Businessman Joe Greene believes in practical applications for Christianity -- including applying Christian principles to paying bills, mentoring employees, and more. Learn more on today's show about Joe and his book, "Dare to Succeed." Then Judge Jim Hunter shares how his faith impacts his life and his work as a judge.
Singer-songwriters Rachel Barrentine and Jill Miller wrote "Twelve: The Freedom Soundtrack," an album composed of songs dedicated to each step in the recovery process. Intended as a fight song for anyone with hurts, habits, and hangups, but especially for those in recovery, this album serves as a soundtrack for those who are trying to change their lives one step at a time. Monica interviews Rachel and Jill, and then the pair takes the stage to sing "Ready" and "Making a List."
Orlando Rodriguez is a Christian recording artist. Orlando shares how he got started in music, including his secular roots in pop. Then he shares two songs: "Worthy To Be Praised" and "Reach Out." Learn more about Orlando by visiting OrlandosMusic.com.
Teasi Cannon is the author of "Lord, Where's My Calling?: When the Big Question Becomes the Big Distraction." In today's episode, Monica and Teasi discuss how Christians can sometimes mix up their calling in life with their purpose in life.
Renowned Christian musician Todd Agnew joins Monica to discuss his life, family, and the inspiration behind his latest project, "From Grace to Glory." Then Todd takes the stage with acoustic renditions of "Glory to Our Great Redeemer" and "Grace Like Rain."
Authors and speakers Billy and Yolanda Jackson share the inspiring testimony of their marriage and of Billy's recovery from a terrible motorcycle accident, chronicled in their book, "I Thee Wed: A Couple's Journey to a Godly Marriage." Billy and Yolanda are the founders of Live In Peace Ministries, an organization dedicated to helping Christian couples develop godly marriages.
John Spurgeon is the prison ministry pastor at New Vision Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, TN. On today's show, Pastor John and his wife, Zion, share about this life-changing prison ministry.
Mike Courtney, executive director of Branches Counseling Center, discusses ways we can maintain our mental health. Then Jennifer Brindley, registered dietitian and host of Rise Up, shares foods and exercises that can boost our physical well-being.
Marriage & family therapists Jay and Tammy Daughtry join Monica to discuss the challenges and victories of co-parenting a blended family. Then Willie Scott, Jr, and his wife, Rachel Scott, call in via video conference to share about blended families. Willie & Rachel Scott are the founders of Better Than Blended, a ministry designed to aid blended families to thrive regardless of circumstance.
Pastor Joseph Parker, the director of outreach and intercession for the American Family Association, has made it his mission to stand for the sanctity of life. On today's show, he shares about the American Family Association. Then Monica interviews three students who competed in the 2017 Tennessee Right to Life Student Oratory Contest: Lenore Thorne, William Shaw, and Vashti Johnson.
In 1982, a young Chinese man arrived in America with fifty dollars in his pocket, a Chinese-English dictionary, and the clothes on his back. Today, that man is Dr. Ming Wang, a world-renowned laser eye surgeon dedicated to restoring and repairing the vision of patients the world over. On today's episode, Monica interviews Dr. Wang about his memoir, "From Darkness to Sight."
Derek Faulkner is the executive director of Renewed Life Ministries Outreach, a one-year, residential discipleship training center for men struggling with life issues. On today's episode, Derek shares his story as well as the impetus behind Renewed Life Ministries Outreach. Then Justin Beshearse, a successful graduate of the program, joins Monica and Derek to share his story from addiction to recovery.
As teenagers, Andrew and Alaina Mack moved to Berlin, Germany, with their family to help pastor a small church. Today, their church spreads the Gospel to Berlin and ministers to individuals from over 70 nations. The Macks serve as worship leaders in the congregation and also sing together as gospel artists. Learn more about these talented siblings at andrewandalaina.com.
What happens when a child is born with special needs? Today's show focuses on the victories and challenges of raising children with special needs. First, Monica interviews Janet McClung about her son, Chad, and her book, "Surviving the Struggle with a Handicapped Child: Not My Will, But God's." Then Monica interviews Dr. and Mrs. Marvin Neill, whose son, Eddie, is autistic.
Rob & Meredith Kendall are the founders of “The 180 Program: New Beginnings,” an eight-week Bible study targeted at teaching individuals how to end negative life cycles and start over with new habits and life skills. To learn more about the Kendalls or the program, visit http://www.the180program.org.
J.T. Olson is the founder and executive director of Both Hands, an organization that helps adoptive families raise money for adoptions and aid widows in their neighborhoods at the same time. J.T. is also the author of "The Orphan, The Widow, and Me."
WHTN's Ryan Rehnborg interviews Chris and Stephanie Teague, a married couple who perform together as Out of the Dust. The Teagues share the story of their testimony and then perform several songs from their self-titled album.
Alicia Sharpton is the founder of Beauty for Ashes, a ministry focused on fighting drug addiction in America. Alicia joins Monica on the set of Bridges to share about her vision for Beauty for Ashes and its impact on women who wrestle with drug addiction. Two of the residents of Beauty for Ashes share about their individual journey with the ministry. To partner with Beauty for Ashes, call 615-389-1089.
Ginny Priz is a Christian speaker and a certified life coach. She is also the author of "Ditch the Drama," a book that shares her insights into the famous Serenity Prayer and equips readers with the tools they need to eliminate unnecessary drama in their lives and relationships.
Leanna Cinquanta is the international director of TellAsia Ministries. She joins Monica on the set of Bridges to discuss her extraordinary testimony of converting from atheism to Christianity as a teenager and then abandoning a promising career in horse training to pursue missionary work in Asia.
Brian Morris is the general manager of KQCK, CTN's affiliate for Denver, Colorado. Brian is also the author of "Holy Crap: Finding God's Presence In Your Pain." On today's episode of Bridges, Brian shares the story of his book with Monica.
Monica interviews Jen Vaughn about her incredible weight loss journey. Jen tells the story of how the people around her, especially her coaches and trainers at Gold's Gym, made it possible for her to lose 100 pounds and recover her health.
Rhonda Rhea discusses her book, "How Many Lightbulbs Does It Take to Change a Person?" and then Rhonda and Kaley talk about being a mother daughter writing team and finding God's will.
Karen Jordan is the author of Words that Change Everything, and Anita Agers Brooks is the author of Getting Through What You Can't Get Over.
Jorge Vazquez is an evangelist and the author of "No More Rejection." He is also the president and founder of The Revolution TV. Trillion Small is the author of "The Caged In Heart."
Patti Herrington is a mother who lost her own son to suicide and is the founder of Firefly Ministries, a ministry focusing on sharing hope and healing to prevent suicide.
Mark Baldwin is a studio musician, producer and recording artist. Dominick Cox is a solo artist and speaker under the name DRIVEN 11.
Bridges with the Browns, a family whose youngest daughter Pearl was diagnosed with being "incompatible with life."
S. Renee Smith is a self esteem and branding expert, speaker and coach.
Sheryl Griffin is a speaker and author of "A Scarlet Cord of Hope."
John and Beth Murphy are the co-founders of Rock House Center, a biblical counseling center. Holly Barruso is a counselor there.
Nancy Reece is an integrity fanatic.
Andrea Thompson is the founder of Moving Beyond Ministries.
Sean Dubois Day is the founder of Underdog Media Pack Publishing Co. He is also the author of "Tales From The Joint."
Bethany Sharp and Kelly Bartram and actresses in the film "Where Is Good?"
Yochanan Marcellino is the president and CEO of City of Peace Media and Films.
Sherri Gragg is the author of "Arms Open Wide."
Mary Alice Kenley is a speaker, counselor and author of "Lessons From The Porch at Kenley Cove."