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Blindsided by depression – Cortney’s Story & Bonnie’s Story

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 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.

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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.

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…

The transforming power of Christ–Shawn’s Story

Where you’ve come from or what you’ve done doesn’t have to determine who you are or who you’ll become. Even though Shawn was raised by a single father in the ghettos of Chicago, the disadvantages he faced didn’t prevent him from discovering his true value in Jesus Christ.

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

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.

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…

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.

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Relationships > Family

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…

In the midst of the chaos God can be trusted–Keith & Kim’s Story

Children fill a family with warmth and joy. But for couples who can’t conceive, it may feel like there’s a gaping hole in the home. Keith and Kim share how God turned their struggle with infertility into a redemptive plan for their lives. Find hope when you’re at your wits’ end.

We would like to thank Psalm 99.5FM Radio in…

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…

Relationships > Marriage

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.

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.

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…

Relationships > Relating To God

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.

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…

Relationships > Relating To Others

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”.

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!…

Moving forward to the upward call of God–Paul’s Story

When Paul and his wife reunited after a separation, he could see right away that something was different. Discover how an act of forgiveness and the unconditional love of God paved the way for a changed life and a renewed marriage.