Let's face it prayer is hard work. Paul Miller the former Associate Director of World Harvest Mission talks about the why when and how-to's of prayer. Paul encourages listeners to talk unreservedly to God as children do their fathers.
Is prayer often the first thing to go when life gets busy? Prayer warrior Paul Miller explains how praying to God should be just like having dinner with an old friend; you love being with Him you don't have an agenda and you can talk about anything.
How's your prayer life? Paul Miller author of The Praying Life reminds us of how dependent Jesus was on his heavenly Father even to the point where he said he did nothing on his own. As Jesus prayed then so must we coming to God with child-like faith. A special guest is Paul's mute autistic daughter Kim.
When ordinary people come close to the orphan something unusual usually happens. Hear from three people whose heart for the orphan led them down paths of mercy advocacy and eventually adoption.
What do a nurse an futures trader and an empty nest mom have in common? They've all heard God's unmistakable call to go near and to hear the cry of the orphan. Hear three remarkable stories of three ordinary people doing extraordinary things as they obey God's call to help the fatherless.
The dark can be full of delights: stars sparklers and fireflies. But for this young woman the dark held terror. Nicole Braddock Bromley talks about the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her step father over the course of 10 years and the circumstances that eventually helped her unlock her secret.
Studies show that 1 in 3 women will be sexually abused before the age of 18. Sexual abuse survivor Nicole Braddock Bromley and her mother Cindy Stiverson talk about the abuse Nicole endured at the hands of her step father.
Wounds leave scars. Nicole Braddock Bromley talks about her ongoing healing from sexual abuse which included forgiving her abuser.
Jerry Jenkins, novelist of the Left Behind series and author of the book Hedges, talks with Dennis Rainey about the importance of husbands and wives planting hedges around their marriages in order to grow security and love.
Jerry Jenkins, author of the Left Behind series, as well as the book Hedges, warns couples about the danger of flirting.
Does anyone really know how to be a good parent? Dennis Rainey talks to pastor Tedd Tripp and his wife Margy about raising the next generation. Tedd points out the importance of knowing who a parent's enemy really is and how he operates and encourages parents to help their children understand and love God's truth.
What is the goal of parenting? And how do you know you've achieved it? Authors Tedd and Margy Tripp talk with Dennis Rainey about instructing a child's heart through discipline.
There are two things parents need - energy and wisdom. Tedd and Margy Tripp pass along some practical parental wisdom they've learned over the 20 plus years they parented their own three children.
How much of the Scriptures are really applicable to your life? Christian counselor Michael Emlet prods us to dig deeper into the Scriptures for daily wisdom and guidance and not to see the Bible as merely a book of dos and don'ts.
What does the Bible say you are? Today Christian counselor Michael Emlet points out the three different ways God approaches his people in Scripture - as saints sufferers and sinners. Emlet reminds us to remember this fact when we're comforting and advising those we love.
What will your children inherit? Perhaps a special ring or piece of property comes to mind but the most important thing you'll leave to the next generation is your legacy. Dennis Rainey talks about the magnificent gifts of character fun and laughter that you can intentionally leave your children.
What kind of legacy will you leave someday? We all leave a legacy behind either for good or bad. Dennis Rainey talks about three points related to leaving a legacy: it's not about you but God sin's mark on each legacy and the steps of faith and sacrifice that make up each legacy.
What is your life about? How will friends and loved ones remember you at your memorial service? Dennis Rainey talks about the components of a legacy and asks you to consider three important questions: Where's your focus? Who is your master? Who do you love?
Do you honour your mother and father? Have you considered that how you honor or dishonor your parents will be noticed and absorbed by the next generation? Dennis Rainey talks about modelling love respect and honour of parents to your sons and daughters
Not everyone leaves a physical descendant but everyone leaves a legacy. Dennis Rainey tells how you how to grow your legacy by passing on the truth about God.
What is God's will for you? God has equipped each of us with spiritual gifts in order to serve the Body of Christ. Dennis Rainey encourages listeners to jump in the game of life and get busy about accomplishing that which He has called them to.
Valleys either help you or hinder you. They can either derail you from the purposes of God or make you what you were meant to be. Dennis Rainey offers some special insights on suffering and the will of God.
A good name is better than riches. Dennis Rainey explains that your legacy is the result of the decisions you make over a lifetime.
A house is only as good as the foundation it's built on. Your legacy is the same way. Dennis Rainey talks about the importance of establishing visual milestones in your life as a reminder of God's faithfulness.
It's not how you start but how you finish that determines if you win the race. Dennis Rainey reflects on the end of life and the hope of finishing well.