Friday, January 29, 2010

Friday, January 29, 2010

Be sure to get you milk, bread and eggs (and other necessities)! The National Weather service says we are in for a winter storm this weekend. Stay with me on the Joy Ride for more information as we get it through the afternoon.

In the meantime, keep you radio tuned to Joy! 102.5 through out the weekend for positive and encouraging Christian music throughout the weekend!

Artist of the Day
Addison Road Tune in for two songs back to back by Addison Road at 5:30 today! Click on the picture to connect to their blog for details on how you could audition to be their next drummer!

Scriptural Pursuit
Question: What mighty man was the first hunter?
Answer: NIMROD Read about it in Genesis 10:8-9. " Cush was the father of Nimrod, who grew to be a mighty warrior on the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord; that is why it is said, 'Like Nimrod, a mighty warrior before the Lord.' "

Hey everyone, stay safe over the weekend and enjoy the snow.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Good Thursday afternoon. Welcome to the Joy Ride. Enjoy the milder temperatures today. It will be much colder tomorrow. Not quite warm enough for a "top down" Joy Ride, but nice enough to enjoy.

Artist of the Day

Amy Douglas is our artist of the day. Tune in at 5:30 to learn more about her ministry and her music.

Scriptural Pursuit

Question: Who is the first female singer mentioned in the Bible?

Miriam. Read about her singing and dancing in Exodus 15:21 in praise of God who delivered the Children of Israel from the hand of Pharaoh through the Red Sea!

Congratulations to Toni Wetter of Seaford, Delaware who won the EP of another female singer, Alex Edmonds. We hope you enjoy it!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Wednesday, January 27,2010

Halfway through the week; That's where we are!
Welcome to the Joy Ride!

Artist of the Day
Enjoy some great Christian music with a Latin flavor this afternoon with two songs from Salvador back to back at 5:30!

Scriptural Pursuit
Tonight's question had to do with PROPHETS:
Q: This kinsman of Jesus ate locusts, preached repentance and baptized in the Jordan River. Who is he?

Answer: John the Baptist. Read about it in Mark 1 verses 1 through 8.
Congratulations to Charles Chaffinch of Bridgeville, Delaware. who won the CD Songs of a Wilderness Traveler by Tom Frye and Damascus Road.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

It's Tuesday and time to relax on your way home with me on the Joy Ride!

Today, we will be hearing the music of Cloudchase, The Josiah Smith Band, the latest from Bebo Norman, Kathleen Carnali, Julian Drive and Lisa Bevill.

Artist of the Day
Steven Curtis Chapman
If you love the music and ministry of Steven Curtis Chapman, you will want to be tuned in at 5:30 for two of his songs back to back.

Scriptural Pursuit

I always knew that Nebuchadnezzar was a tricky king. Tonight confirmed it:
the question was "What king ordered Daniel thrown into the lion's den?"

It was NOT Nebuchadnezzar! It was Darius. Review the story of Daniel in the lion's den in Daniel chapter 6.

Congratulations to Wayne Adams of Easton, Maryland, tonight's winner of Scriptural Pursuit!

Monday, January 25, 2010

Monday, January 25, 2010

Good afternoon. The rain has gone and the sun is shining for your ride home this afternoon. Today's joy Ride will include music from Selah, Austins Bridge, Casting Crowns, Kathleen Carnali, Caleb Rowden and many more of your favorites.

Artist of the Day
Tune in at 5:30 to hear two of her songs back to back.

Scriptural Pursuit
talks about a story where we learn, above all things, that there are no coincidences with God.

Question: What evangelist ran to meet a foreign official in his chariot?

Answer: Philip. Read all about Philip in Acts chapter 8 verses 4-8 and 26-40. Read about how God put all the elements together to lead someone to His Son, Jesus Christ.

Congratulations to Bob Meade of Lewes Delaware, tonight's Scriptural Pursuit winner. Bob won a CD by new artist August Rain.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Friday, January 22, 2010

It is Friday and great to be with you this afternoon!

I don't often get the opportunity on the air to remind you of this, but we are encouraging all of our listeners to check out Facebook and Twitter and become a fan or a follower of Joy! 102.5. By becoming a fan or being a follower, you can be brought up to date with the real time news on what we are doing here at Joy! 102.5 and the Manna!

Artist of the Day- Ginger Millermon is our artist if the day today at 5:30. Tune in and hear two of her songs back to back as well as her testimony and philosophy of Christian music ministry.

Scriptural Pursuit was kind of HAIRY tonight, but we did get a winner
Question: Who is mentioned first in the Bible as being very hairy?
Answer Esau Read all about it in Genesis 27:11-23

Congratulations to first time Joy! 102.5 winner David Carroll of Salisbury. He won an EP CD from Alex Edmonds.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Thursday, January 21, 2010

It's Thursday and we have almost made it through another week!
Welcome to the Joy Ride Blog!

Artist of the Day
Building 429 Learn the story behind the origin of their name and hear two of their songs back to back at 5:30 today!

Tonight's Scriptural Pursuit
is about Gideon a judge of Israel.
Question: On of Gideon's soldiers dreamed of a Midianite tent being overturned by an unlikely object. What was the object?

Answer: A cake of barley bread.
Congratulations to Jonathan Winston of Milford, Delaware our winner tonight of Scriptural Pursuit. He will be receiving the EP from Chad Gentry Perfect God.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Hi everyone I'm Rodney Baylous and I'm happy to be along with you for the Joy Ride today!

Coming up you'll hear uplifting, Christ-honoring music from Brandon Heath, the Newsboys, Mandisa, Casting Crowns, Nicole C. Mullen, Chris Tomlin plus many others.

Plus at 4:30 it's the Dobson Family Minute

At 5:15 we'll play Scriptural Pursuit. You'll have the chance to win Leeland's CD titled "Sound of Melodies". Here's the question: Which son of David killed his half-brother Amnon?

Also join us at 5:30 for our Artist of the Day segment when we feature Kirk Hacker. We'll play 2 powerful songs from Kirk plus we'll feature some segments from an in-studio interview we had recently with him. To learn more about Kirk and his ministry click here.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Good afternoon and welcome to the Joy Ride blog today.

Artist of the Day
Kathleen Carnali
Tune in at 5:30 to learn more about Kathleen's view of music and ministry.

Last night's Scriptural Pursuit contest had to do with FIRSTS. Tonight, we talked about SECONDS:

Question: David's first capital city was Hebron. What was his second and more famous capital?

Answer: Jerusalem. Read about it in 2 Samuel 5:6-10. David conquers the Jebusites and sets up his kingdom in Jerusalem.

Congratulations to Nick Wake of Pittsville, MD, tonight's winner of Scriptural Pursuit. He won Need to Breathe's CD The Outsiders.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Monday, January 18, 2010

Good Monday afternoon. It has been a beautiful Martin Luther King Jr. day on Delmarva.

Artist of the Day
Chris Tomlin
Hear two songs back to back from this terrific Christian Singer, Songwriter and Worship leader.

Scriptural Pursuit
The Bible is history from the beginning, so then we can know all of the firsts of the world by reading the Bible. Our question deals with one of those firsts tonight:
Question: Who build the first city?
Answer: CAIN found in Genesis 4:17. Was there anyone surprised by that?
One person who wasn't surprised was Elaine Eby of Snow Hill. Tonight she won the When Life Gets Broken CD compilation. We hope you enjoy it and that it is an encouragment to you.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Friday, January 15, 2010

It's Friday! Hope is has been a good week for you. It is a beautiful afternoon here on Delmarva. Thanks for joining me on the Joy Ride!

Artist of the Day

Chris Sligh
Hear two powerful songs from this former American Idol contestant at 5:30 today!

Scriptural Pursuit
Tonights Question was:
What graven image did the Israelites dance in front of?

Answer: The golden calf that Aaron made. Read all about it in Exodus 32:19. When Israel lost hope of Moses' return, they asked Aaron to make something they could worship. What was Aaron's explaination to Moses of how the calf was created? E-mail me the answer at

Congratulations to Dean Purdue of Snow Hill, tonight's winner of Scriptural Pursuit. Dean has won Vota's self titled CD.

As the weekend progresses and news continues to come out about the Haitian earthquake, be sure to lift up the Haitian people in prayer as well as the thousands expected to pour into the country to help.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Better late than never!
Running behind but catching up gradually and finally posting on the Joy Ride blog for Thursday!

Artist of the Day
Singer/ Songwriter/ Worship Leader/Matt Maher

Scriptural Pursuit
Tonight's Scriptural Pursuit question has to do with laughter:
Who laughed when she heard she would bear children in her old age?

Answer: Sarah Read about Sarah's laughter in Genesis 18: 10-12. ("You laughed" "No I didn't" "Yes you did" ) I hope you read all about it in Genesis chapter 18!

Congratulations to first time caller, Catherine Handy of Laurel Delaware, tonight's Scriptural Pursuit winner. She has been persistent and has kept trying to get through. Her persistence paid off tonight. She won a CD by Kirk Hacker entitled Coming Home.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Good Wednesday afternoon. Tune in for positive and uplifting music for your drive home today. We will be hearing from Andrew Peterson, Hillsong United, Cheri Keaggy, plus all new music from Chris Tomlin, NewFire, Mark Schultz, Jimmy Dooley,and Sarah Schieber. Don't miss it!

Artist of the Day
Rock out with newsboys today with two of their songs back to back at 5:30!

Our Scriptural Pursuit question was from the Old Testament tonight:
Who said this? "Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is nearer my house; and I will give you a better vineyard."

Answer: Ahab. Read the whole story in 1 Kings 21. The quotation is in verse 2. Read all about Ahab, Jezebel, Naboth, how Ahab obtained the vineyard of Naboth and the consequences of his evil coveteousness.

Congratulations to 12 year old Josh Shahan of Port Republic Maryland, our winner who won Nicole C. Mullen's CD The Ultimate Collection which includes here great song Redeemer.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Welcome to Tuesday afternoon. It's time for another Joy Ride with you host and driver David Wilson. It looks like a beautiful afternoon for a drive home.

Artist of the Day
Ashmont Hill

Scriptural Pursuit Question for today

Question: In which gospel is the apostle John not mentioned by name?
Answer: John. He refers to himself as "the disciple Jesus loved".
We want to send out our congratulations to Judy Reynolds of Milton Delaware, our winner tonight. She will be getting Sara MacIntosh's CD The Waiters, The Watchers,The Listeners, The Keepers, and Me.

Be sure to tune in tomorrow morning for your chance to win Tuesday Trivia. Check out the Joy in the Morning blog to find the question for your chance to win.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Monday, January 11, 2010

It the beginning of another work week, and it's time to head home with me on the Joy Ride.

Artist of the Day

Today's Artist of the Day is American Idol sensation
Phil Stacey.
Join us at 5:30 to here two Phil Stacey songs back to back.

Scriptural Pursuit Question for the day
Who said this?
"See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized?

Answer: The Ethiopian eunuch. Read this amazing story in Acts chapter 8. Find the quote in verse 36.
Congratulations to Megan Baker of Salisbury, Maryland, tonight's winner of Scriptural Pursuit. She won her own copy of John Waller's CD The Blessing with the song While I'm Waiting from the movie Fireproof. Enjoy Megan!

Friday, January 8, 2010

Friday, January 8, 2010

Good snowy afternoon! Welcome to the Joy Ride blog.
It is a snowy afternoon, and we're looking at an Arctic type weekend. Let us help you stay warm and encouraged all weekend long, starting with a safe drive home this afternoon!

Artist of the Day

The Afters

Scriptural Pursuit involved amphibions! (i.e. FROGS)

Question: What animal came out of the Nile in droves as a plague on the Egyptians?

Answer: FROGS. Read about it in Exodus 8:1-4. Of course there many other plagues involved in the deliverance of the Israelites from bondage. Look up all ten of the plagues in the book of Exodus.

Congratulations to Pat Parker of Princess Anne, Maryland, another first time, bell ringin' winner on the Joy Ride. She got Big Daddy Weave's CD What Life Would be Like.

Try to stay warm and have a good weekend.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Good afternoon and welcome to the Joy Ride on Joy! 102.5
I'm David Wilson your Joy Ride host, sending out some positive and uplifting music to all of you. We'll see how much we can get done before it starts to snow!
Artist of the Day

Chynna and Vaughn
Enjoy the music of this powerful singing and songwriting duo with two of their songs at 5:30 today!

Tonight's Scriptural Pursuit question came from the Old Testament.

Question:Who obtained his father's blessing by preparing him a meal and pretending to be his brother?

Answer: Jacob. You can read the whole story in Genesis Chapter 27:1-29. I have always thought the story of Jacob and Esau was a great one for learning how not to raise children.

Congratulations to Stephanie Howard of Parksley Virginia who won the CD compilation When Life Gets Broken.

Be careful out there on your way in to work or school tomorrow.
Tune in to Joy in the Morning for the latest in possible school closings and delays.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Hello and welcome to the Joy Ride blog. Glad to be along with you each afternoon.

Artist of the Day

If you like exciting, close vocal harmony, you won't want to miss today's Artist of the Day at 5:30!

Scriptural Pursuit had to do with the birth of John the Baptist:

Question: What priest was made mute because he did not believe the prophesy given by an angel?

Answer: Zacharias. That is found in Luke 1:20.

Congratulations to Anna Close of Ocean City MD, a first time caller and first time winner of Scriptural Pursuit tonight. She won the CD from Aaron Shust Take Over. Thanks for calling in tonight Anna!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Good Afternoon and welcome to the Joy Ride! Coming up this afternoon we will be playing the music of Barlow Girl, Caleb and Sol, The Afters, Kari Jobe, No Other Name and many more.

Artist of the Day

Brandon Heath
Tune in at 5:30 to two of your favorite songs by Brandon Heath back to back.

Scriptural Pursuit for January 5,2010
What man knew someone who had been caught up to the third Heaven?'
Answer: Paul You can read about Paul in 2 Corinthians 12:1-7.

Congratulations to Bethany Radcliffe of Millsboro Delaware. She was a first time winner tonight by answering the question correctly tonight. She will be receiving a copy of the devotional book Jesus Calling by Sarah Young.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Good Afternoon everyone! David Wilson here on the first Joy Ride in the new year! I hope that, if you had some time off between Christmas and New Years, that your first day back was a good one, and that you were spurred on to get much accomplished on your first work day of 2010.

This afternoon, we will be listening to the music of The Sonflowerz, Kim Hill, Phillips, Craig and Dean, Wayburn Dean, Nichole Nordeman, and Bebo Norman.

Stay tuned throughout the afternoon for more positive and uplifting music for your afternoon drive home.

of the Day
Enjoy two songs back to back from Building 429 at 5:30 today.

Scriptural Pursuit
Our Question of the day is
What judge wrung out a bowlful of water from a fleece in answer to prayer?
Answer: Gideon. Read more about it in Judges chapter 6. Our answer for tonight is found in the 38th verse.

Congratulations to Pastor Everett Landon of Sharptown MD, who won the CD The Outsiders by Need to Breathe.

Do your best to stay warm on this cold winter night.