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8/1 PRAYER'S OF A FATHER
Prayer … for musician Jason Bare, it’s one of his earliest memories. He talks about the dramatic impact his father’s prayers had on his life on today's Making Your Life Count.
Have you ever had the opportunity to pray for someone unexpectedly? Loren Sauers has. On today’s Making Your Life Count, Loren tells of a time he was able to pray for a man while working.
8/3 TRUSTING GOD
“Trust in the Lord” … we've all heard that before, but it doesn't always come easy. Matthew Barnett has made that the theme of his ministry in the inner city of Los Angeles.
Grace... pastor and author Max Lucado has seen how God’s grace changes lives! He gives us some examples on today’s Making Your Life Count.
By opening up about her struggles, singer Tiffany Lee (known as PLUMB) has seen change occur in people’s lives.
8/8 WORRY AND WALK W/GOD
Do you ever struggle with worry? Well, you really don’t have to. STEVE DOUGLASS discusses how you can truly overcome worry and experience peace.
We all have certain weaknesses, don’t we? But through them, we can grow stronger. Recording artist JASON GRAY, who has a speech challenge, explains how God can use our handicaps for His glory.
8/10 TALKING TO GOD
What does praying without ceasing look like? Today on Making Your Life Count, Vicki Courtney describes this important aspect of her life.
Sometime we can feel disconnected as we walk with God. well today on Making Your Life Count, Paul David Trip explains.
8/12 MAKE A DIFFERENCE
When Jennifer Rothschild was 15 years old, she was diagnosed with an incurable eye disease that led to her blindness. But even so, God has used Jennifer to make a difference in countless people’s lives.
8/15 COMMON NEED
You know, we really are all the same, in that we each need a Savior – Jesus Christ. Well, today on Making Your Life Count, Joe Kissack explains.
8/16 FOLLOWING GOD
As followers of Christ, we often talk about God’s strength in our weakness. But what about our God-given strengths? Willow Sprague wants God to use the abilities He’s given her to make a difference in people’s lives.
Everybody loves a good story don’t they? Cru’s SCOTT CROCKER shares how he uses story to engage the people he meets.
8/18 FOLLOWING GOD
Following Jesus… it’s something we all want to do. Right? But just what does that look like? Today on Making Your Life Count, Kyle Idleman explains.
In your neighborhood, at your workplace and in your community God can use you to be a light for Him. Well, Shannon Perry says living consistently is key to shining Christ’s light.
8/22 FAMILY PRAYER
Prayer … as a parent, it should be a top priority for your kids and for your entire family. David Thomas explains more on today’s Making Your Life Count.
So … what motivates you to share Christ’s love with the people you meet? On today’s Making Your Life Count, Cru’s Nancy Wilson illustrates what she’s come to realize.
8/24 CARING FOR PEOPLE
Caring for people… it’s an easy thing to say… but just what does it mean? Listen as Dallas Anderson explains what he’s learned on today's Making Your Life Count.
Maybe you have a Bible verse that has been significant to you in your life? Well, Jeff Slaughter sure does. He shares what that verse has meant to him on today's Making Your Life Count.
8/26 PRAYING FOR PEOPLE
Praying for people is one way that Lauren Chandler makes her life count. Listen as she explains what she’s learned from interceding on the behalf of others on today's Making Your Life Count.
8/29 CLASSROOM LIGHT
With school starting again, maybe you’re wondering how you or your child can be a light in the classroom. Is this even possible in today’s culture? FORREST TURPEN responds.
8/30 FAITH SHARING
For Orlando Magic VP Pat Williams, going through cancer helped him realize the many opportunities God gives us to share our faith in Christ! Listen as he explains today on Making Your Life Count.
Listening to people ... for Bryon Scharenberg, it’s how he begins to build relationships, and how he shows people that he cares. He’s our guest on today’s Making Your Life Count.
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Can your past experiences help you connect with people? Leah Adams knows they can. On today's Making Your Life Count, Leah tells us how she connected with a young girl named Brittany.
Have you discovered the difference prayer can have on your neighborhood? Today on Making Your Life Count, Debbie McGoldrick says caring enough to pray for your neighbors is where it all begins.
8/3 LOVE LANGUAGES
Loving one another is one of God’s greatest commandments. But how we communicate that love is where the big challenge can be. Today on Making Your Life Count, marriage expert Dr. Gary Chapman discusses love languages.
Growing as a believer in Christ takes time. Today on Making Your Life Count, Andy Mineo talks about how friends helped in that process.
When Joni Eareckson Tada recalls the diving accident that left her paralyzed at age 17, she knows it was these three things that made all the difference.
8/8 SHARING WITH ATHLETES
Pointing athletes to Christ… through the years, Cru’s Karen Zando has had many opportunities to do just that. Today on Making Your Life Count, she tells of an instance at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
8/9 ONLINE CONVERSATIONS
Leading people to faith in Christ … using social media? On today’s Making Your Life Count Aaron Marshall shares the unique story of how his brother was able to do just that.
Having the boldness to be a light. It could be as easy as allowing God to use you. On today’s Making Your Life Count, Shane Stanford explains.
Are you available to be used by God at the spur of the moment? Christian counselor Dwight Bain has experienced this before. He gives an example today on Making Your Life Count.
You know, sometimes it’s hard to know what to say to people when they’re going through a rough time. Today on Making Your Life Count, musician John Schlitt reminds us where to look to find hope.
Sometimes it is not until bitter disappointments enter our lives that we truly begin to rely on God’s strength. As Sara Hagarty and her husband looked at their struggles with infertility and other losses, they found that they needed God more than ever.
8/16 TRUE LIFE-CHANGE
Drumming for the popular band, Hootie and the Blowfish, Jim Sonefeld lived life in the fast lane, but ultimately he realized that change was needed. Jim shares just how that change occurred.
For John Bevere, showing care toward people makes all the difference. On Today's Making Your Life Count, John describes what caring for people might look like.
When Angelia Waite lost her son, many friends seemed to disappear from her life, but God certainly didn’t. Today on Making Your Life Count, Angela tells us about the aftermath of that painful loss.
Following God sometimes means going unexpected places. Just what might that mean? Well, musician David Crowder explains what he’s learned along the way.
8/22 FAMILY DIFFERENCE
Deeply religious but spiritually bankrupt. That was LAURIE BENGOCHEA (shown w/Debbie McGoldrick). She says everything changed for her family after she got connected to other believers. ... on today’s Making Your Life Count she shares her personal experience.
Despite missing most of his fingers and toes at birth, Greg Stoughton was challenged to reach for greater heights. Today on Making Your Life Count, Greg shares a personal story.
8/24 DAILY OPPORTUNITIES
God gives us all opportunities every day to make a difference in people’s lives. We love to highlight stories of real people making their lives count. Well, John Whitehouse knows that being aware of people’s needs is a great way to shine a light.
8/25 FACING THE UNKNOWN
How do you handle disappointing or even frightening news? Several years ago, former NFL quarterback Scott Stankavage was diagnosed with incurable leukemia. And many times he has been asked, “How do you handle it?” Listen to his answer on today's Making Your Life Count.
8/26 GOD'S HELP
It’s amazing how God can work in stressful situations... to provide peace for you, and even to provide opportunities to share Him. Well, for Jennifer Rothschild, who is blind, God used an unlikely pair to help her navigate flight delays at an airport when she was traveling alone.
8/29 GOD'S PLAN
Discovering God’s plan for your life might seem like a daunting task, but Robert Morgan says it really isn’t. Listen as Robert outlines some basic steps for us.
8/30 STREET TALK
Through the years, we’ve loved to share real stories of real people making their lives count. Well, Chuck Klein is one of those people. No matter where he might find himself, he loves to take the opportunity to have meaningful conversations with people… even on the streets of New York.
8/31 SOCIAL SHARING
How much are social media a part of your daily life? Well, Matt Jackson has found that Facebook is an effective means of sharing his faith in Jesus. He elaborates on today's Making Your Life Count.