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Ken and Deb Mornings

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Past Programs


March 24, 2023

14 Fresh Ways to Enjoy the Bible: A Conversation with Dr. Jim Coakley

Where can one find a treasure trove of Bible Study tools? Every month we have been inviting you to join the Bible Study tools classroom with Dr. Jim Coakley. Now you can bring to mind and utilize all these Bible study tools in his new book, 14 Fresh Ways to Enjoy the Bible.  Jim will tell us about this new resource and introduce us to another Bible study tool to use in our March segment on Ken and Deb in the Morning.

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March 23, 2023

Unexplainable Jesus: A Conversation with Erica Wiggenhorn

How well do you know Jesus? Have you read the gospels and come away feeling you've not captured all of what is revealed in His word? If you are looking for an in-depth look at Jesus as revealed in the book of Luke, the study Unexplainable Jesus is a great place to start. Bible teacher Erica Wiggenhorn talks with Ken and Deb about how she began to really study the Bible and why a close study of Luke is vital in understanding how Jesus turned the world upside down!

Memoir in the Margins of Psalms: Journaling Your Story in the Margins of God's Story: A Conversation with Robin Grunder

Do you desire to pass down your faith legacy, telling your story as it intersects and is impacted by God's Word? Author Robin Grunder has a guided resource that will help you tell your stories of faith as you journal through the Psalms. Robin will be in the studio to share this special keepsake journal where you can connect your story and God's story for future generations!

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March 22, 2023

How to Handle Criticism: A Conversation with Robin Schumacher

How do you respond when criticized? Do you automatically believe what your critics say about you? Christian Post Columnist Robin Schumacher offers some practical and biblical help in handling criticism in a recent article and we're talking about it on Ken and Deb in the Morning. You may be surprised at how our acceptance of certain kinds of criticism is a form of worship. We're going to look deeper into the words people speak into our lives and learn together how to ensure that God's truth is reigning over us. 

Finding Hope in a Dark Place: A Conversation with Clarence Shuler

How do you find light in a dark season of life? Accomplished author, life coach, and speaker Clarence Shuler has firsthand experience in what it is like to journey through the darkness brought on by depression and anxiety. Clarence shares his journey along with personal conversations with his counselor Monique S. Gadson, in his new book, Finding Hope in a Dark Place. Clarence will join Ken and Deb to talk about his personal experience and offer guidance and hope, along with tips for making each day your best day!

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March 21, 2023

Missional Living: A Prepared Devotional Teaching with Pastor Brian Smith

How do we live out the mission of Jesus in our daily lives? Should we sell everything and go to the unreached people groups around the world? Wildwood Baptist Pastor Brian Smith joins Ken and Deb in the Morning to take us to God's Word to answer the question of what God is calling his followers to and how living on mission is of utmost importance. If you've been confused over your purpose in Christ, this segment will offer direction on how to take those next steps in your walk with Jesus. 

A Christian Perspective on the News: A Conversation with Dr. Mark Caleb Smith

Join Ken and Deb as we open our news app and ask political analyst and professor Dr. Mark Caleb for his perspective and insight into the top stories. Dr. Smith teaches courses on political science at Cedarville University and challenges us to think deeply, critically, and biblically when we sit down to listen or read the news. Don't miss this month's conversation as we discuss the possibility that former President Donald Trump may be arrested and how to think through how we make candidate selections.

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March 20, 2023

Journey to Forgiveness: 21 Milestones to Freedom: A Conversation with David Peterson

Why is it so hard to forgive? How does forgiveness set us free? Pastor David Peterson was born with Essential Tremors and was bullied and sexually abused as a child. His anger was consuming and destroying him until forgiveness transformed him.  We will hear his story of transformation and gain insight from his experience on how we too can walk in forgiveness and freedom.


Self-Harm Awareness Month: A Conversation with Joannie DeBrito

Life gets overwhelming at times and while you may have healthy ways of releasing stress, some choose to find release by self-inflicted methods of harm. March is Self-Harm Awareness Month and we are discussing this dangerous way of coping with a licensed counselor at Focus on the Family Joannie DeBrito. Joannie will address the reasons behind self-harm, who is at risk, the signs to look for, and what we need to know to help friends and family members who may be suffering from this disorder. If you sense that you or someone you love is reacting to stress in ways that are harmful, Joannie will offer tangible steps towards healthy ways of coping on Ken and Deb in the Morning.

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Ken and Deb Mornings

Ken and Deb Mornings

Begin each day with Ken and Deb in the Morning, a live and local radio broadcast designed to get you going in the right direction. Heard every weekday from 6 to 9 a.m., hosts Ken Brooks and Deb Gustafson will encourage you with Scripture, spark thoughtful conversation on current topics and challenge you to live today for Jesus Christ.