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Depression: Encouragement for the Journey - I

April 4, 2017

Have you experienced the highs and lows of depression and anxiety? No one knows better the hardship of depression than well-loved pastor Tommy Nelson. He describes anxiety as feeling like being stuck in fifth gear … with the emergency brake on. Join us as Pastor Nelson discusses his journey and reveals some helpful – and hopeful – facts regarding these issues.

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An alarming threat is looming over our daughters in America. A decades-old fight may be lost, not only requiring women to go into direct combat to kill or be killed in some of the worst conditions on the planet, but also force women into draft registration. Dr. Dobson highlights the under-exposed danger in the details that are facing our country’s daughters.
April 3, 2017
What’s a simple thing that everyone can afford and is guaranteed to improve any relationship? In fact, you probably have this powerful tool with you right now. It’s kindness, and Shaunti Feldhahn says it’s a superpower that could change the world! Don’t miss this life-changing message, today on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.
March 31, 2017
Imagine 7,000+ men – fathers, sons, brothers, seekers, and Christ-followers – coming together to worship God and learn more about the life of true adventure He intends for us. The Ignite Men’s Impact Weekend was all that and more. Hear Joe White discuss how men can rely on the strength of the cross to take on the challenges they face daily.
March 30, 2017
Seven out of every ten Christian kids are leaving the faith after high school, and it's leaving them without a hope or future. But what if we told you there was a fun, proven resource that could equip your children to strengthen and defend their faith? Hear all about a great audio adventure series your kids will love and which will grow their faith.
March 29, 2017
Oftentimes we see discipline and instruction as the costs of parenting, but actually they are our greatest opportunities. On today's edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson will interview the late Zig Ziglar about the effectiveness of positive parenting.
March 28, 2017
Oftentimes we see discipline and instruction as the costs of parenting, but actually they are our greatest opportunities. On today's edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson will interview the late Zig Ziglar about the effectiveness of positive parenting.
March 27, 2017
“You don’t understand me!” “You blow everything out of proportion!” Every married couple has heard those words at some point because all marriages have conflict. How you handle that conflict will shape your marriage for years to come. Handled correctly, conflict could be one of the best things to happen to your marriage.
March 24, 2017
“You don’t understand me!” “You blow everything out of proportion!” Every married couple has heard those words at some point because all marriages have conflict. How you handle that conflict will shape your marriage for years to come. Handled correctly, conflict could be one of the best things to happen to your marriage.
March 23, 2017
There’s no heart like a mother’s heart and no prayer like a mother’s prayer. But sometimes it’s hard to keep praying when your child has walked away from the faith. You’ll be encouraged as you hear how one mother’s persistent prayers helped deliver her son from rebellion.
March 22, 2017
Six hours a day, 180 days a year, for 13 formative years, children in public school are exposed to a secular world view that denies the existence or the relevance of God.  What is the impact of that exposure on impressionable minds?  Dr. Dobson explores that idea in his conversation with E. Ray Moore on today’s edition of Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson.
March 21, 2017
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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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