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After you say “I do…”

The idea of “cutting your losses and moving on” may work in the business world but it’s
an unhealthy mindset in a marriage. Shane and Tricia were on the brink of divorce when
they changed their minds, deciding to give their marriage another try. Then, after their
second child was born, an even bigger decision would change Shane’s life forever and
soon after, Tricia’s life as well. Discover the power of God to transform lives and a marriage.

Imprisoned by choice

After her daughter was killed, God led Edith to help other mothers of murdered children. But years later, she was called to do the unimaginable: minister to those in prison who committed murder. Leonard was raised in a Christian home but made poor choices, the last one landed him behind bars . . . for life. But he soon discovered that no place is too dark for the light of God’s love to shine through. Discover the power of forgiveness.

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.

Moving beyond rebellion and into the arms of Christ–Howie's Story

The Bible tells us there’s nowhere on earth we can escape the love of God. Discover how the grace of Jesus penetrated the walls of a prison . . . and saved one man with a violent past.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “Why in the World Am I Here?

We would like to thank Woodmen…

I heard it, I believed it, but was it the truth?–Stephen’s Story

Sexual abuse can distort the way we see God and also warp the way we view ourselves. Discover how one man found release from homosexuality and the events of his childhood by experiencing the unconditional grace of Jesus.

Find out more of what the Bible says about “Designed For Desire: God's Design For Sexuality.”

We would like to thank KQCV…

Escaping the trap of pornography–David’s Story

The bondage of sin casts us into a prison of shame, fear, and guilt. But Jesus came to free us from those chains! Discover how God delivered one man from an addiction to pornography and set him on the path to freedom.

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

We would…

The reward of transparency–Craig’s Story

Have you ever taken the time to reflect on your life and consider “where you are” as opposed to “where God wants you to be”? Discover how God helped Craig deal with the deep issues of honesty and transparency and, as a result, give hope to countless other families.

Find out more of what the Bible says about "living an authentic…

Moving beyond rebellion and into the arms of Christ–Howie’s Story

The Bible tells us there’s nowhere on earth we can escape the love of God. Discover how the grace of Jesus penetrated the walls of a prison, and saved one man with a violent past.

Find out more of what the Bible says about "Why in the world am I here?"

I heard it, I believed it, but was it the truth?–Stephen’s Story

Sexual abuse can distort the way we see God and also warp the way we view ourselves. Discover how one man found release from homosexuality and the events of his childhood by experiencing the unconditional grace of Jesus.

Find our more of what the Bible says about "designed for desire: God's design for sexuality."

We would like to thank KQCV…

Escaping the trap of pornography–David’s Story

The bondage of sin casts us into a prison of shame, fear, and guilt. But Jesus came to free us from those chains! Discover how God delivered one man from an addiction to pornography and set him on the path to freedom.

Find out more of what the Bible says about "when we just can't stop: overcoming addition."

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> Basics Of Faith

When life comes to a standstill

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 cancer. It’s a journey no one should take alone. We need God. We need friends. Find
strength to endure no matter what you’re facing.

Transformed by a real relationship with Jesus

Two inspiring stories of transformation and new beginnings. The abuse Dawn suffered left her
filled with fear, hurt, and shame, while Elliott’s life was empty—directionless and with no real
purpose or vision. Discover what happens when we say “yes” to the God who gives us new
life, healing, and purpose.

The depth of God’s mercy

What do you do when the inconceivable happens and forgiveness seems impossible? Can
you trust the Lord who promises to judge righteously? Hear of God’s intervention into the
lives of two different families that encountered sins most of us would consider too horrific to
be forgiven. Learn how the depth and breadth of the Lord’s mercy becomes the key to…

> 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…