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Compelled

Compelled

Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming the lives of Christians around the world.

These Christian testimonies are raw, true, and powerful. Be encouraged and let your faith be strengthened!

More at CompelledPodcast.com.

Episodes

  • #49 Sentenced to 500 Years in Prison - Ron Adkins #49 Sentenced to 500 Years in Prison - Ron Adkins Play in Edifi Player

    #49 Sentenced to 500 Years in Prison - Ron Adkins

    SEASON FINALE! At the age of 19, Ron was sentenced to almost 500 years in prison. Ron was filled with rage and became a leader in a white supremacist prison gang. Eventually, Ron became so violent he was locked up in solitary confinement and told he would stay there until he died. Condemned by society and separated from humanity, Ron knew that he was utterly alone... or was he? Full show notes and photos here. Join our special, live video call next Wednesday, December 15th at 8:30pm CST when we …

  • #48 Hope for the Porn-Addicted Pastor - Garrett Kell #48 Hope for the Porn-Addicted Pastor - Garrett Kell Play in Edifi Player

    #48 Hope for the Porn-Addicted Pastor - Garrett Kell

    For years, Garrett chased women, drugs, alcohol, and his own pleasures. But after being radically saved he began serving the Lord as the pastor of a growing church. Yet Garrett carried a dark secret, an addiction to pornography. But as Garrett would discover, the same Jesus who came to save the sinner, also came to deliver the saints. Full show notes and photos here. ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is …

  • #47 Living Without Limbs (tetra-amelia syndrome) - Edgar Pacheco Jr. #47 Living Without Limbs (tetra-amelia syndrome) - Edgar Pacheco Jr. Play in Edifi Player

    #47 Living Without Limbs (tetra-amelia syndrome) - Edgar Pacheco Jr.

    In 2001, Edgar Pacheco Jr. entered this world without arms or legs - a rare condition known as tetra-amelia syndrome. Although he has already faced many hurdles throughout his life, Edgar has always known that God is the one who has kept him and sustained him - and allowed Edgar to thrive, even without limbs. Full show notes and photos here. ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming the lives of …

  • #46 The Final Flight of Space Shuttle Columbia - Evelyn Husband Thompson #46 The Final Flight of Space Shuttle Columbia - Evelyn Husband Thompson Play in Edifi Player

    #46 The Final Flight of Space Shuttle Columbia - Evelyn Husband Thompson

    Evelyn’s husband, Rick, was the Commander of the Space Shuttle Columbia in 2003. Minutes before touch-down, the Columbia exploded in Earth's atmosphere killing all crew members and leaving Evelyn and her children reeling and looking to God for answers. Full show notes and photos here. ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming the lives of Christians around the world. These Christian testimonies are raw, …

  • SPECIAL: Behind the Scenes - Falsely Accused & Sentenced to Life in Prison - Hannah Overton SPECIAL: Behind the Scenes - Falsely Accused & Sentenced to Life in Prison - Hannah Overton Play in Edifi Player

    SPECIAL: Behind the Scenes - Falsely Accused & Sentenced to Life in Prison - Hannah Overton

    Hannah Overton was a homeschooling mother of 5, falsely accused of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Instead of growing bitter, she chose to embrace where God had placed her and share the Gospel with her fellow inmates. This special behind the scenes episode is normally only accessible to our monthly Patreon supporters. Please consider supporting our work here for as little as $3/month and listen to all our episodes 1 week early! Full show notes and photos here. ++++++++++++ Compelled is a …

  • #45 I Gave God My 2-Year-Old Son - Kathleen Lansing #45 I Gave God My 2-Year-Old Son - Kathleen Lansing Play in Edifi Player

    #45 I Gave God My 2-Year-Old Son - Kathleen Lansing

    After Kathleen Lansing’s 2-year-old son fell suddenly ill and was on death's door, she cried out to God asking for healing. But his condition only worsened and Kathleen feared the worst. Only a miracle from God could save her son. Full show notes and photos here. ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming the lives of Christians around the world. These Christian testimonies are raw, true, and powerful. Be …

  • #44 From “Death to America!” to Awakening in Iran - Hormoz Shariat #44 From “Death to America!” to Awakening in Iran - Hormoz Shariat Play in Edifi Player

    #44 From “Death to America!” to Awakening in Iran - Hormoz Shariat

    Hormoz Shariat once chanted "Death to America!" in the streets of Tehran, Iran, but after doubts crept into his heart about Islam he was forced to reckon with what he truly believed about God. His conclusions and ensuing actions, would eventually lead the Iranian government to branding him as an enemy of the state. Full show notes and photos here. ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming the lives of …

  • #43 Enslaved to Heroin & Alcohol. Freed by Christ. - Fred & Casey Weymouth #43 Enslaved to Heroin & Alcohol. Freed by Christ. - Fred & Casey Weymouth Play in Edifi Player

    #43 Enslaved to Heroin & Alcohol. Freed by Christ. - Fred & Casey Weymouth

    Fred Weymouth was once a successful insurance salesman, but became a homeless drug addict, completely in bondage to heroin and other substances. Casey Weymouth had a promising military career, but had become a hopeless alcoholic, and no matter how many recovery programs she went to, she always landed back at the bottom of a bottle. Both of them were desperately looking for their next fix... but could never find what they wanted... until they fixed their eyes upon Jesus. Full show notes and …

  • #42 Grief in Afghanistan: Testimony from a U.S. Navy Special Ops Teammate - Jim Payne #42 Grief in Afghanistan: Testimony from a U.S. Navy Special Ops Teammate - Jim Payne Play in Edifi Player

    #42 Grief in Afghanistan: Testimony from a U.S. Navy Special Ops Teammate - Jim Payne

    In 2005, Jim Payne deployed to the Middle East as part of a Navy SEAL platoon, alongside 15 of his closest friends and brothers-in-arms. Partway during their deployment, his team suffered devastating losses in the mountains of Afghanistan in an incident detailed in the best-selling book and hit movie “Lone Survivor”. As Jim grappled with crippling grief, he clung to the One who offered any glimmer of hope. Full show notes and photos here. ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using …

  • #41 ​Fifteen-Year-Old Runaway Captured by Grace​ - Catherine Zoller #41 ​Fifteen-Year-Old Runaway Captured by Grace​ - Catherine Zoller Play in Edifi Player

    #41 ​Fifteen-Year-Old Runaway Captured by Grace​ - Catherine Zoller

    At age 15, Catherine Zoller was sentenced to 8 years in prison for grand theft auto, larceny, arson, truancy, and more. But when she escaped custody and started hitchhiking across the nation she was picked up by a country pastor who would share a message with her that would transform her life. Show notes and detailed description available here. ++++++++++++ Make a 1-time contribution to our next podcast season here: https://compelledpodcast.com/donate/ Compelled is a weekly podcast with unique …

  • Season 4 Trailer Season 4 Trailer Play in Edifi Player

    Season 4 Trailer

    Hey Compelled listeners! In just 2 weeks, we’re going to do something we’ve never done before…. Thanks to the generous support of listeners like you, we’re about to release 2 seasons of Compelled in the same year. That’s right, right now this very moment, I’m taking a break from the studio to record this message for you. Season 4 is coming - 10 more incredible stories are lined up and here are just 3 you can look forward to: Catherine was a child delinquent who at age 15 was sentenced to 8 years …

  • #40 Rescued from Abuse & Neglect - Ken Freeman #40 Rescued from Abuse & Neglect - Ken Freeman Play in Edifi Player

    #40 Rescued from Abuse & Neglect - Ken Freeman

    **SEASON FINALE!** As a young boy, Ken Freeman was beaten, neglected, and molested for years. Anyone ever claiming to love him simply wanted to abuse him. But then one day, Ken was introduced to the love of a Perfect Father, and his life would never be the same. Show notes and detailed description available here. ![Ken Freeman - Christian evangelist](https://assets.libsyn.com/secure/show/126140/Ken_Freeman_- _square_4.jpg) ++++++++++++ Make a 1-time contribution to our next podcast …

  • #39 My Last Breath (Life With Cystic Fibrosis) - Josh & Amy Glasscock, Part 2 #39 My Last Breath (Life With Cystic Fibrosis) - Josh & Amy Glasscock, Part 2 Play in Edifi Player

    #39 My Last Breath (Life With Cystic Fibrosis) - Josh & Amy Glasscock, Part 2

    This is Part 2 of Josh and Amy Glasscock's story. We’ll hear how Josh's cystic fibrosis has worsened and irreparably damaged his lungs. Soon, they'll be confronted with several life and death decisions. Only God will be able to carry them through the storms ahead. If you haven’t listened to Part 1 yet, then please listen to that first. Just look up episode “#38 Chronically Sick. Abundantly Alive. - Josh & Amy Glasscock, Part 1”. **Make sure to join our Zoom call tomorrow night (Wednesday, …

  • #38 Chronically Sick. Abundantly Alive. - Josh & Amy Glasscock, Part 1 #38 Chronically Sick. Abundantly Alive. - Josh & Amy Glasscock, Part 1 Play in Edifi Player

    #38 Chronically Sick. Abundantly Alive. - Josh & Amy Glasscock, Part 1

    As a child, Josh Glasscock was diagnosed with a rare genetic disease called cystic fibrosis, which has no cure and always causes death in its victims. But instead of shutting down and resigning himself to a defeated existence doomed to die, Josh and his wife Amy believe that God has called them to live a full and abundant life. Show notes and detailed description available here. ![Josh and Amy Glasscock](https://assets.libsyn.com/secure/show/126140 /Josh_and_Amy_Glasscock_-_square.jpg) …