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Focus on the Family is a half-hour daily dose of encouragement and advice for the family with Jim Daly and John Fuller. Focus on the Family began airing in 1977. It is now carried daily on 2,000 radio outlets in the United States and has become one of today's most recognized Christian radio programs.
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Embracing the Reality of Christmas

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 23:00

Rediscover the joy and wonder of the Christmas season as storyteller Al Andrews shares a dramatic reading of his narrative called A Walk One Winter Night, in which a man goes for a wintery evening walk and experiences an epiphany while contemplating a manger scene on a neighbor's lawn.

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Affair-Proof Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 23:00

Pastor Dave Carder offers couples practical advice for protecting their marriages from adultery in a discussion based on his book Anatomy of an Affair: How Affairs, Attractions, and Addictions Develop, and How to Guard Your Marriage Against Them. (Part 2 of 2)

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Affair-Proof Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 23:00

Pastor Dave Carder offers couples practical advice for protecting their marriages from adultery in a discussion based on his book Anatomy of an Affair: How Affairs, Attractions, and Addictions Develop, and How to Guard Your Marriage Against Them. (Part 1 of 2)

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Nurturing Your Child's Personality (Part 2 of 2)

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 23:00

Based on her book Growing Kids With Character, Hettie Brittz outlines the four main personality types of children and how parents can better nurture, communicate with, and discipline them. She explains what to do when your child is a hybrid of the types, when your personality clashes with your child's, and more. (Part 2 of 2)

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Nurturing Your Child's Personality (Part 1 of 2)

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 23:00

Based on her book Growing Kids With Character, Hettie Brittz outlines the four main personality types of children and how parents can better nurture, communicate with, and discipline them. She explains what to do when your child is a hybrid of the types, when your personality clashes with your child's, and more. (Part 1 of 2)

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Exploring Your Love Styles

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 23:00

In a discussion based on their book How We Love, counselors Milan and Kay Yerkovich outline five primary love styles and explain how each shapes behaviors, beliefs and expectations in marriage. Our guests offer helpful insights on how you can break negative relational patterns to create a deeper, richer relationship with your spouse.

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Game Plan for Raising Well-Behaved Children (Part 2 of 2)

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 23:00

Psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Kevin Leman explains how you can avoid common parenting mistakes and implement "reality discipline," in which real-life consequences teach children rather than you lecturing, reminding or rescuing them. (Part 2 of 2)

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Game Plan for Raising Well-Behaved Children (Part 1 of 2)

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 23:00

Psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Kevin Leman explains how you can avoid common parenting mistakes and implement "reality discipline," in which real-life consequences teach children rather than you lecturing, reminding or rescuing them. (Part 1 of 2)

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Expressing Pro-Life Views in Winsome Ways (Part 2 of 2)

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 23:00

Scott Klusendorf offers strategies for creatively and effectively communicating with others about the humanity and God-given worth of all pre-born babies. (Part 2 of 2)

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Expressing Pro-Life Views in Winsome Ways (Part 2 of 2)

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 23:00

Scott Klusendorf offers strategies for creatively and effectively communicating with others about the humanity and God-given worth of all pre-born babies. (Part 2 of 2)

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Expressing Pro-Life Views in Winsome Ways (Part 1 of 2)

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 23:00

Scott Klusendorf offers strategies for creatively and effectively communicating with others about the humanity and God-given worth of all pre-born babies. (Part 1 of 2)

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Pursuing Our Untamable God (Part 2 of 2)

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 23:00

In a discussion based on her book Encountering Our Wild God, Kim Meeder shares inspiring stories illustrating that we can experience more of God in our daily lives by trusting Him fully, even when we don't fully understand His ways. (Part 2 of 2)

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Pursuing Our Untamable God (Part 1 of 2)

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 23:00

In a discussion based on her book Encountering Our Wild God, Kim Meeder shares inspiring stories illustrating that we can experience more of God in our daily lives by trusting Him fully, even when we don't fully understand His ways. (Part 1 of 2)

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Healing Our Hurting Marriage

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 23:00

Pastor Paul Westbrook and his wife, Melody, talk with openness and honesty about the marital crisis they faced and describe how a four-day intensive experience at Hope Restored helped save their marriage, and gave them tools for better communication in the future.

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Giving Your Teen Freedom to Become an Adult (Part 2 of 2)

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 23:00

Psychologist Dr. Kenneth Wilgus offers parents a strategy of "planned emancipation" whereby they can help prepare their teens for adulthood by carefully and progressively withdrawing their control over key areas of their teen's life. (Part 2 of 2)

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Giving Your Teen Freedom to Become an Adult (Part 1 of 2)

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 23:00

Psychologist Dr. Kenneth Wilgus offers parents a strategy of "planned emancipation" whereby they can help prepare their teens for adulthood by carefully and progressively withdrawing their control over key areas of their teen's life. (Part 1 of 2)

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Relishing the Christmas Season

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 23:00

Author Alexandra Kuykendall explains how wives and moms can develop realistic expectations for Christmas and enjoy the season by scheduling well, spending wisely, and connecting with God.

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Remembering the Pilgrims' Journey

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 23:00

Law professor Jay Milbrandt offers a fascinating look at the Pilgrims' flight to North America from religious persecution in a discussion based on his book They Came for Freedom: The Forgotten, Epic Adventure of the Pilgrims.

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Embracing Childlike Faith as a Mom

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 23:00

Erin Hawley encourages moms to embrace the positive characteristics of faith that come naturally to their kids in a discussion based on her book, Living Beloved: Lessons From My Little Ones About the Heart of God.

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Reducing Drama in Your Relationships (Part 2 of 2)

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 23:00

In a discussion based on their book Overwhelmed, Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory explain how you can find peace when dealing with people who are "crisis creators" or who overwhelm you with their personality. Our guests discuss setting healthy boundaries, practicing self-care, relying on God, and more. (Part 2 of 2)

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