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April 4th – Michelle Lazurek
?Michelle is the author of An Invitation to the Table: Embracng the Gift of Hospitality. She shared what this characteristic really means, what the Bible says about it, and how we can all practice it more effectively. Michelle shared some very personal experiences that led to her deeper understanding of hospitality.
March 28th – Ken West
Ken serves as Chaplain and Interim Director at Arkansas Valley Hospice and pastors Crowley Community Baptist Church in Ordway, Colorado. Ken shared his insight and experience into how we handle grief and the impact it can have on our lives.
March 21st – Rob Cook
Rob Cook is the Founder and Executive Director of 252Underground Youth Ministry, located in the Philadelphia area. For the past twenty years, Rob has been showing teens that there is more to life than young people think. His attitude of acceptance and understanding lays the groundwork for hearts to open to the love of Jesus and biblical truth. Rob is the author of controversial teen devotionals Regener8 and Illumin8.
February 28th – Chimene Dupler
Chinene Shipley Dupler, is a well-respected speaker on marriage and parenting, as well as the Founder and President/CEO of Pink Polka Dot Productions and the Passion4Moms ministry. Chimene’s soon to be released book, The High Calling of Motherhood, addresses the spiritual and emotional aspects of this esteemed responsibility God has entrusted to women.
February 21st – Edie Melson
Edie Melson is a leading professional within the publishing industry and an expert in social media. Her ebook, Connections: Social Media and Networking Techniques for Writers, is a best-seller Edie shared tips about building a social media presence and appropriate ways to navigate through the flurry of opinion and negativity dominating today’s social media community.
February 14th – Julie Arduini
?Julie Arduini is the author of the Surrendering Time series, a trilogy of Christian contemporary romance novels set in the Adirondacks of New York State. Julie shared the reasons why surrender has been a struggle for her, ways she learned to surrender her insecurities to God, and how listeners can reap the rewards of a satisfying life through surrender.
January 31st – Dianne Butts
Author Dianne Butts has written six books, including 3 in the “Prophecies Fulfilled” series. Dianne shared ways she spreads the word of God through her writing, blogging, and membership in the Christian Motorcylists Association. Diane discussed Bible prophecy and the implications in today’s world
?January 24, 2017 – Amy Deardon
Originally a PhD scientist, Amy Deardon now pursues a career as an award-winning author, publisher, and budding online entrepreneur. Amy shared her amazing story of how she came to faith through studying the historic circumstances surrounding the death of Jesus
January 17, 2017 – Linda Evans Shepherd
Multi-published author Linda Evans Shepherd’s latest book, Winning Your Daily Spiritual Battles: Living Empowered by the Armor of God, addresses spiritual warfare. Linda will share strategies to fight and win against the forces that keep us from living the full and intentional life God has planned for us.
January 10, 2017
cancelled due to technical issues
January 3, 2017 – Cheri Swllwell
Cheri Swalwell, author of the Spoken From the Heart series, offered tips on how to embrace the challenges of life as opportunities for a closer relationship and deeper understanding of our God, who loves His children enough to want only the best for us! Cheri shared ways she has overcome fear with faith and challenged adversity as a God-given adventure.
December 6th – Jenna Victoria
Jenna Victoria has just released her debut novella, War of the Heart (A Snow Globe Christmas). Jenna shared her writing journey and how God’s gifts of hope and peace have enabled her to persevere through the challenge of metastatic breast cancer.
November 29th – Mark Fisher
Mark Fisher, is employed with Arkansas Valley Hospice in Southeastern Colorado as Family Services Coordinator. He discussed the mission of Hospice and the meaning of palliative care. Mark outlined steps in the grieving process and shared ways to deal with grief and loss, especially during the holiday season.
November 22nd – Tiffany Amber Stockton
Multi-published author Tiffany Amber Stockton shared how God directed her to launch the writing career she never planned for, the stumbling blocks and rewards she encountered along the way, and much more about the writing life. Tiffany also discussed Nerium International anti-aging products, which she promotes through her home-based business, Eagle Enterprises.
November 15th – Richard Estep
Richard has been actively involved with Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child for several years, currently serving as network coordinator in SE Colorado. Richard provided valuable information about the project and shared stories of his experiences at end point distribution sites.
November 8th – Angela Hatton
Veteran Angela Hatton embarked on a solo cross-country trek to raise awareness for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in veterans. Angela shared many facets of her endeavor, how has she involved veterans in her walk, and how we as fellow Americans help veterans overcome their struggles.
November 1st – Jean Sykes
Jean taught business and financial management in SE Colorado for 32 years and is current owner of Crossroads Homemade Goodness Catering. Jean is a Bent County Commissioner candidate. She shared the responsibilities of candidates and voters, and how our faith plays a major part in our decisions.
June 7th – Bonnie Hoffman
Retired music teacher Bonnie Hoffman finds joy in using music as a form of worship. Despite her unfailing dedication and love for the Lord, she has experienced loss, heartbreak, and frustration, resulting in anger at God. Bonnie shared how God reveals Himself through music and her inspiring story of how He brought her from times of despair and discouragement back to the light of His love.
May 24th – Bob Fowler
Runner Bob Fowler, struck down by “sudden cardiac death” in 2013, experienced clinical death for well over twenty minutes. A series of circumstances and the hand of God have enabled him to return to his employment and to the sport of running. Bob shared his amazing story and what he has learned about himself, his relationship to others, and his connection with God.
May 17th – Tanya Eavenson
Tanya is an inspirational romance author whose world was shattered when she was diagnosed with cancer in 2012. Her passion is to share Christ with others and talk about how trusting in God to direct her path takes faith. Tanya shared her journey as a writer and as a child of God and what she learned about His faithfulness during a time of adversity and uncertainty.
May 10th – Dr. Aleta You
This was a previously broadcast show. Please refer to our Octtober 6th show with Aleta You on this page for details.
May 3rd – Tracy Wainwright
Multi-published author and women’s conference director Tracy Wainwright shared how our thoughts influence us on a daily basis and much more about living a transformed life. Tracy also shared ways she spreads the good news of the gospel through her writing, speaking, and ministry activities, and gave listeners a preview of her upcoming series on transforming your life.
April 26th – Glenn Haggerty
A former businessman forced out of his career due to complications of glaucoma, Glenn is now a lay minister with a Master of Divinity degree from Bethel University. He combines his love of spreading God’s word with his passion for writing inspirational fiction with an edge for young people ages 10-14. Glenn’s debut novel, Run, is now available, the first in his Intense series.
April 19th – Dorris Walker
?Dorris is the Event Coordinator for Thistle Farms, a community of women in Nashville who have survived abuse, trafficking, prostitution, and addiction. Dorris spoke about the community’s therapeutic power manifested through the belief that “Love Heals” and discusses their societal enterprises, including their global market.
April 12th – Kelly Hall
This is a previously broadcast show. Please refer to our September 29th show with Kelly Hall on this page for details.
April 5th – Terry Whalin
?Acquisitions editor and former literary agent Terry Whalin shared many of the tips he has learned during his extensive career in the writing and publishing field. Terry also gave us a glimpse into some of his own personal struggles he faced during his career journey.
March 29th – Caryn and Peter Boddie
?Husband and wife Caryn and Peter Boddie revealed not only some of the amazing facts and buried secrets they uncovered about Colorado history and the skiing industry, but why this project led them out of a dark time and became a blessing in their lives.
March 22nd – Steve Garufi
?Steve Garufi fulfilled his desire to bicycle across America on a forty-five day journey from California to Georgia. Steve discussed basic facts about undertaking such am arduous journey, and what he learned along the way about himself and his relationship with God. Listeners will enjoy Steve’s inspirational message and words of encouragement for pursuing their own dream.
March 15th – Bob Ossler
Due to family circumstances, this is a pre-broadcast show. Please refer to our September 22nd show with Bob Ossler on this page for details.
March 8th – Juan Saucedo
?Juan is a recovering drug addict celebrating two years of sobriety. Juan talked about his journey from desperation as a hard core addict to hope and healing through support of others and the power of God’s love.
March 1st – Lynae Herdman?
?Lynnae Herdman and her husband are credentialed and licensed with Open Ministry by L. Hoffmire, Chaplain. Lynnae shared the heartbreak she has experienced after an inappropriate relationship with a pastor she trusted, the strength she has gained from her husband's unfailing support, and the healing grace of God's unconditional love.
February 23rd – Carolyn Sherrow (re-broadcast)
Due to family circumstances, this is a pre-broadcast show. Please refer to our September 15th show with Carolyn Sherrow on this page for details.
February 16th – Dr. Harold L. Arnold, Jr.
Dr. Harold is a social and organizational psychologist, founder of Pursuit of Influence, and author of Second Shift: How to Grow Your Part-Time Passion to Full-Time Influence. Dr. Harold spoke about parenting, marriage, our responsibility to develop as all God wants us to be, and shared deep and painful memories of his childhood, when he experienced rejection.
February 9th – Faith Smalling
?Faith is a poet, illustrator, ghost writer, and speaker. Faith spoke from the heart about the difficult journey she has traveled through abuse, homelessness, and the loss of her children through death. Yet, despite all of her despair, Faith holds a strong belief in God and the power of prayer.
February 2nd – Caryl McAdoo
?Multi-published author Caryl McAdoo has written non-fiction, historical and contemporary romantic Christian fiction, Biblial fiction, and mid-grade novels. Caryl shared God’s amazing intervention in her writing journey and how he led her and her husband through a dark struggle. Caryl talked about the themes she conveys in her books.
January 26th – Cherie Burbach
Cherie is the About.com Friendship Expert and author of 100 Simple Ways to Have More Friends. She shared key aspects of relationships and friendships, the messages she conveys through her writing, why faith is such an important element in her life, and how it has helped her through dark times and back to light.
January 19th – Christy Brunke
Christy is the author of Snow Out of Season, a novel that touches on the issues of marriage, SIDS, crisis pregnancy, and pro-life vs pro-choice. Christy shared some fo the adventures God sent her on prior to her career as an author and talked about why she chose to tackle the topics she did in her debut novel.
January 12th – Debbie Hardy
Author, speaker, and “Queen of Resilience” Debbie Hardy shared lessons God has taught her through her experience with the loss of her husband to cancer and the importance of forgiving her abusive father. Author of Free to be Fabulous: 100 Ways to Look and Feel Younger – at 40, 50, and Beyond—, Debbie shared tips that help her feel younger in her 60’s than she did at 39!
January 5th - Kathryn “MIss Kathy” Ross
Kathryn ”Miss Kathy” Ross shared her passion for quality education and spreading the word of God through the creative venue of story. She spoke about the concept of Principle Approach education and emphasized the importance of teaching our children and grandchildren who they are as God’s creations. Pageant Wagon Publishing has lots of exciting projects in progress!
December 29th – Paula Moldenhauer
?Author, speaker, and mom of four, Paula Moldenhauer encourages others to be released into full potential through freedom in Christ and the empowerment of God’s grace. Paula shared her journey from self-perceived failure in God’s eyes to a person of faith, flourishing in His love and grace. Listen to Puala’s tips on how to breathe in the fragrance of God in 2016!
December 22nd – Davalynn Spencer
?Davalynn is wife and mother to rodeo bullfighters and an award wnning author. She explained what the rodeo arena and real cowboys are truly like, shared how she has learned to trust the faithfulness of God’s promises, and tlaked about the message she conveys in her writing endeavors.
December 15th – Allen Arnold
Allen Arnold, founder of Thomas Nelson Fiction, currently leads Content & Resources for Ransomed Heart Ministries (led by John Eldredge). Allen shared his passion for storytelling in partnership with the Creator and how to develop an awakened heart that nourishes that partnership.
December 8th – Gail Kittleson
Gail is the author of the memoir Catching Up With Daylight and her recently released WWII women’s fiction work, In This Together.Gail shared the insecurities that kept her from launching her writing career on a full time basis for so many years and how she learned to overcome them.
December 1st – MK
MK has traveled to twenty countries sharing the message of hope, healing and restoration. She spoke about how important her message is to the citizens of third world countries and how it has changed and has the potential to change lives in dramatic ways.
November 24th – Delores Liesner
?Delores is the author of Be the Miracle, a collection of stories the author has experienced that demonstrate that God’s miraculous power is still at work in the world. Delores shared her life experiences and ways we can be the miracle in the lives of others.
November 17th – Allen Arnold
Due to adverse weather conditions in our area that caused technical difficulties, the interview with Allen Arnold has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, December 15th.
November 10th – Stephanie Schureman
??Stephanie is an author and the founder of Dwelling Place Ministries, which offers conferences and classes to those wishing to deepen their understanding of God’s word and develop their ministry gifts.?? She is also an international speaker and teacher. Stephanie shared ways she brings the word of God to others and lessons He has taught her on her journey.
November 3rd – Terry Brennan
Author, Pulitzer prize winning journalist, and Chief Administrative Officer of Care for the Homeless in New York City Terry Brennan shared obstacles he has faced while navigating through his three highly successful careers. His story attests to the faithfulness of God to those who truly seek to follow His will.
October 27th – Susan Baganz
An author and acquisitions editor, ?Susan shared her writing journey, why she writes romance that deals with tough life issues, and what romance really means within the framework of God’s plan. Susan also spoke about her duties as an acquisitions editor and what she expects from a submitted manuscript.
October 20th – Gayle Irwin
An author and speaker, Gayle M. Irwin shared her passion for companion animals and the pet-human bond. She familiarized listeners with her books, based on her experiences with her pets, and her speaking mnistry. Gayle informed listeners of ways they can assist with pet rescue and Adopt-A-Shelter-Pet Month.
October 13th? – Reverend Joanne White
Reverend Joanne White, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Saranac Lake, N. Y., recently returned from sabbatical to Scotland. Pastor White shared the meaning of her pastorship and how her sabbatical to Scotland facilitated spiritual, emotional, and physical healing.
October 6th – Dr. Aleta You
?Aleta is an author and retired higher education administrator who has studied, researched, and taught the Bible for most of her adult life. Author of Biblical Solutions for Daily Living, Aleta shared her journey from knowing about God to a knowledge of Him as her personal Lord and Savior.
September 29th – Kelly Hall
Kelly is a speaker, blogger, and the author of Courageous Faith, a Bible study that empowers women to claim the promises of God. Kelly shared the inspiring story of triumph over her struggles as the young wife of a military husband confronted with the special needs of three of her four children.
September 22nd – Chaplain Bob Ossler
?Bob serves the public in many different capacities, including firefighter, EMT, and chaplain. Bob shared many of his experiences in emergency situations, including on scene at some of America’s most horrific tragedies and where he has found God’s light in the midst of suffering’s darkness. Bob has a 9/11 completed work awaiting publication contract.
September 15th – Carolyn Sherrow?
Author Carolyn Sherrow spoke about her experience with dissociative disorder precipitated by her exposure to ritual abuse as a young child. Carolyn is an author who has a three book series in various stages of crafting and publication.