Dawn and Steve in the Morning begin this Thursday with a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about God's Word!
For it is not a futile thing for you, because it is your life, and by this word you shall prolong your days in the land which you cross over the Jordan to possess. Deuteronomy 32:47
The Bible has something to say about friendship and author Rebecca McLaughlin will talk to us about why Christian friendship is so vital. She has written the book No Greater Love: A Biblical Vision for Friendship to encourage us to love each other just like He loves us.
Rebecca holds a PhD in Renaissance Literature from Cambridge University and a theology degree from Oak Hill College in London. Her first book, Confronting Christianity: 12 Hard Questions for the World’s Largest Religion, was named book of the year by Christianity Today. Her subsequent books include Exploring the Earliest Gospel, The Secular Creed: Engaging 5 Contemporary Claims, 10 Questions Every Teen Should Ask (and Answer) about Christianity, and Is Christmas Unbelievable?: Four Questions Everyone Should Ask about the World’s Most Famous Story. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her husband, three children, and church family.
Rev. Percy McCray Jr., with the City of Hope, gives us insight into cancer outreach.
Rev. Percy McCray Jr. has spent more than 20 years ministering to cancer patients and their caregivers at City of Hope. He recognizes the cancer care ministry as a special calling from God and considers faith a key, but often overlooked, component of cancer treatment. He now serves as the Director of Specialized Communities at the City of Hope and provides leadership to the spiritual support teams at City of Hope hospitals in Atlanta, Arizona, and Chicago. In addition, Rev McCray hosts Health, Hope & Inspiration, an award-winning podcast developed to help people find answers to questions about cancer, cancer prevention and overall healthy living.