GPS: God. People. Stories.

Dec 02 2020 701

God works in people’s lives in amazing ways every day. Listen to some of those stories here.














































Comedian Michael Jr. Uses Laughter to Point People to the Lord
May 27 2020 12 mins  
“I look at myself as a comedic communicator. It just so happens one of the things I love communicating the most is the truth of what God’s done for us, through Jesus Christ.”Michael Jr. has always been funny—but he didn’t always use that gift for God’s glory until he came to faith at age 27. When he realized he needed Jesus and that Jesus had died for him, Michael’s entire life and approach to his career changed. Hear more about it on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories.Keep up with Michael Jr.’s latest projects and outreaches: michaeljr.comHere are resources for facing COVID-19: lp.billygraham.org/coronavirus-spiritual-resourcesThis episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message, “God’s Laughter.” Listen to the full message: billygraham.org/audio/gods-laughterGet in touch with us through email at [email protected] or on Billy Graham Radio’s Facebook page: facebook.com/BillyGrahamRadioLearn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: FindPeaceWithGod.netIf you’re anxious or fearful about the coronavirus, we would love to pray with you. Call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Music used in this episode:Micah Tyler – “Feels Like Music” @ 0:00Micah Tyler – “Shine” @ 8:21Micah Tyler – “Headed for the Mountain” @ 12:33GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

How a Family Joyfully Planted Churches in the Face of Persecution
May 20 2020 18 mins  
“We will try whatever possible way to reach out to that one family in that town.”Husband and wife Raja and Ramya faced trials and persecution as they worked to plant churches in their homeland of South Asia. Listen as they share some of the many ways they learned to trust Jesus in this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories. Christian evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias dedicated his life to equipping people like Raja and Ramya to share their faith in difficult situations. On Tuesday, May 20, Ravi went to be with the Lord. Learn more about his ministry: billygraham.org/story/ravi-zacharias-enters-heavenly-homeHere are resources for facing COVID-19: lp.billygraham.org/coronavirus-spiritual-resourcesThis episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message, “Ye Shall Be Witnesses.” Listen to the full message: billygraham.org/audio/ye-shall-be-witnesses/Get in touch with us through email at [email protected] or on Billy Graham Radio’s Facebook page: facebook.com/BillyGrahamRadioLearn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: FindPeaceWithGod.netIf you’re anxious or fearful about the coronavirus, we would love to pray with you. Call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Music used in this episode:Newsboys – “Guilty” @ 0:30Hawk Nelson – “Just Getting Started” @ 13:56Hawk Nelson – “Sold Out” @ 18:14GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

Matthew West on Quarantine, His Ministry and Billy Graham
May 13 2020 21 mins  
“When I feel the Lord pressing the pause button or allowing the pause button to be pressed in my life, I want my instinct to be to press into Him.”When musician Matthew West was 13, he accepted Jesus as his Savior while watching Billy Graham on TV. There have been many highs and lows since that day, and Matthew has remained faithful to his calling of sharing Jesus with the world. Matthew joins us on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories. to talk about meeting and learning from Billy Graham, being stretched by God during COVID-19, and how he’s learned to overcome setbacks.If you’re anxious or fearful about the coronavirus, we would love to pray with you. Call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Here are more resources for facing COVID-19: lp.billygraham.org/coronavirus-spiritual-resourcesThis episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message, “Dedication of the Georgia Dome.” Listen to the full message: billygraham.org/audio/dedication-of-georgia-domeGet in touch with us through email at [email protected] or on Billy Graham Radio’s Facebook page: facebook.com/BillyGrahamRadioLearn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: FindPeaceWithGod.netKeep up with Matthew West on Facebook: facebook.com/matthewwestMusic used in this episode:Matthew West – “Next Thing You Know” @ 0:33Matthew West – “More” @ 6:27Matthew West – “Take Heart” @ 12:30Matthew West – “So Loved” @ 16:13Matthew West – “The God Who Stays” @ 21:02GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.




From the Front Lines of COVID-19: Two Billy Graham Chaplains Share Their Experience in NYC
Apr 22 2020 20 mins  
Tim and Yvonne Denmark have spent their lives in and around New York City. Tim was a police officer and Yvonne was a schoolteacher for nearly 30 years. Today, this husband and wife team are serving as chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team in the city they love.Our sister ministry, Samaritan’s Purse, has set up an emergency field hospital for COVID-19 overflow patients in Central Park. Tim and Yvonne are there ministering to patients, healthcare workers and others in need of emotional and spiritual care. When asked, Tim and Yvonne pray with patients and share about Jesus Christ. They join us on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories.If you’re anxious or fearful about the coronavirus, we would love to pray with you. Call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Here are more resources for facing COVID-19: https://lp.billygraham.org/coronavirus-spiritual-resources/Keep up with how the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is helping people in need: https://www.facebook.com/rrtchaplains/Get in touch with us through email at [email protected] or on Billy Graham Radio’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BillyGrahamRadio/Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening the relationship you already have: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net/Music in this episode:Newsboys – Presence (My Heart’s Desire) @ 0:38Newsboys – Greatness of Our God @ 15:42Newsboys – Fearless @ 19:37GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

Former Model Finds Real Happiness and Peace
Apr 15 2020 16 mins  
My whole image and my whole self-esteem and my identity was wrapped up in modeling. … [But] it’s really empty and it’s really not even reality.”Nicole Weider had accomplished a lot by her early twenties. She was a successful swimsuit model, appearing in magazines and a Victoria’s Secret commercial. But Nicole felt empty on the inside until she returned to her faith in Jesus Christ.After giving up her modeling career, Nicole became an actress and producer of faith-based projects. She also helps younger women find their identity and purpose in their relationship with God. These days, part of her work is geared towards helping women deal with physical and emotional issues related to COVID-19. Nicole shares all about it on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories.If you’re anxious or fearful about the coronavirus, we would love to pray with you. Call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Here are more resources for facing COVID-19: https://lp.billygraham.org/coronavirus-spiritual-resources/Check out how Nicole’s ministry, Project Inspired, is helping young women deal with the effects of the coronavirus: https://www.projectinspired.com/dozens-of-resources-to-help-you-get-through-the-coronavirus-pandemic/This episode of GPS: God. People. Stories. features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message, “False Expectations of Youth.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/false-expectations-of-youth/Get in touch with us through email at [email protected] or on Billy Graham Radio’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BillyGrahamRadio/Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening the relationship you already have: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net/Music in this episode:Sanctus Real – Changed @ 00:31Sanctus Real – Lazarus @ 10:32Sanctus Real – Confidence @ 15:29GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

A Hopeful Easter Story: How God Redeemed This Man’s Traumatic Childhood
Apr 08 2020 18 mins  
God’s love changed Victor Marx from the inside out after a horrific childhood left him angry and broken. Now, Victor works to save other people from traumatic situations, including a Muslim who accepted Jesus as his savior on Easter.Victor Marx’s life shows that there is hope for anyone, in any situation, to find peace and freedom in Jesus Christ. And that’s the message of Easter: that there is hope for you because Jesus is alive. As the world continues to deal with the effects of coronavirus, we pray this story will bring that truth to light.If anxiety about COVID-19 is weighing you down, we would love to pray with you. Call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.Prepare your heart for Easter at home with these free resources: https://lp.billygraham.org/easter-resources/?utm_source=redirect&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=easter+in+your+home&SOURCE=BR204YERX&dr=easterinyourhome.orgFind out more about Franklin Graham’s Easter Sunday message on the Fox News Channel: https://lp.billygraham.org/franklin-graham-easter-service/#More resources for facing COVID-19: https://lp.billygraham.org/coronavirus-spiritual-resources/Get in touch with us through email at [email protected] or on Billy Graham Radio’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BillyGrahamRadio/Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening the relationship you already have: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net/More about Victor’s story and ministry: https://victormarx.com/Music in this episode:John Tibbs – Love Stand Stall @ 13:04 and 13:53John Tibbs – Burn @ 17:34GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.


‘It’s Not About the Circumstances; It’s About the Savior’: A Story of Loss and Faith
Apr 01 2020 25 mins  
As the world grapples with the coronavirus crisis, Becky Nordquist’s story can encourage anyone who’s ever asked the question, “Why, God?”She was abused by church members, abandoned by her husband, and devastated by pregnancy loss and a stillborn baby. Becky could have let her suffering define her life and destroy her faith. Instead, she has discovered a deep intimacy with Jesus that she wouldn’t trade for anything.Listen as Becky explains that, “We can walk forward in confidence, knowing the Almighty God is already on the other side of our crisis, regardless if that crisis is a pandemic or you just had the rug of your life ripped out from underneath you.”If anxiety over the coronavirus is weighing you down, we would love to pray with you. Call the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Prayer Line at 1-888-388-2683.More resources for facing COVID-19: https://lp.billygraham.org/coronavirus-spiritual-resources/This episode of GPS: God. People. Stories. features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message, “The Successful Family.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/the-successful-family/Get in touch with us through email at [email protected] or on Billy Graham Radio’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BillyGrahamRadio/Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening the relationship you already have: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net/Learn more about Becky and her music: https://www.beckynordquist.com/Music in this episode:Laura Story – Bless The Lord @ 0:39Laura Story – I Can Just Be Me @ 20:06Laura Story – God of Every Story @ 24:52GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.









Once Trafficked by Her Boyfriend, Now She Has New Life
Feb 05 2020 21 mins  
Rebecca Bender thought she had found “the one.” But her boyfriend wasn’t who he claimed to be.“He said, ‘Get dressed up, I want to take you out on the town,’” Rebecca remembers. “And instead he takes me to a dead-end street.”That was the first day of nearly six years of violence at the hands of sex traffickers in the United States. But even in the midst of her horror, God’s love broke through and freedom was on the horizon. Rebecca shares her harrowing experience on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories.This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message, “Hopeless, Yet There Is Hope.” Listen to the full message: www.billygraham.org/audio/hopeless-yet-there-is-hope-2/Join us in praying for Franklin Graham’s upcoming outreach in the United Kingdom: https://grahamtouruk.billygraham.orgGet in touch with us through email at [email protected] or on Billy Graham Radio’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening the relationship you already have: www.FindPeaceWithGod.netDiscover more about Rebecca Bender’s desire to help people who are or have been caught in human trafficking: www.rebeccabender.org/Listen to more episodes of GPS and over 1,500 Billy Graham messages: www.billygrahamradio.orgMusic used in this episode:Skillet – Victorious @ 0:25Laura Story – You Came Running @ 15:49Laura Story – You Came Running @ 20:31GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.







The Best of 2019–Part 2
Dec 25 2019 18 mins  
In part two of our Best of 2019 series, we revisit four more stories of people experiencing God’s love and presence in difficult times.Hear highlights from a convicted murderer who came to Jesus in his prison cell, a former Walt Disney Studios animator who worked on iconic films like “The Lion King” and encouraging examples of God’s faithfulness in the lives of musicians Laura Story and Danny Gokey.This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message, “Christmas—God With Us.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/christmas-god-with-us/Want to hear the full stories of these guests?Casey Diaz: https://billygraham.org/audio/he-stabbed-rival-gang-members-for-fun-then-gods-love-pierced-his-heart-part-1-of-2/Davy Liu: https://billygraham.org/audio/from-the-lion-king-to-the-king-of-kings-a-disney-artist-finds-his-true-calling/Laura Story: https://billygraham.org/audio/how-laura-story-discovered-trials-can-be-blessings-in-disguise/Danny Gokey: https://billygraham.org/audio/danny-gokey-i-really-felt-abandoned-by-god/You can get in touch with us through email at [email protected] or on Billy Graham Radio Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening the relationship you already have: www.FindPeaceWithGod.netMusic used in this episode:Danny Gokey – Hope in Front of Me @ 14:55Laura Story – O Come All Ye Faithful @ 18:15GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.


The Best of 2019–Part 1
Dec 18 2019 19 mins  
In part one of our two-part Best of 2019 series, we re-visit four stories of people finding hope, purpose and new life in Jesus Christ.Hear highlights from a former Planned Parenthood clinic director turned pro-life advocate, a young man who came back to life after drowning, a Turkish woman who has told millions of Muslims about Jesus and a Christian rapper saved from drug addiction.This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message, “Dangers of the Enchanted Forest.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/dangers-of-the-enchanted-forest/Want to listen to the full story of these guests?Abby Johnson: https://billygraham.org/audio/former-planned-parenthood-worker-all-of-this-has-just-been-a-lie/John Smith: https://billygraham.org/audio/he-was-dead-for-an-hour-now-his-miraculous-story-is-a-movie/Isik Abla: https://billygraham.org/audio/former-radical-muslim-now-tells-millions-about-christ/Craig James: https://billygraham.org/audio/from-meth-addict-to-christian-rapper-5ives-journey/You can get in touch with us through email at [email protected] or on Billy Graham Radio Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening the relationship you already have: www.FindPeaceWithGod.netMusic used in this episode:5ive – “Lead The Way” @ 15:35 Phil Wickham – “We Wish You (A Merry, Peaceful, Wonderful Christmas)” @ 19:03GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.


Emergency at 32K Feet: How Pilot Tammie Jo Shults Kept Her Cool
Dec 04 2019 27 mins  
About 20 minutes into a flight from New York to Dallas, an engine explosion rocked Southwest Flight 1380, putting the lives of almost 150 passengers in grave danger.“It felt like we’d been hit by another aircraft, the jolt was so violent,” pilot Tammie Jo Shults said. “And I remember thinking, ‘This could be the day that I meet my Maker.’”Captain Shults will share how her faith in God helped her stay calm when everything spun out of control. She’ll also share the lesser-known story of how she trusted God with the discrimination she faced as a female pilot in the Navy.This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message, “Visibility Zero.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/visibility-zero/You can get in touch with us through email at [email protected] or on Billy Graham Radio Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening the relationship you already have: www.FindPeaceWithGod.netBuy Tammie Jo Shults’ book “Nerves of Steel” from Ruth’s Attic bookstore: https://www.billygrahambookstore.org/nerves-of-steel.htmlBible verse mentioned by Tammie Jo:James 1:5Music used in this episode:Sanctus Real – My Hope Is in the Lord @ 0:52MercyMe – God With Us @ 22:16The Afters – With You Always @ 26:29GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

Sportscaster James Brown More Thankful for His Faith Than His Fame
Nov 27 2019 18 mins  
Before James “JB” Brown was a well-known sportscaster, he was a 24-year-old searching for meaning in his life. He’d been cut from the Atlanta Hawks and his dreams of playing NBA basketball appeared to be over. While JB did find some success in the business world, he felt empty and unhappy.That all changed when JB surrendered his heart to Jesus Christ. God led him to a new career, sports broadcasting, which allows him to shine the light of Christ to a national audience. Hear all about it on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories.This episode features an excerpt from Billy Graham’s message “Response to Receiving 1,900th Walk of Fame Star.” Listen to the full message: https://billygraham.org/audio/response-to-receiving-1900th-walk-of-fame-star/You can get in touch with us through email at [email protected] or on Billy Graham Radio Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/billygrahamradio/Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening the relationship you already have: www.FindPeaceWithGod.netLearn more about the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove: https://thecove.org/Bible verses mentioned by JB: Matthew 7:3-5Proverbs 3:5-6Joshua 1:8Psalm 75:6-7Colossians 3:23Ephesians 4:16Music used in this episode:Newsboys – Build Us Back @ 0:37Newsboys – What I Want Them to Say @ 13:13Newsboys – Man on Fire @ 17:36GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

































































































































































































































































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