Fisher of Men

Adopting Blessings: Marty Roe and J.T. Olson

Long time friends Marty Roe (lead singer of Grammy® Award winning country music group Diamond Rio), and J.T. Olson (founder and executive director of Both Hands Foundation and author of the book The Orphan, The Widow and Me) share how God led them to guide a ministry that is bringing help and hope to both orphans and widows. Note from the producer: Tell us the kinds of stories and topics you want to hear from the Jesus Calling Podcast! Click here to take a survey and let us know a little about you so we can continue to bring you the kinds of guests and inspirational stories you love. J.T. Olson: Life is like this big tapestry and when we’re going through life so much of it is…we’re in the back of the tapestry and all we see is threads hanging out. We see a little bit of a rough design...

His Hand Will Guide Us Through the Darkness: Luke Pell and Jack Deere

Luke Pell: My story, whatever that is now, whatever it will be in twenty years, for that to change lives, inspire people to overcome adversity, inspire people to know that they’re not alone, and inspire people to be patient and always look up and know that God has a plan and a purpose for their life—beyond what they feel in terms of vulnerability or anxiety or depression or not feeling sufficient for the expectations of other people around them, who’s looking at them or their audience. God’s love is sufficient and that’s all that they need. His Hand Will Guide Us Through the Darkness: Luke Pell and Jack Deere – Episode #182 Narrator: Welcome to the Jesus Calling Podcast. This week’s episode features two men who have experienced pain and trauma in their lives, yet still profess that they co...

Teaching Christ’s Love to All Ages: Lee Ann Mancini

Lee Ann Mancini is the author of the “Adventures of the Sea Kids” book series and a teacher of theology. Lee Ann’s mission is to teach young children about the love of Jesus and how to show love for others as well. Note from the producer: Tell us the kinds of stories and topics you want to hear from the Jesus Calling Podcast! Click here to take a survey that will let us know more about you, so we can continue to bring you the kinds of guests and inspirational stories you love. Teaching Christ’s Love to All Ages: Lee Ann Mancini – Jesus Calling Podcast #35 Lee Ann Mancini: We really need to be teaching about how to have a relationship with Jesus. It’s paramount; because we are losing our teenagers and our young adults to this world, because we’re not solidifying that strong foundation start...

God With You – Video Devotional From Jesus Calling

[embedded content] Learn to enjoy life more. Relax, remembering that I am God with you. I crafted you with enormous capacity to know Me and enjoy My Presence. When you walk through a day with childlike delight, savoring every blessing, you proclaim your trust in Me, your ever-present Shepherd. The more you focus on My Presence with you, the more fully you can enjoy life. Glorify Me through your pleasure in Me. Thus you proclaim My Presence to the watching world. I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. –John 10:11 Author Sarah Young invites you to learn more about how you can find rest and relaxation in God’s Presence. Jesus Calling – and it’s follow-up Jesus Always – are on sale in bookstores nationwide. Subscribe to the Experience Jesus Calling Podcast ...

Nearness To Me – A Jesus Calling Video Devotional

[embedded content] Trust Me and refuse to worry, for I am your Strength and Song. You are feeling wobbly this morning, looking at difficult times looming ahead. However, they are not today’s tasks – or even tomorrow’s. So leave them in the future and come home to the present, where you will find Me waiting for you. Since I am your Strength, I can empower you to handle each task as it comes. Because I am your Song, I can give you Joy as you work alongside Me. As you walk in the Light with Me, you have one foot on earth and one foot in heaven. Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for He who promised is faithful. —Hebrews 10:23 Jesus Calling by Sarah Young is a best-selling 365 day devotional. It and its follow up, Jesus Always, are sold in bookstores nationwide. You can learn mor...

Lee and Leslie Strobel: “The Case for Christ” in Marriage

Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel is the former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and best-selling author of The Case for Christ. Lee and his wife Leslie share the struggles and joys of finding faith at different times in their marriage and discuss “The Case for Christ” movie, which released to theaters in April 2017. Note from the producer: Tell us the kinds of stories and topics you want to hear from the Jesus Calling Podcast! Click here to take a survey that will let us know more about you, so we can continue to bring you the kinds of guests and inspirational stories you love. Narrator: Hello! We’re so grateful that you’ve chosen to listen to the Jesus Calling podcast featuring Lee and Leslie Strobel today.  If you are enjoying these personal stories of...

Where God Leads: Caz McCaslin and Upward Sports

Caz McCaslin is the founder of Upward Sports, the world’s largest Christian sports provider for youth. Upward Sports mission is to promote the discovery of Christ through sports. Caz had a vision to create the best sports experience possible for every child, while providing an environment to nurture kids’ faith. Trusting God for direction, Caz has lead the program’s growth from several hundred children playing in a few church basketball leagues to over half a million children playing in 47 states and 72 countries. Note from the producer: Tell us the kinds of stories and topics you want to hear from the Jesus Calling Podcast! Click here to take a survey that will let us know more about you, so we can continue to bring you the kinds of guests and inspirational stories you love. Where God Lea...

God’s New Name for You

Many voices vie for control of your mind, especially when you sit in silence. . . . Refuse to let other voices tie you up in knots. My sheep know My voice and follow Me wherever I lead.   Jesus Calling, March 3 The weekend following my engagement, one of my families came to town to visit—the Meyerand family, with whom I lived as I was completing my senior year of high school. We had a full day of touring my fiancé’s hometown and introducing our families to one another. Their presence was so meaningful during our engagement bliss. My sister Cindy Meyerand planned a day full of bridal appointments, and I was bracing myself for the possibility that wedding dress shopping might feel a little bit like bathing suit shopping—dreadful. I expected to be insecure about the extra pounds I w...

From Brokenness To Strength: Maria-José Tennison

Maria-José Tennison is the Vice President of Brand and Production for Sight & Sound Theaters. The purpose of their business is to present the Gospel of Jesus Christ and sow the Word of God into the lives of those who attend their shows, which are inspirational and visually stunning. Maria shares about the early years of her career rise, and how during a season of brokenness, God gave her strength. Note from the producer: Tell us the kinds of stories and topics you want to hear from the Jesus Calling Podcast! Click here to take a survey that will let us know more about you, so we can continue to bring you the kinds of guests and inspirational stories you love. From Brokenness To Strength: Maria-José Tennison – Jesus Calling Podcast 37 Maria-José Tennison: It was in my pursuit of wh...

God’s Treasures – Jesus Calling Video Devotional

[embedded content] “I speak to you continually. My nature is to communicate, though not always in words. I fling glorious sunsets across the sky. Day after day, after day. I speak in the faces and voices of loved ones. I caress you with a gentle breeze that refreshes and delights you. I speak softly in the depths of your spirit, where I have taken up residence. You can find me in each moment when you have eyes that see and ears that hear. Ask my Spirit to sharpen your spiritual eyesight and hearing. I rejoice each time you discover my presence. Practice looking and listening for me during quiet intervals. Gradually you will find me in more and more of your moments.” — Jesus Calling excerpt based on Jeremiah 29:13 Jesus Calling by Sarah Young is a best-selling 365 day devotional. It and its...

Ernie Johnson, Jr.: Pursuing Wholeness over Happiness

Ernie Johnson, Jr. is a three-time Sports Emmy Award-winner and popular host of TNT’s, Inside the NBA, He is also author of a new book about his life; “Unscripted: The Unpredictable Moments That Make Life Extraordinary.” Ernie discusses his early life and how unexpected moments along the way led him to trust God in every situation. Note from the producer: Tell us the kinds of stories and topics you want to hear from the Jesus Calling Podcast! Click here to take a survey that will let us know more about you, so we can continue to bring you the kinds of guests and inspirational stories you love. Narrator: Welcome to the Jesus Calling Podcast. Today we speak with Ernie Johnson, Jr. a three-time Sports Emmy Award-winner and popular host of TNT’s, Inside the NBA, He is also author of a new book...

Andrea Lucado: Through Our Doubts, God Is There

Andrea Lucado is a writer from Austin, Texas. Her new book “English Lessons: The Crooked Path of Growing Toward Faith,” describes what it was like to come from a family with a strong heritage of Christian faith; only to wrestle with doubts and her identity as she ventured away from home. Note from the producer: Tell us the kinds of stories and topics you want to hear from the Jesus Calling Podcast! Click here to take a survey that will let us know more about you, so we can continue to bring you the kinds of guests and inspirational stories you love. Andrea Lucado: It’s not wrong to have doubts, it’s not weird to have doubts; it’s very normal. I think it’s very healthy for your faith. I would encourage you that there is something happening beneath the doubt. It’s not static; I think yo...