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Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk

Author: Dr. James Dobson

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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.
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Are you struggling to parent a rebellious son? Do you know how to rein in his wild behavior? On this broadcast, you will hear the remainder of Dr. Dobson's insightful presentation from his Bringing Up Boys teaching series. He describes the ways our chaotic society often disrupts a child's development and our community as a whole.
Fathers and sons have a unique bond that can be both uplifting and strenuous. On this broadcast, you will hear a timeless message from Dr. Dobson's Bringing Up Boys teaching series. He shares his own antics from his teen years, while also highlighting the crucial lessons that only a dad can teach his son.
Marital unfaithfulness is continuing to destroy the bond of marriage in the 21st century. On this edition, Dr. Tim Clinton talks about this issue with licensed marriage and family therapist, Dr. Sheri Keffer. She speaks candidly about how pornography, lust and infidelity wrecked her first marriage. Hear how couples can find healing, and possibly reconciliation, from this emotional pain.
God's Way or My Way Part 2

God's Way or My Way Part 2


Since the Garden of Eden, Satan has used humanity's pride to shift our focus off of God and onto ourselves. On this classic edition, popular author and speaker, Frank Peretti, continues to identify the negative effects of our self-centered lifestyles. He examines the various ideologies that directly oppose Christianity while explaining the problems of subjective truth.
God's Way or My Way Part 1

God's Way or My Way Part 1


There are many world religions that elevate mankind into the role of God. This classic broadcast deals with our pride problem, through a speech by best-selling author and speaker, Frank Peretti. Frank examines the many philosophies that have devalued God and he addresses our sinful nature, which pines for more control. Hear the 'red flags' that believers should be watching out for on a daily basis.
Even though marriage can be tough at times and extreme hardships can happen, reconciliation is possible. On this edition, Dr. Dobson concludes his 3-part discussion with Tracey Russell, whose marriage was saved using principles from the book Love Must Be Tough. Tracey's husband Mark also joins the conversation and shares his perspective of the turbulent ups and downs in their relationship.
Nearly 40 years ago, Dr. Dobson wrote Love Must Be Tough to encourage couples to fight for one another when adversity inevitably comes. On this broadcast, you'll continue to hear how that best-selling book changed the life of author and speaker, Tracey Russell. Tracey explains the difficulty of living alone after letting her husband, Mark, walk away. Hear how the Russells discovered marital reconciliation.
God created marriage to honor and reflect Him, which is why Satan works so tirelessly to destroy this important bond. This broadcast highlights Dr. Dobson's popular work, Love Must Be Tough, through a real-life story of a relationship that it impacted. Author and speaker, Tracey Russell, shares how she applied principles from that book in order to save her failing marriage.
Psalm 46 reminds us to 'be still and know God', a concept largely lost in the constant busyness of our culture. On this edition, Dr. Dobson continues his captivating interview with best-selling author, John Eldredge. He explains the dangers of a distracted, technology-addicted life, then suggests easy practices to re-focus our minds. Listen to why God never intended for us to endure this stimulation overload.
People living in the 21st century have become so entrenched in this fast-paced society, they don't know how to relax or unplug. On this broadcast, best-selling author, John Eldredge, joins Dr. Dobson in the Family Talk studios to tackle this pressing issue. The two examine key themes from John's popular book, Wild at Heart, that relate to this idea of overstimulation.
Conflict is a predictable part of every marriage, but it shouldn't be a consistent habit. On this edition, Dr. Tim Clinton discusses the idea of healthy arguing with Dr. Sharon May of the Safe Haven Relationship Center. The two unpack what triggers arguments, and explain the ways anger and lack of vulnerability can erode a marriage. Listen to what you can do to resolve disputes in your relationship.
The Apostle Paul modeled healthy mentorship through his relationship with Timothy. On this broadcast, you will hear why his example is one that Christian men should continue to follow. Dr. Dobson, Joe White, and Jon Gibson describe the need for real godly mentors in this society, especially in the lives of fatherless children. Hear how this concept can turn our nation back to God.
Benjamin Franklin once said, "Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I will learn." Through this edition, you will hear about the significance of intentional Christian mentorship, from strong leaders Joe White and Jon Gibson. They talk with Dr. Dobson about their heart to guide those who don't have godly male role models.
What is a Christian's moral responsibility in the world of politics? This broadcast seeks to answer that question through Dr. Dobson's interview with Bob Vander Plaats, President and CEO of The Family Leader. Bob praises Dr. Dobson's initial influence on the state-led family policy councils, then explains the various initiatives of his organization. Hear why believers cannot sit on the sidelines any longer.
In Scripture, Christians are commanded to be salt and light to this dark and decaying culture. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson and Bob Vander Plaats, President and CEO of The Family Leader, address every believer's call to be politically involved. Bob describes his life and career in politics, while Dr. Dobson highlights key social issues that will shape America's moral future.
Some of the most notable leaders from history remain the best role models of good character for this generation. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson concludes his discussion on this topic with New York Times best-selling author and radio host, Eric Metaxas. They focus on the integrity and influence of men like Chuck Colson, Eric Liddell and Jackie Robinson, who chose to follow God no matter what. Listen to why we must honor these significant figures.
Throughout history, there have been countless people of noble character who have profoundly changed our world. On this edition, Dr. Dobson continues to identify these heroes with New York Times best-selling author and radio host, Eric Metaxas. The two continue to look at the legacies of George Washington and William Wilberforce, and explain the courageous ideals they each stood for.
What does it mean to be a 'hero'? Who should young men look up to? On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson discusses a few prominent historical role models with Eric Metaxas, author of Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness. The two analyze the assault on manhood and our society's lack of God-honoring men. Listen to why the lives of George Washington and Dietrich Bonhoeffer are worth admiring.
Unfortunately, the culture and church largely don't know how to properly address sexual abuse. On this broadcast, Dr. Dobson continues his discussion with accomplished attorney and outspoken advocate for victims of sexual abuse, Rachael Denhollander. Rachael explains how she processed the abuse and the role of her faith during that painful season. Listen to what she is doing now to support other victims.
In 2016, Rachael Denhollander was the first woman to accuse former USA Gymnastics physician, Larry Nassar, of sexual abuse. On this broadcast, she shares her heartbreaking testimony detailed in her book, What Is a Girl Worth? Rachael discusses PTSD and how she has learned to cope, following the traumatic abuse. She also exposes the corrupt efforts of influential leaders to conceal Nassar's sexual misconduct.
Comments (3)

Stephanie Dobbs

i went one of his seminars and they where good

Dec 15th
Reply (1)

Absolutely great to teach us how to forgive through the love of Jesus!

Mar 8th
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