133 episodes

This podcast is dedicated to bringing the testimonies of believers and followers of Jesus Christ to a public platform where everyone is encouraged to join us and witness God’s glory in the lives of people from around the world. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast/support

Ordinary People with Extraordinary Lives Arlenys & Richard Buckelew

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 37 Ratings

This podcast is dedicated to bringing the testimonies of believers and followers of Jesus Christ to a public platform where everyone is encouraged to join us and witness God’s glory in the lives of people from around the world. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast/support

    S3:EP 41 Who is Lord over your life? | Dale Thackrah

    S3:EP 41 Who is Lord over your life? | Dale Thackrah

    “You need Christ because you are dead in your sins.” Pastor Dale Thackrah.



    Welcome back to another captivating episode of "Ordinary People with Extraordinary Lives"! This week, we are honored to have Pastor Dale Thackrah, the Executive Pastor at Redeemer Bible Church in Gilbert, Arizona, as our special guest.



    Episode Highlights:

    * Early Life and Family Influence: Pastor Dale shares his inspiring story of growing up in an unbeliever household. Despite his parents not being believers, he reflects on his father's profound love and care for the family, which left a lasting impact on his life.



    * Parent's Spiritual Journey: What happened to Pastor Dale's parents before they passed away? Did they come to know the Lord? Tune in to find out.

    * Online Dating and Relationship Development: Discover how Pastor Dale met his wife online and how their relationship blossomed.



    * Path to Ministry: Pastor Dale's intriguing journey to become the Redeemer Bible Church's Executive Pastor.



    * Life Before Christ: Pastor Dale opens up about his struggles with drinking and partying before coming to Christ. Hear his powerful testimony of transformation and redemption.



    Pastor Dale's story is a testament to the amazing changes that faith in Christ brings. His candid reflections provide hope, encouragement, and a reminder of the incredible grace of God.





    Take advantage of an episode of these extraordinary stories!

    Subscribe to our channel and hit the notification bell to be updated whenever we release a new episode.



    Thank you for watching and being part of our community. We appreciate your support and can't wait to share more stories of "Ordinary People with Extraordinary Lives" with you.



    Follow Pastor Dale For More:

    To Follow Jason:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dalethackrah/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jason.stinson.10

    X (Twitter): https://x.com/daleethackrah



    Redeeming Truth Media

    Website: https://redeemingtruthmedia.org 

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RedeemingTruthMusic

    Music: https://redeemingtruthmedia.org/music/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/redeemingtruthmusic/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100085187881047



    Redeemer Bible Church:

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RedeemerBibleChurchGilbert/featured

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/redeemerbibleaz/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/redeemeraz

    X (Twitter): https://x.com/rbcgilbert

    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@redeemeraz?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc



    Redeeming Truth Podcast:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/redeemingtruthpodcast/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/redeemingtruth

    X (Twitter): https://x.com/redeeming_truth



    Follow us on Social Media:  

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ordinary



    Follow us on Social Media:  

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ordinarypeoplepodcast/

    Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives/ 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ordinarywith  

    Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ordinarypeoplepod

    Website: http://www.ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives.org/

     Find us on the BAR Network: B.A.R. Network - The Art Of Worship B.A.R. Network - The Art Of Worship https://theartofworship.net/bar/

    Need help with audio? Reach out to Andrea Cline: https://andreaclineaudio.com

          

    To Support Our Podcast visit the link below:

    https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast



    Want to share your testimony, or have a question?  

    Email us: podcast@ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives.com


    ---

    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast/support

    • 1 hr 16 min
    S3:EP40 | From Metal to Ministry: Jason Stinson's Journey from Hardcore Stages to Worship Pastor

    S3:EP40 | From Metal to Ministry: Jason Stinson's Journey from Hardcore Stages to Worship Pastor

    In this episode, we are joined by the incredible Jason Stinson, former vocalist of the Christian metal and hardcore band Overcome (1993-2000) and guitarist for the Christian technical death metal band Indwelling. Jason is now the worship pastor at  @RedeemerBibleChurchGilbert  @RedeemingTruthMusic

    In this powerful episode, Jason shares:

    - His compelling testimony of coming to faith in Jesus.

    - The intense trials he faced during his time in Christian death metal bands, including life-threatening situations.

    - Inspiring stories of atheists who gave their lives to Jesus after listening to his band's music.

    Don't miss this extraordinary conversation with Jason Stinson as he takes us on a journey from the hardcore stages to leading worship and changing lives.

    Make sure to like, comment, and subscribe for more amazing stories!

    To Follow Jason:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jstinson7/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jason.stinson.10

    X (Twitter): https://x.com/jasonovercome

    Redeeming Truth Media

    Website: https://redeemingtruthmedia.org

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/ @RedeemingTruthMusic 

    Music: https://redeemingtruthmedia.org/music/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/redeemingtruthmusic/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100085187881047

    Redeemer Bible Church:

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RedeemerBibleChurchGilbert/featured

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/redeemerbibleaz/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/redeemeraz

    X (Twitter): https://x.com/rbcgilbert

    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@redeemeraz?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc

    Redeeming Truth

    Podcast:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/redeemingtruthpodcast/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/redeemingtruth

    X (Twitter): https://x.com/redeeming_truth

    Follow us on Social Media:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ordinarypeoplepodcast/

    Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ordinarywith

    Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ordinarypeoplepod

    Website: http://www.ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives.org/

    Find us on the BAR Network: B.A.R. Network https://theartofworship.net/bar/

    Need help with audio? Reach out to Andrea Cline: https://andreaclineaudio.com      

    To Support Our Podcast, visit the link below: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast

    Want to share your testimony or have a question?

    Email us: podcast@ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives.com


    ---

    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast/support

    • 1 hr 32 min
    S3:EP39 | Contentment: The Journey of A Lifetime | Dave Jenkins

    S3:EP39 | Contentment: The Journey of A Lifetime | Dave Jenkins

    In this episode, we are honored to welcome Dave Jenkins, a truly remarkable guest.



    Dave Jenkins is the executive director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the executive editor of Theology for Life Magazine, the host and producer of the Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. 



    Episode Highlights:


    Family and Upbringing: Dave shares touching stories about his family and early years, giving us a glimpse into his life before Christ.
    Life Before and After Christ: Gain insights into Dave's transformative faith journey and how it has shaped his life.
    Overcoming Depression: Dave opens up about a profound period of depression in his Christian walk and how the Lord, through His Word and the faithful counsel of other believers, brought him out of it.
    Love Story: Hear the heartwarming story of how Dave met his wife of 17 years and the journey they've shared together.
    New Book Release: Dave discusses his latest book, "Contentment: The Journey of A Lifetime," and its powerful message.



    If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to our channel for more inspiring testimonies.



    Thank you for watching and supporting our podcast!

    Your engagement helps us continue to bring you remarkable stories and invaluable insights.

    Stay tuned for future episodes that celebrate the lives of ordinary people who serve and follow an extraordinary God.



    To Follow Dave:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/davejjenkins/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DaveJenkinsSOG

    X (Twitter)  https://x.com/DaveJJenkins

    To buy his new book: https://a.co/d/6RTVTri



    Servants of Grace: https://servantsofgrace.org

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/servantsofgrace/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Servantsofgrace

    X (Twitter): https://x.com/Servantsofgrace



    Follow us on Social Media:  

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ordinarypeoplepodcast/

    Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives/ 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ordinarywith  

    Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ordinarypeoplepod

    Website: http://www.ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives.org/

     Find us on the BAR Network: B.A.R. Network - The Art Of Worship B.A.R. Network - The Art Of Worship https://theartofworship.net/bar/

    Need help with audio? Reach out to Andrea Cline: https://andreaclineaudio.com

          

    To Support Our Podcast visit the link below:

    https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast



    Want to share your testimony, or have a question?  

    Email us: podcast@ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives.com


    ---

    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast/support

    • 1 hr 12 min
    S3:EP38 | Finding Hope and Peace in the Darkness | Patty & Marty Wolf

    S3:EP38 | Finding Hope and Peace in the Darkness | Patty & Marty Wolf

    In this profoundly moving episode of "Ordinary People with Extraordinary Lives," we sit down with Patty and Marty Wolf, a couple whose story of faith, loss, and redemption spans over 40 incredible years together. Their testimonies serve as a beacon of hope and an affirmation of the power of God's word to transform lives.



    Patty shares her upbringing in a charismatic Christian home, her service in the Navy, and her subsequent quest for a deeper understanding of Christianity. In the Navy, Patty was first introduced to a true biblical study, marking the beginning of her spiritual walk. Moving to Missouri post-navy introduced her to Pastor John MacArthur's teachings, sparking a pivotal conversation with her sister about the essence of being a Christian. Despite her newfound faith, Patty faced challenges integrating her spiritual life with her professional commitments, feeling a disconnect that led her to seek more profound peace.



    Marty's story begins in an orthodox, conservative Jewish family in Nebraska. Immersed in traditional Jewish practices from a young age, Marty grappled with questions about sin and forgiveness that remained unanswered within his faith community. His life took a tragic turn when he lost his first wife in a plane crash, a moment that challenged his understanding of God's presence in suffering. His spiritual journey took a surprising turn upon meeting his second wife, whose distinct approach to life and faith led Marty to explore the New Testament, transforming his understanding of forgiveness and redemption through Isaiah 53's prophecy of Jesus as the Messiah.



    Together, Patty and Marty's stories intertwine to reveal the profound ways in which the word of God has illuminated their paths from darkness to His marvelous light. Their testimonies remind us of the transformative power of faith and the hope that comes from truly understanding and accepting God's word.



    Join us in this captivating episode as Patty and Marty Wolf share their heartfelt testimony and insights into how the Lord brought them from darkness into His marvelous light. 



    Their story is not just about the challenges they've overcome but also about the peace and redemption they've found through their faith in Christ.



    Remember to subscribe for more inspiring stories of ordinary people with extraordinary lives through their unwavering faith. 



    Subscribe now and be part of our community celebrating the extraordinary in the ordinary!

    Remember, no matter where you come from or what you've been through, the gospel is offered to everyone. Put your faith and trust in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior. 



    Marty’s Ministry:

    Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry Inc

    https://www.foi.org



    Marty’s teaching in Sojourners at Grace Community Church: 

    Why Should We Witness to Our Jewish Friend? https://www.gracechurch.org/sermons/20598



    Follow us on Social Media:  

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ordinarypeoplepodcast/

    Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives/ 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ordinarywith  

    Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ordinarypeoplepod

    Website: http://www.ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives.org/

     Find us on the BAR Network: B.A.R. Network - The Art Of Worship B.A.R. Network - The Art Of Worship https://theartofworship.net/bar/

    Need help with audio? Reach out to Andrea Cline: https://andreaclineaudio.com

          

    To Support Our Podcast visit the link below:

    https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast



    Want to share your testimony, or have a question?  

    Email us: podcast@ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives.com


    ---

    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast/support

    • 1 hr 35 min
    S3:EP37 | The Spirit of Fire? A conversation with Ed Kost

    S3:EP37 | The Spirit of Fire? A conversation with Ed Kost

    Welcome to Season 3, Episode 37 of Ordinary People with Extraordinary Lives. In today's episode, we sit down with Ed Kost to hear his testimony of faith and the story behind his profound project—The Redeemed Podcast.

    Ed opens up about his faith and the passion that led him to create The Redeemed Podcast, a unique platform delivering dramatized stories deeply rooted in biblical events. Ed is dedicated to creating high-quality entertainment that reflects gospel values and giving Christians around the world an alternative that resonates with their beliefs. More than simply a podcast, Ed's stirring narratives are designed to connect listeners to the story of Jesus in a highly imaginative and engaging way.

    Join us in this episode as we explore the genesis of The Redeemed Podcast, its impact on its audience, and the incredible story of the man behind it all.

    Remember to subscribe to our channel for more testimonies. 

    Share this episode and help us spread the encouraging journeys of individuals like Ed to all corners of the world.

    SUBSCRIBE HERE FOR VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/@ordinarypeoplepodcast/videos

    SUBSCRIBE HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION: https://anchor.fm/ordinarypeoplepodcast

    SHARE THIS EPISODE!

    Listen to our Podcast Everywhere: https://instabio.cc/extraordinarylives
    Follow us on Social Media:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ordinarypeoplepodcast/
    Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ordinarywith
    Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ordinarypeoplepod
    Check out our website: http://ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives.com/
    Find us on the BAR Network: B.A.R. Network - The Art Of Worship B.A.R. Network - The Art Of Worship
    https://theartofworship.net/bar/

    To Support Our Podcast
    Become a Patron! www.patreon.com/Ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives

    WANT TO SHARE YOUR TESTIMONY WITH US?
    Email us: podcast@ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives.com

    YOU CAN NOW FIND US AT: Bonafide streaming our podcast
    https://bonafice.com/


    ---

    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast/support

    • 46 min
    S3:EP36 | | Life Updates & The Uncertain Future of 'Ordinary People with Extraordinary Lives' - The Podcast Finale?"

    S3:EP36 | | Life Updates & The Uncertain Future of 'Ordinary People with Extraordinary Lives' - The Podcast Finale?"

    Welcome back, listeners! 

    Join host Arlenys C. Buckelew as she walks us through a whirlwind of life updates. It's been a season of change - from moving out of the familiar Californian landscapes to establishing roots in an unfamiliar place, change of jobs, and being embraced by a new church family. 



    Arlenys opens up about the excitement and challenges that come with settling into a new home. 🌟

    But that's not all - this episode takes a reflective turn as Arlenys contemplates the future of this audio adventure. With every ending comes a new beginning, but what does that mean for our podcast? 

    Is this the closing of a chapter, or just a pause before we flip to the next page? Tune in to find out where we go from here.

    Will we continue to share these moments with you? There's only one way to find out. Watch this episode to join the conversation about the path we're carving out for the podcast's future. 



    We've cherished every laugh, testimony, and encouragement along the way, and we can't wait to reveal what's on the horizon. 🎧



    ⭐ Don't forget to LIKE, COMMENT, and SUBSCRIBE for more updates and to support the podcast. 



    Stick around, the journey continues... Perhaps with a twist you won't expect. ⭐



    Listen to our Podcast Everywhere: https://instabio.cc/extraordinarylives 

    Follow us on Social Media:  

    Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/ordinarypeoplepodcast/  

    Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives/  

    Twitter (X): https://twitter.com/ordinarywith  

    Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ordinarypeoplepod 

    Check out our website: http://ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives.com/  

    Find us on the BAR Network: https://linktr.ee/thebar_podcast



    To Support Our Podcast | Click here: ⁠https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast/support



    WANT TO SHARE YOUR TESTIMONY WITH US?  

    Email us: podcast@ordinarypeoplewithextraordinarylives.com


    ---

    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ordinarypeoplepodcast/support

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

Mrs Doughty ,

I love to hear the testimonies

This has become my favorite podcast. I hear testimonies from people who I love to read and listen to. Their stories bless me tremendously. Thank you for this ministry.

slippers and tea ,

This podcast shares the good news!

This podcast is brilliant! I love the simplicity of common men and women sharing their stories of God’s GREAT GIFT of SALVATION!

I’m always left encouraged to be thankful for my salvation and those whom God has already and is yet to save! So much hope!

~Soraya

Kandis29 ,

Such an encouragement!

I just discovered this podcast about 2 weeks ago, and can’t even begin to tell you what an encouragement it has been to me as a believer. It makes me feel the unity of the body of Christ and shows me how much I have to look forward to in Heaven, meeting all these brothers and sisters, praising and worshipping our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!

Top Podcasts In Religion & Spirituality

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Ascension
The Rooted Life
Dorian & Morgan
The Bible Recap
Tara-Leigh Cobble
Girls Gone Bible
Girls Gone Bible
WHOA That's Good Podcast
Sadie Robertson Huff
Saved & Such Podcast
Saved & Such Podcast

You Might Also Like

Date Night With the Woods
Mission Bible Church
Grace & Truth with Owen Strachan
Grace & Truth with Owen Strachan
For the Gospel Podcast
Costi Hinn
Truth in Love
Dale Johnson
The Sword & The Trowel
Founders Ministries
Transformed with Dr. Greg Gifford
Gospel Partners Media