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28 minutes | Jul 29, 2021
Rescuing Women From Human Trafficking
Kara Doan, Co-Founder and COO of Restoration61 shares about the work in rescuing women from human trafficking and providing restorative services and support.
16 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
Hope For Your Marriage
Needing help and encouragement in your marriage? We believe today's conversation will provide hope and inspiration. Dr. Greg Smalley, Vice President of Marriage and Family Formation at Focus on the Family, recently joined Eric and Danielle on the WBGL Afternoon Show to talk about practical steps couples can take to strengthen and restore their marriage.
14 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
New Shoes For A New Path
Shawn Spurrier is the Director of Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls. He shares about the on-going work of providing new shoes and socks to impoverished children around the world. Many kids miss out on important opportunities for life, such as education, simply because they do not have shoes to wear to school. Shawn shares about the difference Buckner is making for children and families and how you can be part of it, by participating in the up-coming WBGL 5k, "Run For Hope" in partnership with Buckner Shoes For Orphan Souls.
24 minutes | Jul 1, 2021
Project Diehard Founder and Director, Brian Gibson SFC USA Ret., shares about the mission of Project Diehard, “To bring public awareness to veteran suicide and to assist veterans in coping with the stress and difficulties in transitioning from active duty military to civilian life.”
18 minutes | Jun 24, 2021
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Julia Livingston and Lori McDaniel share about the mission of Macon County CASA and how one might get involved in making a difference in the life of a child and family.
15 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
Fellowship Of Christian Athletes
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Area Director, Robbie Gwinn talks about the work of FCA to encourage coaches and spiritually enrich the lives of students throughout our region. He shares exciting news about summer camps and more.
18 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
Post Graduation Job Hunt
Lisa Anderson, host of the nationally syndicated radio show and podcast, "Boundless" shares helpful insight into how to successfully land a job following graduation from High school or College. Boundless is a ministry of Focus on the Family.
21 minutes | May 24, 2021
Remembering Our Fallen Heroes
Today we remember our fallen heroes and share in meaningful conversation with Sgt. Major Paul Petry of WWII.
13 minutes | May 21, 2021
It's time to get out the grill! Perhaps you're fairly adept at grilling meat but would like to know more about grilling vegetables. Today's show is for you. Steven Raichlen, who the L.A. Times describes as the Julia Child of Barbecue, shares proven tips to ensure vegetable grilling success.
16 minutes | May 12, 2021
Grief, Loss and Empathy
Don Follis, from Pastor-to-Pastor Initiatives shares about his journey through grief and helps us better understand how grieving is an essential part of discipleship. He discusses the value of empathy towards others, and what that entails, when conversing with those who are suffering loss.
14 minutes | May 6, 2021
How's Your Heart?
High blood pressure affects more than half of adults in the United States. Dr. Elizabeth Ackerson shares how high blood pressure relates to the body and what can be done to reduce it.
16 minutes | Apr 20, 2021
Children Need Love And Care
April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, and there is an uptick in reports of abuse, as children come back to school. Dr. Sharen Ford, from Focus On The Family is the Director of Foster Care and Adoption, and she shares how parents can receive help for themselves and their children.
15 minutes | Apr 13, 2021
Investing with Biblical Principles
"Arthur D. Ally is founder and President of Timothy Plan, the nation’s leading Biblically based, pro-life, pro-family mutual fund group which uses stringent moral filtering criteria designed to avoid investing shareholders’ money in any company that has a pattern of contributing to the cultural pollution of society." Art shares his concerns about companies such as Facebook, and how Christians can invest in companies that reflect Biblical beliefs and values.
23 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
Everything You Need To Know About Homeschooling
Homeschooling doubled in 2020 and the trend continues to rise. Lea Ann Garfias, author of Everything You Need To Know About Homeschooling, shares about homeschooling in the 21st century. If you are considering this way of education for your child, you'll find today's conversation helpful.
16 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
The Joy Of Easter
John Fuller, from Focus On The Family, helps us see "the light of the risen Lord in a world that wants to ignore Him." It's a message of encouragement, pointing to the one who conquered death and the grave and who offers the hope of eternal life.
16 minutes | Mar 11, 2021
Single Mom Saturday
Single Mom Saturday is an important outreach of WBGL, partnering with Auto Shops and Dealerships, providing a free oil change and car wash for Single Moms. There are so many incredible stories and we touch on just a few, on today's special episode featuring Single Mom Saturday.
14 minutes | Mar 9, 2021
He's been featured on 60 Minutes, his 2016 TED talk, "A Simple Way To Break A Bad Habit," has been viewed more than sixteen million times. Dr. Judson Brewer, MD, PhD, is a renowned addiction psychiatrist and neuroscientist, who shares from his book, "Unwinding Anxiety - New Science Shows How to Break the Cycles of Worry and Fear to Heal Your Mind."
18 minutes | Feb 26, 2021
Aging With Grace
Aging With Grace. What does this really mean? Sharon Betters, co-author of the book, Aging With Grace, joins Eric and Danielle in the Afternoons on WBGL. It's a conversation primarily for women, but men, we think you'll benefit from hearing this too.
28 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
Storm Damaged Trees and Shrubs
Ice and wind are damaging to the health of our trees and shrubs. Additionally, the salt we use to remove ice often has a negative impact on our shrubs. Ryan Pakau, extension educator at the University of Illinois is a Horticulture Expert, Arborist and Forester. He provides practical insight into proper methods of care regarding our trees and plants.
14 minutes | Feb 11, 2021
Friendshipping - How do we discover and maintain meaningful friendships in our busy society? Trin Garritano, friendship expert and co-author of the book, Friendshipping, joins us on the show.
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