Category Archives: Family Life Mornings

Join Steve, Terese & Tim for fun conversations that help you think, and grow in your faith.

44 Rise Up: Decorating for Christmas



Not that people should be judging, but… you may now put up your Christmas decorations without fear of rebuke.  Getting festive is not always a simple matter, as Steve, Terese and Tim have found!

Then: Where does watermelon pie rank on America’s favorite Thanksgiving pies?  (We still don’t know.)

Rise Up is a morning radio show hosted by Steve, Terese & Tim, on Family Life, a network of stations across New York and Pennsylvania. Our podcast is a weekly conversation that will help you think and grow in your faith. If you haven’t already, subscribe today, so you don’t miss a single episode! Listen online and find out more about our show at familylife.org.   


43 Rise Up: Thankful for…



Just because we ask it every year doesn’t mean it’s not still a good question! “What are you thankful for?”

Then: How does a yeti get ripped biceps? And how did so much of Thanksgiving end up in a can?

Rise Up is a morning radio show hosted by Steve, Terese & Tim, on Family Life, a network of stations across New York and Pennsylvania. Our podcast is a weekly conversation that will help you think and grow in your faith. If you haven’t already, subscribe today, so you don’t miss a single episode! Listen online and find out more about our show at familylife.org.   


42 Rise Up: Song Lyrics



Yes, radio hosts are moved by the music that plays on air, too!  Steve, Terese and Tim share how some of the songs that they play for work have made an impact in their personal lives as well.

Then: “How are you” isn’t cutting it.  What phrase works better for conversations?

Rise Up is a morning radio show hosted by Steve, Terese & Tim, on Family Life, a network of stations across New York and Pennsylvania. Our podcast is a weekly conversation that will help you think and grow in your faith. If you haven’t already, subscribe today, so you don’t miss a single episode! Listen online and find out more about our show at familylife.org.   


41 Rise Up: Guess What?



Hidden talents, fun facts – without a doubt, there’s something about YOU that most of your acquaintances don’t know!  Steve, Terese and Tim surprise each other with their own “guess whats.”

Then: it’s a family tradition from Steve’s childhood and we think it deserves a place in every home’s Thanksgiving hymnal.

Rise Up is a morning radio show hosted by Steve, Terese & Tim, on Family Life, a network of stations across New York and Pennsylvania. Our podcast is a weekly conversation that will help you think and grow in your faith. If you haven’t already, subscribe today, so you don’t miss a single episode! Listen online and find out more about our show at familylife.org.   


40 Rise Up: Halloween



Is it impossible to honor God through Halloween?  Steve, Terese, and Tim talk about personal convictions, our dark world, and loving your neighbor.

Then: you should figuratively smell like Jesus…but you can literally smell like George Washington.

Rise Up is a morning radio show hosted by Steve, Terese & Tim, on Family Life, a network of stations across New York and Pennsylvania. Our podcast is a weekly conversation that will help you think and grow in your faith. If you haven’t already, subscribe today, so you don’t miss a single episode! Listen online and find out more about our show at familylife.org.   


39 Rise Up: Names of God



The names of God reflect who He is and what He does.  Steve, Terese and Tim focus on some of the many Biblical titles of our Lord.

Then: why Steve isn’t allowed to play with dog toys…

Rise Up is a morning radio show hosted by Steve, Terese & Tim, on Family Life, a network of stations across New York and Pennsylvania. Our podcast is a weekly conversation that will help you think and grow in your faith. If you haven’t already, subscribe today, so you don’t miss a single episode! Listen online and find out more about our show at familylife.org.   


38 Rise Up: Pastor Appreciation



The title literally means “shepherd” – and Steve, Terese and Tim are sharing memories in appreciation of pastors.

Then: it’s not just pastors we’re thanking; we’ve got a special ode to farmers!

Rise Up is a morning radio show hosted by Steve, Terese & Tim, on Family Life, a network of stations across New York and Pennsylvania. Our podcast is a weekly conversation that will help you think and grow in your faith. If you haven’t already, subscribe today, so you don’t miss a single episode! Listen online and find out more about our show at familylife.org.   


37 Rise Up: Sharathon Memories



Twice a year, every year, it’s a celebration on the radio at Family Life!  Sharathon is the biannual event that makes the many ministries of Family Life possible from a financial point of view, and each one of these celebrations has memories to go along with it.  Steve, Terese, and Tim share some of theirs.

Then: wait, was Tim a sports fan in secret all along??

Rise Up is a morning radio show hosted by Steve, Terese & Tim, on Family Life, a network of stations across New York and Pennsylvania. Our podcast is a weekly conversation that will help you think and grow in your faith. If you haven’t already, subscribe today, so you don’t miss a single episode! Listen online and find out more about our show at familylife.org.   


36 Rise Up: Just Kidding



Is there “a little truth in every joke” – or is it “all in good fun”?  Steve, Terese and Tim talk about poking fun, building up, and the heart behind how we use our words.

Then: don’t forget your Bible (or your leg warmers).

Rise Up is a morning radio show hosted by Steve, Terese & Tim, on Family Life, a network of stations across New York and Pennsylvania. Our podcast is a weekly conversation that will help you think and grow in your faith. If you haven’t already, subscribe today, so you don’t miss a single episode! Listen online and find out more about our show at familylife.org.   


35 Rise Up: Worship



There is so much more to worship than just singing in church on Sunday morning. Steve, Terese and Tim are talking about all the different ways we can show love and respect to God!

Then, see if you’re on board with our new plan to change the names of the seasons.

Rise Up is a morning radio show hosted by Steve, Terese & Tim, on Family Life, a network of stations across New York and Pennsylvania. Our podcast is a weekly conversation that will help you think and grow in your faith. If you haven’t already, subscribe today, so you don’t miss a single episode! Listen online and find out more about our show at familylife.org.