Friday, May 31, 2019

Enjoy the Weekend! The Bible says so!

Relevant Magazine compiled 12 Bible verses that encourage us to rest and enjoy the weekend, because God created the weekend and the weekend is for rest!

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

LISTEN! Faith Fest 2019 Artists Join Josh Strickland

Josh Strickland is chatting with all the Faith Fest artists ahead of Faith Fest 2019, including all the Biggby Coffeehouse Stage artists! 

Listen and check back for the latest here:

Monday, May 13, 2019

LISTEN! Luke from For King & Country joins Josh Strickland

Luke from For King & Country joined Josh Strickland to chat about the band's upcoming Michigan Burn The Ships tour stops.  The band will play EMU in Ypsi in September and LC Walker in Muskegon in October.  There was also some discussion about mowing the lawn.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

LISTEN! Matthew West joins Josh Strickland

Matthew West talks songwriting with Josh Strickland ahead of his Unity Christian Music Festival performance.

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Friday, March 08, 2019

LISTEN! Dan Dean of Phillips, Craig & Dean joins Josh Strickland

Dan Dean of Phillips, Craig & Dean reveals shocking, exclusive, never-before-shared news as he chats with Josh Strickland ahead of a couple Michigan performances!  The pair talk PCD life after 26 years!

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Thursday, February 07, 2019

Go VIP at FaithFest - #FaithLoveSmileFM

**This contest has ended.**


Happy Valentine's Day from Smile FM and FaithFest 2019!

We've got your chance to go VIP to FaithFest 2019 on June 22nd at St. Francis Retreat Center and get a PRIVATE, ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE BY JASON GRAY singing "More Like Falling In Love" while you're eating a PRIVATE, CATERED DINNER!

All you have to do is post to social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) about FaithFest.  You can just give your friends the facts or you can encourage them go join you at FaithFest or you can link to a Matt Mahar, Jason Gray or Tenth Avenue North video or the FaithFest website or the Smile FM website -- we just want you to show FaithFest some love!

Here's the catch!  You MUST INCLUDE THE HASHTAG #FaithLoveSmileFM

The hashtag is your official entry into the contest!  If you don't include it just like it's written above, we won't know that you're trying to win!

So, go on, tell your friends about FaithFest on Facebook or Twitter or Instagram or ALL of them.  And you can do it as many times as you want and each time you do it you increase your chances of becoming a finalist.

Finalists will be randomly chosen next week on Wednesday.  We'll give all finalists tickets to FaithFest and on Thursday (Valentine's Day) we'll announce the GRAND PRIZE VIP WINNER!

Good luck and Happy Valentine's Day!  Now get out there and show FaithFest some love!

**Save 20% through February 15th when you buy FaithFest tickets and use the promo code "SMILE!"**

Tuesday, January 08, 2019


This contest has ended but more chances to win are coming.  Keep listening!


All this week, Strickland's talking to Winter Jam artists and giving POP QUIZZES that could put tickets in your hand!  LISTEN TO WIN!

Winter Jam 360 -- in the round in Grand Rapids, January 18th and Ypsilanti, February 17th!

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LISTEN! Mandisa joins Strickland!

Mandisa joined Josh Strickland to talk about coming "Out of the Dark" after a difficult season in her life. Her new album brings a new perspective, she says.

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LISTEN! Jen Ledger joins Strickland!

Jen Ledger joined Josh Strickland to talk about her dream of being a hairdresser and her unexpected reality of becoming the drummer for Skillet and now a solo career!

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LISTEN! Michael Tait from Newsboys joins Strickland!

Michael Tait of Newsboys joined Josh Strickland to talk about the recent Newsboys United shows in Grand Rapids and Flint and the 2019 Winter Jam Tour in Grand Rapids and Ypsilanti.

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LISTEN! Joel from for KING & COUNTRY joins Strickland!

Joel from for KING & COUNTRY joined Josh Strickland to talk life, the new album and Little Drummer Boy - The Christmas Tour.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018


It's a brand new contest on Smile FM!  Play "WE THREE KINGS" and choose which king you think is carrying Faith Fest tickets along with his gift for Jesus.  Is it gold, frankincense or myrrh?

If you're right, you'll get a Faith Fest Family Pack of tickets so you can bring your entire family to Faith Fest on June 22 2019 in DeWitt!

Wanna be the next contestant??  Email your name and phone number to NOW!

Monday, December 10, 2018

Advent of Kindness

I found this in our kitchen this morning.  Love it!  I'm in!  Are you?

Sunday, December 02, 2018

GALLERY: Newsboys United in Flint

See pictures from the Newsboys United show in Flint on December 1st!


Friday, November 30, 2018


Congratulations to all our NEWSBOYS UNITED ticket winners!  Two great shows -- Grand Rapids tonight and Flint tomorrow night!

Congrats Brandon from Lansing, Kim from Montose, Stephanie from South Rockwood and Leah from Kalamazoo!


Congratulations to all our CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS ticket winners!  Danny Gokey and Natalie Grant perform live at Mt. Zion in Clarkston tonight!

Paul from Imlay City, Pam from Hartland, Dorothy, Kimberly from Milford, Nancy from Portland, Sarah from Lansing, Tina, Marty from Gaylord, Jamie from Fenton, Tanya from Swartz Creek and Amanda from Imlay City.

Don't miss for KING & COUNTRY!

Joel from for KING & COUNTRY will join Josh Strickland in the Morning on SMILE FM next week!  The band will bring its Little Drummer Boy - The Christmas Tour to Grand Rapids on Sunday December 9th!  Tickets are on sale now!


We're giving you the chance to win Newsboys tickets for the show tonight in Grand Rapids and the SOLD OUT show tomorrow night in Flint! 

Celebrate the welcome weekend with us and you could win!  CLICK HERE for info!

Smile FM Dad Joke - November 30th 2018

Smile FM Moment - November 30th 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018



Sanctus Real will be live on Saturday November 3rd, part of Family Impact Center's Fall Celebration!  It's a fundraiser for the organization that offers support groups, counseling, Bible studies and simulcasts, health-related seminars, tutoring and other educational programs to support individuals and families. Mallary Hope will also be there, and artist Jared Emerson, will live "speed paint" his piece "Face of God" to be auctioned off. HOW TO WIN: The word "Real" is often used today to describe something of great impact to a person. We often hear the phrase "It's getting real." Tell us about something "real" in your life right now! Email a quick note about what's real in your life to and you'll be in the running for a pair of tickets to Saturday night's event at Alverson Center for Performing Arts, inside Fowlerville High School. Doors open at 6pm, showtime is at 7. MORE ABOUT FAMILY IMPACT CENTER'S FALL CELEBRATION:|#45305