Transformed

One day at a Promise Keepers conference Joe Pellegrino committed himself to the Lord. He shares what he’s learned about following God’s better blueprint.

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Transformed

May 26, 1995 is a reset date for Joe Pellegrino. On that day at a Promise Keepers conference he committed himself to the Lord. He shares what he's learned about following God's better blueprint....

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Secrets

Jonathan Daugherty tells how a friend introduced him to pornography at the age of 12. He shares how his involvement in porn eroded his faith and affected his relationships. When he got married, he believed his struggle with porn was over. And it was, for a while. Daugherty tells what finally led him...

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Messy Grace

Caleb Kaltenbach talks about what it was like growing up with a mom and dad who divorced because they were gay. He also explains how his attempt to prove the Bible was false actually started him on a walk of faith, and eventually led him into the pastorate....

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Holy Is The Day

The road of life sometimes takes unexpected turns. That’s what Carolyn Weber found to be true when a college professor submitted her application for a scholarship to Oxford, and she was selected. Carolyn reflects on those early months as a student at Oxford and her spiritual awakening that began t...

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Reset for Parents

Todd Friel talks to parents of prodigals who feel they are to blame for their child's waywardness. Friel reminds parents that it's their job to be faithful. It's God's job to bring their children to faith. Friel, a professed chief sinner in his household, also reveals that the most courageous thing ...

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Like The Shepherd

Authors Robert and Nancy Wolgemuth fondly remember the days of their courtship when they discussed becoming a blended family. Nancy recalls how her heart skipped a beat and began to soften as Robert told her how he loved being married and shepherding a wife. Robert gives his best advice for husbands...

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The Mediterranean Love Plan

Want your marriage to be more passionate? Best-selling authors Steve and Misty Arterburn share some secrets for better "amore" that folks in the Mediterranean have known for centuries. The Arterburns borrow some advice from the Greeks and Italians by encouraging couples to play and spend time togeth...

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25 Years of Radio: Dennis and Barbara Rainey

From the FamilyLife Today vault, hear classic moments from Dennis and Barbara Rainey over the last 25 years....

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25 Years of Radio: The Essence of Manhood

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

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Cold-Case Christianity

J. Warner Wallace, a cold-case homicide detective, and his wife, Susie, tell how he applied his investigative skills to his study of the Bible, sure he could prove it wrong. To his amazement, the witness accounts set forth in the Gospels seemed compellingly true and trustworthy. The Wallaces explain...

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25 years of Radio: A Husband's Role

From the FamilyLife Today vault, hear classic content on marriage from featured guest experts over the last 25 years....

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Gone Fishing With Hank Parker

Professional bass fisherman Hank Parker looks back on his life and the difficulties that could have derailed him for good. Raised by an alcoholic father after his mother abandoned the family when he was in grade school, Parker tells how he was often left on his own, which gave him plenty of time for...

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Wise Guys: Wisdom From Men Around You

Author 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. Evans encourages men to unlock the ...

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25 Years of Radio: Romance and Intimacy

From the FamilyLife Today vault, we've pulled some classic audio of guests talking about romance and intimacy from the last 25 years. Bill and Vonette Bright tell the story of their wedding day. Juli Slattery mentions the need for the church to be more open about discussing biblical sexuality....

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Is God Anti-Gay?

When Pastor Sam Allberry accepted Christ in his twenties, he assumed God would remove his same-sex desires through prayer. But Allberry knows that God is committed to his good, even if the struggle remains. Allberry reminds believers that marriage only points to the ultimate marriage we have with Je...

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Smart Play When Facing the Unexpected

Jeff Kemp, former NFL quarterback, shares life lessons he learned from his years playing professional football....

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The Book of Man

A boy without a father is like an explorer without a map. William Bennett, former Secretary of Education under Ronald Reagan, addresses manhood in today's culture and reflects on his own boyhood and the men who influenced him....

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Godly Character: The Essence of Manhood

What is a real man, and what does he do? A man is only as good as his character. Pastor Crawford Loritts confides that being a man is a choice, and that a man must always resist the urge to be passive. He talks about the qualities that make up a man's character: personal habits, leadership in the ...

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Home: A Man's Battle Station

For a man to lead his family spiritually, he needs to continue to point them to the gospel. Pastor Voddie Baucham says that we first need to understand that the gospel is important because of sin; because without the proclamation of sinful man, there is no proclamation of a gracious God. Baucham als...

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The Colson Way

Owen Strachan joins Dennis Rainey in remembering the life of Prison Fellowship founder Chuck Colson. Owen talks about Chuck Colson's love for prisoners....

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Hardwired for Awe

Human beings are hardwired for seeking awe, says author and pastor Paul David Tripp, so the awe of God should be our central motivation in all we do. However, we easily forget God and let other things, like money or self, take His place. It even affects our children. Paul reminds parents to point th...

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Killing Spiders: Casting Out Fear From Your Marriage

Popular speaker and author Gary Thomas tells husbands and wives if you really want to love your spouse, you have to kill the things in your marriage that irritate your spouse or you will be disconnected in your marriage. Gary says you have to learn how to be open and transparent with each other if y...

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A Guide to Biblical Manhood

Can sports be a healthy part of a young man's development? Sure! But only to an extent. Randy Stinson tells how his sports-loving family opted out of baseball for 18 months in order to stretch themselves in other ways: through mission trips and other gospel outreaches. Randy talks about the importan...

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Transcending Mysteries

Growing up, Dove award-winning singer-songwriter Ginny Owens never imagined that's what she'd be. In fact, Ginny—blind since age 3—was not even considering music as a profession. Fortunately, God had other plans. Ginny shares her story and some of her great songs....

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More than Championships

A coach can be a powerful influence in the life of a young man. Dru Joyce knows. As the director of the Northeast Ohio Basketball Association and head basketball coach at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio he has been mentor to some of the nation's best young players, including LeBron J...

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Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert

Rosaria Butterfield’s life wasn’t typical. An English professor at Syracruse University, Rosaria was a full-fledged feminist and lesbian bent on exposing a sector she believed was out to threaten her freedoms, the religious right. Rosaria recalls how she viewed Christians back then, when she was...

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The Missional Marriage

If your vision of missionary work involves travel to a distant land and life in a grass hut, Voddie Baucham says you may not yet grasp how encompassing mission really is. He says to learn to live your marriage as mission, right here and now....

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Becoming a Four Pillar Man

As the chaplain for the Detroit Lions and the pastor of a large Detroit area church, Dave Wilson has manhood all figured out, right? According to Dave, he's as messed up as the next guy. The only difference is Jesus and the courage Dave finds in following God's instruction for men to be strong and ...

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Facing the Blitz

Are you feeling hammered by life? Former NFL quarterback Jeff Kemp defines a blitz and tells how, in football as in life, the most dangerous moment in the game is often the one with the most opportunity. Jeff recalls some of the blitzes of his own life....

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Firsthand

God has no grandchildren. Each person much accept Jesus for himself. Brothers Ryan and Josh Shook talk about their years of spiritual struggle, despite growing up in a Christian home led by their pastor father, Kerry Shook. Ryan and Josh talk about their crisis of faith which eventually lead them to...

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Homeless Men Stepping Up

What mentoring opportunities are available to you? Jim Reese, CEO of the Atlanta Mission, tells how he used FamilyLife's resource for men, Stepping Up, to mentor his sons-in-law. Joining Jim is Pastor Ricky Hall, who chimes in about his experience using Stepping Up at the Potter's House, a long-term...

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Can a Hollywood Marriage Thrive?

Hollywood is probably one of the hardest places to keep your marriage strong. Join us as Kirk and his wife Chelsea explore how to have a successful Hollywood marriage....

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The Early Seasons of a Woman's Life

Like a book, each life is made up of chapters. All this week Barbara Rainey allows us a peek into chapters of her life and tells us how she adjusted and kept her priorities in place in each season. Reminiscing about their past, Dennis and Barbara talk about their biggest marital adjustments and the ...

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The Best Gifts for Wives and Husbands

What are some of the greatest gifts a husband and wife can give each other? Crawford Loritts shares some of the most important things a husband needs from his wife. Karen Loritts shares some very important things a husband can do for his wife that will make her feel cherished, and will ultimately s...

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What Every Husband and Wife Needs to Know

Are roles in marriage really necessary? Dr. Robert Lewis lists the various symptoms that result when marital roles are non-existent or poorly defined. Dr. Lewis also encourages men to boldly lead their families. Find out the three best things a man can do to fill the leadership role at home....

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Cover Her

Does your wife feel safe with you? Pastor Rod Hairston, former chaplain to the NFL's Baltimore Ravens, and his wife, Sheri, tell how a man "covers" his wife emotionally, financially, and spiritually. By meeting his wife's needs, a husband creates a safe haven where his bride feels loved and cherishe...

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All In

Michael and Hayley DiMarco, CEOs and founders of Hungry Planet, talk about Michael's descent into a gambling addiction and the felony that finally got his attention and turned his life around....

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The Power of New Covenant Love

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Manhood

Hear a message by Matt Chandler, pastor of the The Village Church in Highland Village, TX, on what it means to be a man who initiates, nourishes, and cherishes his wife. Matt also talks to men about the responsibilities they bear as fathers. Hear him explain why fathers shouldn't provoke their chi...

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Jumping Through Fires

He grew up culturally Muslim. His father was a general in the Iranian army. Pastor David Nasser tells how his family escaped execution and fled Iran during the Iranian Revolution of 1979. For nine months his family tried legally to get into the United States. It was only after his mother encouraged ...

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A New Kind of Freedom

What do you think of those serving time? For many, prisoners are the throw-away people, and inherently evil, but Wrightsville Prison Chaplain Bruce Cunningham reminds us that they're just like you and me. Bruce tells how he first got involved in prison ministry and how God has given him a passion to...

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An Unmerited Mercy

Marvin Olasky, editor-in-chief of World Magazine, talks about his childhood in a secular Jewish home and the sin of envy that led him to seek answers in Communism as a young adult. Hear about his crazy college days at Yale and the surprising turn of events that led him to Christ....

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What Every Man Wishes His Father Had Told Him

Does your son know what a real man is? Byron Yawn, a pastor in Nashville and a father to three, lays down the Man Laws, and attempts to spell out manhood as it's described in the Scriptures. ...

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Date Your Wife

Join us for a love story, as pastor Justin Buzzard reminisces about the party--and the cute girl named Taylor--that changed his life forever. Now married for almost eight years to that cute girl of his dreams, Buzzard reminds men that just because the girl says yes doesn't mean the mission is over a...

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The Matter of Marital Roles

Pastor James McDonald offers a strong exhortation to men; fail with the husband hat and you’ve failed – period....

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Sleeping Giant

The church’s least utilized asset are the men who attend. Kenny Luck encourages men, to get engaged in their local church and to catch a vision of what the Body of Christ can accomplish when each man’s passion for the Great Commission is ignited. He also reflects on a wife’s ability to motiva...

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Facing the Blitz 2013

In football, if you are handling the ball, you can expect a blitz: a fast-paced, intense attack from the other team. Jeff Kemp, former NFL quarterback, draws parallels from the blitz in football, to the blitzes faced in life. He says to expect blitzes to come, so that when they come, you know how ...

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For Men and Women Only

There’s no denying that men and women are different. But do you realize HOW different? Author Shaunti Feldhahn talks to Dennis Rainey about some of the biggest revelations she discovered while doing research for her books, “For Men Only,” and “For Women Only.” Shaunti Feldhahn walks women ...

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The Leader's Code

What makes someone a leader? Former Marine Captain Donovan Campbell, who was awarded a Bronze Star with Valor during his service in Iraq and Afghanistan, talks about the necessity of servant leadership and the importance of a leader knowing his mission, on and off the field. At home, Campbell says,...

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Locking Arms, Stepping Up

Courage involves more than stereotypical blazing guns and clanging swords. According to John Majors, true courage is facing one’s fears, dying to selfishness, and stepping up to the things God has placed into your life. ...

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Sexual Sanity for Men

Sex is a great gift from God. Satan, however, delights in distorting and corrupting that gift.  Christian counselor David White talks with Dennis Rainey about the ministry of Harvest USA and the work they do helping men and women overcome sexual brokenness. White takes a look back at his own past w...

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High Performance Friendships

How intentional are you about making friends?  Long-time friends John Vawter and Jim Wetherbe tell what brought them, and kept them, thriving as friends over the decades. Jim and John look to Jesus as the model for friendship, and talk about the give and take required for real friendship. ...

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Mansfield's Manly Men

What are the marks of a manly man? Best-selling author Stephen Mansfield explores the world of manly men and what makes them great. Stephen recalls the night he was welcomed into manhood, and shares a few of the principles that define a man, including #1: manly men do manly things. ...

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Out of a Far Country

Sometimes getting from here to there isn’t a direct shot. Often the road God takes us on has unexpected twists and turns. Christopher Yuan, a professor at Moody Bible Institute, reflects back to the day when he finally “came out” to his parents and drove resolutely away. He proceeded to turn t...

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Quiet Strength

Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy looks back on his life and remembers the blessings he's received through his family and chosen career....

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The Christian Husband: Loving Your Wife

What are the qualifications of a Christian husband? Hear "FamilyLife Today" co-host and author, Bob Lepine, help men with the tough task of being a servant, a leader, and a lover. ...

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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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Living and Loving Your Role in Marriage

Pastor Paul Sheppard, popular speaker for "Enduring Truth", a popular daily radio program, gives men some practical pointers for living out their roles as husbands. ...

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Manhood: Let the Truth be Told

Dennis Rainey talks with Promise Keeper President Tom Fortson and his wife of more than 36 years, Toni, about a man's responsibility to protect his family spiritually and physically....

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Wild Men, Wild Alaska

Ever wonder what it would be like to live in Alaska's wilderness? Join Dennis Rainey as he listens to the tales of Rocky and Sharon McElveen, owners and operators of Alaskan Adventures. ...

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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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A Life Transformed

Do you ever feel like something is missing from your life? Wayne Huizenga, Jr. talks to Dennis Rainey about how his life, as well as his family's, has changed since Christ became His Lord and Savior....

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I Married Wonder Woman ... Now What?

Author Jess MacCallum, the often-challenged husband of a Proverbs 31 woman, shares an indispensable principle every husband needs know in order to love and lead his very capable wife....

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Being the Church in Tough Times

Dave Wilson, a pastor at Kensington Community Church in Michigan and chaplain of the Detroit Lions, tells those affected by the economy to take courage and to trust in God's faithfulness....

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Living Life to Win

Georgia Bulldogs head coach Mark Richt and his wife explain how they keep it all in proper perspective as they live life in the fast lane of college football....

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A Passing Fad or a Choice That's Here to Stay?

Dennis Rainey takes a look at a the trend in which the wife is sole breadwinner while her husband stays home with the kids. ...

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Hero: Unleashing God's Power in a Man's Heart

Former professional athlete Derwin Gray motivates men to live a heroic life....

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Life in Spite of Me

Kristen Jane Anderson laid down on the railroad tracks in front of an oncoming train - and lived to tell about it....

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The Masculine Mandate: Gods Calling to Men

Pastor Rick Phillips gives some biblical teaching on what it means to be a man. ...

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Three Gospel Resolutions

Bob Lepine provides the first of three Gospel Resolutions--something worth resolving. ...

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Ten Questions Every Husband Should Ask His Wife

Do you want to minister more effectively to your wife? Pastor Tom Elliff, along with his wife Jeannie, shares 10 questions that revolutionized his marriage and brought them closer together. ...

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Stepping Up

It takes courage to lead today. Dennis Rainey calls men to courageously step up and be the husbands, fathers, and mentors Christ has called and equipped them to be. Dennis walks listeners through the five steps of a man's life, beginning with boyhood and ending with patriarch. ...

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Bond of Brothers

Wes Yoder talks about connecting with other men beyond the sports page. Most men long for someone to be real and authentic in this high-tech, low-relationship world, Wes explains....

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Steps to Manhood

Manhood isn't the summit. It's halfway up the stairs, however. Dennis Rainey, a father to two grown sons, tells men how vital it is for them to come alongside their sons as they travel the bumpy road to manhood. ...

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A Call to Courageous Manhood

Dennis Rainey outlines the first four steps of manhood. ...

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Playing Hurt

Hear how you can jolt yourself out of complacency to where you ought to be for the sake of your marriage....

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Courageous

Alex and Stephen Kendrick talk about making their new film "Courageous."...

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Visionary Marriage

Pastor Rob Rienow explains what he did to get his priorities back on track and how it has changed him--and his marriage....

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Oops, I Forgot My Wife and Kids!

Doyle Roth recalls the day when he knew things had to change and tells how it did....

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Changing for Good

Dennis Rainey talks with author and pastor Raymond Causey about the events that lead him to set aside his dreams of pro-ball to become a shepherd of God's people....

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Letters to Lovers

Dennis Rainey sits down with Tom and Jeannie Elliff, parents of four children and nineteen grandchildren, to talk about marriage and parenting....

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Christ and Your Family

Joe Stowell, president of Moody Bible Institute, explains how Christianity is more caught than taught....

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Between Two Fathers

Was it God or naivety that led seven-year-old Charles, a Jew, to "walk the aisle" at the First Baptist Church revival in Forrest City? Dr. Charles Barg, a respected family practitioner in Little Rock, AR, looks back on his life and some of the decisions he made that shaped him into the man he is to...

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The Power of a Praying Couple

Have you ever prayed that God would change your spouse? You’re not alone. Today on the broadcast, accomplished songwriter Stormie Omartian and her husband, Michael, a Grammy-winning record producer, tell how prayer revolutionized their marriage. ...

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How a Man Prays for His Family

John Yates, a father of five and rector of Falls Church Episcopal Church in Falls Church, VA, gives men some valuable tips for praying for their family....

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To My Imperfect Family

Robert Lewis, pastor of Fellowship Bible Church, remembers his youth and the life he led before and after accepting Christ as his Savior....

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The Company You Keep

David Bentall, founder of Next Step Advisors and author of the book The Company You Keep, tells men how they can drop their guard in order to build lasting male friendships. ...

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Becoming a Different Man

Christian recording artist Clay Crosse joins his wife, Renna, and Dennis Rainey, to talk openly about his past struggles with lust....

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Virtuous Reality

Vicki Courtney, founder of Virtuous Reality Ministries, tells Dennis Rainey how the culture and her upbringing influenced her toward feminism and how her grandparents' persistence eventually led her back to church and to a personal relationship with Christ....

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Dirty Dancing at the Prom

Author Barbara Curtis tells about the challenges that teens face today in the average American high school....

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For Men Only

Jeff and Shaunti Feldhahn talk about the simple acts a husband can do for his wife to improve their relationship....

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Every Man's Battle

Sexual sin is a dangerous lure that will lead a man to the depths of despair. Author Fred Stoeker talks about his struggle and victory over sexual temptation. ...

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The Problem of Life with God

Does your life feel as if it's spinning out of control? Today on the broadcast, author and pastor Tommy Nelson searches the book of Ecclesiastes to learn more about God's hand in the affairs of men....

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Bella: A Beautiful Movie

Lights, Sound, ACTION! In this series, learn about the making of the award-winning movie, Bella, a true love story about how a day in New York City changed three people forever. Here to talk about the film is Bella's producer, Leo Severino, and Latin star Eduardo Verastegui. ...

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For a Time We Cannot See

Are you living for today, or are you living for eternity? In this series, Dennis Rainey talks to well-loved author and pastor Crawford Loritts about living with eternity in mind. Join us to hear Crawford talk about the unusual Kingdom assignment he gave to his congregation....

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A Gathering of Eagles

Men and women throughout the years have risked their lives for freedom. Colonel Jim Coy, now retired from the military, tells Dennis Rainey about some of the heroic deeds performed by recipients of the prestigious Medal of Honor....

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Too Small to Ignore

What does God’s love for us look like? Dennis Rainey talks with Compassion International President, Wess Stafford, about God's heart for His precious children....

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Blood Money

Carol Everett, author of Blood Money, talks about the abortion clinics she ran and her own abortion experience....

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Building the Christian Family You Never Had

God can redeem a troubled past. Author Mary DeMuth talks about how her life changed when she chose to forgive her abusers....

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Understanding and Honoring Your Wife

Dennis Rainey talks pointedly to men about understanding and honoring their wives....

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To Own a Dragon

Donald Miller, author of numerous books including Blue Like Jazz and To Own a Dragon, talks to Dennis Rainey about the challenges and disillusionment he faced growing up without a father. ...

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Stepping Up to Manhood

There is confusion today about the meaning of manhood. Dennis Rainey calls men to step up and be real men--strong, purposeful and spiritual. Barbara Rainey also talks frankly to women about five things that hinder, and five things that encourage their husbands toward manhood....

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Applied Masculinity

God intends men to provide, teach, connect, and protect. Author and pastor Stu Weber exposes the misunderstanding the culture has about manhood and points us to Christ in order to define a man's true value. Stu also calls men to follow in Christ's footsteps and love their wives and children passio...

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