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Feb 9, 2023

Four years ago, Larry Ross asked his grown son, Harrison, for forgiveness. As a result, Harrison Ross began his own journey toward healing. In Part 2 of this courageous conversation, Larry and Harrison explore how fathers can experience redemption, discover their true identity, and model life to their kids.


Full SHOW NOTES for Today's Conversation


Key Takeaways


  • When you lay your hurt and burdens at the feet of your Heavenly Father, you create a ripple effect of courage for your children to do the same. 
  • The sin of passivity can be more destructive to your family than many other sins. 
  • Your words have a lasting impact, so speak truth over your children intentionally. 
  • Anyone can do your job, but you are the only one who can be a husband to your wife and a father to your kids.


Larry Ross & Harrison Ross


Larry Ross is the Founder and CEO of A. Larry Ross Communications (ALRC). He has more than 45 years of PR experience representing over 2,000 clients, including evangelist Billy Graham, Pastor Rick Warren, Bishop T.D. Jakes, and more. Larry has been married to his wife, Autumn, for 38 years. 


Harrison Ross is the oldest of Larry’s three sons. He is a graduate of Baylor University and former pastor in the DFW area. Harrison and his wife, Hunter, have four young children and live in Rockwall, Tx. Harrison and his family love spending time together making memories and loving their neighbors.


Key Quotes


  • 8:27 - "As I recollected and was thinking through that memory was so sweet to watch Jesus wearing my dad's coat. Bearing this weight that I had borne for so long. Wearing that with me, bearing my burdens. And and through that moment, just giving me freedom to lay that at his feet and to not just feel like I have to wear my dad's clothes, but now to be clothed in the goodness and grace of my heavenly Father, clothed in his humility and righteousness, and to walk in his ways. And so it's just been really sweet to watch the Lord redeem those moments and bring us closer together."
  • 12:17 - "There was a sin of passivity in both sides of our family. And it's sin. It is the sin of the garden. And it's it is more destructive than some of those explicit things because it's a sin of the heart. And I've watched I've watched those chains not only break in my dad, but in my own life. And I think then that will have resounding impact, exponential impact on our family."


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