Focus on the Family Commentary is a 90-second daily feature heard on more than 300 stations throughout the United States. Addressing the marriage and parenting topics listeners care about most, Focus on the Family Commentary offers timeless wisdom in an ever-changing world.
Rank #1: In All Things Charity .
A lot of America’s division is fueled by the idea that disagreement is equal to disrespect – or even hate. Jim Daly explains why it’s not wise to minimize another person’s dignity when they believe differently than you.
Rank #2: Churchill on Marriage .
Are you too busy for your marriage? Jim Daly shares a story about Winston Churchill that shows you’re never be too busy to let your spouse know, “I love you.”
In just 60 seconds, the Focus on the Family Minute provides a daily "nugget of truth" for building strong families. Hosted by John Fuller, the Focus on the Family Minute features helpful advice on how to strengthen your marriage and raise your kids on the right path.
Rank #1: Out of the Way.
Connie Albers remembers a moment in raising her son when she realized she needed to move aside to let God reach him. Listen to the full program here.
Rank #2: All About Life.
Joni Eareckson Tada describes dignity and why there is value in human life. Listen to the full program here.
The Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why, became an instant hit with teens. It’s sparking controversy but it’s also sparking conversation. Focus on the Family has created a variety of materials designed to educate and equip parents to engage with kids on the sensitive topics addressed in the program.
Rank #1: Episode 6: Suicide.
This is the last in our podcast series about the Netlix hit, "13 Reasons Why". We’ve covered the most difficult topics addressed in season one, including bullying, self-harm and sexting. They all lead up to today’s subject—suicide. In the show, the culmination of events led the main character to this drastic outcome. But there are ways to prevent it. Today, we’ll give you some tools and resources to offer hope.
Rank #2: Episode 5: Rape.
When Netflix released their program, "13 Reasons Why", it became a mega-hit with teens almost immediately. The series is a frank, realistic portrayal of the dark and frightening issues our kids are dealing with, one of which is rape. Believe it or not, rape and sexual assault affect our kids. In fact, 25% of high school girls—that’s 1 in 4—have been abused physically or sexually. And that number might actually be higher, as many cases go unreported. And victims aren’t just girls. Boys experience this, too. Today, we’re giving you some tools to help your kids reduce the risk of becoming a sexual assault victim.
Hosted by the media & culture analysts for Focus on the Family, the Plugged In Entertainment Reviews provide a 60-second family-friendly review of today's hottest music, games, television series, DVDs, and movies.
Rank #1: Music Review: Justin Bieber - Yummy.
Justin Bieber’s single pulls us into the bedroom with his new wife.Read the Review
Rank #2: Culture Clips: Screen in Your Pocket: TikTok.
So, what is this TikTok thing and why should you care?Read the Review
Welcome to Loving Well, a special Valentine’s season podcast series from Focus on the Family. Join hosts John Fuller and Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley to celebrate marriage with fun stories, encouraging conversations, and practical advice about ways you can strengthen your marriage.
Rank #1: Episode 1: Loving the Differences.
Your spouse is unique, and understanding what makes him or her special can radically improve your marriage. Learn how to appreciate your differences as a husband and wife with the help of marriage experts Dr. Walt and Barb Larimore and Dr. Josh and Christi Straub.
Rank #2: Episode 3: Romantic Love.
Love can take many forms, but few are as meaningful as romantic love between husband and wife. We’re exploring that love today with the help of Cindy Dagnan and Pastor Ted Cunningham, who will reveal fun and simple ways to add more romance to your marriage.
It is time for another school year to begin, and we are here to offer the tools to help your student thrive. Join John Fuller, Danny Huerta and featured guests as they help you discover what your child needs for school success.
Rank #1: Episode 6: Spiritual Personalities.
Your child’s personality was designed by God. Join John Fuller and Danny Huerta as they explore seven different personality types and how each one can connect with God in special ways.
Rank #2: Episode 5: Spiritual Health.
Many parents feel overwhelmed with the task of leading their children spiritually. Today, Dr. Tony Evans talks about how parents can equip their children to face the culture, while Erin MacPherson and Ellen Schuknecht explain how you can influence your children to follow Christ in school.
Delight in fun and heartwarming memories of the holiday with Christmas Stories by Focus on the Family.
Rank #1: Season 3 | Preview Episode .
Christmas is almost here, and to celebrate we’re launching Season 3 of the Christmas Stories podcast! Join John, Paul, Lisa and Diane as they preview Season 3, and for a fun conversation about the Christmas songs they love, and the songs that drive them crazy.
Rank #2: Season 2 | Episode 7: A Christmas Filled with Meaning.
What makes a Christmas meaningful? Diane and Paul talk about what makes Christmas meaningful to them; while Pam McCune, Kim Wier and Bob Welch share practical ways to add joy to the season.
The “Official Average Boy” podcast encourages children and parents to laugh and learn about God together. Hosted by Focus on the Family Clubhouse editor Jesse Florea and Christian comedian Bob Smiley. This podcast joins Focus’ already very popular “Official Adventures in Odyssey” podcast as great entertainment and faith-building fun. The 13 episodes of season 1 cover topics such as technology, reading the Bible, handling peer pressure, finding identity in Christ, sibling relationships and being part of God’s body.
Rank #1: The Official Average Boy Podcast Episode 2.
Technology is everywhere! It can totally take over your life. This podcast will help you determine if you're a Tech Addict. Bob also shares some high-flying video game insights and reveals his favorite kind of candy.
Rank #2: The Official Average Boy Podcast Episode 12.
Oh brother, Average Boy talks about his brother. There's never a dull moment around his house with two wild brothers running around. After getting in trouble at church, Bob gives some great tips for getting along with siblings.
Host Michelle Hill, along with expert guests, provide a weekly dose of engaging and practical encouragement for marriages, families and other valuable relationships on FamilyLife This Week. New episodes every weekend.
Rank #1: Conflict: Understanding and Resolving It.
Ken Sande's Seven A's of Confession
Rank #2: Contentment or Comparison.
Kay Wills Wyma, Gary Thomas and Priscilla Shirer help us remember to be content with the life we have and avoid the temptation to compare ourselves with others.
Need help with raising your kids? Focus on the Family provides tried and true parenting advice to help your children thrive.
Rank #1: Raising Boys to be Godly Young Men, Part 2.
Little boys share a special bond with their moms because they often spend the most amount of time together. John and Danny explain how time with mom during the first few years of a boy's life can shape their view of women. Featuring Dr. Meg Meeker. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY
Rank #2: Helping Your Kids Navigate Life's Challenges, Part 1.
John and Danny explain how to teach our kids about sexuality properly to help keep them from terrible repercussions like getting hooked on pornography later on.Featuring Josh McDowell Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY
Timeless wisdom from Focus on the Family that will challenge and encourage you in your marriage.
Rank #1: Enjoying Physical Intimacy as a Woman, Part 1.
God created sex as a special gift for you and your spouse to enjoy. But experiencing healthy sexual connection requires a selfless attitude. John, Greg and Erin give some advice for how you can let go of selfishness when it comes to sexuality.
Rank #2: Valuing Marriage in a Culture that Doesn't, Part 1.
Seeing your parents or friends get divorced can leave painful scars. But, with God's help, your marriage can set a new paradigm for your family. Greg, Erin and John talk about how to address divorce, when it's part of your family history. Featuring Lamar Tyler. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/marriagepodcast or call 1-800-A-FAMILY
Find your place. Focus your future.
Rank #1: Guys Tell All: Episode 552.
Men on what makes women attractive, plus why Christians should be the happiest people, and should depression be a dating red flag?
Rank #2: Why Do Men…?: Episode 581.
Women’s most pressing questions about men get answered, plus healthy sexuality as a single, and a girl feels crushed by her crush.
Focus on the Family is a half-hour daily dose of encouragement and advice for the family with Jim Daly and John Fuller. Focus on the Family began airing in 1977. It is now carried daily on 2,000 radio outlets in the United States and has become one of today's most recognized Christian radio programs.
Rank #1: Embracing Your Imperfections as a Parent.
In a discussion based on their book Parenting With Heart, counselors Stephen James and Chip Dodd encourage parents to let go of perfectionism and to give themselves grace when they make mistakes. Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/daily-broadcast/embracing-your-imperfections-as-a-parent Your feedback would be really helpful to us. Please visit http://www.focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey to take a brief survey (less than 5 minutes). Thank you!
Rank #2: Parenting the Heart of Your Teen.
Connie Albers offers parents practical advice for overcoming challenges they face in rearing their teenage children in a discussion based on her book, Parenting Beyond the Rules: Raising Teens With Confidence and Joy. Podcast users, find today's related broadcast resources here: https://dbx.focusonthefamily.com/media/daily-broadcast/parenting-the-heart-of-your-teen Your feedback would be really helpful to us. Please visit http://www.focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey to take a brief survey (less than 5 minutes). Thank you!
Be encouraged and uplifted to build your family upon enduring truths that are built upon God's word. Whether it's marriage tips or how to raise your sons and daughters, Dr. Dobson and his guests will help you build a stronger marriage and family.
Rank #1: The Heart of the Story: Tough Love in Marriage Part 1.
God created marriage to honor and reflect Him, which is why Satan works so tirelessly to destroy this important bond. This broadcast highlights Dr. Dobson's popular work, Love Must Be Tough, through a real-life story of a relationship that it impacted. Author and speaker, Tracey Russell, shares how she applied principles from that book in order to save her failing marriage.
Rank #2: Be Still and Know God: Get Your Life Back Part 2.
Psalm 46 reminds us to 'be still and know God', a concept largely lost in the constant busyness of our culture. On this edition, Dr. Dobson continues his captivating interview with best-selling author, John Eldredge. He explains the dangers of a distracted, technology-addicted life, then suggests easy practices to re-focus our minds. Listen to why God never intended for us to endure this stimulation overload.
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/707Family Talk is a Christian non-profit organization located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Founded in 2010 by Dr. James Dobson, the ministry promotes and teaches biblical principles that support marriage, family, and child-development. Since its inception, Family Talk has served millions of families with broadcasts, monthly newsletters, feature articles, videos, blogs, books and other resources available on demand via its website, mobile apps, and social media platforms.
Rank #1: The Heart of the Story: Tough Love in Marriage - I.
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/707/29God created marriage to honor and reflect Him, which is why Satan works so tirelessly to destroy this important bond. This Family Talk broadcast highlights Dr. Dobsons popular work, Love Must Be Tough, through a real-life story of a relationship that it impacted. Author and speaker, Tracey Russell, shares how she applied principles from that book in order to save her failing marriage.
Rank #2: The Heart of the Story: Tough Love in Marriage - II.
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/707/29Nearly 40 years ago, Dr. Dobson wrote Love Must Be Tough, to encourage couples to fight for one another when confronted with adversity. Today on Family Talk, youll continue to hear how that best-selling book changed the life of author and speaker, Tracey Russell. Tracey explains the difficulty of living alone after letting her husband, Mark, walk away. Hear how the Russells found marital reconciliation.