Story Team Weekly: Give Us a Miracle, Please

Dear God, give us a MIRACLE, please. This is my prayer. This is what I beg of You.Lindsey Paschal opened her new journal and wrote those honest words just days before her husband, Dan, received his biopsy results. His doctor was certain he had adenoid cystic carcinoma—a rare, aggressive form of cancer behind his right eye that could have a life expectancy of 5-15 years.When Dan’s eye first started hurting in the summer of 2015, the Paschals had no idea how serious it was. Lindsey cared fo … [Read more...]

WWUTT: There’s Power In Our Words?

John Gray of the Code Orange Revival Elevation Church said in September, 2016: “Words do three things.  I want you to write these down:  Words create.  They create your reality.  ‘Speak that which is not as though it is.’  Words convene.  When you speak what's on God's mind, everything connected to that has to show up. Words create, words convene, and finally words conquer.  It was the sound of a shout that made those walls fall at Jericho.” Okay… so first he said that words create … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 123: A Dramatic Detour in Jesus’ Road to Destiny

[display_podcast] Welcome to one of the strangest stories -- many would call this a troubling tale -- in Jesus’ entire life and ministry. As you are about to hear in this PODCAST, what happens here in Mark 7, and its parallel passage in Matthew 15, seems highly uncharacteristic of Jesus; uncharitable to a tragically needy-yet-remarkable mommy; and unnecessarily cold and calloused as far as a Jesus is concerned. A Jesus, I will humbly remind you, who defined Himself as “gentle” in Matthew 11, a … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 107: What DOES the Bible Truly Teach about Healing Today?

[display_podcast] From Dewey Bertolini, Pastor of The Safe Haven in McMinnville, OR:The day before yesterday, I read a recently released report out of University of Missouri on the subject of Facebook Depression. Well, as you will hear in this PODCAST, I really didn’t need to read a report about that. I know all-too-well what happens in my own rather sizable soul when I scan my FB newsfeed. Sometimes I just can’t help but to feel so deeply and compassionately and sadly for many of the chal … [Read more...]

E3 Expedition Podcast 34: Stories from India, Ethiopia & the Human Heart

[display_podcast] Every week, we share stories about the amazing ways God is at work around the world. We hope that you’ll be encouraged by these stories and inspired to greater involvement in God’s Great Commission to go out to the world – near and far – and train, instruct, and baptize people in Jesus’ Name. This week, we start out by hearing from Dan Hitzhusen:Basically, the apostle Paul went to new cities, preached the Gospel and left behind new churches. Today, there are places all arou … [Read more...]

E3 Expedition Podcast 33: Parents and Children Serving God Side-By-Side

[display_podcast] Every week, we share stories about the amazing ways God is at work around the world. We hope that you’ll be encouraged by these stories and inspired to greater involvement in God’s Great Commission to go out to the world – near and far – and train, instruct, and baptize people in Jesus’ Name. This week, we hear from Pastor Kevin Clark of LifeBridge Church:“As a pastor, I am not shy about talking about Jesus, so I wasn’t at all nervous about going into the villages and huts … [Read more...]