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Growing in Gratitude

Author Mary Mohler reminds us gratefulness isn't an option for the Christian. We were all hopelessly lost, but God was rich in mercy and paid our sin-debt for us. She takes a biblical look at griping, complaining, and grumbling and identifies some gratitude robbers that may be stealing our joy. Mohl...

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Sex and the Single Girl

What is the single girl to do with sexuality when the Bible says that sex should be saved for marriage? Juli Slattery challenges us to reframe what we think of as holy sexuality. Michelle Hill shares her personal viewpoint on the matter....

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Before You Hit Send

Dr. Emerson Eggerichs encourages listeners to ask themselves four questions before saying and sending anything to another person: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? Is it clear? Most of us think we communicate effectively using our devices. Dr. Eggerichs reminds us that the best communication ...

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Brave is the New Beautiful

Mental Health Practitioner and author Lee Wolfe Blum remembers her youth and the powerful, damaging message, “you don’t matter.” Blum shares the stories of several women who rose above their circumstances and relied on the Lord for His courage to live bravely. Blum encourages women to be authe...

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The Gospel Comes with a House Key

Rosaria Butterfield illustrates how "radically ordinary hospitality" can be a bridge for bringing the gospel to lost friends and neighbors. She talks about practicing hospitality is not always practical or sensible, and opening up your home to the lost will cost you something, but the blessings are ...

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God Is Enough

All of us have a past that includes good, bad, and ugly. How do you reconcile pain and suffering with a good God? Barbara Rainey talks about how Jesus is enough, God is in control and the Holy Spirit is enough for your tomorrows because He lives in you....

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Organic Mentoring

Wanted: Women who are willing to listen, love, and mentor younger women. No experience required. Barbara Neumann and Dr. Sue Edwards, professors at Dallas Theological Seminary, tell how they came to faith through the friendship and influence of older women. Barbara and Sue encourage women to forg...

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How to Overcome Worry

Dr. Winfred Neely shares biblical wisdom for dealing with stress and worry. He recalls how his mother found strength to navigate through her worries by leaning into the Scriptures. Neely recounts how anxious and afraid he and his wife were when their son came down with malaria while they were missi...

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The God Guarantee

Jack Alexander believes that each person always has something to give, if not financially, then through their time and talents. Alexander cautions listeners to avoid capacity killers and to lean into God, reminding us that God can and will provide all our needs especially if we put Him first in our ...

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Living Fit

Are you taking care of yourself? Ronnie Floyd tackles the topic of living fit in all areas of our lives: spiritually, physically, relationally, financially, and emotionally....

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Women of the Word

Do you love God's Word? Bible teacher Jen Wilkin voices her concerns about Bible illiteracy among the body of Christ. Jen also takes listeners through the "Five P's" of Bible study: purpose, perspective, patience, process, and prayer....

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Adorned for the Gospel

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Barbara Rainey talk about mentoring. Nancy reflects on her family of origin and how she yearned to be used by God from an early age. Barbara and Nancy address a topic that is rarely discussed in the church—gossip and slander, and open the Scriptures to Titus 2 to see wha...

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Easter Advent

It's almost Easter! Will you be ready spiritually? Barbara Rainey teams up with Tracy Lane to coach moms on how to make the most of Easter. After all, it is the day when we remember Christ's death and burial and celebrate His resurrection. But, unlike Christmas, with all its hoopla and pizzazz, East...

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Humble Roots

Hannah Anderson tells of a season when the stress and anxiety of daily living kept her up at night. Anderson realized that leaning into Christ and learning humility was the key to finding peace. Anderson and Barbara Rainey talk about the need for humility as they seek to live within the boundaries ...

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The Broken Way

Best-selling author Ann Voskamp talks about the blessing of thanking God in the hard times. She reminds us that God loves us in and through our brokenness, and it is from that place of brokenness that we can give thanks most powerfully. Voskamp also talks about the thrill of "giving it forward." Wh...

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25 Years of Radio: Influential Voices

From the FamilyLife Today vault, hear classic content from some influential guests over the last 25 years....

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Unseen

Sara Hagerty, author of "Unseen," talks with Barbara Rainey about what it means to live a life that is seemingly hidden and unnoticed. Hagerty and Rainey remind listeners that we were created to be seen first by God, and then by the people around us. Then, when we invite God into those humdrum mom...

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25 Years of Radio: The Essence of Womanhood

From the FamilyLife Today vault, hear classic content on biblical femininity and womanhood from featured guest experts over the last 25 years....

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Getting A New You

Ephesians 4 teaches that, for those of us who are in Christ, we are not stuck in our old way of life, wallowing in our brokenness. But coming out of it doesn't happen automatically. We must embrace the process by putting off the old way of life and putting on who we are in Christ. Tim Lundy, lead pa...

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The Power of a Clear Conscience

Pastor and bestselling author Dr. Erwin Lutzer shares what it means to live in the freedom of a clear conscience to others and to God. Lutzer explains what a conscience is, and reminds us of the truth that, "A good conscience is a continual feast." Lutzer encourages believers to come clean with God ...

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Building Hope

What started out as a one-house remodeling project has blossomed into a passion and a calling for Dan Wallrath. Hear how God grabbed his heart to help the men and women who have served our country....

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Your New Money Mindset

Brad Hewitt, CEO of Thrivent Financial, challenges listeners to adopt a new money mindset in which God owns it all, and we are merely stewards of His money. Hewitt delves into the concept of stewardship, and reminds us to ask ourselves when we're making financial decisions, "Who am I serving?" Whe...

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Risky Faith

Emotionally and physically depleted author Susan Yates whispered "Help me, Lord," and was surprised by the words God spoke to her heart. Her solution, she realized, was to get to know how big God was. Yates talks about making a conscious choice to trust God each moment of the day. Yates, a mother of...

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Ideas for Celebrating Easter

Barbara Rainey reminds us of Jesus' commandment to remember His death, not just His birth. With that in mind, Rainey believes Christians should make a big deal out of Easter. She gives some easy, fun ideas to keep Christ's death, burial and resurrection at the forefront of their Easter celebrations....

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The Real Root of All Problems

The character of a marriage is not set in the big moments, says author and counselor Paul David Tripp. It's found in the 10,000 little moments of everyday life. If our choices are all self-focused, then selfishness will destroy a marriage....

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Girl Defined

Sisters Kristen Clark and Bethany Baird explain why they don't allow the culture to define who they are, but look to the Scriptures to help them fulfill their roles as nurturers, helpers, and life-givers. Kristen and Bethany Baird recall their adventure into fashion modeling. What they discovered i...

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Praying God's Word

Don Whitney, a professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, coaches Christians not to forget to pray the words of Scripture as they seek the Lord. When we pray the Scriptures back to God we find ourselves praying with fervor. Whitney also coaches parents on how to lead their families in praye...

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Connected for Good

Businessman John Stanley, creator of the Generosity Gameplan®, recalls his upbringing and the thrifty stepfather who taught him how to live a generous life. Stanley believes many of us aren't more generous because we measure generosity by how much money we give away, rather than seeing ourselves as...

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Fear and Faith

Does fear plague you? Trillia Newbell, director of Community Outreach for the Southern Baptist Convention, talks about her long battle with fear. Newbell talks about the death of her father, and the fear she had of displeasing her husband. Newbell reminds believers to take every thought captive, and...

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How Empty is Your Nest?

Am I the only one who feels this way? Barbara Rainey and Susan Yates recall how they felt when they first entered this confusing, liberating, and emotion-packed stage of life called the empty nest....

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Letting Go of Control

Recovering controllers Nicole Unice and Karen Ehman believe that the root of control is fear or pride. Learn how they overcame their destructive tendency to control the people around them....

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The Fruitful Wife

Marriage wasn't going well for Michael and Hayley DiMarco. Although they were deeply in love, their differences were igniting a host of arguments and misunderstandings. The DiMarcos talk about their early years of marriage beginning with their disappointing honeymoon to the end of their first year w...

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Breathe

Studies show that one in three women will be sexually abused before the age of 18. Nicole Braddock Bromley talks about the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepfather over the course of 10 years, and talks about her ongoing healing from sexual abuse, which included forgiving her abuser....

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The Resolution for Women

Priscilla Shirer, a wife and mother of three, challenges women to embrace this season of life, whatever that may be, and resist the urge to hurry through today. By doing this and not comparing herself to others, a woman can cultivate a spirit of contentment and not miss out on what God has for her a...

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The Grace of Gratitude

How do we live contented lives? Bob Russell, former pastor of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky, talks to men and women about the importance of being grateful and tells how serving the "less fortunate" can encourage thankfulness....

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Tongue Pierced

There's a deadly weapon you carry with you all the time. Do you know what it is? Your tongue! Pastor Nelson Searcy talks about the power of the tongue and the ability we have to speak life or death to others, encouraging listeners to steward their speech as disciples of Christ. Searcy also wonders ...

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Warrior in Pink

Cancer is no respecter of persons. Cancer survivor Vivian Mabuni shares how she first came to faith in Christ as a teen. Mabuni recalls how she reacted when she received the faith-rattling diagnosis of breast cancer many years later. Hear how she rallied her prayer warriors -- "the awesome threesome...

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Just Say the Word

Sam Ingrassia and his wife had hit a rough patch in their 37-year marriage. But it wasn’t until his wife’s startling comment that he began to wake up to the reality of their spiritual state. Sam tells Dennis Rainey how he and his wife began infusing new life into their marriage by praying togeth...

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The Marriage Prayer

How exactly do prayer and marriage relate to each other? David Delk, president of Man in the Mirror, shares how 68 simple words can change your marriage for the better....

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Two Hearts Praying as One

Prayer is an essential component of any healthy marriage, and this week we'll hear from three couples who've proven the power of prayer in their marriage. Join us as FamilyLife launches an exciting prayer initiative that will strengthen your marriage....

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A Praying Life

Let's face it, prayer is hard work. Paul Miller, the former associate director of World Harvest Mission, talks about the why, when and how-to's of prayer. Paul encourages listeners to talk unreservedly to God as children do their fathers, and warns against giving into cynicism when it appears God is...

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The Accidental Feminist

Would you call yourself a feminist? Growing up with three brothers, Courtney Reissig believed she could do anything boys could do and tried her hardest to prove it. Saturating herself in feminist theory in college, Courtney felt conflicted. Although she really liked guys, she didn't have a strong de...

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Praying With Jesus

Have you prayed for your marriage and family today? David Nasser reminds us that Jesus has been praying for you, too, even before you knew what to ask....

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Celebrating Christ at Christmas

What's in a name? When the name is Jesus, there's a whole lot more than you might first imagine. Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Barbara Rainey, Crawford Loritts, and Kay Arthur discuss the name above all names....

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Risky Gospel

Are you a risk taker? In what ways are you stepping out in faith? Owen Strachan, a professor of Christian Theology and Church History, challenges listeners to disregard their fear and follow Christ with abandon. With faith, Owen explains, it's possible to live a God-glorifying, risk-driven life, and...

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Gods at War

Are idols a thing of the past? Not according to Pastor Kyle Idleman, who's faced down his share. Kyle explains that just like Solomon, we're all trying to substitute something in the place of God, whether that's money, entertainment, sex or food. Kyle helps us identify our idols by asking us to answ...

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Sex and the Single Christian Girl

Marian Jordan Ellis recalls the futile attempts in her youth to find the love she longed for. Marian tells how her sinful lifestyle left her empty and filled with shame, till she met Jesus Christ. Marian sounds the battle call to single women who are tired of always giving in to sexual temptation. S...

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Measure of Success

Carolyn McCulley grew up during the liberation movement of the 60's and 70's. An admitted feminist when she came to know Christ, Carolyn's ideas about work and family pursuits began to change as she studied and meditated on the Scriptures. Carolyn, addresses the issues related to women and the workp...

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Exalting Easter

Barbara Rainey is passionate about Easter – and when she says “Easter” she doesn’t mean chocolate bunnies and nice dresses for the kids. Join us as Barbara helps us understand and explore Easter, the pinnacle of the Christian holiday season. ...

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Die Young

Have you taken up your cross lately? Authors Michael and Hayley DiMarco recall times when they’ve had to die to themselves in order to experience the abundant life that Christ has promised. Hayley also explains how worshiping God and taking a year-long sabbatical shifted her focus and brought her...

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Ten Urgent Steps for Spiritually Healthy Families

Dennis Rainey takes some time to encourage families, especially fathers, and share some disciplines that will keep your family spiritually healthy. Not commandments, but more than suggestions, Dennis offers ten urgent steps a family can take to stay spiritually healthy. ...

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Love Like You Mean It: A Cruise with a Purpose

Hear excerpts from some of the key talks from the 2013 Love Like You Mean It Cruise. ...

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Sexual Sanity for Women

Sexual sin isn’t just a vice for men. Women struggle just as much, but in different ways. Christian counselor Ellen Dykas explains that women are often taken with romance books and erotic literature that reel them in emotionally, although more women are discovering pornography in this age of techn...

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A Woman's Wisdom

Are you looking for some good, practical advice for living? Then look no further than your Bible, particularly Proverbs. Lydia  Brownback walks us through the Proverbs, a book written by an older generation to a younger generation, and tells us why the observations found there can serve as helpful ...

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Get Lost

Feeling empty? Sometimes the only way to fill an empty spot left by an old affection is to replace it with a greater affection. Author Dannah Gresh talks about our natural tendency to look for things other than God to fill us, and reminds us that those things, including relationships, can easily bec...

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Lies Young Women Believe

Popular author Nancy Leigh DeMoss, host of the radio program “Revive Our Hearts”, teams up with Pure Freedom Founder and author Dannah Gresh to expose some of the lies that keep young women living in bondage to the world....

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The New Eve

Defining a woman’s role is not as easy today as it was 30 years ago. Dennis Rainey and his wife, Barbara, talk with noted author and pastor Dr. Robert Lewis about what it means to be a woman in a changing and often confusing culture....

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The Invisible Bond

What happens emotionally and spiritually when we unite sexually with someone else? Abstinence educator Barbara Wilson tells Dennis Rainey about the power of sexual bonding and how her own sexual history affected her as a wife until she found healing in Christ. ...

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A Biblical Portrait of Womanhood

Dennis Rainey talks to Nancy Leigh Demoss about the challenges and benefits of being God's woman in today's culture....

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A Healing Marriage

Childhood sexual abuse brought a ripple effect to Cheryl Tuggle’s marriage. Today, Cheryl and her husband, Brad, talk about the emotional baggage each spouse brings to a marriage, and how God can bring healing....

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The Uncommon Woman

Women, throw off the insecurity, because you are precious to Jesus! Author Susie Larson talks with Dennis Rainey about how important it is that a woman’s words and actions reflect who she is in Christ....

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After the Boxes Are Unpacked

Susan Miller, America’s Moving Coach, offers advice on making a relocation easier for your family....

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True Women Speak Out

Hear some of the leading ladies of Christianity--Barbara Rainey, Karen Loritts, Mary Kassian, Holly Elliff and Carolyn McCulley--offer their own parting wisdom to women attending the True Woman conference held in Chicago....

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Radical Womanhood: Feminine Faith in a Feminist World

Author Carolyn McCulley explains thats while feminism has been influential in changing women's pay and status in the culture, it has also done harm when it comes to the family....

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Singleness Redefined

Hear single author Carolyn Leutwiler share her views on what the single life is and isn't. ...

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Quest for Love

Does dating and courtship always have to be so complicated? Elisabeth Elliot, author of the popular book Quest for Love, talks about using your head before awakening your heart.  Elisabeth Elliot also talks about the challenges of singleness....

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Set-Apart Femininity

Leslie Ludy, author of the book Set Apart Femininity, shares some poignant thoughts on purity....

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Seeing the Power of God Among Us

Seminary president Bryan Chapell shares a powerful message about the God we love and serve, and why we should serve Him....

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I'm Not Good Enough

Author Sharon Jaynes exhorts women to dismiss the lies of the enemy and to replace them instead with the truth of Scripture....

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The Art of Effective Prayer

When we rightly pray, it is our Father in Heaven who hears us--a Father who loves us, and who intends good toward us....

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Bible Study in the 21st Century

Scott Lindsey reveals the exciting new developments in their Logos software. ...

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Girls Gone Wise

Countering the "Girls Gone Wild" attitude, award winning author Mary Kassian encourages women to take God at His word and believe and delight in God's plan for male and female.  Mary also talks to women about setting up healthy boundaries in order to protect themselves physically and emotionally....

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The 7 Hardest Things God Asks a Woman to Do

Are you losing sight of Jesus in the midst of your storms? Mother and daughter Kathie Reimer and Lisa Whittle team up to talk about one of the hardest things God asks a woman to do - surrender every care to Christ....

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Practicing Affirmation

Pastor Sam Crabtree talks about the power of praise and affirmation....

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Refreshment for Families

Dennis Rainey talks with Comedian Tim Hawkins. ...

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From Fear to Freedom

Ungodly fear can rob us of the things we hold most dear -- peace, joy, trust, and our relationship with our family, friends and God, but author and pastor's wife Karen Loritts says the Apostle James provides clear Biblical instruction for overcoming sinful fear. Karen shares how she banished her "f...

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Hymns in the Modern Day Church

Keith and Kristyn Getty are the talent behind the popular hymns "In Christ Alone" and "Speak Oh Lord". The Gettys are on a mission to revive the art of hymnody for a new generation. They talk about their music and the need to reflect Christ's work on the Cross in the hymns that they write....

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Forgotten God

Are you under the influence? Pastor Francis Chan reminds believers about their need for the Holy Spirit and calls on the church to be conduits of the Holy Spirit's power and love. As Chan points out, having the Spirit of God inside us should make a huge difference in the way we live. If we aren't li...

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Respectable Sins

Ungodliness is ultimately at the core of our sin. Author Jerry Bridges talks about what makes a sin a sin....

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Diagnosing your Spiritual Health

How are you doing spiritually? Don Whitney, a respected author and associate professor at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary will be telling you what you can do to diagnose your spiritual health....

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The Purity Principle

Purity isn't just practical, it's SMART! Hear Randy Alcorn tell how purity always works for our good....

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How to Be Pure and Free

Impurities in our water make us sick; impurity in our lives makes our hearts sick as well. Dannah Gresh, author of the book And the Bride Wore White, tells young women why they should guard their purity before marriage....

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Becoming a Woman Who Pleases God

Pat Ennis, head of the Department of Home Economics at the Master's College in Santa Clarita, CA, and Lisa Tatlock, an associate professor of Home Economics at the Master's College, call women to be all they can be by demonstrating God's love for beauty and order in the home....

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For Such a Time As This

Could God be calling you to be a modern-day Esther? Lisa Ryan, co-host of "The 700 Club" and author of the book For Such a Time as This, explains what it means to be a young Christian woman in our culture....

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Biblical Ethics

Are little white lies okay? Dr. Wayne Grudem, president of the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, talks to Dennis Rainey about the importance of telling the truth as a way of maintaining a walk of upmost integrity....

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S.H.E.: The New Femininity

What defines a real woman? Grammy Award winner Rebecca St. James redefines the new feminism and tells what it means to be a woman who is protected and safe. ...

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The Most Important Place on Earth

What is it about a Christian home that makes it so special? Find out as Robert and Bobbie Wolgemuth talk about their book, The Most Important Place on Earth. ...

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The Christian Giver

What do you give the person who has everything? Bob Lepine, author and co-host of "FamilyLife Today," talks about the spiritual discipline of giving. ...

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Top 5 of '05

All this week on "FamilyLife Today", we'll hear this year's top 5 broadcasts of 2005....

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Praying Backwards

Do you think your prayers would be better heard if you prayed backwards? Dr. Bryan Chapell, president of Covenant Theological Seminary, thinks so. On today's broadcast, Bryan explains to Dennis Rainey how praying in Jesus' name before you start your petitions may keep you from requesting things no...

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Family Worship--Then and Now

Why is family worship important? Author Don Whitney, associate professor of Biblical Spirituality at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, illustrates the need for family worship by telling stories of how family worship changed lives....

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Peacemaking Women

How do you get along with strong-willed people? Dennis Rainey talks with Judy Dabler and Tara Barthel, both certified Christian conciliators and co-authors of the book, Peacemaking Women. Judy and Tara share how to relate to other women with powerful personalities....

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The Main Thing

You've heard the saying, "Keep the main thing the main thing," but what exactly is the main thing? According to author and pastor C.J. Mahaney, the main thing and only thing that really counts in the long run is Jesus Christ and His Gospel. ...

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Generous Living

Ron Blue, founder of Ronald Blue & Co, talks with Dennis Rainey about the benefits of giving generously to advance God's work....

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Living the Life of a Secret Keeper Girl

Christian recording artist Rebecca St. James talks about her new project for mothers and daughters, Secret Keeper Girl. Rebecca explains why personal purity is a necessity for the Christian woman and how honoring God must be our main objective in life....

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Lies Women Believe and the Truth that Sets Them Free

Nancy Leigh DeMoss, host and teacher of the syndicated broadcast "Revive Our Hearts", talks about the frazzled state of women today and the lies the culture promotes....

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Forgiveness: Your Journey to Freedom

Popular author Nancy Leigh DeMoss, host of the syndicated radio broadcast "Revive Our Hearts," talks with FamilyLife President, Dennis Rainey, about the healing power of forgiveness....

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Getting Acquainted With the Bible

Why should we study the Bible? In this series, Dennis Rainey talks with Moody Bible Institute President Michael Easley and Precept founder Kay Arthur about building your faith through basic bible study methods....

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Every Woman's Battle

Sexual temptation isn't just a man's battle, is it? Shannon Ethridge, best-selling author of Every Woman's Battle, talks with Dennis Rainey about facing sexual temptation with wisdom and integrity....

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For Women Only

Best-selling author and newspaper columnist, Shaunti Feldhahn takes you beneath the surface into the inner lives of men. With results from a national survey and interviews of over 1,000 men, you will discover eye-opening revelations that will help you understand how to love your man for who he is!...

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Bible Study in the Digital Age

Scott Lindsey, director of ministry relations for Logos Research Systems, tells Dennis Rainey how their new bible study software can help anyone who wants a more in-depth study of God's word...

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Beauty by God's Design

Author Sharon Jaynes, vice president of Proverbs 31 Ministries, actress Nancy Stafford, host of Main Floor, a syndicated TV series featuring the latest fashion, beauty and lifestyle trends, and author Nancy Leigh DeMoss, contrast beauty by God's standards with the culture's definition of beauty. ...

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