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.
Many Americans are turned off by the bitter partisanship they see in politics. But Dr. Amy Black believes there is another - better - way. She shares how we can honor God through government. Dr. Black is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Politics and International Relations at Wheaton College.
Hunger is no respecter of geography or ethnic group. It can be felt in an apartment in Eastern Europe, a cardboard shack in Central America, a tent in the Sahara, or a farmhouse in rural America. Southern Baptist missionaries and volunteers are offering nourishment for the body and soul. And every Southern Baptist can have a part in those ministries through gifts to the Southern Baptist World Hunger Fund.
Selma Wilson reminds parents that God is greater than the dangers of our culture. She and her husband have a passion to help moms and dads be successful parents. Selma is the president of B&H Publishing and author of The Parent Adventure.
On For Faith & Family Weekend, Mike Glenn joins Karen Cole in the studio to talk culture, sexuality and the example Christians can set in a convoluted society. Poppy Smith discusses living in a beauty-obsessed culture and Renae Adelsberger talks about Ruth’s relationship with God. Thomas Willis talks to Tim Savage about the Biblically-based roles in marriage and how they help to make a union that lasts; and after that, Lisa Troyer outlines how you can be a better friend. Finally, Ed Stetzer shares why Christians should be aware of all the people in their lives.
Many Americans are turned off by the bitter partisanship they see in politics. But Dr. Amy Black believes there is another - better - way. Dr. Black is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Politics and International Relations at Wheaton College.
Jason Hayes returns to discuss the importance of the older generation to mentor the newest generation. Jason is the co-author of Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and the Churches that Reach Them. Through his research and his life, he’s found that young people just want to be mentored.
Last week Southern Baptists held their annual meeting in Houston, TX. Our missions and evangelism efforts are in full stride. The reports of people coming to faith in Jesus and of churches started here and around the world were moving and invigorating. If you are looking for a group of Christians who are committed to making a difference in the world, let me suggest that you prayerfully consider visiting a Southern Baptist church in your community. Barrett Duke shares more.
Jeremy Cowart returns to share more about Help-Portrait, “a community of photographers coming together across the world to use their photography skills to give back to their local community.” Jeremy is the founder of Help-Potrait and author of What’s Your Mark?. (More here)
Selma Wilson shares that in order to be good parents, we much first realize our children belong to God. She talks about her and her husband’s desire to help moms and dads be successful parents.
There are many ways to be a champion for life, and one of them is providing a woman in a crisis pregnancy a “window” into the world of the child she is carrying. This is the intent of the Psalm 139 Project - to aid pregnancy resource centers in securing ultrasound machines.
Russ Crosson returns to give couples some tips on debt, investing and giving. He also offers some insight into the different attitudes of men and women toward money. He is the president and CEO of Ronald Blue & Co.
Art Rainer encourages listeners to spend time for their children and cherish those times, making memories. Art is the author of Raising Dad: What Fathers & Sons Learn from Each Other. “Raising Dad shares unforgettable lessons about faith, friendship, commitment, honesty.”
Ron Deal of Smart Stepfamilies cautions parents to consider the feelings of your children when they begin dating and eventually remarrying. Ron is the author of Dating and the Single Parent. Smart Stepfamilies is “the largest web site for stepfamilies and stepfamily ministries available.”
Ed Stetzer discusses the importance of Christians sharing their faith in Jesus Christ. Have you shared your faith recently? We’d love to hear about it at lifewayrearch.com.
Faith and football: Barrett Jones, an offensive lineman for the St. Louis Rams, shares about his passion for Christ. Next, Brian Fikkert’s thoughts on giving aid and dignity to those in need; David Altrogge and Jen Thompson give an update on 3801 Lancaster and the Kermit Gosnell abortion case. Photographer Jeremy Cowart describes the ministry of “Help Portrait” and Brent Crowe gives insight into how to answer the questions for which we can’t reference a chapter and verse in the Bible. We close out this edition of For Faith & Family Weekend, with Bob Stith’s tips on how Christians should love individuals struggling with homosexuality and Jeremy Howard gives some straightforward advice on reasons not to doubt the Bible.