Serene Hudson joins the conversation to talk with us about traveling to Israel. Serene is the Vice President of Advocacy at Passages, leading efforts to increase support for Israel among young generations of Christian leaders through education and advocacy initiatives. Serene was introduced to the miracle of Israel in college, holds a Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies and is completing a Master of Arts in Jewish Studies at the Spertus Institute of Jewish Learning and Leadership. She is passionate about building alliances between diverse communities, promoting intercultural intelligence, and living a life of service. Serene and her family live in Dallas, Texas.
Michelle Medlock Adams is a best-selling author and an award-winning journalist. Author of over 100 books with more than 4 million books sold, Michelle is also a New York Times Bestselling ghostwriter and has won more than 70 industry awards for her journalistic endeavors. Today, Michelle is President of Platinum Literary Services, a premier full-service literary firm; Chairman of the Board of Advisors for Serious Writer, Inc.; an online instructor for the Serious Writer Academy; and a much sought-after speaker at writers conferences and women’s retreats all over the United States. Michelle is celebrating the recent release of her books, What Is America?; How Much Does God Love You?; Platinum Faith (co-authored with Bethany Jett); They Call Me Mom (co-authored with Bethany Jett); Cuddle-Up Prayers; The Perfect Persimmon; and I Love You Bigger Than the Sky. Michelle is married to her high school sweetheart, Jeff, and they have two daughters, Abby and Allyson, two sons-in-law, two granddaughters, and two grandsons.
Are you a parent navigating the turbulent teen years? America's Top Teen Expert, Mark Gregston, tells us all about the upcoming event Engage: Equipping and Empowering Parents to Raise Teens in a Contrary Culture. Engage23Nashville LIVE on February 18, 2023! Engage will also be offered as a one-day simulcast event!
After spending 7 years on the Methodist Church staff in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mark and his wife Jan moved to Branson, Missouri, and lived at Kanakuk Kamp. During their time in Branson, Mark was the Area Director of Young Life, and started a residential counseling program for struggling teens, only to leave there in 1988 and move to Hallsville, Texas, when he started Heartlight Ministries. During their 32 years in Texas, Heartlight has become one of the country’s finest residential counseling centers for teens and known throughout North America as the “place to be” if your teen is struggling and hope is diminishing. He’s authored 18 books, has written hundreds of articles about parenting teens in a difficult culture, and is also the host of the nationally acclaimed radio program, Parenting Today’s Teens, which was honored to receive the 2014 Program of the Year award from the National Religious Broadcasters.
It's tax season and Chuck Bentley of Crown Financial Ministries provides some information about filing your 2022 taxes. Chuck Bentley is CEO of Crown Financial Ministries, a global Christian financial ministry, founded by the late Larry Burkett. He is the host of two daily radio broadcasts, The Crown Money Minute and My MoneyLife.
In addition, Joshua and Christi Straub talk with us about their new children's book What Do I Do with Anger? Dr. Joshua Straub and his wife, Christi, lead Famous at Home, a company equipping leaders and corporations in emotional intelligence and healthy family systems. Josh is also a Fellow of the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling. Joshua and Christi host the Famous at Home podcast and have co-written children's several children's books.
Dawn and Steve have a powerful conversation with author, Dr. Johnny Teague, about Anne Frank. Learn more about Dr. Teague's book The Lost Diary of Anne Frank.
Dr. Johnny Teague has five college degrees culminating in his doctorate in expositional preaching. He has worked in three major industries - Shell Pipe Line Corporation as an accountant, Services Corporation International as a manager, and Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi-Synthelabo as a pharmaceutical and device representative. He has been a pastor for over twenty years, doing what he loves most - preaching God's Word. Dr. Teague enjoys travel, having been to all 50 states and 18 countries. He has also visited every grave and every accessible home of every United States President. He is blessed to raise cows and hay and on top of all this, he loves to write. He has written the following books: Preaching Your Way Out of a Mess, Living Your Way Out of the Mess, and The Lost Diary of Anne Frank. He is married to Lori Teague and they have two beautiful girls, Brittany and Kate.
Join Dawn and Steve in the Morning for a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about the role of suffering.
Though He was a Son, yet He learned obedience by the things which He suffered. And having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him. Heb 5:8-9