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Dawn and Steve in the Morning

Air Time Monday-Friday 7:00 AM-10:00 AM
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July 25, 2022

Hour 1: Walking Worthy

Dawn and Steve in the Morning share a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about Paul's response to God's call on his life. 

Only let your conduct be worthy of the gospel of Christ.   Phillippians 1:27

Hour 2: Maturing Into Yourself

Author Ray Leight of Faith By Grace talks with Dawn about his books Identity Restoration and Maturing Into Yourself.

Ray and his wife Kathryn have served as missionaries with Life Builders (a ministry of Cru) and as pastors of a missional community in Annapolis, Maryland. Ray is currently serving (remotely) as a pastoral counselor at the Transformation Center of Bethel Church in Redding, CA. He and his wife travel and minister upon invitation as well. More than anything, they love spending time with their family.

Hour 3: Q&A With Dr. Michael Rydelnik

Do you have questions about the Bible? Dr. Michael Rydelnik will join Dawn and Steve in the Morning to take questions from listeners! Dr. Michael Rydelnik is a professor of Jewish Studies at Moody Bible Institute and the Bible teacher on Moody Radio's Open Line.

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July 22, 2022

Hour 1: Blinded by the God of This Age

Paul warned that the "god of this age" can blind you to the reality of Jesus Christ. Join Dawn and Steve in the Morning for a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about God's light.

Whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them.   2 Corinthians 4:4

In addition, Dawn and Steve take a look at exaggeration based on Thomas Schreiner's article "How Hyperbole Dulls Our Spiritual Discernment."

Hour 2: Generating More Physical Activity

Dawn and Steve discuss the articles "14 Unique Ways People Are Generating More Physical Activity in Daily Routines" from Good News Network and "7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Fear Evangelism" by Kevin Halloran.

Hour 3: Matt Hein

Musician Matt Hein with I Am They joins the conversation to talk about his band and music. Don't miss the opportunity to listen to I Am They in person at Lifest next week!

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July 21, 2022

Hour 1: Born Again

Having a relationship with Jesus Christ changes everything about us! Join Dawn and Steve in the Morning for a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about viewing everything from a Christlike perspective.

Jesus answered and said to him, "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God."   John 3:3

Also, this hour, listen as Dawn and Steve share some insight from the article "What Does Healthy Independence Look Like?" by Liz Lampkin.

Hour 2: God Himself

What do we know about God? Learn more about Tony Evan's book God, Himself: A Journey Through His Attributes.

Hour 3: Health, Hope & Inspiration

Rev. Percy McCray of Health, Hope and Inspiration joins the conversation to guide us on the journey called cancer. This award-winning podcast, sponsored by Cancer Treatment Centers of America, is designed to help people find answers to questions about cancer, cancer prevention, and overall healthy living. 

Rev. McCray has spent more than 20 years ministering to cancer patients and their caregivers at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA). He recognizes cancer care ministry as a special calling from God and considers faith a key, but often overlooked component of cancer treatment. His engaging personality and deep passion for pastoral care ministry have made Rev. McCray a favorite among patients, pastors, and his podcast audience. He now serves as the Director of Faith-Based programs at CTCA and provides leadership to the pastoral care staff at all five CTCA hospitals. In addition, Rev. McCray oversees Our Journey of Hope, a nationwide cancer care ministry training and support program. An ordained minister, Rev. McCray is a member of the U.S. Chaplain Association. He has been recognized as one of the "most influential African Americans in Lake County (IL)" by the People's Voice newspaper for his religious and leadership roles within the community. 

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July 20, 2022

Hour 1: God's Initiatives

The Lord's plans for our lives are not always our plans but they are certainly better! Join Dawn and Steve in the Morning for a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about God's initiatives.

Also this hour, Dawn and Steve have a powerful conversation about worship and the article  "Spiritual Explosion - 'My Eyes Have Seen the King'" by Shane Idleman.

Hour 2: Financial Freedom

Chuck Bentley of Crown Financial Ministries shares some important truths about finances. 

Chuck is CEO of Crown Financial Ministries, a global Christian financial ministry, founded by the late Larry Burkett. He is the host of two daily radio broadcasts, the Crown Money Minute and My MoneyLife. Chuck is also the author of Economic Evidence for God? and the founder and executive director of the Christian Economic Forum. Chuck and his wife, Ann, have been married since 1978 and they have four adult sons, two daughters-in-law, and six grandchildren. They can be found reading and enjoying time outdoors with their family at their home in Knoxville, TN.

Hour 3: The Voice of the Martyrs

Todd Nettleton with The Voice of the Martyrs tells us about his recent trip to Israel.

Todd Nettleton is the Chief of Media Relations and Message Integration for The Voice of the Martyrs and hosts The Voice of the Martyrs Radio. Todd serves as a voice for persecuted Christians through writing, speaking, and working with the media to tell people in the United States about the faithfulness of Christ's followers in 70+ nations where they face persecution.

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July 19, 2022

Hour 1: A Godly Person Set Apart

Join Dawn and Steve in the Morning for a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about how God honors those who are living a godly life. 

But know that the LORD has set apart for Himself him who is godly; The LORD will hear when I call to Him.    Psalm 4:3

In addition, Dawn and Steve have an important conversation about where we place our trust as they explore an article by Thaddeus Williams "Don't Put Your Faith in the Wrong Person."

Hour 2: Plugged In

Adam Holz with Plugged In helps us think through media choices.  

After serving as an associate editor at NavPress’ Discipleship Journal and consulting editor for Current Thoughts and Trends, Adam now oversees the editing and publishing of Plugged In’s reviews as the site’s director. He and his wife, Jennifer, have three children. In their free time, the Holzes enjoy playing games, a variety of musical instruments, swimming, and … watching movies.

Hour 3: Lifest

Musician John Martin Keith is here to talk about Lifest, a great event coming to Middle TN next week! 

John Martin Keith is a husband, father, guitar teacher, worship pastor, singer-songwriter, and music producer.

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