A few months ago, Christians all around the world gathered to celebrate the death and resurrection of our Lord. But did you ever stop t think WHY the Son of God chose to suffer so much? On this broadcast, evangelist David Ring suggests it’s because the Lord saw you and me, in our helpless state, coming down a long and lonely road. Despite his lifelong struggle with cerebral palsy, David brings a message of hope we all need to hear.
The childhood nursery rhyme “Row, Row, Row your Boat” ends by proclaiming that “life is but a dream!” And yet as evangelist David Ring points out today on Family Talk, life was a nightmare for him. Growing up with cerebral palsy, he was teased and ridiculed every day at school. And yet now as a worldwide speaker, David realizes God meant it all for good and – it’s okay not to be okay! Don’t miss the second part of his story.
Here on Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson, it’s the story of evangelist David Ring. Oxygen-deprived for 18 minutes after his birth, David was left on a table to die, and as a result, he lives with cerebral palsy today. Orphaned at 14 after the death of both parents, David had to learn how to overcome even more obstacles. So today he asks us, “I’ve got cerebral palsy… what’s YOUR problem?” It’s a Family Talk challenge for ALL of us who struggle, listen to the broadcast Now!
Last time on Family Talk, we started the incredible story of Stephanie Fast – a war orphan who lived in caves and ate mice and locusts. When a missionary and his wife adopted her, she found it hard to accept the love they offered. What will her story teach you about the love of God and the power of having a forever family? Find out by listening to today’s broadcast!
Did you know that there are more than 16 million orphans in the world? Seeing kids on the streets is not an everyday sight for those of us in the U.S., so it can be too easy to forget that they’re out there. Now on Family Talk, hear the story of one Korean War orphan whose life was changed by the love of God and her adoptive parents. Don’t miss it!
In the face of competition, ‘downsizing’ and scarce jobs, it can be easy to conclude that we need to put in 60-70 hours a week at the office just to convince the boss we’re valuable enough to keep around. And yet, when entrepreneur Ken Eldred did the math, he concluded he simply couldn’t be the husband and father he was meant to be and still maintain that kind of schedule. Hear his solution on this broadcast.
Colossians 3:16 reminds us to do everything in the name of Jesus, giving thanks along the way. Hear from a man who speaks with touching humor and great feeling about how to truly get to know Jesus. This broadcast is a lesson about walking with the Lord through all of life’s experiences, both good and bad.
Co-ed dorms and showers… easy access to alcohol… constant criticism of Judeo-Christian values: Is this the kind of college experience you want your son or daughter to have?! Tune in to Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson and hear about the other options available at universities that want to link arms with you to raise up the next Wilbur Wilberforce or Patrick Henry.
Fall will be here before you know it, and if you have a high school student, your mailbox will probably be flooded with college flyers soon: Public, private… in-state, out-of-state… so many things to consider! This classic edition of Family Talk, features the late Bill Armstrong, college president and former US Senator. He shares his unique insight and offers great advice to help you sort our all the options and decide what’s best for your son or daughter.
Many of us have been impacted at one time or another by economic uncertainty. Additionally, the average family now carries $8,000 in credit card debt which makes everything even harder. During these difficult times, good financial advice is hard to come by and staying afloat financially is harder than ever. Don’t miss Dr. Dobson’s conversation with financial expert Dave Ramsey, who explains 5 simple principles of smart money management! That’s here on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.
In times of economic uncertainty, it might be even more tempting to fall for “get rich quick” e-mail ads and marketing ploys such as, “90 days same as cash.” The reality is, though, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is! On this program, Dr. Dobson sits down with financial expert Dave Ramsey to discuss how to be financially wise and stay afloat in this tough economy. So don’t miss this edition of Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson.
Hey Mom, is that “mothering instinct” all it’s made out to be? On this Family Talk, you’ll discover that a nurturing disposition doesn’t necessarily translate into the ability to manage a home, love your husband, and care for those kids! Yet while these qualities and abilities may not be innate, they can certainly be learned. Learn how on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.
Maybe you’ve seen the movie Black Hawk Down, or maybe you remember the news footage of the fateful day. General Boykin was there and what he saw rocked his faith to the core. On this classic edition of Family Talk, he shares what God revealed to him in the midst of the carnage. Don’t miss a moment of this edition of Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson.
“God Bless America” is one of those beloved patriotic tunes we may hum while standing on the curb at a Veteran’s Day parade. And yet, it takes on a whole new meaning when you’re far across the ocean, preparing for battle. On the next Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson, a retired three - star general recalls the night he led his troops in singing this very song right before they launched an intense rescue operation in Egypt. Hear how his faith strengthened him to fight for the country he loves on Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson.
Why are there 13 steps in the pyramid on the Great Seal? Why is it flat on top? What do the mottoes mean? These are just some of the questions you may have about this American icon. But the most important question Michael Kanis answers as he concludes his conversation on the Great Seal is “Why does any of that matter?” Don’t miss his intriguing answer as we conclude American Independence Week.
You’ve probably seen it thousands of times, but how often have you noticed it? Here on Family Talk, guest Michael Kanis encourages you to look closely at the Great Seal of the United States to discover hidden messages from out founding fathers. Learn how these messages can help us to preserve the values our nation was built upon. American Independence week continues today on Family Talk.
All across the country we just celebrated Independence Day with fireworks, BBQs, and red, white and blue parades. As the sparklers fade, you may ask yourself, “Do my kids know the REAL story behind the revolution of 1776?”. . . . do I?” If not – well, now you can! Gather the family around for a special tribute to our nation’s birthday.
The history of America is filled with the stories of men and women who labored, fought and prayed for liberty. Today, we inch forward, tolerating our culture and forgetting the liberties our ancestors died for. Without cultivating the knowledge of this country’s history, we cannot hope to shape its future. Listen in as Dr. Dobson and Eric Metaxas remind us of the promise of American liberty, and what we can do as a nation to save it.
We’re celebrating American Independence all week! While this generation is blessed to enjoy the fruits born out of hardship, we need to be aware of something very important. Liberty is fragile. It is not the natural state of mankind. We’ve forgotten what we have. Hear Dr. Dobson and Eric Metaxas passionately discuss the US Constitution, and why looking at history could save our future today.
Here on Family Talk, you will actually get to hear a miracle on air as we share a classic broadcast, featuring a recording of the exact moment that God healed Pastor Duane Miller. This story is a great reminder that God is sovereign, and we can trust Him no matter what we’re going through right now.
The Dobson Library
Copyright ©2017 Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk All Rights Reserved
Family Talk 540 Elkton Drive, Suite 201 Colorado Springs, CO 80907 (877) 732-6825
Reproduction without explicit permission is prohibited.