Three Assyrian Christians were arrested recently in Southeast Turkey. Assyrian Christians often face danger and have been brutally persecuted by ISIS. In this episode, host Jenny Rose Spaudo shares how you can be praying for these persecuted believers.
For a long time, the American church has been split between the Word and Spirit movements, but convergence is taking place. The two are reuniting and becoming one—and Pastor Glenn Packiam believes a third stream, “sacrament,” ought to be included in that convergence as well. Packiam talks to host Taylor Berglund for our "New Year New Voices" series about the importance of reclaiming reverence for the sacraments.
Well-known Christian singer Carman Licciardello’s cancer returned. But Carman says God answered his prayer for a cancer-free birthday on Jan. 19. Host Jenny Rose Spaudo shares his exciting story as he heads out on tour once again.
Chelsea Hurst wants to be a bridge reaching out to her peers who have never encountered Jesus. As a YouTube vlogger, she says many of the people who watch her videos have never seen Christianity modeled in action and may even be unfamiliar with basic tenets of the faith. She says God has called her to bridge that gap and introduce them to the joys of living for Christ. She talks to host Taylor Berglund about the biggest crises facing the next generation in this interview for our "New Year, New Voices" series.
Putty Putman says he didn't use to believe in the supernatural ... until he cast out a demon from a woman while on a mission trip to China. Now Putman leads the School of Kingdom Ministry, which trains and equips believers of all ages and backgrounds to live out the gifts of the Holy Spirit. As part of the "New Year, New Voices" series, Putman talks to host Taylor Berglund about three common misconceptions Christians have about the gifts of the Spirit, and differences in how older and younger generations approach the Holy Spirit.
Host Kendra Semmen continues her Mental Health series with a visit from Sarah Robinson, who blogs at beautifulbetween.com, Robinson reminds Christians that following God doesn’t necessarily mean He is going to heal them in every way. Listen to this episode to hear Robinson's assertion that this belief discounts parts of Scripture. She also discusses natural medicine as an option for mental illness.
An annual report on the state of Christian persecution worldwide recently released, and 260 million believers face persecution around the world, according to the report. Find out more, including the most dangerous place on earth to follow Jesus, from host Taylor Berglund.
A televangelist who has been spreading Bible-based news for seven decades unexpectedly died this month. Find out from host Taylor Berglund about the legacy Jack Van Impe, the man many call the "Walking Bible," left behind.
Bianca Juarez Olthoff, author, speaker and co-pastor of The Father's House OC, has a heart for mentoring the next generation and a big dream to see a new Holy Spirit movement sweep the world. She talks to host Taylor Berglund as part of our ongoing New Year, New Voices series.
Licensed mental health counselor Robert Vore shares how the gap between people with mental illness and those who feel prepared to respond to them led him to start his own podcast. In this episode with series host Kendra Semmen, hear about controversial issues such as engaging in therapy, taking medication and being vulnerable about mental illness with people you trust.
Tyler Burns, pastor of New Dimensions Chrsitian Center and vice president of The Witness, talks to host Taylor Berglund about his testimony, emotionally healthy spirituality and racial justice. Pastor Burns offers his perspective on why and how the church should cultivate diverse and international perspectives and even explains how speaking in tongues represents a spiritual game-changer for victims of injustice and oppression. This interview is part of our "New Year, New Voices" series, which spotlights young, rising leaders in the Pentecostal and charismatic movement.
Bible teacher, author and actress Priscilla Shirer is recovering after surgery on her lung. Friend and fellow Bible teacher Beth Moore says Shirer is recovering pretty well, and doctors are happy with how she’s healing. Find out in this episode with host Jenny Rose Spaudo how Moore and another Bible teacher ministered to Shirer while she was in the hospital.
LaKeisha Fleming shares her personal testimony of battling depression after multiple miscarriages, her husband's loss of a job and other hardships. One thing after another demanded her joy, but she stayed firm in the faith and has hope to offer believers when we battle the inevitable trials of this world. Listen as host Kendra Semmen talks with Fleming about her mental health struggles.
We're back with the 2020 edition of "New Year, New Voices," spotlighting rising young leaders in the Pentecostal and charismatic movement. For our first interview, host Taylor Berglund talks with author, speaker and pastor Sharon Hodde Miller, who leads Bright City Church in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, with her husband. She discusses the importance of tackling hard questions in the church, leading as a woman, addressing racial diversity and responding to what God has put on her heart recently.
A new Netflix series about a man who claims to be the second coming of Christ has prompted a lot of controversy in Christian, Muslim and even secular circles. But one Christian leader thinks this show may be a blessing in disguise. Find out more in this episode with host Taylor Berglund.
As a popular YouTuber for the "Paul & Morgan" show, Morgan has been open about her struggles with depression. She has encouraged viewers to hold on to their faith in God when everything around them is crashing down. Listen for her inspiring testimony sprinkled with grace and hope in this episode with host Kendra Semmen. Click here to check out Morgan's YouTube channel too!
An upcoming charismatic event features an impressive lineup of Spirit-filled speakers, from Lou Engle to Cindy Jacobs to Daniel Kolenda to Jeremy Riddle. But a last-minute guest was recently added to the lineup: Kanye West. Find out more in this episode with host Taylor Berglund.
Dr. Tony Evans shared some of his wife's final moments at her recent memorial service. Lois Evans' final moments included seeing things that were not of this earth. Listen as host Jenny Rose Spaudo shares what Lois saw before she passed from this life into eternity.
Max Davis, author of "Jesus, Josiah & Me," shares a powerful story of the prophetic coming through a 9-year-old boy with autism. This experience not only deepened Davis' faith but also opened his eyes to the struggles of those with mental illness and encouraged him personally, as he also has a child who is deaf. Listen to this interview with series host Kendra Semmen to be encouraged that God uses people with serious health issues for His glory. Learn more at maxdavisbooks.com.
A university in New England is defending a student’s art project that desecrates the Bible to the point that some are calling it satanic. Listen to hear more from host Jenny Rose Spaudo about the “Unholy Bible” project and how believers are responding.
A Jewish magazine recently published a guide teaching women how to perform their own abortions at home. The article even goes so far as to advise women to ask a "discreet" friend for help with the procedure. Host Jenny Rose Spaudo alerts you to prayer after learning about this horrific article.
Steve Austin, pastor and author of "From Pastor to Psych Ward," shares with host Kendra Semmen his personal testimony and insight on what coping with mental health struggles looks like—and how to help others going through similar struggles in the church.
On Monday, January 13, the Academy Awards announced its 2020 nominations, celebrating the best cinematic achievements of 2019. During that process, one Christian movie received a surprise nomination. Listen to find out what the movie "Breakthrough was nominated for.