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Nov 18 2010

Featured Podcast: FamilyLife Today

  • 24 March 2017: Learning Through a Mentor - Author Kent Evans encourages men to unlock the hidden wisdom of others by seeking them out as mentors. Evans remembers how a former employer called him to task when he didn't have a project finished on time. Evans still marvels at the hard lesson he learned that day and continues to seek out mentors for himself.
  • 23 March 2017: Where Have All the Mentors Gone? - Kent Evans, co-founder of Manhood Journey, discusses the impact his friend's father, John, had on him when he was young. Kent talks about the letter John wrote to him in college and how it influenced him to seriously consider putting his faith in Christ.
  • 22 March 2017: Cherish as Protection - Cherishing, begins with the desire to protect your spouse emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Gary Thomas, a husband to Lisa for 30 years, tells a story shared by Dr. Greg Bledsoe, now surgeon general of Arkansas, who learned a powerful lesson in cherishing as he watched an elderly man care for his invalid wife.
  • 21 March 2017: To Love and to Cherish - Gary Thomas, author of "Cherish," encourages husbands and wives to cherish their spouses by celebrating who they uniquely are. A person needs to see their spouse as their one and only, and must be careful not to compare. Cherishing means affirming and loving our spouse, and being eternally grateful for them.
  • 20 March 2017: What Does It Mean to Cherish? - Best-selling author Gary Thomas explains that when you show off the beauty of your spouse and showcase them instead of yourself, you are cherishing them. Conversely, demoralizing or discouraging your spouse is a characteristic of contempt, and the opposite of this high value.
  • 17 March 2017: Equipping Leaders in the Local Church - Dennis and Barbara Rainey, Bob Lepine, and Ron Deal provide solid biblical answers on questions concerning young men struggling to launch, church and family conflicts, and how to offer counsel regarding adultery and pornography.
  • 16 March 2017: Four Types of Mothers - Author and mother of three Hettie Brittz knows first-hand about God's faithfulness to His children. Brittz describes four different types of mothers: the rose bush, the palm tree, the pine tree, and the boxwood. She tells how each type is uniquely equipped to be the perfect mother for the child or children God has called her to raise.
  • 15 March 2017: The Motherhood Challenge - Hettie Brittz, author of "(un)Natural Mom," was eager to start her family when she married at 20. After delaying motherhood, she was thrilled to find out she was expecting, and even more thrilled when her baby girl was born. Motherhood proved more challenging than she expected, however. Brittz tells how God helped her be the mom her children needed.
  • 14 March 2017: Forgiveness Is Not Optional - From the FamilyLife Today vault, hear classic conversations from Dave and Ann Wilson, Shaunti Feldhahn, David Stoop, and Bryan Loritts about the constructive nature of biblical conflict resolution, and the value of forgiveness.
  • 13 March 2017: Conflict Is Necessary - A healthy relationship without conflict is a myth. Failing to resolve conflict in marriage leads to stagnation, providing the perfect conditions for bitterness and resentment to take root, making it hard to extend and receive forgiveness. From the FamilyLife Today vault, hear classic conversations about conflict and forgiveness.
  • 10 March 2017: Is Attending Church Relevant? - Your child is 23 and not going to church. How do you handle it? Pastor Kevin DeYoung talks about the mindset of millenials, and ways parents can "invest" in their kids today, to help them engage with Christ tomorrow.
  • 9 March 2017: The Value of Affirming Touch - Dave and Ann Wilson walk through an acrostic built around the word "touch." They offer helpful ways for husbands and wives to communicate love through non-sexual touch.
  • 8 March 2017: Loving Your Spouse Without Ever Touching - Pastor Dave Wilson and his wife Ann, talk about the value of communicating love to your spouse using non-sexual touch. They share stories about their failures and successes.
  • 7 March 2017: My Biggest Problem Is Me - You don't first fix marriages horizontally, you fix them first vertically, says author and counselor Paul David Tripp. It's disastrous if we forget the Gospel in our marriges. Everyone needs to run and confess that selfishness in ourselves. Jesus came not to rescue you from your spouse, but to rescue you from yourself.
  • 6 March 2017: Ten Thousand Little Moments - Author and counselor Paul David Tripp says the little, day-to-day moments in a marriage are profound. Because if God is there in the little moments, they are supremely important.
  • 3 March 2017: Walking Through Crisis With Your Adult Children - What should you do when your adult child is in a crisis? How much advice and help do you give? Dennis and Barbara Rainey tell parents what they need as they relate to their adult children in crisis.
  • 2 March 2017: What Adult Children Need When They Get Married - How do you relate to your adult children once they've said, "I do"? Dennis and Barbara Rainey offer some wise counsel for maintaining healthy and vital relationships with your children after they've married.
  • 1 March 2017: Relating to Adult Singles - Parenting young adults can be tricky. One day they're pushing the limits trying desperately to be adults, and the next moment they're acting like children. Dennis and Barbara Rainey, parents of six adult children, give sound advice for relating to your grown children.
  • 28 February 2017: Making the Big Transition - It isn't easy watching your sons and daughters go from dependent children to independent adults. Dennis and Barbara Rainey tell parents how to relate to their children after they've left the nest.
  • 27 February 2017: Releasing Your Child to Adulthood - You'll have a relationship with your children throughout their lives, but the rules will change as they reach adulthood. Dennis and Barbara Rainey talk about relating to your children once they leave the nest.
  • 24 February 2017: Preparing for Easter - Are your memories of Easter seasons past mostly a blurry rush of dresses and colored eggs? Or does Easter sneak up on you by surprise? If so, perhaps you're missing the richness of Lent. Barbara Rainey helps us rediscover Lent, the season of preparation for the holiest week in the Church's entire year.
  • 23 February 2017: Unlocking the Mysteries of Lent - Many Christians have forgotten the "holy" in the holidays, and perhaps none more so than Easter. Barbara Rainey helps us rediscover Easter as we rediscover Lent, the season of preparation for the greatest holiday in the church year.

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