Character influences all areas of a child’s life especially their convictions, establishes their reputation, and ultimate determines their destiny. Dr. Kathy Koch joined us on Wake Up Right this past week to tell us about her new book, Parent Differently: Raise Kids with Biblical Character that Changes Culture. She reminds parents that if they want to see their children adopt positive attitudes, act righteously, and develop healthy habits, then they themselves must lead by example in understanding and demonstrating biblical character. We absolutely love every opportunity to talk with Dr. Kathy, one of our favorite guests on Wake Up Right! We appreciate her practical insights on parenting and the character, educational, and spiritual development of our children and grandchildren.
Veterans Josh and Kristie Clare join us on Wake Up Right to talk about their experience as veterans and ways we can love, support, encourage, and share gratitude with the veterans in our families and communities.
Joshua Aaron, a dual citizen of Israel and the United States and a musical artist, joined Tim and Doug on Wake Up Right to share prayer requests and insights about the ongoing conflict in Israel and the terrorist organization, Hamas. Listen to this conversation for his perspective of the nuanced political and spiritual battles taking place right now.
In this conversation on Wake Up Right, we're joined by Christina Kuc-Masker, Executive Director of Pathways Pregnancy Help Center. Assessing options, exploring possibilities, offering hope–that's what Pathways Unplanned Pregnancy Center does on a daily basis! Pathways offers education, support, care, and counseling to parents in need. Christina Kuc-Masker joined us to share exciting updates about Pathways' new location in Kingston and their upcoming gala on October 12, 2023.
In this conversation on Wake Up Right, Pastor Ray Petts from Back Mountain Harvest shares about a 616 mile, 9-day bicycle ride he's embarking on beginning Saturday, September 23. The goal is to raise money for bleachers to resume outdoor performances of The Gift, an outdoor musical drama that attracts more than 10,000 people each year. The production has been on hiatus for many years, but the purchase of bleachers will support its return.
Best-selling author and speakerCarol McLeod joined us on Wake Up Right recently to tell us about her new Bible study titled Timeless: The Living and Enduring Word of God. In our conversation, you'll hear Carol's contagious joy, enthusiasm, and passion for God's Word. Carol shares how the book of 1 Peter, written nearly 2,000 years ago, is as practical, hopeful, and up-to-date as any book written today.
Justin Behrens joined us on the air recently to introduce us and our listeners to Danielle O. Keith-Alexandre, the new Executive Director of Keystone Mission! We are excited to welcome her as a partner in ministry here in NEPA. Danielle shared some of her past experience, her heart for ministry to the homeless in our area, and opportunities for our listeners to participate in homeless ministry in both Wilkes-Barre and Scranton!
Pastors face daily demands of hitting targets of success in every area of life—for the long haul. How are pastors ever supposed to finish well? Pastor, author, and church planter Mark Dance joined us on Wake Up Right recently to discuss the very relevant topic of pastoral success, resilience, and burnout.
Rich Vreeland, co-owner of Vreeland's Harley-Davidson in Bloomsburg, PA, joined us on Wake Up Right recently to tell us about The Old Made New Tour and to share the story of how God changed the entire direction of his life, starting with quitting his job and taking a cross-country road trip to help his brother detox. After opening a Harley-Davidson store in Bloomsburg, meeting his wife, and so much more, Rich trusted Christ through hearing the gospel during his time working with Nascar races through Motor Racing Outreach. Hearing and responding to the gospel changed his life and saved his marriage, and he began using motorcycling and racing as an open door for sharing the gospel.
Filmmaker Tim Mahoney joined us on Wake Up Right recently to tell us about the power of storytelling. Tim uses investigative filmmaking to share evidence that clarifies the consistency between the Bible and archeology. The most recent film, Patterns of Evidence: Journey to Mount Sinai II, will be in theaters on May 15 and May 17.