LISTEN NOW! John, Pat, and Chris discuss the new Islamic war on Christians according to CBN reporting. Christians in Egypt, Morroco, Indonesia, and Iran jus to mention a few are facing unprecedented persecution. They themselves have either been killed, jailed, and or in many cases severely harassed. John, Pat and Chris encourage us to stand with our brothers and sisters around the world who are being persecuted for the cause of Christ. We must exercise the same resolve and never shrink back from our beliefs and bold stand for the Lord. All it takes is for believers especially in the west to remain faithful and prayerful and refuse to close our eyes and hearts to our brothers and sisters in in the Lord.
LISTEN NOW!John, Pat and Chris share about the prayer they have been praying for some time now, “Dear God end abortion, send revival”. They discuss how Kermit Gosnell an abortionist in Philadelphia was sentenced to three life sentences for three late term abortions; the jury found him guilty of murder. His wife Pearl Gosnell was sentenced to 7 to 23 months for her involvement. Pearl pleaded guilty to taking part in illegal late term abortions, racketeering, and conspiracy according to the Blaze. “Pearl said, that her husband’s refusal to apologize to his victims meant that he was taking the “cowardly” path, philly.com reports. For her Pearl says “I’m sorry for my part in this horror, she added “My husband is in jail forever, which is where he should be.” John, Pat, and Chris continue to share how Pearl took a very important step and how important it is for us to forgive others especially when they are acknowledging their sin. God is answering the prayers of his people. Repentance is the only way.
LISTEN NOW! John, Pat, and Chris talk about the amazing benefits of Chia seed. This is the same chia seed that has been used in the Chia Pet toy for children where they plant the seeds and the seeds grow and look like hair on the toy animal. CBN reports that that are several benefits to incorporating Chia Seed into your diet. Chia seed contain 6 times more calcium than milk, 3 times more iron than what is found in spinach and eight times more Omega-3’s found in salmon. Once you consume the seeds they grow 7 times its size in your stomach. They continue to share the importance of healthy eating to maintain high energy to fulfill all the Lord has called us to do.
LISTEN NOW! John, Pat, and Chris discuss how brothers from Oklahoma; Jesse, Josh, and Daniel won the game show “American Bible Challenge” and will donate the $140,000 in winnings to missions. They all have memorized books of the Bible. John, Pat, and Chris talk about how it is good to hear good news coming from Oklahoma and are really encouraged by these young men and their commitment to be men of the word.
The New Islamic war on Christians
LISTEN NOW! John, Pat and Steve discuss how failure is not final as they share about Former NFL coach and Super Bowl champion Tony Dungy’s encouraging word for Tim Tebow when he said that “God has a spot for you.” Tim Tebow for the first time in his career does not have an NFL team to report to since being released from the NY Jets. They continue to discuss how failure is more common than success and that when we do fail we can learn from our failures and as John Maxwell says, “fail forward”. Sometimes the Lord will allow us to be in a situation that the only move we can make is to look up. The Bible tells us that in Proverbs 24:16 “for though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again…” They continue to discuss how everyone wants a testimony but nobody wants to go through the test and everyone wants to go through the fire but doesn’t want to feel the heat of the flames. When we are at our lowest we must reach out to God and cry out to him. We can either magnify our problem or magnify the Lord who is the answer to any problem, set back and or failure we could ever face. They continue to hear Tony Dungy’s testimony of how he would not compromise who he was for success and trusted God and doing things His way and how the Lord led him to victory.
LISTEN NOW! John, Pat and Steve discuss how Israel is ready for war as civil war continues in Syria according to CBN. It is being reported by CBN that Israel practiced home front drills to be better prepared if war does break out. They continued that Israel has two concerns one that the civil war in Syria where 80,000 people lost their lives will spill over into Israel and secondly that Syria’s chemical weapons might fall into the hands of Israel’s enemy, Hezbollah . They continue to encourage us to stay informed and to pray specifically for the safety of the Israeli’s. They also encouraged us to stand with those who have faithfully stood with Israel. We must remember and never forget that as Israel goes so goes the church.
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LISTEN NOW! John, Pat and Steve discuss former child actress Lisa Peluso’s testimony and how she found God. Lisa shares that although she had millions, fame, drugs, and alcohol she still did not have any peace. She still had a hole in her heart. John, Pat, and Steve continue to share that no matter how many things we try to fill the huge vacuum in our heart, it will never be filled. The hole in our heart can only be filled by Jesus. She continues to share that every time she prayed and reached out for God to reveal himself she would come in contact with a Christian. She finally gave her life to the Lord and everything changed. She couldn’t stop telling everyone about her encounter with God. The only one who can give you true peace is the Prince of Peace Himself; Jesus and that happens when you accept Him into your heart.