Start your week with Dawn and Steve in the Morning as Steve shares a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about the gift of encouragement.
Yet I considered it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, fellow worker, and fellow soldier, but your messenger and the one who ministered to my need. Philippians 2:25
In addition, Trevor Whitman has a conversation with Steve about his book Brick by Brick: Reconstructing the Deconstructed. Trevor has spent his life teaching, instructing, leading, and writing with a deep passion for theology, doctrine, and church health. After graduating from Multnomah University, Trevor explored multiple career paths starting by teaching middle school Bible, becoming a Children's Pastor, leading youth groups, and eventually a Young Adult Pastor. Trevor experienced multiple scandals from head pastors he worked under, leading him to struggle through deconstruction of the Church himself.
Moody graduate Ty Gotham and his wife, Emily, tell their heartwarming story about adopting their son, Elijah.
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.
Also this third hour, Bill Thrasher has a discussion with Steve about putting Christ back in Christmas! Bill (B.S., Auburn University; Th.M., Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) has served on the faculty of Moody Bible Institute since 1980 and on the graduate school faculty since 1990, where he oversees the Master’s Program in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship. He is a frequent speaker in churches and retreats across the country. He has written numerous articles on a variety of subjects related to Christian living. His books include God as He Wants You to Know Him, Living the Life God has Planned, A Journey to Victorious Praying, Believing God for His Best and Putting God Back into the Holidays published by Moody Publishers and he has also written How to be a Soul Physician, The Attributes of God in Pauline Theology, Experiencing the Pleasure of Believing God and Principles of Christian Living from Romans 5-8. He has written “Jonah” in the Moody Bible Commentary and has authored two online courses: Biblical Spiritual Formation and Biblical Spiritual Formation Lab 1. He is married to Penny and they have three sons: Will, Michael, and David.