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Dr. James Dobson

Living with the Strong-Willed Child - I

August 14, 2013
Mom and Dad, do you find yourself in a constant tug-of-war with your strong-willed child? Before you throw in the towel, Dr. James Dobson addresses the common sources of guilt parents face when raising defiant sons and daughters. Don’t lose your next confrontation with a 3-year-old! Get the tools you need.

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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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If you struggle with weight or have a tendency to use food as comfort, then you won't want to miss this program. Hear from a woman who let the bondage of a painful past ravage her body and her personal life. But with the Lord’s help, she was able to make choices to change her life — from the inside out. Find encouragement to make a positive transformation.
August 13, 2013
In a progressive culture, it’s easy to forget the biblical roles that God has clearly defined for men and women. Learn why it’s so important to embrace those roles as God’s grand design - especially the role of wife and mother. It’s a lesson of encouragement for this “divine assignment”.
August 12, 2013
A comedian’s life is full of laughter, however, Ken Davis gets serious about a family camping trip that went dangerously wrong. Hear what caused this lighthearted man to experience sheer terror in the mountains of Colorado at 10,000 feet—AND how God brought Ken and his family through it all.
August 9, 2013
A caring teacher can have a great impact on a child’s life. Comedian Ken Davis remembers his years in school as a class clown, and the teacher who inspired him to put his gift of humor to good use. It’s a life lesson in laughter.
August 8, 2013
The parties start as soon as the dorms are full. From orientation to graduation, Christian university students must fight to keep their strong values and a close relationship with God. Hear from college graduates about how they held on to their faith, stood up to professors, and shared Christ with others on campus.
August 7, 2013
As many as 50 percent of Christian students will say they’ve lost their faith during their four years at college. With numbers like that, what parent isn’t fearful for their child as they head off to school? Discover how to help your university student thrive! It may be scary, but college doesn’t have to be a faith-killer.
August 6, 2013
You want to be excited for your daughter as she packs for college—and you are—but you’re also terrified about the obstacles her faith is about to face. Learn how to help your kids survive their college years without compromising their morals from guest, Noah Riner—one student who wasn’t afraid to share his faith at school! Help prepare your child for the battle ahead.
August 5, 2013
Hear how one Christian college is making a life-long impact on the next generation of thinkers. Dr. Michael Farris, Chancellor of Patrick Henry College, will share how this great school is preparing young students — from all walks of life — to step into the real world and change the culture from the inside out. This just might be the right place for your college student.
August 2, 2013
Mom and Dad, are you concerned about the education your children are receiving, and looking for an alternative to public school? Education expert Dr. Michael Farris will share the amazing benefits of homeschooling. It’s a positive option that will allow you to enjoy your children, while instilling your values and morals. So tune in to learn how to maximize the spiritual, developmental, and academic potential of your children.
August 1, 2013
Learn about the latest pro-life victory in the state of Texas! Penny Nance, president of Concerned Women for America, shares how the tide of public opinion is turning in regards to abortion, and what is next in the battle to protect life at every stage. It’s good news for the pro-life movement.
July 31, 2013
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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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