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The Morning Program with Mark and the Morning Team

The Morning Program with Mark and Gary

Air Date June 20, 2013


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


Jon Gauger

6:05 a.m. – Jon Gauger
Special Projects Director, Moody Radio
Audio Blog Topic:  Disappointment with the Shepherd 

6:15 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic:  The Word of the Day
peccant – sinning

6:45 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic: Captain America filming closes Cleveland Museum of Art

6:54 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic:  Pastor Abedini’s condition improves but he remains in prison

Jeff Johnson

7:05 a.m. – Jeff Johnson
Director, Building Hope in the City; Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church, Cleveland, Ohio
Audio Blog Topic:  Baseball and Grace | Listen

7:15 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic: Ford tests self-driving vehicles

7:35 a.m. – Dr. Erwin Lutzer and Carl Madearis
Lutzer, author, The Cross in the Shadow of the Crescent; Madearis, author and expert in Muslim-Christian relations
Topic:  Moody Radio’s Julie Roys facilitates a debate on whether Islam is a violent religion 

7:45 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic: World’s first deaf Bible

8:15 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic:  The Grab Bag Question
How many people visit the Cleveland Museum of Art annually? Over 100,000

Kendra and John Smiley

8:35 a.m. – John and Kendra Smiley
Authors and parenting coaches
Topic:  Teaching Self-Control
Website | Listen

8:45 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic: Tribe’s Masterson earns his ninth win


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.