‘Southwest Florida’ Category Archive

5 Reasons Why It’s Never Too Early For Christmas

Yes, Christmas isn’t for another month. Yes, we haven’t had Thanksgiving yet. But that doesn’t mean we can’t break out a Christmas song every once in a while. Here are five reasons why you should start thinking about Christmas today. While you read, here is a Christmas song to get you in the Christmas spirit. Christmas reminds of us the gospel? It’s never too early to think about Christ’s birth, and where we would be… … Continue reading

Ashlyn’s Story Will Remind You that Jesus is Great!

Everyone has a story… and this is Ashlyn’s. Her passion for Jesus is contagious, and she reminds us that no matter what the circumstances are, we are called to make the name of Jesus great! Ashlyn listens to WAY-FM because it helps her stay focused on Christ, making disciples, and “doing life together”. Why do you listen to WAY-FM? … Continue reading

How WAY-FM Reminds One Listener She Is Never Alone!

  My name is Kathy and I am WAY-FM! I am the wretch the song refers to. I grew up in the 70s and 80s. That’s right, it was the time of crazy hippies followed by disco fever. If there was a mistake or poor choice to be made I was all over it. I am a cat person, and I am ” too close to nine” to count how many brushes with death I have had.… … Continue reading

When Tragedy Hits Close To Home

Over the last few weeks, we have seen tragedy after tragedy unfold before us. It’s been heart breaking, confusing, and very scary. In the middle of all this mess, it’s easy to want to give up. It’s easy to wave our white flags in surrender, and think this world is a sinking ship that we should give up on. There is truth that things in this world will only get worse. The Bible tells us… … Continue reading

Five Tips to Being Prepared During Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is already here (as of June 1), and being prepared for a hurricane or tropical storm is important.  Whether you’ve just recently moved to Southwest Florida or have lived here for years, here are five quick tips on how to be prepared during hurricane season. 1.  Look into flood insurance. Standard insurance policies don’t cover flood damages, so you’ll need to get a separate policy for it.  Homeowners and renters alike can get flood insurance, so… … Continue reading

Tracy’s story is filled with a contagious hope!

This is Tracy. Tracy was a longtime WAY-FM volunteer during pledge drive, and she talked to hundreds of WAY-FM listeners from all over the United States who called in to make pledges, and she might have even spoken to you as you made your pledge. The awesome thing about Tracy was the way she would light up and smile as she was able to pray with those who were on the phone with her. She… … Continue reading

Ever Wonder What Inspires A Band To Make Music?

Tenth Avenue North has been around since 2000, creating some of the most honest and beautiful music around. Have you ever wondered though what it is that inspires them to make the music they sing? In this video, Mike Donehey explains just how powerful music is. He says, “Songs are meant to be sung, and songs can light fires.” This video gives you an honest look into the heart of Tenth Avenue North, and why… … Continue reading

5 Questions That Need Answered Right Now About I Am They

Lately, you might have been hearing a lot about a band called I Am They and that they are coming to First Assembly Fort Myers on Friday, February 26th! You might be wondering just who exactly are they? Well here are 10 things about this hipster band you need to know! 1.) Who are they? I Am They is a part folk, part pop, and part worship band whose high energy and hipster style you… … Continue reading

This is the amazing thing that happened because of you!

Christmas is over and a new year has begun, but’s lets take a moment to look at something amazing! Do you see all these smiles?   You did this. You are the reason these children had a merry Christmas. Thank you for giving a toy to our 28th Annual Southwest Florida Toy Drive. Hardman/The News-Press, Jack Hardman/The News-Press Thank you for living service out with us! … Continue reading

6 Things About the New Year You Need to Know

Happy New Year! Here are 6 things you need to know about 2016! 1.) There will be good days and bad days. 2016 will be filled with wonderful days you will want to remember forever, but there will also be days you might want to forget. That’s ok. That’s just how life works. Through the good and through the bad, there is always something to learn and a chance to grow. 2.) Change won’t happen… … Continue reading