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Resolving Conflict

Sometimes the way to peace is through conflict. Christian counselor Lou Priolo encourages listeners not to shy away from conflict, but to face it head on, knowing that's the only way we can finally gain resolution and peace. Lou Priolo opens the Scriptures to Ephesians 4 to understand the benefits o...

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Fun Loving You

Would you call your marriage fun? Pastor Ted Cunningham reflects on his fun-loving engagement and marriage to his bride of 17 years, Amy, but admits that the early years of matrimony weren't without their challenges. Ted talks about the difficulty he had of opening his heart to his wife, especially ...

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Smart Love

In order to manage what you feel, you need to be able to understand why you're feeling it, explains authors and counselors David and Jan Stoop. You can manage your feelings by disciplining your thoughts and by understanding the language of emotions....

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Forgiving the Unforgivable

David Stoop, a clinical psychologist and co-host of the New Life Radio program, talks to Dennis Rainey about the benefits of choosing forgiveness over revenge....

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25 Years of Radio: Conflict and Forgiveness in Marriage

A healthy relationship without conflict is a myth. Failing to resolve conflict in marriage leads to stagnation, providing the perfect conditions for bitterness and resentment to take root, making it hard to extend and receive forgiveness. From the FamilyLife Today vault, hear classic conversations ...

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The Controlling Husband

Sometimes life gives you a wake up call. Ron and Jan Welch recall their first anniversary when Jan told him that his controlling behavior was making her feel like a bird in a cage. Find out how God finally got Ron's attention through the behavior of his sons. ...

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Cherish

Best-selling author Gary Thomas explains that when you show off the beauty of your spouse and showcase them instead of yourself, you are cherishing them. Thomas encourages husbands and wives to cherish their spouses by celebrating who they uniquely are. ...

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Expressing Love Without Touching

Dave and Ann Wilson walk through an acrostic built around the word "touch." They offer helpful ways for husbands and wives to communicate love through non-sexual touch. They share stories about their failures and successes....

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Men Who Love Fierce Women

LeRoy and Kimberly Wagner take us back to their honeymoon, where poor communication skills, combined with hurt feelings, set a pattern that would lead them to bitterness and isolation. With their marriage problems seemingly irreparable, LeRoy decided to step down from his pastorate, causing Kimberly...

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Grace Filled Marriage

Do you show your spouse grace? Grace, according to authors Tim and Darcy Kimmel, is giving someone what they desperately need, but don't especially deserve. FamilyLife speakers Tim and Darcy know what it means to give and receive grace, and share some grace moments from their own marriage. Tim and D...

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Back on Solid Ground

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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Successfully Managing Conflict in Marriage

Conflict in marriage is neither good nor bad. It's how you resolve the conflict that affects the relationship. Dave and Ann Wilson say conflict can even improve your relationship, when it is resolved constructively. Jim and Carol Shores join the Wilsons to illustrate the complexity of conflict....

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Forgiveness: Seventy Times Seven

Pastor Bryan Loritts explores Jesus' words about forgiveness in Matthew 18 and tells why the parable of the man who owed 10,000 talents is so significant for believers today. He reminds us that without forgiveness, true freedom is impossible, for Christ himself freed us from sin and death by forgiv...

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Weekend to Remember® Getaway Sampler

Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine share highlights from the Weekend to Remember® marriage conference....

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Love is an Attitude

Does it sometimes feel as if you and your spouse are speaking different languages? Dr. Gary Chapman brings you up to speed as he unpacks the five love languages....

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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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Planning for Oneness

Are you intentional in your marriage? Steve and Candice Watters believe it's important to make plans as a couple. They share how taking time to plan and dream has benefited their marriage and has turned their hopes and wishes into a reality. They also encourage couples to be intentional about spendi...

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Speaking Your Spouse's Love Language

Pastor and well-known author Gary Chapman provides practical instruction on resolving conflict in marriage....

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Growing Together in Forgiveness

Forgiveness is love practiced among people who love poorly. Barbara Rainey, along with her husband, Dennis, talks about the benefits of forgiveness and shares some true stories that illustrate forgiveness, taken from her book, Growing Together in Forgiveness. ...

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Picking Up the Pieces

Live long enough, and someone will likely break your heart. Author and biblical counselor Lou Priolo talks about the emotions people feel as they struggle with a broken heart....

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The Upside Down Marriage

Many couples drift into marital miscommunication, yet nearly as many find themselves surprised both by the arrival and the intensity of the storm.  What happened? Counselor Jim Keller reveals a simple yet profound truth about communication; how you listen has a lot more to do with communication tha...

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Love Like You Mean It: A Cruise with a Purpose

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

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Hope After Betrayal

Meg Wilson remembers the day when her husband called to tell her that he was stepping down from his job because of his addiction to internet porn. After forgiving her husband for his sexual addiction and working hard to keep her marriage together, Meg's husband later confessed to having an affair. ...

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Runaway Emotions

Is anger getting the best of you? Pastor Jeff Schreve and his wife, Debbie, open the Scriptures to glean wisdom from the book of Jonah, a man of God who didn’t always control his temper....

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When Sorry Isn't Enough

"I'm sorry." Dr. Gary Chapman, author of "The Five Love Languages" shares how these two simple words can transform your relationship. Dr. Chapman also says that unless we learn to move past our failures with genuine forgiveness and reconciliation, our marriages will never be everything God intends ...

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Redeeming Relationships

Rich Rollins, the executive pastor at Valley Bible Church in Hercules, CA, talks to Dennis Rainey about the inevitable threat of conflict that every relationship faces....

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Breaking the Curse of Words

Do someone’s harsh words still haunt you? Pastor Tom Elliff reveals how you can break the curse of words and live in the freedom of God’s truth....

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Your Interculturual Marriage

Marla Alupoaicei talks about the reality of being in an intercultural marriage....

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War of Words

Words can bless or they can injure. Dr. Paul David Tripp tells Dennis Rainey why our idle talk hurts our relationship with God and others. ...

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Marriage Forecasting

Communication expert Tim Muehlhoff talks about the conditions that are conducive to great marital communication. ...

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A Way With Words

Have you considered the strength of your words? Christin reminds listeners to use their words wisely, especially as we invest in the next generation. ...

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Covenant Marriage

Dr. Gary Chapman talks to Dennis Rainey about living and loving your mate in a covenant marriage....

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A Family at Peace

Conflict is a guest in every family, but it doesn't have to move in permanently. Dennis Rainey talks with Ken Sande, President of Peacemaker Ministries, about resolving conflict in a peaceable way....

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Hope in the Midst of Marriage Conflict

How important is forgiveness to a marriage and family? Dr. Dan Allender, founder and director of Wounded Heart Ministries, tells you where to find hope in the midst of marriage conflict. ...

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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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Lies Husbands and Wives Tell Each Other

Tim and Sheila Riter, authors of the books Twelve Lies Husbands Tell Their Wives and Twelve Lies Wives Tell Their Husbands, talk to Dennis Rainey about the subtle ways husbands and wives bend the truth....

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The Song of Solomon

Love - we all want it, but how do we make it last? Popular author and pastor Tommy Nelson talks about the Song of Solomon. ...

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Finding HomeBuilders

Looking for a way to improve communication in your marriage? In this series, Dennis Rainey talks with Christian singer and songwriter Sara Groves, and her husband/manager, Troy, about the impact the HomeBuilders Couples Series had on their marriage....

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Getting More Out of the Language of Your Spouse

Counselors Stephen James and David Thomas, authors of the book "Yup. Nope. Maybe.", share some valuable insights about communicating with men....

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Seven Conflicts of Marriage

How do you approach conflict? Join us for today's broadcast when Dennis Rainey, a husband now for some 25 plus years, talks with authors Tim and Joy Downs about the source of marital conflicts. Don't miss it!...

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Cracking the Communication Code

The Scriptures command husbands to love their wives and for wives to respect their husbands. Today on the broadcast, hear how these two commands are directly related to each other when Dennis Rainey talks with Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, the founder of Love and Respect Ministries and author of the book ...

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Love and Respect

Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, founder of Love and Respect conferences, reveals the secret for cracking the communication code in marriage....

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