Does your pastor need a shepherd? As new pastors begin their ministry, it's easy to become overwhelmed with all the demands of ministry and start to burn out. Rich Shadden has served as a pastor for over ten years and shares his experience as a mentoree and now as part of a mentoring program for young pastors. Shadden says that just like a medical student needs hands-on training in addition to the book and in-class learning, pastors need more than just seminary classes to learn how to minister to the church. This conversation is a not to miss for those in the pastorate, but also for the congregation on how to best support your young pastor.
Every weekday afternoon on Moody Radio, listeners receive expert advice on managing money in a way that pleases God on Faith and Finance Live. In this first conversation with Ken and Deb in the Morning, Rob talks about a sensitive topic for many married couples, MONEY! Be listening for sound Biblical guidance that will have you moving together instead of apart as you seek to be good stewards of what God has and is providing your family.
How have we misunderstood the teachings of Jesus? What are some of the most common misinterpretations of Scripture? Pastor and author Ben Connelly will help us to see where we might be misreading the Bible and how to approach Scripture through a gospel-infused lens. Grab your morning coffee and learn how to correct some common misunderstandings from the Bible and recover the good news for today!
How is the 'joy" gap in your marriage? Chris Coursey knows the skills that make relationships work and says brain science reveals that "joy" is the key. If you're feeling less than joyful about your marriage, Chris gives us four habits to turn on the joy in your relationship. Begin this Valentine's Day with the resolve to shrink the joy gap in your marriage!
It's our every-other-week conversation with Todd Nettleton of Voice of the Martyrs and this week he's sharing how believers in Turkey and Syria are responding to the devastating earthquake and reaching out to help. Todd also provides an update regarding the six-year anniversary of the disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh in Malaysia and tells us about three brothers in prison for trying to follow the law in SE Asia. Don't miss this opportunity to hear the latest stories and prayer requests from the persecuted church on Ken and Deb in the Morning.
Have you spent as much time preparing for marriage as you have your vocation? Dr. Gary Chapman hopes to change the lack of preparation with his book, Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Got Married. On this post-Valentine's Day, Dr. Chapman will share some of his early marriage experience, along with what he wishes he'd learned before saying "I do." It's not enough to be "in love", marriage takes preparation to develop the loving and mutually beneficial marriage that men and women long for!
Do you feel as if you are always in performance mode when it comes to living out your faith? In a world guided by likes, clicks, and metrics, it's easy to think that's how we measure our worth and identity, but John Starke challenges us on this on-display faith life. John will point us to the true life Jesus has for us that leads to wholeness. This abundant life is lived before the eyes of our Father and not to please ourselves or others.
As you celebrate this Galentine's Day, how about making a date with your tween daughter for the upcoming True Girl Pajama Party? This fun and faith-building event for moms and daughters is coming to Corum Deo Church in Davenport in March! On Monday Dannah Gresh joins Ken and Deb to share about the evening and the importance of building that mom-daughter relationship in that formative season of a girl's life.
How are believers called to love? Pastor Doug Rowland takes us to the book of Acts this Valentine's Day to connect the dots between love and generosity. He will share with us how our understanding of the gospel and our love for others should be reflected in our living generous lives. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about what love does on Tuesday's devotional with Pastor Doug Rowland.
We all have a deep need and desire for love and to be loved, but we don't always feel loved. R. York Moore will share how God meets our deepest needs to be known and loved by speaking our unique love language. Whether your love language is words of affirmation or physical touch, God is always active in speaking in ways that meet our deepest need for love. Discover anew how great is His love for us in this uplifting conversation.
The week leading up to Valentine's Day has been designated National Marriage Week and in this conversation, we catch up with this year's spokesperson Arlene Pellicane. Arlene will share incredible statistics on marriage and happiness, along with some fun date night ideas! Be encouraged to hear the benefits and blessings of marriage on Friday's show!