When Mary found out she was going to birth the Messiah it was not in the same manner as women today find out they are pregnant. Listen as our hosts discuss the story Mary and how she represents the courage to believe a messenger of God and step out in faith to fulfill His plans for her life.
Shirley Caesar returns to the show to share how we should celebrate giving thanks to the Lord every day. Everything we have the Lord has given us. so why note praise Him for it. You will be encouraged to be grateful during the holiday seasons instead of having pity parties for being alone or not getting all you want.
Be challenged to leap for joy and seek His presence in this season of Christmas. Hear this story of how the joyful news of Jesus reached the womb of a baby, John the Baptist.
Where do you see spiritual abuse the most? Is in church leadership. Jennifer shares from personal experience what is spiritual abuse and how you can break free from it.
Mankind and science do not want to deal with God because He defies explanation in human terms. Science defers the problem of God to philosophers and religious folk whom it actually seems to disdain. But God is the only constant and absolute in the universe. In his book, Ideolatry, Dr. Rich Masek explores relativity and absolutes in a way that may give you a different perspective.
In an unprecedented move, President Donald Trump recently announced plans to move the United States Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Find out why this is such a big deal—and what the foreign policy implications are.
This is a story about how NFL star Andy Dalton stayed on the field after a game to pray for an injured opponent. Hear more about this heartwarming story right after this break.
Live, love and walk in the light of life in Elohim. Jesus said, “I am the light of the world.” Listen as Hila J. Esters explains that living in and releasing the Light of the Lord Jesus Christ changes lives.
We live in a self-serving world and it is easy to become "unthankful." Pastor David Lankford says there is one sure way to avoid that disheartening state of mind.
Vance Patterson says he was the poster child for the vision of Young Life ministries--a "lost, wild and deeply skeptical" teen. Listen to how God turned his life around and how he's now working with youth to do the same for them.
For American foreign policy purposes, Jerusalem has been declared as the official capital of Israel and the U.S. Embassy will be moved to that city. But the battle is not finished, host Chuck Chrismier says.
The Lord has already predesinged your purpose and is not surprised by your decisions. To say "start orver" is carnal and not from God. Listen how it's about continuing to move forward in your process with God instead of starting over.
Listen how the Lord wants you to walk into new opportunites next year. Open to fresh eyes and to let go of issues in your mind, heart and homes. Chose this day to reconcile and resolve. Let go of the baggage of the past and press on.
You have power over the enemy to be victorious. Continue growing stronger to battle spiritual attacks by learning these last five steps. Learn to:
6. Fill your mind with Truth
7. Memorize Scripture
8. This is just a season
9. Don’t give enemy space in your head or behavior
10. Get enough rest and exercise
Focus on the memory of Christmas that matters most, the story of Jesus. Listen as Carol tells the story from Matt. 1:18-25 and Luke 1:26-28. Through Joseph's and Mary's stories you hear how God's favor on them led to a bigger calling than they could've imagined. Afterwards, you hear will be reignited to open your heart to let the passion of Christ in.
Joseph was an ordinary boy who loved an ordinary girl, but God did not have ordinary plans for these two. Listen how their story was not about the story of Jesus, it was about revealing the character and heart of God. Then find out how there are people who need you to reveal Christ to them.
How is the changing culture in America impacting the world? Listen as Hanne Herland, bestselling Scandinavian author and commentator in leading Scandinavian newspapers, discusses faith, culture and the politics of the west. She shares what inspired her to write about the downfall of the West in her new book "The Culture Wars."
This is a miraculous story of a raging fire that destroyed almost everything in its path—that is, except a giant wooden cross. Locals are astounded! Tune in to hear more.
Approach each day God's word with wonder as if you don't know anything. Listen to this lesson on Doubting Thomas from John 20:24 on why we are constantly asking why. Hear how it leads to doubt and can cross over into unbelief.
Pastor Lankford dissects the events of the transfiguration of Jesus Christ, along with Moses and Elijah, who appeared with Him in the cloud of glory. Pastor Lankford also ties in together the two witnesses found in Revelation 11.
A live recording from a church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in October 2017. “I Never Knew You” is based upon the scripture in Matthew chapter 7 and is one of my all-time favorite messages. You’ll hear about Vince Carter & basketball, fatherhood, and religious relationships. You call yourself a Christian? This message explores that proclamation.
Entitled leaders are weak leaders. Listen why and that love-driven leaders do not use entitlement or fear to get their ways. Learn how all the talent or competency in the world does not make you a good leader, instead ask, "What's their character?"
Our government is in serious trouble. The problem is, we're supposed to be the government (we the people). Host Chuck Chrismier takes a look at the foundations of American law and government, and how much it has strayed from its original purpose.
Self-violence is without prejudice and affects people from every race, ethnicity, economic status and gender. Movies stars, actors, singers, blue/white collar workers have all fallen victim. No one is immune, including those sitting in the church pews each week. It is more important than ever to understand and recognize the warning signs of a person who is in potential danger and find ways to minister to them before it is too late. We discuss and provide the warning signs and action steps.
Move all the more away from the darkness you left. And pray all the more for the civilization in which you dwell.
Women are under spiritual attack as never before. Listen as Tammy shares the first five steps to take when the enemy wants to take you out. Learn to:
Not everyone is on your side and the enemy is sending spies that are not on your team. Listen how it does not matter if these people don't cheer for you, God says there is more for you than against you. Continue to win the race knowing God is on your side.
Bill Hamon shares what God shared with him during the 2016 presidential election and what lead to the Trump victory. Hear how God does not ask us to decide who He raises up to lead. Hamon encourages to not focus on the Tweets but focus on the policies President Trump is making.
Bill Hamon continues to share his experiences in prophecy. Hear how in 1999 he and Cindy Jacobs started a gathering of prophets to discuss what the Lord is revealing. He tells how the group discerns what should be shared publically, accountability of public words and track what has been fulfilled.
Stop and think about what if the things and people you complain about when away? Hear this work devotion on Hebrews 10 on how to love to love through your stuggles at work and the people you work with.
This Christmas don't let disappointments get you down. Mary and Joseph's love was divinely interrupted with challenges. Listen as Carol shares their story and what they may have pondered at the time when Mary announced she was pregnant with Jesus. Imagine what could've happened by Jewish laws, disappointments faced, and challenges.
To press into your future is to learn how to press through an attack of the enemy. Listen as Jennifer exposes the attacks of the enemy to help you break word curses spoken over you, at you, even spoken behind your back.
This is a story about ousted pastor Perry Noble, who just launched a new church over the weekend. This launch comes only a month after he announced his divorce. Tune in to hear more.
A prodigal plan is wasteful but a plan where God leads will be blessed. Listen how the plans we make are carnal when we don't undestand what the plan of the Lord is. When you pray, seek His guidence and leadership your plans will be blessed.
There’s a shift coming in the church. A new study from LifeWay Research found that increasing numbers of young evangelicals are moving away from a widely-accepted belief among past evangelical generations. Find out what that is now.
Dr. Tim Orr went from wanting to end his life to becoming a Christian, a husband, and a father. Despite living his "American Dream" tragedy struck leaving him a widow and a single father to his special needs daughter, Faith. In his upcoming book, "Letters To My Daughter" Dr. Tim invites readers on an incredible journey of how God helped them overcome an incredible tragedy and turned it into something beautiful.
There is a much bigger fish in the pond than some of the issues we face in America. Will it be considered an act of war if the U.S. moves its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem?
Bill Hamon is known as the father of the modern-day prophetic movement. Listen as he shares with our host Steve Strang what the Lord has shown him for 2018.
Hold on to hope through every bad day and good day. Listen to this prayer starter devtion on how God is stirring hope in your heart. Then hear what Jennifer has to say on breaking free when the python spirit attacks.
The song "I'll Be Home for Christmas" stirs the heart. Hear how you can come home for Christmas. This story from WWII about a doctor and his family may not be the idea of home for Christmas, but it will offer you peace and love. Find a place of joy today.