Summary: Midday Connection is a live 55-minute radio program designed to encourage women, with a focus on growing the whole person: body, mind and soul. Hosted by Anita Lustrea and Melinda Schmidt, the program brings listeners relevant content about marriage, parenting, the workplace, finances, and issues that affect their spiritual lives.
Christopher Yuan, the son of Chinese immigrants, discovered at an early age that he was different. He was attracted to other boys. On this Midday Connection Christopher joins us to discuss the heartbreak, confusion, and prayer that was a part of his life before he surrendered to Christ. He’ll cast a compelling vision for holy sexuality. Download reflection questions for this program.
One practice that contributes powerfully to a vibrant life of faith is witnessing, and on this Midday Connection, Trevor Hudson joins us to say that it’s not an optional extra. It should be a natural and normal part of our everyday discipleship as Christ followers. We’ll look at witnessing without words, looking for divine openings and sharing our specific testimony.Download reflection questions for this program.
It’s the Millrose Club on Midday Connection, and Eleanor Ehresman joins us in the 4th chair. We’ll look at working women, Find out when we all took our first airplane flight, and we’ll find out if you have a hard time asking for things you need. As usual, we’ll wrap up our time with music.Lori shared a song by U2 called "40".Download some reflection questions from today's program.
Choice. Loving God is always about choice. On this Midday Connection we continue our study of Genesis with Margaret Feinberg. We’ll focus on how we decide to love God, and what lesser loves we sometimes choose in place of Him. He always pursues us, but what does it look like for us to pursue Him.Download reflection questions for this program.
What kind of influence can people have on our lives? On this Midday Connection, Gordon and Gail MacDonald join us to talk about 12 men who entered and departed Gordon’s life and left a legacy of fatherliness behind. Kind of like the role of Barnabas in Saul of Tarsus’s life, these men were encouragers, confronters and spiritual companions. It’s all about influence on this Midday Connection. Download reflection questions for this program.
Christopher Yuan, the son of Chinese immigrants, discovered at an early age that he was different, that he was attracted to boys. And on this Midday Connection we dive into his journey as well as his mother Angela’s journey. After years of heartbreak, confusion and prayer, we’ll hear what happened to a family that finally surrendered to God.Download reflection questions for this program.
Can you recall a moment when you suffered an injustice? Something as simple as a car cutting you off in traffic, to something heartrending like a custody battle over children. On this Midday Connection, Janet Davis joins us to talk about choosing to persevere in the midst of injustice. We’ll hear personal stories as well as take a look at the life of Tamar in Genesis.Download reflection questions for this program.
It’s the Millrose Club on this Midday Connection and Elsa Mazon joins us in the 4th chair as we look at breakfast memories growing up. Cereal or not at your house? And, we’ll talk about what we’re afraid of, the little and the big things. We’ll take a look at a topic that is way too big, but important, immigration, and we’ll wrap things up with music.Elsa shared a song sung by Monica Rodriguez called "Me Basta" from the album Tienes Que Creer.Download some reflection questions from today's program.
The greatest story is the story of God’s love. None of us would dispute that. On this Midday Connection Margaret Feinberg joins us to talk about pursuing God’s love as we dive into the book of Genesis for a 6 week study. Margaret says that pursuing God’s love not only means receiving it, but recognizing that loving God and loving others is nothing less than our life purpose.Download reflection questions for this program.
Are you a raging perfectionist? On this Midday Connection Amanda Jenkins joins us to say if a dent in your car drives your nuts, if it bugs you when your junk drawer isn’t organized, if the root desire is to be admired for being perfectly put together, then you need to hear about her journey to be set free.Download reflection questions for this program.
Having problems with your kids? What if you are the problem and you just can’t see it? On this Midday Connection, Milan and Kay Yerkovich join us to give us a unique approach to how we love our kids. They’ll talk about how you as a parent can make specific changes in your child based on how you love them.
It’s Open Forum on Midday Connection and we want to hear from you. We’re half way through the summer and we want to know what has been a highlight, positive or negative, or what you’re still anticipating. It might be a vacation, maybe it was an amazing conversation you had with someone, or you’re a mom and you got some alone time. Whatever it is, we want to hear from you!
It’s the Millrose Club on this Midday Connection and Stephen Asare joins us in our 4th chair as we talk about whether or not we carry something for self-protection, or even think about it. We’ll look at HIV Aids. Does it carry the same stigma it used to, and we’ll talk about the trials of life and how we grow through them.Stephen shared a song sung by Kierra Sheard called "Indescribable", from the WOW Gospel 2013 album. We mentioned the July 3rd program about Spiritual Circle Journaling.Download reflection questions about this program.
We’ve been digging in to the Gospel of John with Margaret Feinberg, and on this Midday Connection we conclude our study as we gather together a studio audience of women for this final installment of Pursuing God’s Beauty. As we focus on the hope and healing of the resurrection we’ll see God’s invitation to believe Jesus is who he said he was, the very Son of God.Margaret mentioned the artwork of Alexis Wilson called "For the Joy Set Before Him".Download reflection questions for this program.
Gender roles have been the subject of much debate and confusion over the last several decades. And on this Midday Connection, author and psychologist Larry Crabb joins us to talk about what is expected of a man, and what is expected of a woman, and where do those expectations come from. What does the Bible say about men and women’s unique purpose?Download reflection questions for the program.