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Focus on the Family Weekend

Focus On The Family

In less than an hour, catch up on the “best-of” Christian parenting and marriage insights from Focus on the Family. The Weekend bundles the highlights from five shows into a weekly segment you can listen to at home or on the go. Join hosts Jim Daly and John Fuller for the encouragement and resources your family needs to thrive together in Christ.

Location:

Springfield, MO

Description:

In less than an hour, catch up on the “best-of” Christian parenting and marriage insights from Focus on the Family. The Weekend bundles the highlights from five shows into a weekly segment you can listen to at home or on the go. Join hosts Jim Daly and John Fuller for the encouragement and resources your family needs to thrive together in Christ.

Language:

English

Contact:

Focus on the Family Colorado Springs, CO 80995 1-800-232-6459


Episodes

Focus on the Family Weekend: Feb. 17-18 2024

2/19/2024
Lucille Williams equips you with ways you can nurture your child’s strengths and help them learn to overcome their weaknesses. Then Dave and Ashley Willis help you to avoid developing bad habits in your marriage. They address common problems like score-keeping, and they encourage husbands and wives to share as much as possible, rather than have separate bank accounts, hobbies, and even friends. Receive a copy of Turtle Finds His Talent for your donation of any amount. .Listen to the new Practice Makes Parent podcast featuring Danny Huerta and Rebecca St. James. Receive a copy of The Naked Marriage. Take the marriage assessment to unpack your individual strengths on a deeper level — because when you understand more, you love better If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Feb. 10-11 2024

2/12/2024
As a husband or wife, you have a unique opportunity to show love and grace to your spouse. On this two-day Focus on the Family broadcast, Brad and Marilyn Rhoads openly share their terrible first year of marriage and how God intervened to introduce the concept of grace in their relationship. You’ll better understand how marriage is a picture of the gospel and learn ways to honor your spouse in a more grace-filled, loving manner. Receive a copy of The Grace Marriage for your donation of any amount. Have You Lost Hope in Your Marriage? For couples in crisis – you can still put the pieces of your marriage back together with Hope Restored. Take the marriage assessment to unpack your individual strengths on a deeper level — because when you understand more, you love better. Extend Grace When Your Spouse Behaves Badly If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Feb. 3-4 2024

2/4/2024
Taylor and Megan Kovar review the five money personalities and explain how to be more content with financial situation and trust God for the future. They share how couples can get on the same page, financially, through a “money dump” — a once per year discussion of money fears and dreams, and through a “money huddle,” where couples do a monthly assessment of their financial situation. Then Karen Ehman talks about reaching others through acts of kindness and service, encouraging us to get out of our comfort zones to bless others. Receive a copy of The Five Money Personalities for your donation of any amount. Take the marriage assessment to unpack your individual strengths on a deeper level — because when you understand more, you love better. Receive a copy of Listen, Love, Repeat for a donation of any amount. Serving Others as a Family If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Jan 27-28 2024

1/29/2024
Debra Fileta wants to help people experience change in healthy ways. She warns about the typical pattern of changing a few externals in our lives but not working on our “internal wiring”. Debra examines our thought life and how easy it is for our brains to follow the path of least resistance. Receive a copy of Reset for your donation of any amount. Plus, receive member-exclusive benefits when you make a recurring gift today. Your monthly support helps families thrive. Feel like you need to talk to someone? Connect with one of our Christian counselors today! 8 Small Resolutions that Can Change Your Family Why You Can't Seem to Change (And How to Actually Reset) If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Jan 20-21 2024

1/21/2024
Dr. Marcus Warner and Chris Coursey explain the brain science behind joy and offer easy, practical ways you can increase joy in your marriage by playing together, listening for emotion, appreciating your spouse daily, and nurturing a rhythm of rest. Then Laura Wifler and Erin Smalley share about the joys and challenges of raising kids with special needs, reminding us that all children are made in the image of God – and it is this fact that gives a person’s life innate worth. Receive a copy of The 4 Habits of Joy-Filled Marriages for your donation of any amount! Take the marriage assessment to unpack your individual strengths on a deeper level — because when you understand more, you love better. Receive a copy of Like Me for your donation of any amount! .Listen to the new Practice Makes Parent podcast featuring Danny Huerta and Rebecca St. James. If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Jan 13-14 2024

1/15/2024
Through compelling stories, and practical help for your own spiritual life, Wendy Speake shares how to ingest and digest the Word of God in a beneficial way. Then Molly DeFrank shares how taking her family through a two-week digital fast changed her family's relationship with technology -- and how it can benefit your family, too. Receive a copy of The 40-Day Feast for your donation of any amount. Plus, receive member-exclusive benefits when you make a recurring gift today. Your monthly support helps families thrive. How Overwhelmed Parents Can Find Time for God’s Word Receive a copy of Digital Detox for your donation of any amount! Unplugged: Tips to Control Your Child's Social Media If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Jan 6-7 2024

1/7/2024
Dr. Rosaria Champagne Butterfield challenges listeners to share God’s love by opening their home to strangers, neighbors, and anyone in need, in a discussion based on her book The Gospel Comes With a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World. Receive a copy of The Gospel Comes With a House Key for your donation of any amount! .Listen to Jim Daly’s new podcast ReFOCUS where he engages crucial cultural topics. How Can Hospitality Help Share the Gospel? From Hygge to Christian Hospitality If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Dec. 30-31 2023

12/31/2023
Jodie Berndt encourages couples to pray for their marriages. She explains how we are each responsible for our own faith, how to pray with different personalities, praying through conflict over finances, and praying the scriptures through a season of difficulty. This is a discussion you won’t want to miss! Receive a copy of Praying the Scriptures for Your Marriage along with Jodie's prayer cards for your donation of any amount! 4 Healing Prayers for Marriage Restoration The Intimacy of Prayer .Listen to the Crazy Little Thing Called Marriage podcast. If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Dec. 23-24 2023

12/24/2023
Comedian Kenn Kington helps us to see the funny side of life. Whether traveling by plane or by car, situations arise that can produce frustration or laughter, and Kenn encourages us to choose joy whenever possible. Then Dr. Mike Bechtle explores some of the common family angst that can happen when extended family members gather, especially during the holiday season. He’ll offer practical advice about how to cope and get along better within appropriate boundaries. Receive a CD of "Seeing the Funny Side of Life" for your donation of any amount! Imperfect Kids, Imperfect Parents Receive a copy of People Can’t Drive You Crazy if You Don’t Give Them the Keys for your donation of any amount! Handling Holiday Conflict with Family If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Dec. 16-17 2023

12/18/2023
Greg and Erin Smalley discuss the importance of couples prioritizing time together, connecting on a deeper emotional level. They stress the importance of physical intimacy in marriage; urging men to care for their wives and encouraging women to “prepare” themselves for intimacy. Receive a copy of Crazy Little Thing Called Marriage for your donation of any amount! Listen to Greg and Erin's Crazy Little Thing Called Marriage podcast. Giving Up Good Things for the Best Things in Marriage Four Ways to Strengthen Friendship and Connection in Marriage If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Dec. 9-10 2023

12/11/2023
Virginia Prodan shares her powerful story of courageously sharing God's love with a gun-wielding assassin in Communist Romania sent to execute her in her law office. For defending Christians behind the Iron Curtain, Virginia was kidnapped, beaten, had her life threatened on several occasions. She shares about leading her would-be assassin to Christ and inspires listeners to fearlessly stand for the truth, no matter the cost. Receive a copy of Saving My Assassin for your donation of any amount. Listen to the ReFOCUS with Jim Daly podcast. Want to begin a relationship with Jesus Christ? Click here. Watch this video series for more on following Christ in a hostile culture. If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Dec. 2-3 2023

12/2/2023
Dr. Kathy Koch provides practical advice on how to shepherd your children in godly character. She will answer these essential questions: What is character and why does it matter? Why is there a crisis of character? What are the challenges in developing character? How can we teach or improve character? Receive a copy of Parenting Differently for your donation of any amount. Sign up for Focus on the Family’s weekly age and stage emails to receive parenting tips tailored to your kid’s age. How to Build Resilience in Your Child Practical Tips for Teaching Character to Your Kids If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Nov. 25-26 2023

11/25/2023
Being an Ambassador for Jesus is a role each of us can play, and it’s not as difficult as you might think. In this upbeat message, Dr. Tony Evans will encourage you to become a full-time, verbal, visible follower of Christ in your everyday life. Then Joey and Kari Stageberg equip newly married and engaged couples to anticipate and navigate the inevitable turbulence of blending two personalities and lives together in marriage. Receive a copy of Kingdom Focus for your donation of any amount. RVL Discipleship™ The Study has the tools to change how you experience Scripture and view your role as a disciple of Christ. Receive a copy of The Merge for Marriage for your donation of any amount. For couples in crisis – you can still put the pieces of your marriage back together with Hope Restored. If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Nov. 18-19 2023

11/20/2023
Pastor and researcher John Burke offers a better glimpse of the God of heaven—the Creator of the universe and the Lover of our souls. He shares some amazing stories of near-death experiences that highlight an understanding of who God is and His unconditional love for all people…including you! You’ll hear how evidence supports the concept of life after death. John also explores a variety of attributes of God, pointing to the beautiful mystery of the Trinity. It’s an exciting and encouraging conversation! Receive a copy of Imagine the God of Heaven for your donation of any amount. How to Become a Christian Holding On to the Hope of Heaven Heaven: Answering Kids' Questions If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Nov. 11-12 2023

11/11/2023
Parents often struggle to communicate effectively during the teen years. Dr. Ken Wilgus encourages moms and dads to relax a little bit, back off from micromanaging, and start treating their teen more like a budding adult. And, he addresses the biggest issue for parents, learning to let go of trying to control your teen. Receive a copy of Feeding the Mouth that Bites You for your donation of any amount. Plus, receive member-exclusive benefits when you make a recurring gift today. Your monthly support helps families thrive. Focus on the Family’s weekly age and stage emails have parenting tips tailored to your kid’s age. Learn more. Tips for Communicating with Teens: How to Connect When Emotions Run High What Gen Zers Believe About God If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Nov. 4-5 2023

11/6/2023
Do you and your spouse take the time to talk about your dreams for the future? Greg and Erin Smalley and Dr. Juli Slattery discuss the importance of building your dreams together. Then Cynthia Tobias and Sue Acuña address why the middle school season of parenting is challenging and how parents can adapt to the changes in an effective way. Receive a copy of Crazy Little Thing Called Marriage for your donation of any amount! Listen to Greg and Erin's Crazy Little Thing Called Marriage podcast. Receive a copy of Middle School: The Inside Story for your donation of any amount. Plus, receive member-exclusive benefits when you make a recurring gift today. Your monthly support helps families thrive. Middle Schoolers: Let Them Push...But Don't Let Go If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Oct. 28-29 2023

10/28/2023
Karis Kimmel Murray offers parents advice for effectively handling their kids’ misbehavior in a discussion based on her book, Grace Based Discipline: How to Be at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst. Then based on his new RVL Discipleship - The Study video series, Ray Vander Laan helps listeners understand how to study the Bible with attention to the original context and audience. Receive a copy of Grace Based Discipline for your donation of any amount! Four freedoms parents should extend to their children Learn more about RVL Discipleship: The Study and watch episode 1 for FREE! That The World May Know If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Oct. 21-22 2023

10/21/2023
Parents today are in panic mode. Your Gen Z children are struggling with depression, identity, pressure, and increased cases of abandoned faith. Jason Jimenez wants to help you leverage healthy authority and intentional parenting methods to help the younger generation understand their true identity in Christ. Jason introduces 8 core traits to help you better understand and relate to your kids. He urges you to understand the lies of the culture and have hard conversations with your children to refute them. Jason provides strategies to connect with Gen Z kids and instill a strong Biblical faith in them to withstand negative external influences. Receive a copy of Parenting Gen Z for your donation of any amount. Plus, receive member-exclusive benefits when you make a recurring gift today. Your monthly support helps families thrive. J. Warner Wallace: Igniting a Christian Worldview in Gen Z Culture FREE video series on raising your teen to be a resilient Christian What Gen Zers Believe About God If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Oct. 14-15 2023

10/14/2023
Dr. John Trent and his daughter, Kari Trent Stageberg, provide strategies for moving toward health, freedom, and life. They talk about Biblical truths that can lead Christ followers to a more positive future, as they share their helpful framework for overcoming past pain and challenges. Receive "Where Do I Go From Here?" and an audio download of "Finding Real Purpose in Your Life" for your donation of any amount! Get More Episode Resources We'd love to hear from you! Visit our Homepage to leave us a voicemail. If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00

Focus on the Family Weekend: Oct. 7-8 2023

10/7/2023
Dr. Gary Chapman shares about creating a nurturing environment in your family. He will unpack five important traits: families serving together, the husbands and wives relating intimately on a physical and emotional level, parents guiding, children obeying and honoring parents, and finally, husbands loving and leading. You’ll be inspired to help your family thrive. Receive a copy of Dr. Chapman's 5 Traits of a Healthy Family for your donation of any amount. Plus, receive member-exclusive benefits when you make a recurring gift today. Your monthly support helps families thrive. Feel like you need to talk to someone? Connect with one of our Christian counselors today! Understanding the 5 Love Languages Discover your child's love language If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.

Duration:00:55:00