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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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From the 2016 Summit for Stepfamily Ministry, Lisa Anderson offers five things the church must do when it comes to singles. Lamar and Ronnie Tyler tell why they started their website, which promotes positive images of marriage and family in the black community....

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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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NASA Astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore and his wife, Deanna, tell how they met and how they've worked to build their marriage on Christ and the Scriptures. Barry shares how he came to be an astronaut, and Deanna explains how she encourages Butch to step up, especially when it comes to keeping their ma...

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Fathering expert Rick Johnson recalls the alcoholic home he was raised in and the mistakes he made early on in his marriage. Johnson talks about the men who helped shape his own parenting style, and encourages men to either find a mentor or become a mentor to another man. Johnson explains how his p...

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Unshaken: He Is the Stability of Our Times

Life is uncertain. How can we walk in confidence when the culture is continually changing? Dennis and Barbara Rainey remind listeners that regardless of what they're facing, Jesus is still the rock and firm foundation. The Raineys coach parents on how to teach their children to be anxious for nothin...

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Caleb 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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Christians are often accused of being intolerant, but did you know that God is intolerant too? Best-selling author and speaker Josh McDowell talks about the beauty of intolerance. McDowell exposes the myth of tolerance and reminds us that there are all kinds of things we shouldn't be tolerant of lik...

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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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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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Pediatrician and mother of six Meg Meeker talks about the powerful influence of fathers and the necessity of providing appropriate boundaries for their daughters. Meg fondly remembers her own father's attempts to protect her, and exhorts parents to affirm a daughter's character rather than her perfo...

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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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Larry Osborne and Russell Moore give biblical and practical insight for engaging with a culture that is in opposition to the Christian community....

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Christ came to rescue and redeem people from every tribe and every tongue. This week, as we focus on some of the world's most influential languages, we visit with missionaries in China, Russia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Israel. These stories are poignant reminders to be praying for believe...

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Climbing the ladder of success meant the world to Sandy once upon a time. Then she met and married Ken, and a baby boy completed the package. Sandy Calwell talks about her decision to stay home with her son and invest herself in her family, rather than pursuing the career she loved. Joining her is h...

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America: Turning A Nation to God

Dr. Tony Evans believes much of the unrest, crime, and financial and social problems we're seeing in America are directly related to God. While God may be directly involved in America's problems, Tony believes that God also offers a solution—turning back to Him....

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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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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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Same Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriage has arrived. Now what? Authors Sean McDowell and John Stonestreet remind believers that same-sex marriage isn't the root of the problem, but the fruit of the sexual revolution that began decades ago. Together they delve into the meaning of love as defined by our culture and the who...

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After They Are Yours

Fostering a child can be challenging and adoption even more so. Pastor Brian Borgman shares how he and his wife came to adopt their son Alex out of the foster care system. While adoption is a blessing to all involved, it also requires perseverance and many sacrifices, as Brian and his family have le...

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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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Kisses From Katie

Eighteen-year-old Katie Davis had a desire to go and serve the children of Uganda for a season before college. She never imagined that her first trip would change her life, and the lives of many others, forever. Today Katie is the founder and director of Amazima Ministries and the foster mother of 1...

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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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The Fifth Gospel

How are you living the gospel? Bobby Conway, lead pastor of Life Fellowship Church in Charlotte, NC, reminds listeners that, while there are four gospels in the Bible, the 5th gospel -- the one we actually live out – is the gospel most people are ever likely to read. Bobby explains how we can walk...

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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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Preach the Whole Gospel

Do you feel like the culture is sliding away from Christian values? We shouldn't be surprised according to Dr. Russell Moore, President of Southern Seminary, but we should be strategic in how we address it. Dr. Moore shares some timely advice on how to address a sexually confused culture, and remi...

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Jon and Shelly Bergeron talk about their tentative trek into the world of adoption and speak frankly about the realities of adoption....

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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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A Walk in the Market

Bobby Mitchell and Terence Chatmon of the Fellowship for Companies for Christ International, tell how they are taking a stand for Christ in the marketplace. They tell how they strive to live for Christ both at home and at work and explain how any business can be used as a platform for ministry. ...

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FOX News & Commentary host, Todd Starnes, talks about some of the most crucial religious liberty issues facing us today and offers some sound advice for Christians as they live their faith in the marketplace. Todd also shares some of the latest eye-opening stories you may or may not have heard on t...

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Bad Dads of the Bible

Roland Warren, CareNet President & CEO, recalls his parents split when he was seven and the shaky relationship he had with his father thereafter. Roland talks about some of the parents in Scripture, like David and Jacob, who didn't do it right, and the valuable lessons we can learn from them. Roland...

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The Good Dad

Focus on the Family President, Jim Daly, talks with Dennis Rainey about his difficult childhood, his absent, alcoholic father, and his desire to be a better dad than the role models that he had growing up. Jim Daly reminds parents that if they want their children to walk with the Lord, then they nee...

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I Beg to Differ

Words are like seeds. It's best then to be purposeful with the words that you sow. Tim Muehlhoff, an associate professor of communications at Biola, encourages listeners to anticipate the affect their words have on others and to think twice before they speak. Tim explains that behind each communicat...

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Orphan Justice

Adoption is good, but it’s not for everyone. So thought Pastor Johnny Carr until a missionary spoke to him about the desperate needs of deaf orphans in Belarus. Feeling burdened by what he heard, Johnny shares how he and his wife, a teacher to the deaf, came to adopt three special needs childre...

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Holy Is The Day

The road of life sometimes makes 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 which began...

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Everyone a Chance to Hear

Dennis Rainey talks to Detroit pastors Bob Shirock and Dave Wilson about the recent recession and the response of the churches there to lift Christ up and make Him known....

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October Baby

Jon and Andy Erwin, along with actress Rachel Hendrix, join Dennis Rainey to talk about their new release "October Baby," a movie about a teen who learns that not only was she adopted but is a survivor of a failed abortion. The movie celebrates the journey of forgiveness and restoration....

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Bringing the Gospel Home

Sharing your faith with family members isn't a quick process. It may take years of even decades to see them come to Christ. Long time ministry leader, Randy Newman, talks about the mistakes he made when trying to witness to his family, especially his parents....

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Real Moms, Real Jesus

How does knowing Jesus help you with daily living? Jill Savage, the CEO of Hearts at Home, tells about the time in her mothering years when Jesus became real to her. Before then, she says, she had never considered that Jesus understood what it felt like to have no personal space, as she often felt w...

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Flight Plan

Dennis Rainey talks with guest Braxton Brady, a builder of boys at a Christian day school in Memphis where he is chaplain. Believing it's more dangerous to be comfortable than faithful, Braxton lives with his family in the inner city of Memphis, reaching out to the young boys in his neighborhood, ma...

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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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Family Shepherds

Shepherds aren't just found in fields. You can also find them in the home, watching and caring for the families that have been entrusted to them. Pastor Voddie Baucham encourages men to step up and embrace their responsibility as the family shepherd. Baucham explains a shepherd's weighty role to mov...

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All Pro Dad

Family First President, Mark Merrill, helps men think more biblically about being dads. Merrill, a father of five, touches on some of the essentials a father needs to be a hero to his kids, like loving your children unconditionally....

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Sharing Christ With Word and Deed

Kevin Palau, president of the Luis Palau Association, talks about growing up as the son of the great evangelist, Luis Palau, and admits to having some doubts during his college years, but eventually concluded that God was worthy of his faith and allegiance. Find out how the Lord has led him to reach...

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Stay at Home Dads

Who should stay home with the kids? Dennis Rainey takes a look at a new trend in our culture in which the wife becomes the sole breadwinner while her husband stays home with the kids. What effect does this arrangement have on the family, and where might this new train of thought lead us in the lon...

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The "Anything" Prayer

"We'll do anything." That's the prayer that Jennie Allen and her husband, Zac, told God as they sought His will for their lives. Even though it felt like death, Jennie explains, she was at a point where she didn't want to be normal but wanted to surrender to Christ completely. What was the result? P...

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Are You Adopted?

Her mother had died years earlier and her father was gravely ill. But Lois was about to get the shock of her life. Author Lois Rabey tells how she felt when a family secret that had been hidden for 48 years was finally revealed. Lois talks about discovering the truth about her birth....

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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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Father Hunger

Kids are running on fumes today – what our guest, Pastor Doug Wilson, calls father hunger. Doug, a father of three and grandfather to 16, implores men to be intentional in their role as fathers and model and instruct their children on the responsibilities of manhood: to provide and protect. Doug...

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A Very Special Family

Have you ever considered adoption? Michael and Sharon Dennehy didn’t, at least not in the early years of marriage as they dreamed about their ideal family. But God began to change their minds. Michael and Sharon talk about the incredible family God designed for them, which includes 12 children, ni...

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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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The Shepherd Leader At Home

As a shepherd cares for his sheep, so does a father care for his children. Pastor Timothy Witmer talks about a father’s responsibilities to his family and points men to the ultimate role model, the Good Shepherd, to teach fathers how to tend their little flocks. ...

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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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Twenty-Five Ways to Lead Your Family Spiritually

Who’s leading your family? If you are husband or father, then I hope you say it’s you. Dennis Rainey throws the gauntlet to men and challenges them to intentionally lead their families. ...

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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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Word Versus Deed

The gospel needs to be proclaimed both in word and in deed. Duane Litfin, shares his concerns about Christians who are eager to get involved in social issues, yet don’t feel the need to share the gospel....

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Glorious Mess

Our lives can get messy. But fortunately, God loves using messy people. Author Mike Howerton tells Dennis Rainey how his life began to change after he told the Lord in earnest that he’d like to be His.  Although the clouds didn’t part and he didn’t hear God audibly, He knew that God had a pla...

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The Neighborhood Cafe

Amy Lively, creator of The Neighborhood Cafe,  encourages listeners to love their neighbors in a whole new way by inviting them into their homes. Amy Lively, remembers what it was like the first time she knocked on doors to invite her neighbors over. Amy shares how anyone can easily reach out with ...

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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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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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Villages of Hope

Benedict Schwartz heard the call to begin creating orphan villages in Africa. God moved mightily, and soon the Children of Zion Village was built in Namibia. Benedict and his wife, Kathleen, talk to Dennis Rainey about their work and ministry in southwest Africa. ...

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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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Successful Christian Parenting

How can parents pass wisdom onto their children? Well-known pastor and teacher, John MacArthur, tells Dennis Rainey what parents need to be teaching their children now if they are to become wise adults someday....

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Tim Downs on Fiction

Dennis Rainey talks with Christian author Tim Downs about his latest novel, First the Dead. ...

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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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The God Conversation

When was the last time you shared your faith? Tim Muehlhoff, an associate professor of communication at Biola University, and J.P. Moreland, a distinguished professor of philosophy at Talbot School of Theology at Biola, tell Dennis Rainey about practical ways Christians can engage nonbelievers arou...

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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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Growing Up Christian

Christian school headmaster Karl Graustein, father of three and author of the book Growing Up Christian, gives parents a few tips for helping their children develop lasting convictions....

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Making Movies for God's Glory

Dennis Rainey talks with Alex and Stephen Kendrick, the writers and producers of the movie "Fireproof"....

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Cry of the Orphan

Is anyone defending the cause of the world’s 143 million orphans? Listen as various guests talk about how they are fighting for the orphan....

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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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No Room at the Inn

Michael and Haley DiMarco talk about travelling across America and into the homeless culture and what they learned....

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Tea Parties With a Purpose

Bobbi and Robert Wolgemuth tell easy it is to bless a child with Christ's love by hosting a "tea party with a purpose."...

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Hear Leslie Fields reveal what's more important than happy kids. ...

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The Connected Child

Karyn Purvis talks about the risks factors associated with adopted and foster children....

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Nan McCullough tells how hospitality can be the avenue through which you share Christ with others. ...

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David Pierce talks about the incredible experiences he shared with his 15-year-old daughter. ...

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Former NFL player Freddie Scott II talks about his childhood and the impact that his often absent father had on him. ...

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Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy tell how the movie blockbuster and story of their lives, The Blind Side, came to be. ...

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Hear how Steven Curtis and Mary Beth Chapman are by keeping their family gathered together at the foot of the cross. ...

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Caring for Orphans

Hear from three people whose heart for the orphan led them down paths of mercy, advocacy, and eventually adoption. ...

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Crosstalk: Where Life and Scriptures Meet

How much of the Scriptures are really applicable to your life? Christian counselor Michael Emlet prods us to dig deeper into the Scriptures for daily wisdom and guidance, and not to see the Bible as merely a book of dos and don'ts. ...

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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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God Talk at the Mall

Rich and Charlene Sevcik tell how a trip to their local mall led them to start a ministry in a kiosk there....

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Stumbling Souls: Is Love Enough?

Chris Plenkenpol tells the story of how his Bible study group rallied around a homeless man and what they learned. ...

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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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Adopted for Life

Adoption is close to the heart of God; so says Russell Moore, father of two adopted sons and author of the book Adopted for Life. Russell talks about the challenges of adapting his adopted children to their new life and the blessings they've seen since expanding their family through adoption....

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The Reluctant Entertainer

If you think entertaining is intimidating, think again. Sandy Coughlin, founder of the blog, "The Reluctant Entertainer", and her husband, Paul, share the 10 Commandments of Hospitality....

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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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Ambushed by Grace

Caregiving demands that we love as Christ loved. Shelly Beach, a caregiver to her parents and father-in-law for many years, talks with Dennis Rainey about the realities of caregiving--both the stress and the joys....

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Helping Orphans With Special Needs

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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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A Closer Look at Adoption

Couples talk about their adoption journey....

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Courageous

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

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Generation Ex Christian

Authors Drew Dyck and Rob Rienow join forces to talk about prodigals....

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First Time Dad

John Fuller offers 10 friendly warnings to first time dads....

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Becoming a HomeBuilder

Dennis Rainey challenges men and women 50 years and up to plug into what God is doing in their communities....

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Introducing Athletes to Jesus

Find out the who, what and why behind the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. ...

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The Gentlemen's Society

Hear about the Gentlemen's Society, a program that seeks to train young men in the art of acting like gentlemen....

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Our Adoption Story

When you're a successful collegiate football coach for a top program, life is already plenty complicated. So why would God call you into something so challenging as adoption? For Georgia Bulldog coach Mark Richt and his wife Katharyn, the answer was found in the face of their adopted daughter. Join ...

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An Insider's Look at the State of the Union

Dr. Wade Horn, Assistant Secretary for Children and Families with the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, reflects on the state of marriages and families in the U.S....

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Anchoring Your Family in Christ

How can you anchor your family to Christ for years after you’re gone? Best-selling author Steve Farrar encourages men to depend on God to help them sacrificially lead and love their families. As Steve reminds us, one man with vision can influence his family for generations to come. ...

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All-Pro Dad

Indianapolis Colts head coach, Tony Dungy, tells men of the joy of being an all-pro dad....

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Holly's Story: Reaching Teens for Christ

Cross Wind Productions Executive Director, Barbara Sundstrom, tells how she is using teens like today's guests, Amanda Gregory and Mitch Mitchell, to reach other teens with a message of hope portrayed through feature film like "Holly's Story."...

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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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Eggs-treme Easter: Spreading the Gospel with Miss PattyCake

Easter time means egg-hunting time! Join children's entertainer, Miss PattyCake, as she tells Dennis Rainey about the fun children can have as they learn about Christ through FamilyLife's resource, Resurrection Eggs....

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Questioning Evangelism

If good questions help us understand others, shouldn't we employ their use when talking to someone about their faith? On today's broadcast, authors Randy Newman and Glenn Lucke tell Dennis Rainey how questions, when properly asked, can help to evangelize others....

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Adoption: God's Prescription for a Happy Home

Even though they had four children, Joy found herself wanting more. After attending an adoption seminar with her husband, Larry, the couple began to pursue adoption enthusiastically. Hear how God made Larry and Joy Crain's adoption dream come true by leading them to the Ukraine. Also joining them ...

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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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The Adoption Option

Couples describe their adoption experiences and recall the excitement and awe at seeing their adopted children for the first time....

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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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Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions

Studies show that most of us make up our minds about our faith by the age of 13. This being the case, George Barna, founder of the Barna Research Group, encourages parents and those in the church to focus on reaching children if they want to win the world for Christ....

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Dad, If You Only Knew

Father and son team Jim and Josh Weidmann talk about the dad deficit that is sweeping across our nation and inflicting sons with a deep wound that can't be easily healed....

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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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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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Voice of the Orphan

Dennis and Barbara inform and exhort Christians about what we can do within the local church to promote the needs of orphans worldwide....

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Caring for the Orphan Child

If you were charged with caring for orphans, how would you do it? According to the Bible, you are! Discover practical ideas on how you can obey Christ in this all-important area....

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The Best of '06

All this week on "FamilyLife Today", we'll hear this year's best broadcasts of 2006....

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Balancing Family, Faith, and Work

Pat Gelsinger, Chief Technology Officer for Intel Corporation, reflects on his boyhood and the work ethic he learned from his father. Hear Pat reminisce about his budding career, as well as his budding relationship with Linda, the young woman who captured his heart and eventually became his wife....

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Successful Adoption: A Guide for Christian Parents

Sara Dorman, a clinical psychologist specializing in women's issues and crisis pregnancies, and author Natalie Gillespie, a mother and stepmother of seven, tell how their hearts were turned toward adoption when they saw the very real needs of children and unwed mothers in the U.S. and around the wor...

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Daughters of Hope

Michele Rickett, the founder and president of Sisters in Service, a ministry that informs, mobilizes and equips advocates to reach women and children in the least Christian regions, tells Dennis Rainey more about her ministry and about some of the women who are standing for Christ in their homelands...

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Becoming a Dad

Stephen James and Christian counselor, David Thomas, authors of the book Becoming a Dad, recall the moment when each realized they were going to be a father, and the confusing, exhilarating feelings that followed....

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Daddy, Do You Love Me?

Fathers make a huge impact on their daughter's lives, whether for good or for bad. In this series Shelby Rawson and Ariel Allison, authors of the book Daddy, Do You Love Me?, tell Dennis Rainey about the struggles they've had trying to connect with their fathers through the years, and how their roc...

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Until Every Child Has a Home

Troy Wiseman, former co-founder of retail clothing company B.U.M. International and founder of The InvestLinc Group, talks in this series with Dennis Rainey about his passion for orphans and his ministry, World Orphans, an organization that comes alongside local churches to build orphanages worldwid...

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Hooking Up and Hanging Out

Elizabeth Marquardt, the director of the Center for Marriage and Families at the Institute for American Values, talks to Dennis Rainey about the research she's done with college students about their dating habits and the interesting findings she's discovered there....

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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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Discovering Adoption

Infertility can shake a marriage to its core. In this series, pastor Michael Easley, president of Moody Bible Institute, and his wife tell how they faced this challenge and learned to rely upon God in a new way....

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Standing in the Gap for the Orphan

Rick Warren, pastor of the widely acclaimed Saddleback Church in Southern California, tells Dennis Rainey why the Body of Christ should be concerned about the plight of the orphan....

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Unlimited Partnerships

What is your purpose in life? In this series, Bill Wellons, a pastor and Director of Church Planting and Consulting for Fellowship Associates, joins real estate developer Lloyd Reeb and Dennis Rainey to talk about using your time and talents to reach a lost and questioning world....

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Best of 2007

All this week on "FamilyLife Today", we'll hear this year's best broadcasts of 2007....

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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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Step Up to the Plate, Dad!

Evangelist RV Brown, author of the book "Step Up to the Plate, Dad!," talks enthusiastically to Dennis Rainey about what it means to be a father....

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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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Understanding and Parenting Your Adopted Child

Adoption isn't a fairy tale, but it is a miracle. Barbara Rainey talks about her early adoption desires and her dream-come-true daughter Deborah, whom she and Dennis adopted more than twenty years ago. Barbara also shares some of the ways adoption affects your marriage, your other children, and you...

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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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Comments

  • Bess

    This was a fun, easy to listen to broadcast. I totally agree that men need to raise up to lead their families into caring for the orphaned, the fatherless and the broken families of today. Thank you for this broadcast.

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