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April 18, 2023

Hour 1: The Challenges of Being a Spiritual Leader in the Church: A Prepared Devotional Teaching with Pastor Ed Hedding

What are some of the current challenges that church leaders face today? How can we best pray for and support our spiritual leaders? Pastor Ed Hedding will speak to these questions so that we, as church members, will understand the incredible stress and opposition that many leaders face in today’s culture. Let’s learn together how to be encouragers and support our ministry leaders in their calling!


Hour 2: Abortion and Politics: A Christian Perspective on the News with Dr. Mark Caleb Smith

How do we navigate all the news and controversy over what is playing out on the political stage when it comes to abortion?  How do we advocate for the most vulnerable among us? Cedarville University’s Dr. Mark Caleb Smith drops in for another Christian Perspective in the news and this week with a look at the recent court decisions regarding the abortion pill and the growing divide within the Republican party concerning the issue of abortion. Be listening for this insightful discussion and prayer for what is truly needed for a change of heart on the sanctity of Human life.



Ed Hedding
Ed Hedding

Ed Hedding

Ed Hedding is Senior Pastor of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Bettendorf. He is a graduate of Liberty University and has been in full time ministry since 1987. He loves his wife Diane and three grown children Joshua, Bethany, and Daniel and grandson Christopher Kime. In his spare time he enjoys running outside, golfing and reading. His favorite vacations are at the beach.

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Begin each day with Mornings with Seth and Deb, 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 Seth Mela and Deb Gustafson will encourage you with Scripture, spark thoughtful conversation on current topics and challenge you to live today for Jesus Christ.