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Unfavorable Odds™

Kim Anthony

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Unfavorable Odds™

Unfavorable Odds™

Kim Anthony

11
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Four time national champion gymnast Kim Anthony introduces us to men and women who have faced trials, tragedies and suffering and who have found that when you walk through the valley of the shadow of death, God is with you every step of the way.

Latest Episodes

25: A Big Life-Dr. John M. Perkins

Dr. John M. Perkins was born in poverty in rural Mississippi and became a leader in the civil rights movement. In 1970, he was tortured by white police officers in jail. Instead of returning evil with evil, God gave him a desire to preach a gospel that could save blacks and whites together. Show Notes and Resources Dream with Me: Race, Love, and the Struggle We Must Win by John M. Perkins https://www.amazon.com/dp/0801075866/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_IHTnFbY7P5R9C Let Justice Roll Down by John M. Perkins https://www.amazon.com/dp/0801018153/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_lFTnFbZEWZD8M The John and Vera Mae Perkins Foundation for Justice, Reconciliation & Community Development (JVMPF) https://www.jvmpf.org/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

33 min1 w ago
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25: A Big Life-Dr. John M. Perkins

Unfavorable Odds Season 4 Announcement

A new season of Unfavorable Odds is coming in September 2020. More stories of hardship, tragedy, and heartbreak, and what happens when healing is found in Christ. You can subscribe now on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Until then, you can catch up on past episodes or check out our other podcasts on the FamilyLife Podcast Network at https://www.familylife.com/podcasts.

1 minJUL 22
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Unfavorable Odds Season 4 Announcement

24: Grace Anna Sings

A few years ago, Angela Ray Rodgers posted a video online of her then 3-year-old daughter, Grace Anna, singing the national anthem at the top of her lungs. The adorable rendition gained national attention. Grace Anna is one seriously cute little girl who has some seriously challenging health issues, including enduring several life restorative surgeries. Her mother's book, Grace Anna Sings, tells the story of a brave little girl whose joy in the midst of her challenges has brought hope and inspiration to the world. Be sure to hang around until the end of the episode to hear from Grace Anna and enjoy a special performance. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Angela Ray Rodgers and Grace Anna and their books, Grace Anna Sings and What Do You See When You Look at Me? https://www.graceannasings.org/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

79 minAPR 20
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24: Grace Anna Sings

23: Hope Found, Voice Found

Vicki Rose dreamed of having a beautiful family and of being rich and famous. So marrying Billy should've been a dream come true. They lived in Manhattan, hung out with important people, and ate at fancy restaurants. But married life was more like a nightmare. Between drug addiction and a long separation, divorce looked inevitable. But God had other plans. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Vicki Rose or her book, Every Reason to Leave: And Why We Chose to Stay Together. http://www.vickirosenyc.com/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

82 minAPR 13
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23: Hope Found, Voice Found

22: Getting Up From Being Down

Dr. S. Todd Townsend grew up in the inner city of Philadelphia and, in his own words, was a "common thug." He dealt drugs, stole cars, and broke into people's homes. He was heading for a life of destruction-until Jesus intervened. Dr. Townsend is the senior pastor of the Resurrection Center in Wilmington, Delaware, and author of "Getting Up From Being Down." Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Dr. S. Todd Townsend or his book, Getting Up From Being Down. https://stoddtownsend.com/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

67 minAPR 6
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22: Getting Up From Being Down

21: Wounded Warrior and Enduring Love

Carlos Evans was on his fourth deployment, serving as a Marine. While leading his team on foot patrol, he stepped on an explosive device, leaving him with life-altering injuries. The journey to recovery would not be easy for Carlos or his wife, Rosemarie. But by God's grace, they were able to turn tragedy into triumph. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Carlos and Rosemarie Evans or their book, Standing Together. https://crevans.org/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

63 minMAR 30
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21: Wounded Warrior and Enduring Love

20: Some Kind of Crazy

Terry Wardle grew up in a small coal mining town with a tough, dysfunctional extended family in which the men had a distaste for religion and education. Despite a traumatizing childhood, Terry became a Christian, earned a doctorate, and would eventually become dean of a seminary in New York. But after losing a job for being too controversial, Terry spiraled into depression and could barely get out of bed. He checked himself into a psychiatric facility and for the first time encountered true Christian fellowship. That's when his healing began and his past was redeemed. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Terry Wardle or his book, Some Kind of Crazy. https://www.terrywardle.com/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

79 minMAR 23
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20: Some Kind of Crazy

19: A Journey of Hope Through 9/11

Shelly Genovese Calhoun married the man of her dreams, moved to New Jersey, and started modeling in New York City. Her husband worked on Wall Street. They built a house and had a beautiful baby girl. Returning home on September 10, 2001, from a family trip to Texas, Shelly had no idea it would be her last night together with her husband. Shelly tells her story of finding God's grace in the midst of tragic loss. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Shelly Genovese Calhoun or her book, Twice Blessed: A Journey of Hope Through 9/11. https://www.twiceblessed911.com/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

66 minMAR 16
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19: A Journey of Hope Through 9/11

18: The Secret Lies Within

Anne Beiler, founder of Auntie Anne's pretzels, grew up in a loving Amish-Mennonite home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where feelings were not often put to words. As an adult, she lost her nineteen-month-old daughter in an accident, and things got worse when she opened up and confided in her pastor. Anne tells of how trauma and tragedy changed her, and the healing she has found in God. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Anne Beiler or her book, The Secret Lies Within. https://auntieannebeiler.com/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

88 minMAR 9
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18: The Secret Lies Within

17: In Pursuit of Love

Rebecca Bender went from good kid, to stripper, to prostitute. Wanting a family for her daughter, she followed her boyfriend, only to be sold for sex. How did it happen? And why was it so hard to leave? Rebecca tells her story of being trafficked and how God delivered her. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Rebecca Bender or her book, In Pursuit of Love. https://rebeccabender.org/ National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1 (888) 373-7888, SMS: 233733 (Text "HELP" or "INFO") Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

84 minMAR 2
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17: In Pursuit of Love

Latest Episodes

25: A Big Life-Dr. John M. Perkins

Dr. John M. Perkins was born in poverty in rural Mississippi and became a leader in the civil rights movement. In 1970, he was tortured by white police officers in jail. Instead of returning evil with evil, God gave him a desire to preach a gospel that could save blacks and whites together. Show Notes and Resources Dream with Me: Race, Love, and the Struggle We Must Win by John M. Perkins https://www.amazon.com/dp/0801075866/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_IHTnFbY7P5R9C Let Justice Roll Down by John M. Perkins https://www.amazon.com/dp/0801018153/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_lFTnFbZEWZD8M The John and Vera Mae Perkins Foundation for Justice, Reconciliation & Community Development (JVMPF) https://www.jvmpf.org/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

33 min1 w ago
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25: A Big Life-Dr. John M. Perkins

Unfavorable Odds Season 4 Announcement

A new season of Unfavorable Odds is coming in September 2020. More stories of hardship, tragedy, and heartbreak, and what happens when healing is found in Christ. You can subscribe now on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Until then, you can catch up on past episodes or check out our other podcasts on the FamilyLife Podcast Network at https://www.familylife.com/podcasts.

1 minJUL 22
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Unfavorable Odds Season 4 Announcement

24: Grace Anna Sings

A few years ago, Angela Ray Rodgers posted a video online of her then 3-year-old daughter, Grace Anna, singing the national anthem at the top of her lungs. The adorable rendition gained national attention. Grace Anna is one seriously cute little girl who has some seriously challenging health issues, including enduring several life restorative surgeries. Her mother's book, Grace Anna Sings, tells the story of a brave little girl whose joy in the midst of her challenges has brought hope and inspiration to the world. Be sure to hang around until the end of the episode to hear from Grace Anna and enjoy a special performance. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Angela Ray Rodgers and Grace Anna and their books, Grace Anna Sings and What Do You See When You Look at Me? https://www.graceannasings.org/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

79 minAPR 20
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24: Grace Anna Sings

23: Hope Found, Voice Found

Vicki Rose dreamed of having a beautiful family and of being rich and famous. So marrying Billy should've been a dream come true. They lived in Manhattan, hung out with important people, and ate at fancy restaurants. But married life was more like a nightmare. Between drug addiction and a long separation, divorce looked inevitable. But God had other plans. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Vicki Rose or her book, Every Reason to Leave: And Why We Chose to Stay Together. http://www.vickirosenyc.com/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

82 minAPR 13
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23: Hope Found, Voice Found

22: Getting Up From Being Down

Dr. S. Todd Townsend grew up in the inner city of Philadelphia and, in his own words, was a "common thug." He dealt drugs, stole cars, and broke into people's homes. He was heading for a life of destruction-until Jesus intervened. Dr. Townsend is the senior pastor of the Resurrection Center in Wilmington, Delaware, and author of "Getting Up From Being Down." Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Dr. S. Todd Townsend or his book, Getting Up From Being Down. https://stoddtownsend.com/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

67 minAPR 6
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22: Getting Up From Being Down

21: Wounded Warrior and Enduring Love

Carlos Evans was on his fourth deployment, serving as a Marine. While leading his team on foot patrol, he stepped on an explosive device, leaving him with life-altering injuries. The journey to recovery would not be easy for Carlos or his wife, Rosemarie. But by God's grace, they were able to turn tragedy into triumph. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Carlos and Rosemarie Evans or their book, Standing Together. https://crevans.org/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

63 minMAR 30
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21: Wounded Warrior and Enduring Love

20: Some Kind of Crazy

Terry Wardle grew up in a small coal mining town with a tough, dysfunctional extended family in which the men had a distaste for religion and education. Despite a traumatizing childhood, Terry became a Christian, earned a doctorate, and would eventually become dean of a seminary in New York. But after losing a job for being too controversial, Terry spiraled into depression and could barely get out of bed. He checked himself into a psychiatric facility and for the first time encountered true Christian fellowship. That's when his healing began and his past was redeemed. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Terry Wardle or his book, Some Kind of Crazy. https://www.terrywardle.com/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

79 minMAR 23
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20: Some Kind of Crazy

19: A Journey of Hope Through 9/11

Shelly Genovese Calhoun married the man of her dreams, moved to New Jersey, and started modeling in New York City. Her husband worked on Wall Street. They built a house and had a beautiful baby girl. Returning home on September 10, 2001, from a family trip to Texas, Shelly had no idea it would be her last night together with her husband. Shelly tells her story of finding God's grace in the midst of tragic loss. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Shelly Genovese Calhoun or her book, Twice Blessed: A Journey of Hope Through 9/11. https://www.twiceblessed911.com/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

66 minMAR 16
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19: A Journey of Hope Through 9/11

18: The Secret Lies Within

Anne Beiler, founder of Auntie Anne's pretzels, grew up in a loving Amish-Mennonite home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where feelings were not often put to words. As an adult, she lost her nineteen-month-old daughter in an accident, and things got worse when she opened up and confided in her pastor. Anne tells of how trauma and tragedy changed her, and the healing she has found in God. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Anne Beiler or her book, The Secret Lies Within. https://auntieannebeiler.com/ Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

88 minMAR 9
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18: The Secret Lies Within

17: In Pursuit of Love

Rebecca Bender went from good kid, to stripper, to prostitute. Wanting a family for her daughter, she followed her boyfriend, only to be sold for sex. How did it happen? And why was it so hard to leave? Rebecca tells her story of being trafficked and how God delivered her. Show Notes and Resources Learn more about Rebecca Bender or her book, In Pursuit of Love. https://rebeccabender.org/ National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1 (888) 373-7888, SMS: 233733 (Text "HELP" or "INFO") Check out all that's available on the FamilyLife Podcast Network. Your generous support of FamilyLife helps create podcasts like Unfavorable Odds. https://donate.familylife.com/unfavorable-odds/

84 minMAR 2
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17: In Pursuit of Love
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