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Dawn and Steve in the Morning

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September 12, 2022

Hour 1: Lifeline Children's Services

God has had a plan for your life since before time began. Dawn begins the morning with a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about having a personal relationship with the Lord.

Also, this hour, the President of Lifeline Children's Services, Herbie Newell, shares about bringing Gospel hope to vulnerable children. Learn how we can bring our pro-life, pro-child, pro-woman, pro-person beliefs into action!

Herbie is the President & Executive Director of Lifeline Children’s Services and its ministry arms. He holds a Master’s of Business Administration in Accounting from Samford University. He worked with WAKM Companies, LLC, a prominent accounting firm, for several years as an independent auditor before being led to Lifeline in 2003 as Executive Director. From January 2004 to December 2008, he served as the president of the Alabama Adoption Coalition and was chosen as a Hague Intercountry Adoption evaluator and team leader by the Council of Accreditation. Under Herbie’s leadership, Lifeline has increased international outreach to 25 countries through adoption and strategic orphan care, obtained licensure in 12 states, attained membership into the ECFA (Evangelical Council on Financial Accountability), and established the foster care arm at Lifeline.  Herbie and his wife, Ashley, and their children live in Birmingham, Alabama. Herbie and Ashley share a passion for the unborn, life, and adoption and desire to spend their lives advocating for the least of these.


Hour 2: Your New Playlist

Authors Jon Acuff and his daughter, McRae, provide us with an insightful resource for teenagers. Jon and his daughters have written a book titled Your New Playlist: The Superpower of Mindset. Gain understanding about your thought life and how your thoughts can work you for or against you. 

Jon Acuff is the New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including Soundtracks, The Surprising Solution To Overthinking. When he’s not writing, Jon can be found on a stage, as one of INC’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers. For over 20 years he’s also helped some of the biggest brands tell their story, including The Home Depot, Bose, and Staples. He lives outside of Nashville, TN with his wife Jenny and two teenage daughters.


Hour 3: Q & A With Dr. Michael Rydelnik

Do you have questions about the Bible? Dr. Michael Rydelnik will join Dawn and Steve in the Morning to take questions from listeners! Dr. Michael Rydelnik is a professor of Jewish Studies at Moody Bible Institute and the Bible teacher on Moody Radio's Open Line.

In addition, Dawn has a conversation with Erick Goss of Minno about intentionally sharing Jesus with our children. Erick is a digital media executive with expertise in content, community, and e-commerce development. He is the CEO and Co-founder at Minno. Minno is a digital media platform with a focus on supporting Christian kids and families.

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