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"Second Half Now" covers the major areas that help you get more out of life - - - by putting more in! Special guests, professionals, and trusted experts will bring helpful

"Second Half Now" covers the major areas that help you get more out of life - - - by putting more in! Special guests, professionals, and trusted experts will bring helpful
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"Second Half Now" covers the major areas that help you get more out of life - - - by putting more in! Special guests, professionals, and trusted experts will bring helpful




Changing the way we think about the homeless and the hurting

Most of us are concerned and compassionate when we see someone who is struggling in life. That struggle takes many forms and often expresses itself in the person being hurting or homeless. We have ideas about why the person is in that situation, and we might even have ideas about what can or should be done to help. But, wait a minute. What if we’re wrong? What if our observations and assumptions are not accurate or don’t tell the whole story? What if there are different answers? There just...

Duration: 01:01:20

Surviving and Thriving with a Disability

Gordon & Jill Viggianos

Duration: 00:58:14

Overcoming Toxic Parenting

The subject is a tough one. It is filled with lots of damage and darkness, and has touched the lives of most Americans – in some way – directly or indirectly. We are going to shine a light on the subject, and give hope and encouragement for the future. Toxic Parenting usually involves some sort of abuse, which is more widespread than we have realized. Can you think of someone who has experienced toxic parenting? Maybe yourself, or someone in your circle of family and friends. Rick Johnson...

Duration: 00:57:04

If you don’t do it, someone else will; and you may not like it

How do you want things to be handled after you leave this earth? Do you have family, assets, and stuff? The only way to make sure your wishes and good intentions are followed is by taking care of it ahead of time. No guessing games, no do-overs, no “he said-she said”. When it’s over, it’s over! We all need to be decisive and diligent about being good stewards of what God has entrusted to us. Here’s why…and how.

Duration: 01:02:18

When transition and organization come together…

How would you complete that sentence? It’s hard to be happy and free in the midst of disorder. Is your home, living space, desk, or office area neat and organized? Do you wish your life and stuff was more organized, but just can’t seem to get a handle on it? Now, what about transition? The “moment of truth” in the area of organization comes when we have to move. Do you or an aging loved one need to downsize, or move to a senior residence community? What about all the accumulation? You’ll...

Duration: 01:02:42

Ready or not, things are likely to happen

The world is getting a little crazy these days. Just watch the news. Natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, power outages. When those hit, there’s a lot of chaos and confusion. Regularly in the news these days, terrorist attacks are taking place around the world, even recently in our own country. Could a market collapse happen? Some experts say it sure could. It’s not time to panic or head for the hills, but it is time to do some preparation. This show covers some of...

Duration: 00:58:21

Follow your calling: start a nonprofit

Do you have something you have long wanted to do to make a positive difference in your world? Do you care about certain people or causes that compel you to want to get involved? Those are the hints that it could be your calling. It just could be that it’s time for you to start figuring out how to make that dream a reality. Our discussion on this show will give you inspiration and information on what things to consider in starting a nonprofit, and how to go about it.

Duration: 01:10:02

Change of plans: the unexpected role of grandparents these days

Significant changes in our modern culture have had a major impact on our family structure and function. Family disruption and financial struggles have affected the Boomers in a big way, and have changed our relationships with our kids and grandkids. Some Boomers are called upon to provide daycare more than they thought they would, some have their kids and grandkids living with them, and a surprising number of Boomers are actually raising their grandkids. Talk about a surprise! Here are...

Duration: 01:03:58

Smart mortgage strategies for Boomers and Millennials

If you own a home, this show is for you. As the years bring changes into our lives, we want to seek every opportunity to make the best of them, whether those changes are welcome or if they are changes we need to adjust to. There are some powerful things you can do that could make a big difference – for you and for your millennial kids or grandkids. What you hear just may get you thinking in some new and thriving ways about your home, and some unique and powerful opportunities you might...

Duration: 01:01:14

Overcoming stress and worry – yes you can!

Are you stressed out, worried, or anxious about stuff in your life? There are three important things you need to know: 1) a certain amount of stress is healthy, even necessary, for a normal, productive life. 2) Too much stress can take all the fun out of life, can ruin your health, and can even kill you. 3) There is something powerful that you can do to reduce stress and worry, if you know how. Brain Coach Brad offers hope and help.

Duration: 01:04:11

Uncommon youth ministry with uncommon results

Growing up in today’s world is full of dangers and distractions. Parents and grandparents love their kids, but don’t always know what to do or where to turn for help. This show tells about an approach to training young people in the things that matter, and equipping them to live a life that is fruitful and fulfilling. And you’ll hear about a powerful resource that any parent or grandparent in the area can have access to.

Duration: 01:00:56

Hope and opportunity: essential ingredients to a successful life

Part of thriving as Boomers is helping other people achieve their full potential. Younger or older, everyone needs to be given a second chance. Or maybe a third or fourth. If you know someone in your circle of family and friends who didn’t finish high school, chances are they are struggling. It is very difficult to find success, or even stability and self-reliance without high school completion. This show goes deeper into the issue, and provides some practical solutions that parents and...

Duration: 01:04:53

Alice in Wonderland and Baby Boomers

Just like the Cheshire Cat told Alice, it doesn’t much matter which road you take if you’re not really sure where you want to go. Boomers are at a unique and critical point in our lives when we can make decisions about what is important to us, and how we want our lives to make a difference. Listen in on this conversation with a leading business and life coach on the subject of finding and fulfilling your calling.

Duration: 01:00:24

Following your calling changes lives, including your own

Neil Lomax is a hometown football legend. He played quarterback for the Portland State Vikings and the St. Louis/Arizona Cardinals in the NFL. When Neil played football, he changed the game with his talent and skills. After retiring from the NFL, he changed lives with his heart. Find out what really matters to Neil Lomax, and how he lives that out today.

Duration: 00:30:21

Marriage is God’s gift, and every marriage matters

About half of all marriages end in divorce. The institution of marriage in our culture seems to be broken. And when a marriage gets broken, the people get broken too. What document have 180 pastors in one of our local counties signed? Is there anything that can be done to help couples better prepare for marriage? And what if your marriage isn’t all you had hoped it would be? This show has some answers.

Duration: 01:04:53

Caring for aging loved ones: here’s a wake-up call with help and hope

Caring for an aging loved one is a big deal. Not only is it challenging, frustrating, and exhausting, but there are some 60 million unpaid family caregivers in the U.S. today, and that will affect almost all of us at some point in our lives. As hard as it can be at times, having the right knowledge and tools can make all the difference. This program is a “must-hear” for everyone in the 50-plus generation.

Duration: 00:59:51

God is at work in Africa! What’s going on?

On this show we talk to a pastor from Kenya who has planted 60 churches in 5 African countries. Hear how these churches are helping widows and orphans, and how they are making a life-changing difference for thousands of African people. There are great needs in these nations, and deep spiritual hunger. What are the keys to the advance of the Gospel, and what does the future hold?

Duration: 01:04:18

How can a man make a difference in today’s world?

The guest on this show is Ron Carlson, who many will remember as the sports anchor at KATU / channel 2 news. Ron felt God’s call to ministry, and now serves as Pastor to Men at Cedar Mill Bible Church. What is the most important thing a man can do to influence his wife and kids in a positive direction? It would be pretty powerful to know that, right? Do you know what it is? Listen to find out. We’ll hear good words of wisdom and inspiration from Ron Carlson.

Duration: 00:59:51

A story of hope: when God gets ahold of a man

Have you ever wondered if God could use you in meaningful ways? A lot of life is behind us, and not everything has turned out the way we would like. Have you made mistakes, made some bad choices, feel kind of down on yourself at times? Here’s good news. God is not done with you yet. He hasn’t given up on you – no matter what – and He delights to use those who turn to Him in faith. This show tells about God’s grace and power, and will give you the inspiration and courage you need.

Duration: 01:01:52

Solopreneurship: doing what you love, and getting paid well to do it

What if you could do what you love and what you’re good at, and get paid well to do it? Sound like a dream? It may not be as “out of reach” as you think. Jackie B. Peterson is the foremost authority on the subject of “Solopreneurship”, and has helped many people achieve this dream. On this show we discuss the key elements of “Solopreneurship”, problems to avoid, and the principles that make it work. Is it right for you? Listen and find out.

Duration: 01:00:19

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