Biblical Counseling for Church Leaders
Dr. Nick Applegate testifies of his journey to provide Christian psychological counseling, and later transitioning to Christ Centered Biblical Counseling. He serves as a pastor of Biblical Counseling in Hendersonville, Tennessee: http://bbctn.com/about-bbc/staff Interviewed by Dr. John Woodward, Grace Fellowship International (May 15, 2020).
The Law of Liberty - 1
This is an audio track of an online Deeper Life Discipleship study. This is 3/4 of the meeting which features the Bible study summary of "The Law of Liberty in the Spiritual Life" (by Evan Hopkins), Chapter 1. Introduction by Dan Hawkins. Sponsored by GraceFellowshipInternational.com
Testimony of Altha Burts
Exchanged Life counselor and educator, Altha Burts, testifies of her life, redemption, and transformation. She is the author of Come Up Higher at www.SUHministry.org and The Treasures of Truth online course at www.Well-of-Life.org.
Pastor Jeff Barbieri gives an insightful exposition of Paul's prayer in Ephesians 1. It is a prayer for all wholehearted believers. Jeff serves as Senior Pastor of Mountain View Bible Church, New Tripoli, PA.
Discovering the New Covenant
David Sherman gives his spiritual journey testimony as interviewed by John Woodward. David tells of his Jewish roots, redemption, mission trips, and Bible study activities. Recently he went through the 12 week 'ID Ministry' process with Cross to Life Discipleship Ministries in Minnesota. Even mature believers can discover new dimensions and applications of the new covenant.
Grace Awakening Testimony of Pastor Dan Riley
Dan Riley testifies of a deeper discovery of his identification with Christ and the difference this made in his life and ministry. Recorded in Sevierville, Tennessee at a banquet for Grace Fellowship International (2012). Dan serves as Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee.
God Gives More Grace
Linda testifies of her personal journey as a believer, singer, trainer, wife, and mother. This was session 3 of "Cultivating a Christ-Centered Marriage"-- a retreat hosted by Peoples Church of Montreal. Grace Fellowship International
Exchanged Life and Missions
Dr. John Shepherd spoke about the importance of identification with Christ as it relates to the Great Commission. He was the founder/Director of Calvary Road Ministries that mobilizes pioneer evangelism among the Maasai people of Kenya and Tanzania: CalvaryRoad.com. He challenged young and old to be involved in spreading the gospel locally and globally. Recorded at First Baptist Church, Pigeon Forge, TN (2005)
Navigating Life in a Broken World
This was the introductory message presented at the Grace 220 seminar at New Life Community Church-Elgin (Illinois). The seminar and workshop May 17, 18, 2019 was provided to equip Soul Care ministries in the region. (Click the PDF button to view a detailed message outline.)
The Value of Christ Centered Soul Care
Faith Radio in Minneapolis, Minnesota broadcasts a weekday program, “Afternoons with Bill Arnold.” On April 5, 2019 Bill invited John Woodward to return to this program for a conversation about Christ-centered discipleship: "...we learn to reject the lies of our past and walk forward in victory." Courtesy of myfaithradio.com
The Exchanged Life
"When Christ went to the cross in our place, He not only died for our sins, but also made possible a glorious exchange; His life for our life. Essentially, the death of Christ for us was to put the life of Christ in us; and this life is available to every believer right now. We need only access His life so that He can be the animating power of our personality. This life is evidenced in the new man, the new union and the new victory we have in Christ." Preached in 2011. John VanGelderen leads RevivalFocus.org
My Lighted Path
Sheriena McEvers gave this personal testimony at her church--The Crossing, in Marysville, KS. She writes a blog entitled. "The Lighted Path" at https://www.sherienamcevers.com and is the author of "Bible Reading Study Guide" (Amazon.com)
Trying or Trusting?
Which is your approach to living the Christian life? This practical exposition of Galatians was preached at Anchor Church in Georgia by pastor Steve Hammack. www.AnchorGrayson.org. Used with permission
He Restores My Soul
In this testimonial interview, Suzanne tells about the challenges she has faced over the years, including an overdependence on psychotropic drugs. After appropriating her identity and freedom in Christ, she has been involved in recovery and prison ministries.(Recorded in 2011)
Cultivating Your Devotional Life
Pastor Stoney Shaw affirms on the importance of daily, personal fellowship with God through the Word and prayer. He recommends examples of helpful grace-oriented devotional resources. Recorded at the Solomon School of Grace Fellowship Int'l in Pigeon Forge, TN (2004).
Identification and Illumination
Although he and his parents (Stuart and Jill) had believed and taught the doctrine of union with Christ, Pete needed a personal illumination to appreciate this spiritual reality at a personal level. This testimonial message was given at Conference 220 in Dallas, Texas. Pete is Lead Pastor of Bent Tree Bible Fellowship and a teacher with TellingTheTruth.org
What a School Counselor Learned
Ellie Jones tells about how she came to faith in Christ and later discovered how to live out of her union with Christ. She left her job as a school counselor, received full GFI training in Colorado, then shared the message of the Cross through discipleship and counseling in Florida and Spain. Interviewed by John Woodward, June, 2018
Recovery Coach Training
Joe Freeman and John Woodward recount the backstory of Grace Fellowship International's Recovery Coach Training track. Recorded in August, 2018: LoveThemToLife.com , GraceFellowshipInternational.com
Discipleship Counseling and the Recovery Journey
John Woodward was interviewed by Bill Arnold on "The Early Evening Late Show", Faith Radio Network based in St. Paul, MN. They were joined by mutual friend, Jeff Verdoorn. The discussion is on the message of the Cross, Discipleship Counseling, and the field of addiction recovery. http://myfaithradio.com, July 25, 2018
A Grace Awakening
Bill Firth gives a testimony of how he discovered identification with Christ and the difference this has made in his life. Part of a Recovery Coach seminar, June 1, 2018 in Lancaster, NY.
Delivered from Depression
Aaron Kim tells of his journey into clinical depression and anxiety and how God delivered him. A testimonial interview with John Woodward.
Christ in the Passover
Larry Stamm shared his personal testimony and gave a fascinating explanation of the Passover seder. This presentation covers the Old Testament origin (Exodus ch. 12) and New Testament fulfillment in Jesus the Messiah (John 1:29; Matt. 26:17-30). Larry's ministry is online at www.larrystamm.org
Union with Christ
Dr. Lewis Gregory (of Source Ministries) visited during the Spirituotherapy Workshop of March, 2018. He gave this word of exhortation to the students about personal ministry that flows from our relationship of abiding in Christ. This talk is followed by a testimony in song by participant, Donna Kennebrew.
Distorted Identity vs. Transformed Identity
Cherri Raws Freeman gave this talk at a Women's Breakfast at Bayside Chapel in Barnegat, NJ on 2/17/2018. She shares her personal testimony as a context for teaching about identification with Christ, God's love, and living out of a grace-based identity in Christ. The Fathers Loveletter narration is included near the end (Fathersloveletter.com). To learn more of Joe and Cherri's ministry, visit LoveThemToLife.com
Christ Your Life
In "Good News of Great Joy: Christ Your Life", Dr. Charles Stanley preaches one of his most explicit and dynamic messages about the importance of the believer's co-death and co-resurrection with Christ. (Dr. Charles Solomon (GFI) and Dr. Bill & Anabel Gillham gave conferences at FBC Atlanta in the early 1980's.) Most of Dr. Stanley's messages are available through inTouch.org
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