For many years, my go-to for persuasive apologetics has been Lee and Leslie Strobel. Together, they wrote Spiritual Mismatch: Hope for Christians Married to Someone Who Doesn’t Know God.
The author of Actes and Monuments (popularly known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs), John Foxe, was an English historian and martyrologist.
On this episode of Hugs From Heaven, we find spiritual encouragement from Tim Allen's life, learning from his mistakes, his sobriety, and his desire to have "a relationship with Whoever built me."
The son of a Mexican immigrant, Richard Montañez grew up as a migrant farm working picking grapes in the fields of Southern California before becoming a janitor at Frito-Lay in 1976.
The first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent, Dr. Patricia Bath has broken ground for women and people of color in a number of areas.
On April 12, 1980, Terry Fox dipped his artificial leg into the Atlantic Ocean in St. John's, Newfoundland and began his Marathon of Hope.
George Mueller cared for more than 10,000 orphans during his lifetime, praying in millions of dollars for his ministry's financial needs and preaching the gospel in many countries around the world.
Christmas Evans was a nonconformist minister regarded as one of the greatest preachers in the history of Wales. As a boy he ran with rough gangs, fighting, drinking, and putting his life at risk.
I will never run out of compelling proof of transformed lives and this Hugs From Heaven features a shining example of Jesus saving the "guttermost."
Do you believe in miracles? Charles Sathmary from Oakville, Ontario has had twelve of them! He has survived a collapsed airway, seven strokes, two tumours, and a hole in his heart that disappeared - a medical impossibility according to the doctor.
Spring may not have sprung in ways we can celebrate just yet, but bright, beautiful days are sure to come! Until then, let's find some encouragement from the hymn 'All Things Bright and Beautiful' and see what kind of Hugs From Heaven it can provide in our lives today.
The Archbishop of Seville for over three decades, Isidore is widely regarded as the last of the Fathers of the Church and the last scholar of the ancient world.
Author Gil Beers once wrote, "Adulthood is a systematic process of unlearning joy." There's some truth to this sad reflection, but it doesn't have to be that way. In fact, it goes against what the Bible teaches us to do.
John Calvin was a French theologian and pastor in Geneva during the Protestant Reformation. However, the one thing he struggled to understand was love, but perhaps that's the most important lesson we can learn from him in this episode of Hugs From Heaven.
It says "1 cross, 3 nails, 4 given" and that redemption plan is the exact message we'll explore on this episode of Hugs From Heaven.
How did God use this man to shake Wales and England to their foundations? Look back and explore on this episode of Hugs From Heaven.
On this episode of Hugs From Heaven, we look for spiritual encouragement from Cecil Frances Alexander's famous hymn 'There is a Green Hill Far Away'.
The All-New Mickey Mouse Club became a powerful launchpad for Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Ryan Gosling, Keri Russell, and Britney Spears. It was also where Jennifer McGill got her start, joining the cast at age 10 with the dream of being a recording artist.
The royal wedding of Meghan Markle to Britain's Prince Harry may be helping to promote the popular phrase: "Leave a little sparkle where you go."
It was the Greek fabulist and storyteller Aesop who once said, "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."
Patti was a sparkling radio personality until an 18 wheeler ploughed into the back of the car she was riding in on June 18, 2002.
If you're in need of some powerful encouragement in your life, allow this episode of Hugs From Heaven to be your springboard into a fresh new season.
In her new book, Shine On, Cyndi Desjardins Wilkens writes, "It wasn't until I almost lost my life that I loved Jesus enough to give him all of my life."
A Gallop poll found 80% of people surveyed feel what they are doing is not important or making a difference. Are you one of them? This episode of Hugs From Heaven may just be the inspiration you need.
Whatever your regrets or brokenness, God wants to help turn your mess into a message of healing. There's no better example of this than Steve Hopper, an ex-con who found hope in a hopeless situation.
I recently had the privilege to speak with Bryan and Marj Menchenton, a couple from Kitchener, Ontario who faced the all too common issue of porn addiction.
You’ve likely heard the famous words, “Dr. Livingstone, I presume.” at some point in your life, though the story behind them is the real Hug From Heaven. Dr. David Livingstone captured the interest and imagination of the world as he plunged deeper into the African...
Johannes Gutenberg was, amongst other things, the inventor printing press. He is the namesake of the Gutenberg Bible, the first major book printed using mass-produced movable metal type in Europe.
William Carey, the "father of modern missions," wanted to translate the Bible into as many Indian languages as possible. And that's what he did, but not without facing adversity.
Hebrews 10:22 says, "Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith." The story behind Fanny Crosby's most famous hymn, "Blessed Assurance," is an inspiring encouragement towards that truth.