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Focus On The Family

Focus on the Family is a half-hour daily dose of encouragement and advice for the family with Jim Daly, Juli Slattery and John Fuller. Focus on the Family programs that are universally applicable and relevant to listeners from Australia to Zimbabwe are carefully selected, prepared and tailored for global listeners.

Focus on the Family is a half-hour daily dose of encouragement and advice for the family with Jim Daly, Juli Slattery and John Fuller. Focus on the Family programs that are universally applicable and relevant to listeners from Australia to Zimbabwe are carefully selected, prepared and tailored for global listeners.
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Colorado Springs, CO

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Focus on the Family is a half-hour daily dose of encouragement and advice for the family with Jim Daly, Juli Slattery and John Fuller. Focus on the Family programs that are universally applicable and relevant to listeners from Australia to Zimbabwe are carefully selected, prepared and tailored for global listeners.

Language:

English

Contact:

Focus on the Family Colorado Springs, CO 80995 1-800-232-6459


Episodes

Letting Go of Offenses

11/16/2018
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Radio host and author Brant Hansen discusses the importance of humility and forgiving others in a discussion based on his book Unoffendable: How Just One Change Can Make All of Life Better.

Duration:00:24:59

Rebuilding a Stronger Marriage

11/15/2018
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Pastor Chris Beall and his wife, Cindy, share their dramatic story of how his pornography addiction led to his infidelity, and how God used their brokenness and a loving church community to restore their marriage.

Duration:00:24:59

Becoming a Clutter-Free Family

11/14/2018
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Joshua Becker discusses the benefits a family can experience if they reduce the amount of "stuff" they have and simplify their lives. He addresses parents in particular, explaining how they can set healthy boundaries on how much stuff their kids have, and establish new habits regarding the possession of toys, clothes, artwork, gifts and more.

Duration:00:24:59

The Value of Mentoring Fatherless Boys

11/13/2018
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John Smithbaker and Scott MacNaughton discuss the damaging impact of fatherlessness in America and how their mentoring ministry, Fathers in the Field, helps fatherless boys experience the love and faithfulness of their Heavenly Father.

Duration:00:24:59

Going on a Mission in Your Own Front Yard

11/12/2018
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Kristin Schell inspires listeners to reach out to their neighbors with friendship and God's love in a discussion based on her best-selling book, The Turquoise Table: Finding Community and Connection in Your Own Front Yard.

Duration:00:24:59

Discovering Your Child's Learning Style (Part 2 of 2)

11/9/2018
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Education expert Cynthia Tobias discusses the primary ways we learn, how we process information, and how parents can motivate children by recognizing and cultivating their individual learning styles. (Part 2 of 2)

Duration:00:24:59

Discovering Your Child's Learning Style (Part 1 of 2)

11/8/2018
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Education expert Cynthia Tobias discusses the primary ways we learn, how we process information, and how parents can motivate children by recognizing and cultivating their individual learning styles. (Part 1 of 2)

Duration:00:24:59

Creating a No-Regrets Marriage

11/7/2018
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In a discussion based on their book The Marriage Mentor, Pastor Steve Stoppe and his wife, Rhonda, explain how married couples can cultivate the relationship they've always hoped for by re-framing their expectations, depending on God and remaining committed to one another through the difficult challenges of life.

Duration:00:24:59

Engaging Others With Love, Kindness and Service

11/6/2018
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In a discussion centered around her book Listen, Love, Repeat, Karen Ehman offers inspiration and practical advice for stepping out of our comfort zone to bless others, particularly those who are lonely, sick or hard to love.

Duration:00:24:59

Encouraging Marriages in Your Sphere of Influence

11/5/2018
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Pastor Ted Cunningham discusses the value of couples encouraging and supporting their friends' marriages, and allowing friends to support their own marriage as well.

Duration:00:24:59

Loving Your Spouse in the Midst of Parenthood

11/2/2018
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Patrick Schwenk and his wife, Ruth, offer help for maintaining a thriving marriage amidst the demands of parenthood in a discussion based on their book, For Better or For Kids: A Vow to Love Your Spouse With Kids in the House.

Duration:00:24:59

Helping Your Children to Embrace Their Future

11/1/2018
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As a parent, you may struggle to let go of your young adult child as you're concerned about their future choices for a career and spouse, and their spiritual well-being. Pastor John Ortberg offers encouragement and advice for helping your teen discover God's direction for their life as they leave home.

Duration:00:24:59

Harnessing the Power of Word Pictures

10/31/2018
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Greg Smalley and John Trent explain how spouses and parents can avoid miscommunication and conflict by using "word pictures," which are simple metaphors to help clarify thoughts and feelings. The discussion is based on a book by John and Greg's father, Gary Smalley, titled The Language of Love: The Secret to Being Instantly Understood.

Duration:00:24:59

Trusting God When the Unthinkable Happens (Part 2 of 2)

10/30/2018
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Author and speaker Carol Kent discusses the emotional struggles she experienced and the spiritual lessons she learned when her son was arrested, convicted and imprisoned for murder. (Part 2 of 2)

Duration:00:24:59

Trusting God When the Unthinkable Happens (Part 1 of 2)

10/29/2018
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Author and speaker Carol Kent discusses the emotional struggles she experienced and the spiritual lessons she learned when her son was arrested, convicted and imprisoned for murder. (Part 1 of 2)

Duration:00:24:59

Understanding Attachment Challenges in Adoptive Families

10/26/2018
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Author Shannon Guerra offers help to parents struggling to cultivate a bond with their adopted children. She also suggests ways we can support adoptive families.

Duration:00:24:59

Accepting Your Imperfect Life

10/25/2018
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Amy Carroll explains how listeners can find freedom from self-imposed and unrealistic standards of perfection in a discussion based on her book, Breaking Up With Perfect: Kiss Perfection Goodbye and Embrace the Joy God Has in Store for You.

Duration:00:24:59

Better Ways to Communicate With Your Children (Part 2 of 2)

10/24/2018
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Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson encourage parents to stop trying so hard to raise "perfect" kids by lecturing, reminding and warning them – which are often ineffective anyway. Our guests advise that parents should instead adopt a more hands-off approach that lets natural consequences teach their children. (Part 2 of 2)

Duration:00:24:59

Better Ways to Communicate With Your Children (Part 1 of 2)

10/23/2018
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Michael Anderson and Dr. Timothy Johanson encourage parents to stop trying so hard to raise "perfect" kids by lecturing, reminding and warning them – which are often ineffective anyway. Our guests advise that parents should instead adopt a more hands-off approach that lets natural consequences teach their children. (Part 1 of 2)

Duration:00:24:59

Being Shaped by God's Grace in the Midst of Addiction

10/22/2018
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Gary Morland, author of A Family Shaped by Grace, describes how God's incredible grace saved him from alcoholism and redeemed his family.

Duration:00:24:59