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Listen as Dawn shares a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about relying on the Spirit of God rather than our own resources.
This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: "Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit, 'Says the LORD of hosts." Zechariah 4:6
In addition, author Lynette Eason tells us all about her new book Critical Threat: Extreme Measures! Lynette is the best-selling, award-winning author of over fifty books including the Women of Justice series, the Deadly Reunions series, the Hidden Identity series, the Elite Guardians series, and the Blue Justice series. She writes for Revell and for Harlequin’s Love Inspired Suspense line. Her books have appeared on the CBA, ECPA, and Publisher’s Weekly bestseller lists. She has won several awards including the Carol Award, the IRCC award, the Selah, and the Christian Retailing’s Best 2017 Award. She placed in the top ten in the James Patterson 2016 co-writer contest. The movie, Her Stolen Past, based on Lynette’s novel with the same title, aired on February 2, 2018 on the Lifetime Movie Network. Lynette lives in Simpsonville, South Carolina with her husband and is the mother of two grown children.
Melissa Briggs, an expert in Hebrew, will talk with us about the Hebrew word, Pele Yoetz. Melissa is an experienced Hebrew teacher passionate about making the language of the Scriptures accessible to everyone. Born in the USA, Melissa studied Hebrew in Jerusalem, then taught in England for over a decade. She now lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband and two children. She loves helping students to achieve their goals of reading the Bible in the original language or learning to converse in Modern Hebrew.
In addition, Gabby Capurso graciously shares her testimony, a family's beautiful story of redemption. Gabby is the mother of four boys and a school counselor at Providence Christian Academy in Murfreesboro, TN.
Erick Goss, Executive Director of Minno, will tell us about some wonderful family programming for this Christmas season! Erick is a digital media executive with expertise in content, community, and e-commerce development.
Dawn will also have a conversation with Don Schoendorfer about the Free Wheelchair Mission! Don is a biomedical engineer who makes his home in Santa Ana, California. He has an undergraduate degree from Columbia University and a PhD in mechanical engineering from MIT. In addition, he holds more than 60 patents in the biomedical field.
More than 20 years ago, Don turned his God-given and MIT-developed engineering talents to solving the problem of immobility in developing countries. There are an estimated 75 million people with disabilities in the developing world who need a wheelchair, the vast majority of whom cannot get one on their own. The causes of disability range from illnesses and congenital conditions to injuries caused by accidents, landmines, and the effects of war. Working in his garage, Don built prototype wheelchairs that would become the iconic GEN_1 model, originally made of a standard white plastic lawn chair and two mountain bike tires mounted to a steel frame. Free Wheelchair Mission was born.
Since 2001, the nonprofit that Don started has designed, manufactured, and distributed 1.3 million wheelchairs for people living with disabilities in 94 developing countries worldwide. When he is not busy working on wheelchairs, Don enjoys spending time with his three daughters and two amazing granddaughters.