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Past Programs


May 07, 2021

The Spiritual Art of Homemaking: A Conversation with Noelle Mering

Earlier in the pandemic, one of the top searches was “banana bread recipes.” As families spent more time at home there was a renewed interest in homemaking skills, but our guest says we have not quite made the leap of valuing the decision many women make to be full-time homemakers. Noelle Mering joins Ken and Deb to encourage women of all ages to see the value and importance of loving and serving our families.

The 10 Best Decisions a Single Mom can Make: A Conversation with PeggySue Wells

A recent Pew Research study revealed that American children are more likely than children in any other country around the world to live in single-parent homes. About a quarter of children in our country live with just one parent and that parent is most likely to be a mom. We offer some encouragement for moms that are parenting solo as we welcome PeggySue Wells to the show. PeggySue and Pam Farrell have joined together to offer a Biblical guide for navigating family on your own and PeggySue shares with us some of the best decisions a single mom can make along with ways the church can encourage and support single moms.

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May 06, 2021

Chef Stephanie Godke: Strawberry Rhubarb Bread and Iced Rhubarb Oatmeal Cookies

Chef Stephanie Godke meets up with Ken and Deb to share some seasonal recipes for you to try. If you have a rhubarb plant in your yard, you'll hear a couple of new ideas that will transform the pucker into a smile!

God of the Impossible: A Conversation with Dr. Samuel Naaman

In a world that we are told is increasingly secular and where we see very little of the gospel narrative in public conversation, God is drawing people to himself in amazing ways! We highlight some of those testimonies of God at work in people from a Muslim background. Dr. Samuel Naaman shares compelling salvation stories coming from difficult, often-hostile mission fields that will offer hope as we witness and reach out to those from different belief systems. Join in a time of being encouraged in the faith as we witness stories that reflect the power and promise of the gospel.

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May 05, 2021

Rooms of a Mother’s Heart: A Conversation with Author Carol McLeod

No one is or has experienced a perfect mom, but today’s guest calls moms to be “Wonderful Moms.” Carol McLeod shows us how moms can mother with an eternal perspective, building a beautiful and meaningful relationship with their children. She offers practical ideas on how to establish traditions and how to create a loving and fun atmosphere in the home.

Graduating Debt-Free & Getting Ahead: A Conversation with Matt Worthington

Student debt in the U.S. is more than $1.5. trillion, with over half of millennials saying they didn’t think their education was worth it. What if you could graduate college with little or no debt? Matt Worthington has had many challenges growing up and now wants his story to challenge the status quo that says it’s crazy to believe that you can go through college debt-free. Regardless of your season of life, Matt’s story inspires us to move forward with faith and do what God has purposed for us.

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May 04, 2021

Eat Sleep Move Breathe: A Conversation with Dr. Lars Thestrup

The pandemic may have hampered your plans to get in shape, but now you’re ready to get busy and live a healthier lifestyle.  If that’s you, you won’t want to miss our conversation with Dr. Lars Thestrup as he outlines his beginner’s guide to living a healthy lifestyle with a focus on four areas. Listen to learn how small changes can lead to a big change in our health, regardless of our age or where we begin the process!

A Mother's Love: A Prepared Devotional Thought with Pastor Gerad Hall

Let's open up the scriptures together as Gerad Hall leads us in a study in the book of 1 Samuel. Gerad offers background, history, context, and application as he unpacks a Bible passage that will help us know and grow in our walk of faith!

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May 03, 2021

Turning of Days: A Conversation with Author Hannah Anderson

What can we learn about God from what He has made? If the birds and flowers could speak, what might they tell us about the wonders He has done? How does observing the seasons, the beauty, the order and chaos of this world reveal about the Creator of it all? Author Hannah Anderson shares lessons from nature that result in awe and worship of our great and glorious God with Ken and Deb in the Morning!

Discovering God Through the Arts: A Conversation with Terry Glaspe

What role do the arts play in spiritual formation? How does a beautiful melody, a captivating photo, or a memorizing painting assist us in our prayer life or help us handle our emotions? Writer, editor, creative mentor Terry Glaspe inspires us to stop the utilitarian approach to life to take in the wonder and depth of the creative process, and in doing so, grow closer to God.

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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.