What if you heard a knock at the door at Christmas and instead of family
or an old friend, you were visited by an unwanted guest? What if cancer
came to your house at the holidays? Today on
author and speaker Jill Savage details Christmas one year ago when
cancer came to her home. How does a person deal with a devastating
diagnosis during Christmas? Don’t miss the encouragement on
Jill Savage is an author and speaker who is passionate about encouraging
moms. She is the author of six books including Real Moms...Real Jesus,
Professionalizing Motherhood, My Hearts At Home, and Is There Really Sex
Featured in Focus on the Family, Today's Christian
Woman magazine, and Family Life Today, Jill is the founder and Executive
Director of Hearts at Home, an organization designed to encourage,
educate, and equip women in the profession of motherhood. Jill and her
husband, Mark, have five children and make their home in Normal,
Illinois. For more information, visit www.jillsavage.org.
Gary Chapman and Chris & Andrea Fabry
Dr. Gary Chapman is a well-known marriage counselor and director of marriage seminars. He has written more than 25 books including the #1 New York Times Best Seller, The Five Love Languages. Chapman's newest release, Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Got Married, has joined the rankings as well. Others include: Anger, The Family You’ve Always Wanted, The Marriage You’ve Always Wanted, Desperate Marriages, God Speaks Your Love Language, Parenting Your Adult Child, and Hope for the Separated. With Dr. Jennifer Thomas, he co-authored The Five Languages of Apology.
Dr. Chapman has over 35 years of experience in family counseling and
has served as the senior associate pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in
Winston-Salem, N.C. for more than 35 years.
Chapman is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and holds B.A. and
M.A. degrees in anthropology from Wheaton College and Wake Forest
University, respectively. He has received M.R.E. and Ph.D. degrees from
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and taken postgraduate work at
the University of North Carolina and Duke University. Chapman and his
wife, Karolyn, have been married for more than 45 years and reside in
Winston-Salem, N.C. The Chapmans have two grown children, Shelley and
For more information about Dr. Chapman and his ministry, please
visit his website.
Chris Fabry is the host
of Chris Fabry Live!
, two hours of spiritual
encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges
listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris
is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel
, June Bug
, ECPA Christian Book
Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven
, Not in
and Borders of the Heart
. He and
his family live near Tucson, Ariz.
To find out more, please visit Chris' website.
Andrea Fabry, formerly Andrea Kessel, is the mother of nine children and former co-host of Midday Connection
. She now co-hosts Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman
along with her husband, Chris. She loves to share her insights and fun-loving, humorous self with listeners.
For more information about Andrea, please visit her website.