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Launching Young Adults Financially, and Being Shaped by God's Grace in the Midst of Addiction

Air Date 06/02/2018

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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, finance expert and talk show host Chris Brown offers parents advice for teaching their young adult children valuable lessons about handling money, including living on a budget, avoiding debt, and working your way through college to avoid student loans.

In Part 2, Gary Morland, author of A Family Shaped by Grace, describes how God's incredible grace saved him from alcoholism and redeemed his family.

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Guest

Chris Brown

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Chris Brown is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host, pastor and dynamic speaker who is passionate about carrying the message of wise stewardship and intentional living nationwide. He started his ministry as a campus pastor and went on to use his previous business and real estate training in a number of executive-level pastoral roles. During this time, Chris managed multimillion-dollar congregational budgets and supervised the launch and development of eight global church campuses with more than 12,000 members. In 2014, he joined the organization of finance expert Dave Ramsey, and his broadcasts/podcasts have provided biblically-based solutions and sound advice for questions on life and money. Chris and his wife, Holly, reside in Tennessee with their three children. You can follow Chris at stewardship.com.

Guest

Gary Morland

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Gary Morland is a professional communicator who is passionate about helping people find peace in their most challenging family relationships by learning new, graceful ways of thinking, speaking and acting. To that end, he has authored a book titled A Family Shaped by Grace: How to Get Along With the People Who Matter Most. Gary is a 25-year sober alcoholic who describes himself as "a guy who should have died but didn't, with a wife who should have left but stayed." He and his wife, Brenda, have been married over 40 years, and they are the parents of authors Emily P. Freeman and Myquillyn Smith (The Nester). Learn more about Gary at his website, garymorland.com.