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The Bridge On-Air Hosts discuss relevant topics impacting your world.


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The Bridge On-Air Hosts discuss relevant topics impacting your world.






Episode 076: ANNOUNCING The Bridge Podcast Network

While The Bridge Podcast took a break following episode seventy-five - we didn't stop planning great content for our loyal audience! Thanks to the sponsorship of Boardwalk Plaza Hotel and Victoria’s Restaurant, we are excited to announce a new podcast network featuring five brand new podcasts. Listen now as Mark Dickey and Andrew Jackson tell you about the new shows with introductions from hosts in their own words... SHOW NOTES:Over the Rims of Mugs with Host Denise Harper Spend a little...


Episode 075: A Brief Break

The Bridge Podcast reaches seventy-five consecutive episodes! What an incredible accomplishment. And thanks to you - our Loyal Listener - for great feedback and encouragement as we created this additional content from The Bridge ministry. Mark Dickey and Andrew Jackson review their favorite episodes from The Bridge Podcast Library. Most of which are great content to help listeners dealing with the coronavirus global pandemic... SHOW NOTES:Episode 071 - Loneliness with Jason Eason Episode...


Episode 074: Lisa Barry’s Story

Lisa Barry has been on-air for years, sharing the gospel of Jesus with listeners. But how did she first hear of God's plan for her life? Listen as Lisa shares her story... SHOW NOTES:1:30 - Meet Lisa Barry, The Bridge Evening Show Host 3:00 - Lisa knew her questions would impress the Pastor 4:00 - A shy and young Lisa exploded at God 5:00 - Then she realized, He was the shepherd and she was the sheep 06:00 - Takeaways Feedback, or Show Ideas? Send an email to...


Episode 073: Why We Fundraise

When you give to a non-profit ministry, like The Bridge, you are becoming a part of someone else's story. You may never meet them, but you will have an impact on their life. Still - many people wonder why fundraising is so important to sustain their favorite local non-profit organizations. SHOW NOTES:2:00 - Welcome Kristin Boyce and Kim Willey to the podcast 3:45 - Why is fundraising necessary to a non-profit ministry? 5:00 - What are some of the key operating expenses of a radio...


Episode 072: Bill Sammons’ Story

Bill Sammons and Denise Harper have been on-air together for about thirty years. In all that time, it turns out, they haven't heard each other's entire story. In this episode, Denise Harper asks Bill Sammons about his personal story, a life-changing trip to Texas, and more. SHOW NOTES:1:45 - Denise and Bill catch up a bit 2:30 - You can argue with me about theology, but not my story 3:30 - Bill met Jesus when he was fifteen years old 5:15 - Roadtrip to Texas with a youth group! 8:00 -...


Episode 071: Loneliness Epidemic Worsened by Coronavirus with Jack Eason

Even before sin entered the world, which separated us from God, there was something missing from our lives. The first obstacle for God was not sin, it was man's loneliness. Adam was never meant to be left alone in this world - so God created Eve as his companion. Loneliness is a lot different than being alone. God wired us to have a community and relationship with other people. When we get into our own little world - it's not healthy. SHOW NOTES:2:40 - Still practicing social distancing...


Episode 070: Denise Harper’s Story

Bill Sammons and Denise Harper have been on-air together for about thirty years. In all that time, it turns out, they haven't heard each other's entire story. In this episode, Bill Sammons asks Denise Harper about her personal story, how her faith grew, and more. SHOW NOTES:2:30 - Denise grew up in the church 3:00 - Her Sunday school teacher led her to Jesus 3:30 - She looked for ways to tie in her love of music 4:30 - Her Mom taught her a lot about prayer 5:15 - The moment her...


Episode 069: Micah Tyler

Micah Tyler visited The Bridge Studio and sat down for a conversation with Bill Sammons. Micah Tyler has released three albums (The Story I Tell (2013), The Kitchen Sink (2014) and Different (2016)) with Fair Trade Services. He was born in Beaumont, Texas, where he became a youth pastor after graduating from high school at the age of eighteen. He also ran a food truck before turning to music full time. Coming through the hurricane and his brother's cancer, Micah Tyler shares his perspective...


Episode 068: Church of the Isolated

Where do you go to church in the middle of a global pandemic? The arrival of COVID-19 has disrupted school, work, and church routines around the world. Even as our fears grow, God is sovereign. He knew this day would come, and He equipped His church with everything they would need. You can stay connected, grow stronger, and encourage one another through this hardship! Have you joined the Church of the Isolated yet? SHOW NOTES:Church Directory – Contact your Pastor and ask for a few contacts...


Episode 067: The Story of The Bridge

As The Bridge approaches being on-air for 10 years, we are celebrating the special anniversary in a number of ways. That includes sharing The Story of The Bridge! Travel back with us to the formative months before The Bridge broadcast their first song, or started serving the Delmarva community we love and call home. SHOW NOTES:1:30 - Before The Bridge there was another radio station serving Delmarva 3:40 - For seven years the are was without a local Christian radio station 6:15 - Under a...


Episode 066: Hope For Humanity Vol. 3

Mark Dickey, Afternoon Host on The Bridge, felt down looking around at all the terrible news in the world. But he also loves to discover interesting and fun human interest stories. So he proposed we do an entire series of episodes on good news stories! And we all agreed it would be a lot of fun to hear about amazing things that are happening. Listen to these stories that will restore your hope in humanity! SHOW NOTES:1:30 - Dr. Fred Antonelli is founder and president of Life Counseling...


Episode 065: Hannah Kerr

Reaching maturity takes time and deliberate effort to stretch and grow. Watching as your children find out who God purposed them to be is a lot of fun. Leading worship, Hannah Kerr felt peace and purpose more than she did in any other part of her life. In the three years since her debut release Overflow, singer/songwriter Hannah Kerr has walked through a formative season, navigating college and young adulthood and the challenges that coincide with figuring out who you really are. SHOW...


Episode 064: Finding Your Purpose in Creativity

One of the greatest things you can do when criticized is to seek the truth in the statement. John Mollura joins The Bridge Podcast to share the experience and wisdom gained from his transition into a creative lifestyle. If you've ever felt drawn to the arts as a way to express yourself... listen to this episode. Let it be an encouragement as you find God's purpose for your creative endeavors. SHOW NOTES:0:30 - Mark and Andrew consider the prayers during Love Delmarva segment 0:50 - Welcome...


Episode 063: Mark Dickey’s Story

Life takes many turns. The greatest turn for a believer is the moment they encounter Christ. For Mark Dickey of The Bridge Afternoon Show, that moment happened when he was a kid in school. After that, Mark made some changes in his lifestyle and looked for more meaning in the things he did. God continues to guide Mark on a daily basis. Meanwhile, Mark continues to draw closer to 'home plate' and a full understanding of who God is. SHOW NOTES:0:55 - We prepare to talk with Mark Dickey about...


Episode 062: Why Do We Worship with Thrive Worship

Thrive Worship visited The Bridge Studio to talk with Mark Dickey about worship. While they were here, Peter Burton and Corbin Phillips performed a couple of songs in The Bridge Community Room! It was a special treat we think you'll enjoy too. Thrive Worship, which started as the worship team for Bayside Church in Sacramento, CA, has quickly bloomed into a sprawling, eight-campus worship family whose songs and weekly Sunday night worship services are transforming their Northern California...


Episode 061: Human Trafficking with Zoë Ministries

The massive iceberg of human trafficking is tearing a deep scar through our community. This form of modern-day slavery involves the use of force, fraud or coercion to obtain different types of labor from victims. Over 25 million people are trafficked worldwide, and Delaware is not a stranger to this devastating crime. Through the work of Zoë Ministries, and others in law enforcement and legislature, Delaware is no longer a safe haven for human traffickers preying on our children. SHOW...


Episode 060: Homeless on Delmarva with Susan Kent

Over half a million people go homeless on a single night in the United States - 65 percent in shelters, the other 35 percent on our streets. As a community, we cannot keep patching the problem - it is hurting those in need. We shouldn't just point out a poor person and hand them a few dollars then go about our day. Poverty can last a long time, being homeless can last a long time, because that is only patching the problem. We keep putting off real solutions to the growing homeless crisis....


Episode 059: Releasing Women from Addiction

Picture an addict. Whatever comes to mind - throw it out! Anyone of us could be the picture of someone who is addicted to a substance. Special guest Shelley Spedden, from Home of Hope - part of Delmarva Adult & Teen Challenge, discusses releasing women from addiction on The Bridge Podcast this episode. SHOW NOTES:0:30 - Welcome Shelley Spedden, from Home of Hope - part of Delmarva Adult & Teen Challenge 2:00 - What is the Home of Hope? Who do they help? 3:30 - How are women getting...


Episode 058: Should I Go On A Mission Trip?

You can take a trip around the world, or start right in your own neighborhood. Mission work is simply the act of making disciples. Jack Eason of Crossover Cups Mission joins the podcast to talk about ways The Bridge Family of Listeners can get started in mission work! SHOW NOTES:0:50 - Jack Eason of Crossover Cups Mission and Ben Sorrells join us this episode 1:25 - What is Crossover Cups Mission? 2:45 - Have you ever been on a mission trip? 4:35 - Why send all those people instead of...


Episode 057: New Year, New Beginnings

Start the New Year right! But keep it simple... We discuss some real ways to improve our lives and those around us! SHOW NOTES:0:45 - 'The New Calendar' by Georgetown, DE local Thomas Sherman, covers all five seasons 2:40 - Right, Mark? ...crickets... 3:00 - Where did New Year's Resolutions get started? 4:00 - Read your Bible in 90 Days 5:45 - Reconnect with people and set a date and time for getting together 10:00 - Pray with people more - in the moment, rather than alone and...