Mornings with Ryan and Beth

About the show...

Hi, we’re Ryan and Beth, followers of Jesus, just like you. We just happen to be on the radio and we’re doing life with you in Southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa. It’s a great place to live…Yeah, sure, ya betcha!

Ryan is married with seven kids. Beth is single and has a dog. We’re two very different people, just on the same path to be more like Jesus. We invite you to come along!

On Today's Show

What Day Is It?

The Burning Question:

What recently made you laugh out loud?

Morning Devotional:

I ran into an old friend yesterday, someone I haven’t seen in a few years. We didn’t have long to talk but in just a few minutes we were able to catch up on what was happening in our lives. The biggest revelation in our conversation was that she was about to retire from her job. 

My friend told me how she came to the decision. A planned surgery and prolonged recovery period happened to coincide perfectly with her expected retirement date. She told me how she wrestled with whether or not she should really retire or wait a little longer, and wondered what she could possibly do once she was out of the workforce. She kept circling to this one question – do I have a purpose? What is my purpose in this stage of life? As she talked, she quickly came to this conclusion: Yes, and her job wasn’t what defined it. 

Each of us has been given a unique purpose and plan by God that only we can complete.  The Bible assures us of this. Ephesians 2:10 says that “we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” Whether salaried or volunteer, let’s make sure what we put our hands to is for His glory.

– Beth

Bible Quiz:

Question:  Who told Saul that obeying God’s voice was more important than sacrificing animals?

Answer:  Samuel  (1 Samuel 15:22)

Storytime: Amish Leprechaun!

Just one more thing!

Today's Scripture
And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others. Join with me in suffering, like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. -- 2 Timothy 2:2-3

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    About our hosts...

    Ryan hails from London, Ohio. Growing up, he was loud and you could always hear him coming. After high school, Ryan went to Cedarville University majoring in communications. Ryan’s career has brought him to KIAM Radio network in Nenana, Alaska. Upon returning to Ohio, he worked for Cox Broadcasting in Dayton (K99.1, 1290 WHIO), Salem Radio Network in Columbus (880 WRFD) and mostly recently he worked fifteen years for Strong Tower Christian Media in Xenia (Hope 100.7, 93.7 the Light). Ryan founded and ran a low power station in London (WCYC-LP).

    Ryan and his wife Kris have seven children and they enjoy hiking Minnesota’s trails. He also likes to fish, hunt, and forage for edible mushrooms.

    Beth is Kinship Radio’s Program Director and on-air host. She was born in northwestern Wisconsin and grew up in the Twin Cities area, calling both places home.  Beth began performing at an early age and was active in community theatre, band and choir for much of her childhood.  She attended Minnesota State University in Mankato where she earned her bachelor’s degree in music. 

    Beth has been active as a vocalist, worship leader, speaker, and journalist at a community newspaper. In her spare time, Beth enjoys crafts, snuggling with her dog, Zoey, and being an aunt to her three nieces.