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English, Personal/Lifestyle/Family, 1 season, 421 episodes, 13 hours, 33 minutes
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Focus on the Family is a half-hour daily dose of encouragement and advice for the family with keys to stronger marriages, effective parenting, deeper relationships and a more satisfying lifestyle. Focus on the Family has become one of today's most recognized Christian radio programmes.
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Blending Two Lives into One Flesh

When a man and woman get married, blending their two lives can often feel like a tornado! We’ll learn about the “merge of marriage” and why couples need to have a lot of patience, grace, and commitment, while avoiding blame and despair.
4/22/202425 minutes, 46 seconds
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Serving God in Our Culture

Most people don’t work for a church or ministry…so how can you glorify God through your work? Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae shares his passion for helping people glorify God in everything they do.
4/21/202425 minutes, 48 seconds
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Enjoying Marriage at Any Age

For a good time, call HOME! Pastor Ted Cunningham encourages couples to make a deliberate effort to have fun together, and to enjoy each day as husband and wife. Laugh along and be encouraged, as Ted shares stories from his own marriage.
4/18/202426 minutes, 20 seconds
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Instilling Character into the Heart of Your Children - (Part 2 of 2)

You want your children to do good in the world, serve others, and love the Lord, but that desire needs to be instilled. Dr. Kathy Koch examines the importance of character in your child’s life and ways you can nurture and develop it.
4/17/202426 minutes
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Instilling Character into the Heart of Your Children - (Part 1 of 2)

You want your children to do good in the world, serve others, and love the Lord, but that desire needs to be instilled. Dr. Kathy Koch examines the importance of character in your child’s life and ways you can nurture and develop it. She’ll reveal your child’s core needs and some solid strategies for teaching character.
4/16/202425 minutes, 36 seconds
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Getting a Handle on Your Screen Time

The average American spends about NINE hours a day on screens, and many find that to be normal. David Murrow can relate. He shares from his personal experience and forty years in the TV business about the negative effects from overuse of technology.
4/15/202425 minutes, 51 seconds
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Finding Contentment and Happiness as a Wife

Your marriage should radiate joy, but responsibility and routine often get in the way. Arlene Pellicane offers hope and encouragement as you seek happiness in your marriage. In this fun-filled conversation, you’ll hear how to become a happy wife by focusing on God instead of your problems and being purposeful in your marriage.
4/14/202425 minutes, 31 seconds
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Making Your Marriage a Picture of the Gospel - (Part 2 of 2)

Rather than fight with your spouse, you need to fight for your marriage! Pastor D.A. and Elicia Horton describe how they’ve worked through financial challenges, ways to navigate conflict, and the value of spiritual discipleship.
4/11/202426 minutes, 16 seconds
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Making Your Marriage a Picture of the Gospel - (Part 1 of 2)

They got into a six-hour screaming match two months before their wedding! Pastor D.A. and Elicia Horton had a lot of emotional baggage, but through commitment and believing in God’s Word, their constant conflict began to transform into something beautiful.
4/10/202426 minutes, 26 seconds
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Laying Your Life on the Line for Christ - (Part 2 of 2)

Virginia Prodan tells her powerful story of courageously leading her would-be assassin to Christ behind the Iron Curtain. For defending Christians in court, Virginia was kidnapped, beaten, and had her life threatened on several occasions. She’ll inspire you to fearlessly stand for truth, no matter the cost.
4/9/202425 minutes, 41 seconds
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Laying Your Life on the Line for Christ - (Part 1 of 2)

Virginia Prodan tells her powerful story of courageously leading her would-be assassin to Christ behind the Iron Curtain. For defending Christians in court, Virginia was kidnapped, beaten, and had her life threatened on several occasions. She’ll inspire you to fearlessly stand for truth, no matter the cost.
4/8/202425 minutes, 55 seconds
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Balancing Bonding and Boundaries as a Parent

If you could start all over as a parent, what would you do differently? Jonathan McKee helps younger parents learn from his parenting “flubs.” He’ll give you some great strategies to be an intentional parent, bond with your child, and successfully raise him or her into adulthood.
4/7/202425 minutes, 49 seconds
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Fuelling Motherhood Through Spiritual Discipline

Being a mom takes strength—strength that can only come from God. A mother of seven, Heidi St. John, explains why you as a mom need to place your confidence in God, and why it’s best to press into His love, grace, and mercy. With relatable stories, practical tips, and inspiring encouragement, you’ll be motivated to connect with God every day.
4/4/202425 minutes, 54 seconds
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Living Well After Middle Age - (Part 2 of 2)

If you’re dragging around on auto-pilot, just “going through the motions, Author-and-comedian, Ken Davis, talks about his secret struggle with depression and weight gain, and what finally inspired him to turn his life around.
4/3/202426 minutes, 4 seconds
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Living Well After Middle Age - (Part 1 of 2)

You may think that as you get older, you get wiser, but comedian Ken Davis says…he just gets weirder! Ken will encourage you to beat the middle-age blues, by living life to the fullest.
4/2/202425 minutes, 29 seconds
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Becoming a Full-time, Verbal, Visible Follower of Christ

What grabs your attention? Is it social media, TV, or a favourite book? Dr. Tony Evans brings a challenging reminder that Jesus expects us to focus on what He is doing in the lives of people around us.
4/1/202425 minutes, 44 seconds
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Encouraging Your Kids to Discuss Their Feelings

We all want our children to succeed in Life. Dr. Joshua Straub will explain how helping your child to understand and express their feelings can dramatically improve their lives in areas like school performance, relationships, and personal health.
3/31/202425 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Beautiful Impact of Loving Your Neighbour

Thoughtful acts of kindness can leave an impression for a lifetime…and they can also introduce us or someone else to Christ. Pat Linnell explains how serving and loving others is not a small thing in God’s kingdom.
3/28/202426 minutes, 10 seconds
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Loving and Leading Your Strong Woman (Part 2 of 2)

A woman’s strength can tear down her man…or build him up. Kimberly and LeRoy Wagner share how Kim’s fierceness nearly destroyed their marriage, until God led them through a healing journey. Today, the Wagners offer fresh insight, hope, and heart to couples who may be struggling.
3/27/202425 minutes, 53 seconds
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Loving and Leading Your Strong Woman (Part 1 of 2)

LeRoy and Kimberly Wagner felt they were trapped in a loveless marriage. Between Kim’s strong nature and LeRoy’s passive reactions, their relationship was failing…until God turned it all around.
3/26/202426 minutes, 22 seconds
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Reclaiming Your Identity in the Father’s Love (Part 2 of 2)

When he told a trusted Christian man about his deepest, darkest pain, Dennis Jernigan was shocked by the response. Singer-songwriter continues sharing how he left his sexual sin behind and embraced the hope of Christ because of a trusted friend who walked with him through his journey.
3/25/202425 minutes, 19 seconds
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Reclaiming Your Identity in the Father’s Love (Part 1 of 2)

He grew up in a small Oklahoma town, but started questioning his identity at a young age. Singer-songwriter Dennis Jernigan shares how music and a praying grandmother helped him to weather a decade of bullies and insults because of his sexual struggles.
3/24/202425 minutes, 23 seconds
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Letting Go of Offenses

Let’s face it. It’s easy to be offended by someone, while driving at work, or at home. But Brant Hansen has another idea. Brant says you really don’t have the right to be angry at others, because of what Jesus did for you. He shares about the importance of humbling yourself and forgiving others, just as God has forgiven you.
3/21/202425 minutes, 41 seconds
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Setting Boundaries in Your Most Difficult Relationships (Part 2 of 2)

Relationships can be rewarding, but sometimes challenges pop up. Lysa TerKeurst reflects on how she placed boundaries in her marriage and with friends. She offers insight, biblical wisdom, and encouragement for establishing boundaries with others to improve the quality and health of your relationships.
3/20/202425 minutes, 55 seconds
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Setting Boundaries in Your Most Difficult Relationships (Part 1 of 2)

Relationships can be rewarding, but sometimes challenges pop up. Lysa TerKeurst reflects on how she placed boundaries in her marriage and with friends. She offers insight, biblical wisdom, and encouragement for establishing boundaries with others to improve the quality and health of your relationships.
3/19/202425 minutes, 47 seconds
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If You Want a Great Marriage, Do This (Part 2 of 2)

Great marriages don’t happen by accident — it’s often the little things that matter most. Hear why honesty and vulnerability, keeping short accounts, spending time together, and a shared vision are essential!
3/18/202425 minutes, 53 seconds
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If You Want a Great Marriage, Do This (Part 1 of 2)

Great marriages don’t happen by accident — it’s often the little things that matter most. Hear why honesty and vulnerability, keeping short accounts, spending time together, and a shared vision are essential!
3/17/202425 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Negative Effects of Technology on the Family (Part 2 of 2)

Is digital technology causing havoc in your family? Author Brad Huddleston explores the negative impact of technology on families and compares its effects to narcotic addiction.
3/14/202426 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Negative Effects of Technology on the Family (Part 1 of 2)

Is digital technology causing havoc in your family? Author Brad Huddleston explores the negative impact of technology on families and compares its effects to narcotic addiction.
3/13/202425 minutes, 54 seconds
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Forgiving Others, Freeing the Soul (Part 2 of 2)

Forgiving others in a meaningful way is a very difficult thing to do, but without it, resentment and vengeance will poison the soul. Dr. Tim Keller unpacks stories and shares Scripture to help you forgive those who’ve wronged you, as you gain a better understanding of all that Christ has forgiven you.
3/12/202426 minutes, 20 seconds
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Forgiving Others, Freeing the Soul (Part 1 of 2)

Forgiving others in a meaningful way is a very difficult thing to do, but without it, resentment and vengeance will poison the soul. Dr. Tim Keller unpacks stories and shares Scripture to help you forgive those who’ve wronged you, as you gain a better understanding of all that Christ has forgiven you.
3/11/202426 minutes, 45 seconds
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Simplifying Life, Living More Fully

More is not always better, and stuff does not lead to happiness. An intriguing story of one family’s journey to minimalize their possessions and maximize their lives. You’ll learn practical ideas on how to get started decluttering, and the importance of generosity.
3/10/202425 minutes, 33 seconds
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Thinking Your Way to a Better Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Sometimes, all it takes to build a great marriage is a change in your perspective! Learn how your thoughts towards your spouse affect your relationship, how you can create a win-win environment, how to make physical intimacy a vibrant part of your marriage, and about the importance of building a friendship with your spouse.
3/7/202425 minutes, 39 seconds
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Thinking Your Way to a Better Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

How you think about your spouse greatly affects your marital satisfaction. Practical ways you can look for the good in your spouse, how you can work through differences and challenges, and how to create a win-win environment.
3/6/202425 minutes, 58 seconds
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Living for an Audience of One (Part 2 of 2)

Karen had a wakeup call when she realized she was locked in the prison of people-pleasing. Karen describes how pleasing others can get in the way of serving God.
3/5/202426 minutes, 1 second
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Living for an Audience of One (Part 1 of 2)

Karen Ehman had a wakeup call when she realized she was locked in the prison of people-pleasing. Karen describes how pleasing others can get in the way of serving God.
3/4/202426 minutes, 40 seconds
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How to Keep Your Emotions in Check

It’s too easy to let emotions get the best of us…maybe even control us! Deborah Pegues offers the tools you need to keep those emotions in check so your relationships can remain healthy.
3/3/202425 minutes, 35 seconds
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Having a Kingdom Mindset in Our Walk with God ( Part 2 of 2 )

When you understand the true value of eternity, you spend more time searching and longing for it. Dr. Tony Evans will challenge you to seek God’s kingdom in every aspect of life. He’ll encourage you to be a kingdom citizen to reach a lost culture with the ultimate hope in Christ.
2/29/202425 minutes, 59 seconds
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Having a Kingdom Mindset in Our Walk with God ( Part 1 of 2 )

When you understand the true value of eternity, you spend more time searching and longing for it. Dr. Tony Evans will challenge you to seek God’s kingdom in every aspect of life. He’ll encourage you to be a kingdom citizen to reach a lost culture with the ultimate hope in Christ.
2/28/202426 minutes, 18 seconds
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Getting Real with God and Finding Salvation for My Family

Who’s really in control of your life? Is it you, or is it God? Author Sharon Jaynes shares her personal testimony, including her parents’ turbulent relationship. You’ll be amazed by the miracles she witnessed, once she got out of the way and let the Lord heal her parents’ marriage.
2/27/202425 minutes, 31 seconds
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Coaching Your Kids Through the Teen Years

The teen years can be turbulent, but if you’re intentional, you can help your child’s transition into adulthood go a bit more smoothly. On the next “Focus on the Family,” Dr. Gary Chapman explains how teens are developing the ability to think logically and process anger. He also offers some pointers on teaching them how to apologise and forgive.
2/26/202426 minutes, 51 seconds
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Creating a No Regrets Marriage

Romantic feelings will come and go, but how can you maintain love and commitment with your spouse for a lifetime? We’ll examine the spiritual battleground of marriage — and how godly mentors can help keep your passion strong!
2/25/202425 minutes, 47 seconds
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Sharing Wisdom with the Next Generation ( Part 2 of 2 )

Carpe Diem! Seize the day! Rob Parsons shares more conversations he’s planning for his grandchildren, with important “life lessons” on chasing your dreams, encouraging others in their goals, and living in the present.
2/22/202425 minutes, 47 seconds
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Sharing Wisdom with the Next Generation ( Part 1 of 2 )

We all need wise counsel, Rob Parsons shares a series of conversations he’s planning for his grandchildren. He’ll offer important “life lessons” on dealing with difficult people, how to nurture good friendships, and how to make a marriage last.
2/21/202426 minutes, 7 seconds
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Helping Your Loved One Find Freedom from Addiction

When addiction steps in, your family may be turned upside down. Pastor Victor Torres shares his dramatic story of growing up as a gang member and a heroin addict and how God changed his life. He’ll identify some signs of substance abuse and offer first steps toward hope and healing for your addicted loved one.
2/20/202426 minutes, 4 seconds
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Finding Fun Ways to Praise God as a Family

The best way to raise godly children who will love the Lord is to start early! We’ll explore the importance of “imprinting” the gospel on young children, as soon as possible - and creative ways you can worship together as a family!
2/19/202426 minutes, 15 seconds
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From The Heart

The everyday Christian life holds joys, challenges, doubts, and fears. Rob Parsons shares with hope and encouragement about some of the things that matter most.
2/18/202426 minutes, 24 seconds
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Showing Your Child Their True Worth

One of the best things you can offer your child is a sense of humanity and worth. Peter Mutabazi shares his journey from growing up on the streets in Uganda to becoming a single foster dad. It’s an inspiring conversation about the power of God’s love and faithfulness.
2/15/202426 minutes, 15 seconds
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Inviting God into Your Dating Relationship (Part 2 of 2)

When you first enter the realm of dating, it can be an exciting, growing experience, but it can also come with its own challenges and risks. Debra Fileta describes how to have a healthy relationship while keeping your identity in Christ.
2/14/202426 minutes, 3 seconds
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Inviting God into Your Dating Relationship (Part 1 of 2)

When you first enter the realm of dating, it can be an exciting, growing experience, but it can also come with its own challenges and risks. Debra Fileta describes how to have a healthy relationship while keeping your identity in Christ.
2/13/202425 minutes, 28 seconds
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Nurturing Your Child’s Personality (Part 2 of 2)

Is your child the life of the party, or more serene? A determined leader? A perfectionist? Learn about the four main personality types of children, how God has uniquely designed you to be the exact parent your child needs, and how you can help shape the spiritual character of your child.
2/12/202425 minutes, 58 seconds
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Nurturing Your Child’s Personality (Part 1 of 2)

God has uniquely designed your child. Learn about the four main personality types of children, and how you can better nurture, communicate and discipline your child based on their personality. You’ll also learn what to do when you have a personality clash with your child.
2/11/202426 minutes, 38 seconds
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Clearing Out Your Space and Schedule (Part 2 of 2)

When we have a lot of clutter in our lives, we may not have much time or energy for the people in our lives! Courtney Ellis recommends downsizing your schedule - and stuff - so you can focus on hospitality and connecting with the Lord!
2/8/202426 minutes
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Clearing Out Your Space and Schedule (Past 1 of 2)

Sometimes our lives have too much … stuff! Courtney Ellis describes feeling overwhelmed by her calendar, technology, and all the clutter in her home — so much so that she was having trouble hearing from the Lord! Discover how you can simplify and reprioritise.
2/7/202425 minutes, 47 seconds
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Making Time for What Matters Most

Every busy mom feels like there’s not enough time in the day — but what if you’re pursuing the wrong priorities? Crystal Paine describes how women can be better organized and more time-efficient — so you can prioritize your family and faith!
2/6/202426 minutes, 30 seconds
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Helping Kids See God’s Glory in Nature

Eryn Lynum shares the value of appreciating God’s creation as a spiritual practice, encouraging you to take your kids into the great outdoors. Eryn shares about the benefits of slowing down to observe creation and discover lessons about God’s power and truth.
2/5/202426 minutes, 19 seconds
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Being an Intentional Grandparent to Teens

Being a grandparent is a unique gift—especially when your grandkids are in their teen years. Grandfather of four Mark Gregston, encourages you to be intentional in the lives of your teen grandchildren. Through storytelling, humor, time, and love, you can be a special influence and build a legacy of hope in your family.
2/4/202425 minutes, 16 seconds
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Showing Unconditional Love to Your Children

Raised by a single mother, Dr. John Trent didn’t receive a blessing from his father. John and his daughter, Kari, will share about the importance of intentionally blessing your children with unconditional love. Kari also shares about how she ran back to her father’s loving arms after a prodigal experience.
2/1/202426 minutes, 22 seconds
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Simple Steps to Improve Your Marriage

A strong and healthy marriage is the result of many simple decisions to love your spouse. Matt and Lisa Jacobson describe everyday gestures that can transform your marriage. You’ll hear some fun, fresh ideas for connecting as a couple.
1/31/202426 minutes, 39 seconds
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Praying Scripture Over Your Child’s Life (Part 2 of 2)

Jodie Berndt loves to pray for her children. She’ll help you pray for your kids – for their salvation, for wisdom, self-discipline, purpose, and their future. She offers practical encouragement for incorporating Scripture while preparing your children for life in Christ.
1/30/202425 minutes, 49 seconds
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Praying Scripture Over Your Child’s Life (Part 1 of 2)

Jodie Berndt loves to pray for her children. She’ll help you pray for your kids – for their salvation, for wisdom, self-discipline, purpose, and their future. She offers practical encouragement for incorporating Scripture while preparing your children for life in Christ.
1/29/202425 minutes, 59 seconds
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Sudden Cardiac Arrest: A Survivor’s Story

Life is precious….and it can be gone in an instant! You’ll hear how one woman miraculously survived a sudden cardiac arrest, and what the Lord taught her through that experience.
1/28/202425 minutes, 53 seconds
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Teaching Boys to Respect Women

Our culture is facing a crisis—a lack of respect—for others and for ourselves. Dave Willis, a dad of four boys, identifies blind spots that lead to disrespect, and challenges you to examine your heart to become a solid model for your children.
1/25/202425 minutes, 41 seconds
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What Your Kids Need Most to Grow Up Well (Part 2 of 2)

Explore more traits that can help you be a better parent! Children need to be assured of your steadfast love, have sufficient boundaries, and learn the power of grace, forgiveness and gratitude.
1/24/202425 minutes, 43 seconds
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What Your Kids Need Most to Grow Up Well (Part 1 of 2)

There’s no formula for perfect parenting but there are more effective ways to raise children! The power of adaptability in your parenting, modelling respect for your kids, and being more intentional about the growth and direction of your family.
1/23/202425 minutes, 43 seconds
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Choosing the Right Attitude

The old saying goes, “Attitude is everything!” and it’s true! Deborah Pegues explains how positive thinking is biblical thinking. You’ll learn ways to embrace God’s promises and focus on His divine perspective. Making these positive choices will help you develop a stronger, more resilient attitude.
1/22/202425 minutes, 55 seconds
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Connecting with Your Busy Spouse

When you lead a busy life, your marriage can pay the price. Mark and Susan Merrill share how they worked through high expectations and learned to love each other unconditionally. They offer fun and creative ways to connect with your spouse, including flirting with your husband, handling loneliness, and developing better intimacy and trust.
1/21/202426 minutes, 29 seconds
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Sharing Your Faith with Grace and Purpose

You can confidently share your faith—maybe you just need to learn some new loving ways to do that! Greg Koukl outlines specific methods for engaging in faith-building conversations with others.
1/18/202425 minutes, 21 seconds
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Sharing Responsibilities for Household Chores

Housework. It seems to never end. Sheila Gregoire will help you reduce the unnecessary pressure to have an immaculate home, and discover practical ways to get the whole family to pitch in with household chores.
1/17/202426 minutes, 7 seconds
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Filling Your Marriage with Joy

You’ve been married for a number of years, and you’re starting to feel distant from your spouse. You’re experiencing a joy-gap! Dr. Marcus Warner and Chris Coursey explain the brain science behind joy and offer easy, practical ways you can increase joy in your marriage by playing together and nurturing a rhythm of rest.
1/16/202426 minutes, 1 second
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Helping Your Child Succeed at School (Part 2 of 2)

Are you baffled by how difficult it can be to educate your children? It may be that you don't understand their learning styles. Jim Daly welcomes author Cynthia Tobias who explains how parents can discover and adapt to their children's learning styles so that they can succeed in school and in life.
1/15/202426 minutes, 2 seconds
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Helping Your Child Succeed at School (Part 1 of 2)

Are you baffled by how difficult it can be to educate your children? It may be that you don't understand their learning styles. Jim Daly welcomes author Cynthia Tobias who explains how parents can discover and adapt to their children's learning styles so that they can succeed in school and in life.
1/14/202425 minutes, 53 seconds
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Redeeming Life, Finding Forgiveness (Part 2 of 2)

As a baby in the womb, at thirty weeks old, Melissa Ohden survived a saline abortion. Melissa will share about finding and building relationships with her biological mother and other family members, and the power of love and forgiveness.
1/11/202426 minutes, 1 second
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Redeeming Life, Finding Forgiveness (Part 1 of 2)

As a baby in the womb, at thirty weeks old, Melissa Ohden survived a saline abortion. Melissa will share about finding and building relationships with her biological mother and other family members, and the power of love and forgiveness.
1/10/202425 minutes, 22 seconds
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Becoming Messengers for Life (Part 2 of 2)

Joni Eareckson Tada returns describing how committed Christian friends saved her from despair after her tragic accident, and how everyday she trusts God with her disability.
1/9/202425 minutes, 22 seconds
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Becoming Messengers for Life (Part 1 of 2)

Joni Eareckson Tada shares a powerful pro-life message about protecting pre-born babies, the elderly, and those with special needs. Be inspired to stand up for all human life, designed in the image of God.
1/8/202425 minutes, 8 seconds
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Staying Together When Tragedy Strikes Your Marriage

Katherine nearly died, but Jay remained by her side during the next two years of recovery. The dramatic story of a young couple who survived a stroke, kept their marriage strong, and now offer hope to others!
1/7/202425 minutes, 51 seconds
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Knowing Our Weaknesses, Finding God’s Strength

Do you tend to be a rule-follower, or a rule-breaker? Trisha Davis will share how her tendency to follow the rules, and her husband’s more rebellious nature, set them up for disaster when their marriage was tested by infidelity.
1/4/202425 minutes, 56 seconds
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Raising Boys to Become Good Young Men (Part 2 of 2)

Paediatrician Dr. Meg Meeker offers encouragement to mothers for raising godly sons. Dr. Meeker addresses the natural conflict and distancing that will occur between mother and son as he matures, and she admonishes moms not to be overprotective, or to find their identity in their children.
1/3/202426 minutes, 10 seconds
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Raising Boys to Become Good Young Men (Part 1 of 2)

Paediatrician Dr. Meg Meeker offers encouragement to mothers for raising godly sons. Dr. Meeker addresses the natural conflict and distancing that will occur between mother and son as he matures, and she admonishes moms not to be overprotective, or to find their identity in their children.
1/2/202426 minutes, 21 seconds
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Rising Above the Labels that Bind You

Esther Fleece Allen shares about discovering your new name in Christ and moving past the false labels that Satan and others may try to saddle you with. You’ll hear about a broken family relationship in her life as a young woman—and how she discovered her true identity in Christ.
1/1/202425 minutes, 46 seconds
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Shouting the Worth of Every Person

Heather Avis knows what it’s like to step outside of her comfort zone. Heather shares about adopting three children—two with Down syndrome and one of a different ethnicity. She’ll encourage you to make room for people who are often overlooked—and see their incredible God-given worth.
12/31/202326 minutes, 4 seconds
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Simple Habits to Embrace in Your Marriage

The wear and tear of everyday life can really take a toll on your marriage. Dr. Randy Schroeder will offer tips for a marriage tune-up and share practical steps to help you build a closer relationship.
12/28/202324 minutes, 15 seconds
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How to Speak Your Child’s Love Language (Part 2 of 2)

Your child’s primary “love language” is either physical touch, words of affirmation, quality time, gifts, or acts of service. Dr. Gary Chapman helps you better understand how to keep your son’s or daughter’s “love tank” filled, to strengthen your relationship with your children.
12/27/202324 minutes, 12 seconds
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How to Speak Your Child’s Love Language (Part 1 of 2)

Your child’s primary “love language” is either physical touch, words of affirmation, quality time, gifts, or acts of service. Dr. Gary Chapman helps you better understand how to keep your son’s or daughter’s “love tank” filled, to strengthen your relationship with your children.
12/26/202324 minutes, 8 seconds
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Women Who Welcomed the Birth of Jesus

Bible teacher Liz Curtis Higgs offers a fresh look at two women of the Bible who were unexpectedly pregnant – Mary the mother of Jesus, and Elizabeth the mother of John the Baptist. Their stories will encourage you to trust God, even in impossible situations.
12/25/202324 minutes, 34 seconds
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Coming Together As A Community At Christmas

Listen in as we present a dramatic reading of a charming, inspirational story titled "When Christmas Came to Thorn Creek Bridge," a fictional historical account about a small village of people who experience conflict, and then discover the joy of forgiveness and reconciliation. We also present some light-hearted Christmas stories from Focus listeners and staff.
12/24/202324 minutes, 57 seconds
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Finding God's Goodness In The Barrenness Of Life (Part 2 of 2)

Blogger and author Sara Hagerty talks about the struggles she's faced with infertility and with the question "Where is God in the midst of my pain?" She offers hope and encouragement to listeners wrestling with hardship as she reminds us of the Bible's promises that God loves us and cares about all of our needs.
12/21/202323 minutes, 58 seconds
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Finding God's Goodness In The Barrenness Of Life (Part 1 of 2)

Blogger and author Sara Hagerty talks about the struggles she's faced with infertility and with the question "Where is God in the midst of my pain?" She offers hope and encouragement to listeners wrestling with hardship as she reminds us of the Bible's promises that God loves us and cares about all of our needs.
12/20/202324 minutes, 23 seconds
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Understanding the Hot Buttons in Your Marriage

An argument with your spouse is never fun, but it’s even worse when your insecurities are triggered. On the next “Focus on the Family,” Dr. Bob Paul and his wife Jenni will explain how to recognize those “hot buttons” and control them.
12/19/202324 minutes, 28 seconds
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Overcoming the Heartaches of Life (Part 2 of 2)

In today’s image-obsessed culture, it’s easy to forget that you’re beautiful to God, regardless of your outward appearance. Sheri Rose Shepherd shares how winning beauty pageants fed her need for approval, though she still felt ugly inside.
12/18/202324 minutes, 6 seconds
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Overcoming the Heartaches of Life (Part 1 of 2)

When the Homecoming King teased young Sheri Rose about her weight, she was wounded to the core. She slimmed down and even became a beauty queen. But behind the pretty mask, she was still miserable. Hear how she found hope and healing.
12/17/202324 minutes, 27 seconds
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Encouraging Your Husband to be a Hero (Part 2 of 2)

It’s normal for feelings of bliss to fade over time– in fact, that’s when your marriage can truly blossom! Dr. Juli Slattery shares a concept that’s helped countless marriages and describes how wives can use their influence to cultivate intimacy.
12/14/202324 minutes, 12 seconds
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Encouraging Your Husband to be a Hero (Part 1 of 2)

It’s normal for feelings of bliss to fade over time– in fact, that’s when your marriage can truly blossom! Dr. Juli Slattery shares a concept that’s helped countless marriages and describes how wives can use their influence to cultivate intimacy.
12/13/202324 minutes
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Helping Kids Navigate Worry in Healthy Ways

Most kids deal with worry from time to time ... and when your child asks about tough topics, it can be difficult to know what to say, or how much to say. Dr. Josh and Christi Straub will offer you tools to help your kids manage worry.
12/12/202323 minutes, 58 seconds
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Discovering Your Love Style (Part 2 of 2)

No matter how long you’ve been married, you’ve likely developed patterns in the way you love your spouse. Discover your love style and how to break free from negative patterns to create a deeper, richer marriage. Find help to better understand your spouse.
12/11/202323 minutes, 59 seconds
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Discovering Your Love Style (Part 1 of 2)

The way you show love to others—especially your spouse—has a lot to do with how you were taught to love as a child. Discover your love style and learn what steps you can take toward loving the way God does.
12/10/202324 minutes, 7 seconds
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Improving Your Sex Life to Improve Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

You may care passionately about intimacy in your marriage, but do you ever talk about it? Gary Thomas and Debra Fileta offer godly encouragement to married couples about improving their sexual relationship. Note: Program is not appropriate for younger listeners.
12/7/202324 minutes, 26 seconds
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Improving Your Sex Life to Improve Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

You may care passionately about intimacy in your marriage, but do you ever talk about it? Gary Thomas and Debra Fileta offer godly encouragement to married couples about improving their sexual relationship. Note: Program is not appropriate for younger listeners.
12/6/202324 minutes, 30 seconds
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Encouraging Moms to Laugh

Often these days, moms can be really stressed out. A message of encouragement for moms from Pastor Ted Cunningham. He’ll share a refreshing perspective on the things that stress you out and explain the benefits of joyful laughter.
12/5/202324 minutes, 7 seconds
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Staying Connected with God: A 60-Day Challenge (Part 2 of 2)

Imagine life if you were 100% in tune with God all the time! John Burke reminds us that God is the source of life and our contentment and joy. He gives us a clear picture of what it looks like to do life with God and how you can trust Him with your strongest and deepest desires!
12/4/202324 minutes, 17 seconds
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Staying Connected with God: A 60-Day Challenge (Part 1 of 2)

Imagine life if you were 100% in tune with God all the time! John Burke reminds us that God is the source of life and our contentment and joy. He gives us a clear picture of what it looks like to do life with God and how you can trust Him with your strongest and deepest desires!
12/3/202324 minutes
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Helping Kids See God’s Glory in Nature

Eryn Lynum shares the value of appreciating God’s creation as a spiritual practice, encouraging you to take your kids into the great outdoors. Eryn shares about the benefits of slowing down to observe creation and discover lessons about God’s power and truth.
11/30/202326 minutes, 1 second
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Understanding God’s Plan for the End of Life

Our lives have value until the very end. Joni Eareckson Tada powerfully shares what she’s learned about joy in the midst of chronic pain and suffering, and how no one can determine either the quantity or the quality of your life, except God.
11/29/202326 minutes, 41 seconds
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Redeeming Life, Finding Forgiveness - ( Part 2 of 2 )

As a baby in the womb, at thirty weeks old, Melissa Ohden survived a saline abortion. Melissa will share about finding and building relationships with her biological mother and other family members, and the power of love and forgiveness.
11/28/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Redeeming Life, Finding Forgiveness - ( Part 1 of 2 )

As a baby in the womb, at thirty weeks old, Melissa Ohden survived a saline abortion. Melissa will share about finding and building relationships with her biological mother and other family members, and the power of love and forgiveness.
11/27/202325 minutes, 56 seconds
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Being Shaped by God’s Grace in the Midst of Addiction

Gary Morland had an alcohol problem. And that’s not all that spilled into his marriage. Gary talks about growing up in a dysfunctional home, and how it led to a number of unhealthy ideas about family relationships. He’ll share how God’s incredible grace saved him from alcoholism and completely redeemed his family.
11/26/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Building Mental Health in Children - ( Part 2 of 2 )

Emotions. We all have them but are we aware of them? And what about our kids? Can they name their emotions? And how can we as parents empower them to control those emotions? Counsellor Anthea Nagoor share strategies and points out some red flags when it comes to children’s mental health.
11/23/202326 minutes, 21 seconds
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Building Mental Health in Children - ( Part 1 of 2 )

How would you rate your mental health? What about your child? Counsellor Anthea Nagoor shares some of the challenges, how we can identify them and what we can do as parents to increase our children’s mental health.
11/22/202323 minutes, 51 seconds
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Protecting Your Kids from Worldly Dangers – ( Part 2 of 2 )

As a parent, you have a very important job—loving, teaching, and protecting your child. Counselor Julie Lowe helps you equip your child to face the challenges and dangers the world poses. By using discernment, your kids will learn to navigate a variety of potentially dangerous circumstances.
11/22/202325 minutes, 58 seconds
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Protecting Your Kids from Worldly Dangers – ( Part 1 of 2 )

As a parent, you have a very important job—loving, teaching, and protecting your child. Counselor Julie Lowe helps you equip your child to face the challenges and dangers the world poses. By using discernment, your kids will learn to navigate a variety of potentially dangerous circumstances.
11/20/202326 minutes, 7 seconds
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Seeing Life with New Vision

As a woman born blind, Karen’s understanding of the miraculous was limited, until God did the impossible and restored her sight. Karen Wingate describes how her newfound ability to see made her view the world, God, and others in a different way. Her story will challenge you to see life with new eyes.
11/19/202326 minutes, 16 seconds
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Game Plan for Raising Well-Behaved Children - ( Part 2 of 2 )

When warnings, reminders or threats don’t work with your children, they may need some “reality discipline! Dr. Kevin Leman returns with classic parenting advice about how to match actions with your words, hold children accountable, and show them unconditional love!
11/16/202325 minutes, 52 seconds
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Game Plan for Raising Well-Behaved Children - ( Part 1 of 2 )

One of worst things you can do as a parent is let children manipulate you! Dr. Kevin Leman warns about kids who misbehave for attention to gain power, or even get revenge! But you can respond in healthy ways that teach your children godly character!
11/15/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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Finding Financial Freedom Together as a Couple

Money can be a source of confusion or despair…but it doesn’t have to be! Bob and Linda Lotich will equip and empower you to better understand your finances and make strong financial choices for the future.
11/14/202326 minutes, 25 seconds
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Using Humour to Get Through the Best and the Worst of Times – ( Part 2 of 2 )

Do you need some humour in your life? Comedian Kenn Kington shares hilarious observations about the differences between men and women and wonders why seemingly innocuous items like blow-dryers and bundles of firewood need warning labels.
11/13/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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Using Humour to Get Through the Best and the Worst of Times – ( Part 1 of 2 )

Do you need some humour in your life? Comedian Kenn Kington shares hilarious observations about the differences between men and women and wonders why seemingly innocuous items like blow-dryers and bundles of firewood need warning labels.
11/12/202325 minutes, 39 seconds
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God-Honouring Money Habits for Kids

Personal finance writer Matt Bell joins us to talk about helping kids learn how to handle money in a way that is honouring to God. Matt tells his story of financial self-destruction as a young man and the way it led him to a transformative relationship with Christ—and a lifelong involvement in financial ministry.
11/9/202326 minutes, 14 seconds
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Encouraging Marriages in Your Sphere of Influence

Taking care of your own marriage is important — but are you also encouraging your family and friends? Pastor Ted Cunningham believes every husband and wife needs godly “backup singers” who will support and strengthen your relationship!
11/8/202326 minutes, 44 seconds
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Believing in the Hope of Heaven - ( Part 2 of 2 )

The concept of heaven is something we all wonder about. Lee Strobel examines evidence for the existence of heaven and the eternal soul. He also takes a deeper dive into why you can trust the Christian worldview. It’s a hope-filled conversation that will give you a glimpse of the other side.
11/7/202326 minutes, 3 seconds
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Believing in the Hope of Heaven - ( Part 1 of 2 )

The concept of heaven is something we all wonder about. Lee Strobel examines evidence for the existence of heaven and the eternal soul. He also takes a deeper dive into why you can trust the Christian worldview. It’s a hope-filled conversation that will give you a glimpse of the other side.
11/6/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Harnessing the Power of Word Pictures

Miscommunication breeds conflict in both marriage and parenting. Drs. John Trent and Greg Smalley will help you learn how to communicate more clearly in your relationships, through the use of effective word pictures.
11/5/202326 minutes, 30 seconds
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Becoming a Wholehearted Wife (Part 2 of 2)

Find out how damaging anger can be in your marriage. Husbands and wives need a better response in the face of conflict, and we’ll provide you with a biblical model on how to keep communication lines open and forgive your spouse.
11/2/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Becoming a Whole-Hearted Wife (Part 1 of 2)

On the wedding day, every marriage starts out with such promise! But days, if not hours later, reality sets in! Learn about reasons why many couples end up in a rut, wondering if they made a mistake in their marriage! We’ve got help and hope for your relationship from God’s Word.
11/1/202326 minutes, 1 second
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Going on a Mission in Your Own Front Yard

You can obey God’s calling to show hospitality—right where you live! You’ll hear one woman’s story of reaching out to love her neighbour's more intentionally, by putting a turquoise picnic table in her front yard. It’s a fun story and a great reminder that loving your neighbor begins with knowing their name.
10/31/202325 minutes, 54 seconds
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Trusting God in the Storms of Life

When you face unexpected storms in your marriage or parenting, consider this — God may be training you to grow in your faith! Sally Clarkson shares personal stories and insights about hanging on to God — no matter what life throws at you.
10/30/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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Wise Advice for Women in the Workplace

If you’re a working woman you know, dealing with male co-workers has its challenges! Former Wall Street analyst Shaunti Feldman reveals some surprising facts about men that may help you improve those working relationships. Learn what you can do to minimize frustration in the workplace.
10/29/202326 minutes, 27 seconds
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What to Do When Your Job is Killing You

Everyone wants to find job satisfaction, but sometimes you can feel stuck in a toxic work environment. Tips on how to manage a difficult job without letting it harm you emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Discover how struggles in the workplace can help you grow in your faith.
10/26/202325 minutes, 55 seconds
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How God Saved our Marriage After Infidelity

Infidelity can destroy a marriage, but it doesn’t HAVE too. Mark and Jill Savage share how the Lord led them through the betrayal of infidelity, and into a whole and healthy relationship that honors Him.
10/25/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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Mom's Are Human Too - Why Self Care Is A Good Thing

 Motherhood feels like a never ending run on a treadmill. If you don't get the rest you need though, you can care for your family like you should. Practical help for busy moms, especially regarding self care. Find a healthy rhythm and rediscover your joy as a mom.
10/24/202326 minutes, 16 seconds
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Learning to Love Your Spouse Well (Part 2 of 2)

In a culture so focused on your own wants and needs, who has time to pay attention to the needs of your spouse? Matt and Lisa Jacobson describe how to thrive in your marriage together by learning to love and serve one another well.
10/23/202325 minutes, 39 seconds
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Learning to Love Your Spouse Well (Part 1 of 2)

In a culture so focused on your own wants and needs, who has time to pay attention to the needs of your spouse? Matt and Lisa Jacobson describe how to thrive in your marriage together by learning to love and serve one another well.
10/22/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Identifying Your Strengths as a Parent

Every parent has strengths and weaknesses — how can you use your strength for your child’s best advantage? We’ll remind moms and dads about the great influence you have and how you can work together instead of getting stuck in conflict.
10/19/202325 minutes, 27 seconds
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Beware, Little Minds: Raising Mentally Healthy Kids

Every parent wants their child to succeed, but if you push too hard, you could do more harm than good! Katharine Hill encourages parents to create a positive, encouraging atmosphere in the home where mistakes are welcome opportunities to learn from.
10/18/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Help for Single Moms Raising Sons (Part 2 of 2)

Roland Warren, offers help and encouragement for single moms with boys. Raised by a single mom himself, he describes the importance of acknowledging loss and offers practical suggestions to help you cast a vision for your son’s future.
10/17/202325 minutes, 28 seconds
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Help for Single Moms Raising Sons (Part 1 of 2)

Roland Warren, offers help and encouragement for single moms with boys. Raised by a single mom himself, he describes the importance of acknowledging loss and offers practical suggestions to help you cast a vision for your son’s future.
10/16/202326 minutes, 26 seconds
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Screen Time: Less is More

Technology…. Does it create connections or hurt them? Social researcher Jonathan McKee explains how our dependance on “machines with screens” impacts our relationships and shares some ideas on how to stay connected in both the digital world, and the real one.
10/15/202326 minutes, 18 seconds
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Raising Healthy Digital Users (Part 2 of 2)

Today’s children are being labelled as digital natives because they’ve be born into a world where technology has fashioned the way we live. As parents we just need to make sure that our kids have a good relationship with technology and the internet. Our guest today is going to give us vital information and tips on how we can raise healthy digital users.
10/12/202326 minutes, 12 seconds
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Raising Healthy Digital Users (Part 1 of 2)

If you have noticed that your child is constantly craving online connection and it’s causing you anxiety and fear then join us as we’ll be talking to local author and speaker, Christy Herselman. She’ll be exploring what it looks like for parents to be on the front foot when it comes to our children being well connected in an online world.
10/11/202326 minutes, 55 seconds
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Mount Everest and Marriage: Braving New Heights Together

The top two dreams on his bucket list were to “get married” and “climb Mount Everest.” One year, those two dreams collided, and Harold Earls and his wife Rachel faced greater challenges than they ever expected. Learn how to team up with your spouse to pursue your God-given dreams.
10/10/202325 minutes, 25 seconds
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Breaking Bad Habits in Your Life (Part 2 of 2)

Change is hard! Because we’d all like to think that we’re “better than average.” But deep inside, we know there’s room for improvement. Debra Fileta explains how asking the Lord and others for feedback can reveal growth areas in your life.
10/9/202326 minutes, 20 seconds
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Breaking Bad Habits in Your Life (Part 1 of 2)

Change is hard! Because we’d all like to think that we’re “better than average.” But deep inside, we know there’s room for improvement. Debra Fileta explains how asking the Lord and others for feedback can reveal growth areas in your life.
10/8/202325 minutes, 56 seconds
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Knowing Who You Are in Christ

Are you’re feeling pressure to do more and to be more…so that you can be accepted and loved? Michele Cushatt shares how three bouts with cancer brought her to a place of peace with herself and with God, as she began to reconcile with the One who has loved her and accepted her…from the start.
10/5/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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How to Resist the Drift in Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Whether you’ve been married for six years or six decades, you may wake up one day to discover that the person sleeping next to you has become a stranger. Between work, kids, financial woes, and the busyness of everyday living, your marriage may feel like it’s on life support. Dr Greg and Erin Smalley share strategies on dealing with conflict and keeping the connection alive.
10/4/202326 minutes, 48 seconds
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How to Resist the Drift in Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Are You Married to Your Roommate . . . or Your Lover? You and your spouse love each other, but how do you reconnect with your spouse and capture all that marriage is intended to be? Dr Greg and Erin Smalley share how they found themselves asking these questions and through intentional work, they fought their way back.
10/3/202326 minutes, 43 seconds
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Preparing Your Teen to Leave Home

As a parent, one of the main goals you’re working toward is launching your child to be an independent, functional adult. Dave Gudgel shares wisdom and insight as a dad of three successfully launched adults. You’ll get a good handle on how to help your teens look to their future and prepare them to step into adulthood.
10/2/202326 minutes, 3 seconds
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Working for God No Matter Where You Work

So, do you enjoy your job? Jeff Myers of Summit Ministries explains how you can have a God-honoring perspective on your work and find more fulfillment there. An important perspective on the “9 to 5”.
10/1/202326 minutes, 6 seconds
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Understanding the Two Different Sides of Love

Dr. John Trent shares about the differences between “strongside” and “softside” love and how they manifest themselves in marriage, family and other relationships. He explains the need to love others better, by developing the qualities you may be lacking.
9/28/202326 minutes, 2 seconds
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Changing Your Relationships through the Power of Kindness

Just thirty days of kindness…you have no idea the difference it can make in a strained relationship. Find out why kindness is the superpower of relationships, in marriage, parenting, and other interactions with guest, Shaunti Feldhahn.
9/27/202325 minutes, 41 seconds
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Making Waves of Good News

In a post-Christian culture, people need to hear the Good News more than ever. Pastor John Burke encourages you to create opportunities to reach others for Christ by building relationships and providing a judgment-free “come-as-you-are” learning space.
9/26/202325 minutes, 36 seconds
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Understanding Teen Depression and Suicide - (Part 2 of 2)

As a parent, you can help your teen or tween, who is struggling with depression. Dr. Gregory Jantz will share how you can provide emotional balance, physical healing, and spiritual support, and he advises on when you should seek professional help.
9/25/202326 minutes, 44 seconds
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Understanding Teen Depression and Suicide - (Part 1 of 2)

Suicide rates among teens and tweens are on the rise. Dr. Gregory Jantz shares what’s happening in the physical, mental and emotional life of your child. He’ll help you respond to their vacillating emotions, and advise on when you should consider getting professional help.
9/24/202326 minutes, 31 seconds
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How to Be a Prayer Warrior for Your Children

Many parents are prone to worry or fear when it comes to the future of their children, especially when an older child goes wayward. Dr. Erwin Lutzer helps you abandon the dry, repetitive prayers and trade them in for scriptural prayers, immersed in God’s promises.
9/21/202325 minutes, 9 seconds
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How God Redeemed My Teen Pregnancy - (Part 2 of 2)

She became pregnant as a senior in high school and felt her life spiralling out of control. Lindsay Pepin-Ophus recounts how and why she made the difficult choice to carry her unplanned pregnancy to term. You’ll hear how her family’s conflict and stress was turned to unexpected hope.
9/20/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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How God Redeemed My Teen Pregnancy - (Part 1 of 2)

She was a senior in high school who had it all—good grades, popularity, and a strong Christian faith. But she had a secret. Hear about the day Lindsay Pepin-Ophus found out she was pregnant. Also, Lindsay’s mom shares how she had to surrender her daughter’s and new granddaughter’s lives to God.
9/19/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Choosing to Be Joyful - (Part 2 of 2)

Author and speaker Luci Swindoll asks a challenging question: are you letting God’s light shine into the hearts of those around you? Learn about the key to reflecting His love and making a difference in other’s lives
9/18/202325 minutes, 58 seconds
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Choosing to Be Joyful- (Part 1 of 2)

Author and speaker Luci Swindoll asks a challenging question: are you letting God’s light shine into the hearts of those around you?
9/17/202326 minutes, 30 seconds
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How God Saved Me from Suicide - (Part 2 of 2)

We’ll share the amazing story of Lacey Sturm — a former suicidal teen transformed into a “hard rock princess.” Today she’s a voice of God’s love, healing and power for people who have only known pain and dysfunction.
9/14/202326 minutes, 57 seconds
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How God Saved Me from Suicide - (Part 1 of 2)

As a teenager, Lacey was convinced life wasn’t worth living — but then God intervened. We’ll introduce you to young woman who was literally snatched from despair and suicide to become a vibrant witness for Christ!
9/13/202327 minutes
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Finding Hope for Lasting Relief from Depression (Part 2 of 2)

Millions of people are suffering in silence with depression, but there’s hope and healing available. Dr. Gregory Jantz, a leading authority on mental health, offers encouragement for those overwhelmed with guilt and shame associated with depression.
9/12/202326 minutes, 8 seconds
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Finding Hope for Lasting Relief from Depression (Part 1 of 2)

Millions of people are suffering in silence with depression, but there’s hope and healing available. Dr. Gregory Jantz, a leading authority on mental health, offers encouragement for those overwhelmed with guilt and shame associated with depression.
9/11/202326 minutes, 9 seconds
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Building a Dream Marriage During the Parenting Years

When you were engaged, you spent all your time with him. Then – you had kids! learn how to recapture the romance with your husband in the midst of the child-rearing years.
9/10/202326 minutes, 45 seconds
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Giving Your Marriage a Second Chance - (Part 2 of 2)

Juana Mikels wondered if her marriage was over. She had abandoned her husband, then met Jesus — and when she tried to reconcile, her husband wasn’t interested! Join us for this dramatic, rollercoaster story about waiting on God for a miracle.
9/7/202326 minutes, 2 seconds
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Giving Your Marriage a Second Chance - (Part 1 of 2)

Have you ever thought about walking away from your marriage? One woman’s dramatic story of leaving her husband to find “Mr. Right” — and finding God in the process! Discover how the Lord can bring you healing and reconciliation, even after the worst mistake in your life.
9/6/202325 minutes, 57 seconds
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Growing Your Marriage in Times of Stress - (Part 2 of 2)

why isolation is the worst way you can respond to stress! Instead, find ways to emotionally connect with other people, especially your spouse, so you can experience the comfort and renewal you need to move forward.
9/5/202325 minutes, 26 seconds
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Growing Your Marriage in Times of Stress - (Part 1 of 2)

Every marriage experiences stress — but what if your tension is more about how you were raised than the current issue with your spouse? We’ll explore how family-of-origin stress impacts the relationships you have today as an adult.
9/4/202325 minutes, 34 seconds
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Creating a Marriage Full of Love and Laughter

There comes a point in time in every marriage when the husband and wife get busy, and it’s easy to let the mundane duties of life weigh you down. Lisa Jacobson and Phylicia Masonheimer team up to help you bring the connection, romance, and spark back into your marriage.
9/3/202326 minutes, 37 seconds
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Adding Some Spice to Your Marriage

Pastor Ted Cunningham offers a hilarious look at communication in marriage, plus tips to help husbands and wives add some ‘spice’ to their relationship.
8/31/202325 minutes, 43 seconds
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Communicating with your Teen Daughter

It’s not easy to be a teenage girl these days…nor does to be the parent of a teen girl and it never hurt to hear expert advice from someone who really understands kids. Founder of Susie Magazine and former youth pastor, Susie Shellenberger, helps take parents through the maze of communication with a teen daughter.
8/30/202326 minutes, 10 seconds
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Flying High

A view from the sky — with down-to-earth lessons about life. A message by pilot and popular speaker Gaye Martin, with plenty of laughs — and perspective. Everything looks different from ten thousand feet — but life still works the same.
8/29/202326 minutes, 32 seconds
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Avoiding the Common Mistakes of Parenting- (Part 2 of 2)

As parents, we all make mistakes, but many of them can be easily avoided. We’ll encourage you to be consistent with your children, not give them everything they want, and help them have a realistic view of their potential!
8/28/202326 minutes, 2 seconds
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Avoiding the Common Mistakes of Parenting- (Part 1 of 2)

Oftentimes the best path to success is through failure! We’ll challenge some well-meaning, but dangerous parenting practices — like doing your child’s work and never letting them fail!
8/27/202326 minutes, 9 seconds
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Trusting God that Hope is on the Way

Grammy award winning TobyMac shares about faith, family, and music, as he encourages you to trust Christ in all circumstances. Toby shares about the tragic loss of his oldest son and the dark valley his family has walked through while holding onto their hope in God.
8/24/202326 minutes, 14 seconds
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Assuring Moms on Their Parenting Journey (Part 2 of 2)

Dannah Gresh shares her heart with moms regarding some of the tough questions they encounter, such as… “Am I messing up my kids?”… and “When is my child ready to make a decision for Christ?” While the answers may not be clear, she points you to prayer and Scripture.
8/23/202325 minutes, 57 seconds
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Assuring Moms on Their Parenting Journey (Part 1 of 2)

Dannah Gresh shares her heart with moms regarding some of the tough questions they encounter, such as… “Am I messing up my kids?”… and “When is my child ready to make a decision for Christ?” While the answers may not be clear, she points you to prayer and Scripture.
8/22/202326 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Search for a Godly Spouse - (Part 2 of 2)

Jim Daly and Reverend Alistair Begg will share what to look for in a spouse, and what sort of spouse you should be: one filled with integrity, and continually pursuing a life of spiritual maturity.
8/21/202326 minutes
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The Search for a Godly Spouse - (Part 1 of 2)

What should you look for in a spouse? Reverend Alistair Begg cautions that it should NOT be about physical appearance. After all, beauty and good looks—by the world’s standards—will fade.
8/20/202325 minutes, 31 seconds
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Conveying God’s Love through Discipline - (Part 2 of 2)

Disciplining your child is hard work! We’ll give you practical ways to convey God’s love, even in the midst of misbehaviour. You’ll learn the four essential messages kids need to hear from you, how to become a calmer parent, and how to make the most of teachable moments.
8/17/202326 minutes, 14 seconds
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Conveying God’s Love Through Discipline - (Part 1 of 2)

You can discipline your child in a God- centred, grace-based way! Learn how to convey love to your child in the midst of misbehaviour, how to become a calmer parent, and how to see the positive attributes of bad behaviour.
8/16/202326 minutes, 12 seconds
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How to Stay Crazy in Love with Your Spouse - (Part 2 of 2)

Spending more time together can save your marriage! Greg and Erin Smalley describe how prioritizing your spouse, finding better ways to connect in the bedroom, and keeping open hearts are essential keys for a lifelong, loving marriage!
8/15/202326 minutes, 22 seconds
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How to Stay Crazy in Love with Your Spouse - (Part 1 of 2)

Stronger marriages require a “life-and-death” commitment! Greg and Erin Smalley describe how a foundation of faith, a relentless commitment to each other, and learning “rules of engagement” in conflict saved their marriage!
8/14/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Developing a Love of Prayer in Your Kids

Kids can be prayer warriors, too! a great reminder for parents about giving kids the tools and training they need to talk with God every day and grow in their faith!
8/13/202325 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Value of Women Mentoring Women

In today’s social media culture, women can underestimate the value of lifelong friendship! we’ll examine why young women need godly interaction with older women in your church and community.
8/10/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Woman of Noble Character

If you’d like some encouragement that will help you stay strong when hard times come, be sure to tune in as Bible teacher Priscilla brings humor and biblical wisdom to illustrate how God uses our trials to build godly character in us.
8/9/202325 minutes, 30 seconds
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Developing Your Leadership Skills as a Woman

Leadership is a key narrative for women right now—whether it’s in the workplace or in the home. Deborah Pegues examines the special innate qualities God has given women and how those characteristics can be honed to make you an effective leader and woman of influence.
8/8/202326 minutes, 17 seconds
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A Mother’s Heart Redeemed by God

If you feel unfit or unworthy to be a mom, you’re not alone. Jennifer suffered through molestation, rape and abortion as a child, vowing to never have children herself. Hear her dramatic testimony and how she became not only a mom, but a coach for pregnant women
8/7/202326 minutes, 26 seconds
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How a Jar of Pennies Can Make You a Better Mom

Nine hundred and thirty-six. That’s how many weeks there are from birth to 18 years old. Eryn Lynum shares about the importance of cherishing each day with your children, as she drops a penny in a jar every week, reminding her to make the most of her time with her kids.
8/6/202325 minutes, 54 seconds
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God’s Amazing, Unconditional Love (Part 2 of 2)

No one is beyond God’s reach. Kelly Stigliano shares how she learned that God loved her unconditionally, even while she lived a life of desperation and hopelessness.
8/3/202326 minutes, 30 seconds
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God’s Amazing, Unconditional Love (Part 1 of 2)

She was a suicidal teenager, then an abused wife with two little kids. You’ll hear how desperation led Kelly Stigliano to leave her violent marriage and find safety for herself and her children…but she still needed to find Jesus.
8/2/202326 minutes, 5 seconds
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Glorifying God Through the Obstacles in Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

She dove head-first out of bed in her sleep and broke her neck and lost the use of her arms and legs. You’ll hear the incredibly inspiring story of Renee Bondi and her husband, Mike, who had promised to marry her before the accident.
8/2/202325 minutes, 49 seconds
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Glorifying God Through the Obstacles in Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

She dove head-first out of bed in her sleep and broke her neck and lost the use of her arms and legs. You’ll hear the incredibly inspiring story of Renee Bondi and her husband, Mike, who had promised to marry her before the accident.
7/31/202325 minutes, 24 seconds
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Godly Encouragement for Tween Daughters

Parenting a tween daughter doesn’t have to be a struggle. With the right perspective, it can be an amazing time of bonding. But girls grow up fast, and face more traps today than in previous generations. Find out how to help your tween daughter make a graceful and modest transition into young adulthood.
7/30/202325 minutes, 57 seconds
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Fulfilling the Mission of Jesus (Part 2 of 2)

Historian and Bible Teacher Ray Vander Laan inspires Christians to engage the culture for Christ, by looking at Jesus’ death, resurrection and ascension. He’ll reveal some astonishing details about practices in first century Rome that provide context for the bold stand that early Christians took for their faith.
7/27/202325 minutes, 28 seconds
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Fulfilling the Mission of Jesus (Part 1 of 2)

Historian and Bible Teacher Ray Vander Laan inspires Christians to engage the culture for Christ, by looking at Jesus’ death, resurrection and ascension. He’ll reveal some astonishing details about practices in first century Rome that provide context for the bold stand that early Christians took for their faith.
7/26/202326 minutes, 44 seconds
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Cultivating a Healthy Life as a Single (Part 2 of 2)

As a kingdom single, you are complete in Christ. That’s the message from Dr. Tony Evans and Boundless host, Lisa Anderson. They’ll discuss the purposeful, fulfilling life of contentment you can have, when you’re connected in community with others and focused on being the person God made you to be.
7/25/202325 minutes, 10 seconds
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Cultivating a Healthy Life as a Single (Part 1 of 2)

As a kingdom single, you are complete in Christ. That’s the message from Dr. Tony Evans and Boundless host, Lisa Anderson. They’ll discuss the purposeful, fulfilling life of contentment you can have, when you’re connected in community with others and focused on being the person God made you to be.
7/24/202325 minutes, 32 seconds
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Building Resilience in Kids

It’s hard to be a child in the complex world we live in today, but as parents we can help prepare our children. Mandi Hart tackles some difficult topics and equips parents to build resilience in our children.
7/23/202326 minutes, 38 seconds
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Cherish your Wife (Part 2 of 2)

If you had a valuable piece of fine china, where would you keep it? Doctor Walt Larimore explains that God created women like fine china – delicate and valuable.
7/20/202325 minutes, 40 seconds
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Cherish your Wife (Part 1 of 2)

What does it mean to cherish your wife? Get some fresh insight as Doctor Walt Larimore explains God’s creation of Adam and Eve, and the male-and-female differences revealed in the book of Genesis.
7/19/202326 minutes, 5 seconds
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Longing for Happiness

Is God happy? Does He want you to be happy? Randy Alcorn will explore God’s happiness and will help us understand our deep longing for contentment. He’ll talk about maintaining joy in the midst of suffering and finding everlasting happiness through a relationship with Christ.
7/18/202326 minutes, 21 seconds
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Finding Ways to Parent Courageously (Part 2 of 2)

If we want to parent our children courageously, and guide them into their destinies, we have to have an understanding of what God’s word says. Local author and speaker, Mandi Hart, directs us to the word of God for the answers to our parenting questions, and she drives home the point that God’s design for raising kids supersedes culture.
7/17/202325 minutes, 24 seconds
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Finding Ways to Parent Courageously (Part 2 of 2)

If we want to parent our children courageously, and guide them into their destinies, we have to have an understanding of what God’s word says. Local author and speaker, Mandi Hart, directs us to the word of God for the answers to our parenting questions, and she drives home the point that God’s design for raising kids supersedes culture.
7/17/202327 minutes
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Finding Ways to Parent Courageously (Part 1 of 2)

Because parenting doesn’t come with a manual, we can sometimes find ourselves feeling daunted by the task of raising the next generation. Mandi Hart speaks about gaining courage for your role as a parent and helps us to ask important questions of ourselves and our children.
7/17/202325 minutes, 18 seconds
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Hospitality for Busy Moms

One of the most counter-cultural things you can do, as a Christian, is to invite someone new over for dinner. Karen Ehman will change the way you view ordinary hospitality. She’ll help you notice everyday opportunities, you have, to reach others for Christ.
7/13/202325 minutes, 52 seconds
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Loving Your Spouse Through the Seasons of Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

When you and your spouse fall in love, it’s like springtime! Hear how every marriage will experience different “seasons” — spring, summer, fall and winter. Are you ready to learn the important lessons each season brings to your relationship?
7/12/202327 minutes, 14 seconds
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Loving Your Spouse Through the Seasons of Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

When you and your spouse fall in love, it’s like springtime! Hear how every marriage will experience different “seasons” — spring, summer, fall and winter. Are you ready to learn the important lessons each season brings to your relationship?
7/11/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Fighting for what Matters Most (Part 2 0f 2)

Pastor Craig Groeschel talks about the responsibility of manhood and using the Creator’s strengths to advance God’s kingdom. He emphasizes the need for vulnerability and transformation to “fight the good fight” of faith.
7/10/202326 minutes, 16 seconds
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Fighting for what Matters Most (Part 1 of 2)

Pastor Craig Groeschel talks about the responsibility of manhood and using the Creator’s strengths to advance God’s kingdom. He emphasizes the need for vulnerability and transformation to “fight the good fight” of faith.
7/9/202326 minutes, 22 seconds
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Helping Your Husband Overcome Childhood Sexual Abuse (Part 2 of 2)

Self-medicating is one way to cope after a traumatic experience. We will hear from two men who suffered sexual abuse as a child, and self-medicated for many years.
7/6/202325 minutes, 37 seconds
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Helping Your Husband Overcome Childhood Sexual Abuse (Part 1 of 2)

About one in six men have experienced some form of childhood sexual abuse. We will hear from two men who suffered this trauma in their early years, but eventually encountered God’s healing.
7/5/202326 minutes, 36 seconds
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Interfacing with Your Child Beyond the Screen (Part 2 of 2)

Your child is glued to his phone…so how do you connect with him beyond the screen? Dr. Kathy Koch will help you combat the negative influences of technology on your kids and provide practical ways you can put down the screens and build stronger relationships.
7/4/202325 minutes, 52 seconds
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Interfacing with Your Child Beyond the Screen (Part 1 of 2)

Your child is glued to his phone…so how do you connect with him beyond the screen? Dr. Kathy Koch will help you combat the negative influences of technology on your kids and provide practical ways you can put down the screens and build stronger relationships.
7/3/202326 minutes, 22 seconds
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Helping Your Kids Navigate Life’s Challenges

Josh McDowell encourages you, as a dad, to have a lasting positive impact on your kids through authentic relationship. He’ll offer ideas for unlocking your child’s heart and explain the difference between being responsible FOR your kids and being responsible TO them.
7/2/202325 minutes
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How to Help a Friend Who is Thinking about Suicide

Depression is a complex web that can affect anyone – regardless of age, health condition, or life stage. Dr. Gregory Jantz describes the important role of friends – and how you can help a loved one sinking into despair.
6/29/202325 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Secret to Being a Happy Wife

For years, she was an unhappy, discontent wife. But one day, she got a fresh perspective—and her marriage was never the same. Jen Weaver talks about how adjusting her expectations, focusing on her own growth, and getting close to Jesus helped her find happiness in the marriage she already had.
6/28/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Investigating the Eyewitness Accounts of Jesus Christ (Part 2 of 2)

There is more truth in God’s Word than you know! A homicide detective reveals how credible the gospel accounts about Jesus really are — giving you the confidence to trust your faith completely!
6/27/202326 minutes, 29 seconds
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Investigating the Eyewitness Accounts of Jesus Christ (Part 1 of 2)

There is more truth in God’s Word than you know! A homicide detective reveals how credible the gospel accounts about Jesus really are — giving you the confidence to trust your faith completely!
6/26/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Fuelling Great Relationships with Others

We need people. And others need us, too. But finding balance in our relationships requires careful thought. Dr. John Townsend offers practical ideas on how to tank up on relational nutrients and contribute to the lives of others for emotional and spiritual health.
6/25/202326 minutes
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The Best Choices You Can Make for Your Marriage

Swelling music, tears of joy, and shiny rings…Hollywood says love is the big, romantic gestures. it’s the small, simple, everyday choices that can make a big difference in your marriage.
6/22/202326 minutes, 30 seconds
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Building the Bridge to Forgiveness (Part 2 of 2)

Don’t you wish sometimes you could just take your words back? Dr. Gary Chapman shares examples of when he used unkind words; and what he did to seek forgiveness.
6/21/202325 minutes, 52 seconds
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Building the Bridge to Forgiveness (Part 1 of 2)

Relationships can be tricky, can’t they? Dr. Gary Chapman will explain how a wall of resentment can build up between you and your loved one, and why you can -- and should -- try to tear down that wall from your side, through forgiveness.
6/20/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Overcoming the Betrayal of an Affair

Rick’s world was turned upside down when he discovered evidence of his wife’s affair. But then he heard God speak! Learn how recovery from infidelity is possible — if you and your spouse have willing hearts!
6/19/202326 minutes, 20 seconds
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Building Healthy Friendships Among Men

The founders of the popular comedic group, The Skit Guys, will share how God has worked through their 30-year friendship. They describe the importance of friendships for men, transparency, vulnerability, and working through conflict.
6/18/202325 minutes, 26 seconds
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Thanks Dad!

There something special about DADS … those who coach us, lead us … make us laugh. Whether he’s your OWN dad, or a man you respect and admire, remember and honer the father figure in your life.
6/15/202326 minutes, 23 seconds
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Building a Biblical Worldview of Marriage and Family (Part 2 of 2)

Everyone has a little different way of looking at life. We see the world and interpret it through different lenses, influenced by our family and environment. John Stonestreet will examine the declining morals in the culture and encourage Christians to better understand and model biblical truth to a desperate world.
6/14/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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Building a Biblical Worldview of Marriage and Family (Part 1 of 2)

Everyone has a little different way of looking at life. We see the world and interpret it through different lenses, influenced by our family and environment. John Stonestreet will examine the declining morals in the culture and encourage Christians to better understand and model biblical truth to a desperate world.
6/13/202325 minutes, 35 seconds
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Giving Up People Pleasing for a Better Way to Live (Part 2 of 2)

People-pleasing may seem like a selfless act, but did you know it can actually harm you and others? As we continue our conversation with Dr. Mike Bechtle on how to combat people-pleasing behaviour.
6/12/202325 minutes, 33 seconds
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Giving Up People Pleasing for a Better Way to Live (Part 1 of 2)

When do good intentions of helping others turn into the vicious cycle of people-pleasing? We’ll analyse what people-pleasing is, what causes it, and how to unlearn this behaviour.
6/11/202326 minutes, 2 seconds
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Are You Ready to Remarry? (Part 2 of 2)

There are so many new and complicated family dynamics in remarriage. Ron Deal describes how parents and stepparents can build a healthy foundation for their kids and their relationship!
6/8/202326 minutes, 11 seconds
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Are You Ready to Remarry? (Part 1 of 2)

There are so many new and complicated family dynamics in remarriage. Ron Deal describes how parents and stepparents can build a healthy foundation for their kids and their relationship!
6/7/202326 minutes, 13 seconds
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Applying Love Languages in Families with Special Needs

Raising a child with special needs comes with many challenges, but Mom and Dad, you are making a difference! You’ll discover how to use Love Languages to express love to your child with special needs. Jolene Philo speaks from her personal experience and as a teacher.
6/6/202325 minutes, 37 seconds
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Raising Selfless Kids

Every child is born with a selfish attitude. Blogger, author, and mother, Sami Cone, shares how she helped her children see the needs of their peers at school and in their own neighbourhood.
6/5/202325 minutes, 36 seconds
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Being Completely Transparent with Your Spouse

Would you say that you are 100-percent honest with your spouse? Marriage coaches Dave and Ashley Willis will explain why transparency, even about difficult subjects, is vital to a healthy and thriving marriage.
6/4/202326 minutes, 10 seconds
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Prioritising Your Marriage in the Midst of Motherhood (Part 2 of 2)

Busy moms can struggle with their role of being a wife, too. We remind women about the value of forgiveness and grace in marriage, and how to recapture the passion and intimacy you used to experience with your husband.
6/1/202325 minutes, 24 seconds
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Prioritising Your Marriage in the Midst of Motherhood (Part 1 of 2)

Loving your spouse is easy on your wedding day, but what happens to your passion a few years later? We remind couples about the importance of greeting and listening to each other, and learning how to love first.
5/31/202327 minutes, 6 seconds
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Children: A Heritage from the Lord

How can you be sure your family has everything they need? Dr. Michael Youssef [YOU-sef] will share a Scriptural plan for growth, blessing, protection, and guidance for your family.
5/30/202325 minutes, 40 seconds
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Raising Teachable Kids (Part 2 of 2)

Your kids need you to teach them good coping skills.You’ll hear practical advice on how to help your kids process through their angry thoughts and think flexibly. Also, advice on reducing sibling rivalry in your home, and modeling the life skills you want you want them to learn.
5/29/202325 minutes, 56 seconds
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Raising Teachable Kids (Part 1 of 2)

With a little intentionality, you can raise great kids! You’ll learn the importance of listening to your child, always looking and pointing out the positives you see in them, and how you can effectively handle tantrums.
5/28/202325 minutes, 59 seconds
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Raising Healthy Digital Users (Part 2 of 2)

Today’s children are being labelled as digital natives because they’ve be born into a world where technology has fashioned the way we live. As parents we just need to make sure that our kids have a good relationship with technology and the internet.
5/25/202326 minutes, 7 seconds
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May Raising Healthy Digital Users (Part 1 of 2)

If you have noticed that your child is constantly craving online connection and it’s causing you anxiety and fear, you’ll want to stay tuned with Graeme Schnell, where we’ll be talking to local author and speaker, Christy Herselman. She’ll be exploring what it looks like for parents to be on the front foot when it comes to our children being well connected in an online world.
5/24/202326 minutes, 51 seconds
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Understanding the Root of Your Child’s Misbehaviour (Part 2 of 2)

Have you ever stopped to consider YOU might be the reason your child misbehaves? Parenting expert Dr. Kevin Leman will uncover the root cause of whining, backtalking, and tantrums so you can transform your home.
5/23/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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Understanding the Root of Your Child’s Misbehaviour (Part 1 of 2)

Have you ever stopped to consider YOU might be the reason your child misbehaves? Parenting expert Dr. Kevin Leman will uncover the root cause of whining, backtalking, and tantrums so you can transform your home.
5/22/202325 minutes, 57 seconds
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Discovering the Power of One

In a world of social media influencers, and “likes,” it’s easy to feel like you’re not making a difference in the lives of others. Pastor Kyle Idleman describes how to share the Gospel with one person at a time, reflecting the way Jesus shared his love with us.
5/21/202325 minutes, 3 seconds
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Centering Your Marriage on Christ

When newlyweds Ryan and Selena Frederick took a dream job in Switzerland, they never dreamed they’d be facing near tragedy. Hear their dramatic story, as Ryan faced open heart surgery at age 22. You’ll learn how to become more intentional in your marriage, by placing Christ at the center and pursuing each other in His love.
5/18/202326 minutes, 1 second
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Balancing Gender Differences in Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

You can experience a happy, healthy marriage when you learn how to celebrate your gender differences in marriage! We’ll examine how you can better meet the unique needs of your spouse and equip your spouse to do the same thing for you! Don’t miss this marital encouragement.
5/17/202326 minutes, 8 seconds
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Balancing Gender Differences in Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

How often does the will of a husband get in the way of his wife? We’ll explore how God designed gender differences to complement you and your spouse — in order to strengthen your relationship! A simple change in perspective can transform your marriage!
5/16/202326 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Power of a Mother’s Prayers

Do you worry about your child at school? One woman started an international movement with a simple concept: moms meeting together for one hour each week—to pray. Does that sound overwhelming? Find out how easy it is and hear stories of how God is working through praying moms.
5/15/202326 minutes, 25 seconds
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Finding Joy in Motherhood

With God’s help, you can make small, proactive changes to become a happier and healthier mom! Arlene Pellicane will identify with your stress and help you develop ways to be HAPPY by filling your days with healthy, action-oriented, prayerful, perseverant and yes-filled moments.
5/14/202326 minutes, 45 seconds
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Being a Supernaturally Natural Mom

You won’t want to miss the inspiring insight of parenting coach, Hettie Brittz with Graeme Schnell shares keys to becoming a supernaturally natural mom instead of buying into the myth of the Supermom.
5/11/202327 minutes, 12 seconds
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Finding Peace in the Midst of Mommy Stress (Part 2 of 2)

Every mom has gaps — areas of imperfection in your life. But don’t worry — that’s where God works best! Lysa TerKeurst explains how God will fill your gaps with His power and grace—and bless your family with the results.
5/10/202326 minutes, 3 seconds
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Finding Peace in the Midst of Mommy Stress (Part 1 of 2)

If you’re a mom, you work hard. You love to serve your family. But sometimes, you don’t give yourself enough grace! We’ll examine common mom challenges — like guilt, worry, and your lack of control! Discover how to trust God with your family.
5/9/202326 minutes, 57 seconds
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Finding Your Identity in Jesus Christ

There are times in life when we can feel scared and vulnerable. Author Susie Larson shares her testimony of how she grew from feeling “helpless” to “hopeful,” thanks to God’s divine intervention in her life.
5/8/202325 minutes, 57 seconds
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Removing the Barriers Between You and Your Prodigal Child

If you’re the parent of a prodigal child, you might be asking these two questions: “What did I do wrong?” And “What can I do now?” Pastor Phil Waldrep shares practical steps that can help bring your prodigal back to the Lord, and to your family.
5/7/202325 minutes, 14 seconds
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Living for an Audience of One (part 2 of 2)

Karen Ehman had a wakeup call when she realized she was locked in the prison of people-pleasing. Karen describes how pleasing others can get in the way of serving God. And, she’ll offer practical help for saying, ‘no.’
5/4/202325 minutes, 54 seconds
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Living for an Audience of One (Part 1 of 2)

Karen Ehman had a wakeup call when she realized she was locked in the prison of people-pleasing. Karen describes how pleasing others can get in the way of serving God. And, she’ll offer practical help for saying, ‘no.’
5/3/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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Impacting the Culture by Walking with Jesus (Part 2 of 2)

Regardless of your past, you can accept God’s love for your life! Lisa Harper shares transparently on her challenging childhood, decades of singleness and a powerful call to adopt from Haiti.
5/2/202325 minutes, 11 seconds
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Impacting the Culture by Walking with Jesus (Part 1 of 2)

Regardless of your past, you can accept God’s love for your life! Lisa Harper shares transparently on her challenging childhood, decades of singleness and a powerful call to adopt from Haiti.
5/1/202326 minutes, 14 seconds
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Letting Go of Offenses

Let’s face it. It’s easy to be offended by someone, while driving at work, or at home. But Brant Hansen has another idea. Brant says you really don’t have the right to be angry at others, because of what Jesus did for you. He shares about the importance of humbling yourself and forgiving others, just as God has forgiven you.
4/30/202325 minutes, 22 seconds
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Helping Your Kids Know God Better

Most Christians believe in the “Great Commission” — going into all the world to make disciples. But did you know that discipleship begins at home? We’ll examine the vital role parents have in sharing the Gospel with their kids!
4/27/202325 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Beautiful Impact of Loving Your Neighbor

Thoughtful acts of kindness can leave an impression for a lifetime…and they can also introduce us or someone else to Pat Linnell explains how serving and loving others is not a small thing in God’s kingdom.
4/26/202326 minutes, 3 seconds
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Putting the Magic Back into Your Marriage

There’s no “trick” to having a magical marriage! A world-renowned magician and his wife describe how having fun together, learning to reset arguments, and celebrating the mess of marriage have given them a lifelong legacy!
4/25/202326 minutes, 4 seconds
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Holding on to Grace During an Unplanned Pregnancy

She had big dreams of becoming a famous singer. But when she experienced an unplanned pregnancy, she felt her life spiraling out of control. Kourtney Chapman tells her “almost abortion” story, and explains how God used her baby to change her entire family for the better.
4/24/202325 minutes, 36 seconds
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Created by God for a Purpose

Have you ever wished you could change something about yourself? Perhaps your height, your hair color, or your skills? Maybe your children feel that way, too. Dr. Kathy Koch will share a unique perspective on how to appreciate your God-give attributes and how to overcome perceived limitations.
4/23/202326 minutes, 29 seconds
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Being the Man Your Family Needs (Part 2 of 2)

A lot of guys need direction, meaning, and purpose for their lives but are struggling to find it. Author and radio host Brant Hansen makes some insightful observations about all that men can be - and six key decisions you can make to set yourself apart from the rest.
4/20/202325 minutes, 55 seconds
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Being the Man Your Family Needs (Part 1 of 2)

A lot of guys need direction, meaning, and purpose for their lives but are struggling to find it. Author and radio host Brant Hansen makes some insightful observations about all that men can be - and six key decisions you can make to set yourself apart from the rest.
4/19/202325 minutes
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How to Keep Your Emotions in Check

It’s too easy to let emotions get the best of us…maybe even control us! Deborah Pegues offers the tools you need to keep those emotions in check so your relationships can remain healthy. From keeping God in the mix to managing your stress level, you’ll learn how to abide in God’s peace.
4/18/202325 minutes, 46 seconds
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Leading Your Child Through Emotional Milestones (Part 2 of 2)

You mark your child’s physical and developmental milestones, but how can you measure their feelings? David Thomas and Sissy Goff discuss childhood emotional milestones, like emotional vocabulary, perspective, resourcefulness, and empathy.
4/17/202326 minutes, 2 seconds
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Leading Your Child Through Emotional Milestones (Part 1 of 2)

You mark your child’s physical and developmental milestones, but how can you measure their feelings? David Thomas and Sissy Goff discuss childhood emotional milestones, like emotional vocabulary, perspective, resourcefulness, and empathy.
4/16/202326 minutes, 4 seconds
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Staying Connected with Your Child After Divorce

In the United States, one in six children live in a blended home. And although it’s prevalent, merging families is not easy. Lauren Reitsema will help you see divorce through your child’s eyes and strengthen your blended family.
4/13/202325 minutes, 48 seconds
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Forgiving Others, Freeing the Soul (Part 2 of 2)

Forgiving others in a meaningful way is a very difficult thing to do, but without it, resentment and vengeance will poison the soul. Dr. Tim Keller unpacks stories and shares Scripture to help you forgive those who’ve wronged you, as you gain a better understanding of all that Christ has forgiven you.
4/12/202326 minutes, 3 seconds
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Forgiving Others, Freeing the Soul (Part 1 of 2)

Forgiving others in a meaningful way is a very difficult thing to do, but without it, resentment and vengeance will poison the soul. Dr. Tim Keller unpacks stories and shares Scripture to help you forgive those who’ve wronged you, as you gain a better understanding of all that Christ has forgiven you.
4/11/202326 minutes, 45 seconds
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Don’t Give Up: Raising a Child with Autism

Raising a child with autism can be difficult and even heartbreaking for parents who are struggling to understand their child. Julie Hornok shares hope and encouragement for parents impacted by autism.
4/10/202326 minutes, 16 seconds
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Discovering God’s Design for Marriage

Your marriage is only as strong as its foundation. Howard and Danielle Taylor describe how to build your relationship on rock-solid principles from Scripture. Plus, they share fun ideas for reigniting your friendship.
4/9/202325 minutes, 28 seconds
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Examining the Evidence of Easter

Let me ask you a question: Could you convince a friend that the events of Easter weekend actually happened? Pastor Lee Strobel will share evidence for the literal death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, from biblical and other sources.
4/6/202325 minutes, 54 seconds
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Setting Boundaries in Your Most Difficult Relationships (Part 2 of 2)

Relationships can be rewarding, but sometimes challenges pop up. Lysa TerKeurst reflects on how she placed boundaries in her marriage and with friends. She offers insight, biblical wisdom, and encouragement for establishing boundaries with others to improve the quality and health of your relationships.
4/5/202325 minutes, 39 seconds
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Setting Boundaries in Your Most Difficult Relationships (Part 1 of 2)

Relationships can be rewarding, but sometimes challenges pop up. Lysa TerKeurst reflects on how she placed boundaries in her marriage and with friends. She offers insight, biblical wisdom, and encouragement for establishing boundaries with others to improve the quality and health of your relationships.
4/4/202325 minutes, 13 seconds
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Fighting the Spiritual Battle for Your Marriage

Jason and Tori Benham hit a wall in their relationship – until they realized marriage is a spiritual battle. The Benham’s share the tools you need to fight alongside your spouse for your marriage.
4/4/202326 minutes, 15 seconds
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Equipping Your Kids to Resist Pornography

Tragically, creators of digital pornography actively target kids through misleading domain names and search engine tricks. You’ll find help to guide your kids through the digital landscape.
4/2/202325 minutes, 35 seconds
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Loving Your Spouse in the Midst of Parenthood

You were young and in love…then you became parents. In the midst of soccer practice, dentist appointments and laundry, where does your spouse fit in? One couple shares some fun, practical ways you can keep your love alive even when kids come along.
3/30/202325 minutes, 43 seconds
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Remarriage: Building a Strong Foundation (Part 2 of 2)

God designed marriage to be a lifelong relationship but because of sin in the world, divorce happens. If you’re thinking about remarriage and wondering what God wants you to do, join us for an insightful conversation with Gary and Greg Smalley as they examine this challenging issue.
3/29/202325 minutes, 26 seconds
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Remarriage: Building a Strong Foundation (Part 1 of 2)

A remarriage can be traumatized by past hurts, but the biggest threat to a second marriage is a closed heart. Gary and Greg Smalley explain how remarried couples can overcome past wounds and create a new family — built on God’s love and honor for each other.
3/28/202325 minutes, 35 seconds
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Navigating a Toxic Culture with Your Daughter (Part 2 of 2)

As a pediatrician, Dr. Meg Meeker has learned a lot from the thousands of girls who’ve come through her office. She addresses social pressures to grow up too fast and other challenges that girls face in a toxic culture. You’ll be encouraged to listen to your daughter’s heart and to develop her faith and prepare her for adulthood.
3/27/202325 minutes, 33 seconds
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Navigating a Toxic Culture with Your Daughter (Part 1 of 2)

How can your daughter survive in today’s toxic culture? Dr. Meg Meeker, will offer help in navigating a confusing and amoral world. She explains the difference between healthy and toxic feminism, while helping you focus on your daughter’s character and building her faith for a bright future.
3/26/202326 minutes, 21 seconds
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Working Together as a Team on Your Marriage

Many married couples are surprised when their relationship moves from the “honeymoon phase” into real life! We describe how husbands and wives can develop a “WE” perspective, instead of a “ME” perspective, and work through obstacles in communication.
3/23/202325 minutes, 40 seconds
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Are Your Five Core Needs Being Met? (Part 2 of 2)

Everyone has needs — but you may not know how to meet them in healthy ways! Dr. Kathy Koch explains how to find your security, identity, belonging, purpose and competence through a relationship with God, and with good, godly people.
3/22/202325 minutes, 29 seconds
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Are Your Five Core Needs Being Met? (Part 1 of 2)

Everyone has needs — but you may not know how to meet them in healthy ways! Dr. Kathy Koch explains how to find your security, identity, belonging, purpose and competence through a relationship with God, and with good, godly people.
3/21/202326 minutes, 18 seconds
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Mothers and Sons: Being a Godly Influence (Part 2 of 2)

It’s not uncommon for moms to feel intimidated when parenting a boy—but God chose you for this specific purpose! Rhonda Stoppe offers encouragement and practical help to women who want to raise good and godly men. It’s a challenging role for moms, but God will equip you
3/20/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Mothers and Sons: Being a Godly Influence (Part 1 of 2)

It’s not uncommon for moms to feel intimidated when parenting a boy—but God chose you for this specific purpose! Rhonda Stoppe offers encouragement and practical help to women who want to raise good and godly men. It’s a challenging role for moms, but God will equip you
3/19/202326 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Negative Effects of Technology on the Family (Part 2 of 2)

Is digital technology causing havoc in your family? Author Brad Huddleston explores the negative impact of technology on families and compares its effects to narcotic addiction. Brad offers advice to parents who may be worried about their child's addiction to digital devices
3/16/202326 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Negative Effects of Technology on the Family (Part 1 of 2)

Is digital technology causing havoc in your family? Author Brad Huddleston explores the negative impact of technology on families and compares its effects to narcotic addiction. Brad offers advice to parents who may be worried about their child's addiction to digital devices
3/15/202325 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Spiritual Battle for Your Marriage

When conflict with your spouse seems overwhelming, and you feel ready to quit, your marriage may be under spiritual attack! We’ll examine how spiritual community, the armor of God, and prayer can protect your relationship and help your marriage become a witness to others!
3/14/202326 minutes, 16 seconds
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Embracing the Various Seasons of Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

All marriages go through seasons. Dr. Gary Chapman joins us to discuss the attitudes, emotions and actions of winter, spring, summer and fall marriages, and how couples can make the most of each season.
3/13/202325 minutes, 22 seconds
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Embracing the Various Seasons of Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

All marriages go through seasons - both positive and negative. Dr. Gary Chapman joins us to share how you can make the most of every season, regardless if you are feeling the excitement of spring or the coldness of winter.
3/12/202325 minutes, 57 seconds
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Reclaiming Your Identity in the Father’s Love (Part 2 of 2)

When he told a trusted Christian man about his deepest, darkest pain, Dennis Jernigan was shocked by the response. The singer-songwriter continues sharing how he left his sexual sin behind and embraced the hope of Christ because of a trusted friend who walked with him through his journey.
3/9/202325 minutes, 17 seconds
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Reclaiming Your Identity in the Father’s Love (Part 1 of 2)

He grew up in a small Oklahoma town, but started questioning his identity at a young age. Singer-songwriter Dennis Jernigan shares how music and a praying grandmother helped him to weather a decade of bullies and insults because of his sexual struggles.
3/8/202325 minutes, 39 seconds
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Having ‘The Chat’ With Your Children

Christy Hersleman talks about the importance of having conversations about sex with our children, in order to give them a healthy and accurate explanation of how God designed sex, and to dispel any myths and distortions before our kids end up with a warped view of sexual intimacy in marriage.
3/7/202326 minutes, 12 seconds
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Loving and Leading Your Strong Woman (Part 2 of 2)

A woman’s strength can tear down her man…or build him up. Kimberly and LeRoy Wagner share how Kim’s fierceness nearly destroyed their marriage, until God led them through a healing journey. Today, the Wagners offer fresh insight, hope, and heart to couples who may be struggling.
3/6/202325 minutes, 30 seconds
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Loving and Leading Your Strong Woman (Part 1 of 2)

LeRoy and Kimberly Wagner felt they were trapped in a loveless marriage. Between Kim’s strong nature and LeRoy’s passive reactions, their relationship was failing…until God turned it all around.
3/5/202325 minutes, 59 seconds
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Celebrating the Bodies God Gave Us

Girls AND boys begin to worry about their appearance long before the teen years – whether they are short or tall, slender, or muscular. Justin and Lindsey Holcomb share how you can help your child develop a healthy body image.
3/2/202325 minutes, 56 seconds
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Parenting Teens Toward Adulthood (Part 2 of 2)

Have you ever felt it was IMPOSSIBLE to communicate with your teenager? Psychologist Dr. Ken Wilgus explains key strategies to improve those conversations, from giving advice to your teen, to conveying expectations and consequences.
3/1/202326 minutes, 5 seconds
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Parenting Teens Toward Adulthood (Part 1 of 2)

Let me read you a quote: “Teens are not big children; they are young adults and should be treated as such.” Do you agree? Dr. Ken Wilgus will explain how a technique called “progressive emancipation” can make the teen years MUCH more pleasant.
2/28/202325 minutes, 41 seconds
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Rediscovering Your Joy in Motherhood (Part 2 of 2)

As a parent, it can be so easy to let the hard days steal your peace and make it difficult to recognize the good in your children. Ashley Willis shares encouragement and hope for moms struggling to find joy in parenting!
2/27/202326 minutes, 28 seconds
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Rediscovering Your Joy in Motherhood (Part 1 of 2)

As a parent, it can be so easy to let the hard days steal your peace and make it difficult to recognize the good in your children. Ashley Willis shares encouragement and hope for moms struggling to find joy in parenting!
2/26/202326 minutes, 14 seconds
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Staying Close to God as a Busy Mom (Part 2 of 2)

Busy moms rarely have time for meaningful devotions with the Lord. But what if you could? Courtney Ellis describes how to incorporate spiritual disciplines — prayer, service and celebration — into routines you’re already doing with your family!
2/23/202326 minutes, 41 seconds
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Staying Close to God as a Busy Mom (Part 1 of 2)

Busy moms rarely have time for meaningful devotions with the Lord. But what if you could? Courtney Ellis describes how to incorporate spiritual disciplines — prayer, service and celebration — into routines you’re already doing with your family!
2/22/202326 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Beautiful Struggle to Forgive

As he grew up, his anger towards his alcoholic father turned into hatred. Hear Jason Romano’s incredible story of how a football game, a struggle with infertility, and a phone call changed his life, leading him to extend true forgiveness to his dad—despite never hearing the words “I’m sorry.”
2/21/202326 minutes, 16 seconds
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If You Want a Great Marriage, Do This (Part 2 of 2)

Great marriages don’t happen by accident — it’s often the little things that matter most. You’ll hear why honesty and vulnerability, keeping short accounts, spending time together, and a shared vision are essential!
2/20/202326 minutes, 53 seconds
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If You Want a Great Marriage, Do This (Part 1 of 2)

Great marriages don’t happen by accident — it’s often the little things that matter most. You’ll hear why honesty and vulnerability, keeping short accounts, spending time together, and a shared vision are essential!
2/19/202326 minutes, 28 seconds
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Sharing Wisdom with the Next Generation (Part 2 of 2)

Carpe Diem! Seize the day! Rob Parsons shares more conversations he’s planning for his grandchildren, with important “life lessons” on chasing your dreams, encouraging others in their goals, and living in the present.
2/16/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Sharing Wisdom with the Next Generation (Part 1 of 2)

We all need wise counsel, and on the next “Focus on the Family,” Rob Parsons shares a series of conversations he’s planning for his grandchildren. He’ll offer important “life lessons” on dealing with difficult people, how to nurture good friendships, and how to make a marriage last.
2/15/202326 minutes, 14 seconds
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Strengthen Your Marriage with a Meet Up

40 years ago, Bill and Pam Farrel began their weekly marriage meetings – and they haven’t stopped since. the Farrels share how you and your spouse can make purposeful decisions and strengthen your connection.
2/14/202326 minutes, 15 seconds
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Discovering the Secrets to a Lifelong Romance (Part 2 of 2)

You’ve probably heard the term “mutually satisfying relationship,” but do you know how to experience that in your own marriage? Dr. Kevin Leman shares the secrets to divorce-proofing your marriage, such as understanding your spouse’s temperament and how to turn negative game-playing into positive behaviors.
2/13/202326 minutes, 40 seconds
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Discovering the Secrets to a Lifelong Romance (Part 1 of 2)

You and your spouse can rekindle romance and enjoy a close, intimate marriage! Dr. Kevin Leman uses humor, wit, and wisdom to share the secrets to a lifelong marriage, such as how to meet your spouses’ needs, deal with feelings in marriage and live a lifestyle of “24-7 intimacy.”
2/12/202326 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Joys And Challenges Of Parenthood (Part 2 of 2)

Katharine addressed the importance of giving our full attention to our kids. She explained why children need boundaries, and why families need to limit their busyness. Katharine compared the parenting process to bamboo – which takes a long time to develop roots. She concluded the conversation talking about spiritual discipleship for children and trusting God for their future.
2/9/202326 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Joys And Challenges Of Parenthood (Part 1 of 2)

Katharine Hill offers a lot of practical advice and encouragement to parents of young children. She recommends stop trying to a “superhero” parent and don’t compare your family to others. She talked about managing your guilt as a parent and described her struggles to transition from being a lawyer to a full-time mom.
2/8/202326 minutes
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The Power of Gracious Words

It can be easy to fall into a cycle of correcting behavior problems instead of truly relating to your child. Pastor Bill Smith describes how you can use gracious words to strengthen your relationship with your child.
2/7/202325 minutes, 42 seconds
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Choosing Life in the Midst of an Adverse Pregnancy (Part 2 of 2)

Todd Smith of the music group Selah called it the most peaceful day of his life. Todd and his wife, Angie, describe their daughter’s funeral, and share hope and advice for other parents who’ve lost a child.
2/6/202326 minutes, 49 seconds
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Choosing Life in the Midst of an Adverse Pregnancy (Part 1 of 2)

What would you do if an ultrasound showed your baby isn’t going to live? Todd Smith of the musical group, Selah and his wife Angie, talk about giving birth to their daughter, Audrey, and how they treasured her for two-and-a-half hours of life.
2/5/202326 minutes, 35 seconds
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Learning God’s Ways While Raising a Family (Part 2 of 2)

Storyteller Rob Parsons shares lessons he wished he’d learned earlier in life…about giving, serving, and parenting. As he delivers lively anecdotes, Rob’s stories will help you realize the importance of catching your children doing something right, and benefitting their future.
2/2/202326 minutes, 17 seconds
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Learning God’s Ways While Raising a Family (Part 1 of 2)

Storyteller Rob Parsons shares lessons he wished he’d learned earlier in life…about giving, serving, and parenting. As he delivers lively anecdotes, Rob’s stories will help you realize the importance of catching your children doing something right, and benefitting their future.
2/1/202326 minutes, 31 seconds
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Laughter Really is the Best Medicine

Question for you: How do you usually respond to personal hardship? Anger? Denial? Despair? Humorist Phil Callaway provides another alternative – choosing JOY.
1/31/202325 minutes, 53 seconds
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Creating Sustainable Rhythms in Your Marriage

Over time, every marriage can fall into some ruts. But what if you could establish healthy rhythms with your spouse? We’ll examine how adventure, serving one another, and speaking life to your spouse will help you grow closer together and closer to God!
1/30/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Simplifying Life, Living More Fully

More is not always better, and stuff does not lead to happiness. An intriguing story of one family’s journey to minimalize their possessions and maximize their lives. You’ll learn practical ideas on how to get started decluttering, and the importance of generosity.
1/29/202325 minutes, 51 seconds
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Overcoming Rejection to Live in God’s Love (Part 2 of 2)

You can overcome deep-seated rejection and recognize your value as a child loved by God. Lysa TerKeurst shares transparently about her emotionally absent father, an unwanted pregnancy, and how she found her identity in Christ.
1/26/202326 minutes, 7 seconds
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Overcoming Rejection to Live in God’s Love (Part 1 of 2)

God loves you for who you are, not for what you do. Lysa TerKeurst shares how you can overcome deep-seated rejection and recognize your value as a child dearly loved by God. A reminder that your circumstances don’t have to dictate your attitude
1/25/202325 minutes, 43 seconds
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Cultivating Community with Your Neighbors

Amy Lively had many fears and excuses that kept her from getting to know her neighbors. But God kept nudging her until she finally sent out invitations for a casual neighborhood get-together. You’ll hear what happened next as Amy shares some great tips on how to reach out to your neighbors.
1/24/202326 minutes
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Bringing Home the Prodigals (Part 2 of 2)

God is always ready to run to those who’ve turned away. Rob Parsons looks at the parable of the Prodigal Son, giving us hope for the day, when our prodigals finally come home.
1/23/202325 minutes, 34 seconds
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Bringing Home the Prodigals (Part 1 of 2)

Is your heart broken over seeing a loved one walk away from their faith? Rob Parsons reminds us to turn to our heavenly Father while we’re waiting. Tune in for a challenging message of hope for anyone who loves a prodigal.
1/22/202326 minutes, 6 seconds
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Grabbing Hold of God

After losing her parents in a murder-suicide, 9-year-old Kim Meeder was filled with despair. You’ll hear how Kim learned that God was bigger than this devastating loss and how the Lord brought healing.
1/19/202326 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Power of Moms in Community

Moms need friendships — especially with other moms! We’ll examine how a community of moms can help each other, offer mutual encouragement and support, and improve each other’s health!
1/18/202326 minutes, 29 seconds
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Sharing Your Faith in Everyday Life

As a twenty-something, with sweat dripping from his face, Rico Tice tried to share his faith with a friend. Pastor Tice will help you to boldly, yet naturally share your Christian faith with others. He’ll help you to overcome your fear of rejection and tell others about the Gospel, with honesty and humility.
1/17/202325 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Proof You Need to Believe in Jesus Christ (Part 2 of 2)

A homicide detective will describe how he investigated the life and impact of Jesus Christ across thousands of years of human history! Is there enough evidence — apart from the Bible — to prove that Jesus really was the Son of God?
1/16/202325 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Proof You Need to Believe in Jesus Christ (Part 1 of 2)

A homicide detective will describe how he investigated the life and impact of Jesus Christ across thousands of years of human history! Is there enough evidence — apart from the Bible — to prove that Jesus really was the Son of God?
1/16/202324 minutes, 55 seconds
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Thinking Your Way to a Better Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Sometimes, all it takes to build a great marriage is a change in your perspective! On the next “Focus on the Family,” you’ll learn how your thoughts towards your spouse affect your relationship, how you can create a win-win environment, how to make physical intimacy a vibrant part of your marriage, and about the importance of building a friendship with your spouse.
1/12/202325 minutes, 58 seconds
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Thinking Your Way to a Better Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

How you think about your spouse greatly affects your marital satisfaction. On the next “Focus on the Family,” practical ways you can look for the good in your spouse, how you can work through differences and challenges, and how to create a win-win environment. A reminder that you can find joy, regardless of your spouse’s behavior.
1/12/202326 minutes, 1 second
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Remembering to Have Fun in Your Life

On the next “Focus on the Family,” Jim Burns encourages you to slow down and enjoy life more, while focusing on Christ, your family, and other important relationships. Jim and his wife, Cathy, have both had bouts with cancer, but they’ve made it a priority to maintain joy and have fun, while reflecting on God’s beauty and building a lasting legacy.
1/10/202325 minutes, 39 seconds
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Rethinking Your Parenting Strategies (Part 2 of 2)

Sometimes the best lesson your child can learn will come from life itself! On the next “Focus on the Family,” why you need to step back and see how kids will solve their own problems — rather than rushing in to help every time.
1/9/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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Rethinking Your Parenting Strategies (Part 1 of 2)

Maybe you know this frustration — your child keeps misbehaving and nothing you do seems to work! On the next “Focus on the Family,” some new strategies for parents — where you talk less, enforce consequences, and let your kids learn from their mistakes!
1/8/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Helping Children Understand How They Feel

Emotions can be overwhelming for young children to understand — and difficult for parents to navigate! Next time on “Focus on the Family,” we’ll examine how we often suppress or numb our feelings. Instead, we must learn to identify and express emotions in healthy ways — as both children and adults.
1/5/202326 minutes, 10 seconds
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Living Out Loud: Embracing Your Confidence

I wonder if you’ve stopped to consider where you find security – maybe it’s in your people skills, your job, or your bank account. On the next “Focus on the Family,” Deborah Pegues will help you grow in godly confidence to experience God’s peace.
1/4/202325 minutes, 37 seconds
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Surviving Divorce and Single Parenthood (Part 2 of 2)

After 17 years of marriage, Susan Birdseye became the victim of infidelity and an unwanted divorce. On the next “Focus on the Family,” she shares her remarkable story of how she and her five children learned to navigate broken hearts and seek God’s best for their family.
1/3/202325 minutes, 43 seconds
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Surviving Divorce and Single Parenthood (Part 1 of 2)

How do you cope with kids and a broken heart? On the next “Focus on the Family,” a dramatic story about a seemingly happy marriage destroyed by a simple announcement — “I’m leaving.” Discover how Susan Birdseye and her five children learned to cope — and draw even closer to the Lord.
1/2/202325 minutes, 41 seconds
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Starting Off the New Year Right

So, what’s in store for YOUR New Year? On the next “Focus on the Family,” Dr. Kevin Leman will bring encouraging ideas on how to change whatever you don’t like about yourself – and he’s guaranteeing that you can be a new person in just five days. You’ll laugh, and perhaps be inspired to change.
1/1/202325 minutes, 19 seconds
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Practical Advice for Raising Young Men (Part 2 of 2)

You can raise your son to be a man of character. On the next “Focus on the Family,” Dr. Gregory Jantz shares how you can teach your son to be a H-E-R-O—a man of Honor, Enterprise, Responsibility and Originality.
12/29/202225 minutes, 28 seconds
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Practical Advice for Raising Young Men (Part 1 of 2)

You can raise a son of good character, self-discipline, and faith! On the next “Focus on the Family,” Dr. Gregory Jantz shares how the Bible and brain science overlap, what it reveals about your son, and what he most needs from you!
12/28/202225 minutes, 48 seconds
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Making Peace with Unfulfilled Dreams

As a kid, you had big hopes and dreams for your life. And then, reality set it. On the next “Focus on the Family,” Chrystal Evans Hurst shares how she had to place her aspirations aside first, as a teenage single mother, then again later in life when she became the breadwinner for her family. You’ll be encouraged to rediscover your identity in God and reclaim your dreams of long ago.
12/27/202225 minutes, 47 seconds
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Addressing Skeptics, Sharing Christ (Part 2 of 2)

Christianity offers answers to some of the biggest questions skeptics ask. On the next “Focus on the Family,” Dr. Timothy Keller addresses why people walk away from God, why scientific rationale for life’s problems often fails, and how we can find meaning, happiness, freedom and identity in God.
12/26/202225 minutes, 36 seconds
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Addressing Skeptics, Sharing Christ (Part 1 of 2)

Christianity offers answers to some of the biggest questions skeptics ask. On the next “Focus on the Family,” Dr. Timothy Keller addresses why people walk away from God, why scientific rationale for life’s problems often fails, and how we can find meaning, happiness, freedom and identity in God.
12/25/202226 minutes, 22 seconds
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Coming Together as a Community at Christmas

Celebrate Christmas with us on the next “Focus on the Family!” We’ll share heart-warming stories, some great music, and an important reminder about how God brought reconciliation to all of us through Jesus Christ! Don’t miss this wonderful holiday program for the whole family.
12/22/202225 minutes, 58 seconds
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Relishing the Christmas Season

You may dread the hustle and bustle of the holiday season…but you can find hope, love, joy, and peace in the midst of the craziness! Alexandra Kuykendall explains how she intentionally explored the themes of Advent, leading up to Christmas.
12/21/202225 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Importance of Showing Love to Others

Do you have what they call a “contagious faith”? Pastor Phil Waldrep shares poignant stories to illustrate an important truth: we are to be “salt” and “light” to our hurting world. Learn how to share God’s love with others
12/20/202225 minutes, 51 seconds
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Practical Advice for New Parents (Part 2 of 2)

Having a child greatly impacts your marriage, but there are things you can do to keep it vibrant. Dr. Gary Chapman joins us to share how you can prepare for your role as a mom or dad, raise emotionally and socially healthy children, and how you can prioritize your marriage in the midst of endless demands.
12/19/202225 minutes, 1 second
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Practical Advice for New Parents (Part 1 of 2)

With a little intentionality, you can thrive in your new role as a mom or a dad! Dr. Gary Chapman shares advice on how you can make good choices for your marriage and your kids, how to empower your kids emotionally, and the importance of being a good role model.
12/18/202226 minutes, 26 seconds
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Laughing, Loving, and Lasting with Your Spouse

You can have a happy marriage…if you’re intentional about maintaining a healthy, godly relationship. Kevin Thompson identifies eight commitments you need to make in order to find happiness in your marriage — like humbling yourself, viewing your marriage as bigger than you.
12/15/202225 minutes, 59 seconds
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Rescuing Your Teen Daughter from Secret Sins (Part 2 of 2)

Teen girls often keep secrets — but some secrets can destroy their lives. We’ll examine dangerous and hidden behaviors, and why parents need to create an open and safe dialogue about these issues with teen daughters.
12/14/202226 minutes, 20 seconds
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Rescuing Your Teen Daughter from Secret Sins (Part 1 of 2)

Any desire or behavior that replaces God is sin. A young Christian woman describes how she lived with a “secret sin” — and how she discovered God’s healing and forgiveness. We’ll offer the same hope and help to your teen daughters
12/13/202226 minutes, 10 seconds
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Allowing God to Use All Things for Good (Part 2 of 2)

Grove Norwood showed kindness to a stranger, and they became friends. Years later, that friend would accidentally kill his daughter. But instead of letting anger imprison his heart, Grove now sets the captives free in more ways than one. Don’t miss this astounding story of how God can turn a tragedy born of death into a life-giving ministry.
12/12/202225 minutes, 42 seconds
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Allowing God to Use All Things for Good (Part 1 of 2)

Grove Norwood’s four year old daughter was killed by a hit and run driver. The driver -- was one of Grove’s closest friends. Instead of letting anger imprison his heart, he chose to forgive. Now he sets the captives free in more ways than one.
12/11/202225 minutes, 46 seconds
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Accepting Your Imperfect Life

It’s time to break up with perfect…and accept that in Christ, you are enough! Amy Carrol joins us to share about how her perfectionism led to discontentment in her marriage for over a decade, how she learned to find her value in Christ, and practical ways you can accept the messiness of marriage and life.
12/8/202226 minutes, 10 seconds
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Arguing Well in Your Marriage

Yelling at him didn’t work. Giving her the cold shoulder led to a bigger fight. So, what now? Marriage expert Scott Stanley uncovers why your old ways of dealing with marital conflict aren’t working – and he outlines some proven methods to handle your next disagreement with your spouse.
12/7/202226 minutes, 8 seconds
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Finding God’s Healing After a Suicide Loss

She was a counselor but didn’t know what was wrong with her husband or how to help him. Rita Schulte shares about losing her spouse to suicide and offers assurance to other survivors that your life is not done.
12/6/202225 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Importance of Leaving and Cleaving

Ted Cunningham provides wisdom for newlyweds and their parents about the importance of separating emotionally, relationally, and financially from your family of origin in order to form a strong bond with your new spouse. You’ll learn how to honor your parents, while also enjoying the oneness of marriage.
12/5/202225 minutes, 36 seconds
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Standing Firm on God’s Word

Where do you find your identity? Is it in your career, your marital status, or your child’s accomplishments? On the next “Focus on the Family,” Michele Cushatt reminds us that “if you can lose it, it’s not who you are.”
12/4/202225 minutes, 31 seconds
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Practical Ideas for Loving Your Wife

Sometimes married couples drift apart. Busyness, routines, or the little things can drive a wedge between you and your wife. So what should you do to rekindle the romance? We share some practical, simple ways to reconnect
12/1/202226 minutes
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Living with HIV And Enjoying A Fulfilled Marriage

In spite of the progress, we have made in HIV discovery, there are still people who believe that a positive HIV status means death and steals a person’s future. Our guests will share their beautiful story of coming together despite a positive HIV diagnosis, and how they have managed to encourage and educate others with the knowledge of the life that is possible for those living with HIV.
11/30/202226 minutes, 18 seconds
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Parenting a Child with Down Syndrome

Watching her ultrasound, Shauna knew something was “different” about her baby. What she didn’t know was how miraculous her child would be! Next time on “Focus on the Family,” the joys and challenges of raising a child with Down Syndrome.
11/29/202225 minutes, 53 seconds
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Coaching Your Kids Through the Teen Years

The teen years can be turbulent, but if you’re intentional, you can help your child’s transition into adulthood go a bit more smoothly. Dr. Gary Chapman explains how teens are developing the ability to think logically and process anger. He also offers some pointers on teaching them how to apologize and forgive
11/28/202226 minutes, 9 seconds
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Praying with Honest Abandon

Prayer – it’s an intimate conversation with our Heavenly Father…and no one modeled it better than Jesus on the night before His crucifixion. Elisa Morgan will explain the elements of that prayer and how we can incorporate them into our own prayer life.
11/27/202225 minutes, 47 seconds
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Standing In The Gap For Vulnerable Children

We’re called to take care of widows and orphans. But what does that mean, what can we do? Dr Sharon Ford shares from her passion and experience and challenges to ask God that question.
11/24/202226 minutes, 39 seconds
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Moving Beyond Performance Based Parenting (Part 2 of 2)

In the past, parents felt like they were doing a good job if their kids went to bed with a full stomach. Now we measure our worth by our kids accomplishments. Times and values change. But are these expectations we place on our children and ourselves doing more harm than good?
11/23/202225 minutes, 46 seconds
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Moving Beyond Performance Based Parenting (Part 1 of 2)

It’s normal to be proud of your kids ... display their awards, brag about their accomplishments. But have you placed your kids on a pedestal too? Pastor Ted Cunningham explains the pitfalls of having a “trophy child”, and how too many awards may do more harm than good.
11/22/202225 minutes, 57 seconds
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Calming Your Fears

From being afraid of heights…to spiders…to enclosed spaces, we all face different fears. Deborah Pegues provides practical help and hope to those who are dealing with anxiety and fear. You’ll learn to put fear in its place!
11/21/202225 minutes, 36 seconds
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Taking a Health Journey With Your Spouse

Having a healthy marriage really comes down to being a healthy individual. Dave and Ashley Willis offer some tips for you and your spouse to get healthy—in mind, body, and spirit. You’ll also learn how to make the most of every moment in your marriage!
11/20/202226 minutes, 15 seconds
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Making Prayer a Priority in Your Marriage

Prayer can be an underappreciated activity, but it’s one of the most important ways you can care for your husband or wife. Ryan and Selena Frederick will help you grow closer to God, and closer to your spouse, through prayer.
11/17/202226 minutes, 25 seconds
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Building Up Your Husband

You have great influence in your husband's life. In your unique position, you can either tear him down, or build him up. Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley help you better understand your husband’s emotional needs, and they offer simple, practical ways you can strengthen your marriage.
11/16/202226 minutes, 53 seconds
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Surrendering My Heart to God

An athletic, young mom undergoes a routine C-section, and six weeks later, she’s diagnosed with heart failure. Julie and John Manning share how their lives were turned upside-down by Julie’s medical condition, and how God has graciously shown them the importance of living every day as their last.
11/15/202225 minutes, 58 seconds
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Setting Boundaries in Toxic Relationships (Part 2 of 2)

When someone is hostile toward you, there’s a temptation to respond in the same way. But toxic behavior only breeds more toxicity! Gary Thomas returns urges believers to offer love instead of hate, and compassion for non-Christians.
11/14/202226 minutes, 18 seconds
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Setting Boundaries in Toxic Relationships (Part 1 of 2)

Maybe you know someone who is impossible to please. It may seem like they’re trying to control your life! Gary Thomas describes toxic relationships and when it’s okay for Christians to simply walk away.
11/13/202226 minutes, 16 seconds
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What Wives Can Do to Bless Their Marriage

How would you like to be a counter-cultural wife? Angela Mills encourages women to develop a servant’s heart and take on a “blessing challenge” – to purposely bless your husband every day!
11/10/202226 minutes, 56 seconds
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Setting Your Teen Free to Soar

Even though you know the day is coming when your child will leave home, there’s a whirlwind of emotion that comes with it. Two moms explore those feelings with personal stories and some practical tips. They’ll encourage you through the homestretch to prepare your child—and yourself—for their launch!
11/9/202225 minutes, 56 seconds
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Stepping Up to Help Others in Need

There’s so much hurt and hardship in the world. You want to do something but aren’t sure where to start. Hal Donaldson, the creator of Convoy of Hope, talks about how the unexpected kindness he was shown as a boy inspired him to help others as much as he could.
11/8/202225 minutes, 44 seconds
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Focusing on Your Family's Mental Health

With so many confusing and negative things happening in our culture, you may not be as healthy as you think. Counselor Debra Fileta answers some general questions on mental and emotional health—from co-dependency to anxiety and depression and getting professional help.
11/7/202225 minutes, 29 seconds
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Encouraging Moms to Laugh

Often these days, moms can be really stressed out. On the next “Focus on the Family” we’ll have a message of encouragement for moms from Pastor Ted Cunningham. He’ll share a refreshing perspective on the things that stress you out and explain the benefits of joyful laughter
11/6/202225 minutes, 24 seconds
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Understanding The Institution Of Marriage

If you’ve ever thought that marriage is just some antiquated institution that was the done thing in the old days, you’ll want to listen in to the next episode because we’ll uncover why marriage is a beneficial sociological institution. Stay tuned.
11/3/202226 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Traits of Effective Parenting

Most parents want to get parenting right, but it’s not always easy. What if we could take a snap shot of our family life? Perhaps then we could see just how effectively we’re parenting. But what if we have no idea what effective parenting is supposed to look like? Well, today will shed some light on areas that parents can work on to ensure that they’re getting the important stuff right, and those things in our kid’s lives
11/2/202225 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Effects of Culture on Marriage

Have you ever taken a look at your marriage and asked yourself if Biblical values define your relationship or if your cultural upbringing has determined how your marriage functions? Our guest is Afrika Mhlope and he’ll share incredible biblical truth regarding what God designed for marriage, which will most likely get you thinking.
11/1/202225 minutes, 10 seconds
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Experiencing God's Grace

Although we've been freed from the Law through Jesus Christ, as Christians we can still live out our lives leaning on the principles of The Law rather than God's Grace. Hettie Brittz shares an incredible story of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro where she both experienced, and gained a greater revelation of God's Amazing Grace.
10/31/202224 minutes, 55 seconds
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Focus Highlights over 28 years on the programme

If you’d like to hear from a man who has had years of experience in ministry with “Focus on the Family,” then you’ll want to stay tuned, because on our next program Graeme Schnell will be speaking to the Focus daily co-host, John Fuller, about his own family and some of the biggest ‘aha’ moments in his life.
10/30/202226 minutes, 17 seconds
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Conversation Around Intimacy

Maybe sex is not something you're used to talking about, maybe it's been taboo in your household. Well our guests will help you to understand why it's so important that we do talk about sex within a godly marriage. After surveying hundreds of couples the Rosbergs have discovered what spouses absolutely love and hate about sex, and they will share some of the astounding results of their research......
10/27/202226 minutes, 7 seconds
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Parenting in Love Not Perfection

If you’ve been trying to be the perfect parent and you’re constantly coming up short, then stay tuned for the next episode where you’ll hear from Focus president, Jim Daly, about letting ourselves off the hook because we’re never going to be perfect in our parenting. Jim encourages parents to foster solid relationship with their children as a key to parenting success.
10/26/202224 minutes, 54 seconds
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Standing Strong in Singleness

Being a singleton and committing to wait for your marriage partner may be proving a challenge to you, well, author and speaker, Lisa Anderson, shares her story of being single through her twenties and thirties, and yet still trusting God for her future spouse.
10/25/202225 minutes, 12 seconds
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Marriage for all Seasons

“... And they lived happily ever after.” If only it was that simple... Brad Sadler gives us practical tools on how to navigate the difference seasons marriages go through in order to get to that happily ever after.
10/24/202223 minutes, 2 seconds
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Low Pressure Parenting Strategies

Do you sometimes feel as though the task of parenting is too overwhelming to bear, especially since you want to get it right and bring us a child who is successful in life? Well, you’ll hear from our guest the truth of what your role as a parent really is, and hopefully you’ll be convinced to take the pressure off and stick to the most pertinent tasks of a parent…
10/23/202226 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Transition into Manhood

What is it that defines a Christian boy’s transition into manhood? There is a definite desire in boys to be welcomed and accepted into manhood by a community of men, and Our guests explain a rite of passage experience, based on biblical principles, that helps boys make a transition from boy to man.
10/20/202226 minutes, 13 seconds
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Helping Women Find Sexual Intimacy In Marriage

There are so many women who have never been taught or understood what God’s design and intent for sexual intimacy in marriage is all about. If this rings true, then tune your ear to Dr Julie Slattery as she talks openly about women finding fulfillment and freedom in their sexuality.
10/19/202226 minutes, 39 seconds
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Teenagers: What Every Parent Has to Know

The teenage years are as challenging for the parent as it is for the child. Rob Parsons gives some encouragement for those who might feel the frustration of this challenging, and often confusing, journey in their child’s transformative years.
10/18/202226 minutes, 4 seconds
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A Christian Perspective of God And Culture

If you’re wondering how to align scripture with your cultural beliefs, or you have never really questioned your cultural norms in light of God’s word, Our guest is Afrika Mhlope who speaks with emboldened wisdom and insight into the two prominent cultural groups represented in South Africa, and presents biblical truth on which Christians can firmly stand.
10/17/202226 minutes, 13 seconds
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Practical Insights For A Radical Marriage

When it comes to your marriage relationship do you think there may be room for improvement? Our guest is going to offer sound advice and practical application for couples who want to revolutionize their marriages.
10/16/202226 minutes, 32 seconds
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A Humorous Look at Parenting (Part 2 of 2)

Parents have an assignment like no other. Our task is to raise self-sufficient adults who know their true identity and worth, but we can hit some serious speed humps along the way. Local speaker Brad Sadler will give a message that speaks to the heart of a parent as he talks with passion and honesty about his own parenting journey.
10/13/202226 minutes, 37 seconds
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A Humorous Look at Parenting (Part 1 of 2)

Parents have an assignment like no other. Our task is to raise self-sufficient adults who know their true identity and worth, but we can hit some serious speed humps along the way. Local speaker Brad Sadler will give a message that speaks to the heart of a parent as he talks with passion and honesty about his own parenting journey.
10/12/202224 minutes, 22 seconds
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Fighting Fair For A Better Marriage

Perhaps you’ve always looked at those couples around you who never have conflict and thought, ‘oh, I wish that were possible in my marriage’. Well, Dr Greg and Erin Smalley join us to talk about ways to deal with conflict in marriage, and they point out that conflict is not bad, as long as you fight fair.
10/11/202226 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Truth About Pornography Addiction (Part 2 of 2)

Psychologist Claire Moore will speak about her findings after researching and treating pornography addiction. Claire has helped numerous couples to navigate their way out of the devastation of pornography addiction and into thriving relationships.
10/10/202226 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Truth About Pornography Addiction (Part 1 of 2)

When we talk about pornography addiction, the general consensus would be that it is wrong and that the addict needs to stop what they’re doing immediately. But as Claire Moore will illuminate, like with any addiction, there is so much more that underlies the dependency, and the addict needs help rather than condemnation in order to be free from the problem.
10/9/202225 minutes, 47 seconds
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Parenting World Changers (Part 2 of 2)

It’s hard to be a child in the complex world we live in today, and therefore it’s hard to be a parent. Mandi Hart tackles some difficult topics and equips parents to engage in conversation with their kids and build resilience in them?
10/6/202226 minutes, 24 seconds
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Parenting World Changers (Part 1 of 2)

Peer pressure, gender conversations, online addiction, money, anxiety, and the search for identity – these are just some of the challenges your children face today.
10/5/202226 minutes, 36 seconds
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Love and Marriage (2 of 2)

How would you describe your marriage? A flourishing garden - or a thirsty flower? Care For The Family's Rob Parsons talks about married life - as it really is! He shares insights for overcoming marital boredom and loneliness - as well as how to make your marriage blossom again! It's a candid look at holy matrimony - for mature audiences
10/5/202222 minutes, 27 seconds
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Love and Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

How would you describe your marriage? A flourishing garden - or a thirsty flower? Care For The Family's Rob Parsons talks about married life - as it really is! He shares insights for overcoming marital boredom and loneliness - as well as how to make your marriage blossom again! It's a candid look at holy matrimony - for mature audiences
10/4/202222 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Truth About ADHD

If you would like to find out the truth about ADHD, explained in such a way that you don’t need to be a doctor to understand, then stay tuned, you’ll hear from a medical professional who dispels some of the myths surrounding ADHD, and talks straight about what this condition really entails.
10/2/202225 minutes, 58 seconds
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Showing Love to Your Child Every Day

With the everyday busyness of life, you can still show love to your child and create special memories. A mom of four shares some fun ways to build lasting memories from small moments. From exercising your imagination to celebrating minor holidays, you’ll learn how to better enjoy your child and help them feel loved.
9/29/202226 minutes, 17 seconds
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Championing Your Son Through His Battles

Being a teen is never easy, especially for young men who are entering a whole new world of feelings and temptations. Jonathan McKee outlines the four battles every young man faces—self-image, screens, sexual temptation, and substance abuse. Jonathan equips you to help your sons pursue God.
9/28/202225 minutes, 48 seconds
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Rescuing Your Marriage from Pornography (Part 2 of 2)

[ATTENTION: Program is not appropriate for younger listeners.] Pornography hurts everyone who uses it! And today, women are at risk, too! We offer godly hope and healing to couples who are facing a pornography addiction in their relationship. Hear about the risk to your marriage and learn about the steps to recovery
9/27/202225 minutes, 24 seconds
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Rescuing Your Marriage from Pornography (Part 1 of 2)

[ATTENTION: Program is not appropriate for younger listeners.] Your marriage needs a zero-tolerance for pornography! We’ll describe how pornography “hijacks” the brain and damages the relationship between husbands and wives. We’ll offer help for avoiding this dangerous lure and addiction! Learn how to fight for your marriage.
9/26/202225 minutes, 42 seconds
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Finding God’s Purpose in Adversity

Daniel Ritchie has faced a unique set of trials because he was born without arms. Yet, he has a message of hope for anyone facing adversity. Daniel shares his inspiring story of learning to glorify God through his pain.
9/25/202226 minutes, 5 seconds
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Guarding the Heart of your Marriage

Marriages are under major threat. It doesn’t take much to figure that out with the divorce rate as high as it is. There are, however, ways that you can protect your marriage, and our guests are going to share advice on how couples can guard their hearts in marriage and avoid becoming a statistic.
9/22/202226 minutes, 55 seconds
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Finding Space to Connect with God

With our busy world, it’s important for all of us to step back, take a deep breath, and rest in God’s peace. Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory give you some pointers on how to find the space and the place to spend time nurturing your relationship with God. It’s an encouraging conversation you won’t want to miss!
9/21/202225 minutes, 59 seconds
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Battling Giants in Everyday Life (Part 2 of 2)

Often what appears to be an obstacle is actually an opportunity to change the world! Author Malcolm Gladwell shares from biblical and modern examples on how experiencing setbacks can actually lead us to greater faith and success.
9/20/202225 minutes, 40 seconds
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Battling Giants in Everyday Life (Part 1 of 2)

With God’s help, you can accomplish more than you think! popular author Malcolm Gladwell will provide a unique spin on the David and Goliath story and share how you can overcome obstacles just by changing your paradigm.
9/20/202225 minutes, 9 seconds
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Remaining Calm in the Chaos of Life

Motherhood can be a crazy time of life — especially when you have young children! Nicole Johnson reminds moms to lean into your struggles, learn to ask for help, and find a quiet place to connect with God! Great encouragement for moms.
9/18/202225 minutes, 59 seconds
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Helping Your Teens Retain Their Faith (Part 2 of 2)

It’s easy to become discouraged about the faith challenges of the emerging generation, but research is showing reason for optimism. Two authors and researchers will outline five key practices to help your young adult develop a vibrant faith.
9/15/202225 minutes, 29 seconds
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Helping Your Teens Retain Their Faith (Part 1 of 2)

It’s easy to become discouraged about the faith challenges of the emerging generation, but research is showing reason for optimism. Two authors and researchers will outline five key practices to help your young adult develop a vibrant faith.
9/14/202225 minutes, 25 seconds
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Being Intentional in the Life of Your Kids

Parenthood is a precarious balancing act! Author Angela Thomas shares tips on how to balance discipline with grace, thick skin with unconditional love, and trust with authority.
9/13/202225 minutes, 27 seconds