Last October, TobyMac and his family were devastated by the news that his 21-year old son, Truett, had died unexpectedly. The veteran Christian recording artist has released a touching song about his son’s death. Listen to learn more.
Over Christmas, Netflix released a blasphemous TV special in Brazil that depicted Jesus as a gay man. The case ultimately went to court. Listen to hear the judge's surprising verdict.
How can a child flee from being caught in the middle of shootings and chaos in Central America to going to school in the U.S. to become a police officer? President and CEO of Bethany Christian Services Chris Palusky shares stories of what they are doing to help children around the world who need adoption and foster care. Listen to learn more on how you can change lives.
As a pastor, John Mark Comer analyzes the way the church he grew up in failed to address mental health in a healthy manner, and looks at better approaches to preparing church leadership for today's mental health crisis. Pastor Comer also has his own personal story of struggling with depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. Learn more in this interview with series host Kendra Semmen.
This is a story about a popular church planter and preacher who has been accused of plagiarism. Dale Partridge is known for sharing pithy sayings on his Twitter account, but apparently some have discovered not all those quotes were his. Tune in to learn how he’s responding.
Tired of sex, violence and inappropriate content in your movies? The Christian organization Movieguide recently announced its nominees for the best family-friendly and Christian worldview-affirming movies of the year. Find out what movies lead the pack after this break.
Listen as host Kendra Semmen interviews Bethel Music founder Brian Johnson about his testimony of dealing with deep depression. God brought him through this trial by teaching him and his wife, Jenn, to write and sing praise songs in the midst of it. Jenn wrote "You're Gonna Be OK" for Brian during that difficult time.
A Spirit-filled quarterback announced this week that he was declaring for the NFL draft. He says it was a difficult decision that his pastor helped him reach. Find out more in this episode with host Taylor Berglund.
Popular blogger Brittney Moses, a student of psychology who also has her own mental health podcast, shares the biggest takeaways she's learned from interviewing many mental health professionals. Connect with her at brittneyamoses.com. Learn more in this episode with Mental Health series host Kendra Semmen.
A key Christian leader has declared 2020 the “Year of the Bible.” Other prominent leaders such as Francis Chan, Ravi Zacharias and Pope Francis have joined the founder in supporting the movement. Listen to this episode with host Taylor Berglund to learn how you can get involved.
Matthew Stanford, licensed counselor and author of "Grace for the Children," shares advice to parents from his perspective as an academic in the field of psychology. He advises parents of children with mental illness how to cope in this difficult situation. Tune in to this episode with host Kendra Semmen for practical guidance from both biblical and medical standpoints.
The United Methodist Church has debated for years whether to permit or ban the ordination and marriage of Christians who say they are of the LGBTQ community. On the third day of 2020, church leaders announced a radical new proposal to split the denomination over this topic. Find out more from host Taylor Berglund in this episode.
After a leadership board investigated accusations against revivalist Todd Bentley involving sexual misconduct, they declared him disqualified from ministry. Bentley, though, doesn’t seem to agree. Learn more in this episode with host Taylor Berglund.
A church shooting in Texas tragically claimed the lives of two churchgoers late last month. But the death toll could have been much worse if not for an unlikely hero. Find out more from host Taylor Berglund in this episode.
Author, singer and businesswoman Lois Evans died recently. Her husband, Dr. Tony Evans, posted a touching tribute to his godly wife. Listen as host Jenny Rose Spaudo shares more about Lois' life in this episode.
Licensed mental health counselor Sissy Goff read a variety of books before writing her own book about anxiety, "Raising Worry-Free Girls." With anxiety being the No. 1 mental health battle among all ages, Goff offers practical advice to help you learn how to talk to anyone who worries too much. This episode, with Mental Health series host Kendra Semmen, is especially helpful for parents of young children and teens suffering from anxiety.
Sarah Walton, author of "Hope When it Hurts," has a passion for encouraging others going through hard times using God's Word and the hope of Jesus. She shares her personal trials with Lyme disease and the effect it's had on her and her family, as well as her journey of dealing with anxiety and depression from a biblical point of view. Listen and learn as host Kendra Semmen continues her mental health series with this episode.
Courtney Schmidt has a beautiful story of how God has helped her through her journey with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). The support of her family, Christian counseling and medication all were instrumental in her Schmidt's road to recovery. Tune in for biblical advice on mental health in this episode with series host Kendra Semmen.
After a week of praying for a resurrection miracle for Olive Alayne Heiligenthal, Bethel Church is planning the 2-year-old girl’s memorial service. Listen as host Jenny Rose Spaudo shares why the church doesn't regret praying for a miracle.
President Donald Trump has signed a new law in December that will cut taxes for churches and other nonprofits in the U.S.. Learn why churches are thrilled about this new legislation from host Jenny Rose Spaudo in this episode.
Prominent Christian leaders are calling 1 million young people to fast and pray for 2020 and the coming decade. Listen as host Jenny Rose Spaudo explains why these leaders think the spiritual involvement is critical at this time.
Kristen Clark, author and popular YouTuber for GirlDefined Ministries, shares her struggles with infertility and how her faith is helping her overcome anxiety. She also touches on burnout, a common issue in this time when the overuse of technology can lead to stress and anxiety. Tune in for biblical advice on mental health in this episode with series host Kendra Semmen.
Pastor John Gray recently announced that Relentless Church will be moving to a new location in 2020—and legal documents reveal a strained relationship between the church and the owners of the building it currently occupies. Find out more in this episode with host Taylor Berglund.
A Bethel Church worship leader and her husband are crying out to God to raise their dead daughter to life. After their calls to prayer made national headlines, Pastor Bill Johnson released a statement explaining why they had faith for this miracle. Learn more in this episode with host Jenny Rose Spaudo.