Spring Has Sprung… Hopefully!

Every spring I innocently recite a little ditty upon the first sign of winter’s departure: Spring is sprung, the grass is ris. I wonders where the birdies is. They say the birds is on the wing. Ain’t that absurd? I always thought the wing was on the bird.* I say innocently, because it is always wishful thinking. I live in Minnesota, after all, and the third week in March is […]

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How NFL Kicker Jason Hanson Knows God is Real

Back in 2005 I had an opportunity to interview Jason Hanson of the Detroit Lions. He shared his testimony for my first book and later on my podcast.  Last Saturday night I was in the audience for the KLOVE Fan Awards at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. I was thrilled when Jason’s name was called as a nominee for the Sports Impact award. After the ceremony it was wonderful […]

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To Everything There is a Season

“Every blade in the field – Every leaf in the forest – lays down its life in its season as beautifully as it was taken up.“ ~ Henry David Thoreau Autumn is my favorite season. The cool, crisp air of September is a welcome respite from the sweltering dog days of summer. The woods surrounding our lakeside home pop in stunning crimson, gold, and bronze and I stand in awe […]

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The Wonder of God’s Creation

In 2005, I wrote and released two books in my “How Do You Know He’s Real” series. They both feature incredible testimonies by celebrities from the worlds of sports and entertainment. Of course, personal experience is the best way to recognize God’s hand, but we also see His divinity in nature. For a moment, picture yourself walking in a forest of pine trees in the north woods. Do you see […]

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The Beauty of Brownies

There is no doubt in my mind that God was having a pretty good day when He invented chocolate. Technically speaking, human beings can live on manna, but in His infinite wisdom, the Creator must have mused, “Man (and woman) cannot live by bread alone, so how about a little chocolate to mix things up?” Okay, perhaps those weren’t His exact words, but I’m sure that was the basic idea. […]

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An Interview with World Champion Water Skier Kristi Overton-Johnson

Kristi Overton-Johnson is living proof that God doesn’t make any junk.  Despite our weaknesses, He can do something magical with our lives… if we let Him.No matter who you are, you will face adversity in your life. You may feel overwhelmed, but there is always light at the end of the tunnel.  Good things often come from the refining we experience in the fire. Kristi Overton-Johnson is a water skiing […]

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Recording Artist Jontez Shares Story of Miraculous Healing

Though a new face to many, Jontez has spent over a decade in the business. A child prodigy at 12, he received regional acclaim through a ministry-focused Tejano band before finding himself in a worship leadership position at Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Potter’s House. In addition to his time with God’s Property, where he had the opportunity to share the stage with the likes of Amy Grant, Jaci Velasquez and Point […]

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Natalie Grant is in the house!

NATALIE GRANT IS IN THE HOUSE! Join me on GOD UNPLUGGED September 9th @ 2:00 CST as recording artist Natalie Grant talks about the horrors of human trafficking.  Two-time winner of the sought-after GMA Award (Dove) for Female Vocalist of the Year, singer/songwriter Natalie Grant is a rising star in contemporary Christian music. She has recorded seven albums, including her latest release, Relentless in 2008. Grant has been a featured […]

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New Book Helps Unmarried Couples Answer the Tough Questions

Find the Answers to Your Questions About Marriage Before You Walk Down the Aisle… Getting married is the biggest decision of a lifetime. Now couples can make it with confidence, knowing what questions to ask to ensure their compatibility for a life of happiness together. A new book by author Amy Hammond Hagberg will be released on September 2nd to address those very questions. 100 Answers to 100 Questions to […]

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Be more than a Bible beater on this week’s GOD UNPLUGGED

This week’s guest on GOD UNPLUGGED is blues artist Jimmy Needham. Jimmy is on a mission to make Jesus famous. Following his 2006 debut CD “Speak,” his new release, “Not Without Love” was inspired by Needham’s realization that he “had shared the gospel with so many people in the flesh but all they knew was the Bible beater…There is something so appealing when we love like Jesus did. We’ll talk […]

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