If you missed it in the theater, Overcomer the movie is now streaming, and Tuesday on Mornings with Eric and Brigitte, they will interview director and actor of the movie, Alex Kendrick. The movie centers on John Harrison (played by Alex Kendrick), a high school basketball coach who must reevaluate his career and future after local manufacturing plants force many families to relocate. After agreeing to become a cross-country coach due to the news, Harrison learns to mentor a promising young athlete and look inward to his own journey of faith and findings.
A re-marriage brings new and unique challenges into a child’s life, and moms and dads can feel extra pressure to build unity in the home. That’s particularly true around the holidays. There is a new normal that comes into play with a step family. The things that were normal in a first time family aren’t going to be normal anymore. Tuesday on Mornings with Eric and Brigitte author and speaker, Laura Petherbridge will offer some tips for co-parenting during the holidays.
Gratitude is not something that is an innate human trait, and because we are all born selfish, it is something that is both caught and taught. As God designed it, babies spend all of their time having their needs met. As children get older they are taught to be more and more self-sufficient. If we are not spending time training our children to have a grateful heart however, they will keep that selfish attitude. Tuesday join Mornings with Eric and Brigitte as Dr. Bob Barnes shares how Thanksgiving gives us a wonderful opportunity for training our children to have a grateful heart.
Alex Kendrick is a follower of Jesus Christ and has a passion to tell stories of hope and redemption. He is a co-writer for the Kendrick Brothers' screenplays and books, and is the director and editor for the Kendrick Brothers' films (FIREPROOF, COURAGEOUS, FACING THE GIANTS, WAR ROOM). Alex has spoken to churches, universities, conferences, and businesses all across America and in other countries. He is a graduate of Kennesaw State University and attended seminary before being ordained into ministry. Alex and his wife, Christina, live in Albany, Georgia, with their six children. They are active members of Sherwood Church in Albany.
Laura Petherbridge serves couples and single adults with topics on spiritual growth, relationships, stepfamilies, co-parenting, single parenting, divorce prevention, and divorce recovery. She is an international speaker and author of four books including, When “I Do” Becomes “I Don’t”—Practical Steps for Healing During Separation and Divorce, and The Smart Stepmom, co-authored with stepfamily expert Ron Deal and endorsed by Gary Chapman (Five Love Languages), 101Tips for The Smart Stepmom—Expert Advice from One Stepmom to Another and Quiet Moments for the Stepmom Soul-a devotional.
Bob Barnes is the CEO of Sheridan House Ministries. Bob has been married to Rosemary since 1972. They present seminars and conferences on Parenting and Marriage throughout North America. Bob has a doctorate in counseling and received his education at Maryville College and Florida Atlantic University. They also have two married children and four grandchildren. He and Rosemary are the authors of ten books for families, published in several languages.
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