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.
When adversity comes in your life, is it your tendency to complain about your situation? Dr. James Dobson encourages Christians to be spiritually strong by relating heartfelt stories of individuals who have chosen to be grateful despite their difficult circumstances and the personal tests they’ve faced.
As our culture drifts further from righteousness and grows increasingly hostile toward Christianity, believers are tasked to remain firm in their faith. Dr. James Dobson reflects on this timeless challenge, the unique personal relationship we share with the Creator of the Universe, and our call to be in the world but not of the world.
Many teen girls struggle with body-image issues because of society’s unattainable standards of beauty. Dr. James Dobson talks to licensed counselor, Sharon Hersh, about her insightful book, Mom, I Hate My Life, and they discuss the warning signs of common harmful behaviors.
During the adolescent years, a girl’s relationship with her mother can become strained. Dr. James Dobson sits down with licensed counselor and author, Sharon Hersh, to strategize how parents can navigate a daughter’s emotional storms, and encourage moms to give their girls space to express their feelings.
1 Corinthians 15 warns that "Bad company ruins good morals." Dr. Tim Clinton sits down with author and pastor, Gary Thomas, to discuss his new book, When to Walk Away. Together, they identify common characteristics of toxic relationships, the motivations of people who choose to remain in them, and what can be done if you find yourself stuck in a harmful friendship.
Thanks to God's amazing gift of grace, flawed men and women everywhere can receive forgiveness from sin. Dr. James Dobson and best-selling author and Christian apologist, Lee Strobel, discuss his recent book, The Case for Grace, pointing out that Christianity is the only faith that offers this unmerited gift of God’s grace.
In 1772, British poet and clergyman, John Newton, penned the famous words, "Amazing grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me." Dr. James Dobson and best-selling author and Christian apologist, Lee Strobel, observe how grace is central to the Christian faith. Lee also shares his personal experience with this most undeserved gift from God.
Our founding fathers knew that for America to thrive, its people would need to rely on God. Listen as the late Dr. Lloyd Ogilvie delivers a powerful message on this topic at the 2016 National Day of Prayer. He points to prominent leaders in our nation’s history who made worshiping God a priority, and recognizes Shirley Dobson’s 25 years of service as chair of the National Day of Prayer.
Following the death of George Floyd in the custody of police, thousands have taken to the streets to protest racial injustice. U.S. Senator Tim Scott and Dr. James Dobson talk by phone about the public outcry over Mr. Floyd’s death. They address the growing social unrest, as well as condemn the violence, and share a hopeful message of healing.
Scripture tells us that Heaven rejoices whenever a sinner repents. Dr. Tim Clinton listens to the powerful testimony of writer and evangelist, Rick Amato, who talks about his salvation experience that motivated him to preach the gospel of Jesus. He also shares the personal trials he has endured as a Christian.
Psalm 46 reminds us God is an ever-present help in times of trouble. Dr. James Dobson enjoys an enlightening conversation with best-selling author and pastor Max Lucado as they look to the miracles of Jesus that reveal His care and concern for us. Pastor Lucado also recalls a severe childhood trauma in which God radically healed him.
A recent study found that three in five Americans struggle with the loneliness of seclusion caused by the pandemic. Dr. James Dobson and world-renowned author and pastor, Max Lucado, discuss his new book, You Are Never Alone, and the adverse relational impacts of COVID-19. They also look to Jesus' miracles for encouragement during these trying times.
Close friendships between women can at times become weighed down by personal conflict. Dr. James Dobson talks about the fragility of female relationships with popular author and speaker, Dee Brestin. She shares from her own struggles about how jealousy, betrayal, and distrust can derail a friendship, and why older women should mentor younger women.
Many women have a difficult time finding and holding onto meaningful relationships with other women. Dr. James Dobson discusses this complex dynamic with popular author and speaker, Dee Brestin. They examine how friendships between women fulfill an emotional closeness that often cannot be met by one's husband.
Is there hope for the United States to turn back to God? Dr. James Dobson engages in a riveting conversation with best-selling author and prophetic teacher, Messianic Rabbi Jonathan Cahn, about his newest book, The Harbinger II. They emphasize America's need to reconcile its biblical roots and also hail a major event called "The Return," coming in September, that will focus on repentance and prayer for our country.