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April 2014
April 22, 2014

What is the role of family in our culture today? Irreplaceable, a new documentary, hits theaters this May addressing how Christians can preserve family values in our culture today. Then, legally blind at the age of 16, John Erickson now encourages others to find faith in the midst of life's greatest challenges.This Is The Day - John Erickson and Jim Mhoon with Irreplaceable the film

Featured: John Erickson, Jim Mhoon/Irreplaceable, the film
Host: Nancy Turner

April 21, 2014

Have you ever thought, ‘why am I here?’  Sharon Swing returns to help us understand our life stories for the purpose of spiritual growth.  Then, CAFO 2014 is coming to Chicago- a conference designed to help Christians learn more about effective foster care, adoption and global orphan ministry.This Is The Day - Sharon Swing and Jedd Medefind

Featured: Sharon Swing , Jedd Medefind/CAFO
Host: Nancy Turner

April 18, 2014

Does God care? Does He hear my prayers? Blinded as a teenager, Jennifer Rothschild shares her story of trust in God over her feelings.  Then, Chris Baker has literally done a 180 in his life and now gives people a second chance in theirs.This Is The Day - Jennifer Rothschild and Chris Baker

Featured: Jennifer Rothschild, Chris Baker
Host: Nancy Turner

April 17, 2014

Jesus was condemned so we could be set free. Michael Card gives us a renewed vision of the cross on his latest CD, A Violent Grace. Then, Tim Willard helps us discover the brilliance of God in the shadows of everyday life. This Is The Day - Michael Card and Timothy Willard

Featured: Michael Card, Timothy Willard
Host: Nancy Turner

April 16, 2014

How would living with a heavenly perspective change you?  After suffering a personal tragedy, Pastor Steve Berger shares what he’s learned about heaven giving us all hope for the future. Then, Sarah Mohr tells us about the Children National Conference for those interested in foster care and adoption.  Plus, we learn about a Moody Radio Easter Sunday special from Jon Gauger.This Is The Day - Steve Berger and Sarah Mohr


Featured: Steve Berger, Sarah Mohr, Jon Gauger
Host: Nancy Turner

April 15, 2014

Holocaust survivor Corrie Ten Boom was a woman of incredible courage who defied the odds. Mimi Sagadin, who plays Corrie Ten Boom in ‘Return to the Hiding Place’ joins me in studio to talk about this powerful movie coming to theaters soon.  Then, Dr. David Jeremiah has released his crowning achievement, the Jeremiah Study Bible!This Is The Day - Dr. David Jeremiah and Mimi Sagadin

Featured: Dr. David Jeremiah, Mimi Sagadin
Host: Nancy Turner

April 14, 2014

Julia Roller inspires fellow moms by sharing her struggles as a new parent and how she found to secret to connecting with God. And then, would you like to recognize and respond to God more in your life? If so, you won’t want to miss hearing Sharon Swing with One Life Maps.This Is The Day - Julia Roller and Sharon Swing

Featured: Julia Roller, Sharon Swing
Host: Nancy Turner

April 11, 2014

Do you feel like your emotions control you? Best-selling author, Sheila Walsh reminds women that no matter the storm of emotions they feel, God is bigger and will never fail us. Then, breast cancer survivor, Vivian Mabuni, gives an honest look at her journey with cancer. Diana Berryman is guest host.This Is The Day - Sheila Walsh and Vivian Mabuni

Featured: Sheila Walsh, Vivian Mabuni
Host: Nancy Turner

April 10, 2014

What is the secret to a happy marriage? Psychologist Dr. Juli Slattery offers a valuable and sacred journey to joy and freedom in your marriage.  It’s a heart to heart conversation to couples who long for soul to soul intimacy as God intended.This Is The Day - Dr. Juli Slattery

Featured: Dr. Juli Slattery
Host: Nancy Turner

April 9, 2014

Today is World View Wednesday. Does injustice fuel you to action? Dr. John Fuder and Kimberly Smith share about the work Make Way Partners are doing to fight human trafficking in our world. Hear more about the first orphanage in Sudan to protect the most vulnerable. Judy Kron is our guest host.This Is The Day - Dr. John Fuder and Kimberly Smith

Featured: Dr. John Fuder, Kimberly Smith
Host: Nancy Turner

April 8, 2014

Would you like to improve your marriage? Pastor Philip Wagner is determined to see marriage thrive and improve in 10 days.  Learn how.  Then, Celebration of Hope, Willow Creek’s annual compassion campaign is making a difference in families around the world. Be a part. Judy Kron is our guest host.This Is The Day - Philip Wagner and Celebration of Hope

Featured: Philip Wagner, Jackie Whitfield/Willow Creek Church
Host: Nancy Turner

April 7, 2014

Do you have a faith that is able to stand the test of life? Author Heather Zempel says what we know about God’s character should influence how we view our circumstances. Then, pastor’s wife, Donna Gaines, pens a book reflective of the life she hopes to live and offer others. Judy Kron is our guest host.This Is The Day - Heather Zempel and Donna Gaines

Featured: Heather Zempel, Donna Gaines
Host: Nancy Turner

April 4, 2014

Is it okay to be an actor and be a Christian? Author Sanne McCarthy examines the art and discipline of theater from the perspective of a believer.  Then, Kate McCord shares stories of sharing the love of Christ with women living in Afghanistan that is considered the world’s most dangerous country in which to be born a woman.This Is The Day - Sanne McCarthy and Kate McCord

Featured: Kate McCord, Sanne McCarthy
Host: Nancy Turner

April 3, 2014

Are you looking for a second chance in life? Chris Baker, founder of INK 180, offers free tattoo removal of the painful reminders of the past left from a former life in a gang or human trafficking into beautiful art.  Then, Dr. Halee Scott encourages women to find their true calling and do bold things for Jesus.This Is The Day - Scott Mayer, Reba Hervas, and  Dr. Halee Scott

Featured: Scott Mayer and Reba Hervas , Dr. Halee Scott
Host: Nancy Turner

April 2, 2014

How do we grow the Kingdom of God if people won’t come to church? There is an upcoming workshop here in Chicago which examines Jesus’ strategy for reaching our culture; Jason Perry explains. Then, Dave and Neta Jackson have written a different kind of devotional of God’s faithfulness to people who weathered the worst.This Is The Day - Dave & Neta Jackson and Jason Perry

Featured: Dave & Neta Jackson, Jason Perry
Host: Nancy Turner

April 1, 2014

Are you missing Jesus? Charles and Janet Morris say that if you feel that your faith lacks vitality, it’s time to re-center your life. Then, if you’re feeling stuck in life, Ruthie Delk offers a clear way to move from resistance to restoration.This Is The Day - Charles and Janet Morris and Ruthie Delk

Featured: Charles and Janet Morris, Ruthie Delk
Host: Nancy Turner

March 2014
March 31, 2014

The statistics speak for themselves.  Over 50 percent of marriages fail in the U.S.  Counselors Steve Yeshek and Jim Bedell address the topic of blended families and how millions of children today are experiencing split living situations.  Learn positive ways to manage oftentimes complex scenarios.This Is The Day - Steve Yeschek and Jim Bedell

Featured: Steve Yeschek, Jim Bedell
Host: Nancy Turner

March 25, 2014

Do you have trouble setting boundaries? Allison Bottke will help us set and enforce appropriate boundaries with people in our lives.  Then, respected Christian psychologist, Dr. Linda Solie, helps us find relief from emotional pain in our lives.This Is The Day - Allison Bottke and Dr. Linda Solie

Featured: Allison Bottke, Dr. Linda Solie
Host: Nancy Turner

March 24, 2014

Have you ever felt called to make a difference? Jamie Janosz shares real life stories of women who wanted to live lives less ordinary.  Then, Colin Duriez brings together all aspects of C S Lewis’ life from his literary criticism to Narnia.This Is The Day - Jamie Janosz and Colin Duriez

Featured: Jamie Janosz, Colin Duriez
Host: Nancy Turner

March 18, 2014 - March 21, 2014

Do you want to Be Bold with Moody Radio? Give to Share 2014.This Is The Day - SHARE 2014

Featured: SHARE 2014
Host: Nancy Turner

March 17, 2014

Jill Savage says that it’s possible to let go of being perfect and embrace being perfected by God.This Is The Day - Jill Savage

Featured: Jill Savage
Host: Nancy Turner

March 14, 2014

Have you heard of the Love Found Me campaign? Christian band VOTA in partnership with Tiny Hands International is combating human trafficking in Nepal and India.  Then, David Delk says that the state of the American man in society today isn’t healthy. Why are men leaving the church? This Is The Day - VOTA and David Delk

Featured: VOTA, David Delk
Host: Nancy Turner

March 13, 2014

Do you feel that you’re a prize to be won? Wendy Griffith says that we shouldn’t settle for less than God’s best and defines what real love looks like.  Then, Arlene Pellicane explores how a happy marriage is within your reach.This Is The Day - Wendy Griffith and Arlene Pellicane

Featured: Wendy Griffith, Arlene Pellicane
Host: Nancy Turner

March 12, 2014

What would your life look like if fear was not a reality? Alice Teisan turned her fear of failing health into a powerful ministry that is touching lives around the world.  Hear her inspiring story.  Then, Pastor Ray Pritchard talks about Lent.This Is The Day - Alice Teisan and Ray Pritchard

Featured: Alice Teisan, Ray Pritchard
Host: Nancy Turner

March 11, 2014

Would you like to make this year memorable? Karen Ehman has created a fun and practical resource for women who want to make everyday things special.  Then, Suzie Eller will help us understand how God’s truth can heal our pain so we can move forward in life.This Is The Day - Karen Ehman and Suzie Eller

Featured: Karen Ehman, Suzie Eller
Host: Nancy Turner

March 10, 2014

When has your faith ever been put to the test? Caleb Bislow has traveled to the world’s most despised places.  Hear about his radical acts of love for the unloved.This Is The Day - Caleb Bislow

Featured: Caleb Bislow
Host: Nancy Turner

March 7, 2014

For the Christian Millennial, what should today’s love relationship look like? Caleb Breakey shares what love looks like for Millennials and offers relationship advice. Then, Nick Harrison says there’s a solution to tough times…living by the promises of God’s Word.This Is The Day - Caleb Breakey and Nick Harrison

Featured: Caleb Breakey, Nick Harrison
Host: Nancy Turner

March 6, 2014

How are believers to respond in the face of persecution? Nik Ripken challenges us to walk with Jesus in the tough places and be a light for Him. Then, Carlos Whittaker shares how he has learned to make each moment count for a life full of purpose.This Is The Day - Nik Ripken and Carlos Whittaker

Featured: Nik Ripken, Carlos Whittaker
Host: Nancy Turner

March 5, 2014

It’s the simplest of gestures that can bring powerful results.  Marge Palmerlee has a vision to transform lives and restore hope to the homeless community. You’ll be inspired to get on board.  Then, Jerry Dykstra gets up close and personal on the persecuted church around the world.  Judy Kron is our guest host.This Is The Day - Marge Palmerlee and Jerry Dykstra

Featured: Marge Palmerlee, Jerry Dykstra
Host: Nancy Turner

March 4, 2014

Would you consider yourself a reluctant leader or a natural born leader? Author Karol Ladd offers 8 leadership principles for all women. Then, John Dunlop offers Biblical and practical strategies for facing the end of life.This Is The Day - Karol Ladd and John Dunlop

Featured: Karol Ladd, John Dunlop
Host: Nancy Turner