30 Years of Service!

Family Life Radio’s Chief Advancement Officer Rod Robison Retires After 30 Years.

After thirty years heading up fundraising for Family Life Radio and its sister ministry The Intentional Living Center, Rod Robison announced his retirement from both ministries this week.  His career in fundraising and executive leadership in Christian radio and television has spanned four decades, most recently as Chief Advancement Officer and Vice President of Development with the Tucson, Arizona-based ministries. 

“In the past thirty years I’ve seen FLR grow from nine stations to forty-five and in more recent years tens of thousands of couples attend our Intentional Living marriage conferences with Dr. Randy Carlson,” Robison reflected. But, he added, he’s especially grateful to have been with a ministry that reaches around the world by partnering with other organizations assisting “the least of these.”  “Thousands of children have been snatched from the clutches of poverty and neglect through our partnership with Compassion. Hundreds of thousands of parasite cures were distributed in partnership with World Concern. One hundred homes built for families living in a dump in Jamaica. We’ve reached into Kenya and Ethiopia with Unite 4 Africa. Tens of thousands of disadvantaged children have been given the hope of the Gospel of Jesus Christ through Youth Haven with whom FLR has partnered for a half century.”  

He added, “These thirty years with FLR and Intentional Living and ten years previous to that with other broadcast ministries have offered me an amazing journey. I’m grateful to have been invited to partner with so many terrific, dedicated fellow employees and even more donors who allowed us to steward their gifts.”  Robison stated that he’s now moving into God’s next phase for his life – mentoring other leaders.  He is currently consulting with ministries seeking direction for their fundraising and strategic planning. He quickly added, “But my primary focus will be spending more time with my wife Jeannie, our kids, and grandkids.” 

Pictured are Rod and his wife Jeannie Robison.

 

7 thoughts on “30 Years of Service!

  • February 19, 2019 at 11:48 am
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    Congratulations, Rob! Thank you for being a blessing to Christian service and Christian radio. I’m sure your friends and team at FLR will miss you greatly!

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    • February 19, 2019 at 11:21 pm
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      Thanks Bill. I appreciate that. God has provided a worthy successor.

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  • February 20, 2019 at 8:10 am
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    Thank you Rod for saving my life by getting me into the Tucson Adult and Teen Challenge 14 years ago. You and everyone at FLR constantly prayed for me and I will never forget that. Today my life has been incredible because of you and a few others that pulled me out of my destructive life style. You are an incredible friend and you are an amazing brother in Christ. Than you for your service at FLR and enjoy your retirement. You deserve it.

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  • February 20, 2019 at 9:29 am
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    Congrats, thank you for your faithful service and example!

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  • February 20, 2019 at 8:34 pm
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    So proud of you,friend, and your fruitful ministry over the years. I know you well enough to know —-even though retired from this, you won’t stop pouring God’s Peace, Joy, Love & Hope into others with whom you come into contact❤️?. May you continue to serve with your wonderful spirit within!

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  • February 21, 2019 at 9:35 am
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    Rod, Congratulations! I am happy to have been part of Family Life Radio, even as Dee Coston”s fill in on Saturday mornings when she had her baby. It was a great family to be involved with. God Bless you mightily!

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  • March 1, 2019 at 3:15 pm
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    From the time we were roomates at Cedarville, I’ve known you to be a man of faith and integrity. Thanks for all you’ve accomplished in the service of others. I’m proud to call you my friend.

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