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Friday, September 15, 2006Book Review and Giveaway Host(s): Lynne Ford

It's the last day of Mid-Morning's "Beat it by Bus to GFR" Fall Contest. In between reviewing and giving away books, we'll qualify our last 12 contestants and draw the names of the 10 grand prize winners!
 
Thursday, September 14, 2006Saving Dinner Basics Host(s): Lynne Ford

Nutritionist and family meal-planner extraordinaire Leanne Ely knows her way around a stove and a pantry-and in "Saving Dinner Basics" (Ballantine Books, ISBN # 0-345-48543-2), she provides everything you need to know for cooking a simple supper or pulling off your first dinner party.
 
Wednesday, September 13, 2006Aaron Reynolds Host(s): Char Binkley

Breaking Out of the Bungle Bird, "Tale of the Poisonous Yuck Bugs", and "Chicks and Salsa" are children's books written by expert-on-kids, Aaron Reynolds. The author of over 300 creative scripts and lessons for kids, Aaron has been labeled as "undoubtedly the most creative person writing for children." He'll spend time with us on the radio now, but he'll be coming to Fort Wayne this winter with a seminar for volunteers who minister to children.
 
Tuesday, September 12, 2006Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

It's an all fiction Author! Author! Tracy Groot combines historical research, Scripture, and thrilling imagination to create an ingenious story built around the Gerasene demoniac in "Madman" (Moody, ISBN # 0-8024-6362-2). David Gregory has another winner in his Stranger series with "A Day with a Perfect Stranger" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7242-5). And in "Violette Between" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-57856-794-7), Alison Strobel asks the question Which is more precious: the memories of one who is gone or the memories to be made with someone new?
 
Monday, September 11, 2006Dr. Steve Brown Host(s): Char Binkley

Steve Brown admits that he thought he used to know it all; but now he wonders, "What Was I Thinking"? in the book by the same title, (Howard Books ISBN # 10 1-58229-570-0). Steve takes a look at his old thinking; and in his provocative, profound, and engaging style admits he was wrong about some things!
 
Tags: What Was I Thinking, Key Life, know it all Categories: n/a
Friday, September 08, 2006John Fischer Host(s): Char Binkley

John Fischer has applied his writing skills to song lyrics and numerous books. He now shares his insights on knowing and following Jesus online with his Purpose-Driven Life Daily Devotionals. Join Char Binkley and John Fischer as they unpack thoughts from John's daily devotionals designed to encourage your growth as a Christ-follower.
 
Thursday, September 07, 2006Inside the Organic Church Host(s): Char Binkley

How do young people worship? That's the question that intrigued Dr. Bob Whitesel and prompted him to study 12 highly creative churches in the US and the UK effectively connecting with people under 30. The author of "Inside the Organic Church" (Abingdon Press, ISBN# 0687331161) shares what he learned on Thursday's "Mid-Morning".
 
Tags: Bob, church, young people, worship Categories: n/a
Wednesday, September 06, 2006Revolve Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

Teen girls have questions about life, love, boys, body image and, above all, God. And the "Revolve" tour answers them. Learn about this two-day event just for teenaged girls coming to Ft. Wayne and featuring artists like Tammy Trent, ZOEgirl and Natalie Grant on today's "Mid-Morning".
 
Tags: Tammy, Chad, Zoe Girl, Alisa, Revolve Tour, teenage girls Categories: n/a
Tuesday, September 05, 2006The Mom I Want to Be Host(s): Lynne Ford

Your experience as a mom is influenced by the mothering you received. If inconsistency or neglect was part of that-or if you realize you're missing something important in your skills as a mom-you need a healthier vision of how wonderful motherhood can be. Suzie Eller, author of "The Mom I Want to Be" (Harvest House, ISBN # 0-7369-1755-1), explains how-with God's help and healing-to leave the past and its negative behaviors behind and to become the mom you want to be.
 
Monday, September 04, 200621 Unbreakable Laws of Life Host(s): Char Binkley

His book may be 10 years old, but Max Anders "21 Unbreakable Laws of Life" (Nelson, ISBN # 0-7852-7611-4) is anything but outdated. Don't miss this encore "Mid-Morning" that explores why choosing the narrow road Jesus offers leads to a full life here and forever. (This program was origannly aired on 10/25/96)
 
Tags: Max, narrow road, full life, encore, repeat Categories: n/a
Friday, September 01, 2006When Your Mate Has Emotionally Checked Out Host(s): Char Binkley

It is devastating to a relationship when one spouse has difficulty showing and receiving emotions, love and affection. Even the children suffer. Christian therapist, Craig Miller, takes us on a journey toward emotional healing with tools for healthier relationships in his book "When Your Mate Has Emotionally Checked Out" (Tate Publishing: ISBN # 1-5988628-0-4.)
 
Thursday, August 31, 2006Fitness Trainer Kerri Zurbuch Host(s): Lynne Ford

Wellness consultant and personal fitness trainer Kerri Zurbuch shares how to find the right exercise program for your current level of health and lifestyle. Part encourager, part drill sergeant, Kerri provides the motivation and how-to for getting moving and getting healthy.
 
Wednesday, August 30, 2006Spots and Spotlights Host(s): Lynne Ford

Looking for one last summer getaway with the kids? Try Santa Claus, Indiana. Will Kock shares the details on August's Spots and Spotlights Mid-Morning. Andrea Barham, author of "The Pedant's Revolt" (Bantam Dell, ISBN # 0-3853-4016-8), debunks common misconceptions, such as spinach makes you strong. And just ahead of his Ft. Wayne visit, Dr. John Perkins discusses developing Christian community
 
Tuesday, August 29, 2006Dr. Marva Dawn Host(s): Char Binkley

Char Binkley summarizes Marva Dawn by saying, "To know her is to love her, to listen to her is to learn something." The author of numerous books, Marva joins Char to discuss a variety of topics pertinent for living in today's culture. Listen and learn!
 
Tags: Talking the Walk, Marva Categories: n/a
Monday, August 28, 2006Dr. Ann Kulze Host(s): Lynne Ford

Fats add a lot of flavor to food and play a crucial role in keeping your body going. But which fats are friends and which fats are foes? Dr. Ann Kulze, author of "Dr. Ann's 10-Step Diet" (Greenleaf Press, ISBN # 0-9748328-0-4), shares the skinny on fats and answers your health-related questions during her monthly Mid-Morning visit.
 
Tags: fats, 10-Step Diet, health, diet Categories: Mid-Mornings
Friday, August 25, 2006Gloria Gaither Host(s): Char Binkley

It is unusual when Char Binkley and Gloria Gaither discuss a novel. But, "Abide with Me", by Elizabeth Strout (Random House, ISBN # 1-4000-6207-1) takes us with boundless compassion into the life of one preacher who typifies many. How do you treat your pastor? That's the question Char and Gloria will cause you to grapple with during their discussion.
 
Tags: Abide with Me, Gloria, Elizabeth Strout, pastor Categories: n/a
Thursday, August 24, 2006I Once Was Blind But Now I Squint Host(s): Char Binkley

Part of being a human being is recognizing that we see most things through our own selfish perspective. It takes humility to pull back and admit we've been wrong in our perception. Envy, inferiority, rejection, and discouragement are four of the twelve perspectives that Kent Crockett describes in I Once Was Blind But Now I Squint (AMG Publishers, ISBN # 0-89957-139-5).
 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006Clean Like a Man Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

Many men have a problem with cleaning house. They don't know how to do it, and they don't particularly want to learn. The results are usually a messy house or a bitter spouse - or both. Tom McNulty set out to perfect his own housekeeping skills which he shares in Clean Like a Man. (Three Rivers Press, ISBN # 1-4000-4975-X).
 
Tags: Cleaning, Tom, housekeeping Categories: n/a
Tuesday, August 22, 2006The 10 Dumbest Things Christians Do Host(s): Lynne Ford

Author and pastor Mark Atteberry takes a look at "The 10 Dumbest Things Christians Do" (Nelson, ISBN # 0-7852-1148-0) that explain why the world finds us, and sadly Christ, unappealing. With a deep passion for Jesus and His followers, Mark speaks from a heart of love - and with the right amount of humor - with the hope of helping us discover and drop "blunder baggage."
 
Monday, August 21, 2006Waiting Wisdom Host(s): Lynne Ford

Alicia Britt Chole reframes waiting on God as the surprising birthplace of true spiritual strength. The former atheist and author of "Anonymous" (Integrity, ISBN # 1-59145-421-2), uses Jesus' hidden years - between the ages of 12 and 30 - as inspiration for her insights on resting in God's timing and resisting resentment.
 
Friday, August 18, 2006Open Phones: Summer Experiences! Host(s): Char Binkley

Families often consider the beginning of school as the end of summer! But the memories linger on and on! Open phones invite you to share some of your best moments of Summer 2006. Camping trips, family vacations, reunions, and summer gardening are just a few of the experiences I hope you'll share!
 
Tags: Summer stories, vacations, reunions, gardening Categories: n/a
Thursday, August 17, 2006Digging Deeper Panel Host(s): Char Binkley

Sex is splashed across magazines, computer screens and television. How can contemporary, single Christians navigate the terrain of chastity while living in today's society? The Digging Deeper panel discusses the book, "Real Sex: the Naked Truth about Chastity" by Lauren Winner. (Brazos Press, ISBN 1-58743-069 - X)
 
Tags: Real Sex, Chastity, naked truth, Jody, Suze, Laurie, Maria, Sex Categories: n/a
Wednesday, August 16, 2006Restaurant Reviews Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

Everyone's a critic . . . or at least they can be on today's restaurant review Mid-Morning. Ryan DuVall, the Journal-Gazette's food critic, and Linda Becker, WBCL's in-house "foodie," weigh-in on their favorite restaurants. And you can too, along with the best or worst service you've received.
 
Tags: food critics, Journal-Gazette, Ryan, Linda Categories: n/a
Tuesday, August 15, 2006No More Nice Kids Host(s): Lynne Ford

We are raising a generation of "nice" kids. Nice kids are well- behaved and look good on the outside, but they often lack courageous character inside. In "The Danger of Raising Nice Kids" (InterVarsity, ISBN # 0-8308-3375-7), family coach and parent Tim Smith offers practical wisdom for raising kids who are compassionate and bring God's light and life to others through their decisions and influence.
 
Monday, August 14, 2006Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

The buzz is good for Charles Martin's new novel, "When Crickets Cry" (WestBow Press, ISBN # 1-5955-4054-7). Charles shares the back story of his third book on August's Author! Author! that also features Brock Thoene, co-author of "Fourth Dawn" (Tyndale, ISBN # 0-8423-7516-3), Book Four of the "A.D. Chronicles". And recording artist and author Margaret Becker recalls moments of pause that challenged her life in her memoir, "Coming Up For Air" (NavPress, ISBN # 1-57683-934-6).
 
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