Tony Hale Shows the Love of Christ in the Entertainment Industry (Gospel Light Minute #235) He is an actor and comedian who has appeared in episodes on 45 television shows and in several films. He is best known for his roles as Buster Bluth in "Arrested Development" and as Gary Walsh in the HBO political comedy "Veep." In 2013 and 2015, he won Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor... Continue Reading →


Mark Johnson: ‘Value Doesn’t Come from Winning Championships, but from Relationship With Christ’ (Gospel Light Minute #234) He is a former National Hockey League player who appeared in nearly 700 regular season games from 1980 to 1990. In 1980, he won gold at the Olympic Games. He is currently the head coach of the women’s ice hockey team at the University of Wisconsin–Madison (where he also attended college). Under his guidance,... Continue Reading →

Yvonne Orji: ‘I Love Being Nigerian, I Love to Laugh, and I Love Jesus’ (Gospel Light Minute #233) She is an Nigerian-American comedian and actress who plays Molly in HBO's dramedy series, Insecure. She has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress. She was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and raised in Maryland. Her parents expected her to become a doctor, lawyer, pharmacist, or engineer, but after receiving... Continue Reading →

Chase Headley: ‘I Want Christ Touching All Aspects of My Life’ (Gospel Light Minute #232) He is a professional baseball player, playing the position of third baseman and as a Switch-hitter for the New York Yankees. He began playing professional baseball for the San Diego Padres in 2007. Prior to that, he played baseball in college for the Pacific Tigers and the Tennessee Volunteers. In 2012, he led the... 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 →

Adam Wainwright Found True Faith in Christ Outside of the Church (Gospel Light Minute #227) He is the starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals. He was selected in the first round during the 2000 draft by the Atlanta Braves. As a sharp player in the minor leagues, the Braves thought him to be one of their top pitching prospects. Although in 2003, they traded him to the Cardinals,... 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 →

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