"God, this fool wants to know you." With a chaotic and confusing upbringing of abuse, loneliness, and a lost family, Taylor Moore began struggling with suicidal thoughts as early as age 5 and began drinking at age 12. Though she continuously sought love and acceptance and had people who loved her, she had a hard time understanding and accepting it. She began filling the void in her life with everything but Jesus. Now, a Second Year student at the Bible Institute, Taylor shares the unique wake up call and process that God used to get a hold of her life.
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This week on the podcast we listen to Scotty Matthews as he tells us about a period in his life when he went went through a time of uncertainty after losing his job. Now through the time of uncertainty Scotty stayed positive even though it would have been easy for him to became negative and even depressed. So sit back and enjoy this weeks podcast with Scotty Matthews and a new guest host Brice Futch.
On this episode of the Word of Life Podcast, we are joined by "Mike," a native missionary to Vietnam. Vietnam is a country where Christians are not allowed to share their faith publically. Mike shares his story of how his family came to know Christ, discusses the spiritual state of the nation, and how Christianity is growing despite the widespread persecution. This is an eye opening episode that you do not want to miss!
When Jacob was young his father killed his mother and changed his life forever. By the grace of God Jacob was sent to a loving home to live with his aunt and uncle. Through growing up in a loving home with a loving church that served him, Jacob learned the power of the Gospel to free him from being a victim.
Now years later Jacob is a full-time missionary with Word of Life. He sat down with Jonathan and Tyler to talk about his past and what God has taught him along the way. He opens up about how the Gospel helped him to reach out to his father who is now serving consecutive life sentences in prison. Jacob explains how he was able to forgive and talks about his current ministry reaching the lost as a missionary in South Korea with Word of Life.
This week on the Word of Life Podcast we talked with Lynn Andrews. She works in Word of Life's Florida ministry with her husband Rich Andrews Director of Florida Ministries. Lynn joins us on the phone to talk about her testimony of God graciously bringing her to himself and how He brought her to a point of total surrender to His will. Lynn also talks about the pain of hearing that her daughter was deaf, after suffering a deadly illness. She also talks about dealing with the pain of almost losing a son just a few years ago. God never promised that our families would always be safe. Hear how God has walked with Lynn and Rich through each of these trying times and their faithfulness through the storms of life.
The past six weeks of the life of the Phillips family has been quite crazy and rather difficult as complications with the pregnancy has turned into a 6 week and ongoing storm. Listen in as your host Jonathan Phillips recounts his story on what has happened and what is currently happening as they are still in the middle of the storm.
Most kids grow up with the idea of a monster in their closet or under their bed but with the loving assurance from a parent or loved one, that fear fades away. For Abigail Joy, her monster was no fictional thought up character but rather her abusive Father. This story is real and quite shocking but will leave you in tears of joy as evil cannot prevail against the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords.
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Where do you go when life gets unbearably dark? Courtney has experienced more in her young life than most people ever will. Through abuse, military life, motherhood, and loss, her story displays a faithful strength that only God could provide. Listen as she shares her powerful testimony, and be encouraged to know that God is still working in and restoring her life.
In this episode we sit down with Kayla, a first year Bible Institute student, as she shares her experience of growing up in a broken home. Though drugs, alcoholism, and neglect defined her past, listen to her story of how the Lord changed the course of her life, and how she finally experienced the love of a family.
We are joined today by Manny Rojas, a nineteen year old student at the Bible Institute. Though different trials forced him to grow up quickly, he has a testimony that is full of God’s faithfulness. Listen to Manny’s story, and be encouraged by his genuine desire to bring God glory!
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