Saturday, April 18, 2015

Testimonies of God's Grace - Kelita - Overcoming Childhood Sexual Abuse

It all started one day, very innocently, while I was working out at the gym on the elliptical. Working away I began to watch a program on the TV. It was a Christian program. At my gym? That in itself was a small miracle. As I watched I realized it was one another one of “those’ programs. You know, the ones where you want to change the channel because you truly don’t want to see or hear what they’re talking about.

This was different. I was being drawn in. I started listening closely and began hearing the shocking truths about the child sex trade in Cambodia. I watched and listened with horror, and disgust. I saw little children standing in their nighties who were living in dimly lit rat and feces infested rooms. Little girls as young as 5 years old who were being tortured, drugged and raped ,as many as 20 times a day. My heart completely shattered. I wanted nothing more than to reach inside that TV and bring each child out to safety, simply hold them and let them know they were loved. I thought - somebody has to do something. This time was different! I knew that I could no longer sit back and watch.

I was compelled to take action against the evil that God had allowed me to see. The drive in me was powerful and the vision so strong that nine months later I was in Cambodia meeting 16 of the most beautiful girls ages 9-17, all who had been rescued from some of the worst kinds of evil imaginable. Some of these children had literally been raped 1000's of times. After looking in to the faces of these girls I knew that I could be somebody who could help them - that I would be a voice for them. This was God’s heart and His heart was breaking…and so was mine. He had answered my prayer in a way that I could never have imagined.

Christian Music - Christy Nockels - Already all I need

Asking where You are Lord, wondering where You've been
Is like standing in a hurricane trying to find the wind
And hoping for Your mercy to meet me where I am
Is forgetting that your thoughts for me outnumber the sand.

Creation - John Ankerberg - Looking At The Universe

Can astronomers see evidence of design when they look at the beginning of the universe?
From our Series: Science Discovers the Universe Had a Beginning

Gospel Music - Gaither Vocal Band - Happy Rhythm

Music video by Gaither Vocal Band performing Happy Rhythm.

Pastor Tim - Bible Story Animations for 'Kids' Of All Ages - The Call of Samuel

Samuel hears the voice of the Lord.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Ancient Paths - Craig Hill - Understanding Marriage - Lost Values in Our Culture 1

16 Thus says the Lord:
“Stand in the ways and see,
And ask for the old paths, where the good way is,
And walk in it;
Then you will find rest for your souls.
But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’ - Jeremiah 6:16 (NKJV)

Testimonies - I Am Second - Matt Elrod

The iconic TV reality series, Survivor, is constructed to reward the player who deceives, manipulates and misdirects the other contestants. When Matt Elrod was cast onto the show he prepared to do exactly that. Yet just before the game began he was confronted with the impact his participation could have. Did he really want to set an example of deceit and lies? Could there be another way to play the game? Could he carry it off?

In his I am Second film, Matt reveals the inside story on just what took place during his time on Survivor: Redemption Island

CornerstoneTV - Mom Talk - Being A Mom is HARD

Parenting is FULL of surprises--what was the most unexpected lesson you've learned as a mom?

God's Creation - Christian Music - Jesus Jesus Touch Me Today

We want Jesus' spiritual touch on our lives. Everything goes better with Jesus. Here is a new Christian church hymn about Jesus touching us.