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Unwrapping the Real Christmas

British evangelist J.John explains how we are easily distracted by the busyness of the holiday season, and reminds us of the true gifts God offers to all of us at Christmastime – forgiveness and salvation.

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How Advent Changed My Perspective on Christmas

Author Asheritah Ciuciu encourages listeners to study and embrace the four themes of Advent – hope, preparation, joy, and love – as a way of redeeming the Christmas season from the culture and making it Christ-focused. She also offers practical and fun suggestions to help families experience a meaningful Christmas.

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The Heroic Heart of the Pilgrims

Historian Rod Gragg shares the heroic story of the Pilgrims’ journey from England to the New World as they fled religious persecution and faced harsh conditions that led to disease and death. Our guest also recounts how the Plymouth Colony survived with the help of Native Americans and how the Mayflower Compact played a role in the foundation of American government.

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The Year My Family (Sort of) Didn't Complain

Best-selling author Tricia Goyer discusses the challenge she issued her family to go a full year without any kind of negative talk, highlighting the valuable lessons they learned and suggesting practical ways you can cultivate a more grateful attitude.

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The Beautiful Struggle to Forgive

Sports broadcaster Jason Romano candidly discusses his past struggles to forgive his alcoholic father for the pain he caused Jason as a child. Our guest describes how God comforted him, transformed his heart, and enabled him to fully forgive his dad.

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Are You a Good Listener?

Pastor Ted Cunningham shares one of his own personal challenges – becoming a better listener. He explains the obstacles we face when it comes to listening well, and offers ideas for overcoming those obstacles in order to hear what our friends and family are trying to tell us.

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Understanding the Two Different Sides of Love

In a discussion based on his book The Two Sides of Love, Dr. John Trent explains the differences between the “hard side” and the “soft side” of love and how they may manifest themselves in your marriage. He offers advice for how you and your spouse can strike a healthy balance between the two sides by developing qualities that you may be lacking.

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You Can Have a Healthy Family (Even if Yours Wasn't)

In a discussion based on her book Mending Broken Branches, Elizabeth Oates describes the negative impact that previous generations of your family can have on you, sharing about her own dysfunctional past that’s marked by divorce, neglect, and addiction. She suggests practical ways you can reclaim your family tree to become the spouse and/or parent God wants you to be.

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Understanding Our Mission in the Culture

John Stonestreet, President of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, encourages us to engage in the cultural discussion on issues like the value of human life and God’s design for sexuality and marriage. He admonishes Christians to persevere in sharing their faith and defending religious liberty.

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Guiding Your Child's Media Choices (Part 2 of 2)

In this very practical workshop, Jonathan McKee educates parents on apps like Instagram and Snapchat, provides insight into music lyrics and streaming services, and encourages parents to be more involved in the media choices their children make. (Part 2 of 2)

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