What is Heaven Really Like

Ep 18

After my first wife and my mother and father died I had an insatiable appetite to learn more about Heaven. I saw Randy Alcorn’s book on Heaven in a bookstore and I purchased it. It was the most informative and fascinating book I had ever read about our eternal home. I contacted Randy’s office and he graciously agreed to do an interview on In Your Corner to share his biblical insight on Heaven. Listen to this podcast to hear Randy’s thoughts on what Heaven will be like.


The Tragic Demise of Big John Tate

Ep 17

John Tate was an American professional boxer who competed from 1977 to 1988, and held the WBA heavyweight title from 1979 to 1980. As an amateur he won a bronze medal in the heavyweight division at the 1976 Summer Olympics. As a professional Tate earned two million dollars in the ring, sadly he ended up penniless and living on the street during the last years of his life.

Kerry Pharr hired Tate as a boxing trainer shortly before his death. In this podcast Kerry shares his experience with the champ in the weeks prior to his death.

Here’s a link to an article written by Robert Mladinich with more details about the life of the former boxing champ.


Man Pronounced Dead – Spends 90 Minutes in Heaven

Eph. 16

Pastor Don Piper died January 18, 1989 when a semi-tractor truck crushed his car. Declared dead by the first rescue workers to arrive on the scene, Don’s body lay under a tarp for the next 90 minutes. Don’s soul, meanwhile, was experiencing love, joy, and life like he’d never known before. Don was in Heaven. When another pastor’s prayers helped bring Don back to life, he became a living miracle! Yet this is one miracle Don wished never happened. Heaven’s bliss was replaced by excruciating pain and emotional turmoil. With the support and prayers of his beloved Eva, their three kids, and friends near and far, Don clings to his faith in God and fights to regain a semblance of his previous life. The Piper family’s incredible true story of perseverance and overcoming the challenges of life—and death—will bring hope and encouragement to all who hear it.

Youhanna Barwari | Islam to Christianity

Youhanni Barwari, was born into a Kurdish Muslim family in Baghdad, Irag. After migrating to the United States someone introduced Youhanni to the message of the good news of Jesus Christ. As he began to read the Old Testament of the Bible he realized that the Bible had much to say about his people, and the land of his birth. The cities mentioned in the Bible were places he was familiar with. He gave his life to Jesus and now shares the gospel with everyone he meets. Listen to Youhanni share why he gave his life to Jesus Christ on this episode of In Your Corner with Kerry Pharr.

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Moslem Nadia becomes a follower of Jesus

There are people who seek to kill Nadia because of her faith in Jesus Christ. Nadia, not her real name was born into a Muslim family in the middle east. Her family migrated to the United States when she was a young lady. While living in the USA Nadia learned that Jesus died to save her from her sin. She gave her life to Jesus and became one of His disciples. She shares her story of faith in this edition of In your Corner with Kerry Pharr.

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Christian Rap Artist | Steven North & David Manning of Change Musik

Steven North and David Manning were a couple of dudes living the good life, enjoying drugs and partying. Something happened and it changed their lives. today they are preaching the gospel, rapping about Jesus and changing the world with their music, message, TV program and movies they produce. Listen to them share their story on this edition of In your Corner with Kerry Pharr.

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Drug Dealer | Ex-con | Brad Kellett

Brad Kellet was a bad dude. He was a drug dealer who stabbed a man with a knife, attempted murder the judge said. He was sentenced to prison. He did time in the big house. One day he gave his life to Christ. Now he is a new man and is employeed in the same jail he once served time in. Brad shares his story on this edition of In Your Corner with Kerry Pharr.

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Former gangster | Christian | Recording Artist | L. G. Wise

L G Wise was a gangster, a drug dealer in the mean streets of New York City. After he got out of prison some members of his gang family, his homies decided to kill him. As a gun was placed to his head L G cried out to God to save him. God saved him that day and transformed him into a new man. Today he’s an international recording artist. He shares his story on this edition of In Your Corner with Kerry Pharr.
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Hall of fame country singer Jimmy Fortune

Jimmy Fortune toured, sang and performed with the legendary Statler Brothers for 21 years. Fortune quickly lived up to his name. He wrote the group’s second No. 1 hit, “Elizabeth,” on their 1983 album Today, and followed that with two more No. 1 hits?”My Only Love” (from 1984’s Atlanta Blue) and “Too Much On My Heart” (from 1985’s Pardners in Rhyme). After the Statler Brothers retired on October 26, 2002, Jimmy seized the opportunity to launch a solo career to share new music with his fans. Listen to Jimmy share his story and sing two songs on In your corner with Kerry Pharr.

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Robert Crutcher – It all went up in smoke

Former boxer/drug dealer Robert Crutcher was selling $40,000 of marijuana per month before he got busted and went to Prison. He’s now a preacher of the Gospel. He shares his story on In Your Corner.

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