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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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Remembering Fallen Heroes and Their Families

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 23:00
On this touching Memorial Day broadcast, Heather Gray Blalock offers hope to military families and encourages us all to remember our nation's fallen heroes as she describes how God has helped her find peace after her husband was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

Flying High

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 23:00
Speaker and pilot Gaye Martin shares the spiritual lessons she learned from the humorous misadventures she experienced in her early days of flying.

Being Shaped by God's Grace in the Midst of Addiction

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 23:00
Gary Morland, author of A Family Shaped by Grace, describes how God's incredible grace saved him from alcoholism and redeemed his family.

Launching Young Adults Financially

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 23:00
Finance expert and talk show host Chris Brown offers parents advice for teaching their young adult children valuable lessons about handling money, including living on a budget, avoiding debt, and working your way through college to avoid student loans.

The Joys and Challenges of Marrying Your Opposite

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 23:00
Author Melanie Shankle offers a humorous look at the differences between men and women, and explains how couples can work through those differences to strengthen their marriage.

Thriving in Your Role as Dad

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 23:00
Author and filmmaker Rob Stennett offers encouragement and advice to fathers who feel insecure in their parenting role in a lighthearted discussion based on his book The Perfect Dad: A Totally Achievable Guide to Not Messing Up Your Kids.

Making Your Kitchen the Heart of Your New Marriage

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 23:00
On this lighthearted broadcast, authors Laura Schupp and Erin Smalley offer helpful suggestions to brides for establishing their new home in a discussion based on Laura's book, Our Newlywed Kitchen: The Art of Cooking, Gathering and Creating Traditions. 

Returning to a Godly Perspective on Sex and Romance (Part 2 of 2)

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 23:00
Author Levi Lusko explores the challenges Christian families face in today's hyper-sexualized culture in which digital technology has made it easier than ever for young people to "hook up" and trade their future health and emotions for momentary pleasure. He offers encouragement to those who've been hurt by past mistakes and advice for how we can protect ourselves from temptation and compromise. (Part 2 of 2)

Returning to a Godly Perspective on Sex and Romance (Part 1 of 2)

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 23:00
Author Levi Lusko explores the challenges Christian families face in today's hyper-sexualized culture in which digital technology has made it easier than ever for young people to "hook up" and trade their future health and emotions for momentary pleasure. He offers encouragement to those who've been hurt by past mistakes and advice for how we can protect ourselves from temptation and compromise. (Part 1 of 2)

Disciplining Your Kids With Grace

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 23:00
Karis Kimmel Murray offers parents advice for effectively handling their kids' misbehavior in a discussion based on her book, Grace Based Discipline: How to Be at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst.

Offering Hope to Hopeless Kids

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 23:00
Tyrone Flowers shares his dramatic testimony of experiencing a turbulent childhood that culminated in being shot at age 17, an attack that has left him disabled for life. He describes how he found faith in Christ, forgave his attacker, and found a new purpose in life through ministry to at-risk urban youth. 

Becoming a Gospel-Driven Mom

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 23:00
In a discussion based on her book Gospel-Centered Mom, Brooke McGlothlin encourages moms to depend on God rather than themselves, and describes how kids can thrive when they witness their mother's faith in Christ. 

Trusting God When the Unthinkable Happens (Part 2 of 2)

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 23:00
Author and speaker Carol Kent discusses the emotional struggles she experienced and the spiritual lessons she learned when her son was arrested, convicted and imprisoned for murder. (Part 2 of 2)

Trusting God When the Unthinkable Happens (Part 1 of 2)

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 23:00
Author and speaker Carol Kent discusses the emotional struggles she experienced and the spiritual lessons she learned when her son was arrested, convicted and imprisoned for murder. (Part 1 of 2)

Building True Oneness in Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 23:00
Psychologist Dr. Larry Crabb helps get to the root of disillusionment and disappointment in today's marriages, and points to God's heart for a husband and wife to enjoy true oneness. (Part 2 of 2)

Building True Oneness in Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 23:00
Psychologist Dr. Larry Crabb helps get to the root of disillusionment and disappointment in today's marriages, and points to God's heart for a husband and wife to enjoy true oneness. (Part 1 of 2)

Harnessing the Power of Word Pictures

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 23:00
Greg Smalley and John Trent explain how spouses and parents can avoid miscommunication and conflict by using "word pictures," which are simple metaphors to help clarify thoughts and feelings. The discussion is based on a book by John and Greg's father, Gary Smalley, titled The Language of Love: The Secret to Being Instantly Understood.

Uniting Our Nation Through Prayer

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 23:00
Dr. Ronnie Floyd, President of the National Day of Prayer, discusses how and why we should pray for our nation, and shares his hope that unity in America and revival throughout the land can happen if God's people join together in prayer.

Helping Your Children to Embrace Their Future

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 23:00
As a parent, you may struggle to let go of your young adult child as you're concerned about their future choices for a career and spouse, and their spiritual well-being. Pastor John Ortberg offers encouragement and advice for helping your teen discover God's direction for their life as they leave home.

Finding Hope After the Horrors of War (Part 2 of 2)

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 23:00
Kim Phuc Phan Thi shares her powerful story of being burned by a napalm bomb as a child during the Vietnam War, and becoming the central figure of the iconic Pulitzer Prize winning photo "The Terror of War." She talks about her recovery, the ongoing challenges she faced, how she became a Christian and how God has helped her to forgive her enemies. (Part 2 of 2) 

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