John Staffieri


Bibles Behind the Lines

John Staffieri : April 22, 2013 2:52 pm : John Staffieri

WJTL is teaming with Bible League International to provide Bibles to those in desperate need.  From South Asia, across the massive Indian subcontinent, and throughout the closed nations of  the Middle East, tens or even hundreds of thousands of persecuted Christians long for Bibles.

Please join the WJTL community and Bible League International in a special effort to rush God’s  Word to some of the most spiritually hungry parts of the world. Your tax-deductible gift to the  “Bibles Behind the Lines” campaign will change lives, one Bible at a time.

Because of a special “Bibles Behind the Lines” campaign challenge grant, every $5 you give sends two Bibles.  A gift of $50 sends 20 Bibles. $100 sends 40. A generous gift of $500 sends an amazing 200 Bibles to believers “behind the lines.”  We are hoping the WJTL community can work together to provide 3600 Bibles before May 19th.

To join the effort, you can click here or call 1-800-YES-WORD

Persecuted Christians from the Middle East to South Asia need your prayers, and they need Bibles! When you join Bible League and WJTL in this vital effort, your gift will rush Bibles where they are needed most!




John Staffieri : December 5, 2012 12:00 am : John Staffieri

You can join the WJTL Road Crew as we broadcast live from the 11th annual Journey with Jesus on Saturday, December 8th from 6-8pm.  Journey with Jesus is a walk through nativity depicting key scenes from the life of Jesus.  It includes dozens of actors & lots of live animals.  It’s a fun way to your family focused on the reason for the season.

Journey with Jesus will also be open on Saturday, December 15th from 6-8pm.  It all happens at Ed’s Landscaping in Elizabethtown.  Ed’s Landscaping is located at 2623 North Market Street in Elizabethtown.  Look for the star about 2 miles west of the square.  For more information, please call Ed’s Landscaping 717 367-1006

We hope to see you there!



John Staffieri : November 15, 2012 2:02 pm : John Staffieri, Staff Pages

I will be broadcasting live tonight from the Adoption Coalition of Lancaster County’s Free Movie Night at Penn Cinema.Held in conjunction with National Adoption Awareness Month, the event aims to help raise awareness of the need for foster and adoptive families.

The WJTL Road Crew is all set up and we have lots of great stuff for the kids including KCB pencils, our new WJTL/KCB wristbands, and all of our stickers and fun!

Tonight’s free events include:

-Your choice of 2 adoption-themed movies

The Blind Side is a semi-biographical story of how an adoptive family helped NFL lineman Michael Oher succeed in football and in life. Actress Sandra Bullock earned an Academy Award for her performance in the 2009 film.

Meet the Robinsons is a 2007 fanciful computer-animated tale of an orphan boy who achieves success as an inventor and in finding an adoptive home.

-The King’s Strings, a string ensemble comprised of John & Cindy King, of Mechanicsburg, and their seven children (two of whom are adopted) will perform in the lobby prior to the movie showings.

Of course, there will be lots of folks from the Adoption Coalition of Lancaster here to answer questions and connect with in the event you have questions about adoption or foster care.

The Adoption Coalition of Lancaster County is a group of agencies affiliated with the Statewide Adoption & Permanency Network (SWAN), who share the goal of finding permanent adoptive homes for children in the state foster care system. Members of the ACLC include Bethanna, Bethany Christian Services, COBYS Family Services, Families United Network, Pressley Ridge, and the Lancaster County Children & Youth Social Service Agency.

Penn Cinema is located at 541 Airport Road, Lititz. Click here for more details.


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John Staffieri : October 26, 2012 1:03 pm : John Staffieri, Promo

WJTL’s live broadcast from LifeWay Christian Store in Harrisburg has been postponed to a later date.


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Real News of Inspiration

Admin : February 5, 2012 8:27 pm : John Staffieri, Staff Pages, Uncategorized

Herb Suereth — This week’s Real News of Inspiration comes from AdoptionJourney.com

What does adoption have to do with a football game halftime?  Tony Dungee, 2007 coach of the Superbowl winning Indianapolis Colts, and his wife Lauren came together with AdoptionJourney.org and offered a halftime alternative.  It is a video, available to download, that discussed different aspects of adoption including peer couples that have been through adoption, stories featuring families and leaders involved with adoption initiatives, interactive maps that highlight global adoption needs and biblical references related to adoption.  To download the video or for more information, visit adoptionjourney.org.

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Donut Delivery – Summer’s Trucking

John Staffieri : January 18, 2012 11:19 am : John Staffieri, Uncategorized

We had a great time making an Office Hero out of Dave Yerger this morning. Dave has worked at Summer’s Trucking in Ephrata for 38 years! Dave went the extra mile with his Donut Delivery entry. He included poetry! Send me an email if you would like to be an office hero. Just let me know where you work & how many folks you work with. Poetry is wonderful, but not necessary! Send it to donuts@wjtl.com.
Here is Dave’s tribute to the Donut Delivery:

your donut party sounds just great,
we’re 15 including me,
and while we sip and chew and dunk,
we’ll be listening to 90.3

you had a great Idea,
and we can’t wait to do our part,
eating round pastry with a center hole,
will give our day a real good start

so there’s my case why we should win it,
no hard feelings if we don’t,
we’ll miss the treat and recognition,
but those extra calories we won’t.

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Dashing Through the Songs Update

John Staffieri : December 15, 2011 8:55 am : John Staffieri, Promo

Congratulations to the Grand Prize Winners in our “Dashing Through The Songs” contest!
Albert Hoffman from Dillsburg
Ann Fisher from Manheim
Audrey Haller from Narvon

They have each won Christmas music from WJTL, and gift cards to Ken’s Gardens, & $500 gift cards to Rockvale Outlets in Lancaster.

Special thanks to all of the participants that made our “Dashing Through the Songs” Contest so much fun!

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Dashing Through the Songs!

John Staffieri : December 12, 2011 9:20 am : John Staffieri, Promo

One of our biggest contests of the year kicks off today!  It’s the Dashing Through the Songs Contest.  We will be playing 10 Christmas songs from our Christmas mix.  Contestants will need to be the correct caller and  identify the newest song AND artist, as well as, all of the songs and artists that have been previously guessed.  Sound easy?  Let’s just say we made some minor rodent-like modifications to the songs that might raise the challenge level just a little bit.

Each contestant who guess correctly, will win a Christmas CD from WJTL & a gift card to Ken’s Gardens with locations in Smoketown, Kitchen Kettle Village, & Intercourse.

Plus, each winner will be register for a chance to win one of three $500 gift cards to Rockvale Outlets in Lancaster.


  1. Must be 18 or older to participate
  2. You can play a maximum of 2 times
  3. One winner per household
  4. Complete WJTL contest rules are available at WJTL.COM
Keep listening all week long for your chance to win!

Journey with Jesus

John Staffieri : December 9, 2011 12:39 pm : John Staffieri, Promo

Join us for what has become a meaningful and fun Christmas Tradition!  It is Journey with Jesus at Ed’s Landscaping in Elizabethtown.  WJTL will broadcast live from 6-8pm on Saturday night.  Journey with Jesus is a walk-through presentation that recounts some of the key scenes in the life of Jesus.  It is a wonderful family event that features live animals, including donkeys, goats, & even a camel!

Ed’s Landscaping is located at 2623 North Market Street in Elizabethtown.  (2 miles west of the square on route 230)



In The Press Box

Admin : September 9, 2011 5:00 am : featured, John Staffieri

WJTL’s Promotions Director John Staffieri sits down with J.C. Holt, Kris Rigas, and Angel Flores from the Lancaster Barnstormers as part of Faith & Family Night.

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