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Discover the Word Will Put Your Concept of Temptation on Trial

By Jessie Jolliff

Aug. 1, 2017

This week, Discover the Word hosts, Elisa Morgan, Bill Crowder and Mart DeHaan are bringing the biblical account of The Temptation of Jesus to the table for a fascinating examination of the 40 days He spent in the wilderness being tempted by Satan. Temptation is oft envisioned as something that sneaks up on Christians and catches us in a moment of weakness. The account found in Luke 4, however, is quite contrary to that assumption. Jesus was not surprised or tested in a moment of weakness. Rather, He was “led by the Spirit” into the wilderness to face the Enemy. Jesus, having just been baptized, was declared “full of the Holy Spirit” … and then was led into temptation in the desert. Coincidence? With the ... Read More

Focal Point Celebrates 19 Years of Ministry

By Jessie Jolliff

July 24, 2017

“FOCAL POINT is the kind of ministry that all people need because Pastor Mike speaks the hard truth in love and teaches followers of Christ to do the same.” – Radio listener, Tamela Speaking the hard truth in love. This short, but powerful phrase accurately summarizes the powerful bible teaching ministry of Pastor Mike Fabarez. Senior pastor of Compass Bible Church in South Orange County, California, Mike Fabarez’ hard-hitting and forthright style is like none other. And the growth of Focal Point Ministries has multiplied exponentially to keep pace. In addressing the ministry’s 19th Anniversary, Executive Director, Jay Wertin, shared … "Nineteen years ago FOCAL POINT aired on one small station in the Los Angeles area with a goal to reach our local community. As ... Read More

Our Daily Bread to Launch New Spanish Program!

By Jessie Jolliff

July 19, 2017

Our Daily Bread Ministries is thrilled to announce the launch of their brand-new, 2-minute, Spanish version of Our Daily Bread called Nuestro Pan Diario coming this August! The dynamic new broadcast features easy-to-understand Spanish that is recognizable across all Spanish-speaking cultures. The content schedule for Nuestro Pan Diario will be in sync with the English radio broadcast, Our Daily Bread, as well as the print versions in both English and Spanish. This will give radio listeners and devotional readers a consistent and parallel experience, across both languages. The new version of Nuestro Pan Diario will be available nationwide via Amb-OS and FTP download to begin airing Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Contact our Media Services Team to add Nuestro Pan Diario by calling (818)865-0180 or email ... Read More

Hard-Hitting Teaching that is Convicting to the Core

By Jessie Jolliff

July 6, 2017

Christians today are minimized, marginalized, and pushed aside, as the world celebrates “freedom” from religious constraints. That's why the truth presented on the daily and weekly Focal Point broadcast is so needed – to fortify the faith of those willing to stand resolute. Pastor Mike Fabarez’ hard-hitting teaching is convicting to the core, demanding active repentance and inviting all who hear to pursue a deep, personal relationship with our Lord and Savior. Pastor Mike’s teaching style and dedication to the accurate exposition of God’s Word is a bracing alternative for those unafraid to face truth … and square their lives with Scripture … instead of going along with the mainstream culture. Become a partner in ministry when you add Focal Point’s radio programming to your ... Read More

Barbara Follis of Words to Live By Visits RKC

By Jessie Jolliff

June 30, 2017

This past month Kemp and Company had the privilege of hosting Barbara Follis of Words to Live By for a record session in the RKC studio. Over the span of a few days, Barbara recorded several new interview testimonies that will be featured in upcoming Words to Live By broadcasts. Studio guests included Nickelodeon cartoonist Butch Hartman and wife, Julieann (in the photo above); Holocaust survivor Yola Entz; Zoro, the Drummer, and many others who were eager to share their stories of how Jesus Christ has transformed their lives. Pictured above: Yola Entez with Barbara Follis at RKC Studio. Barbara warmly greeted each guest with bags of goodies from her home office at Our Daily Bread Ministries, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Many people don’t even ... Read More

Pastor Shawn Thornton Interviewed CEO of Awana Clubs International, Valerie Bell

By Jessie Jolliff

June 5, 2017

All Things New aired an exclusive interview Pastor Shawn Thornton conducted with Awana Clubs International CEO Valerie Bell on May 26, 2017. Awana is a biblically based discipleship program that spans early childhood into the teenage years. The end goal is to create life-long followers of Christ. Awana reaches more than 3.7 million children across 47 thousand churches … in over a hundred different countries. Pastor Shawn attended an Awana Club when he was a child, and he’s so passionate about this ministry that he serves on the Awana Board of Directors. In this interview with Pastor Shawn, Valerie Bell shares how the Awana ministry can go to places where missionaries cannot go. The ministry trains nationals who then take God’s Word into their hometowns ... Read More

Thru the Bible Celebrates Letter Month with Listeners

By Jessie Jolliff

June 2, 2017

Since 1941 Thru the Bible has impacted hearts and invited listeners all around the world to dive deeper into God’s Word. Even after his passing in 1988, Dr. J. Vernon McGee’s teaching has had a timeless effect on those who hear his messages due to the unchanging and everlasting nature of scripture. This May, the ministry celebrated “Letter Month.” Throughout the month they invited listeners far and wide to share the ways God has impacted their lives through Dr. J. Vernon McGee’s teaching and the ministry of Thru the Bible. Whether by letter or email, listeners all over eagerly shared their stories with the ministry. With countless thousands of listeners across the country, and the world, you can imagine that the Thru the Bible office ... Read More

The Voice of the Martyrs Calls for Prayer on Behalf Christians in Egypt

By Jessie Jolliff

May 26, 2017

The Voice of the Martyrs shared an urgent plea for prayer this morning as they reported on an armed attack that took the lives of 27 Christians early Friday, May 26, 2017 in Egypt. Here is more from the local VOM workers report, “The bus was on its way to visit a monastery, when it was stopped by 10 armed men. They boarded the bus and asked passengers for their religion. When the attackers learned they were Christians they opened fire. Children were among the about 50 Christians on board. Many of the injuries are severe, and more martyrs are expected before the end of the day as people succumb to their injuries. Please lift up the victims, their families and the nation of Egypt ... Read More