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Dr. James Dobson

A Tribute to Rev. Billy Graham for his 95th Birthday

November 8, 2013
What comes to mind when you hear the name Billy Graham: Pastor, Preacher, Evangelist, Christ-follower? All these descriptions are true of the man who just turned 95 years old this week! Celebrate the great legacy of the Rev. Billy Graham and return once again to what is most important in life—the saving grace of the Lord Jesus Christ!

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Bringing Up Boys
With so much confusion about the role of men in society, it’s no wonder we have questions about how to bring up boys in the right way. Why are so many young males in crisis? What qualities should we be instilling in our sons? The culture has vilified masculinity, and as a result, an entire generation of boys is growing up without a clear idea of what it means to be a man. To help parents confront this challenge, the Dr. James Dobson Family Institute has developed a new 10-day email series based on Dr. Dobson’s best-selling book, Bringing Up Boys. It’s designed to equip you to wisely lead your sons to become godly men.

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How can you best encourage your spouse? You might be surprised! Hear from a wife who found new sources of influence in her home, once she took a step back and studied just what her husband needed from her. By being intentional and finding ways to celebrate her husband, they developed a new closeness in their marriage! It’s a lesson in inspiration.
November 7, 2013
Marriage is a beautiful picture of a man and wife becoming one...but what happens when a spouse feels utterly alone in their marriage? Be encouraged by a woman who was inspired to reach into her husband’s world, and in doing so, revitalized her marriage! Hear how she found new understanding and a closer relationship at home—and how you can do the same.
November 6, 2013
Nobody needs to tell you that prayer is important. You know prayer is important. But that doesn’t make it any easier to drag yourself out of bed thirty minutes before the kids wake up so you can have some quiet time with God. Dr. Jerry Kirk will share about the amazing life journey he has gone on thanks to a simple daily prayer, and explains how you too can embrace prayer in your life.
November 5, 2013
Boys in the girls’ locker room? Girls who identify as boys using the men’s room at school? According to a new California law, this will be a reality for K-through-12 public school students. Dr. Dobson talks to an attorney closely following the issue to discuss what you should know about A.B. 1266—commonly known as the “co-ed bathroom bill”—and what you can do about it. It’s information you can’t miss.
November 4, 2013
The holidays are just around the corner—and while it’s a time of warm memories and family traditions for some, for others, it’s wrought with loneliness. Dr. Dobson, along with his wife Shirley and daughter Danae, will discuss the art of hospitality, and how extending the love and comfort of your family, might even change a life!
November 1, 2013
Dr. Dobson has a heart-to-heart talk with parents of teenagers. We don’t need to remind you of all the scary aspects of the culture lurking around your child’s locker, on their cell phone, or at school. But we DO need to spur you on to take action! Author and cultural observer Rebecca Hagelin shares her advice for protecting your kids.
October 31, 2013
As parents, one of our top priorities is protecting our children. Dr. Dobson sits down with author Rebecca Hagelin to outline how moms and dads can truly protect their kids from the negative aspects of our culture. Is it really possible? You bet! And we’ll show you how to take the first step.
October 30, 2013
How many Christian young women long to be married but cannot find a spiritually mature man? How many moms pack their kids into the car alone each Sunday morning? Hear a riveting discussion on what the church does to push men away, and how we can learn to speak directly to their hearts.
October 29, 2013
Just one in six American men will be in church next Sunday morning. How can men be the spiritual leaders of our churches and families if we can’t even get them in the pews? Learn from author David Murrow why men hate going to church, and what you can do to make your church more male friendly.
October 28, 2013
A successful businesswoman admitted that after her parents’ divorce, she found herself dating men twice her age. And by the age of 20, she had a steady relationship with a man of 38 ... only two years younger than her father. It’s pretty obvious what she was really longing for, isn’t it? Dr. David Jeremiah joins Dr. Dobson and they both weigh in on the key role that a dad plays in the life of his daughter. And dads ... it’s NEVER too late!
October 25, 2013
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Bringing Up Boys
With so much confusion about the role of men in society, it’s no wonder we have questions about how to bring up boys in the right way. Why are so many young males in crisis? What qualities should we be instilling in our sons? The culture has vilified masculinity, and as a result, an entire generation of boys is growing up without a clear idea of what it means to be a man. To help parents confront this challenge, the Dr. James Dobson Family Institute has developed a new 10-day email series based on Dr. Dobson’s best-selling book, Bringing Up Boys. It’s designed to equip you to wisely lead your sons to become godly men.

About Family Talk

Family 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.


The Dr. James Dobson Family Institute (JDFI) is a Christian non-profit organization located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Founded initially as Family Talk 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 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. In 2017, the ministry rebranded under JDFI to expand its four core ministry divisions consisting of Family Talk, the Dobson Policy and Education Centers, and the Dobson Digital Library.


Dr. Dobson's flagship program, "Family Talk," is aired on more than 1,300 terrestrial radio outlets and numerous digital channels that reach millions of people each month.

About Dr. James Dobson

Dr. James Dobson is the Founder and President of Family Talk, a nonprofit organization that produces his radio program, "Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk." He is the author of more than 30 books dedicated to the preservation of the family, including The New Dare to Discipline, Love for a Lifetime, Life on the Edge, Love Must Be Tough, The New Strong-Willed Child, When God Doesn't Make Sense, Bringing Up Boys, Marriage Under Fire, Bringing Up Girls, Head Over Heels and, most recently, Your Legacy: The Greatest Gift.


Dr. Dobson served as an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Southern California School of Medicine for 14 years and on the attending staff of Children's Hospital of Los Angeles for 17 years. He has been active in governmental affairs and has advised five U.S. presidents on family matters. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California (1967) in the field of child development. He holds 17 honorary doctoral degrees, and was inducted in 2008 into The National Radio Hall of Fame. Dr. Dobson recently received the following awards: Winston Churchill Lifetime Achievement Award from the Faith & Freedom Coalition (2017), Daniel Award from AZ Christian University (2016), and the Defender of Life Award from the Justice Foundation (2015).


Dr. Dobson is married to Shirley and they have two grown children, Danae and Ryan, and two grandchildren. The Dobsons reside in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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