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Dr. James Dobson

The Impact of Truth on My Life - II

May 26, 2020

How can we train the next generation to live out biblical truth when our culture blatantly stands against Christian values? On this 10th anniversary Family Talk broadcast, the insightful father-son duo of Josh and Sean McDowell, will tackle this question. Together with Dr. Dobson, they address the key biblical principles that every parent should know, and pass on to their children. 

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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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A major problem in the church today is the lack of biblical knowledge and discernment. Today on Family Talk, Dr. Dobson discusses this issue with authors and Christian apologists, Josh and Sean McDowell. They emphasize the importance of imparting godly wisdom to our kids, so that they can stand for righteousness. Josh also opens up about his horrific childhood, which warped his worldview for years.
May 25, 2020
Without cultivating a proper understanding of America’s past, we cannot hope to preserve its future. On today’s classic Family Talk broadcast, Dr. Dobson concludes his interview with author and radio host, Eric Metaxas. The two remind us of this nation’s freedoms, and explain how faith, morality and law all work together in our democracy. 
May 22, 2020
Every American is blessed to enjoy the freedoms fought for by past generations. However, our Republic is fragile and must be continuously defended. On this 10th anniversary edition of Family Talk, Dr. Dobson talks to best-selling author Eric Metaxas about his book If You Can Keep It. Hear about the sacredness of our Constitution, and why we must preserve the liberties afforded to us.
May 21, 2020
The prosperity of our nation does not simply rest in casting ballots, but in the intentional prayer life of believers. Today Family Talk continues revisiting Dr. Dobson’s classic conversation with author and evangelist, Anne Graham Lotz. She explains why the battle for America’s soul is a spiritual one, and challenges Christians to daily be on their knees for this country. Discover how praying like Daniel can change our world.
May 20, 2020
The prophet Daniel prayed fervently for his people, culture, and homeland, until God supernaturally intervened. On this 10th anniversary edition of Family Talk, you’ll hear Dr. Dobson’s timeless conversation about the power of prayer with author and evangelist Anne Graham Lotz. She unpacks the ways we can cry out to God with that same desperation to heal our morally failing country.
May 19, 2020
In the midst of this unprecedented global crisis, what is God trying to say to His people? On this special Family Talk broadcast, Dr. Dobson and his wife Shirley provide timeless biblical wisdom as we endure this pandemic. They talk about God’s love and His great compassion for all humanity, while Dr. Dobson shares why he thinks this may be the beginning of the third Great Awakening.
May 18, 2020
When devastating circumstances rock our world, we often get angry with God. Today on this 10 Year Anniversary edition of Family Talk, Rebekah Gregory, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing, shares why she doesn’t harbor anger over that traumatic event. She explains to Dr. Dobson how her faith allowed her to endure the bombing, following an abusive childhood and an unhealthy marriage. Hear what she is doing now to help others with PTSD.
May 15, 2020
On April 15, 2013, 2 terrorists set off homemade bombs at the Boston Marathon, killing 3 people and injuring over 260 more. On this selection from Family Talk’s ‘2019 Best of Broadcast’, Dr. Dobson sits down with one of the survivors, author Rebekah Gregory. She shares her horrifying account of that day, and the gruesome injuries she sustained which led to the amputation of her leg. Hear how God spared Rebekah and her son’s life that day.
May 14, 2020
Men are often unfairly depicted as uncaring and unthoughtful, when in reality they are simply unsure of how to display their love. Today Dr. Dobson wraps up his timeless interview with author Shaunti Feldhahn, which is part of Family Talk’s 10th anniversary retrospective. Shaunti and Dr. Dobson discuss the importance of romance in a marriage, and why couples must carve out meaningful time for one another.
May 13, 2020
It’s no secret that men and women were created drastically different from one another. For that reason, husbands and wives must intentionally communicate with one another to maintain a healthy relationship. On today’s classic Family Talk broadcast, Dr. Dobson continues his riveting interview with author, Shaunti Feldhahn. She breaks down how the sexes approach intimacy, and emphasizes the struggle for purity in this sexualized society.  
May 12, 2020
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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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