Father’s Day Episode
June 16, 2019 | Hosted by Steve Woods
How God Uses Laughter to Combat Evil
June 2, 2019 | Hosted by Steve Woods
How God Shepherds His Pastors
May 26, 2019 | Hosted by Steve Woods
Some say that pastors, their spouses, and their families live in a fishbowl. They are often evaluated, judged, and even criticized by every member of their congregation. How does someone who feels called into ministry as a vocational shepherd maintain and sustain a life of serving those of us who (let’s be honest) can sometimes be the smelliest of sheep? Enter Standing Stone Ministry… In today’s show, we meet with James Fillingame and learn about this purposeful organization on a mission to shepherd and care for the shepherds and their families.
How God Reunites Families When It Seems Impossible
May 19, 2019 | Hosted by Steve Woods
In this episode of The Beacon, Steve Vogel of School Choice Arizona talks with us about the passion he and his wife, Teri, share for the broken and hurting. In August of 2016 Teri founded Thrive Arizona with the initial purpose of identifying and meeting the needs of families who would otherwise have children removed from their house. Steve shares their personal story of how God first used the unexpected to do the unexplainable by leading them into fostering when they didn’t even see it coming. Listen in to learn more about how God is working through Thrive Arizona, School Choice Arizona and Phoenix Christian to support and partner with foster families and students.
How God Calls Families To Foster Care
May 12, 2019 (Mother’s Day) | Hosted by Steve Woods
In this episode, our featured guests include Nate Perkins, Danielle Rinnier and Lauren Scharnweber (PC Elementary Principal). Our conversation looks at the heart and experience of Foster Care in three households as well as for the kids and families they love and nurture along the way.
Phoenix Christian is proud and honored to partner with a significant number of foster families and students. Join us by listening in to this episode and learn more about what foster care ministry is and, perhaps even more importantly, what foster care is not.
How God Breaks Down Barriers For At-Risk Youth
May 5, 2019 | Hosted by Steve Woods
In this episode, our featured guest is Joe Eriquez, founder of Heart for the City. Heart for the City does whatever it takes to work with the WHOLE KID in the life of EACH KID in order to raise up a new generation.
Hear how God is using sports, mentoring, job training, community and a private Christian education at PC to break down life barriers for at risk youth. In this show we shine a brighter light on the transforming work of the Lord in the lives of students.
Learn how timely, simple and easy it is to support this work by providing scholarship dollars for these young people, funded through corporate tax credits from the State of Arizona. How will God use you to make a profound difference for the sake of all eternity?
How God Uses Baseball To Change Lives
April 28, 2019 | Hosted by Steve Woods
This episode features PC’s beloved baseball coach, Mark Band. Mark is a life coach on and off the field and has built a baseball program committed to excellence in Central Phoenix at Phoenix Christian. Listen in as we talk about life and baseball with one of the most impactful and respected coaches in the Valley of the Sun.
How God Is Bigger Than Doubt
April 21, 2019 (Easter) | Hosted by Steve Woods
Dr. Mike Fleischmann is the Senior Pastor of Bethany Bible Church in Phoenix, Arizona. In this broadcast, we learn a little about Mike and his passion for local church ministry. We will also hear Mike’s perspective on the significant value of doubters and skeptics. We hope you will listen and be encouraged by the authenticity and relevance of a relationship with Jesus made possible because of what happened so many years ago on the first Easter.
How God Brought Tina Hines Back To Life
April 14, 2019 (Palm Sunday) | Hosted by Steve Woods
In this episode, we share the very personal and traumatic story of Tina and Brian Hines (PC alum). God continues to use their story more than a year after that fateful date of February 12, 2018. That was the day that Tina died five times. Tina’s testimony of seeing Jesus and a glimpse from this life into the next one is compelling and inspiring. Their love for the Lord, for each other, and for those who the Lord puts in their path will challenge and encourage you as you listen to how God is using the unexpected to do the unexplainable.
How God Can Use Your State Taxes To Fund Christian Education
April 7, 2019 | Hosted by Steve Woods
In this episode, we celebrate how God allows you to use the unexpected (your Arizona state tax revenue) to do the unexplainable (support private Christian education as well as others in need). Among the guests in this episode is Dennis Rogers, a CPA and Financial Planner, with a Master’s Degree in Taxation from ASU. You will also hear from Sally Henry, of ACSTO, the oldest and biggest School Tuition Organization in Arizona. Also in studio for this broadcast is Jeff Blake, Superintendent of Phoenix Christian. Listen in and learn how you can personally direct your state tax dollars in some very specific ways.
How God Saved Lucky Lawrence’s Marriage
March 31, 2019 | Hosted by Steve Woods
In this episode, we celebrate how God used the unexpected to do the unexplainable in and through Sue Wright. Married to Lucky Lawrence, a larger than life rock-n-roll DJ in the years when AM radio was the king of media, Sue began a journey of transformation when she met Jesus Christ. This episode shines a light on the amazing legacy that came out of a marriage that was in shambles. Listen in as we honor Sue and give God glory!
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