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If you’re anything like me, it’s easy to focus on what’s not right in your life, but science and our faith show us that’s not good for our physical and emotional well being. Being a glass-half-full person takes discipline, doesn’t it? Here are 5 things you and I can focus on today that can help…READ MORE
Joy. One definition goes like this: “to experience great pleasure and delight.” But, what about times when you’re struggling or when things don’t seem to be going great? How do you experience great pleasure and delight during those times? Brian, here. It can be a challenge, right? Not sure about you, but too often I…READ MORE
WCIC’s first Off the Mic aired Tuesday, March 5 at 7 pm. You can watch a recording of the live show here on Facebook. Join Station Manager Dave Brooks, Brian Williamsen from the Afternoon Show, and Jill & Jeremy from Mornings with the Traceys for a very special Facebook Live! You’ll be encouraged by stories of…READ MORE
Winter is a time of waiting. On this flower farm (above), all of the beauty lies beneath the soil for a season of rest. Without that season of cold temperatures, barren landscape, and unseen preparation, there would be no field of flowers in the spring… flowers with such beauty that any amount of waiting seems…READ MORE
Your Story Shares Hope
I was really depressed and going to counseling to try to work all that out. When you’re depressed you kinda question who you are and why you’re around and why things happen. You kinda go, “Who am I in all of this thing called life?” When I was on the way to counseling, that song…READ MORE
A lot of people are forgotten in prison. Thank you so much for remembering those who are in prison. Thank you so much for remembering me. Though we have made errors and are paying the price for what we have done, you have not forgotten about us. It’s a blessing just to know that people…READ MORE
My husband died in March. My house burned down in December. WCIC stays on in my house 24/7. It just gives me peace, and it’s a extra blessing on top of my home. Everything there is encouraging, and we need to be encouraged. We need to let people out there know that tragedy happens, but joy…READ MORE
It has just always been good. Every season of life, it’s neat to see the different songs that hit you. When you’re going through a tough season of life, you get the serious songs that just speak to your soul. It feels like they were written just for you and played at just the right…READ MORE
I actually just moved from Normal to Pheonix, Arizona and I now do not have WCIC for my car ride which is a little strange. It’s amazing how even those ten minute drives from home to work in central Illinois made a difference. I was just listening to WCIC and singing along, and now it’s…READ MORE
I ended up with a pretty serious drug and alcohol problem. It ended with me losing my marriage, my house, and my job. I went to treatment and got a job as a delivery driver. And I stumbled upon your radio station, and it nurtured my spiritual search for God. My whole vision of God…READ MORE
I lean on the station often. I got diagnosed with cancer. I know what you’re supposed to do: trust in your faith; trust in God. All those things. But this has been the hardest thing I’ve ever dealt with. The absolute hardest. I switched over to WCIC because I needed it. – Matt from DownsREAD MORE
Right now my heart is just breaking in about a thousand different ways. My daughter who was fighting brain cancer passed away just two years ago. Then my brother died roughly this time last year. There’s always been an incredible amount of message in the music, and the words are powerful. Reconnecting with that and…READ MORE
We’ve had some struggles with our 10-year-old. He has some behavioral issues. It’s a constant battle with him about what’s right and what’s wrong. Being less impulsive. Doing the right thing. And he was grounded off all his electronics. The only thing he could have was his radio headphones, and he chose to listen to the…READ MORE