Author Kevin Almond is the President of Living Fire Youth Ministries International. He will share the unusual circumstances surrounding his birth. He will also talk about how being bullied as a child led to getting into the wrong crowd. Eventually God rescued him and that led to a lifetime of service in youth ministry.
Lee Colan, a Leadership Coach and author, will talk about growing up in a household with both a Jewish and Christian parent. He will also discuss the impact that his children's Christian schooling had on him. Dawn Reeves grew up in a household with volatile and unstable parents. She will explain how that affected her own marriage, but how God healed her marriage and eventually led her to start a marriage ministry.
This program features Life and Business Development Coach, Ministry Founder and ordained pastor Earl Fitzsimmons, as well as worldwide evangelist, Ruben Torres. Earl will talk about how God delivered him from his longtime drug addiction and how he now gives back to treatment centers and recovery groups. Ruben will share about growing up poor, the son of a migrant worker. He will also tell his story about having an alcoholic dad, about being bullied as a child and about how he was miraculously healed after a horrific car accident.
Randy Rial, the son of a pastor and founder of "Road to Redemption" ministries, will share how he overcame a thirty-year drug addition to cocaine and alcohol. He will give a transparent account of how drugs controlled his life.
Henri Haber, the Vice-President of Philanthropy for Opportunity International, grew up in Israel. His parents were survivors of the Holocaust. He will tell their powerful story, as well as his story of how he came to believe that Jesus is the true Messiah.
Dr. Leon Moore grew up during the days of segregation. He was bullied, he suffered from insecurity and depression, yet God delivered him from all of this and he now has his doctorate and is a Ministry Specialist in Church Revitalization with the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention. Dr. Moore shares his powerful story of how he overcome his rough start.
Author, minister, and film producer, R.W. Nelson discusses his book, "No Dark Clouds" and talks about how, after a divorce and a financial downturn, God began to restore his life while living in India.
Real Estate Developer Adam Soto grew up in a Christian home but will share how his life was altered by the unexpected divorce of his parents. However, he will also share how a trip around the world and a special relationship re-shaped his current life.
Kathy R. Green is an author, speaker and ministry leader. She will discuss the valleys she endured, a health crisis for both her and her daughter, the death of her father and marital troubles. Craig Morgan, founder of "Blended Together Forever" ministries is a National Sales Director for Primerica. He will share how about his painful divorce and subsequent marriage which combined families and children. That led he and his wife to start a ministry to help people with blended families.
Shelley Allen is a former English Teacher, freelance copy editor and author. She is also the Director of Roaring Writers. She will share her story about growing up with a physically and verbally abusive mother and how she got through that unstable part of her life. Jody Cox had a stable upbringing but was involved in a horrific car accident as an adult where she almost died and wasn't expected to walk again. Jody will tell the story of her miraculous healing and how she handled this difficult season in her life.
The CEO of Union Gospel Mission, a Dallas homeless shelter will talk about how he ended up serving the homeless, but will also share how his parent's divorce shook up his life and led to suicidal thoughts. Hear how Bruce came through this. Also on the show is Jennifer Keltner, founder of a ministry that fights human trafficking. She will share about having an abusive mother and how she came to forgive her.
Mandy Gaeth shares how she overcame her extremely dysfunctional childhood in Queensland, Australia. Mandy will also talk about how God brought her through two different health scares. Meanwhile Gaye Ganter survived rape in high school. She will tell about the path that led her down, and about how God brought her back after a scenario where she had to feverishly look for her lost dog.