Today in America more people are single than married, but how many are content with their status? Our guest today is encouraging each of us to celebrate the season of life that we are in whether married or single. Janice Rigel visits with Ken and Deb, sharing how she is approaching her life as a single woman for this season. She talks about the tendency to think that the grass is always greener on the other side with good advice on how to cultivate the grass on your side. Janice gets us all thinking more about God’s purpose for us than our marital status!
Dating in 2021 is more complicated than ever and we discover why that is as we look at some of the current trends. Lisa Anderson from the Boundless Show joins us to discuss “Fauci-ing” along with “apocalypsing” and “woke fishing” as part of our conversation. More importantly Lisa gets us back to the fundamentals of relationships and what’s most important in building a relationship
Have you ever considered what it would be like to be arrested, interrogated, and imprisoned because of your faith in Christ? Voice of the Martyrs is presenting a free virtual event coming up where you can hear the testimony of three men who’ve experienced this and more because of their witness for Christ. Wednesday we’ll welcome Chasity Holmquist to the program to offer details on the opportunity to gather together at Edgewood Baptist Church to experience this live virtual event.
What would it be like to live in a country where faith in Christ is forbidden? You are invited to take a 40- day journey with Todd Nettleton from Voice of the Martyrs to meet persecuted brothers and sisters in Christ as Todd recounts their stories in his new book, When Faith is Forbidden. Todd will join with Ken and Deb Wednesday to recount some of the amazing testimonies from his travels that will both encourage and inspire you to a deeper walk with Christ.
Have you ever had anyone speak words of hopelessness over your life and future? We will hear from a woman whose growing up years were marked by many challenges; where the odds of her succeeding in life were slim, but God! Annie Farris tells how God answered prayer through That One Person, Mrs. T. Annie says having that one person who believed in her made all the difference. Listen to hear Annie’s inspiring story and her gentle prodding to be that one person in someone’s life.
What did Jesus mean when He said that His followers are salt and light? How can we, as believers today, live out that purpose? Pastor Brian Bill joins Ken and Deb in the Morning to have a discussion on Matthew 5 regarding the influence we are to have in this dark and decaying world. Listen for this charge, along with a practical way to live out that charge today on Tuesday's program!
Join Ken and Deb Monday as we begin the week with an update from the Salvation Army as they respond to the devastation in Texas due to the severe winter storms and cold. Major Bob Doliver from the Salvation Army will share what's being done to help communities in Texas and we'll hear how the Salvation Army has been helping people here in the Quad Cities affected by the severe weather. Be listening for ways that you can be praying and helping during this crisis and its aftermath.
How has the job market been impacted by the pandemic? With more and more people being unemployed or underemployed, what are some strategies for pivoting to new opportunities? Be listening Monday as we talk with career advisor and CEO Robert Dickie III who will offer his perspective on the current job market along with ideas on how to work toward your career goals in these uncertain times.
Do your emotions dictate your day? Are you engaged in shaping healthy thoughts? We discover strength training for the soul with life coach Janell Rardon. Janell shares with us some of the 9 tools that, when practiced, can lead to an emotionally healthy you. She offers hope that it is possible to make changes in your life and that God has given you everything you need to make those changes. Janell has a message for us that will affirm that healing broken relationships, broken hearts, souls, and minds are possible with God.
Listen to this timely update from a local ministry that has been and is continuing to minister to the homeless every day here in our community. Penny Kellenberger from the Center talks with us about how they have not closed their doors through the pandemic and are continuing to build relationships and meet needs throughout this challenging season. Listen for some of the ways God could use you to help others right now through providing some winter weather needs and how to be praying for their ministry in the days to come.