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Hope Out Loud Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Car Wreck

By Jessica Suggs

Nov. 7, 2016

God delights in doing the impossible! Andy, Linda, Jen, and Josh Barrick are living testimonies of the fact that God is in the business of bringing beauty from our scars. This past Sunday, the Barrick family celebrated the 10-year anniversary of their life-changing car accident by encouraging the congregation at Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, VA, with their moving testimony. They reflected on God’s amazing grace and faithfulness, and praised God for how He turned a tragedy into triumph - all for His Glory. Andy Barrick shared, “It’s not about us, it’s about Him.” Watch the video of the celebration service here. In a recent video, Jen and Josh reflected on how much has changed over the past 10 years. When Jen woke from ... Read More

Hope Out Loud Brings People to Christ

By Jessica Suggs

Oct. 14, 2016

The mission of Hope Out Loud is to proclaim the hope of the Gospel by providing encouragement for everyone from moms and dads to teens, singles and grandparents. This is a unique family ministry that resonates with people of all walks of life. The heart of the ministry is to reach people right in the middle of their day to give them hope and strength. In their Hope Out Loud daily radio program, the Barrick family prays over the listener, encouraging each one to rely on God’s love and grace through a relationship with Jesus Christ. This 1-minute radio broadcast features the voices of each of the Barrick family members, Andy, Linda, Jen and Josh. Earlier this week on social media, the ministry shared a ... Read More

Shawn Thornton Interviews the Barrick Family

By Julianna Keck

Sept. 9, 2016

Today on All Things New, Pastor Shawn Thornton holds a special interview broadcast with the Barrick family of Hope Out Loud. The show features guests Andy, Linda, Jen, and Josh Barrick as they recount a horrific car accident that changed their lives forever and the mighty ways God has revealed Himself to them in the ten years since then. Pastor Shawn shares how he personally connects with their inspiring story that has touched the lives of countless others. Men and women from all walks of life can expect to find encouragement and comfort in the inspiring message of hope that has become the backbone of the Barrick’s ministry—God brings beauty from our ashes as He strengthens us with His righteous right hand. Even though the ... Read More

The Barrick Family Brings Hope to Listeners

By Jessie Jolliff

Aug. 12, 2016

Out of tragedy, a life-changing ministry was born. Linda, Andy, Jen and Josh Barrick went through what could have been a devastating car crash nine years ago. But God was with them and brought them through it. Now this family is focused and highly engaged in bringing hope and healing to others through their radio ministry, Hope Out Loud. Jen Barrick, a passionate prayer warrior, has thrown herself, heart and soul, into the ministry by sharing the hope we have in our relationship with Jesus. Jen’s signature prayers are well known on the daily short feature, Hope Out Loud. Listeners frequently reach out to the Barrick family letting them know how spiritually stirring and meaningful her prayers are to them. Robin Robinson, General Manager from ... Read More

Hope Out Loud Visits RKC Studios

By Intern

June 20, 2016

We were delighted to cap off last week with a memorable visit from the Barrick family of Hope Out Loud. Not only were Andy, Linda, Jen and Josh here to record a new season of inspirational one-minute daily features, they also recorded a brand-new Hope Out Loud special interview program. You won’t want to miss this impactful, standalone interview with the Barrick family as they share God’s redemptive grace over their lives. From tragic car wreck to the ministry of Hope Out Loud, the Barricks tell how God used the unthinkable to establish their unique family radio program that speaks God’s hope into listeners’ lives! Station Managers, look for this Hope Out Loud 26-minute interview this fall. On Sunday, the Barrick family also shared their ... Read More

Passionate. Real. Relevant. A Daily Dose of Hope Out Loud.

By Jessica Suggs

Sept. 9, 2015

Nine years ago, this family of four was struck head-on by a drunk driver. All sustained life-threatening injuries, but 15-year-old Jen experienced severe brain trauma and was not expected to live through the night. After weeks in a coma, doctors warned that Jen would wake up cursing and screaming. Instead, the Word of God flowed from her lips through Scripture, praise songs and passionate prayers. Some call it a tragedy ... the Barrick's call it a MIRACLE! Today, the Barrick's are pointing men and women all over the world to Jesus Christ through their heart-felt testimonies of restoration, forgiveness and God's faithfulness in the midst of tragedy. The one-minute daily radio program, Hope Out Loud, is unlike any other program available today. In a world ... Read More

Some Call It a Tragedy, The Barrick's Call it a Miracle

By Jessica Suggs

Sept. 22, 2014

Some call it a tragedy, the Barrick's call it a miracle. Eight years ago, the Barrick family of four was struck head-on by a drunk driver. Andy, Linda, 15 year-old Jen and 11 year-old Josh all sustained life-threatening injuries. After weeks in a coma, doctors warned that Jen would wake up cursing and screaming. Instead, the Word of God flowed from her mouth as she declared through song and praise every scripture she had hidden in her heart. Eight years later, the Barrick family continues to share their hope in Christ with people all across the country. In the past two years, over 2,000 people have accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior through the ministry of Hope Out Loud. Join more than 275 ... Read More

Hope Out Loud Interview on First Person with Wayne Shepherd

By Jessica Suggs

April 4, 2014

On November 5, 2006, while driving home from church, the Barrick family was struck head-on by a drunk driver going 80 miles per hour. Andy, Linda, 15 year old Jen and 11 year old Josh sustained life-threatening injuries. Their recovery has been a long and difficult journey, but God’s grace and healing has been evident every step of the way. Listen to their testimony on First Person with Wayne Shepherd this weekend as the Barricks describe how God has spared their lives, healed their bodies, and proven His power over and over again. You learn how Jen, in particular, who was in a coma for 5 weeks and had severe traumatic brain injuries and multiple skull fractures, woke up praying out loud and singing praise ... Read More