January 25th, 2016
MARRIAGE: Choosing to Feel Alone and Unloved
Shaunti Feldhahn says that a husband’s highest need is to feel respected.

January 21st, 2016
MARRIAGE: What’s Your Husband’s Greatest Fear?
Shaunti Feldhahn tells Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine that most men go through life feeling like they have no idea what they are doing…and fear that one day, someone is going to find out!

January 18th, 2016
MARRIAGE: One Simple Act
Women hold the power to devastate or empower their husband with one simple act.

January 14th, 2016
MARRIAGE: The Power of Repetition
Jeff & Shaunti Feldhahn say women don’t feel permanently loved until the day they sign the marriage papers.

January 11th, 2016
MARRIAGE: Wired With Insecurity
Jeff & Shaunti Feldhahn help husbands understand their wife’s fear of losing their love.

January 7th, 2016
MARRIAGE: It’s the Small Things
Jeff & Shaunti Feldhahn talk about the need for husbands to value consistent small acts of affection.

January 4th, 2016
PARENTING: Treating Your Children the Way God Treats His Children
Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine ask Dr. Tim Kimmel to give a definition to the term “grace based parenting”.

December 31st, 2015
PARENTING: Is Grace the Theme of Your Home?
Does your parenting style reflect the same grace that you’ve received from Christ? Dr. Tim Kimmel talks about why an understanding of grace should be important to parents.

December 28th, 2015
PARENTING: Grace and Consequences
Dr. Tim Kimmel says you can’t have a grace based home without consequences.

December 24th, 2015
PARENTING: Writing Rules in Stone…and Pencil
As a parent, it can be easy to criminalize your child’s every infraction, but it’s important that we separate sinful behavior from things our children do that might just be quirky and annoying.

December 21st, 2015
PARENTING: Protection Motivated by Fear
In the interest of protection our children, we tend to give into 3 specific fears.

December 17th, 2015
PARENTING: Taking a Deeper Look Inside
“Man looks at the outward appearance, but God looks at the heart.” Dr. Tim Kimmel challenges the listener to apply these words from 1 Samuel to the way that they parent.

December 14th, 2015
PARENTING: Testing the Modesty Boundaries
How do you apply Grace-Based Parenting when your kids try to push the boundaries in the area of modesty?

December 10th, 2015
PARENTING: Hardwired by God
Dr. Tim Kimmel explains how God has created each child with a unique schematic.

December 7th, 2015
PARENTING: Should I Let My Child Get a Tattoo?!!
Dr. Tim Kimmel helps parents apply Grace Based Parenting to passing fads.

December 3rd, 2015
PARENTING: Fragile – Handle With Care
When your child attempts to be vulnerable with you…don’t panic!

November 30th, 2015
PARENTING: What’s Your Beef Night
Dr. Tim Kimmel talks about the value in making space for your children to be candid.

November 26th, 2015
PARENTING: Handling Failure
Dr. Tim Kimmel discusses the difference between giving your children the freedom to make mistakes and giving your children license to do whatever they want.

November 23rd, 2015
MARRIAGE: Choosing to STAY married
Have you ever wondered why we even have marital commitments and covenants? Gary Thomas, author of Sacred Marriage tells Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine that every couple, no matter how strong, is going to encounter times when they’ll have to make a conscious choice to STAY married.

November 19th, 2015
MARRIAGE: Big Tests for Young Husbands
Gary Thomas, author of Sacred Marriage talks about an experience he went through early in his marriage, which he now calls ‘one of the biggest tests a young husband can face’.

November 16th, 2015
MARRIAGE: Describing the 'Spiritual' Man
How would You describe a man who is ‘spiritual’? Does he pray for hours a day? Does he fast once a week? Does ‘spiritual’ only applies to men who are pastors and priests? Sacred Marriage author Gary Thomas might surprise you with his description…

November 12th, 2015
MARRIAGE: The Core of Great Marriages
Respecting gender differences in marriage can often be tougher than you ever imagined. FamilyLife Today hosts Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine talked recently with author Gary Thomas about how respect is at the core of great marriages. Here’s Dennis Rainey reading an excerpt from Gary’s book Sacred Marriage.

November 9th, 2015
MARRIAGE: Active or Passive
Is your respect for your spouse active or passive? Sacred Marriage author Gary Thomas talks in this podcast about the danger of apathy in a marriage relationship.

November 5th, 2015
MARRIAGE: From Admiration to Annoyance
Author Gary Thomas talks about how over-familiarity in marriage can work against respect.

November 2nd, 2015
MARRIAGE: The Sin of Contempt
Gary Thomas, author of Sacred Marriage talks with Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine about the differences between respect and contempt.

October 29th, 2015
MARRIAGE: The Sanctification Machine
Have you ever heard marriage called a “sanctification machine”? Gary Thomas, author of the book Sacred Marriage says there’s a character transforming quality that should be embraced in the difficult moments in marriage.

October 26th, 2015
MARRIAGE: Five Little Words
Author Gary Thomas tells the story of a woman named Marty who was in a troubled marriage and the result that came from hearing five little words from her husband.

October 22nd, 2015
MARRIAGE: Proving You're Loveable
Author Gary Thomas tells Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine about a woman who embraced faithfulness when discovering her husband's infidelity, and the result which she hadn’t quite expected…

October 19th, 2015
WOMEN: ‘No-No’ #1 - Never Commit to a Man on What He Could Be
Robert Lewis, author of The New Eve, talks to the female listener about avoiding treating men in relationships as reformation projects.

October 15th, 2015
WOMEN: ‘No-No’ #2 - Never Have Sex Before Marriage
If there’s one thing that dis-empowers a man and causes him to lay down his sword of nobility, it’s when a woman lays down her virginity.

October 12th, 2015
WOMEN: ‘No-No’ #3 - Never Submit to Anything Immoral or Illegal
Wives sometimes overly trust husbands who are living recklessly. Robert Lewis, author of The New Eve, addresses the difference between submission and abuse.

October 8th, 2015
WOMEN: ‘No-No’ #4 – Never Stay Silent About Abuse
Many women find themselves in an abusive relationship…gradually. Dr. Robert Lewis, author of The New Eve, talks about the value in abused women finding and confiding in a trusted advisor.

October 5th, 2015
WOMEN: ‘No-No’ #5 and #6 – Jeerleading and Cheerleading
For many wives, it’s easy to get focused on what’s wrong in a healthy relationship. Dr. Robert Lewis says that Instead of nagging, women should never stop cheering for their man.

October 1st, 2015
WOMEN: ‘No-No’ #7 – Never Embarrass Your Man in Public
Proverbs 12 says “To embarrass a man is rottenness to his bones.” Robert Lewis, author of The New Eve, says nothing hurts a man more than to feel exposed by the person who is supposed to be his teammate for life.

September 28th, 2015
WOMEN: ‘No-No’ #8 – Never Treat Sex in your Marriage Casually
Robert Lewis discusses the life-giving power sex can have for a man in a marriage relationship.

September 24th, 2015
WOMEN: ‘No-No’ #9 – Never Assume Your Husband’s Job is Not Your Business
Men see their jobs in terms of their identity. Robert Lewis, author of The New Eve, talks about why a wife s should show interest in her husband’s vocation.

September 21st, 2015
WOMEN: ‘No-No’ #10 – Never Fall in Love With Your Kids More Than You Do Him
Robert Lewis warns wives about the danger of getting so involved with family that they lose sight of the adventure with their husband.

September 17th, 2015
PARENTING: Behavior Reflects the Heart
Author Ted Tripp talks with Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine about the dangers of trying to change a child’s behavior without recognizing the condition of their heart.

September 14th, 2015
PARENTING: 18 Years of Heart Surgery
It’s easy to lose sight of what the Bible has called us to do as parents…to raise kids obedient to Jesus Christ.

September 10th, 2015
PARENTING: Shaping Influences
Author Ted Tripp discusses how the family structure shapes a child’s heart.

September 7th, 2015
PARENTING: Robot Children
One of the most common parenting misconceptions is that if we do the proper formula then our children will turn out right.

September 3rd, 2015
PARENTING: Parenting Eye to Eye
Ted Tripp says one of the things that confuses a child’s response to authority is getting mixed messages from mom and dad on who’s really in charge.

August 31st, 2015
PARENTING: Overcoming a History of Regret
Dennis Rainey offers some words of encouragement to parents experiencing years of regret.

August 27th, 2015
PARENTING: The Treehouse
Dr. Meg Meeker, author of the book "Boys Should Be Boys", says that parents of boys just might be missing an important connection between character development and playtime fantasy.

August 24th, 2015
PARENTING: Boys and ADHD
Dr. Meg Meeker talks about some of the questions to ask your doctor if you think your son may have ADHD.

August 20th, 2015
PARENTING: Bonding Through Activity
Dr. Meg Meeker, author of the book "Boys Should Be Boys", talks about the importance of dads having adventures with their sons.

August 17th, 2015
PARENTING: Mimicking Masculinity
No one would argue that raising boys as a single mom isn’t tough stuff. Dr. Meg Meeker says that when your 10 or 11 year old son begins to push you away, and dad’s not in the picture…there’s still something you can do…

August 13th, 2015
PARENTING: Every Part of Your Life But…
Meekness is not typically a word that comes to mind when thinking of character traits we hope to instill in our sons. But, Dr. Meg Meeker gives Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine an inspiring definition of "meekness" that we should all live by.

August 10th, 2015
PARENTING: Teaching Boys About Virtues
How many adult men do you know that are out of control? Dr. Meg Meeker, author of the book "Boys Should Be Boys", tells Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine that most times these men didn’t have a dad or male mentor come alongside them, as boys, and speak two powerful words…"Stop it."

August 6th, 2015
PARENTING: Respecting Your Son’s Masculinity
Moms…don’t take it personal. This is the advice Dr. Meg Meeker gave recently when talking on FamilyLife Today about the tearing away from mom that tends to take place when a boy begins to enter manhood.

August 3rd, 2015
PARENTING: My Daughter Can Do Anything
Dr. Meg Meeker says that when a daughter hears her father articulate his belief in her…she can do anything in the world she wants to do.

July 30th, 2015
PARENTING: A Girl’s Desire From Birth
Most dads don’t realize that they are larger than life in the eyes of their daughter. Dr. Meg Meeker says that in the heart of every little girl there is a need for her dad to be her hero.

July 27th, 2015
PARENTING: Marginalized Men
Is it possible that fathers could have parental instincts? Or is “intuition” just reserved for moms? Dr. Meg Meeker says it's likely that often dads actually might know what they’re doing.

July 23rd, 2015
PARENTING: Her Heart Was Born to Need You
Dr. Meg Meeker offers this sage advice to fathers, "Don’t take it personal when your daughter snarls."

July 20th, 2015
PARENTING: Providing Fences for Your Daughters
As daughters grow and go through different life stages, Dr. Meg Meeker says that the fences we build as fathers to protect our daughters will also go through different stages.

July 16th, 2015
PARENTING: What Happens After Prom
"My kids are good kids, they won’t get into any trouble?" Dr. Meg Meeker says she hears this from parents often and has a word of advice for fathers…it’s time to take off the blindfold.

July 13th, 2015
PARENTING: The Asset of Modesty
One valuable way fathers can affirm their daughter’s beauty is by protecting their modesty. Dr. Meg Meeker encourages fathers to take the lead in setting standards of modesty and to enforce them.

July 9th, 2015
PARENTING: Encouraging Your Daughter’s Self Esteem
Often, eating disorders in girls results from the need to garner attention…and sometimes it’s attention from mom and dad. But, Dr. Meg Meeker says that Fathers can be pivotal in preventing eating disorders by affirming and encouraging a healthy self esteem in their daughters.