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May 23, 2019

Hour 1: Throwback Thursday | Hebrew Poetry

Rabbi Jeff Adler takes us back to the OT- the Old Testament- as we discuss Hebrew Poetry.  What was the purpose of it, and how does it point to Christ the Messiah?

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Hour 2: Sexual Abuse in Marriage Part 2

Today's segment is NOT for young ears. Please plan accordingly. Marriage and Family Councilor, Darby Strickland joins Kelli and Steve to delve into one of Christianity's tough topics, sexual abuse in marriage.

Part 1: Tuesday, May 21. Darby gives us the definition of sexual abuse, why it happens and how it gets disguised in manipulation.

Part 2: Thursday, May 23. Kelli, Steve, and Darby identify 12 ways we can help those caught in sexual abuse.

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Hour 3: Today in the Word Anniversary

Today in the Word is 31 years old!  This devotional, authored by Moody Bible Institute faculty, has a new theme and unique study each month.  Jamie Janosz joins Mornings with Kelli and Steve to re-introduce us to the devotional and 2 minute radio episodes.

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Hour 4: Daily Devotional

Every weekday on Mornings with Kelli and Steve, we dig into a portion of God's holy Word, and apply it to our lives.  Throughout the morning, we continually opened our Bibles to Isaiah 41:10.  We all have fears, but when we interject faith into our fear, turning our control over to the Father, God yeilds His power into our lives.

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IN THIS EPISODE

Rabbi Jeff Adler |Sha'arey Yeshua
Rabbi Jeff Adler |Sha'arey Yeshua

Rabbi Jeff Adler |Sha'arey Yeshua

Rabbi Jeff Adler comes from a family of five generations of Messianic Jews. A native of Cincinnati, he has a Master of Divinity degree, and has led Messianic synagogues is Cincinnati and Indianapolis since 1978. He is currently Rabbi of Congregation Sha’arey Yeshua in Indianaplis. Rabbi Jeff has held offices in the Messianic Alliance of America and the Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations. Additionally, he has spoken and taught the Word of God at many Messianic Jewish conferences, both regional and national, and teaches Yeshiva courses for the IAMCS (International Alliance of Messianic Congregations and Synagogues).

Darby Strickland
Darby Strickland

Darby Strickland

Darby has a Master of Divinity degree in Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bio-psychology from the University of Chicago. She has been doing formal counseling for over a decade. In addition to serving as a missionary to Northern Ireland for two years, she has also supported the ministry of the church as a speaker at women’s retreats, bible study teacher, and support group leader. While focused on marriage and family counseling, Darby has a special interest in working with abused and developmentally delayed children. She and her husband, John, have three young children. Her hobbies include photography, swimming, reading, and word games.

Jamie Janosz
Jamie Janosz

Jamie Janosz

Jamie Janosz is a wife, mother, writer, and content development manager for Moody Global Ministries. She studied theology and writing at Moody Bible Institute, Columbia College, and Illinois State University. Jamie writes monthly devotionals for Today in the Word and has published non-fiction essays with Christianity Today’s Her.meneutics blog. In her off hours, you will most likely find her poking through antique shops, adding to her collections of old books, mid-century furniture, and vintage purses. Jamie and her husband, Milt, have been married 23 years. They live with their daughter, Sabrina, on the Atlantic coast of Florida.

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