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You’ve got to be kidding me!–Elliott’s Story and Jim’s Story

They say that an angry atheist is often closer to God than a happy one. That was certainly the case for both Jim and Elliott. Their bitterness toward God was well known by each of their friends who persisted in sharing their faith anyway.  Hear these formerly ardent atheists describe how God turned their doubt into belief….

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Hope for broken marriages–Rick & Sara's Story

Building a thriving marriage doesn’t happen by accident. And when trust has been broken and the relationship severed, it’s easy to think all hope is lost. Rick and Sara explain how they reconciled their relationship with God and with one another.

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His perfect time–Angela’ s Story

Our relationship with our parents can provide both comfort and pain. Thankfully, we have a heavenly Father who offers unconditional love. Angela describes how a desperate search for her earthly father led to reconciliation with her heavenly one! Find out more of what the Bible says about “Finding Hope In A Hopeless World.”

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“Does God have any inkling that I exist?”–Kimberly’s Story

There are times you feel like a broken puzzle piece—no  matter how hard you try, you don’t seem to fit anywhere. This search for acceptance had Kimberly looking in all the wrong places until God intervened. Learn how a woman searching for purpose found acceptance in Christ. We would like to thank Psalm FM in…

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Conquering generational addiction–Rusty & Darla’s Story

Growing up on Native American reservations and dealing with families ripped apart by alcohol and drug abuse, Rusty and Darla were on the road to destruction. This couple shares their surprising story of transformation. Hear how God’s mercy and grace put them on a new path. We would like to thank KLMP in Rapid City,…

A remedy for miserable, exhausted, and alone–Tyler’s Story

Tyler is an attorney who, after finding Christ himself, realized that the people he was representing needed so much more than the legal advice he could give them. He began a ministry outside the courthouse leading those being processed through the legal system into the loving arms of Christ. We would like to thank Woodmen…

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Who does God want you to be?–Matthew’s Story

When the loss of his older brother thrust Matthew into the role of “man of the house,” he was determined to become the person he—and others—wanted him to be. But the challenges he faced were greater than his resolve alone could overcome. It wasn’t until he turned his life over to the Lord that Matthew…

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An ever-present comfort–Anne’s Story

When we face trials and heartaches, it can be difficult to experience joy in our journey of faith. Anne, managing editor of the Our Daily Bread devotional, found that she could be confident that God would sustain her during a difficult season of loss and help her rediscover joy. Find encouragement for whatever you’re facing.

God is at work, even in the darkest places–Renee’s Story

In some parts of the world, people are bought and sold with little or no regard for their value. Surrounded by so much anguish, how can one person make a difference? Renée’s heart’s desire was to do just that—to use her life to serve others. We would like to thank Adventure Christian Church in Sacramento,…

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Learning to speak words of life–Gerry & Vicki’s Story

Marriage isn’t easy! But when your spouse doesn’t share your views of God, it can bring additional strife to the relationship. Gerry and Vicki describe how God not only transformed their marriage but also turned this husband and wife into a dynamic missionary team. Find out more of what the Bible says about “The Surprising…

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A living stone–Colleen’s Story

Some decisions we make alter the course of our life forever. Colleen thought she’d moved on after her abortion, but years later the weight of her guilt became too much to bear. Learn how God met Colleen in her sorrow, and brought healing and restoration to her life. Find out more of what the Bible says...

A Living Stone–Colleen’s Story

Decisions made in a moment of crisis can drastically alter the direction of our lives. Colleen thought she’d moved on after her abortion, but years later the weight of her guilt became too much to bear. Find out how God met Colleen in her sorrow, and brought healing and restoration to her life. Find out…

I didn’t think God wanted me–Amanda’s Story

When a trusted family member stole her innocence, he also robbed Amanda of her sense of self-worth. Believing she was damaged beyond repair, Amanda threw herself into destructive habits. Learn how God revealed His love and grace in making a broken person whole again!

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Who is that person in the mirror–Cynthia’s Story

Life has a habit of leaving us with scars both inside and out. Cynthia tells of a tragic accident and a broken relationship that utterly transformed her life. Find out how God, the Great Physician, healed all her wounds. Find out more of what the Bible says about “finding hope in a hopeless world.” We…

Replacing ugly lies with the beauty of the Truth–Doris’ Story

Hidden and isolated from the world, Doris grew up in a polygamist family, often held hostage by fear, lies, and abuse. Learn how she discovered the true freedom only found in Jesus Christ! Find freedom from what’s holding you hostage. Find out more of what the Bible says about “how to identify a dangerous religious...