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No greater love

The Bible tells us “There’s no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” That’s the kind of love Carl Powers exhibited during the Korean War when he turned down chance after chance to return home to the safety of the United States. Hear how Carl’s risky decision to bring an impoverished Korean teen named Billy to the…

“I didn’t think I’d live to see 21”

Imagine living your life with the expectation that you won’t make it past twenty-one… sure that you’ll be killed in the street by a rival gang member. That’s exactly how D.A. believed he would die--that is, until he found out what it truly means to live.  Hear how D.A went from the streets to salvation in Jesus Christ… and be inspired by…

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.

A love that restores

Isaiah chapter 61 promises that the Lord will provide comfort for those who mourn and restore broken lives with “a crown of beauty instead of ashes.” Both Beckie and Barbara Jean’s hearts had been deeply wounded by abuse and shame. Discover how their lives were transformed through Jesus Christ and how they found healing and freedom from the past.

You are not alone

When a difficult situation threatens to drag us down, we can either let ourselves fall or surrender to the only One who can hold us up. Learn how both Mary Ann and Pat found a lifeline in God’s Word when it felt like their worlds were falling apart. Find peace and joy when trying circumstances come your way.

His chosen child

Did you know that the Creator of the universe wants to adopt you to be His very own? Ephesians chapter one, verse five, says that God “predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ.” After being adopted at a young age by a loving family, it wasn’t hard for Judy to understand that truth. Discover how you too can…

Nothing can separate us from the love of God

On this edition of Words to Live By you’ll hear stories from two women who desperately needed the assurance of God’s love in the midst of their pain. The childhood abuse that caused brain trauma thrust LaKisha into a lifelong battle with clinical depression. And Amy’s family cared for her mother, who struggled with
schizophrenia. Discover how they learned that nothing…

From shattered to secure

As a wife, Carol experienced her worst fear, her husband’s infidelity. And while it caused deep emotional pain for her and her three sons, she would discover that there is life after adultery. And not just life; but abundant life. One that’s filled with God’s redemptive purposes. Discover hope after heartbreak. And how nothing can separate you from God’s love.

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…

You’re never too far from God’s mercy

Is there anyone beyond God’s reach? Both Chuck and Ruben grew up in homes where
drugs and alcohol were abused. Their usage and poor choices eventually resulted in
their arrests. Yet God found a way to meet each of them at their greatest point of need.
Discover how God’s grace is able to penetrate even the hardest of hearts.