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7/1 FAITH EXAMPLE
You know, setting a positive faith example for your family can make a lasting difference. Listen as David Benham shares how his dad did just that on today's Making Your Life Count.
Freedom —Independence--it’s something that we celebrate today. It’s also something we should celebrate every day. On today's Making Your Life Count, host Steve Douglass shares the story of one young woman who found a lasting freedom that she celebrates daily!
7/5 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.
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.
7/7 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. She tells the story on today's Making Your Life Count.
7/8 LIVING DAILY FOR CHRIST
For musician JJ Weeks, something his mother said about starting his day off right really stuck with him. And JJ says giving his day to the Lord, every morning, is an exciting way to live.
7/11 JOY IN EVERY CIRCUMSTANCE
Restrained to a wheelchair and in constant pain, Bernadette Todd is still able to find her joy in Jesus Christ. Today on Making Your Life Count, Bernadette shares how she does this.
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.
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.
Sometimes it’s hard to accept God’s timing as opposed to our own timing. Music artist Chris August explains the process God’s brought him through today on Making Your Life Count.
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.
7/18 FAMILY DIFFERENCE
Deeply religious but spiritually bankrupt. That was Laurie Bengochea. Today on Making Your Life Count, Laurie says everything changed for her family after she got connected to other believers.
7/19 STEPPING OUT
Sometimes circumstances can force us to step out in faith. Well, today on Making Your Life Count, Shane Stanford shares an historic example of that.
7/20 MAKING A DIFFERENCE
For Jann Gray, a mission trip to Haiti taught her a very valuable lesson about sharing Jesus Christ with people. Today on Making Your Life Count, Jann tells us what she’s learned.
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.
Growing as a believer in Christ takes time. Today on Making Your Life Count, Andy Mineo talks about how friends helped in that process.
Are you available to encourage people in times of need? For Mark Hall (of Casting Crowns), he knows prayer is a great way to begin the whole encouragement process. on today's Making Your Life Count, he shares the story of a young man from his church.
Prayer-Care-Share ... 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. She explains on today's Making Your Life Count.
7/27 POSITIVE DIFFERENCE
Jeff Todd’s wife, Bernadette, is confined to a wheelchair. But that doesn’t stop her from making a difference for Jesus Christ. On today's Making Your Life Count, Jeff tells of the amazing ways God uses her to reflect His light.
Encouraging our professional peers in Christ... it’s a noble idea, but very challenging to do. Attorney Bob Treweiler shares an example of how he was able to do that with a colleague who had his priorities all out of line.
7/29 REACHING OUT
Allan and Tricia Beeber know very well the challenges… and the joys that come from living with a family member who has autism. Allan shares some ways you can reach out to people with special needs.
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7/1 DARE TO COMPARE
In this day and age, it’s easy to compare ourselves with others. Today on Making Your Life Count, Jennifer Rothschild gives a very personal illustration.
7/4 SHARING BY CARING
Have you ever experienced anxiety or depression, but hesitated to tell others about it? Well, Sarah Parshall Perry has come to see her struggles in these areas as God-given opportunities to be vulnerable as she cares for people.
7/5 SHARING THRU FILM
You know, stories are a great way to connect with people. On today's Making Your Life Count, film producer Carol Spann Mathews talks about the importance of sharing our experiences.
7/6 GOD'S WILL
Finding God’s will for our lives can be a challenge at times. Well, singer Blanca shares her experience in following the Lord’s leading in her own life.
7/7 LOVING NEIGHBORS
Getting to know neighbors … it can be fun and it’s a great way to live out your faith! Today on Making Your Life Count, Cru missionary Nancy Wilson tells how she lives the prayer-care-share lifestyle.
Talking to people about God can be scary. But it’s something we’re all called to do. On today's Making Your Life Count, singer Francesca Battistelli shares a personal story from her college days.
Investing in people is a great way to shine Christ’s light! Today on Making Your Life Count, Bill Muir discusses the importance of mentoring.
7/12 FOLLOWING CHRIST
For recording artist Japhia Life, following Christ has meant focusing on three specific areas of his life. On today's Making Your Life Count, Japhia tells us how doing this has changed his relationship with the Lord.
7/13 KIDS AND STORY
VeggieTales creator Mike Nawrocki knows the important role story can play in communicating truth to kids. He’s our guest on today’s Making Your Life Count.
You know, relationships in life are important. And as Jason Benham says, a relationship with the Lord is vital. Jason shares just what he means by that.
7/15 COMICAL SHARING
Comedian Jim Labriola found a "niche" for himself on the TV show “Home Improvement.” Since then he’s grown a lot in his faith and it changed the way he did comedy. On today’s Making Your Life Count, he shares an experience he had with a fellow comedian as they worked on a cruise ship.
7/18 A CARING APPROACH
Have you ever found yourself getting into an argument with someone when discussing spiritual things? Matt Jackson says that showing you care about them as individuals is a better approach. And this applies especially to conversations online.
How is your relationship with God? Need some help walking by faith? Today on Making Your Life Count, Keith Davy shows us an easy way to answer both.
Even in terrible circumstances, what might look like evil, God can use for good. Today on Making Your Life Count, Max Lucado gives a biblical example.
7/21 PEER REACH
Ever thought about how you can reach your peers with Jesus Christ? Well today on Making Your Life Count, Jeremy Story shares how several students from Texas did just that.
7/22 SHARING STRUGGLES
Have you ever felt like you couldn’t talk to anyone about your struggles ---not even to God? Well, Donnelly Cameron has experienced those same feelings. Donnelly talks about the challenges and the benefits of being perfectly honest with God.
7/25 MUSICAL STORYING
Personal stories are extremely powerful … and singer Matthew West has known this since he was very young. Today on Making Your Life Count, he talks about the power of story in music.
For retired NFL quarterback Scott Stankavage, prayer has become particularly meaningful as he’s facing a serious battle with leukemia. Well today, Scott shares what he has learned about prayer in his own life.
Do you ever wonder what direction God has for you in life? Well, musician Freddy Washington knew God’s call for him in his life since he was very young. And now, he likes to give encouragement to people who are still searching. He’s our guest on today’s Making Your Life Count.
7/28 MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Leading a Bible study with peers might seem nerve-wracking, but it’s really not. On today's Making Your Life Count, Steven McCoy tells of a time when he stepped out of his comfort zone, and it made an eternal difference.
You know, the words we speak really are powerful, aren’t they? On today’s Making Your Life Count, Christin Ditchfield shares how God can use our words and our actions to change people’s lives.