AuthorDino Katsiametis

#126 God Helps A Man To Save His Daughter and Her Fiance – Jerry Fisher

Jerry Fisher and his brothers were beaten by his father.  Although he has forgiven his father, it left deep wounds that he still reconciles today.  In his 30’s Jerry traveled for work, made lots of money and lived like he was single, but it wasn’t the way to happiness.  At 40 years old Jerry found Christ.  A few years later, he brought his daughter to recovery at Mariner’s Church for a meth addiction.  Jerry was angry with her boyfriend, whom he believed was the cause of her 3 year addiction.  God spoke to Jerry.  He drove to her boyfriend’s house and reunited him with his own estranged father.  In this episode Jerry and Dino discuss:

  • Abuse
  • Marriage
  • Infidelity
  • Divorce
  • Addiction
  • Trust in Christ
  • Parenthood
  • Repentance

This is Jerry’s testimony.

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#125 Christ Saves A Father When His Son Goes To Prison – Jamie Looney

When Jamie Looney left the military, his life took an ugly turn toward drugs, alcohol and infidelity.  He and his wife Crystal, obsessed with partying, became less involved with their children.  Jamie’s oldest son Sebastian began using drugs. Although Jamie and his wife eventually found Christ, it was too late to change the path Sebastian was on, until on Christmas Eve he was arrested for a serious crime.  This is Jamie’s testimony. In this episode, Jamie and Dino discuss:

  1. Growing up on the Yakama Indian reservation where drugs and alcohol were prevalent.
  2. Deploying as a Marine and the effect on his family.
  3. Leaving the military.
  4. Drugs, Alcohol and Infidelity in his marriage.
  5. Finding Christ through influential Christian men.
  6. His son’s spiral into drugs and crime.
  7. Driving from Minnesota across the country on Christmas Eve to be at his son’s arraignment.
  8. Surrendering to Christ when his son is sentenced to 17 years.

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#124 Nurtured For 9 Years By Wife and Pastor Before Finding Jesus – Jim Hogan

Correct your spiritual damage as early as you can.  Today at 70 years old, Dino’s guest Jim Hogan is an ambassador for Jesus Christ, but it has not always been the case.  In this episode Jim and Dino discuss Jim’s “Standing Stone Ministry” as well as:

1. Jim’s marriage of 48 years

2. Growing up in a dysfunctional alcoholic family.

3. Finding and losing Surrogate parents in a terrible accident.

4. The loss of a mentor to suicide.

5. Building and losing a multi-million dollar business.

6. Ego and Isolation.

7. Dealing with Financial Loss.

8. Moral troubles inside a popular ministry. 

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“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, whohave been called according to his purpose” – Romans 8:28

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#123 Jesus Let’s You Belong Before You Believe – Eric Botelho

Betrayed and molested by a family member, Eric Botelho had many trials before finding God. In this episode Eric and Dino discuss his sober living homes Sanctuary House as well as:

  1. His Christianity – God did not call him to be comfortable or safe.
  2. Radical Encounters with Jesus.
  3. The Effects of sexual molestation by a trusted family member.
  4. Running with a crew and being the only survivor with his brother.
  5. The power of his mother in the fight against his addictions.
  6. Adulterous relationships.
  7. How his family was pushed away by the Catholic Church.
  8. God put people in his life to show him Jesus.
  9. Choosing faith on days you don’t feel it.
  10. Seminary Training
  11. Anchored Recovery Community

 

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” – Matthew 11:28-30

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