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September 2014
September 2, 2014

When we were young, our parents met our physical needs. As they grow older, we may have to do the same for them. Listen today as Gary Chapman shares how to honor elderly parents. Honoring Elderly Parents


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


September 1, 2014

All good work is seen as service to God and, thus, sacred. Join in today as Gary Chapman explains how work is not only a way to provide for physical needs, but is also a opportunity to serve God. A Sacred Calling


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 2014
August 29, 2014

Listen today as Gary Chapman shows how attitudes affect actions. If you have a pessimistic, defeatist attitude, it will be expressed in negative words and behavior. Words and Deeds


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 28, 2014

Submission does not mean that the wife cannot express her ideas. Why would God give a wife the capacity for ideas if she were not to express them? Join in as Gary Chapman explains how God views submission. The Meaning of Submission


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 27, 2014

Negative thinking tends to beget negative thinking. If you focus on how terrible a situation is, it will get worse. Join today as Gary Chapman shares how to focus positively instead. Fix Your Thoughts


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 26, 2014

Remember, God has not given up on you. The apostle Paul wrote, “And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns” (Philippians 1:6). Listen as Gary Chapman explains the importance of telling yourself the truth. Telling Yourself the Truth


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 25, 2014

God loved us when we were very unlovely. So a husband is commanded to love his wife even when she isn’t very lovable. If he responds to his wife’s unloveliness with kindness, understanding, patience, and courtesy, he is making it as easy as possible for her to respond in like manner. Listen today as Gary Chapman gives Biblical insight into how we are to love our spouses, even through times when they aren't easy to love. Loving the Unlovely


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 22, 2014

Today, Gary Chapman talks about how you can live with a spouse who is verbally abusive. To start, make sure your words are God-honoring; like the psalmist, be determined not to sin in what you say. Listen now to hear more advice. The Sting of Verbal Abuse


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 21, 2014

Listen today as Gary Chapman shares that spiritual intimacy comes from sharing our walk with God. It begins when we share with each other where we are spiritually. Bearing Each Other's Burdens


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 20, 2014

How many marriages have been destroyed by harsh and condemning words? When we put each other down, we are cooperating with Satan in destroying our marriages. Join today as Gary Chapman gives ideas on how to serve your spouse. Mutual Service


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 19, 2014

When it’s done properly, confrontation can do wonders for a relationship. Join in today as Gary Chapman gives advice on how married couples can have healthy conversations. The Art of Confrontation


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 18, 2014

Paul was the greatest leader of the early Christian church. Yet he struggled when his body was afflicted with disease. Listen as Gary Chapman shares how Paul looked at his physical struggles. A Thorn in the Flesh


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 15, 2014

Some thoughts should be shared with God alone. Second Corinthians 10:5 says we should “capture [our] rebellious thoughts and teach them to obey Christ.” After we share them with God, we can face life positively with His guidance. Listen as Gary Chapman shares the importance of taking thoughts captive. Captive Thoughts


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 13, 2014

The love described in 1 Corinthians 13 does not emphasize emotion, but attitude and action—which are not beyond our control. Listen to this encouragement from Gary Chapman on how love is an action. The Greatest of These


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 12, 2014

Mutual sexual fulfillment has become an elusive dream for many married couples. Listen as Gary Chapman explains that Christian couples need to take seriously the issue of sexuality in marriage. Achieving Oneness


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 11, 2014

Listen today as Gary Chapman explains how a husband and wife come together with their differences to form a team where each will use his or her strengths to help the other, and together they will use their abilities to make the world a better place. Teamwork


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 8, 2014

Seeking your spouse’s good is not the same as overlooking his or her sin. Join today as Gary Chapman shares the dangers of retaliating out of revenge. The Danger of Retaliation


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 7, 2014

We need to follow God’s example in our treatment of our spouses. If your mate confesses and asks forgiveness, you must never again bring up the past. Listen to this advice from Gary Chapman on what the Bible says about forgiveness. No Condemnation Now


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 6, 2014

The crucifixion of Jesus was a time when God clearly spoke all five love languages. Listen as Gary Chapman shares how the Jesus' death spoke love to the whole world. A Lesson in Love Languages


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 5, 2014

Pain is inevitable in almost any relationship. But when pain is caused by a spouse, the results can be devastating. But there is hope! Listen to Gary Chapman give great encouragement and advice about what to do in the aftermath of pain. In the Aftermath of Pain


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 4, 2014

What if every husband and wife followed the example of Jesus when Mark shares that Jesus "came not to be served, but to serve others?" (Mark 10:45) Listen as Gary Chapman explains how service can impact your family. Not to be Served, but to Serve


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 1, 2014

“I know. I care. I am with you. How can I help?” Listen today to learn from Gary Chapman the importance of encouraging your spouse. An Encouraging Word


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


July 2014
July 31, 2014

Pecking order—the notion that certain people are more important than others—is an unfortunate by-product of our competitive society. As Christians, we do not have the freedom to show more kindness and respect to certain people than we do to others. Listen as Gary Chapman explains how God views pecking orders. No Favorties


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


July 30, 2014

After all, that’s what God does with us. He gives us the freedom to think our own thoughts and make our own decisions, even when they are not in keeping with His. This does not mean that our thoughts are as valid as God’s. It does mean that God values human freedom and does not wish to treat us as robots. Listen today as Gary Chapman shares the importance of letting your spouse and children be free to be their own person. Free to be You and Me


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


July 29, 2014

Listen today as Gary Chapman explains how Jesus’ willingness to forgive should be your model when your spouse wrongs you. The Route to Forgiveness


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


July 28, 2014

Our bent toward jealousy, pettiness, envy, and vengeance prevents us from fully opening our hearts to others and putting their welfare above our own. The kind of love Jesus calls us to is beyond our human capabilities. Listen today as Gary Chapman shares about the importance of God-given love. The Power of Love


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


July 25, 2014

Consider a common dilemma in marriage: one spouse’s love language doesn’t come naturally to the other. Perhaps his love language is physical touch, but she is just not a toucher. Or he appreciates gifts, but gifts are not important to her. Listen today as Gary Chapman gives encouragement that it is possible to speak other love languages. Foreign Languages


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


July 24, 2014

The independence of adulthood is often the soil out of which genuine service to others grows. Listen today as Gary Chapman explains how service is a mark of greatness. A Mark of Greatness


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


July 23, 2014

Many struggling couples describe the lack of love, affection, and appreciation they have received from a spouse through the years. The difficulty in a desperate marriage is that spouses focus on receiving love rather than giving love. Join today as Gary Chapman explains love as an attitude. 


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


July 22, 2014

The religious leaders of Israel had in their clutches a woman accused of adultery. These were no trumped-up charges. The woman was guilty. She knew it. Her accusers knew it. Jesus knew it. According to Jewish law, she deserved to be stoned to death. Yet Jesus refused to side with her accusers. Listen as Gary Chapman talks about the importance of kind words when your interacting with people around you. Kind Words


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman