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Latest Episode: 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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.