NZ Top 10 + New Music – July 24th

Here’s this week’s NZ Top 10:

10: Building 429 – Impossible

9: Blanca – Who I Am

8: Danny Gokey – More Than You Think I Am

7: NEEDTOBREATHE – Brother

6: Matt Maher – Because He Lives

5: Hawk Nelson – Drops In The Ocean

4: Third Day ft. All Sons & Daughters – Soul On Fire

3: For King & Country – Shoulders

2: MercyMe – Flawless

1: Francesca Battistelli – Holy Spirit

Our Word of the Day was homage, a noun meaning respect or a tribute. You can read more on that here.

And don’t forget to head over here to check out all the information on the Knox County Fair that is happening all next week.

Have a great weekend!

-Jess

Who Knew? Fair stuff! 7/22/15

270754_193986810650953_651394_nToday I spent some time talking about fair season, specifically the costs associated with going to the Knox County Fair and the Ohio State Fair.

The Knox County Fair will have a FREE rides night this Saturday from 6 to 10pm thanks to a generous sponsor. Starting Sunday, the daily cost for the fair is $7 (ages 9-senior citizens). Friday 7/31 is $10 due to the country concert with the Swon Brothers. Seniors entering before 5pm each day get in for $3 with their Golden Buckeye Card.

Kids 8 and under are free admission, but still pay for rides (don’t forget that!)

Veterans with their driver’s license ID get in free on Thursday 7/30 before 5pm.

Your best bet is to get a season pass, which is $25 for adults 18-seniors, $20 for seniors with their GBC, and $17 for ages 8-17. Find out more here at the official fair website.

The Ohio State Fair prices are listed at this link on their website.

Today’s WORD OF THE DAY was homonymous (ho-MON-ih-mus), meaning something ambiguous or having the same designation.

Thanks for listening!

-Joe

Chris Tomlin Game Time Tuesday

Today was Game Time Tuesday on the Afternoon Drive, and we had a special version of Song Poetry.

We played Chris Tomlin Song Poetry with these lyrics:

     There’s a place where mercy reigns and never dies

     There’s a place where streams of grace flow deep and wide

     Where all the love I’ve ever found

     Comes like a flood, comes flooding down

Travis from Mt. Vernon quickly called in and guessed that those lyrics belonged to Chris Tomlin’s song At The Cross (Love Ran Red) to win a pair of tickets to see Chris Tomlin at the Knox County Fair on August 3rd. We’ll be playing Chris Tomlin Song Poetry on the Afternoon Drive and Morning thing all this week and next week for your chance to win a pair of tickets, so make sure to keep listening.

We had a Buzzword stumper with the word French.

Our Word of the Day was histrionic, an adjective meaning theatrical. You can read more on that over here.

We also talked about junk food, in celebration of today being Junk Food Day. You can read more on the holiday over here, and find the list we shared of extreme junk food over here.

Make sure you head over here for all the information on the Knox County Fair and to register your family for all the different prizes we’ll be giving away.

Mystery Monday – Joe’s Return

Today was Mystery Monday on the Afternoon Drive, and it was also Joe’s long-awaited return!

We played Mystery Box and, after several guesses, Eric from Fredericktown called in and correctly guessed the item was a cherry Air Head.

We recapped our trip to the Utica Community VBS kickoff yesterday. You can find pictures, a recap video, plus the video Joe and I talked about where Wesley and I competed in Slurping for Snakes over here.

Our Word of the Day was hobbyhorse, a stick with a imitation horse’s head on it. You can read more about that here.

Plus, head over here to register your family for all the awesome prizes we are giving away next week at the Knox County Fair.

Have a great week!

-Jess

NZ Top 10 + New Music – July 17th

Here’s this week’s NZ Top 10:

10: Building 429 – Impossible

9: Danny Gokey – More Than You Think I Am

8: Blanca – Who I Am

7: NEEDTOBREATHE – Brother

6: Matt Maher – Because He Lives

5: MercyMe – Flawless

4: Hawk Nelson – Drops In The Ocean

3: Third Day ft. All Sons & Daughters – Soul On Fire

2: For King & Country – Shoulders

1: Francesca Battiselli – Holy Spirit

NEW MUSIC ADDS (click each for video)

Rend Collective – You Will Never Run

Sidewalk Prophets – Prodigal

Our Word of the Day was crabwise, an adverb meaning sideways or in a cautiously indirect manner. You can read more about that here.

You can click here for information on all the concerts I talked about on the show today.

And don’t forget to head over here to register your whole family for all our different prizes at the Knox County Fair.

Have a great weekend!

-Jess

Praise Thursday – July 16th

Today was Praise Thursday on the Afternoon Drive!

I shared some devotionals from an awesome ministry called Our Daily Bread. You can check out their website over here for tons of daily devotionals.

The first devotional I shared was titled Ordinary People, and it was all about how God uses ordinary people to do extraordinary work for His Kingdom. You can check out that devotional here and the verse that goes with it over here.

Next, I shared Seeing Beyond Loss, which was about looking to God instead of dwelling on disappointment or sadness. You can read the whole thing here. You can see the verses that go with this over here.

Lastly, I shared one that I think is VERY important to today’s society, and it’s called Web Wisdom. This devotional is all about asking for God’s wisdom and guidance before you comment something rude and condescending, or post something you know you probably shouldn’t. The whole devotional won’t be online until August, but you can find the verses that go with it here.

I told you about SonFest 2015, which will take place on Saturday, September 26th on the campus of MVNU. Tickets are on sale now, and you can find out how to get those and more information on SonFest over here.

Plus, I let you know that Michael W. Smith will be coming to Columbus this fall. He will be at Grove City Church of the Nazarene on Monday, September 28th at 7:00 pm. You can find out all the information on that over here.

Our Word of the Day was celerity, a noun meaning rapidity of motion or action, or swiftness. You can read more on that over here.

Also, don’t forget to check out all the videos our Big Blue Crew put together at the Nazarene Youth Conference in Louisville, Kentucky last week. There are 6 different videos and they are all so cool! You can find them all below: (just click on each title to watch that particular video)

NYC15 Recap – Day 1

NYC15 Recap – Day 2

NYC15 Recap – Day 3

NYC15 – How Will You Shine Forth?

NYC15 – Wrap Up

NYC15 MVNU Flash Mob

Have a great end to your week!

-Jess

Candy-Crazed Who Knew Wednesday

Today whalloween-candy-by-phanton-kittyas a very sweet (pun intended) Afternoon Drive!

Since it was Who Knew Wednesday and Gummy Worm Day (you can read about that here), I decided that I would combine the two and spend the whole show talking about CANDY! (Plus, Joe’s still out for the rest of the week, so there’s basically no rules, right?)

I first filled you in on some gummy worm fun facts in honor of the holiday. I also tried to tell a gummy-worm inspired joke that I messed up… You can find all those facts and more jokes over here.

I then shared “The Abridged History of Popular Candy in America”, which you can find here.

I also read part of USA Today’s list of the Top 50 Candies of All Time, and you can check out the entire list over here to see where your favorite candies rank.

Then, I shared some Sweet Tooth Candy Trivia that you can find here.

Plus, I shared this list of the most popular candies for different decades from 1950-1980.

I also took the What Candy Are You Quiz, where you can find out what candy best fits your personality. I got Cry Baby’s because I’m “tough, adventurous, love to try new things, and quirky”. You can take the quiz for yourself over here. Leave a comment below letting us know what candy you got!

Our Word of the Day was calumny, a noun that means a misrepresentation intended to harm another’s reputation. You can read more on that over here.

And don’t forget to check out all the videos our Big Blue Crew put together from the Nazarene Youth Conference in Louisville, Kentucky last week! You can watch all six videos over here.

Thanks for listening and have an awesome Wednesday evening!

-Jess



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