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Monday, November 16, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Jennie Bishop returns to the royal family introduced in "The Princess and the Kiss" for a story about the true meaning of Christmas in "The Three Gifts of Christmas" (Warner Press, ISBN# 1-59317-378-4). To help you get dinner on the table during the busy holiday season, Vanda Howell shares tasty meals you can make ahead in "Don't Panic: More Dinner's in the Freezer" (Revell, ISBN # 0-8007-3317-9). Novelist Marci Alborghetti ("The Christmas Glass", Guideposts, ISBN # 0-8249-4776-7), Bobby Gross ("Living the Christian Year", Formatio, ISBN # 0-8308-3520-1), and author/artist Karla Dornacher ("Give Thanks", Nelson, ISBN # 9781404187535) round out November's "Author! Author!" guests.
 
Wednesday, November 04, 2009Spots and Spotlights Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford, Jamie Bennett

Be the first to try new food, games, and other products by hosting a Houseparty. The sponsoring companies (like Kraft, Mattel and Proctor and Gamble) provide their products for free! Houseparty's Kitty Kolding has the important details on today's "Spots and Spotlights." Tom Key explains why the Cotton Patch Gospel, a leg-slappin', hoe-down of story that retells the Gospels of Matthew and John, continues to entertain and share fresh insight into the greatest story ever told. And Rev. Randy Glander shares how he's reaching out in this season of economic crisis by offering his car care services to those in need via Different Ministries, Inc.
 
Thursday, August 13, 2009Faith Set Free: Pray For Yourself with Reckless Abandon Host(s): Char Binkley
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Do you pray for yourself? Sometimes it's far easier and more natural to pray for others. But what about praying for you? Will Davis Jr., author of "Faith Set Free, Pray For Yourself with Reckless Abandon", joins Char during Thursday's Mid-Morning to explain the importance of praying for yourself and how it's the key to letting God transform your life. Davis gives a list of several pinpoint prayers to get you started in experiencing the power of prayer.
 
Friday, August 07, 2009What To Do When You're Scared to Death Host(s): Char Binkley
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Are you living with fear on a daily basis? Fear and anxiety can be debilitating and even have paralyzing effects. Pat Palau and PeggySue Wells co-authors of, "What to Do When You're Scared to Death" (Monarch, ISBN# 978-0-8254-629-1), unpack tangible ways for you to overcome fear and the two ladies provide scriptural encouragement for your journey toward freedom.
 
Wednesday, July 15, 2009Preserving Food at Home Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford
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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, Char, and Lynne during Wednesday's Mid-Morning for easy step-by-step instructions to enjoy local produce year-round, for a chance to win a case of Ball canning jars, and for an opportunity to gain some tasty recipes your family will love.
 
Thursday, July 09, 2009Digging Deeper Panel Host(s): Char Binkley
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Jackie Kendall, author of "Free Yourself to Love" (FaithWords, ISBN# 978-0-446-58089-2) says, "We are most like Jesus not through our attempts to be perfect, but through our choices to forgive as we have been freely forgiven." Join the Digging Deeper panel's discussion during Thursday's Mid-Morning as they examine the six most common excuses people use for not forgiving others. The ladies will share their own struggles and victories while learning the art of forgiveness.
 
Friday, July 03, 2009Overcoming The Seven Deadly Emotions Host(s): Char Binkley

What controls you? Is it anger, fear, shame, or stress? Author and speaker Michelle Borquez offers freedom actions for "Overcoming the Seven Deadly Emotions" (Harvest House, ISBN# 0736921397) during Friday's encore Mid-Morning. You can experience God's peace, joy, and freedom by breaking free of whatever emotion is fighting for ownership in your life. Learn how to recognize deadly patterns, embrace God's positive emotional living, and release control of your emotions to God.
 
Monday, June 15, 2009The Secrets Women Keep Host(s): Lynne Ford

Women keep secrets-from friends and loved ones, even from themselves. So what are the secrets? Clinical psychologist Dr. Jill Hubbard draws from a survey of two thousand women to reveal "The Secrets Women Keep" (Nelson, ISBN # 0-7852-2816-5). Tune in to hear one (or more) of your secrets spoken aloud. Dr. Hubbard will walk you through the steps for releasing your secrets, so you can finally live a life of freedom, where you're the same on the outside as you are on the inside.
 
Friday, June 05, 2009"The Power of Letting Go" Host(s): Char Binkley

Are you living life to the fullest or do you always have a nagging feeling of disappointment and lack of contentment when it comes to your day in and day out activities? No matter what your circumstances, there is a sure way to overcome life's heartaches and face your tomorrows with hope and peace. Learn "The Power of Letting Go" (Multnomah, ISBN# 1-59052-598-1) during today's encore Mid-Morning as life coach Pam Vredevelt gives biblical wisdom and step by step guidance for overcoming frustration, worry, disappointment, and painful wounds so you can move forward into the life of freedom God created for you.
 
Friday, May 15, 2009Rewriting Your Emotional Script Host(s): Char Binkley

Do you need freedom and relief from years of emotional baggage you've been carrying around? Are you living with shame, fear, and distrust? Becky Harling, author of "Rewriting Your Emotional Script" (NavPress, ISBN# 978-1-60006-188-2), can relate. Determined to overcome her own pain, Becky set out to rewrite the emotional script she had followed for years. Her search for healing led her to Christ's Sermon on the Mount, and what she discovered changed her life. Join Becky during Friday's encore Mid-Morning as she gives hope and practical steps to erase the old messages you've believed and embrace new attitudes.
 
Monday, May 11, 2009Dr. Ann Kulze Host(s): Lynne Ford

She's a walking, talking resource on nutrition. Who's she? Dr. Ann Kulze. The sought-after speaker and expert on science-based nutrition explains why you shouldn't eat more than six eggs per week, why a diet loaded with sugar-free foods isn't good for you, and why citric sports drinks are bad news for your child's teeth. And don't miss the first five minutes of the show for a special announcement about Dr. Ann!
 
Thursday, April 02, 2009Overcoming the Seven Deadly Emotions Host(s): Char Binkley
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What controls you? Is it anger, fear, shame, or stress? Author and speaker Michelle Borquez offers freedom actions for "Overcoming the Seven Deadly Emotions" (Harvest House, ISBN# 0736921397). You can experience God's peace, joy, and freedom by breaking free of whatever emotion is fighting for ownership in your life. Learn how to recognize deadly patterns, embrace God's positive emotional living, and release control of your emotions to God.
 
Wednesday, December 10, 2008Winter Book Giveaway Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

Craving a great read? Good news! We've got books for you! Most of them are hot off the press. Win a book for yourself, or one to give as a Christmas present during Mid-Morning's winter book giveaway. Check out the entire book list on the Mid-Morning home page at wbcl.org, pick your favorite, and call Lynne and Char during Wednesday's Mid-Morning to win your copy. Be sure to have a few back up options in mind incase your preferred book is given away before you call. So, get your fingers flexed and ready to dial in and speak with Char and Lynne.
 
Monday, September 08, 2008ScreamFree Parenting Host(s): Lynne Ford

Ready for a fresh approach to parenting that gets rid of the battles and bickering and leaves you calm, connected, and in control? Try "ScreamFree Parenting" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7372-6). Hal Runkel unpacks his principles for taking care of yourself so you can take care of your kids during Monday's encore Mid-Morning. There's nothing touchy/feely about these tools that will change what you think about parenting.
 
Tags: parenting, screamfree, kids, children, calm, dicipline Categories: n/a
Friday, June 06, 2008The Power of Letting Go Host(s): Char Binkley

Are you living life to the fullest or do you always have a nagging feeling of disappointment and lack of contentment when it comes to your day in and day out activities? No matter what your circumstances, there is a sure way to overcomes life's heartaches and face your tomorrows with hope and peace. Learn "The Power of Letting Go" (Multnomah, ISBN# 1-59052-598-1) during today's encore Mid-Morning as life coach Pam Vredevelt gives biblical wisdom and step by step guidance for overcoming frustration, worry, disappointment, and painful wounds so you can move forward into the life of freedom God created for you.
 
Thursday, May 08, 2008Unlimiting God Host(s): Char Binkley
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God's power and love have no limits. So why do we as believers put limits on our relationship with Him? We could be pursuing greater knowledge, experiencing deeper intimacy, and abiding in freer joy...and yet we routinely settle for mediocrity in our spiritual lives. Are we ready to break free from our self-imposed limitations? During today's Mid-Morning, Dr. Richard Blackaby author of "Unlimiting God" (Multnomah, ISBN# 978-1-59052-941-6) challenges us to not settle for less than God intends for us.
 
Thursday, March 06, 2008The Power of Letting Go Host(s): Char Binkley

Are you living life to the fullest or do you always have a nagging feeling of disappointment and lack of contentment when it comes to your day in and day out activities? No matter what your circumstances, there is a sure way to overcome life's heartaches and face your tomorrows with hope and peace. Learn "The Power of Letting Go" (Multnomah, ISBN# 1-59052-598-1) as life coach Pam Vredevelt gives biblical wisdom and step by step guidance for overcoming frustration, worry, disappointment, and painful wounds so you can move forward into the life of freedom God created for you.
 
Thursday, January 03, 2008Steering Clear Host(s): Char Binkley

"I never intended for this to happen" is a common phrase. We never plan to compromise our morals, and yet one seemingly small decision to give into temptation time after time throws us into shattered lives, broken marriages and ruined ministries. Psychologist, counselor, and author Dr. Earl Wilson, provides a penetrating look at the slippery slope to moral failure in his book, "Steering Clear" (IVP ISBN# 0-8308-2323-9). He gives hope and insight so we can change and gain freedom.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2007In the Kitchen Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

Char Binkley and Lynne Ford head into the kitchen for techniques that make meal planning and meal prep easy and convenient. Susie Martinez, co-author of "Don't Panic-Dinner's in the Freezer" (Revell, ISBN # 0-8007-3055-0), serves up simple and economical freeze-ahead meals. Trish Berg, author of "The Great American Supper Swap" (Life Journey, ISBN # 0781443881), explains the how-tos of a cooking co-op. And Pam Abrams, author of "Gadgetology" (Harvard Common Press, ISBN # 1-58832-346-0), explains how kitchen gadgets can snag a kid's interest in cooking.
 
Thursday, May 17, 2007Freedom From Addiction Host(s): Char Binkley

God has a plan for those caught in addiction. Mike and Julia Quarles stand in testimony of God's plan and healing. First the president of a stock brokerage firm, then a seminary graduate and a pastor, Mike turned to alcohol when the going got tough. During Thursday's encore Mid-Morning, Mike and Julia share their story of breaking the bondage of addiction in their book Freedom from Addiction (ISBN: 0-83-7-1865-6).
 
Tags: addiction, freedom, Mike, Julia, Neil Anderson Categories: n/a
Thursday, October 05, 200612 Christian Beliefs That Can Drive You Crazy Host(s): Char Binkley

Not everything believed as biblical truth is truly biblical. And those erroneous ideas can lead to bondage and confusion. Dr. John Townsend debunks 12 so-called "Christian" beliefs, and offers solid scriptural foundations for producing wholeness and emotional freedom in his book "12 "Christian" Beliefs That Can Drive You Crazy". (ISBN: 0-310-49491-5)
 
Tags: John, biblical truth, confusion, freedom Categories: n/a
Friday, July 21, 2006Messy Spirituality Host(s): Char Binkley

Friday concludes Char's two-part series with author, Mike Yaconelli. Shortly before he was killed in a car accident, Char and Mike discussed his last book, "Messy Spirituality"(ISBN #0-310-23533-2) where he dared to suggest that imperfection and messiness are the earmarks of true Christianity, yet glorious freedom in Jesus.
 
Tuesday, July 11, 2006Easy Labor Host(s): Lynne Ford

Far too many expectant mothers find themselves unprepared when labor begins and natural techniques don't effectively manage the pain. Get the facts on proven approaches combining medical and natural techniques that ensure the most comfortable, pain-free labor possible from Dr. William Camann and Kathryn Alexander, co-authors of "Easy Labor" (Ballantine Books, ISBN # 0-345-47663-8).
 
Tuesday, July 04, 2006Forgiving the Unforgivable Host(s): Char Binkley

On today's encore Mid-Morning, discover what the Bible has to say about the tough issue of forgiveness, and learn strategies that will help you along the path to forgiveness. Dr. David Stoop, author of Forgiving the Unforgivable (Vine, ISBN # 1-56955-259-2), clears up common misconceptions about forgiveness and explains how forgiveness can set you free.
 
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Thursday, September 15, 2005The Pressure's Off Host(s): Char Binkley

Many Christian feel dissatisfaction and a vague discontent with life. They seek after blessings and believe that the good life comes to those who follow the rules. Not so, says Dr. Larry Crabb. In "The Pressure's Off" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-57856-453-0), Dr. Crabb details how this behavior-leads-to-blessings theology has become endemic within the church and presents a passionate plea for a new way of thinking that's as old as the Gospel itself.
 
Tags: legalism, freedom, Christian Categories: n/a
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