When in the marriage timeline is the greatest risk of divorce? What are some of the breaking points for the marriage relationship and what can be done to build a healthy, strong foundation? Focus on the Family's Vice President of Marriage Greg Smalley shares personal challenges from his marriage in offering perspective on new information regarding divorce. You'll hear how these early problems don't need to signal the end of the marriage.
Voice of the Martyr's Todd Nettleton has just returned from his first trip to Israel and will share what he's learned from his visits with Christians in Israel and in the Palestinian-controlled West Bank. You'll hear how, though a free country, Christians are facing persecution; Todd will share what that persecution looks like in the Holy Land by recounting the stories of Christians that he met during his travels. You'll be encouraged as well by hearing the incredible ways God is at work drawing many to the gospel!
Dr. Greg Smalley serves as the vice president of Marriage and Family Formation at Focus on the Family. In this role, he develops and oversees initiatives that prepare individuals for marriage, strengthen and nurture existing marriages and help couples in marital crises.
Todd Nettleton is the Chief of Media Relations and Message Integration for The Voice of the Martyrs—USA and the host of The Voice of the Martyrs Radio. Todd serves as a voice for persecuted Christians, working with the media to tell people in the United States about the faithfulness of Christ’s followers in 70+ nations where they face persecution for wearing His name. During 20+ years serving at VOM, Todd has travelled the world and conducted face-to-face interviews with hundreds of Christians who’ve endured persecution in more than 30 nations.