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The Morning Program with Mark and the Morning Team

The Morning Program with Mark and Gary

Air Date August 29, 2013


Mark Zimmerman is host and Ron Eastwood fills in today covering the news for Gary Bittner.  On today's program guests include Dr. John Fuder, Jeff Johnson, John and Kendra Smiley.  Additional items referred to may be found on Moody Radio Cleveland's Facebook page:  Facebook Group.


John Fuder

6:05 a.m. – Dr. John Fuder
Director of Urban Studies, Moody Theological Seminary
Topic: "Engage Weekend" coming to Cleveland in September 
(216) 281-4673 | Website | Listen

6:15 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic:  The Word of the Day
heuristic - serving as an aid to learning; problem-solving by trial-and-error

Jeff Johnson

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

7:15 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic:  Choose Ohio First program is working

7:45 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic: Homelessness becomes illegal in Columbia, S.C.

8:05 a.m. – Dr. John Fuder
(Same as 6:05 a.m.)

8:15 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic:  The Grab Bag Question
In what city was chop suey invented in 1886?  New York City

Kendra and John Smiley

8:35 a.m. – John and Kendra Smiley
Parenting coaches and authors
Topic: Toys that Teach Math and Science 
www.parentinglikeapro.com | Listen

8:45 a.m. – Mark and Ron
Topic: Tribe loses to Braves


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.