October 31, 2010
Mary Damron - spokesperson for Operation Christmas Child (a ministry of Samaritian's Purse)
Mary Damron grew up (and still lives) in the rural Appalachian mountains of West Virginia. But, traveling to foreign lands and presenting the gospel of Jesus Christ to children through Operation Christmas Child keeps her very busy. Don't miss the stories only that Mary Damron can share. (BTW) The first time Mary Damron participated in Operation Christmas Child, she collected over 1,200 shoeboxes in just 13 days! Catch the details Sunday @ 5pm...
The Mission of Operation Christmas Child: To demonstrate God's love in a tangible way to needy children around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ.
-Over 8 million children received your shoe boxes and the Good News of Jesus Christ in 2009.
-Kids in over 95 countries around the world have been given shoe boxes since 1993.
-National Collection Week will be November 15 - 22, 2010
-How to pack a shoebox
-What to include in your shoebox...
-Find a drop off location in your area…
-Tracking your shoebox (follow to it's destination)...
THE website for Operation Christmas Child: http://www.operationchristmaschild.org/
More information on our website: www.wbfj.fm/occ2.html
October 23, 2010
(Guest) Deb Mitchell – Development Director with the Shepherd's Center of Kernersville (the WBFJ ‘Ministry of the Month’ for October)
The Shepherd's Center of Kernersville is an interfaith ministry of volunteers that works with and for older adults and disabled adults in Eastern Forsyth County. Details at wbfj.fm.
Event: The 3rd annual “Kernersville Senior Idol” final competition will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at the Glenn High School Auditorium. Proceeds to benefit the Shepherd's Center of Kernersville.
For more information: 996 - 6696
October 17, 2010
Special tribute to Darren Stevens
Darren, our dear friend and WBFJ Morning Show host, passed away unexpectedly early Wednesday morning. Darren was 42 years old. Funeral Arrangements, a condolence page and ways to help the family (through the Darren Stevens Family Fund) can be found on our website: www.wbfj.fm/event1.html
Guests: Darren Stevens and Wally Decker reflect on their missions trip to Lesotho Africa with HCJG Global back in March of 2009.
(Today's program is a re-airing from May 2009 titled “Journey to Lesotho, Africa”)
Check out their Blog “Journey to Lesotho, Africa” Read about their experiences and see lots of pictures. http://journey2lesotho.blogspot.com/
HCJB Global: sharing the gospel by way of the air waves for over 75 years. www.hcjb.org/
October 10, 2010
Guest: Cheryl Penn with Rolling Thunder (Winston-Salem)
Update: City Council members in King will hold a public hearing on the Christian Flag debate on Monday Oct. 11 at 6pm at the King Elementary School Gym. At the hearing, the King City Council will present several options on how to deal with the situation.
Back on (Sept 16), the King City Council voted to remove the Christian Flag from the Veterans Memorial after the ACLU threatened a lawsuit.
Rolling Thunder’s mission is to advocate the U.S. government to bring home American POWs and those still missing in action. To participate in the ‘temporary’ Christian Flag watch at the Veterans Memorial in King, contact Cheryl Penn with Rolling Thunder at 816-0502.
Rolling Thunder website: http://www.rollingthunder-nc6.com/
History of the Christian flag: http://vernesdesk.blogspot.com/2010/09/history-of-christian-flag.html
Kyle Petty - Former NASCAR driver, now racing broadcaster with TNT
The 8th Annual "Ride to Victory" happens on Sunday, October 17. The one-day motorcycle riders will leave from the zMAX Dragway in Concord, NC, parade ride through Victory Junction Camp and finish up in Trinity with the "Songwriters Jam” at Kyle and Pattie Petty’s Farm on Finch Farm Road in Trinity.
This year’s Ride to Victory will benefit Victory Junction, a year round camping facility serving children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses. The cost for both the ride and the evening jam is $40 dollars. Early registration ends on Tuesday, October 12.
Tickets info: Call 704-714-4545.
FYI: Kyle and Pattie Petty's son Adam was killed on May 12, 2000 (10 years ago this year) during a practice session at New Hampshire Speedway. Adam Petty was 19 years old.
Adam was America's first "fourth generation Pro sports athlete" following the footsteps of Lee, Richard and Kyle Petty.
October 03, 2010
Celebrating the opening weekend of the Dixie Classic Fair
Interviews with our Dixie Classic Fair concert artists:
Jeff with Tenth Avenue North and Ryan with Addison Road
The grand stand concert is this Wednesday evening (October 06).
Get into the Dixie Classic Fair FREE on Wednesday, plus the concert with five cans or boxes of non-perishable food (Lowes Brand Foods) per person. Helping to feed the hungry in our neighborhood through Crisis Control Ministry.
Details online: http://www.wbfj.fm/