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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

What’s in a Name? Harvest Naperville to Become Highpoint Church

By Julianna Keck

Feb. 24, 2017

With the 2017 National Radio Broadcasters convention nearly upon us, there are many things to be excited for! A high point of the convention for many will be meeting Pastor Ron Zappia, who can’t wait to visit with you in our Los Angeles Hospitality Suite. Don’t miss your chance to schedule an exclusive interview with Ron in the RKC traveling studio by filling out the sign-up form found online at You can also call our office to submit your request. Ron is the lead pastor of Harvest Naperville, a multi-site church outside of Chicago with campuses in Naperville, North Aurora and Bolingbrook, Illinois. He has become a pastor of pastors, sending out and supporting multiple church plants and pastors around the country. Beginning Easter ... Read More

Walk in the Word Rings in 20 Years with "The Resurrection of Gavin Stone"

By Jessie Jolliff

Jan. 16, 2017

This Friday, January 20, 2017 Walk in the Word celebrates 20 years of life-changing ministry. Pastor James MacDonald’s vision to "ignite passion in the people of God through the proclamation of truth" led him to launch this Bible-teaching ministry as a radio broadcast in 1997. God has done immeasurably more with through Walk in the Word than could have been imagined when it was founded in faith two decades ago. Today, the daily radio and television programs, as well as the online broadcast, are transforming lives all around the world through the unapologetic teaching of Scripture from Dr. James MacDonald. The ministry is now partnering with Vertical Church Films to make a splash in movie theatres in 2017. Their new movie, The Resurrection of Gavin ... Read More

James MacDonald Will Speak at Revive Us

By Jessie Jolliff

Oct. 17, 2016

These are dark days we live in. But according to host, Kirk Cameron, the Spirit of God is moving and there is HOPE for our nation. James MacDonald will be a featured speaker at Kirk Cameron’s 2-hour, interactive national family meeting called “Revive Us.” This LIVE event will broadcast in 1,000+ theaters all over the United States tomorrow, October 18, with an encore on October 24. James MacDonald has dedicated his life to helping men and women make real, lasting change in their lives through an authentic, personal relationship with Jesus Christ. It’s one of the topics he focuses on most in his radio and television broadcasts, Walk in the Word. “Revive Us” is a call to revival for the North American church. Dr. Ben ... Read More

10 Choices: A Proven Plan to Change Your Life Forever on Walk in the Word

By Jessie Jolliff

Sept. 23, 2016

This Wednesday, September 28, on Walk in the Word, James MacDonald launches his hallmark series: 10 Choices: A Proven Plan to Change Your Life Forever. This timeless series delivers heart-piercing messages giving listeners a renewed sense of urgency and desire to choose to live in ways that glorify God. According to James MacDonald, God can powerfully change your life … if you’ll let Him. It all comes down to the choices we make. Highly practical, not sugar-coated, Scriptural. James addresses key areas that impact men and women from all walks of life including … I Choose to Forgive I Choose to Trust I Choose to Love My Family I Choose to be Authentic I Choose to Serve Bring these life-changing messages to the men and ... Read More

God's At Work Through Walk in the Word

By Jessica Suggs

Aug. 25, 2016

Recently WMBI Moody Radio listeners, Costa and his wife Vandana, shared their story of how James MacDonald’s teaching on Walk in the Word turned their lives around. Their God At Work video is a testament to the difference each of our partner radio and television stations are making in lives. Watch Costa and Vandana’s touching story here. Because of our station partners, men and women are making the most important decision of all – to follow Jesus as their Lord and Savior! Vandana shared, “I wasn’t an after thought. God wanted me.” That’s the message at the heart of Walk in the Word. No matter who you are, or what choices you’ve made in the past – God still loves you and will redeem you ... Read More

Calling All Stations: This Contest is a WIN/WIN

By Intern

July 27, 2016

Walk in the Word’s WEEKEND & WIN contest begins today! Be one of the first 10 stations to sign up to air your first Walk in the Word weekend broadcast and receive your very own Frontiers CD from the Vertical Church Band and Hope Springs Eternal, a brand new message from James MacDonald! To enter, download the sign up form here. Or, sign up with our Media Services Team at (818) 865-0180 or via email at While the Walk in the Word daily and weekend broadcasts go on the road this August, we want to invite you to join in on the fun! Buckle up and don’t forget your Bible, as James MacDonald personally invites men and women from around the globe to join ... Read More

James MacDonald Has an Encouraging Word for You

By Intern

July 15, 2016

We are a grieving nation. This month’s latest spew of tragedies has U.S. Americans filled with fear for the future every time we refresh our Facebook feeds. As mass media reveals the violence, despair and cultural decline characterizing our country, worry and weariness have whittled their way into our daily routines. Anxious thoughts carry us throughout the day, tuck us in at night and wake us back up again in the morning. Stress doesn’t take time off during the summer- and it can steal our peace and joy. James MacDonald’s Annual Listener’s Choice Series has a reassuring word of encouragement for everyone this July. This year’s compilation of ALL-STAR Walk in the Word messages will leave listeners with strategies to ‘get out of their own ... Read More