I am a grateful believer in Jesus Christ who struggled with sexual abuse, depression, suicide and the disease of addiction. I attempted suicide on April 23, 2013 and was in coma for 13 days and God brought me back from death. Today, I am the founder of Celebrating Restoration. I recall during my struggle with addiction listening to STAR 93.3 and God never failed to minister through songs such as “Redeemed” by Big Daddy Weave… God still moves today as He did yesterday…
I am a new man because of God and your ministry in music. I was lost and alone. Yes I may have a girlfriend, now fiance, but I was alone. I was in the hospital watching my mom die. My family turned their back on me. I felt like I was at rock bottom. I was going to take my life. I heard “Hello My Name Is” by Chris Tomlin and I cried like never before. I want back to church, was re-baptized and now I am getting married next year. Thank you for saving my life.
My friend and my other friend have been fighting but today they forgave each other. Also can you guys please play Hello my Name is -Grace
I’m 11 years old and my story is about my parents who gave birth to me and I just love her. She inspires me and then my daddy came in our life and made our life complete.
I typically listen to books during my commute to and from work. One day on my way in, I was having a rough morning, my typical route to work was backed up due to an accident. My book wasn’t working, so I turned the radio on, and I was flipping through the stations trying to find music. Hawk Nelson was playing, Drops in the Ocean. This spoke to me, GOD spoke to me through this song. I found my way back to church and God because of Star! Thank You!
When my son died from cancer I became very angry with God and stopped trusting Him. This went on for 13 years. Last year my dad became ill and I also was injured. For the first time since my son’s death I began to seek God again. Life was too much for me to handle alone. My son’s death left me feeling abandoned by God but I am now learning to trust Him all over again and it is amazing how forgiving and patient He is with me. I also get much encouragement from all that I hear on STAR 93.3.
Since I started listening to STAR 93.3 and your music I started to love myself more and believing in God more. Thank you!
Thought you might get a kick out of this; my 11 year old daughter and I listen to your radio show every morning before school, and one day last week she asked me why Alica Penn is so dangerous. When I asked what she meant, she said “every day they say ‘keeping you and your family safe from Alica Penn'” . Now I hear it that way every time and laugh, and I bet you will too!
This is a story of God’s faithfulness. When I think of God’s faithfulness I think about my job that I have been blessed with for almost eight years. Also of overcoming depression and anxiety through a divorce. The help of family and friends during that time. Jesus still having plans for me not being done with me. Starting to realize my worth and all Jesus did for me and still is doing. And the Lord showing me how to respect myself and others. Hope this story encourages those who read it.
Recently met a gentleman whom has become a wonderful
friend. Things after three months are progressing better than
expecting. I am no longer afraid to open my heart to someone again. With his patience and GODs love, a wonderful relationship is developing.
It was Christmas evening and I was Having a lot of pain in my chest,it was hard to walk because I couldn’t breathe. A good friend was with me and he told me I think your are having a heart attack. I was so scared. They were saying congestive heart failure and a heart attack, kept thinking that’s what killed my mother. I began to tell God in the name of Jesus help me. Instantly a feeling of intense heat overcame me, at that moment I was healed. One month later all was back to normal. Praise God
In July of 2015 I was diagnosed with colon cancer stage 3 it didn’t look that great and I was scared. I knew that things could go bad and I may have to face death but I realized it wasn’t my call it was Gods and sometimes God says no and sometimes God says yes. For me he said yes so I guess I still have something else to do here on this earth but I am grateful to be alive today and I know that it was my prayers. PS I love your radio station it is very uplifting and keeps my battery charged. Thank you.