Adorned for the Gospel

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Barbara Rainey talk about mentoring, gossip and slander, and a woman’s role in the home.

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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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Growing in Gratitude

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

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Sex and the Single Girl

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

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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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Before You Hit Send

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

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Winsome Persuasion

Tim Muehlhoff talks about the importance of balancing truth and grace in our speech. The gospel, he states, gives us humility to say, "I can learn from people I disagree with." Muehlhoff advocates partnering on the things you can partner with, even if you don't agree with everything....

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The Gospel Comes with a House Key

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

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God Is Enough

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

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Organic Mentoring

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

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How to Overcome Worry

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

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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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The God Guarantee

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

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Living Fit

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

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Women of the Word

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

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Adorned for the Gospel

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

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Gospel Lessons I Learned Raising Children

Virgil said, “As the twig is bent, so the tree inclines.” Dennis Rainey shares how that concept applies to parenting. And how the parenting principles taught him about the gospel....

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Easter Advent

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

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The Kindness Challenge

Shaunti Feldhahn dares anyone having trouble with a relationship to be kind to that person for thirty days. She reminds us that expressing kindness goes a long way, especially in marriage. Ron Deal teams up with Feldhahn to talk about kindness and the stepfamily, helping us pinpoint our patterns of ...

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Humble Roots

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

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From Humble Beginnings

Don and Sally Meredith were opposites when they first married, but they both knew the Lord and were committed to working through their issues. As Don sought wisdom from the Scriptures about how to love Sally well, he began to share what he was learning with others. This eventually led to the ministr...

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Daring to Hope

By age 23, Katie Davis Majors had become the mother to 13 adopted daughters. Majors tells how God surprised her with her husband, Benji, and reveals what God has shown her while walking through pain and hardship....

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Dangerous Territory

As a child, Amy Peterson read tales of brave missionaries and longed to serve God in an extraordinary way, too. Peterson tells how she tried to satisfy her sense of wanderlust by serving as a teacher in Southeast Asia. During her time there she also saw her thinking change....

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The Broken Way

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

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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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Introducing The Museum of the Bible

A special broadcast from the grand opening of the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. with U.S. Senator Ben Sasse and the president of Hobby Lobby, Steve Green....

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A Meaningful Christmas

Ready or not, here they come! The holidays, that is. Barbara Rainey and her daughter Laura Rainey Dries tell how they plan on preparing their homes, and their hearts, for Christmas. Rainey and Dries discuss fun ideas to help keep the holidays meaningful, and keep Christ at the center of your family...

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25 Years of Radio: Influential Voices

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

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Unseen

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

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The Creation Museum

Ken Ham talks about growing up in Australia with parents who loved God's Word and His people. Ham describes how his father's love for God motivated him to build a quality museum that teaches the truth about God's creation. After extensive research, a world-class facility was built that allows visito...

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25 Years of Radio: The Essence of Womanhood

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

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Getting A New You

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

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The Orphan, The Widow, and Me

J.T. Olson knows what it's like to be an orphan, having lost both his parents in a tragic automobile accident. Olson explains what led him to create Both Hands--a faith-based nonprofit serving orphans, widows, and adoptive families....

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Faith to Foster

TJ and Jenn Menn never imagined when they signed on to be foster parents shortly after getting married that they would welcome 22 foster children into their home. The Menns talk of their incredible journey over the years since participating in the foster care system....

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The Power of a Clear Conscience

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

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Building Hope

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

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Talks Mentoring

Dr. Harold Davis, president of the TALKS Mentoring Movement, shares about the young men he mentors. Without fathers in their lives, these young men are getting their cues from the street and making poor choices. Davis tells how mentoring these young men and exposing them to the gospel is changing li...

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Risky Faith

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

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Your New Money Mindset

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

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Ideas for Celebrating Easter

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

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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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The Real Root of All Problems

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

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Girl Defined

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

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Loving Singles and Blended Families in Your Church

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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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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Befriend

Author Scott Sauls encourages believers to pursue those who are different from us. Sauls reminds us that Jesus befriended prodigals and Pharisees, sinners and outcasts. Believers are most like Him when we follow His lead into unknown territory, loving people who are not like us....

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Praying God's Word

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

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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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Connected for Good

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

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Jesus Outside the Lines

Scott Sauls reminds Christians to be in relationship with others even though they hold different political or social views. Cultural transformation can happen when believers love their neighbors as themselves. ...

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He Is Enough

More than a decade ago, Steven Curtis Chapman first joined us in the studio to share his heart for the orphan. His organization, Show Hope, has now helped more than 5,000 orphans. Chapman tells how they now have six care centers in China, and at least 500 of those kids have been adopted. Chapman tal...

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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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Fear and Faith

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

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Being There

Pastor Dave Furman and his wife, Gloria, tell what it's like dealing with a disability in marriage. The Furmans tell what they lost as a couple, and how they've dealt with the loss with Christ's help....

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We Cannot Be Silent

Dr. Al Mohler explains that the dissolution of Christianity in our culture began long before the 60's, and we are reaping what was sown. Dr. Mohler helps us to have the courage to speak up for truth in a culture that tries to silence us. Dr. Mohler encourages parents to teach their children biblic...

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Your Home Is An Embassy

Dennis Rainey believes that Christians are called out of the "holy huddle" into a life that proclaims to a watching world the good news of Jesus Christ. Barbara Rainey explains that if believers are ambassadors, then their homes are the embassies of the King, and the love of the King should be exemp...

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The Beauty of Intolerance

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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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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40 Years of Faithfulness

Dennis and Barbara Rainey look back on FamilyLife's 40 years of ministry to marriages and families....

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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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Helping Others Build Strong Marriages

What is God's purpose for your life, and how can you discover it? Dave and Ann Wilson encourage you to look around. Where you are right now is exactly where God wants you to be. According to Dave and Ann Wilson, your life can be surprisingly influential to those around you, if you will only share it...

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The Fruitful Wife

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

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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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Museum of the Bible

Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby, talks about his family's faith and the small arts and crafts business his father started in his garage that has turned into one of the largest retail chains of our time. Steve gives us a sneak peek at his new venture, the Museum of the Bible, opening in Washin...

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Breathe

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

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The Resolution for Women

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

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Engaging the Culture

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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God at Work Around the World

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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The Grace of Gratitude

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

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Tongue Pierced

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

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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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Woodlawn

Director Jon Erwin talks about the making of the inspirational feature film, Woodlawn. Set in Birmingham, Alabama in the 1970's, Woodlawn is a true story based on the life of NFL great, Tony Nathan, and the highest attended football game ever played in Alabama high school history. Woodlawn releases ...

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Warrior in Pink

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

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Just Say the Word

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

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The Marriage Prayer

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

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Two Hearts Praying as One

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

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A Praying Life

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

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Counter Culture

Pastor David Platt wonders why believers are rising up against popular social injustices like poverty and slavery, but remain silent on other issues like abortion. Platt reminds Christians that they are called to look after orphans and widows in their distress, and tells how his church, and family, ...

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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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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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Praying With Jesus

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

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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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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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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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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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Celebrating Christ at Christmas

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

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Risky Gospel

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

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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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Gods at War

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

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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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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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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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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 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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God Less America

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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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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Exalting Easter

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ten Urgent Steps for Spiritually Healthy Families

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

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Die Young

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

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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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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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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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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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Introducing Athletes to Jesus

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

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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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Generation Ex Christian

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

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Practicing Affirmation

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

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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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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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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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The Life Ready Woman

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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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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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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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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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In a Heartbeat

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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Bible Study in the 21st Century

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

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The Art of Effective Prayer

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

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Entertaining for Eternity

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

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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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Forgotten God

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

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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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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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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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Seeing the Power of God Among Us

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

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Set-Apart Femininity

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

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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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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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Refreshment for Families

Dennis Rainey talks with Comedian Tim Hawkins. ...

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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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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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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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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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Respectable Sins

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tim Downs on Fiction

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

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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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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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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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Hymns in the Modern Day Church

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

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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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Getting Acquainted With the Bible

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

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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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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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Forgiveness: Your Journey to Freedom

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

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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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Bible Study in the Digital Age

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

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Generous Living

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

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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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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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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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Family Worship--Then and Now

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

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Praying Backwards

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

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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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The Christian Giver

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

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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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The Most Important Place on Earth

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

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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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Biblical Ethics

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Purity Principle

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

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Diagnosing your Spiritual Health

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

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