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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

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

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

In God We Trust

It was a great Independence Day weekend, but it’s a new week!

Today, I shared some Monday Motivation in the form of two devotionals from Our Daily Bread.

Read them here! -> “In God We Trust” and “Choosing to Honor God”

I also recapped July First Friday–an event that enticed an even larger crowd than June! With food, music, trains, dogs of all sizes, Main Street had it all on Friday night!

Name something you wouldn’t be able to do if your water was shut off.

  1. Bathe/Shower 58
  2. Cook 15
  3. Wash Hands 13
  4. Boil Water 3
  5. Flush 3
  6. Wash Dishes 3

Congratulations to Sandy of Mount Vernon for correctly guessing the top 2 answers to win the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup!

Thanks for listening

Jonathon

Making Something Out of Nothing

Today, I recapped the Centerburg Heart of Ohio USA Days Festival that took place Thursday through Saturday this past weekend.

Now we look forward to July First Friday on the 2nd that I talked about briefly as well.

Of course, I also shared some Monday Motivation from Our Daily Bread.

I shared two devotionals. From Monica La Rose, you can read “God’s Protection” here and also “Legacy of Kindness” from Xochitl (sow-cheel) Dixon here.

Name something you pick.

  1. Flowers (28)
  2. Fruit (25)
  3. Nose (23)
  4. Dog/Pet (6)
  5. Teeth (6)

Congratulations to Jennifer of Mount Vernon for correctly guessing the top two answers and winning the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup!

Thanks for listening!

Jonathon

When plans don’t work out…

Today my plans got derailed a bit due to an equipment issue that knocked us off the air for about 15 minutes. I picked this devotional for Monday Motivation because it’s a good reminder of this question: how do you respond then your plans don’t work out? Or get postponed?

This passage is called “Imperfect Plans” from Jennifer Schuldt. Read it from Our Daily Bread by clicking here.

Name Something In A Person’s Closet That Only Comes Out On Special Occasions 
1. Suit/Tux (35)
2. Dress (26)
3. Jewelry (10)
4. Dress Shoes (6)
5. Shotgun (4)

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

Thanks for listening!
– Joe

A Week Without the Bosses!

Marcy and Joe are on vacation, and they left the station in the hands of God, but also three college students so it kind of cancels out.

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

Here is Jonathon’s devotion from Amy Boucher Pye, “Sweeter Than Honey”. https://odb.org/US/2021/03/22/sweeter-than-honey-2

And Kelsi’s from Dave Branon, “Seeking God”. https://odb.org/US/2020/04/13/seeking-god

We also had a surprise guest on the show! Listener Dallas Dryburgh shared his thoughts on a special rendition of “The Blessing” that you can find at the following link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUtll3mNj5U

Name a foreign accent that’s easy to tell what country the person comes from.

1- British (40)

2- French (26)

3- German (8)

4- Spanish (8)

5- Chinese (5)

6- Irish (3)

Congratulations to Jackie of Mount Vernon, who guessed the top two answers to win a $5 certificate to Everlasting Cup!

Thanks for listening!

— Jonathon & Kelsi

Unexpected blessings

Today I’m sharing a devotional reminding us that our God specializes in making beauty from ashes, or as Elevation Worship sings, graves into gardens. Here’s a short passage from James Banks in Our Daily Bread, which takes us from Peter Pan to Ruth. Read ‘Hard Ground and Tender Mercy’ by clicking here.

If you had fingers the size of hot dogs, name two activities you might have trouble doing…
1- typing
2- put on clothes or shoes
3- sewing
4- braiding or combing your hair
5- picking up things

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

Thanks for listening!
– Joe

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