Blog Posts by focusonthefamily

Finding God's Goodness Even in Suffering (Part 1 of 2)

Pastor Peter Chin and his wife, Carol, talk about the struggles they experienced while planting an inner-city church, including a miscarriage, cancer diagnosis and home break-in. They discuss their fears, disappointment with God, and the miracles that happened along the way as they worked through their faith. (Part 1 of 2)

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Understanding Your Spouse's Emotions (Part 2 of 2)

Drs. David and Jan Stoop discuss the concept of emotional intelligence – the ability to understand your emotions, as well as your spouse’s. The Stoops explain how bettering that understanding can help you improve and strengthen your marriage. (Part 2 of 2)

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Understanding Your Spouse's Emotions (Part 1 of 2)

Drs. David and Jan Stoop discuss the concept of emotional intelligence – the ability to understand your emotions, as well as your spouse’s. The Stoops explain how bettering that understanding can help you improve and strengthen your marriage. (Part 1 of 2)

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Teaching Kids About Christmas

Veggie Tales and What’s in the Bible? creator Phil Vischer explains how parents can help children understand and celebrate the true meaning behind Christmas.

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Celebrating God's Blessings on Thanksgiving

In celebration of Thanksgiving, we present portions of previous interviews with broadcast guests who talked about the importance of being thankful in all circumstances, good and bad, and how parents can teach their children gratitude.

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The Value of Mentoring Fatherless Boys

John Smithbaker and Scott MacNaughton discuss the damaging impact of fatherlessness in America and how their mentoring ministry, Fathers in the Field, helps fatherless boys experience the love and faithfulness of their Heavenly Father.

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Hidden Gems

In celebration of Adventures in Odyssey’s 30th birthday, we present this Adventures in Odyssey drama in which Whit teaches Olivia why it’s important to read the Bible every day, and how this simple act goes a long way to encourage and direct us, and help us know God better.

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Building Up Your Husband

Author Erin Smalley and Focus broadcast producer Eva Daniel describe how a wife can build up her husband and strengthen her marriage in a discussion based on Erin’s book 10 Things a Husband Needs From His Wife: Everyday Ways to Show Him Love.

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