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Cultivating a Life of Character - I

Integrity. Honesty. Humility. These are all character traits that we admire in others, but do we value them enough to put them into practice? Today on “Focus on the Family,” columnist David Brooks shares observations from his studies on character, citing numerous examples.

2016-12-19

Finding True Connection in a Disconnected World-II

You’re surrounded by people - - but you feel completely alone. Today on “Focus on the Family,” one woman shares her experience of wrestling through an intense season of loneliness and how she developed deep and meaningful relationships with God and others

2016-12-16

Finding True Connection in a Disconnected World-I

You have hundreds of “friends” on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter - - but you feel completely alone. Today on “Focus on the Family,” one woman shares how she began to alleviate feelings of loneliness by being vulnerable, finding her identity in God, and getting plugged into a local church community.

2016-12-15

Thinking Your Way to a Better Marriage - II

Sometimes, all it takes to build a great marriage is a change in your perspective! Today on “Focus on the Family,” you’ll learn how your thoughts towards your spouse affect your relationship, how you can create a win-win environment, how to make physical intimacy a vibrant part of your marriage, and about the importance of building a friendship with your spouse.

2016-12-14

Thinking Your Way to a Better Marriage - I

How you think about your spouse greatly affects your marital satisfaction. Today on
“Focus on the Family,” practical ways you can look for the good in your spouse, how you can work through differences and challenges, and how to create a win-win environment. A reminder that you can find joy, regardless of your spouse’s behavior.

2016-12-13

Finding Joy in Motherhood

With God’s help, you can make small, proactive changes to become a happier and healthier mom! Today on “Focus on the Family,” Arlene Pellicane will identify with your stress and help you develop ways to be HAPPY by filling your days with healthy, action-oriented, prayerful, perseverant and yes-filled moments.

2016-12-12

BELIEVE

Today on “Focus on the Family,” From Genesis to Revelation there's not a lot of isolated text that teaches much about the family.... so is the family not important to God? Join Graeme Schnell and author Randy Frazee as they discuss his book called "Believe" as well as the most important story ever told.

2016-12-09

Teaching Kids to Be Respectful - ll

Teaching your child to be respectful can have a lifelong impact. Today on “Focus on the Family,” author Jill Rigby Garner addresses the importance of focusing on your child’s purpose—not performance—consistently sticking to boundaries, and using media discernment.

2016-12-08

Teaching Kids to Be Respectful - l

With a little hard work and determination, you can raise children to become respectful adults who reach their God-given potential! Today on “Focus on the Family,” you’ll learn how to focus on your child’s purpose and instill the virtue of respect, while avoiding some of the traps parents fall into.

2016-12-07

Turning to God, Not My Idols

When you’re stressed or depressed, where do you turn? A friend? The internet? How about turning to God? Today on “Focus on the Family,” Dee Brestin[BREAST-in] shares what can happen when we seek God first, as our refuge and source of strength.

2016-12-06

Discovering Rest in a Busy World

Most parents are overwhelmed with the never-ending “to do” list, and find themselves too busy to stop and smell the roses with their children. Today on “Focus on the Family,” Vicki Courtney points out why we need to avoid making comparisons with others, and spend more time with God to fill our hearts and souls with the rest we so desperately crave.

2016-12-05

The Power of Moms in Community

Moms need friendships — especially with other moms! Today on “Focus on the Family,” we’ll examine how a community of moms can help each other, offer mutual encouragement and support, and improve each other’s health!

2016-12-02

Special Needs Children: How the Church Can Help - II

Special needs ministry may sound difficult or expensive. Many churches don’t have the resources to handle disabled kids. Today on “Focus on the Family,” a willingness to recruit volunteers and welcome these families with open doors can transform your church in amazing ways!

2016-12-01

Special Needs Children: How the Church Can Help - I

Today on “Focus on the Family,” you’ll hear the dramatic story of one family’s difficult journey with a special needs child. They routinely dealt with life-threatening seizures, constant disruption in their home, and serious challenges to their faith.

2016-11-30

Finding God’s Mercy When Life Gets Messy - II

Today on “Focus on the Family,” Vicki Courtney speaks to parents of prodigal children, offering hope and encouragement in the midst of difficult situations. She’ll share how her past choices—including an abortion at age 17—shaped her Christian walk.

2016-11-29

Finding God’s Mercy When Life Gets Messy - I

Today on “Focus on the Family,” Vicki Courtney, known for her writing on purity and modesty, shares a candid story about her son’s confession that he and his fiancé hadn’t waited for marriage—leading to an unexpected pregnancy. The experience caused Vicki to re-examine her faith in regard to self-imposed legalism, judgment and idolatry.

2016-11-28

Establishing Healthy Boundaries with Your Teens – II

One of the goals of parenting is for your child to embrace adulthood. Today on “Focus on the Family,” learn how to transition your child through the teenage years to maturity. Dr. John Townsend suggests reasonable ways to enjoy these final years of child-rearing as you give your teen more choices and freedoms - and grace, too.

2016-11-25

Establishing Healthy Boundaries with Your Teens - I

Your teenager wants to get out on his own – but you’re still the parent! Today on “Focus on the Family,” Dr. John Townsend gives you tips for knowing how to balance your authority with your teen’s desire for freedom.

2016-11-24

Sharing Your Faith in Everyday Life

As a twenty-something, with sweat dripping from his face, Rico Tice tried to share his faith with a friend. Today on “Focus on the Family,” Pastor Tice will help you to boldly, yet naturally share your Christian faith with others. He’ll help you to overcome your fear of rejection and tell others about the Gospel, with honesty and humility.

2016-11-23

Showing Up For a Friend in Need

Today on “Focus on the Family,” author Jill Buteyn[byoo-TINE] shares her experience of walking through a friend’s cancer journey. She offers hope and encouragement to those who may be in similar situations, and challenges us to “show up” for those around us.

2016-11-22