SPIRIT 105.3 Moments

SPIRIT 105.3 Moments

Welcome to SPIRIT 105.3. We are a radio station located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Our goal is to fill you up with messages of hope, love and encouragement. Experience some of our top moments right here to add extra joy to your day. For more find us on 105.3 FM. Stream us online, download our mobile app, TuneIn or iHeartRadio app or say “Alexa, play SPIRIT ONE OH FIVE THREE.” Visit us online at www.spirit1053.com NU5RJEUA9sjA1N9zO3nO


December 1, 2023 1 min
We are happy to announce our second Home for the Holidays Winner,

After moving away from her home state of Connecticut in 2018, Mehgan is reuniting with her little sister, Kelly! Kelly is in the midst of a difficult divorce and has no family nearby, so we are especially excited to reunite this sister duo for the holidays.

Here is what Mehgan shared about her sister:
I moved away from my home state of CT, to CA in 2018...We are ...
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Erica sits down with Matt Leach, to talk about Steve Pool, Seattle's beloved and renowned weather forecaster. Steve began his career as an intern at KOMO in 1974 and later became a full-time employee. He won seven Emmy awards and was a regular on Good Morning America. Steve was known for his love for people, considering his viewers as friends. Matt was inspired by Steve as a child and later interned for him; an opportunity that imp...
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November 25, 2023 1 min
If you are a mom, you've got that superpower. There is someone who needs you today.

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November 22, 2023 3 mins
Headed to Seatac? Erica chat with Perry Cooper, Media Relations Manager to get the scoop and tips to get you through safe and sound.
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Our friends at Seattle's Union Gospel Mission are in need of a miracle this Thanksgiving. Erica talks with Brian Chandler, Director of External Affairs for the Mission about their need and how you can help.
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November 17, 2023 1 min
We are happy to announce our first Home for the Holidays Winner,
Elanna from Port Orchard!

After spending 15 Christmases apart, Elanna is finally reuniting with her mother! This will also be her son's first holiday with family, making this reunion even more exciting!

Here is what Elanna shared with us about her mom:

"My mom lived in England for 13 years she just moved to California. I haven't spent a holiday with her in 15 years and my...
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Guest: Annette Smiley, Director, Women and Children’s Enhanced Shelter

Seattle's Union Gospel Mission has partnered with a project called Portraits of Hope. Annette Smiley, director of the Women and Children's Enhanced Shelter, explains that the project involves a group of stylists and makeup artists, helping women in recovery programs to dress up and take a portrait. These portraits can be used as Christmas cards to send to family ...
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Logan Cain, from the band Cain, sat down with me for a chat about the joys of being a father to his two little girls, what's on his plate at Thanksgiving, and the gratitude that he's feeling from this year. We're such huge fans of Logan and his sisters and can't wait to see them in concert this Saturday!

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A recent break-in at Pursuit Northwest happened this last weekend where computers, tech gear, files, and speakers were stolen. Despite the shock and disappointment, the church decided to hold service as usual, with the congregation rallying in support. Pastor Russ sits down with Erica and shares how God can bring good out of bad situations.
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Jen Ervig from the Grove Church in Marysville shares with Erica about the church's ministry, Champions Club, which caters to children with special needs. This Sunday was an absolutely moving experience when one of the Champion kids got baptized. In order to accommodate the child's sensitivity to noise, instead of cheering, the congregation snapped their fingers in celebration!
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This conversation is a glimpse of what it's like to love someone who serves our country so bravely and faithfully. Join my friend Stephanie and I as we talk about how she's trusting God... and how much the hug she got this week from her hero son, Alex, meant to her! Click PLAY to feel extra grateful for our heroes this Thanksgiving season.
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Here's something to put a smile on your face! John uses music to create an uplifting experience for his Uber passengers, which hasn't hurt his Uber ratings... resulting in 5-star reviews! John has tapped into the power of music to create an atmosphere of comfort and joy in the backseat of his car. As one of our biggest fans, Erica surprised him with concert tickets as a token of appreciation! Click PLAY to find out what concert he'...
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Director Adam Anders joins Erica to discuss his new Christmas movie, "Journey to Bethlehem." The film took 17 years to make(!), and is a musical retelling of the Christmas story, inspired by Adam's desire for a fresh, engaging take on the nativity. He hopes the film will remind people of the true meaning of Christmas and spark conversations about faith. The cast includes Joel Smallbone from for KING & COUNTRY, who plays Herod's...
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You’ve heard of the 12TH man, but have you heard of the 4th man? There’s a story in the Bible about 3 faithful men, Shadrach, Meschach, and Abednego, who were thrown into a fire for refusing to worship a golden statue. Witnesses were shocked to see all 3 men walking in the fire unharmed … with a 4th Man. It was Jesus. And He is walking with you in the fires of life today too.

My amazing friend Tisha Lehfeldt is experiencing this mir...
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I LOVE this so much! Kim Bailey is the perfect example of someone Catching the Spirit. She is the owner of Pickles Deli on Whidbey Island, and provides healthy food options for people in her community. She also started the Island Neighbor Fund, and allows customers to order a simple sandwich and charge it to the Island Neighbor account if they cannot afford to buy a meal. The community can also donate to the fund and the response h...
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Erica sits down with Steven McWhorter, a former meth addict turned worship leader, and shares his transformative journey from addiction to redemption. He's also the amazing artist who brings you the song, "Come Jesus Come."

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Lindsay Gagnon oversees the Snohomish and Monroe cold weather shelters, and she sat down with Erica about the challenges of mobilizing volunteers and ensuring supplies were ready, and the new site in Monroe. There are increasing struggles for people experiencing homelessness, many of whom have jobs but cannot afford rent. The shelters provide meals, winter wear, laundry services, and connection to social workers and year-round serv...
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    Guest: Pastor Jesse from Grace Community Church in Auburn / Host of the brand-new Bonfire Podcast on Purposely.

    In a special edition of Faith Filter, Pastor Jesse Bradley talks about his new book, "The Power of the Second Thought". The concept of the second thought is about recognizing and rejecting negative first thoughts, and intentionally replacing them with positive ones. It can cultivate hope and renew the mind.

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    Sally has been knitting hats for people in need, since 2001, and providing crocheted hats for the past three years, for Project Serve. Though she battles arthritis, she finds joy helping others, and making the hats give her a sense of purpose. Sally's selfless acts have made a significant impact on her community. Click PLAY to find out more!
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    Sam's sweet daughter, Zoe, recently gave a speech on Down Syndrome, something she knows quite a bit about as she was born with it. Listen as she shares how people with Down Syndrome have the same desires and capabilities as everyone else and find out how one particular classmate responded.
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