FROM THE HOME FRONT is honored to welcome the following guests to our On-Air Radio Show. Their work and experience provided listeners with important information to share in discussions to support traditional families, marriages and values.
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Bernadette Vissani. A public health educator since 1998, Bernadette is passionate about helping young adults understand the value of delaying sexual involvement until they are ready for a lifelong relationship with their spouse, husband or wife. Founder of the Yes, You Can educational program, her message is an affirmative encouragement for young people that they are indeed made for a healthy and fulfilling sex life in the context of marriage. RADIO
Dr. Freda Bush. Dr. Bush is a Fellow in the ACOG and a practicing OB-GYN. She is CEO of the Medical Institute for Sexual Health and has co-authored two books with Founder Joe S. McIlhaney, MD, HOOKED, and Girls UNCOVERED. Dr. Bush is a Clinical Instructor in the Departments of OB-GYN and Family Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and served on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. Married to Lee Bush they have 4 adult children and 8 grandchildren. RADIO and PODCASTS
Georgette Forney. Georgette is the Co-Founder of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, an outreach to women and men hurt by abortion. Begun on November 11, 2002, the campaign has allowed Christians to make the public aware of the devastation abortion brings to women and men. It seeks to expose and heal the secrecy and silence surrounding the emotional and physical pain of abortion. As of June 2013 the Campaign has held 1,274 Gatherings in 10 countries & 48 states with 5,659 women and men sharing their abortion testimonies. Testimonies have also been shared at 68 high schools and universities in the last 3 years, 10 in 2013. RADIO
Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse. Dr. Morse is the founder of The Ruth Institute, an organization dedicated to educating students on the college campus about the importance of saving the institution of traditional marriage and its value to individuals, their children and our culture. At her website www.ruthinstitute.org, visitors will find valuable research supporting marriage between one man and one woman and will be able to listen to pod casts of Dr. Morse’s appearances at conferences and debates defending traditional marriage. RADIO and PODCASTS
Joneen MacKenzie. Joneen MacKenzie is the Founder and President of The Center for Relationship Education. Originally called “W.A.I.T. (Why Am I Tempted) Training”, The Center for Relationship Education (CRE) became an educational, nonprofit agency in 2003. Thanks in part to the recognized performance and success of CRE, the organization was awarded five federal grants in 2006 to serve youth, young adults, parents, educators, and leaders in Colorado and throughout the United States. The Center for Relationship Education is dedicated to educating, equipping and empowering individuals of all ages with the relationship skills necessary to form and maintain healthy relationships, healthy marriages, and safe and stable families for the well being of children and adults. PODCASTS
Karen Williams. Karen is a spokeswoman for the Silent No More Awareness Campaign. Karen shares her personal story beginning with her entry at Michigan State University in 1983. She quickly became sexually active in a campus environment promoting sexual experimentation and where administration ignored rampant on-campus use of alcohol and marijuana. Finding herself pregnant in her sophomore year, she had an abortion. This choice produced many negative consequences for her in the coming years, and she uses her testimony to help women and men to make wise choices in their sexual lives and to affirm life at every step. RADIO
Dr. Lori Carrillo, FACOG. Dr. Carrillo founded AZ Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2006, located on the campus of Banner Desert Medical Center. Dr. Carrillo was born and raised in New Mexico. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from ASU and then returned to Albuquerque, NM, for medical school. After completing her internship in Obstetrics & Gynecology in Hawaii, the sun of Arizona brought her back to finish her training in downtown Phoenix. She enjoys seeing women of all ages, and extends services to both pregnant and non-pregnant patients.
Dr. Monica Breaux. Dr. Breaux has spent more than 15 years collecting research to provide her clients with insights into the problem of and the healing from porn addiction. Working with men and others who need help in breaking the control of pornography on their lives, she offers solutions-based action steps they can take immediately to break destructive habits. Most of her practice is built by the referrals of men to other men who are also struggling with pornography. Clients can choose to participate in group classes (10 weeks) or in individual counseling sessions. Couples and family counseling is also available. To inquire about or arrange counseling, contact Dr. Breaux at 602-350-5557 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. PODCASTS
Scott Phelps. Scott founded A&M Partnership in 2004 with a vision of reaching every teenager in the country with the abstinence and marriage message. In the 1990’s, after counseling many families struggling with teen pregnancy and destructive behaviors, he decided something must be done to prevent these problems before they start. Today A&M serves pregnancy centers, public and private schools, churches, and community organizations throughout the country with a series of five curricula teaching teens and young adults about the benefits of abstinence and preparing for a healthy marriage. RADIO and PODCASTS
Teri Mello. Teri is a professional certified coach. Coaching encourages and challenges you to decide what you want. It creates a vision empowering you to make the choices and changes that will allow you to realize your full potential. Teri, with the participation of over 60 single adults, has developed a program on FRIENDSHIPPING that helps singles explore a healthy way to engage with members of the opposite sex for the purpose of finding and sustaining a lifelong relationship of love, intimacy and respect. Her workshops and writings are available online at www.footstepslifecoaching.com. RADIO and PODCASTS
Valerie Huber. Valerie is the President and CEO of the National Abstinence Education Association, NAEA. She represents parents, educators and public health officials in promoting the Sexual Risk Avoidance (SRA) approach in education of students about the best practices of abstaining from sexual activity prior to marriage. Her work takes her to Congress where she is able to discuss these issues with legislators and to be a resource linking them to research and experts important in the field of abstinence education. RADIO and PODCASTS
Vincent DiCaro. Vincent serves as Vice President with the National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), fulfilling their mission to improve the well-being of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers. The NFI forms strategic alliances and partnerships with organizations, individuals, and corporations across all sectors of society in order to maximize the impact of this mission. Nissan, 20th Century Fox, Disney and FedEx have joined NFI in promoting positive messages about fatherhood and providing the resources needed to expand the initiative. RADIO
William Doherty, PhD. Dr. Doherty is an educator, researcher, therapist, speaker, author, consultant, and community organizer. He is Professor and Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program in the Department of Family Social Science, College of Education and Human Development, at the University of Minnesota, where he is also an adjunct Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. Author of Take Back Your Marriage: Sticking Together in a World That Pulls Us Apart, Dr. Doherty gives hope and practical advice to people who have had their confidence shaken in the permanence of marriage…happy marriages we can rescue and preserve.