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A sanctuary in their suffering–Ron & Joanie’s Story

What happens when you’re operating in pure survival mode? When all your energy goes to simply getting through your day? Ron and Joanie share the tremendous challenges they faced and the miracle they needed in order to overcome. Hear how a Vietnam vet with panic disorder and a nurse on the brink of death received a new perspective on life.…

Dead man breathing–Russell’s Story

Some people run from God, others try to climb away. But what happens when, in making that climb, you lose your grip? Suddenly death is staring at you from the chasm below. Author and mountaineer Russell Fralick shares how he came to saving faith in Jesus Christ through a near-death experience on a steep Norwegian mountain face.

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Learning to hear the heart of God–Marion Stroud’s Story

Marion cherished her free time, what little she had of it. As a wife, mother, and writer, it seemed she was always so busy! That’s why when the Lord laid it on her heart to give even more of herself by taking in two abandoned children, she hesitated. Marion shares how she learned that what God calls us to do,…

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.

The unrelenting pursuit of a holy God–Raymond’s Story and Jennifer’s Story

No matter where you’ve gone or what you’ve done, God doesn’t stop pursuing His children. Discover how God transformed the lives of Jennifer and Raymond, two people struggling under the weight of addiction and set them on the path to recovery. Be encouraged by a story of God’s love and power.

We would like to thank KNKT Radio in Albuquerque,…

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.

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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…

Who does God want you to be?–Matthew’s Story

When the loss of his older brother thrust Matthew into the role of “man of the house,” he was determined to become the person he—and others—wanted him to be. But the challenges he faced were greater than his resolve alone could overcome. It wasn’t until he turned his life over to the Lord that Matthew could become the person God…

The songs of Christmas come to life–Christmas Program

For many of us, Christmas carols bring back powerful memories of holidays gone by. But many of these songs have their own intriguing history. Join us for a special Christmas edition of “Words To Live By” as we bring to life the music of the season with the stories and Scriptures that inspired it.

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Life Stories > Ministry

Who does God want you to be?–Matthew’s Story

When the loss of his older brother thrust Matthew into the role of “man of the house,” he was determined to become the person he—and others—wanted him to be. But the challenges he faced were greater than his resolve alone could overcome. It wasn’t until he turned his life over to the Lord that Matthew could become the person God…

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

When painful circumstances threaten our families, fear and worry are often our first response. Yet the Bible provides another perspective. Judy shares how God gave her peace in the midst of life’s storms. Find hope for your most difficult moments.

Originally the Discovery Series study booklet offered was "Surviving the Storms of Stress"; however, it is no longer available online. Please enjoy…

"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!” Discover how Neal searched for God in all the wrong places before eventually discovering the real and life-changing person of Jesus Christ!

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

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Life Stories > Missions

Where do you go when the bottom falls out of your career?–John’s Story (Part 2 of 2)

John spent much of his life building a high-profile career. But after ten years of nonstop working, he saw the demise of everything he once held dear . . .

Experiencing God’s grace in the midst of deep grief–Patti’s Story

If you’ve lost a loved one, you know the heartache and struggle that comes. When her husband died, Patti and her four children found . . .

Life Stories > Service

Who does God want you to be?–Matthew’s Story

When the loss of his older brother thrust Matthew into the role of “man of the house,” he was determined to become the person he—and others—wanted him to be. But the challenges he faced were greater than his resolve alone could overcome. It wasn’t until he turned his life over to the Lord that Matthew could become the person God…

Discovering the one relationship that will never let you down–Jeff’s Story

When your biggest hopes and dreams don’t pan out and life seems to be crumbling around you, where do you turn to find hope? Learn how Jeff traded in his passion for sports for a relationship with Jesus Christ that transformed his entire life.

We would like to thank KFNW Radio in Fargo, North Dakota, for partnering with us on…

My life at Christ’s discretion–Frank’s Story

Sometimes the paths we take in life can lead us to places we never would have expected. Frank’s troubled childhood, a difficult marriage, and unexpected pain were not figments of his imagination, but God was with him every step of the way.