Moody Radio Cleveland
The Morning Program with Mark and the Morning Team

The Morning Program with Mark and Gary

Air Date May 16, 2013


On today's program guests include Penna Dexter, Linda Harvey, Ed Stetzer, Nils Smith, 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 Gary
Topic:  The Word of the Day
horripilation - to get goose bumps

6:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  Huge solar flares may enhance the northern lights

6:54 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  Mennonite Central Committee provides clean water in Zambia

Penna Dexter

7:05 a.m. – Penna Dexter
Mother, activist, and columnist for The Baptist Press
Audio Blog Topic:  High School Students Take a Stand

7:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  Ohioans curse more than any other state

7:35 a.m. – Ed Stetzer and Nils Smith
Stetzer, President, LifeWay Research; Smith, Innovation/Web Pastor, Community Bible Church
Topic:  Moody Radio's Julie Roys facilitates the debate on whether cyberchurch is really church
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7:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:   Why casinos ruin cities

Linda Harvey

8:05 a.m. – Linda Harvey
Founder of Mission America, Columbus, Ohio
Audio Blog Topic: Sidewalk Revelations at Teachers Union Meeting

8:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  The Grab Bag Question
In what state are you least likely to hear a curse word?  Washington

Kendra and John Smiley

8:35 a.m. – John and Kendra Smiley
Parenting coaches and authors
Topic:  Kids and divorce in the church
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8:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  Tribe wins victory in Philadelphia


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.