On-Air Line Up for Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Today on Point of View, Kerby speaks with Greg Laurie, senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship, about the Harvest America Event. Then he will speak with Shari Richard about her ministry which uses ultrasound pictures to help women understand there is life in the womb. In the second hour, father and son team John and Sam Eldredge will talk about their book "Killing Lions" and their ministry to men.
Greg Laurie, senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship® in Riverside and Irvine, California, began his pastoral ministry at age 19 by leading a Bible study of 30 people. Since then, God has transformed that small group into a church of some 15,000 people, making Harvest one of the largest churches in America.
In 1990, Laurie began holding large-scale public evangelistic events called Harvest Crusades®. Since that time, more than 5 million people have attended Harvest Crusades across the United States, in locations ranging from the annual event at Angel Stadium, Calif., to Madison Square Garden in New York City to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Harvest Crusade events have also been held in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Another 1.5 million people have attended Harvest events virtually, via live or archived Internet webcasts.
Laurie is the featured speaker of the nationally syndicated radio program A New Beginning which is broadcast on more than 700 radio outlets around the world. A New Beginning is one of the most popular Christian podcast downloads on iTunes. In addition, Harvest produces a weekly 30 minute television program called GregLaurie.tv, which is available at www.GregLaurie.tv and can be viewed via the Harvest app for iPhone, iPad, or Android. The program also airs weekly on the Trinity Broadcasting Network, The Church Channel, and American Forces Network TV. Harvest also has a dedicated channel for those using Roku streaming players (channel: Harvest Greg Laurie), where users can access all live streamed and archived Harvest events.
In addition to speaking and assisting other ministries, Laurie has authored over 70 books including As I See It, Hope for Hurting Hearts, Married.Happily, Essentials, Upside Down Living, The Greatest Stories Ever Told, Revelation: The Next Dimension, As It Is in Heaven and more.
His autobiography, Lost Boy, was released in June 2008 by Regal Books. The accompanying documentary film, Lost Boy: The Next Chapter, has won eight awards at International film festivals in the best documentary category. Laurie's newest film, Hope for Hurting Hearts, which also features the stories of Cathe Laurie, Jeremy Camp, and Nick Vujicic, released in July 2013 and has so far won or has been a category official selection in 14 film festivals.
Laurie, has been married to his wife, Cathe, for 40 years and has two sons, Christopher and Jonathan, and five grandchildren. His son Christopher died in a 2008 automobile accident at age 33.
Shari Richard, is an Obstetrical Ultrasound Expert and Educator founded Sound Wave Images in 1990 through which she produced the video Ultrasound: “A Window to the Womb” Her ultrasound images have educated millions with over 750,000 distributed, broadcast and translated “worldwide”. Shari continues to produce “The Next Generation” videos using the new digital technology.
The NEW release of “Eyewitness 2: The Window to the Heart” is a 5 minute loop and suitable for all languages. Shari’s goal is to circulate this message through social media and let the ultrasound images speak for themselves. She states, “The eyewitness of ultrasound is the window to the heart and speaks the universal language to the soul.” Shari, who personally experienced the grief and pain of abortion, continues her work educating, speaking and ultrasound training for the medical staff of Pregnancy Centers.
Her mission is to continue to bring healing and hope and to change hearts to recognize the hidden and inherent beauty of every life. Richard lives in West Bloomfield, Michigan and has 3 sons.
John Eldredge is a counselor, teacher, and the author of numerous bestselling books including Wild at Heart, Epic, and Beautiful Outlaw. He is the director of Ransomed Heart, a ministry restoring masculinity to millions of men worldwide. John loves fly fishing, bow hunting, and great books. He lives in Colorado with his wife, Stasi.
John Eldredge and Ransomed Heart Ministries
Samuel Eldredge began his writing career in second grade with a memorable essay on penguins. He graduated with a bachelors in English and is currently working on an online magazine for men. When he goes out of doors he loves to drive motorcycles, sail, and adventure with his wife, Susie. They currently live in Minneapolis.
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