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Focus On The Family

Insights and interviews for families in motion!

Insights and interviews for families in motion!
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Springfield, MO

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Insights and interviews for families in motion!

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Thriving in Your Role as a Dad, and Seeing the Fruits of a Dad's Faithful Prayers

6/16/2018
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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, author and filmmaker Rob Stennett offers encouragement and advice to fathers who feel insecure in their parenting role in a lighthearted discussion based on his book The Perfect Dad: A Totally Achievable Guide to Not Messing Up Your Kids. In Part 2, twin brothers David Benham and Jason Benham share an incredible story about family and faith as they describe how their dream of playing professional baseball came true with their father's love, prayers and...

How Your Birth Order Affects Your Parenting, and Accepting Your Imperfect Life

6/9/2018
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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Kevin Leman explains how the order in which you were born has helped shape your personality as an adult and how you relate to your spouse and children. In Part 2, 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:00:54:59

How Your Birth Order Affects Your Parenting, and Accepting Your Imperfect Life

6/9/2018
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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Kevin Leman explains how the order in which you were born has helped shape your personality as an adult and how you relate to your spouse and children. In Part 2, 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:00:54:59

Launching Young Adults Financially, and Being Shaped by God's Grace in the Midst of Addiction

6/2/2018
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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, finance expert and talk show host Chris Brown offers parents advice for teaching their young adult children valuable lessons about handling money, including living on a budget, avoiding debt, and working your way through college to avoid student loans. In Part 2, Gary Morland, author of A Family Shaped by Grace, describes how God's incredible grace saved him from alcoholism and redeemed his family.

Duration:00:55:00

Making Your Kitchen the Heart of Your New Marriage, and Disciplining Your Kids With Grace

5/26/2018
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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, authors Laura Schupp and Erin Smalley offer helpful suggestions to brides for establishing their new home in a discussion based on Laura's book, Our Newlywed Kitchen: The Art of Cooking, Gathering and Creating Traditions. In Part 2, Karis Kimmel Murray offers parents advice for effectively handling their kids' misbehavior in a discussion based on her book, Grace Based Discipline: How to Be at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst.

Duration:00:54:59

Trusting God When the Unthinkable Happens

5/19/2018
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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.

Duration:00:55:00

Trusting God When the Unthinkable Happens

5/19/2018
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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.

Duration:00:55:00

Harnessing the Power of Word Pictures, and Becoming a Gospel-Driven Mom

5/12/2018
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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, 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. In Part 2, Brooke McGlothlin, author of Gospel-Centered Mom, encourages moms to depend on God rather than themselves, and describes how kids can thrive when they witness their mother's faith in Christ.

Duration:00:55:00

Thriving as a Single Parent, and From Prodigal to Pastor

5/5/2018
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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, Robert Beeson offers encouragement and practical advice to single parents in a discussion based on his book Going Solo: Hope and Healing for the Single Mom or Dad. In Part 2, Pastor Raul Ries shares his dramatic testimony of how God has given him peace and freedom from the fury that had fueled him for so long.

Duration:00:55:00

Discovering Your Money Type

4/28/2018
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Tommy Brown offers insights from his book, The Seven Money Types: Discover How God Wired You to Handle Money. He outlines those seven types, unpacking their strengths and weaknesses, and offers couples advice for working through their financial disagreements.

Duration:00:55:00

Discovering Your Money Type

4/28/2018
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Tommy Brown offers insights from his book, The Seven Money Types: Discover How God Wired You to Handle Money. He outlines those seven types, unpacking their strengths and weaknesses, and offers couples advice for working through their financial disagreements.

Duration:00:55:00

Drawing Closer to God and Each Other

4/21/2018
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This weekend, author Gary Thomas explains how a husband and wife can foster oneness in their marriage by pursuing God together.

Duration:00:55:00

Joyfully Embracing God's Children

4/7/2018
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Author Heather Avis and her husband, Josh, discuss the heartache that infertility had on the early years of their marriage and the joy they now share as parents of three adopted children, two of whom have Down syndrome. The couple shines a positive light on Down syndrome, reminding parents that God is always faithful in the midst of whatever challenges they face.

Duration:00:54:57

Choose You This Day

3/31/2018
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Author and speaker Anne Graham Lotz discusses the choice each of us faces concerning where we will spend eternity, and explains why faith in Jesus Christ is the only way to heaven.

Duration:00:54:59

Choose You This Day

3/31/2018
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Author and speaker Anne Graham Lotz discusses the choice each of us faces concerning where we will spend eternity, and explains why faith in Jesus Christ is the only way to heaven.

Duration:00:54:59

Trusting God Through the Messiness of Life

3/24/2018
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Bart Millard of the popular Christian band MercyMe discusses his troubled childhood, and he and his wife, Shannon, describe how the band's success negatively impacted their marriage. The couple offers encouragement as they explain how, with God's help, they've found healing from their painful past as they've persevered in their faith.

Duration:00:55:01

Helping Teen Girls Love Their Families Well

3/17/2018
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In light of the challenges of parenting – and being – a teen girl, author Jessie Minassian offers encouragement and practical advice about topics like managing conflict, balancing boundaries and freedom, dealing with siblings, and more.

Duration:00:54:59

Raising Sons to be Honorable Men

3/10/2018
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This weekend, Robert Lewis offers advice and encouragement to dads in a discussion based on his best-selling book Raising a Modern-Day Knight: A Father's Role in Guiding His Son to Authentic Manhood.

Duration:00:55:00

Moving From Loneliness to Intimacy in Your Marriage

3/3/2018
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Psychologist David Clarke offers several practical ideas for couples to improve their marital intimacy, from regularly scheduled talk times, to spiritual leadership and being accountable to others.

Duration:00:54:59

Moving From Loneliness to Intimacy in Your Marriage

3/3/2018
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Psychologist David Clarke offers several practical ideas for couples to improve their marital intimacy, from regularly scheduled talk times, to spiritual leadership and being accountable to others.

Duration:00:54:59