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01/1 Faith and Football
Everything he had wanted lay trampled on the ground after injuries on the third play in a bowl game. On today’s Making your Life Count, Steve Douglass shares how losses led to life for college football player Chris Norman.
01/2 Be Kind
Does showing kindness to people really make a difference? Well, according to Shaunti Feldhaun, it sure does! Shaunti shares what she's learned about being kind, especially in tough situations.
01/3 New Perspective
For one man, spending time in prison, and then receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis drastically changed his perspective of God and of faith. Listen as D.A. Horton shares the powerful details.
01/4 God’s Plans
When Lauren Daigle thought of her future, music was a big question mark. But after a stint on American Idol, God made His plans known to her. Today on Making Your Life Count, Lauren shares her journey.
01/7 Encouragement From Others
Thinking back to when she first chose to follow God, relationships with and encouragement from other people were a vital part of Linda Znachko’s growing faith. On today’s Making Your Life Count, Linda recalls some of the first steps she took.
01/8 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.
Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed with all that you have to do? As a parent, how can you even find the time to serve others? Today on Making Your Life Count, Melissa Spoelstra tells us how she does it.
01/10 Your Story
Why are stories important? Dan Allender says people love to hear and tell stories. In fact, Dan believes each of our lives is an unfolding story. He explains on today’s Making Your Life Count.
01/11 Prayer Relationship
Relationships grow as we pray with one another. Deborah DeArmond has found this to be especially true for couples. Today on Making Your Life Count, Deborah shares her observations about prayer.
According to Meg Wilson, being vulnerable means taking a risk. But sharing your story is so worth it! Today on Making Your Life Count, Meg shares just what she means by this.
01/15 Relationship With God
For Dave Butts, he’s realized that his faith is more than just “religion.” It’s a relationship with the God of the Universe! On today’s Making Your Life Count, Dave talks about prayer and the important role it plays in his growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
01/16 Prayer Difference
Praying for people is so important. And it does make a difference. Today on Making Your Life Count, Donna Gaines shares how she prayed for her nephew.
01/17 Angry With God
Have you ever felt so angry with God that you didn’t even want to talk to Him? Samara Bowne knows what that feels like. On today’s Making Your Life Count, Samara shares her story.
01/18 Building Relationships
Do you have neighbors? Can you bake cookies? Many great relationships have started that way! On today’s Making Your Life Count, Jay Dennis describes what he and his wife Angie enjoy doing.
01/21 Let Go and Let God
You know, taking too much on can potentially lead to burn-out. Today on Making Your Life Count, Katie Reid has learned that letting go and letting God take control is freeing.
01/22 God’s Love
Singer Brandon Heath remembers when he first came to understand God’s love and the difference it makes. Today on Making Your Life Count, Brandon discusses his faith journey.
01/23 Following God
Sometimes God’s plan for our lives is quite different from what we envisioned. And it’s following His lead, by faith, that can usher us into a great adventure. On today’s Making Your Life Count, Musician Tauren Wells says he has experienced the ups and downs of following God in that adventure.
01/24 Unexpected Circumstances
In life, unexpected circumstances happen, don’t they. But even so, God is there. Today on Making Your Life Count, Barb Roose shares how she and her sister coped with the loss of their father.
01/25 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.
01/28 True Identity
Life can certainly get hectic sometimes, but even in the busyness of life, it’s important to remember where your true identity lies. Today on Making Your Life Count, Curtis Zackery says it’s who we are, not what we do that is most important.
No matter what trials life presents, singer Laura Story knows firsthand God's blessings through it all. Today on Making Your Life Count, Laura discusses a song she has written about the blessings she’s seen despite a very dark time in her life.
You know, growing closer in relationship with God takes discipline. Today on Making Your Life Count, Brent Crowe discusses how he has come to understand this process better through the years.
01/31 Life-Changing Experience
College can certainly be a very inspirational time in one’s life. In fact, for Mark Gauthier, it was life-changing. Today on Making Your Life Count, Mark shares his own experience.
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01/1 Possible With God
You know, raising kids in this day and age can seem impossible. But with the right perspective, and with faith in God, all things are possible. Crawford Loritts joins us today on Making Your Life Count.
01/2 On Your Own
You know, it’s sometimes easy to feel like you’re able to do things in your own strength. Musician Trip Lee has learned that relying on God, in prayer, is far better that anything he could attempt to accomplish on his own.
01/3 Game Plan
Did you have a “Game Plan” for your life? Have things not turned out exactly like you’d planned? Today on Making Your Life Count, our guest is former NFL cornerback Charles Emanuel. He shares his own difficult transition.
01/4 Lifestyle of Love
You know, Scott Moffatt loves to hear about people modeling a lifestyle that makes an eternal difference. And today on Making Your Life Count, Scott shares how some college students have had great opportunities to do this.
01/7 Enduring Difficulties
Singer Kari Jobe has been through hard times. And as a result, she is able to encourage others in their own experiences. Today on Making Your Life Count, Kari shares about God’s grace.
01/8 God’s Image
It’s amazing to think about how we are all created in God’s own image! Today on Making Your Life Count, Dennis Rainey explains why that is important when it comes to parenting.
Despite her upbringing, Rachel Linden has come to know God’s unconditional love and forgiveness. On today’s Making Your Life Count, Rachel shares her story.
Born without arms, Daniel Ritchie has faced his share of struggles. Today on Making Your Life Count, Daniel shares some of the lessons he’s learned through the years.
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.
01/14 Be Intentional
In this day and age, it’s easy to live life without really interacting with your neighbors. On today’s Making Your Life Count, Jen Wilkin shares how she’s learning to be intentional in her relationships with people.
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.
01/16 Prayer Direction
Talking to God, in prayer, is so crucial in growing closer to Him. Today on Making Your Life Count, Dayton Hartman says prayer is the perfect way to find direction from God.
01/17 Love and the Outcome
Finding your place in the body of Christ can look different for each individual. Singer Jodi King (with Love and the Outcome) has traveled the world. That has helped her understand God’s love more deeply. She explains on today's Making Your Life Count.
01/18 Biblical Story
Pastor and author Max Lucado says the biblical story of Joshua can really help us make our lives count. Listen as Max describes how it applies to us still today.
01/21 A New Direction
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. Today on Making Your Life Count, Jim shares just how that change occurred.
01/22 Unending Love
You know, understanding God’s never-ending love for you is life-changing. Today on Making Your Life Count, Katie Bennett talks about that very thing, and the difference God’s love makes on so many levels.
Marcia Ramsland says focusing on a verse of the Bible everyday has really helped her in her relationship with God. Today on Making Your Life Count, Marcia shares how she does this.
Ben Malcolmson knows very well the importance of investing in people’s lives. He has been a recipient of that investment himself. Today on Making Your Life Count, Ben shares his experience.
01/25 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.
01/28 Time With God
For Haley DiMarco, spending quality time with God every day is an absolute necessity. On today’s Making Your Life Count, Haley shares what she’s learned about this in her life.
01/29 Powerful Prayer
Has prayer ever felt awkward for you? Well, Kristin King found that different notions about prayer left her feeling confused and uncertain. Today on Making Your Life Count, Kristin tells us what she’s learned about prayer.
Taking a leap of faith... That means different things to different people. Today on Making Your Life Count, Lisa Harper talks about her leap of faith.
Investing in people’s lives… through relationship, and through prayer. As a result of these things, Rob Townsend has seen life-change happen. Rob is today’s guest on Making Your Life Count.