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Thriving as a Single Parent, and From Prodigal to Pastor

Air Date 05/05/2018

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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, Robert Beeson offers encouragement and practical advice to single parents in a discussion based on his book Going Solo: Hope and Healing for the Single Mom or Dad.

In Part 2, Pastor Raul Ries shares his dramatic testimony of how God has given him peace and freedom from the fury that had fueled him for so long.

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Guest

Robert Beeson

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Robert Beeson is a former high level executive in the music industry who helped develop and guide the success of many major Christian artists including Micheal W. Smith, Casting Crowns, Jars of Clay and Third Day. When his wife of 13 years separated from him, he was left to raise his three young daughters on his own. This experience led him to found Solo Parent Society which exists to unify, equip and empower single parents. Robert co-hosts a Solo Parent Society weekly podcast and has authored a book titled Going Solo: Hope and Healing for the Single Mom or Dad. Robert is also the founder and director of iShine, a Christian media group dedicated to ministering to pre-teens and their families. He is now remarried and resides in Tennessee with his daughters and three new stepsons.

Guest

Raul Ries

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Raul Ries is the senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Golden Springs in Diamond Bar, Calif., and President of Somebody Loves You Ministries. He is the author of several books including Fury to Freedom (translated in to six languages), Seven Steps to a Successful Marriage and Raising a Godly Family in an Ungodly World. His films include Fury to Freedom, A Quiet Hope (Vietnam War documentary) and Venture in Faith (documentary). Raul received two Purple Heart awards in Vietnam. He has an eighth degree Black Belt in Kung Fu San Soo, teaches Kung Fu, and uses martial arts as a ministry tool. Raul and his wife, Sharon, have three grown sons. Learn more about Raul at his website, raulries.com.