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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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