Afternoon Show Blog

Marriage Tips

02.09.16 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

It's Testimony Tuesday on Family Life. Today, let's build each other up with marriage tips. What have you learned in your relationship that has helped your marriage? My wife was an at-home mom for the first 9-years of our marriage and I was used ...

Dogs VS Cats

02.02.16 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

Why some say dogs really ARE better than cats: Canine owners are 'happier and more outgoing' than people with felines Study by Manhattanville College in New York polled 263 US adults It found those who owned pets were more satisfied than ...

Put It Down

02.01.16 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[2]

This story really spoke to me. Please share it with anyone you know who's struggling.   And please be encouraged by these verses.   Matthew 11:28... "Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest."   ...

Happy National Spouses Day!

01.26.16 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[9]

It's National Spouses Day! Huh? Yup. January 26th has been set aside as a day to honor our spouse. Of course, we should do that everyday. Why wait for a certain day to tell our spouse how important they are to our lives? But I digress, I would ...

Kids Comfort NFL Kicker

01.14.16 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

Down 10-9 with time running out Sunday, Minnesota Vikings place-kicker Blair Walsh missed a potential game winning 27-yard field goal against the Seattle Seahawks. The Vikings lost.  Many Vikings fans took to Social Media to blame Walsh for ...

Blessed by Kroger

01.07.16 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

I want to share a personal blessing. For those who haven’t heard, my mother lives in Wheeling, WV and was hospitalized for a heart catheterization a few weeks ago. Upon returning home she realized that she didn’t have anything in her ...

When Your Flight's Delayed And The Pilot Does This...

12.14.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

Many of us have had a flight delayed, even cancelled, but one pilot made a miserable encounter memorable. Thirty-one students and a teacher missed a day of school after their flight from Cypress to London Gatwick was delayed 20 hours due ...

Her Husband's Gentle Response

12.10.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

Many of us have said hurtful things to those we love. That happened to Imgur user mollywho. Her personal and professional life had hit a serious rough patch. She was fighting to move up at work, just got married (despite not being able to pay for ...

It's #Giving Tuesday!

12.01.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

Have you heard of #GivingTuesday? Giving Tuesday was introduced in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y in New York in partnership with the United Nations Foundation. Speaking with friends and colleagues, Henry Timms, the executive director of the Y, had ...

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree?!

11.30.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[2]

>>Reese's Christmas Trees Get Failing Grade -- There's another controversy being cooked up because of a holiday-themed treat. People are taking to social media to voice their displeasure with Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and their "Christmas ...

First Sunday of Advent

11.29.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

Celebrating Advent involves spending time in spiritual preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ at Christmas. In Western Christianity, the season of Advent begins on the fourth Sunday prior to Christmas Day, or the Sunday which falls closest to ...

Arthur Moats is Really Giving Back!

11.24.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  PITTSBURGH -- Steelers linebacker Arthur Moats just donated 35 percent of his 2015 salary and about 26 percent of his $1.9 million signing bonus after taxes to a small college in Northern Virginia. For Moats, this check was fairly easy to ...

Forgive Yourself

11.20.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

There are times that WE can be our own worst enemy. Beating up on ourselves for past mistakes. Past Behaviors. Remember, you are a new creation in Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:17 N.I.V. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The ...

National Adoption Month

11.17.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[1]

November is National Adoption Month, and this Saturday is National Adoption Day! National Adoption Day is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families. ...

Happy Veterans Day 2015!

11.10.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

A HUGE Thank You to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces, past and present. May this be a happy Veterans Day! Here's a list a businesses that would like to say thank you with some free services, or meals: Great Clips is giving ...

National Men Make Dinner Day! Huh?

11.05.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

Come on men! We can do this! It's time for men to take over in the kitchen and give the women in their lives a break. Today is National Men Make Dinner Day, celebrated every year on the first Thursday in November. It was created in 2001 with the ...

Ring Bearer Marries Flower Girl

11.05.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

Steps That Have Been Ordered By The Lord   At age 5, Adrian was sure of one thing -- Brooke, by virtue of being a girl, most certainly had cooties. And so, he was less than thrilled to learn he’d be walking down the aisle with her at ...

A Penny and a Prayer

10.30.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[1]

A Louisiana man never passed over a penny. Ruston resident Otha Anders started saving his first penny more than 45 years ago when he found it on the ground. The coin reminded him to pray and give thanks. “I became convinced that spotting a ...

Alabama Highway Patrolman Blesses Homeless Men

10.26.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[1]

A kind gesture by an Alabama State Trooper didn't go unnoticed by one onlooker, who says the gesture brought her to tears. What started out as a normal drive home, quickly turned into something more for Raenetta Burch. "I was getting off ...

Man who lost his family in flood finds them in dream

10.23.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[2]

(WFAA-TV12) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Months have passed since the deadly floods in Wimberley, Texas. Jonathan McComb and his dog, Maggie, are all that's left of his family. Five months ago, McComb, his wife Laura, his six-year-old son Andrew, ...

Back To The Future Day!

10.21.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  (CNN)"Back to the Future" Day has finally arrived. In "Back to the Future Part II," Marty McFly travels to October 21, 2015, to save his children, yet to be born in "Back to the Future's" 1985. The plot gets tangled -- by fixing one ...

The Kind Touch of a Stranger

10.12.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[1]

A heartwarming photograph has emerged on social media of a young man who allowed a stranger with special needs to hold his hand on a busy bus. Godfrey Cuotto, a 22-year-old student, was photographed sitting next to a man known as 'Robert' on a ...

Barely Different

10.06.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[1]

In a series of beautiful, heartwarming photos, mom of three and photographer Anna Larson captures the bond between her two young daughters, Haven, her biological daughter, and Semenesh, who was adopted from Ethiopia five years ...

Dad Stops Wedding To Do This...

09.30.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[2]

  LORAIN COUNTY, Ohio - A father of the bride promised he was going to do something special during his daughter's wedding - and he delivered. Brittany Peck was married in Ohio last weekend. Shortly before the wedding ...

The McDonalds Cashier Did This...

09.25.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[1]

  From Destiny Carreno's Facebook Page;     Seeing this today brought tears to my eyes! Compassion has NOT gone out of style. Today I made a quick stop at McDonald's after work. As I waited in line to order, an elderly ...

From Insults to Grace

09.24.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[3]

  From Detroit TV station WXYZ; FORT GRATIOT, Mich. - A few days ago, a mother walked into a Fort Gratiot Tim Horton's. That woman - Dianne Hoffmeyer - was with her 22-month-old, attempting to get donut holes to please the teething child. ...

Mother Charges 13-Year Old Rent After He Insults Her

09.21.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[2]

  One mother is defending her decision to charge her 13-year-old son over 700-dollars for rent and utilities. She's only identified as Estella, but she tells CBS News that she decided to write her son a letter saying he can start paying his ...

Hockey Star Scores For Children's Hospital

09.16.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  Despite his accomplishments on the ice, Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban doesn't want to be remembered for being a great hockey player. He'd rather people focus on what he does off the ice. His latest charitable contribution will ...

Lost Wedding Ring Found, After 40 Years!

09.15.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

An Oklahoma man has been reunited with the wedding ring he dropped in a New York lake almost 40 years ago. Jane, 79, and Jim Flynn, 78, had honeymooned on Lake George in the Adirondacks after getting married in 1960. The couple returned for ...

Super-Strains of Lice

08.21.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  Researchers are finding that head lice that are becoming resistant to OTC treatments. Red states: 100 percent of the tested lice were resistant. Orange states: 50 to 90 percent of lice were resistant. Yellow states: 1 percent to 49 percent ...

When Love Trumps A Rivalry

08.19.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  When Love trumps a rivalry! Just as their adorable matching jerseys tell us, Carol and Warren Reckmeyer have been married since 1952. Carol is a huge San Francisco Giants fan, and her 92-year-old husband deeply loves the St. Louis ...

A "Basic" Car Inspection

08.17.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[1]

  Hi friends, after telling a few people about our experience yesterday it was obvious I should share it with you too. Yesterday (Sunday) was our daughter's 19th birthday, so we headed to Rochester to celebrate and to check on a used car for ...

LeBron James Gives Back!

08.14.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  SANDUSKY, Ohio -- LeBron James is giving kids from Akron -- ones with challenging backgrounds like his -- the chance to go to college for free. The NBA star has partnered with the University of Akron to provide a guaranteed four-year ...

The Most (and least) Bible-Minded Cities

08.13.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[2]

This report from the Barna Group ranks the most and least “Bible-minded” cities by looking at how people in those cities view the Bible. The study is based on 42,855 interviews conducted nationwide and the analysis of Bible trends was ...

Encouraging our Pastors

08.11.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  Travis Collins was a pastor for three decades, but it was only in the last 10 years of his pulpit ministry that he became disturbed by the rate of burnout among fellow preachers — especially the younger ones. “The dropout rate ...

The frugal NFL player

08.10.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[2]

    From Michael Rothstein, ESPN Staff Writer   ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Ryan Broyles grabs his cell phone every morning over breakfast and pores over the latest transactions. What the Detroit Lions wide receiver is looking at, though, ...

The Kindness Of An Online Stranger

08.07.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  BELFAST — A woman who lives in Belfast, Northern Ireland, recently shared the heartwarming story of an awesome stranger and his incredibly generous act of kindness. Cara Grace Duggan was shopping on Gumtree.com, a ...

Dating Advice for Singles

08.04.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  Here's some great advice we came across from different websites;   Keep your inner world clean and uncluttered. A key Christian principle says that what is in a person’s heart determines how that person acts—all the ...

Firefighters Pay it Forward

07.31.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[2]

  --From The TODAY SHOW; A waitress who did a good deed for a pair of firefighters was overwhelmed when they returned the favor—for her father. Instead of a bill for their breakfast, Liz Woodward brought a pair of New Jersey ...

Utah Mailman Helps Boy

07.30.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  From the Inquistr... A Utah mailman helped a boy who told him he couldn’t afford to buy books and had asked if he could bring him junk mail to read. The story has gone viral. The unexpected results to his pleas surprised the Utah ...

Thankful for...

07.28.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  It's Testimony Tuesday on Family Life. Today we'd love to hear about those "Little Things" that bless you. What are you Thankful for? Please call us @ 1-888-413-4156, or you can leave a note below. Thank ...

Warning for Android Phone Users

07.27.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[1]

    NEW YORK — (CNNMoney) Android phones can get infected by merely receiving a picture via text message, according to research published Monday. This is likely the biggest smartphone flaw ever discovered. It affects an estimated ...

Interest in God is NOT declining

07.27.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

>>Google Tool Shows Interest In God Not Declining -- Researchers are using a sophisticated Google tool to show that interest in God is just as high today as it was more than a hundred years ago. Sociologists Jenifer McClure of Samford ...

Celebrating Christian Music

07.21.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  It's Kingdom Bound Eve! Did you give your life to Christ at a Christian concert? Is there a Christian song, or songs that are helping you in your walk with Christ? We'd love to hear. Please call 1-888-413-4156, or you can leave a note ...

The barefoot Pastor

07.17.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  --This is Pastor Peter Epler of the Ketchikan Church of the Nazarene and he's going barefoot this month to raise money for a group that makes sandals for poor kids in other nations. The "Ketchikan Daily News" reports Epler learned about the ...

Teamwork Team USA Style

07.09.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[1]

  From USA Today; Carli Lloyd didn’t just perform record-breaking athletic feats in Sunday’s World Cup Final, she also demonstrated the true spirit of sportsmanship in a wonderful display of women supporting other women. During ...

A "Clean" Facebook Alternative

07.08.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[1]

  Christians Launch a "Clean" Facebook Alternative; Evangelical Christians in Brazil are launching what they call a "sin-free" alternative to Facebook. The new social media site is called "Facegloria" and it drew more than 100-thousand users ...

When rivals drop the rivalry

06.25.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  Local newscasters, especially sportscasters, can attain a level of affection in their home towns and states that bigger celebrities will never touch. From the online reaction I've seen to the death this weekend of Bob Barry, Jr, better ...

Testimony Tuesday... Fathers

06.16.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[2]

  It's Testimony Tuesday on Family Life and today we'd love to hear about Fathers. Your paternal father, someone who was/is a father figure, or you can just brag about your love for our Heavenly Father. You can call 1-888-413-4156, or you can ...

Browns punter honors his late daughter

06.11.15 | Sonny Delfyette | Comments[0]

  From Yahoo: Three-time All-Pro punter Andy Lee was traded to the Cleveland Browns last week, and he had a purpose in picking his new jersey number. Lee decided to wear No. 8. His daughter Madeline lived eight days after she was born on Jan. ...