tells us: “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the
rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the
spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.” Steeped in the occult and a life of crime,
Carlos wasn’t even sure God existed. Kathy’s mother mixed Christianity with the occult
leaving Kathy fearful…

Blood is blood: Living sacrificially – Sally’s Story

The love of Jesus transcends all barriers including those of race and gender. Sally explains why she donated a portion of her liver to a complete stranger and what she learned about God as a result. We would like to thank WNIV in Atlanta, Georgia, for partnering with us on this week's program.

> Spiritual Growth

Escaping the trap of pornography–David’s Story

Addiction is a prison that shackles us with shame, fear, and guilt. But Jesus came to set captives free. David shares a candid tale of deliverance! Hear how God released him from pornography and set him on the path to freedom.

Christ heals the ravages of war–Dave & Judy’s Story

When nineteen-year-old Dave went to war, he didn’t know how deeply his experiences in Vietnam would change him. Hear the dramatic story of how God rescued Dave from an inner battle and helped him combat the vicious cycle of post-traumatic stress disorder.

When God says no–Sheridan & Merryn’s Story

Life doesn’t always go as planned. Most of the time we can adjust and simply roll with the punches. But how do we cope when our deepest dreams are crushed? Sheridan and Merryn tell their story of infertility, broken dreams, and God’s faithfulness through it all.

> Spiritual Transformation

Escaping the trap of pornography–David’s Story

Addiction is a prison that shackles us with shame, fear, and guilt. But Jesus came to set captives free. David shares a candid tale of deliverance! Hear how God released him from pornography and set him on the path to freedom.

What MUST I do to be saved?–Neal’s Story

Jesus made us a lasting promise—"If you look for Me you will find Me!" Neal explains his search through cults, confusion, and Christianity to eventually discover the real and life-changing person of Jesus!

We would like to thank KEY Radio in Provo, Utah, for partnering with us on this week’s program.

> Tragedy

“Are you there God? Do you see me?”

Christian music artist Tammy Trent’s faith in Jesus was her firm foundation but that desire for an authentic, growing relationship with God was tested when the unimaginable happened. It caused her to ask God questions like, “Do you see me?” “Do you hear me?” “Are you even there?” Discover how in the midst of tragedy God is near to the brokenhearted.

Christ heals the ravages of war–Dave & Judy’s Story

When nineteen-year-old Dave went to war, he didn’t know how deeply his experiences in Vietnam would change him. Hear the dramatic story of how God rescued Dave from an inner battle and helped him combat the vicious cycle of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Victory in death–Brandon’s Story

The loss of a loved one, whether sudden or expected, can shake our faith. Yet God can transform even moments of grief into reasons for hope. Learn how a fatal ski accident became a source of faith for many.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “Life After Loss: Grieving With Hope.”

We would like to thank KQCV…

> When Life Hurts

Blindsided by depression

Left untreated, prolonged depression can leave us helpless and hopeless. Cortney faced a life-threatening struggle that landed her on a hospital’s suicide watch. Christian music recording artist and author Bonnie Keen was unprepared for the overwhelming intensity of emotions that followed her unwanted divorce. Courtney and Bonnie share how standing on God’s Word and forgiving others helped to restore their hearts.

When life comes to a standstill–Vivian’s Story

When the diagnosis comes so hard and fast that you can hardly breathe, where do you turn? Hear how the power of a loving God and the ongoing support of His people helped Vivian battle through her cancer journey. Find strength to hang on no matter what you’re facing.

Reconciling sexual abuse to a good God–KC’s Story

For 15 years, KC was married to a Christian man whom she thought she knew. Then she discovered that her husband had been abusing their children. That’s when KC’s perfect world came crashing in. KC tells her story, a story of heartbreak, but ultimately of redemption. Discover how God can turn ashes into beauty.

We would like to thank KLMP…