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Recovering from Spiritual Abuse

Spiritual abuse has a devastating effect on people. Since a very high level of trust is often placed in spiritual leaders, it is expected that the trust will be honored and guarded. When trust is violated the wound is very deep. Sometimes the wound is so deep that the wounded person cannot trust even a legitimate spiritual authority again. Besides ...
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The Lord Created Pets

March 5, 2022 The Lord Created Pets! My husband and I adopted a two-year-old rescue dog recently. Our 17-year-old beloved dog died 4 months ago. He was our son, Jeff's dog, before Jeff died of cancer in 2010. Jeff asked us to take care of his dog, and we did! What a wonderful pet and loving companion. He helped us grieve the loss of ...
Building a Positive Relationship with a Jehovah's Witness

Encounter Radio Program – Discussion about Jehovah’s Witnesses with Judy Redlich and Kay Meyer

Hi, I'm Judy Redlich of Encounter, a ministry of Bott Radio network. Have you ever had a relative or a friend that was a Jehovah Witness and they felt trapped? Or you didn't know how to share the gospel with them? Today my guest is Kay Meyer the founder and president of Family Shield Ministries. the ministry began in  St ...

The Well-being of Pastors and Church Workers

Saint Paul writes a letter to the Romans recorded as the book of Romans in the Bible, Chapter 1, that at long last he desires to come and visit with the Christians in Rome and he writes, “For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you. That is, that we may ...
What is a cult?

What is a Cult?

February 15, 2022 What is a Cult? Over the years as I present educational programs on "Responding and Witnessing to Jehovah's Witnesses" and "Responding and Witnessing to Mormons" I have had to explain to those who attend what a cult is. It is a very misunderstood word. Did you know that the New Testament has much to say about false prophets, ...
Teen Mom and Son

The Story of a Single Teenage Mom and Her Son

Join us today on Family Shield as I visit with Vicar Chris Hill. His teenage mother became pregnant with him. She could have released him for adoption but instead, because she already loved him even in the womb, she raised him to know and love Jesus. His mother continued to live out her faith and attended church with her parents. ...
Growing a Loving Blended Family

Growing a Loving Blended Family

How do we build a loving, blended family? Bringing two families into one is challenging and rewarding. What are some of the joys of having a blended family? What challenges do blended families face? According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, it can take up to two years for blended families to adjust to changes. But parents ...
Christians: Know and Love God's Word

Know & Love God’s Word

January 21, 2022 Christians: Know and Love God's Word Twenty years ago I asked my husband for a new Bible. He got me one that we thought had a leather cover, but as the years went by, we realized it was not leather.  Although I have many Bibles, this one has been my favorite over these years. I like the ...

Witnessing – A Lifestyle!

January 7, 2022 You're Invited! You're invited to attend "Witnessing-A Lifestyle," a four-week Bible study on Fridays from January 28 through February 18 at Concordia Lutheran Church, 505 S. Kirkwood Rd., Kirkwood, Missouri 63122. It begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 11 a.m. Kay Meyer, founder of Family Shield Ministries, and host of the Family Shield radio program & ...
Christmas Traditions

Family Shield Christmas Special – Christmas Traditions

God’s Word says, “Joseph, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son and you are to give him the name Jesus because he will save his people from their sins.” Christmas is a time to worship the babe in ...