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August 29, 2018

Doing Church

Today’s church is facing many challenges in regard to sin within the church walls. How do Pastors/Elders teach holy living in a culture that rejects what the Bible teaches? What is the best way to restore a brother/sister to godly living? Wednesday we will talk about these timely questions with Moody Bible Institute Professor John Koessler, who has insight into why our faith may not be impacting how we live.

The Mountains are Calling

There are many mountain top experiences recorded throughout God’s Word. Wednesday we visit with Pastor Jarrett Stephens about those encounters and what we can learn from those that we can apply to our walk of faith today.

Festival of Praise

Kathy Troccoli will be back in the Quad Cities this weekend for the Festival of Praise. Kathy has been part of the Festival of Praise journey from the very beginning and this year she returns to our community to Celebrate Life and Remember. Join Ken and Deb as they talk with Kathy to hear an update on her life and music and what we have to look forward to this weekend at the QC Festival of Praise!

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Dr. John Koessler
Dr. John Koessler

Dr. John Koessler

John Koessler (DMin, Trinity International University) is chair and professor of pastoral studies at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois, where he has served for over twenty years. He is the author of several books, including , , and . He is the general editor of and , and has written for publications like , , and . Previously, John served as a pastor at Valley Chapel in Green Valley, Illinois, and served as consulting editor for . He has made numerous radio and broadcast appearances, and is a frequent speaker at pastors' conferences. He and his wife Jane live in northwest Indiana and have two sons. Galli is the managing editor of magazine. He previously edited . He received a Master of Divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, and for 10 years served as a Presbyterian pastor in parishes in Mexico City and California. He has written books on preaching, prayer and the challenges of pastoral ministry, and is a contributing writer to . He is married with three children.

Jarrett Stephens
Jarrett Stephens

Jarrett Stephens

Dr. Jarrett Stephens is the Teaching Pastor at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, one of the largest and fastest-growing megachurches in North America. Jarrett graduated from Ouachita Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and Psychology. He received his Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2006 and his Doctorate of Ministry from Liberty Theological Seminary in January 2012. Jarrett and his wife, Debbie, live in Lewisville, Tex., and have four daughters, Riley, Kelsey, Cameron and Landry. 

Kathy Troccoli
Kathy Troccoli

Kathy Troccoli

 Kathy Troccoli is a contemporary Christian music singer, songwriter, author, and speaker.

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