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The Contraceptive Mandate: The Hidden Battle

March 16, 2016

You may have heard how big businesses like Hobby Lobby and small ministries like Little Sisters of the Poor are battling all the way to the Supreme Court to protect their religious liberty. You may not know that Family Talk is also heavily involved in that battle. Dr. Dobson and corporate lawyer Martin Nussbaum share some of the details about what’s really at stake.

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What is forgiveness? Is it really possible to forgive and to forget? Do you have to confront the person you’re forgiving? God commands us to forgive, yet we don’t always know exactly what that looks like. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Dr. Kendall provides insights into what forgiveness is and what it’s not.
March 15, 2016
Matthew 6 says that in order to receive God’s forgiveness, we must forgive others. Moreover, the Lord says in Romans 12, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay.” Why do believers have such a hard time following these commands? Why is it so vitally important that we learn to do so? On today’s program, Dr. Dobson sits down with Dr. R.T. Kendall to discuss these topics.
March 14, 2016
On today’s Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk, marriage can be one of the greatest blessings in life, but if you don’t have the basic tools to work through common issues that pop up in every relationship—you’re gonna have a tough go at it! It all begins with a concept that’s become a bit outdated these days: Commitment. Just what IS commitment and why is it so important to your marriage? 
March 11, 2016
Growing up, home life was chaotic for Greg Laurie. His mother lived a party lifestyle, and he had five stepfathers over the years. In high school, he fell into heavy drug use, but it was the “Jesus Freaks” he knew that started him on a path toward freedom. From a difficult childhood and teenage rebellion, hear one man’s powerful story of transformation and a life forever changed, today on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.
March 10, 2016
His mom was a Marilyn Monroe look-alike, so men beat a quick path to her door, but that lifestyle had an impact on her young son. On today's Family Talk, hear from Pastor Greg Laurie as he recalls his turbulent upbringing in the 1950s and 60s, his deep longing for a father figure, and his search for a sense of belonging. How could God use a man with such difficult beginnings? Hear his remarkable story, today on Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson.
March 9, 2016
With traveling exhibits, research and international scholars the Museum of the Bible is more than just a building in Washington D.C. On today’s edition of Family Talk, hear more about the history of the Bible and the way it has influenced science, education, democracy, arts and society, as well as millions of lives.
March 8, 2016
There are so many great places to visit in Washington D.C. and soon there’ll be one more. The Museum of the Bible will open in 2017, but you can get a sneak peek on today’s edition of Family Talk.
March 7, 2016
Star Parker returns in this classic edition of Family Talk. Join us as she continues to share her amazing story of victory over an addiction to welfare and hear how she was only able to escape through God's power. Don’t miss her provocative perspectives about welfare reform and the need for the church to step up and take care of the poor and needy in our communities. That’s happening today on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.
March 4, 2016
The psalmist wrote: Maintain the rights of the poor and the oppressed; Rescue the weak and the needy. In that passage, it's clear that God expects His people, not governments, to rescue the needy and come to the aid of the poor. On today’s classic edition of Family Talk, Star Parker challenges believers to change the way they think about the oppressed and needy in their community. Don’t miss this stimulating conversation today on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.
March 3, 2016
If you’ve ever thought you were too broken for God to fix, you need to hear today’s Family Talk. As a child, Julie Woodley was severely abused and trafficked; she began to abuse drugs, became a prostitute, and eventually had two abortions. But now she exudes God’s love and grace and mercy, and she has dedicated her life to helping others find the same restoration. Hear the life-changing conclusion to her interview, today on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.
March 2, 2016
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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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