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September 28, 2021

Hour 1: Truth and Tears: A Prepared Devotional Thought with Brian Bill

Almost 60 Americans will pass away during the brief 15 minutes conversation we have with Pastor Brian Bill. This number is sobering and will at some time be very personal. There is a story in the Bible that addresses the grief that so many are feeling right now, including Pastor Brian. He uncovers truths from Jesus concerning grief and offers two anchors to hold on to as we grieve.

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Hour 2: Open the Bible: A Conversation with Colin Smith

Many do not realize that although the Bible has many chapters with many stories to tell, there is really “one story” that it is telling. Pastor Colin Smith from Unlocking the Bible joins Ken and Deb to tell us about an upcoming free event where he reviews Genesis to Revelation, unveiling the “one story”, and how the Bible addresses our modern-day struggles. Listen for a preview of the exclusive Open the Bible event and how you can register for the teaching during this visit with Colin Smith on Ken and Deb in the Morning.

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IN THIS EPISODE

Brian Bill
Brian Bill

Brian Bill

Brian Bill is the senior pastor at Edgewood Baptist Church in Rock Island, Illinois.  He attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison, where he was led to the Lord through the influence of his college roommate. He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.  Brian serves on the Executive Board of Directors for Keep Believing Ministries, is a Pro Contributor to SermonCentral.com, is an author of two tracts (Soul Satisfaction and The Only Way), is a contributor to the Preacher’s Sourcebook, a columnist for Believe.com, writes an “Ask a Pastor” feature for Believe.com and serves as the chaplain for the Quad Cities Missing Persons Network. He also hosts a weekly radio program called, “On Mission” that airs on WDLM on Sundays at 11:00 am and 7:30 pm.

Colin Smith
Colin Smith

Colin Smith

Colin S. Smith is senior pastor of The Orchard Evangelical Free Church, a vibrant, multi-campus church in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. More widely, Colin is the teacher on the daily radio program Unlocking the Bible. Colin was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. He met his wife Karen at while studying at London Bible College and later ministered at the Enfield Evangelical Free Church in north London. The Smiths now live in the Chicago area and have two grown children and three grandchildren.

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