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The Amazing Power of Prayer

March 13, 2020

The late Charles Spurgeon once said, “True prayer is a spiritual transaction with the Creator of Heaven and Earth.” Today on Family Talk, Dr. Tim Clinton shares how he has personally experienced the power of prayer in his own life. He opens up about a horrific car accident that caused his family to cry out to God, and outlines the ways we can communicate with our Heavenly Father on a daily basis.

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President Abraham Lincoln once said “I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go.” On this edition of Family Talk, former NFL quarterback, Jeff Kemp continues to point to humility as a way to handle the blitz of life. He and Dr. Dobson also reminisce about their relationships with their fathers, and illustrate what dads must do to better invest in their children. Don’t miss what Jeff is doing now to empower men and women in their faith.
March 12, 2020
The entire momentum of a football game can be dramatically shifted as the result of an aggressive blitz. Today on Family Talk, former NFL quarterback Jeff Kemp breaks down how life can also feel like a sudden ruthless attack. He and Dr. Dobson further unpack this analogy, and discuss the need for servanthood in our daily walk. Listen to why we must turn to Jesus when adversity comes.
March 11, 2020
Is your faith strong enough to withstand the storms and pains of life? On this edition of Family Talk, Grammy nominated musician, Jeremy Camp, shares with Dr. Tim Clinton the ways his relationship with God has been tested. Jeremy talks about the deep heartache that rocked his early Christian walk, ultimately shaping his career. Hear more about his life and the new feature film that follows his story.
March 10, 2020
The institution of the family is in danger of collapsing under the pressures from this progressive culture. Today on Family Talk, Dr. Dobson addresses these threats against parents and marriages through his recent appearance on the CMDA Matters podcast. He highlights a list of moral issues that are critical to America’s future, and explains what we can do to fight for righteousness in our society.
March 9, 2020
It has been said that resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.  Through this classic Family Talk broadcast, Dr. Dobson and Dr. Archibald Hart unpack how stress and holding onto grudges can harm our livelihood. They also address why exercise and sports are good outlets for adrenaline. Listen to why parents should closely watch the stress levels in their kids.
March 6, 2020
Do you feel buried by the frenzied pace of life? Is tireless work, endless bills, and parenting your kids pushing you to the brink? Today on Family Talk, Dr. Dobson continues his timeless discussion about stress with licensed psychologist Dr. Archibald Hart. The two examine the impact high levels of adrenaline have on our sleep patterns, and why it’s so critical to find periods of rest in our chaotic lives.
March 5, 2020
Everyday life can be extremely taxing on an individual’s physical, mental and spiritual well-being.  On this classic Family Talk broadcast, Dr. Dobson discusses the consequences of stress and adrenaline with Dr. Archibald Hart. Dr. Hart describes the unhealthy prevalence of stress in our society, and how adrenaline can either be good or bad in certain situations. Hear the ways that Jesus modeled an unhurried lifestyle.
March 4, 2020
At the end of his life Paul writes “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race and I have kept the faith.” On this Family Talk broadcast, Dr. Tony Evans uses that concept to honor the legacy of his late wife Lois. He explains her servant heart that impacted every aspect of their relationship, and how Lois held fast to her faith until her last breath. Be encouraged by how we can all live a life pleasing and worthy to God.    
March 3, 2020
On December 30, 2019, Dr. Lois Evans lost her battle with cancer and went to be with Jesus. Today on Family Talk, you will hear Dr. Tony Evans’ touching tribute to his late wife of 49 years. He shares heartfelt moments from her last few days and uses the Apostle Paul’s goodbye to Timothy as a basis for our eternal perspective. Hear the biblical way we should honor someone’s Christ centered legacy on today’s broadcast. 
March 2, 2020
How do you want to be remembered after your time on Earth is done? Today on Family Talk, you will hear the remainder of Dr. Dobson’s timeless interview with the late college basketball coach, John Wooden. The two examine the concept of success and the importance of leaving a godly legacy, while Coach Wooden talks about his unwavering faith in Jesus. Discover how this sports icon finished his life well.
February 28, 2020
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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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