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Compelled

Compelled

Unique stories from the Kingdom of God, told by the people Compelled to live for Him. These Christian testimonies are raw, true, and powerful. They feature guests from all across the world sharing true stories about how God has transformed their lives. Be encouraged and let your faith be strengthened. Show notes, emails, and more at https://CompelledPodcast.com

Episodes

  • 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) …

  • #37 Transgender to Transformed - Laura Perry w/Francine Perry #37 Transgender to Transformed - Laura Perry w/Francine Perry Play in Edifi Player

    #37 Transgender to Transformed - Laura Perry 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. Show notes and …

  • SPECIAL: Behind the Scenes - 2x NFL Super Bowl Champion - Bruce Collie SPECIAL: Behind the Scenes - 2x NFL Super Bowl Champion - Bruce Collie Play in Edifi Player

    SPECIAL: Behind the Scenes - 2x NFL Super Bowl Champion - Bruce Collie

    This week we’re taking a break from our regular episode format to bring you a special “Behind the Scenes” interview with 2-time NFL Super Bowl Champion Bruce Collie. Normally, only our Compelled monthly members can listen to these behind-the- scenes episodes, but this week we wanted to share this special one with you. Today, Bruce Collie is a faithful husband and a father of 13 children. And he also happens to have won the NFL Super Bowl twice playing for the San Francisco 49ers. Before he …

  • #36 Hindu Mystic Meets Jesus - Atticus Carr #36 Hindu Mystic Meets Jesus - Atticus Carr Play in Edifi Player

    #36 Hindu Mystic Meets Jesus - Atticus Carr

    Atticus Carr, was a young man completely devoted to Hindu mysticism and New Age philosophy. But then one night, for inexplicable reasons he began reading the Bible which opened his eyes to the truth. Show notes and detailed description available here. ![Atticus Carr](https://assets.libsyn.com/secure/show/126140/Atticus_Carr_- _square.jpg) ++++++++++++ Compelled is a weekly podcast with unique stories from the Kingdom of God, told by the people Compelled to live for Him. These Christian …

  • #35 A Muslim Converted - Yusuf Agoro #35 A Muslim Converted - Yusuf Agoro Play in Edifi Player

    #35 A Muslim Converted - Yusuf Agoro

    Yusuf Agoro was raised in a faithful Muslim family in the Houston suburbs. But when as a teenager he placed his faith in Jesus, his devout Muslim parents, relatives, and mosque ordered him to recant. Could his brand new faith stand firm? Show notes and detailed description available here. ![Yusuf Agoro](https://assets.libsyn.com/secure/show/126140/Yusuf_Agoro_- _square.jpg) ++++++++++++ Compelled is a weekly podcast with unique stories from the Kingdom of God, told by the people Compelled …

  • #34 Life After Trauma - Doug and Selah Helms #34 Life After Trauma - Doug and Selah Helms Play in Edifi Player

    #34 Life After Trauma - Doug and Selah Helms

    Doug and Selah Helms saw their world turned upside down when a terrible car accident left their 17-year-old son with a traumatic brain injury. They would face the greatest trial of their life and their faith in the Lord would be tested to the limit. Show notes and detailed description available here. ![](https://assets.libsyn.com/secure/show/126140/Doug_and_Selah_Helms_- _square.jpg) ++++++++++++ Compelled is a weekly podcast with unique stories from the Kingdom of God, told by the people …

  • #33 Saved From Painkillers - Julian Weber #33 Saved From Painkillers - Julian Weber Play in Edifi Player

    #33 Saved From Painkillers - Julian Weber

    Julian Weber was a regular father from suburban America who had everything the American Dream could offer - a loving wife, 4 children, a beautiful home, a great job, and even leadership in his church. But when his identity was stripped away, his idyllic life soon followed. He became addicted to painkillers, alcohol, and pornography - and everything he held precious was destroyed. Only a Savior could bring him peace. Show notes and detailed description available here. ![Julian …

  • #32 Whatever the Cost - The Benham Brothers #32 Whatever the Cost - The Benham Brothers Play in Edifi Player

    #32 Whatever the Cost - The Benham Brothers

    Jason and David Benham (a.k.a The Benham Brothers) share the remarkable story of growing up as identical twins, becoming professional baseball players, and working today as successful real estate entrepreneurs. But everything took a twist when they were told their national reality TV show would be canceled unless they renounced their beliefs in the Bible. Show notes and detailed description available here. ![The Benham Brothers \(Jason and David …

  • #31 He Came to Kill Me - Virginia Prodan #31 He Came to Kill Me - Virginia Prodan Play in Edifi Player

    #31 He Came to Kill Me - Virginia Prodan

    Virginia Prodan is an attorney from Romania who was persecuted by her government during the 1980s after she began defending Christians in court from the Communist regime. After Virginia brought international attention to the plight of Christians in her country the Romanian president sent an assassin to kill her at her office one evening. She was alone and unprotected, and what happened next was unthinkable... Show notes and detailed description available here. ![Virginia …

  • Season 3 Release Date! (and join our Zoom call next Wednesday) Season 3 Release Date! (and join our Zoom call next Wednesday) Play in Edifi Player

    Season 3 Release Date! (and join our Zoom call next Wednesday)

    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 world and like everyone else, our plans were changed for the rest of the year. But the good news is that we’re back on track and actually have a date for our third season!  Thanks to the …

  • #30 Forgiving My Kidnappers - Gracia Burnham #30 Forgiving My Kidnappers - Gracia Burnham Play in Edifi Player

    #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 the questions Gracia wrestled with. How could God still love her? How could she forgive those who had so horribly mistreated her? God worked in …