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.
On this day 47 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion through the infamous Roe v. Wade decision. This broadcast features Dr. Dobson's conversation with pro-life OB/GYN, Dr. William Lile. Dr. Lile makes strong arguments for the precious life inside a mother's womb and highlights the egregious effects abortion has on our culture.
All life, from the moment of conception to natural death, is created in the very image of God Almighty. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson continues his conversation with John, Marlene, and Hannah Strege, the first family involved in a 'snowflake adoption.' They discuss their legal and societal advocacy for frozen embryos and the growing awareness of this cause within the pro-life movement.
The month of January highlights the truth that all human life is sacred. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson talks with a family who have been advocating for the pro-life movement for over 20 years. John and Marlene Strege were the first couple to adopt a frozen embryo, a process now called 'snowflake adoption.' Hear their fascinating testimony and their daughter Hannah's perspective of her unique origins.
We can all agree that adultery is wrong and has devastating effects on a marriage. But is it bad to flirt with a co-worker or talk to a former love interest online? On this edition, author Julie Barnhill explains how women in particular, can find themselves in emotionally unfaithful situations. She shares her own struggles with this sin and unpacks how innocent behavior can have tragic outcomes.
Marital unfaithfulness oftentimes begins with seemingly harmless interactions with the opposite sex, either online or during one's daily routine. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson discusses this topic with respected author, Julie Barnhill. She candidly opens up about her own battle with emotional infidelity which stemmed from an unhealthy view of relationships in her teen years.
The human brain is one of the most complex systems in our bodies and it's our responsibility to intentionally care for it. On this broadcast, Dr. Tim Clinton sits down with renowned psychiatrist and neuroscientist, Dr. Daniel Amen. Dr. Amen talks about his years of studying the brain and identifies various threats to our mental health. Hear what you can do to better appreciate and preserve your brain.
On this episode, you will hear the remainder of Dr. Emerson Eggerichs' insightful speech based on his best-selling book, Love and Respect. Dr. Eggerichs examines the different expectations men and women have in marriage and the dangerous cycle couples get caught in when love and respect are absent.
The welfare of every marriage hinges on the mutual admiration and adoration husbands and wives have for one another. On this broadcast, popular author and speaker Dr. Emerson Eggerichs delivers a message based on his best-selling book, Love and Respect. He highlights the importance of spouses valuing each other and clarifies some of the different dynamics between the sexes.
America's Founders purposefully constructed defenses in the Constitution to protect religious people and institutions from inevitable hostility. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson continues his conversation with best-selling conservative author, David Horowitz. They analyze the liberal agenda to suppress Christianity and highlight the importance of our God-centered heritage.
Christianity has been unfairly targeted by the progressive culture. Fortunately, more and more non-religious groups are coming to the defense of religious liberty. Dr. Dobson sits down with popular conservative author and speaker, David Horowitz. The two discuss the origins of the hostility towards religion, while David explains his decision to walk away from a liberal mindset.
Caring for and ministering to the poor and oppressed is a major calling for Christians living in this destitute world. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson welcomes back his friends, Victor and Eileen Marx, to the Family Talk studios. The Marxes discuss their main humanitarian initiatives, while Victor explains how his own battle with PTSD has allowed him to help others.
During His earthly ministry, Jesus challenged His disciples to purposely find and help those in need. On this broadcast, humanitarians Victor and Eileen Marx explain why that statute still applies to believers today. They talk to Dr. Dobson about their spiritual journeys and backgrounds and then describe their passion for philanthropic work around the world.
When facing this hostile culture, Christians must trust in God's faithfulness. On this edition, businessman David Abel shares with Dr. Dobson how he has personally relied on the Lord. David explains his start in the corporate world, then talks about his decision to purchase the historic Star Barn. Hear about the spiritual symbolism of this property and the adversity the Abels have endured for their faith.
According to mental health experts, 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression every year. On this edition, Dr. Tim Clinton discusses this global struggle with licensed counselor and author, Dr. Gregory Jantz. They unpack how depression can wreck a person's entire life and examine how genetics, diet and even technology can affect someone's mental health.
When we experience difficult and painful times in life, the only true source of hope we have is in Jesus. On this edition, author and speaker Dr. Carolyn Koons continues to share her heartbreaking testimony. Carolyn describes how her parents' total apathy made her believe she had no meaning or reason to live. But the moment she walked into a church, she found her purpose.