Podcast 45: God Meant It for Good

Gene BrownGene BrownPodcast, Salvation, Surrender, Usefulness, Will of God

In today’s podcast we are joined by Chaplain Gene Brown for an interview focusing on God’s unfathomable deliverance. Satan would have you so focus on your regretful past that it becomes your inevitable future; while God will not only free you from that past, but will use it as a tool for an impossible ministry.

The Dark Side of the Internet

Rand HummelRand HummelLust, Media Issues, Moral Purity, Sin, Temptation

The Internet is a technological marvel, but there is an evil side that is pervasive and sometimes hard to avoid. No one is beyond its power and pull. Listen as Rand Hummel offers practical Bible principles to help God’s people guard themselves from becoming trapped in the dark side of the Internet.

Destination Purity

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenLust, Media Issues, Moral Purity, Temptation, Will of God

In 1988, a survey of 18 year olds in evangelical churches revealed that 43% had already surrendered their virginity and stepped into moral impurity. God’s Word and the truth of purity confronts culture — even “Christian” culture. Listen as Jim Van Gelderen gives us a candid look at what the Scriptures say about moral purity so that we can agree with God and find freedom.

Purged for a Purpose

Mark GillmoreMark GillmoreCola Clash+ 2015, Dependence, Fear, Gossip, Homosexuality, Usefulness, Words

In Isaiah’s day, God used the death of a good king to bring Isaiah to brokenness, cleansing, and dependence. Likewise, God wants to bring you face to face with your sin so that He can bring you to personal revival and gospel usefulness! Listen as Mark Gillmore challenges us to find brokenness, cleansing, and restoration to a life that makes a difference for Him.

Podcast 42: From Full to Overflowing

Bobby BoslerBobby BoslerEvangelism, Podcast, Selfishness, Victory

Sometimes we become so deeply focused on our own spiritual victory that we miss the opportunity to help others. In today’s podcast, Bobby Bosler uses the Apostle Paul to demonstrate the next level of personal victory. Listen to learn how you can move from full to overflowing. If you haven’t heard yet, the Thee Generation Youth Summit, also known as …

God's Three Death Sentences for Dishonoring Parents

God's Three Death Sentences for Dishonoring Parents

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenAnger, Parents, Sin

When God was king over Israel, there were a lot of death sentences for things that we have been desensitized to today. Understanding what these capital crimes were helps us climb into the mind of God to see what He will not tolerate and, therefore, what we shouldn’t tolerate either. One such crime that earned execution in the Old Testament …

Who is the Lord?

Frank BaileyFrank BaileyPride, Sin, TRC 2009, Will of God, Word of God

God is in the business of demonstrating who He is, whether one wants to know it or not. Just as God revealed himself to Pharaoh, a hard-hearted rebel, so God will reveal Himself to you, whether you want to know Him or not. Listen as Frank Bailey challenges us to respond to God’s mercy while we still can.

The Bridge Commandment

Wayne Van GelderenWayne Van GelderenCola Clash+ 2015, Parents, Surrender, Victory

Though all of God’s commandments are important, one command is so important that it forms our very concept of our relationship with God. Listen as Wayne Van Gelderen challenges the young people to honor their parents at the 2015 Cola Clash+ in a message entitled, “The Bridge Commandment.”

The Foundation for Assurance

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenAssurance, Cola Clash+ 2015

Many teens regularly struggle with assurance of their salvation, though they have a clear testimony of salvation. Listen as Jim Van Gelderen explains why teens struggle and how to resolve that struggle in this message from the 2015 Cola Clash+ in Menomonee Falls.

What Will You Do with Jesus?

Bobby BoslerBobby BoslerSalvation

The default condition of mankind is not good. Because of sin, man has earned for himself a severe sentence. But the good news is that God has provided a simple solution for mankind through His Son! Find out how to be forgiven forever through faith in Christ.

Podcast 40: Avoiding the Hardened Heart

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenPodcast, Sin, Surrender, Word of God

Sadly, teenagers today have earned themselves the disdain of their authorities by seeking independence and rejecting leadership. Today Dr. Jim Van Gelderen warns of the fateful path to hardening your heart. As a member of the Thee Generation, you have pledged to reject such a destructive end, and he wants to tell you how.

Podcast 38: The Inevitable Conflict

Bobby BoslerBobby BoslerDependence, Fear, Podcast, Victory

As teenagers advance in the battle for Christ, one misconception often blindsides even the most courageous: right living does not equal easy living. Join Bobby Bosler today as he warns against subtle attacks of the devil that will take you by surprise if you’re not prepared to face them.

Podcast 36: Make a Leader

Bobby BoslerBobby BoslerEvangelism, Peer Pressure, Podcast, Usefulness, Will of God

The majority of today’s teenagers certainly do not look like the next generation of spiritual leaders, but has this kept you from investing in them? No matter your age, God wants you to be a part of training these leaders. Listen to today’s podcast to hear how personal investment can make all the difference in a teenager you know.

Podcast 33: Be a Missionary

Bobby BoslerBobby BoslerEvangelism, Podcast, Surrender, Usefulness

This week’s podcast comes from nearly 9,000 miles away in the country of Cambodia. Evangelist Bobby Bosler and a team of students are seeing scores of souls saved through a series of evangelistic rallies. Listen as we hear a quick update from them as well as a stirring challenge from a local missionary.

Podcast 31: Three Rookie Testimonies

Bobby BoslerBobby BoslerDependence, Evangelism, Podcast, Usefulness, Victory

Many of you were introduced to the Thee Generation through one of the Minutemen evangelistic teams. This week, a rare convergence of the War team and the War of Special Forces team has facilitated a behind-the-scenes interview with several of the team captains. Listen as the three rookies share what God taught them on their first tour.

Podcast 28: How to Feed Your Faith

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenDependence, Podcast, Prayer, Word of God

Faith is a common theme on this podcast because it is faith that unlocks the victorious Christian life. Some listening, however, may not understand the reality of a walk of faith. If faith still seems to be a foreign concept, then this podcast is for you. Today we’ll not just learn what faith is but how you can nurture it.

Podcast 25: The Girl and the Headhunters

David GibbsDavid GibbsEvangelism, Podcast, Will of God

A few weeks ago, we heard a rousing story entitled A Truckstop Miracle. Many of us were stirred to faith that God can use us to do the impossible. In today’s episode we will hear again from Dr. David Gibbs, this time of a girl who did the impossible even when all odds were against her. This podcast is an …

Podcast 24: Expecting the Impossible

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenEvangelism, Podcast, Usefulness

As Spring moves in, the War of Special Forces continues to comb the southeastern states, seeing God work in incredible ways. Today, we join Dr. Jim Van Gelderen in the action as he recounts several miraculous campaigns of 2017. If you would like to follow the War of Special Forces team week by week, you may read their weekly ministry …

Is the True Friend Your Friend?

Anna DowdyFor Girls, Teen Testimonies

Do you have a true friend?  Every one of us is created for a relationship, and we all feel the need to be close to someone.  We want someone that will listen to and solve all our problems, meet all our needs, be a comfort and help in hard times, and always be there for us. Let me tell you …

Podcast 23: Anger, Justice, and the Devil

Bobby BoslerBobby BoslerAnger, Bitterness, Podcast, Victory

How can you forgive someone who is not asking for it? How can you reconcile forgiveness with God’s justice? Can you really “be angry and sin not”? Today Evangelist Bobby Bosler will tackle these questions from the book of Ephesians and explain how biblical forgiveness is the only way to be free from bitterness. If you’ve been encouraged by this …

Trusting

Hannah KrawiecDependence, Fear, For Girls, Teen Testimonies

At the beginning of the summer, I had no idea how to really trust. Even the word “trust” was a nebulous idea to me. Sure, I could trust in a chair to hold me up or a car to get me from one place to another safely, but trusting God? No. it was easier to figure it out myself. Now …

Podcast 22: A Truckstop Miracle

David GibbsDavid GibbsEvangelism, Podcast, Prayer

In today’s episode our theme of believing God for the impossible is further developed by Dr. David Gibbs, founder and president of the Christian Law Association. Listen intently to this jaw-dropping story of a man who saw miracles every day, simply because he asked. This contains an excerpt from a sermon delivered by Dr. David Gibbs at the 2017 Christ-Walk Conference in Menomonee Falls, WI. If you …

Podcast 21: A Public School Prayer Movement

Rick FlandersRick FlandersEvangelism, Podcast, Prayer

Have you ever wondered if God could use you in your peer group? Recently, we heard a thrilling account of God moving among teens in a public school in Michigan. Listen and let your faith be stirred to believe God to do it again. In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, ‘If …

Doing the Impossible

David GibbsDavid GibbsEvangelism, Prayer, Usefulness

Why would you want to waste your life merely trying to do something great for God? You don’t need God to do something great; lost people do it without Him all the time. God never called you to do something great, God has called you to do things that are impossible. Listen as Dr. David Gibbs shares four rules we need to …

Let the Rivers Flow

Rick FlandersRick FlandersDependence, Evangelism, Spirit-Filled Life, Surrender, Usefulness

You have inside of you a fountain that can meet your every need and overflow to meet the needs of those around you. Your impact on others isn’t about your ability or talent, its about letting the rivers flow! This sermon was delivered at the 2017 Christ-Walk Conference in Menomonee Falls. For other sermon recordings and information on future conferences, please visit victoryconf.org.

Finding Freedom

Jesse WallingAssurance, Dependence, For Girls, Teen Testimonies

It started back in September, 2007. My mom was going through the Wordless Book, and when she got done, she asked me if I wanted to get saved. I became convicted, so I said “Yes”. She showed me what to pray, and I trusted the Lord to save me from hell. (Ephesians 2:8-9) I grew up in a Christian home, …

Podcast 20: Revival Every Day

John HimesJohn HimesEvangelism, Podcast, Spirit-Filled Life, Usefulness

Most Christians think that revival is an event, a time of preaching that results in repentance. Although this is not a wrong statement, revival is much more than this. Revival is something that you live every day. On today’s podcast, we will hear the story of a man whose prominent ministry has been attributed to his daily revival. If you’ve …

Podcast 19: Getting in Gear

Bobby BoslerBobby BoslerDependence, Podcast, Spirit-Filled Life

God wants us to be proactive Christians—finding God’s will and doing God’s will. It’s so easy to forget the mission at hand and begin to coast through life, but this goes against the very heart of the Thee Generation. Listen closely to today’s challenge from Evangelist Bobby Bosler, entitled “Getting in Gear.” If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and …

My Future

Lydia SmithFor Girls, Teen Testimonies, Will of God

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. Proverbs 3:5 Last school year, my parents began talking to me about colleges and what God has for my future. Instead of seriously praying about it, I got my own plans and ideas for my future of being a success in the secular world. During …

Podcast 17: His Life or Mine

Terry SwansonTerry SwansonAnger, Discouragement, Podcast, Spirit-Filled Life

Teenagers face trials, whether at home, in the classroom, or even on the basketball court. Such conflict often brings out a side of us that we wish wasn’t there. Today, we are joined with Pastor Terry Swanson, a man who understands trials that teenagers face and has spent the last four years counseling students to victory. If you’ve been encouraged …

Handling Conflict

Grace FolkmanDependence, Discouragement, For Girls

It seemed like everything was going wrong all at once. Three different people were mad at me for three different reasons, I wasn’t feeling well, and worst of all, I was thousands of miles away from home on a youth missions trip. Going into the trip, I wanted God to use me to teach others, but instead, He was teaching …

Podcast 16: You Have Hope!

Bobby BoslerBobby BoslerPodcast, Usefulness, Victory

Have circumstances in your life quenched all the joy you once had? Today, Evangelist Bobby Bosler recounts the tragedy that led him on a search for hope. What he found is your answer as well. If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via iTunes or Google Play. Also, please take the …

Podcast 15: The Importance of Decisions

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenDependence, Podcast, Surrender

We are just twenty days into the new year and its time for an evaluation. Have you taken your new commitment to the Lord seriously? Today, Dr. Jim speaks to those who have found the Thee Generation pledge difficult, and points back to the only way of consistent victory. If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to …

Podcast 14: Faith's Greatest Enemy

Bobby BoslerBobby BoslerDependence, Fear, Podcast, Usefulness

We talk a lot about faith here at Thee Generation because believing God is the biblical means of accessing divine enablement. Today Evangelist Bobby Bosler will go one step further by revealing Faith’s greatest enemy—fear. If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via iTunes or Google Play. Also, please take the …

Podcast 13: From the Parties to the Pulpit

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenEvangelism, Podcast, Salvation, Usefulness

Today we have the privilege of hearing another testimony from a man deep in ministry. Join us in Bonita Springs, Florida to hear how divine circumstances took one man from the parties, to the pulpit. If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your device, please subscribe via iTunes or Google Play. Also, please take the …

Podcast 12: How to Win in 2017

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenFear, Podcast, Spirit-Filled Life, Victory, Will of God

Do you find yourself growing anxious about the new year? One man described this anxiety as “anticipation with a drop of fear.” Anticipating the possibility of victory while fearing familiar defeat. Today we learn how you can face January 1st resting in victory. If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to receive each episode delivered to your …

Podcast 10: Seeking the Presence of God

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenDependence, Meditation, Podcast, Prayer

Are you making a difference? As you have probably learned, each day lived without meeting with Jesus is empty and meaningless. In today’s podcast, Dr. Jim explains the importance of God’s presence and how each of us can know we have it. Seeking God’s face is not only important, it’s critical. 1 Chronicles 16:11 tells us we should be seeking …

Podcast 9: The Miracle that Made the Difference

Bill LytellBill LytellMusic Choices, Podcast, Salvation, Surrender, Victory

This week, we are joined by a current pastor who has a deep love and concern for struggling teens—because he was one. Listen now as he tells the story of the miracle that made the difference in his life. Pastor Bill Lytell has been the pastor of Gospel Baptist Church in Bonita Springs, FL since 1992. His story, though it …

Podcast 8: How to Handle Failure

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenDependence, Discouragement, Podcast, Sin, Victory

In today’s episode, Evangelist Jim Van Gelderen addresses one of Satan’s most subtle, yet powerful weapons. Listen carefully to learn of the victory that is always available, even when we fail. To leave question or testimony recorded in your own voice, please call our messaging service at (262) 355-THEE. If you’ve been encouraged by this podcast and would like to …

Podcast 7: Teens Doing the Impossible

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenDependence, Podcast, Spirit-Filled Life, Victory

Has persistent failure ended your walk with Christ in frustration? In this episode, Evangelist Jim Van Gelderen reminds us of the one and only way the victorious Christian life can be yours today! This recording is a segment from Jim Van Gelderen’s Friday session in the 2016 Thee Generation Youth Summit, the Cola Clash+, in Menomonee Falls, WI. To hear the …

Podcast 6: Revival on the Road

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenBitterness, Evangelism, Forgiveness, Parents, Podcast, Surrender, Usefulness, Victory

In today’s episode, Jim Van Gelderen leads a round-table discussion with his evangelistic team about what God has been doing in hearts on the road with the War of Special Forces. Ryan Swanson, Trystan Acosta, and Wyatt Jicha are team members on the War of Special Forces team, an evangelistic team led by Jim Van Gelderen that ministers for revival …

White vs. Strawberry Milk

Summer RainsSummer RainsFor Girls, Surrender, Will of God

In this article, Summer Rains tells a story of a father who loves his little girl too much to give her what she thought she wanted. In the same way, your heavenly Father has the very best for you. He wants you to trust Him even when you can’t understand.

Flexibility

Summer RainsSummer RainsDependence, For Girls, Surrender, Will of God

Do people ever get in your way? Do circumstances that don’t agree with your planner frustrate you? Have you ever been caught in the trap of thinking the world revolves around you and hurting someone because of it? Summer Rains opens the Bible and teaches us how to nurture relationships and obey God through flexibility instead of responding in the flesh.

The Securi-Key

Summer RainsSummer RainsDiscouragement, Fear, For Girls, Worry

Living life worried about what people around you think and wanting to fabricate an image of someone you weren’t created to be produces some of the most deceptive links in the chains of bondage. You are exactly where Satan wants you, but God has provided a way of escape for your thinking. This article by Summer Rains will help you recognize insecurity and find deliverance through developing a relationship with your Savior.

Podcast 3: Testimony of Deliverance

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenBitterness, Forgiveness, Parents, Podcast, Sin, Victory

In today’s episode, Evangelist Jim Van Gelderen will share a new resource, some exciting news items, and the testimony from a new member of the THEE Generation. The testimony of a young man from Indiana shows us the power of a life freed from bitterness and sin by confessing and forsaking, as promised in Proverbs 28:13.

Triggering the Moral Impurity Trap

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenCola Clash+ 2016, Moral Purity, Sin, Worldliness

Everyday in America 7,742 teenagers step into moral impurity and lose their virginity. Everyday in America over 4,000 teenagers contract a sexually transmitted disease. Everyday in America 2, 795 teenagers get pregnant. Certainly we are finding the “free love” of the 60’s wasn’t so free after all. It has come with a tremendous price tag. But it need not be so. In Matthew chapter 5 Jesus provides us with some very practical, yet often overlooked truth concerning keeping oneself from the trap of moral impurity.

The Crazy Man

Matt WeberMatt WeberCola Clash+ 2016, Salvation, Victory

Young people today have an amazing opportunity to help their hurting peers. One’s ability to reach out is not contingent on his own past. Listen as Matt Weber shares his story and how God is planning to use you to rescue your own generation!

Hope Thou In God

Alex RohofAlex RohofDiscouragement, Fear, Worry

In this article, Alex Rohoff delves into the life of the Psalmist David and helps us find hope in the midst of troubling circumstances. God can deliver you from the trial, or He may choose to deliver you through the trial. You can hope in God and be delivered no matter what happens.

God's Requirement for Holiness

Frank BaileyFrank BaileySin, Victory

Why should I obey God? Who is God to tell me what to do? Open your heart to learn God’s character and find answers to your tough questions. Allow Frank Bailey to lead you in discovering God’s mercy and power by recognizing your responsibility to obey Him unconditionally and immediately.

Sins of the Converted Life

Wayne Van GelderenWayne Van GelderenDependence, Sin, TRC 2009

Do you think you’re doing ok because everything looks good on the outside? In a world where carnal and spirit-filled Christians coexist, only God can reveal the thoughts and intents of the heart. Let God awaken you through Pastor Wayne Van Gelderen’s preaching and rescue you from thinking you are anything apart from Christ.

The Rough Road of Rebellion

Billy IngramBilly IngramSin, TRC 2009

Every young person is going down one of two roads. Billy Ingram’s explains that you can either go down the road of rebellion or God’s road. In this message, he goes into depth about the cause, the course, and the confronter of rebellion.

Rest for the People of God

Jim Van GelderenJim Van GelderenSpirit-Filled Life, TRC 2007, Victory, Word of God

What a tragedy for a Christian to miss out on the incredible wealth that God has for him! God declares that we should be concerned and fear lest we come short of His promised rest. It is not inevitable or automatic but it is absolutely vital! Listen as Jim Van Gelderen guides us in the journey to rest.

Be Sure Your Sin Will Find You Out

Frank BaileyFrank BaileyConfession, Sin, TRC 2007, Victory

Although God is our Hiding Place, we cannot hide anything from Him. Follow along with Frank Bailey through the story of the Israelites, and allow God’s Word to tear down deceit that you are getting away with sin. Consequences are inevitable, but forgiveness lies one prayer away. 

Welcome to War

Bryan SammsBryan SammsTRC 2007, Victory

Living your life for Jesus Christ welcomes you to war. By walking in the light you have just invited an enemy who is stronger than you to a battle that has already been won by the God you serve. Hold on as Bryan Samms takes you on a journey through Ephesians 6 and teaches you how to meet God’s expectations and fight victoriously with Him.

Pastor Matt's Story

Matthew PhillipsMatthew PhillipsSalvation, Usefulness

He was a pretty bad kid and he knew it. He was empty and without hope for his eternity. But then he found the One Who made all the difference! Listen as Pastor Matt tells his story of how He met Jesus.

A Clean Heart

John Van GelderenJohn Van GelderenConfession, Sin, TRC 2009, Usefulness, Victory

One of the first steps on the revival journey is to deal with sin not only on the outside but also within the heart. It is glorious to recall that Christ’s blood not only rescues us from the penalty of sin but also from the power of sin! Ask the Lord to speak to you as you hear Dr. John Van Gelderen describe this provision and how to receive a clean heart.

Ought

Rick FlandersRick FlandersAssurance, Victory

Describing himself as the “beloved apostle,” John never doubted Jesus’ love for him. This same love coupled with light compelled John to fellowship with God. In his first epistle, John teaches that obligation in the Christian life does no elicit an automatic response. There are things we know we should do, but do not. Dr. Rick Flanders shares his study on I John and teaches us how we can trust God to enable us to walk in the light. Let God fellowship with you today.

Do You See the Need?

Chris MillerChris MillerCola Clash+ 2015, Evangelism, Surrender, Usefulness, Will of God

We have all heard miraculous missionary stories of God moving in a Third World country and many souls coming to Jesus. We also know that we are supposed to be going soulwinning and leading others to the Savior ourselves. Open your heart as Evangelist Chris Miller examines the great need of the lost world and how believers can reach them as they find the love and compassion of Christ.