Award-winning kitchen designer Helene Terry will talk about overcoming a self esteem issues, a partying lifestyle and divorce to being a grounded woman of God. Caregiving professional Jeryn Laengrich speaks about growing up surrounded by foster children, and how that affected her life. She will also share about the loss of her baby in-vitro and the loss of her beloved father.
Mother and daughter, Beverly Billbo and Bethany Bilbo Rasmussen, both ministry leaders and worship pastors, will talk about how they endured Hurricane Katrina. Beverly speaks about the moral failure of her televangelist dad, and will discuss healing from her stroke.
Robert Borelli was an associate of the Gambino crime family in Brooklyn, NY. He was going down the wrong path, selling drugs and doing drugs and was jailed numerous times for various offenses; however, one day he got tired of his lifestyle and cried out to God in prison for help. That's when his life changed forever. Now Robert, a seminary grad, is sharing his story of redemption and has co-authored a book called "The Witness."
Cindy Hyde, a former corporate executive with Sony and XM Radio, will share how she and her family hid behind a perfect facade even though there was dysfunction going on behind closed doors. Her story is also about forgiving her dad who left their family. Writer and Publishing Company owner, Marie Valden, will discuss overcoming abuse, both as a child and as an adult.
Terri Gilbert, a Transformation Coach, will share about how her dysfunctional childhood led her to make some unwise decisions. Hear how a bad business deal turned her life around. Rev. Mark Lubbock, C.E.O of the men's ministry, Gulf South Men, lost his dad at an early age to do an electrical shock. He too, made bad choices early on but ended up surrendering his life to Christ in a jail cell. Hear his powerful story of his call to ministry.
Kimberly Fletcher, President and Founder of Moms for America, will share about the miracles that happened on 9-11-01 to prevent her military officer husband from being at the Pentagon the day terrorists attacked that building. She will also tell how the events of that day caused her to be more on an activist in protecting our freedom in the United States. Lou Ann Smith will share how she overcame her father's suicide when she was 12 years old, as well as a tragic accident that left her a paraplegic.
Cathy Kilpatrick, a Splankna Therapist, will share about her child's terminal illness, and about how God helped her heal after his subsequent death at age six. Financial Planner, Shawn Atkinson, will discuss growing up without his father active in his life, and how he ultimately came to know God as his Father.
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.