Meet Our Staff


Mike Gilland — Operations Manager & Host of "Afternoons With Mike"

Welcome to The Shepherd! "It's not just's life changing!"

Available now on THREE stations, each part of the MARC Radio group. Our newest station is 1270 AM - WIWA in Orlando. This station is a powerhouse - 25,000 watts daytime! This signal strength enables us to cover the entire Central Florida area.

In the Ocala/Villages area, the Shepherd is heard on 103.5 FM and 720 AM, while Gainesville listeners can hear us on 96.3 FM or 1430 AM.

The Shepherd offers some of America’s best known and loved Bible pastors and teachers including: Dr. Charles Stanley, Dr. David Jeremiah, Dr. Tony Evans, Dr. James Dobson, Dr. Erwin Lutzer, Dave Zanotti, Pastor Paul Blair, Troy Brewer, and many others.

The Shepherd is also very happy to say that we are the Central Florida home for THE RAMSEY SHOW, featuring renowned financial expert Dave Ramsey! This program is on live daily, Monday through Friday, from 2 to 5 PM across the Shepherd Network.

We also feature other exciting talk shows too, all from a solid biblical perspective – including “Financial Issues Live” with Shana Burt. This programs offers sound investment and financial advice, so critical in the day and age in which we live. Another talk show is "Narrow Path", with Steve Gregg, a live call-in show originating in California, answering general questions about the Bible.

We also offer a LOCAL TALK SHOW - "AFTERNOONS WITH MIKE" - hosted by longtime broadcaster and retired pastor Mike Gilland. This show airs at Monday through Friday at 1:05 PM on all of our stations, and replayed at 6:05 PM. It features in-depth interviews with pastors, authors, and other news makers. 

We know the important place that such practical teaching and informative talk holds in our day-to-day lives. Our goal is to bring you the best programs available to meet that need.

Thank you for stopping by our site. Write us at any time with any question or thought. Email us here: For programming questions, or to suggest potential guests for Mike's afternoon show, contact him at

It is both a joy and a privilege to have you as a listener, and thanks for taking the moment to stop by our website.

Have a great day!