Joy Boost – Pastor Tim Yankee

Joy Boost hosts Caleb and Penny spoke with Pastor Tim Yankee of First Baptist Church in Shelbyville, who discussed with them about the true Shepherd’s heart. Listen below to part one and two.

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Mark Gregston – Part 2

Station Manager Dick Wheeler spoke with Mark Gregston, author, speaker, and radio host, about his upcoming seminar, “Tough Guys and Drama Queens” coming to the Thelma Convention Center in Effingham on Saturday, August 15 from 9am-4pm.  The final of a two-part interview.

Mark Gregston – Part 1

Station Manager Dick Wheeler spoke with Mark Gregston, author, speaker, and radio host, about his upcoming seminar, “Tough Guys and Drama Queens” coming to the Thelma Convention Center in Effingham on Saturday, August 15 from 9am-4pm.  The first of a two-part interview.

Justice David Overstreet

Station Manager Dick Wheeler spoke with Justice David Overstreet, a judge on the Fifth Appellate Court and candidate for the Illinois Supreme Court.

Hope Upon Impact: Julie Overlease – Part 2

Station Manager Dick Wheeler spoke with Julie Overlease, author of Hope Upon Impact, tells us of a miraculous true story of faith, love, and and God’s goodness of when her daughter escaped an almost fatal accident with a fallen tree limb.  The final of a two-part interview.

Hope Upon Impact: Julie Overlease – Part 1

Station Manager Dick Wheeler spoke with Julie Overlease, author of Hope Upon Impact, tells us of a miraculous true story of faith, love, and and God’s goodness of when her daughter escaped an almost fatal accident with a fallen tree limb. The first of a two-part interview.

Julie James – Part 2

Station Manager Dick Wheeler and friend of WJLY Penny Miller spoke with Julie James, founder of a ministry that can be found on Facebook called #DeliberatelyGraced, which can be viewed at this link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/219485589308770/?ref=share.  The final of a two-part interview.

Julie James – Part 1

Station Manager Dick Wheeler and friend of WJLY Penny Miller spoke with Julie James, founder of a ministry that can be found on Facebook called #DeliberatelyGraced, which can be viewed at this link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/219485589308770/?ref=share. The first of a two-part interview.

Jon & Tammy Junker TEAM Japan Part 3

The final of a three part conversation Host Howard Gunning has with Jon & Tammy Junker of TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission). Jon grew up in Japan as a child of missionaries, and now has served 30 years himself. He and Tammy serve with the Central Nagano Ministry Initiative.

Jon & Tammy Junker TEAM Japan Part 2

This is the second of a three part conversation Host Howard Gunning has with Jon & Tammy Junker of TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission). Jon grew up in Japan as a child of missionaries, and now has served 30 years himself. He and Tammy serve with the Central Nagano Ministry Initiative.

Jon & Tammy Junker TEAM Japan Part 1

Today starts the first of a three part conversation Host Howard Gunning has with Jon & Tammy Junker of TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission). Jon grew up in Japan as a child of missionaries, and now has served 30 years himself. He and Tammy serve with the Central Nagano Ministry Initiative.

Impact of Islam Part 2

Pastor Ken Fookes of East Fork Baptist Church talks about the impact of Islam in the world and the United States. Part 2 of 2.

Impact of Islam Part 1

Pastor Ken Fookes of East Fork Baptist Church talks about the impact of Islam in the world and the United States. Part 1 of 2.

Childhood Sexual Abuse Part 2

Station Manager Dick Wheeler talks with June Hunt, host of Hope for the Heart, in the second of a two part program on childhood sexual abuse.

Childhood Sexual Abuse Part 1

Station Manager Dick Wheeler talks with June Hunt, host of Hope for the Heart, in the first of a two part program on childhood sexual abuse.

Bruce Kugler with “God’s Courtroom.” Part 2

Station Manager Dick Wheeler continues his conversation with Bruce Kugler, a lawyer from Springfield, IL, about his worldwide ministry called “God’s Courtroom.” Listen as Bruce discuses how someone.died on our behalf, paid the penalty, and we must accept that pardon. That somebody is Jesus Christ.

Bruce Kugler with “God’s Courtroom.” Part 1

Station Manager Dick Wheeler speaks with Bruce Kugler, a lawyer from Springfield, IL, about his worldwide ministry called “God’s Courtroom.”

If I Had to Do It Over Again

Howard chats with John Gauger (co-host of The Land and the Book) about his book, “If I Could Do It All Over Again.” A fascinating look at what many Christian leaders, looking back, would have done differently.

Pass the Baton

Host Howard Gunning talks with Grady Hauser, author of “Pass the Baton: 100 Life Principles and Skills Every Father Needs to Teach His Children.” He and Howard met at the “Iron Sharpens Iron” conference in O’Fallon, IL.

Pastor Larry Wise and Highland Community Church

Continuing our series on highlighting local churches, Howard talks with Pastor Larry Wise of Highland Community Church. HCC has been a strong supporter of WJLY for over 15 years and was key in getting the Highland 94.3 FM translator on the air and even now keeping it there. Pastor Larry highlights some of HCC’s unique ministries, such as their Oil Change Project for clients of Highland’s Food Pantry and how WJLY’s ministry complements the ministry of the local church.

Bill Heid Heirloom Audio Part 3

Howard wraps up a 3 day conversation with Bill Heid, Executive Producer of Heirloom Audio and discovers something about the character of “Lucy” from the Chronicles of Narnia.

Bill Heid Heirloom Audio Part 2

Today is part 2 of a 3 day conversation host Howard Gunning has with Bill Heid, Executive Producer of Heirloom Audio. Bill talks about how it felt for his team to win awards over companies like Disney and Pixar, and even Garrison Keillor. And fills in the backstory of their newest release, “In the Reign of Terror,” set during the French Revolution.

Bill Heid Heirloom Audio Part 1

Today we kick off the first of a three day conversation between host Howard Gunning and Bill Heid, Executive Producer of Heirloom Audio. They chat about what’s the difference between an audiobook and an audio adventure, the need for Americans to remember their Christian roots, and even how a female bull moose nearly ended Bill’s life.

REGENER8 and ILLUMIN8

Host Howard Gunning talks with Rob Cook, founder of 252 Underground Youth Ministry in Philadelphia and author of 2 youth-oriented devotionals called REGENER8 and ILLUMIN8, Straight Talk for Street Smart Teens.

Love Packages

Host Howard Gunning talks with Steven Schmidt, of Love Packages, a ministry in Butler, Illinois, that collects new and unused Christian materials from individuals, churches, publishing houses, and ministries across the US and ships them overseas to those who have little or no access to material. Last year they shipped 1,362 TONS!

Glen Kreider Racers for Christ Part 3

Station Manager Dick Wheeler finishes a 3 day conversation with Glen Kreider of Greenville about Racers for Christ.

Glen Kreider Racers for Christ Part 2

Station Manager Dick Wheeler is in his 2nd day of a conversation with Glen Kreider of Greenville about Racers for Christ.

Glen Kreider Racers for Christ Part 1

Station Manager Dick Wheeler starts a 3 day conversation with Glen Kreider of Greenville about Racers for Christ.

Darin Valdez Addiction Part 3

Host Howard Gunning concludes his conversation with Darin Valdez, a recovering cocaine and meth addict, about his addiction and road to recovery. Darin is also Howard’s nephew. The third of three parts.

Darin Valdez Addiction Part 2

Host Howard Gunning continues his conversation with Darin Valdez, a recovering cocaine and meth addict, about his addiction and road to recovery. Darin is also Howard’s nephew. The second of three parts.

Darin Valdez Addiction Part 1

Host Howard Gunning talks with Darin Valdez, a recovering cocaine and meth addict, about his addiction and road to recovery. Darin is also Howard’s nephew. The first of three parts.