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Dawn and Steve in the Morning

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June 07, 2022

Hour 1: Sow Generously

Do you want to grow in your Christian life? Dawn and Steve in the Morning begin the day with a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International that will encourage us to be intentional about our Christianity. 

But this I say: He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.      2 Corinthians 9:6

In addition, Steve shares some updates from the world of sports including a God story about NBA superstar, Stephen Curry.


Hour 2: Marriage Recovery

Author and relationship expert, Dr. David Hawkins, is a guest on Dawn and Steve in the Morning to discuss marriage counseling and his book Why Marriage Counseling Fails: Is the Problem the Marriage - or the Counselor?

Dr. David Hawkins is a licensed clinical psychologist (MBA, MSW, MA, Ph.D.) who has brought healing and restoration to thousands of marriages and individuals since he began his work in 1976. He is passionate about helping couples heal marriage wounds and rediscover deeper connections and intimacy. Dr. Hawkins specializes in couples crisis counseling and narcissistic emotional abuse. Dr. Hawkins is a speaker and trainer for the American Association of Christian Counselors and writes for,, and He has made regular appearances on Moody Radio and Faith Radio and is a best-selling author of over thirty books. He has two grown sons, is happily married to Christie Hawkins, and lives on Bainbridge Island, outside Seattle, WA.


Hour 3: Open the Bible

Why is Colin Smith changing the name of his ministry? He joins the conversation this morning to answer that question!

Colin is senior pastor of The Orchard Evangelical Free Church, a thriving, multi-campus church located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, and Founder and Teaching Pastor of Open the Bible. Born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, he trained at the London School of Theology where he earned the degrees of Bachelor of Theology and Master of Philosophy. He is the author of several books and his teaching ministry is shared around the world through Open the Bible. Colin and his wife Karen reside in Arlington Heights, Ill., and have two married sons and five granddaughters.


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