Rise Up Country airs Sunday mornings on Lonestar 92-3 from 8am-10am. Rise Up’s mission statement is to tell people not to give up, that God loves them and there is hope. Host John Ritter likes to say it’s where we get our weekly dose of inspiration and a message of hope. John wants to see families stay together; and as a proud dad, one of the most important messages he hopes to convey is to love your children. He knows how precious family can be. John and his wife Bobbie almost lost their son, Johnny to a violent attack, so they’ve learned to appreciate every moment with their children and the power of prayer. In addition to hosting the Rise Up Country show and running his production studio, John has also continued to pursue his writing abilities and has several songs to his name, including the theme songs for the Q-Morning Zoo radio show, “Beautiful Downtown Lutz,” and the Tampa Bay Buccaneer Fight Song, “Hey, Hey, Hey, We’re the Buccaneers.” Each month he spends some time in Nashville where he writes songs with artists and other song writers. He has songs recorded by both Craig Morgan and Suzie Luchsinger. “The Rise Up Country” Show is about God, family and country. So don’t give up … just Rise Up on Sunday mornings–on the Basin’s #1 For New Country–Lonestar 92-3!