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Join Dennis Rainey, Bob Lepine and leading experts for daily help and encouragement as they discuss marriage and family issues from a biblical perspective.

Join Dennis Rainey, Bob Lepine and leading experts for daily help and encouragement as they discuss marriage and family issues from a biblical perspective.
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Little Rock, AR

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Join Dennis Rainey, Bob Lepine and leading experts for daily help and encouragement as they discuss marriage and family issues from a biblical perspective.

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English

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FAMILY LIFE TODAY Box 7111 Little Rock, AR 72223 1-800-358-6329


Episodes

His Porn, My Pride, Our Problem

4/18/2019
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He used porn, she used "helpful" words; both behaviors contributed to a marriage on the rocks. Meg Miller tells her story to Kim Anthony. Show Notes and Resources NEW PODCAST Unfavorable Odds with Kim Anthony FamilyLife launches a new Podcast Network Benefit of the Debt: How My Husband's Porn Problem Saved Our Marriage by Meg Miller Learn more about Meg S. Miller at www.benefitofthedebt.com.

Duration:00:29:59

Dating Done Right

4/17/2019
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Marshall Segal talks to singles about the purpose of dating. Segal, who admits to having his share of dating regrets before finally meeting and marrying his wife, encourages singles to slow down and thoroughly get to know the person they are interested in. Singles should try and enfold the person into their community of family and friends, and plan activities they can do in a group setting. Show Notes and Resources Bonus Audio: How parents can prepare their kids for a season of singleness....

Duration:00:29:55

Hopeful or Hopeless?

4/16/2019
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Marshall Segal, a writer and managing editor for DesiringGod.org, knows that most singles want to get married. But how do they prepare for that day, especially when they're not dating? Segal encourages young women to wait on the Lord and keep their eyes open for men who love godliness. You want a man to love Jesus first and foremost. No one is calling you to be joyful about singleness, but joy can still be found in the presence of Christ. Show Notes and Resources The book Not Yet Married...

Duration:00:27:46

Dating With Purpose

4/15/2019
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Author Marshall Segal explains what it means to live and date with purpose. Segal, who is a husband and father now, reflects on his single years and the lessons he learned while pursuing love and marriage. Admittedly, he jumped into the dating game way too early, stayed in relationships way too long, and crossed a few boundaries sexually. Eventually he learned how to do it right. Segal takes a moment to coach parents whose teens are eager to date. Show Notes and Resources The book Not Yet...

Duration:00:35:59

Pilgrim’s Progress

4/12/2019
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Award-winning producer Robert Fernandez joins Revelation Media founder Steve Cleary to talk about their new animated feature film, "Pilgrim's Progress," coming out April 18 and 20 in theaters nationwide. Based on John Bunyan's classic book, the movie follows Christian's journey as he travels from the City of Destruction to the Celestial City. Show Notes and Resources The Pilgrim's Progress | Official Trailer (2019) The Pilgrim's Progress in theaters April 18 and 20, 2019. Official website...

Duration:00:30:59

Identity In Blended Families

4/11/2019
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Ron Deal, Dave Bondeson

Duration:00:30:18

Identity In Blended Families

4/11/2019
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When Dave Bondeson was growing up, his father told him over and over, "Remember, you're a Bondeson and a Christian." That helped shaped his identity. But as a father himself, Dave finds it challenging to translate that into a blended family situation with a stepdaughter whose last name is not Bondeson. Show Notes and Resources FamilyLife Blended® Podcast FamilyLife Podcast Network Blended & Blessed® Livestream event April 27, 2019

Duration:00:30:18

The Whole Truth About Sex

4/10/2019
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Jessica Thompson, Joel Fitzpatrick

Duration:00:27:22

The Whole Truth About Sex

4/10/2019
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What message are we giving our kids about sex? Siblings Jessica Thompson and Joel Fitzpatrick felt like they got the message loud and clear that "sex before marriage was bad." Now parents themselves, they wanted to build a better view of sexuality for their children. Inside of just saying "NO," they want their kids to understand their identity in Christ. Together they share how they do that. Show Notes and Resources Mom, Dad...What's Sex? by Jessica Thompson and Joel...

Duration:00:27:22

Healing From Sexual Abuse

4/9/2019
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Jessica Thompson, Joel Fitzpatrick

Duration:00:27:52

Healing From Sexual Abuse

4/9/2019
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Brother and sister Jessica Thompson and Joel Fitzpatrick explain why it's important to talk to your children about sex. Joel talks honestly about the sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of a distant family member, which began around the age of 6, and the shame, confusion, and guilt it caused in his heart. Though the abuse did skew his thinking about sex, Joel tells how God renewed his mind and redeemed his pain. Show Notes and Resources Mom, Dad...What's Sex? by Jessica Thompson and Joel...

Duration:00:27:52

Being Intentional With Your Kids

4/8/2019
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Jessica Thompson, Joel Fitzpatrick

Duration:00:27:24

Being Intentional With Your Kids

4/8/2019
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Siblings Jessica Thompson and Joel Fitzpatrick, both married with children, know the challenge parents face of talking to our kids about sex. They also know that the culture we're in requires that we intentionally educate them. Jessica remembers how she responded the time her 7-year-old daughter asked her about sex during a Walmart run, and Joel shares how he uses ordinary activities, like taking a walk or driving in the car, to talk about the birds and the bees with his kids. Show Notes...

Duration:00:27:24

Erring on the Side of Truth

4/5/2019
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Kay Wills Wyma

Duration:00:27:36

Erring on the Side of Truth

4/5/2019
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We live in a fast-pace culture and our kids often feel the weight of that. Wife and mom, Kay Wills Wyma, talks about the stress our kids often feel to achieve and how achievement doesn't have to be the boss of them when they know who they are and whose they are in Christ. Show Notes and Resources FamilyLife's Weekend to Remember®

Duration:00:27:36

Embracing the Truth

4/4/2019
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Kay Wills Wyma

Duration:00:27:04

Embracing the Truth

4/4/2019
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Does life feel overwhelming? Author and mother of five, Kay Wills Wyma, encourages listeners to find perspective and freedom by being overwhelmed with the truth instead. Wyma shares how dropping the need to do it all can lead to a happier, more fulfilling life.

Duration:00:27:04

Finding Freedom

4/3/2019
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Christopher Yuan knows what it's like to be a captive. A former drug dealer and homosexual who discovered he had HIV while serving time in prison, Yuan shares how God got his attention and eventually, his heart. Yuan explains what it's like for him now that his identity is in Christ. Show Notes and Resources LISTEN: Christopher Yuan and his mother, Angela, talk about the way God slowly and patiently drew Christopher to Jesus Christ.

Duration:00:33:15

When Your Identity is in Christ

4/2/2019
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Author Christopher Yuan, who was an agnostic gay man before believing in Jesus, talks freely about his identity as a Christian. Yuan explains that when he lived as a gay man, being gay wasn't what he did but who he was, or so he thought. Realizing he's in Christ and bears God's image gave him a new identity as a Christ follower. Show Notes and Resources LISTEN: Christopher Yuan and his mother, Angela, talk about the way God slowly and patiently drew Christopher to Jesus Christ.

Duration:00:31:28

What is Holy Sexuality?

4/1/2019
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Christopher Yuan delves into the meaning of holy sexuality as prescribed in the Scriptures: chastity in singleness or faithfulness in marriage. Yuan explains chastity is more than just abstinence. It's about holiness and wholeness. While faithfulness includes being faithful emotionally and physically, there's more to that, too. Hear Yuan explain how Christians find their identity in Christ, not sex. Show Notes and Resources LISTEN: Christopher Yuan and his mother, Angela, talk about the...

Duration:00:27:26