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Right-click here to bookmark or copy a link to this show February 9, 2019

Special Guests

  • Angela Ahrendts — Sr. Vice President, Apple
    Reporting to CEO Tim Cook, Angela Ahrendts is responsible for strategy, real estate and development, and operations of Apple’s physical stores, Apple’s online store and contact centers. Since joining Apple in 2014, Angela has integrated Apple’s physical and digital retail businesses to create a seamless customer experience for over a billion visitors per year with the goal of educating, inspiring, entertaining, and enriching communities. Apple employees set the standard for customer service in stores and online, delivering support from highly trained Geniuses and expert advice from Creative Pros to help customers get the most out of their Apple products. Angela joined Apple from Burberry where she served as chief executive officer and led the company through a period of outstanding global growth. Prior to Burberry, she was executive vice president at Liz Claiborne Inc., and earlier in her career served as president of Donna Karan International. Angela holds a Marketing and Merchandising degree from Ball State University in Indiana, where she was awarded an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters in 2010. She was also a member of the UK’s prime minister’s Business Advisory Council from 2010 to 2015, was named honorary dame commander of the British Empire, and awarded a coat of arms in April 2014.

  • Suzie McNeil — JUNO Nominated Recording Artist, Contestant on Rock Star: INXS, Founding Member of The Loving Mary Band (Steven Tyler, Gretchen Wilson)
    Suzie has performed beside some of North America’s top artists like Steven Tyler, Alan Frew, Jeff Healey, Dave Navarro, P!nk, INXS, Scott Weiland, Gavin Rossdale as well as in the studio with Kara Dioguardi, Clay Aiken, Buckcherry, Matt Nathanson and Foreigner. She’s recorded commercial jingles and performed in front of massive crowds of up to 200,000 people. Suzie was the last woman standing on CBS television’s reality series Rockstar: INXS in 2005. She is featured in singing duets on INXS’ release SWITCH, and American Idol finalist Clay Aiken’s release; A Thousand Different Ways. Suzie sang backup vocals for P!nk on her North American tour, entertained the troops in Afghanistan on an armed forces tour, performed at the 2010 Winter Olympics Closing Ceremonies, and starred in the Toronto Debut of Queen’s We Will Rock You musical in the role of Oz. Suzie has co-written and released 5 albums in Canada, all of which have had multiple singles that reached a spot in the Top 20 Canadian pop charts. Her 2008 single SuperGirl went gold, peaked at #3 on the charts, and was the most played song by a Canadian artist multiple weeks in a row. Her fourth album “This Is Christmas” features 5 original Christmas songs and received extensive airplay every season in Canada. Suzie’s song Believe has been featured on many network TV series including The Biggest Loser, Beauty & The Geek, The Hills, and Oprah Winfrey’s The Big Give. Suzie was nominated for a Canadian Radio Music Award, a “Best New Artist” JUNO award, and was awarded The Canadian Independent Music Awards’ “Favorite Pop Artist/Group of the Year”. Suzie was a featured judge and mentor for 4 seasons of YTV’s ‘Idol-esque’ search for the next teen singing-sensation: The Next Star, and her song Let’s Go could also be heard as the theme song. In 2016, Suzie started a family band called The Loving Mary Band, which is also Steven Tyler’s live band when he’s touring his new solo country act. Summer of 2017 saw The Loving Mary Band backing up "Red Neck Woman" country artist Gretchen Wilson on her Ready to Get Rowdy tour. *Suzie is working with humanitarian organization World Vision to promote the sponsorship of children in underprivileged nations such as Africa where she personally visited in 2008. She has written a song about her experiences called "AlOne" and all sale proceeds of the song go to World Vision.

  • W.here's T.he F.aith? — Today's W.T.F. Guest: Jack Jenkins
    Join Drew and various religion reporters from an assortment of news outlets, as they catch up on happenings in the world of Religion & Faith & Cults (Oh My!)
    Today's W.T.F. Guest: Jack Jenkins - National Reporter for Religion News Service

LIVE! on TDMS - Devoted Souly to the Art of Music

  • Raine Hamilton
    “Resonant, acoustic chamber folk with an otherworldly edge, and a lyric presence that cuts deep. Prism-clear vocals and strings; A combination of vocal agility and power. AWAKE. LISTENING. PRESENT.”
    Raine’s new album, Night Sky (March 2018), tips between the earthly and the otherworldly; it is anchored in relatable lived experience, while reaching into the space just beyond, thinning the veil between here and there, affording safe passage to the rough and beautiful places. Raine’s ethereal voice and lyrics are at the forefront of these powerful and relatable tunes, written both in English and in French. Alongside cello + double bass, and with Raine on violin or guitar, these songs have a moving string quartet feel with a cosmic reach. Raine is also a charming and funny storyteller, pairing her vulnerable tunes with engaging story intros. Raine believes that music is for everyone and that we all have something to share. An experienced educator, Raine offers workshops in songwriting and fiddle tune writing (EN/FR). Raine also offers concerts with American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, to help make live music and the community that comes with it accessible to the Deaf community. Raine has toured Canada extensively, driving, flying, and floating her way coast to coast. Highlights include: Performing songs with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (3 times!), playing a concert in a cave (10 stories below the earth’s surface!), playing festivals across Canada (Home County, Filberg Fest, Lilac Fest, The Works, Harvest Sun, Harvest Moon, Trout Forest), playing for her passage on Via Rail, and meeting so many amazing humans along the way.

    CHECK THIS VIDEO OUT: Starlight - Raine Hamilton String Trio
    **AND… Check out our DrewTube page to watch over 100 videos from some of our previ

Love Month

What's Their Secret

  • THE SECRET TO LOVE — Jack & Shirley Kiervin
    During Love Month (February - duh) Drew will be interviewing married couples who have been together for 50+ years, asking them, “What’s their secret?” TODAY’S LOVE BIRDS: Jack & Shirley Kiervin have been married for 50 years! (Whew - just under the wire!) *Each of the four couples interviewed this month, will have their name drawn from a hat and could win a one night’s stay in a fireplace suite with a king size bed at www.madisonmanorboutiquehotel.com (also included is a $25 gift card for the Madison Avenue Pub) OR they might win a LOVE BASKET from www.giddyyo.com with hand crafted dark chocolate and massage love butter!

Drew and Tim the Tool

  • Valentines Putzing Around
    Anything can happen on live radio... Drew and Tim putz around, take a Valentine's quiz, read letters from listeners, and play Useless TV trivia!

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Special Guests

  • Kerri Rawson — (Daughter Of The BTK Killer) - Author of A SERIAL KILLER’S DAUGHTER: My Story Of Hope, Love and Overcoming
    What is it like to learn that your normal, loving father is a serial killer? In 2005, Kerri Rawson heard a knock on the door of her apartment. When she opened it, an FBI agent informed her that her father had been arrested for murdering ten people, including two children. It was then that she learned her father was the notorious serial killer known as BTK, a name he’d given himself that described the horrific way he committed his crimes: bind, torture, kill. As news of his capture spread, Wichita celebrated the end of a thirty-one-year nightmare. For Kerri Rawson, another was just beginning. She was plunged into a black hole of horror and disbelief. The same man who had been a loving father, a devoted husband, church president, Boy Scout leader, and a public servant had been using their family as a cover for his heinous crimes since before she was born. Everything she had believed about her life had been a lie. Written with candor and extraordinary courage, A Serial Killer's Daughter is an unflinching exploration of life with one of America’s most infamous killers and an astonishing tale of personal and spiritual transformation. For all who suffer from unhealed wounds or the crippling effects of violence, betrayal, and anger, Kerri Rawson’s story offers the hope of reclaiming sanity in the midst of madness, rebuilding a life in the shadow of death, and learning to forgive the unforgivable.

  • Kate Petriw and Nina Purewal — Authors of LET THAT SH*T GO: Find Peace Of Mind And Happiness In Your Everyday
    Life is stressful. But it doesn’t have to be. It’s no wonder you can’t calm down: your To-Do list is as long as your arm, your bank balance keeps dropping, you feel guilty for not calling your parents more often and there always seems to be a big deadline to meet at work. You need a serious breather – but you can barely find time to shower, let alone to exercise or meditate. In Let That Sh*t Go, Kate Petriw and Nina Purewal share the wisdom they’ve gained through decades of practicing and teaching others to find peace of mind no matter how busy they are. Learn to put your life in perspective, take each day one step at a time and steal moments of calm amid the chaos. And remember: it’s not worth holding onto that sh*t.

    KATE PETRIW is the founder of Mind Matters, a Toronto-based organization that holds mental health workshops focused on reducing stress and negative thinking patterns and on inspiring happiness. Kate has been practicing mindfulness and meditation for five years.

    NINA PUREWAL is the founder of Pure Minds, an organization that conducts public and corporate workshops on mindfulness and meditation and has more than twelve years of corporate experience in marketing and sales, launching local and global advertising campaigns and working with major Canadian retailers. She has been studying mindfulness for twenty years and practicing meditation for over a decade.

  • Hollie Taylor — Host of GOOD COMPANY on Faith Strong Today & JOY Radio
    On Monday February 4th, www.faithstrongtoday.com begins airing ‘Good Company’ with Hollie Taylor, weekdays from 5:00 – 6:00 PM (ET), Hollie will combine the best in Christian music and talk, streaming live at faithstrongtoday.com and on-air across Canada’s largest market on JOY Radio (CJYE). For the first time in Faith Strong Today’s history, we’ll be connecting with you every weekday in an immediate and topical program. During this interactive hour on faith and culture, Hollie and other Faith Strong Today contributors will discuss a variety of topics, spin today’s hottest hits, and connect with YOU via text messages and social media. The program will also be available on-demand through the ‘My Joy Radio’ app for Apple and Android devices, or catch up with our daily best of podcast. Hollie Taylor has worked in or with Canadian radio for over a decade. Starting at Mix 96 and then Power 92 in Edmonton, she developed a solid base in broadcasting through promotions, community involvement and in the studio. It was her passion for positive entertainment that lead her to AM930 CJCA, where she had the opportunity to work in the news department and then eventually on-air as afternoon drive host. Hollie also had the privilege to help launch 105.9 Shine-FM and assist in presenting applications in front of the CRTC.

LIVE! on TDMS - Devoted Souly to the Art of Music

  • JV’s Boogaloo Squad
    Winnipeg native and Toronto keyboardist Joel Visentin, has a passion for the sound of the Hammond B3 organ. Originally a pianist, the organ first grabbed him while he was studying music at Humber College. He had the immense fortune to see the great Doug Riley in concert at the Humber auditorium, and ever since he has been striving to stand on the shoulders of Doug and other soul/jazz giants like George Benson, Jimmy Smith, Grant Green, and Jack Macduff. In 2015, he joined up with guitarist Adam Beer Colacino and drummer Jeff Halischuk to form his group JV’s Boogaloo Squad. The musical connection was electric and immediately all three recognized that they had stumbled on something greater than the sum of its parts. They have since worked their way up the club circuit becoming a regular fixture at Toronto’s jazz and blues ground zero, The Rex. This summer they were asked to perform at the Markham Jazz Festival where they had the great fortune of playing before living Jazz Organ Legend Dr. Lonnie Smith. In the short time since their inception they have crafted a soulful sound that is simultaneously lost in the thrill of the moment and evoking a timeless musical nostalgia. With an extensive repertoire of classics from the soul hits of Stax and Motown as well as their own original music, no two concerts with JV’s Boogaloo Squad are alike. This blend of the familiar and the unknown, the distant past and the pressing moment keeps music lovers coming back to see them again and again. *JV’S BOOGALOO SQUAD releases their debut masterpiece GOING TO MARKET on Friday, February 15th, and launches a string of dates in Ontario and Quebec, including Kingston, Peterborough, Ottawa, Montreal and finally Thursday, February 21 at Burdock in Toronto.

    **AND… Check out our DrewTube page to watch over 100 videos from some of our previous recording artists.

Love Month

What's Their Secret

  • THE SECRET TO LOVE — During Love Month (February - duh) Drew will be interviewing married couples who have been together for 50+ years, asking them, “What’s their secret?”
    TODAY’S LOVE BIRDS: Dr. Jim & Jane Miller were married in June of 1965 (54 years) and have two sons, one of whom works with legendary broadcaster, Drew Marshall. (YUP - these are Tim The Tool’s parents!)

Love Gurus

  • Dr. Omri Gillath — Attachment Theory Expert, Professor of Psychology, University of Kansas
    Dr. Omri Gillath's riveting TEDx talk explores his trailblazing research on the intrinsic benefits of secure relationships. Combining neuroimaging, gene mapping, and advanced cognitive techniques, his extensive research reveals that a healthy attachment with another person not only leads to happiness, but is integral to overall physical health. *Dr. Gillath’s research focuses on close relationships and their underlying mechanisms. In the past few years he has investigated the psychological aspect of behavioral systems, especially the attachment, caregiving, and sexual mating systems. He’s expanding this work by using neuroimaging techniques, physiological measures, and endocrine markers to examine a diverse range of correlates and underpinnings of socially significant behavioral systems. Dr. Gillath’s work explores the associations between a person's attachment style (relationship style) and goals and behaviors in the caregiving and sexual domains (e.g., ability to provide and receive compassionate care; interest in short- vs. long-term mating strategies). He is also exploring the effects of increasing people's sense of attachment security on their tendency to engage in prosocial behavior, their altruistic and sexual attitudes, and their goals, as well as their attentional strategies. In a separate line of research, Dr. Gillath is looking at online and offline social networks, their characteristics, and the way they change over time. He also looks at the links between one's attachment style and his or her social network.

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Special Guests

  • The Amazing Kreskin — World Renowned Mentalist
    With a showman’s flair, a comedian’s wit, and the capacities of a bona fide Mentalist or thought reader, The Amazing Kreskin has, for six decades, dramatized the unique facets of the human mind…his own. His very name has become an integral part of pop culture throughout the world. During the past fifty years Kreskin has had a television series, his own board game by Milton Bradley, twenty published books, and a major motion picture inspired by his work. In the 1970’s Kreskin headlined his own television series for five and a half seasons called, ‘The Amazing World of Kreskin’ which can now be viewed on www.hulu.com. The airline industry estimates that Kreskin has flown over 3 million miles, to reach a vast international audience with his unique brand of Mentalism. To reveal his remarkable diversity, John Romero, a leading gaming authority quotes in his book, ‘Las Vegas The Untold Story’ “Kreskin is the most dangerous person in the world with a deck of cards. The casinos would rather deal to Willie Sutton”. Actor/Producer Tom Hanks released in 2009 the feature film, ‘The Great Buck Howard”. It is announced at the end of the movie that the inspiration for the main character is The Amazing Kreskin. That character is played by the star of the movie, John Malkovich. In the 2010 movie, ‘Dinner for Schmucks’, the character played by Zach Galifianakis has as his hero and influence The Amazing Kreskin, which further exemplifies the wide scope of Kreskin’s exposure and attention. It is showcased with his recurring appearances on Johnny Carson, Regis Philbin, David Letterman and most recently Jimmy Fallon, Neil Cavuto and Howard Stern. 2014 brought a whole new realm to Kreskin’s arsenal when he mentally trained three up and coming boxers to victory. One of the winners was Heather “The Heat” Hardy and he was further brought in to prepare and condition her mentally for a contest of worldwide dimension. In October of 2014, he was brought into the ring to join her in the celebration of her success; a success that he helped prepare her for in the preceding months. She had just won the WBC International Junior Featherweight Championship of the World. Through the years Kreskin has received worldwide recognition for extraordinary predictions, often dealing with international affairs, and sports. On Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Kreskin predicted the 2012 United States Presidential Election, 18 months before Election Day. As revealed on Fox television for the 2016 Super Bowl, Kreskin made three predictions. He foresaw the deciding quarter of the game, the winning team, and their final score. In March 2016 Kreskin released his 20th book entitled, “In Real Time” featuring his major predictions for the next several hundred years. The day after Donald Trump was elected to the Presidency, Fox Television News revealed that Kreskin predicted Trumps election 11 months ahead of time, Live on December 9th, 2015 on FOX 5 Good Day DC Show in Washington, D.C. Kreskin now offers the sum of 1 Million dollars to anyone who can prove that he employs paid secret assistants, or confederates, or utilizes hidden, secret, electronic devices to accomplish his mental presentations. At 83 years of age, Kreskin shows no signs of slowing down. He continues to perform his legendary live shows in front of packed audiences around the world, playing over 200+ dates yearly.
    *The Amazing Kreskin will be performing February 1 at the Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough ON and February 2 at Regent Theatre in Oshawa.

  • Julie Roys — Author, Journalist (Pastor James MacDonald/Harvest Bible Chapel Sued Her For Defamation)
    Yet another American megachurch is immersed in accusations of wrongdoings. So, Julie Roys decided to do what she does best - investigative journalism - in order to find out the truth in the world of megachurch-mistruths. According to an article in Christianity Today, last October, Harvest Bible Church and Pastor James MacDonald “sued Ryan Mahoney and Scott Bryant (along with their wives)—who run The Elephant’s Debt—and Julie Roys—who was reporting on stories of mismanagement at the Chicagoland megachurch—for defamation.” Today, Julie will bring us up to speed on the evidence she uncovered that led a Christian ministry to sue her into silence. *Julie Roys seeks and uncovers the truth. Trained as a reporter and guided by faith, she explores important issues facing Christians and spiritual seekers with uncommon honesty, fairness and intellectual rigor. As an author, speaker, journalist, and veteran radio host, Julie never shuns dissenting opinions, but enthusiastically welcomes frank and open discussion. A wife, mother of three and daughter of God, Julie’s rare mix of faith, family and investigative journalism makes her a unique Christian voice.

  • Andrea Foster — JOURNEY
    Andrea is a mom of four teenagers. Her two youngest, Annie and Audrey, are twins who were diagnosed with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex at five months old. Andrea and her husband Kirk have experienced deep grief – at the loss of dreams and all that they expected their lives to be. They face daily challenges as they raise children with special needs as well as their two typical children. Having two children with profound intellectual disabilities has been challenging, rewarding and heart breaking for Andrea and Kirk and at times they have felt unequipped to handle all that is required of them. Still, they have figured out a way to not only survive but thrive in the life they have been given and know true joy in their circumstance.

    Neil Barkey
    Neil’s wife Rachel, died when she was 37, leaving him with two incredible kids. Drew interviewed Rachel as she celebrated her last Mother’s Day LISTEN HERE Neil has remained single since his wife died. What’s it like for a single widower and father of two teenagers, when it comes to “moving on” and dating?

    Elise Malone-Thiessen
    Last week we heard from Shirley Thiessen, who celebrated her son’s marriage to Elise and then 12 days later, was planning her son’s funeral. LISTEN HERE. Today, Elise joins us to share what it’s been like for her when it comes to “moving on” and dating as a widow in her 20’s.

  • Chantal Desloges — Founder & Senior Partner of Desloges Law Group / Specialist in Citizenship, Immigration & Refugee Law
    Chantal’s practice encompasses every possible area of Canadian citizenship, immigration and refugee law, such as business class applications, skilled workers, family sponsorships, work and study permits, refugee cases, citizenship applications, plus Appeals and Judicial Reviews of refused cases. Chantal taught Immigration Law at Osgoode Hall Law School in 2000/2001. In 2012, Chantal was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, followed by the Canadian Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Pro Bono award. In 2013, Chantal was appointed by the Minister of Justice to serve on the Federal Court Rules Committee, and was re-appointed for a further term in 2016. In 2014, Chantal was elected to the Executive of the Canadian Bar Association, Immigration Section, where she continues to serve. In November, 2016, she co-authored a law book called “Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law: A Practitioner’s Handbook.” Chantal has been called upon 15 times by Parliamentary and Senate Committees to appear as an expert witness on immigration and refugee issues. She is the current Chair of the Board of Homes First Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing supportive housing in Toronto for severely marginalized individuals with the fewest housing options. Chantal is a regular immigration commentator on CTV Power Play, and has been interviewed by both national and local television stations such as CBC, CTV National News, W5, Canada AM, Global News and CP24. She has also been interviewed and quoted in national and local newspapers such as the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, Globe and Mail, National Post and the Ottawa Citizen.

LIVE! on TDMS - Devoted Souly to the Art of Music

  • The Pairs
    The Pairs are a female fronted folk-pop group with deep roots in London, ON. Powered by three classically trained vocalists and a former punk rock drummer, their unique blend of harmony and rhythm will hug your eardrums and inspire you to dance. Their storytelling and honest songwriting provides an uplifting audience experience you won't want to miss. With three unique songwriters at the helm, The Pairs are able to create a diverse repertoire using their individual lives as inspiration for their writing. Employing music as a tool for sharing stories of life's challenges, personal growth, hope and hilarity, The Pairs inherently connect with the audience through their emotion full performances.

    CHECK THIS VIDEO OUT: THE PAIRS on The Drew Marshall Show
    **AND… Check out our DrewTube page to watch over 100 videos from some of our previous recording artists.


  • Patreon People — Drew Shares Letters From TDMS Patrons
    Recently, a few podcast patrons of The Drew Marshall show have shared why they listen to the most awkwardly authentic spiritual talk show.
    PATREON EXPLAINED: As a result of a sudden large increase in production costs, Drew was encouraged by a few friends to begin a Patreon campaign. Becoming a Patron of TDMS is primarily for anyone consuming the commercial free podcasts. The thinking is, that if a lot of people contribute a little each month, this will help Drew cover the new $15,000 rise in costs.

    Click Here for More on Pateron

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Special Guests

  • Diamond Dallas Page (DDP) — WWE Hall Of Fame Wrestler, Yoga Guru, Author of POSITIVELY UNSTOPPABLE: The Art of Owning It
    What would you attempt to do if you knew that your success was a certainty? Most often it’s what we believe we are capable of that determines our path to greatness…or mediocrity. Diamond Dallas Page, former pro-wrestling champion turned fitness guru and inspirational powerhouse, knows all too well that, with the right attitude and a relentless work ethic, it’s possible to overcome any obstacle and become healthy and successful beyond your wildest dreams. He has proven it time and again; first with his own life, and then, over the last 15 years, as he’s helped his close friends and complete strangers completely transform their lives with his DDPY fitness system. Dallas also knows that the primary reason so many of us are stuck—whether in unhappy relationships, dead-end jobs, or with self-destructive habits—is because we choose not to truly take ownership of our own lives. Now with POSITIVELY UNSTOPPABLE: The Art of Owning It, he gets to the core of what may be holding you back from profound life change—physically, mentally, and emotionally—and offers a stepwise, no bullsh*t roadmap for achieving your ultimate goals… *DDP is a retired pro-wrestling champion. After rupturing multiple discs in his back and discovering the restorative effects of yoga, he created the phenomenally successful DDPY fitness program that integrates sports rehabilitation techniques, body weight calisthenics, dynamic resistance, and yoga. DDP has inspired countless men, women and even children - many who have lost hope - to believe in themselves and as a result transform their lives. These results include: dramatic weight loss, relief of chronic back, neck + shoulder pain and break addiction to drugs + alcohol. He is a sought-after inspirational speaker and fitness guru who holds live fitness workshops around the world. In 2017, he was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame.

  • Shirley Thiessen — JOURNEY
    It’s not if, but when. Those who love will also grieve. Six years ago, Shirley Thiessen experienced what she describes as her worst nightmare. . . the death of child. Twelve days after celebrating her twenty-three-year old son’s wedding, Shirley was thrown into the unimaginable task of planning his funeral. Grief threatened to extinguish her divine spark. A crisis of faith and the loss of purpose led Shirley to the end of herself. Gradually, a new choice was made. With a promise to always say “yes” to participating, Shirley began to fervently ask God for opportunities to leverage her grief for His glory. She was, and is, desperate to see redemptive purposes in the pain. The resulting adventures are evidence that God’s power finds it full expression through brokenness. Shirley has written about her journey in the book, “The Little Black Funeral Dress – Five Things I wish I Had Known About Grief”.

  • Christina Rasmussen — Author of WHERE DID YOU GO?: A Life-Changing Journey to Connect with Those We’ve Lost
    “Where did you go?” This was the first question Christina Rasmussen asked after the death of her husband. A young widow with two daughters, Christina would go on to become an esteemed grief educator who helped countless others rebuild their lives after loss. Yet, even as she learned to thrive again, that first heartbreaking question persisted. Even as she and her clients forged new paths and discovered new joy, the same questions remained: Are we capable of connecting to those who have passed on? What really happens after we die? As a professional grounded in science, Christina was a skeptic who shied away from the conventional mystical, supernatural, and religious descriptions of the afterlife—so she turned to what seemed “provable” to unravel the mystery of life beyond life: physics. What she found was beyond anything she could have expected: not only is there life after death, but we all have the ability to connect with loved ones who have passed on. Sharing an inspiring message of hope, optimism, and love, Where Did You Go? is a transporting step-by-step guide to journeying to the other side, from one of our most trusted voices on life after loss. Bridging the gap between the metaphysical and the measurable, it will change the way we grieve, the way we live and how we define our potential—in this life and the hereafter.

    Last week, Drew interviewed JOY Radio’s own Davina Japaul and two of her friends about what it was like for single black ladies to be out there in today’s dating scene. Today, it’s the men’s turn! Joining Drew to talk about what it’s like for single men trying to navigate the world of dating apps, judgemental attitudes and figuring out just how forward women actually want them to be, will be a single white dude in his 50s, a single asian guy in his 40s and a single black man who is almost 30!

  • Kerri Pomarolli — Comedian, Actress, Author
    That's right folks, it's time for our monthly visit with our favourite Hollywood Correspondent!

  • Meanwhile Back On The Farm — With Grant Marshall (Drew's Dad)
    We're losing a generation. A generation of respect, integrity and honour. A generation who were not afraid of hard work and sacrifice. Drew's father IS that generation. Growing up on the farm taught Grant Marshall more about life than Google. So let’s listen to that generation

LIVE! on TDMS - Devoted Souly to the Art of Music

  • The Barrel Boys
    A 5-piece bluegrass powerhouse featuring rich vocal harmonies, killer picking, and a fun-loving, down-to-earth stage presence, The Barrel Boys are a unique staple of the Toronto music scene. Informed by the deep traditions of bluegrass, country, old-time, and Americana, The Boys have crafted their own unmistakable sound into an exuberant and deeply soulful musical experience. *The Barrel Boys will be performing during Ken Whiteley’s 16th year of his legendary Gospel Brunch, Sunday January 27th from 2:00 to 4:00 PM (come early and reserve a table for lunch) at www.hughsroomlive.com. This month’s lineup ("Bluegrass to Blues") also features Colin Linden, and The Beulah Band.

    **AND… Check out our DrewTube page to watch over 100 videos from some of our previous recording artists.

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Special Guests

  • Sandi Patty — Grammy Winning Recording Artist, Author of THE VOICE: Listening for God’s Voice and Finding Your Own
    Most Awarded Christian Female Singer Opens Up about Abuse, Divorce and Self Doubt. While the current culture continues to celebrate and encourage women to use their voice, there are still many who lack the courage. As someone who endured sexual abuse as a child, divorce after marital infidelity and a constant battle with negative self-image, music icon and 5-time Grammy winner and 40-time Dove Award winner Sandi Patty understands this struggle. For the first time in her latest book, The Voice: Listening for God’s Voice and Finding Your Own, she reveals how she found her voice within the context of God’s design for her life and helps others do the same. In The Voice, Sandi shares incredibly raw and deeply intimate stories of her life and the empowering spiritual truths she’s learned through her personal battles. She offers readers wisdom through her experience to navigate the journey from voicelessness to discovering the unique voice God has given them. *Sandi Patty is the most awarded female vocalist in contemporary Christian music history, with forty Dove Awards and five Grammy Awards. She was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2004 and named an Indiana Living Legend in 2007. She has released over thirty albums with over 12 million albums sold. Sandi was introduced to the world with her rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner during the rededication of the Statue of Liberty in 1986. Virtually overnight she became one of the country’s best-loved performers. Sandi and her husband, Don, have been married for over 20 years and are a proud blended family, with eight children and three grandchildren.

  • All The Single (Black) Ladies — with Davina Japaul from JOY Radio AND Michelle McKinney Hammond
    Drew recently had a conversation with his pal and fellow JOY Radio broadcaster, Davina Japaul, about the dating scene for black women. Since Drew likes to talk about subjects he’s completely ignorant about, Davina and a couple of her pals will be educating Drew about what it’s like for black, single women in a world of Tinder, Christian Mingle and men who prowl the church scene, just to hit on women. A middle-aged, white man asks three young, black, single women about the dating scene - what could go wrong??


    Michelle McKinney Hammond - Best-Selling Author, Emmy Award-Winning TV Host, International Speaker, Singer/Songwriter, Actress, Life & Relationship Coach Michelle McKinney Hammond has authored over 40 books (selling over two million copies worldwide), including best-selling titles The Diva Principle, Sassy, Single and Satisfied, 101 Ways to Get and Keep His Attention, and Secrets of an Irresistible Woman. A gifted songwriter/vocalist, Michelle has recorded four solo CD’s, It’s Amazing, Let’s Go In, Come Let Us Worship and With Love. She formerly co-hosted the Emmy Award-winning television talk show Aspiring Women for ten years and TCT’s 3D Woman for eight seasons. Michelle has most recently appeared in Roma Downey and Mark Burnett’s productions of Women of the Bible on Lifetime, and A.D., The Bible Continues. She presently does inspirational ”Truth But Fair” segments on their new network Lightworkers.com and LIGHT TV. She has appeared on countless other radio and television shows including Bill Maher’s Politically Incorrect, NBC’s The Other Half, CBN/The 700 Club, Daystar, Huntley Street,TBN, BET’s Oh Drama, The Michael Baisden Show as well as been featured as a regular relationship segment host on Chicago’s WGN Morning News and Fox’s Fox and Friends. Adding actress to her long list of credits, Michelle has appeared in several African movies “Bloodline” “Single and Married” “If Tomorrow Never Comes” “Love Regardless” the series “Poisoned Bait” and recently starred in “Candle In The Wind”.

  • Joshua Becker — Author of THE MINIMALIST HOME: A Room-by-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refocused Life
    The United States has at least 50,000 storage facilities—more than the number of Starbucks and McDonald’s restaurants combined. Never in history have humans had so much stuff inside their houses. One estimate cites the number of items inside the average American home at three hundred thousand. What purpose does all of this “stuff” serve? Becoming Minimalist Founder and best-selling author Joshua Becker believes that a large amount of our stuff serves absolutely no purpose—and in fact, detracts from our well being instead of adding to it. In his new book The Minimalist Home: A Room-by-Room Guide to a Decluttered, Refocused Life, Joshua empowers readers to adopt a form of minimalism that works for them, guiding them from room to room on a journey to optimize what they most value by removing anything that distracts from it. Becker has helped millions on their minimalism journey through his books, writings and online decluttering course. His unique approach to minimalism is fueled by a genuine desire to help improve others’ quality of life, as he and his wife have experienced throughout their 10-year minimalism journey. *Joshua Becker is the founder and editor of Becoming Minimalist, a website dedicated to inspiring others to find more life by owning less. The website welcomes over one million readers each month and has inspired millions around the world to consider the practical benefits of owning fewer possessions and given them the practical help to get started. He is the best-selling author of The More of Less: Finding the Life You Want Under Everything You Own. Joshua is also the Founder of two family-focused magazines: Simplify Magazine and Simple Money Magazine and the nonprofit organization The Hope Effect, which is changing how the world cares for orphans by focusing on family-based solutions. Becker is a contributing writer for FORBES and has made appearances in the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post Live, and CBS Evening News.


  • Julie Rohr
    Julie Rohr is a mom, wife, writer, photographer and community advocate who lives in Edmonton with her husband and their two boys. Julie was diagnosed with a rare, incurable cancer at the age of 33, and is now extremely interested by how someone's spirituality and mental health affects their diagnosis and treatment. She was raised the daughter of a Pentecostal preacher, so Julie also wonders where the God of prosperity and healing is.

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  • Darrelle London
    Darrelle London is diving into the world of “Kindie” music (Kid-Indie), where she now feels right at home. Her forthcoming lullaby album, Sing to the Moon, is a whimsical journey towards bedtime, with a mix of original tunes and old classics with a twist. Now a mother of two young’uns, Darrelle has discovered the joy of making kids’ music that the whole family can enjoy! Darrelle is no stranger to following her heart to unexpected places. After turning down law school to pursue a music career, she spent the last decade making her mark on the college and festival circuit across North America. Some highlights include playing at iconic venues, such as Hollywood’s Troubadour Club and Nashville’s Bluebird Café, collaborating with her favourite artists such as Chantal Kreviazuk, being chosen by Sarah McLachlan to perform at Lilith Fair, and placing her music on TV shows and ad campaigns in the US and South Korea. Produced by Robyn Dell’Unto, Sing to the Moon features six lullabies that celebrate bedtime and the parent-child bond. Darrelle looks forward to taking her “Pyjama Party” show on the road in Spring 2019.



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