Category: Grace Unscripted

Favor In The Journey – Nardos Street

“He has done amazing things, given me grace again, and favored me. I didn’t think that I could measure up to those things you know in a lot of ways because I know my beginnings and what my future was supposed to be…He used me to serve and be served at the same time.” – Nardos Street

This week on the Grace Unscripted Podcast, we get to hear the incredible story of Nardos Street. Nardos’ life has been amazing journey from growing up in Ethiopia and having set paths forward in life, to God opening a door at the right time choosing to faithfully follow Him. Through heartbreak, struggle, and life change, Nardos’ journey is a clear example of how God walks alongside us, directs our steps, shows mercy when we need it, and gives direction when we are lost.

If Nardos’ story has resonated with you or you have any questions, we would love to hear from you! You can email us at Unscripted@graceohio.org! We are also excited to let you know that we have a Grace Unscripted worship playlist made up of each guest’s favorite worship song, or songs! You can check the playlist out here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1xkOay7mU9SDKbeiRYfNCm?si=2928f6ecc26b47a6

All My Life You Have Been Faithful – Mike Wiant

“All of a sudden, I’m back in Ohio and I was thirty years old and there was this feeling of this can’t go on forever. I’m chasing the wind. I’m never getting fulfilled. There has to be something in Christian faith because my grandfather and great grandfather were believers, and they were pastors. There has to be something! I’m going to give it a chance and what do I have to lose, nothing!” – Mike Wiant

This week on the Grace Unscripted Podcast, we get to hear the incredible story of Mike Wiant. From living life without purpose and chasing a life that left him empty to feeling God drawing him into something more, Mike’s story is an incredible example of how God can use us, no matter our backgrounds, to make an impact in people’s lives and show them the love of God.

If Mike’s story has resonated with you or you have any questions, we would love to hear from you! You can email us at Unscripted@graceohio.org! We are also excited to let you know that we have a Grace Unscripted worship playlist made up of each guest’s favorite worship song, or songs! You can check the playlist out here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1xkOay7mU9SDKbeiRYfNCm?si=2928f6ecc26b47a6

Even in the Darkness, God is Present – Tim Perdion

“Jeff sometimes has those tag lines at the bottom of the notes. This one was ‘total surrender equals total freedom.’ That is a huge statement because I always had an internal storm, and if anybody would have ever asked me what do you want? I want peace and freedom from the internal restlessness.” – Tim Perdion

On this week’s episode of the Grace Unscripted Podcast, we get to hear the redemptive story of Tim Perdion! From living life to escape the wounds of the past to finding a home in the arms of Jesus, Tim’s story is a unique and beautiful example of how our wounds and struggles can be healed and overcome through the power of Jesus!

If Tim’s story has resonated with you or you have any questions, we would love to hear from you! You can email us at Unscripted@graceohio.org! We are also excited to let you know that we have a Grace Unscripted worship playlist made up of each guest’s favorite worship song, or songs! You can check the playlist out here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1xkOay7mU9SDKbeiRYfNCm?si=2928f6ecc26b47a6

What We Do Here, Echoes for Eternity – Eric Bosshard

“When I look at the gifts God gave me and the opportunities He has given me, there is a fork in the road of do I use these for my own comfort, my own success, or my own fame, or do I use these gifts so that they were not given in vain.” – Eric Bosshard

On this week’s episode of the Grace Unscripted Podcast, we get to hear the dynamic story of Eric Bosshard! From his experience in the business world to his time leading in the church, Eric shares his perspective and focus on God’s grace and how what we do while on Earth has eternal impact.

If Eric’s story has resonated with you or you have any questions, we would love to hear from you! You can email us at Unscripted@graceohio.org! We are also excited to let you know that we have a Grace Unscripted worship playlist made up of each guest’s favorite worship song, or songs! You can check the playlist out here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1xkOay7mU9SDKbeiRYfNCm?si=2928f6ecc26b47a6

Faith on the Other Six days – Chris Winkelmann

“I try to have my faith be the filter through which I do everything. So, if it’s my marriage, if it’s the workplace, a family party, or family relationships, I try not to just have faith on Sunday mornings…It’s really just living out the calling God has for us to be salt and be light. ” – Chris Winkelmann

On this week’s episode of the Grace Unscripted Podcast, we get to hear the incredible story of Chris Winkelmann! From growing up in the church and then leaving, to coming back because of a dodgeball tournament, Chris’ story is an incredible example of how God can use those around us to bring us closer to himself and also use us to impact others in ways we never saw coming.

If Chris’ story has resonated with you or you have any questions, we would love to hear from you! You can email us at Unscripted@graceohio.org! We are also excited to let you know that we have a Grace Unscripted worship playlist made up of each guest’s favorite worship song, or songs! You can check the playlist out here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1xkOay7mU9SDKbeiRYfNCm?si=2928f6ecc26b47a6

Finding Redemptive Purpose – Michael Mancari

“If you had a movie title to describe your life, what would it be?…Mine would be The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly because all of us have lives that are a combination of those things. Are you willing to admit the bad, lean into the good, and even look at some of the ugly at times that’s in your life? Humble yourself and allow God to bring about healing in your life and bring a redemptive purpose for your life.” – Michael Mancari

On this week’s episode of the Grace Unscripted Podcast, we get to hear the incredible story of Michael Mancari. Michael shares with us his story of redemption and God’s grace and how he was able to turn to God in his darkest moments.

If Michael’s story has resonated with you or you have any questions, we would love to hear from you! You can email us at Unscripted@graceohio.org! We are also excited to let you know that we have a Grace Unscripted worship playlist made up of each guest’s favorite worship song, or songs! You can check the playlist out here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1xkOay7mU9SDKbeiRYfNCm?si=2928f6ecc26b47a6

Chased Down by the Love of God – Dan Kilker

“For the first time in my whole life, I looked at myself and self-reflected. I am looking at all these kids, ‘yes, Jesus is the best thing ever. Yes, this is what life is about. Yes, you can have joy and all of this stuff.’ But I don’t have this. I have heard all of the things, but I don’t know all of the things…I could just feel that something happened in this week. Life is not going to be the same anymore and it can’t be.” – Dan Kilker

This week on the Grace Unscripted podcast, we dive into the “crazy” story of Dan Kilker. From chasing the approval of his peers and living to be accepted by those around him to finding love and belonging in the arms of Jesus, Dan’s story is testament to how much the gospel can radically change your life!

If Dan’s story has resonated with you or you have any questions, we would love to hear from you! You can email us at Unscripted@graceohio.org! We are also excited to let you know that we have a Grace Unscripted worship playlist made up of each guest’s favorite worship song, or songs! You can check the playlist out here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1xkOay7mU9SDKbeiRYfNCm?si=2928f6ecc26b47a6. If you are interested in checking out the video of Reckless Love by Cory Asbury that Dan mentions in this episode, you can find it here: https://youtu.be/6xx0d3R2LoU?si=Xu4HoSuwSMVPnL3l

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, God Can Use It All – Stacy Dutt

“Open up your heart. Jesus is knocking and when you look back across your life, you will see that He has been standing next to every step of the journey in the highs and the lows.” – Stacy Dutt

On this week’s episode of Grace Unscripted, we get to hear the powerful story of Stacy Dutt. Stacy’s story is an amazing example how faithful God is in both the highs and lows and a reminder that whether or not we are seeking Him, He is always pursuing us!

If Stacy’s story has resonated with you or you have any questions, we would love to hear from you! You can email us at Unscripted@graceohio.org!

His Good Plans in both Graves and Gardens – Madds Higgins

“It has recently really repositioned me to see that God still has good plans. He is not finished with me yet if I still have breath in my lungs. He is still working, and He’s not done.” – Madds Higgins

This week on Grace Unscripted, we get to hear the story of Madds Higgins! From growing up around the church to fully diving into pursuing God and what he has planned for her, Madds’ story is a beautiful testament to how God can redeem our past and use it for his good while also empowering us to help other people on their journeys as well!

If Madds’ story has resonated with you or you have any questions, we would love to hear from you! You can email us at Unscripted@graceohio.org!

Finding Identity in a Savior – Jack Latkovic

“I’m not that person that I used to be. I’m not this person that is still struggling with this daily sin. I am God’s child. He loves me. He loved me during the parties. He loved me my whole life. He loved me when I was sinning. When I will sin, He will still love me.” – Jack Latkovic

On this week’s episode of Grace Unscripted, we dive deep into the story of Jack Latkovic! From chasing after an identity in sports, popularity, and partying to finding his identity in Jesus, Jack’s journey is a beautiful representation of God’s never-ending love and how he pursues us even when we are lost.

If Jack’s story has resonated with you or you have any questions, we would love to hear from you! You can email us at Unscripted@graceohio.org!