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Season 3 is Coming…

Hey Compelled listeners! So it’s been a while since you’ve heard from us. In fact, we published our last episode in October of last year. (so yeah, basically a year ago) We were hoping to release Season 3 this past summer and even made an announcement about that… but then a little pandemic hit the […]

#30 Forgiving My Kidnappers – Gracia Burnham

Gracia Burnham was serving as a missionary in the Philippines when she and her husband were kidnapped by Muslim terrorists. They spent over a year in the jungle as hostages enduring hardships of all kinds, including constant shortage of drinking water, near starvation, and 17 gun battles. Even more difficult than the physical challenges were […]

#29 Battling Leukemia – Jonathan Pacheco, Pt. 2

This is Part 2 of Jonathan Pacheco’s story. Listen to Part 1 here. This episode concludes the sweet love story between Jonathan and Ellena, as they are happily married. Shortly after, however, Jonathan unexpectedly found himself in the midst of the biggest trial of his life: leukemia. Given only months to live, he discovered rest […]

#28 The Blessing of Disability – Jonathan Pacheco Pt. 1

Jonathan Pacheco was severely disabled at birth when his spinal cord was nearly severed, and he has lived his entire life in a motorized wheelchair.  Jonathan shares what his journey of faith has looked like as he has come to grips with God’s sovereignty in all things, including his disability and more. This is Part […]

#27 9/11 Survivor at the Pentagon – Brian Birdwell

Texas State Senator Brian Birdwell was at the Pentagon on 9/11 when American Airlines flight 77 crashed just yards away from him, instantly engulfing his body in flames. Brian was faced with certain death but also with complete peace in knowing that his faith was already placed in a Savior. His story is raw, true, […]

#26 From Abortion to Abolition – Jill Robbins

At the age of 17, Jill Robbins had an abortion. It was highly traumatic and was unfortunately only the beginning of a self-destructive lifestyle she pursued for years.  Jill became involved in drugs and promiscuity, which, in turn, resulted in the rapid decline of her mental health. Jill’s life was falling apart until she found […]

#25 Voice for the Martyrs – Todd Nettleton

Todd Nettleton works for Voice of the Martyrs, finding and telling stories of modern-day Christians who are being persecuted and martyred throughout the world. A widow in Turkey, a Chinese woman who was imprisoned for her faith in Christ, and a new believer in Laos who couldn’t wait to share his faith with others… These […]

#24 Creator of Hank the Cowdog – John Erickson

John Erickson is the author of the popular children’s book series, “Hank the Cowdog,” which has sold over 10 million copies. John has a lighthearted approach in the way he writes, and much of it has to do with the Christian Worldview he carries. Listen to the back story of how Hank the Cowdog came […]

#23 Born to Deliver – Kathy Brace, Pt 2

Just when things in Kathy’s life seemed to be looking up, a water skiing accident and a heart-wrenching divorce brought her to a place of complete desperation.  Equipped with the hope of Christ, Kathy pressed forward. In a beautiful act of redemption, God used Kathy’s terrible birth experiences and even her abortion to eventually lead […]

#22 Pregnant, Unmarried & Hopeless – Kathy Brace, Pt 1

Kathy Brace grew up in a dysfunctional home with an abusive father and detached mother. She began searching for love in all the wrong places and became pregnant by age 15, eventually giving her baby up for adoption.  Kathy spent much of her life looking for true love, chasing after her dream of a picture […]

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