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To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110 Real people...real life stories...stirring, dramatic accounts of hopelessness, and the hope that changes everything. UNSHACKLED! the award-winning radio drama from Pacific Garden Mission in Chicago, grips the heart with compelling and relevant stories of transformed lives. Without Jesus Christ, we are all shackled by sin by our wrong choices, disobedience and selfish motives. But God is at work, and the power of Christ sets us free of our bondage. We are... UNSHACKLED!

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110 Real people...real life stories...stirring, dramatic accounts of hopelessness, and the hope that changes everything. UNSHACKLED! the award-winning radio drama from Pacific Garden Mission in Chicago, grips the heart with compelling and relevant stories of transformed lives. Without Jesus Christ, we are all shackled by sin by our wrong choices, disobedience and selfish motives. But God is at work, and the power of Christ sets us free of our bondage. We are... UNSHACKLED!

Location:

Appling, IL

Description:

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110 Real people...real life stories...stirring, dramatic accounts of hopelessness, and the hope that changes everything. UNSHACKLED! the award-winning radio drama from Pacific Garden Mission in Chicago, grips the heart with compelling and relevant stories of transformed lives. Without Jesus Christ, we are all shackled by sin by our wrong choices, disobedience and selfish motives. But God is at work, and the power of Christ sets us free of our bondage. We are... UNSHACKLED!

Language:

English

Contact:

UNSHACKLED PACIFIC GARDEN MISSION 646 SOUTH STATE STREET CHICAGO IL 60605 312 922 1462


Episodes

Program 3653 Johnny Hudson, Jr Classic

1/17/2021
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3653 Johnny Hudson Jr. Classic (Disability, Suicidal, Rebellion, Overcoming) Born without arms and with only one leg, Johnny Hudson, Jr. grew bitter and filled with self-hatred. Then, he learned that everyone has a special purpose and reason to live, even those who seem weak and insignificant.

Duration:00:30:00

Program 3652 Christopher Replogle Part 2

1/10/2021
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3652 Christopher Replogle Part 2 (Anger, Substance Abuse, Pride) Christopher was a top gunner in the Marines, who turned into a high-stakes drug dealer. One night, he hit a wall. At 100 miles per hour. As he hung in the car upside down, he got a picture of his life. Soon after, he was stumbling down the street shirtless and shoeless, when God sent a friend to meet him. By a miracle, the friend got him a job...

Duration:00:29:59

Program 3651 Christopher Replogle Part 1

1/3/2021
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3651 Christopher Replogle Part 1 (Anger, Arrogance, Alcoholism, War) Christopher was a top gunner for the United States Marines, sitting on top of a Humvee in the Iraqi desert, armed with a 50-caliber machine gun. An Improvised Explosive Device blew up his vehicle, killing his friends all around him. He could see the enemy, but the Rules of Engagement prohibited him from returning fire. The injustice lit a...

Duration:00:30:00

Program 3650 "A New Life" - New Years Classic

12/27/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3650 A New Life - New Year’s Classic (Drunkenness, Marital Discord, Anxiety) Harry and Nan are waiting at the hospital for the birth of their grandchild on New Year’s Eve when another couple arrive in the waiting room. Mae and Jim have clearly been drinking and are fighting and arguing. Their teenaged children have been in a major life-threatening car accident. As both couples wait, an unlikely friendship...

Duration:00:29:59

Program 3649 Frank Holm - Christmas Classic

12/20/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3649 Frank Holm -Christmas Classic (Drunkenness, Suicidal) Frank Holm came to America as a young man in the 1920’s only to find that the land of opportunity held no opportunity for him. His own behavior and desires kept him from prospering as he chose to live on the streets of Chicago instead. When he despaired that he had disappointed everyone in his life, he searched for a way to end it all until he...

Duration:00:29:59

Program 3648 Matthew Karchner (PG)

12/13/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3648 Matthew Karchner (PG) (Homosexuality, Drugs, Alcohol) Matt grew up in a Christian family yet developed a same-sex attraction. He followed a homosexual lifestyle, believing God made me this way. This lifestyle also led to substance abuse. But God used Matt’s early childhood instruction to remind him of end of the world judgments. This led him back to Jesus, out of homosexuality and into a ministry to LGBT...

Duration:00:29:59

Program 3647 Pat Baranski

12/6/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3647 Pat Baranski (Abuse, Suicidal, Tragedy, Rehabilitation) Pat’s dad left his mother to raise him and his siblings alone. Her anger manifested itself in beating her children, and Pat often wondered if life was worth living. In fact, as a young teenager, he contemplated jumping off a bridge near the freeway multiple times. But he also talked to God and heard God respond. As a high schooler, two big events...

Duration:00:29:59

Program 3646 Jim Lo

11/29/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3646 Jim Lo (Abuse, Suicidal, Bullying, Prejudice) Jim Lo grew up in a household of rejection and contention. Because his mother was a Chinese immigrant raising her family in the US, Jim’s Asian features made him a target for bullying and prejudice. His search for understanding would take him into dangerous situations both at home and in foreign lands until he learned that there is only one way to...

Duration:00:29:59

Program 3645 Rebecca Khan

11/22/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3645 Rebecca Khan (Drinking, Drug Use, Doubt) Rebecca Khan turned to drugs and alcohol to fill a void inside her, but after a close call with a strange man on a dark country road, she saw the need for a dramatic change in her life. Seeking help, she turned to the one who’d been there all along.

Duration:00:29:59

Program 3644 John Newton Part 2

11/15/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3644 John Newton Part 2 (Doubt, Slavery, Disappointment, Sickness) John Newton was miraculously saved from a shipwreck which totally changed the direction of his life. Driven to make a fortune to be worthy of the woman he loved, his search led him to find a greater purpose both in his personal life and in the writings of his experiences. Using his knowledge of the slave trade he worked tirelessly to make a...

Duration:00:30:03

Program 3643 John Newton Part 1

11/8/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3643 John Newton Part 1 (Motherless, Cruelty, Rebelliousness) In the 1700’s John Newton’s mother taught him the faith of his childhood, but when his mother died, he was left to struggle on his own. Following his father into work as a sailor, John gradually lost the faith his mother had taught him and lived a life of selfishness and immorality, until a sinking ship taught him a lesson that would open his eyes...

Duration:00:30:03

Program 3642 Rosemarie Florio

11/1/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3642 Rosemarie Florio (Abuse, Neglect, Evangelism) Rosemarie was born to a mom who couldn’t care for her, and she ended up being raised by her mom’s friend, Rosie. Rosemarie and her brother endured terrible abuse and neglect. They didn’t have enough to eat, and Rosemarie was repeatedly molested by Rosie’s son. When Rosie died, Rosemarie was left alone with her mom. Things did not improve until a job...

Duration:00:30:03

Program 3641 The Enemy Within

10/25/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3641 The Enemy Within (Critical Theory, Cultural Marxism, Social Gospel) Christian writer C.S. Lewis, wrote an apologetic novel called, The Screwtape Letters. The story consists of a series of letters from a Senior Demon to his nephew, a Junior Tempter. The uncle's mentorship pertains to the nephew's responsibility in securing the damnation of a man known only as "the Patient". In this Unshackled homage to...

Duration:00:30:03

Program 3640 Stafford Braxton (PG)

10/18/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3640 Stafford Braxton PG (Mental Health, Pornography, Shame) Stafford’s parents weren’t able to provide him a stable, loving home due to problems with addiction and depression. When his father’s drunken rages drove them to move in with grandparents, Stafford sought refuge with a kind Reverend’s family. Experiences with sexual molestation and pornography drove him to an unhealthy relationship to sex and women....

Duration:00:29:59

Program 3639 Paul Pierucki

10/11/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3639 Paul Pierucki (Addiction, Aimlessness, Grief) Paul was impacted by his dad’s alcoholism at an early age. Not only did he lack an intimate relationship with his dad because of it, but Paul was driven to drink and do drugs himself as a young kid. He became a rebel amongst his friends and seemed to cause damage wherever he went. When he moved away to Houston, he heard the gospel several times, but it didn’t...

Duration:00:29:59

Program 3637 Brandon Clevenger

10/4/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3638 Brandon Clevenger (Drug Addiction, Rejection, Depression) Brandon grew up feeling rejected by his biological father. Losing his favorite cousin in a tragic car accident further pushed him into addictions to heroin and eventually methamphetamines. His family tried multiple times to intervene and get him the help he needed. It wasnt until his last prison sentence that he encountered Celebrate Recovery and...

Duration:00:29:59

Program 3637 Delores Liesner

9/27/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3637 Delores Liesner (Abuse, Suicide Attempt, Depression, Forgiveness) Growing up in verbal and physical abuse, Delores wanted to withdraw from life. She tried in multiple ways to get away from her mothers cruelty, from running away, to early marriage, and finally suicide attempts, but nothing stopped her suffering. Marriage brought her a new kind of life and a new faith to rely on, but her relationship with...

Duration:00:30:00

Program 3636 Amy Blackwell Part 2

9/20/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3636 Amy Blackwell Part 2 (Perfectionism, Divorce, Abortion) When Amy gives birth to Emma Grace, she is separated from Emmas father and her husband, Will. But caring for the baby brings them back together for a time. Still, their old habits emerge, and verbal abuse keeps their marriage pained and fraught. When a successful businessman shows up at church promising Amy her own band, a business, money and love,...

Duration:00:30:00

Program 3635 Amy Blackwell Part 1

9/13/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3635 Amy Blackwell Part 1 (Backsliding, Perfectionism, Divorce, Abortion) Amy grew up striving to do everything a good Christian should and to please her father. She was a peacemaker in her house and sought to thwart conflict between her parents. She carried this desire to please others into adulthood. An emotional affair ended her first marriage and led to a series of failed relationships, marriages, and...

Duration:00:29:59

Program 3634 Joy Robertson Part 2

9/6/2020
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/110/29 3634 Joy Robertson Part 2 (Illness, Death, Testing Of Faith) When Joy decided to trust God and marry Ros Robertson, she thought she had found the perfect life for herself and her young daughter. But an unexpected illness and a dire diagnosis caused them to face difficult decisions. Joy struggled with issues of faith, asking why God had allowed such tragedy, while watching the faith of her husband in spite of...

Duration:00:29:59