The Sun Also Rises
By Philadelphia Church of God
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The news keeps getting darker. The world seems to keep getting bleaker. But Solomon wrote, “the sun also ariseth.” The Sun Also Rises transmits the true, the bright and the beautiful, glints of light in a world going black. Each week, host Jeremiah Jacques brings you stories of refreshing accomplishment, intriguing science and inspiring lives—glimmers of hope that hint at a better world to come.
||Clean#33: What If America’s Founders Had Settled in Russia?||Despite America’s deep-rooted problems, the nation remains an unmatched paragon of prosperity, providing opportunity and wealth for great numbe...||11/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#32: Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver||Friend or foe? Are you with us—or them? In certain clashes, this can be a gristly question for soldiers to answer. In ancient times, the Gileadites...||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#31: Get Thee to the Path!||When the sun came up on May 28 in the year 585 BCE, the Medes and Lydians were still at war. They had been at each other’s throats for years, and i...||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#30: Escaping East Germany by Hot Air Balloon||Gunter Wetzel was 22 years old when he decided that he had to get his family free. But how could he get himself, his wife and their two small c...||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#29: The Bible Scoops Science?||In the mid 1800s, a major medical breakthrough happened that has saved countless lives since then. But could it be that this life-saving knowledge ...||5/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#28: The Girl Scouts vs. Imperial Japan—The Unsung WWII Battle||In today’s episode, Mary Previte discusses a forgotten World War Two battle: The Girl Scouts vs. Imperial Japan. Mrs. Previte took part in the figh...||4/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#27: Running the Good Run||When it comes to intellect and creative power, there’s no question that humans vastly outperform every other creature on earth. But did you know th...||4/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#26: Why Creators Should Crave Criticism||It’s not enjoyable for us to be told that our creative work has problems, or that it is of inferior quality. We like to hear positive feedback, and...||4/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#25: Regrow, Recover, Rehabilitate||In our era, it’s usually the innovators who receive the bulk of reward and recognition. But what about those who restore, regrow, recover and rehab...||3/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#24: Four Small Words||On today’s episode, we dig deeply into a four-word sentence.||3/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#23: Humor Is Truth||What is humor? Why is it? Where does it come from? What happens in its absence? In this episode, host Jeremiah Jacques addresses these questions, a...||3/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#22: The Black Man Dismantling the KKK with Friendship—One Robe at a Time||Racism often becomes a self-exacerbating force. If a person feels hated by a certain group, his normal reaction is to hate that group right back: M...||3/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#21: Upcycling Swords into Plowshares||Outside the UN headquarters in New York City, stands a bronze sculpture of a man holding a hammer high in one hand, using it to beat a huge broadsw...||3/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#20: Grit: How and Why to Get it in Your Life||Grit is more important to success than intelligence or talent. This episode discusses the new book “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” to...||9/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19: Look For the Helpers||Today’s episode focuses on individuals and organizations that help people who are in need in remarkable ways. They take notice of others who are no...||9/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18: Calum's Road||Calum MacLeod lived on the North side of the small, rocky island of Raasay, Scotland—miles away from the nearest road. One night his 12-year-old da...||8/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17: Why the Fascination with Superheroes?||What is it about superhero stories that makes people want to put on a brightly-colored leotard, and yell “Flame on!”? This episode shows that the f...||7/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16: Free at Last, Free at Last!||If you were among the few North Koreans who break free, and who escape the country, what would your next move be? Most escapees choose to settle in...||6/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15: It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s... Librarian Heroes!||This episode tells riveting true stories about a category of heroes that don’t generally make their way into the headlines. Whether the enemy is Al...||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14: Of Turtles and Teenagers||Young, older, oldest. We begin this episode with a story from the early childhood of host Jeremiah Jacques, in which a turtle assistance situation ...||6/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13: Sugihara’s Stand||When the Nazis began massacring European Jews, an unlikely man defied his government in order to save as many of them as possible: Chiune Sugihara,...||6/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12: Proverbs from Around the World||An ancient German proverb says, “A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.” This episode puts that to the test. Host Jeremiah Jacques...||6/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11: How to Teach a Man Who Has No Words||For the first 27 years of his life, Ildefonso lived in isolation. No, he wasn’t locked in solitary confinement or stranded on a desert island. He w...||5/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10: Three Coffins Made of Lead||The Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 1986 could have been hundreds of times worse if it had not been for the astounding sacrifice of three men. This e...||5/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9: The Value of Hobbies||This episode is about the art of bonsai, playing the accordion, learning Hebrew, taking up wildlife photography, writing your memoirs, ballroom dan...||5/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8: Building Bridges||How do you join two sides of a divide? You build a bridge. In this episode, we examine Northeast India’s astounding living bridges that succeeded w...||5/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7: Where Did the Week Come From?||The week is foundational to the rhythm of human life. It influences dozens, maybe hundreds, of the decisions each of us makes every day. But where ...||4/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6: Sculpting the Planet||People are small. Each one of us is only about a 17-billionth of one cubic mile big, and we live on a planet that is 260 billion cubic miles in vol...||4/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5: The Man Who Saved the World?||One night in 1983, a computer screen in a secret bunker in Moscow suddenly showed an American nuclear missile screeching toward the Soviet Union. W...||4/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4: Your Memory—It’s More Powerful than You Realize||We’ve all felt frustrated by how forgetful and unreliable our memories are. We work hard to learn new knowledge and skills, but then if we don’t re...||4/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3: ‘Alexander, These Bible Prophecies Are About You!’||Not only was Alexander the Great’s reign predicted in the Old Testament long before he was born, but when Alexander visited Jerusalem during his ru...||3/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2: Giving||Being generous does not usually come naturally. Giving to others can be difficult. And it can be especially hard when you yourself do not have much...||3/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1: Moving Mountains||Need to travel the 20 miles from Gehlaur village to Gaya, India? All you need to do is take Dashrath Manjhi Road, which cuts straight through the s...||3/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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This was the first time I've listened to this program. Amazing information on memory. I have subscribed to this podcast now. The information was fascinating and factual. Presented very well.
Great topics every time. I eagerly await each new episode of this podcast, which is also available on KPCG.FM. The topics are all fresh, inspiring and most of all informative. Keep up the great work, and thanks. Two thumbs up, needless to say.
Unique stories for a curious mind
This podcast brings to you insight into many varied subjects that are both enlightening and inspiring. One may have heard of some of these subjects that are covered in the past but the perspective and facts presented are both new and fresh.