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    The Day I Stopped Comparing

    Who remembers dial-up Internet, a limit on the amount of texts you could send per month, and the handy-dandy flip phone? What about the Gameboy, LeapPad, and board games?

    The Lord looks at the heart

    Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart. And today on Discover the Word,  we unwrap this truth from the book of Genesis in the story of Leah. Tune in for a story of sibling rivalry, dysfunctional parenting, and the all-surpassing love of God. Listen today to Discover the Word!

    The secret of contentment

    It’s easy to feel satisfied when life is good. But when circumstances take a difficult turn, contentment can fly out the window! Today on Discover the Word, we explore the apostle Paul’s secret to contentment in every circumstance. A biblical look at satisfaction regardless of our situation today on Discover the Word!

    Living life at 96 miles per hour

    When Major League Baseball Pitcher Dan Naulty’s team won the World Series, he wasn’t thinking of celebrating with his teammates—he was thinking of jumping off a bridge. That’s how empty he felt inside. Find out how Dan’s fluctuating morality led him to a crisis point and how God met him in the midst of his […]

    Better than gold

    Discover how Olympians Elana and Judy discovered a prize better than the gold medal. After a tragic accident left Judy a quadriplegic, depression tried to rob her of her dreams and purpose. A performance-driven life left Elana hopeless and exhausted when the end results were not what she’d expected. Don’t miss these two courageous stories […]

    Repairing sibling relationships

    They were the people we grew up with. And whether we enjoyed a close relationship with our siblings, fought like crazy, or never really knew them,  our brothers and sisters can be some of the hardest people to love!  Today on Discover the Word, we talk about how biblical love can repair and reinforce sibling relationships. […]

    John Wooden: They Called Him Coach, Part 3

    Get a fascinating look into the life of legendary Coach John Wooden—his remarkable career and his personal values for successful living. This inspiring biography conveys the importance that Coach Wooden placed on integrity, belief in God, and concern for others. Other Parts of the series: Part 1: John Wooden: They Called Him Coach Part 2: John Wooden: They […]

    John Wooden: They Called Him Coach, Part 2

    Get a fascinating look into the life of legendary Coach John Wooden—his remarkable career and his personal values for successful living. Greatly admired by all who knew him, Coach John Wooden demonstrated what it means to live a Christian life. This inspiring biography conveys the importance that Coach Wooden placed on integrity, belief in God, and […]

    John Wooden: They Called Him Coach, Part 1

    Honored for his legendary success as a coach and greatly admired by all who knew him, John Wooden demonstrated what it means to live a Christian life. Including interviews with his daughter, Nan Wooden, and players he coached at South Bend Central High School, Indiana State University, and UCLA, this captivating biography provides a great […]

    Our inadequacies often distort our view of God

    We live in a culture of comparison. Beneath our feelings that we don’t measure up to “so and so” is the fear that we don’t have what it takes. Do you feel uncomfortable when you’re told that “you’re beautiful in God’s eyes” because deep down you don’t really believe it?

    Dead man breathing–Russell’s Story

    Some people run from God, others try to climb away. But what happens when, in making that climb, you lose your grip? Suddenly death is staring at you from the chasm below. Author and mountaineer Russell Fralick shares how he came to saving faith in Jesus Christ through a near-death experience on a steep Norwegian […]

    Why I Love Rugby: The Game and Its Values

    Today (September 18), the seventh Rugby World Cup will kick off in London, with tournament hosts England taking on the Pacific Island nation of Fiji. For rugby fans, the World Cup is the biggest event on the sporting calendar.

    Sibling Rivalry

    It is our human nature to compare and our siblings are the most available person to compare ourselves to. Hence, if you are not the only child, probably, you have experienced what is commonly known as “sibling rivalry.” According to Dr. William Antonio Boyle, sibling rivalry is defined as “the antagonism or hostility between brothers and/or […]

    Lasting Rewards

    Ukrainian gymnast Larisa Latynina held the record of 18 Olympic medals. She won them in the 1956, 1960, and 1964 Olympics. The 48-year-old record was surpassed when Michael Phelps swam for his 19th gold in the 4 x 200-meter freestyle relay in the 2012 London Games. “[Latynina] kind of got lost in history,” the publisher of the International Gymnast magazine said. When the Soviet Union broke up, “we had forgotten about her.”

    Using your gifts to glorify God – Elana Meyers’ Story

    Competing as an athlete was Elana’s all-consuming passion. But when she began to follow Christ, she saw her athletic skills as a gift from God and began using them to bring glory and honor to Him. Hear US Olympian Elana Meyers tell about her journey with God to the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games.