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God works in people’s lives in amazing ways every day. Listen to some of those stories here.
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“All of these things would never have happened without Jesus being in my life.”Ken Barun calls himself one of the original hippies. Growing up in New York City, Ken fell into drug addiction in his teenage years. After ending up homeless in Houston, he got sober after someone told him that God had other plans for his life besides addiction.Ken went on to work in the White House with the Reagan administration and at McDonald’s doing charity work. But he still felt something missing in his life, until he surrendered it to Jesus. Today, Ken works here at the BGEA, and he shares his story on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories. If you’re anxious or fearful and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net.You can help advance the Gospel through programs like this one. Learn more about giving to the BGEA: https://billygraham.org/donation/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/Connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “High Cost of Low Living.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/high-cost-of-low-living/Music used in this episode:Newsboys – “Live With Abandon” Newsboys – “Beautiful Story” GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Harvey Thomas was sound asleep in a hotel when a bomb planted by the Irish Republican Army exploded directly under him. He was catapulted through the roof of the building and buried under 10 tons of rubble.As a follower of Jesus Christ, Harvey realized he needed to forgive the man who planted the bomb. How would the bomber respond to Harvey? Listen to Harvey’s riveting story of working for Margaret Thatcher, facing death and meeting the terrorist who almost killed him.If you’re anxious or fearful and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net.You can help advance the Gospel through programs like this one. Learn more about giving to the BGEA:https://billygraham.org/donation/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/You can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on Billy Graham Radio on Facebook.This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s 1993 message, “The Good News in Northern Ireland.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/the-good-news-in-ireland/Music used in this episode:The Afters – “With You Always” @ 0:27The Afters – “With You Always” @ 10:45The Afters – “Find Your Way” @ 14:40GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
From the fear and suffering brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic to social unrest in the summer and a contentious election season, 2020 was filled with pain and difficulty.On this year-end edition of GPS, you’ll hear the stories of people who responded to the challenges of 2020 in a variety of ways, including Franklin Graham. We hope it will be a reminder that God hasn’t left us during these dark days, and that He holds the future as we head into 2021.If you’re anxious or fearful and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net.You can help advance the Gospel through programs like this one. Learn more about giving to the BGEA:https://billygraham.org/donation/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/You can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on Billy Graham Radio on Facebook. Music used in this episode:Austin French – “In America” @ 0:00Micah Tyler – “Mighty to Love” @ 14:47Micah Tyler – “Life Up Ahead” @ 19:22GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Peter Mutabazi spent his childhood feeling alone and forgotten in the streets of Kampala, Uganda, until the generosity of one family changed his life forever.That family taught Peter about the love of Jesus Christ and what it meant to be loved and affirmed. Now, as a foster and adoptive parent, Peter shares that same love and generosity with children in America.If you’re anxious or fearful and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net.You can help advance the Gospel through programs like this one. Learn more about giving to the BGEA: https://billygraham.org/donation/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/Connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s 1993 message, “John 3:16.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/john-316-2/ Music used in this episode:Newsboys – “O Holy Night” MercyMe – “Do You Hear What I Hear?"GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Alisa Childers was a member of the Christian pop group ZOEgirl. When the group broke up and Alisa joined a Nashville church, she discovered her pastor was a self-described “hopeful agnostic.” Under his Bible study teaching, Alisa’s faith was “getting wrecked.” Determined to find the truth about Jesus, Alisa was shocked at the amount of evidence she found.If you’re anxious or fearful and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net.You can help advance the Gospel through programs like this one. Learn more about giving to the BGEA: https://billygraham.org/donation/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/Connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “What is Truth?” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/truth/ You can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on Billy Graham Radio on Facebook.Discover more about apologetics, how to spot progressive Christianity and Alisa Childres’ podcast and blog here: https://www.alisachilders.com/ Music used in this episode:Alisa Childers – “Take It From Me” @ 0:26Alisa Childers – “The Truth Is” @ 15:31Alisa Childers – “Wake Me Up” @ 20:36GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 
Jean Graham Ford is Billy Graham’s younger sister. She has a unique perspective on the world-famous evangelist, who she affectionately called “Billy Frank.” On this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories., hear humorous and warm memories of her brother—and also get to know Jean Graham Ford better. Through hardships such as facing polio as a child, losing her 21-year-old son to a heart disorder and walking with her daughter through breast cancer, she has relied on Jesus Christ.If you’re anxious or fearful and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net.You can help advance the Gospel through programs like this one. Learn more about giving to the BGEA: https://billygraham.org/donation/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/Discover more about the Graham Family Homeplace and the Billy Graham Library here https://billygrahamlibrary.org/Connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “John 3:16.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/john-316-2/Music used in this episode:Austin French – “Why God”Newsboys – “Hallelujah for the Cross”Newsboys – “That Home”GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
John Cooper knows what it feels like to feel hurt, broken and angry. He knows what it feels like to question God and cry out for help. And because he knows Jesus, John has the answer to life’s problems. He’s committed to sharing that truth with people around the world through rock music.John is the lead singer of the band Skillet and he joins us on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories. You’ll hear John talk about the tragedy of losing his mom to cancer as a teenager, seriously doubting God in college and dealing with criticism from both the Christian and secular music industries. But you’ll also hear him discuss why his story is ultimately filled with hope and restoration.We previously had John’s wife, Korey Cooper, on the podcast. She’s a guitarist in the band. You can hear her story here: https://billygraham.org/audio/skillets-korey-cooper-on-sharing-her-faith-on-and-off-stage/If you’re anxious or fearful and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683. Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net. You can help advance the Gospel through programs like this one. Learn more about giving to the BGEA: https://billygraham.org/donation/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/Connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “Whose Fool Are You?” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/whose-fool-are-you/Music used in this episode:Skillet – Save MeSkillet – LionsSkillet – This is the Kingdom GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Douglas Carver is a retired general who served as Chief of Chaplains for the U.S. Army. He spent nearly thirty years caring for the spiritual needs of soldiers. On this episode of GPS, he shares stories of ministry—including ones about Thanksgiving and being under fire during a Christmas service in wartime Iraq.If you’re anxious or fearful and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net.You can help advance the Gospel through programs like this one. Learn more about giving to the BGEA: https://billygraham.org/donation/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/Connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “A Time of Thanksgiving.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/time-of-thanksgiving/Music used in this episode:MercyMe – “Homesick”The Afters – “With You Always”The Afters – “Battles”GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Steve McQueen was an iconic movie star. He chased after fame and fortune, and found them--in a big way--but it wasn’t enough. He kept searching for something he couldn’t identify. Until he found Jesus Christ. Marshall Terrill has written a biography of the actor. Listen as he recounts Steve McQueen’s unlikely journeys to stardom and faith in Jesus. If you’re anxious or fearful and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net. You can help advance the Gospel through programs like this one. Learn more about giving to the BGEA: https://billygraham.org/donation/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/Connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “Problems of Youth.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/problems-of-youth/ Find more information about Marshall Terrill’s book “Steve McQueen: In His Own Words”: https://www.daltonwatson.com/Steve-McQueen-In-His-Own-Words-s/1944.htmMusic used in this episode:MercyMe – “New Lease on Life” GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Ted Winsley heard God call him to be a pastor at the age of 16. But when Ted learned what kind of lifestyle that would require, he ran away from God to chase wealth and pleasure instead. Still, God continued to work in Ted’s life and he finally surrendered his heart to Christ. Ted became a chaplain for the Philadelphia Eagles, and God used his life experiences to help him connect with pro football players. Ted shares how he’s seen God work in the lives of those players on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories. n honor of Veterans Day, check out the newest episode of our other podcast, Fearless. Cissie Graham Lynch sits down with her brother, Edward Graham, to discuss why it’s important to remember this holiday. Listen to the full episode: https://cissiegrahamlynch.com/episode-35-a-glimpse-inside-the-life-of-my-favorite-veteran-an-interview-with-my-brother-edward-graham/If you’re anxious or fearful and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net. You can help advance the Gospel through programs like this one. Learn more about giving to the BGEA:https://billygraham.org/donation/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/Connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “Can You Run Away From God (Jonah).” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/can-you-run-away-from-god-jonah/Music used in this episode:Newsboys – “Live With Abandon” @ 0:00Newsboys – “Family of God” @ 14:20Newsboys – “Impossible” @ 18:20 GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
“The sense of God’s presence completely left me … and I felt the silence of God.”Andrew Brunson and his wife Norine had served as missionaries in Turkey for more than 20 years when Andrew was falsely charged with being part of a terrorist organization. He was held in prison for more than two years, while people around the world prayed and petitioned for his release.It was an incredibly difficult time. Andrew struggled with feeling weak, alone and even suicidal. But he never lost his faith in Jesus, even when it seemed like God had abandoned him. Hear why on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories.If you’re anxious or fearful and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net.You can help advance the Gospel through programs like this one. Learn more about giving to the BGEA: https://billygraham.org/donation/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/Connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/This interview with Andrew Brunson comes from an episode of Fearless with Cissie Graham Lynch. Listen to the full episode here: https://cissiegrahamlynch.com/episode-29-faith-through-fear-an-interview-with-andrew-and-norine-brunson/Download Andrew’s song for free and keep up with his ministry efforts at https://www.wavestarters.org/This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “Keeping the Unity of the Spirit.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/keeping-the-unity-of-the-spirit/Music used in this episode:Andrew Brunson – “Worthy of My All”GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
After she was sexually abused by a man who claimed to be a Christian, Liz Jester rejected God and started exploring other religions.“I thought … I have all this bitterness and anger towards the church, but maybe there’s a way to seek God outside of the church.”Her exploration of New Age Spirituality led her down a dark path of witchcraft and idol worship as she fell deeper into depression. Then a solo trip to Europe and the Middle East led her to a life-changing discovery.You can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on Billy Graham Radio on Facebook.
“I can’t possibly sit in this space for the next several hours by myself. I will die.” When Rebekah Lyons moved to New York City with her family, she began experiencing extreme panic attacks that were triggered by tight spaces. Rebekah also began having flashbacks to when she thought she was dying while giving birth to her son years earlier. As Rebekah found freedom from anxiety, she launched a writing and speaking career to help others struggling with mental health issues. She shares her ongoing battle on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories, along with the challenges of raising kids with special needs.  You can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/ Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net. If you’re anxious or fearful about any of the crises facing our society and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683. This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “Cure for Anxiety.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/cure-for-anxiety/Music used in this episode:Laura Story – “Grace Abounds” @ 0:37Laura Story – “Faithful God” @ 17:11Laura Story – “Perfect Peace” @ 22:01 GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
“I’m leading a small group Bible study every week here at my home, and I’m just this fake—just this fraud.” Jason Biddle was trying to live the Christian life, but he hadn’t fully surrendered to Christ. It all came to a head when a drug-induced seizure left him close to death while alone with his young children. This is the conclusion of Jason’s powerful story of redemption.  You can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on Billy Graham Radio on Facebook. 
It seemed like nothing could stop Jason Biddle’s addiction. Liver cancer, a failing marriage and even passing out while caring for his baby.“I looked in the mirror and I’m like, ‘God, if You’re real, I need Your help because I can’t do this anymore.’”Today, Jason is amazed to be writing and recording Christian music—and sharing his riveting story of redemption. This is the first part of that story.You can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on Billy Graham Radio on Facebook.
‘You’re supposed to be in solitary confinement by yourself, but it was me and Jesus.’ Jon Ponder spent 37 years living life his own way—he was involved with a gang, abused drugs and committed crime. After his arrest, the bank robber heard a Billy Graham message on the radio and began a relationship with God. Jon shares his story on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories.Learn more about Jon Ponder: https://hopeforprisoners.org/jon-ponder/You can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net.If you’re anxious or fearful about any of the crises facing our society and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683. This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “Time to Come Home.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/time-to-come-home-2/Music used in this episode:Newsboys – “Born Again” @ 0:28Newsboys – “Your Love Never Fails” @ 17:22Newsboys – “No Longer Slaves” @ 22:05GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
“Most of us long to be known, but we’re so afraid because we think who we really are at our core is not acceptable.”Sheila Walsh is a singer, author and TV personality who constantly fought to be the “perfect Christian.” On this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories., Sheila opens up about how that battle led her to have a nervous breakdown during a TV interview—and how God brought about healing in her life. There’s more details and a livestream of Franklin Graham’s Prayer March 2020 at https://prayermarch2020.com/You can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net.If you’re anxious or fearful about any of the crises facing our society and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “Turn to God in Prayer.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/turn-to-god-in-prayer/Music used in this episode:Sheila Walsh – “The Heartache No One Sees” @ 0:00Sheila Walsh – “I Could Sing of Your Love Forever” @ 0:00Sheila Walsh – “Angels with Dirty Faces” @ 0:00GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
“I did all that church stuff … but I was missing Jesus.”Tyler Ellis was in Bible college when he realized he had been relying on his own good works, not Jesus, to save him. After that, he set out to interview 50 people—from Christians to Muslims to atheists—and ask them a crucial question.“If God and heaven are real, on what basis do you believe God would or would not accept you into heaven?”Find out what Tyler learned after two years of coffee shop conversations that were recently turned into a popular TEDx Talk. You can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on Billy Graham Radio on Facebook.To learn more about Tyler's ministry, visit  www.BTylerEllis.com
“God does provide what we need, when we need it. His grace is sufficient.”Ben Young knows all about walking through hard times. As a pastor, he’s shepherded others during their worst days. He’s also gone through painful experiences of his own—like an extended season of doubting God and a difficult divorce from his wife.Through his relationship with Christ, Ben has learned what it means to thrive when the future looks bleak. He’ll share some of what he’s discovered, and is still trying to learn, on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories.You can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/ Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net.If you’re anxious or fearful about any of the crises facing our society and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “Why Does God Permit Us to Suffer?” Listen to the full message: www.billygraham.org/audio/why-does-god-permit-us-to-suffer/Music used in this episode:Citizen Way – “Fall Like the Rain” @ 0:00Newsboys – “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” @ 0:00Newsboys – “Beautiful Story” @ 0:00GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Robin Steele and his wife Erica were happily married and expecting their first child when their entire world was flipped upside down. Doctors told the Steeles their daughter Kennady’s brain had failed to form correctly. She was given just 12 months to live.Robin prayed for healing, or for God to take Kennady to heaven so she would be free from pain. Robin never imagined there was a third option. He shares more about that unexpected answer on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories.“I had no idea that God was so good—that she [was not] healed and she would not die—but yet our life could be so amazingly blessed.”Keep up with Robin and the Steele family’s journey with Kennady: www.mademeaningful.comYou can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net.If you’re anxious or fearful about any of the crises facing our society and would like to pray with someone, call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “Why Does God Permit Us to Suffer?” Listen to the full message: www.billygraham.org/audio/why-does-god-permit-us-to-suffer/Music used in this episode:Citizen Way – “Love Has Won” @ 0:00Citizen Way – “Hallowed Be Thy Name” @ 0:00Citizen Way – “Be Still” or “God You Are Good” @ 0:00GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
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Caleb Shuler Sr

amazing. You are a true inspiration

Oct 14th
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Caleb Shuler Sr

CPS is the worst. Nobody, unless most obvious cases, should be able to touch or make a decision w your own children

Jun 26th
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Jaime Zwicker

thanks for the podcast.

Jun 9th
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Old Creepy

#truth God is sovereign over everything!

Aug 13th
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مراد القرني 46سنه

مرحبا

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