J103 Announces 4th Annual Pastor Appreciation Breakfast

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

J103 will be hosting its Fourth Annual Pastor Appreciation Breakfast on Oct. 1, at the Chattanooga Convention Center in downtown Chattanooga.  This is a free event to recognize, express appreciation and encourage all pastors, ministers and clergy in the Tennessee Valley and surrounding states within J103’s listening area. Spouses are encouraged to attend.

The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. and end at approximately 10 a.m. The keynote speaker is Mike Williams, a former pastor who is now a Christian comedian. Mr. Williams has been making people laugh and learn for 17 years. When he is not touring the country, he and his family live in the Dominic Republic where they help facilitate a medical clinic and school. Worship music will be provided by Voices of Lee, an a cappella ensemble from Lee University in Cleveland. 

The platinum sponsors of the event include Belhaven University, Come & Reason Ministries, and People for Care & Learning. Others include the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Family Life, Run for God Ministries, Smiles of Chattanooga and many more.  Visit j103.com to see all of this year’s sponsors for the breakfast. 

To attend this free event, a RSVP is required by visiting www.j103.com/pastors-breakfast. The deadline is Sept. 25.  



Steve Ellison: Give Yourself A Present

This time of year is a special, magical time.  The pleasures of Thanksgiving are still fresh on our minds.  The anticipation of Christmas joy looms large on the horizon.  Most of us are inclined to be kinder and gentler than we are much of the rest of the year.  We are more inclined to be tolerant of other people, thus more disposed to choose to be happy.  ... (click for more)

LDS Church On Signal Mountain To Host Live Nativity

The Signal Mountain branch (congregation) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) will host a live nativity for residents of Signal Mountain and the greater Chattanooga area. The event will be held for two nights:  Dec. 12  and  13, from 6-8 p.m  at the Signal Mountain LDS chapel located at  1169 Ridgeway ... (click for more)

Clerk Shot During Holdup At Lee Highway Convenience Store Early Saturday Morning

A clerk was shot during a holdup at a convenience store on Lee Highway early Saturday morning. Paul Evans, 24, has non-life threatening injuries. At approximately  12:56 a.m.  Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot call at the Mapco at 6200 Lee Highway.   Upon arrival, Chattanooga Police officers located the victim. He told police that a man armed ... (click for more)

Woman Shot Twice By Estranged Boyfriend In Front Of Multiple People At Her Home In Dalton

A woman's estranged boyfriend entered her residence in Dalton on Friday night and shot her twice in front of a group of people, authorities said. Heather Renee Griffin, 42, was transported to Hamilton Medical Center and later transferred to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. Police are searching for Bertram Gerome Beck in the incident. At 7:35 p.m., the Whitfield County ... (click for more)

Connie McDade Enriched The Lives Of Hundreds Of Students

The message about Connie McDade was very touching. I was one of Connie's professors at UTC and thankfully she excelled anyway.  She was an enthusiastic educator, an exceptional person and generous individual.  She was a devoted teacher, loving wife, wonderful mentor and someone who will continue to bring joy to others beyond this life.   Future students ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why Not Good People?

It makes no difference if you are a Republican or Democrat, liberal or conservative – I believe we will all come up short this Tuesday when Alabama announces the winner of a special election for a new Senator. On one hand you have Roy Moore, a controversial judge who has been bounced off the state’s Supreme Court twice, painted as a pedophile by numerous accusers, and just observed ... (click for more)