10 episodes

We all eventually reach a Pivot Point. The place where you get smacked down by life and have a decision to make. To roll over and disappear, or show up in the arena and fight. Who are we when we’re deeply depressed? When we’re not passionate about our jobs? When we’re struggling in our relationships? Or even when we’ve got it all together? Each episode we’ll be answering these questions through stories of courage. Real people sharing their real life inspirational stories. We have the ability to elevate our lives to the next level. To discover happiness, success, creativity, and a beautiful life. The human brain is neurologically wired for story, and hearing these stories of courage may be just the thing to elevate your life.

Elevate Your Life Elevation Church

    • Christianity

We all eventually reach a Pivot Point. The place where you get smacked down by life and have a decision to make. To roll over and disappear, or show up in the arena and fight. Who are we when we’re deeply depressed? When we’re not passionate about our jobs? When we’re struggling in our relationships? Or even when we’ve got it all together? Each episode we’ll be answering these questions through stories of courage. Real people sharing their real life inspirational stories. We have the ability to elevate our lives to the next level. To discover happiness, success, creativity, and a beautiful life. The human brain is neurologically wired for story, and hearing these stories of courage may be just the thing to elevate your life.

    Ep. 10 Batting Against the Odds

    Ep. 10 Batting Against the Odds

    Stan Lovins II overcame a dark home life and doubting coaches. He was heading toward a Major League Baseball career when the unexpected knocked him down. Stan and his sisters grew up being sexually abused by their father. Hitting a baseball was how Stan dealt with life at home. The unexpected life event ended the one thing that kept him going. James Braddock was a boxer during the Great Depression. After injuring his hand, he couldn't feed his family. How did Stan and James face their terrible odds?

    • 30 min
    Ep. 09 Searching in Seoul

    Ep. 09 Searching in Seoul

    Hannah took center stage in Seoul, Korea. English teacher by day and rising entertainment star by night. She was confident and powerful, no one could tell her "no". But that was built on her nightlife personality. Inside she was miserable. Unable to feel beautiful without male attention, while facing her doubts with drugs and alcohol. She was living her dream of being a singer. What happens when the fantasy of what we want collides with reality?

    • 24 min
    Ep. 08 Beneath the Surface

    Ep. 08 Beneath the Surface

    What lies beneath the perfect surface of our lives? Everyone sees the sun glistening against the waves, but there is much more hidden underneath. Jeremy was class president and editor of the school paper. He projected the perfect image while dealing with a schizophrenic Mom and alcoholic Father. We project that picture perfect life, but how soon before our sharks rise to the surface and expose us for who we really are? 

    • 21 min
    Ep. 07 Young Soldier Changed by Foreign War

    Ep. 07 Young Soldier Changed by Foreign War

    Harold was drafted at 19. He was always the good kid. Never smoked, never drank, never cursed. When he came back home, he was addicted to drugs, "Would you rather die high? or feel the pain?". Now closing bars every night while doing drugs with his friends, and fighting with his wife daily, something had to give. Harold had reached his Pivot Point. 

    • 34 min
    Ep. 06 Overcoming Satanic Ritual Abuse

    Ep. 06 Overcoming Satanic Ritual Abuse

    How many of us knows a survivor of Satanic ritual abuse? Lisa takes us inside her life growing up in that world. Forced by her father to participate in group meetings, Lisa suppressed the horrifying images that no child can deal with. In her late twenties, feelings and memories began resurfacing. Her happy life as a wife and mom of three was completely shattered because of her haunting past.

    • 25 min
    Ep. 02 Stage Four

    Ep. 02 Stage Four

    Julie found out she was pregnant while in stage three kidney failure. She got pregnant again in stage four. She had also struggled with juvenile diabetes, diabulimia, and autoimmune diseases. Selena Gomez was diagnosed with Lupus. Early twenties, beautiful, successful, and dealing with a physically and mentally debilitating disease. Both Julie and Selena hit medical roadblocks in their lives, but kept moving forward. How do we continue to fully live our lives when dealing with major health issues?

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

Thaimerican ,

True Stories: Powerful Signposts of God's Kingdom

These are some hard but beautiful stories that point to the reality of God's active presence in our lives and reflect the Kingdom of God's healing and redemptive power. In a world inundated by "bad news" it is so encouraging to see the ways God is working in the world behind the scenes in people's lives; his work in these stories gives me faith to believe for healing in my own life!

Alison2783 ,

God’s Love is Everlasting

God never ceases to amaze me, and listening to stories of God working in others’ lives gives me goosebumps! But most importantly, it gives me HOPE. These are incredible stories of God’s love and desires for us, as we embark on this life that He gave us. Thank you Jesus for these courageous brothers and sisters.

Burton311 ,

God is great!

I’m so thankful for these inspiring stories. God is so great! There is hope in Christ.

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