Most of us have times when, if we're honest, it feels like we're going through a whole lot of pain and striving without much to show for it. At times like these, we can't help wondering if we matter at all in this world or to God. Today guest host Ed Stetzer will talk with someone who wants to give us some fresh hope and share the secrets of a fruitful, God-delighting life through the images of the vine, the branch and the fruit in Scripture.
Millions of people WANT to follow Jesus but don't know how. And new believers often wind up paralyzed and overwhelmed trying to master complicated doctrines, following the new rules policing their lives and confused by a strange new vocabulary. Today guest host Ed Stetzer will talk to the head of one of America's most effective evangelism movements who will tear down the myths that surround the Christian faith which can create unnecessary obstacles to Christian growth.
Best-selling book and Bible study author Beth Moore is a dynamic teacher whose conferences take her across the globe. Beth lives in Houston, Texas, where she leads Living Proof Ministries with the purpose of encouraging and teaching women to know and love Jesus through the study of Scripture. Beth is one of the best-known women in the evangelical Christian arena.
Craig Springer is the Executive Director of the evangelistic program, Alpha USA,that runs in over 6,500 churches across every major denomination and 500 prisons throughout the country. Alpha mobilizes over 50,000 volunteers and 360,000 participants annually in the US and over 1.3 million globally. Alpha is directed at people with questions, frustrations and serious doubts about spirituality, the church, the direction of their lives or anything in-between. Craig has also been a leader and pastor in influential churches in Chicago, Illinois and Denver, Colorado. Craig and his wife, Sarah, also spent a number of years church planting in Prague, Czech Republic.