For Faith & Family
Summary: In a culture submerged in moral relativism, we speak clearly, forcefully, and simply to people wrestling with complex moral issues. For Faith amd Family is THE place to turn for a powerful voice that clarifies the blurred lines between right and wrong. For Faith and Family brings you eloquent, articulate, and insightful commentary on the critical issues facing our nationâ€™s families on a daily basis.
Poppy Smith returns to take on the tough question: Is it really possible to live life without regrets? “Poppy grew up there and in Sri Lanka, Singapore and Kenya. She met her American husband in Nairobi and they soon moved to the United States. The adjustment to her new marriage and new country, combined with loneliness and the loss of all that was familiar, brought Poppy to a defining moment with God.”
Recently, the senate made history by passing bipartisan immigration reform legislation. While it’s not perfect, the bill is a good start that can move us from our current situation. And we all know that the current situation is untenable. It’s not good for our nation. Holding human beings in a permanent state of legal limbo denies them dignity and deprives our nation of their full contribution to our economy and communities. We need to know who is here, and we need to better control who comes and stays.
Selma Wilson shares some creative ideas for creating a culture of conversation in your home. Selma is the president of B&H Publishing and author of The Parent Adventure.
Byron Yawn explains what ‘true manliness’ is. Byron is the senior pastor at Community Bible Church in Nashville, Tenn., and the author of What Every Man Wishes His Father Had Told Him.
Amy Simpson shares how churches can minister to the mentally ill. Amy is the editor of GiftedForLeadership.com and marriage & parenting resources for Today’s Christian Woman. She is also the author of Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church’s Mission.
Renae Adelsberger joins Thomas Willis to talk about Ruth’s relationship with God. Through this study Renae hopes to use “the romance between Ruth and Boaz to point young women to the steadfast love that God has for us.”
Mike Glenn joins Karen Cole in the studio to talk science and Christianity. Mike is the senior pastor of Brentwood Baptist Church in Brentwood, Tenn. He is also the author of The Gospel of Yes and In Real Time.
Are you walking with Christ? How often do you think about God during the day? Ed Stetzer encourages Christians talk about Jesus Christ. Have you shared your faith recently? We’d love to hear about it at lifewayrearch.com.
Is there any conversation more awkward then talking with our kids about sex? Vicki Courtney says it’s a conversation worth having, one parents shouldn’t avoid. She also “seeks to provide women and/or parents with the tools necessary to navigate today’s promiscuous culture.”
Barrett Jones, an offensive lineman for the St. Louis Rams, shares about his passion for Christ. He also shares how he doesn’t want his life to be summed up as a football player, but rather a follower of Christ.
Jeff Lovingood examines why not every idea is worth doing. He shares how a focused student ministry works towards glorifying God. Jeff is the Next Generation Pastor at Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tenn.
Lara Izokaitis returns to share how your true identity found only in Christ. “Just like a caterpillar turned butterfly (Caterfly), my life has been radically transformed by the love of Jesus Christ that I just can’t help but want to share with others the hope of having this same freedom.”
Mike Glenn joins Karen Cole in the studio to talk culture and the importance of serving in church. Mike is the senior pastor of Brentwood Baptist Church in Brentwood, Tenn. He is also the author of The Gospel of Yes and In Real Time.
Johnnie Moore joins For Faith & Family Weekend to put God’s astonishing grace in perspective. Later, Thomas Willis talks to St. Louis Rams lineman, Barrett Jones and Amy Simpson describes how churches can minister to the mentally ill. Mike Glenn discusses the growing phenomenon of “sexting” and Byron Yawn turns the spotlight on male leadership. And Ed Stetzer argues that the American church is not dead.
Jeff Lovingood encourages student ministers to abandon the “us and them” mentality and learn to serve their area schools instead. Jeff is the Next Generation Pastor at Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tenn.