An Evening with Mark Gregston in Yuma, AZ

By Julianna Keck

Sept. 20, 2017

Parents often feel alone and frustrated, like they have nowhere to turn … or those they turn to don’t have any helpful answers! An Evening with Mark Gregston from Parenting Today’s Teens is an event designed to give moms and dads an opportunity to meet parents walking a similar journey and hear Mark’s insightful instruction for dealing with teens in today’s challenging culture. Last month, nearly 200 parents and grandparents spent An Evening with Mark Gregston in Yuma, Arizona. Melissa, an avid Parenting Today’s Teens listener, witnessed first hand how Mark Gregston’s guidance impacted her own family. Prior to the event in Yuma, she urged her Facebook friends to make this night a priority: “To all of my Yuma, Arizona friends and family – make ... Read More

Discover The Character of a Leader with Dr. John Townsend and Discover the Word

By Julianna Keck

Sept. 18, 2017

“Are leaders born … or are they made?” We are all leaders … in our families, with our friends, in our place of work, and in our churches. But that doesn’t necessarily mean effective leadership comes naturally. This week, from September 18–22, author and psychologist Dr. John Townsend will join the Discover the Word team to discuss The Character of a Leader. This series explores how crucial character is to building a strong leadership style. Throughout the study, Townsend and the Discover the Word Team provide four, tangible skills to help listeners lead well within their spheres of influence. Brian Hettinga sets the stage for compelling content in this video teaser: Our Daily Bread Ministries has designed a number of graphics to help promote The ... Read More

Prayers for Houston

By Julianna Keck

Aug. 29, 2017

“We live within the shadow of the Almighty, sheltered by the God who is above all gods. This I declare, that He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; He is my God, and I am trusting Him.” Psalm 91:1-2 In the wake of loss and disaster caused by Hurricane Harvey, the pain and uncertainty of life is magnified. We look to God and cling tightly to his love and mercy, praying He replaces the rain of disaster with His reign of peace and protection. Our hearts go out to the hurting people of Houston, and we mourn with those who mourn. Please join us in praying for all those who have been affected, including the following station partners and their listening audiences: The ... Read More

Dr. Jeffress Addresses 10 Crucial Questions for the Church

By Julianna Keck

Aug. 28, 2017

Throughout the entire month of August, Dr. Robert Jeffress has been equipping Pathway to Victory listeners with a ready defense by providing them clear answers to the challenging questions that arise in spiritual conversations. In his practical study, “Straight Answers to Tough Questions – Volume 2,” Dr. Jeffress takes listeners through 1 Corinthians 10-16 to investigate what the Word of God says about critical issues challenging the Christian church today. He tackles topics including: 1. How can I successfully resist temptation? 2. How do I make decisions about issues in my life the Bible doesn’t address? 3. What does the Bible say about the role of women in church leadership? 4. How should Christians settle conflict in the church? Give your listeners clear, biblical teaching ... Read More

Philip De Courcy Imparts Words to Live by in His Interview with Barbara Follis

By Julianna Keck

Aug. 25, 2017

How does a reluctant teenager who recognizes his need to get saved—but loves his sin more— become a pastor willing to lay down his life to preach the Gospel? This past weekend on Words to Live By, Barbara Follis interviewed special guest, Pastor Philip De Courcy of Know The Truth. It’s always exciting when two or more of our ministry partners collaborate in their radio efforts, and this excellent interview is certainly no exception! As always, Barbara gets right to the heart of the matter, inviting Philip to share how a message from the Scriptures transformed his life and gave him words to live by. You’ll hear Philip narrate his personal story of redemption, recounting how growing up amidst religious violence in war-torn Northern Ireland ... Read More

Vertical Church Conference Brings Together More Than 1,000 Global Church Leaders

By Julianna Keck

Aug. 24, 2017

On August 13 – 16, more than one thousand ministry leaders from around the globe gathered at Harvest Bible Chapel in Chicago for a powerful three-day conference focused on Vertical Ministry. These church leaders were encouraged, challenged, trained, and equipped for deeper and wider ministry impact. Vertical Church Conference featured special teaching sessions from Luke MacDonald, Ed Stetzer, Ron Zappia, J.D. Greear, and James MacDonald. It also featured worship from Vertical Church Band’s Jon and Valeria Guerra (Praytell), Kathryn Scott, and Meredith Andrews. One attendee described the conference as: So good. So Inspiring. So God-glorifying. And I for one am walking away with my life changed. Thanks to everyone who put it on. There were tons of great moments. The message on evangelism is one ... Read More

Pray for Persecuted Christians Daily

By Julianna Keck

Aug. 14, 2017

Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body. Hebrews 13:13 Every day, men and women tuning into The Voice of the Martyrs daily and weekend radio programs are exposed to moving testimonies of brave believers who are on the frontlines, suffering for the sake of the Gospel. But the mission of VOM Radio is more than simply providing a voice to the persecuted church … it’s equipping the entire Christ-following community with ways to help and support their brothers and sisters around the world. To this end, The Voice of the Martyrs, provides radio listeners with numerous outlets in which they can get involved. The most common request from persecuted Christians ... Read More

J.D. Greear: Here, There, Everywhere

By Julianna Keck

Aug. 11, 2017

This week, Pastor J.D. Greear of Summit Life Ministries is a long way away from home in North Carolina! Yesterday evening, Greear delivered a powerful message on prayer to a packed house at Harvest Christian Fellowship in Irvine, CA. Senior Pastor, Greg Laurie, introduced J.D., and Phil Wickham’s band led the congregation in a time of worship. J.D. preached from Luke 11:1-13, calling the congregation to pray fervently for the upcoming Harvest Crusade taking place at Angel Stadium in Anaheim next weekend. Following the service, Greear was able greet those in attendance while signing copies of his book, Jesus Continued. Today, J.D. is en route to San Diego, where he’ll be speaking at David Jeremiah’s church, Shadow Mountain Community, over the weekend. On August 13, ... Read More