Steve Reiter was madly in love with his wife, Elizabeth. After getting married in 2001, they had two sons. Years later, she was diagnosed with lupus and pulmonary hypertension, which led to her hospitalization in 2020. On today's edition of Family Talk, Steve shares that because it happened at the beginning of the COVID pandemic, he was not allowed in the room to see his wife. Tragically, Elizabeth died alone, prompting Steve to create The Never Alone Project. Because patients thrive when a loved one is present, he advocates that at least one person be allowed to stay with a loved one at all times.
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.
Your voice matters! Never has there been a time when this powerful statement was more necessary to promote. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Gary Bauer interviews Penny Young Nance, CEO and president of Concerned Women for America. Be inspired as you listen to Penny’s bold resolve to stand in the gap and fight for women’s and children’s rights and their religious freedoms. If you can’t stand when things are the hardest, what are you doing?
On today’s classic edition of Family Talk, author and comedian, Dennis Swanberg, will highlight the importance of different emotional fuels, such as humor and words, that we need. Through wit and wisdom, Swanberg emphasizes how central it is to love someone by using their specific grade of fuel that relates to them. Dennis will have you in fits of laughter and then tears as he shares his pearls of wisdom.
Many people casually believe that marriage should be a 50/50 proposition. But we need to be careful that we’re not mistakenly manifesting a performance-based marriage, where a husband and wife are always keeping score. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson concludes his tough discussion with Bob Lepine on the biblical understanding of what real love is supposed to be. 1 Corinthians 13:7-8 says, Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends. Are you up for the challenge to follow the Lord’s instruction and take your marriage to a deeper level?
Contrary to the claims of pop culture, true love is not just an emotional term, and not necessarily romantic. Biblically speaking, the cornerstone of marital love is an unflinching commitment to one's spouse and a Christ-like posture of self-sacrifice. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson discusses the real meaning of love with Bob Lepine, author of Love Like You Mean It. Bob explains that patience, kindness, and humility are like marital disinfectants that help wash away toxins that can build up over time.
Husbands and wives have a mutual responsibility laid out in Scripture to love and respect one another. On this classic edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson concludes his insightful discussion with featured guests, Dr. Clifford and Joyce Penner, as they share why those biblical concepts are foundational to a couple's sex life in a successful and fulfilling marriage. Discover how you can fan the flames of passion and turn that emotion into deeper intimacy with your husband or wife the way God intended.