James Dobson, founding father of Dr. James Dobson’s Household Discuss, will supply the keynote prayer tackle at Thursday’s Nationwide Day of Prayer.
On account of COVID-19 restrictions limiting giant gatherings, this 12 months’s occasion, initially scheduled to be held at Stone Gables Property close to Elizabethtown, as a substitute shall be livestreamed on LancasterNDP.org and Fb at 7 p.m.
Becoming a member of Dobson and his spouse, Shirley, shall be Aaron Home, government director of Piercing Phrase Ministries; Charles Billingsley, worship chief, live performance artist and speaker; the One-A-Chord Group Choir, directed by Amy Fennimore; hymnwriters Keith and Kristyn Getty; Kurt Weaver, of the Pennsylvania Household Institute; Lt. Col. the Rev. Grover DeVault, retired U.S. Military chaplain; the Rev. Phil Hernandez, pastor of Within the Mild Ministries; David Abel, founding father of DAS Corporations and Brittany’s Hope, a nonprofit aiding deserted youngsters; and the Rev. Carter Conlon, senior pastor, Instances Sq. Church.
Dobson is a psychologist who based Concentrate on the Household in 1977 earlier than stepping down in 2010 when he established Household Discuss, a nonprofit ministry that makes use of biblical rules to assist marriage, household and baby growth.
In a commentary posted to the Christian Broadcasting Community previous to Easter, Dobson in contrast the worry of the pandemic at the moment to that of what followers of Jesus confronted on that first Easter.
“To these of you who’re overwhelmed by the cares of life proper now and are burdened by the burden of the world throughout this season of uncertainty, I urge you to look to the risen Christ. He’s our everlasting hope!”
Dobson was in Lancaster in June 2018 to fulfill with the Household Discuss board of administrators.
In an interview with LNP previous to that assembly, he mentioned the rising divide on this nation over political and social points.
In that interview, he expressed hope that individuals on this nation may discover frequent floor on points, however acknowledged how tough that’s with regards to abortion or same-sex marriage — points on which he stated he’s unwilling to compromise.
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