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The Morning Program with Mark and the Morning Team

The Morning Program with Mark and Gary

Air Date October 29, 2013


On today's program guests include Anita Lustrea, Luanne Bole-Becker, Nar and Nahran Pradhan and Bill Goodrich.  Additional items referred to may be found on Moody Radio Cleveland's Facebook page:  Facebook Group.


Anita Lustrea

6:05 a.m. – Anita Lustrea
Host of Midday Connection
Topic: Her new novel co-written with Caryn Rivadeneira, Shades of Mercy (River North)
www.anitalustrea.com | Listen

6:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  The Word of the Day
crepuscule – twilight; dusk

6:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: The NFL defends non-profit status

6:54 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: HCJB Global brings hope to victims of domestic abuse in the former Yugoslavia

7:05 a.m. – Luanne Bole-Becker and Nar and Nahran Pradhan
Building Hope in the City mentor; Nepalese refugees
Topic: Ministry helps refugees on path to American citizenship (Repeat from October 2011)
www.buildinghopeinthecity.org | Listen

7:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: The Green family (owners of Hobby Lobby stores) takes its collection of the Scriptures to Jerusalem

7:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: A thank you from all of us for Operation Next – now at 94%!

8:05 a.m. – Anita Lustrea
(Same as 6:05 a.m.)

8:15 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic:  The Grab Bag Question
The BBC recently did a “Top 10 Hymns” poll in which tens of thousands across Great Britain cast their votes. The number one hymn was “How Great Thou Art”. What hymn was second? “In Christ Alone” | Website

8:35 a.m. – Bill Goodrich
Director, God Cares Ministry, Bay Village, Ohio
Topic: “Reaching Beyond the Limits of Dementia” conference on Saturday
Website | Listen

8:45 a.m. – Mark and Gary
Topic: The “Pumpkin Roll” occurred last night in Chagrin Falls


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.

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