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Tuesday, August 03, 2010Getting Fit with Kerri Zurbuch Host(s): Lynne Ford

Wellness consultant and personal fitness trainer Kerri Zurbuch is the coach and cheerleader you need to get moving! Kerri explains the benefits of moving your body, how much you need to stay fit, and answers your exercise questions.
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Monday, August 02, 2010Seven Ways to Save Your Marriage Host(s): Lynne Ford

Your spouse says he doesn't love you anymore, asking for time to "find" himself. What should you do? Seven things, says Dr. David Hawkins. The veteran counselor unpacks the seven steps that can potentially save your marriage, and will definitely fill you with self-respect and optimism.
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Friday, July 30, 2010The Silent Seduction of Self-Talk Host(s): Char Binkley

Our thoughts travel in our brain at 13 hundred words per minute. If that self-talk is filtered through toxic and selfish agendas, we are left in a dangerous position. Shelly Beach, author of "The Silent Seduction of Self-Talk" (Moody, ISBN# 978-0-8024-5077-7), joins Char during Friday's "Mid-Morning" to explore examples and tools for conforming deadly thought patterns to the Word of God. You'll learn how healthy self-talk brings freedom and provides room to hear your Heavenly Father's voice instead of your own.
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Thursday, July 29, 2010People-to-People Host(s): Char Binkley

Char loves a good story. Thursday's People to People "Mid-Morning" begins with an amazing story you won't want to miss. Tom Davis is living testimony of the lyrics, "My chains are gone, I've been set free." He's traveled the rough road of alcoholism, adultery, lying, cheating, and anger outbursts but has now found freedom in Christ. In addition to his spiritual battle, Tom served in the Army and engaged in a battle for his life after his Humvee hit a roadside bomb in Iraq. He joins Char during Thursday's "Mid-Morning" to share how this tragic accident became a key factor in turning his life over to God. And Then we'll hear from Daniel Jens of 4Troops and how the musical group's military career eventually led them into a successful Army singing group.
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Wednesday, July 28, 2010The Beginners Guide to Preserving Food at Home Host(s): Lynne Ford

Looking for cost effective ways to feed your family this year? Janet Chadwick, author of "Preserving Food at Home" (Storey Publishing, ISBN# 978-1-60342-145-4) has some helpful suggestions to make that happen in your home - even if you've never tried anything like it before. Whether you're interested in canning, freezing, drying, brining, or root cellaring your favorite fruits, herbs, and vegetables; she has tips and instructions for all of the above. Join Janet and Lynne during Wednesday's encore "Mid-Morning" for easy step-by-step instructions to enjoy local produce year-round and for an opportunity to gain some tasty recipes your family will love.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010Feed Your Brain, Lose Your Belly Host(s): Lynne Ford

Neurosurgeon Dr. Larry McCleary knows that what we eat affects our health, especially our brain. The author of "Feed Your Brain, Lose Your Belly" (Teocalli, ISBN # 0-615-33950-4) explains how our modern diet starves our brain - setting it up for memory loss, difficulty thinking, and even Alzheimer's - and makes us fat. Learn how to properly feed your brain while simultaneously shrinking your belly on today's "Mid-Morning."
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Monday, July 26, 2010Author Author Host(s): Lynne Ford

If you're a fan of English mystery novels (think Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers), you'll love Mel Starr's Hugh de Singleton series. Meet Mel when he chats about the second novel in the Singleton series, "A Corpse at St. Andrew's Chapel" (Monarch Books, ISBN # 1-85424-954-8). Carolyn Warren offers inspirational guidance for "Praying Through Your Pregnancy" (Regal, ISBN # 0-8307-4808-2). Dean Merrill discusses the re-release of E. Stanley Jones' "Victorious Living" (Summerside, ISBN #1-935416-57-X). Children's author Marla Stewart Konrad ("Just Like You," ZonderKidz, ISBN # 0-310-71478-1) and novelist Margaret Brownley ("A Lady Like Sarah," Nelson, ISBN # 1-59554-809-2) round out the hour.
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Friday, July 23, 2010A Prescription to Laugh Host(s): Char Binkley

King Solomon gave us one of the earliest recorded accounts regarding the healing power of humor and laughter. Proverbs 17:22 says, "A Cheerful Heart is good medicine." Modern day medical experts are in agreement that laughter is good for you as it boosts your immune system, relieves tension, and benefits the mind, body, and spirit. And besides, it's free! Dr. Marv Eastlund and Lou Ann Binkley, will discuss the healing effects of positive attitudes, joyful spirits, and frequent laughs. Join Char and her guests Friday on "Mid-Morning" and laugh with them on your way to a healthier you!
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Thursday, July 22, 2010Help and Hints for the Classroom Teacher Host(s): Char Binkley

Summer seems to fly by and that means that teachers and kids will find themselves back in the classroom once again. But before that happens, two experienced teachers, Mary Neher author of "All Things Possible" (The HF Group, ISBN# 978-0-615-3192) and Wendy Byard author of "Teach and Reach for Classroom Miracles" (Faithwalk, ISBN# 0-7880-2615-1) have some tips to share. They join Char during Thursday's "Mid-Morning" with their own tried-and-true tips for teachers. Learn new strategies for implementing disciplinary techniques, promoting positive behavior, and fostering an environment of love in your classroom.
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Wednesday, July 21, 2010Spots and Spotlights Host(s): Lynne Ford, Char Binkley, Jamie Bennett

Can a simple bracelet dramatically change a woman's life? How about a community of women? You bet! Torkin Wakefield of Bead for Life has the story on July's "Spots and Spotlights." Whispering Springs' Bill Wade discusses the Indiana bottled water company. And there are plenty of giveaways, including the handy, use-them-anywhere Flings Bins trash cans, and Warren Wiersbe Bible studies.
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Tuesday, July 20, 2010Dr. Mitchell Kruse Host(s): Lynne Ford

Mitch Kruse was a young adult Christian who wanted to achieve affluence, wealth, riches, and triumph - all to show that a Christian could be successful, of course. The author of "Restoration Road" (Credo, ISBN # 1-935391-31-9) uses his own prodigal story to highlight God's readiness to forgive and His power to restore - something none of us can do for ourselves, no matter how hard we might try.
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Monday, July 19, 2010Sleep, It Does a Family Good Host(s): Lynne Ford
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What's the one thing every family needs more of but can't seem to find time for? Sleep! Dr. Archibald Hart, author of "Sleep: It Does a Family Good" (Focus on the Family, ISBN # 1-58997-609-2), explains the vital role of sleep in our lives (for kids and adults), and goes on to offer advice and practical suggestions on ways to ensure every family gets the sleep they need.
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Friday, July 16, 2010Hope for Recovery After an Affair Host(s): Char Binkley
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While it may seem like the survival of your marriage is hopeless after an extramarital affair, a panel of counselors knows differently. Discover key tools to bring recovery to your marriage and get your questions answered from Dr. Greg Sowles, Dr. Robert Heck, Catherine Jantzen, and Heath Lisenby when they join Char during Friday's "Mid-Morning".
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Thursday, July 15, 2010Detox for the Overly Religious Host(s): Char Binkley
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Have you ever caught yourself acting "too religious" trapped in a rigid faith instead of focusing on your relationship with Christ? In this overstimulating world, it can be easy to miss what God wants us to really experience. David Putman, author of "Detox For the Overly Religious" (B&H, ISBN# 978-0-8054-4882-5), joins Char during Thursday's "Mid-Morning" to invite you into a devotional journey toward rediscovering the simplicity of Jesus and his ways. He challenges us to live like Jesus, love like Jesus, and leave what Jesus left behind.
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Wednesday, July 14, 2010So Long Insecurity Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

Do you strive for physical perfection? Are you in the habit of making a man's love the ultimate validation? Have you found yourself second-guessing the motives of those you love and trust most? If so, you may have invited insecurity to be your friend. Prolific Bible teacher, Beth Moore, shares her own personal struggles with insecurity and how she is breaking free from it in her latest book, "So Long Insecurity" (Tyndale, ISBN# 978-1414334721). A panel of WBCL ladies joins Char and Lynne on Wednesday's "Mid-Morning" to share what they've learned from Beth as they each make their own trek to say, "So Long Insecurity: You've Been a Bad Friend to Us!"
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010Dr. Ann Kulze Host(s): Lynne Ford

You've reached your goal weight. Now what? Do you change your eating habits? Dr. Ann Kulze discusses maintenance eating once your body hits its "sweet spot." The nutrition expert also shares surprising reasons women can't lose weight and the best fast-food salads.
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Monday, July 12, 2010I'm Not Good Enough Host(s): Lynne Ford

You've heard the lies before. Maybe repeated them so often you've started to believe them: Nobody loves me. I'm worthless. I'd be happier married to someone else. It's time to recognize the enemy's lies and to replace those lies with the Bible's liberating truth. It's time to be set free to see yourself as God sees you: His holy, chosen, cleansed, forgiven, and dearly loved child! Bible teacher Sharon Jaynes, author of "I'm Not Good Enough...and Other Lies Women Tell Themselves" (Harvest House, ISBN # 0-7369-1870-1), exposes the lies we tell ourselves and offers God's plan for winning the battle for our minds.
Tags: love, God, lies, good Categories: Mid-Mornings
Friday, July 09, 2010The Relationship Principles of Jesus Host(s): Char Binkley

What would you give to radically improve, even transform, what matters most in your relationships? How about forty days of your time? Teaching Pastor at Saddleback Church, Tom Holladay maps out how to implement six foundational relationship principles that Jesus taught and lived during Friday's encore "Mid-Morning". Using his book, "The Relationship Principles of Jesus" (Zondervan, ISBN# 978-0-310-28367-6), Tom will walk us day by day and step by step toward living a richer life as you relate to God and others. Originally aired January 14, 2010.
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Thursday, July 08, 2010Love Made the Difference Host(s): Char Binkley

Years ago, Char interviewed Betty Smith, a mother who had adopted a house full of very special needs children. Now those children are adults. Join Char during Thursday's encore "Mid-Morning" to hear the story of Betty's dedication to her children and the joy she has received from watching them mature into very capable adults. Expect to hear a heartwarming story as Char talks with Betty and several of her adult children. Originally aired July 2, 2009.
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Wednesday, July 07, 2010Inspiring Biographies Host(s): Lynne Ford

When was the last time you read a biography? Walked in the shoes of a president, a saint, or a chef? "Books and Culture" Editor John Wilson and Eric Metaxas, author of "Bonhoeffer" (Nelson, ISBN # 1-5955-5138-2), suggest something for everyone on today's "Inspiring Biographies Mid-Morning."
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Tuesday, July 06, 2010When a Man You Love Was Sexually Abused Host(s): Lynne Ford

Why is it so difficult for male survivors of childhood sexual abuse to tell? How can the women in their lives love and assist them on the journey toward healing? CSA survivor Cecil Murphey, author of "When a Man You Love Was Abused" (Kregel, ISBN # 0-8254-3353-3), and counselor John Lovitt answer both questions and yours on today's "Mid-Morning."
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Monday, July 05, 2010The Church of Facebook Host(s): Char Binkley

Have we lost the pursuit of authentic relationships in the wake of online social networks or is this seismic shift of online socializing a positive force leading to stronger community? Jesse Rice, author of "The Church of Facebook", answers this question and more while offering a fresh perspective on social networking and its impact on today's culture and the church. Join Char Binkley and Clinton Faupel along with Jesse Rice as they discuss this timely topic during Monday's encore "Mid-Morning". Originally aired January 7, 2010.
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Friday, July 02, 2010When He Doesn't Believe Host(s): Lynne Ford
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If you love a man who doesn't share your commitment to Christ, you may feel frustrated, discouraged, and lonely. Perhaps you, like so many women, have tried to "help" your husband find or deepen his relationship with God-only to realize you've pushed him farther away. Nancy Kennedy understands. She offers biblical truth, practical help, and comforting insights from women, like herself, who've walked in your shoes-and who've come to better trust God and more fully understand what to do (and what not to do) "When He Doesn't Believe" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-57856-434-4).
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Thursday, July 01, 2010Touched by a Vampire Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Edward and Bella's forbidden love in the Twilight Saga has captured the hearts and imaginations of teenage girls and even adult women. The popularity of the books begs the question, Can vampires teach us about God's plan for love? Beth Felker Jones, author of "Touched by a Vampire" (Multnomah, ISBN # 1-60142-278-1), investigates the themes of the Twilight Saga from a biblical perspective to find the answer during Thursday's encore Mid-Morning. Originally aired March 22, 2010.
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Wednesday, June 30, 2010Live from Shipshewana Host(s): Lynne Ford
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WBCL is broadcasting live from Shipshewana, and that includes "Mid-Morning!" Melissa Troyer shares ideas from her book "101 Things to Do in Shipshewana" (Harmony Marketing, ISBN # 0-615-35643-3). Jerry Bontrager discusses his unique egg carving artwork. Joseph Yoder explores the history of Amish Mennonites. Cliff Pequet explains crafting shoes and other items made from leather. And artists Kathy McClanahan and Dalis Andrews discuss their paintings and woodcarvings.
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