Dawn begins the morning with a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about resisting the temptation to live a self-centered and unruffled life.
Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me." Matthew 16:24
Author Rebecca Mclaughlin helps us share the Bible with our children! She has written the book Exploring the Earliest Gospel: A Kids Bible Study on Jesus and His Good News.
Rebecca holds a Ph.D. in Renaissance Literature from Cambridge University and a degree in theological and pastoral studies from Oak Hill Theological College in London. She is the author of Confronting Christianity: 12 Hard Questions for the World's Largest Religion (Crossway, 2019)—named Book of the Year 2020 by Christianity Today, 10 Questions Every Teen Should Ask (and Answer) About Christianity (Crossway, 2021), The Secular Creed: Engaging 5 Contemporary Claims (TGC, 2021), and Is Christmas Unbelievable? 4 Questions Everyone Should Ask About the World's Most Famous Story (TGBC, 2021). Rebecca grew up in London and she met her husband, Bryan, when they were both in grad school at Cambridge. Bryan comes from Oklahoma and they now live in Cambridge Massachusetts, with their three children.
Why is the contemporary church facing a financial crisis of epic proportions? Andrew McNair gives us insight into his book releasing April 25th titled The Giving Crisis: Helping Average Givers Become Everyday Philanthropists.
Andrew Mcnair has inspired readers and audiences to learn ways to give more and save more by implementing tangible habits to help them achieve their philanthropic goals. He is the author of Don't Be Penny Wise & Dollar Foolish and Tithe: A Living Testimony. Andrew has been featured on Fox Business, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Kiplinger, and Market Watch. He is the radio show host of What Your Money Would Say and the podcast host of Rich Young & Powerful. He is the founder of SWAN Capital, 9 figure wealth management firm, and the Cygnet Fund, a real estate hedge fund.
Also this hour, author Mary DeMuth has some wisdom and hope for parents of grown-ups. She will share some practical tips based on the discipleship model Jesus exemplified. Mary has written the book Love, Pray, Listen: Parenting Your Wayward Adult Kids with Joy.
Mary loves Jesus. She is an author and speaker who loves to help readers and audiences live uncaged, freedom-infused lives. She’s been writing for 30+ years–half of them in obscurity. She mentored many writers during that time and continues to do so through the Rockwall Christian Writers Group and some of her instructional books. She has written over 45 books, translated into five languages. You can see a listing of all her books on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, CBD, Lifeway and Parable. Mary pioneered a literary agency in 2022, Mary DeMuth Literary, where she shepherds writers toward traditional publishing. She currently lives in North Texas, serves in her local church alongside her husband and she has three adult children. Mary counts these relationships as the most important people in her life. Although her past story is difficult, her current story leaks adventure. Not only has Mary been restored and restoried, but she longs to see the same for you.
Bob Moeller of For Keeps Ministry is in-studio to share about his trip to Wilmore, Kentucky and the revival that is taking place at Asbury University.
Bob Moeller is the host of the weekly nationally broadcast weekly television call-in show, “Marriage—For Better, For Worse” Q and A on the Total Living Network. A frequent radio personality guest, he conducts weekend marriage conferences. Bob is the author of ten books on marriage, two of which were nominated for the Gold Medallion Award. Bob and Cheryl’s latest book is 6 Hearts of Intimacy. He has written articles for over 150 publications including Focus on the Family and Marriage Partnership. Bob holds a D.Min. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School of Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL. Bob, now a pastor full-time to marriages, was a pastor in the local church for 25 years and worked in the administration of Trinity International University, before co-founding with Cheryl, For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries. A ministry to healing hearts and marriages, especially in under-resourced areas. Bob and Cheryl, married for over 41 years, have six children. People call him a lot of things, but his favorite is when his nine energetic grandchildren, including two foster grandchildren, call him, “GrandBob.” And, he loves having fun with his five grand dogs.