It’s back-to-school time around the country. There are notebooks to buy and clothes and calculators. But what are the unique back-to-school struggles for parents and kids in a blended family? Director of Family Life Blended Ron Deal joins guest host Jon Gauger to give hope and help to those stressed during this time of transition. What’s your blended back-to-school struggle? Talk with Ron Deal on Chris Fabry Live.
For more than three decades, Jon Gauger has served with Moody Radio as a writer, producer, and host. He is rarely seen without a camera, shooting photos and video for Moody Radio and others. In addition to The Land and the Book, Jon is heard on Moody Presents, Today in the Word, the Praise and Worship Channel, and Majesty Radio. He has traveled to 38 countries as a journalist, speaker, or trainer. An award-winning narrator, Jon has voiced 75 audiobooks and has written If I Could Do It All Over Again and Kids Say the Wisest Things. Jon is married to Diana, and they have two grown children and six truly extraordinary grandchildren. The Gaugers love reading, camping (trailers, not tents), and great Mexican food.
Ron Deal is director of FamilyLife Blended®. 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.