Franklin Graham: Father's health has worsened…Dozens of World leaders heading to South Africa…Silent Night, it's a tradition at taylor University (Monday News)

Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast Drizzle likely today… High 43

Update: Franklin Graham, son of Evangelist Billy Graham, saying that his father’s health has worsened in the past few days. More specific: “Vitals are good.  He’s just weak and at home.” Graham turned 95 back in November. Graham has preached to an estimated 215 million people in 185 countries. http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2013/December/Franklin-Graham–Dads-Health-Has-Declined/

Dozens of world leaders are on their way to Johannesburg to pay respects to former South African President Nelson Mandela. President Obama will be joined by former US Presidents Bush, Clinton and Carter in what is expected to be the largest gathering of world leaders in Africa’s history.  FYI: A 90,000-seat soccer stadium may NOT be big enough to accommodate everyone. CNN

Give a wounded warrior a smile or a kind word of encouragement this Christmas season through the ‘Veterans cards program’. Holiday cards will be delivered to veterans in over twenty-eight VA hospitals in 9 states.  Deadline is December 17, 2013.      www.battleshipnc.com/Programs/VeteransCards

Silent Night, crazy night: The students at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana, have this fun tradition. It’s called Silent Night. At the annual basketball game on the Friday before final exams, the students fill the gym, but stay dead quiet – not a peep – until the 10th point is scored. Check out the video on the news blog at wbfj.fm  http://newday.blogs.cnn.com/2013/12/09/5-things-to-know-for-your-new-day-monday-december-9/?hpt=hp_t2

The Carolina Panthers falling to the New Orleans Saints (31 – 13) BTW: The Saints will play the Panthers in Charlotte on Dec. 22.

#1 Florida State rolling past the Duke Blue Devils (45 – 7) on Saturday for the ACC Football Championship. 

Hundreds of volunteers are needed to assist with the overflow shelters in Winston-Salem.    Interested?  Call 899-0375   Email wsnc.os@gmail.com    The emergency winter shelters will be available through March 31st, giving needy individuals access to a warm place to stay and additional assistance.  Pastor Russ May with Anthony’s Plot

WBFJ listener Avalee says…”Our church family had a great time participating in OCC! Can’t wait to do it again next year!”  Well if you still want to pack more shoeboxes, you can do ‘virtually’ through the Operation Christmas Child website.  Check out the link on our website www.wbfj.fm

 

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Verne Hill


Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm