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53 EpisodesProduced by Bruce NiemchickWebsite

"Asking for your input, so we can have a better outcome".This podcast is generally from Grand Rapids businesses, organizations and any person offering their input that would help benefit the community.

53 Episodes | 2018 - 2022

Street Evangelist Steve Nylen

August 15th, 2022


Street Evangelist Steve Nylen gives his testimony and his love for street evangelism

Just a closer walk with Thee

November 9th, 2021


The story behind the hymn "Just a closer walk with Thee

Standing on the Promises - Hymn Story

October 3rd, 2021


True story about a one man's miracle and the inspiration for writing a beloved hymn.

The Battle Hymn of the Republic

September 18th, 2021


The Battle Hymn of the Republic. This is the story of Julia Ward Howe who penned the words of this famous hymn. #hymnstories

It is well with my soul - Hymn Story

September 7th, 2021


It is well with my soul. This story is about the author Horatio Spafford who wrote the hymn #itiswellwithmysoul #hymnstories

Hymns of Yesterday: "What a Friend we have in Jesus".

August 17th, 2021


I tell the story of writer Joseph Scrivens who wrote "What a Friend we have in Jesus".

Amazing Grace the Story

August 4th, 2021


Hear the story of John Newton who wrote the most famous hymn of all time!

Jesus loves me

July 24th, 2021


Hymns of Yesterday: "Jesus Loves Me". I tell the story of two sisters from the mid 1800's who had tremendous writing skills and a passion for God. …

I have decided to follow Jesus

July 9th, 2021


Hymns of yesterday: "I have decided to follow Jesus". I share the powerful story man who would not deny his faith.

Hymns of Yesterday"The Old Rugged Cross"

June 27th, 2021


I give the back story of this old beloved hymn that was written in 1912. I mention a few other things that happened that year as well.

Hymns of Yesterday "How Great Thou Art".

June 24th, 2021


In this elisode, I talk about one of the greatest hymns of all time.

Hymns of Yesterday: Holy Holy Holy

June 15th, 2021


Curt Saunier & I talk about the beloved hymn "Holy Holy Holy".

Being a Dentist in the Covid Era

October 2nd, 2020


Being a Dentist in the Covid Era. I ask Dr. Andy Annis of Kent Family Dental in Grand Rapids Michigan important questions like "Are masks bad for your teeth"? This is a great informative interview!

Episode 38: Critical Thinking. What is it?

June 16th, 2020


Debbie Aliya and Mary Nalbach talk about their company itothen and teach others how to use critical thinking in their business and life.

Episode 37: CEO of Broadjam Roy Elkins talks independent music and it's future.

May 8th, 2020


CEO of Broadjam Roy Elkins talks independent music and it's future. Being a member of Broadjam since 2005 myself, I have been honored to be part of one of the originals!

Episode 36: How does Covid-19 affect Farmers?

April 21st, 2020


Farm Wife Diane Reed Loew talks farm life, and how covid-19 affects the american farmer. 

Episode 35: How Safe is your Money?

March 28th, 2020


Tom Jacobs of Jacobs Financial Services talks about financial health and the safety of your money.

Episode 34: What does fear do to my health?

March 18th, 2020


Dr Don & Susan VerHulst talk about strengthening the immune system and what stress and fear does to our bodies

Episode 33: What ever you learned about your voice, this is how you REALLY take care of it!

March 13th, 2020


Latest Podcast: Opera Singer Carlos Seise talks about life, mentors and taking care of your voice.

Episode 32: Racial Healing and a New National Holiday!

March 5th, 2020


Alicea Davis talks about Racial healing a National Holiday that she created!

Episode 31: Can I really forgive?

February 20th, 2020


Mike Cooley talks about his traumatic experience with two men that assaulted him. He eventually forgave them, but how?

Episode 30: Ross Richardson found a shipwreck from 1891!

February 8th, 2020


Ross Richardson found a shipwreck from 1891! The W.C. Kimball was lost and had sunk in Lake Michigan 300 feet down fully intact! He shares how his …

Epidsode 29: Scott Highberger. A Prisoner's journey to the Pulpit

January 29th, 2020


Listen to this incredible story of a man who has been arrested 35 times! The  life of Scott Highberger was on of drugs and crime and he is a living testimony of what the power of God can do in a person's life.

Episode 28: Roy Harvey of Roy's Tree Service shows us how to fell a Tree!

January 19th, 2020


Roy Harvey of Roy's Tree Service shows us how to fell a Tree! For a VISUAL PRESENTATION go to

Episode 27: Glow Golf: What is it?

January 6th, 2020


What in the world is Glow Golf? Owner Dan Mckinney explains what it is.

Episode 26: Walking away from Drugs and Homelessness

December 29th, 2019


Charlene Donaldson shares her story of drugs and homelessness and how one organization helped her get out of it!

Episode 25: Ray Stark of America's Preferred Home Warranty: "Why we're different".

December 12th, 2019


Ray Stark of America's Preferred Home Warranty explains why their company is different from all the others.

Episode 24: Yago Williams of the Conquerors

November 21st, 2019


Yago Williams of the Conquerors Strength Team shares his passion for several ministries he is a part of and he smashes bricks.......with his skull!
He …

Episode 23: Tim Meduna of Treadstone Funding talks Mortgage Lending

November 3rd, 2019


Tim Meduna of Treadstone Funding talks Mortgage Lending. He lets us know the importance of having a personal touch when it comes to lending.

Episode 22: Larry Martin of Keller Williams: How do we use Social Media in Real Estate?

October 20th, 2019


Larry Martin of Keller Williams discusses Real Estate and the use of Social Media locally. 

Episode 21: Silent Observer's "Project Night Lights" Interviews

October 10th, 2019


Every 2nd Wednesday of the month Silent Observer puts on an event called "Project Night Lights" to say "Goodnight" to the kids that are at Helen Devos Children's Hospital. We flash our flash lights with the first …

Episode 20: Greg Molchan of The Grand Rapids Dream Center

October 3rd, 2019


Greg Molchan of The Grand Rapids Dream Center shows us how to connect with the community.

Episode 19: Caleigh Schuur on Mission work. Is it for You?

September 5th, 2019


Caleigh Schuur talks about her mission trips. I pick her brain on what mission work is like and ask her what advice she could give to those thinking …

Episode 18: West Side Garage: Car repair with Purpose.

August 2nd, 2019


West Side Garage is a Auto repair shop here in Grand Rapids Michigan. Not only do they repair cars with excellence, but they are totally committed to the Grand Rapids community and it shows in the way they give back!

Episode 17: Oral Health: What's the big deal?

July 15th, 2019


Dr. Andy Annis of Kent Family Dental let's us know what's new in Dentistry and how to really take care of your teeth.

Episode 16: Pastor Moses Alexander- Inside the Mind of a Pastor

June 22nd, 2019


Pastor Moses Alexander of Acts Gospel Ministry Outreach shares his experiences and challenges of being a Pastor.

Episode 15: Sleep Doctor Mattresses: How are you sleeping?

May 22nd, 2019


Roger Wardell President and Owner of The Sleep Doctor Mattress Stores, educates us of how to get a good night's sleep let's us know what's new in mattresses today.

Episode 14: Dori Rothenthaler - A Mom with a Special Needs Child shares how we can relate.

May 12th, 2019


A Mom of a Special Needs Child shares how we can relate. Have you ever felt awkward around others with special needs and wondered how we can relate to them? Dori Rothenthaler shares her own experiences with her daughter …

Episode 13: Interview with Curt Saunier and his Train Photography

May 6th, 2019


Curt Saunier and I perform "Grace Train" and talk about the roots of the song and Curt's love of Train Photography.

Episode 12: Preparing your home for Market with Johnny & Synia Jordan

April 30th, 2019


Do you know what to do to get your home ready for market? Johnny & Synia Jordan of Keller Williams Real Estate will show you how.

Episode 11: Inside the mind of a Soldier

April 22nd, 2019


Former Marine Marc Edgecombe recounts his military experience from boot camp to Iraq to talking about PTSD. You won't want to miss this informative conversation!

Episode 10: Hymns and Contemporary music in Worship.

April 8th, 2019


Can Hymns and Contemporary music in the Church work together? We delve into this subject with Worship Pastor Jared Gregory of Reslife Church.

Episode 9: Ryan Peters talks about Coaching. Do we need one?

March 6th, 2019


Ryan Peters talks about coaching. Do we need one to succeed?

Episode 8: Bree Bode of bbmindful

March 3rd, 2019


Bree Bode of bbmindful talks about health and the seven dimensions of wellness

Episode 7: From Hatred to Healing with Alicea Davis

February 24th, 2019


This podcast deals with the racial divide and Alicea Davis tells of her powerful transformation where hatred was evident in her life and became …

Episode 6: Interview with Author Dianne Hall

February 8th, 2019


Dianne Hall is the Author of Psalm 91: Come into the Secret Place. What every believer needs to know about the Most High. In this interview, Dianne explains what the book is all about.

Episode 4: Dr. B. J. Steketee - Chiropractor

January 26th, 2019


Dr B. J. Steketee tells us the benefits of Chiropractic Medicine.

Episode 2: How to deal with difficult People - with John Riley

September 21st, 2018


De-escalation: This episode is How to deal with diffucult people with expert John Riley Owner of Gentle Response LLC

Episode 1: Taking Care of your Voice

August 4th, 2018


Many do not know the basics of taking care of their voice. I will share three basic tips on how to make your voice last.

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