Posts Tagged ‘Focus on the Family’

Chasing the Adventure of True Manhood – Bill Farrel

October 12, 2012

I listened to an interview with Bill Farrel on Focus on the Family, broadcast on October 3, 2012.

Bill and Pam Farrel have written several books on marriage, and have been frequent guests on several radio programs.

They have a very down to earth conversational style that delivers their message effectively.

In this interview, Bill talks about how men should be encouraged to take on big risks, rather than settle for mediocrity.


My Journey Through Depression – Tommy Nelson

October 11, 2012

Depression is a major issue in our society.

Many in society, let alone the church, do not see it as an issue, or a major issue.  Those suffering will be to told to get over it, suck it up, or try harder.

I listened to an interview on Focus on the Family with Tommy Nelson.

Tommy is the lead pastor at Denton Bible Church, in Denton, Texas.  Tommy was busy doing many things he loved, until one day in May, 2006.  He just crashed.  He couldn’t function.  He suffered from clinical depression.  It took him four months to be able to return to the pulpit.

This is an encouraging story.

Something to listen to — Interview with parents of special needs child

June 1, 2012

I listen to a number of podcasts that cover a number of issues.  Some deal with parenting and family issues.  Some offer Bible teaching.

I have posted links a few times for issues related to fatherlessness/being a better father, adoption, and fostering, and parenting special needs children.

In the past week or so, I heard a few good series.  This one was on Focus on the Family (


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