Mark and Jill Savage open up about their own imperfect marriage — how they’ve tried to change each other, struggled with emotional intimacy, and needed counseling to work through their conflict. Continue reading “Embracing an Imperfect Marriage”
In society today, do we send unintentional messages to single people that they are somehow inferior? Are there ways that communities – and churches in particular – can be more inclusive and supportive of singles? Continue reading “Understanding Singleness in God’s Family”
Author: Focus On The Family
On the school playground, you probably gave your sweetheart a paper heart with “I like u a LOT” painstakingly scribbled on it in your favourite crayon colour. Since then, you’ve come a long way in terms of communicating your love to your spouse. But even the best marriage can benefit from a little spark. We chatted with relationship experts and life coaches for easy, practical tips on enhancing communication within a marriage, as well as special ways to express your love. Continue reading “Love and Communication: 11 Expert Tips for a Better Marriage”
All people have the potential to be mastered by a life-controlling problem and pulled into the downward spiral of an addiction.
In this podcast we discuss what can be done if someone you know may be struggling with an addiction. Our guest is Malcolm Smith, the founder of the Teen Challenge Rehabilitation Centre in Western Australia. Continue reading “When a Loved One is Struggling With Addiction”
Parents of preschoolers can put themselves under a whole lot of pressure, barking out orders and trying to juggle everything under the sun, with the hope their children will turn out right.
But there’s a better way. Tim Sanford offers some simple advice about giving your children a choice and a voice to help them prepare for the future. Continue reading “Giving Your Preschooler a Good Foundation”
Darren Lewis is a father of four boys and the founder of “Fathering Adventures”.
Darren discusses how a father can best help his son transition into manhood… in a healthy way. He also shares some of the benefits of celebrating a “rite of passage” ceremony. Continue reading “Helping Your Son Become a Man”
Have you ever thought about walking away from your marriage?
Listen to one woman’s dramatic story of leaving her husband to find “Mr. Right” — and finding God in the process! Discover how the Lord can bring you healing and reconciliation, even after the worst mistake in your life. Continue reading “Giving Your Marriage a Second Chance”
A growing problem in society today is domestic violence.
This two part podcast offers insights and experience on what to do if you – or someone you know – is experiencing domestic violence, and how to break the cycle. Continue reading “Domestic Violence: What Can Be Done About It?”
Jessie Minassian encourages women to “unplug” from advertising and accept God’s definition of true beauty. Continue reading “Navigating Beauty and Body Image with Teen Daughters”