It was September 15th of this year, and I was shopping at a big-box hardware store. We were getting ready to start fall but officially we were still in summer. To paraphrase Clement C. Moore, I was walking through the store when what did my...

There was a fire – there’s no way of sugarcoating the situation. I inadvertently set a pan on fire attempting to cook dinner. Flustered at the cooking mistake I had just made, I ushered my young son out of the kitchen so he wouldn’t be...

Congratulations! You have arrived! I always chuckle when my GPS navigation tells me this after a long road trip. “You have arrived!” It’s a statement from the GPS navigation that it has successfully brought me to where I need to be. I guess the congratulations...

In November 2019, I was picking my daughter up from daycare on a Thursday evening. I had a special daddy-daughter evening ahead, but I was unsure what activity we should enjoy together. Before picking her up, I remembered that “Frozen 2”--a sequel to the...

Earlier this year, Positive Alternative Radio (PAR) proudly announced that it had been certified as a Best Christian Workplace by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI). It is a high honor, which is bestowed—or denied, based on the results of BCWI’s Engagement Survey.Survey results are compiled...

PAR logo Dear Christian Radio, We are in a unique position in our industry.  Government regulation of AM & FM radio stations by the FCC creates a finite amount of radio stations which are our competitors.  The FCC regulations also specify the

Radio-Tower Dear Christian Radio, It is 2:00 in the morning and your radio station is off – what do you do?  No, you don’t call the Ghostbusters.  Who you call or what you do is really dependent on your