LTRP NOTE: According to the following news report, Focus on the Family founder, James Dobson, has stepped down from his long standing, popular radio program. Lighthouse Trails has reported on a number of occasions regarding Focus on the Family’s promotion of contemplative spirituality. The question must be asked, will Focus on the Family’s vision turn toward the new spirituality that incorporates a contemplative, mystical, emerging spirituality? Time will tell.
“Focus Takes Next Step in Leadership Transition”
COLORADO SPRINGS, Nov. 2 /Standard Newswire/ — Focus on the Family Founder and Chairman Emeritus James C. Dobson, Ph.D., will leave the ministry as its primary radio voice at the end of February, the ministry announced Friday.
Dr. Dobson’s departure from the radio program and from official affiliation with the organization he founded in 1977 is just the “third chapter in a transition that began in 2003,” when Dr. Dobson stepped down as Focus president, said Jim Daly, the ministry’s president and CEO. It was a mutual decision between Dr. Dobson and the ministry’s board of directors, which Dr. Dobson left in February of this year, Daly added. Click here to read the rest of this news story.
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