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    Loving like Jesus loves

    Tough love is true love. But it’s not always comfortable. Today on Discover the Word,  the group will finish their two-week look at Paul’s short New Testament letter to Philemon and examine how we love. It’s the last conversation exploring a “Plea from a Friend”! It’s a tough request that tests how serious Philemon was […]

    Becoming a safe place for others

    I’ll bet every one of us hid under the covers when we were kids. We were looking for a safe place, but today on Discover the Word, special guest Ann Voskamp shows us how can we become a safe place for others. Ann Voskamp joins the team at the table right here on Discover the Word!

    Restoration of our brokenness

    Pornography is one of the most common addictions in our world today, ensnaring millions and destroying countless marriages. But Jon and Nicole discovered hope and healing in Christ. They share how God’s forgiveness and restoration changed their marriage forever.

    Are you brave enough to forgive?

    We can’t give what we don’t have, right? Well, today on Discover the Word, we along with our guest Nicole Unice discuss John chapter 20 and how those who’ve received forgiveness should logically be best able to give forgiveness. But that’s not always how we work. How being forgiven can make us “Brave Enough” to […]

    Are you brave enough to move into God’s grace?

    How do you respond when you “blow it”? Do you have a tough time not punishing yourself and shaming yourself into a bad place? Today on Discover the Word, the group along with our guest, author Nicole Unice encourage us to be “Brave Enough” to love grace, and move from shame and condemnation to that […]

    Forgiveness for those who hurt us the most

    Is there a family hurt you can’t seem to get past? A word, an action, or a mistake that makes forgiveness seem impossible? Today on Discover the Word, we will discuss how to offer God’s forgiveness to those who’ve hurt us the most. We’re finding “The Beauty of Broken” today  on Discover the Word!

    Breaking free from resentment

    Holding on to anger and bitterness is like ingesting poison and expecting the other person to die. And today on “Discover the Word,” the Institute for Prison Ministries director Karen Swanson and our team share keys that will help us break free from resentment. Join the group today on “Discover the Word”!

    How shame can be its own prison

    When a prisoner from a disadvantaged upbringing is released, families often throw a “get out of jail” party. However that’s not usually true for inmates from middle or upper class homes. Their return to society is usually shrouded in secrecy. Today on “Discover the Word,” our guest Karen Swanson and the team discuss how shame can be a prison whether we’ve ever been in jail or not. That’s today at on “Discover the Word”!

    Perpetrators and victims of sin

    While victims of crime can struggle with anger and bitterness, the criminal can wrestle with the shame and the guilt of what they’ve done. And both end up being imprisoned by the things they battle. Today on “Discover the Word,” the group, and special guest Karen Swanson, talks about how we’re both perpetrators of sin and victims of sin, making us all prisoners, until Christ sets us free. Join the study today on “Discover the Word”!

    Receiving mercy turns to bestowing mercy

    Pastor and author Robert Gelinas says that “receiving mercy is meant to transform us into dispensers of mercy.” And today on “Discover the Word,” we explain why God’s mercy is meant to flow out of our lives and into the lives of others. We’re talking about “The Mercy Prayer” today on “Discover the Word”!

    “I’ve been unfaithful” – Forgiving infidelity

    Even good marriages are not immune from adultery. Like a thief in the night, it can steal,
    kill, and destroy. The reality is that most couples don’t survive an adulterous affair. But
    some, like Gary and Mona, do. Find out how a decision to stay and a commitment to be
    honest with God and each other allowed this marriage to survive infidelity.

    Blindsided by depression – Cortney’s Story & Bonnie’s Story

    Left untreated, prolonged depression can leave us helpless and hopeless. Cortney faced a life-threatening struggle that landed her on a hospital’s suicide watch. Christian music recording artist and author Bonnie Keen was unprepared for the overwhelming intensity of emotions that followed her unwanted divorce. Courtney and Bonnie share how standing on God’s Word and forgiving others helped to restore […]

    Jake DeShazer's Extraordinary Journey from WWII Doolittle Raider to POW, to Missionary to Japan

    After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Corporal Jacob DeShazer became a man bent on revenge. As a bombardier in the Army Air Corps, he volunteered for a top secret mission and flew with the legendary Doolittle Raiders in their surprise attack on Japan. After successfully bombing their targets, the Raiders were forced to bail out over occupied China. Jake and seven other airmen were captured by the Japanese and imprisoned. He survived nearly 3 ½ years as a prisoner of war, enduring torture, starvation, and solitary confinement. During that time Jake met God personally and for him, life would never be the same. God changed Jake DeShazer’s direction from vengeance to messenger of God’s mercy and forgiveness as a missionary to those who were once his enemies.

    With God on your side nothing is impossible!–Titi’s Story

    Most of us will never live under intense persecution for our faith. But growing up in Communist Romania meant that persecution was a daily ritual for Titi. Find out how God strengthened the Romanian church to not only live under Communist rule, but to boldly witness to their persecutors as well.

    Truth with Love

    Find out how you can tell others about Jesus, be knowledgeable and respectful of differences, and stand firm in your own beliefs.