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Focus on the Family Weekend, the very best of what's been heard on Focus on the Family.

Focus on the Family Weekend, the very best of what's been heard on Focus on the Family.

Location:

Springfield, MO

Description:

Focus on the Family Weekend, the very best of what's been heard on Focus on the Family.

Language:

English

Contact:

Focus on the Family Colorado Springs, CO 80995 1-800-232-6459


Episodes

Learning to Love America Again, and The Secret to Being a Happy Wife

7/4/2020
On Part 1 of this weekend's program, author Eric Metaxas discusses the importance of acknowledging both the mistakes and successes in our nation's history, and recognizing the heroic efforts of our Founding Fathers to establish a free society. On Part 2, Jen Weaver describes her journey of being an unhappy, discontent wife to becoming a joyful one experiencing greater fulfillment in her marriage in a discussion based on her book A Wife's Secret to Happiness.

Duration:00:56:30

Overcoming the Obstacles of Cerebral Palsy

6/27/2020
On this weekend's program, Lisa Sexton discusses her experiences with raising her special needs son, Tyler. Lisa and Tyler also share their amazing story of how, with God's help, Tyler has overcome the limitations of his disability to become a physician.

Duration:00:55:00

Honoring Dad's Impact on My Life and Confronting Others With Grace

6/20/2020
In celebration of Father's Day, Jim Daly and John Fuller offer encouragement and affirmation to dads by presenting recordings of some popular Christian authors and speakers who recall the positive impact their father had on their lives. In addition, Deborah Smith Pegues offers helpful strategies for ending disputes and restoring relational unity in a discussion based on her book Confronting Without Offending: Positive and Practical Steps to Resolving Conflict.

Duration:00:56:30

Honoring Dad's Impact on My Life and Confronting Others With Grace

6/20/2020
In celebration of Father's Day, Jim Daly and John Fuller offer encouragement and affirmation to dads by presenting recordings of some popular Christian authors and speakers who recall the positive impact their father had on their lives. In addition, Deborah Smith Pegues offers helpful strategies for ending disputes and restoring relational unity in a discussion based on her book Confronting Without Offending: Positive and Practical Steps to Resolving Conflict.

Duration:00:56:30

Controlling Anger So It Doesn't Control You

6/13/2020
In a discussion based on his book Anger: Taming a Powerful Emotion, Gary Chapman offers practical advice for dealing with anger in a healthy manner and embracing the power of forgiveness.

Duration:00:56:29

Creating Summer Memories With Your Kids, and Taking Positive Steps in Your Marriage

6/6/2020
On Part 1 of this weekend's program, Krystle Porter and Tara Davis offer moms encouragement and practical ideas for addressing the challenges of family time and creating at-home activities for kids. On Part 2, Dr. David Clarke outlines some practical steps couples can take to relieve marital stress, strengthen their relationship, and build intimacy.

Duration:00:54:59

Kids: You Gotta Love 'Em, and Ideas for Simple and Budget-Friendly Meals at Home

5/30/2020
On Part 1 of this weekend's program, comedian Kenn Kington celebrates funny family moments as he shares memorable experiences he's had with his wife and children. On Part 2, Mary Beth Lagerborg and Mimi Wilson offer practical suggestions for making mealtime stress-free, budget-friendly, and meaningful for families.

Duration:00:55:29

Reasons to Believe in Jesus

5/23/2020
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.

Duration:00:54:59

Creative Date Ideas for You and Your Spouse, and Helping Your Child Develop a Resilient Faith in Uncertain Times

5/16/2020
On Part 1 of this weekend's program, author Kathi Lipp offers practical suggestions for fun and low-cost dates that can help your marriage thrive amidst the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic. On Part 2, John Stonestreet offers parents guidance for how they can help their children build a rock-solid faith in a shaky culture.

Duration:00:55:29

Creative Date Ideas for You and Your Spouse, and Helping Your Child Develop a Resilient Faith in Uncertain Times

5/16/2020
On Part 1 of this weekend's program, author Kathi Lipp offers practical suggestions for fun and low-cost dates that can help your marriage thrive amidst the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic. On Part 2, John Stonestreet offers parents guidance for how they can help their children build a rock-solid faith in a shaky culture.

Duration:00:55:29

New Hope for Moms Who Won't Give Up, and Growing Closer to Your Spouse When Money is Tight

5/9/2020
On Part 1 of this weekend's program, Sarah Parshall Perry offers encouragement to moms as she describes how they can find joy in their parenting journey in a discussion based on her book Mommy Needs a Raise (Because Quitting is Not an Option). On Part 2, best-selling authors Jeff and Shaunti Feldhahn offer encouragement and guidance for couples feeling financial pressure and uncertainty because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Duration:00:55:29

Giving and Receiving God's Grace, and The Best Choices You Can Make for Your Marriage

5/2/2020
On Part 1 of this weekend's program, humorist Phil Callaway encourages listeners to live life with G.R.A.C.E. – an acronym that stands for Grateful, Relational, Amazed, Compassionate and Expectant. On Part 2, psychologist Dr. Ron Welch and his wife, Jan, outline several simple but highly effective decisions a husband and wife can make to nurture their marriage in a discussion based on his book 10 Choices Successful Couples Make: The Secret to Love That Lasts a Lifetime.

Duration:00:54:59

Trusting God When We Don't Understand His Ways

4/25/2020
In a discussion based on his book When God's Ways Make No Sense, psychologist Dr. Larry Crabb explores the topic of suffering in both the Bible and through personal stories, and offers encouragement through the re-assurance that God cares for us and is trustworthy, even when circumstances seem to dictate otherwise.

Duration:00:55:38

Understanding Your Triggers for More Peaceful Parenting

4/18/2020
In a follow-up to our highly popular program "Understanding How to Manage Anger in Motherhood," Amber Lia and Wendy Speake return to offer more practical advice found in their book Triggers: Exchanging Parents' Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses.

Duration:00:54:59

Good Friday: A Roman's Perspective, and Showing Love in Everyday Relationships

4/11/2020
On Part 1 of this weekend's program, Joe White imaginatively illustrates the events surrounding the crucifixion of Christ as he takes on the persona of a Roman craftsman tasked with building the cross that will be used for the execution. On Part 2, Dave Willis outlines the ways true love is expressed, helping you better understand what love looks like in action.

Duration:00:55:51

Trusting God in Worrisome Times

3/28/2020
Offering tremendous hope in the face of our global pandemic, evangelist Lee Strobel describes how we can overcome fear by entrusting our lives to God and meditating on His faithfulness. Lee offers practical suggestions for alleviating our uncertainty, including praying, giving thanks, and turning anxiety-inducing ‘what if’ questions into courses of action that are reassuring.

Duration:00:54:59

Responding to the Coronavirus With Faith and Common Sense, and Growing Closer Through Family Devotions

3/21/2020
On Part 1 of this weekend's program, Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, shares his expert knowledge about the coronavirus pandemic, highlighting what families need to know and encouraging us all to respond to this crisis with faith and common sense. On Part 2, NFL chaplain Jonathan Evans and his wife, Kanika, offer parents practical ideas for effectively leading family devotions.

Duration:00:54:59

Championing Your Son Through His Battles, and Raising Courageous Daughters

3/14/2020
On Part 1 of this weekend's program, Jonathan McKee offers advice to parents on how they can help their teen sons win the four common battles every young man faces – self-image, screens, sexual temptation, and substance abuse. On Part 2, counselor Terra Mattson describes how today's culture is influencing girls to doubt their sense of self-worth through the emotional turmoil caused by doubt, fear, and negative body image. She offers advice for empowering your daughter to overcome these...

Duration:00:54:59

Championing Your Son Through His Battles, and Raising Courageous Daughters

3/14/2020
On Part 1 of this weekend's program, Jonathan McKee offers advice to parents on how they can help their teen sons win the four common battles every young man faces – self-image, screens, sexual temptation, and substance abuse. On Part 2, counselor Terra Mattson describes how today's culture is influencing girls to doubt their sense of self-worth through the emotional turmoil caused by doubt, fear, and negative body image. She offers advice for empowering your daughter to overcome these...

Duration:00:54:59

Championing Your Son Through His Battles, and Raising Courageous Daughters

3/14/2020
On Part 1 of this weekend's program, Jonathan McKee offers advice to parents on how they can help their teen sons win the four common battles every young man faces – self-image, screens, sexual temptation, and substance abuse. On Part 2, counselor Terra Mattson describes how today's culture is influencing girls to doubt their sense of self-worth through the emotional turmoil caused by doubt, fear, and negative body image. She offers advice for empowering your daughter to overcome these...

Duration:00:54:59