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Helping Men Prepare for Fatherhood, and Obeying God's Call to Rescue Orphans

Air Date 09/23/2017

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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, NFL tight end Benjamin Watson, a father of five young children, offers advice and encouragement to new dads in a discussion based on his book The New Dad's Playbook: Gearing Up for the Biggest Game of Your Life.
In Part 2, Dr. Charles Mully shares his incredible testimony of growing up as an orphan in Kenya and later becoming a wealthy businessman who felt called by God to rescue and rehabilitate orphaned children living on the streets.

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Benjamin Watson

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Benjamin Watson is a tight end for the Baltimore Ravens. His NFL career began in 2004 when he was drafted by the New England Patriots. He received a Super Bowl ring in his rookie season and appeared in another Super Bowl in 2007. In 2010, Benjamin joined the Cleveland Browns and led the team in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns. He signed a three year contract with the New Orleans Saints in 2013 and joined the Ravens in 2016. Off the field, Benjamin stays busy with his foundation, One More, his growing family and the NFL Players Association, where he serves on the Executive Committee. He is also an NFL spokesman for the All Pro Dad Campaign. Benjamin has authored two books, Under Our Skin and The New Dad's Playbook. Learn more about Benjamin by visiting his website,


Dr. Charles Mully

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Dr. Charles Mully (sometimes spelled Mulli) is the founder and director of Mully Children's Family, a ministry that rescues and rehabilitates abandoned orphan children in Kenya and surrounding countries. His is a powerful rags-to-riches story. Born into poverty and abandoned by his parents at age 6, Charles grew up begging and stealing in order to survive. He later enjoyed great business success, starting as a casual laborer and quickly advancing through promotions and a series of jobs until he had enough money to start his own business. He eventually became a millionaire and international traveler. Charles' family lived a privileged life, but all of that changed when he felt called by God to sell everything in order to care for helpless orphan children living on the streets of Kenya. A movie about his remarkable life and ministry is being released in October, 2017. Learn more about the film Mully at