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Friday, January 14, 2011I Quit! Stop Pretending Everything is Fine and Change Your Life Host(s): Char Binkley
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Have you ever wanted to say, "I quit!" Maybe you've already said it. Geri Scazzero, co-author of "I Quit! Stop Pretending Everything is Fine and Change Your Life," said it. Then she followed that declaration by leaving the thriving church her husband pastored. Her decision to quit began a transforming journey to genuine faith. Geri joins Char during Friday's "Mid-Morning to share her story and give us insights on how quitting for the right reason, at the right time, in the right way can bring life and freedom. 
 
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Monday, August 09, 2010Embracing Your Second Calling Host(s): Lynne Ford

Do you ever wonder if the best of life is in the past? Are you longing for more passion and purpose in the second half of your life? Then take a deep breath and prepare for a great adventure. Dale Hanson Bourke, author of "Embracing Your Second Calling" (Nelson, ISBN # 0-8499-4697-4), says midlife is not only a time for reflection but also a time for action. She shares her own midlife journey and offers insights to help you discover your second calling-one that isn't about something you do but about someone you become.
 
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Monday, June 21, 2010Living A Life That's Hard to Ignore Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Only a handful of people ever achieve high-profile recognition and greatness, but every single one of us can change the world. In "One Small Barking Dog" (Howard, ISBN # 1-4165-9256-3), Ed Gungor explains how "ordinary" people can live out their faith in such a way that can't be ignored; a faith that not only changes the world we live in now but that affects lives for eternity.
 
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Monday, May 31, 2010Boundaries Host(s): Lynne Ford
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It's the gold standard of relationship books: "Boundaries" (Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-24745-4). First released in 1992, with over two million copies sold, Dr. Henry Cloud returns during Monday's encore "Mid-Morning" to revisit the revolutionary ideas that can free you to take control of your life by learning when to say yes and how to say no. Originally aired September 9, 2009.
 
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Wednesday, May 05, 2010Catch Your Breath - Part 2 Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Is your equilibrium currently spinning out of control with a fast-paced schedule and no forecast of that changing anytime soon? Are you desperately searching for balance? Physician Dr. Richard Swenson can help. The author of the bestseller "Margins" joins Lynne Ford and Brenda Jank for the second show in "Mid-Morning's" "Catch Your Breath" series to discuss key insights and ideas from his new book, "In Search of Balance" (NavPress, ISBN # 1-60006-698-6).
 
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Friday, December 18, 2009People to People Host(s): Char Binkley
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Friday's Mid-Morning takes us on the journey of two people's incredible stories. Julie Hadden, a stay-at-home mom, shares how she went from the Biggest Loser to the Biggest Winner as chronicled in her brand-new book Fat Chance: Losing the Weight, Gaining My Worth (Guideposts, ISBN# 978-0-8249-4788-0). And Ken Cooper, a convicted serial bank robber, shares the darkest moments of his life and how he stepped into the light choosing the road to redemption that ultimately lead to heading up a prison ministry he's still involved with today. (Held Hostage, Chosen, ISBN# 978-0-8007-9456-9).
 
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Friday, October 09, 2009ReThink Your Life: A Unique Diet to Renew Your Mind Host(s): Char Binkley
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Do you want to think better, feel better, and live better? Best-selling author Stan Toler offers you steps to do just that via the pages of his book "ReThink Your Life" (Wesleyan Publishing House, ISBN# 978-0898273731). Join Char and Stan during Friday's encore Mid-Morning as they outline practical steps to help rid your mind of destructive thinking. Discover how God calls each of us to create positive purpose, clear focus and effective decision-making through the renewing of our minds.
 
Friday, October 02, 2009Life is Better Together Host(s): Char Binkley

Spiritual growth happens in many different settings but thrives when fostered in a small community of people that love, challenge, and encourage one another. Mindy Cailiguire returns to Mid-Morning along with group life leaders Bill Donahue and Bill Hickle to share their passion for spiritual formation in small groups. Learn details about the Group Life Conference coming to Fort Wayne and discover why these spiritual growth leaders are convinced that life is better together.
 
Monday, September 21, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford
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September's "Author! Author!" is all about Bible studies! In "A Perfect Mess" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7479-2), Lisa Harper weaves poignant stories of her own personal foibles with a fresh take on selected psalms to reveal a loving Father who remains your greatest champion, even when you don't feel anywhere close to holy. Catherine Martin invites you on a 30-day journey to "Passionate Prayer" (Harvest House, ISBN # 0-7369-2378-1). Penny Rose discusses the 20-minutes-a-day Fresh Life Bible studies. And Janet Thompson turns to women of the Bible for guidance in loving Christ and others in her Face-to-Face series.
 
Thursday, September 17, 2009Dr. Ann Kulze Host(s): Lynne Ford

She's in Fort Wayne and in the Mid-Morning studio: Dr. Ann Kulze! Get a preview of Dr. Ann's "Live Life!" event (tonight at the Grand Wayne Center. Tickets available at the door and at the Anchor Room) from one of today's leading nutrition experts. The author of Dr. Ann's 10-Step Diet also shares three ways to curb your cravings for sweets, reveals the results of a study measuring Vitamin D in youth, and answers your nutrition questions.
 
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Thursday, September 03, 2009God Crazy Host(s): Char Binkley
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Are you at the intersection of what has always been and what could be? If so, let Michelle Borquez inspire your next step toward a transformed life you'll love - created by a God who loves you! Michelle joins Char during Thursday's Mid-Morning to help you leap into God's purpose for your life by embracing a sweet surrender of giving your destination to God and accepting trials as an important part of the journey. If you're up for an adventurous road trip, get ready for the ride of your life as God-crazy girl, Michelle Borquez directs you to the ultimate navigator. ("God Crazy", Harvest House, ISBN# 978-0736919104)
 
Friday, August 28, 2009The Empty Nest Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

Is your nest empty - except for a bundle of mixed emotions? If so, don't miss today's encore Mid-Morning. As empty nesters them-selves, Barbara Rainey and Susan Yates, co-authors of "Barbara and Susan's Guide to the Empty Nest" (Family Life, ISBN# 1602000603), understand this season of redefining life while sorting through a surge of various emotions. Barbara and Susan can be just the friends you need to walk with you through this next phase of life as you discover the purpose and passion and begin to enjoy the empty nest.
 
Thursday, July 30, 2009ReThink Your Life: A Unique Diet to Renew Your Mind Host(s): Char Binkley
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Do you want to think better, feel better, and live better? Best-selling author Stan Toler offers you steps to do just that via the pages of his book "ReThink Your Life" (Wesleyan Publishing House, ISBN# 978-0898273731). Join Char and Stan during Thursday's Mid-Morning as they outline practical steps to help rid your mind of destructive thinking. Discover how God calls each of us to create positive purpose, clear focus and effective decision-making through the renewing of our minds.
 
Wednesday, July 08, 2009Spots & Spotlights Host(s): Char Binkley

Rick Warren's Purpose Driven Life ministry is expanding to a whole new level with a multimedia platform built on the theme, "Your Life Matters" in their fresh off the press magazine, "Purpose Driven Connection". Learn all about it during July's edition of Spots and Spotlights on Mid-Morning with Char Binkley. Plus get details about the Men's Super Jam Outdoor Concert from Scott Cummings and gear up to send your kids off to college as Toni Patrick shares "101 Things To Do with Ramen Noodles" (Gibbs Smith, ISBN# 978-1-58685-735-6) and Daphne Oz gives the secret to a successful "Dorm Room Diet" (New Market, ISBN# 1557046859).
 
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.
 
Monday, May 25, 2009Don Piper Host(s): Lynne Ford

Don Piper spent "90 Minutes in Heaven" (Revell, ISBN # 0-8007-5949-4), an astounding journey he's shared with more than a million people. In his follow up book, "Heaven is Real" (Berkley Praise, ISBN # 978-0-425-21555-5), the ordinary man with the extraordinary experience tells how to survive and transcend life's difficulties by seeking the assurance of God's grace. Join Lynne and Don during Thursday's encore Mid-Morning to hear this incredible story firsthand.
 
Friday, April 24, 2009Dupont Resource Center Host(s): Char Binkley

Do you suffer from hot flashes, brain fog, mood swings, and fatigue? Are you confused about what steps to take to help ease your changing body? Navigating through mid-life and beyond can be challenging and confusing with all the conflicting information regarding hormone replacement. Dr. Angela LaSalle returns to Mid-Morning with the Dupont Resource Panel to guide you toward understanding and managing your body's hormones.
 
Monday, April 20, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

If you've ever wished for a Life Coach to help close the gap between understanding God's purpose for your life and carrying it out, Shelley Leith's "Character Makeover" (Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-25653-4) is the resource for you. Joining Shelley for the April "Author! Author!" are novelist Christa Ann Banister ("Blessed Are the Meddlers", NavPress, ISBN # 1-60006-178-3), graphic novel editor Bud Rogers ("I Was an Eighth-Grade Ninja", Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-71300-5), children's author Lisa Tawn Bergren ("God Gave Us Heaven", WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7446-4), and Jim Reimann, whose "Look Unto Me" (Zondervan, ISBN # 0-310-28387-4) updates the Charles Spurgeon classic, Morning by Morning.
 
Wednesday, April 01, 2009Love Work, Live Life! Host(s): Char Binkley

Are you searching for your purpose in life, seeking what God's plan is for you in the work force? Are you struggling to see what your role is in your current occupation? Take heart! David Oliver, author of "Love Work, Live Life!" (Authentic, ISBN# 1-86024-529-3), joins Char during Wednesday's Mid-Morning to give you practical tools to unpack your vocation and calling. He will provide inspiration and motivation to lead you toward a new passion for your current situation however difficult it may be.
 
Tuesday, February 24, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Sharon Niedzinski knew absolutely nothing about raising sheep when she bought a small flock to graze in the pasture of her newly-purchased homestead. Sixteen years later she's a seasoned pro sharing what's she's learned about sheep-and herself-in "Heaven Has a Blue Carpet" (Nelson, ISBN# 0-8499-2004-2). February's "Author! Auhor!" also features novelist Nicole Young ("Kiss Me If You Dare", Revell, ISBN # 0-8007-3159-5), children's author Roni Schotter ("The House of Joyful Living", Melanie Kroupa Books, ISBN # 978-0-374-33429-1), Jan Johnson ("Invitation to the Jesus Life", NavPress, ISBN # 1-60006-146-2), and Nancy Guthrie ("Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross", Crossway, ISBN # 1-4335-0181-4).
 
Monday, February 23, 2009Eat, Shrink & Be Merry Host(s): Lynne Ford

The wildly funny Podleski sisters are serious about healthy food that tastes delectable. Weary of fad diets that had people shunning apples and fearing bread, Janet and Greta created a know-carb, know-fat cookbook. The authors of "Eat, Shrink and Be Merry" (Granet Publishing, Inc., ISBN #0-9680631-3-6) share favorite all-of-the-taste-but-not-on-your-waist recipes, cooking tips and nutrition know-how that will get you on the right track to a healthier lifestyle.
 
Thursday, February 05, 2009How to Make Life Work Host(s): Char Binkley

Do you struggle with a lack of purpose and balance in your life? Are you challenged by difficult relationships and circumstances? God designed us according to His master plan and has wired us with His gift of choice. Bestselling author Michelle McKinney Hammond believes you've been given the power to make your life what you want it to be. During Thursday's encore Mid-Morning McKinney share's "How to Make Life Work" (FaithWords, ISBN# 9-780446-580625) by revealing the blueprint for a fulfilling, victorious life and equipping us to establish balance in our many relationships - at home, at work, and in the world.
 
Tuesday, January 06, 2009Calvin Miller Host(s): Lynne Ford

Calvin Miller has made a lifetime of telling and retelling stories. In "Life is Mostly Edges", the author behind beloved classics like "The Singer", takes a backward glance at his own life, reflecting on its sorrows, triumphs, and the unmistakable mark of the Earthmaker, the God Whose hand was in them all.
 
Thursday, November 06, 2008International Adoption Host(s): Char Binkley

In the last 15 years, intercountry adoptions have more than tripled with children being adopted into America from 50 countries. Thursday on Mid-Morning, Char is joined by author, Mardi Caldwell of the Lifetime Adoption Organization along with the Ruhls and Elers - two families who have adopted children from Columbia and Ethiopia. Tune in for great information and heartwarming stories.
 
Monday, October 20, 2008How to Ruin Your Life by Being Nice Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Being nice can ruin your life. Don't think so? Counselor Mary Adams will convince you otherwise when she explains what drives overly nice behavior and reveals its ugly fallout: anger, resentment, and even depression. Learn how you can still be nice while saying no, having firm boundaries, and being truthful and assertive.
 
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