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Dr. Dobson Shares About His Dad - I

December 10, 2020

Fathers play such a critical role in the lives of their children, especially their young boys. On this 2020 Best of Broadcast” edition, you’ll hear a speech Dr. Dobson gave which focused on the heartfelt memories of his father. He began by highlighting the importance of a masculine influence on a young boy, and then expressed the most substantial lessons he learned from his dad.

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Introducing the Dobson Culture Center
The purpose of the Dobson Culture Center is to help families and individuals live Scripturally-rooted lives and to engage culture with a biblical worldview, exposing darkness and exalting the light of Christ (Ephesians 5:11; Colossians 1:28). Learn more and receive weekly updates from the Dobson Culture Center. Sign up for the "Lighting Up Culture" report and stay updated on issues that matter to your family.

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Even when marriages endure extreme hardships, reconciliation is still possible. Today Dr. Dobson concludes his 3-part discussion with Tracey Russell, whose marriage was saved using concepts from Dr. Dobson’s book, Love Must Be Tough. Tracey’s husband, Mark, also joins the conversation, and shares his perspective of the turbulent ups and downs in their relationship. 
December 9, 2020
40 years ago, Dr. Dobson wrote Love Must Be Tough to encourage couples to fight for each other when adversity comes. On this “2020 Best of Broadcast,” you’ll continue to hear how that best-selling book changed the life of author and speaker, Tracey Russell. She explains the difficulty of living alone after she let her husband, Mark, walk away.
December 8, 2020
God created marriage to honor and reflect Him, which is why Satan works so tirelessly to destroy that marital bond. This informative broadcast highlights Dr. Dobson’s popular book, 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 Love Must Be Tough to save her failing marriage.
December 7, 2020
The human brain is a wonderfully complex organ, and it’s our responsibility to intentionally care for it. On this Family Talk broadcast, Dr. Tim Clinton talks with renowned psychiatrist and neuroscientist, Dr. Daniel Amen, about his decades of research in studying the brain. He identifies various physical threats to mental health, and how we can better appreciate and nurture our amazing brains, on this “2020 Best of Broadcast” edition of Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.  
December 4, 2020
Is there hope for the United States to turn back to God? On this edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson engages in a riveting conversation with best-selling author and prophetic teacher, Messianic Rabbi Jonathan Cahn. They dive deep into his newest book, The Harbinger II, and explore the recurring theme of repentance. They emphasize America’s need to reconcile its biblical roots and to pray earnestly for our country. 
December 3, 2020
Is the out-of-control pandemic and exploding civil unrest God’s judgement on our country? On today’s Family Talk broadcast, author and prophetic teacher, Messianic Rabbi Jonathan Cahn ponders that question with Dr. James Dobson. They examine how God punished ancient Israel for its waywardness and what that could mean for us, considering America’s rampant immorality. Rabbi Cahn also points to various warnings the United States has ignored in its embrace of ungodliness.
December 2, 2020
Throughout the month of December, Family Talk will be replaying some of their most popular broadcasts from the past year. On this edition, Dr. James Dobson interviews author and prophetic teacher, Messianic Rabbi Jonathan Cahn, who warns how 2020 is a pivotal year and shares some of the major revelations brought to light in his newest book, The Harbinger II. 
December 1, 2020
The missionary Jim Elliot once wrote, “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.” On this edition of Family Talk, you’ll learn how he ultimately gave his life to minister to an unreached group of people in the Amazonian jungle of Ecuador. In a recorded speech, his wife, the late Elisabeth Elliot Gren, describes their relationship and their mutual willingness to submit to God’s plans, no matter the outcome. 
November 30, 2020
In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we can sometimes lose sight of the reason for our celebration. On today’s Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson shares a recorded sermon from the late pastor Adrian Rogers on the subject of biblical thankfulness. He highlights ancient Israel’s approach to gratefulness in the Tabernacle, and explains how Christians today can honor God.
November 27, 2020
What does it mean to be truly grateful in the eyes of God? On this Thanksgiving edition of Family Talk, we listen to a special recorded message from the late, great pastor Adrian Rogers. He takes a close look at some of the instances where the word “sacrifice” is used in Scripture, and considers how we can show our appreciation to God by offering our lives, prayers and praises to Him.
November 26, 2020
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Introducing the Dobson Culture Center
The purpose of the Dobson Culture Center is to help families and individuals live Scripturally-rooted lives and to engage culture with a biblical worldview, exposing darkness and exalting the light of Christ (Ephesians 5:11; Colossians 1:28). Learn more and receive weekly updates from the Dobson Culture Center. Sign up for the "Lighting Up Culture" report and stay updated on issues that matter to your family.

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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