Posts Tagged ‘hope’

Can I Just Hide in Bed Til Jesus Comes Back?

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” —J. R. R. Tolkien Never mind stepping onto the road . . . sometimes stepping out of bed is dangerous enough. Or daunting enough. Yeah, there are times when life can seem too hard to face. There, we’ve said it. But you already know it’s true. No matter… … Continue reading

When Is the Last Time You Thought About Heaven?

How much do you think about Heaven? A lot? A little? Not at all? Whether your earthly life is close to it’s end or you have many decades still in front of you, I hope your thoughts turn often to Heaven because that eternal perspective lifts the weariness we all face. One of my dear friends who thought well and often of Heaven was named Melina. Melina was a dark-haired, dark-eyed beauty (think, full-blooded Italian… … Continue reading

Yes, You Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Human Trafficking Victim!

Trafficking is a $150 billion industry worldwide. What? Statements like that can incite many overwhelming emotions, but mainly – we want to do something to change it. That’s why we’re so excited to partner with BGR! BGR is fighting human trafficking one precious life at a time. When a child is rescued from slavery, they are brought to a safe house where physical, emotional, and spiritual needs are met with the love of Christ. Stories like… … Continue reading

A Needed Song of Hope on a Hopeless Day

It’s so easy to feel hopeless right now. Especially in light of what we see on the news and in our Facebook feeds. That’s why we’re thankful for songs like this one from Tenth Avenue North to remind us who our hope is in. Join us in talking to God today. Give Him your fears and ask Him to show you how best to respond. “I have this hope In the depth of my soul In… … Continue reading

Joy, Faith, and Hope In The Midst Of Poverty

Too often my joy is attached to material possessions. Too often my faith is attached to the outcome of my circumstances. Too often my hope is attached to self-doubt… and I don’t live in poverty. Someone living in extreme poverty definitely wouldn’t have joy, faith, or hope, right? If you have nothing, where does your joy come from? If your circumstances are only getting worse, where does your faith come from? If you’re treated as… … Continue reading

Hope for 2017 After a Terrible Year

“I’m just ready for 2016 to end. It’s been nothing but bad news,” I told my sister-in-law. “You need to see this.” She then showed me this picture of an ornament a friend had made. It features a dumpster…on fire…with the year “2016” written on the front. Yep. That perfectly represents this year: one long dumpster fire. For some, 2016 was fantastic! Maybe you added a new family member, or started your dream job, or… … Continue reading

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

To start off the World’s Biggest Small Group, Wally shares how this question kept him from following God for a long time. He shares how he wrestled with it and the powerful conclusion he came to. One of the biggest questions that holds people back in their faith is, “If God is good, why do bad things happen to good people?” Truth be told, this very question kept me estranged from God for many years. What… … Continue reading

This Lauren Daigle Video is the Most Hopeful Thing You’ve Seen All Day.

You’ve heard Lauren Daigle sing “How Can It Be,” but have you seen her get this real? She shares a story of struggling in her own life, then drops some serious truth about how to keep your mind focused on what matters. Lauren made this video for the World’s Biggest Small Group a couple years back, but we still get comments about how this video is blessing people today.   Lauren uses this verse: “And now, dear brothers… … Continue reading

This Guy Called on His Way to Find out Whether or Not He Had Cancer.

Rick’s call stuck with us. He called when he was on his way to find out if he had cancer or not, but sounded so hopeful in the midst of it. Wally followed up to see what happened next and reports back in this video.   Wally reported back, saying: “Sadly, it didn’t go the way Rick or any of us were hoping or praying. He has cancer. He mentioned WAY-FM was there for him… … Continue reading

Your Stories: Caleb

So often we hear very real stories of how WAY-FM has been a constant companion in listeners’ lives, and sometimes it makes all the difference – even saving people’s lives.  Here’s Caleb’s story: I’ve been a listener to WAY-FM for just about as long as I can remember, and this station has kept me company through some of the best and worst times of my life. In those years I have found myself enlisted, discharged, married,… … Continue reading