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What did mom always say?

As seen in the May edition of our monthly newsletter, Update.  Click here to see a PDF version of Update.

Mom always said...

So...what did your mom always say to you?  Tell us below!

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Trivia: "1952"

QueenIn honor of a special birthday last week ... What do you know about 1952??

1). And she is still on the throne.

2). Dave Garroway got it started in '52.

3). First toy to be advertised on TV, when introduced, kids needed a vegetable to use.

4). Alfred P. Newman's domain launched this year.

5). First broadcast from Philly in '52, Dick Clark joins show in '55.

6). In November, General elected President.

7). Now more than 1300 locations, they're still checking them in here, named after movie.

8). Thurl Ravenscroft voiced this tiger's assessment beginning in ...

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Moms Matter In Life

There's a print that hangs in my home at the base of the stairs:  "I hear your footsteps down the hall.  You are home again, and safe.  All the burdens of the day are lightened - and all the night noises are music to my ears."  

My daughter is home from college for the summer.  My other two children are asleep in their beds.  While "all the burdens of the day" are not gone, they are indeed lightened . . . my children are all home and being their mom is my greatest blessing, day or night. 

Every day Brad Mattes brings the ...

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God's Word Never Changes

Recently, my daughter and I were in a trendy little store in Brooklyn when she spotted a 45 rpm.  She stared at it with a quizzical look.  I realized it was the first time she'd ever seen a vinyl record. 

Indeed, much has changed through the years. 

More than ever, though, I'm thankful for what hasn't. 

What hasn't changed is God's Word . . . and what it says about marriage.  And that's exactly where Billy Graham is pointing his fellow North Carolinians to look for God's definition of marriage as the state considers a pivotal ...

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Your Days are Written in His Book

One of my favorite verses is Psalms 139:16; “All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.” 

Just think on that a minute. . . God planned each of us, ordained each day of our lives, “. . . before one of them came to be.”  Amazing!

Before Emilie Barnes became an organizational speaker, writer, and had a radio program (KEEP IT SIMPLE), she was a wife and mother who loved her “stay at home” job.  She loved organizing a family, cooking and cleaning. 

Then one day Emilie found herself with an empty nest.  Her ...

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Win a trip to Israel!


Do you have plans for July 2013?  You and a guest may be on your way to Israel with HCJB Global Ambassadors Ron & Barb Cline!

Enter by May 31 for your chance to win:  Send an email to hope@hcjb.org with your name and the name of your radio station.

This special invitation is a part of HCJB Global's "Journey of Hope" campaign.  Did you know that it's estimated that 95 percent of the people who live in the Arab World will never personally meet a Christian?  But radio changes that!

Today across the region, individuals hear ...

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