Author of "The Barbarian Way" and "Soul Craving," Erwin
McManus is the lead pastor of Mosaic church in Los Angeles,
CA. Pastor Erwin spoke with Matt and Laurie about the need
for Christians to cultivate "raw, untamed" faith in Jesus.
love of Christ through
music is the message of
piano virtuoso, Dino
Kartsonakis. One of the
premier musicians of our
time, Dino has over 40 recordings to
his credit and has performed before
James Bertrand, founder of Just for Jesus
ministries (left) and author, international
speaker and Viet Nam veteran Bob
Wieland (right) joined Matt and Laurie
for an inspiring time on Praise.
Winner of multiple Grammy, Stellar and
Dove awards, CeCe Winan's powerful,
Holy Spirit anointed music always blesses
us when she ministers on Praise.
president of The
and author of "The
Little Red Book of
Wisdom," shared his
insights on the nature
of wisdom with hosts
Matt and Laurie.
"Ability in Disability" was the theme of
a Praise the Lord program with hosts,
Matt and Laurie. Among their guests
was Jennifer Rothchild. Blind since 15,
Jennifer is a motivational speaker, author,
publisher, songwriter, and recording artist.
Matt and Laurie were delighted to have 13-year old child prodigy Akiane
Kramarik and her father Mark with them on Praise. An accomplished
artist since the age of 4, Akiane has been inducted into the Kid's Hall of
Fame and World Council for Gifted and Talented Children.
Matt and Laurie joined
evangelist Arthur Blessitt
and Paul for a wonderful
time of reminiscing. Since
1969, Arthur has walked
around the world—visiting
313 nations—while carrying
the cross and witnessing for
Paul Sr. and Paul Jr. were on hand to greet Jonás Gonzáles, Jr.,
president of TBN's Spanish language network affi liate Enlace.
Enlace is reaching all of Latin America, including Spain, with
Christian television 24/7.
The Jerusalem Model at the Holy Land Experience was the
backdrop for a special First to Know program with Jan and
her guests, prophet Kim Clement and Holy Land Experience
cast member Les Cheveldayoff.
Paul Jr. spoke with award winning author Lee Strobel on a
recent Behind the Scenes program. A former atheist, Lee is
now one of today's foremost Christian apologists with over 10
million books in print, including A Case for Christ, A Case for
Faith and his newest work, The Case for the Real Jesus.
Don and Sondra Tipton of Friend Ships ministries visited
with Jan recently on First to Know. Through the years,
TBN and Smile of a Child have worked with Friend Ships in
helping to provide medical and humanitarian aid to needy
areas of the world.
Paul Jr. recently paid a visit to TBN's new Manhattan, NY
studio. Originally built in 1869, the theater is being renovated
to accommodate 21st century technology--including state-of-the
-art TV cameras!
Paul, Paul Jr. and TBN Vice President of Engineering, Ben Miller,
give a 'thumbs up' to TBN's new studio and office facilities for
station WDLI Ch. 17 in Akron, OH.