JBU's Dr. Gary Oliver to Appear on Call-In Panel

Siloam Springs, Ark (October 11, 2001) — Dr. Gary Oliver and Ms. Carrie Oliver will appear on the broadcast, “Secrets to Great Parenting” that airs Saturday, October 13, 2001, at 10:30 a.m. The Olivers will serve on a panel that answers viewer's call-in questions during the live satellite broadcast.

Dr. Oliver is executive director of the John Brown University Center for Marriage and Family Studies, is professor of psychology and practical theology at JBU, and has published many items on parenting, including Raising Sons and Loving it!, a book he co-wrote with his wife. Ms. Carrie Oliver is a Licensed Professional Counselor at the PeopleCARE Counseling Center and an experienced author, speaker, and conference presenter.

Also speaking during the broadcast will be Elisa Morgan, president of MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and author of Meditations for Mothers and What Every Child Needs; and Steve and Valerie Bell of the Willow Creek Association, authors of Getting Out of Your Kids’ Faces and into Their Hearts and Faith-Shaped Kids: Helping Your Child Grow Spiritually.

The call-in panel discussion will be hosted by Carla Barnhill, editor of Christian Parenting Today. Secrets to Great Parenting is a production of the Church Communication Network and Christian Parenting Today magazine. For more information contact CCN at 1-800-321-6781 Ext. 275 or visit them online at www.ccnonline.net.

John Brown University is a private university with an enrollment of more than 1,600 students from 50 states and 30 countries. JBU is a member of the Arkansas Independent Colleges and Universities and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.