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Dawn and Steve in the Morning

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May 25, 2023

Hour 1: GirlDad

What does it take to have a deep prayer life? Join Dawn and Steve in the Morning for a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about prayer.

And being in agony, He prayed more earnestly. Then His sweat became like great drops of blood falling down to the ground.   Luke 22:44

In addition, authors Jay Payleitner and Rae Anne Payleitner, give us insight into their book GirlDad: A Father-Daughter Duo Discuss Truths That Impact a Girl's Heart, Mind, and Spirit.  

Jay Payleitner is one of the top freelance producers for Christian radio, having worked on Josh McDowell Radio, Today’s Father, Jesus Freaks Radio, and Project Angel Tree with Chuck Colson. Jay is a long-time affiliate with the National Center for Fathering and Iron Sharpens Iron, and speaks at men’s retreats, writers’ conferences, and weekend services. Jay has sold more than a half million books including the best-selling 52 Things Kids Need from a Dad, The Prayer of Agur, and What If God Wrote Your Bucket List? Jay and his wife, Rita, reside in the Chicago area and have five grown children. 

Rae Anne the youngest of Jay and Rita Payleitner’s five children and their only daughter, attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. She spent four years in Dublin, Ireland, before returning to the suburbs of Chicago, where she now works as a strategist for a technology company. If Rae Anne isn’t chasing after her nieces and nephews, she is writing or listening to Pat Hughes on Cubs Radio


Hour 2: Mission Eurasia

Missions Minister at The Church at Station Hill, Leigh Ann Swords, will talk with us about her mission trip with Mission Eurasia

Scripture states, "And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come." (Mark 24:14)


Hour 3: Denison Forum

Dr. Mark Turman will encourage and equip us to engage with the issues of the day. Mark is the Executive Director of Denison Forum. He previously served as the founding pastor of Crosspoint Church in McKinney, Texas. Mark was raised in Tyler in a large Roman Catholic family. At seventeen, he made a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and later committed to vocational ministry during his freshman year in college at Howard Payne University. He completed his undergraduate program there before completing a Master of Theology degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and, later, a Doctorate of Ministry through Truett Seminary. He married his high school sweetheart, Judi, and they have two children and one grandchild.


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