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Vertical Marriage

Dave and Ann Wilson look back on a turning point in their marriage. Dave takes us back to his big wake up call, and together they share what they did to get their marriage back on track. Dave and Ann also talk about marital conflict. The Wilsons admit that they had a lot to learn about conflict when...

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Becoming Mom Strong

Heidi St. John tells how she realized she needed to depend on God each day for His strength and wisdom. You must feed your heart on the Word of God. St. John also delves into her own past and shares how the Great Healer worked in her to help her truly forgive....

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Defending Your Marriage

Tim Muehlhoff, author of “Defending Your Marriage,” exposes the real enemy of your marriage--Satan. Muehlhoff reminds couples that their marriage is taking place on a spiritual battlefield. Muehlhoff reminds believers that the enemy of our souls is still alive and well and would love to see your...

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Benefit of the Debt

Meg Miller knew marriage was going to be hard when she first tied the knot. But she was shocked to find porn on their home computer. Miller wasn't sure her marriage would survive. The pain she felt after her husband's betrayal consumed her. Hear how God showed her how to better relate to her husband...

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A Fierce Love

When Shauna Shanks' boyfriend, Micah, proposed in 2003, they were blissfully unaware of future challenges. Shauna Shanks never imagined her husband would ask for a divorce after ten years of marriage. But she made a decision not to give up. She shares what inspired her to give herself completely in ...

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Enter the Ring

Authors D.A. and Elicia Horton have had wrestling matches occur in their relationship—first as a dating couple, and then later as newlyweds. Becoming parents caused them to take a second look at their behavior and their priorities....

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Making Love Last

Laura Taggart knows what it's like to despair over your marriage. Taggart explains how the wheels fell off her marriage around year 13. Taggart talks about conflict she sees couples having. Taggart explains how the wounds of childhood carry over into our marriages....

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Nancy Houston recalls her childhood and the difficulty growing up in a non-Christian home with a violent father who suffered from PTSD. Houston reminds listeners, "God is for you, and abuse is never okay." Houston also talks about the dangerous addiction of pornography. "Porn is often used to medica...

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Reset for Parents

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

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The Treasures of Your Heart

Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. That applies in marriage as well. Paul David Tripp challenges husbands and wives to reframe their conflict and identify where their treasure is misplaced. The good news is, none of us are naturally equipped to be good at marriage. It takes the H...

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

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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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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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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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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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Weekend to Remember® Getaway Sampler

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

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Marriage and Family for God's Glory

Renowned author and theologian John Piper talks to Dennis Rainey about the meaning and practice of praise. John considers what it means to worship God instead of focusing on ourselves. He also delves into the Bible to help us rethink our definition of love....

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I'm Happy For You, Not Really

"Thou shalt not covet," right? So what about comparison? Kay Wills Wyma says with the prevalence of the internet and social media, we're becoming comparison junkies. Kay explains where this urge to compare comes from and why indulging in this vice demolishes our contentment....

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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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What Do You Think of Me?

Our desire to be loved runs deep. Biblical counselor Ed Welch explains that our desire for love isn't evil, but that in some instances we want it too much; so much so, in fact, that we can be controlled by what others think. During adolescence we call this peer pressure, but we all struggle with it ...

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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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Overcoming Lust

Does lust seem to be an insurmountable problem in your life? Biblical counselor Heath Lambert and businessman Jim Vander Spek have been there, and they've got good news. You can overcome lust and find freedom with God's help. Having dealt with lust themselves, Heath and Jim tell how they found freed...

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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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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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Life offers many starts and stops. Patrick Morley was a rebellious teenager, angry at his father and determined to make it on his own in a cramped corner of a boarding house in downtown Orlando. But his father, out of love, invited him to come back home. That was a turning point for Patrick, who ev...

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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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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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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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Desire and Deceit

Al Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, talks about the gift of sexuality and the damage that is done when a society no longer restrains the sex drive....

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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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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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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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Maintaining Purity in an Impure World

The battle we have with lust isn’t a new one. Men and women have waged war with the flesh since mankind began. Today on the broadcast, family relations expert Dennis Rainey talks with pastor Josh Harris, author of Not Even a Hint, about the challenge of living pure in an impure world....

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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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I Ain't Comin' Back

Growing up in racially segregated Mississippi in the 1950's, he had plenty of reasons to be angry at the oppression he felt all around him. Hear Dolphus Weary, author of I Ain't Comin' Back, tell how he overcame poverty and prejudice to become executive director of Mission Mississippi - the leading...

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

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