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Past Programs


July 20, 2018

New Vision for Success

​Do you know a young person whose dream is to make it in music? He or she wants to sing songs for God so they’re building a platform, getting likes on Facebook, adding Instagram and Youtube followers. On Chris Fabry Live, Mark Maxwell has a message for young and old believers who dream of some creative endeavor and are committed to networking. Hear about this different definition and vision of success on Chris Fabry Live.​

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July 19, 2018

The Two Michaels

O​n Chris Fabry Live, it’s the return of those boys of biblical broadcasting. That’s right, Dr. Michael Rydelnik and Dr. MichaeVanlaningham, the TWO Michaels return to the microphones to take your questions. It’s one of the most popular programs of the month—we’ll tackle those pesky passage from people who want to stump Christians and more. Some answers from the 2 Michaels on the next Chris Fabry Live.​

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July 18, 2018

Cutting in Line

How do you react when someone tries to cut in line? What rises up inside when that happens? Coming up on Chris Fabry Live, hear a story from Chris about what happened to him recently when someone circumvented the system. He had been standing in line, waiting patiently waiting, when someone wedged in. Is the infraction the most important thing to deal with, or is what happens inside YOU the most important? Don’t miss the conversation on Chris Fabry Live.

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July 17, 2018

Parenting Today's Teens

​Our correspondent to the troubled teenager is back on Chris Fabry Live. Heartlight Ministries’ Mark Gregston returns to talk about some of the issues you may be struggling with in your family. Mark has decades of experience of coming alongside young people who have anger issues, depression—or are acting out in some negative way. He always brings a lot of hope when he joins us. Don’t miss the discussion on Chris Fabry Live.​

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July 16, 2018

The Bus

​She’s an award-winning professor of English at Liberty University. She’s the author of some great books and a contributer to many publications. But on Chris Fabry Live, she will talk about “Lessons from the Bus.” Karen Swallow Prior was literally hit by a bus in Nashville a few months ago. We’ll talk with her about that event, the recovery process and what God’s been teaching her. Don’t miss it on Chris Fabry Live.​

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July 13, 2018

The Long Life of George Sweeting

​He’s walked with God for decades. He’s given the hope of the gospel to countless people around the world. He’s walked through the valley of cancer, he’s written books and hymns. We wrap up the week on Chris Fabry Live by talking with pastor, evangelist, and former president of Moody Bible Institute Dr. George Sweeting. Don’t miss the encouraging conversation about the life lessons of Dr. George Sweeting on Chris Fabry Live.​

Dr. George Sweeting Celebration Service

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July 12, 2018

Picture-Perfect Success

"​And it came to pass…" Have you ever encountered that phrase in the Bible? On Chris Fabry Live, our correspondent to unwanted change, Miriam Neff, deals with the unusual places where God is at work. If God is sovereign and has His hand on our lives, how do we view the unexpected detour or struggle we’re encountering? Join Miriam and guest host Jon Gauger with your story of how God worked in an unusual place in this important discussion.

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July 11, 2018

Redeeming How We Talk

The world’s a noisy place full of noisy talk. We’re more connected now than we’ve ever been, but our communication seems to be dividing us. On Chris Fabry Live, we’ll look at what the Bible has to say about our conversation. The way we talk says a lot about our hearts. Can changing our words help change our lives and our culture? Ken Wytsma joins guest host Jon Gauger.

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July 10, 2018

Step-Parenting Teenagers

On Chris Fabry Live, our correspondent to the blended family, Ron Deal will join us. Step-parenting a teenager is our topic. Tell us your #1 struggle in the blended family with your teen. Ron says one of the big issues he sees is dealing with depression or a teenager who exhibits sadness or anger. How do you parent well and not take it personally? Don’t miss the conversation on Chris Fabry Live.​

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July 09, 2018

Before I Saw You

​We’re going to heart of the opioid crisis in America. We’ll talk about unplanned pregnancies and what do you do when you’ve been handed a messy life. Author Amy Sorrells is a registered nurse who uses stories to heal and give hope. Need some encouragement? Don’t miss the Monday edition of Chris Fabry Live.

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July 06, 2018

What Worried You

​It vexed you, it kept you up at night, it left you with a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach.  On Chris Fabry Live we're going to talk about the power of the unknown. I want you to hear a story concerning something I worried about for a long time. It was literally a hole in the wall. And that hole raised questions in my brain. Maybe you're worried about something today—hear encouragement for your soul as we wrap up the week on Chris Fabry Live. ​

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July 05, 2018

Lessons Learned From Time Away

​Chris Fabry has been away from the Radio Backyard Fence for a few weeks, but he returns live for an encouraging conversation. Did you ever have a burden released? Or are you carrying a weight right now? If you have a proverbial pack on your back, you’ll want to hear about a famous allegory and the freedom God wants you to experience from the past. Freedom from guilt and shame and sin. Don’t miss it on Chris Fabry Live.​

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July 04, 2018

Victory for Warriors after War

​Chad Robichaux’s story reads like a movie script. He was a Force Recon Marine, then became a police officer and went pro in mixed martial arts. But his success was clouded by his struggle with PTSD. His marriage began to disintegrate. He almost took his life. But on our July 4th edition of Chris Fabry Live, you’ll hear how this warrior fought for his marriage and how’s he’s fighting for the lives of others. Join us for a best-of edition of Chris Fabry Live.

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July 03, 2018

Veterans and Marriage

​Kathy had a lot of reasons to give up on her marriage. But she believed God had a plan for their family and kept her praying. On Chris Fabry Live, it’s a best-of broadcast with Kathy Robichaux. Her husband, Chad, was a Force Recon Marine and police officer who struggled with PTSD. As his life spiraled out of control, Kathy put her faith in the power of God to do the miraculous. Don’t miss the conversation on Chris Fabry Live.​

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July 02, 2018

I Can't Read My Bible Any More

Don’t miss this "Best of" birthday edition of Chris Fabry Live. We go back into the archives for a conversation about when you couldn’t read the Bible. Something happened in your life, something negative pushed you from the Scriptures. If you’re going through something that makes it difficult for you to read the Bible, you’re not alone. Don’t miss the honest conversation at the Radio Backyard Fence on Chris Fabry Live.​

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Chris Fabry

Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live, one hour of spiritual encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and his family live near Tucson, Ariz.

Chris Fabry Live

Chris Fabry Live

Chris Fabry Live is designed to build up the spiritual immune system of the Christian man and woman. As you walk through the journey of faith called the Christian life, you meet new people, learn new things, laugh, cry and, most importantly, grow in your understanding of God. With his sense of humor, sense of people and no sense of direction, host Chris Fabry treks that journey with you each weekday. Current events and issues, caller interaction, special guests and a few surprises all complement each other on this program. Chris Fabry Live challenges and encourages listeners in their journeys of faith.