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June 13, 2019

Hour 1: Alaska Cruise | 5 Love Languages | Dr. Gary Chapman

Today, Dr. Chapman shares his love relationship with Steve and Hannah! Gary is teaming up with Crawford Lorritts this August for a 5 Love Languages Conference in Alaska. Dr. Chapman and his wife Karolyn will be teaching on truly learning to serve and love your spouse, and enjoy getting to know you on deck playing shuffleboard! We will share all the details, and will be giving away 5 copies of the book that started it all.

Hour 2: Community Pastor | Chris Ellis | Market Road Fellowship

Craving strong spiritual leadership? Many Indiana pastors have a common goal: to introduce a broken and hurting community to the Savior Jesus Christ! Kelli and Steve are interviewing pastors within our Moody Radio listening area, the men and women behind the pulpits, to discover the hearts of humble leadership, and bring unity to the body of Christ.

Today we spotlight Pastor Chris Ellis, from Market Road Fellowship in Tipton.

Hour 3: Anxiety and the Christian | Jen Fornelli

Trusting that God is good is no matter what is one of the hardest things to conquer in the anxious mind. So, how can Christians recognize when friends are struggling?  Jen Fornelli, Biblical Family Counselor, says "being a friend goes deeper than Sunday morning conversation." Breaking a cycle of anxious thoughts requires mind renewal in the Word of God and support from church family through authentic relationship.

Hour 4: Growing Up Social | Arlene Pellicane

When kids grow up, will they speak text?  Screens are all around us.  In the past, screens brought America together, but now technology has separated us into lone users.  But, Arlene Pellican says we can use the ABC test to check our kid's current use:  Attitude, Beliefs and Character.  The patterns of addiction can be broken to correct communication!  Arlene helps parents relate to their digital natives, and expertly use technology for their mental and spiritual growth.

IN THIS EPISODE

Dr. Gary Chapman
Dr. Gary Chapman

Dr. Gary Chapman

Married more than 45 years to Karolyn, Dr. Gary Chapman is just the man to turn to for help on improving or healing our most important relationships. His own life experiences, plus over forty years of pastoring and marriage counseling, led him to publish his first book, The 5 Love Languages®  Dr. Chapman and his wife have two adult children and two grandchildren, and currently live in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Chris Ellis | Market Road Fellowship
Chris Ellis | Market Road Fellowship

Chris Ellis | Market Road Fellowship

Chris Ellis has been privileged to call Tipton County home for over 16 years. He grew up in Indianapolis and Greenwood, Indiana.  He and his lovely wife, Julie have been married over 19 years. They have two children, Natalie, 18 and Aiden, 15. Chris has worked in ministry for more than 15 years and believes deeply in the need for prayer, revival and passionate, expository preaching.​ He is an ordained Southern Baptist Elder and an employee of the United State Postal Service. 

Jen Fornelli | Family Therapist
Jen Fornelli | Family Therapist

Jen Fornelli | Family Therapist

Kokomo mom of three, and now homeschool teacher, Jen Fornelli still uses her Family Counseling degree to console and encourage her fellow neighbors. Jen earned her master’s degree from Indiana University, with a dual focus in Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Fornelli combines evidenced based treatment and family system approaches with a Christian worldview. She is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and the American Association of Christian Counselors.

Arlene Pellicane
Arlene Pellicane

Arlene Pellicane

Arlene Pellicane loves to encourage women and strengthen families through her writing and speaking. She has been a featured guest on the Today Show, Fox & Friends, Focus on the Family, FamilyLife Today, The 700 Club, and Turning Point with Dr. David Jeremiah. Before becoming a stay-at-home mom, Arlene worked as the Associate Producer for Turning Point Television with Dr. David Jeremiah. Arlene earned her BA from Biola University and her Masters in Journalism from Regent University. She lives in San Diego with her husband James and their three children.

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