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Dr. James Dobson

Fathering the Prodigal Child - I

July 26, 2010
She was the perfect pastor’s kid: straight-A student, everybody’s first choice for a babysitter—she even attended Christian school! So what went wrong? On today’s program we’ll address those turbulent teen years by hearing from a father and daughter whose relationship had reached a critical breaking point … but are now thriving. Mom & Dad, if you need a healthy dose of encouragement to “hang in there,” this conversation is for you!

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The late John Wooden has been called the most influential coach of the 20th century. He led the UCLA Bruins to four undefeated seasons and ten national titles. Join us today for day 2 of our tribute to Coach Wooden, a man who left a strong legacy both on and off the court. Hear the fascinating conversation he had with Dr. Dobson and learn the secrets to his success—and how you can incorporate them into your own life!
July 23, 2010
The late John Wooden has been called the most influential coach of the 20th century. He led the UCLA Bruins to four perfect 30-0 seasons and ten national titles. Join us today to hear a tribute to Coach Wooden, a man who left a strong legacy both on and off the court. Hear the fascinating conversation he had with Dr. Dobson and learn the secrets to his success—and how you can incorporate them into your own life!
July 22, 2010
Dr. Dobson saddles up Troy Meeder’s favorite horse, Eclipse, for a jaunt around Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch’s arena! On today’s broadcast you’ll experience all the wonder and excitement of Family Talk’s recent visit to Oregon. Hear Dr. Dobson’s conversations with the families and dedicated staff that inhabit this remarkable place. Take a trip to the beautiful Northwest without ever leaving home!
July 21, 2010
The broadcast studio team goes on the road to bring you a first-hand look at Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch, the Oregon horse sanctuary that provides hope and healing to so many. Join us for Kim & Troy Meeder’s up-close-and-personal tour; you’ll get to “see” everything from their mercantile to the hay barn—and meet some amazing new friends along the way. It’s a one-of-a-kind “Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson.”
July 20, 2010
Her faith is strong, her heart is pure … and for over 40 years she’s lived with grace and dignity as a quadraplegic. We’re all familiar with Joni Eareckson Tada’s story. Dr. Dobson and LuAnne Crane speak with Joni, who reveals how she is facing her NEXT great challenge: cancer. It’s a tender conversation with a lady we love, and it’s one you won’t want to miss!
July 19, 2010
Just hearing the name “Joni” brings a smile to our faces. Most of us are familiar with Joni Eareckson Tada’s story: paralyzed at the age of 17, she created Joni & Friends in 1979 and has ministered to countless people since then. Joni is beloved by many, and brings joy through her smile and positive outlook. On today’s broadcast, she poignantly answers the question, “Why hasn’t God healed me yet?”
July 16, 2010
You’ve seen the photographs in magazines and on TV: the haunting, wide-eyed expressions of orphaned Romanian children who are aching for love. “But they’re halfway around the world, what can I do about it?” you ask. Tune in today to find out! You’ll hear about the tremendous need for assistance, as well as an outpouring of response to that need. It’s time to turn your emotions into action, and we’ll tell you how.
July 15, 2010
You’ve seen the photographs in magazines and on TV: the haunting, wide-eyed expressions of orphaned Romanian children who are aching for love. “But they’re halfway around the world, what can I do about it?” you ask. Tune in today to find out! You’ll hear about the tremendous need for assistance, as well as an outpouring of response to that need. It’s time to turn your emotions into action, and we’ll tell you how.
July 14, 2010
Freedom of worship…Freedom of religion. Same thing, right? “No!” say author Chuck Colson and professor Robert P. George. Dr. James Dobson’s guests on today’s program want to make sure everyone understands the difference; many believe that private worship vs. public expression of religion will be one of the next big debates in our nation. Tune in to discover what you can do to make a difference in our nation!
July 13, 2010
Is there a difference between “freedom of worship” and “freedom of religion?” You’ll find out in today’s can’t-miss program. Dr. James Dobson speaks with Chuck Colson and Robert George about the subtle, but very dangerous, distinction being made by elected officials between the freedom to worship privately as we please…and the right to practice our religion publicly. It’s a conversation every American needs to hear!
July 12, 2010
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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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