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We all want to make our lives count, but sometimes the way to do that seems unclear. Brett Boncore describes for us what has kept him going in his attempts to have an influence in his workplace.
Understanding God’s love and forgiveness is really powerful. Well, John Bevere knows that forgiving people, regardless of who they are or what they have done, is crucial. His own experience of having to forgive someone in the service of ministry changed his life.
4/5 LIFE CHANGE
John Immel lived the life of a surfer in California for decades. But his lifestyle left him feeling empty. Today on Making Your Life Count, John tells how his empty lifestyle eventually led him to the cross.
4/6 APP FOR THAT
Could technology make it easier for people to connect with God’s Word on a daily basis? That thought prompted Bobby Gruenwald to create a mobile Bible app that’s impacting over 100 million people every day. Listen as Bobby describes one man’s experience.
4/7 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.
4/8 FAITH LIKE ABRAHAM
Abraham is an Old Testament figure God used to make a difference in the destiny of mankind. Pastor Crawford Lorritts says it was Abraham’s incredible faith in God that made all the difference.
4/11 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.
4/12 SOCIAL SHARING
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.
4/13 DISCOVERING GOD'S GIFTS
How do we discover what our best contribution in life can be? Well, Steven McCoy has a lifelong desire to make his life count began in a very simple way. For Steven, his adventure was initiated by a relationship with Jesus Christ.
4/14 ANSWERED PRAYER
You know… God sometimes answers prayers in powerful ways. And sometimes we find out the answer years later. Carl Thomas knows that the secret to answered prayer is really quite simple. Keep on praying.
4/15 GREAT COMMISSION
Have you ever thought about what Jesus’ last earthly words to us were? Today on Making Your Life Count we talk about the Great Commission. Danny Akin explains just what that is all about.
4/18 FACING THE UNKNOWN
17-year-old Will Olson was a happy-go-lucky teen until his world was turned upside down. And it was while Will’s family was living overseas, that they noticed symptoms that turned out to be the result of a brain tumor.
We all face storms in life sometimes, don’t we? Well, today on Making Your Life Count, Travis Thrasher shares how he’s found comfort in the face of adversity.
4/20 STARTING OVER
Do you ever wish you could just start over again? Well, singer Jordan Feliz affirms that you can begin again, in his song The River. He explains on today's Making Your Life Count.
4/21 FOLLOWING GOD'S LEAD
Our faith is challenged when we are asked to follow God’s leading in brand new ways. Julie Castro tells us how she has responded as God has led her through times of uncertainty.
4/22 NEIGHBORHOOD SHARING
God has put specific people around you for a reason. Alan Nagel tells us about an opportunity he and his wife had to reach out to one of their neighbors through a Bible study they led.
4/25 LOSSES IN LIFE
Losses in our lives--no matter how painful--can develop us in powerful ways. Dr. Mark Sherwood knows this from experience. Today on Making Your Life Count, Mark describes this process in his own life.
Praying with and for people… it’s something Liz Curtis Higgs loves to do. Liz believes that, if you really want to get to know somebody, start praying with them.
4/27 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.
Being completely transparent with God is something Cindy Winters never really considered… until she tragically lost her husband! Cindy found out that God would meet her right where she was at. She explains on today's Making Your Life Count.
4/29 IN HIM WE ARE STRONG
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.
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4/1 STEPPING OUT
Do you ever find yourself arguing with God when you know He wants you to engage with someone? Well, Jennifer Rothschild found herself in that very position… But God won the argument!
Following God sometimes means going unexpected places. Just what might that mean? Well, musician David Crowder explains what he’s learned along the way.
4/5 FACING UNCERTAINTIES
What do we do when we face uncertainties and challenges in life? Well, Nick Vujicic, who was born without arms and legs, has much to say to us about that on today's Making Your Life Count.
4/6 CREATIVE CARING
Being available to minister to people… there are so many ways to do that these days. NEED HIM’s Drew Dickens explains on today’s Making Your Life Count.
4/7 LIFE LESSONS
Sometimes God teaches us things in some pretty unexpected ways. Today on Making Your Life Count, Randy Draper gives a few examples.
A difficult work situation prompted one young father to persevere as a light for Jesus. Listen as Steve Douglass and Dwight Bain tell us one man’s story today on Making Your Life Count.
When Nick Hall uses the word reset, you can imagine a video game giving you a chance to start over. Nick explains what it looks like when Christ resets a person’s life.
Neighbors … we all have them, but how can we communicate the gospel to them? On today’s Making your Life Count Larry DeWitt says that should come naturally.
4/13 BITTER-SWEET LIFE
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.
4/14 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.
4/15 PRAYER CHANGE
A disturbing situation prompted Ronnie Peirce to set aside her plans and pray. Today on Making Your Life Count, Ronnie describes how God worked through that simple prayer.
4/18 MAKING A DIFFERENCE
You know, 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.
4/19 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.
4/20 GOD'S PLANS
Whether you realize it or not, God does have a wonderful plan for your life, every day! And singer Natasha Owens has seen God use her in new and sometimes very surprising ways.
Are you “intentional” when it comes to sharing your faith? Lynn Cory joins us on today’s Making Your Life Count to explain why that’s so important.
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.
4/25 LOVING PEOPLE
Showing kindness and care to people … it’s a great way to demonstrate God’s love! Musician Mike Weaver (of Big Daddy Weave) shares how on today’s Making Your Life Count.
4/26 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.
4/27 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.
4/28 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.
4/29 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.