Monday we welcome Jerry Helms to the studio to talk about a Quad Cities' tradition, " The Gospel According to Scrooge" and we visit with Jim Lavalle about how to combat SAD during the winter months; Tuesday we consider some principles of giving as we hear from author Brian Fikkert and Dr. Michael Vanlaningham answers your Bible questions; Brenda Yoder talks with us Wednesday about how to achieve balance in the midst of a busy world and season and Bill Thrasher gives us tips on how to demonstrate gratefulness to God this Thanksgiving; Thursday is Thanksgiving and we invite you to join in as we spend the morning praising the Lord thru song and hear your thoughts on the day; and on Black Friday we will begin the season of Christmas Music.
Ken Brooks and Deb Gustafson
Ken Brooks is originally from the state of Montana, where he was
born and raised. Following high school, Ken attended May Technical
College where he studied broadcasting. He landed his first radio
job at KPRK in Livingston, Mont., where he learned how to do
everything in radio and even performed some janitorial duties (with
a small staff everybody had to pitch in). Ken has worked all over
the country in radio including Montana, Oklahoma, Nebraska (three
times), Arizona and Illinois.
Ken and his wife, Debbie, were married in 1983 and have four
adult children. He came to know the Lord in December 1989, while
working at a country station in Oklahoma. He considers it a
privilege to serve the Lord in radio and he loves coming to work
every day to see how the Lord will move.
Deb grew up in Arlington Heights, Ill. Shortly after receiving
her bachelor's degree from Wheaton College she went to work for
Moody Radio in 1983. She has been a part of the Moody
Radio team since then serving in both full and
part-time positions. Deb currently is the morning show
producer/cohost and news director.
Deb has been married to her husband, Charly, since 1984.
Together they have three grown children. Deb has a passion for
music and being a part of the worship ministry at her church.
She enjoys reading and spending time with her family. She aspires
to be available for God's use and glory and to remain moldable and
obedient to what God would desire for her life and talents.