Upcoming Programs

July 2014
The Route to Forgiveness
July 29, 2014

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


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Free to be You and Me
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


No Favorties
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


August 2014
An Encouraging Word
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Not to be Served, but to Serve
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


In the Aftermath of Pain
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


A Lesson in Love Languages
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


No Condemnation Now
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


The Danger of Retaliation
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Teamwork
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Achieving Oneness
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


The Greatest of These
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


A Double Transformation
August 14, 2014

Never forget that God has the power to transform your own heart as well as your spouse’s. Listen today as Gary Chapman shares how you and your spouse can grow and transform together.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Captive Thoughts
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


A Thorn in the Flesh
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


The Art of Confrontation
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Mutual Service
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Bearing Each Other's Burdens
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


The Sting of Verbal Abuse
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Loving the Unlovely
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Telling Yourself the Truth
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Fix Your Thoughts
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


The Meaning of Submission
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Words and Deeds
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


September 2014
A Sacred Calling
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Honoring Elderly Parents
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.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


On the Money
September 3, 2014

Join in today as Gary Chapman shares how most of us have to work for a living, and it is by this act that God normally provides our necessities. But work is only one “righteous” act.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Being There
September 4, 2014

Our spending time together in a common pursuit communicates that we care about each other, that we enjoy being with each other, that we like to do things together. Listen as Gary Chapman shares how being together is more than just close proximity.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


The Gifted Church
September 5, 2014

Spiritual gifts were given to the first-century church, especially the early gifts of leadership. Those gifts to the church were to prepare God’s people so that the work of Christ on earth could continue. In Titus 2, the apostle Paul encourages older church members to use their gifts for the benefit of younger members. This is just one way in which God shows His love language of gifts to the church.Listen as Gary Chapman explains how God give gifts to His church.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


The Way to Change
September 8, 2014

If a husband will take one request from his wife each week and will work on it to the best of his ability, he’ll be amazed by how much better he will become in three months. The same is true with wives who are willing to take a request from their husbands each week and seek to improve. Listen today as Gary Chapman shares thoughts on how to request change from your spouse.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


A Place for Rest
September 9, 2014

Join today as Gary Chapman explains how Jesus extends the offer of rest in Matthew 11:28 to anyone who is weary or burdened with guilt, anger, hostility, or anxiety.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Taking the First Step
September 10, 2014

Forgiveness is not easily obtained. Hebrews 9:22 makes that abundantly clear. Without it, though, no relationship can thrive. If you want to improve your marriage, you have to recognize where forgiveness is needed. Listen as Gary Chapman gives a look at what you can do to take the first step.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


For Our Own Good
September 11, 2014

Hebrews 12:4 tells us God loves us too much to let us idly drift through life. He will discipline us to accomplish His goal in our lives. The discipline is not done in anger, but in our best interest.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Empathetic Listening
September 12, 2014

Listening closely to our spouses shows respect and love. Empathetic listening begins when you affirm the importance of your marriage relationship.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Please?
September 15, 2014

In a proper relationship with God, our desire is to receive gifts from Him that will enable us to give to others. Join in today as Gary Chapman explains the importance of asking God for proper gifts.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Owning Our Failures
September 16, 2014

When we fail our marriage partners, we also fail God, for we were commanded to “show sincere love to each other as brothers and sisters. Love each other deeply with all your heart” (1 Peter 1:22). Listen today as Gary Chapman explains the importance of owning personal failures to your spouse and to God.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Equal Partners
September 17, 2014

Are men and women equal in value? Yes! Both males and females were made in the image of God and are of equal value. Does equality mean they are identical? No. They have differences, but differences do not suggest deficiencies. Join in today as Gary Chapman shares how a husband and wife need to be equal partners.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Our Provider
September 18, 2014

As a couple, the challenge is to work together and devise the best strategy for providing for your family. Your goal isn’t just to pay the bills, but to also create a loving, caring, and nurturing atmosphere that allows your family to grow together and in their walk with Christ. Join today as Gary Chapman takes a look at how God provides for our needs.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Cleansing
September 19, 2014

It is easy to identify and catalog your mate’s sins, but far more important is the act of acknowledging and confessing your own sins. To begin, simply ask, “Lord, what are my faults?” That is a prayer God will answer. Join today as Gary Chapman talks about cleansing from God.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Love in Action
September 22, 2014

What would our marriages look like if we truly abided by John’s counsel: “Dear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions” (1 John 3:18)? Listen today as Gary Chapman gives advice on what love in action can look like.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Arguing is an Option
September 23, 2014

Join today's program to hear Gary Chapman explain how marital conflicts are inevitable, but arguing is an option—an unhealthy option.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


Human Worth
September 24, 2014

This theme of human worth carries throughout Scripture. God made people “only a little lower than the angels and crowned them with glory and honor” (Hebrews 2:7). Even God’s rules illustrate how God the Father “loves you and keeps you safe in the care of Jesus Christ” (Jude 1:1). All the specific commands in both the Old and New Testaments affirm our worth, flow from His love, and direct us toward a higher goal. Listen today as Gary Chapman explains what the Bible has to say about human's worth to God.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


First Love
September 25, 2014

Paul’s letter to the Ephesians offers this sobering assessment:
"But, they had lost their first love for Jesus and for each other."
Isn’t that something we are all tempted to do? In the grind of life, it’s easy for our love to lose its sparkle and fervor. Listen as Gary Chapman shares how to keep God as your first love.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


A New Song
September 26, 2014

The dialects of praise are many because praise is not a matter of form; it is a matter of the heart. The reading of liturgies, which may become ritualistic to someone who has repeated them for thirty years, can be like fresh water to a young person who has never heard them. Listen as Gary Chapman shares the power of singing a new song.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


God with Us
September 29, 2014

The idea that the eternal God desires to spend quality time with His creatures is one aspect of faith unique to Christianity. Listen today as Gary Chapman explains that God is with us.


Host: Dr. Gary Chapman


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