Paula Jauch author of Cross Addicted—Breaking Free from Family Trauma and Addiction, shares her staggering story. Paula experienced overwhelming trauma growing up. Her father was abusive and went to prison, mom was addicted. So Paula turned to drugs and alcohol and cutting as a teen. She had 2 children by the age of 18 as a single mom. And by age 35 she didn’t want to live anymore. But God! Paula shares her story, that it’s OK to ask for help, she shares what it looks like to ask for help. She tells about the moment she was literally held for the first time, having never been held by her parents and the healing that was birthed in that. She shares how trauma cuts deep wounds in the family. She reminds parents who’ve been crippled by trauma to forgive themselves for falling short as parents.. And she says that there is no healing without massive amounts of God’s grace. Pain will not kill you, it’s OK to reach out for help.
Perry LaHaie is a radio host, singer, and songwriter with a passion to see the Great Commission completed in our generation. He was born and raised in northern Michigan, earned a degree in communications, and later a graduate degree in cross-cultural communications. Music and ministry have taken him all over the world. He served at Family Life Radio before serving with Frontiers, a worldwide ministry to Muslims. Perry and his wife, Teresa, have two children, Kali and Taylor.
Shawna Beyer has been a business owner, homeschool mom, church planter, project lead for a management consulting company, and church staff member. Born and raised in Southern California, she has been married for 25 years and is the mom of four. Shawna loves to help others discover a personal relationship with God that shapes how they think, feel, and live for Jesus daily. She loves being surrounded by her family and a good cup of coffee.
Perry and Shawna Mornings brings you the usual morning show lineup with great music, weather, traffic, news, and sports—and then takes you deeper. Join Perry LaHaie and Shawna Beyer for music, interviews, and listener conversations that remind you of the Gospel and help you become a blessing to our neighbors and to the nations.