Fairfax 4/7/2020 8:00 AM ET

Our first guest is Dr. Mark Johnson the author of “What is a Book: What is CovenantCovenant?: God’s Plan for Our Best Lives Our Hope for Our Future” (Covenant Relationship Series). In this first of the series, we find the world is attempting to redefine marriage and a relationship with God in accord with ever-shifting cultural views. In sharp contrast, God has had a specific plan for these two relationships in place from the beginning. Both are termed Covenant Relationships. There is little current teaching in the Christian community about the structure, function, and purposes―or even the definition―of these relationships.

Dr. Johnson is not a credentialed, licensed, academically certified purported expert on life, which may be his greatest strength. He has developed successful medical practices in two different medical specialties, is very happily married, has seven grown children, and architected his own home. Throughout adult life, his main passion has been understanding how people grow and change to live better lives, or why they do not.

You can purchase his book on Amazon or fine book stores. For more information go to his website at https://www.markjohnsonmdauthor.com/


As America’s Opioid Crisis Continues to Destroy Lives Across the Country, Advocates Launch National “Racing for Lives” Initiative, their goal is to Crisscross the US at Racing Events, Driving Home the Need for Education, Awareness and Prevention along with Providing Lifeline for Those Addicted. Our first guests today are Angela Kennecke is founder and president of Emily’s Hope and Ben Bettenhausen is the founder and CEO of Racing for Lives, a new non-profit organization focused on driving national awareness opioid epidemic across America.

Angela named the non-profit after her daughter Emily, who died of fentanyl poisoning in May of 2018. Angela is committed to stopping the stigma through education and awareness. Angela travels across the country telling Emily’s story and informing people on the opioid epidemic. She also is active in fundraising for Emily’s Hope and helps plan and coordinate all of the signature events. Angela is a broadcast journalist, with 30 years’ experience as an anchor and investigative reporter for KELOLAND Media Group. She is also the author of the book, The Day His Heart Stopped Crying. Angela is a volunteer for the Addiction Policy Forum, Children’s Miracle Network and many other causes. She also writes a blog and produces a podcast called Grieving Out Loud.

Ben is the founder and CEO of Racing for Lives, a new non-profit organization focused on driving national awareness and action to fight the opioid epidemic across America. Led by marketing creatives with decades of industry-leading expertise, Racing for Lives aims to serve as a megaphone for the cause and drive as much impact as possible for families and communities struggling to fight this deadly disease. Ben is a successful entrepreneur, the founder of two successful New York agencies including Print2Print and The Underground New York.  For help and hope, visit www.racingforlives.org

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