K-love News Podcast

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Sinopsis

Expanded versions of some of the positive and encouraging stories heard each day on K-LOVE

Episodios

  • Ever Heard Of A Plumbing Disaster? There’s One In Texas - Christian Water Experts Are Helping

    Ever Heard Of A Plumbing Disaster? There’s One In Texas - Christian Water Experts Are Helping

    27/02/2021 Duración: 10min

    By Richard Hunt Water Mission usually operates overseas, but sees the big need in Texas after an intense winter storm overtook Texas and nearby bordering states on Valentine’s Day weekend. Millions of people lost power. Perhaps even worse, pipes burst in homes and businesses, and city waterworks were marginalized. And that means toilets don’t flush!

  • K-LOVE CLOSER LOOK: Families Living On One-Income, Possible?

    K-LOVE CLOSER LOOK: Families Living On One-Income, Possible?

    26/02/2021 Duración: 28min

    Can a family live happy and healthy on what seems to be less money per month? Budgeting expert Mary Hunt firmly believes they can. Consider the net pay of the second income minus job-related expenses like daycare and fast food because you're too tired to cook. Are you really getting ahead? Is it driving you into a higher tax bracket? K-LOVE's Billie Branham talks with Hunt about life on one-income.

  • Bradley Lum, CEO MS Prison Industries Corp

    Bradley Lum, CEO MS Prison Industries Corp

    25/02/2021 Duración: 14min

    KLOVE's Monika Kelly chats with Bradley Lum, CEO of the Mississippi Prison Industries Corporation about job training for incarcerated men and women. The organization follows the inmate after release to help build a successful future.

  • Church Members Going To The Moon

    Church Members Going To The Moon

    25/02/2021 Duración: 07min

    By Richard Hunt Oasis Church is sending a special digital image onboard NASA’s moon rover. “We became aware of a YouTube influencer who had purchased space on a NASA rover that’s going to the moon.” He offered fans an opportunity to send him a picture or video that would be placed in a digital time capsule that will be on that rover. “And so we thought, ‘You know what, let’s do that. Let’s build some memories here. Let’s do something fun and creative – particularly when physical distancing is such a challenge.’ We thought, ‘Let’s get together. Let’s do a Zoom call and let’s take a picture together… and send that image to the moon!’” In our complete podcast interview below, Pastor Jody Skogen will share the specific Bible verses that were written on the outer border of the Zoom still image that’s going to the lunar surface.

  • K-LOVE Closer Look: ‘Call-In’ Bible Studies Connect You To Faith And Friendship

    K-LOVE Closer Look: ‘Call-In’ Bible Studies Connect You To Faith And Friendship

    18/02/2021 Duración: 15min

    Soldiers For Faith launched ‘call-in’ bible studies back in 2012, but stay-at-home orders in 2020 crystalized the ministry purpose and mission. They deliberately avoid video. “There’s something about just picking up the telephone, not having that judgement,” explains ministry founder Kelly McAndrew. “It’s just absolutely pure to be on the phone, to hear people’s voices, to hear their hearts.” K-LOVE's Rafael Sierra reports.

  • Strong Faith In Dark Times: ICU Nursing Supervisor Prays For COVID Patients, Comforts Those Passing

    Strong Faith In Dark Times: ICU Nursing Supervisor Prays For COVID Patients, Comforts Those Passing

    16/02/2021 Duración: 11min

    By Richard Hunt What’s it like treating very sick COVID-19 patients day-after-day? “We can only speak about it. Our eyes can’t even show you what we see, but the pain that health care workers are feeling today…I’ve seen so many healthcare workers suffer from compassion fatigue and secondary trauma because of what they’ve experienced having to be the gap-to-close between the family and the patient, when they’re dying, holding their hand when they die - and to experience that over-and-over-and-over again is exhausting.”

  • Sheriff’s Detective Pitches Positive Policing Idea

    Sheriff’s Detective Pitches Positive Policing Idea

    09/02/2021 Duración: 26min

    Partnership between deputies and mental health professionals changing the way policing is done. Listen to K-LOVE's Rafael Sierra's report.

  • Matthew West Encourages Families Fighting Cancer, And Others with Life Battles

    Matthew West Encourages Families Fighting Cancer, And Others with Life Battles

    07/02/2021 Duración: 08min

    By Richard Hunt Matthew is a successful Christian music artist who lends his talent and support to select ministries and projects that help others. “What separates Christian music from the rest of the world is God at work through the lyrics and the melodies, shooting straight to the hearts of people.” And when a song he has written and performed can be of benefit to an outreach helping others, Matthew is often willing to come alongside and lend his name and talent to their project. That’s the case with a ministry called Cancer Companions.

  • Jonathan Chambers Builds Handmade Desks for Kids Doing School from Home

    Jonathan Chambers Builds Handmade Desks for Kids Doing School from Home

    04/02/2021 Duración: 15min

    By Richard Hunt When the pandemic closed school, Jonathan Chambers encouraged students who were learning from home. He built them kid-size desks… for free! “I felt God kind of led me, you know, on the whole thing.” Inspired by God and driven by compassion, Chambers, owner of Gateway Construction & Development, wanted to “give these kids something that they can create their own space to do some learning.” He had heard of young students curling into closets and other areas to try and find a quiet and productive place to do their schoolwork. And he realized an appropriate size desk could make a big difference.

  • Pardoned Twice, Robert Sherrill Makes A Difference in Greater Nashville

    Pardoned Twice, Robert Sherrill Makes A Difference in Greater Nashville

    29/01/2021 Duración: 10min

    By Richard Hunt After Robert Sherill’s mother and stepdad got a divorce, Robert found himself living in what was known locally as the “Dodge City” public housing project in Nashville. The nickname pretty much says it all, a real rough neighborhood. In time, Robert pursued money – he sold drugs. But that caught up with him and he did 5 years in prison. On the other side of confinement, Robert is a changed man, an entrepreneur, a man of faith, and dedicated to helping teens and those being released from prison to pick the right path to life and success.

  • Pardoned Twice, Robert Sherrill Makes A Difference in Greater Nashville

    Pardoned Twice, Robert Sherrill Makes A Difference in Greater Nashville

    29/01/2021 Duración: 10min

    By Richard Hunt After Robert Sherill’s mother and stepdad got a divorce, Robert found himself living in what was known locally as the “Dodge City” public housing project in Nashville. The nickname pretty much says it all, a real rough neighborhood. In time, Robert pursued money – he sold drugs. But that caught up with him and he did 5 years in prison. On the other side of confinement, Robert is a changed man, an entrepreneur, a man of faith, and dedicated to helping teens and those being released from prison to pick the right path to life and success.

  • 8-Year-Old Brings Buddy Bench To Her Elementary School

    8-Year-Old Brings Buddy Bench To Her Elementary School

    28/01/2021 Duración: 01min

    K-LOVE's Billie Branham talks with Sammie Vance about her Buddy Bench project and how she helped create more than 150 benches

  • “P.S. Thank You”: Army Veteran Catches Up with Kids Who Encouraged Him in Iraq Back In 2003

    “P.S. Thank You”: Army Veteran Catches Up with Kids Who Encouraged Him in Iraq Back In 2003

    28/01/2021 Duración: 05min

    By Richard Hunt It was 2003. Nearly 200,000 American troops were in Iraq. Among those was West Virginia soldier Mark Bland. He and other soldiers were so encouraged to get mail from students back home, kids they didn’t even know, who wished them well, and some promised to pray for them. 17 years later, Mark is making a concerted effort to connect with those who wrote him to thank them for thinking about him so many years ago. And those kids are grown-ups now. This is a vert heartwarming story!

  • Eye-Catching Community Fridges Making A Big Difference

    Eye-Catching Community Fridges Making A Big Difference

    24/01/2021 Duración: 09min

    By Richard Hunt People helping people: Artist-designed fridges are stocked with healthy food. It’s free. Just open the door! People in many geographic areas reside in what are termed food deserts. “Food deserts are areas throughout the country that have less access to a grocery store … or, if they do have a grocery store, supermarket next by, they're not providing fresh vegetation for the community,” explains Fania Celestin, the Director of Development for the Buddy System Community Fridge Initiative in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

  • ‘The Rise  Shine Challenge’ - Principal Encourages Teaching Staff with Fun During Pandemic

    ‘The Rise & Shine Challenge’ - Principal Encourages Teaching Staff with Fun During Pandemic

    24/01/2021 Duración: 06min

    By Richard Hunt Principal Brian Lile, Muhlenberg South Middle School in Kentucky, came up with the ‘Challenge’ to help teachers jump-start their day. And their positive attitude can be contagious to students at a time when that unwanted disease contagion has changed life so much. Teachers take part in a wide variety of games like Let’s Make a Deal, Deal or No Deal, and Press Your Luck. But Brian shares, “Not all of our prizes are good prizes…” (uh-oh)

  • K-LOVE CLOSER LOOK: Tails Wag For People In Need: Canines For Christ

    K-LOVE CLOSER LOOK: Tails Wag For People In Need: Canines For Christ

    21/01/2021 Duración: 15min

    Dogs who sign up with Canines for Christ take car rides with their families to visit sick people in cancer wards, lonely people in nursing homes, stressed people in police stations, forgotten people in prisons and anywhere else tails need to wag. “Our dogs have been able to break through depression to assure people that God really does love them and care for them,” says Chaplain Ron Leonard. “Most of us know, people that pet dogs, the dog provides comfort, they get happy when they do -- and so we wanna make people happy.”

  • K-LOVE CLOSER LOOK: Dog Is Their Co-Pilot (PAART)

    K-LOVE CLOSER LOOK: Dog Is Their Co-Pilot (PAART)

    21/01/2021 Duración: 13min

    The co-founders of Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team (PAART) didn’t set out to use their 1974 Piper Warrior to relocate dogs from overcrowded shelters, but one phonecall back in 2009 changed the game. Plesset and Childs eventually adopted the motto, “No Dog Left Behind,” and combining their love of flying with their love of animals they created a non-profit network of shelters and pilots.

  • K-LOVEs Positive People: Pastor Stephen Wilson, Prison Campuses Pastor

    K-LOVE's Positive People: Pastor Stephen Wilson, Prison Campuses Pastor

    21/01/2021 Duración: 25min

    K-LOVE's Monika Kelly has a lively chat with Texas' Gateway Church's Prison Campuses Pastor, Stephen Wilson about all the ways that God is impact prison inmates with the Gospel through multiple in-house (prison) church campuses across the state of Texas. Pastor Stephen explains the exciting way that men are working as church ushers and sound engineers inside prison walls during services. When they come out, they already have a church home.

  • Incredibly, People with Dementia Can Often Recognize Cherished Hymns

    Incredibly, People with Dementia Can Often Recognize Cherished Hymns

    20/01/2021 Duración: 10min

    By Richard Hunt Operation Sing Again specializes in getting hymn-filled DVDs to nursing homes and care facilities free-of-charge, and the results can be wonderful! “I’ve talked to several people who are in the senior care line of work and they tell me that the part of the brain that houses music and rhyme is the last part of the brain to deteriorate from Alzheimer’s or dementia. So even when people can’t have a conversation with you, they will respond to music or singing,” shares Gerald Wolfe, who saw his own dad trying to sing. “And that’s the last memory I have of being with him, trying to sing, ‘Amazing Grace.’”

  • The Kindness Kitchen” – God’s People Touching Lives and Hearts During the Pandemic

    "The Kindness Kitchen” – God’s People Touching Lives and Hearts During the Pandemic

    19/01/2021 Duración: 19min

    By Richard Hunt 9,000 professionally planned church-cooked meals (so far!) have blessed townspeople, schools, and frontline workers in the Olathe, Kansas area. Realizing Journey Bible Church possessed a commercial grade kitchen, professional Chef Greg Reynolds teamed with church staff to launch what would become "The Kindness Kitchen.” To date, thousands of healthy free meals have been provided to single moms, those in need, and frontline workers, but also those who just needed some encouragement. In one case, they were able to bless a single mom and her 12 children! There’s a constant stream of reliable volunteers to keep the food blessing rolling. “Even people who are maybe a little more skeptical towards religion, towards a church, when they see the light shining, they want to get in on it. We have people daily, calling us or just showing up to serve, and they say ‘I saw something about this’ or ‘My neighbor got a meal from you. I just want to see what’s going on here’ - and you know what, they’re doing

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