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David Cucchi lived in foster homes most of his childhood. Emerging from that confusing time period he came to a life-changing understanding of God’s grace and mercy. On today’s Making Your Life Count, David says that change began one morning when a verse in Ephesians became clear to him.
10/2 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.
10/3 Deeper in Prayer
Do you desire to have a deeper relationship with God? Well Derek Minor says prayer is one way you can achieve that very thing. Today on Making Your Life Count, Derek discusses what he’s learned about prayer.
10/4 Sharing Christ
Sharing Christ might seem scary, but with the Holy Spirit’s help, you can be a light for Christ. Mattie Montgomery gives some encouragement on sharing your faith with people today on Making Your Life Count.
10/7 Life’s Ups and Downs
Even though life has major “ups” and “downs,” God has promised to be there to see you though. On today’s Making Your Life Count, former American Idol contestant, Dave Pitman shares from his own experience.
10/8 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.
10/9 Farming and the Arts
Just what do farming and the arts have in common? Well Katie Miller says her grandfather’s love for both set the stage for countless changed lives. Today on Making Your Life Count, Katie shares the unique details.
10/10 Trusting God
Trusting God with the uncertainty of the future is exactly what Tracie Miles has learned to do. Today on Making Your Life Count, Tracie explains exactly how she gives her difficulties to God
10/11 Change Agent
According to Pat Williams, a personal relationship with Jesus Christ is the most important change agent in the world. Today on Making Your Life Count, Pat tells us just what he means by that statement.
10/14 Family Prayers
Prayer is so very valuable to Nancy LaSourd. And praying for her children is paramount. Today on Making Your Life Count, Nancy says she began praying for her kids, before they were even born.
10/15 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.
10/16 Musical Worship
The Psalmist declared: “all the peoples of the nations shall worship before thee and my lips will shout for joy!” Musician Fernando Ortega knows God uses music in powerful ways. He shares what he’s discovered in the Bible about the beauty of music and worship today on Making Your Life Count.
10/17 True Friendship
What does it mean to be a true friend to people? How about following Jesus’ example? Today on Making Your Life Count, Lisa-Jo Baker shares about true friendship.
10/18 Mystery of Prayer
Sometimes prayer does not always bring about what we envision. Today on Making Your Life Count, Michael W. Smith shares with us his thoughts on the mystery of prayer.
10/21 Prayer Conversations
Dan Allender describes prayer as an intimate heart-to-heart conversation with God. Well, today on Making Your Life Count, Dan shares what he’s learned regarding prayer.
10/22 Relying on God
In constant pain, and confined to a wheelchair, Bernadette Todd knows very well the power of prayer. So when Jeff, her husband and sole caretaker was diagnosed with cancer, prayer became even more vital to her. Listen as she explains on today’s Making Your Life Count.
10/23 Caring for People
Do you know any war Veterans in your community? Maybe you’re wondering how you can care for and encourage them. Well, Dr. Robert Hicks speaks from his own experience on today’s Making Your Life Count.
10/24 Reaching Out
Thinking back, Jean Watson never expected that one day, she would be ministering in prisons, through her music. But, God sure knew it. Today on Making Your Life Count, Jean talks about the difference reaching out to people can make.
10/25 Serving Others
Bringing glory to God by serving others -- what are some ways we can do that? Well, Kimeche Carmichael tells us how some young people have found a way to do just that.
10/28 Finding Joy
Serving and caring for others really is a great way to live. Today on Making Your Life Count, Max Lucado says that you can live a joy-filled life as you’re giving back.
10/29 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.
10/30 Broken Prayers
For singer Riley Clemmons, journaling is a big part of her music. Today on Making Your Life Count, Riley says writing can be a great means to communicate God’s love.
10/31 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.
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10/1 God’s Word
No matter what you might be facing, it’s comforting to know that God is always at work in our individual situations. Today on Making Your Life Count, pastor Matt Chandler says God’s word is proof that He works in amazing ways.
10/2 Knowing Neighbors
Packed schedules and the busyness of life are a common theme for all of us. And Kristin Schell often wondered how she could make a difference in the middle of her busy life. Today on Making Your Life Count, she shares how God helped her slow down just a little bit and get to know her neighbors better.
10/3 Unlikely Mentor
For Adam Stadtmiller, his journey to faith was the result of a number of different factors. One in particular was when a man named Dave took him under his wing. Adam tells us the details on today's Making Your Life Count.
10/4 Concerted Prayer
The Bible says, “The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” On today’s Making Your Life Count, Jan Schuler has an amazing story of how “concerted” prayer had a powerful outcome.
10/7 Unexpected Life
Many times in life, unexpected circumstances occur. But though it all, trusting God makes the difference. And not long ago, Boyd Bailey found himself questioning God. He shares the details on today's Making Your Life Count.
10/8 Overcoming Fear
For John Morgan, hurtful past experiences hindered him from having meaningful relationships with people. On today’s Making Your Life Count, listen as John shares how he struggled with fear for much of his life.
10/9 Unfounded Fear
Have you ever let unfounded fears keep you from following God? Jason Gray understands those feelings firsthand. Listen as he explains on today's Making Your Life Count.
10/10 Everyday Opportunities
On the ground, or up in the air, there are opportunities everywhere to point people to faith in Jesus Christ! On today’s Making Your Life Count, Rasool Berry shares one such opportunity he had while on a flight.
10/11 Our Own Experiences
Oftentimes, our own experiences help us relate to people in very needed ways. Derrick Whitmore has been able to make a positive difference in the lives of young people simply by sharing his story. He discusses that today on Making Your Life Count.
10/14 Growing with God
A growing relationship with God is vital. And Gina Butz says that aspect of her walk with God is so important to her. Today on Making Your Life Count, Gina gives us her insights.
10/15 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.
Forgiving people who have hurt you can be really hard, can’t it? On today’s Making Your Life Count, June Hunt shares what she’s learned about forgiveness.
10/17 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.
10/18 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.
10/21 Caring for People
Are you alert to the opportunities God places in your path to care for people? Recording artist Mike Weaver (of Big Daddy Weave) talks about what he has seen on today’s Making Your Life Count.
10/22 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.
10/23 Knowing God
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.
Searching for God’s will can sometimes be a challenge, can’t it? Well, today on Making your Life Count, Larry DeWitt recalls a time of deep searching in his life.
10/25 Online Sharing
Sharing Jesus Christ via social media? On today’s Making Your Life Count, Aaron Marshall shares the unique story of how his brother-in-law was able to do just that.
10/28 Prayer Importance
The Bible says, “The prayers of a righteous person are powerful and effective.” You know, prayer really does make a difference. And as film producer Stephen Kendrick believes, it's a great way to make your life count. Stephen says prayer should really be the starting point.
You know, offering forgiveness can be a hard pill to swallow sometimes. And for Charisa Gaither, she has had her share of disappointments. On today's Making Your Life Count, Charisa says she's been able to use her past experiences to help people.
It’s true… community really is so important in maintaining your spiritual life. And Bianca Olthoff knows how vital this really is. She talks about that today on Making Your Life Count.
10/31 Talking to God
Dana Goodrum has come to know the power of prayer! And Dana knows there is power in a simple conversation with God. She explains today on Making Your Life Count.