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The Official Blog of WNZR's Afternoon Drive



Emma’s Last Show

Today is National Day of Prayer! Don’t forget to tune in to National Observance Broadcast hosted by the National Day of Prayer task for a night of national prayer. the theme is “Pray Fervently In Righteousness And Avail Much,” and the theme verse is James 5:16 NKJV. The broadcast is tonight at 8pm. Click here to watch!

I continued my series for Praise Thursday with a devotional from “Wellbeing.” Today’s devotional talked about how we as Christians we are called to build the church. That God gifted each of us with natural and Spiritual gifts for this purpose.

SpiritSong is back this June 15th-17th at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio! This three day concert has some of your favorite artists like; TobyMac, Katy Nicole, Cain and more. Click here for more information and tickets! Park tickets are sold separately.

Today we gave away tickets to MTV Arts production of “Our Town” and today’s winner is Jan from Apple Valley, congrats to Jan! Your last chance to win tickets is tomorrow during The Morning thing with Marcy! For more information on this production click here!

Today is my last show on the Afternoon Drive. I just want to thank you for tuning in with me this year. I am so thankful for you and this wonderful ministry! Don’t forget to tune in with Dylan for the NZ Top Ten!

Thank you so much for tuning in to The Afternoon Drive!

-Emma Reuss

Our Town and National Radio Day!

Today on the show we talked about how today is National Radio Day and we also talked with cast members from Our Town which is being performed by MTV Arts.

Here is the link that explains what National Radio Day is all about.

Here is the link to our Soundcloud page where you can find all of our interviews that we did with cast members from the show Our Town.

We gave away two sets of tickets to the performance Our Town presented by MTV Arts. Congratulations to Doug of Mount Vernon and Kristi of Mount Vernon who won two pairs of tickets to the performance!

Join us tomorrow for one more chance to win a pair of tickets to the performance!

Thanks for listening!


Emma and Jonathon’s Last Show

In Artist News Colton Dixon just releases his new EP titled “Canvas,” which is out now. This EP includes 7 songs like his new single “My Light.” Dixon and Jordan Feliz have announced that they will be going on Tour together. The Love & Light Tour will be hitting U.S cities in the fall, and we will keep you updated on dates and cities.

In more Artist New Elevation Worship is releasing their 15th album on May 19th! This album is titled CAN YOU IMAGINE? This album will include songs like; “Trust In God” and “More Than Able.”

We are giving away tickets to MTV Arts “Our Town!” Be the third caller during both the Morning Thing and the Afternoon Drive. Congrats to Beth from Mount Vernon she was our third caller today during the show!

Today is mine and Jonathon’s last show together this school year. Thank you so much for tuning in to us this year we really appreciate everything! Don’t forget to tune it with Joe and Dylan tomorrow for Who Knew Wednesday.

Thank you for listening!

-Emma and Jonathon

Tickets Out Now!

Mom’s Night Out Tickets are available now! Don’t forget to reserve your seats and vote for the movie you want to see now! Click here for more information and to reserve your seats!

Summer is just right around the corner, that means summer concerts! SpiritSong 2023 at Kings Island is back on June 15th-17th with a wonderful lineup of artists like; Cain, TobyMac, Katy Nicole and many more! For more info click here!

For my devotional for Praise Thursday I shared from “Wellbeing” and talked about how to be content in our situations and throughout our lives. Also, learning from Paul’s teachings in 1st Timothy chapter 6!

Jonathon then shared a devotional from “Our Daily Bread” and how we sometimes water the weeds in our faith. We also look at what Paul writes in Galatians 5:13-26.

Congrats to Jessica from Mount Vernon she won our Name That Tune! The tune was “Hold On To Me” by: Lauren Daigle and she chose a Chris Tomlin CD. Don’t forget to tune in tomorrow with Joe and Dylan for the NZ Top 10!

Thank you for tuning in!

-Emma and Jonathon

Big Steps!

In Artist News the husband and wife duo, Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes are going on tour, but not just any tour but their first World Tour! The UK/ Europe tour will be called The Blessing Tour and this fall tour will kick off on October 20th in Rotterdam, Netherlands and will end on November 19th in Stockholm, Sweden. For more information and tickets visit

In more Artist News Tauren Wells and his family will be packing up and moving from Houston to the Austin, Texas area where they will be planting a brand new Church! Congrats to future Pastor Tauren and family in these next steps in their lives! Shout out to our friends at 20 The Countdown Magazine for this wonderful post!

Mom’s Night Out is back and now you can vote for what movie you want to see here! Tickets will be available this Friday, April 28th!

For Game Time Tuesday we played Song Poetry and our lyrics were, “May His favor be upon you and a thousand generations and your family and your children and their children, and their children.” That was The Blessing by: Kari Jobe! Congrats to Linette from Mount Vernon and she won her choice of one out of three CD’s. Don’t forget to join Joe and Dylan tomorrow for Who Knew Wednesday!

Thank you so much for tuning in!

-Emma and Jonathon

Concert Season is Coming!

Jonathon shares that Casting Crowns will be at The Ohio State Fair. The will be performing at the Celeste Center at the Ohio State Fair on Monday, July 31st at 7pm, doors will open at 6pm. Don’t forget to tune in to WNZR during the summer for your chance to win tickets, but tickets are on sale now! For more information click here!

I continue Artist News Day with the announcement that Jordan Feliz is going on tour! This east coast tour will kick off on April 20th through May 7th, tickets are on sale now! For more information click here!

Save the date Mom’s Night Out is May 19th! Keep listening to WNZR and looking at for more information!

For Game Time Tuesday we played Song Poetry and the lyrics were, “Everything happens for a reason,
But you don’t know what you don’t know, And you’ll never have peace if you don’t let go of tomorrow.” Those lyrics are from Tauren Wells “Joy in the Morning.” Congrats to Kathy from Mount Vernon and she chose a TobyMac cd! Don’t forget to tune in tomorrow with Joe and Dylan for your chance to win a CD!

Thank you for Listening!

-Emma and Jonathon

Sunny Skies and Artist News Time!

To start Artist News Day we have an UPDATE on the TobyMac, MercyMe, and Zach Williams tour! This will be a fall tour in November of this year. The tour will start on November 2nd and rap up on November 19th in Columbus! Tickets go on sale this week on Friday the 14th. If we are interested in more information click here!

We then continued Artist News Day with something really cool. Phil Wickham and We The Kingdom were featured on Fox &Friends’ new concert series segment sponsored by The Chosen, Hallow App, and The Museum of the Bible, called “Faith & Friends.” Phil Wickham performed first with his latest radio single, “This is Our God,” We The Kingdom preformed the following week with their song “Jesus Does.”

To update our Lifeline 2023 total is $76,685! Once again thank you so much to everyone who gave to Lifeline 2023 this year! It was so amazing to hear how God has been in your story. Once again thank you so much!

We played Song Poetry and congrats to Brandy from St. Louisville and she won one out of the three CDs and she choose a We The Kingdom CD. The lyrics were, “Almighty fortress, You go before us Nothing can stand against the power of our God You shine in the shadow, You win every battle Nothing can stand against the power of our God,” and that is Battle Belongs by: Phil Wickham. Don’t forget to tune in tomorrow for your chance to win Who Knew Wednesday with Joe and Dylan.

Thank you for listing!

-Emma Reuss and Jonathon Langdon

Grateful for You!

First, we here at WNZR want to thank you, our listeners! Lifeline 2023 was amazing and we have passed our goal of $65,000…our current total stands at $69,640! Thank you to everyone who gave and who are currently giving to our station. We appreciate you so much! Also, thank you to everyone who shared their praise and prayer requests!

In artist news, Jonathon shared about an event tonight at 8 pm on TBN! The GMA Easter Special will be on TBN at 8 pm featuring some amazing artists like; Newsboys, Tasha Layton, David Leonard, and more. You can watch on TBN and on the TBN app. For more information click here!

In more exciting news, MercyMe, TobyMac, and Zach Williams are teaming up for an “All-Star tour!” They have partnered with World Vision for this tour! Dates and cities have not yet been revealed yet, but we will keep you up to date on the tour once the dates are released.

Song Poetry is back and we gave away an Action Bible Easter edition. Congrats to Ron from Mount Vernon for winning song poetry. The lyrics were, “All my debt left for dead beneath the waters, I’m no longer a slave to my sin anymore. And should I fall in the space between, what remains of me and this reckoning.” That is “Another in the Fire” by: Hillsong United.

Thank you for listening to the Afternoon Drive!

-Emma and Jonathon

Devotionals and Dr. Seuss!

It’s Praise Thursday on the Afternoon Drive, and Dylan and Judah talked about Lifeline 2023, praises and Seussical Jr. The duo talked about their experiences from Lifeline 2022 and what the special event means to them. Dylan and Judah also shared devotionals for Praise Thursday.

The Afternoon Drive Co-Hosts talked about Casting Crowns coming to the Ohio State Fair this summer and gave details about the date and location. They also gave away Seussical Jr tickets during their trivia game.

Judah’s devotional from Our Daily Bread is titled: “This Love Is Real”. You Can find the link to his devotional here.

Dylan’s devotional from Our Daily Bread is titled: “Comfort On Doorframes”. You can find the link to his devotional here.

Our trivia question for the Seussical Jr. tickets was: What was the title of Dr. Seuss’s first book?

The answer was: And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

Congratulations to Tim of Mount Vernon for guessing the correct answer! He wins two tickets to Seussical Jr.!

Thanks for listening!

-Dylan and Judah

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