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.
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.