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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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.  

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.

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.  

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Latest Episode: The Power of Loving Your Spouse Special Needs Part 9

Wednesday, November 20

​Dr. Gary Chapman says that yes, caring for a special needs child can seem like it requires all of your time and energy. However, we must never sacrifice the marriage on the altar of childcare. On today's A Love Language Minute, the need to feel loved and appreciated.

Grandparents of the Children of Divorce

Tuesday, November 19

​In the destructive experience that divorce brings, Grandparents have a crucial role in providing comfort with arms and words. Today on A Love Language Minute, Dr. Gary Chapman gives encouragement to those able to help hold things together when the world seems to be falling apart.

How Do I Speak Words of Affirmation to Someone With A Big Ego?

Monday, November 18

​Today, a listener asks Dr. Gary Chapman how to speak the Love Language of Words of Affirmation to a spouse without feeding into their already inflated ego.  Tune into A Love Language Minute for more.

My Fiancee Doesn't Care About Learning My Love Language

Friday, November 15

​Today on A Love Language Minute, a listener feels like she is the only one working on the relationship. How can she get him interested in how she feels? Tune in to hear Dr. Gary Chapman's comments and a warning.

Gifts Are A Fundamental Expression of Love

Thursday, November 14

Dr. Gary Chapman presents 4 ways to help when your adult child is having marital problems. Positive ways to help your married children who are in crisis, today on A Love Language Minute.

Teaching The File Love Languages Special Needs Part 8

Wednesday, November 13

Dr. Gary Chapman says that ​learning how each person in the home best feels loved is a way to greatly enhance the family atmosphere, especially when it includes a special needs child. Hear more on today's A Love Language Minute.

When Your Child Marries...

Tuesday, November 12

​Dr. Gary Chapman says that your relationship will change once your child gets married and life gets more complicated. Today, on A Love Language Minute, 2 important principles to keep in mind.

Common Financial Goals

Monday, November 11

​On this edition of A Love Language Minute, a listener wants to be financially connected with her new husband. He says she's a spender and doesn't want to combine bank accounts. Tune in to hear Dr. Gary Chapman's thoughts.

Doesn't Love Conquer All?

Friday, November 8

​A listener asks, shouldn't a person be able to marry whoever they want? Doesn't love conquer all? Hear Dr. Gary Chapman's response on today's A Love Language Minute.

Take Care Of Yourself - Special Needs Part 7

Thursday, November 7

​It can be overwhelming if you are the parent of a special needs child. Dr. Gary Chapman says that it is extremely important to take care of yourself, too. Hear some of his suggestions on today's A Love Language Minute.

Don't Agree? Then Wait.

Wednesday, November 6

​Dr. Gary Chapman says that if two don't agree on a decision... wait. Being in agreement is more important than the decision itself. Hear more on today's A Love Language Minute.

Reveal Your Child's Love Language - Special Needs Part 6

Tuesday, November 5

​Is determining your special needs child's Love Language the same as a typical child's? If not, how can you learn what it is? Dr. Gary Chapman shares his suggestions on today's A Love Language Minute.

Challenge To The Biblical Definition of Marriage

Monday, November 4

​On today's A Love Language Minute, a listener asks Dr. Gary Chapman how to respond to someone who is challenging a biblical definition of marriage (between one man and one woman). Tune in to hear Gary's response.

Strong, Controlling Personalities

Friday, November 1

​A listener wants to know how to avoid conflict with a spouse who has a strong, controlling personality. Dr. Gary Chapman responds with his thoughts on today's A Love Language Minute.

Get To Know That Family - Special Needs Part 5

Thursday, October 31

​Dr. Gary Chapman says families with special needs children are all around us. On today's A Love Language Minute, we are encouraged to seek out these families and to get involved, showing care and concern.