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Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman is a weekly 54-minute radio program offering life-changing insight and realistic advice for strengthening relationships.

Latest Episode: The Grumbler’s Guide to Giving Thanks - Dustin Crowe

Saturday, January 16

For most of us, grumbling comes a lot easier than gratitude. But this week, you’ll hear about the heart-altering power of thanksgiving in all situations. Author and pastor Dustin Crowe says there are tangible and quantifiable results of living a life of gratitude. Don’t miss the encouragement on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Strength for the Cancer Journey - Deborah Barr

Saturday, January 9

If you’ve been given the diagnosis of cancer, or if someone you care about has, don’t miss this edition of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Author and speaker Deborah Barr says cancer is a hard, reluctant journey through rugged, unfamiliar terrain. But you can find the strength you need if you’ll allow God to join you on this trail. Whether a patient or a caregiver, you’ll be encouraged. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Habakkuk - Dannah Gresh

Saturday, January 2

The world has been upended by uncertainty, financial upheaval, a contentious election, racial division and a pandemic, as well. Today, Dannah Gresh reminds us of the message of an Old Testament prophet named Habakkuk.  If you’re asking, “Where is God in all this? Is he in control?” Don’t miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary - December

Saturday, December 26

The questions are in, your messages have been received, and it’s time for answers. Each month the New York Times bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages takes questions and comments from his listener line. And this week, it’s our final broadcast of 2020 and some great questions about marriage struggles, the love languages and more. Don’t miss todays December Dear Gary broadcast on Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Hosanna In Excelsis - David and Barbara Leeman

Saturday, December 19

There’s nothing that warms the heart like great Christmas hymns. And on this edition of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, you’ll hear the stories behind some of those unforgettable songs. David and Barbara Leeman will take us on a guided tour of Christmas music that has stood the test of time. Don’t miss the inspiration, comfort and joy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Marching Around Jericho - Lynn Donovan

Saturday, December 12

If you’re in a spiritually mismatched marriage, don’t miss this edition of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Lynn Donovan prayed for the “walled-off heart” of her spouse for years. Then she read the biblical story of the walls of Jericho that came tumbling down. If your heart yearns for your spouse to come alive spiritually, don’t miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Motherhood Without All The Rules - Maggie Combs

Saturday, December 5

If you’re a mom looking for the right rules to help guide you, this edition of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman is for you! Author and speaker Maggie Combs says many moms are living under the pressure of misguided rules that lead to bondage, not freedom. Hear the liberating “gospel truth” about your role as a mother. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary - November

Saturday, November 28

You’ve heard that when you get to the end of your rope you need to a tie a knot and hang on, right? Well, if that’s you, tune in to the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. On our November “Dear Gary” broadcast, you’ll hear answers to some deep marriage and family struggles, and words of hope from the author of the NY Times bestseller, The Five Love Languages. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Get Out Of Your Head - Jennie Allen

Saturday, November 21

Are your thoughts holding you captive? Do you feel you’ll never be good enough, that others have a better life? Then hear Jennie Allen’s story on this edition of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Jennie knows what it’s like to swirl in a spiral of destructive thoughts, but she also knows you don’t have to stay stuck in toxic thinking patterns. Don’t miss the encouragement to “get out of your head"! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Seen. Known. Loved. - York Moore

Saturday, November 14

Every person on the planet has longings inside placed there by God. But many never discover what they truly desire. So says author and speaker York Moore. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, he’ll talk about his own search for meaning and where that search led. He believes each person needs to be seen, known and loved. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Screen Kids - Arlene Pellicane

Saturday, November 7

Technology has helped children stay in school during the pandemic. But what are the hidden costs of so much screen time? On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, author and speaker Arlene Pellicane will help parents and grandparents who are struggling with this topic. What are the skills every child needs in a tech-driven world? Hear a practical program on this edition of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary - October

Saturday, October 31

You never know what you’re going to hear when Dr. Gary Chapman takes phone calls from listeners. It could be a marriage struggle, a disagreement about a previous answer he’s given, or a parenting question. He’ll tackle any relational issue you have—from in-laws to the love languages. Need some encouragement? Don’t miss the October “Dear Gary” broadcast on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Together Through the Storms - Jeff and Sarah Walton

Saturday, October 24

When Sarah and Jeff said, “I do,” they had no idea the storms their marriage would face. Chronic illness, baggage from the past, a child with a neurological challenge, financial struggles and more. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Sarah and Jeff talk about how they were able to navigate those storms. If the waves are crashing on your marriage, join us for the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Dad Difference - Bryan Loritts

Saturday, October 17

What does it take to be a great dad? On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, author and pastor and dad, Bryan Loritts gives the four gifts your child needs from his or her father. You’ll hear stories of not-so-perfect dads as well as those who overcome great obstacles to become fathers who made a difference. Don’t miss the encouragement for dads of all ages on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Fight for Love - Rosie Makinney

Saturday, October 10

If your husband is addicted to pornography, you won’t want to miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Rosie Makinney was in that exact situation and she decided she would fight for her marriage and fight for love. How do you do that, especially if your husband won’t admit his addiction? Don’t miss the help and hope for marriages affected by pornography. It’s coming up on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A Practical Guide for Praying Parents-Dr. Erwin Lutzer

Saturday, October 3

If you’re an anxious parent, you won’t want to miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Dr. Erwin Lutzer wants to help you go from “anxious” to “praying.” If you have a prodigal child or grandchild with a hardened heart, how do you pray? And how do you avoid repetitious requests? Hear “A Pracital Guide for Praying Parents” on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary - September

Saturday, September 26

Dr. Gary Chapman is known for the 5 Love Languages. His passion is to connect couples and singles with that unique approach to relationships. And he’s not afraid to tackle real life struggles. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, you’ll hear never-before-asked questions about the love languages. The answers might help you. Hear the conversation on the September edition of Dear Gary—on Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A Higher Calling - Harold and Rachel Earls

Saturday, September 19

He dreamed of climbing to the top of the biggest mountain in the world. She dreamed of starting a family and having a great marriage. On today's Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Captain Harold Earls and Rachel Earls tell their story of the mountain that stood between them. Could the differences between you and your spouse forge an unbreakable bond? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Love Like You Mean It - Bob Lepine

Saturday, September 12

Every year, millions of couples pledge their love before family and friends. Do they know what they’d getting into? On today's Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, veteran radio host and pastor Bob Lepine (luh PEEN) encourages husbands and wives to “love like you mean it.” Part of the struggle in today’s culture is that we don’t understand the meaning of the word “love.” Don’t miss the marriage encouragement on this edition of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Becoming Sage - Michelle Van Loon

Saturday, September 5

If you’re somewhere in mid-life or beyond, you won’t want to miss this edition of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Michelle Van Loon believes older Christians represent an untapped resource for the church. If you’re not content to simply coast spiritually, you’ll be encouraged by the conversation about “Becoming Sage.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Recovered

Saturday, August 29

​Getting hit by an 18-wheeler changed Robby’s life. Because of the accident, he became addicted to painkillers and that sent him on a dangerous spiral. On a best-of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Robby Gallaty tells his redemptive story and gives hope for anyone praying for a prodigal. Hear how God intervened in Robby’s life on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Wise Women Managing Money

Saturday, August 22

​Women today control more than 50% of the wealth in America. They want to steward their resources well, but many lack the confidence in the area of money management. On a best-of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Miriam Neff and Valerie Hogan team up to help empower women. Learn how to take charge of your finances. Don’t miss the encouragement on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Homeschool Bravely — with Jamie Erickson

Saturday, August 15

Many parents are considering the positive choice of homeschooling their children. But there are still doubts and fears that surface. On this best-of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, educator and speaker, Jamie Erickson discusses how to move past those doubts and fears and teach your children with confidence. Learn how to homeschool bravely, on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Featured Resource: Homeschool Bravely See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Building Love Together in Blended Families

Saturday, August 8

​Author and director of Family Life Blended, Ron Deal wants to help you build love together in your blended family. On a best-of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Ron talks about the unique challenges step-families encounter. You need more than just good intentions to overcome them. How do you build trust and become one? Don’t miss the encouragement for blended families on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Surviving Sorrow

Saturday, August 1

​Kim Erickson's life changed forever on the day her three-year-old son died. On a best-of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Kim shows the step-by-step process she took to not only survive that ordeal, but begin to live again. Get practical and biblical help if you're going through a deep loss—or learn how to help someone else. Don't miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

You Can Trust God to Write Your Story

Saturday, July 25

​When you experience loss and disappointment, it's easy to ask, "Why is God allowing this to happen?" On a best-of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, you'll hear the story of authors and speakers Robert Wolgemuth and Nancy Demoss Wolgemuth. They say that no matter what circumstances you're going through, there's something bigger going on with your story. How do you embrace this mystery? Don't miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The DIY Guide to Building a Family that Lasts

Saturday, July 18

​Is it possible to have the home life you want with the people you love? On a best-of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Dr. Shannon Warden gives practical tools to help transform your home life. Renovating a relationship is a lot like fixing an old house. It takes a lot of “sweat equity,” which means hard work. But it’s worth it! Find some new tools to help your family on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Smart Phones

Saturday, July 11

​Your teenager wants a smart phone. Everybody has one. How do you respond? On a best-of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, two guests help you navigate the questions and pitfalls of smart phone usage and your children. How do you deal with your fears of losing control? Could a smart phone actually improve your relationship? Hear the encouraging conversation on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Cousin Camp

Saturday, July 4

​If you want to create lasting memories with your grandchildren, don't miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Susan Alexander Yates will talk about creating a "Cousin Camp" that brings grandchildren together over the summer. She'll give practical tips on how to plan activities and spiritual lessons that your family will talk about for years to come. Hear more on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

5 Simple Ways to Strengthen Your Marriage

Saturday, June 27

​Since the outbreak of the COVID-19, couples have been forced to spend more time together.  For some, that has led to a deepening of the marriage.  But for many, the home has become a battleground.  On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, you’ll hear five simple ways to strengthen your marriage…when you’re stuck at home together.  Don’t miss the practical marriage help on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Lead Me

Saturday, June 20

​If you feel like you're walking a tightrope as a father—juggling work and family responsibilities, don't miss the Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Former lead singer with Sanctus Real. Matt Hammit recognized the increasing conflict between his wife and children and his career pursuits. Hear about the difficult choices he made on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Embracing Uncomfortable

Saturday, June 13

​Every day we make decisions about our lives. But instead of choosing what is best, we often gravitate toward what is easiest. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, author and educator, Dr. Deborah Gorton provides encouragement about facing your fears and pursuing your true purpose by "embracing uncomfortable." Learn more on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Thriving in Love and Money

Saturday, June 6

​One of the big conflicts in marriage is how to handle money. So says author and speaker, Shaunti Feldhahn. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, she'll describe the struggles and disagreements she and her husband had, as well as give game-changing insights about your relationship, your money and yourself. How to thrive in love and money, on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.​ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary

Saturday, May 30

​Once a month the New York Times bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages takes questions and comments from his listener line. And on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, you’ll hear callers from around the country ask questions and give feedback that might help you in your relational struggles. Don’t miss the fun on the May Dear Gary broadcast—coming up the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Staying Power

Saturday, May 23

​When life sends it's worst, marriages often suffer. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Gene and Carol Kent talk about the greatest crisis they faced in their marriage. If you and your spouse are under great stress because of some unforeseen circumstance, they believe you can come out on the other side more loving and committed. Find out how on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Who’s Got Your Back

Saturday, May 16

​Ask a man you know this question: “Who’s got your back?” The answer, many times, is, “No one.” On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, author and speaker David Smith talks about men making and keeping great relationships with other men. Why do so many men go at life alone? What can we learn from the friendships of Jesus? Don’t miss an important conversation on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Five to Thrive

Saturday, May 9

​Each person has five core needs. If you want to thrive, those needs must be met in healthy ways. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, author and educator, Dr. Kathy Koch will help you determine if your core needs are being met. And if they aren’t, she’ll help you develop an action plan. If you’re not thriving, don’t miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Value of Wrinkles

Saturday, May 2

​It’s time to reconsider our attitudes toward aging. So says author and speaker, Isabel Tom. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, she’ll describe her years of working and living with older adults and what they have to offer the younger generations. How do you teach people the value of wrinkles in a culture that worships youth? Don’t miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Featured Resource: The Value of Wrinkles See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary

Saturday, April 25

​You've heard that when you get to the end of your rope you need to a tie a knot and hang on, right? Well, if that's you, tune in to the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. On our April "Dear Gary" broadcast, you'll hear answers to some deep marriage and family struggles, and words of hope from the author of the NY Times bestseller, The Five Love Languages. Don't miss the questions and answers on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Resource: Holding onto Love After You've Lost a Baby: The Five Love Languages for Grieving Parents See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Holding Onto Love After the Loss of a Baby

Saturday, April 18

​Losing a child is among the most tragic experiences a parent can face. The crushing grief affects the marriage and family like nothing else. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Candy McVicar talks about her own journey through loss and how the principles in The Five Love Languages helped her and her family. If someone you know is grieving, don’t miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Resource: Holding onto Love After You've Lost a Baby: The Five Love Languages for Grieving Parents  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Inexpressible

Saturday, April 11

​"When the person from whom I have a right to expect nothing gives me everything." That's a working definition of a three-letter Hebrew word that's found throughout the Bible. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, musician and author Michael Card reveals the mystery of hesed. How could one little word change the way you live? Find out on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Recovered

Saturday, April 4

​Getting hit by an 18-wheeler changed Robby's life. Because of the accident, he became addicted to painkillers and that sent him on a dangerous spiral. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Robby Gallaty tells his redemptive story and gives hope for anyone praying for a prodigal. Hear how God intervened in Robby's life on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary

Saturday, March 28

​What do you do to get your husband to talk? How do you get a child to give you a second chance when you've made a mistake? You'll hear answers to those questions on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Plus, a spouse who has given up on the marriage. Hear responses from trusted pastor and author of the New York Times bestseller, the 5 Love Languages. Don't miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Real Life Love

Saturday, March 21

​He's the grandson of a world-famous marriage expert, and you'll hear him on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Author and speaker, Michael Gibson, will talk about lessons learned from his grandfather, Dr. Gary Smalley. His message is for singles and others struggling to let go of the fairytale and find "real life love." Don't miss the encouragement on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Surviving Sorrow

Saturday, March 14

​Kim Erickson’s life changed forever on the day her three-year-old son died. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Kim shows the step-by-step process she took to not only survive that ordeal, but begin to live again. Get practical and biblical help if you’re going through a deep loss—or learn how to help someone else. Don’t miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Jesus Dare

Saturday, March 7

​A dare is a dare, right? Unless it's a double-dog—or triple-dog dare. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, author and speaker Jay Payleitner will dare you to open the door of faith. He asks, "What if Jesus really is who he says he is?"  What difference might happen in your life and relationships if you took "The Jesus Dare?" Find out on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary

Saturday, February 29

​You've heard that when you get to the end of your rope you need to a tie a knot and hang on, right? Well, if that's you, here's a better idea. Tune in to the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. On our February edition of "Dear Gary," you'll hear answers to some deep marriage and family struggles, and words of hope from the author of the NY Times bestseller, The Five Love Languages. Don't miss the questions and answers on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Uncovering the Love of Jesus

Saturday, February 22

​If you feel like Easter Sunday sneaks up on you every year, don't miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Author and speaker, Asheritah Ciuciu believes with some preparation of our hearts, we can enter the season known as "Lent" and have it transform our perspective of Jesus. You can also lead your children to a deeper understanding of God's love. Find out how on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Building Love Together in Blended Families

Saturday, February 15

​Author and director of Family Life Blended, Ron Deal wants to help you build love together in your blended family. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Ron talks about the unique challenges step-families encounter. You need more than just good intentions to overcome them. How do you build trust and become one? Don't miss the encouragement for blended families on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Vertical Marriage

Saturday, February 8

​If you asked your spouse to rate your marriage from 1-10, what would he or she say? On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Dave asked his wife Ann that question. Her response was, "I've lost my feelings for you." Hear what happened to them and the secret they learned that might turn your marriage around. Don't miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Not From Around Here

Saturday, February 1

​"There is so much division in the country right now." Have you heard someone say that lately? On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Brandon O'Brien talks about the things that divide us, unite us, and how to move forward in a presidential election year. Having lived as an outsider, he's heard, "You're not from around here, are you?" You'll hear why that's important on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary

Saturday, January 25

​What would you say to a woman whose husband has said, “I’ve fallen out of love?” What would you say to a husband whose wife has cheated on him? Coming up on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, it’s our January Dear Gary edition as the New York Times bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages takes questions and comments from his listener line. Hear some honest struggles shared on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Wise Women Managing Money

Saturday, January 18

​Women today control more than 50% of the wealth in America. They want to steward their resources well, but many lack the confidence in the area of money management. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Miriam Neff and Valerie Hogan team up to help empower women. Learn how to take charge of your finances. Don’t miss the encouragement on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Homeschool Bravely

Saturday, January 11

​Many parents are considering the positive choice of homeschooling their children. But there are still doubts and fears that surface. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, educator and speaker, Jamie Erickson discusses how to move past those doubts and fears and teach your children with confidence. Learn how to homeschool bravely, on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Complicated Heart

Saturday, January 4

​Sarah Mae’s story reads like a novel. From an early age she suffered neglect and abuse. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, you’ll hear her story and the complicated journey she took to forgive her alcoholic mother. She made a promise to her mom that she would share the truth about their story. Don’t miss the conversation on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary

Saturday, December 28

​The questions are in, your messages have been received, and it’s time for answers on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Each month the New York Times bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages takes questions and comments from his listener line. And this week, it’s the last broadcast of 2019 featuring great questions about marriage struggles, the love languages and more. Don’t miss the December Dear Gary broadcast on Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. 52 Uncommon Family Adventures See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Devotions for Marriage

Saturday, December 21

​As we approach a new year, many couples want a fresh start to their marriage. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Dr. Tim Keller and his wife of 43 years, Kathy, talk about the meaning of marriage. Connecting on a soul-level each day in 2020 can draw you closer to God and each other. How do you begin to pray together if you’ve never done that? Hear a practical conversation about marriage on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Love Struck

Saturday, December 14

​We live in a sex-saturated society. And yet, our culture has not understood the true beauty of physical intimacy in marriage. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, how to discover God’s design for romance, marriage and sexual intimacy from the Song of Solomon. Author Sharon Jaynes says sex is not something evil that marriage permits, it’s a gift from God that marriage protects. Don’t miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Bible and Breakfast

Saturday, December 7

​Many in today’s world feel like they start their day on empty and run on fumes. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, learn how to kickstart your soul every day. Author Asheritah Ciuciu believes it all begins in the morning by feeding your body and soul. She says it will change the way you view life and the struggles you face. Bible and Breakfast—don’t miss the conversation on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary

Saturday, November 30

​You’ve heard that when you get to the end of your rope you need to a tie a knot and hang on, right? Well, if that’s you, tune in to the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. On our November “Dear Gary” broadcast, you’ll hear answers to some deep marriage and family struggles, and words of hope the author of the NY Times bestseller, The Five Love Languages. Don’t miss the questions and answers on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Characters of Christmas

Saturday, November 23

​You’ve heard the story of the birth of Jesus since you were a child. But this year, take a closer look at the unlikely people caught up in his story. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, author Daniel Darling shines a spotlight on the characters of Christmas. Get a fresh view of the miracle birth of Jesus by looking at this event through their eyes. Don’t miss the conversation on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Empty Nest, Full Life

Saturday, November 16

​As a parent, you’ve dreamed of having an empty nest. But when the last little bird flies, it can bring grief along with the joy. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, author and speaker Jill Savage says those conflicting feelings are normal. Marriage struggles you didn’t know were there many times surface. How do you handle all the changes? Don’t miss Jill Savage on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

You Can Trust God to Write Your Story

Saturday, November 9

​When you experience loss and disappointment, it’s easy to ask, “Why is God allowing this to happen?” On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, you’ll hear the story of authors and speakers Robert Wolgemuth and Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth. They say that no matter what circumstances you’re going through, there’s something bigger going on with your story. How do you embrace this mystery? Don’t miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Power of Hospitality

Saturday, November 2

​Many in today’s world feel isolated, lonely and disconnected. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, author Leslie Verner talks about the power of hospitality to change lives. She says there are many people all around us who need an invitation. Seeing them is the first step in connecting to their hearts. Don’t miss a challenging and hopeful conversation on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary

Saturday, October 26

​This weekend, hear Dr. Gary Chapman take your questions about marriage, parenting and the love languages on Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Each month he opens the listener line to deal with something going on in your life. You might hear a question and an answer that will guide you closer to someone you love. Don't miss the variety of questions that come from listeners around the country on October's Dear Gary—on Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Your Marriage Today…and Tomorrow

Saturday, October 19

​Do you want to build a marriage now that your kids will thank you for later? On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, a best-of broadcast featuring Dr. Crawford Loritts—he and his wife, Karen, have been married 45 years. How do you build a union together that will not only stand but also leave a legacy to the next generation and beyond? Don’t miss the hope and encouragement for your marriage on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing Love Abundantly in Special Needs Families

Saturday, October 12

​If you have a child with special needs, don’t miss the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Between the worry, visits to the doctor, appointments at school, and a thousand challenges for everyday life, you can be overwhelmed and exhausted. Jolene Philo has been there and she has help and hope for your special needs family. Hear the encouragement on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Who Do You See When You Look At Me?

Saturday, October 5

​If you’re a parent of a child with a disability, you won’t want to miss the encouragement on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. You’ll hear the story of Grace Anna Rogers who has struggled with her health from birth. But that hasn’t kept her from living fully and singing with all her heart. You’ll hear from her mother, Angela, and Grace Anna herself, on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dear Gary

Saturday, September 28

​Dr. Gary Chapman is known for the 5 Love Languages. His passion is to connect couples and singles with the love of God. And he's not afraid to tackle real life struggles. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, questions about marriage difficulties, family conflict and a lot more. You might hear an answer to something you're going through. Hear the conversation on the September edition of Dear Gary—on Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Practicing the Present

Saturday, September 21

​Do you find yourself living more in the past and the future than right now? Do the regrets behind you hold you back? Do the hopes of tomorrow keep you waiting? On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, author and professor emeritus at Moody Bible Institute, Dr. John Koessler helps you practice the present. Join us for the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Emptied

Saturday, September 14

Most couples enter marriage with high expectations of happiness. Jonathan and Wynter Pitts struggled with that reality through their years together—and then the unthinkable happened. On this episode of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, hear their story and why the concept of being "emptied" is an encouraging picture of marriage. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Smart Phones

Saturday, September 7

​Your teenager wants a smart phone. Everybody has one. How do you respond? On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, two guests help you navigate the questions and pitfalls of smart phone usage and your children. How do you deal with your fears of losing control? Could a smart phone actually improve your relationship? Hear the encouraging conversation on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Choose Greatness

Saturday, August 31

​When Clarence was a teenager, Pastor Gary walked onto a basketball court and began a relationship with him. Now, decades later, Dr. Clarence Shuler and Dr. Gary Chapman are helping a new generation of young men. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, hear a best-of conversation between these lifelong friends about Choosing Greatness. Don’t miss this special Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Overcomer

Saturday, August 24

​The Kendrick brothers have thrilled movie-going audiences for years—and this weekend their sixth feature film, Overcomer, is being released. On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, director, actor and author, Alex Kendrick details the themes tackled in the film. How does he explain the reactions to War Room, Courageous and their other films? Don’t miss Alex Kendrick on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Lies Girls Believe

Saturday, August 17

​You cannot change the world your daughter is growing up in, but you can prepare her for it. On a best-of, Building Relationships s with Dr. Gary Chapman, author and speaker Dannah Gresh identifies some of the lies the culture is telling your daughter. And she has the perfect antidote to those lies—the truth that comes from God’s Word. How do you communicate that effectively to help tween girls understand who they really are? Lies Girls Believe—on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Your Future Self

Saturday, August 10

​If you kick yourself for your anger problem, if you can’t believe you finished the whole half gallon of ice cream, don’t miss a best-of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. Author and speaker Drew Dyck says the Bible and brain science teach us a lot about self-control. Don’t miss a helpful conversation for sinners, quitters, and procrastinators—on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Workplace Appreciation

Saturday, August 3

​Think of your workplace. Are you excited to go there and be part of a team growing together and reaching toward a common goal? Or do you feel overwhelmed by negativity and competition? On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, a best-of broadcast with Dr. Paul White who will talk about what you can do to change your workplace. He believes organizations are empowered when people are encouraged. Don’t miss the practical advice on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Marriage Knot

Saturday, July 27

​What does it take to make a strong marriage? On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, Ron and Jody hadn’t been married a year and their marriage was falling apart. Their struggles led to a discovery that marriage is like tying two pieces of string together. That knot has to be kept tight. They found seven choices that keep couples together. And you’ll hear about them on a best-of broadcast on Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Do Something Beautiful

Saturday, July 20

​Do you find yourself chasing “something more?” Is there an unsatisfied longing you have deep in your heart? On the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, hear a best-of conversation with author R. York Moore. He says you were created to be part of a bigger story. How do you reframe your life so you can be all God wants you to be? His answer is, “Do Something Beautiful.” Find out what that means on the next Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Love Language Minute is a daily one-minute radio program. In a world where life is so busy that most people forget to care for their closest relationships, Gary Chapman is there to help individuals refocus and recalibrate.

BROWSE EPISODES
Latest Episode: Fill the emotional tank

Thursday, January 21

Your child's love tank is waiting to be filled. Problems with your child's behavior is symptomatic of their love tank being empty. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Is gift-giving your love language?

Wednesday, January 20

If your spouse doesn't speak your love language of gift-giving, continue to speak theirlove language. A gentle reminder to them of what your love language is might be helpful. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Love is a confusing word

Tuesday, January 19

We use the word "love" in so many different ways. Chose the love word that focuses on the kind of love that's essential to your emotional health. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Speaking your spouse's love language without reciprocation

Monday, January 18

Speaking your spouse's love language without their reciprocation might indicate that a lingering hurt may be the cause. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Love, but not “in love”?

Friday, January 15

Your spouse says they love you but are not “in love” with you.  It means they don’t have those euphoric feelings they once had earlier in your relationship. But true love is best developed through acts of love, and the emotions will follow. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

What to do during a separation

Thursday, January 14

Hold your spouse accountable for their transgressions, but examine your own failures and confess them as well. Mutual respect for each other during this period is vital. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

How to get your spouse to speak your love language

Wednesday, January 13

You can’t make someone speak your love language, but you can remind them of what yours is. This little nudge will help your spouse to learn and speak your love language. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Your spouse has left you. Now what?

Tuesday, January 12

The loneliness you feel after your spouse has left you is understandable; but beginning to date again immediately after the separation isn’t the answer. Your well-being is best served by seeking connections with long-time trusted friends. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

When your spouse doesn’t speak your love language

Monday, January 11

It’s quite possible that your spouse doesn’t know what your love language is. Reading The 5 Love Languagestogether might open your spouse’s eyes to what your love language is. This will help them express their love is a way that is better received. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Can you change your love language?

Friday, January 8

We can’t choose or change our love language, but we change the way we express our love language in a manner that is better received. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Leaving your spouse for someone else

Thursday, January 7

Leaving your spouse for someone else often comes from losing the feelingof love. Yielding to your “in love” emotions will never sustain a sound relationship. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Understanding separation

Wednesday, January 6

Most people feel their marital separation is their spouse’s fault. The Bible instructs us to remove the log from our own eye first. Focus on your own culpability as well. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Seeking reconciliation

Tuesday, January 5

Seeking reconciliation doesn’t require that we hide our emotions. But instead of responding in anger, express how the transgression makes you feel. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The challenges of child-rearing

Monday, January 4

Married couples come into parenting untrained. Reading The Five Love Languages of Childrenis a great place to start! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Work is ordained by God

Friday, January 1

God ordained that man should work beforethe fall. Work is not a curse but a blessing. All our work should be for our satisfaction and to God’s glory. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Financial concerns

Thursday, December 31

Jesus said, “A man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions”. Our satisfaction doesn’t come in the form of financial success. Relationships are our real assets. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Unreciprocated love

Wednesday, December 30

What might help your spouse to speak your love language? Make a request of your spouse that would require their response to be in your love language. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Unconditional Love

Tuesday, December 29

Unconditional love is love that seeks the best for another person, regardless of their response. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Addicted to pornography

Monday, December 28

Any addiction, especially pornography, is an addiction that’s built on the lie that you have the power to conquer it yourself. Overcoming the addiction requires Divine help. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Putting the “merry” in Merry Christmas

Friday, December 25

The shepherds in the Christmas story can teach us how to be merry at Christmas time. They returned to their fields “glorifying and praising God”. Find time today to raise your spirit in praise to God! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Being a spectacle

Thursday, December 24

Scripture tells us that our lives are a spectacle to others – a visual manifestation of God’s work in us. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Christmas brings us together

Wednesday, December 23

The Christmas story is the story of God reaching down to us to bring us together with Himself. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Spiritual intimacy

Tuesday, December 22

Spiritual intimacy in a marriage is usually the most difficult practice, but also the most important. Walking with God and sharing that walk with your spouse leads to lasting intimacy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Away from family during the Holidays

Monday, December 21

If your loved one is away during the holidays, make sure to reach out and touch them through a call, text or email – letting them know you’re thinking of them. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dating someone with a different Love Language

Friday, December 18

Dating someone with a different love language is challenging. If they are speaking your love language, it’s important that you learn to speak their love language. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Saving your marriage while separated

Thursday, December 17

It’s important to reflect on what brought about the separation in the first place, and honestly deal with those failures. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Two becoming One

Wednesday, December 16

When contemplating marriage, it’s important that you’re of the same mind and purpose so you can become one beyond just the physical. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A friend struggling with pornography

Tuesday, December 15

Scripture instructs us to confront a brother or sister who persists in sinful behavior; but confront them with the purpose of restoration and holy living. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Family away during the holidays

Monday, December 14

When family members are away during the holidays, talk about them and bring back memories that bind them to you. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Husbands and wives as teammates

Friday, December 11

Approaching your marriage relationship as teammates provides the opportunity to compliment each other, strengthening the quality of your relationship. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Challenges after a divorce

Thursday, December 10

What do you do when your former spouse wants to work on your relationship after your divorce? Seek wise counsel as you navigate through this complicated challenge. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Parent or Friend

Wednesday, December 9

As a parent, you can also be your child’s friend; but first and foremost, you’re their parent – not their peer. Your authority and responsibility as a parent should not be relinquished. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Don’t be a dream-killer

Tuesday, December 8

Words of encouragement to your spouse will determine the success or failure of their goals and dreams. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing your married children during the Holidays

Tuesday, December 8

Parents with married children need to learn to share them with the in-laws during the holiday season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Don’t be a dream-killer

Tuesday, December 8

Words of encouragement to your spouse will determine the success or failure of their goals and dreams. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing your married children during the Holidays

Tuesday, December 8

Parents with married children need to learn to share them with the in-laws during the holiday season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Don’t be a dream-killer

Tuesday, December 8

Words of encouragement to your spouse will determine the success or failure of their goals and dreams. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Don’t be a dream-killer

Tuesday, December 8

Words of encouragement to your spouse will determine the success or failure of their goals and dreams. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing your married children during the Holidays

Monday, December 7

Parents with married children need to learn to share them with the in-laws during the holiday season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing your married children during the Holidays

Monday, December 7

Parents with married children need to learn to share them with the in-laws during the holiday season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing your married children during the Holidays

Monday, December 7

Parents with married children need to learn to share them with the in-laws during the holiday season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing your married children during the Holidays

Monday, December 7

Parents with married children need to learn to share them with the in-laws during the holiday season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing your married children during the Holidays

Monday, December 7

Parents with married children need to learn to share them with the in-laws during the holiday season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing your married children during the Holidays

Monday, December 7

Parents with married children need to learn to share them with the in-laws during the holiday season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing your married children during the Holidays

Monday, December 7

Parents with married children need to learn to share them with the in-laws during the holiday season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing your married children during the Holidays

Monday, December 7

Parents with married children need to learn to share them with the in-laws during the holiday season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing your married children during the Holidays

Monday, December 7

Parents with married children need to learn to share them with the in-laws during the holiday season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sharing your married children during the Holidays

Monday, December 7

Parents with married children need to learn to share them with the in-laws during the holiday season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sincere Apologies

Friday, December 4

​How do you express a sincere apology to your spouse? Don't just say "I'm sorry". Be specific in telling them what you are sorry for, and don't ever add the words "but ...". See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Power of a Compliment

Thursday, December 3

​There is power in giving a compliment. Words of affirmation will build a positive emotional climate in your relationship. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Harsh Words

Wednesday, December 2

​How do you deal with a husband who's harsh with his words to his wife and children? Have the courage to express the hurt that his words cause. Suggest he talk with a pastor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Struggling to Love

Tuesday, December 1

​Some people struggle with loving and interacting with other people. It's important to understand that life's greatest meaning is not discovered in isolation. The greatest meaning is to reach out and serve other people. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Where Should Married Couples Spend the Holidays

Monday, November 30

​Where to spend the holidays with extended family must be worked out between the couple. Splitting time evenly between families will prevent hard feelings and conflict. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Marriage You've Always Wanted

Friday, November 27

​Scripture exhorts us to serve one another in love. Harsh words destroy a marriage. Acts of service create a positive emotional climate where love can thrive. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Reconciliation in a Climate of Love

Thursday, November 26

​Returning good for evil is a loving and powerful way to open the door for reconciliation in a marriage. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

How to Unlock a Healthy Marriage

Wednesday, November 25

​An attitude of mutual service is the key that unlocks a happy marriage. Both husband and wife should be committed to serving each other. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Divorce is Never God's Intention

Tuesday, November 24

​Divorce is never God's intention for marriage. God's intention for marriage is for a lifetime. Separation may be necessary at times. Seek wise Biblical counseling. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Struggling with Wife's Depression

Monday, November 23

​A wife's depression is placing stress on the husband and children. Understand that depression won't go away simply with the passing of time. Good counseling and medication is the best approach. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Modeling Christlikeness

Friday, November 20

​To be a Christian means to be Christlike. The servanthood that Jesus modeled provides the model that we should follow. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Reconciliation in a Relationship

Thursday, November 19

You can't force someone to reconcile their relationship with you. But you can set the stage for reconciliation by loving them. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Servanthood in Your Marriage

Wednesday, November 18

​Don't lord your authority over your spouse. Rather, model the servanthood of Christ to them. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Attraction to Other Women

Tuesday, November 17

​How do you turn off your attraction to other women when you're married? This attraction might be tied to your sexual activity before marriage. Seek God's help in changing your thought patterns. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Quality Time

Monday, November 16

​How do you spend quality time with your spouse when they work so much? Be flexible and find creative ways to spend quality time together that are outside of the norm. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Happy Marriages

Friday, November 13

​What's the key to unlocking the door to a happy marriage? The key is learning to serve your spouse. Jesus said it is more important to serve than to be served. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Pornography Addiction

Thursday, November 12

​As you're breaking the bondage of your addiction to pornography, pray and claim the covering and cleansing power of the blood of Christ. Over time, God will help erase the images from your mind. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Wealth vs. Children

Wednesday, November 11

​A common mistake many parents make is investing time in the accumulation of wealth at the expense of investing in their children. Model proper priorities to your children by putting them first. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Social Versus Introverted

Tuesday, November 10

​What if you're a social person but your spouse isn't? Find a balance between both personality types, but don't pressure each other beyond each other's comfort level. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Why Does God Allow Cancer?

Monday, November 9

​Following God and living by His principles does not exempt us from trouble and disease. God's promise is that He will walk with us through those difficult times. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Stifling your Child's Creativity for Conformity

Friday, November 6

​Your children are creative because they are made in God's image. Creativity is what allows them to develop the uniqueness that God has implanted in them. Be careful not to stifle their creativity in favor of conformity. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Addiction to Pornography

Thursday, November 5

​Pornographic images are planted deep within the mind. With God's help, confession and repentance will begin the healing process of removing the memories of those images. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Writing Letters to Your Children

Wednesday, November 4

​Dr. Gary Chapman says that writing letters to your children is a powerful way to connect with them in a very personal and lasting way. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Flirting Coworker

Tuesday, November 3

​What do you do when a coworker flirts with you even though they know you're married? Dr. Gary Chapman encourages listeners to limit your interactions with them and verbally draw the line. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Taking a Break from Your Spouse?

Monday, November 2

​Personal refreshment alone can be a good thing, but refreshing your marriage together with your spouse is vital and much more important. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Are You a Stranger to Your Children?

Friday, October 30

​Parent/Child conflict is at an all-time high. Maybe it's because they don't really know one another. Parents are to teach God's instructions to their children at all times. This quality time of teaching will help build a bond between the child and the parent. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Speaking the Correct Love Language

Thursday, October 29

​Learning what your Love Language is will help you understand why you do or don't feel loved by a family member or friend. Is it possible that someone really loves you, but you don't feel loved because they just don't speak your Love Language? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Function of Parenting

Wednesday, October 28

​The two functions of parenting are teaching and training. Teaching is focused on words. Training involves action. In your parenting, don't use one without the other. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Unreturned Love

Tuesday, October 27

​What do you do when you speak your spouse's love language to them, but they don't return love in your love language? Gain strength from God's love for you - the greatest love of all. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Concern vs. Worry

Monday, October 26

​How do you deal with your anxiety? Recognize the difference between concern and worry. Worry causes you to get overwhelmed under the load. Concern leads to action. The Biblical answer is "Pray about everything". See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Separated But Don't Want a Divorce

Friday, October 23

​I'm separated but I don't want a divorce. What do I do? Dr. Gary Chapman says the Christian is called upon to seek reconciliation. Prayer is the best place to start. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Non-Custodial Parenting

Thursday, October 22

​How should I deal with a non-custodial parenting situation? Dr. Gary Chapman suggests that both parents agree on applying the same rules in each of their homes. This will help the child avoid having to split their loyalties between both parents. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

How to Handle A Controlling Spouse

Wednesday, October 21

​You've tried to express your feelings to your controlling spouse, but your attempt to address it doesn't seem to work. Dr. Gary Chapman suggests you seek counseling to deal with the pain. Invite your spouse to join you. Let them know you're going with or without them. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Love Languages of the Opposite Sex

Tuesday, October 20

​How can I speak a love language to someone of the opposite sex in the work place without being accused of harassment? Dr. Gary suggests speaking the language of appreciation and avoiding the rest. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Friends and Church

Monday, October 19

​My friend doesn't want to go to church any more. How can I change their mind? Dr. Gary Chapman says your life speaks louder than words. Seeing the difference Biblical teaching makes in your life will be far more effective than trying to talk them in to going. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Married to a Controller

Friday, October 16

​What do you do when you're married to a controller? Dr. Gary Chapman says don't assume they know how that makes you feel. Don't condemn your spouse for being controlling, but share the truth with him about how that affects you emotionally. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Discover Your Child's Love Language

Thursday, October 15

​How do you discover your child's love language? Dr. Gary Chapman encourages you to have them take the 5 Love Languages online quiz to learn what their love language is. Then learn to speak their primary and secondary love languages. Your child will feel loved as a result. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Self-Worth Tied to Performance

Wednesday, October 14

​For many, self-worth is tied to their performance. Dr. Gary Chapman says failing at something doesn't make the person a failure. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Living Together Before Marriage

Tuesday, October 13

​Does living together before marriage equip you with needed relationship skills? Dr. Gary Chapman says that may sound logical on the surface; but research bears out that those who live together before marriage are much more likely to divorce. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

How to Respond to Criticism

Monday, October 12

​What do I do when my spouse always points out my flaws? Dr. Gary Chapman says people rarely respond well to criticism. Agree as a couple, to point out at least one positive thing you see in them each week. You just may see a shift to the positive! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Choosing Unconditional Love

Friday, October 9

​Dr. Gary Chapman says love is an action, not a feeling. Even if you don't have positive feelings toward your spouse, choose to do something you know they would appreciate whether you feel like it or not. Over time, your spouse will respond to your unconditional love. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Power of Words on Your Child

Thursday, October 8

Your words have a profound impact on your child. Dr. Gary Chapman says speaking negative or positive words will cause them perceive themselves in light of what you say. Choose your words carefully. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A Challenge to Spouses

Wednesday, October 7

​Dr. Chapman proposes a challenge to couples to make their relationship better. Be open to suggestions for improvement from your spouse, and then commit to work on it. Your efforts will display unconditional love in action. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

A Flirtatious Fiancé

Tuesday, October 6

​My fiancé flirts with other women. How can I trust him? Dr. Gary Chapman says trust has to be won by one's behavior. If he's flirting before marriage, he will flirt after marriage. Deal with this issue before getting married. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Married Couples with the Same Love Language

Monday, October 5

​What happens when a married couple has the same love language? Dr. Gary Chapman says having the same love language can be helpful; but it can be further helped by speaking a dialect within the love language to enhance their relationship. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Unconditional Love

Friday, October 2

​Expecting your spouse to be the first one to show love misses out on the power of unconditional love. Dr. Gary Chapman says unconditional love is a choice to show love, regardless of whether or not it's reciprocated. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Single Parenting and Your Child's Love Language

Thursday, October 1

​How do I connect with my child as a single parent? Dr. Gary Chapman says that in the limited time you have as a single parent, knowing and speaking your child's love language will be far more effective in filling up your child's love tank. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Wanting Unconditional Love

Wednesday, September 30

​Everyone wants unconditional love from their spouse. But Dr. Gary Chapman says far too many of us are expecting unconditional love from our spouse first. Someone needs to take the lead in living out unconditional love. Why not you? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Reconnecting With Your Spouse

Tuesday, September 29

How do I reconnect with my spouse? Will speaking their love language help heal their resentment? Dr. Gary Chapman says it's helpful, but not before confessing and repenting. It's then when speaking their love language will be more meaningful. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Interacting with Married People as a Single

Monday, September 28

​As a single, how do I interact with married people and feel included? Dr. Gary Chapman says you need to be proactive. So be the change agent and initiate ways to interact with them. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Forgiveness

Friday, September 25

​What is the appropriate response to a spouse who confesses and repents for their failures? Dr. Gary Chapman says the Biblical response is to forgive. Forgiveness is not a feeling. It's a decision to lift the penalty of the wrongdoing and pardon them. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

5 Love Languages in Education

Thursday, September 24

​How do I use the 5 Love Languages in my teaching profession? Dr. Gary Chapman says if a student feels loved by the teacher, that child is more likely to learn from the teacher. Learn each child's love language and begin to speak it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.