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The Morning Program with Mark and the Morning Team

The Morning Program with Mark and Gary

Air Date August 22, 2013


On today's program guests include Tom Brown, Mark Eckel and John and Kendra Smiley.  Additional items referred to may be found on Moody Radio Cleveland's Facebook page:  Facebook Group.


6:05 a.m. – Tom Brown
Missionary Trainer, Training Leaders International, North Olmsted, Ohio
Topic: Where do those who teach in the mission field come from?
(440) 465-6781 | tombrowniam@aol.com | www.trainingleadersinternational.org  

6:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  The Word of the Day
inscrutable - not easily understood

6:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: Duck Dynasty may become cable TV’s biggest show ever

6:54 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: One hundred churches closed in Cameroon

Mark Eckel

7:05 a.m. – Mark Eckel
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Crossroads Bible College, Indianapolis, Ind.
Audio Blog Topic: Significance
www.warpandwoof.org | Transcript

7:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: Article “How Bad Can One Cookie Be?”

7:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: Gas attack in Syria

8:05 a.m. – Tom Brown
(Same as 6:05 a.m.)

8:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  The Grab Bag Question
In 1855, William Cummings adapted a melody from Felix Mendelssohn’s "Festgesang" for which poem that celebrates the birth of Jesus? “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”

Kendra and John Smiley

8:35 a.m. – John and Kendra Smiley
Parenting coaches and authors
Topic:  Video Games and Kids

8:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: Tribe sweeps Halos with Masterson pitching


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.