How do generational considerations play out in family gatherings and communication during the holidays? Ken and Deb jump into the conversation with generational differences expert Dr. Tim Elmore. Tim will help us develop a strategy to reach across our differences in age and stage so we can build bridges instead of walls. Don't miss this chance to put some relational tools in your toolbox before the festivities begin!
If you're looking for a new festive cake for your Christmas celebration, Chef Stephanie Godke has something new to try! Be listening for this new Christmas recipe along with plenty of tips and helps for your holiday cooking and baking on Thursday's Ken and Deb in the Morning.
Our guest Thursday morning used to be homeless on the streets of Chicago and now she owns her own clothing line. Shuquanta Theservant Buckley will be with us to share her amazing testimony and how God is using her to encourage youth in the community. Shuquanta will tell us about her upcoming Youth Event, “Meet Me at the Runway.” You’ll also hear her passion to show the love of Christ and expose area youth to cultural involvement rather than running the streets and social media.
The State Department released its annual list of “Countries of Particular Concern” on Friday with some surprising omissions and no press conference. Todd Nettleton from Voice of the Martyrs will join us to talk about it during our regular bimonthly update. Todd will tell us about a tragic story from Laos, and we’ll also hear how we can provide a Christmas blessing for children of Christians living in hostile and restricted nations. Don’t miss this opportunity to remember and pray for our brothers and sisters in Christ who are suffering for Christ around the world.
What is it like to step into the shoes of the unsheltered in winter? Christian Care is providing the opportunity to join in a walk to raise awareness of what the homeless community experiences all winter long in the QCA. Lexi Bull from Christian Care joins Ken and Deb Wednesday to share the latest regarding homelessness in our community and tell us how we can be part of the upcoming Frigid Feet walk. Be listening to this ministry report and challenge on how we can show love this season on Wednesday’s show!
Happy Christian New Year! If you're scratching your head at this greeting, you'll want to jump into this advent conversation with Aaron Damiani. Aaron will take us back to some of the early church traditions regarding the celebration of the birth of Christ and how these can add depth, insight, and connection to this time of preparation for Christmas.
What word or lesson comes to mind when reading about how the birth of Jesus came about? During our Tuesday devotional teaching, Pastor Gerad Hall will focus on an "obstacle of obeying." Be listening to hear one of the lessons God has for us this Christmas as we study the very first Christmas on Ken and Deb in the Morning.
The winter has taken hold in Ukraine and the suffering index is high among the people with a lack of heat, electricity, and water. Eric Mock of the Slavic Gospel Association says, "The suffering exceeds anything I have seen." Eric will join Ken and Deb to talk about what is being done to help those that are suffering, but he will also share how God is working in these dark days. This is an opportunity to learn how we can help and be praying for the Ukrainian people on Ken and Deb in the Morning.
Have you been frustrated by attempts to read through the Bible in a year? Trusted Bible teacher and lover of the Scriptures Trillia Newbell talks with Ken and Deb about 52 Weeks in the Word that provides a doable reading plan with times of pause for deeper meditation. We'll also hear about her new podcast that will encourage you as you take this adventure of reading through the Bible in 2023!