February 18, 2020
There are many world religions that elevate mankind into the role of God. This classic broadcast deals with our pride problem, through a speech by best-selling author and speaker, Frank Peretti. Frank examines the many philosophies that have devalued God and he addresses our sinful nature, which pines for more control. Hear the 'red flags' that believers should be watching out for on a daily basis.
February 15, 2020
Even though marriage can be tough at times and extreme hardships can happen, reconciliation is possible. On this edition, Dr. Dobson concludes his 3-part discussion with Tracey Russell, whose marriage was saved using principles from the book Love Must Be Tough. Tracey's husband Mark also joins the conversation and shares his perspective of the turbulent ups and downs in their relationship.
February 14, 2020
Nearly 40 years ago, Dr. Dobson wrote Love Must Be Tough to encourage couples to fight for one another when adversity inevitably comes. On this broadcast, you'll continue to hear how that best-selling book changed the life of author and speaker, Tracey Russell. Tracey explains the difficulty of living alone after letting her husband, Mark, walk away. Hear how the Russells discovered marital reconciliation.
February 13, 2020
God created marriage to honor and reflect Him, which is why Satan works so tirelessly to destroy this important bond. This broadcast highlights Dr. Dobson's popular work, Love Must Be Tough, through a real-life story of a relationship that it impacted. Author and speaker, Tracey Russell, shares how she applied principles from that book in order to save her failing marriage.
February 12, 2020
God created marriage to honor and reflect Him, which is why Satan works so tirelessly to destroy this important bond. This broadcast highlights Dr. Dobson's popular work, Love Must Be Tough, through a real-life story of a relationship that it impacted. Author and speaker, Tracey Russell, shares how she applied principles from that book in order to save her failing marriage.
February 11, 2020
Psalm 46 reminds us to 'be still and know God', a concept largely lost in the constant busyness of our culture. On this edition, Dr. Dobson continues his captivating interview with best-selling author, John Eldredge. He explains the dangers of a distracted, technology-addicted life, then suggests easy practices to re-focus our minds. Listen to why God never intended for us to endure this stimulation overload.
February 10, 2020
People living in the 21st century have become so entrenched in this fast-paced society, they don't know how to relax or unplug. On this broadcast, best-selling author, John Eldredge, joins Dr. Dobson in the Family Talk studios to tackle this pressing issue. The two examine key themes from John's popular book, Wild at Heart, that relate to this idea of overstimulation.
February 7, 2020
Conflict is a predictable part of every marriage, but it shouldn't be a consistent habit. On this edition, Dr. Tim Clinton discusses the idea of healthy arguing with Dr. Sharon May of the Safe Haven Relationship Center. The two unpack what triggers arguments, and explain the ways anger and lack of vulnerability can erode a marriage. Listen to what you can do to resolve disputes in your relationship.
February 6, 2020
The Apostle Paul modeled healthy mentorship through his relationship with Timothy. On this broadcast, you will hear why his example is one that Christian men should continue to follow. Dr. Dobson, Joe White, and Jon Gibson describe the need for real godly mentors in this society, especially in the lives of fatherless children. Hear how this concept can turn our nation back to God.
February 5, 2020
Benjamin Franklin once said, "Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I will learn." Through this edition, you will hear about the significance of intentional Christian mentorship, from strong leaders Joe White and Jon Gibson. They talk with Dr. Dobson about their heart to guide those who don't have godly male role models.
February 4, 2020
What is a Christian's moral responsibility in the world of politics? This broadcast seeks to answer that question through Dr. Dobson's interview with Bob Vander Plaats, President and CEO of The Family Leader. Bob praises Dr. Dobson's initial influence on the state-led family policy councils, then explains the various initiatives of his organization. Hear why believers cannot sit on the sidelines any longer.
February 3, 2020
In Scripture, Christians are commanded to be salt and light to this dark and decaying culture. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson and Bob Vander Plaats, President and CEO of The Family Leader, address every believer's call to be politically involved. Bob describes his life and career in politics, while Dr. Dobson highlights key social issues that will shape America's moral future.
January 31, 2020
Some of the most notable leaders from history remain the best role models of good character for this generation. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson concludes his discussion on this topic with New York Times best-selling author and radio host, Eric Metaxas. They focus on the integrity and influence of men like Chuck Colson, Eric Liddell and Jackie Robinson, who chose to follow God no matter what. Listen to why we must honor these significant figures.
January 30, 2020
Throughout history, there have been countless people of noble character who have profoundly changed our world. On this edition, Dr. Dobson continues to identify these heroes with New York Times best-selling author and radio host, Eric Metaxas. The two continue to look at the legacies of George Washington and William Wilberforce, and explain the courageous ideals they each stood for.
January 29, 2020
What does it mean to be a 'hero'? Who should young men look up to? On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson discusses a few prominent historical role models with Eric Metaxas, author of Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness. The two analyze the assault on manhood and our society's lack of God-honoring men. Listen to why the lives of George Washington and Dietrich Bonhoeffer are worth admiring.
January 28, 2020
Unfortunately, the culture and church largely don't know how to properly address sexual abuse. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson continues his discussion with accomplished attorney and outspoken advocate for victims of sexual abuse, Rachael Denhollander. Rachael explains how she processed the abuse and the role of her faith during that painful season. Listen to what she is doing now to support other victims.
January 27, 2020
In 2016, Rachael Denhollander was the first woman to accuse former USA Gymnastics physician, Larry Nassar, of sexual abuse. On this broadcast, she shares her heartbreaking testimony detailed in her book, What Is a Girl Worth? Rachael discusses PTSD and how she has learned to cope, following the traumatic abuse. She also exposes the corrupt efforts of influential leaders to conceal Nassar's sexual misconduct.
January 24, 2020
The late baseball pitcher Frank Pastore is widely remembered for his outspoken faith in Jesus, rather than his MLB career. On this broadcast, you will hear a moving speech he gave several years before his untimely death in 2012. Frank shares his transformation from atheist, know-it-all athlete, to born again Christian living boldly for Jesus. This message challenges every believer to live out their faith.
January 23, 2020
In this blatantly pro-choice culture, Christians must celebrate God's gift of life and avidly defend it on all fronts. On this important edition, Dr. Dobson concludes his interview with the 'pro-life Doc', Dr. William Lile. Dr. Lile describes his activism for the pre-born and his holistic approach to counseling expecting moms. Learn why we must protect life, at even the earliest stages of development.
January 22, 2020
On this day 47 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion through the infamous Roe v. Wade decision. This broadcast features Dr. Dobson's conversation with pro-life OB/GYN, Dr. William Lile. Dr. Lile makes strong arguments for the precious life inside a mother's womb and highlights the egregious effects abortion has on our culture.
January 21, 2020
All life, from the moment of conception to natural death, is created in the very image of God Almighty. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson continues his conversation with John, Marlene, and Hannah Strege, the first family involved in a 'snowflake adoption.' They discuss their legal and societal advocacy for frozen embryos and the growing awareness of this cause within the pro-life movement.
January 20, 2020
The month of January highlights the truth that all human life is sacred. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson talks with a family who have been advocating for the pro-life movement for over 20 years. John and Marlene Strege were the first couple to adopt a frozen embryo, a process now called 'snowflake adoption.' Hear their fascinating testimony and their daughter Hannah's perspective of her unique origins.
January 17, 2020
We can all agree that adultery is wrong and has devastating effects on a marriage. But is it bad to flirt with a co-worker or talk to a former love interest online? On this edition, author Julie Barnhill explains how women in particular, can find themselves in emotionally unfaithful situations. She shares her own struggles with this sin and unpacks how innocent behavior can have tragic outcomes.
January 16, 2020
Marital unfaithfulness oftentimes begins with seemingly harmless interactions with the opposite sex, either online or during one's daily routine. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson discusses this topic with respected author, Julie Barnhill. She candidly opens up about her own battle with emotional infidelity which stemmed from an unhealthy view of relationships in her teen years.
January 15, 2020
The human brain is one of the most complex systems in our bodies and it's our responsibility to intentionally care for it. On this broadcast, Dr. Tim Clinton sits down with renowned psychiatrist and neuroscientist, Dr. Daniel Amen. Dr. Amen talks about his years of studying the brain and identifies various threats to our mental health. Hear what you can do to better appreciate and preserve your brain.
January 14, 2020
On this episode, you will hear the remainder of Dr. Emerson Eggerichs' insightful speech based on his best-selling book, Love and Respect. Dr. Eggerichs examines the different expectations men and women have in marriage and the dangerous cycle couples get caught in when love and respect are absent.
January 13, 2020
The welfare of every marriage hinges on the mutual admiration and adoration husbands and wives have for one another. On this broadcast, popular author and speaker Dr. Emerson Eggerichs delivers a message based on his best-selling book, Love and Respect. He highlights the importance of spouses valuing each other and clarifies some of the different dynamics between the sexes.
January 10, 2020
America's Founders purposefully constructed defenses in the Constitution to protect religious people and institutions from inevitable hostility. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson continues his conversation with best-selling conservative author, David Horowitz. They analyze the liberal agenda to suppress Christianity and highlight the importance of our God-centered heritage.
January 9, 2020
Christianity has been unfairly targeted by the progressive culture. Fortunately, more and more non-religious groups are coming to the defense of religious liberty. Dr. Dobson sits down with popular conservative author and speaker, David Horowitz. The two discuss the origins of the hostility towards religion, while David explains his decision to walk away from a liberal mindset.
January 8, 2020
Caring for and ministering to the poor and oppressed is a major calling for Christians living in this destitute world. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson welcomes back his friends, Victor and Eileen Marx, to the Family Talk studios. The Marxes discuss their main humanitarian initiatives, while Victor explains how his own battle with PTSD has allowed him to help others.
January 7, 2020
During His earthly ministry, Jesus challenged His disciples to purposely find and help those in need. On this broadcast, humanitarians Victor and Eileen Marx explain why that statute still applies to believers today. They talk to Dr. Dobson about their spiritual journeys and backgrounds and then describe their passion for philanthropic work around the world.
January 6, 2020
When facing this hostile culture, Christians must trust in God's faithfulness. On this edition, businessman David Abel shares with Dr. Dobson how he has personally relied on the Lord. David explains his start in the corporate world, then talks about his decision to purchase the historic Star Barn. Hear about the spiritual symbolism of this property and the adversity the Abels have endured for their faith.
January 3, 2020
According to mental health experts, 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression every year. On this edition, Dr. Tim Clinton discusses this global struggle with licensed counselor and author, Dr. Gregory Jantz. They unpack how depression can wreck a person's entire life and examine how genetics, diet and even technology can affect someone's mental health.
January 2, 2020
When we experience difficult and painful times in life, the only true source of hope we have is in Jesus. On this edition, author and speaker Dr. Carolyn Koons continues to share her heartbreaking testimony. Carolyn describes how her parents' total apathy made her believe she had no meaning or reason to live. But the moment she walked into a church, she found her purpose.
January 1, 2020
Romans chapter 5 says to rejoice in our suffering because trials develop perseverance, character, and hope. This selection from Family Talk's '2019 Best of Broadcast' features popular speaker and author, Dr. Carolyn Koons. She opens up about her painful childhood that was scarred by feelings of abandonment and lack of love from her own parents.
December 31, 2019
Over the last 20 years, more and more Christians are adopting a 'gay-friendly' worldview. On this edition, Dr. Dobson wraps up his discussion on this topic with author and speaker, Anne Paulk. They walk through 4 doctrinal views on the LGBT lifestyle and address the false ideas concerning counseling and therapy.
December 30, 2019
Many churches and Christian groups are intentionally supporting the LGBTQ movement. On this '2019 Best of Broadcast' edition, Dr. Dobson addresses this disturbing trend with Anne Paulk, Executive Director of Restored Hope Network. They examine the hostility towards Biblical truth concerning homosexuality, while Anne shares her own story of being liberated from lesbianism.
December 27, 2019
Will the United States ever revere God again? Is a revival on the horizon? This selection from Family Talk's '2019 Best of Broadcast' will address these questions through Dr. Dobson's interview with Christian apologist, Ravi Zacharias. The two discuss the moral decline of this nation and why the millennial generation is key to our future. Ravi also points out the hunger for the Gospel all over the world.
December 26, 2019
Oftentimes when standing up for our beliefs, we become hostile towards those who oppose our worldview. However, Scripture reminds us to be graceful, loving and wise when defending our faith. On this special edition, Dr. Dobson is joined by prominent Christian apologist and author, Ravi Zacharias. He highlights the importance of first understanding the person who is asking difficult questions regarding meaning or purpose.
December 25, 2019
No matter the cultural influences, we must remember that Jesus is the real reason for the season. On this special Christmas edition, you will hear a powerful sermon from Dr. Robert Jeffress, pastor at First Baptist Dallas. He unpacks the beautiful and meaningful names of Jesus and how they point to His Divinity and love.
December 24, 2019
On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson concludes his insightful conversation with best-selling author and international evangelist, Anne Graham Lotz. She continues to reveal the profound lessons she discovered about the Holy Spirit while experiencing the darkest days of her life. Anne provides evidence for the Holy Spirit all throughout Scripture and explains His role as advocate, intercessor, and constant companion.
December 23, 2019
Before ascending into Heaven, Jesus promised to send us another comforter for us to rely on. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson welcomes best-selling author and evangelist Anne Graham Lotz to the Family Talk studios. Anne shares how the Holy Spirit ministered to her after losing her husband and father, and being diagnosed with cancer.
December 20, 2019
Many women don't realize the permanent physical, emotional, and spiritual scars of abortion. That is why anytime they choose life for their child, it's a miracle that should be celebrated. Dr. Dobson welcomes back pro-life advocate, Dr. William Lile, to the Family Talk studios. He shares tender stories of women who successfully reversed their abortions through revolutionary medical intervention.
December 19, 2019
More than 46 years ago, the Supreme Court infamously legalized the murderous practice of abortion. This selection from Family Talk's '2019 Best of Broadcast', revisits Dr. Dobson's conversation with pro-life advocate, Dr. William Lile. Dr. Lile shares his passion for defending the pre-born and explains the intricate procedures done on babies in the womb. You'll also hear the science that points to life beginning at conception.
December 18, 2019
When devastating circumstances rock our world, we often blame God for allowing them. On this edition, Rebekah Gregory, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing, shares why she doesn't harbor anger over that traumatic event. She explains to Dr. Dobson how her strong faith allowed her to endure the bombing, along with an abusive childhood, and an unhealthy marriage. Listen to what she is doing now to help others with PTSD.
December 17, 2019
On April 15, 2013, terrorists set off bombs at the Boston Marathon, which killed 3 people and brutally injured over 260 more. On this selection from Family Talk’s ‘2019 Best of Broadcast’, Dr. Dobson sits down with one of the survivors, author and speaker, Rebekah Gregory. She shares her horrifying account of that day and the gruesome injuries she sustained, which led to the amputation of her leg. Hear how God spared Rebekah and her son's life that day.
December 16, 2019
Unfortunately, men have become the primary target of ridicule and disdain in this progressive culture. On this edition, Dr. Dobson and co-host, Dr. Tim Clinton, sit down to address this growing trend. They identify ways masculinity is attacked in society and negatively depicted in entertainment. You won't want to miss this important and pertinent discussion.
December 13, 2019
The health of a family unit is rooted in the health of the relationship between husband and wife. On this edition of Family Talk's '2019 Best of Broadcast', Dr. Tim Clinton and clinical psychologist, Dr. David Hawkins, examine the problem of abuse within marriage. The two discuss the initial signs of emotional abuse, the difference between narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and the hope of intervention and healing.
December 12, 2019
Parents have been entrusted to develop a healthy and godly learning environment for their kids. But once their children leave the home, the classroom becomes a dangerous battlefield for their hearts and minds. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson talks with Cathe Laurie, wife of Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship. Cathe shares how a graphic sex-education curriculum in California schools is negatively impacting families state-wide.
December 11, 2019
Progressive ideologies have infiltrated our colleges and universities, warping the minds of our young people. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson examines this assault through his conversation with popular radio host and author, Dennis Prager. The two continue addressing the Leftist agenda, discuss the censorship of PragerU videos, and answer some pertinent questions from the audience.
December 10, 2019
Historically, colleges and universities were places dedicated to open dialogue and a free exchange of ideas. Sadly, intolerance and censorship toward conservatism is on the rise. On this special broadcast, Dr. Dobson talks with popular radio host Dennis Prager about his new documentary No Safe Spaces. Hear how free speech is under attack on campuses across the nation.
December 9, 2019
On this special broadcast, Dr. Tim Clinton sits down with pro-life advocate Abby Johnson and actress Ashley Bratcher. Abby shares how her former position as a Director at Planned Parenthood blinded her to the horrible truth about abortion. Hear about the moment she realized the evil that was happening, and what Abby is doing now with her new feature film.
December 6, 2019
Millions of families who have a loved one with a disability struggle emotionally and financially. It's the obligation of believers to care for these hurting people. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson finishes talking to Doug Mazza, former President of Joni and Friends. Doug talks about his amazing son Ryan, who has been severely handicapped since birth. Listen to what God, and Ryan, have taught the Mazza family through this experience.
December 5, 2019
In 2019, Joni Eareckson Tada commemorated 53 years as a quadriplegic, displaying her reliance on God’s strength. On this program from Family Talk's 2019 Best of Broadcast, is Dr. Dobson's conversation with Doug Mazza, former President of Joni and Friends. Doug describes the excruciating pain and discomfort that Joni deals with on a daily basis. He also shares the lessons he has learned from Joni over the years and highlights her many achievements.
December 4, 2019
The re-establishment of Jerusalem as Israel's capital was one of the most significant decisions in recent history. On this edition, Rabbi Jonathan Cahn shares with Dr. Dobson how the Biblical years of Jubilee predicted this event. He also explains President Trump and the Dead Sea Scrolls involvement in this prophecy and talks about the building aggression towards Christianity.
December 3, 2019
In ancient Israel, the year of Jubilee marked the time of restoring or returning that which was lost. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson continues his deep discussion with Rabbi Jonathan Cahn, author of the book The Oracle. Rabbi Cahn describes how the Jews' return to Israel was put into motion because of Mark Twain, President Harry Truman, and the aftermath of World War II.
December 2, 2019
Is there an observable pattern that connects historical occurrences to current and future events? On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson talks to New York Times best-selling author, Rabbi Jonathan Cahn about his new book, The Oracle. Rabbi Cahn briefly shares his journey to faith in Jesus, then explains the mysteries behind the years of Jubilee.
November 29, 2019
Dr. Dobson once said, "inheritance is something you leave to someone, while a legacy is something you instill in someone." On this broadcast, Dr. Tim Clinton looks at the importance of a godly heritage with author and therapist, Kenny Mauck. The two reflect on their own families' stories and how meaningful Christian lessons were passed down from one generation to the next.
November 28, 2019
From everyone here at Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk, we wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving! On this special broadcast, you will hear a message from author and radio host, Pastor Chuck Swindoll. He examines the importance of giving thanks to God for what He has blessed us with, even when we don't feel like it.
November 27, 2019
A young woman's worth and self-esteem are common targets in society's war against purity. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson discusses this pertinent topic with his daughter Danae, author of the book Let's Talk. She draws attention to the vulgarity and lewdness of the film and entertainment industry, and advises parents on how to protect their teen daughters during this fragile developmental stage.
November 26, 2019
Are you nervous or cautious when talking about Jesus? Do you struggle to find the right words to say? On this classic edition, Dr. Dobson concludes his discussion on evangelism with Barry Meguiar, founder of Revival Outside the Walls. Barry explains a Christian's duty to share their faith and how his organization is equipping more timid believers.
November 25, 2019
Fewer and fewer Christians are making a conscious effort to share their faith with nonbelievers. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson talks to Barry Meguiar, founder of Revival Outside the Walls, about a Christian's attitude toward evangelism. The two discuss Barry's near-death experience which provoked him to boldly share the love of Christ with others.
November 22, 2019
Young people today have developed an unhealthy attitude of discontentment and desiring 'more' of everything. On this edition, Dr. Dobson and former co-host, Luanne Crane, conclude their discussion on this issue with author Jill Savage. Jill shares practical tips for parents on ways to wisely plan vacations, buy Christmas presents, and limit the intrusion of technology. Discover what moms and dads can do to properly address their children's needs.
November 21, 2019
Is your family striving for material successes rather than focusing on things that truly matter? On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson and former co-host, Luanne Crane, consider this question with popular author, Jill Savage. Jill describes the stressful weight many parents carry because of packed schedules or financial situations. She also unpacks how families can experience true satisfaction and happiness while living with less.
November 20, 2019
Over the last 2 decades, children, especially girls, have been taught less and less about the importance of manners and civility. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson will read a chapter from his popular book, Bringing Up Girls. He highlights the rise in crude obscenity in culture, which minimizes morality and general etiquette. Parents play a key role in showing young girls the value of being godly women.
November 19, 2019
The 21st-century church is experiencing a crisis of young people rejecting the godly foundation upon which they were raised. Through this edition, best-selling author and apologist, Lee Strobel, will address this generation's lack of biblical heritage. He looks at why so many millennials are skeptical about faith and how the church can educate young people to defend their beliefs.
November 18, 2019
So often, believers accentuate their shortcomings and overlook God's potential in their lives. On this broadcast, Dr. Tim Clinton sits down with speaker and best-selling author, Sheila Walsh. She opens up about her painful past which included an abusive father, feelings of worthlessness, and a mental breakdown.
November 15, 2019
Psalm 90:12 says, "Teach us to number our days." On this classic edition, Dr. Dobson concludes his conversation with author John Maxwell and cardiologist Dr. John Cage. They discuss what it means to live life to the fullest and not take one's gifts and opportunities for granted. John Maxwell and Dr. Cage also stress the importance of taking complete care of one's body, and finding true accountability.
November 14, 2019
Have you ever had something so astonishing happen to you that could only be explained by Divine intervention? On this classic broadcast, Dr. Dobson talks with best-selling author and speaker John Maxwell, and noted cardiologist Dr. John Cage. John Maxwell recounts his nearly fatal heart attack, while Dr. Cage explains how God used him to save John's life.
November 13, 2019
Colorado cake maker, Jack Phillips, made national headlines in 2012, when he was mercilessly ridiculed for refusing to design a cake for a same-sex wedding. On this broadcast, he and his attorney, Jim Campbell, sit down with Dr. Dobson in the Family Talk studios to review Jack's ongoing fight for religious expression. Jim unpacks why this is a freedom of speech case, not discrimination; while Jack shares how his faith influences his cake designs.
November 12, 2019
On this special broadcast, Dr. Dobson concludes his recent conversation with former Alaska governor and Vice Presidential nominee, Sarah Palin. She continues talking about her close-knit family and the struggles each of her kids have endured. Sarah also, for the first time, openly addresses her marital problems after her husband Todd filed for divorce.
November 11, 2019
Many Christian leaders and those in places of influence abandon their godly character when pressured by this society. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson interviews former Alaska governor and Vice Presidential nominee, Sarah Palin. She explains how she's maintained her faith in the political spotlight and emphasizes the importance of her family.
November 8, 2019
Are you looking for ways to spice up your marriage? Then try feeding the ducks! If this isn't the advice you were expecting, listen to the conclusion of Dr. Dobson's interview with Bill and Pam Farrel, the authors of the book Red-Hot Monogamy. Find out how you can rev up your love life by taking a simple stroll through the park.
November 7, 2019
Is the flame of romance in your marriage more like a roaring fire or a flicker that's about to fan out? On this broadcast, guests Bill and Pam Farrel, authors of the book Red-Hot Monogamy, get real about the idea of intimacy in marriage. For starters, they'll explain why leaving love notes for your spouse isn't just child's play.
November 6, 2019
Former First Lady Abigail Adams once said, "Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence." On this broadcast, you will hear the conclusion to Dr. Dobson's classic interview with author and speaker, Cynthia Tobias. She fields various audience questions about homeschooling vs. public schools, instilling proper motivation, and the church's responsibility in educating children.
November 5, 2019
Does your child struggle in school? Is the 'one size fits all' approach not working for your son or daughter? On this classic broadcast, author and speaker Cynthia Tobias talks to Dr. Dobson about the various learning methods. She explains to teachers and parents how to understand a child's specific educational needs and motivations.
November 4, 2019
The prophet Daniel was a prime example of properly engaging the surrounding culture without compromising one's beliefs. On this broadcast, Dr. Tim Clinton discusses this concept with best-selling author and radio personality, Eric Metaxas. Eric points to the rampant immorality that exists in politics and on social media. He and Dr. Clinton urge Christians to be active in this darkening society.
November 1, 2019
What should churches do to protect themselves in this increasingly violent and hostile culture? On this edition, Dr. Dobson welcomes back national church-security spokesman, Carl Chinn to the Family Talk studios. He briefly talks about the mission for his organization, Faith Based Security Network, and shares sobering data around church shootings.
October 31, 2019
In the last 20 years, there have been numerous, vicious attacks on churches around the globe. Innocent believers have been senselessly murdered because of one person's hatred toward religion. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson addresses this evil with national church-security spokesman, Carl Chinn. Carl describes his background and passion for providing places of worship with practical safety measures.
October 30, 2019
During the peak of his successful baseball career, Darryl Strawberry had a deeply broken personal life. On this broadcast, he sits down with Dr. Tim Clinton to discuss how God radically and profoundly transformed his life. Darryl explains his call to ministry and evangelism, and shares his heart for hurting people who have experienced similar waywardness.
October 29, 2019
Philippians 4 reminds us that God's incredible peace comforts us when we are overwhelmed by our circumstances. On this broadcast, Pastor Greg Laurie concludes his salvation message from the 2019 Harvest SoCal event. He talks about the faithfulness of God in his own life and unpacks why our own goodness will not save our souls.
October 28, 2019
What does the Bible say about worry? Pastor Greg Laurie tackles this tough subject through his message at the 2019 Harvest SoCal outreach. He explains the universal problem of anxiousness, but explains God's remedy for our fears and feelings of hopelessness.
October 25, 2019
Since 2017, over 4000 Christians have been murdered for their faith, with another 2600 falsely imprisoned. On this broadcast, Dr. Tim Clinton sits down with Pastor Andrew and Norine Brunson, who experienced fierce persecution in Turkey. The Brunsons discuss Andrew’s 2-year prison sentence, how he was rescued by the American government, and what he learned through this adversity.
October 24, 2019
Nothing more effectively eats away at a person's heart or family unity, more than jealousy. This classic broadcast features the remainder of Dr. Dobson's interview with Dr. R.T. Kendall. Dr. Kendall opens up about a time when he was stricken with jealousy, then identifies various Bible characters who struggled with this sin.
October 23, 2019
Have you ever been jealous of someone else? What can we learn from the Bible on this issue? On this classic edition, Dr. Dobson talks about this tough subject with best-selling author and theologian, Dr. R.T. Kendall. He explains the origins of these envious feelings and examines the way King Saul's relationship with God was destroyed by jealousy. Hear what we can do to combat this sinful emotion.
October 22, 2019
A lot of marriages encounter difficulties when spouses don't honor each other or understand their specific strengths and weaknesses. On this broadcast, the late marriage and family expert, Gary Smalley, examines a husband's duty to value his wife. He unpacks the key physical and emotional differences between males and females and the ways the sexes balance one another out.
October 21, 2019
Psalm 82 reminds us to 'Defend the weak and the fatherless and uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.' On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson welcomes Sarah Vienna, founder of Firm Foundations Romania, to the Family Talk studios. She explains why she started her organization and what they are doing to care for the destitute people of Romania. Sarah also voices her pro-life values by singing her new song for Dr. Dobson, "I'm Alive."
October 18, 2019
With the busyness of life, many Christians neglect their relationship with God. On this broadcast, author and speaker Marilyn Hontz addresses our daily need to spend time in God's Word and commune with Him. She reminds us that our Heavenly Father wants to have a personal relationship with us, in order to better guide and direct our lives.
October 17, 2019
Matthew 5 commands us to let our light shine before men, in order to glorify our Heavenly Father. This classic edition features the conclusion to Dr. Dobson's interview with the late Chuck Colson. Chuck talks about his book The Body and highlights the church's role to be a beacon of truth in this morally failing society. Hear what Christians can do to better engage culture.
October 16, 2019
The late Chuck Colson was a key figure in the notorious Watergate Scandal. After being sent to prison for related crimes, his 'tough guy' persona was softened due to a radical encounter with Jesus. On this classic broadcast, you'll hear Dr. Dobson's conversation with Chuck Colson. He describes the ways in which God has used his life since Watergate to minister to those incarcerated.
October 15, 2019
Despite being horribly treated by his brothers, Joseph forgave them saying, 'You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good.' On this edition, Dr. Dobson finishes his discussion with comedian, Dr. Dennis Swanberg. They each explain the way secret sin or past pain has profoundly hurt their families. Dr. Swanberg also emphasizes the importance of confession and confiding in others.
October 14, 2019
The lingering memories of our past mistakes or a painful trauma can keep us from fully experiencing God's redemption. On this edition, Dr. Dobson sits down with comedian Dr. Dennis Swanberg to discuss his new book No More Secrets. Dr. Swanberg opens up about his son's battle with alcoholism and explains why parents shouldn't feel guilty for a child's waywardness.
October 11, 2019
On this edition, Dr. Dobson concludes his interview with Dr. David Jeremiah, pastor at Shadow Mountain Community Church. Dr. Jeremiah talks about the emotional and spiritual low points in his battle with cancer, and refutes the delusional belief that Christian's won't experience suffering. Hear why we must rely on God's strength when hardship comes.
October 10, 2019
It's been said that everyone is either coming out of hardship, in the midst of a struggle, or about to experience difficulty. On this classic broadcast, Dr. Dobson sits down with his good friend, prominent pastor and author, Dr. David Jeremiah. He discusses his battle with cancer and why he believes God allows suffering in all of our lives.
October 9, 2019
According to research from Enough is Enough, America is the top consumer of pornography with 4 in 10 people believing these images are morally acceptable. On this edition, Dr. Dobson concludes his interview with author Nancy Blake. She reveals why she initially blamed herself for her first husband’s addiction to pornography and how she depended on God through this betrayal. Nancy also talks about getting remarried and the healing that she continues to experience.
October 8, 2019
Pornography is an evil that warps the minds of many young people, with an addiction stronger than most drugs. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson welcomes author Nancy Blake to the Family Talk studios. She opens up about her first husband's struggles with pornography, which eventually destroyed their marriage. Hear how she recovered from this heartbreak and what she is doing to help other women in similar circumstances.
October 7, 2019
Many kids in the 21st century have an unhealthy attitude of entitlement which is often perpetuated by their parents. On this edition, author and parenting blogger Kay Wills Wyma, talks to Dr. Dobson about this subject through her book Cleaning House. She examines the damaging effects of 'helicopter parenting' while providing practical advice to parents on how to ready their children for the real world.
October 4, 2019
In 1 Kings, King Solomon charged the Israelites to be 'wholly devoted to the Lord.' On this classic broadcast, retired LAPD officer Bob Vernon talks about the importance of maintaining our Christian walk. He highlights 3 prayers we must constantly say in order to rid ourselves of sin and remain faithful to God.
October 3, 2019
Researchers have found that nearly 1 in 4 women are victims of abuse from their supposed loving partner. On this edition, Dr. Tim Clinton continues his conversation about domestic violence with licensed psychotherapist, Dr. Barry Lord. He describes an abused woman's feelings of imprisonment and why she keeps this abuse secret from everyone. Hear what the church can do to help those in violent situations at home.
October 2, 2019
For nearly 40 years, October has been observed as Domestic Violence Awareness month. On this broadcast, Dr. Tim Clinton talks to licensed psychotherapist Dr. Barry Lord, about this growing problem of abuse. Dr. Lord shares shocking statistics on this pervasive issue and why protecting victims is paramount. The two also explain how spousal abuse breaks the bond of trust in a marriage.
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