Country Music Sensation, Billy Ray Cyrus in the hit movie, Like A Country Song

Playing It By Ear: The Adaptability of Billy Ray Cyrus Written by Kelli Gillespie Born in Kentucky, Billy Ray Cyrus grew up with a biblical foundation, a love for baseball, and music. While this country boy was hoping to become Johnny Bench and play in the big leagues, little did he know that his dreams…

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Tammy Hyler

From Country Stars to TV and Film Meet Songwriter: Tammy Hyler Written by Shelley Barski You may not know Tammy Hyler, but you’ve definitely heard her songs. With a discography that includes soundtracks to Runaway Bride, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, New in Town and Desperate Housewives, her songs have universal acclaim. Today, Hyler…

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Angie Sousa

Taking it One Day at a Time Written by Kelli Gillespie Angie Sousa is a mother of three who has been wrestling with a heroin and meth addiction for more than half her life. At 38 years old, she now remains clean and praises God for it. Having been through numerous in-patient facilities, it wasn’t…

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Center 4 Life Change Andrea Salzburn & Felicia Durling

The Center 4 Life Change Offers a Different Approach of Guidance and Hope for Individuals and Families of Addiction Written by Kelli Gillespie It started with a personal addiction and a passion to help others achieve healthy lives, with an ultimate goal of healing and full restoration. After education, training and running other programs Felicia…

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Pastors of Oasis Church, Philip and Holly Wagner

From Love and Marriage, Cancer to Communication Pastors Philip and Holly Wagner Live What They Preach Written by Kelli Gillespie Phillip and Holly Wagner are the founding and leading pastors of the Oasis Church in Los Angeles. They’ve written books on dating, love, and mending marriages. They’ve founded a non-profit water organization, survived cancer, and…

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Philip Yancey

Philip Yancey: The Grace Gap Written by Vicki Hesterman Best-selling author Philip Yancey writes his many books not as an expert but as a seeker of answers to core questions such as, “Does God really care about me?” His books cover topics from the relevance of the Old Testament (The Bible That Jesus Read) to…

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Speech Coach Ryan Flaherty Trains Top Athletes for Life On and Off the Field

Speech Coach Ryan Flaherty Trains Top Athletes for Life On and Off the Field Written by Jim Rooney In the world of athletics, there are two thoughts that are universally held about speed. The first is, “speed kills.” Coaches, programs, owners and even fans know that the faster you are as an athlete, or even…

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Author Dr. James Dobson

Prominent Child Psychologist Dr. James Dobson Emphasizes Importance of Building a Family Legacy Written by Kelli Gillespie Having written more than 40 books and called by Time Magazine as “The nation’s most influential evangelical leader,” James Dobson, Ph.D., is a recognized authority on Christian parenting. For 14 years he served as a professor of pediatrics…

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Newsboys Concert Photo

“My God’s not dead. He’s surely alive. He’s living on the inside roaring like a lion…” These lyrics from the band, Newsboys, have reached millions around the world. When the single, “God’s Not Dead (Like A Lion),” was first released in 2011, it was a #1 radio hit on the Billboard AC Monitored chart. Since…

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Nick Wallenda for Risen Magazine

Walking By Faith, Not By Sight: Meet the King of High Wire, Nik Wallenda Nik Wallenda is a seventh-generation member of The Flying Wallendas family of aerialists. His ancestors have been circus performers since the 1700s and have been doing balancing acts without nets since Karl Wallenda, his great-grandfather, made the family famous in the…

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