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Hey June!

Today for Artist News Day and the first day of June we shared two stories about Jeremy Camp and Crowder, two very busy and successful WNZR artists. They have been pumping out great new music for Summer 2021.

Jeremy Camp has released a new single entitled ‘When You Speak’, read the full article about this new release by clicking here and listen to the song below:

Crowder has also been very busy with releasing new singles for his upcoming album, he released ‘The Anchor’, you can learn more by clicking here and listen to the song below:

You put the “X” on my faded map

Draw me a line back to where you’re at

Patient when I try to move too fast

Congratulations to Paul of Mount Vernon for correctly answering that those lyrics were from Jordan Feliz with his song ‘Next to Me’, he won a $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup!

Thanks for listening!
– Alyssa

Knowing The Stillness of the Father

Today for Praise Thursday we shared two devotionals about being still in the Father and knowing the Father through the Son. Read Safe and Still from Our Daily Bread by clicking here. Read Knowing the Father by clicking here.

Q: Which tribe of Israel looked after the religious aspects of life?

A: Levi

Congratulations to Doug of Mount Vernon for answering that question correctly, he won a $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup!

Thanks for listening!
– Alyssa

New Singles Everywhere!

Today for Artist News Day we shared two stories about Danny Gokey and about NEEDTOBREATHE and Carrie Underwood.

Danny Gokey has released a new single called ‘Stand in Faith’ which will be on his upcoming album coming out on August 20th. Learn more about this release by clicking here and watch the lyric video below:

NEEDTOBREATHE have collaborated with Carrie Underwood for a fun and nostalgic new single. This new song will be on NEEDTOBREATHE’s upcoming album which comes out later this year. Learn more about this release by clicking here and watch the music video below:

Higher than the eye can see
Trapped in my flesh and bone
Crying out to You, Lord
I’m desperate
Love, come rattle this cage and set me free

Congratulations to Tony of Howard for correctly answering that those lyrics were from Andrew Ripp and his song ‘Jericho’, he won two $5 gift cards to Everlasting Cup!

Thanks for listening!
– Alyssa & Jonathon

Light for the Rejected

Today for Praise Thursday we shared two devotionals out of Our Daily Bread. Alyssa shared a devotional called “Refuge for the Rejected”. This devotional says, “When others misunderstand or reject us, God is our refuge.” To read the full devotional click HERE. The devotional that Kelsi shared is called “Light in the Dark”. The devotion was about how God is always with us in the dark times. He may show up in little ways but he is still there watching over us. To read the full devotional click HERE.

Q: What type of insect did John the Baptist eat in the desert?

A: Locusts

Congratulations to Kelly of Mount Vernon for correctly answering that question. She won a $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup.

Thanks for listening!
– Alyssa & Kelsi

Who Knew Wednesday!

Lexie & Joe talk about a bunch of fun topics for this week’s Afternoon Drive!

Joe talked to us about the crazy weather we’ve had: it is not the first time that we have seen some crazy weather in April! 10TV wrote this article all about it.

We also have a new updated Lifeline total! we cannot say thank you enough for your continued support of WNZR!

The new Lifeline 2021 total is:

$77,571!

Thank you!

WHO AM I? 

  • Today is my 70th birthday – I was born April 21, 1951 in Brooklyn, NY 
  • I went to college on a wrestling scholarship 
  • My friends entered me into the Golden Gloves tournament as a joke and I advanced to the final 
  • I’m best known for playing characters, sharing my real first name, on the TV shows ‘Taxi’ and “Who’s the Boss?’ 
  • I also hosted my own daytime talk show 
  • I starred in the movie Angels in the Outfield 
  • I’ve been nominated for Golden Globe, People’s Choice, and Emmy Awards 

I am Tony Danza !

Congrats to Kristina from Fredericktown for guessing correctly and winning the $5 gift certificate to Everlasting Cup!

Thank you so much for tuning into The Afternoon Drive! – Lexie & Joe

Reimagined Music!

Lexie & Alyssa come to you with artist news! Specifically, new music news from two staple artists on WNZR.

On April 16th, two-time GRAMMY Award® and multi-GMA Dove Award® winner Zach Williams dropped a new song, “Turn It Over.” You can read the full story HERE!

 Riley Clemmons has released an exclusive new version of her powerful new single “Keep on Hoping.” Read the full story on this new music HERE!

Somewhere hidden in the noise there’s a truth 

Someone to believe and hang onto 

In each and every little word that you hear 

I pray that one thing would be so clear 

These lyrics were a stumper! tune in next week to try again!

Thank you so much for tuning into The Afternoon Drive! – Alyssa & Lexie

Belonging In Christ.

Alyssa and Lexie come back for Praise Thursday to give you devotionals that talk about belonging in Christ!

Alyssa devotional is titled Scar Stories by Elisa Morgan

Lexie’s devotional is titled A Place of Belonging written by Anne Cetas

 Name the place where Jesus walked on water.
Answer: Sea of Galilee

Congrats to Paul of Mount Vernon for guessing correctly and winning a $5 gift certificate to Everlasting Cup!

Thank you so much for tuning into The Afternoon Drive! – Lexie & Alyssa

Weird Food Combos!

Joe and Lexie dive into the weirdest food combos they could find!

Camp.com gives a great article about these weird food combos!

Some aren’t too weird: popcorn and chocolate, fries and ice cream, and rice and ketchup

Some are very weird, you’ll just have to see for yourself!

Check out the link HERE!

          I was born April 14, 1960 in California

–          My real last name is Gerstenfeld

–          I attended UCLA, but dropped out after two months to pursue comedy

–          I was grand champion for the comedy category on Star Search in 1984

–          I once opened in Las Vegas for Frank Sinatra and also for the Beach Boys

–          I am best known as a police officer and jealous brother named Robert on a CBS sitcom

–          I also played a rogue auto mechanic who stole Jerry Seinfeld’s car

WHO AM I??

                ACTOR AND COMEDIAN BRAD GARRETT

Congrats to Heather of Mount Vernon for correctly guessing and winning a $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup!

Thank you so much for listening to The Afternoon Drive! – Lexie & Joe

A New Rendition

Today for Artist News Day we shared stories about Crowder and Maverick City Music and a story about Ellie Holcomb.

Crowder and Maverick City Music have put out a brand new rendition of Crowder’s recent hit song ‘Good God Almighty’. Check out the full story by clicking here and watch the music video below:

Ellie Holcomb is putting out a brand new album entitled Canyon which is set to release in June. To learn more about this album read the article by clicking here and watch the title track music video below:

When He said your name, the thing that filled your veins
Was more than blood, it’s the kind of love that washes sin away
Now the door is open, wide and the stones rolled aside

Congratulations to Sherisa of Mount Vernon for correctly answering that those lyrics were from CAIN with their song ‘Rise Up (Lazarus)’, she won 2 $5 gift cards to Everlasting Cup!

Thanks for listening!
– Alyssa

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