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Join John and Kathy for their daily mix of conversation, news, and laughs -- all through the lens of faith.

Join John and Kathy for their daily mix of conversation, news, and laughs -- all through the lens of faith.
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Join John and Kathy for their daily mix of conversation, news, and laughs -- all through the lens of faith.

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English


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The Ride Home - Friday January 24, 2020

1/24/2020
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The Pittsburgh area had the worst air quality in the nation yesterday (The Patch) ... + ... Netflix just released mini-series “Pandemic:” bad timing? Your Church Needs Boomers: How a hyper-focus on “attracting the young” can sideline the aging faithful ... GUEST Michelle Van Loon It’s time for The Friday Feature! A Prayer for Orion: A son's addiction and a mother's love ... GUEST Katherine James Can this plant really stop you snoring at night? Instead of wearing a CPAP mask, a simple...

Duration:01:54:12

THE RIDE HOME - Monday January 20, 2020

1/20/2020
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SuperBowl is set: Chiefs v 49ers ... Pens come back from 3-0 to win 4-3 over the Bruins, fans mock Murray This Week in the Nation's Capitol (Trump’s Impeachment Trial in the Senate starts tomorrow) ... GUEST Greg Clugston ... SRN News White House Correspondent Reconciling our hearts with God's: how do we access the power of God's Grace to remove the dividing lines? Reflections on MLK Jr Day .. GUEST Toni Turner ... Pittsburgh-based pastor, counselor and teacher "Backs Against the Wall:...

Duration:01:54:14

THE RIDE HOME - Friday January 17, 2020

1/17/2020
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Why SpaceX is blowing up a Falcon 9 rocket for a safety test (ABC News) Worship God, Start a Hobby: Lately, hobbies have become a metric of personal success. But their core purpose is to help us pause and praise ... GUEST Brianna Lambert No questions asked: city, church leaders, urge community to surrender weapons on MLK holiday in gun buyback event (PG) ... + ... **St Andrews church in New Ken holds final service for its faithful (Trib) Why Are There So Many Gen Z Atheists? ... GUEST Dr....

Duration:01:54:13

THE RIDE HOME - Wednesday January 15, 2020

1/15/2020
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Full Moon Lovers:”. Japanese reality show where a man chooses a woman to fly to space w him (WashPo) Ministry on the Margins: how one man travels to marginalized communities around the US regularly ... GUEST Tim Muldoon Best and Worst Airlines (WSJ) ... + ... Top 5 Countries in the World (US News & World Report) The 50 Worst Countries for Christian Persecution, Including the ‘Human Rights Nightmare’ in China ... GUEST David Curry Spotify launches new network for dogs left home alone...

Duration:01:54:15

The Ride Home - WORD-FM Date Night Comedian Marty Simpson

1/15/2020
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It's the perfect night out for the two of you this Valentine's Day. This year, you're both in for a treat, as WORD·FM welcomes Christian comedian Marty Simpson for a night of laughs! For tickets and info go to https://wordfm.com/content/station-events/datenight

Duration:00:06:50

THE RIDE HOME - Tuesday January 14, 2020

1/14/2020
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I Am Pro-Life. Don’t Call Me Anti-Abortion. That kind of language allows critics to dismiss me and fellow pro-lifers as single-issue obsessives ... GUEST Dr Charles Camosy ... professor of Christian Ethics at Fordham Univ in NYC who is interested in building conversation and solidarity between groups which sometimes find it difficult to engage ... His newest book is “Resisting Throwaway Culture” South Park man sentenced 10-20 yrs for stealing from USC church (PG) 4 Things I Learned From...

Duration:01:54:12

THE RIDE HOME - Monday January 13, 2020

1/13/2020
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Latest on impeachment Trump admin on "imminent" Iran attack Dem 2020 field shrinks by one today -SRN NEWS WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT Greg Clugston Live Like There’s No Yesterday’ Freedom to move forward without being held back by our issues we’ve carried around. John F. Westfall Pittsburgh Steelers former Coach Bill Cowher Inducted into the Football Hall of Fame Authorized: The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible! The angle I find gets the most people interested is the question, “Which...

Duration:01:54:40

The Ride Home - Friday January 10, 2020

1/10/2020
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Richard Mouw - Does God Care About Football? Tom Soroka - How to grieve the loss of a loved one. Teach Me To Feel: Worshiping Through the Psalms in Every Season of Life - Courtney Reissig is a writer, speaker, and blogger. She helps lead the women's ministry at Midtown Baptist Church, Little Rock, Arkansas, and is the author of Teach Me To Feel and Glory in the Ordinary. She's married to Daniel and they have four sons.

Duration:01:54:04

The Ride Home - Wednesday January 8, 2020

1/8/2020
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Elvis Presley's Birthday Former PG photographer Lake Fong spent 25 years focusing his lens on Western PA. He recently left photojournalism to preach and teach at the Pittsburgh Chinese Church I've Seen the End of You - A neurosurgeon's look at faith, doubt, and the things we think we know. W. Lee Warren MD

Duration:01:54:04

The Ride Home - Tuesday January 7, 2020

1/7/2020
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Why we need more hate - Jason Charon - Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, Carnegie PA “The growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.” George Eliot - Marlena Proper Deida Graves - is the author of: A Beautiful Disaster Finding Hope n the Midst of Brokenness Becoming Epiphany People - Terry Timm

Duration:01:54:05

THE RIDE HOME - Monday January 6, 2020

1/6/2020
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Ricky Gervais monalogue at the 77th Golden Globe Awards The conflict with Iran - Impeachment Update - John Bolton set to open Senate trial testimony - Greg Clugston - SRN White House Correspondent How this anti-Semitism came to be: The virulent hatred snowballed over the years - Eli Steinberg lives in New Jersey with his wife and five children. The practice of choosing, or noticing, or receiving "a word a week" from her new book "Word by Word is based. You live with a word for a week and...

Duration:01:55:31

The Ride Home - Friday January 3, 2020

1/3/2020
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Texas Church Grieves Two Leaders Shot by Visitor in Disguise ... GUEST Bobby Ross Jr. ... Editor-in-chief, The Christian Chronicle Do you agree with having armed security at your church? Iran’s top security and intelligence commander was killed early Friday Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani. David French David French is a senior editor at The Dispatch Terrence Malick’s “A Hidden Life” is not a typical World War II drama (The latest from the director of “The Tree of Life” deconstructs religion...

Duration:01:54:05

THE RIDE HOME - Tuesday December 31, 2019

12/31/2019
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John, Kathy & Mike share their most favorite apps, music, restaurants & books of 2019! Best Christian Books of 2019 GUEST Byron Borger, owner, Hearts and Minds Bookstore, Dallastown PA Best Apps of 2019 Best Restaurants in Pittsburgh 2019 (+ Pgh Magazine picks) Best TV Shows of 2019 Best news/pop culture websites of 2019 Best songs of 2019 Highest Paid Music Artists of 2019

Duration:01:54:12

THE RIDE HOME - Monday December 30, 2019

12/30/2019
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Monsey Stabbing: Intruder Screamed ‘I’ll Get You’ in Attack on Jews —The rampage at a rabbi’s home in the NY suburbs wounded 5 people and traumatized the Jewish community in the region (NYT, CNN, The Atlantic) The Power of Christian Contentment (evergreen) ... GUEST Andrew M. Davis Patriots owner Robert Kraft could face felony charge in prostitution case, prosecutors’ new filing suggests (Fox News) Today is Bacon Day. On this day we celebrate one of America's favorite greasy guilty...

Duration:01:54:12

THE RIDE HOME - Friday December 20, 2019

12/20/2019
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Very Merry Pittsburgh exhibit / Kaufmann’s and history of downtown department stores History of the Immaculate Reception (47th anniversary is on Dec. 23) Andy Masich What are your Unique Christmas Traditions? The Week in Review!

Duration:01:54:12

THE RIDE HOME - Thursday December 19, 2019

12/19/2019
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Impeachment unites many Americans in a desire for Anything but Politics (NYT) Magi, Wise Men, or Kings? It’s Complicated. Christian tradition finds meaning in each of these mysterious monikers ... GUEST Chad Ashby Today is National Re-gifting Day. Congress just changed the legal age to smoke or vape to 21 (BuzzFeed) This Day in History: December 19, 1997 — "Titanic" opened in American movie theaters ... It would go on to win a record-tying 11 Oscars including Best Director for James...

Duration:01:54:13

THE RIDE HOME - Wednesday December 18, 2019

12/18/2019
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You might be buying trash on Amazon - literally (WSJ) House of Representatives debate articles of impeachment against President Trump ... GUEST Greg Clugston ... SRN News White House Correspondent Best places for Christmas celebrations: Pgh ranks high (WalletHub) Is there an upside to having no social life? (BBC Worldwide) Study: Eating chili peppers can prevent heart attacks and strokes (CNN) House of Representatives debate articles of impeachment against President Trump today ... +...

Duration:01:54:12

THE RIDE HOME - Tuesday December 17, 2019

12/17/2019
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92% of Americans think their basic rights are being threatened (USA Today) Observing Advent Makes Me Feel Less Alone: Following the rituals of the church calendar remind me that my life is part of the larger story of God’s creation, redemption, and restoration ... GUEST Charlotte Donlon She’s 105, he’s 106, they’re celebrating 80 yrs of marriage (WashPo) The Christian Withdrawl Experiment (The Atlantic) ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY Dec. 17, 1903 Orville Wright made history's first sustained...

Duration:01:54:12

THE RIDE HOME - Monday December 16, 2019

12/16/2019
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Barbie at 60? Trivial Pursuit at 40? Toy makers navigate midlife (WSJ) What's happening this week in the Nations Capitol? Today is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day. Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community ... GUEST Brett McCracken ... senior editor for the gospel coalition and the author of “Hipster Christianity” and “Gray Matter” What does protest look like? This Day in History: December 16, 1773: The Boston Tea Party took place. It was the first...

Duration:01:54:12

THE RIDE HOME - Friday December 13, 2019

12/13/2019
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Your Weekend has Begun ... + ... Gettys last night ... + ... Astrobotic to set up ground control for lunar mission on Pgh’s North Side (Trib) 16 Couple Gifts to buy for Yourselves this Christmas ... GUEST Sheila Wray Gregoire It’s time for The Friday Feature! Each week, we’ll give you a few recommendations of fun stuff you might consider that’ll get your out of your house and off your screen, as your weekend approaches. Eat, Fast, Feast: Heal Your Body While Feeding Your Soul―A Christian...

Duration:01:53:49