Category  |  Personal Crisis

“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.

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.

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.

A broken heart mended – Gerard's Story

Gerard was a gifted 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.

To learn more about Gerard's ministry, please click here http://www.awakeningtogod.org/.

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.…

Torture and persecution will not prevail–Kodjo’s Story and Volodya’s Story

Kodjo and Volodya lived in very different parts of the world, yet both shared a belief in Christ that was tested to the limits of human endurance. Even torture and persecution could not stop these two men from sharing their faith. Be encouraged as you share the love of Jesus Christ with others and step out in faith.

We would…

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.

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.

We would like to thank…

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.

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Personal Crisis > Abortion

“Lord, help me. Change his heart, I can’t do this.”–Carol & Doug’s Story

A new marriage often means months of matrimonial bliss for young couples. But for Doug and Carol, a surprise pregnancy drove a wedge between them and threatened everything they had hoped for. Discover the transformation God brought to their lives through the gift of a healthy baby girl.

We would like to thank Roger Kemp and Company for partnering with…

God’s indescribable mercy can overcome abortion’s overwhelming pain–Kathy’s Story

What decision have you made that you wish you could go back and change? Perhaps you’re harboring deep regrets right now. Learn how God’s healing mercy supported Kathy through her sorrow and gave her the courage to help others find the same healing.

We would like to thank WCRH Radio Station in Williamsport, Maryland, for partnering with us for this week’s…

Finally, the freedom to talk about this–Lance & Shirley’s Story

There are decisions we make in life that have a much different outcome than what we were expecting. Lance and Shirley made a choice many years ago that left them longing to break through the quiet agony of abortion. Learn how one couple found hope and healing through God’s mercy and grace.

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Personal Crisis > Addiction

“I was tired of living like this!”– Janet’s Story

Janet knew of God’s love but it seemed far away as her circumstances overwhelmed her. The search for something or someone who could offer love and consistency began at an early age and followed her into adulthood. The meaning, purpose, and hope she’d been looking for was finally found at a time and in a place she never expected.

Find…

Repairing the "unrepairable"–Part 2 of 2 – Jon & Nicole’s Story

Men and women from every walk of life can fall prey to the destructive lure of pornography. And without the Lord’s help, this addiction has the power to rip marriages apart. Jon and Nicole describe how God saved their marriage from the ravages of sin.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “When A Man’s Eye Wanders”.

Destructive choices give way to a metamorphosis in Christ–Joe’s Story

No matter what you’ve done, or where you’ve been, there’s hope available to you through Jesus Christ! Learn how a former drug addict, dealer, and criminal found freedom, forgiveness, and true fulfillment in Christ.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “When We Just Can't Stop: Overcoming Addiction.”

Personal Crisis > Anxiety

Those knuckle-dragging troglodytes!–Jim’s Story

For many, proof of God’s existence can be found in majestic mountains or breathtaking sunsets. While Jim loved creation, just the thought of a Creator filled him with frustration and anger. Learn how God revealed His love to Jim during a potentially deadly mountain hike.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “What If It’s True?

This fairy-tale wedding came to a screeching halt–Part 1 of 2 – Jon & Nicole’s Story

Nicole wanted the fairy tale wedding—complete with white dress and handsome groom taking her off into the sunset. But when the destructive cycle of pornography took hold early into their marriage, Jon and Nicole had to fight for their relationship before it had barely even started.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “When A Man’s Eye Wanders”.

"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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Personal Crisis > Burdens

This fairy-tale wedding came to a screeching halt–Part 1 of 2 – Jon & Nicole’s Story

Nicole wanted the fairy tale wedding—complete with white dress and handsome groom taking her off into the sunset. But when the destructive cycle of pornography took hold early into their marriage, Jon and Nicole had to fight for their relationship before it had barely even started.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “When A Man’s Eye Wanders”.

Health, Perseverance–Brandt and Heather's Story

While hospitalized after a car accident, to his shock and surprise, Brandt discovered he had a brain tumor. The diagnosis was grave, with three to four weeks to live. Brandt and Heather tell their story of hope and healing.

Health, Faith–Donna's Story

Few things challenge our faith in God any more than human suffering. And when you or a loved one is going through a difficult struggle with health, it can be overwhelming. Donna shares how God worked in her life while caring for a sick family member, and through her own struggle with Bell’s Palsy. 

Personal Crisis > Comfort

Learning to trust the sovereignty of God even when you might not like the outcome–Larry & Cindy’s Story

As a parent, there’s nothing worse than finding your children in pain and being unable to help them. Where can a mom and dad turn for answers? Larry and Cindy share how God’s sovereignty and grace met them and their family during a time of crisis. An important story for parents and grandparents.

We would like to thank WCRH Radio…

Find healing from the deep scars of abortion–Janie’s Story

Perhaps you’re struggling to put a painful memory behind you. While some scars are self-inflicted, others . . .

Heaven, Loss–Melissa and Nev's Story

Losing a loved one, whether a parent, spouse, or child, is one of the most difficult things in life to bear. Perhaps you’re struggling through grief right now. Melissa found that during those painful moments, trusting God is the only way to get through.

Personal Crisis > confusion

Escaping the darkness–Kathy’s Story

God’s Word tells us that our fight is not against things we can see, but rather against the unseen spiritual agents of darkness. Kathy describes her descent into the occult and God’s miraculous rescue from the grasp of evil.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “Know the Enemy.”

We would like to thank WFCJ in Dayton, Ohio, for…

Does God care about your sexuality?–Brian’s Story

So much of our high school and college years are consumed with trying to figure out who we are. Brian shares how his identity crisis led him . . .

 

We would like to thank KTIS Radio in St. Paul, Minnesota for partnering with us on this week's story.

Personal Crisis > Death

“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.

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.



Though scars remain, there’s healing in Christ–Bonnie’s Story

In a split second your life can be forever changed. It was senior picture day and Bonnie’s twin sons headed off to high school in their rural community when the unimaginable happened. Learn how God’s faithfulness abounds, even in the midst of tragedy.
Find out more of what the Bible says about “When Tears Remain: Loving God Through the Loss…

Personal Crisis > Grief

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.



Facing the agony that engulfed her–Marjorie’s Story

Sometimes the twists and turns on life’s road can cause us to question God or the path He’s laid out for us. Marjorie recounts how God led her safely down an unknown and unpredictable road after she lost her husband and her son in the same year.

We would like to thank Maranatha Bible & Missionary Conference for partnering with…

Is it possible for peace to follow an incomprehensible loss? – Paulette’s Story

We hear about child abductions on the news, we see them portrayed in movies, but we never think it could happen to our children. Paulette shares the strength and comfort she found in the Scriptures after the unthinkable happened to her son.

We would like to thank KHCB Radio in Houston, Texas, for partnering with us on this week’s story.

Personal Crisis > Homosexuality

Does God care about your sexuality?–Brian’s Story

So much of our high school and college years are consumed with trying to figure out who we are as individuals. And often, all that searching only leads us to more confusion! Brian reveals  how his personal identity crisis led him into a homosexual lifestyle and how a relationship with Jesus Christ revealed his true identity and set him free!…

Does God care about your sexuality?–Brian’s Story

So much of our high school and college years are consumed with trying to figure out who we are. Brian shares how his identity crisis led him . . .

 

We would like to thank KTIS Radio in St. Paul, Minnesota for partnering with us on this week's story.

When passions become confused–Gail's Story

We all long for love and acceptance, but when those needs aren’t met, where do we turn to fill the void? After an unwanted divorce, Gail wondered if she’d ever find love again . . .

Personal Crisis > Loneliness

Does God care about your sexuality?–Brian’s Story

So much of our high school and college years are consumed with trying to figure out who we are as individuals. And often, all that searching only leads us to more confusion! Brian reveals  how his personal identity crisis led him into a homosexual lifestyle and how a relationship with Jesus Christ revealed his true identity and set him free!…

Prodigals, Abortion–Wendy and Sally's Story

Sisters Wendy and Sally grew up in a loving Christian home. Though even with this secure foundation Sally felt the need to search for something else...

 

Personal Crisis > Perserverence

Health, Perseverance–Kevin's Story

If you or a loved one has gone through difficult medical procedures, you know the frustration and heartache suffering can bring. Discover Kevin's encouraging story of perseverance through extreme medical challenges as a young boy.

Personal Crisis > Pornography

Repairing the "unrepairable"–Part 2 of 2 – Jon & Nicole’s Story

Men and women from every walk of life can fall prey to the destructive lure of pornography. And without the Lord’s help, this addiction has the power to rip marriages apart. Jon and Nicole describe how God saved their marriage from the ravages of sin.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “When A Man’s Eye Wanders”.

This fairy-tale wedding came to a screeching halt–Part 1 of 2 – Jon & Nicole’s Story

Nicole wanted the fairy tale wedding—complete with white dress and handsome groom taking her off into the sunset. But when the destructive cycle of pornography took hold early into their marriage, Jon and Nicole had to fight for their relationship before it had barely even started.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “When A Man’s Eye Wanders”.

Finding deliverance from the devastating sin of pornography–Jerry’s Story

Few men would debate the power of attraction or the devastation caused by an addiction to pornography . . .

Personal Crisis > Sexual Abuse

Finding rescue and restoration–Gary’s Story

You don’t start out in life planning to live on the streets. After an abusive childhood and two failed marriages, Gary found himself without a home and without hope. But God had a plan for Gary. Discover hope for whatever you may be facing as you learn how God turned Gary’s life around.

We would like to thank KGMS in…

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…

Breaking free from the bondage of abuse–Brenetia’s Story

After more than seventeen years of abuse, Brenetia was filled with hatred and bitterness. Hear how God gave Brenetia freedom from her past, and healing through His Word. No matter what you’ve been through, freedom can be yours in Jesus Christ.

We would like to thank WNIV Radio in Atlanta, Georgia, for partnering with us on this week's story.

Personal Crisis > Sorrow

Facing the agony that engulfed her–Marjorie’s Story

Sometimes the twists and turns on life’s road can cause us to question God or the path He’s laid out for us. Marjorie recounts how God led her safely down an unknown and unpredictable road after she lost her husband and her son in the same year.

We would like to thank Maranatha Bible & Missionary Conference for partnering with…

Overcoming grief following the loss of a spouse–Miriam’s Story (Part 2 of 2)

 Feel like you don’t have a purpose in this world? When a loved one dies, it’s easy to stop caring about the world around you, to become numb . . .

Heaven, Loss–Melissa and Nev's Story

Losing a loved one, whether a parent, spouse, or child, is one of the most difficult things in life to bear. Perhaps you’re struggling through grief right now. Melissa found that during those painful moments, trusting God is the only way to get through.

Personal Crisis > Stress

Family, Healing–Jeff and Judi's Story

We live in a culture where divorce and blended families are a regular occurrence. In fact, you’ll be hard pressed to find a family that hasn’t dealt with divorce in one way or another. Jeff and Judi wrestled through the difficult years of a second marriage . . . trusting God all the way.

Learn more about Jeff and Judi's blended family ministry "In Step Ministries."

Health, Trials–Chris and Debbie's Story

When an unexpected illness blindsided Chris and Debbie, their commitment to Jesus Christ—and to each other—was imperative . . .

Finding encouragement in Psalm 23 - David Roper's Story

Pastor and author David Roper describes how one of the most recognized and beloved portions of Scripture—Psalm 23—offered him comfort, encouragement, and a greater sense of God during a time of depression . . .

Personal Crisis > Suffering

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.…

Torture and persecution will not prevail–Kodjo’s Story and Volodya’s Story

Kodjo and Volodya lived in very different parts of the world, yet both shared a belief in Christ that was tested to the limits of human endurance. Even torture and persecution could not stop these two men from sharing their faith. Be encouraged as you share the love of Jesus Christ with others and step out in faith.

We would…

“It’s the first time I ever felt loved”–Beckie’s Story

By suppressing the trauma of childhood abuse, Beckie thought she had long since moved on with her life. Discover how Beckie found the love, healing, and acceptance she’d been looking for at the foot of the cross. It’s a wonderful story of salvation and redemption.

Find out more of what the Bible says about "When Trust Is Lost."

Personal Crisis > Tests

Finding hope in one of life’s toughest struggles–Larry & Lisa’s Story

As parents, we all want to have strong, healthy children. But in our fallen world, that’s not always the case. Hear about God’s miraculous provision for Lisa and Larry following the birth of their third child.

Find out more of what the Bible says about "Out of the Ashes: God's Presence in Job's Pain."

A Hindu child’s faith in God is ignited–Monique’s Story

The Bible never promises that life will be easy when we choose to follow Christ. But through it all, God is right there beside us even when we don’t feel His presence. Monique reveals that no matter how painful life gets, God can work through the confusion and He can be trusted.

 

Find out more of what the Bible…

Discovering strength and grace in Christ–Amber’s Story

No matter what you’re facing today—a financial difficulty, a struggling relationship, a medical set back—God is ever-present in the midst of your trials! You’ll sense God’s grace and presence as Amber tells us about her battle with Cystic Fibrosis.

Personal Crisis > Trials

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.

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,…

Freed from her darkness–Cortney’s Story

The feelings of depression can be overwhelming, leaving us both helpless and hopeless. Cortney describes a life-threatening struggle with depression that landed her on a hospital’s suicide watch. Learn how the truth of God’s Word delivered her.

We would like to thank KHCB in Houston, Texas, for partnering with us on this week's program.

Find out more of what the…

Personal Crisis > Worry

"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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Learning to trust the sovereignty of God even when you might not like the outcome–Larry & Cindy’s Story

As a parent, there’s nothing worse than finding your children in pain and being unable to help them. Where can a mom and dad turn for answers? Larry and Cindy share how God’s sovereignty and grace met them and their family during a time of crisis. An important story for parents and grandparents.

We would like to thank WCRH Radio…

Finding truth following a life of deception–Betty and Scott’s story

Financial stability isn’t handed to us free and clear. It’s a lot of work! When Betty and Scott came to terms with mishandling their finances . . .