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Dawn and Steve in the Morning

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December 08, 2022

Hour 1: Hour 3: Escaping Enemy Mode

Enemy Mode? Ray Woolridge will give us insight into our brains and the book he co-authored with Jim Wilder titled Escaping Enemy Mode: How Our Brains Unite or Divide Us. He is the Executive Director of Life Model Works. With master’s degrees in Strategic Studies and Theology, Ray is a skilled public communicator and a leadership coach who enjoys helping leaders discover their uniqueness and unleash their potential. He is a retired US Army Brigadier General with forty-three years of military and civilian service with the Department of Defense.


Hour 2: Hour 1: Freedom in Christ Ministries

Join Dawn and Steve in the Morning for a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about learning to view success as God does. 

For who has despised the day of small things?   Zechariah 4:10

President Dan Studt of Freedom in Christ Ministries joins the conversation to tell us about this incredible discipleship ministry. Dan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Messiah College (1993) and a Master of Divinity degree at Palmer Theological Seminary (then Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary) in 1999. He served in pastoral ministry for 25 years as a youth and family pastor, and then as a church planter. Dan served as the Northeast Director of FICM from November 2009 until December 2015. He then joined FICM Field Staff on a part-time basis from January 2016 until May 2019. Currently, Dan is in the role of President of FICM-USA. Dan also enjoys teaching FICM seminars and leading people through The Steps to Freedom in Christ. Dan and his wife Jen have four children and currently live in Knoxville.



Hour 3: Outrageous Obedience

Dr. Mark Turman from the Denison Forum talks about the importance of having a true living relationship with Christ and spurring one another on to love and good deeds! Dr. Mark Turman is the Executive Director of Denison Forum. He previously served as the founding pastor of Crosspoint Church in McKinney, Texas. Mark was raised in Tyler in a large Roman Catholic family. At seventeen, he made a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and later committed to vocational ministry during his freshman year in college at Howard Payne University. He completed his undergraduate program there before completing a Master of Theology degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and, later, a Doctorate of Ministry through Truett Seminary. He married his high school sweetheart, Judi, and they have two children and one grandchild.

In addition, Rachelle Starr will encourage us to answer God's call to be the light in the darkest places. Rachelle founded Scarlet Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to sharing the hope of Jesus with women in the adult entertainment industry. Rachelle is also a speaker and author and has written the book Outrageous Obedience. 



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