In response to social distancing protocols enacted due to the threat of the coronavirus, many people are experiencing unrest and want to return to life as normal. A group of pastors in Illinois are taking precautions but defying state orders to open. Learn more about their situation from host Taylor Berglund in this episode.
Televangelist Jim Bakker is being sued for falsely alleging that a health supplement being sold on his show could cure coronavirus. The evangelist’s lawyers say he’s being unfairly targeted for being a Christian. Find out more in this episode with host Taylor Berglund.
The underground church in Iran is suffering persecution, but that's not what believers there are most concerned about in the church worldwide. In this episode with host John Matarazzo, find out what their main concern is and how a "man in white" is visiting some of them in their dreams.
After more than a month of lockdown, Illinois is allowing churches to meet for “small, safe” services. Gov. J.B. Pritzker modified his stay-at-home order to accommodate churches after a small congregation took a big step and filed a federal lawsuit. Find out what transpired in this case from host Jenny Rose Spaudo in this episode.
Lisa Stringer, wife of ministry leader Doug Stringer, shares the caregiver's side of the cancer journey and recalls the great things God did in and through her husband's experience with an aggressive lymphoma in his throat. In this episode with host Marti Pieper, learn how "God Did Not Do This to Me" became the couple's watchword through the challenges they faced and how it can be yours too.
Street preacher Landon Spradlin died of COVID-19 after evangelizing at Mardi Gras. His story went viral, but his family says his death has been unfairly politicized. Host Jenny Rose Spaudo reports on how he shared the gospel in New Orleans and how the media has reacted.
A bestselling Christian romance novel is being adapted for the big screen, with the author, Francine Rivers, and Roma Downey serving as executive producers. At the end of April, the cast was officially announced. Find out more in this episode with host Taylor Berglund.
Dr. Henry Could says we need to look beyond the traditional models of mental health in the church and make sure we're fully following the Scripture in this area. We've all been wounded and can identify with each other in the body of Christ, just as Jesus came to earth and entered into our suffering. Listen to host Chris Johnson's interview with bestselling author and clinical psychologist Dr. Cloud to learn more of how the local church can truly become a church that heals.
When a patient was dying of COVID-19, ICU nurse Idara Inokon sang a hymn over Facetime with his wife. Inokon is also a former Miss Nigeria USA. Listen as host Jenny Rose Spaudo shares this touching story from New York City, which has been besieged by the coronavirus pandemic.
States across America have issued shelter-in-place rules that urge individuals to stay home to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. And for those who disobey those rules, there can be legal consequences. That’s what one pastor in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, discovered recently after openly defying state laws. Find out more of what happened in this episode with host Taylor Berglund.
A contemporary Danish translation of the Bible is markedly different than other Danish translations. In this episode with host John Matarazzo, find out how this translation treats Israel and the Jewish people.