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.
The world tells us success is measured by what we drive, where we live, how much we make. But that is not God’s definition of success. Russ Crosson joins us to talk about marriage, money and a lot more. He is the president and CEO of Ronald Blue & Co.
I was a Boy Scout. I wasn’t a particularly avid one. I just wanted to hang out with other guys and enjoy the time. Nevertheless, I learned valuable lessons about friendship, loyalty, commitment, and many other important character traits during my years as a Scout. That is why I am so saddened by the recent decision by the leadership of the Boy Scouts of America to include openly homosexual boys in their ranks. I don’t have anything against these boys. They simply want to be part of that great time. But the Boy Scouts made the wrong decision. It will certainly sexualize scouting. Barrett Duke shares more.
Chuck Lawless discusses some of the expectations placed on those who mentor. Dr. Lawless is the dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions and Evangelism at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He also serves as Vice President for Academic Programming and the Director of Professional Doctoral Studies.
In Imagine! A God Blessed America: What It Would Look Like and How It Could Happen, Dr. Richard Land explores in depth the intriguing question: What would that blessing look like? by looking at God’s promises recorded in Ezekiel 34:23-31 which includes, “I will make a covenant of peace with them . . . I will bless them and the places surrounding my hill. I will send down showers in season; there will be showers of blessing.”
Priscilla Shirer shares how every Christian can have a rich and meaningful relationship with Jesus. She reminds us that God may want to change the plans we’ve made for ourselves. Priscilla is the author of Life Interrupted: Navigating the Unexpected.
Rhonda Kelley encourages listeners to “take the lead and serve.” Rhonda is the Director of Women’s Academic Programs at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. She is also a professor of women’s ministry.
Mike Cosper shares how the story of the Bible also tells the story of worship. Mike is one of the founding pastors of Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, Ky., where he serves as the pastor of worship and art. He is also founder of Sojourn Music.
For Faith & Family Weekend begins with Renae Adelsberger sharing the powerful story of Ruth’s commitment to the one true God. Thomas Willis talks to Mike Cosper about what can be an awkward topic in church—worship styles. Later, Gregory Jantz describes the healing available for individuals with eating disorders. Karen Cole talks to Mike Glenn about being tolerant and why it’s not the end goal for Christians; after that, Chuck Lawless shares a final look at mentoring, this time from a pastoral perspective. And Susie Larson joins the program to answer the question, “Can parents give their kids too much attention?”
Brent Martz joins Dwayne Hastings to share about his movie Not Today, which which aims to bring awareness to the true nature of human trafficking, and how we unintentionally may participate in it. The movie is in theaters now.
Dannah Gresh encourages single women not to settle on just any guy. Dannah is a best-selling author and the founder of Secret Keeper Girl, a live tour event for tween girls and their moms. “She has long been at the forefront of the movement to encourage tweens and teens to be modest and to pursue purity.”
Dr. Chuck Lawless outlines some practical steps on getting started in mentorship. “Dr. Lawless is the dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions and Evangelism at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He also serves as Vice President for Academic Programming and the Director of Professional Doctoral Studies.”
Mike Cosper joins us today to talk about worship, the gospel and the church. Mike is one of the founding pastors of Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, Ky., where he serves as the pastor of worship and art. He is also founder of Sojourn Music.
Rhonda Kelley joins us to discuss some of the challenges and the importance of finding God’s will for our lives. Rhonda is the Director of Women’s Academic Programs at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. She is also a professor of women’s ministry.
Dr. Hunter Baker joins Dr. Richard Land to discuss and clear up some of the public’s misconceptions about what separation of church and state really means. Dr. Baker is the author of Political Thought: A Student’s Guide.
Evan and Jenny Owens return to share more information on REBOOT Recovery. REBOOT is a “12 week program designed to help service members and their families heal from the spiritual wounds of war…offers a powerful blend of clinical insight and Christian faith-based support that has been successful in mending souls and rebuilding families.”