GPS: God. People. Stories.

GPS: God. People. Stories.

From murderers to missionaries and actors to athletes, people from all walks of life have life-changing encounters with God. Listen to them share their stories here.


November 29, 2023 24 mins

“Why do I have no family in New York City, no experience in New York City, no history in New York City, but yet I feel like I belong in it, in my gut?”

That’s the question Garrett Raburn found himself asking a few years ago. It shocked his wife, Gabi, who thought they had “settled down” in Fort Worth, Texas.

Hear their story of adventure in this fifth and final episode of our series on missionaries.

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Ben Page left his pro soccer career and moved to the inner city of Charlotte, North Carolina, to live among the kids in his ministry.

Listen as Ben shares the challenges, dangers and joys of living out the love of Christ to his neighbors in what was once one of the most dangerous communities in Charlotte.

“We would drop soccer balls on the ground and just start kicking a ball with whoever was in the park.”

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Carolyn Pace has served as a missionary in Peru since the 1960s. She’s lived through military coups and violence in the streets.

We would hear an explosion, and we're sitting at the table eating … and somebody would say, ‘Oh, I wonder what building or what place that was.’ And then we would pass the potatoes or something.”

Not much fazes Carolyn, but she and her family recently experienced back-to-back losse...

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The Newquist family was loving their new life onboard a medical ship off the coast of Africa. Then the COVID pandemic struck.

“It was absolutely devastating,” Raeanne Newquist said. “We had given up everything to go do this. And in some ways, it felt like it had blown up in our face.”

Find out what happened next in the second half of the Newquists’ extraordinary story.

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The Newquist family was living the American Dream in California. They left it all behind to serve God onboard a medical missions ship off the coast of Africa.

Listen to their extraordinary story on this new episode of GPS.

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Andrea Herzer was an active young mother of three when unbearable pain left her suddenly bedridden. Since then, she has endured many years of illness, including cancer and a debilitating, chronic pain disorder.

Today, Andrea is blessing others with her wisdom, faith, and perseverance in the midst of ongoing suffering.

Hear her powerful story in this new episode of GPS: God. People. Stories.

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Carl and Anna Streck already had three young children when Anna held a foster baby in her arms and declared that he would become their son. 

Doctors said the baby boy would never walk, talk, see or hear. Carl didn’t see how his wife could be serious.

“What I was really faced with was my own selfishness,” Carl said. “When you adopt a medically fragile kid, they’re going to live in your house forever. And that was not the pat...

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Steve Cochlan received devastating news four years ago.

 He was told, “Steve, you've got ALS. You've got two to three years to live, so go home and get your house in order.”

Today, even as his body is shutting down, Steve is clinging to faith in Christ—and sharing it with others.

Be challenged and inspired as he shares his story in the second episode of our new podcast series, “The Great Physician.”

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Britt Bentley was 28 years old, in the prime of his life, when he found out his heart was failing. Fifteen years after his first heart transplant, he was told he would need another—and a new kidney as well.

He takes us on the roller coaster ride that brought him to the brink of death and rebuilt his faith—a journey he and his wife are still navigating with Jesus Christ as their compass.

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Ben Fuller was 16 years old when he picked up a gun to end his life. As scenes of his funeral flashed before him, he put the gun down, but the battle for his soul was just beginning.

When Ben left his home in Vermont and moved to Nashville in 2018 to chase country music stardom, addiction and darkness were chasing him.

This is the story of how God rescued Ben and helped him see who he really is.

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When Alyssa Cathers became a Christian counselor, she couldn’t find many kid-friendly resources for helping children. So, she decided to create her own.

Meet Alyssa and “Anxious Abby,” the character who’s helping children in the aftermath of natural disasters and other trauma.

This is part 4 of our new 5-part podcast series “Creating for the Creator.”

Visit Alyssa’s website to learn more about “Anxious Ab...

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Bubba Stallcup was awestruck when he realized he could combine his passion for video games with his love for Jesus.

Today, Bubba and his team run “Love Thy Nerd,” an outreach for gamers of all kinds.
In Part 3 of the five-part series “Creating for the Creator,” hear how Bubba is reaching out to fellow nerds online and in real life.

Found out more about Love Thy Nerd at their website, or watch them stream live on t...

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Although Kimberli Esther spent most of her career in the New York City fashion industry, she left that world behind.

In this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories., Kimberli shares how she now uses art to express and share her love for Jesus Christ.

Discover how art can be a powerful tool for evangelism and worship in the second episode of our series, “Creating for the Creator.”

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Ashley Armijo and Taylor Krause were only high schoolers when they began to harness the power of the internet to share their faith.

Today, the two sisters and their mom, Ellen, have more than a quarter-of-a-million subscribers on their YouTube channel, “Coffee & Bible Time.”

In Part 1 of our new series “Creating for the Creator,” meet the family behind the faith-filled videos that have touched millions of liv...

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“He had the sweetest cry I’ve ever heard. I can still hear it ringing in my ears.”

Ginny and Matt Mooney’s baby boy, Eliot, spent 99 days on Earth before he went to be with Jesus.

As they grieved, the Mooneys knew they had to share what they had learned through Eliot’s precious life.

Listen to their story in the final episode of the five-part podcast series, “More Than Our Abilities.”

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Kay Morgan-Gurr was 14 years old when she decided to advocate for children with disabilities in the U.K. A few years later, Kay was diagnosed with a disability herself.

“I could just see the church needed a big education when it came to disability.”
Listen to her story in Part 4 of this 5-part podcast series, “More Than Our Abilities.”

Visit Kay’s blog and The Pondering Platypus resource pages.

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The Charlotte-based ministry Cakeable trains and equips teens and adults with special needs, with the goal of helping them succeed in the workforce. 

As they work in a commercial kitchen and sell their delicious treats at local markets and pop-ups, they share the light of Christ.

“We know that first and foremost, that people with disabilities are created by God on purpose, with intention to display His glory,” sai...

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“We felt such isolation … because your whole world gets turned upside down when you have a child with special needs.” 

Becky and Jeff Davidson’s son, Jon Alex, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, autism, and epilepsy. In the midst of their own challenges, Becky and Jeff started a ministry for families with special needs. 

In this second episode of the “More Than Our Abilities” series, hear how God has kept Rising Above Minis...

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“I didn't know anything about special needs."

But Lynn Wilkerson had to learn when her young son showed signs of developmental delays.

This is the story of how Lynn became a leader in serving people with special needs at her church—and how Christ followers can make sure none of God’s children are left behind.

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Louis Dooley’s life was “like the wild, Wild West.” But it was only a matter of time before his crimes caught up with him. At the age of 19, he received two life sentences plus 100 years in prison. 

But on his first day in prison, a mysterious package led him to accept Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. Louis was later given parole after 15 years. 

Now he ministers to inmates, even at the prison where he served time. 

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