WBFJ News: Tuesday, MARCH 08, 2016

 

More than 80,000 people attended Harvest America Crusade with Pastor Greg Laurie on Sunday at AT+T stadium (Dallas Cowboys).  Praise: Over than 6,000 accepted Jesus Christ!   http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/us

 

Today is National Pancake Day –  IHOP restaurants are serving FREE short stacks of hotcakes until 7pm this evening. **Though the pancakes are free, IHOP does ask that you consider leaving a donation for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (regionally donations going to Duke Children’s Hospital in Durham).

Find an IHOP near you:  http://www.ihop.com/ihop-locations

Check out additional food deals from Waffle House, Denny’s and

Bob Evans on the News Blog.   http://goo.gl/M4hv7B

 

Prayer concern: Dr. Gary Smalley passed away over the weekend surrounded by family. He was 75.  Smalley – a Christian family counselor and conference speaker – was a frequent guest on numerous programs such as Focus on the Family. Read more  http://jimdaly.focusonthefamily.com/gary-smalley-has-died/

Are you an otter, lion, golden retriever or beaver?  Take the Smalley ‘Animal Personality Test’ on the news blog at wbfj.fm

 

 

*Election 2016 – ‘Early voting’ continues thru this Saturday, March 12 (1pm).       NC Primary is next Tuesday, March 15‘Photo ID’ required to vote in person.  Please research the candidates! Check out ‘Sample Ballots’ on the News Blog

 

Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina (March 6-12)

Tuesday’s Topic:   Ways to receive ‘severe weather alerts’

-Emergency Alert System (EAS) by way of your favorite TV and radio stations…including WBFJ

-NOAA Weather Radios

-Mobile Apps + Wireless Emergency Alerts   www.readync.org

FYI: A statewide ‘Tornado Drill’ will take place this Wednesday morning at 9:30am…    http://www.weather.gov/rah/2016ncswpw

 

Have a graduating Homeschooler?  High School Seniors that plan on participating in the upcoming NCHE Homeschool Graduation Ceremony in June.  Deadline to sign up to ‘walk’ is this Thursday, March 10. 

The 2016 NCHE Graduation Ceremony will be Saturday, June 4, at 5pm.

NCHE Homeschool conference.  New dates this year: June 2 – 4, 2016

 

March Madness: Men’s ACC Basketball Tournament,  Washington, DC

First Round Game (noon)   Wake Forest vs NC State

BTW: The tournament will include fourteen of the fifteen ACC teams…

Louisville will not compete due to a self-imposed postseason ban.

 

Business 40 – New name finalists down to four

Here are the finalists (out of the 1,900 nominations):

Golden Leaf Parkway

Innovation Highway

Piedmont Corridor

Salem Parkway

The voting will start next Tuesday, March 15 – through June 15.

Details: http://www.business40nc.com/en-US/pages/Whats_New.aspx

                                  Source:  WS Journal     http://goo.gl/xik1VN

 

 

 

Fox’s LIVE biblical musical The Passion to air Palm Sunday (March 20)

Set in modern times, The Passion follows the Biblical story of Jesus of Nazareth as he presides over the Last Supper and then is betrayed by Judas, put on trial by Pontius Pilate, convicted, crucified and resurrected.

The Passion – featuring Tyler Perry (narrator), Chris Daughtry (Judas), Prince Royce (the disciple Peter), Seal (Pontius Pilate) and Trisha Yearwood (Mary, the mother of Jesus) – will be broadcast LIVE from New Orleans on Palm Sunday.

(NEW) Gospel singer Yolanda Adams and Christian singer/songwriter Michael W. Smith have signed on for the two-hour event. Smith will play one of the disciples and Yolanda will sing the opening number.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/foxs-biblical-musical-passion-adds-864252

 

 The Young Messiah:  Seven-year-old Jesus is accused of killing a bully … then raises him from the dead. He restores life to a dead bird and sight to a blind man, heals his ailing uncle. Sound familiar? Maybe not. Welcome to novelist Anne Rice’s fictional take on Jesus’ eighth year: “The Young Messiah” film, adapted from her novel “Christ the Lord, Out of Egypt.”

Review:  http://www.wnd.com/2016/03/young-messiah-movie-jesus-childhood-imagined/?cat_orig=faith

 

 Voice your opinion: Sign the online petition asking our state legislators to go back to Raleigh and strike down the so-called Charlotte bathroom ordinance…           http://dontdoitcharlotte.com/316-2/

 

 

 

 

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

The News Guy – WBFJ Family Friendly Morning Show at WBFJ fm - Your family station!
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
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