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Tuesday, March 01, 2011Dr. Mitchell Kruse Host(s): Lynne Ford
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On his monthly Mid-Morning visit, Dr. Mitchell Kruse reaches the end of the road, that is, the end of his book Restoration Road (Credo, ISBN # 1-935391-3109). Whether you ve been along for the ride since Chapter One, or just tuning in for Chapter Sixteen, you ll hear in Mitch s story of surrender, the voice of God inviting you to experience complete restoration in Christ.
Tags: kruse, wisdom, restoration, road Categories: Mid-Mornings
Monday, November 29, 2010Sabbath Rest Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Do your Sundays look and feel like any other day of the week? Would you like to relax and ready yourself for a new week, but find the demands of life don't break for Sundays? Discover how you can embrace Sabbath rest; not a rules-driven, joyless list of don'ts, but a day of savoring God and the good things He's given us. Don't miss "Mid-Morning's" last show in this year's "Catch Your Breath" series featuring Brenda Jank and Marva Dawn, author of "Keeping the Sabbath Wholly" (Eerdmans, ISBN # 0-8028-0457-0).
Tags: rest, sunday, sabbath Categories: Mid-Mornings
Tuesday, November 16, 2010Dr. Mitch Kruse Host(s): Lynne Ford
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God has placed four primary desires within us: significance, contentment, control and security; desires that can only be completely satisfied by God. Dr. Mitchell Kruse, author of "Restoration Road" (Credo, 1-935391-31-9), explains what happens when we turn to other things to satisfy us, and why only God can restore our desires.
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Tuesday, October 19, 2010Dr. Mitchell Kruse Host(s): Lynne Ford
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God has placed within us four primary desires to be satisfied in Him and to bring that satisfaction to others. But our sinful natures cause us to fulfill those desires in ways that drive a wedge between us and God. Dr. Mitchell Kruse, author of "Restoration Road" (Credo, ISBN #1-935391-31-90), identifies the four desires and, using his own wayward story, points the way to true satisfaction and security.
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Tuesday, June 15, 2010Dr. Mitch Kruse Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Is your faith more about dos (Do go to church. Do have it all together.) and don'ts (Don't drink. Don't go to R-rated movies.)? Keeping rules won't save you or transform you. Only the Restorer can do both. Dr. Mitchell Kruse shares his own story of perpetual surrender to receive new life via "Restoration Road" (Credo, ISBN # 1-935391-31-9).
Tags: wisdom, faith, restoration Categories: Mid-Mornings
Tuesday, April 20, 2010Dr. Mitchell Kruse Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Dr. Mitchell Kruse has finally done it: written a book that covers his personal restoration story and the journey everyone must take to in order to be made whole. Join Mitch as he travels through his book "Restoration Road" (Credo, ISBN # 1-935391-31-9), a journey that God can use to restore you to the authentic design He intended.
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Monday, March 29, 2010Dr. Mitchell Kruse Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Have your self-restoration attempts left you feeling dissatisfied and unrestored? Unfortunately, most of us turn to ourselves for restoration, attempting to fix our shortcomings on the outside under the guise that it will change us on the inside. As we anticipate Easter, the ultimate restoration, Dr. Mitchell Kruse explains the futility of trying to fix ourselves and examines the three steps that to lead to true restoration.
Tags: wisdom, restoration Categories: Mid-Mornings
Monday, February 15, 2010Unfaithful Host(s): Lynne Ford

Statistics show that one in every four marriages is impacted by infidelity. Odds are that you or someone you know has been directly affected by the searing pain of marital infidelity. But adultery is not an automatic death sentence for a marriage. You can trust again. You can restore intimacy. You can have a relationship that you will both cherish for a lifetime. Using hard-won wisdom and insights gleaned from their own journey to save their marriage after devastating infidelities, Gary and Mona Shriver, co-authors of "Unfaithful" (Cook, ISBN # 1-4347-6533-8), explain how.
Tuesday, November 03, 2009Conquering Chronic Fatigue Illnesses Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Fatigue syndromes like fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and hypothyroidism rob millions of people of the energy to do and enjoy even the little things of life; and getting the proper diagnosis often proves elusive. Dr. Jonathan Forester unmasks the causes of the most prevalent fatigue illness, and explains the treatment options he's used to effectively help patients struggling with a debilitating fatigue condition.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009Spots & Spotlights Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

Imagine spending an hour with your parents or grandparents after they are gone. Winning WBCL's "A Legacy if Forever" contest will make that possible. Jon Leyse shares the contest details on today's "Spots and Spotlights." Joani Schultz explains how your kids can encourage other kids in difficult or disastrous situations via Operation Kid-to-Kid. Pam Lochner tells you how to save money shopping at Habitat for Humanity's "ReStore. And Kathy Troccoli extends a personal invitation to attend the "Hope's Alive in Fort Wayne" celebration.
Monday, July 06, 2009Run Hard, Rest Well Host(s): Lynne Ford

The most daunting problem today in America, says Brenda Jank, is exhaustion and lives overloaded with activity and demanding "to-dos." Yet the simple answer - taking time to rest - eludes us. On today's "Mid-Morning," Brenda examines the obstacles to rest - including our fear of standing still and being quiet - while exploring the life-giving benefits of resting on Sundays and by taking personal retreats. The busy mother of five shares practical ways to do both, on today's Mid-Morning.
Wednesday, June 24, 2009A Day in the Life of a Restaurant Server Host(s): Char Binkley

It's a special treat to enjoy dining in at a nice restaurant. Have you ever thought about what it would be like to be in the shoes of the waiters and waitresses serving you? Char brings a panel of servers together on Wednesday's Mid-Morning to get the inside scoop on the difficulty of their chosen career, why tips are so vital for them to make a living, and what you as a customer can do to help make their job easier. Gain insight from their challenging and sometimes humorous serving experiences.
Tags: waiter, waitress, restaurant, servers, panel, Paul Davoli Categories: n/a
Monday, March 23, 2009Conquering Chronic Fatigue Host(s): Lynne Ford

Dr. Jonathan Forester specializes in treating fatigue illnesses including fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. On today's Mid-Morning he details how the body's immune, endocrine and nervous systems impact our energy level and overall health, and suggests treatments that reduce, and in some cases put in remission, debilitating fatigue.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008The 4:8 Principle: The Secret to a Joy-Filled Life Host(s): Char Binkley

Do you struggle to keep a positive outlook on life? It's easy to view the world, our lives and ourselves through a lens of negativity in today's society that's bent on nursing old wounds and highlighting what is wrong with just about everything and everyone. The good news is there's hope for restoring your joy. Don't miss America's Success Coach and best selling author Tommy Newberry's advice on how to experience joy by God's design using "The 4:8 Principle" (Tyndale, ISBN# 1-4143-1304-7) during Wednesday's encore Mid-Morning. Tommy will share the secret to a joy-filled life and challenge you to discover, develop, and defend your joy.
Thursday, October 30, 2008Making A Difference Host(s): Char Binkley

The world is filled with so many needs and you may be thinking, "But I'm just one person - can I really make a difference?" Join Char during Thursday's Mid-Morning to hear how four people are making a difference - each one in their own corner of the world. And they may inspire you to ask yourself "What can I do to bring some change to this world?" And, who knows, you may find an answer to your question!
Friday, May 09, 2008Open Phones Host(s): Char Binkley

Gas prices can alter life as we attempt to find ways to drive less. Longer trips give way to finding enjoyment closer to home. Perhaps there is more cooking at home and less eating out which causes us to be more selective in our restaurant choices. Char opens phone lines so you can share what restaurants you frequent for most enjoyment when dining away from home. Old favorites or new - Char wants to hear all about them.
Tags: restaurants, eating out Categories: n/a
Friday, April 11, 2008Restoring the Fallen Host(s): Char Binkley

How do you respond when a brother or sister in Christ falls into sin? It's easy to ignore the wrongdoing or simply banish the wrongdoer. What if we used a biblical approach in these hurtful situations by showing compassion and surrounding the fallen with a spiritual care team to help them through the process of restoration? Earl and Sandy Wilson, authors of "Restoring the Fallen" (InterVarsity Press, ISBN# 0830816194) enlighten us as to how to come alongside the life of the fallen to help them deal with the truth, make repentance complete and reestablish discipline in a way that honors God and everyone involved.
Wednesday, April 09, 2008Simplify Your Life Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

Everyone feels the demands on the limited resources of time and money-so how do we build quiet, rest and simplicity into our lives? And, perhaps, the more honest question we must ask is Do we want to? Paul Borthwick, author of "Simplify" (Authentic Books, ISBN # 1-934068-01-4), explores the unsettling and unsatisfying results of striving for more, while offering practical tips for cutting back, scaling down and establishing new priorities.
Tags: Paul, simplify, quiet, rest, cutting back, priorities Categories: n/a
Monday, January 28, 2008Chasing Skinny Rabbits Host(s): Lynne Ford

You may not think you're a hunter, but chances are you're in the habit of "Chasing Skinny Rabbits" (Nelson, ISBN# 0-8499-1960-6). And there's nothing cute and fuzzy about these trails and traps that lead to exhaustion. John Trent discusses why we're so prone to chasing Skinny Rabbits and points to a different way that leads to true fulfillment and spiritual rest.
Friday, October 19, 2007False Intimacy Host(s): Lynne Ford

Sexual addictions are steeped in lies. They promise relief, acceptance and fulfillment but deliver destruction. Dr. Harry Schaumburg, author of "False Intimacy" (NavPress, ISBN # 1-57683-028-4), explores the causes of sexual addictions, their deceptive nature, and provides biblical guideposts for the journey to restoration.
Wednesday, October 10, 2007Spots and Spotlights Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

The Cerulean Restaurant and Sushi Lounge in Winona Lake is getting lots of good buzz for its fusion of Mediterranean and Asian cuisine. Owner Caleb France takes you into the kitchen on today's "Spots and Spotlights" that also spotlights the Huber Opera House, the Blue Gate Theatre, and the Elco Performing Arts Center.
Wednesday, September 19, 2007Liz Curtis Higgs Host(s): Lynne Ford

Liz Curtis Higgs understands Bad Girls. Their hard edges and hearts. Their fears and foibles. The popular author and speaker explores the lives of the Bible's bad, really bad and slightly bad girls. You'll see yourself in one, or maybe two; but more importantly you'll discover a God who loves us in spite of our sins and stands ready to forgive and restore
Thursday, September 06, 2007Digging Deeper Panel Host(s): Char Binkley

It's never a dull Mid-Morning when the Digging Deeper panel gets together. Thursday at 9:05, this team of ladies will discuss Mark Buchanan's book, "The Rest of God" (Thomas Nelson, ISBN # 0849918707), which says that the world isn't dying for another book, but it is dying for the rest found in God by observing the Sabbath. Let's see where our panel goes as they unpack what constitutes a day of rest.
Tags: rest, Mark, sabbath, spiritual growth Categories: n/a
Thursday, June 28, 2007Soul Care Host(s): Char Binkley

Are the demands of everyday life keeping you from tending to your soul? Do you have a tendency to under-value the importance of your interior world because of the chaotic exterior world surrounding you? Take heart! There is hope and practical steps to restore life and health to your soul. Join Char and Mindy during Thursday's Mid-Morning as they share practical wisdom on key spiritual practices that can become the platform for authentic spiritual growth.
Wednesday, May 09, 2007Favorite Local Restaurants Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

Mexican, Italian, good old American hamburgers, apple dumplings-what's your choice when you go out to eat? Char and Lynne open the phone lines to hear about your favorite restaurant choices and also the special desserts you order when you eat out locally.
Tags: restaurants, desserts, favorite, local Categories: n/a
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