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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

  • #73 A Love Story - Frank & Annette Loria #73 A Love Story - Frank & Annette Loria Play in Edifi Player

    #73 A Love Story - Frank & Annette Loria

    Frank Loria was a self-righteous "good guy" who thought he could earn God's favor by following the rules. Annette, on the other hand, barely stopped to think if God had rules at all, and instead indulged in whatever she felt like. Both of them had defined God to be whoever they thought He was… but they’d soon find out that He was entirely different. Show notes @ https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/frank-annette-loria ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive …

  • #72 “If You’re Real God, Prove It!” - Hayden Jernigan #72 “If You’re Real God, Prove It!” - Hayden Jernigan Play in Edifi Player

    #72 “If You’re Real God, Prove It!” - Hayden Jernigan

    Hayden Jernigan grew up in a home marked by chaos. Unsure of who loved him or who wanted him, Hayden pursued everything he thought would bring him happiness, including girls, alcohol, and drugs. Yet he was unaware that actually, his entire life, there was someOne, who was pursuing him. Show notes @ https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/hayden-jernigan ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming Christians …

  • BEHIND THE SCENES: How Compelled Got Started BEHIND THE SCENES: How Compelled Got Started Play in Edifi Player

    BEHIND THE SCENES: How Compelled Got Started

    Join us for our first-ever behind-the-scenes episode with the Compelled team! Highlights: Paul and Sarah Hastings share their personal testimonies The story of how Compelled got started Listen to the Season 7 Premiere of Compelled on the Culture Proof podcast next Thursday, February 1st! (cultureproof.net) We've finished raising 68% of our 2024 Goal, with $16,000 remaining. If you'd like to donate towards our episodes for 2024 then visit compelledpodcast.com/donate Show notes: …

  • ENCORE: Transgender to Transformed - Laura Perry Smalts w/ Francine Perry ENCORE: Transgender to Transformed - Laura Perry Smalts w/ Francine Perry Play in Edifi Player

    ENCORE: Transgender to Transformed - Laura Perry Smalts w/ Francine Perry

    For years, Laura Perry rejected God and hated her own body. Laura thought she would find answers by transgendering herself into a “man”. She had numerous hormone injections and extensive surgeries, removing every female organ in her body. But after living as a transgender “man” for almost 10 years she encountered the love of Christ and was confronted with a difficult choice. Laura’s mother, Francine Perry, joins us as well to share her perspective throughout Laura's journey. Watch Laura's love …

  • #71 “Everyone Is Going to Die” - Ray Comfort (Living Waters) #71 “Everyone Is Going to Die” - Ray Comfort (Living Waters) Play in Edifi Player

    #71 “Everyone Is Going to Die” - Ray Comfort (Living Waters)

    As a young man in New Zealand, Ray Comfort had everything he could want: a thriving business, a beautiful wife, and a successful career in front of him. But when he recognized the brevity of life and the finality of death, he began to despair. Show notes @ https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/ray-comfort Don't forget our 3 action items! Join our live, end-of-year video call celebration on Monday, November 20th at 8pm Central. RSVP @ https://compelledpodcast.com/celebrate Help fund/create our …

  • #70 Keith Green’s Story with Melody Green #70 Keith Green’s Story with Melody Green Play in Edifi Player

    #70 Keith Green’s Story with Melody Green

    Melody Green was raised in the Jewish tradition, but during the 70s married a fiery young singer named Keith Green, who was exploring the teachings of Jesus, a Jewish Rabbi who appeared to have found the pathway to God. Alongside her husband, Melody embarked on a personal quest to live a life of sold-out devotion to this Messiah. But when God blessed their efforts and grew their ministry with meteoric speed, the unthinkable occurred, where Melody would have to trust the God she had found. Show …

  • #69 Hope for the un-Chosen - Steve & Susan Vinton #69 Hope for the un-Chosen - Steve & Susan Vinton Play in Edifi Player

    #69 Hope for the un-Chosen - Steve & Susan Vinton

    For the last 30 years, Steve and Susan have fulfilled a unique calling - serving as the hands and feet of Christ to rural communities in Africa. (names are used with permission) Show notes at https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes /steve-susan-vinton ++++++++++++ Compelled uses gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming Christians around the world. These Christian testimonies are raw, true, and powerful. Be encouraged and let your faith be strengthened! …

  • #68 A Firefighter’s Faith in the Flames - Cheyane Caldwell #68 A Firefighter’s Faith in the Flames - Cheyane Caldwell Play in Edifi Player

    #68 A Firefighter’s Faith in the Flames - Cheyane Caldwell

    Cheyane Caldwell was a young firefighter struggling with how to live for God while living in the world. When suddenly, while battling a roaring fire he fell through the roof into a raging inferno and immediately knew he was going to die. Show notes at https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/cheyane-caldwell ++++++++++++ Compelled uses gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming Christians around the world. These Christian testimonies are raw, true, and …

  • #67 A Chance Conversation - Jurgen & Shawn Beck #67 A Chance Conversation - Jurgen & Shawn Beck Play in Edifi Player

    #67 A Chance Conversation - Jurgen & Shawn Beck

    Jurgen and Shawn Beck’s individual journeys of faith were initially separated by an ocean. Yet God brought this couple together, from opposite sides of the world, to minister to those around them in ways they never would have dreamed of. Show notes at https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/jurgen-shawn-beck ++++++++++++ Did you know that Compelled is listed in the list of top Christian testimony podcasts? Check it out! https://blog.feedspot.com/christian_testimony_podcasts/ Compelled uses …

  • ENCORE: 9/11 Survivor at the Pentagon - Brian Birdwell ENCORE: 9/11 Survivor at the Pentagon - Brian Birdwell Play in Edifi Player

    ENCORE: 9/11 Survivor at the Pentagon - Brian Birdwell

    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, and filled with miracles. Show notes at https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes /encore-brian-birdwell 🎧 4 RECOMMENDED EPISODES: #42 Grief in Afghanistan: Testimony from a U.S. Special Ops Teammate - Jim …

  • #66 Freedom From Porn - Eric Hovind #66 Freedom From Porn - Eric Hovind Play in Edifi Player

    #66 Freedom From Porn - Eric Hovind

    Eric Hovind grew up in a Christian household and served faithfully in his family's Christian ministry, volunteered at church, and always knew the right answers. Yet, at the same time, he was harboring a secret double life of sexual addiction. But one night, he came face-to-face with a shocking realization... he was the product of Christian culture and teaching... but he was a total stranger to Christ. Show notes at https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/eric-hovind ++++++++++++ Compelled uses …

  • #65 Among the Cannibals & Headhunters - Steve Richardson #65 Among the Cannibals & Headhunters - Steve Richardson Play in Edifi Player

    #65 Among the Cannibals & Headhunters - Steve Richardson

    When Steve was just a child, he and his parents traveled halfway across the world to New Guinea and moved in with a tribe of Stone Age cannibals and headhunters. Their purpose? To share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the ends of the earth. Their reception? Unbelievable. Show notes at https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/steve-richardson ++++++++++++ Compelled uses gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming Christians around the world. These Christian …

  • #64 Hope Amidst Suffering: A 5-Year-Old’s Journey - Curtis & Deann Lewis #64 Hope Amidst Suffering: A 5-Year-Old’s Journey - Curtis & Deann Lewis Play in Edifi Player

    #64 Hope Amidst Suffering: A 5-Year-Old’s Journey - Curtis & Deann Lewis

    Curtis and Deann Lewis took their 5-year-old daughter Natalie in for a routine heart procedure. But during the operation, something went terribly wrong. The doctors shared the terrible news that Natalie would never recover, and probably, not even survive. And just like that, Curtis and Deann were thrust into the most difficult season of their lives... faced with decisions about trust, forgiveness, and ultimately... hope. Show notes at https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/curtis-deann-lewis …

  • #63 The Final Heist: From Criminal to Christ - Tyrone Summerall #63 The Final Heist: From Criminal to Christ - Tyrone Summerall Play in Edifi Player

    #63 The Final Heist: From Criminal to Christ - Tyrone Summerall

    From childhood, Tyrone Summerall was a habitual thief. If he wanted something and didn't have it, he would just take it. As an adult, Tyrone was eventually sentenced to prison for multiple armed robberies. But as Tyrone was groping through the darkest moments of his life, there appeared a Spark of Hope. Show notes at https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/tyrone-summerall ++++++++++++ Compelled uses gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming Christians …