Jason Free is the author of the book, Parenting on Purpose, a straightforward, conversational, “in-your-face” sharing of specific ways to bring joy to your family and raise your children as real Christians. In easy to read “how-to” book, Jason provides you with all you need to develop a personal plan for leading your kids to a clear awareness of their Christian identity, so that Christian values, beliefs and attitudes will become as natural to them as breathing. A dynamic communicator, Jason is known for his unique blend of humor, wisdom, and straightforward style. Audiences connect with his personal stories and inspirational insights as Jason spurs them on to take their life and faith to the next level. He holds a bachelor’ s degree in philosophy and a master’ s degree in social work with a specialization in family therapy. Jason has served as director of a rural soup kitchen, substance abuse counselor, adjunct professor at the graduate level, general manager of the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy and currently as an entrepreneur in the financial services field. An avid sports fan and mentor, Jason is a favorite little league baseball coach and Boy Scout leader, and all around expert at planning unforgettable adventures! He and his wife, Colleen have been married for over 20 years and are the proud parents of 8 children. To read more about Parenting on Purpose, click here.
Colleen Free is a devoted wife, Catholic blogger, and homeschooling mother of 8 children, putting her degree in Elementary Education to good use on the home front. A former writer and editor for the Marian Helper magazine, she has also provided editorial assistance for MercySong Ministries of Healing and is the author of Praying with St. Faustina (Marian Press). Colleen is also a professional singer with a beautiful soprano voice. She is featured on many of the Flynn family music albums, available through Mercysong, and she and Jason recite the rosary on three of MercySong’ s devotional CDs. A frequent soloist for weddings and funerals, she is one of the lead singers on the original Chaplet of Divine Mercy (shown on International television every weekday) and has spoken and sung at various events around the country, both with her husband and with MercySong. She is the eldest daughter of best-selling author and speaker Vinny Flynn. Follow her at her blog, 8 Little Arrows in My Quiver, Reflections and Ramblings of a Happily Married Mom of Many.