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June 14, 2021

Lament for a Father

Father’s Day is next Sunday—and Monday, you’ll hear about Marvin’s dad. Marvin played catch with his father, Eli, only one time. And it didn’t end well. Eli never laughed and rarely spoke with his son. Now, journalist Marvin Olasky has uncovered the true story of what made his dad so distant. A lament for a father is coming up on Chris Fabry Live.

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Marvin Olasky
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Marvin Olasky

Marvin Olasky (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is editor-in-chief of World and the author of over twenty books, including Prodigal Press and The Tragedy of American Compassion. He is also dean of the World Journalism Institute and an elder in the Presbyterian Church in America. He was a Yale Daily News and Boston Globe reporter and has published articles in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Fortune. He taught journalism for 25 years at The University of Texas.

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Chris Fabry

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.

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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.