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Debora Coty - “Too Stressed to be Stressed for Moms”

In her book, Debora offers empathy, laughs, real life stories, practical parenting tips, and biblical insights to help moms of all ages hear God's voice through the chaos of life.  Each…

Tips for Cooking Turkey

Gwen Carlisle with Butterball shares several great tips for how to cook your turkey.  She talked about how to properly thaw your turkey and ways to stay safe when preparing your turkey. …

Turkey Tuesday

Tony Ley, Executive Director of The Franciscan Center, talks with Melissa Montana about the many families that they are able to help by giving a turkey to them on Turkey Tuesday!  They are…

Dania Yadago - Operation Christmas Child

At age 5, Dania Yadago received an Operation Christmas Child Shoebox gift. Dania and her family lived in a Middle Eastern country where they were persecuted for being Christians as well as…

Matthew West - The Answer/All-In Tour

Matthew West shares about his upcoming "The Answer/All-In" tour with Jeremy Camp held Thursday,  November 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Memorial Coliseum.  Matthew encourages listeners to make…

Connie Kerrigan - Suicide Prevention

Connie Kerrigan, Director of Outreach at Parkview Behavioral Health discusses signs and causes that might trigger thoughts of suicide. Suicide is on the rise in the U.S. In order to combat…

Michael Disanto - Adoption

Adoptive father, Michael Disanto shares about his family's journey with adopting their daughter from Bulgaria and their current adoption of their son from Bulgaria.  STAR 88.3 will be…

Michael W. Smith - Nurturing Steps Part 2

Michael W. Smith continues talking about his journey in creating "Nurturing Steps" book and CD series for infants and toddlers. Michael states that the biggest challenge in writing the book,…

Michael W. Smith - Nurturing Steps

Three time Grammy winner, acclaimed Christian singer/songwriter, actor, and author, Michael W. Smith has recently written a Christian Children's book, "Nighty Night and Good Night" and a…

Judi Hapke - Christ Child Festival

Christmas in the Park sponsored by Christ Child Festival will take place on Nov. 24 and Nov. 25 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Franke Park. This free family friendly event will include…

Gary Thomas - Cherish

Christian Author Gary Thomas talks about his most recent book on marriage, "Cherish." Gary points out that we make a vow as a married couple before the Lord to love and to cherish. It is…

Gary Thomas - Dating

Christian Author, Gary Thomas discusses important issues to discuss when pursuing marriage. Two questions that need to be asked when considering marriage are: 1. Why get married and 2. How do…

Angela Forker - The Precious Baby Project

While Angela Forker and her husband were missionaries in Italy, the Holy Spirit prompted her that there was a new season upon her. With her love for photography and the birth of a grandchild,…

Matt Konow - Child Anxiety

Executive Director of Cross Connections Counseling, Matt Konow, encourages parents to recognize that anxiety in children as well as in adults is a natural biological response to stress.…

Sherri Lynn - I Want to Punch You in the Face But I Love Jesus: The Ultimate PMS Companion Book

PMS is a real medical issue and not something to be taken lightly. Sherri Lynn, Producer of The Brant Hansen Show, has written a book that addresses the reality of PMS. Titled, "I Want to…

Sarah Brady - Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Sarah Brady, a Nurse Practitioner at Parkview says that knowing your body is key to breast cancer awareness. She encourages listeners not to be…

Matthew Reed - Operation Christmas Child

Matthew Reed, Great Lakes Regional Director of Operation Christmas Child, along with some OCC staff and volunteers made a trip to Ukraine this past April to deliver 1600 shoeboxes filled with…

Adrianne Kartholl - Healthy packed lunches and snacks for kids - back to school

As parents and children prepare for the start of a new school year, there are a lot of things to consider. Adrianne Kartholl, Clinical Nutrition Specialist at Parkview Health doesn't want…

Marybeth Torsell - Road to Recovery Program

The American Cancer Society offers a program called, 'Road to Recovery" that provides local cancer patients free transportation to and from their cancer treatments. Marybeth Torsell, Program…

Rhonda Stoppe - The Marriage Mentor

Author and Blogger, Rhonda Stoppe and her husband who is a Pastor, wanted to share how after 37 years of marriage, they are still head-over-heels in love with one another. In their book, "The…

Gary Thomas - Loving Him Well

Christian Author, Gary Thomas discusses his latest book, "Loving Him Well." The inspiration behind writing this book was based on women asking Gary how they can influence their husbands to…

Tahni Cullen - Josiah’s Fire

Life was full for Tahni Cullen and her husband as they enjoyed life with their first born son, Josiah. It wasn't until Josiah turned 2, that their lives seemed hopeless when Josiah was…

Rob Dempsey - Hurricane Florence Relief

Broadcaster, Rob Dempsey shares with listeners about the devestation Hurricane Florence has played on North Carolina. The damage is severe and the communities affected are in dire need of…

Heidi Vance - Sammie’s Buddy Bench

A year ago, nine year old, Sammie Vance, had a vision for every school playground in Indiana having a "Buddy Bench" where children who are feeling alone or sad can sit. When a classmate sees…

Judge Charles Pratt - Great Kids 29th Annual Conference on Youth

The Honorable Judge Charles Pratt of the Allen County Superior Court shares about the "Great Kids 29th Annual Conference on Youth", to be held at the Memorial Coliseum on Thursday, Oct. 4…