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Dr. James Dobson

Spiritual Mismatch in Marriage - II

January 15, 2019

Any man or woman with an unbelieving spouse can attest to the strife that can exist in their marriage. On this edition of Family Talk, Dr. Dobson welcomes back his guests Lee and Leslie Strobel, authors of Surviving a Spiritual Mismatch in Marriage. Lee opens up about the struggles he had with his wife’s faith, and how her love softened his heart to the Gospel. Leslie talks about the power of prayer, and the important friends she had supporting her. 

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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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Are Christians allowed to marry non-believers? What does the Bible say about being ‘unequally yoked’? On today’s edition of Family Talk, Dr. Dobson explores this complex issue with authors and Godly couple, Lee and Leslie Strobel. The Strobels talk about their life before Christ, and how Leslie’s conversion caused tremendous tension in their marriage.        
January 14, 2019
In Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, he commands them to ‘flee from sexual immorality.’ Young people today must heed this warning in order to avoid the evils that exist online. Today, Dr. Dobson welcomes back to the Family Talk studios the President and CEO of Enough Is Enough, Donna Rice Hughes. She shares her organization’s latest achievements to make the internet safer, and their continued fight against pornography and cyberbullying.
January 11, 2019
The hearts and minds of our youth must be protected from the obscene materials that exist all over the internet. Today on Family Talk, Dr. Dobson talks about the fight against the horrors of the online world with Donna Rice Hughes. She is the President and CEO of Enough is Enough, an organization determined to make the internet a safer place. Listen to her tragic journey of overcoming her own sexual exploitation and the hope of healing.
January 10, 2019
Are you the only unmarried person in your group of friends?  Do you often wonder why you’re still single? This edition of Family Talk will talk directly to the loneliness and frustration that many single adults feel. Today, Dr. Dobson continues his discussion on this topic with Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend. They identify the sexual temptations singles face and how couples in the church can support and love on those individuals. 
January 9, 2019
Many adults today are walking the road of singleness, and are anxiously waiting for Mr. or Mrs. Right to come along. Today on Family Talk, Dr. Dobson addresses this issue with his colleagues Dr. John Townsend and Dr. Henry Cloud. They discuss the mindset of the single adult, and explain why those waiting for a spouse, must become a complete and stable individual first before they can be in a relationship.
January 8, 2019
Jesus is the only person in all of history with the ultimate power to defeat death and grant eternal life. On this broadcast of Family Talk, Dr. Ralph ‘Yankee’ Arnold talks about our desperate need for a savior, and Christ’s incredible authority to pay sins debt, and how faith alone in Christ alone can bring salvation. 
January 7, 2019
Dinner can be a stressful time for parents, especially if their children are picky eaters. Today on Family Talk, Dr. Dobson continues his discussion with pediatric dietician and nutritionist, Ali Elliott. She shares how she educates parents to set proper guidelines for their kids’ relationship with food. Ali also unpacks how to regulate a child’s consumption of sugar, and why it’s important for families to eat together as much as possible.
January 4, 2019
There has been a startling increase in childhood obesity over the last 30 years due to unhealthy diets and lack of exercise. On this brand-new edition of Family Talk, Dr. Dobson is joined by pediatric dietitian and nutritionist, Ali Elliott. She explains how the deterioration of the family has negatively impacted children’s health and wellbeing. Ali also breaks down what kids should be eating daily through the 5-2-1-0 principle.
January 3, 2019
On this edition of Family Talk you’ll hear the remainder of Dr. Dobson’s speech from his popular Bringing Up Boys DVD. He examined the challenges Christian parents endure by sharing stories of raising his own children. Dr. Dobson also emphasized to parents the value of forming a child’s Christian worldview at a young age.        
January 2, 2019
Christian men are constantly challenged to stick to their beliefs, while living in an immoral culture. Dr. Dobson addressed this topic many years ago, through a speech he gave on his popular Bringing Up Boys DVD, today on Family Talk. He discussed the threats young men face, and how parents can protect their children from the negative influences of culture.
January 1, 2019
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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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