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8/1 Ups and Downs
Even though life has major “ups” and “downs,” God has promised to be there to see you through. On today’s Making Your Life Count, former American Idol contestant, Dave Pitman has some advice.
8/2 Crisis of Faith
Keeping the faith isn’t always easy, but no matter what, God is there when you need Him the most. Today on Making Your Life Count, Erica Willis describes her crisis of faith, and God’s goodness though it all.
8/5 Training Kids
Teaching children to follow God is a big task, but thankfully we have some great advice to follow from the Bible. On today’s Making Your Life Count, Bruce Stacey shares his thoughts.
Although we all face discouragement in life sometimes, God is there to give strength and hope when you need it the most. Listen as Tanika Fitzgerald speaks from her own experience on today's Making Your Life Count.
Sometimes we can feel disconnected as we walk with God. Well today on Making Your Life Count, Paul David Tripp explains.
8/8 Bible Study
Studying God’s Word is a vital component of walking closely with Him. Today on Making Your Life Count, Skip Heitzig shares the importance of Bible study.
8/9 Walking with God
It is true. Walking with God is incredibly fulfilling, but as we all know, our walk with the Lord can be challenged by many things. Today on Making Your Life Count, a good friend of mine, Steve Sellers, a leader with Cru, talks about navigating those challenges.
8/12 Focusing on Scripture
For Wendy Alsup, meditating on Scripture has been so uplifting. Today on Making Your Life Count, Wendy says that when she was struggling, little reminders from friends helped keep her feeling loved and supported.
You know, we all face struggles in our faith, but how can you prevail? On today’s Making Your Life Count, Nikki Leonti Edgar says gaining a fresh perspective of who God really is changed everything.
8/14 Loving People
Kristin Fry knows that loving God and loving people is so very important. Even as she prayerfully determines growing in relationships and searching for a spouse. Kristin gives her insights today on Making Your Life Count.
8/15 God’s Grace
Understanding God’s grace and forgiveness is the ultimate life-changer, isn’t it? Today on Making Your Life Count, Tricia Gunn says sharing Christ’s light is extremely powerful.
8/16 Unexpected Adventure
An award winning journalist for one of the biggest newspapers in Chicago, Lee Strobel initially planned to stay in the newsroom after he came to know Jesus Christ. Today on Making Your Life Count, Lee shares how his plans ultimately changed.
8/19 Daily Relationship
Maintaining a daily relationship with God is crucial in your walk with Him. Today on Making Your Life Count, Jesse Pruett shares from his own experience how to follow after God.
8/20 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.
8/21 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.
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.
8/23 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.
8/26 Close to God
Just what does it mean to be close to God. And how can you have a relationship like that with Him? Today on Making Your Life Count Mark Hancock says prayer is essential in a growing relationship with God.
Just being neighborly... Singer Jimmy Needham tells of a recent opportunity he had to share Christ with a man who attended church much of his life.
8/28 God’s Goodness
God is good. But even so, sometimes it’s hard to understand certain situations in life. Judy Salisbury discusses God’s goodness, even in light of suffering.
You know, God can use you in amazing ways to encourage people in their life and faith. And Herd Midkiff shares how God used people to plant seeds of encouragement in His life after the devastating loss of his wife.
8/30 Faith Leading
You know, you don’t have to know all the answers in pointing people to faith. Today on Making Your Life Count, Jonathan Parnell says there is power in God's Word.
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8/1 Your Story
We all have a story to tell; don’t we? Well, today on Making Your Life Count, Mike Clowers explains the importance of sharing your story.
Rejection … events in life can easily make us feel rejected, can’t they? Well, today on Making Your Life Count, Cindi McMenamin shares how a girl named Tanya overcame life’s struggles, through Christ.
Growing as a believer in Christ takes time. Today on Making Your Life Count, Andy Mineo talks about how friends helped in that process.
Can you be “satisfied” in your walk with God, even when you’re facing difficult circumstances? Listen as musician Jordan Feliz shares the story behind his song “Satisfied” on today’s Making Your Life Count.
8/7 Change Through Christ
Sometimes God gives us visual reminders of how the wounds of Jesus Christ bring life and healing. Ken Castor describes one life-giving conversation on today’s Making Your Life Count.
8/8 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.
Following God sometimes means going unexpected places. Just what might that mean? Well, musician David Crowder explains what he’s learned along the way.
8/12 Distant Faith
Keeping faith when God seems distant can be difficult, but it’s not impossible. And Chris Nye believes we all have opportunities to encourage people in their faith walk, especially when they might feel alone and afraid. He explains today on Making Your Life Count.
8/13 Hope in Him
What can you do when faced with daunting life circumstances or painful emotions? Well Steve Arterburn has experienced that. And he offers us his insights today on Making Your Life Count.
8/14 Heart Change
You know, sometimes it’s the little things that can make a big difference. For Sheryl Geisbrecht, one gently-spoken Scripture verse softened her very angry heart. On today’s Making Your Life Count, she shares her story.
8/15 God’s Prefect Love
God’s love for you is perfect. You may know it in your head, but not in your heart. Tanya Godsey describes how God’s love became real to her on today’s Making Your Life Count.
8/16 Ongoing Prayer
Praying for a loved one with severe emotional problems can feel… exhausting. And when Dena Yohe found herself weary of praying the same prayers and seeing no answers, she simply cried out to God for help. She shares her experience on today’s Making Your Life Count.
As a young person, musician Lauren Béa says identity is something she struggled with. Well today on Making Your Life Count, Lauren shares what she’s come to discover about 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.
8/21 Say Yes to God
You know, people can experience God’s grace, through you. So how can you intentionally pray for and care for students? Today on Making Your Life Count, Auriel Zimmer shares the unspoken needs of college students.
Sometimes it is not until bitter disappointments enter our lives that we truly begin to rely on God’s strength. As Sara Hagerty and her husband looked at their struggles with infertility and other losses, they found that they needed God more than ever.
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.
8/26 Sharing Thru Technology
Technology is really making a difference in spreading the Gospel. Today on Making Your Life Count, Bobby Gruenwald, who developed a Bible App that is now installed on over 200 million smart phones and devices shares how people are growing closer to God.
Hearing a story from the Bible can be life changing. Author Sally Lloyd Jones is our guest today on Making Your Life Count.
8/28 Sharing Conversations
For Lauren McAfee, conversations about faith can happen anywhere. Today on Making Your Life Count, Lauren says God is there to give her courage as she shares Him.
8/29 Share Your Story
You know, we all have a story to share? And God can use your past experiences to provide encouragement and hope to people. Today on Making Your Life Count, Linda Fergerson discusses the importance of sharing your story… and how God can use that in powerful ways
8/30 His Time and Place
You know, we’re living in some pretty interesting times. But how can we show God’s love and be a Light to people in the process of everyday life? David Platt gives us his thoughts.