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Dawn and Steve in the Morning

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October 11, 2022

Hour 1: Shattered

Join Dawn and Steve in the Morning for a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about being spiritually prepared. 

In addition, author Mark Moore graciously talks with us about his family's story and finding hope when nothing makes sense. Mark has written the book Shattered: Finding Purpose in the Midst of Disappointment. 

Mark Moore has been involved in full-time ministry for more than twenty years. For the past seventeen years, he has lived with his wife and four children in the Middle East, planting churches and equipping leaders to lead lives that transform nations. Mark and his wife are co-founders of Hope4Nations ( a not-for-profit organization committed to engaging, equipping, and empowering followers of Christ to pursue their purpose in advancing the Kingdom of God. They have a heart to see the culture of the Kingdom of God advance throughout the world, especially in the nations of the Middle East and Central Asia.


Hour 2: Give Satan the Credit He Is Due

Author Bruce Becker discusses his book Give Satan the Credit He Is Due and his podcast "Bible Threads." 

Bruce joined the leadership team at Time of Grace in March 2009. His past ministry experience includes serving as the lead pastor of two Lutheran churches and as a denominational leader responsible for providing ministry resources, training, and support to churches. He is a respected church consultant, public speaker, advisor, and published author. He has a professional doctorate in leadership and ministry management from Trinity International University in Chicago. Bruce lives in Jackson, Wisconsin, with his wife, Linda. They have been married for more than 40 years and have four adult children. They enjoy spending time with family, bicycling, landscaping, and gardening.

Also this second hour, Shane Idleman will share insight from his article "Christian Nationalism: Do Both the Left and the Right Have it Wrong?"  Shane Idleman is the founder and lead pastor of Westside Christian Fellowship, in Lancaster, Ca. and now Leona Valley, Ca. He also began the Westside Christian Radio Network - - in 2019. His sermons, books, articles, and radio program have sparked change in the lives of many. 


Hour 3: Reading the Bible, Missing the Gospel

Steve continues the conversation with Shane Idleman about Christian Nationalism.

In addition, author Ben Connelly will discuss his book Reading the Bible, Missing the Gospel. Ben reveals common ways we misinterpret the Bible and how we can recover a gospel-infused lens to recover God's original message. Ben is a pastor, author, equipper, and occasional professor. He is honored to serve everyday disciples, ministry leaders, and church planters across the world through The Equipping Group, and to help lead Salt+Light Community and Plant Fort Worth, TX. Ben has written or contributed to several books, workbooks, articles, and publications, has overseen church planting efforts for multiple organizations, and has also taught university and seminary classes. He and Jess have three children and at times host short-term foster kids too. Learn more at, or @connellyben on various social media platforms.


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