Sharing the gospel message doesn’t haven’t to be hard. In fact, some would say it’s lots of fun! Hear how listeners share the gospel with their neighbors by hosting a neighborhood Easter egg hunt using FamilyLife’s Resurrection Eggs.
Jean Thomason, veteran singer and mother of two portrays Miss Patty Cake. The character of Miss PattyCake was created after Jean and her friend Nancy Gordon realized there was a need for preschool music that teaches, worships, and encourages parent-child interaction. Miss PattyCake focuses on Bible-based teaching songs that have become part of "Patty Cake Praise"!
Miss Patty Cake has traveled, singing to parents with their little ones for 12 years, sold more than 450,000 videos (produced by Integrity Music's "JUST FOR KIDS" label) and was a Dove Award Nominee. She has performed for numerous Women of Faith Conferences and Children's Pastor's Conferences.
FamilyLife Today features marriage and family experts who have devoted their lives bringing biblical principles to people in ways that positively change their lives. With each program, we are continually reminded that people throughout the world are receptive to the messages of love and hope offered by our radio guests.
Dennis Rainey cofounded FamilyLife®, a ministry of Cru®. Since the organization began in 1976 through 2017, Dennis’ leadership enabled FamilyLife to grow into a dynamic and vital ministry in more than 109 countries around the world helping families discover the joy God intended for their relationships with God, spouse, and kids.
Dennis has authored or co-authored more than 35 books, including best-selling Moments Together for Couples and Staying Close and has received two Golden Medallion Awards from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. In addition, he served as the senior editor of the HomeBuilders Couples Series®, which has sold over 3 million copies and has been translated into 47 languages.
A powerful and effective communicator, Dennis hosted the nationally-syndicated radio program FamilyLife Today® through early 2019 on more than 1,300 radio outlets in all 50 states. During his tenure on the program, FamilyLife Today was recipient of the National Religious Broadcasters Radio Program of the Year Award three times. Dennis serves on the Board of Directors of Dallas Theological Seminary.
Dennis and Barbara have been married since 1972 and love laughing with their six children and growing number of grandchildren. In his spare time, Dennis enjoys helping Barbara in their garden, reading great books, and pursuing his passions for hunting and fishing. They live near Little Rock, Arkansas and retired from FamilyLife in 2017.