Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk
Summary: Be encouraged and uplifted to build your family upon enduring truths that are built upon God's word. Whether it's marriage tips or how to raise your sons and daughters, Dr. Dobson and his guests will help you build a stronger marriage and family.
With the busyness of life, many Christians neglect their relationship with God. On this broadcast, author and speaker Marilyn Hontz addresses our daily need to spend time in God's Word and commune with Him. She reminds us that our Heavenly Father wants to have a personal relationship with us, in order to better guide and direct our lives.
Matthew 5 commands us to let our light shine before men, in order to glorify our Heavenly Father. This classic edition features the conclusion to Dr. Dobson's interview with the late Chuck Colson. Chuck talks about his book The Body and highlights the church's role to be a beacon of truth in this morally failing society. Hear what Christians can do to better engage culture.
The late Chuck Colson was a key figure in the notorious Watergate Scandal. After being sent to prison for related crimes, his 'tough guy' persona was softened due to a radical encounter with Jesus. On this classic broadcast, you'll hear Dr. Dobson's conversation with Chuck Colson. He describes the ways in which God has used his life since Watergate to minister to those incarcerated.
Despite being horribly treated by his brothers, Joseph forgave them saying, 'You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good.' On this edition, Dr. Dobson finishes his discussion with comedian, Dr. Dennis Swanberg. They each explain the way secret sin or past pain has profoundly hurt their families. Dr. Swanberg also emphasizes the importance of confession and confiding in others.
The lingering memories of our past mistakes or a painful trauma can keep us from fully experiencing God's redemption. On this edition, Dr. Dobson sits down with comedian Dr. Dennis Swanberg to discuss his new book No More Secrets. Dr. Swanberg opens up about his son's battle with alcoholism and explains why parents shouldn't feel guilty for a child's waywardness.
On this edition, Dr. Dobson concludes his interview with Dr. David Jeremiah, pastor at Shadow Mountain Community Church. Dr. Jeremiah talks about the emotional and spiritual low points in his battle with cancer, and refutes the delusional belief that Christian's won't experience suffering. Hear why we must rely on God's strength when hardship comes.
It's been said that everyone is either coming out of hardship, in the midst of a struggle, or about to experience difficulty. On this classic broadcast, Dr. Dobson sits down with his good friend, prominent pastor and author, Dr. David Jeremiah. He discusses his battle with cancer and why he believes God allows suffering in all of our lives.
According to research from Enough is Enough, America is the top consumer of pornography with 4 in 10 people believing these images are morally acceptable. On this edition, Dr. Dobson concludes his interview with author Nancy Blake. She reveals why she initially blamed herself for her first husband’s addiction to pornography and how she depended on God through this betrayal. Nancy also talks about getting remarried and the healing that she continues to experience.
Pornography is an evil that warps the minds of many young people, with an addiction stronger than most drugs. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson welcomes author Nancy Blake to the Family Talk studios. She opens up about her first husband's struggles with pornography, which eventually destroyed their marriage. Hear how she recovered from this heartbreak and what she is doing to help other women in similar circumstances.
Many kids in the 21st century have an unhealthy attitude of entitlement which is often perpetuated by their parents. On this edition, author and parenting blogger Kay Wills Wyma, talks to Dr. Dobson about this subject through her book Cleaning House. She examines the damaging effects of 'helicopter parenting' while providing practical advice to parents on how to ready their children for the real world.
In 1 Kings, King Solomon charged the Israelites to be 'wholly devoted to the Lord.' On this classic broadcast, retired LAPD officer Bob Vernon talks about the importance of maintaining our Christian walk. He highlights 3 prayers we must constantly say in order to rid ourselves of sin and remain faithful to God.
Researchers have found that nearly 1 in 4 women are victims of abuse from their supposed loving partner. On this edition, Dr. Tim Clinton continues his conversation about domestic violence with licensed psychotherapist, Dr. Barry Lord. He describes an abused woman's feelings of imprisonment and why she keeps this abuse secret from everyone. Hear what the church can do to help those in violent situations at home.
For nearly 40 years, October has been observed as Domestic Violence Awareness month. On this broadcast, Dr. Tim Clinton talks to licensed psychotherapist Dr. Barry Lord, about this growing problem of abuse. Dr. Lord shares shocking statistics on this pervasive issue and why protecting victims is paramount. The two also explain how spousal abuse breaks the bond of trust in a marriage.
On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson concludes his insightful conversation with best-selling author and international evangelist, Anne Graham Lotz. She continues to reveal the profound lessons she discovered about the Holy Spirit while experiencing the darkest days of her life. Anne provides evidence for the Holy Spirit all throughout Scripture and explains His role as advocate, intercessor, and constant companion.
Before ascending into Heaven, Jesus promised to send us another comforter for us to rely on. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson welcomes best-selling author and evangelist Anne Graham Lotz to the Family Talk studios. Anne shares how the Holy Spirit ministered to her after losing her husband and father, and being diagnosed with cancer.