GPS: God.People.Stories

  • ‘Why Do Bad Things Happen?’: Tony Evans’ Daughter on Trusting God

    Posted Date: August 12, 2020

    “I’ve learned how to lament and to let God see my tears and to let Him love me through them.” Chrystal Evans Hurst is the daughter of well-known Christian leader Tony Evans. She’s had her fair share of difficult circumstances in her life—a decade of single parenthood, raising a blended family, adjusting to her husband’s health issues, and the recent loss of her mother to cancer. For Chrystal, knowing Jesus and praying to Him in the middle of her pain is the key to living a life filled with joy. She talks more about that on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories. Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net. Music used in this episode: Jasmine Murray – “Rest of My Life” @ 0:31 Jasmine Murray – “You Belong” @ 13:01 Jasmine Murray – “Who You Love” @ 16:58 GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
  • True Forgiveness: A Daughter Reconciles with Her Dad’s Murderer

    Posted Date: August 12, 2020

    Laurie Coombs was in college when her dad was murdered. She was devastated and fell into a deep depression that lasted for years, even after she got married and started a family. At the end of her rope, Laurie went to church and eventually began a relationship with Jesus. But that was just the beginning of her healing process. Hear the story of how Laurie forgave the man who killed her father on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories. Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.FindPeaceWithGod.net. Music used in this episode: Laura Story – “He Will Not Let Go” @ 0:29 Laura Story – “Forgiven” @ 13:46 Laura Story – “Grace Abounds” @ 17:11 GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
  • How a 10-Year-Old Orphan Met Her Heavenly Father

    Posted Date: July 30, 2020

    “One day it just hit me. I had to realize that he is not coming back for me, that nobody’s coming back for me.” Irina Creek grew up in the former Soviet Union and lost both of her parents by the time she was four—her father went to prison and her mother disappeared. Then, at age 10, while living in an orphanage, Irina learned she had a heavenly Father. Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: Find Peace With God. Music used in this episode: Laura Story – “I Give Up” (Instrumental) @ 0:00 Hope Darst – “Promise Keeper” @ 0:42 and 20:02 and 24:50
  • Tony Evans: Church ‘Needs to be the Cure’ for Racism

    Posted Date: July 30, 2020

    As a young man, Dr. Tony Evans experienced segregation firsthand. And while he believes racism still exists in the United States, Dr. Evans believes the Church can “be the cure for this problem.” He explains on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories. The pastor, author and speaker has created a three-point plan any church can follow to light the way to healing and unity. View the full plan here. You can connect with us through email at gps@billygraham.org or on Billy Graham Radio on Facebook. Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: Find Peace With God. Music used in this episode: Austin French – “In America” @ 0:32 and 12:28 and 16:47
  • How a Decade in Prison Helped this Man Find Purpose

    Posted Date: July 16, 2020

    “Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.” —Ephesians 4:28 Danny Marquez once robbed people at gunpoint on the streets of New York City. At age 18, he was arrested and spent more than ten years behind bars, where he began a relationship with Jesus Christ. Today, Danny works with Youth for Christ to reach young people in inner-city Indianapolis. He shares all about it on this episode of GPS: God. People. Stories. Learn more about beginning a relationship with Jesus Christ or deepening your relationship with Him: www.Find PeaceWithGod.net. Music used in this episode: Micah Tyler – “Walking Free” @ 0:32 and 20:41 Micah Tyler – “Love Lifted Me Up” @ 16:31 GPS is an outreach of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.