He was called to be a pastor to pastors. His encouragement to struggling shepherds of the flock rings through hearts around the world. On Chris Fabry Live, we honor the life and ministry of H. B. London, Jr. There are some people who have been uniquely called by God and gifted by God to carry a load others can’t bear alone. H. B. was one of those people. Hear more about his life and give tribute to your pastor as well.
Dr. James Dobson is the Founder and President of Family Talk, a nonprofit organization that produces his radio program, “Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk.” He is the author of more than 30 books dedicated to the preservation of the family, including The New Dare to Discipline and Love for a Lifetime. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California (1967) in the field of child development. Dr. Dobson is married to Shirley and they have two grown children, Danae and Ryan, and two grandchildren. The Dobsons reside in Colorado Springs, Colo.
H. B. London, Jr., spent 20 years with Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs, Colo., as the vice president of the Church and Clergy Division before “retiring” in June 2011. For the past seven years he has served as Senior Pastor of Friendship Church in Palm Desert, Calif., while maintaining a traveling/speaking schedule when possible. A fourth-generation minister, he was a pastor for 31 years before joining Focus on the Family. He is an author and former radio host. H. B. married Beverley in August 1957, and they have two sons, Brad and Bryan, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. H. B. passed away on October 16, 2018.
Paul Batura is vice president of communications for Focus on the Family. With more than two decades of diverse experience in the news media, broadcast journalism, publishing and non-profit administration, Paul has been with Focus on the Family since 1998. Prior to serving in his current capacity, he served as a top writer and adviser to both Focus’ founder, Dr. James C. Dobson and its current president, Jim Daly.
Sue McFadden is executive assistant to the chief operating officer at Focus on the Family and longtime assistant to H. B. London, Jr.
Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live, one hour 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 Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and his family live near Tucson, Ariz.
Chris Fabry Live is designed to build up the spiritual immune system of the Christian men and woman. As you walk through the journey of faith called the Christian life, you meet new people, learn new things, laugh, cry and, most importantly, grow in your understanding of God. With his sense of humor, sense of people and no sense of direction, host Chris Fabry treks that journey with you each weekday. Current events and issues, caller interaction, special guests and a few surprises all complement each other on this program. Chris Fabry Live challenges and encourages listeners in their journeys of faith.