The best of both worlds: travel with a purpose!

June 1, 2016

Do you like to travel? There is a wide range of responses to that question. On the one end, there are those who love to travel, and travel a lot. They travel for recreation, sightseeing, pleasure, and fun. They can hardly get enough of it. On the other end are those who don’t travel much at all, except for necessity. They feel they can’t take the time, it’s too expensive and not really worth all the trouble and expense. Here’s an idea: how about travel with a purpose? Could there be some benefits that are only available by travel? Can you be intentional and purposeful with travel? Could you be a better person and more able to find and fulfill your calling by traveling a little now and then? Listen in and see what you think.

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If you don’t do it, someone else will; and you may not like it

May 27, 2016

How do you want things to be handled after you leave this earth? Do you have family, assets, and stuff? The only way to make sure your wishes and good intentions are followed is by taking care of it ahead of time. No guessing games, no do-overs, no “he said-she said”. When it’s over, it’s over! We all need to be decisive and diligent about being good stewards of what God has entrusted to us. Here’s why...and how.

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The power of a man living on purpose

May 12, 2016

This show is a special focus on men and their role in families and culture. What is God’s design for healthy men to help and inspire others? What kind of man can does it take for God’s plan and purposes in this world to be fulfilled? What are some helps and hindrances that we need to know about? What can the women in our lives do to help us become all that we are created and called to be? Men: this is definitely some “guy stuff”. Women: don’t listen to this show...unless you want to learn some of our secrets!

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When an emergency happens, what will your church do?

May 6, 2016

Experience shows that when an emergency or crisis hits a community, people turn to churches.  They are looking for help: shelter, food, water, safety, human connection, and hope.  Unless you are 100% sure no emergency will happen in your church neighborhood, it is wise to be prepared.  Think of it this way: If your church isn’t willing and ready to help people in a time of significant need, then what are you there for?
Two local leaders tell us about the importance for our churches to be prepared to meet the needs in time of emergency, and a great opportunity coming up to help us learn why and how to be prepared.

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Language: barrier or bridge?

April 27, 2016

We take our language for granted, and don’t really think much about it. But what about those around us who don’t speak English, or not very well? What issues and challenges do they face, and what opportunities are there to build a relationship and to change a life? Is there a role for people of faith – individually or in congregations? This area of service just may be one of the greatest gifts we can give, and one of the most powerful connections we can discover to meet needs and plant.

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In-home health care: when and why and who?

April 20, 2016

Many families today are providing care for an aging loved one. In fact, there are over 60 million unpaid family caregivers in U.S. today and the number will keep rising for a couple of decades. Those older years are a precious time of life for a family, and we want to handle them well. We need information, support, and resources.

We may be able to make life a little easier, and postpone transition to a care facility (if we want or need to) with some interim services. Is all this stuff confusing? Yes. Scary? Oh yeah. Hard? For sure. Let?s talk about it.

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When transition and organization come together…

April 6, 2016

How would you complete that sentence? It’s hard to be happy and free in the midst of disorder. Is your home, living space, desk, or office area neat and organized? Do you wish your life and stuff was more organized, but just can’t seem to get a handle on it? Now, what about transition? The “moment of truth” in the area of organization comes when we have to move. Do you or an aging loved one need to downsize, or move to a senior residence community? What about all the accumulation? You’ll hear plenty of insights on this show about transition and organization.

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Ready or not, things are likely to happen

March 30, 2016

The world is getting a little crazy these days. Just watch the news. Natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, power outages. When those hit, there’s a lot of chaos and confusion. Regularly in the news these days, terrorist attacks are taking place around the world, even recently in our own country. Could a market collapse happen? Some experts say it sure could. It’s not time to panic or head for the hills, but it is time to do some preparation. This show covers some of the basics, and the importance of taking action, even if it’s just a little. Resources and events are also discussed.

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Long term care insurance: counting the cost, weighing the benefits

March 23, 2016

Americans are living longer these days, and need to plan accordingly. One way to protect your assets and your family is with Long Term Care Insurance. What exactly is it? How does it work? What does it cover? How much does it cost? And what happens if you don’t have it? These are the things you need to know when considering this question: is Long Term Care Insurance right for you? This show gives you some information and insights as you deal with that important question.

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When Alzheimer’s and Dementia come to your family

March 17, 2016

The various stages of memory loss can be devastating for families. Once a loved one begins to show signs, life will never be the same. What can the family do? What are the resources? How can we prepare for what’s ahead? Hear answers to these questions, including the 10 Warning Signs. It’s never too early to start paying attention to these illnesses that will ultimately take our loved one away from us, and will change everything for our family.

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