Joan Reid: ‘If God Was Not in Charge of My Life, I Wouldn’t Be Where I Am’ (Gospel Light Minute #237)

Joan Reid She is an accomplished Para-Nordic skier and rowing competitor. She competed in 2007 in the ASW1X World Championships as well as the World Cup for para-nordic skiing. She also qualified for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. Besides her degrees in business administration and psychology, this Canadian born rower also enjoys kayaking... Continue Reading →


Ellen Renfroe: “Let God Transform You” (Gospel Light Minute #231) She is a softball player who played from 2011 to 2014 with the Tennessee Lady Volunteers. In three of the four seasons she played, she was named All-American and each year she was an All-SEC player. In 2013, she played on the Women’s College World Series All-Tournament team, which finished second behind Oklahoma. This... Continue Reading →

Matt Giordano Says God Has Shaped His Life (Gospel Light Minute #230) He is a former professional football player who was drafted into the NFL in 2005 by the Indianapolis Colts. He played college football at Fresno City College before moving to the University of California, Berkeley from which he graduated. While at Fresno, he won All-State honors and was the Defensive MVP in the Northern... Continue Reading →

Alice Cooper: “Instead of Serving Me I Began to Serve Christ” (Gospel Light Minute #228) He is a rock singer, songwriter, and actor whose entertainment career has spanned well over 50 years. Known as “the Godfather of Shock Rock,” his stage performances feature everything from guillotines to baby dolls. His band which developed in the 1960s released its first album in 1969 and went on to become an international... Continue Reading →

Hey, Mister “Preacher,” I Can Tell You Where God Is (Gospel Light Minute X #282) Meet Jesse Custer. A man who cuts all ties to his life of crime and returns to dusty Annville, Texas, to take over his father’s church. His goal is to “save this town.” Played by Dominic Cooper, he is the main character of AMC’s “Preacher”, the comic book-based show, also starring Ruth Negga and... Continue Reading →

NHL Player Mike Rupp: “I Gave My Life Over to the Lord” (Gospel Light Minute #226) He is a retired NHL ice hockey player. After being drafted in 1998, he played professionally for the New Jersey Devils, the Phoenix Coyotes, the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild from 2000 to 2014. In 2003, he scored the game winning goal and earned his... Continue Reading →

NFL Player Stefen Wisniewski: “Grace Is What God Offers Us for Eternity” (Gospel Light Minute #225) He is an NFL football player and plays guard and center position for the Philadelphia Eagles. After playing college football at Penn State, he was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in 2011 and also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2015. In college, he became the first football student-athlete at the school to be... Continue Reading →

NBA Player and Olympic Gold-medalist Michael Redd: I Want People to Say, ‘He Loved God and Represented Christ Well’ (Gospel Light Minute #223) He is a retired professional basketball player. In 2000, he was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks and in 2002 set a then-NBA record after making eight three-point field goals in the fourth quarter. He was named to both the NBA All-Star and All-NBA Third Team in 2004. In 2011, he signed with the Phoenix... Continue Reading →

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