Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk

Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk

Be encouraged and uplifted to build your family upon enduring truths that are built upon God's word. Whether it's marriage tips or how to raise your sons and daughters, Dr. Dobson and his guests will help you build a stronger marriage and family.

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May 23, 2022 25 min
At the tender age of nine, Dr. Christopher Yuan was exposed to pornography. That fantasy life led to his first homosexual encounter at the age of 16, and an ongoing attraction and lifestyle that persisted throughout high school, college, the Marine Corps Reserves, and dental school. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Christopher reveals how the Lord got his attention during his six-year prison sentence for selling drugs. His mother...
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By his own admission, Lee Strobel was once a narcissistic, drunken, self-absorbed atheist. When his wife, Leslie, became a believer, he wanted a divorce. After two years of trying to disprove Christianity, the "Chicago Tribune" newspaper reporter was overwhelmed by the avalanche of evidence, and ultimately gave his life to the Lord. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Strobel continues discussing his new book and film, "...
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May 19, 2022 25 min
On today’s Family Talk, Christian apologist and scholar Lee Strobel discusses his new book and film, The Case for Heaven. In his conversation with Dr. Tim Clinton, Lee makes a strong argument for Heaven as a very real and viable place, and points to corroborated near-death experiences from several individuals, including a woman named Maria, who died of a heart attack. She described how her spirit separated from her body, which is c...
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May 18, 2022 25 min
On today’s edition of Family Talk, Tom and Dena Yohe assure hurting parents of children and teens in crisis that they are not alone. This mom and dad firmly believe that no matter what happens, you shouldn’t ever give up on your kids, and always trust in God! Throughout the Yohes’ heartache, God never abandoned them. After being in a revolving door of mental health therapy and in-patient care, Tom and Dena’s daughter moved back hom...
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May 17, 2022 25 min
As a child, Tom and Dena Yohe’s (pronounced “yoy” as in ‘joy’) daughter had a sensory processing disorder. In school she was bullied and, sadly, by age 12, started cutting herself. To numb her self-hatred and depression, she turned to alcohol and drugs. On today’s edition of Family Talk, the Yohes recount their heartache and desperation as their prodigal child spun out of control. Ironically, the cutting gave their daughter both a ...
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According to Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma, the leaked draft of the Supreme Court opinion that could overturn Roe v. Wade has changed the American conversation. The debate is no longer whether it’s convenient or not for the mother to be pregnant. Now we’re discussing the value of babies in the womb again. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Senator Lankford urges all Americans to move from making abortion illegal to making abor...
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Growing up in Lebanon, Lina Abujamra (pronounced ah-boo-jom-ra) had a basic knowledge of the Lord. Upon her move with her family to the United States, she developed a deep desire as a young lady to serve Him and His Kingdom through her occupation as a pediatric ER doctor and a Bible teacher. But, on today’s edition of Family Talk, Lina shares that in the span of just five years, she experienced so much pain and hurt in the church t...
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On today’s edition of Family Talk, Dr. Kenneth Cooper, best-selling author of 18 health books and the "father of aerobics," offers practical counsel on the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. To empower your body to fight against dangerous free radicals, which can lead to 51 different diseases, Dr. Cooper recommends three essential vitamins: Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and beta carotene. He also stresses the necessity ...
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According to Dr. Kenneth Cooper, many physical ailments that accompany old age can be avoided by maintaining a healthy lifestyle. On today’s classic edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson and Dr. Cooper, "the father of aerobics," break down three factors that speed up the aging process, and discuss the lasting impact of a wholesome diet along with exercise. The Apostle Paul says in 1 Corinthians 6 that your body is the te...
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America has been the greatest of modern nations and a "city on the hill." But, on today’s edition of Family Talk, Messianic Jewish Rabbi Jonathan Cahn explains that as a sovereign nation, we have subsequently turned our back on God, and darkened the world with immorality, pornography, and gender confusion. The producer of the new film, "The Harbingers of Things To Come," Rabbi Cahn states that America needs to learn...
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When Rabbi Jonathan Cahn wrote his books, "The Harbinger" and "The Harbinger II: The Return", he was studying the signs of a nation in danger of judgment from running away from God. In a similar way to the Lord sending harbingers to ancient Israel in the last days before its destruction, Rabbi Cahn believes that God has been sending similar signs to America through the events of 9/11 and the COVID pandemic to warn u...
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May 6, 2022 25 min
Many Christians view Jesus as being completely God, but sometimes forget that He was also human. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Jill Savage shares why every mom can take comfort in the assurance that Jesus understands their exhaustion, disappointment, and vulnerabilities. Similar to how a mom has her sleep interrupted because her child is sick, when the disciples were startled by a great storm at sea, they woke Jesus after He h...
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May 5, 2022 25 min
On today’s edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson is joined by author and speaker Jill Savage, who shares insights from her book, "Real Moms…Real Jesus: Meet the Friend Who Understands". Together they discuss Jill’s fundamental precept—that Jesus can be a relatable, identifiable source of strength in every busy mom’s life. Between nursing your infant to having your toddler mistake you for a jungle gym, it’s normal to long...
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The greatest hindrance to the advancement of the gospel is the attempt by the Church to do the work of God apart from the power of God. That’s the assessment of Pastor David Platt. He adds that maybe the biggest barrier to spreading the good news is not the self-indulgent immorality of our culture, but our self-sufficient mentality within the Body of Christ. On today’s edition of Family Talk, the pastor of McLean Bible Church expla...
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1 Thessalonians 5:17 says, "Pray without ceasing." But according to David Platt, our church culture today is known for preaching, writing and passive listening, but not for prayer and fasting. Unless we take action, we are in danger of missing the whole point. On today’s edition of Family Talk, the pastor of McLean Bible Church in Washington D.C. shares the value of our prayers, in an address given at the 2019 National Day ...
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Since Russia began waging war on the Ukraine in February 2022, over six million Ukrainians have fled the country while another seven million have relocated near the Western border. On today’s exclusive edition of Family Talk, Rev. Franklin Graham, President of the Christian organization, Samaritan’s Purse, describes the devastation of the war, having just returned from the Ukrainian city, Lviv. He explains to Dr. Tim Clinton that h...
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As the Supreme Court seems poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, Lord willing, it’s imperative for America’s Bible-believing pastors to preach Genesis 1:26, Jeremiah 1:5, and Psalm 139. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Dr. William Lile adds that the fight for life is not just a battle for God’s preborn, but a battle for the heart and soul of this nation. The "pro-life doc" points out that now is the time to be preparing the chu...
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Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, 39% of all American abortions were the result of the abortion pill known as RU-486. Today, a shocking 54% of abortions occur through the deadly procedure. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Dr. William Lile discusses a resource that has rescued over 3,000 babies. After taking the lethal abortion pill, a mother can contact AbortionPillReversal.com, where trained professionals will offer support and ou...
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In 1999, Dr. William Lile, also known as "the pro-life doc," purchased the largest abortion practice in the Florida Panhandle. He immediately stopped all abortions and redesigned the practice, dedicating it to pro-life women’s health. On today’s edition of Family Talk, the obstetrician explains that he has two patients—the pregnant mother and her pre-born baby. With the advance of technology, Dr. Lile can perform life-savin...
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When two Oregon teachers were fired for objecting to being forced to use incorrect pronouns when addressing gender-confused students, they contacted the Pacific Justice Institute. Thanks to their pro bono lawsuit, their positions were reinstated. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Brad Dacus (DAY-kus), president of this Christian legal defense organization, highlights similar cases they have taken on behalf of religious liberty. Wh...
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