"Your Teen's Selfishness" and a Mom's Response

By Jessie Jolliff

April 21, 2017

Parenting Today’s Teens is a radio ministry that meets families right where they’re at, in the toughest years of their lives. Raising teenagers is no cake-walk, especially in this climate of culturally-accepted hyper-selfishness. Mark Gregston’s expert parenting advice has never been more needed, and many families have found their way back to a peaceful home life through Mark’s practical guidance. The ripple effect of Mark’s passion for helping parents and teens is too vast to be measured, but we get a small glimpse of where it’s going, and who has been changed, when we hear from listeners. Mitzi is a single mom who was heartily moved by the article, “Your Teen’s Selfishness,” from Mark’s blog. To read it, click here. Mitzi wrote this message to ... Read More

Dave Spiker Celebrates 20 Years with Insight for Living

By Jessie Jolliff

April 7, 2017

This past week we celebrated a huge milestone for broadcasting veteran Dave Spiker as he celebrated his 20th year as Insight for Living’s on air announcer. Insight for Living has long been revered for the rich, truth-filled Bible teaching of Chuck Swindoll, but there is no question that Chuck and Dave are a dynamic duo! For the past 20 years, Dave’s inviting voice and sincere tone has given listeners everywhere the feeling that he and Chuck are speaking directly to them—as if sitting right across the table! Listeners aren’t the only fans of Spiker—fellow radio professionals regard his work as well. Cliff Zellman, a former colleague of Dave, writes, “Dave has that smooth inviting voice I would kill for. His interpretation of copy is spot ... Read More

Introducing Summit Life with J.D. Greear

By Jessie Jolliff

April 6, 2017

Calling people to a joyous, reckless, generous, and audacious life of faith. Summit Life is a new daily, 25-minute radio program featuring the dynamic and refreshingly authentic Bible teaching of J.D. Greear. Aired locally for several years in North Carolina, the ministry has taken an additional step of faith by joining Moody Radio as a regular feature beginning Monday, April 3, 2017. In each engaging half-hour, J.D. Greear shares challenging biblical truths that inspire listeners to have daily encounters with Jesus Christ. Furthermore, he teaches that the gospel of Jesus is the source of our life, a deep well of transformative grace, and we'll never find the bottom. J.D. has observed ... The gospel is not just the diving board off of which we jump ... Read More

Insight for Living Names New Media Agency

By Jessie Jolliff

March 22, 2017

In a progressive move to strengthen its partnerships with radio stations, IFL President and Chief Executive Officer Cynthia Swindoll, recently announced the appointment of Roger Kemp and Company as the media agency of record for Insight for Living Ministries in the United States effective April 1, 2017. It is a pleasure to represent this program that has been one of the most renowned in Christian broadcasting since 1979. Insight for Living airs in major Christian radio markets around the world, reaching diverse people groups in a host of different languages. Chuck Swindoll's extensive writing ministry has also served the body of Christ worldwide and his leadership as president and now chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary has helped prepare and equip a new generation for ministry. ... Read More

The Best NRB Convention Yet

By Jessica Suggs

March 10, 2017

Welcome home! By now most of us have made it home from the 2017 National Religious Broadcasters convention in Orlando, Florida. We say this every year but it still holds true, this was the best convention yet! It was a joy catching up with our ministry partners and station representatives that serve tirelessly for the sake of the Gospel. If you're missing that warm Orlando sunshine right about now, sit back, relax, and let these snapshots take you back to the fun times we shared. The RKC Annual Ministry Partner Reception was the perfect kick off to the week's festivities. Not to be outdone by the NRB Awards, Roger Kemp honored our beloved ministries with the prestigious RKC Golden Mic Award. It's a tradition in ... Read More

James MacDonald and the Vertical Church Band are Going on Tour!

By Jessie Jolliff

Feb. 24, 2017

There is something about the combination of listening to Scripture and singing praises that re-aligns our hearts with the Lord and re-focuses our eyes on Him. This March, James MacDonald and the Vertical Church band are heading out on the first ever Vertical Nights tour for eleven nights of Worship and the Word. Each night of the tour will be spent pressing in to engage the Lord in worship and hear His Word brought to life in a powerful message from James. “Need a shot in the arm? Need a recharge? Well then how about a God event? We’re going to bring one to your area, and I really hope to see you there.” Watch this short video from James about the tour by clicking ... Read More

What’s in a Name? Harvest Naperville to Become Highpoint Church

By Julianna Keck

Feb. 24, 2017

With the 2017 National Radio Broadcasters convention nearly upon us, there are many things to be excited for! A high point of the convention for many will be meeting Pastor Ron Zappia, who can’t wait to visit with you in our Los Angeles Hospitality Suite. Don’t miss your chance to schedule an exclusive interview with Ron in the RKC traveling studio by filling out the sign-up form found online at http://kempandcompany.cc/nrb2017/. You can also call our office to submit your request. Ron is the lead pastor of Harvest Naperville, a multi-site church outside of Chicago with campuses in Naperville, North Aurora and Bolingbrook, Illinois. He has become a pastor of pastors, sending out and supporting multiple church plants and pastors around the country. Beginning Easter ... Read More

Get to Know ‘Know the Truth’

By Julianna Keck

Feb. 23, 2017

The 2017 National Radio Broadcasters convention in Orlando, Florida is just around the corner! Our RKC team warmly invites you to join us in the Los Angeles Suite. We look forward to sharing our passion for Know The Truth and getting to know you better. Pastor Philip De Courcy, host of Know the Truth, will be in attendance on Tuesday and would love to say “Hello!” to you in his charming Celtic element. Philip’s newly released devotional book, Emergency Rations: Surviving the Struggles of Life, is born out of his teaching ministry that is packed with God's Word and sprinkled with poignant stories and analogies. Pick up a copy when you swing by RKC’s hospitality suite! Schedule an exclusive interview with Philip in the RKC ... Read More