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The daily renewal

Today for Monday Motivation, we shared a devotional from author Dave Branon about how we, through the Holy Spirit, can experience daily renewal. Read “Better than Ever” by clicking here!

Jonathon shared a devotional from Adam Holz called “The Leaning Tower,” about how our foundations matter – read it by clicking here.

Here’s the link, in case you missed it, to Saturday’s 9/11 ‘Never Forget’ service and inspirational speaker Chris Edwards.

When You Hear a Noise Coming From Your Basement, What Do You Pray That it ISN’T?
Another Person (42)
Ghost/Monster (25)
Animals/Rats (21)
Flood/Water Heater (10)

Congratulations to Bob from Howard, who guessed correctly and wins the $5 gift card from Everlasting Cup.

SONFEST TRIVIA – today it’s Song Poetry!
You take good care of me
You know what I need before I even ask a thing
and you hold me in your hands
with a kindness that never ends
I’m carried in your love no matter what the future brings…

The song is Sparrows from Cory Asbury – congratulations to Lauren from Howard, who wins a pair of tickets!

Thanks for listening!
Joe and Jonathon

Labor Day motivation

Today we shared devotionals from Our Daily Bread for Monday Motivation.

Read “God Understands,” inspired by Psalm 147, by clicking here.

You can also read “Waiting for a Blessing,” inspired by Habakkuk 1-2, by clicking here.

Name Something Kids Line Up For at School:
1 – Lunch/Snack (78 votes)
2 – Recess (12)
3 – Fire Drill (5)
4 – School Bus (4)

Congratulations to Jennifer from Mount Vernon, who guessed our top two correctly and wins the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup!

TODAY’S SONFEST TRIVIA

Q: What is Riley Clemmons middle name?
A: Elizabeth

Sally from Mount Vernon wins the pair of tickets to Sonfest 2021!

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Jonathon

Welcome back!

Today we welcomed students back to MVNU for the start of fall semester classes. Here’s our fall lineup for the show:

Monday- Joe Rinehart and Jonathon Langdon
Tuesday – Jonathon and Dylan Elliott
Wednesday – Joe and Dylan
Thursday – Jonathon and Dylan
Friday – Joe and Zoe Bricker

Today we shared Monday Motivation from Our Daily Bread. Jonathon’s devotional is from Glenn Packiam and called ‘The Problem Within.’ Click here to read it.

Joe’s devotional deals with an outpouring of grace – it’s called ‘Extending Grace to Others,’ from Kirsten Holmberg. You can read it by clicking here.

Tell Me a Ball That’s Smaller Than a Baseball:
1- Golf Ball (70)
2- Ping Pong Ball (16)
3- Tennis Ball (7)
4- Gum Ball (2)

Congratulations to Heather from Mount Vernon, who guessed correctly and wins the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup.

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Jon

A new week with new motivation

Today’s Monday Motivation starts with Jonathon sharing a devotional from Julie Schwab about an unexpected surprise. Read “God’s Love is Stronger” by clicking here.

Joe’s devotional is from Jennifer Benson Schuldt, based in Proverbs, and talks about our Imperfect Plans. Read more here.

Name something that would be impossible to do in the dark:
1- Read
2- See
3- Put on makeup
4- East
5- Write

Congratulations to Laura from Mount Vernon, who guessed correctly and wins the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup.

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Jon

Seeing and Flourishing

Today, I recapped the Mount Vernon Music and Arts Festival and previewed some other events coming in the near future like Student Move-In Day, the Fredericktown Tomato Show, and even Sonfest 2021!

Being a Monday, I also shared two devotionals from Our Daily Bread that you should take the time to read!

Read “Sight Unseen” from Tim Gustafson HERE

Read “Flourish Again” from Jennifer Benson Schuldt HERE

What is the most common order a backseat driver yells to a driver?
  1. Stop! 29
  2. Slow Down! 23
  3. Watch Out! 15
  4. Turn Here! 12
  5. Hurry Up! 8

Congratulations to Owen of Fredericktown for guessing the top two answers to earn a $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup!

Thanks for listening!

Jonathon

New week…new lessons.

Today we shared devotional shorts from Our Daily Bread for Monday Motivation

Jonathon’s was called “Returning Home,” from Winn Collier, which tells the story of a Korean POW. Read more by clicking here.

Joe’s was from Patricia Raybon, called “Wisely Weeding,” based on Psalm 139. Read more by clicking here.

Name a Word That Rhymes With the Word “Shower” 
Power (52)
Flower/Flour (26)
Tower (13)
Hour/Our (7)

Congratulations to Lauren from Mount Vernon, who guessed correctly and wins the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup.

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Jonathon

You Are Not Forgotten

Today, I shared two devotionals from Our Daily Bread, a booklet that you can pick up at Big Blue this Friday for August First Friday!

Those devotionals can also be found on their website accordingly – “Who Needs Your Support?” and “Not Forgotten”

If you could miraculously become the boss at work, what’s the first thing you would do?
  1. Give Raises 42
  2. Fire People 23
  3. Take A Vacation 15
  4. Give Days Off 8
  5. Change Hours 3

Congratulations to Rhonda of Fredericktown for winning today’s $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup but correctly guessing the top two answers!

Thanks for listening!

Jonathon

Authenticity. Advice.

Today’s first Monday Motivation starts with Jonathon’s devotional from David Roper…read ‘Authentic Christianity’ by clicking here.

Joe’s devotional is from Con Campbell and called ‘Listening to Wise Advice’…you can read it by clicking here.

Name Something That Grows Faster Than You Want it To

Hair/Unibrow (48)
Lawn/Weeds (14)
Kids/Babies (13)
Belly/Weight (13)
Nails (6)
Debt/Expenses (4)

Congratulations to Dawn from Mount Vernon, who guessed the top two answers and wins the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup.

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Jonathon

Doing the unimaginable

Today’s Monday Motivation features a devotional from Amy Peterson about how God surprises us with the unimaginable. It’s called “The Foolish Way of New Life.” Read it from Our Daily Bread by clicking here.

Jonathon shared “Cleaning Method,” from Patricia Raybon. Check it out by clicking here.

Name something you eat that comes on a stick.

1- corn dog (39 of the 100 votes)
2- popsicle or ice cream (35)
3- kabob (7)
4- cotton candy (5)
5- candy apple (5)

Congratulations to Janice from Mount Vernon, who guessed the top two answers and wins the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup.

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Jonathon

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