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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Penna Dexter hosts today’s show and her first hour in-studio guests are Caroline Harries, author and blogger and speaker and voice over actor, Melanie Murphy who discuss the issue of fertility and Moms in the Making, a faith-based fertility support group. They tell us more about the first annual Conference, on October 13-14, in Dallas, Texas.

In the second hour we hear from Marie Kuck, co-founder and executive director  of Nathaniel’s Hope, a ministry to disabled kids.

Please note: There will be no video feed today, we recently moved offices and our video stream is not up and running yet. We thank you for your patience.

Penna Dexter
Penna Dexter

Point of View Co-Host, Penna Dexter frequently sits in as guest host for Kerby Anderson. Her weekly commentaries air on the Bott Radio Network. Penna’s heart is in educating and encouraging Christians to influence the culture and politics. She has also served as co-host and commentator on other local issues-based radio programs. She worked as a consultant overseeing the launch and andRead More

Guests
Caroline Harries
Author, Blogger
Caroline Harries has a heart for those who are waiting on breakthrough from the Lord, specifically those who are waiting to become mothers. Her unwavering faith is evident in her life as she continues to believe for her own miracle of children. She delights in encouraging women through her internationally followed blog, In Due Time, and her online and local ministry to those desiring to become mothers, Moms in the Making. Last fall Caroline published her first book, In Due Time, a 60 day devotional for those looking for hope and encouragement in the waiting and this fall Caroline is hosting her first annual conference for her ministry, Moms in the Making. Caroline holds a degree in finance and marketing from Baylor University in Texas, where she and her husband live.
In Due Time: Hope and Encouragement in the Waiting
How long, O Lord, how long???” The reality of life is that we’re all waiting on something. Marriage. Babies. Jobs. Healing. Family restoration. The list could go on and on… Seasons of waiting on the Lord can be hard, discouraging and exhausting. Perhaps it’s only been weeks or months. But for some, the wait has lasted years. Or maybe you’ve faced an unimaginable trial, such as the loss of a loved one. The journey through grief, sorrow and pain can be filled with isolation and hopelessness. No matter how hard your journey has been, there is a purpose for all of the pain. Come join me in this 60-day devotional as I share pieces of my own story, including both loss and longing. Through the truth shared from God's Word, you will find that it is possible to have joy and declare that God is good, even in the midst of waiting. As you read each devotion, my prayer is that your heart will be healed, your mind renewed and your spirit encouraged to seek, trust and praise the Lord through the storms you are facing today.
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Melanie Murphy
Speaker | Voice Over Actor
Melanie Murphy is an animated communicator, finding her passion as a speaker and professional voice over talent. Known for her quick wit and fun-loving spirit, she intentionally celebrates life in the everyday moments and the big ones too. One of her current goals she’s prepared to unleash confetti for is the news of a baby. Melanie and her husband have been trying to have children for 6 years, which is what caused her path to line up with Moms In The Making, forging her friendship with Caroline Harries.

When Melanie isn’t helping Caroline with her ministry, she’s behind the microphone as a voice actor, expertly conveying a company’s message in a way that gets to the heart of the idea. She voices commercials, online videos, training modules and all kinds of other interesting projects that require a polished voice. Based in Dallas, Texas, Melanie works internationally, for companies such as GoDaddy, Shutterstock, Frito Lay, The Container Store and Century 21.

Melanie was once in radio, getting her start on USA Radio Network, the same network that once was home to Point of View Radio. Melanie began as a weekend producer and worked her way up to being the managing editor and host of the daily syndicated award-winning program, “NewsWrapUSA”.


Marie Kuck
Co-founder - Nathaniel's Hope
Marie serves as Executive Director of Nathaniel’s Hope and passionately advocates to and trains “inexperienced churches“ how to practically welcome and include those with disabilities. As an ordained minister, Marie worked in youth ministry for over 10 years serving on church staffs in Chicago, Minneapolis, and Orlando. She has taught in the Department of Communications at North Central University (formerly North Central Bible College) and co-hosted “Today’s Family” a local Christian television talk show in Orlando. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Pine Castle Christian Academy. Marie considers herself to be a “Mom on a Mission.

Tim and Marie reside in Orlando, Florida.
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