Kate Battistelli, author and mother of GRAMMY award-winning artist Francesca Battistelli, dares you to live a fire lit faith. She talks about her new book "The God Dare" and tells personal stories from performing in "The King and I" to letting go of the shame in having an abortion as a teen. Through these stories hear how God lit a fire under Kate to be a willing vessel. Listen as Kate dares you to let Jesus pick your future.
"Your story is your sword," says Dr. Mark Virkler as he explains in this episode of Greenelines how you can become a storyteller to teach the Bible. Learn the four keys to hearing God's voice. Listen to find out why this theologian became a storyteller.
Understand God's favor is and what it is not. Listen to this Greenelines interview as Gary Wilkerson, president of World Challenge, explains that you will no longer wonder if you walk in God's favor when you know God's nature. Hear about more demonstrations of God's goodness from Gary's new book, God's Favor.
Who is Paul writing to in the book of Galatians? Listen as Rabbi Eric Tokajer explains the context of Paul's writings and how it brings together the Old Testament and the New Testament. Go deeper in your Bible study with Rabbi Tokajer's book, "Galatians In Context."
How do you approach the storm you are facing? The storm could be sickness, finances, loneliness or depression. Author and speaker Carol McLeod says, "Don't waste your pain. Take it, learn from it and help others with it." Listen as she teaches from her new book, StormProof, what to do when you face your storm of the century. Take away from this interview the value of worshipping the Lord before you know the outcome and changing your thinking to ask questions of hope.
Hear how Jesus passed down His authority to the church from author and founder of the award-winning television show "The Washington Report," Ruth Schofield. She explains the spiritual meaning of a king's scepter and the importance of studying God's Word. Learn more about her books in the Power of the King series when you play this episode.
Robert and Gloria Stella believe good marriages are counter-culture when you follow God's view. Listen as they share how spouses can avoid the roommate with benefits routine and become a communicator of love and grace. Believe God united the two of you for a purpose. Learn about their book "CounterCulture Marriage."
Michael Green sang bass like no other high school student in Louisiana. He went on to lead worship and perform with singers such as The Oak Ridge Boys, Bill Gaither, Michael W. Smith and many others. Pastor Michael serves as lead pastor of LifeGate Church in Metairie and Mandeville, Louisiana. Listen as he shares how Christ revealed Himself through the destruction of Hurricane Katrina and gives words of encouragement to help you persevere through trials.
May 2nd is the National Day of Prayer and The Presidential Prayer Team is calling for all believers to pray for our president. Listen as Jim Bolthouse shares why it is important to pray for our country's leaders. Learn about the largest online prayer gathering in our nation’s history and where you can sign up to participate.
How do you stir up hope within you when you are grieving?
Carol Peters-Tanksley, MD, wants you to know Jesus is doing something about death. In her new book "The Christian's Journey Through Grief," she tells the story of going to Jesus about her grief when her beloved husband passed away. "God's friends come to Him with their questions." Hear Carol encourage you to believe the hope of eternity, to not put a timeline on the grieving process, and to go to Jesus. Your soul will be satisfied knowing He is enough.
As a young girl, Christina Meredith was abused by her mother and raped between the ages of 9-16. Then she entered the foster care system as a teen. What Christina did not know is one day her pain would help others find healing. Listen to her story to hear that the Lord has birthed in you, dreams no man or circumstance can take away from you. Hear more Christina and her book "Cinder Girl."
Michael Snyder joins Greenelines to explain why 102 million Americans are unable to find a job when unemployment is down. Listen to learn the two different areas the government categorizes employment and the role debt plays on our nation.
Eric Smith and David Bowden help you find Jesus on every page of the Bible, even in Leviticus. Listen as they tell their story of starting Spoken Gospel which offers seven-minute videos on each Book of the Bible to jump-start you to engage with God's Word. Join them on their mission to speak the Gospel out of every corner of Scripture in every corner of the world.
Be inspired to read God's Word daily when you hear former U.S. Army Major and Chaplain Dr. Jim Linzey tell the story of what inspired the Modern English Version Bible translation. Learn that people still want to read the Word of God in print.
Break the cycle of doubt, fears, labels, and past failures. Pastor Sam Rodriguez teaches you how to destroy and overcome what paralyzes you from receiving the miracle God has for you. Listen to find out more and how you can get Pastor Rodriguez's book, "You Are Next."
Pastor Verna Brown, founder and senior leader of Soul Harvest Worship Center-Modesto, CA, opens her heart about the struggles leaders face with polarizing topics in the church and our culture. She talks about the difficult transitions when children of God get stuck in a sinful lifestyle. Hear how love disarms the devil. Follow the path of love Jesus walked before us.
Become your best self when you are discouraged. Ryan Hall, American Record holder for the half marathon, shares stories of encountering God while running from his book "Run the Mile You're In." Hear how overcame discouragement while running in the Olympics and learned to live in the moment.
"What is the conversation in Heaven over my situation?"
This is a question Abigail Holt-Jennings learned to ask the Lord after receiving a death sentence of cancer. As a health and wellness leader and former beauty queen with the Miss, Mrs. America and Miss USA organizations, she was shocked with no other options except to believe God's Word.
Listen as Abigal shares her miraculous story to see every situation through the lens of Heaven as told in her book, "The Conversation in Heaven."
Our society is rapidly moving away from God. Listen as Michael Snyder discusses this moral decline based on information from his article "40 Facts That Prove That America’s Moral Collapse Is Spinning Wildly Out Of Control." Hear where Americans stand today on abortion, marriage, and more. Understand when things start to get dark, God has a plan.
God calls you to be an influencer to share the message of the Gospel. People look at you to see who Christ was like. Listen as author Matt Brown explains the importance of this influence. He speaks on how to balance walking in truth and love. Learn more about Matt's new book "Truth Plus Love."
Senior Pastor Ron Lewis of Every Nation Church in New York City was recently part of a three-pastor panel on Fox & Friends. The pastors addressed a Barna Group survey about pastors feeling pressure in the pulpit when discussing hot-button theological issues such as social justice and homosexuality.
Challenge what you believe or have been told about the righteousness of Job. Listen as corporate investigator and former investigative reporter Maribeth Vander Weele breaks down the story as if it were a case file to prove Job was guilty of unrighteousness. Hear the break down of the characters with a conclusion on if God was capricious or not. You can read more about her findings on Job in her book "The Joy of Job."
The pain you have been through has a purpose. Listen as guest Tammy Hotsenpiller directs you to identify who you are and find out what you do through storytelling. Start with a story map of your experiences, pain, and joys to see the commonalities. Hear how your story is used by God to influence others. Learn more about Tammy's Story Club at tammyhotsenpiller.com.