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A friend of Jesus

(Please listen to Keith’s story by clicking the white play button at the top of this post. You can read the transcript of the story below.)

I tell people my testimony in one, one short sentence is, “I was a Christian for 20 years and then I met Jesus.” I loved Him before, because it was right. Because I wanted Him to bless me, because I wanted to go to heaven. I was the center that story all the way through. But when I fell in love with Jesus, He’s worthy. He’s beautiful. He’s wonderful. I want to go anywhere, I want to do anything, I just want to live my life to put a smile on His face.

In 1985, I was going to seminary. And honestly, I didn’t know that it was seminary until about three days in. I turned to the guy next to me, I said, “This is just like seminary.” He just looked at me and was like, “Boy where you think you are?” I tried to leave. But God wanted me there because we had to write a paper on, Who is the Holy Spirit?. But I had a lot of different denominational backgrounds. Some said, you’re the dispensation of the Holy Spirit passed, the dispensation of miracles had passed. Others said, you have to speak in tongues, so many syllables per second, and so many decibels loud. And I wanted to know. So it was a wonderful paper for me to write. And I came away with with two very clear things for me. One was, Jesus said, “He (speaking of the Holy Spirit) shall glorify Me.” All the arguments for or against–arguing never honors Jesus. We’re just to lift Him up. But I saw where Jesus very clearly said in Acts 1:8, He said, that “you shall receive power, when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you shall…” And He didn’t say anything about whether or not we would exercise different gifts. He said, “You shall be My witnesses, beginning right where you are Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria, the uttermost parts of the earth.” And then I read over in Luke 4 where Jesus said, and He opens the scroll in the synagogue, in Nazareth. He says, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for He’s anointed me to…” And again, He didn’t say anything about all the things that everyone argued about. “He’s anointing me to preach good news.”

All that really created a crisis in my heart, because I really never had told anybody about Jesus. I’ve gone through an evangelism explosion class, because that was part of the church thing that you did. But the problem with that is, I would memorize what I was supposed to say and if they didn’t say the right thing then then I get lost. And so I’m really shy. I’m a hillbilly boy from Arkansas. And I wanted my wife to be a witness. But to actually tell somebody about Jesus, that was a different story. I remember laying down in my dormitory room, on my face. I’m just crying out, “More Lord, more. God I need more of You.” And I felt like, and please hear me, I’m going to say I feel like God spoke to me and you know, maybe I’m wrong. I maybe have missed God. I really felt like it was like fire in my in my heart, like someone took a firebrand to my heart. So I’m crying out, “More Lord more Lord.” and I felt like God said, “Be quiet and listen to Me. I’m not a stock. I’m not a commodity. You can’t buy or sell or trade Me. I’m not a part, I’m not a parcel. I’m not a portion. I’m all I ever was. I’m all I ever will be. I’m all that I am. And when I came to live with you, all I ever was, all I ever will be, all that I am, everything I am came to live with you. The question is not you getting more of Me. It’s Me getting all of you.” And I just said, “Okay, as much as I know how, Jesus I’ll give You everything.”

I didn’t feel different. I didn’t look different. And I made a commitment; I’m going to go tell somebody about Jesus. Again, I really didn’t know how to do it, or even where to start. I thought, where, where are lost people? I’d always been told to stay away from the bars. And so okay, maybe that’s where God wants me to go as far as the nightclubs. So I got my Ryrie Study Bible. I got my gospel tracks, little coaching tracks, that was the best they had in those days. I showed up at the bar at eight o’clock. And honestly, I thought, “Man, Tulsa is really a Christian town because nobody was in the bar at that time. They started backsliding a little bit by 10 o’clock. And by midnight, they really backslid because the place was full. But at eight o’clock, no one was there. And again, I just never had been to a bar before. And I hadn’t told anybody about Jesus, until two o’clock the bars closed. I still hadn’t told anybody. I never had been awake that late in my life. I looked, I looked higher, drunker than any of the people coming out of those places because the cigarette smoke was burning my eyes. I was up late, my eyes were red and swollen and I looked like a glazed donut.

FInally, three o’clock in the morning, all the cars are gone except two or three and I just prayed. “Jesus if you want me to talk to someone, bring them around the corner in the next five minutes or I’m going home. In Your name I pray. Aaaaammm.” And before I could say, “Amen,” someone came around the corner. Remember, I’m running on adrenaline. It’s late. I’m afraid. I’ve never done this before. I jumped in this guy’s face not regarding his personal space. Holding up my Ryrie Study Bible with my gospel cartoon tracks and my eyes all swollen and red. And it’s pretty bad right now. You know, sir, go ahead. “Jesus died on the cross. His blood was shed, so you can have life. Praise the Lord. Sir, do you want to get saved?” And I can’t repeat to you what he said, but it wasn’t very nice. And then he spat on my shoes.

And I knew I was a failure. I missed God.

So I went and got in my car, put the key in the ignition and it was backed up against the building. As I turned on the car, a big black SUV, big truck, jacked up high wheels, stopped in front of my car, tinted window came down and it was the same guy. [He] rolled down his window. Said, “You really meant what you was talking about back there, didn’t you?” And I’m just…I said, “Yes sir.” And he said, “Could we talk?” And he got down out of his truck and we sat there and we talked until the sun came up. And I’d like to tell you that his life was changed. And I really believe that it was. I can tell you for sure whose life was changed. It was mine. Because in that moment, I saw that those people in those bars, in those nightclubs, those people standing on the street corner with their little signs, or sleeping under the bridges, or those people overseas in their different places of worship, places of war in the jungles, or maybe even a person in the bank, in the high rise in town, or the person on the other side of the fence in my neighborhood. They’re not monsters to be feared and creatures to run from, but they’re kidnapped royalty. They’re created to be sons and daughters of the King of all kings.

So I started going on a regular basis. I started a shuttle service for people too drunk to get home. I think I might have been the original Uber. And it was it was nice for the for the bouncers. I’ve taken away a problem. I started going on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, volunteering to clean the toilets for free. And the owners would ask me, “Why?” and I said, “Well, Jesus washed people’s feet.” So before long, they started trusting me and they had me coming in this places. Before long the let me come table the table and shortly after that they would have me speak sometimes as they would close and say a prayer. And eventually, they even let me speak between band sets sometimes. I started seeing a world that I never had seen. A world of pain and brokenness and confusion and fear. And people trying to reach for something to cover up the pain that was in their life. And so I’d never been around alcoholism, I never had been around drug abuse, abuse, misuse. I never had been around prostitution or gangs or even homelessness. I just, in a season of prayer said, “Jesus to speak to me. I want to reach these people.” And I felt like He said, “Son, I want you to make a 12 foot wooden cross and begin walking through the streets of your city on Good Friday.” And I thought, that is the dumbest idea I’ve ever had. It’s just plain silly. And you know, I, I rebuked the thought, rebuked the devil, and thought that’s the last time I’m eating Fruity Pebbles and pizza. It has to be indigestion. I prayed again, “Lord, I’m listening. Your servant is listening. Speak.” And it was just, if I could describe it. It was like fire. It was like someone took a firebrand to my heart and just branded these words, “I want you to make a twelve foot wooden cross and start walking through the streets of Tulsa.” And again, I’m just thinking, “Man, I need to open the window, get some fresh air. God wouldn’t call me to do this. And a third time, this time I prayed, “Lord, You’ve got somebody carrying a cross.” There was a guy at my local Walmart and he had a like a toga kind of like Jesus would wear and a pretend crown of thorns. He had his van with scriptures painted on the side and he had a bullhorn.

I said “Lord, I don’t want to be like someone else. I want to be just like You.” I felt like Jesus said, “Son, that’s the most religious excuse you could ever give Me. Anyone can die on a cross. Two theives died on either side of Me. But only One could die for the sins of the world and I did it because of love. And I want you to take that cross and identify My message of love on the highways and the road signs of this world where there is no churches. Where there are no meetings. Where there are no conferences. I don’t ever want it to be a symbol of protest. I just want you to lift Me up and I will draw all men to Myself.” I thought, “Well, that sounds like what You’d say God, but could you give me a sign?” And I promise I, I did not tell anybody. No friends, No family. And this is the day that telephones are on the walls. And the telephone rang and I answered. It was a friend, an acquaintance. He said, “Keith, this is the strangest thing. But I feel like you and I are supposed to make a large wooden cross and start carrying it through the streets of Tulsa on Good Friday.” And I prayed, “Lord, that was pretty good, but could You give me one more sign?” I’d like to tell you that my walk has been one of great faith. But truly it’s been one of God’s great mercy, and grace.

I went to class the next day, and the professor, into the preaching class, homiletics class, and the professor who was going alphabetical, and we were in the Ms, like Martin, Miller, Matthews, Miranda. I’m Wheeler, W. But he said, “Keith, I really feel that you’re supposed to speak next week, (which would be the Wednesday, two days before Good Friday) next Wednesday.” He said, “And normally we would select the text. But I feel strongly that you’re supposed to speak from Mark 8:34.” And I looked it up and it said, “If any man would come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.” So by the grace of God, I began on Good Friday 1985, this journey that only Jesus could have done this. I’ve now carried the cross more than 25,000 miles in over 200 different nations, on all seven continents, been through more than 40 nations at war, regions of conflict. Jesus, did it all. I say Jesus is worthy of everything.

It’s not been a sacrifice. It has been a privilege. It’s been an invitation. People pay thousands of dollars to sit on the front row of a sporting event or a musical event, center stage. And the King of all kings, the King of the universe has given us an invitation to sit on the front row, center stage and watch what He’s doing; where He loves, touches, and changes people’s lives.

I began carrying the cross here in Tulsa. And then it was after that, that I would do weekend walks, began walking in nearby towns. I ended up walking all the way over to Oklahoma City. I had no thoughts. I didn’t entertain the idea of ever it being beyond a local thing. And then on one October afternoon, I felt like God said, “Now, son, (I mean, it was just like fire in my heart.) I want you to take the cross to Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria, South Africa.” And for two weeks, it was burning in my heart. But in 1985, in South Africa, there was difficulty. There was danger. And I had a good job. I was a student. What about my family? I don’t have enough money to get over there. And how do you get a 12 foot wooden cross on an airplane? Surely, God makes more sense than this. So I’m not going to go. And when I finally said no, after two weeks of almost daily, just as this fire burning in my heart, the fire went out. Two more weeks later passed, the same professor, it was homiletics class, part two, wanted our class to watch Christian TV. You have to understand this in 1985. This is before we all had computers, the internet or YouTube. This was before we had satellite. This was before we had cable. All we had were not even rabbit ears. I had a clothes hanger that we cut and we put tin foil on the end of it. And we had to move it just to get the signal. And I knew that, he told us what channel was and I had never watched Christian television. I knew who the different people were at that time. It was Jimmy Swaggart, Jerry Falwell and Jim Baker, Pat Robertson, and Oral Roberts. But I never had seen it before.

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I got the channel and I’m not exaggerating, the first words I ever heard on Christian television…Because I’m supposed to write this paper, on my opinion of what they say and the sermon that they preach. First words, it was a Kenneth Copeland conference in Southern California, Anaheim, California. And he said these words, “who has carried a cross around the world is with us today. Arthur, come on up here and tell us what God is speaking to you.” Now, I didn’t know anybody else carried a cross besides the gentleman at Walmart at that time. And this other man named Arthur Blessitt went up on the platform and he said, “Brother Ken, God has been calling someone to take a cross to Cape Town, Durban, and Pretoria, South Africa.” He said, “I’ve always asked God to call someone first. And if no one goes, I volunteer.” He said, “I’m leaving next week.” And he went in my place. I felt so deflated that, that Jesus had called me to do something and I refused to do it because of really and truly, fear. All all of those excuses were based on fear. And the lesson I learned was one of the greatest lessons that I’ve learned along this journey was, I would rather miss the will of God trying to obey the not do anything at all.

You know, the journey with the cross…I call it a pilgrimage. Because it’s, each day, each step, I’m learning, I’m growing. And it’s a lot. It represents our walk with Jesus. You know, my collarbone is, in the clavicle, is grooved because of the weight of the wood all these year. I’ve got about a, just this huge groove on both sides where, because I switch shoulders, but especially on my left side. It’s about an inch and a half of bone growth. I’ve never broken it, but it’s just deformed because of the cross. And, and I say that that’s what the wood has done to my body; but when we take up the cross, when we walk with Jesus, that’s what He does to our hearts. That’s what He does to our life. He slowly and surely and patiently shapes us and changes and forms us into His image.

You know, there’s so many, so many funny parables about it. I’ll be invited to come speak at a church. And the pastor might say, well meaningly, “Please bring the cross, as long as it’s not inconvenient.” And I chuckle because, what part of a cross is ever been convenient? It’s going to cost me extra to put the cross on the airplane. It’s uncomfortable, it’s extra, it’s heavy, it’s awkward. The Cross was never meant to be easy. The Way of the Cross was never meant to be comfortable or convenient. But it’s constantly shaping us and rearranging us, again, chipping away parts of us that don’t need to be there and refining the image of Jesus in our life. The fact that I missed God, and God had to raise somebody else up, God already knew that I was going to miss that. He doesn’t miss anything, and if we allow Him, He won’t waste anything in our life. He’ll take those pieces, and just like the little boy with the loaves and fish, He takes broken pieces and multiplies it. And He will because He wants to feed the multitudes.

I’ll give you another example.

I was walking through Central America many years ago, from Panama to Mexico. And I remember, asking God, what’s the purpose of all this? What? What’s going on? I felt again that He spoke to my heart; just whispered in my heart, “Son, I’m more interested in reaching all of you than I am of reaching all the world. Because when I have someone whose heart is completely Mine then I have someone I can reach all the world through. And He reminded me of the scripture in 2 Chronicles 16:9 “The eyes of the Lord search to and fro, throughout all the earth, searching for someone who’s heart is completely His that He may strongly support.” And I want to be that man.

On that same journey, when I made it about halfway up into Honduras to Tegucigalpa. Local pastors came together and they wanted to, because of the circumstances, they wanted to have a rally. They saw me with a cross, and they wanted me to speak. So, it was a big meeting out in the middle of the city of Tegucigalpa, and I felt like, it felt like Billy Graham. They had the big platform and thousands of people were there, and they had lights on. I said, you know, “Who’s my interpreter?” They said, “Oh, you don’t need an interpreter. Your Spanish is great. And Spanish is a language of the heart.” So just, just speak it. With an interpreter is going to take away…” I said, “Well, I think I need an interpreter.” They said, “No, no, you. It’s really good.” Okay. And I started preaching in Spanish, and I was doing great. And I got to this one place where I said, “and Jesus will forgive”–I mean, I felt like Billy Graham–“and Jesus will forgive all your sins.” That word in Spanish for sins is ‘pecados’ but the wor in Spanish for fish or dead fish is ‘pescados.’ And I said, “Jesus will forgive all your dead fish.” And the audience was just roaring, laughing. And I thought I’m being persecuted for the gospel. So I said, “No, listen, I really mean it. Jesus will forgive all your Fish.” And they laughed harder. And I turned around and look at the pastors and they’ve all got their heads down, shaking. I said, aww you did need an interpreter. So I’ve made more mistakes along the way. I call them bloopers, blunders, other boo boos that I’ve made, that I could write a book about. But God takes those little broken things that we do, as long as we’re willing to give it to Him, and He multiplies that.

The next place I went was into the former Eastern Bloc countries. And I was in, at that time, it was called Yugoslavia. The part I was in was Zagreb, which is the capital state of Croatia. And we carry the cross–it was still communist–into the central square there in Zagreb called Trg Republike, central square. Crowds gathered so much so it shut down even public transportation, the trans, the buses; no more cars on the streets. My buddy was supposed to be keeping an eye on me and walking with me. He got pushed away by the crowd. My interpreter, named Amir, got pushed away because the crowds wanting to get close to the cross. So I just kept preaching, in English, at this point. And I would invite people, “If you’d like to give your life to Jesus, just kneel with me and I’ll lead you in a prayer.” Of course, I can’t hear them and many of them are kneeling. Shortly after that, I’m arrested and I’m put in jail for three days. When I get out the first one to meet me is my friend Amir, my translator. And he goes, “Keith, you’re never going to believe this.” I said, “What are you talking about?” He goes, “You know all those people that were kneeling?” He said, “I went to them, because I know that they don’t speak English.” And I said, “What, what are you trying to say?” He goes, “They don’t speak English, Keith.” I said, “Well, so were they just kneeling because I was kneeling?” He goes, “That’s what I thought.” And he said, “I said to them, how did you understand if you don’t speak English?” (He goes, I knew many of them.) They said, “What are you talking about?” He said, “The guy with the cross.” They said, “Yeah, what are you talking about?” He said, “Well, that guy’s from America.” They go, “Noooo. He’s from here.” And it didn’t matter whether they spoke Croatian, which is called Herzegovina, or whether they spoke Norwegian, whether they spoke Hungarian. Whatever language they spoke, they understood. I don’t know if it’s the gift of tongues, or the gift of the ears, or the gift of understanding. But I believe, had I not been willing to say, “Jesus will forgive all your sins.” or instead, “I forgive all your fish.” He takes those things and it’s a willingness. And then He took that and here I saw this incredible miracle in Croatia, in Yugoslavia, at the time. He doesn’t waste anything.

Here’s a thought. You’ve heard the saying, “just take a leap of faith.” I’m here to say that’s not biblical. Where in the Bible does God say, “take a leap of faith.” He tells us to walk by faith. And how do you walk? One step at a time. And so all God asks for is our next breath, our next heartbeat, our next step. He’s 100% available, 100% of the time. But it’s, how much of us are we willing to give to Him? Not more Lord. He’s saying more of us. It’s who He is making us and He’s making each one of us. He’s transforming each one of us into His image. At the end of the day, I don’t want to be known as Keith Wheeler, the man who’s carried the cross around the world. I want to be known as Keith Wheeler, the friend of Jesus.


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An obedient messenger of the Lord, Lee finds himself facing the greater challenge of unbelief than the hope and possibility of healing when he meets Camille.

Healing the Broken Places

While playing a game with her youth group, Isabella falls and breaks her jaw. When she asks God for healing, He mends more than the broken places.

Healing the Heartbroken

After years of knowing Jesus through His word, Sharla has an encounter with Him that heals the brokenhearted little one trapped within her.

Hearing God’s Voice

A string of bad choices leave Baylee broken and homeless. Desperate for help, her hope is restored by the prayer of a stranger and hearing the voice of God.

Heart for the Homeless

Circumstances in her own life gives Karen a deep understanding and heart for the homeless that leads serving in South Dallas faithfully for over 23 years.

Hope’s Family

Little moments can transform a life. That's just what happened to Lindsey as she spent time with Hope's family. They gave her a hunger for God's Kingdom that she now shares with [...]

I Give You My Life

Fourteen years old Chethan plans his suicide. He cries out to God, "I give you my life" and is overwhelmed by the presence and power of the Lord.

Immersed In Holy Spirit

Chris becomes a success, a wealthy entrepreneur, until it all goes away. A God encounter restores his fortunes and launches a ministry.

In My Father’s Chair

Suffering the loss of his father, Joshua almost lost his ministry and his faith until God stepped in and showed Joshua the plans and purpose for his life.

In Need of a Father

After years of neglect and abuse, Mary Beth's father walked out and she found herself in need a of Father that would never leave her nor forsake her.

In Need of the Gospel

Through missional outreach, Jesse finds that he is in need of the gospel as much as those who haven't yet received it.

Inmates Pray. Cancer Healed.

Usually the one praying for the inmates he faithfully serves, Wayne is diagnosed with cancer and the inmates pray for him to be healed.

Inside Out

As old addictions fall away and new fire is lit, Michael Seth realizes that God's love is supernaturally changing him from the inside out.

Jesus Came in Like a Boss

After years of addiction and lies, Jamie says that "Jesus came in like a Boss" and delivered her from all of it. Her life has been redeemed and restored.

Jesus is The Truth

Searching for the truth most of his life, Brian's life is transformed by Jesus after Brian placed His word over his own circumstances.

Just One

Despite the challenges of running a group home for troubled teens, Tiffany and her family discover it's all worth it if they can save just one from the system and introduce her to [...]

Keeping a Promise

Diagnosed with breast cancer at a young age in Mexico and ostracized from her family for her faith, Tethe keeps her promise to the Lord.

Knit Together

Ultrasounds revealed and confirmed, in utero, that Ashley's son August had polycystic kidney disease in both kidneys. After months of prayer, God knit together a miracle for family [...]

Learning to Love

Jane has found that learning to love as God loves looks radically different from what we've been taught.

Leaving Everything for Jesus

Searching for fulfillment and satisfaction in what the world offered left Lance broken and longing for something real. When he encountered the reality of the righteousness [...]

Leaving the Pew

Unsatisfied with traditional church, John and Eva long to be used by God and leave the pew to be the church to those in need.

Letting Go

Striving for years, Darin never dreamt that letting go of his ministry plans would be God's plan for desire fulfilled and a life of joy.

Life is a Gift

A tragic accident changes all of Matthew's plans for the future. God shows him that life is a precious gift, both here and in eternity.

Lost and Found

Growing up, Adira struggled to fit in amongst her peers and found acceptance in the LGBTQ community. Then God moved and what was lost became found as her identity was restored.

Love for the Unlovable

Convinced that he was unlovable, Jason grew up believing the worst about himself and then he encountered the love of Jesus.

Love Your Neighbor

Born at 28 weeks and later diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, Maddie wasn't expected to live. Rejected by her mother, it was the love of her neighbors that changed her life.

Made Perfect

Left with two options, believe the doctors or believe the Lord, Krissia chooses the word of God, that He made her daughter perfect. Her faith in that promise changed everything.

Made to Worship

Learning to pray to the Lord through singing, Aiva became connected to God. It is in worship that she found His comfort and peace in the midst of tragedy.

Making All Things New

As the Lord was healing Ali's leg supernaturally, He was also healing her heart and making all things new in this modern day parable of restoration.

Miraculous Connection

Brad started a Facebook group during the pandemic, but God started a series of miraculous connections that are spreading the gospel in India.

More to Come

Johnathan shares how God revealed His presence through a near-death experience, a friend's spiritual transformation, and impactful conversations, showcasing the transformative [...]

Moved with Compassion

A young boy is shot in the head and on life support. Moved with compassion Justin pushes past his fears and enters the NICU to lay hands and pray for him.

My True Identity

After years of confusion, abuse, and same sex attraction, Leslie was introduced to Jesus and found her true worth and identity.

Never Alone

Picked on for being different; confused and lonely, but never alone. Justin has always felt God's presence, The One who never gave up on him.

Not Ashamed

Her heart is for women caught in sex industry and life on the streets, but Nadia shares how Holy Spirit directed her to share the Father's heart for a pimp.

Not by Might

Bella describes her journey of finding life through community and walking by the Spirit. She gives a few examples of trusting in His might and the supernatural outcomes.

Offensive Forgiveness

Beaten and sexually abused as a child, Kathy leans on God to find freedom through love and a forgiveness that is culturally offensive.

One Sows Another Reaps

Matt shares his transformative journey from the brink of death, where he battled physical, emotional, and financial crises, to a miraculous turnaround. Through divine intervention [...]

Open to The Call

Through her own testimony of God's goodness, Dawn sees value in everyone and is open to the call of God to make sure they see it too.

Out of the Pit

Desperate, hopeless, and longing for answers John turns to mushrooms to find a way out of the pit and meets Jesus instead.

Partnering with God in Business

Taylor describes how God led him to start a Kingdom Business and gives examples of how Holy Spirit has empowered them to focus on Godly principles.

Persisting In Faith

As Lauren fights an incurable disease, she wrestles with the truths and promises of God despite her physical results. After trying every medical treatment possible and every inner [...]

Power Evangelism

Tom trains tens of thousands to evangelize with the power of God and sees lives radically transformed again and again, believing that there is always more.

Power of Hope

Living in abundant hope, faith and power, Caroline refuses to let her diagnosis of infertility define her faith, her purpose, or the goodness of God.

Prayer is the Answer

As Tracey struggles to find peace amid life's many challenges, she finds prayer is the answer and the only way forward.

Precious Pain

Paralyzed by the pain of arthritis, forced to rest and unable to care for her family Sayo hears clearly from the Lord. Her illness becomes precious.

Provision for the Journey

They sold everything and set out on a journey, not sure where the Lord would lead them. They've learned to trust Him every step of the way.

Purposefully Homeless

Led by God on a purposefully homeless journey, Rachel leaves her job, home, and modern day comforts to find the one thing money can't buy.

Radical Faith

Wanting more of God, Dave moves his family from Australia to California where radical faith is stirred up through obedience that moves mountains.

Reclaiming the Past

Unable to trust God after the loss of his sister, EJ looks for answers and is able to reclaim the past when he has multiple encounters with Jesus.

Reconciling Race

A purposeful engagement and wedding become the catalyst to reconciling race through the union of marriage and the grace of God.

Redeeming Grace

Kristi's story chronicles a journey of brokenness transformed into beauty as God's redeeming love restores her shattered past. From the depths of despair following abortions and a [...]

Religion Makes You Crazy

Erin's world was falling apart. Her religious life left her feeling defeated and crazy, until she was taught her true identity and authority in Christ.

Resource Room of Heaven

Financial plans crumble, car totalled, Clint feels he is being punished by God. He has an encounter with Jesus and learns about the resource room of heaven.

Revival of the Heart

As Hillary longs for revival in the church, God breathes revival into the lungs of a little boy and Hillary's heart.

Running With The Gospel

After multiple confirmations of his calling, God anoints Peter's feet to run with the gospel. When a father affirms a son, there's nothing more powerful.

Seed of Faith

God gave JK a dream that has transformed his life and his entire family. What started as a seed of faith has overflowed to abundant blessings for many.

Setting Captives Free

Once a slave to addiction and pornography, Anthony is now setting captives free through his non-profit and restoring their God-given identity and value.

Sharing God’s Love

Lonnie's desire to share God's love with his community transforms an entire town. From trimming hedges to baking cookies, God uses it all.

Showered with Love

As a young teen in college, Elaina find herself pregnant and afraid. But God stands in the gaps and showers her with love in the most unexpected ways.

Silencing the Inner Critic

Growing up Christian, David saw himself as a disappointment. God's audible voice silenced the inner critic that had tormented David most of his life.

Simple Prayer of Faith

Wade shares how a simple prayer of faith and following Jesus' example of laying hands on the sick has lead to supernatural healings and salvations. The ultimate goal is to follow Jesus.

Simply Say Yes

What can God do with a simple yes? Mike finds out again and again after he gives his life to Jesus and starts tithing.

Sowing Seeds

As racial issues divide a nation, Eniola shares her desire to go beyond unity to sow seeds of oneness for the next generation.

Spiritual Roots

After years of unexplained medical issues, Renee hears that her symptoms have spiritual roots. At the end of her rope, she considers the supernatural. Renee's faith is challenged [...]

Stop Rejecting Me

He spent his entire life rejecting God until kidney failure went from dialysis to a nearly fatal organ transplant, causing Chris to stop running from the only One who could save him.

Student of Forgiveness

Kathryn learns true forgiveness from her Heavenly Father, but had to become a student to truly forgive and find complete freedom for herself.


Leaving his ways and plans behind, Bob chose to surrender everything to the Lord. In doing so, he found true freedom.

Survive or Thrive

Challenged to get from one city to another relying only on God and the kindness of strangers, Thomas learns that he can either survive or thrive. The choice is his.

Tablets of Testimony

Adam and Brooke sit down to discuss what Adam has learned about the tablets of testimony and how their depth reveals something much greater than a law.

The Blessing

What's happened since the break-in? Today we share how God has shown up in a mighty way through blessing after blessing.

The End of Me

Years of addiction and lies bring Ron to the end of himself and to the feet of God. He encounters God in the back of a police car and feels free for the first time.

The Father’s House

When things don't add up, God's miraculous provision provides further confirmation for missionaries to create a discipleship house for lost sons –The Father's House.

The Forgiveness of an Adulterer

A broken past leads to lies and adultery as the foundation of their marriage. Through God's incredible grace and forgiveness, hope is found and a marriage is restored.

The Forgiveness of an Adulterer

A broken past leads to lies and adultery as the foundation of their marriage. Through God's incredible grace and forgiveness, hope is found and a marriage is restored.

The Gift of Compassion

During a mission trip to Congo, Lisa was moved with deep compassion for sexual abuse survivors. She now sees that compassion as a beautiful gift from the Lord.

The Gift of Trust

Faced with infertility, Rod and his wife choose to trust God and His plans for them through the gift of adopting a child with Cerebral Palsy. God has supernaturally revealed [...]

The Heart of the Father

Traumatic events in Sherri's life left her battling fear most of her life. It wasn't until she uncovered the heart of her Father that she was set free.

The Height of Grace in the depths…

Abortion leaves many in the depths of despair, it is only through the heigths of the Father's love and grace that Brooke is able to forgive herself.

The Life God Intended

He had everything the world could offer, but it wasn't the life God intended for Michael. God had a better plan, one that Michael had to hit rock bottom to find.

The Mystery of God

Brad shares about his miraculous healing as a kid which led to a wrestling with faith and science. He's learning to accept the mystery of God.

The Mystery of Prayer

Seeking to understand why some of his prayers are answered and others aren't, Keith finds their is a greater mystery to prayer.

The Power of Identity

Trapped in an addiction to pornography, Josh learns the truth of his identity and the power that has to set him free.

The Power of Story

As a sports writer and pastor, Tyler knows the power of story and shares the profound impact stories have to encourage others, lift spirits, and honor God.

The Power of Testimony

As Brooke and Adam wrestle with their son's diagnosis, they find comfort in a testimony they wrote 4 years earlier that speaks to the power and love of God in their lives.

The Process of Becoming Free

As Cody sings and worships the Lord, he has a revelation that leads to breakthrough in his anxiety. He walks us through those emotions and steps, as he surrenders control to God.

The Risk of Faith

Looking for opportunities to celebrate God, Daniel goes out expecting God to show up in a moment and his faith is increased with every risk he takes.

The Unexpected Church

Through a series of unexpected events, Sam becomes the pastor of a multi-national church and finds immense joy in his calling.

The Wrestle with Hell

Paul's story is a powerful testimony of faith, and love, amid challenges faced by his wife's battle with traumatic visions in hell.

Theology of Suffering

Jim shares about his journey through his wife's life altering diagnosis, near death experience, and the miraculous birth of his son.

There is Always Hope

Throughout her life, Britni has been told by several doctors that there is no hope. But she knows that with God, there's always hope.

There’s Power in the Presence

When the world and all it offers no longer works for Kim, she finds the power and presence of God through worship music and the prophetic.

Today Is The Day

When multiple tragedies strike in Sarah's life she finds herself desperately seeking the Lord. From inner healing to physical healing - today is the day Sarah really meets Jesus.

Trust Me

After receiving a dream from the Lord, Suzanne chooses to trust the Lord with her healing from breast cancer.

TUS Update

Brooke and Adam return home from vacation to find their home has been robbed. They process their loss and the future of the podcast with you, their listeners.

Two Words from a Stranger…

Jeremy prays for an opportunity to share God's love. He receives a word of knowledge for a stranger. Those two specific words change both men forever.

Unbelievable Expectations

From prison to praise, God redeems Mike's life in unbelievable ways causing him to have expectations for hope and favor despite his past.

Unlimited Possibilities

When God awakens Tom's heart and mind to His unlimited possibilities, Tom learns his true identity in Christ.

Unraveling Addiction, Restoring a Marriage

Aaron's life was unraveling because of his addiction and his wife uncovers the truth. Restoring their marriage becomes possible through Jesus, love, and recovery ministry.

Upside Down Kingdom

When Dave decides to attend seminary in Oxford his life is turned upside down for the Kingdom of God and hasn't been the same since.

Vehicle for the Gospel

Rapping and preaching the gospel all over the country turns out to be quite difficult when you don't have a vehicle. Moses prays and fasts for a month asking God for help. The Lord [...]

Voice of God

The appearance of perfection was important for Craig as a Pastor's son, but when he hears the voice of God everything changes. I heard the voice of God in a way that I didn't know [...]

Walk of Faith

Benedikt's walk with God takes him places he never expected as his faith grows with each step.

When All Else Fails

When everything else has failed him, Neb finds himself at rock bottom crying out to God and wrestling for truth.

When All Seems Lost

On suicide watch all seems lost when JD loses nearly three quarters of a million dollars in three days. But faithful obedience pays off. I thought God was going to bless me. And [...]

When Heaven and Earth Collide

An instrument maker by trade, Caleb receives a digital download of an instrument he has never seen and a tribe name in a dream. This dream ignites a journey where heaven and earth [...]

Whoa, God is Here!

John begins each day with expectancy of what the Holy Spirit will do. Lead by the Spirit, he gets to share in some incredible supernatural experiences with God and His children.

You Belong Here

On her own at 16, Monique was searching for family, identity, a place to belong, and ended up in jail. That's where she cried out to God for the first time and discovered true life.

Your Life Is Not Your Own

Rosie has attempted suicide twice since losing her son and is planning a third attempt the very day that she meets Tyler and Andy who share that her life is not her own and God has [...]

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