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The Morning Program with Mark and the Morning Team

The Morning Program with Mark and Gary

Air Date May 9, 2013


Ron Eastwood sits in for Gary today. On today's program guests include Juri Ammari, Jon Gauger, Joe Abraham, and John and Kendra Smiley.  Additional items referred to may be found on Moody Radio Cleveland's Facebook page:  Facebook Group.


6:15 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic:  The Word of the Day
decussate - to intersect or cross

6:35 a.m. – Juri Ammari (Repeat)
Pastor, Metro Alliance Church, Cleveland’s Detroit/Westshore neighborhood
Topic: Seven churches pray for Cleveland’s west side in the case of three women freed after 10 years of captivity | Listen

6:54 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic: American pastor celebrates 33rd birthday in Iranian prison

Jon Gauger

7:05 a.m. – Jon Gauger
Director of Special Projects, Moody Radio
Audio Blog Topic:  Flooding in Chicago 

7:15 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic:  Horrors of Seymour Avenue confirm what the human heart is capable of

7:45 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic:  Almost 100 open missing persons cases in Cleveland

Joe Abraham

8:05 a.m. – Joe Abraham
Pastor, Scranton Road Bible Church, Cleveland, Ohio
Topic:  Yesterday’s prayer vigil on Seymour Avenue

8:15 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic:  The Grab Bag Question
Which country held a historic election 19 years ago today?  South Africa (Nelson Mandela elected President)

Kendra and John Smiley

8:35 a.m. – John and Kendra Smiley
Parenting coaches and authors
Website | Listen

8:45 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic:  With the world watching Northeast Ohio, what will we show them?


Mark Zimmerman

Mark Zimmerman

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.