Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson on Bott Radio

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

Aug 12

The Mystique of A Woman

Keeping the initial interest and spark alive in a marriage can be difficult to accomplish. What is the mysterious it factor that everyone seems to be after? On today’s classic edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson and author Jean Lush advise women on how to keep their feminine mystique strong by fostering their intellect, confidence, and health. Proverbs 31: 10-11 says, Who can find a virtuous wife? For her worth is far more than rubies.

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Do you want to know God’s will for your life? On today’s edition of Family Talk, Bob Vernon, a retired assistant chief of the LAPD, points to the well-known passage of Proverbs 3: 5-6, Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Using captivating street stories from his time in the police force, Bob outlines the three prerequisites and the promise of the Lord illustrated in those verses.

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After Bob Vernon gave his life to Christ at the age of twelve, he aspired to discover God's will for his life. On today’s edition of Family Talk, he shares how the Lord revealed to him that he should not become an Air Force pilot, but a Los Angeles police officer instead. There were no angelic appearances or a thunderous heavenly voice from above. Rather, as Proverbs 19: 21 proclaims, Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails. Bob learned that the Lord’s will is made manifest through circumstances.

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Because of our digital devices and non-stop news services, we are living in a world full of noise. For Jordan Raynor, his main concern is what all that external noise will create and how it will affect our internal noise and how we think, create, and communicate with the Lord. On today’s edition of Family Talk, the author of Redeeming Your Time urges Christians to refuse to fill every crevice of their day with noise. As believers, we are appointed to remain present with people and with the work to which He has called us. Ephesians 5: 15-16 says, Be very careful, then, how you live not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil

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Do you feel overwhelmed by your never ending to-do list? On today’s edition of Family Talk, Dr. Tim Clinton and his guest, author Jordan Raynor, discuss Jordan’s book, Redeeming Your Time: 7 Biblical Principles for Being Purposeful, Present, and Wildly Productive. Redeeming the Time examines how Jesus managed His time wisely while He was on earth. With a priority on communing with God the Father in solitude and getting sufficient rest, our Savior was busy without being rushed. We are called to redeem our time because Christ redeemed us.

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