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Mornings with Tom and Tabi

Past Episodes


February 27, 2024

Is It Okay to Date Multiple People At Once?

Lisa Anderson is host of The Boundless Show and Director of Young Adults at Focus on the Family. This is a question that Lisa and the team receive frequently so she wanted to take the time to respond to this question. She also takes a look at the cultural as well as the church's response to this issue in order to help create a firm, healthy and positive dating environment where relationships have the opportunity to flourish.

Choices - Carol Ann Ferguson

The Choices Community Baby Shower is happening on Leap Day. Carol Ann Ferguson, Executive Director of Choices talks about the mission and purpose of the organization. Shares the impact they have on people experiencing an unplanned pregnancy - both women and men. Men actually make up one third of the clients at Choices. CLICK HERE for information how you can participate in this year's Community Baby Shower.

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February 26, 2024

Beyonce Singing Country Music? - Plugged In

Adam Holz discusses the new faith-based film, Ordinary Angels, praising its quality and message. Then the discussion Beyonce. She's causing quite a stir in the country music industry. Read more and weigh in at

Meet Anthony Watkins of Hope for the Inner City

Once a caterer and entrepreneur, Anthony Watkins leads the mercy ministry of Hope for the Inner-City, located in East Chattanooga. As a master gardener, he teaches gardening techniques to help with food insecurity, and uses his business skills to help prepare others for better paying jobs. He loves giving tours and leading volunteer groups. Read more about what God is doing through this month's spotlighted ministry at

Living UnDivided

Racial division is a prevalent issue in the Church today, yet God has promised His people a unified future. Chuck Mingo and Troy Jackson founded UNDIVIDED, an organization built to unite and ignite people for racial healing. In their book Living Undivided: Loving Courageously for Racial Healing and Justice, Chuck and Troy help you understand God's heart for racial healing, solidarity, and justice and encourages the body of Christ to live UnDivided.

Open Line CHATT - The Issue of Suffering

Dr. Michael Rydelnik is Academic Dean and Professor of Bible and Jewish Studies at Moody Bible Institute. He also hosts Open Line Saturday Mornings 10am - Noon Eastern. On this edition of Open Line CHATT - questions came up regarding suffering; being persecuted for righteousness' sake. How do you know that is the case? Or perhaps your suffering is a result of consequences due to poor choices. Which is it? Michael answers those and other questions from listeners in the Tennessee Valley.

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February 21, 2024

3 Questions to Uproot Insecurity

Becky Harling, author of Our Father and The Extraordinary Power of Praise wants to see you be confident and not just project confidence! So, what's standing in your way? Spend some time in self-examination and read more from Becky HERE.

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February 02, 2024

101,000 Dinners For a Hungry World

If you think you can't do much to fight world hunger, think again. Christ Way Church located near Chattanooga, TN, made headlines recently when it organized volunteers to package and send over 101,000 meals to some of the neediest places on earth. And this isn't the first time. Hear Pastor John Waters share their church's vision and commitment to missions and mercy, both at home and abroad. 

Celebrating Marriage

Marriage Enrichment Sunday is an opportunity to reaffirm biblical marriage and pass down this value from one generation to another. Pastor Gerald Oguinn shares ways to strengthen and celebrate your marriage with Covenant Keypers Marriage Ministry at

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February 01, 2024

Tops in Pop Culture for 2023

Paul Asay with Focus on the Family's Plugged In has a question for you: Who topped your pop culture list for 2023? For many, it was Taylor Swift. Or it might’ve been Margot Robbie, who starred in the Barbie movie. Zombies and Mario also enjoyed quite a successful year. As the list unfolds, there are some surprises on this particular list that Paul included and he'd love to tell you why.

Why Jesus? Answering Life's Most Important Question

The world offers countless choices for how to live and who to  follow. With each conflicting option, we’re often left confused in our search for  truth and meaning, a search that finds its answer in Jesus. In Why Jesus?: Answering Life’s Most Important Question. Ever since Ray Comfort accepted Jesus as his Savior he has dedicated his life to helping others understand the same glorious truth that transformed his life. 

Life in the Negative World

In Life in the Negative World Confronting Challenges in an Anti-Christian Culture, Aaron Renn details the shift, describing the changes in the relationship between culture and Christianity over the past sixty years, tracing the fall of Christianity’s status from being softly institutionalized in the 1950s to being increasingly seen as a threat to society’s institutions today. For the first time in the history of the country, orthodox Christianity is viewed negatively by secular society, especially by its elite domains.

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