This hour we discuss of the stories making headlines and then wing our way to Hollywood to learn how to pray for the most powerful group of influencers in the world. We then turn our plane around and head to the Middle East to learn how the Gospel message is changing lines. Join us to learn how to pray effectively in our world today!
Raising a child with autism is both a challenge and an adventure--and sometimes parents need to know there can also be wonderful potential for blessings. Our guest today will share the inspiring stories of young adults with autism and how each of their family's unwavering support and faith in God led them to accomplish what was thought impossible. As a thriving adult with autism himself, our guest is determined to educate the world on the gifts and talents autism can cultivate--even when they differ from our expectations of typical success.
As Founding Director of Hollywood Prayer Network, Karen speaks and teaches around the country on how people of faith can pray for the people in the entertainment industry. She is also a published co-author of two books: How to Talk About Jesus Without Freaking Out and The Day I Met God. Aside from her leadership at HPN, Karen is Co-Founder and Producer for JC Productions, an independent TV and music production company. She has had extensive experience producing TV specials, documentaries and children's programming. Karen is a member of the Producers Guild of America, a founding member of PREMISE, and a board member of the Biola University Entertainment Task Force. She is a graduate of USC with a BA in Producing.
Tom Doyle fell in love with the Middle East on his first Bible tour of the Holy Land. In 1995 he became an official tour guide for the state of Israel and developed a passion for ministering to the Israeli people, Arabs and Jews alike. Tom and his wife, JoAnn, felt a call from God to full-time ministry there in 2001. In 2017 the Doyles launched Uncharted Ministries, which seeks to Inspire the Body of Christ to rise up join the new great awakening among Jews and Muslims in the Middle East and in uncharted territories around the world.
Ron Sandison was diagnosed with autism as a child and is the founder of Spectrum Inclusion and an advisory board member of the Art of Autism and the Faith Initiative of the Autism Society of America. He works full-time in the medical field, is professor of theology at Destiny School of Ministry, and speaks on autism at more than seventy events a year. His previous work includes A Parent's Guide to Autism.