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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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Establishing Good Communication in Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 23:00
Based on his book Honey, We Need to Talk, Dr. David Clarke explains how couples can strengthen their marriage by improving their communication skills. Discussion topics include typical communication styles of men and women, how men can be more intentional in initiating conversations, how to better navigate conflict, and more. (Part 2 of 2)

Establishing Good Communication in Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 23:00
Based on his book Honey, We Need to Talk, Dr. David Clarke explains how couples can strengthen their marriage by improving their communication skills. Discussion topics include typical communication styles of men and women, how men can be more intentional in initiating conversations, how to better navigate conflict, and more. (Part 1 of 2)

Changing Your Relationships Through the Power of Kindness

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 23:00
Author Shaunti Feldhahn challenges listeners to practice small acts of kindness to see the positive difference it will make in their relationships.

Bringing Hope and Healing Through Rescued Horses (Part 2 of 2)

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 23:00
Kim Meeder, co-founder of Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch, shares inspirational stories from her ranch, which rescues abused horses and pairs them with hurting children for mutual healing. (Part 2 of 2)

Bringing Hope and Healing Through Rescued Horses (Part 1 of 2)

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 23:00
Kim Meeder, co-founder of Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch, shares inspirational stories from her ranch, which rescues abused horses and pairs them with hurting children for mutual healing. (Part 1 of 2)

Understanding Your Teen's Behavior (Part 2 of 2)

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 23:00
Based on their book Your Teenager is Not Crazy, Jeramy and Jerusha Clark offer an overview of a teen's brain from a neurological perspective, sharing insights on your teen's emotions and the impact of puberty and hormones. The Clarks give practical advice on resolving conflict with your teen, handling disrespect and helping your teen navigate peer pressure. (Part 2 of 2)

Understanding Your Teen's Behavior (Part 1 of 2)

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 23:00
Based on their book Your Teenager is Not Crazy, Jeramy and Jerusha Clark offer an overview of a teen's brain from a neurological perspective, sharing insights on your teen's emotions and the impact of puberty and hormones. The Clarks give practical advice on resolving conflict with your teen, handling disrespect and helping your teen navigate peer pressure. (Part 1 of 2)

Forgiving the Past, Embracing the Future

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 23:00
In a discussion based on her book Forgive, Let Go and Live, best-selling author Deborah Smith Pegues explains what forgiveness is and isn't, and highlights the rewards of having a forgiving spirit. She offers practical suggestions for going through the process of forgiveness.

Loving and Leading Your Strong Woman (Part 2 of 2)

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 23:00
LeRoy and Kimberly Wagner describe how their marriage was once headed for ruin because of his passivity and her strong-willed nature, and how God transformed their relationship through His healing power. The Wagners offer hope and encouragement to struggling couples in a discussion based on their book, Men Who Love Fierce Women. (Part 2 of 2) 

Loving and Leading Your Strong Woman (Part 1 of 2)

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 23:00
LeRoy and Kimberly Wagner describe how their marriage was once headed for ruin because of his passivity and her strong-willed nature, and how God transformed their relationship through His healing power. The Wagners offer hope and encouragement to struggling couples in a discussion based on their book, Men Who Love Fierce Women. (Part 1 of 2) 

Reasons to Believe in Jesus (Part 2 of 2)

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 23:00
In our most popular program of 2017, the Rev. Canon J.John highlights a few of the reasons Christianity is appealing - its historical accuracy, the opportunity to be forgiven and the fact that the Christian faith really works. (Part 2 of 2)  

Reasons to Believe in Jesus (Part 1 of 2)

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 23:00
In our most popular program of 2017, the Rev. Canon J.John highlights a few of the reasons Christianity is appealing - its historical accuracy, the opportunity to be forgiven and the fact that the Christian faith really works. (Part 1 of 2)

Living With Authenticity

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 23:00
TV star and actress Sadie Robertson explains how she has remained true to her Christian values in the midst of the pressures that come with a highly successful career in the public spotlight.

Finding God's Goodness Even in Suffering (Part 2 of 2)

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 23:00
Pastor Peter Chin and his wife, Carol, talk about the struggles they experienced while planting an inner-city church, including a miscarriage, cancer diagnosis and home break-in. They discuss their fears, disappointment with God, and the miracles that happened along the way as they worked through their faith. (Part 2 of 2)

Finding God's Goodness Even in Suffering (Part 1 of 2)

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 23:00
Pastor Peter Chin and his wife, Carol, talk about the struggles they experienced while planting an inner-city church, including a miscarriage, cancer diagnosis and home break-in. They discuss their fears, disappointment with God, and the miracles that happened along the way as they worked through their faith. (Part 1 of 2)

Understanding Your Spouse's Emotions (Part 2 of 2)

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 23:00
Drs. David and Jan Stoop discuss the concept of emotional intelligence – the ability to understand your emotions, as well as your spouse's. The Stoops explain how bettering that understanding can help you improve and strengthen your marriage. (Part 2 of 2)

Understanding Your Spouse's Emotions (Part 1 of 2)

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 23:00
Drs. David and Jan Stoop discuss the concept of emotional intelligence – the ability to understand your emotions, as well as your spouse's. The Stoops explain how bettering that understanding can help you improve and strengthen your marriage. (Part 1 of 2)

Teaching Kids About Christmas

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 23:00
Veggie Tales and What's in the Bible? creator Phil Vischer explains how parents can help children understand and celebrate the true meaning behind Christmas.

Celebrating God's Blessings on Thanksgiving

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 23:00
In celebration of Thanksgiving, we present portions of previous interviews with broadcast guests who talked about the importance of being thankful in all circumstances, good and bad, and how parents can teach their children gratitude.

Living in Peace With People Who Drive You Crazy

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:00
Dr. Mike Bechtle explains how we can stop allowing difficult people to control our emotions, and how we can set healthy boundaries and extend the love of God to them.

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