The problems we're facing in our country right now are multifaceted and complex. But could the absence of a father in the home play a role in some of this? 35 percent of children 18 and under live with a single parent. In some studies, there's a direct correlation between fatherless homes and anarchy. Dr. Rob Rienow is a marriage and family expert. He's asking a question: Why would we not address the root causes of our problems by addressing the one key contributor—fatherlessness? Rob joins the conversation at 7 this morning.
Plus, we get the take on our current moment from Pastor Michael Neely of New Millennium Community Church in Tampa.
Kurt Goff, co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, is a broadcasting veteran with a pastor's heart. He is a graduate of Texas Christian University and has more than 30 years of experience anchoring television news and hosting a variety of radio programs around the country. Upbeat and encouraging, Kurt has a passion for connecting people to God. He and his wife, Liz, have two sons.
Kate Bruington is the co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, Midday host, and can also be heard on Music for Sunday. Originally from East Hartford, Conn., Kate brings years of TV and radio experience to Moody Radio in Florida. She attended Boston Conservatory of Music and traveled the country singing before entering the broadcasting field. Kate's pastimes are reading and writing, and she currently spends much of her free time writing a novel. She has two daughters and two grandchildren.