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The Grandfather Effect Podcast

May 12, 2022


How do you forgive a dead man? Particularly when he is your grandfather? In this 7 part series, Brian Dahlen takes a 5 year long journey surrounding family mystery, forgiveness, and faith in the face of generational sin. Episodes release every Thursday until Father's Day. 

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Head to for devotionals that aim to prompt further prayer and reflection based on each episode. 

This podcast is a production of Moody Radio and the 820 Podcast Network in partnership with 12:2 Media.

Host and Creator: Brian Dahlen

Executive Producer: Emma VanDeVelde 

Producer and Engineer: Caleb Gray



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Brian Dahlen

Brian Dahlen is host of Mornings with Brian on Moody Radio Cleveland. Brian became a Cleveland morning show host after working at Moody Radio Chicago as a radio host, producer, and cohost of a weekly podcast. Brian caught the radio bug while teaching history at a high school near Minneapolis, where he was cohost and producer of a weekly radio program. After teaching for six years and graduating with a master’s degree in education, Brian lives with his wife and five children in Broadview Heights, Ohio.

The Grandfather Effect Podcast
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The Grandfather Effect

The Grandfather Effect is a gripping new storytelling podcast from Moody Radio's Brian Dahlen. The podcast follows Dahlen’s family and their rocky road from relational brokenness to reconciliation. The seven-episode series takes you on an emotional journey into their secrets, faith, sins, and attempts at forgiveness.