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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

  • #59 My Marriage Was Crumbling - Barbara Mula #59 My Marriage Was Crumbling - Barbara Mula Play in Edifi Player

    #59 My Marriage Was Crumbling - Barbara Mula

    SEASON FINALE! Barbara’s life growing up was chaotic at best and scarred with abuse. To protect herself, Barbara put up emotional walls and developed a tough personality. But when her marriage began crumbling, she realized those walls would never hold up. If everything she thought to be true was false, how would she ever find a firm foundation? JOIN OUR CELEBRATION! We just ended our 5th Season of Compelled. Come and celebrate with us on a live video call on Thursday, December 1st at 8pm CST. …

  • #58 Raising Cain: From 10-Year-Old Heroin Addict to Prison Evangelist - Cain Kellerman #58 Raising Cain: From 10-Year-Old Heroin Addict to Prison Evangelist - Cain Kellerman Play in Edifi Player

    #58 Raising Cain: From 10-Year-Old Heroin Addict to Prison Evangelist - Cain Kellerman

    Cain Kellerman became addicted to heroin as a 10-year-old boy and saw his life quickly spiral out of control after that... his life held no hope and he simply stopped caring about anything. And even if his life did have a purpose, how could he break free from his addictions? Show notes at https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/cain-kellerman 💬 LEAVE A COMMENT about Cain’s story (no login required). ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate …

  • #57 Delivered from Domestic Abuse - Ramona Chirko #57 Delivered from Domestic Abuse - Ramona Chirko Play in Edifi Player

    #57 Delivered from Domestic Abuse - Ramona Chirko

    For years, Ramona and her husband served in churches together. On the outside, it looked like they had a picture-perfect marriage, but in reality, Ramona was carrying a dark secret. Her husband was emotionally and physically abusive, and Ramona had lost all hope... until one day she realized that the source of true Hope had never left her at all. Show notes at https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/ramona-chirko 💬 LEAVE A COMMENT about Ramona’s story (no login required). ++++++++++++ Compelled is …

  • #56 An Unlikely Missionary to India - Josh Howard #56 An Unlikely Missionary to India - Josh Howard Play in Edifi Player

    #56 An Unlikely Missionary to India - Josh Howard

    After his family fell apart, Josh Howard became one of the most unlikely missionaries to India. Now, he has a front-row seat watching God orchestrate an incredible discipleship-multiplication movement across the subcontinent. Win an autographed copy of Josh’s book at: https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/josh-howard 💬 LEAVE A COMMENT about this episode (no login required). ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is …

  • #55 Our Baby Was Going to Die (Infant Loss, Grief, & Hope) - Andy & Jamie Stewart #55 Our Baby Was Going to Die (Infant Loss, Grief, & Hope) - Andy & Jamie Stewart Play in Edifi Player

    #55 Our Baby Was Going to Die (Infant Loss, Grief, & Hope) - Andy & Jamie Stewart

    Andy and Jamie Stewart were expecting their first child when they received the crushing news their baby was not going to survive. How could they trust a God who would let that happen? Full show notes at: https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/andy-jamie-stewart Learn more about Osteogenesis Imperfecta type 2 here: https://oif.org/ ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming Christians around the world. …

  • SPECIAL: Behind the Scenes - Forgiving My Kidnappers - Gracia Burnham SPECIAL: Behind the Scenes - Forgiving My Kidnappers - Gracia Burnham Play in Edifi Player

    SPECIAL: Behind the Scenes - Forgiving My Kidnappers - Gracia Burnham

    Gracia and her husband were missionaries in the Philippines, when they were kidnapped at gunpoint by terrorists, and held hostage in the jungle for ransom. They endured every hardship you could possibly imagine including gun battles, beheadings, and starvation... yet Gracia was confronted with one continual question, was Jesus asking her to forgive these men?  Full show notes at https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/behind-the-scenes-gracia- burnham Note: This special behind-the-scenes episode …

  • #54 Loving the Forgotten Through Foster Care & Adoption - Loryn Smith #54 Loving the Forgotten Through Foster Care & Adoption - Loryn Smith Play in Edifi Player

    #54 Loving the Forgotten Through Foster Care & Adoption - Loryn Smith

    Early on, Loryn and her husband felt called to adoption and foster care... but had no idea where that would lead or the sheer number of children that God would place in their family. Full show notes at: https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/loryn-smith ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using 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 …

  • #53 I was an Alcoholic and My Millions Couldn’t Save Me - Stu Fuhlendorf #53 I was an Alcoholic and My Millions Couldn’t Save Me - Stu Fuhlendorf Play in Edifi Player

    #53 I was an Alcoholic and My Millions Couldn’t Save Me - Stu Fuhlendorf

    Stu Fuhlendorf was a staunch atheist with a tremendous success record in the marketplace... but he was also an alcoholic. During a booze-filled trip around the world, he couldn't shake the idea... what if God actually was real? Full show notes at: https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/stu-fuhlendorf ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming Christians around the world. These Christian testimonies are …

  • #52 Transformed. One Man's Journey to Declare No More. - Jaime Kent #52 Transformed. One Man's Journey to Declare No More. - Jaime Kent Play in Edifi Player

    #52 Transformed. One Man's Journey to Declare No More. - Jaime Kent

    As a young child, Jaime Kent saw his entire world fall apart in just a matter of minutes. Yet as his earthly family imploded, little did he know a Heavenly Father was watching from above. Full show notes and photos at: https://compelledpodcast.com/episodes/jaime-kent ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to celebrate the powerful ways God is transforming Christians around the world. These Christian testimonies are raw, true, and powerful. Be …

  • #51 “If There’s a Force in Heaven, Show Yourself!” - Deepa Sukumar #51 “If There’s a Force in Heaven, Show Yourself!” - Deepa Sukumar Play in Edifi Player

    #51 “If There’s a Force in Heaven, Show Yourself!” - Deepa Sukumar

    Deepa Sukumar was a Hindu medical student with a successful career ahead of her, but she was actually struggling with anxiety, self-worth, and a true lack of peace. Then one night, when she was at the end of her rope and ready to end her life, God knocked on the door of her heart. Full show notes and photos here. If you would like to contact Deepa directly, you may write to enterhisrest2020@gmail.com. ++++++++++++ Compelled is a seasonal podcast using gripping, immersive storytelling to …

  • #50 My Violent, Rage-Filled Family Was Hopeless - Greg Stier #50 My Violent, Rage-Filled Family Was Hopeless - Greg Stier Play in Edifi Player

    #50 My Violent, Rage-Filled Family Was Hopeless - Greg Stier

    Greg Stier grew up in a crime-infested part of Denver surrounded by gangs, violence, and unbridled hatred. Greg was small and mild-mannered and just didn’t fit in with his family of thugs and criminals. In the world’s eyes it may have seemed Greg's family was hopeless, but Greg would discover there is a power in Heaven that can change and transform… even an entire family. Today, Greg leads Dare2Share, a discipleship-making ministry for youth and teenagers. Full show notes and photos here. …

  • Compelled Premiere this Friday on the Radio! Compelled Premiere this Friday on the Radio! Play in Edifi Player

    Compelled Premiere this Friday on the Radio!

    This Friday (and only this Friday), September 9th, you can tune into an exclusive extended preview of the Compelled Season 5 Premiere episode on the radio!  Wil and Meeke Addison are the hosts of “Airing the Addisons” on American Family Radio, and they’re big fans of Compelled, and they have graciously volunteered to play 25 minutes of our first episode from this season and also do a behind-the-scenes interview with me talking about Compelled, the story behind the podcast, and our vision. …

  • Season 5 Trailer - Launching September 12th Season 5 Trailer - Launching September 12th Play in Edifi Player

    Season 5 Trailer - Launching September 12th

    Compelled is coming back on September 12th! We're launching another full season of 10 more powerful stories celebrating how God is actively changing lives and redeeming broken people. You'll hear from people like: Greg, who grew up on the streets of Denver surrounded by gangs, violence, and unbridled hatred. But then the most unlikely person brought to his family a message of Hope. Deepa, a faithful Hindu with a successful medical career ahead of her, who was secretly struggling with doubts, …

  • #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 …