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Monday, February 10, 2014Ministering to Gay Teens Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Youth Pastor Shawn Harrison says the way teens struggling with homosexuality first encounter God - both personally and at church...including how Christians react to them - can determine their subsequent steps. It's a delicate balance...not compromising the truth of God's Word, but also not withholding grace. Shawn and Clinton Faupel join Lynne for the hour to explain to parents, youth pastors, youth sponsors and anyone else working with teens how to respond when a student comes out and how to help the family through the journey. Learn how to minister and serve a group of people who genuinely seek deep authenticity in love, character, truth, and presence.
 
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Friday, February 07, 2014Steps for Getting "Unstuck" Host(s): Lynne Ford
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We get stuck in a toxic relationship, in sabotaging our best efforts to lose weight or commit to regular exercise, in (fill-in-the-blank) because we receive a payoff in remaining stuck. Psychologist Dr. Jennifer Degler unpacked this odd dynamic – getting a benefit from something that is negatively affecting us – during her January 2 Mid-Morning. The counselor returns today to dig into the specifics of untangling ourselves from unhealthy people and behaviors.
 
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Thursday, February 06, 2014BLT! Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Our hats go off to the mail carriers – and delivery folks of every kind – who have braved bitterly cold temps and nasty weather the last few weeks to bring us our mail and packages. Want to say thanks to your mail carrier? Have a story of a delivery person who went above and beyond? It’s your chance to shout out some thanks!  And do you ever get…the Sunday night blues? As the clock creeps closer to Monday morning, do you find yourself in a slump? How do you fight the end-of-weekend blues? All this…and tweets…and pins…and stories – make for a post-Share BLT!
 
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Wednesday, February 05, 2014"Things Your Mother Never Told You" Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Dr. Kim Gaines Eckert is a licensed psychologist, and she meets a lot of women who may be…just like you! They need direction in their journey toward healing and wholeness. Do you know you are a sexual being created by God? Do you know you’ve probably bought into some lies and myths created by our culture? Do you know that you may have even adopted a distorted view of what GOD says about who you are sexually? Join Lynne as she talks to Kim Gaines Eckert and learns just a few of the Things Your Mother Never Told You (IVP, ISBN# 978-0-8308-4309-1).
 
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Tuesday, February 04, 2014Kerri Zurbuch Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Did you make some fitness resolutions back in January? How are they going? Kerri Zurbuch and Lynne want to help you keep your resolutions intact with some good-for-you {yet still delicious} recipes, a $10.00 workout tool available at a home improvement store, and a new way to do Zumba. They’ll talk about all these things –and take your questions! Don’t give up on those resolutions; you can do it!
 
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Monday, February 03, 2014Dr. David Hawkins Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Feeling stressed? Did you know that the very thing you wish would go away is actually essential to a happy, healthy life? Dr. David Hawkins explains how to turn what might be a frustration (stress) into a motivation! And if you’ve had the trust broken in your marriage, you know how hard it is to repair it. Dr. Hawkins offers helpful insights on how to find trust again through prayer, professional help, and a posture of humility and willingness to change. He’ll take your relationship questions by phone, email and Facebook during the second half of the hour!
 
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Monday, January 27, 2014Cyber Monday Host(s): Lynne Ford
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To kick off WBCL's Share 2014 "Changing Lives Together" week, we have Cyber Monday, allowing you the opportunity to partner with us to continue bringing great programming for the next year! Joining us during the Mid-Morning hour will be Mitch Kruse, Mindy Twombly and Martha Punches - each sharing a unique story of how WBCL has ministered! Don't miss their stories and the chance to be part of the WBCL ministry as we change lives together!
 
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Friday, January 24, 2014"No Stones" Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Wife. Mother. Christian. Sex addict. For years, Marnie Ferree lived a double life, a duplicitous existence that caught up with her when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer caused by HPV, a sexually transmitted disease. On today’s encore Mid-Morning, the author of No Stones (IVP, ISBN# 0-8308-3740-3) recounts her own story, explains why sexual addiction isn’t about sex, explores the roots behind it, and unveils he keys to surrender and sobriety.
 
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Thursday, January 23, 2014BLT! Host(s): Lynne Ford and Bekah Shaffer
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As we learned from author Shaunti Feldhahn…sometimes it’s the little things that make marriage so successful, and even more than that, so much fun. What do YOU do to enjoy your marriage in the middle of the daily? And what traits drew you to your spouse in the first place? Those little things you noticed that made you know…this was one to hang onto. We’d love to hear why you love your love…and we’ll share some of our favorite marriage tidbits too! And we’ll have tweets, pins, stories and more for you during this week’s BLT!
 
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Wednesday, January 22, 2014Spots and Spotlights Host(s): Lynne Ford and Bekah Shaffer
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Theresa Lucas was born with a rare “diff”ability…not a DISability, which means she can’t…but DIFFability, which means she can…just differently. And what she does differently – and masterfully, is paint. She’ll share here story with us to open our January Spots and Spotlights show! And Lindsay from Lindsay Letters tells us how her love of lettering led her to a life and career she loves! Mike Daly explains the “Orange Duffel Bag Initiative” and how it’s changing lives. And Randy Harter closes the hour with his unique Fort Wayne postcard collection...turned book! We’ll have giveaways and lots of fun on this month’s Spots and Spotlights show!
 
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Tuesday, January 21, 2014Mitch Kruse Host(s): Lynne Ford
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We’ve all heard it, and probably said it too…the angels were watching over me today! But who are these angels and what role do they play in the heavenly realm and on earth? Mitch Kruse and Lynne continue their theology series with a discussion on angels…those who are good and those who are bad, including the leading fallen angel: Satan. Learn how to protect your  heart against his schemes! We’ll take your questions during the second half of the hour via phone, Facebook and email.
 
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Monday, January 20, 2014"Holding Your Family Together" Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Do you long to have a home where every person feels loved, valued and heard? A family that seeks God's wisdom, will and Word together? An intimate, affectionate community where every day is an experience of caring, sharing, comfort and peace? Dr. Rich Melheim says you can make this a reality in your home...but only with an intentional plan! The author of Holding Your Family Together (Regal, ISBN# 978-0830766314) spends an hour with us to explain five simple steps that can turn a seemingly impossible dream into a reality for your family...starting today!
 
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Friday, January 17, 2014Spiritual Direction Host(s): Lynne Ford
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If you're asking the age-old question..."What does God want me to do with my life..." - well, we don't have the specific answer for you. But we DO have Robin Chaddock, a life coach and spiritual director who will spend the hour encouraging you to think through some basic questions that might push you toward the path God does have for you. She'll help you focus on your specific gifts, desires, passions and talents and in so doing, see how God wants to use you for His glory!
 
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Thursday, January 16, 2014BLT! Host(s): Lynne Ford and Bekah Shaffer
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Well, if you’re a girl of the 90’s (or had a girl in the 90’s), you might have been a big fan of the original American Girl Dolls. Remember them? Molly, Kirsten, Felicity and Samantha? If you had Miss Molly and all her accessories, did you know you could make almost five grand by selling her now? We’re curious…did you have American Girl dolls? Other toys that you collected that are worth something now? Did you have a toy you WISH you still had because it’s valuable now? We’ll chat about it on Thursday’s BLT!
 
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014"Related by Chance, Family by Choice" Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Is there anything more dreaded than the mother-in-law/daughter-in-law dynamic? Warnings about the horrors that await any bride who dares to encroach on Mama’s territory are everywhere. In Wednesday’s encore Mid-Morning, Deb DeArmond and her 3 daughters-in-law refuse to accept this thought. If you want 2014 to bring an end to your tumultuous family dynamic, listen to Deb’s advice, gathered from first-hand experience and Scripture. What if this could be your best year ever with your family – even those Related by Chance, Family by Choice (Kregel, ISBN# 978-0-8254-4325-2)?
 
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014Dr. Ann Kulze Host(s): Lynne Ford
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It’s a new year and a new chance to incorporate healthy habits into your lifestyle! Dr. Ann Kulze spends Tuesday’s Mid-Morning with us to teach us more wisdom about healthy eating. Does it matter when during the day you eat your calories? Does garlic really have enough healthy benefits to make its consumption worthwhile? What are the side effects of lost sleep {besides crankiness}? And just what is that sugar doing to your body? Dr. Ann answers these questions and more – and we’ll have a giveaway of her Weigh Less for Life book online during the hour as well!
 
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Monday, January 13, 2014Author Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Parents and grandparents…today’s Author Author Mid-Morning has something for your little ones from two local authors! David M. Long introduces us to Amos Fogely and Kareena Leena who are on the Hunt for the Rocky Mountain Marmot (ISBN# 978-1492817864). And Donna Frisinger’s award winning book Bink and Slinky’s Ark Adventure (Standard, ISBN# 978-0-7847-3688-3) combines fun with Bible teaching! And for the moms…Caryn Rivadeneira offers hope of being valued in devotional, Known and Loved (Revell, ISBN# 978-0-8007-2207-4). Patrick Kelly shares about the daily devotional he co-wrote with James Stuart Bell, Awakening Faith (Zondervan, ISBN# 978-0310514879)Novelist Murray Pura takes readers to the stately English manor Ashton Park (Harvest House, ISBN# 978-0-736952859), with its family and staff. And bestselling author Davis Bunn talks about his action-packed suspense novel, Unlimited (B&H, ISBN#978-1-4336-7940-7).
 
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Friday, January 10, 2014"Related by Chance, Family by Choice" Host(s): Lynne Ford

Is there anything more dreaded than the mother-in-law/daughter-in-law dynamic? Warnings about the horrors that await any bride who dares to encroach on Mama’s territory are everywhere. In Wednesday’s encore Mid-Morning, Deb DeArmond and her 3 daughters-in-law refuse to accept this thought. If you want 2014 to bring an end to your tumultuous family dynamic, listen to Deb’s advice, gathered from first-hand experience and Scripture. What if this could be your best year ever with your family – even those Related by Chance, Family by Choice (Kregel, ISBN# 978-0-8254-4325-2)?
 
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Friday, January 10, 2014"The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages" Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Have you ever looked at a blissfully married couple and thought, I wish I could know their secret? Shaunti Feldhahn spent years thoroughly researching marriages and joins us for the hour to reveal 12 powerful habits the happiest marriages have in common. You might be surprised to learn what she found - all the little, unexpected, even often overlooked actions that make a huge difference. Some of the happiest couples go to bed mad, keep score, don't tell it like it is, and get in over their heads. Surprised? Join Lynne and Shaunti for a fascinating revelation of The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages (Multnomah, ISBN# 978-1601421210).
 
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Thursday, January 09, 2014BLT! Host(s): Lynne Ford and Bekah Shaffer
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We’re back!! Christmas has been a couple of weeks ago now…but we’re still curious about your thank-you note ideas! Do you write them? Do you make your kids write them? Do you do anything to make them more creative than a standard note? We’d love to know! And we’d love to hear your theme verse for 2014! Has God led you to a verse to serve as your guide for this year? Spend the hour with us {and our tweets, pins and stories!} for BLT!
 
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Wednesday, January 08, 2014Brain Health with Dr. Earl Henslin Host(s): Lynne Ford
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One of the best gifts to give yourself in 2014 is the commitment to try something new—from a knitting stitch to a dance move to anything else that excites you. It’s good for your soul…and your brain! Dr. Earl Henslin offers the fascinating why and shares the latest brain science news you need to know. The author of This is Your Brain on Joy fields questions about your own gray matter beginning at 10:30.
 
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Tuesday, January 07, 2014Dr. David Hawkins Host(s): Lynne Ford
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She loves Jesus; her husband has no interest in spiritual things. He’s found true life in becoming a follower of God; his wife wants her “old” husband back. Yes, there are definite challenges for believers married to non-Christians, but their marriages can still be satisfying, loving and fulfilling. Dr. David Hawkins offers sage advice, and tackles the topic of husbands and wives who are more attentive to technology than to their spouses before answering your relationship questions!
 
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Friday, January 03, 2014Dr. David Hawkins Host(s): Lynne Ford

Feeling stressed? Did you know that the very thing you wish would go away is actually essential to a happy, healthy life? Dr. David Hawkins explains how to turn what might be a frustration (stress) into a motivation! And if you’ve had the trust broken in your marriage, you know how hard it is to repair it. Dr. Hawkins offers helpful insights on how to find trust again through prayer, professional help, and a posture of humility and willingness to change. He’ll take your relationship questions by phone, email and Facebook during the second half of the hour!
 
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Friday, January 03, 2014Getting Unstuck Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Are you living…stuck? Stuck trying to be perfect…feeling sad and numb…and maybe a host of other things you can’t even identify.  These stuck places often go unattended inside us and they are shaping our lives more than we would like to think. If you don’t want to spend another year feeling Stuck (Thomas Nelson, 978-1-4185-4873-5), join Lynne and Dr. Jennifer Degler as they discuss Jennie Allen’s study on becoming unstuck! It’s a new year and a new chance to be free from what holds you captive!
 
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Wednesday, January 01, 2014Verbal and Emotional Abuse Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Physical abuse is easily identified; visible bruises and scars remind you of what you endured. But verbal abuse is different, because the damage is internal…a wounded spirit and a belittled sense of self. Author, speaker and psychologist Dr. Jennifer Degler has a tender heart toward those buried in verbally abusive relationships and on today’s encore Mid-Morning, she joins us to explain what verbal abuse is, what it does, and how you can be set free from its bondage. She gives practical advice and also the hope that Jesus Christ, the Author of all change can transform your life into an incredible, extraordinary story of grace.”
 
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