Viewing posts from April, 2013

RBC Ministries Receives Prestigious Award

By Sheryl Lynn Johnson

April 30, 2013

RBC Ministries in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was the recent recipient of the 2013 Communicator Award of Distinction for their program Discover the Word. In addition, the ministry was given an Award of Excellence for both Our Daily Bread and Words To Live By. A complete list of this year's recipients can be found at Congratulations to the entire team at RBC Ministries! Read More

New Baby Arrives

By Sheryl Lynn Johnson

April 24, 2013

Megan and Carlos Alfaro welcome Zoé Grace into the world at 9:02am on April 4, 2013. She weighed in at 7 lb. 10 oz., and was 20 3/4" long. Welcome to the world little Zoé! Read More

Dealing with Tragedy, by Mark Gregston

By Jessica Suggs

April 19, 2013

It was a beautiful day for a run. Though the Boston Marathon is by invitation only, the runners assembled were not your superstar athletes, but rather your typical moms, dads, accountants, firemen, grandpas, grandmas, students and scholars. They were average people who, through hard work and dedication, had earned the opportunity to run through the streets of the city. But before many of them made it to the finish line, the goal that these runners had spent years preparing for, the bombs went off and a senseless and mindless tragedy changed the course of the race forever. In the aftermath of the attack at the Boston Marathon, people across the country are in a state shock, fear, anger and apprehension. The horrific images are burned ... Read More

The Barrick Family

By Sheryl Lynn Johnson

April 16, 2013

The Barrick Family from Hope Out Loud met with the staff at RKC this week. On Saturday, Linda and Jen Barrick spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of 200 women who gathered down the street from our offices at Calvary Community Church, in Westalake Village, California. Sunday morning, the church hosted the Barrick family in both worship services. Pastor Shawn Thornton interviewed Andy, Linda and Jen about their tragic auto accident and God's miraculous provisions in their recovery. It was inspiring to hear how God continues to work in each of their lives today, whispering words of confidence, strength and joy. The Barrick Family's Story: While driving home from church late one night in 2006, Andy, Linda, Jen and Josh Barrick were struck head-on by a ... Read More

A Man Without Arms and Legs Used as the Hands and Feet of God

By Jessica Suggs

April 12, 2013

Since his first speaking engagement at age 19, Nick Vujicic has traveled around the world, sharing his story with millions. Speaking to a range of diverse groups such as students, teachers, young people, business professionals and church congregations of all sizes. Today this dynamic young evangelist has accomplished more than most people achieve in a lifetime. He's an author, musician, actor, and more recently a husband and father. Nick's powerful 2-minute radio program, Life Without Limbs, launched March 5, 2013. Nick says, "If God can use a man without arms and legs to be His hands and feet, then He will certainly use any willing heart!" Each daily program includes an inspirational story or through from Nick, combined with application from a specific Bible verse. ... Read More

New Walk in the Word Weekend Program Now Available

By Jessica Suggs

April 8, 2013

Finally! Responding to station requests from around the country, Walk in the Word is finally providing a weekend version of the highly popular program. The first weekend show will debut on Saturday, May 4, 2013. You are invited to place this 26-minute program in your weekend lineup. The weekend show is new, but the content has not changed. You will enjoy the same reliable Bible teaching from James MacDonald you've come to expect from Walk in the Word. Contemporary in approach. Conservative in theology. Practical in application. The new weekend edition will feature fresh Bible teaching from James ... not a mere repeat of the previous week's teaching. With the same popular theme music and creative format as its daily counterpart, this weekend edition will ... Read More

Listeners want breaking sports news from a Christian perspective - Sports Spectrum Daily delivers

By Jessica Suggs

April 3, 2013

Monday, April 1, 2013, RBC Ministries and Sports Spectrum launched a one-of-a-kind brand new short feature. Following the remarkable success of the seasonal More Than Gold Olympic Updates and the Super Bowl Updates, Sports Spectrum Daily provides two, 2-minute updates every Monday through Friday, 261 days a year. Providing listeners with fresh sports news, game statistics and actualities, and Christian commentary and interviews, this addition to the Christian Radio reportoire won't disappoint. Content is crafted to fit seemlessly in morning and afternoon drive time spots. To keep the content timely and accurate, audio files are delivered the day they air, providing up to the minute sports news listeners want to hear! Hear samples, and sign up for Sports Spectrum Daily here. Sports Spectrum Daily is ... Read More