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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 nation’s families on a daily basis.

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  • Artist: Richard Land, Harold Harper, Dwayne Hastings, Karen Cole
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 PSA: The Psalm 139 Project | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:00

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.

 How should same-sex marriage change the church’s witness? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:32

The Supreme Court has now ruled on two monumental marriage cases, and the legal and cultural landscape has changed in this country. The court voted to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act and remand the decision of the Ninth Circuit in the Proposition 8 case, holding that California’s Proposition 8 defenders didn’t have standing. The Defense of Marriage Act decision used rather sweeping language about equal protection and human dignity as they apply to the recognition of same-sex unions. But what has changed for us, for our churches, and our witness to the gospel?

 Missions and ‘When Helping Hurts’ | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:00

Brian Fikkert discusses missions and what Christians can do to help those who are hurting. Brian is a professor of Economics & Community Development at Covenant College and the Director of The Chalmers Center.

 Being committed in marriage | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:00

Art Rainer shares what his dad taught him about how to treat his wife. Art is the author of Raising Dad: What Fathers & Sons Learn from Each Other. “Raising Dad shares unforgettable lessons about faith, friendship, commitment, honesty.”

 How God changes lives | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:29

Lara Izokaitis returns to share how God changed her life and because of this she now helps other women through Mercy Ministries. “Mercy Ministries exists to provide opportunities for young women to experience God’s unconditional love, forgiveness, and life-transforming power.”

 Marital amnesia: Considering the children | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:15

What does it mean to have marital amnesia? Ron Deal of Smart Stepfamilies joins us today to shed some light on this tricky subject. Ron is the author of Dating and the Single Parent. Successful Stepfamilies is the “largest web site for stepfamilies and stepfamily ministries available.”

 PSA: For Faith & Family Bookstore | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00

For Faith & Family spends a lot of time pursuing and interviewing guests on a variety of topics. Finding thoughtful and Bible-based resources isn’t always easy, so when we find something good, we share it. You can find all the books mentioned on our broadcasts at

 Pressure kids face in today’s culture | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:00

Vicki Courtney returns to discuss the pressures our kids face in today’s culture. She “seeks to provide women and/or parents with the tools necessary to navigate today’s promiscuous culture.”

 Exchange with Ed Stetzer: Praying | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00

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

 Where is God when evil happens? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:15

We live in a fallen world where sometimes it’s hard to fathom the atrocities we’ve witnessed. So where is God in times of evil? Mike Glenn, senior pastor of Brentwood Baptist Church in Brentwood, Tenn., is here to explain. He is also the author of The Gospel of Yes and In Real Time.

 Investing in the next generation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:52

Jeff Lovingood joins us to discuss church youth ministry programs and the next generation of leaders. Jeff is the Next Generation Pastor at Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tenn.

 Ruth’s background | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 9:26

Renae Adelsberger returns to share more about Ruth’s background and how Ruth’s life inspired her new Bible study Ruth: Replacing Superficial with Substance. 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.”

 Help-Portrait | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:00

Jeremy Cowart joins Karen Cole to discuss 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?.

 Faith & Family Minute | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00

Faith & Family Minute recaps past weeks’ segments, shares bits of cool news and other stories. To learn more go to Or go to and click on the ‘Videos’ tab.

 Dealing with tragedy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7:00

Carole Lewis shares stories of tragedy - losing a child and her husband being diagnosed with stage four cancer - and how God helped them through. She encourages listeners to take care of themselves and to live life to it’s fullest. Carol is the author of Live Life Right Here Right Now: Make Every Day Your Best Day.


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