The Morning Program with Mark and Gary
Air Date March 12, 2013
On today's program guests include Rick Hawksley, Kendra Smiley and Dr. Mark Eckel. Additional items referred to may be found on Moody Radio Cleveland's Facebook page: Facebook Group
6:05 a.m. – Rick Hawksley
Writer, gardener, architect, Kent, Ohio
Audio Blog Topic: Saving Buildings, Saving Ourselves
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6:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: The Word of the Day
repine – to feel or express discontent
6:35 a.m. – Kendra Smiley
Author, speaker, parenting coach from Central Illinois
Topic: Kendra’s new book, Live Free (Moody Publishers)
www.kendrasmiley.com | Listen
6:54 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: The Slavic Gospel Association prays for doors to remain open in Russia
7:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: Will Ohio go to a 70 mph speed limit statewide?
7:35 a.m. – Dr. Mark Eckel
V.P. for Academic Affairs, Crossroads Bible College, Indianapolis, Ind.
Audio Blog Topic: Multitasking Leads to Narrative Deprivation
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7:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: No large sugary drink ban in New York for now
8:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: The Grab Bag Question
What hymn did Robert Lowry write? “Nothing But The Blood”
8:35 a.m. – Kendra Smiley
(Same as 6:05 a.m.)
8:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: Volunteers needed for Share 2013 on April 9 - 12
Born in Cleveland, Mark grew up in Geauga County. After graduating from West Geauga, Mark went to Bowling Green where he majored in Radio/TV. Mark landed a job at WUAB-TV where he did just about everything. He entered the advertising world in 1987 working at various area agencies. In February 1993, Mark was heard for the first time on Moody Radio Cleveland as a part-timer, and started hosting The Morning Program in 2000.
Mark lives in Lake County with his wife Wendy, three daughters, a large cat, and an active dog. Mark sings in the praise team at church, leads an adult Sunday School class and serves on the board of Building Hope in the City. With the entire Zimmerman family, Mark is very involved in the ministry of the Love & Hope Children’s Home in El Salvador.