46: Autism and the Blended Family
A diagnosis of autism creates extra complexity to families. Dr. Stephanie Holmes, professional counselor and mom to a child with autism, speaks with Ron Deal on tips, understanding, and perspective on raising kids with autism in a blended family.
Sarah Parshall Perry, who is raising two sons with autism, along with a daughter, tells how she's learning to relinquish control to God even in the middle of an unpredictable, chaotic life.
Who’s in Control?
Sarah Parshall Perry, a wife and mother of three, realized soon after getting married how much of a control freak she really was, and the effects of it on her marriage weren't pretty.
Loving in the Crucible
Paul Miller teaches about love from the Book of Ruth. Ruth goes the distance to care for Naomi, and that's what we must do if we are to love like Christ does.
Suffering as the Crucible for Love
We must embrace Christ in His suffering. Best-selling author and father of six, Paul Miller, is joined by his autistic daughter, Kim, as he talks about joining into Christ's fellowship of suffering.
Pressing Into Christ
Paul Miller opens up the Book of Ruth to illustrate the meaning of hesed love, a steadfast kind of love and commitment that knows no exit strategy.
The Impact of a Special Needs Child on a Mar...
The demands of a special needs child often impact a marriage.