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Thursday, December 23, 2010Pray Big Host(s): Char Binkley
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Why do we settle for weak, vague prayers like "Just be with Bob" or "Bless Janet in her time of need"? Will Davis Jr. says it's time to "Pray Big" (Revell, ISBN# 978-0-8007-3204-2) and unleash the power of God in the big and small things. God wants us to be bold and direct in our prayers. Gain straightforward guidance from Will Davis as he offers pinpoint prayers based directly on scripture during the first of six best-of 2010 encore "Mid-Morning" shows. Originally aired October 12, 2010)
 
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Thursday, October 14, 2010Pray Big Host(s): Char Binkley
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Why do we settle for weak, vague prayers like "Just be with Bob" or "Bless Janet in her time of need"? Will Davis Jr. says it's time to "Pray Big" (Revell, ISBN# 978-0-8007-3204-2) and unleash the power of God in the big and small things. God wants us to be bold and direct in our prayers. Gain straightforward guidance from Will Davis as he offers pinpoint prayers based directly on scripture during Thursday's "Mid-Morning".
 
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Monday, May 03, 2010The Folly of Prayer Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Prayer. The word evokes images of...what, exactly? On the one side, a broken world full of perplexed people; on the other, an invisible, all-powerful Being listening to their complaints, confessions and everyday requests. To the outside observer, it looks like folly. Pastor Matt Woodley, author of "The Folly of Prayer" (IVP Books, ISBN 3 0-8308-3712-0), expands the boundaries of prayer to include groans and wanderings, skin and rocks. Tune in and find your prayer life truly reimagined and truly revitalized.
 
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Thursday, March 18, 2010The Lost Art of Praying Together Host(s): Char Binkley
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Jesus promises in the book of Matthew, "where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them." Praying together is an opportunity to enter into the presence of God in a unique and powerful way, yet it seems to be the least of our priorities in our busy schedules. Pastor James Banks, author of "The Lost Art of Praying Together (Discovery House, ISBN# 978-1-57293-351-4) joins Char during today's "Mid-Morning" to prompt us to rekindle our passion and purpose for prayer in community.
 
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Friday, February 19, 2010Faith 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? On today's encore "Mid-Morning," Will Davis Jr., author of "Faith Set Free, Pray For Yourself with Reckless Abandon", joins Char to explain the importance of praying for yourself, revealing 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. Originally aired August 13, 2009.
 
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Tuesday, November 10, 2009The Power of Praying for Your Adult Child Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Are you watching your grown children step out into the world and wishing you could do more to support them while giving them the freedom they crave? You can! It doesn't matter how young or old they are, you can rest in the power of God working through your prayers. Stormie Omartian, author of The Power of Praying for Your Adult Child (Harvest House, ISBN # 0-7369-2086-5), provides fresh direction on praying with the power of God's Word over your adult children and the issues of their lives, including career choices, relationships and emotional trials.
 
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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, 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.
 
Tuesday, June 16, 2009WisdomWorks with Dr. Mitchell Kruse Host(s): Lynne Ford

If you find yourself anxious about, well, just about everything these days, a return to a core element in a relationship with God is the answer: Go online with God 24/7, uploading the content of your heart and downloading His presence and peace. In other words, pray! On today's WisdomWorks Mid-Morning, Dr. Mitchell Kruse unpacks Psalm 145, King David's prayer song to God, for practical advice on how to pray and insights on the power of prayer to unleash in us what we need to live in difficult times.
 
Wednesday, May 06, 2009Prayer Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

How has prayer made a difference in your life? Tell us about it during Wednesday's Mid-Morning with Char and Lynne as they discuss the power of talking with God. Join them as they open the phone lines so you can share your favorite scripture verses about prayer, tell them about times when God has answered your prayers, and share what you've learned from times when He didn't seem to answer the way you wanted.
 
Monday, March 30, 2009Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

For years she's encouraged and directed women in praying for their children and husbands. On today's "Author! Author!" Stormie Omartian discusses her newest book in the "The Power of a Praying" series: The Power of Praying Through the Bible (Harvest House, ISBN# 0-7369-2358-3). Marilyn Blackaby shares lessons about trusting God in Experiencing God Around the Kitchen Table (Focus on the Family, ISBN # 1-58997-469-7). Jane Kirkpatrick unveils the stories of the people of Aurora (WaterBrook, ISBN # 978-1-4000-7428-0), a utopian community founded in the mid-1800s. Sharon Souza discusses her sophomore novel, Lying on Sunday (NavPress, ISBN # 1-60006-176-9). And Eric Metaxas lulls little ones to sleep in It's Time to Sleep, My Love (Feiwel and Friends, ISBN # 978-0-312-38371-8).
 
Thursday, March 26, 2009Embracing a Life of Prayer Host(s): Char Binkley

We live in a world swirling with activity leaving time for reflection and prayer at the bottom of our priority list all too often. Mark Yaconelli, author of "Downtime" (Zondervan, ISBN# 0310283620), joins Char on Thursday's Mid-Morning to give you tools and insights to help you understand why it's so important to remain in communication with God through prayer and how to do so on a regular basis. Yaconelli explores the classical methods of prayer including silence, solitude and scripture along with more contemporary forms such as music, writing, acts of compassion and much more. Learn how to step away from the chaos of life into the comfort of God and embrace a life of prayer.
 
Thursday, September 25, 2008Today's Christian Woman Live on Mid-Morning Host(s): Lynne Ford

Carla Barnhill insists bickering is good for her marriage. Say what? She explains how it's improved communication with her husband, and why it just might help your marriage, too, on this live "issue" of Today's Christian Woman magazine. With humility and humor, Caryn Rivadeneira discusses how easy it is for pride, jealousy, and plain old laziness to get in the way of our using our spiritual gifts as God intended. And speaker and life coach Letitia Suk explains how scrapbooking brought order, focus and the blessing of beauty to her prayer time.
 
Monday, November 19, 2007Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Today's Author! Author! books have "Christmas gifts" written all over them. Wayne Batson discusses his new series aimed at middle school readers: "Isle of Swords" (Nelson, ISBN # 0-4003-1018-0). Chandra Peele invites middle school girls to experience an inside makeover in "Radiant" (New Hope, ISBN # 1-59669-089-5). Scrapbooking plays a major role in Rebeca Seitz's novel "Prints Charming" (Nelson, ISBN # 1-59554-271-X). And Calvin Miller uncovers an ancient way of prayer that leads to a new union with God in "The Path of Celtic Prayer" (Formatio, ISBN # 0-8308-3504-1).
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007Soul Care Host(s): Char Binkley

We are always in the presence of God. But in prayer we place ourselves in God's presence in an especially attentive way. Thursday on Mid-Morning, Char Binkley and Mindy Caliguire share what they are learning about prayer and invite you to experience God anew in your prayer life.
 
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Wednesday, March 14, 2007Today's Christian Woman Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

On the March issue of "Today's Christian Woman" Live on Mid-Morning, Marshele Waddell explores the emotional and spiritual battlegrounds facing today's military families. Jodi Leas, mom of two sons, reflects on how she's resolved her off-and-on longing for a daughter. Siri Mitchell targets ways to pray for believers around the world. And Mary Jenson, author of "Over Salad and Hot Bread" (Howard, ISBN # 1-4165-3334-6), affectionately shares lessons learned from her friendship with a much older woman.
 
Tuesday, January 02, 2007Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Mid-Morning kicks off its first live show of 2007 with "Author! Author!" Nanette Goings shares international recipes, wacky facts and family time ideas in "Stirring Up a World of Fun" (New Hope, ISBN# 1-56309-919-5). Doug Pagitt explains how practicing various physical postures while praying can open your life more fully to God in "Body Prayer" (WaterBrook, ISBN# 1-4000-7148-8). Tim Madigan recounts how his friendship with Dr. Fred Rogers powerfully transformed his life in "I'm Proud of You" (Gotham Books, ISBN# 1-592-40227-5). And Julie Morris explores the power of God's Word to move you "From Worry to Worship" (New Hope, ISBN # 1-56309-754-0).
 
Wednesday, October 04, 2006Today's Christian Woman Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

On today's Today's Christian Woman Live on Mid-Morning, Trish Berg shares how she and her friends tackle the meal-preparation crunch by consolidating and coordinating their efforts to help each other out. Dynamic NPR commentator and journalism professor Patricia Raybon discusses the challenges of cultivating a meaningful prayer life, including how to pray amidst life's challenging circumstances. And Holly Robaina explores why shows like Medium and Ghost Whisperer are so successful.
 
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Wednesday, March 29, 2006Dr. Larry Crabb Host(s): Char Binkley

In "The PAPA Prayer" (Integrity, ISBN # 1-5914-5424-7), Larry Crabb makes a startling confession: his prayer life was a lifeless routine. That is, until he began practicing a revolutionary, conversational approach to talking with and enjoying God. Crabb shares his spiritual journey, one that yielded a new, closer connection with God.
 
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Monday, March 13, 2006Today's Christian Woman Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford, Maria Gardner

On this on-air issue of "Today's Christian Woman" Live on Mid-Morning, singer Sara Groves talks candidly about going through a season of doubting. Mayo Mathers shares insights on marriage she learned while taking salsa lessons. Nancy Guthrie digs into ways to cultivate a meaningful conversation with God. And Esther Bruland sheds light on helping a dying loved one say "goodbye" to this life.
 
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Tuesday, January 31, 2006 Host(s): Lynne Ford, Lynne Ford

Jennifer Kennedy Dean says that many Christians have had disappointing experiences with faith because they've mistaken "belief" for "faith." One relies on the outcome you want and one relies on God. Jennifer explains the powerful difference, one that fuels our prayers and releases power in our lives in "Fueled by Faith" (New Hope, ISBN # ISBN # 1-56309-993-4).
 
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Thursday, July 21, 2005Today's Christian Woman Host(s): Lynne Ford, Maria Gardner

Praying with a friend via e-mail wasn't something Connie Fink had considered. That is until she found herself isolated and in need. Connie tells her story on this edition of Today's Christian Woman Live on Mid-Morning. You'll also meet Shannon Ethridge who admits that when it comes to sexual integrity, she learned her lessons the hard way. Shannon explains how you can avoid her mistakes and find love in all the right places. And Rose Averill shares why shoes are her passion. The answer will surprise you!
 
Tuesday, June 21, 2005Soul Care Host(s): Char Binkley

Why is journaling an enriching and necessary component of soul care? Mindy Caliguire explains on June's Soul Care installment. Lifting the burden associated with journaling, Mindy offers simple, natural and enjoyable ways to include journaling in the rhythm of your devotional life
 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

Neta Jackson's Yada Yada series has taken on a life of its own. She explains why the books about a diverse prayer group are insanely popular on the June edition of Author! Author! Shannon Kubiak discusses her sophomore novel, "God Called a Girl" (Bethany House, ISBN # 0-7642-0029-1). And Phyllis Pellman Good shares sure-to-please slow cooker recipes from her "Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook" and "Fix-It and Forget-It Lightly Cookbook."
 
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Tuesday, May 17, 2005Soul Care Host(s): Char Binkley

How's your prayer life? If it's falling short of what you'd like your conversations with God to be, don't miss this month's Soul Care Mid-Morning. Mindy Caliguire's insights on prayer will bring relief and release from prayer anxiety, enabling you to simply commune with God.
 
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