The Kitchen Table #12: How Do You Believe in God When You Can’t Feel Him?

This week, father/son team, Brian & Jake attempt to address the faith question: How do you believe in God when you can’t feel Him? We also look at new music from Tori Kelly and Hillsong Worship, plus an “oldie but goldie” from David Meece in Music Matters. In Culture Shock, we look at the Fortnite phenomenon and what parents need to know.

The Kitchen Table #10: Why Does God Allow Temptation To Come Into Our Lives?

The Kitchen Table brings together generations of parents and their teenager/young adult children to have those important faith questions. Shine.FM’s Ministry Director Brian McIntyre Utter and his 18-year old son Jake look at a tough faith question this week. Plus, diving into new songs from Switchfoot, Mosaic MSC and a classic from Mylon & Broken Heart in our Music Matters segment.  In Culture Shock, a look at waking up and establishing a healthy morning routine in time for back to school.

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Shine.FM’s A Closer Look with David Dunn

Join Shine.FM’s Brian McIntyre as he is joined by David Dunn to take a closer look at life, the color mustard and yellow balloons.

February 2015 Top 20

  1. Big Daddy Weave – Overwhelmed
  2. MercyMe – Greater
  3. Third Day – Soul On Fire
  4. Chris Tomlin – Jesus Loves Me
  5. Matt Maher – Because He Lives
  6. Crowder – Come As You Are
  7. Jeremy Camp – He Knows
  8. Owl City with Britt Nicole – You’re Not Alone
  9. tobyMac – Beyond Me
  10. Brandon Heath – No Turning Back
  11. Ashes Remain – Here For A Reason
  12. Lauren Daigle – How Can It Be
  13. Sidewalk Prophets – Save Me Life
  14. Matthew West – Day One
  15. for King & Country – Shoulders
  16. Unspoken – Good Fight
  17. Chris August – The Maker
  18. About A Mile – Who You Say I Am
  19. Needtobreathe – Brother
  20. Danny Gokey – More Than You Think I Am

January 2015 Top 20

  1. Big Daddy Weave – Overwhelmed
  2. MercyMe – Greater
  3. Crowder – Come As You Are
  4. Chris Tomlin – Jesus Loves Me
  5. Sidewalk Prophets – Save My Life
  6. Francesca Battistelli – He Knows My Name
  7. Third Day – Soul On Fire
  8. Jeremy Camp – He Knows
  9. Matt Maher – Because He Lives
  10. Lauren Daigle – How Can It Be
  11. Colton Dixon – More of You
  12. Matthew West – Day One
  13. Brandon Heath – No Turning Back
  14. Ashes Remain – Here For A Reason
  15. Owl City feat. Britt Nicole – You’re Not Alone
  16. Lincoln Brewster – Made New
  17. Tenth Avenue North – No Man Is An Island
  18. TobyMac – Beyond Me
  19. for King & Country – Shoulders
  20. Unspoken – Good Fight

Shine.FM Top 20 2014

1. Phil Wickham – This is Amazing Grace

2. Newsboys – We Believe

3. Hillsong United – Oceans

4. Citizen Way – How Sweet The Sound

5. Big Daddy Weave – The Only Name

6. Unspoken – Start A Fire

7. Francesca Battistelli – Write Your Story

8. Danny Gokey – Hope In Front of Me

9. tobyMac – Speak Life

10. 7eventh Time Down – Just Say Jesus

11. Needtobreathe – Multiplied

12. MercyMe – Greater

13. for King & Country – Fix My Eyes

14. Crowder – I Am

15. Casting Crowns – Thrive

16. Matthew West – Do Something

17. Matt Maher – All The People Said Amen

18. JJ Weeks Band – Let Them See You

19. Sidewalk Prophets – Keep Making Me

20. Mandisa – Overcomer

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Yesterday’s show:
Brant is a “Loon”, The People Jesus Repelled, Parmesan Cheese Dinner, Grace, Nik Wallenda, Forgetting the Candy, Our Show Agenda, No Pets Scrutiny, Awkward Jog of Gratitude, What’s in a Person’s Heart

Sherri’s Fave Quotes:

“You’ll hear us talk about grace a lot because it’s the only thing that changes any of us.”

“I’m ok with looking dumb if I can just love people for once. I’ve gotten that frustrated with it. It’s time to grow up and love people.”

“People get judgmental about me having a bowl of Parmesan cheese for dinner. That hurts.”

“Grown man hiding behind a couch to avoid some kid in a Superman outfit. That’s how I roll.”

Good News: Farmer Serenades Cows with Trombone Cover, Everyone Is Moo-ved

Kansas farmer Derek Klingenberg performed a cover of Lorde’s  hit, “Royals,” from his pasture-side lawn chair. The cow’s reactions could not have been better! In the first few minutes of the video, cows begin gathering together checking out their farmer’s music. By the end of the video, the cows are mooing along with the music as if they are singing the tune! Click here to see this farmer and his musical cows!

Good News: Conversion to Christianity Following Prison

Rapper Ja Rule described his recent conversion to Christianity in a radio interview last week, revealing how he embraced the faith after serving two years in prison — and admitting that he’s still figuring out how his newfound beliefs will impact his career. In the interview, listeners learned that he reconnected with God after he was offered a role in the film “I’m in Love With a Church Girl.” Ja Rule said that Carl Lentz, a pastor with an uncommon image and approach, resonated with him. Lentz has helped the rapper on his spiritual journey, encouraging him to take baby steps in his newfound faith. While he’s not planning to start making gospel records, the rapper is considering how his faith will transform his music. Click here to see the interview where Ja Rule tells all!