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Episode 25

October 22, 2020 • October 22, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

Episode 24

September 24, 2020 • September 24, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

Episode 23

September 10, 2020 • September 10, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

Episode 22

September 10, 2020 • September 10, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

Pastor Michael Criner of Rock Hill Baptist Church joins the podcast to share about how God's been faithful during the coronavirus crisis.

Episode 21

August 27, 2020 • August 27, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

Small things can become big things--life changing things--when God is in them.

Episode 20

August 13, 2020 • August 13, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

From Japan to Alvin, Texas, God is moving in people's lives in small ways and big ways during the pandemic.

Episode 19

July 30, 2020 • July 30, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

Michael Cooper began pastoring Grace Community Church in Mabank 7 years ago, when he was 24. The church prioritized the Word of God and biblical community, and God's blessed with growth both spiritually and numerically. And, as Hurricane Hanna made landfall in South Texas, SBTC Disaster Relief was on the road to help.

Episode 18

July 23, 2020 • July 23, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

If you're feeling tired or discouraged or your things aren't going like you planned, that doesn't mean God is done with you. A country church in Arkansas and a small-town church in East Texas are up on this week's episode of the Just Good News Podcast.

Episode 17

July 9, 2020 • July 9, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

Normal-sized churches in Kansas and Texas are growing and reaching out to their neighbors during Covid. One church member and her family decided to start a simple food-sharing drop-off, which has grown and spread through the church and its community.

Episode 16

June 25, 2020 • June 25, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

In the Tomato Capital of the World, Jacksonville College stands as a witness to its community and the world. Meanwhile from Austin, Texas, to Charlotte, North Carolina, two African American pastors in collegiate contexts share about opportunities they've had to share the gospel and make disciples during days of racial unrest.

Episode 15

June 18, 2020 • June 18, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

The International Mission Board publicly released its Annual Statistical Report, a 35-page document that reveals upward trends in evangelism and leadership development. And, a crowdfunded miniseries about the Gospels is worth a watch.

Episode 14

June 4, 2020 • June 4, 2020

A pastor in Minneapolis marches with peaceful protestors. And all the way up in Valdez, Alaska, a pastor and his wife minister to their local community amid COVID-19.

Episode 13

May 21, 2020 • May 21, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

An 11-year-old took her hard-earned savings of $32.20 for a beach vacation with her grandparents, and gave it to the IMB to help with its $4 million shortfall due to COVID-19. Now, she's challenging you. Will you give $32?

Episode 12

May 7, 2020 • May 7, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

The first Thursday in May is designated as the National Day of Prayer.

Episode 11

April 30, 2020 • April 30, 2020 • Gary Ledbetter

Churches in East Texas step up to provide relief in the wake of the Onalaska tornado. And, the May print issue of the TEXAN features mental health, and what churches and pastors across the state are doing to offer hope.