If you've ever felt frustrated because you've struggled to take the steps of faith you believe you should be taking, but hesitate because of fear of the unknown, Real Faith Stories can help. By hearing the true stories of everyday people who by faith, boldly and courageously took great risks, despite their fears – this podcast will help you believe that you can do it too. So, listen and be encouraged. You may be one step away from making the eternal impact you were created for, and becoming the answer to someone else’s prayer.
Imagine at six years old, you wake up one morning to find that both of your parents have left you - literally abandoned you - and they're not coming back. Now you're an orphan. What Luke Redus experienced from that moment forward is both heart-wrenching and ultimately, awe-inspiring.
Melvin grew up in South Africa living in a tin shack with his parents and five siblings. At seven years old, because of a deeply painful experience, he made a vow to free himself from the bonds of poverty. Through an amazing series of God-ordained events, he eventually became one of eight Zig Ziglar Platinum Speaker/Trainers in the world. Melvin ultimately credits all of this to one critical thing: having a mother who believed i...
Late one night In a New York City bar, all by herself on her birthday, out of nowhere Carla heard the voice of God speak to her. She immediately put her drink down, walked outside and got into a cab where her life was forever changed. That was the beginning of a three year journey which has lead to an amazing transformation in her life and business.
Special Guest: Carla Pratico.
The near-death helicopter crash as a Navy pilot was Ryan’s wake up call. After that moment he began to see how God had been orchestrating divine interventions throughout his entire life. Although many of these interventions/pivots were “packaged” in a way he initially resisted, he began to realize God WAS answering his heart’s cry to lead him into his calling.
Ryan’s life message is this: “God WILL give you the desires of your h...
Isaac could no longer deal with the double life he’d been living for 25 years. So, he methodically planned how he would take his own life while his wife was away on a trip to California. But when she sent him a text saying she was coming home early, that set in motion a series of God-ordained events which powerfully saved him from suicide and completely changed his life.
Special Guest: Isaac Bennett.
In 2005, Shanyn attended a conference where one of the speakers talked about raising the dead. She remembers thinking, "That's really great. That doesn't happen here. Nice story." And that was the end of it. However, she had no idea that nearly 10 years later, God would use THAT STORY to remarkably change her life and completely free her from her fears.
Special Guest: Shanyn Stewart.
As a real estate developer in late 2007, Paul was $2.5 million dollars in debt and If he didn't pay, he was going bankrupt. It was right at this time he felt compelled to increase his charitable giving beyond anything he'd ever done before. Many of those around him thought his idea was crazy. Yet 13 months later, despite going thorough America's worst financial crisis since the great depression in 2008, he miraculous...
In 2018 Robert Owens was declared “The Fittest and Mentally Toughest 66-Year-Old in the World” by Joe De Senna of Spartan Games.
Robert says, “Everyone wants to be an overcomer, but nobody wants the battle. Everybody wants to be victorious, but nobody wants to fight through. If you can tolerate it in your life, you won't change it. Everything we want in life lies outside our comfort zone, and you have far more potential than ...
Amy's parents created the highly acclaimed Sonlight homeschool curriculum and, for over 30 years they've had paid staff who prayed for every facet of their business, from customers to vendors. But it wasn't until they hired an intercessor (yes, a paid intercessor) that they saw their business explode. The results were so remarkable that Amy collaborated with the intercessor they hired and co-founded Workplace Prayer. ...
While Michael was nearing the completion of his finance degree in college, he felt an undeniable calling to become a pastor. Yet, after visiting seminaries all around the country, he sensed God telling him NOT to go, but instead, “get a job.” So he did, as a financial analyst. And that step of faith became the starting point for an amazing journey of experiencing the realization that God wants to be our friend. And by delightin...
As a hospice chaplain for over 10 years Bryan has personally witnessed thousands of people breath their very last breath. The difference between those who expressed regret and those who did not? The WORDS they chose to believe about themselves versus the ones they did not. And, Bryan shares the one thing he's found that can destroy regret, even up to the last moment of life.
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It happened during a trip to Israel: Shane and his wife Bridget were praying separately in the Garden of Gethsemane when BOTH sensed God saying, “A transition is coming, will you trust Me?” Then, over the next several years, God undeniably and powerfully orchestrated changes in their faith, family and vocation they never would have imagined.
Special Guest: Shane Myers.
After Cordell surrendered his life to the Lord, he started “knowing” things about people which he later identified as the gift of prophecy. The more he studied and practiced it, the more God used him to powerfully bring hope and encouragement to others both inside and outside the church. In this episode he provides a wonderful framework for stepping into this gift and becoming “naturally supernatural.”
Special Guest: Cordell Ehric...
Growing up in a militaristic home environment coupled with his Catholic faith, Joseph always felt like he needed to perform in order for God to love him. However, one piece of advice from a billionaire Christian businessman sent him on an 8-month journey that remarkably and permanently changed his relationship with God.
Then, Joseph shares how God smashed the idol of self-reliance through a deeply painful business experience which...
Jordan Raynor helps Christians respond to the radical, biblical truth that their work matters for eternity. Find out why.
Special Guest: Jordan Raynor.
For eight years Nathaniel had been successfully managing a fast-growing landscaping firm with 45 employees, then the Lord told him to leave all of it and go back to school. Everyone counseled him not to do it. But when he fully surrendered to the Lord’s direction, he experienced clearly miraculous provision.
Special Guest: Nathaniel Escobar.
After selling over 1 million albums and touring around the world with the highly acclaimed alternative rock band, Anberlin, in 2014 Stephen Christian played his last show. He decided it was time to focus on being a husband and father. The plan was working until all his income sources dried up during a 30-day period. It was then the Lord began to show Stephen how He can be trusted with absolutely EVERYTHING.
Special Guest: Stephen ...
In his early 20’s Geoff faced a 50-year prison sentence after a business venture with his father went terribly wrong. Then a series of God-ordained events began to unfold which lead to his early release and a business that is now touching the lives of people from all over the country.
Special Guest: Geoff Wood.
Adam Gunton is living proof that God wants to use your story to set other people free. Listen and be amazed. Also, included in the show notes below, be sure to click on the worship song link that was hand-picked for this episode.
Special Guest: Adam Gunton.
Through one of the most stressful experiences of my life, I share how God helped me finally break free from the lie of not being enough. Then Dave Charlson shares his story about experiencing God’s life-giving power in weakness.
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