This Is The Day - Bo Stern and Amena Brown
Air Date February 28, 2013
Bo Stern realizes life is full of fierce and unexpected battles. When her husband was diagnosed with a terminal illness, she knew she had found her Goliath. Today on
This is the Day
, Bo will point you to the God who brings beauty from the struggles you face. Plus, Amena Brown will invite you to break old rhythms and answer the call of a creative God.
Bo Stern is a sought-after speaker and writer and is on staff at Westside Church in Bend, Oregon. She possesses a unique gift of making complex theology accessible and exciting and loves finding new ways to help people fall in love with the Word of God. Bo is a wife to one guy, a mom to four kids and a newbie grandma to the coolest baby ever. She is also passionately involved in raising awareness and funding for research for ALS (Lou Gehrig's), a disease her husband was diagnosed with in 2011.
To learn more about Bo, visit her website.
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As a poet, speaker, author, and event host Amena Brown's words excite, ignite and inspire. The author of spoken word CD Live at Java Monkey, and new book Breaking Old Rhythms: Answering the Call of a Creative God, Amena has performed and spoken at events across the nation such as The RightNow Conference, Creativity World Forum, Catalyst Conference, Chick-fil-A Leadercast, as well as touring with Gungor. She and her husband, Matt aka "DJ Opdiggy," travel and perform a presentation of poetry, monologue and deejaying. Along with her spoken word recordings, Amena has participated in numerous professional and live recordings including two poems on Gungor's album A Creation Liturgy and a collection of video poems.
For more information on Amena, check out her blog.
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Born in Mishawaka, Ind., but raised in Niles, Mich., Nancy began her radio career in high school, producing and hosting a program on the local radio station. After graduating from high school, she continued to study broadcasting and through her career has worked at many stations in Michigan and Illinois. Nancy has helped host the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon on WGN-TV, fund-raising efforts on WTTW-TV in Chicago and the Country Music Today program on local Chicago television.
Nancy is host of This is the Day at Moody Radio in Chicago and also hosts the evening music show. She also hosts Music for Sunday and the Praise and Worship Channel streaming on the Internet. Nancy is married and has one daughter. She enjoys reading, baking and experiencing the outdoors.