If COVID-19 has created anxiety, fear, and distress in society, what has it done to blended families? Our correspondent to the blended family, Ron Deal, joins us to talk about the hurdles many stepparents have been navigating. Joint-custody disputes, a parent with an illness—we’ll talk about all of that and more on Chris Fabry Live.
Ron Deal is director of FamilyLife Blended, a division of FamilyLife. He is a family therapist and conference speaker specializing in marriage enrichment and stepfamily education. His top selling books and online articles make him one of the most widely read and referenced authors on stepfamilies in the world. He is a member of the Stepfamily Expert Council for the National Stepfamily Resource Center and is a licensed marriage and family therapist and licensed professional counselor. He and his wife, Nan, have been married since 1986 and have three boys.
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.