Families are a special treasure and, as Christian parents, we are reminded that the most important thing we can give our children is a spiritual legacy. A new movie reminds us of the impact of that high calling. Then, what if you are struggling to have a family? We discuss National Infertility Week and a viable option for those families who struggle.
In this hour, our guest examines the selfie phenomenon, placing selfies within the long history of self-portraits in art, literature, and photography. He will show how self-portraits change our perspective of ourselves and each other in family dynamics, education, and discipleship. Be prepared to be challenged to push past unhealthy obsessions with beauty, wealth, and fame, as we learn to develop a thoughtful, biblical perspective on selfies and social media and to put ourselves in proper relation to God and each other.
Bob Lepine is Senior Vice President and Chief Creative Officer of FamilyLife and Co-Host of FamilyLife Today®, FamilyLife’s nationally syndicated radio program. A veteran of Christian radio, Bob has a degree in communications from the University of Tulsa. Prior to joining FamilyLife in 1992, Bob worked for local radio stations in Tulsa, Phoenix, Sacramento, and San Antonio. He is the author of The Christian Husband, and the on-air voice for “Truth for Life” with Alistair Begg. Bob also serves on the Executive Committee for National Religious Broadcasters.
Dr. Jeffrey Keenan, a highly respected infertility and reproductive medicine specialist, leads the NEDC team. He is the center’s president and medical director and a fertility specialist with the Southeastern Fertility Center in Knoxville, TN. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Keenan is also a professor at the University of Tennessee (UT) Graduate School of Medicine and is director of UT’s Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. In practice since 1990, Dr. Keenan has performed innumerable fertility procedures with outstanding success rates.
Craig Detweiler (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is an author, award-winning filmmaker, and cultural commentator who has been featured in the New York Times and on CNN, NPR, Fox News, and ABC's Nightline. He is president of The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology and is the author of several books, including iGods and Into the Dark: Seeing the Sacred in the Top Films of the 21st Century. He is also the coauthor of A Matrix of Meanings and editor of Halos and Avatars.
In the Market with Janet Parshall, challenges listeners to examine major news stories and issues being debated in the marketplace of ideas and speaks to them with the Word of God. In this fast-paced, caller-driven program, Janet evaluates newsworthy topics with guests and listeners using the Bible as a framework for discussion. This daily program addresses relevant issues important to Christians, with an engaging mix of listener interaction and commentary from highly respected guests.