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Family Talk

Christian talk radio with Dr. James Dobson

For the past four decades, Dr. James Dobson has been a leading advocate for family values, strengthening marriage and parenting. Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk is a program with a purpose: “To help preserve and promote the institution of the family and the biblical principles on which it is based and to seek to introduce as many people as possible to the gospel of Jesus Christ.” Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk provides sound biblical advice for Christian marriages, families and parenting.

Recent Episodes

Dec 7

Let’s Restore Our Military to Greatness - I

According to Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, America's military is in a steep decline. Sadly, it has been transformed by secular politics. On today's edition of Family Talk, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Boykin explains that for every minute young recruits are indoctrinated with the woke ideology, they're spending less time in training to defend our country. Consequently, fewer young people are joining the military. The time is long overdue for our armed forces to be restored to greatness.

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According to Bob Vander Plaats, God's greatest miracle might be wrapped up in your biggest problem. On today's edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson concludes his three-part series with Bob, who explains the unique relationship between earthly problems and the Lord's divine purpose. Bob also describes how God moved in and through his disabled son, Lucas, to bring the most beautiful chaos into his and his wife's lives, as well as that of their other children.

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What if you were told that your newborn child might only have two days, two weeks, or two years to live? It would be a real "when God doesn't make sense" moment that would bring you to ask, "Why me, Lord?" On today's edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson continues his heartfelt conversation with Bob Vander Plaats. He recounts the journey that he and his wife, Darla, went on, raising a baby, then a boy, and finally a young man who was severely disabled and in need of full-time care. No matter the circumstances or obstacles, the Vander Plaats persevered with faith and love, all in an effort to share the light from Lucas.

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Some of life's greatest lessons are born out of seemingly insurmountable circumstances. On today's edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson sits down with Bob Vander Plaats to celebrate the life of his son, Lucas, who, despite being born with severe disabilities, brightened the lives of everyone he came into contact with. Though Lucas went home to be with the Lord in 2021, Bob and his wife, Darla, thank God every day for the gift of their son.

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Without Biblical truth, there is no compass to guide us in the way we are to live. Ephesians 6:12 says, "For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms." On today's edition of Family Talk, Dr. Del Tackett gives a moving presentation about our society and the spiritual war against God's design - specifically, human sexuality. In a culture that wants to base facts on feelings, now is the time for Christians to speak truth in love to those around us.

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