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Journeys of Faith with Paula Faris

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An intimate look at how some of the world’s most influential people lean on faith and spirituality to guide them through the best and worst of times. Hosted by Paula Faris of ABC News and Good Morning America.

An intimate look at how some of the world’s most influential people lean on faith and spirituality to guide them through the best and worst of times. Hosted by Paula Faris of ABC News and Good Morning America.
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United States

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ABC News (US)

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An intimate look at how some of the world’s most influential people lean on faith and spirituality to guide them through the best and worst of times. Hosted by Paula Faris of ABC News and Good Morning America.

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English


Episodes

Max Lucado: "The Evangelical Community Could Do Better"

6/12/2019
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He is a pastor, a missionary and the author of 40 books. But before that, Max Lucado was a self-described "mess" and "converted drunk." In this week's episode, Lucado tells all about his younger years, and what he thinks the evangelical community needs to do better in this political climate. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's "The View." Support...

Duration:00:30:38

Michael W. Smith: "You Don't Ever Grow Unless You Go Through The Valley"

6/5/2019
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Michael W. Smith has won three Grammys and 45 Dove Awards, but the path to success wasn't easy. In this episode, Smith talks about getting through his darkest moments, and how he wrote one of his most beloved songs in a single day. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's "The View." Support this podcast with a review --------> http://bit.ly/2DChGho...

Duration:00:33:44

Glenn Beck: "I Understand Now The Cry For Mercy"

5/29/2019
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From local radio personality to head of his own conservative media organization, Glenn Beck's rise to political prominence has been swift, and his fans are ardent supporters. But his detractors are just as passionate. In this episode, Glenn talks about the strain of falling in and out of favor with the public, and how his journey toward becoming a Mormon -- while fraught with depression, drug abuse and pain -- was ultimately lifesaving. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and...

Duration:01:04:51

Dan Harris: "It's OK Not To Know"

5/22/2019
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What is the purpose of life? What is the origin of the universe? Dan Harris says these big questions are worth asking, but answering them may not be the most important thing. In this episode, the ABC News anchor shares how agnosticism and Buddhism have influenced his beliefs and his career. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's "The View." Support...

Duration:00:54:31

Simran Jeet Singh: "Love Is The End Goal"

5/15/2019
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Simran Jeet Singh is used to feeling visible and invisible at the same time. As a Sikh, he wears a turban and leaves his hair and beard uncut, which makes him stand out. But Singh says few people understand why he abides by those traditions. In this episode, the scholar and activist dives deep into the Sikh faith, its origins and the role that love plays in it. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of...

Duration:00:47:30

Chris Tomlin: "It's Not About Singing"

5/8/2019
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Millions of people sing his songs in churches every week, but Chris Tomlin never thought he would be a musician. In this episode, Tomlin says worship is about much more than singing. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's "The View." Support this podcast with a review --------> http://bit.ly/2DChGho "Journeys of Faith with Paula Faris" is produced by...

Duration:00:31:23

Bishop T.D. Jakes: "Pain Always Has A Gift"

5/1/2019
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Bishop T.D. Jakes has built a reputation around inspiring others to see beyond life’s misfortunes and find strength in moments of hardship. It’s something that the bishop is familiar with. In this week’s episode, Jakes opens up about some of his life’s darkest moments and how they strengthened his faith in God. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's...

Duration:00:45:31

Rabbi Shmuley: "Faith Is The Best Way To Unite People"

4/24/2019
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Rabbi Shmuley wasn't born into a family of rabbis, but it was something that happened to his family — his parents' divorce — that drew him to the seminary. In this episode, Shmuley shares what he considers the key to a happy marriage, and talks about the one person he thinks can unite the Jewish and Christian faiths. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and...

Duration:00:31:08

Jay Williams: "Why Not Me?"

4/17/2019
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Jay Williams made his name as a college basketball star and was ready for a long career in the NBA -- until a motorcycle accident took it all away from him. In this episode, the ESPN commentator shares how faith helped him redefine what success means to him. --- If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741. You can reach Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860 (U.S.) or 877-330-6366...

Duration:00:35:15

Amna Nawaz: "It's A Way To Love"

4/10/2019
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From Colombia to Pakistan, journalist Amna Nawaz has chased down stories across the globe. In this episode, the PBS NewsHour correspondent shares her own story –- of how her faith has evolved over the years, and what it’s like to be a Muslim American woman in the public eye. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's "The View." Support this podcast with a...

Duration:00:41:40

Dave Ramsey: "I Got To Know Him On The Way Down"

4/3/2019
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At one point, radio show host and entrepreneur Dave Ramsey was bankrupt with a strained marriage and two little children to feed. But one thing held him together: his faith. In this episode, Ramsey tells us how he started over and built a multimillion-dollar empire -- and why he credits God for all of it. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's "The...

Duration:00:36:03

Deion Sanders: "I Really Know I'm His Guy"

3/27/2019
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Deion Sanders, also known as Primetime, had it all: fame, money, power. But that didn't stop him from trying to kill himself. In this episode, the former NFL and MLB player takes us back to the moment he nearly lost his life -- and found his reason to live. --- If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741. You can reach Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860 (U.S.) or 877-330-6366...

Duration:00:38:41

Melissa Joan Hart: "You Bloom Where You're Planted"

1/2/2019
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Melissa Joan Hart works in what is often considered a “secular” industry and lives in a “secular” town. But that hasn’t stopped her from sticking with her faith. The TV and movie star talks about the community she's built through faith, and how she overcame doubt in God. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's "The View." Support this podcast with a...

Duration:00:41:02

Sherri Shepherd: "God Doesn't Have Any 'Oops' Moments"

12/25/2018
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Sherri Shepherd may be a comedian, but she says God has a sense of humor too. In this episode, the actress and former "The View" co-host shares how her faith has changed over the years, and how it has given her a purpose in life. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's "The View." Support this podcast with a review --------> http://bit.ly/2DChGho...

Duration:00:48:26

Marla Maples: "You Never Know What People Are Going To Remember"

12/18/2018
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Actress and TV personality Marla Maples is best known for her tumultuous marriage to Donald Trump. In this episode, Marla speaks with Paula about her relationship with the president, and how her upbringing as a Southern Baptist informed her current beliefs. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's "The View." Support this podcast with a review -------->...

Duration:00:39:10

Reza Aslan: "It's The Water That Matters"

12/11/2018
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Reza Aslan is a religious scholar, best-selling author and TV commentator who found his way to Islam in an unexpected way. He tells us about growing up in the United States as an Iranian-American, why he converted from Christianity to Islam, and how he and his wife raise their children in a multifaith household. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's...

Duration:00:39:01

Sam Harris: "There Is A Deeper Explanation Here"

12/4/2018
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Philosopher Sam Harris has produced some of the most prominent writings on atheism in recent years. He spoke with Paula about how his views have evolved, as well as the benefits and drawbacks of organized religion. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's "The View." Support this podcast with a review --------> http://bit.ly/2DChGho "Journeys of Faith...

Duration:00:50:13

Tim Tebow: "Life's Not About 'One Day'"

11/27/2018
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He's a Heisman Trophy winner, two-time national champion and two-sport professional athlete. But it took more than physical strength for Tim Tebow to get to this point. In this episode, Tebow discusses giving up on his dream of the NFL, his new dream of Major League Baseball and how his faith helps him find his true identity. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the...

Duration:00:26:26

Kellyanne Conway: "They Should Look a Little Harder"

11/20/2018
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She's the counselor to the president, but Kellyanne Conway didn't grow up talking about politics at the dinner table. Her Catholic faith has been the bedrock of her life, and she says her beliefs don't always align with the actions of the Trump administration. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's "The View." Support this podcast with a review...

Duration:00:27:19

Ben Shapiro: "It's Like Breathing Air"

11/14/2018
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Ben Shapiro is always on the move, whether it's hosting his popular podcast, "The Ben Shapiro Show," or overseeing the conservative publication "The Daily Wire." Despite the pressures of a 24-hour news cycle, the political commentator still makes time for his faith. --- Paula Faris is an Emmy Award-winning anchor and senior national correspondent at ABC News. Previously, she was the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" on the weekends and ABC's "The View." Support this podcast with a review...

Duration:00:27:07