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When Lauren Chandler’s husband, Matt, was diagnosed with a brain tumor, their lives and their faith were tested. Lauren says a passage in the Bible has been a great encouragement to her.
Sharing your faith can be scary, but that doesn't stop Erica Stevens. She has found that faith will actually replace fear in our lives. She explains on today's Making Your Life Count.
You know, caring for people can sometimes speak louder than words. And Bernadette Todd says taking time to care for her neighbor ultimately made an eternal difference.
Looking back … do you remember the process God took you through on your journey to Him? Well, today on Making Your Life Count, Dan Keller gives us his own personal story.
Musician Tim Timmons has an interesting perspective on prayer. He says, “prayer doesn’t change anything, but Jesus changes everything.” On today’s Making Your Life Count Tim speaks from his own experience in his fight with cancer.
5/9 NEIGHBORHOOD LIGHT
In your neighborhood, at your workplace and in your community, God can use you to be a light for Him! Shannon Perry says living consistently is key to shining Christ’s light.
No matter where we are in life or what job God has us doing, we can always be a Light for Him. On today's Making Your Life Count, Gerard Long is our guest. He worked in banking for years. But God always gave him opportunities to share.
What does it look like to use the strengths God has given you for His glory? Well, Steven McCoy says the first step is to offer your abilities to God
Friends, God uses them powerfully in our lives. Friends and school provided the love and approval Sean Hines did not find at home. Host Steve Douglass shares more on today's Making Your Life Count.
5/13 GOD'S PLAN
Sometimes we may know what God wants us to do, but we only see reasons why we can’t do things. And Jim Gash finally realized how his excuses had prevented him from taking part in God’s greater plan for his life.
Mentoring makes a huge difference in one’s faith walk, doesn’t it? Well as Mark Gauthier of Cru shares, it can give us the confidence to move forward.
5/17 PRAYING FOR OTHERS
Just what does it take to really pray for someone? Well, Pat O’Bryan says truly following through on your commitment to pray for people is important.
Working as a nurse for years,Georgia Cohen has met a lot of people. And she’s found that her workplace is the perfect avenue to share God’s love. On today's Making Your Life Count, she tells us about a patient named Annie.
5/19 MAKING 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.
5/20 ON YOUR OWN?
You know, it’s sometimes easy to feel like you’re able to do things in your own strength. Musician Tripp Lee has learned that relying on God, in prayer, is far better that anything he could attempt to accomplish on his own.
5/23 UNEXPECTED LIGHT
It’s amazing how God can use you to make a lasting difference in people’s lives, even in unexpected places. For Ken Cochrum, an interaction with a store clerk turned into a life-changing conversation about faith.
5/24 STORY INVESTMENT
Instead of reading her children bedtime stories, Beth Smith loves telling her kids bedtime stories. And she doesn't read those stories from a book, she tells them from memory. Just the way her children want her to. How does this relate to sharing Christ. Beth explains on today's Making Your Life Count.
Ministering effectively to others often requires that we be good listeners. Anne Marie Winz encountered a situation where listening and then simply communicating God’s love resulted in a changed life. She gives the details on today's Making Your Life Count.
Helping move someone along on their spiritual journey is what Alan Lyle lives for. A favorite story of Alan’s is when he struck up a relationship with a gentleman in Italy while having coffee.
5/27 FOLLOWING GOD
For Adam Agee and the other members of Audio Adrenaline, it’s essential that they remain in tune with God’s leading.Today on Making Your Life Count, Adam explains what he means by this.
Gaining an understanding of God’s will and direction for your life can take some time, can’t it? Today on Making Your Life Count, Louie Giglio gives us a simple shortcut in discovering God’s plan for our lives.
5/31 SOCIAL SHARING
Are you ever hesitant to share your faith because you are afraid that you will not be able to respond to another person’s objections? Matt Jackson has found that Facebook is a good place to learn and practice having spiritual conversations with people.
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5/2 SET AN EXAMPLE
Spirit-filled parenting is a tall order. Today on Making Your Life Count, our guest is David Thomas. And he speaks about the importance of setting a positive example.
God’s forgiveness frees us to love people with unrestricted grace. For Darryl Smith, living in light of his own forgiveness and redemption puts things into perspective.
Connecting in relationship with people in your community. Just what does that mean? Today on Making Your Life Count, Pastor Paul David Tripp speaks from personal experience.
5/5 UNEXPECTED INFLUENCE
Have you ever wondered how to Make Your Life Count? Well, as Nick Hall has discovered, when you look to God for direction, He can work in some pretty unexpected ways. Listen as Nick shares his story.
5/6 GOD'S GOODNESS
So, what has God done for you in your life? Today on Making Your Life Count, musician John Schlitt speaks to the importance of sharing with people.
5/9 STORY SHARING
You know, struggles can occur in any relationship, can’t they? Expert, Dr. Gary Chapman shares how he’s been able to help people find hope and healing in Jesus Christ.
5/10 GOD'S LOVE
What does it mean to “love” people? Actually, demonstrating Christ’s love is a great place to start. On today’s Making Your Life Count, Dwight Bain is our guest.
5/11 CASUAL CONVERSATIONS
Casual conversations can sometimes turn into unexpected opportunities to point people to Jesus Christ. For John Tolson, one such opportunity occurred on an airplane at 30,000 feet! John gives us the details on today’s Making Your Life Count.
5/12 THE ARTS
When it comes to sharing your faith, establishing a relationship is really important. Today on Making Your Life Count, Cru's John Archer shares how he and his wife used the arts to reach out.
5/13 NEIGHBORLY PRAYER
Do you make it a point to pray for your neighbors and care for those in need? By taking planned actions like these, you can be used by God to point people to HIM. Today on Making Your Life Count, Dick Eastman explains.
Bernadette Todd has been confined to a wheelchair for much of her life … but she’s not going to let that define her. She’s our guest on today’s Making Your Life Count.
5/17 ONLINE LIGHT
In our eagerness to defend our faith in Christ, we can find ourselves becoming upset with people instead of loving them. Matt Jackson found himself in that position when he got into a discussion on Facebook.
5/18 FREEDOM AND JOY
By the freedom you have through Christ, you can have true joy! On today’s Making Your Life Count, Darla France gives her personal insight.
5/19 GOD'S CARE
Teach your children to recognize and to thank God for His care in their lives. How can you do this? Well, on today’s Making Your Life Count, Janet Mitchell discusses that.
5/20 PRAYER CONVERSATION
Prayer … you know... connecting with God in conversation can be truly amazing. Right? Well, musician Mike Weaver (of Big Daddy Weave) joins us on today’s Making Your Life Count to discuss the life-changing power of prayer.
5/23 TRUSTING RELATIONSHIPS
Building trust and relationships with people... Abigail has seen God work in people’s lives on a college campus by taking these simple steps. She explains on today’s Making Your Life Count.
Hearing a story from the Bible can be life changing. Author Sally Lloyd Jones is our guest today on Making Your Life Count.
5/25 YOUR STORY
Leah Adams spent much of her turbulent childhood in foster homes. Today on Making Your Life Count,she shares how coming to Christ after being loved and restored by a family changed her life.
5/26 GOD'S DAILY PRESENCE
Imagery. God uses it to speak to us daily. Today on Making Your Life Count, Greg Stoughton of Cru shares a few examples with us.
Stories … singer Matthew West has seen how God uses stories in powerful ways. He’s our guest on today’s Making Your Life Count.
5/30 REACHING OUT
Ever wonder how to show God’s love to your neighbors. On today’s Making Your Life Count, Cru’s Mike Adamson offers his personal experience.
5/31 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.