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Focus On The Family

Providing a faith-filled perspective on all aspects of family life

Location:

Langley, BC

Description:

Providing a faith-filled perspective on all aspects of family life

Language:

English

Contact:

19946 80A Avenue Langley BC V2Y 0J8 1.800.661.9800


Episodes
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Examining Your Part in a Difficult Marriage (Part I of II)

5/22/2024
Former Major League Baseball player Darryl Strawberry and his wife, Tracy, talk candidly about the past troubles they experienced in their personal lives and in their marriage, and offer hope to struggling couples as they describe how God brought them restoration and redemption. (Part 1 of 2)

Duration:00:28:29

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Teaching Children to Celebrate Their Strengths

5/21/2024
Your child longs to find their place in the world—what they’re good at, where they shine, where they belong. On this one-day Focus on the Family broadcast, mom of three Lucille Williams equips you with ways you can nurture your child’s strengths and help them learn to overcome their weaknesses. She shares her own story of struggle and challenges as she discovered her own abilities. By building a strong identity in Christ, you can develop strategies to highlight their talents.

Duration:00:28:29

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Understanding Your Purpose and God's Plan

5/20/2024
“What am I doing with my life?” We’ve all asked this question at some point. If you’ve struggled to find your purpose in life, instead of coasting along, Dr. Gregory Jantz can help you discover your gifts and find a direction that pleases God. He’ll help you to become an active participant in finding your true desires, living with optimism, and serving God intentionally.

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What You Can Do to Help Kids in Foster Care

5/17/2024
Julie Bagamary never set out to be a foster parent, but she felt God’s call to help needy children. She and her husband, Randy, provided a safe and loving home for lots of children in the foster care system. But many more Christian families are needed – to become foster parents, or to encourage and support other foster families.

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How Your Birth Order Shapes Your Marriage

5/16/2024
Your birth order reveals some important clues about your personality and your relationship with loved ones. In today’s broadcast, Dr. Kevin Leman discusses how birth order can affect your marriage. He reveals which pairings are the most complementary, and which ones might induce more conflict. Everyone is made uniquely, and Dr. Leman wants all couples to lean into their birth order strengths to make the most out of their marriages. At the end of this engaging conversation, we open the floor to the audience so that they might ask Dr. Leman specific questions regarding the subject matter.

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How Loneliness Can Draw You Closer to Jesus (Part 2 of 2)

5/15/2024
On day 2, Ruth shares more stories about Bible characters who learned importance lessons in their loneliness — David, Daniel, and Abraham. Then Ruth shares her favorite memory about a lonely Christmas where her husband went on a hunting trip, but she found ways to express her gratitude and even worship to the Lord. Ruth describes some dangerous responses to loneliness, and she explains how solitude is better than loneliness, but it’s a choice we have to make in our perspective.

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How Loneliness Can Draw You Closer to Jesus (Part 1 of 2)

5/14/2024
Loneliness is like an ache and often we feel ashamed to admit that we feel lonely. Ruth Graham shares national statistics about how half of American adults feel lonely, and how loneliness can affect us emotionally and physiologically. Ruth describes her 4 failed marriages and how her father, Billy, was very gracious and forgiving of her mistakes. Part of Ruth’s loneliness stemmed from missing her father as a child. She relates the Bible story of Hagar and how God sees us when we’re lonely, and she described the value of having community

Duration:00:28:26

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Effective Habits to Embrace in Parenting

5/13/2024
In a discussion based on his book Simple Habits for Effective Parenting, Dr. Randy Schroeder offers moms and dads practical guidance for leading their children in a loving, confident manner by building on the foundational family principles of relationship, routines, responsibilities, and rules.

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Hope and Encouragement for Moms

5/10/2024
Kirsten Watson offers encouragement for moms in the trenches. As a mom of seven and wife of NFL veteran Benjamin Watson, Kirsten reminds you to embrace your identity in Christ and trust God through the everyday-ness of motherhood.

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Handling Anxiety God’s Way (Part 2 of 2)

5/9/2024
Curtis Chang dealt with anxiety for a long time before the pressure became too much and he experienced a mental breakdown that led him to change his mentality. He learned that anxiety is not just a problem to solve. Although it can be difficult and painful, it can also lead to powerful spiritual growth.

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Handling Anxiety God’s Way (Part 1 of 2)

5/8/2024
Curtis Chang dealt with anxiety for a long time before the pressure became too much and he experienced a mental breakdown that led him to change his mentality. He learned that anxiety is not just a problem to solve. Although it can be difficult and painful, it can also lead to powerful spiritual growth.

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How Young Men Can Cast a Bigger Vision

5/7/2024
Young men seem to be floundering quite a bit in today’s culture. Author Brant Hansen has some great ideas to help you take responsibility, find the right kind of ambition, and cast a bigger vision for your life. He’ll help guys to better manage or set aside the distractions of technology and other things to put more emphasis on building personal relationships, including marriage.

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Better Ways to Communicate with Your Spouse

5/6/2024
In a discussion based his book With These Words, Pastor Rob Flood and his wife, Gina, offer insights on several key communication skills that have healed and revolutionized their once-troubled marriage.

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Improve Yourself, Improve Your Relationships

5/3/2024
The best thing you can do for your marriage is to get emotionally healthy! On this one-day Focus on the Family broadcast, Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott examine the three hallmarks of emotional health—discovering your profound significance to God and your identity in Christ, being vulnerable and unswervingly authentic, and giving yourself through love, grace, and empathy. By being aware of and intentionally seeking these three aspects, you can approach your relationships from a healthy benchmark.

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Building Habits of Prayer with Your Children

5/2/2024
Parenting can be intense, especially raising young children. Moms, especially, have a desperate need for God’s help every single day. Sarah Holmstrom and Stephanie Thurling want to encourage families to make prayer time a regular part of their routine, and they suggest fun games and traditions that can help get your kids more engaged with prayer.

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Enjoying the Earth Without Loving the World

5/1/2024
Pastor Gary Thomas invites Christians to embrace a life of true pleasure as a pathway to obedience, worship, and service. Gary provides a theological and inspirational framework to help us cultivate the kind of life that pleases God.

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Engaging Others with Love, Kindness, and Service

4/30/2024
With personal stories, advice and wisdom, as well as Biblical inspiration, Karen Ehman encourages us to step out of our comfort zone to bless others.

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The Unexpected Pitfalls of Teasing in Your Family

4/29/2024
A lot of families enjoy teasing each other. But parents need to be aware of the risks because children can easily confuse teasing with criticism. Or teasing behavior may actually mask underlying motives of wanting attention, selfishness, or a power-play to make someone feel less valuable. Playful teasing may be okay as long as it’s balanced with genuine love, humility, and lots of encouragement.

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Sharing God’s Love Through Storytelling

4/26/2024
Jerry Jenkins shares about his creative writing career and the impact of his books for the Kingdom of God. He talks about the power of The Chosen television show, written by his son Dallas, and their collaboration on a series of novels he is writing based on the show. Jesus used stories to communicate the truth, and Jerry is seeing stories transform hearts and lives today!

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Forgiving the Past, Embracing the Future

4/25/2024
In a discussion based on her book Forgive, Let Go and Live, best-selling author Deborah Smith Pegues explains what forgiveness is and isn't, and highlights the rewards of having a forgiving spirit. She offers practical suggestions for going through the process of forgiveness.

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