Rev. Dr. Medad Birungi, president and founder of World Shine Ministries, explains to host Taylor Berglund what it’s like to serve God in Uganda. He shares how he’s seen the Holy Spirit at work in the hearts of Ugandans, as well as some of the unique cultural problems the church in that East African nation is facing today.
Barna Group research reveals that one-third of Christians in the U.S. gave up church during the coronavirus pandemic. In this episode, host John Matarazzo shares the findings of this study and how church attendance differs by generation.
Christian leaders around the world mourned after hearing of the recent death of international evangelist Morris Cerullo. Listen as host Taylor Berglund reflects on Cerullo's life and leadership.
What’s it like to be a Christian in Russia? To find out, host Taylor Berglund talks to Natasha Shedrivaya, the leader of Village Gospel Harvest and president of Calvary Fellowship of Churches in Russia. Shedrivaya explains God's call on her life and her organization's unique model of evangelism.
Host John Matarazzo reports in this episode on what has become known as "cancel culture." Learn how social media plays a role and spurs mob protests online and in real life.
On July 8, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 on behalf of religious schools to exempt them from certain federal employment discrimination laws. Host Taylor Berglund reports on this ruling in this episode.
Host Taylor Berglund kicks off the Global Church miniseries with Helgi Gudnason, pastor of Filadelfia Church, the largest Pentecost church in Iceland. Gudnason shares his own testimony, the unique cultural background on Iceland that influences ministry there and some of the biggest problems and challenges facing the church in the country. Don’t miss this special conversation.
On America's Independence Day, rapper Kanye West declared through social media that he is running for president of the United States. Is his declaration a publicity stunt? Find out more in this episode with host John Matarazzo.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on the Little Sisters of the Poor case on birth control and the Affordable Care Act. Find out in this episode with host John Matarazzo how this ruling affects organizations and companies who take issue with certain types of birth control on religious grounds.
Almost every parent would love to have a formula guaranteed to take children into adulthood in a God-honoring way. Author and mentor Sally Clarkson doesn't offer that. Instead, she presents a way of seeing the world that will inspire parents and grandparents to take a powerful, spiritual role in "Awaking Wonder" in children's lives.
Comedian Jim Gaffigan and Joel Courtney will star as Chuck Smith and Greg Laurie, respectively, in a new Hollywood movie about the Jesus Movement of the 1970s. Learn more in this episode with host Taylor Berglund.
The Colorado state attorney general is trying to shut down Andrew Wommack’s Bible conference in light of the coronavirus pandemic. In this episode with host John Matarazzo, find out what steps Charis Bible College took to prevent viral spread and how Liberty Counsel is defending the college.
A Pew Research Center poll recently found that a large majority of white evangelicals would vote for President Donald Trump over former Vice President Joe Biden if the election were held today. Find out more about this survey from host Taylor Berglund in this episode.
Last fall, rapper Kanye West announced he was becoming a Christian artist and releasing a worship album titled Jesus Is King. Now he’s back with his first new music since that album.Find out more in this episode with host Taylor Berglund.
Megachurch Pastor Darrin Patrick’s death has been officially ruled a suicide. The Seacoast Church teaching pastor died May 7, 2020. Find out what led this pastor to take his own life in this episode with host John Matarazzo.
A report from the United Kingdom warns of a potential genocide of Christians in Nigeria. More than 1,000 Christians were killed in 2019 alone. Find out more about this study and the plight of Nigerian Christians in this episode with host John Matarazzo.
Pastor Patrick Schwenk shares with host Marti Pieper about his family's times of trial and how the Lord used those times to draw them closer to one another and to Himself. We all feel like, as his book title says, we're "In a Boat in the MIddle of a Lake" sometimes, and the Schwenks' story speaks to each one of us.
A recent Supreme Court ruling favors private and religious schools. The court decided that states cannot discriminate against them by cutting off public funding. Find out more about this critical decision in this episode with host John Matarazzo.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was recently presented with a special award for supporting Israel. Find out more in this episode with host John Matarazzo.
The Israeli government has suspended a Hebrew-speaking Messianic TV channel because the government says the channel actively evangelizes Jewish people, which goes against the country’s laws. But the network says that’s not true. Learn more about this conflict in this episode with host John Matarazzo.
In a historic vote, Mississippi lawmakers have decided to remove the confederate symbol from the state's flag. Listen as host John Matarazzo reports on the significance of this change in a time of racial protests across the country.
Two pastors in New Orleans, Louisiana—one white, one black—teamed up for a multi-ethnic event Pentecost Sunday. The event allowed for corporate repentance and reconciliation after years of racial injustice. Listen as host Taylor Berglund shares more about this meaningful time.
The U.S. Supreme Court has voted to strike down anti-abortion legislation in Louisiana that would have limited abortion access. Find out more in this episode with host Taylor Berglund.
U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black is giving his prescription for revival amid racial protests. Find out from host John Matarazzo what his spiritual "vaccine" is at a time when America needs healing.