September 25, 2016
3428M Louis Rold: (Good Works, Self-Reliance) Louis grows up in a coal mining family. There is no religious content in his life until his mother starts attending church and teaches her children the importance of prayer. As a young adult he gets into a discussion on religious beliefs. When he hears about Heaven and hell he “turns over a new leaf” and tries living a good life. In a park one Sunday afternoon, he hears a street preacher proclaim the message of grace. There he trusts Christ as his Savior. He immediately senses God calling him to preach, and finally responds several years later.
September 18, 2016
3427M Billy Wiggins: (Drinking, Gambling, Guilt) In the Spanish-American War era, Billy Wiggins deserts his Navy ship and returns home to his family, only to get caught in a cycle of drinking and gambling. It’s up to his wife Kate to put food on the table. Through her work, he meets a friend who invites him to a Billy Sunday revival meeting. The famous preacher’s sermon inspires Wiggins to take the call of salvation.
September 11, 2016
3426 Ruth Newman – Part 2: (Twin Singer, Reconciliation) The twins’ mother dies and they choose to leave country music to be Gospel singers in Chicago. Ruth meets Miles Newman and they fall in love, bringing despair to Ruby who has had a devastating experience which impacted her future. Miles and Ruth break up for a year, then quietly marry. Ruby also marries. At 93 Ruth still sings of God’s faithfulness.
September 4, 2016
3425 Ruth Newman – Part 1: (Twin Singer, Ambition) Ruth and Ruby love to entertain, singing. Their father encourages their dream of stardom, helping them perform on radio, giving them guitar lessons. Their dreams are realized when they are signed with a well known group for seven years. They are saved and want to serve God. The first part ends as their mother dies of cancer.
August 28, 2016
3424 Hal Phillips Part 2: (Typhoid fever, Reconciliation) Called to preach, Hal goes to Bible college. He reaches out to his mother. Then he contracts Typhoid Fever and nearly dies. When his mother is diagnosed with cancer, God takes care of her needs. Love never fails.
August 21, 2016
3423 Hal Phillips Part 1: (Poverty, Neglect) Hal’s father dies of alcoholism. Hal’s grandmother raises his sister because his mother is addicted to drugs and alcohol. After Hal’s stepfather leaves them living in a junkyard, life becomes unbearable for Hal and his brother. Their mother attempts suicide and leaves them hungry and alone. Their grandmother gains custody but is overwhelmed so they go to live with their aunt and uncle. Love, discipline and the Gospel lead Hal to salvation as the first part ends.
August 14, 2016
3422 Jane Page Classic Part 2: (Rehabilitation, Evangelism) After her salvation, Jane Page tries to lead her old partner in crime, Clara, and her fellow mental hospital patient, Maude to Christ.
August 7, 2016
3421 Jane Page Classic Part 1: (Alcoholism, Atheism) After Jane’s devout Christian mother died, she adopted her father’s atheist ideals and lived for money and pleasure. Her decadence landed her in a mental ward, where she sought an escape from the consequences of her lifestyle.
July 31, 2016
3420 Glen Williamson Part 2: (Alcohol, Revenge) Glen grows up with alcoholic adoptive parents. He works to buy a car that a friend demolishes. Seeking revenge, Glen joins the army, meets Eve and they marry. Glen is convicted hearing the gospel and forgives his friend. They become missionaries to the Ukraine.
July 24, 2016
3419 Eve Williamson Part 1: (Abuse, Alcohol, Abortion) Eve is molested at five, giving her mistrust of men. Her drunken, abusive stepfather adds to her misery. At 14 she commits to Christ through a church club for kids but drifts away in high school when she smokes marijuana to be accepted. She joins the army and becomes an M.P., successful at last. She dates many men but feels empty. She leaves the army for college, has an abortion and her shame grows. She rejoins the army again. The first part ends when she meets Glen and they marry.