Refuge Freedom Stories

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Refuge Freedom Stories feature real life interviews with all sorts of people whose lives have been changed by the power of God.

Episode Date
Refuge Freedom Stories - Bill Senyard
26:52

Interview with Bill Senyard, hosted and produced by Jonnie Taverner.

Bill shares how a Christian upbringing still left him searching for the reality of God, until, he had a life-changing revelation.

Sep 24, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Lauren Nelson
28:37

Interview with Lauren Nelson, hosted and produced by Jonnie Taverner.

Lauren shares how Jesus set her free from the effects of trauma she suffered in her childhood, and, what He led her to do about it.

Sep 17, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Brad Brandon
29:50

Interview with Brad Brandon, hosted and produced by Jonnie Taverner. 

Brad shares his journey of learning to recognize God's Voice and how it has guided him through life and on new adventures.

Sep 10, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - El Edwards
29:19

Interview with El Edwards, hosted and produced by Jonnie Taverner.

El discusses her journey towards her revelation of God's love, and, how it impacts her life today.

Sep 03, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Ken Craig
28:00

Interview with Ken Craig, hosted and produced by Jonnie Taverner.

Ken discusses his journey from farm boy to minister and shares the lessons he's learned about living out his faith.

Aug 27, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Jay L.
24:23

Interview with Jay L., hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jonnie Taverner.

Jay talks honestly about the abusive childhood he had and what led him to a life-changing experience with Jesus.

Jul 30, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Jeremy Woodley
26:36

Interview with Jeremy Woodley, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jonnie Taverner.

Jeremy discusses his life's journey and struggles with family, drugs, and, alcohol, and, how a Beatles song led him on a path to recovery and a relationship with Jesus.

Jul 02, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Brian Danter
29:27
Interview with Brian Danter (founder and lead singer of TEAZE), hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.   Brian shares how the band TEAZE got started, his journey and success with them, and, how God confronted him with a new direction for his life.  
Jun 18, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - MaryAnn Mooney
27:07
Interview with MaryAnn Mooney, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.   MaryAnn shares how a Catholic upbringing cemented her faith in God, and, how the Holy Spirit provided her with some great insight to lead her in a new direction with a new career.      
May 21, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Mark Carlos
22:36

Interview with Mark Carlos, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

  Mark shares how growing up in a mob family shaped his life and led him through a dark path full of many trials, and, how at a desperately low point, Jesus broke through and turned it completely around.

 

 

May 14, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Rick Mickolwin
29:31

Interview with Rick Mickolwin, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner. 

  Rick shares how he reached the pinnacle of his chosen career in the entertainment industry, how the social interactions led him down a destructive path, and, ultimately how Jesus changed his life.    
May 07, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Catherine Mann
21:50

Interview with Catherine Mann, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner. 

  Catherine shares how her faith as a child brought her through some difficult times in her life, yet, as an adult she faced similar challenges again until she really came to understand who Jesus was.
Apr 30, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Bohdan Lopatnyuk
23:37

Interview with Bohdan Lopatnyuk, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner. Bohdan shares how hard work and success didn't prepare him for the fight of his life, and, how Jesus brought him through to be truly successful.

Apr 23, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Sarah Campbell (Repeat Episode)
29:00

Interview with Sarah Campbell, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Sarah shares how God broke through her status quo Christianity to reveal His true Heart to her, and, the passion that now fuels her new outlook on life.

Note that this is a repeat broadcast of our most downloaded show.

Apr 16, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Isobel Shearer
19:38

Interview with Isobel Shearer, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Isobel shares about how God brought her through tough times and tragedies, and, has given her a long life of knowing Him through it all.

Apr 09, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Merv Budd
29:47

Merv shares his story about being a missionary in Nepal and the experiences that led him to a greater understanding of his purpose for God.

Hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Apr 02, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Deb Whitmore
23:46

Interview with Deb Whitmore, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Deb shares about the circumstances in her childhood that left her searching for acceptance, and, how God lovingly brought her into a personal relationship with Him.

Mar 26, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Nissi Sanders
28:05

Interview with Nissi Sanders, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Nissi shares how early perceptions about God held her back from His purpose for her life, and, how a divine meeting with Him ultimately set her free to fulfill it.

Mar 19, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Chuck Sheridan
23:05

Interview with Chuck Sheridan, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Chuck shares about how God met him, and, used his specific interests and skillset to lead him on an evangelistic journey through life.

Mar 12, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Karry Fergusson
23:19

Interview with Karry Fergusson, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Karry shares how family decisions to follow Christ challenged her and her beliefs, and, ultimately brought her into a personal relationship with God after some tumultuous life events.

Mar 05, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Wayde Foss
21:32

Interview with Wayde Foss, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.    

Wayde shares how a childhood calling left him seeking direction, and, how release from that took him on an amazing journey of faith.

Feb 26, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Aaron McGill
29:00

Interview with Aaron McGill, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner. 

  Aaron shares how a life-changing event as a child started him on a journey that has seen the miracles and power of God manifested, and, what is the most fundamental thing about walking with God.
Feb 19, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Jeff Catto
22:44

Interview with Jeff Catto, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Jeff shares his story of lost ways and how persistent prayers, and belief in his life's purpose by loved ones, led him to fulfillment of his calling in God.

Feb 12, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Dave Shearer
25:33

Interview with Dave Shearer, hosted by Larry McGill, produced by Jon Taverner.  

  Dave shares how his assumptions and beliefs about God and Christianity were transformed into a vital life-giving relationship with Jesus.

 

Feb 05, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Raymond Mowla
29:50

Interview with Raymond Mowla, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Raymond shares how his traditional Islamic understanding of God was completely turned upside down by a personal, life changing, experience with Jesus.

Jan 29, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Larry McGill
27:04

Interview with Larry McGill, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Larry shares how music shaped his life but also led him to a crisis that God led him through to see new purpose for the gifts he has been given.

Jan 22, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Peter Zierhofer
23:13

Interview with Peter Zierhofer, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Peter shares how an early decision to live for God kept him through many trials and close calls, and, ultimately led to crossing paths with God appointed people.

Jan 15, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Teen Challenge
22:47

Message by Terry Thiesen, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner. 

  Teen Challenge graduates share their stories about how the Power of God changed their lives for the better.
Jan 08, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - Dave Hancock
29:12

Interview with Dave Hancock, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Dave shares how God transformed him and has opened up many avenues for him to share his faith and insights with others.

Jan 01, 2021
Refuge Freedom Stories - 25Dec2020 - Year End Christmas Wrap Up
22:38

This is a special edition of Refuge Freedom Stories. Alan Campbell, Dave Shearer, and, Jon Taverner talk about how the show got started. They also discuss the truths and insights gathered over the course of the year from the interviewees, and, the consistency of God's message to us all.

'How Many Kings' by Downhere used with permission: CCLI Licence #5043285

Dec 25, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Katelyn Harris
26:40
Interview with Katelyn Harris, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.   Katelyn shares how her previous lifestyle kept her busy, but, separate from a close relationship with God, and, how she found a new personal relationship with Him.  
Dec 18, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Rob Guevremont
25:35

Interview with Rob Guevremont, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

 

Rob shares how God vividly expressed Himself to him, and, how those experiences led him through his trials to eventual victory.

Dec 11, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Joshua Willer
26:52
Interview with Joshua Willer, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.   Joshua shares his cleansing by God and his fulfilling of Matthew 19:14 in his life through the true expression of God's Heart for some of the most vulnerable. Download permissions  
Dec 04, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Judson Gattinger
28:46

Interview with Judson Gattinger, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Judson shares how God has moved prophetically in his life and through some unique twists and turns let his passion for God be used to motivate others.

Nov 27, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Jon Mycio
27:05

Interview with Jon Mycio, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Jon shares how God broke his heart, how he gained insights into God's Heart, and, how that led him on a journey to live out his faith in unexpected ways and places.

Nov 20, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Heather Marie
29:31

Interview with Heather Marie, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Heather shares how an image of an angry God dominated her life until God broke through to reveal His true nature to her through many trials she endured.

Nov 13, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Sarah Campbell
29:00

Interview with Sarah Campbell, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Sarah shares how God broke through her status quo Christianity to reveal His true Heart to her, and, the passion that now fuels her new outlook on life.

Nov 06, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Tammy Ward
26:27

Interview with Tammy Ward, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Tammy shares about the hardships and tragedies she experienced that led her to a life fuelled by drugs, and, how God broke through to deliver her from it all in a most beautiful way.

Oct 30, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Diesel and NightRyder (BACA)
27:22

Interview with Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) members 'Diesel' and 'NightRyder', hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Diesel and NightRyder share how their group helps abused children overcome their fears and support them on a path to living a secure, normal, and, productive life.

Oct 23, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Paul Presant
26:07

Interview with Paul Presant, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Paul shares his soul searching journey and life-changing challenge to God that brought him through some deep valleys and brought him to some exhilarating mountaintops.

Oct 16, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Wayne Flonders
28:20

Interview with Wayne Flonders, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

 

Wayne shares how the dreams of his youth did not materialize, the subsequent journey through trials and tribulations, and, how God ultimately brought him into his real calling.

Oct 09, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Troy VanDyk
26:06

Interview with Troy VanDyk, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Troy shares his story about going from riches to rags, the desperation he faced, and, the restorative power of God that changed everything for him.

Oct 02, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Jonnie Courey
26:36

Interview with Jonnie Courey, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Jonnie shares why he has such a passion for the marginalized in society and offers some practical solutions to meeting their needs.

Sep 25, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Marilia (Mari) Rocha
25:00

Interview with Marilia (Mari) Rocha, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner. Marilia shares how God brought her out of some dark places and demonic activity, and, gave her some specific prophetic words that set her life on a new path with Him.

Sep 18, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Danny Brooks
27:59

Interview with Texassippi Soul Man, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Danny shares how success in the music business challenged him personally, and, how another artist's story of redemption pointed him to take the right path toward a living relationship with Jesus Christ.

Sep 11, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Ken Quarrie
22:18

Interview with Ken Quarrie, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Ken discusses his search for God through the highs and lows of life, and at his deepest point, how God met him to redirect him into his true calling.

Aug 28, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Franki Dennull
28:20

Interview with Franki Dennull, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner.

Franki, an accomplished singer, songwriter, and musician, shares how a genealogical epiphany answered many questions for him, and, discusses what God has opened and led him through.

UPDATE: Franki has since passed onto glory with Jesus since he recorded this podcast interview after a long and hard battle with cancer.

Aug 21, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Tom Frye
25:20

Interview with Tom Frye, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner. Tom shares the importance of family and how God has used that to open up a wide venue in the music industry.

Aug 14, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Ernie Tel
25:55

Interview with Ernie Tel, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner. Ernie shares on one fateful night how God gives him a direct offer, an unusual source of wisdom and direction in his life, and, ultimately finding out who God really is. Recorded in a live location.

Aug 07, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Michael Ralf
29:00

Interview with Michael Ralf, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner. Michael shares how growing up in a small town brought its own challenges in his life, his journey through AA and recovery programs, and, how God ultimately intervened to redirect his life on a more meaningful path.

Jul 31, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Dave Slater
27:20

Interview with Dave Slater, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner. Dave shares his story about childhood struggles, their impact on his life, his passion for music, and, how God personally intervened to change him and move him forward into the business of music production.

Jul 24, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Mark Leibold
24:00

Interview with Mark Leibold, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner

Jul 17, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - April Johnson
28:42

Interview with April Johnson, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner

Jul 16, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Stephan Nichol
23:33

Interview with Stephan Nichol, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner

Jul 16, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Alan Campbell
23:47

Interview with Alan Campbell, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner

Jul 16, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Dan Morand
23:48

Interview with Dan Morand, hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner

Jul 15, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Terry Lacey (Part 2)
24:04

Interview with  , hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner

Jul 15, 2020
Refuge Freedom Stories - Terry Lacey (Part 1)
25:23

Interview with Terry Lacey (Part 1), hosted by Dave Shearer, produced by Jon Taverner

Jul 15, 2020