Witnessing to Mormons about LDS History and Beliefs

Witnessing to Mormons about LDS History and Beliefs

How is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints dealing with touchy topics about their history that Mormon members can now so easily obtain on the Internet? What did the LDS Church believe and teach about race and the priesthood? What do they teach about polygamy? And do they really believe that man will become like God? Join us today as I interview Bill McKeever, President of Mormon Research Ministries. https://familyshieldministries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FSM_Jan_01_18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...
Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours

Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours

If you’re looking for parenting direction in today’s chaotic world and your pint-sized treasures always seem to have the upper hand, you’re not alone. How can we encourage healthy attitudes, positive behavior, and long-lasting values in children of all ages? Join us today as we talk with the author of Making Children Mind without Losing Yours. My guest is Dr. Kevin Leman. He’s an internationally known psychologist, radio and television personality, speaking and educator who has taught and entertained audiences worldwide with his wit and common sense. He’s a New York Times Bestselling Author of more than 50 books. Leman lives with his wife Sandy in Arizona. They have five children and four grandchildren....
Holiday Traditions for the Family

Holiday Traditions for the Family

Why are traditions and precious memories important as we build strong, healthy families for Christ? Why do traditions matter? How can we show our children and grandchildren who they are, and what’s important to us? What traditions do you and your family enjoy during the holidays? Join us today as we discuss family traditions. My guests are Coreen Jander and Faith Spelbring. We’ll learn about their families and discuss traditions for the holidays. https://familyshieldministries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FSM_Dec_18_17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...
Why Do Christians Celebrate Christmas? and Why Don’t Jehovah’s Witnesses?

Why Do Christians Celebrate Christmas? and Why Don’t Jehovah’s Witnesses?

What is the incarnation of Christ? When did it happen, and why should it be celebrated and proclaimed to all people? Why do the prophesies about Christ predicted in the Old Testament, fulfilled in the New Testament matter? Why and how should we celebrate Christmas? Why do Jehovah’s Witnesses tell their members and followers that they shouldn’t celebrate Christmas? How can Christians respond to Jehovah’s Witnesses and share the truth of God’s Word? Join us today as we discuss celebrating the birth of Christ. My guest is Bob Gray. Bob was a Jehovah’s Witness for over 20 years and served as a Jehovah’s Witness elder, pioneer, Watch Tower study conductor and service overseer before he came to know Christ. Now as a Christian he reaches out in love to...
Eight Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids

Eight Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids

What are Eight Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids? Why should we control our volume knob? What does listening have to do with parenting effectively? Why should we understand the power of our words, and why is regular family time so important? Join us today as I interview Dr. Todd Cartmell, author of 8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids, he is a clinical child psychologist, and author of several parenting books. He and his wife life in Chicago and have two sons. https://familyshieldministries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FSM_Dec_04_17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...
Dealing with Depression

Dealing with Depression

What is depression? What are symptoms we should watch for? How is it diagnosed and treated? Join us today as we discuss dealing with depression. My guest is Dr. Richard Winter, Professor Emeritus of Applied Theology and Counseling at Covenant Seminary. https://familyshieldministries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FSM_Nov_27_17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...
Confirmation and Today’s Youth

Confirmation and Today’s Youth

Why should congregations develop a holistic approach to involving young Christians into the life of the church, especially as it relates to confirmation? What is the history of confirmation? Why is much of what is occurring in our churches not meeting the needs of today’s youth, and why are so many youth and young adults leaving the church? Join us today as I interview Rev. Peter Naefger, Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. Our topic: beginning with the end in mind. https://familyshieldministries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FSM_Nov_13_17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...
The Two Kingdoms of God

The Two Kingdoms of God

Christians live in two kingdoms. What is the kingdom of the right, and the kingdom of the left? Why should Christians understand these teachings? Today my guest is Dr. Gregory Seltz, the Executive Director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty. Today we’ll talk about two kingdoms of God and learn about LCRL Freedom. https://familyshieldministries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FSM_Nov_06_17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...
God Grows Families

God Grows Families

God doesn’t always send us a family in the way we expect, but God always has a plan. We just need to wait for Him to show us His plan, and be open to sharing God’s love with all people. Joan Harwell and her husband never had children of their own, yet God eventually sent them a family from India. Join us today as I interview Joan Harwell and Rev. Stanish Stanley. We’ll learn how God grows families. https://familyshieldministries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FSM_Oct_02_17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...
Eight Great Smarts

Eight Great Smarts

Why should we expose our young children to a variety of activities so their God-given passions can be awakened? What are the Eight Great Smarts? How do we discover and nurture our childrens’ intelligence? My guest today is Dr. Cathy Koch. She’s the founder and president of Celebrate Kids and an internationally celebrated speaker and radio guest. Today we’re talking about her book, 8 Great Smarts: Discover and Nurture Your Child’s Intelligences. This book is packed full of practical, hands-on guidance, and will help parents tailor their parenting style to bring out the best in the unique children God has given them. https://familyshieldministries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FSM_Sep_04_17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...
Balance – When Life is Overwhelming

Balance – When Life is Overwhelming

Why is it that some people are content, while others never seem to be satisfied? One important aspect of having a balanced life is recognizing that a balanced life does not mean that we are perfect or have a perfect life. Having a balanced life means learning to manage physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and spiritual needs of yourself and your family. As a Christian man or woman of God, we must learn to accept failures and bumps in the road. Today I’ll be sharing information from my Bible study entitled “Balance: Christ Filled Living.” I’m going to be sharing the information from chapter three that is entitled “Balance – When Life Seems Overwhelming.” https://familyshieldministries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/FSM_Jun_26_17.mp3Podcast:...
Father’s Day Special

Father’s Day Special

Why are fathers so important to their children? What are the joys and challenges of being a father in today’s world? Why should we celebrate dads? Did you know that research shows fathers are central to the emotional well-being of their children? Studies show that if a child’s father is affectionate, supportive, and involved, he will contribute greatly to his child’s cognitive, language, and social development, as well as academic achievement, a sense of well-being, and a positive self-esteem. Stay tuned for today’s Family Shield, Father’s Day Special. I’ll be talking with Adam Hautly and Nate Schmoll. They are both fathers of young children. https://familyshieldministries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FSM_Jun_12_17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...
Divorce and Our Children

Divorce and Our Children

Did you know that 40% of marriages in the United States ends in divorce? How does divorce impact our children? What should parents say when telling their child about the divorce? How can we make sure our children don’t think they are to blame? And what are normal reactions for children to separation and divorce? Join us today as I interview Marie Yvette Seltz, a professional counselor. We’ll discuss divorce and our children. https://familyshieldministries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FSM_Apr-01_17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...