James Dobson Biography
James Dobson, was born in April 21, 1936, he is an American evangelical Christian author, psychologist, and founder of Focus on the Family (FOTF) in 1977 , which he led until 2003. Dobson was ranked as one of the most influential spokesmen for conservative social positions in American public life . Although he was not an ordained minister, he was called “the nation’s most influential evangelical leader” by The New York Times while Slate portrayed him as a successor to evangelical leaders Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson.
Dobson is no longer affiliated with Focus on the Family. He founded Family Talk as a non-profit organization in 2010 and launched a new radio broadcast, “Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson”, that began on May 3, 2010 on over 300 stations nationwide. As part of his former role in the organization, Dobson produced Focus on the Family, a daily radio program which according to the organization was broadcast in more than a dozen languages and on over 7,000 stations worldwide, and reportedly heard daily by more than 220 million people in 164 countries. Family attention was also carried by about sixty U.S. television stations daily. He founded the Family Research Council in 1981.
James Dobson Age
According to James Dobson Birthday which is April 21,1936 he is currently 82 years.
James Dobson Family
James Dobson is son to Myrtle Georgia (née Dillingham) and James C. Dobson, Sr., on April 21, 1936, in Shreveport, Louisiana. From his childhood he has been very religious . Dobson once told a reporter that he learned to pray before he learned to talk, and says he gave his life to Jesus at the age of three, in response to an altar call by his father. Dobson is known to be the son, grandson, and great-grandson of Church of the Nazarene ministers, although he does not speak for the denomination in any capacity.
Dobson’s father James Dobson Sr. (1911–1977), never went to college. James father to Dobson was a traveling evangelist, chiefly in the southwest. Dobson’s parents took him when he was young along to watch his father preach. Since they were forbiden from dancing and going to movie Like most Nazarenes, dancing and going. Young Dobson or “Jimmie Lee” (as he was called) concentrated on his studies.
James Dobson Marriage|Children|Daughter|Son
Dobson married his wife the former Shirley Deere on August 26, 1960. They have two children, Danae and Ryan. Their son Ryan Dobson who was born in California in 1970 graduated from Biola University in La Mirada, California; Ryan is a public speaker with specialization on issues relating to youth and the pro-life movement. He is adopted child of the Dobsons and is an ardent supporter of adoption, especially adoption of troubled children.
James Dobson School
He studied academic psychology, which most evangelical Christians in the 1950s and 1960s did not look upon favorably. Dobson came to believe that he was being called to become a Christian counselor or perhaps a Christian psychologist. He attended Pasadena College which is now called Point Loma Nazarene University as an undergraduate where he served as captain of the school’s tennis team. He received his doctorate in psychology from the University of Southern California in 1967; he served in the faculty of the university’s Keck School of Medicine for 14 years. Dobson worked as as an assistant to Paul Popenoe at the Institute of Family Relations, a marriage-counseling center, in Los Angeles for a time.
James Dobson Net Worth
He has a net worth of over $4.5 million. The family’s net worth is up to more than $1 billion since last year, in part due to new information obtained by FORBES about the company’s revenues, which are estimated to be well over $1 billion.
James Dobson Books
- The New Strong-Willed Child Aug 22, 2014
by James C. Dobson
- Bringing Up Boys Aug 22, 2014
by James C. Dobson
- Bringing Up Girls: Practical Advice and Encouragement for Those Shaping the Next Generation of Women Aug 22, 2014
by James C. Dobson
- Love Must Be Tough: New Hope for Marriages in Crisis Dec 21, 2010
by James C. Dobson
- The New Dare to Discipline Aug 22, 2014
by James C. Dobson
James Dobson Family Talk
This is a Christian non-profit organization located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Family talk was Founded in 2010 by Dr. James Dobson, the ministry promotes and teaches biblical principles that support marriage, family, and child-development. Since its establishment, Family Talk has served millions of families with broadcasts, monthly newsletters, feature articles, videos, blogs, books and other resources available on demand via its website, mobile apps, and social media platforms.
James Dobson who is know as Dr. Dobson in the radia programme is joined on his flagship program, “Family Talk,” by best-selling author and renown pediatrician, Dr. Meg Meeker. Aired on more than 1200 radio and online outlets, Family Talk is broadcast coast-to-coast in the United States and is heard all over the world online.
James Dobson Quotes
Dobson has many quotes which are Educative and encouraging to his listeners and readers of his books, here are some of his quotes:
- Don’t marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can’t live without.
- My legacy doesn’t matter. It isn’t important that I be remembered. It’s important that when I stand before the Lord, he says, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant.’ I want to finish strong.
- God has called us to be His representatives in our nation and in our world. Select candidates who represent your views and work for their election.
- Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built.
- One of the most important responsibilities in the Christian life is to care about others, smile at them, and be a friend to the friendless.
- When I was about ten, I was very impressed by the way Tarzan could swing through the trees from vine to vine. No one ever told me, ‘Don’t try this at home.’
- I don’t blame homosexuals for being angry when people say they’ve made a choice to be gay, because they don’t.
- If traditional marriage is not the law of the land, the institution of the family will cease to exist.
- I don’t want to make a mistake that would hurt the cause of Christ late in my life, so I’m going to do everything I can to bring many people to Christ. If he can use me in that regard through ‘Family Talk,’ that will be my greatest legacy.
- My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership.
James Dobson Donald Trump
Dobson publicly criticized statements made by U.S. Presidential candidate Barack Obama in Obama’s 2006 “Call to Renewal” address on June 24, 2008. He said that Obama was manipulating the traditional understanding of the Bible to fit his own world view. On October 23, 2008, Dobson wrote a Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America that initiated that an Obama presidency could lead to:
- Mandated homosexual teachings across all schools;
- the banning of firearms in entire states; the end of the Boy Scouts,
- Home schooling,
- Christian school groups,
- Christian adoption agencies, and talk radio; pornography on prime-time and daytime television;
- Mandatory bonuses for gay soldiers; terrorist attacks across America; the nuclear bombing of Tel Aviv;
- The conquering of most of Eastern Europe by Russia;
- The end of health care for Americans over 80;
- Out-of-control gasoline prices;
- Complete economic disaster in the United States and among other catastrophes.
Few days after the 2008 presidential election, Dobson reported on his radio program that he was mourning the Obama election, claiming that Obama supported infanticide, would be responsible for the deaths of millions of unborn children, and was going to appoint the most liberal justices to the Supreme Court, perhaps, that we’ve ever had.
During a National Day of Prayer event in the U.S. Capitol, Dobson refered Barack Obama as the abortion president. Dobson reported that President Obama, before he was elected he made it very clear that he wanted to be the abortion president and he didn’t make any bones about it. He also continued saying that OBama he really was going to promote and support, and he has done that, and in a sense he is the abortion president. Many people complained by what Dobson said claming that Dobson used the National Day of Prayer for Partisan purposes among them was Rep. Janice Hahn.
James Dobson Website
Dobsons’s webesite : www.drjamesdobson.org