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

The Morning Program with Mark and Gary

Air Date June 13, 2013


On today's program guests include Dr. John Koessler, Jon Gauger, Dr. Paul Nyquist, Carson Nyquist 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
mazy - winding; intricate; confusing

John Koessler

6:35 a.m. – Dr. John Koessler
Chairman of Pastoral Studies, Moody Bible Institute
Audio Blog Topic:  Apology Accepted 

6:54 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: WCRF teams with Justin and Meryl Masterson to bless the poor in Kenya

7:05 a.m. – Dr. Paul Nyquist; Carson Nyquist
President of Moody Bible Institute; Creative Director of Envision, ministry of CMA
Topic: Moody Radio’s Julie Roys facilitates a discussion on generational differences in the Church 
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7:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: A battery that can power a village

Jon Gauger

7:35 a.m. – Jon Gauger
Special Projects Director, Moody Radio
Audio Blog Topic: Does Prayer Really Work? 

7:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meetings echo across many denominations

8:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  The Grab Bag Question
On this date in 1789, what did Martha Washington taste that was so different she noted it in her diary?  Ice cream

Kendra and John Smiley

8:35 a.m. – John and Kendra Smiley
Parenting coaches and authors
Topic:  Children Sleeping with Parents
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8:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  Tribe wins two games in a row


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.