Sep 3rd, 2014 by heart2heart
Derek Duncan was enamored as a middle schooler by a missions trip his Dad took to lay block and help build a church. He decided he wanted to be a brick layer too. But after a few years he knew there was more to his life than simply laying block.TMZ's special guest is Church Plant Pastor and
Sound of Life Vice Chairman, Derek Duncan.
Derek wanted his life to be about doing the hard things and so he and
his family left job security, a church and family in Memphis, Tenn and ventured
to the great Northeast to plant a church.
Listen to this candid chat with one of Tom's good friends and ministry partner.
Jul 8th, 2014 by heart2heart
This is an encore airing of TMZ's conversation from 2012 with Don Lough, Word of Life's Executive Director as he shares about the mission of reaching young people with the only message that can change their lives.
Jun 1st, 2014 by heart2heart
Author Laura Ingalls Wilder once said – “No one has ever achieved anything
from the smallest to the greatest unless the dream was dreamed first.”
From her years growing up in Alaska, AnnaLee
Conti dreamed a dream… to be an author.
Yet over two score year passed unil that dream came to fruition. But it was her Grandmother, in AnnaLee’s teen
years, that inspired her to be a story teller.
AnnaLee Conti, author of the Alaskan Waters trilogy, is Tom's special guest for this month's podcast. Five generations of ministers and
almost two decades in Alaska gave
her a great backdrop to fulfilling her dream, writing fiction. You are never too old and AnnaLee’s story will
be proof to you of that.
May 3rd, 2014 by heart2heart
Foster parenting is not for the faint of heart and is much different from adoption. Family Life CEO Dennis Rainey, has said, “The church ought to be at the front of the line . . . emptying the foster care system in every state."
Kathy and Michael Smith are doing their part as foster parents. Kathy is learning that a true foster
parent doesn’t try to take the place of the birth parents. Only with God’s compassion, you learn to
love both child and parent and the results have been profound. “Are You My Mother?” is the National Foster
Care Month episode of Heart 2 Heart, the podcast, with TMZ's special guest, friend and the Sound of Life's Acting Chairman of the Board, Kathy Smith. Kathy shares the joys and the heart-ache of
being a foster parent and encourages you to make a difference as a foster
parent by sharing some practical "how-to's".
Apr 2nd, 2014 by heart2heart
can be lonely and difficult. It is compounded when a family is faced with
autism. April is National Autism Month
and to honor families with autism, Tom Michaels Zahradnik spoke with Ellie and Steve Fella about
their journey with autism and how they had to overcome denial. Ellie and
Steve Fella are parents of two daughters one who has autism. Through it they are learning to trust in God
and have realized that Samathna and Alex are both made in the image of God and a gift from Him.
Mar 3rd, 2014 by heart2heart
the Academy Awards past and so much in our culture that focuses on Fame and
recognition, what about the people you never hear about but are
making a life changing impact on others.
Paul Grimsland is one of those.
Over 25 years ago he went to the Philippines and his life has never been
the same since. “One small step…” – the March edition of
Heart 2 Heart the podcast with TMZ's guest, Paul Grimsland, co-founder of Hope 4 Change International and our very own Production Director here at the Sound of
Life. God will use anyone when they
Jan 31st, 2014 by heart2heart
are two things that make for a successful marriage… Hard work and the grace of
God. On this month of looooove, TMZ and his best friend and wife of 27 years, Cathleen, talk about what they've learned about real love. This Valentine’s edition of Heart 2 Heart is their story of struggles, laughs and God.
Jan 1st, 2014 by heart2heart
about starting the New Year with prayer and fasting? Getting hungry for God
could be what you need to bring Real Change into your life. Gregg
Johnson, Senior Pastor of The Mission Church and President of Global Leadership
Training, is TMZ's special guest as they talk about the 21 Days of Hunger. (This conversation originally aired on January 2012)
Dec 7th, 2013 by heart2heart
is a time of joy, family, and food! So there is no better choice for the Christmas edition of Heart to Heart
than to have Joe Hunter
For over 20 years, Joe Hunter has
been getting listeners going every weekday morning as host of Cup a Joe Morning Show
here on the Sound of Life. But what gets
Joe going the morning? Joe Hunter, The Sound of Life’s
Program Director joins TMZ for a candid chat about life growing up in North
Carolina and moving north.
Nov 1st, 2013 by heart2heart
John Wesley said - "God does
nothing but by prayer, and everything with it."
It was through prayer and
the choice to obey God at His word that the Flach family began the journey of
Flach, co-founder of Justice for Orphans is TMZ's special guest on this National
Adoption Month addition of Heart to Heart – the podcast.