Loving Well

By Focus on the Family

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Welcome to Loving Well, a special Valentine’s season podcast series from Focus on the Family. Join hosts John Fuller and Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley to celebrate marriage with fun stories, encouraging conversations, and practical advice about ways you can strengthen your marriage.

Episode Date
Episode 4: God’s Plan for Your Love-Life
<p>Happy Valentine’s Day! As you celebrate your marriage, we want to encourage you to build your relationship on the foundation of God’s love. Call-in guests share their best marriage advice; Rhonda Stoppe talks about her favorite Bible couple; and Ryan and Selena Frederick describe how God sustained them through a trying season. <p><a rel="noopener noreferrer" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://store.focusonthefamily.com/a-love-that-laughs#refcd=587005" target="_blank">Pre-order Ted Cunningham's new book <em>A Love That Laughs</em></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.focusonthefamily.com/shows/loving-well-podcast#resources">Additional Resources</a> </p></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/c2h-G26KqSs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 14, 2020
Episode 3: Loving Your Spouse pt. 2
<p>Like the way Christ sacrificially loved His church, husbands are commanded to love their wives. Greg, Erin and John discuss the difference a godly husband makes in a marriage; Fawn Weaver tells more stories from interviewing married couples; Pastor Ted Cunningham gives ideas for having fun with your spouse; and Dave and Ashley Willis offer practical ideas for a husband to connect with his wife’s heart. <p><a rel="noopener noreferrer" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://store.focusonthefamily.com/a-love-that-laughs#refcd=587005" target="_blank">Pre-order Ted Cunningham's new book <em>A Love That Laughs</em></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.focusonthefamily.com/shows/loving-well-podcast#resources">Additional Resources</a> </p></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/Kk9_tbJe418" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 07, 2020
Episode 2: Loving Your Spouse pt. 1
<p>A wife can encourage her husband’s heart by choosing to respect him. John and the Smalley’s give some great thoughts for how a wife can practically bless her husband; Dave and Ashley Willis unpack the communication differences between men and women; Fawn Weaver talks about lessons she learned from interviewing married couples around the world; and Rhonda Stoppe shares the desire of every wife’s heart. <p><a rel="noopener noreferrer" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://store.focusonthefamily.com/a-love-that-laughs#refcd=587005" target="_blank">Pre-order Ted Cunningham's new book <em>A Love That Laughs</em></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.focusonthefamily.com/shows/loving-well-podcast#resources">Additional Resources</a> </p></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/NbhYFa2KEj0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 31, 2020
Episode 1: Love Stories
<p>Nothing brightens your heart like falling in love. Join John, Greg and Erin as they describe some of their favorite love stories; author Rhonda Stoppe tells how she fell in love with her husband Steve; the Boundless Show roundtable discusses praying for a future spouse; and call-in guests share their engagement stories. <p><a rel="noopener noreferrer" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://store.focusonthefamily.com/a-love-that-laughs#refcd=587005" target="_blank">Pre-order Ted Cunningham's new book <em>A Love That Laughs</em></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.focusonthefamily.com/shows/loving-well-podcast#resources">Additional Resources</a> </p></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/cSLid8XvAZ0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 24, 2020
Season Three Preview
<p>Valentine's Day is the perfect time to reflect on your love story. What better way to rekindle those warm feelings and special memories than with a romantic song? Join John Fuller, Greg Smalley and Erin Smalley as they preview Season 3 of the <em>Loving Well</em> podcast and talk about their favorite love songs.</p> <p><a rel="noopener noreferrer" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://store.focusonthefamily.com/a-love-that-laughs#refcd=587005" target="_blank">Pre-order Ted Cunningham's new book <em>A Love That Laughs</em></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.focusonthefamily.com/shows/loving-well-podcast#resources">Additional Resources</a> </p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/AutVoxNvljo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 17, 2020
Season 2 | Episode 4: Valentine for a Lifetime
<p>Even after the children leave home, your spouse will still be there. Dr. Gary Chapman talks about how mature couples can thrive in the second half of marriage, and Bob and Cheryl Reccord offer tips for you and your spouse to stay active during the later stages of life.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/VtCWrIpzqoo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 14, 2019
Season 2 | Episode 3: Parenting Together
<p>Kids change a marriage, but they can also strengthen the bond with your spouse. Arlene Pellicane explains how you can keep your romance alive amongst the busyness of parenting, and Dr. Gary Chapman talks about how to keep your priorities in order during the cold seasons of marriage.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/hNHK8ceiMRU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 07, 2019
Season 2 | Episode 2: When Everything is New!
<p>The early years of marriage are filled with changes. Pastor Ted Cunningham explains how couples can transition well after leaving their parent’s home, Dr. Juli Slattery talks about working through the sexual dynamics of marriage, and Bill and Pam Farrel discuss how young couples can learn how to communicate with each other.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/9CRwREsq2Bo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 31, 2019
Season 2 | Episode 1: Date-Nights and a Diamond
<p>Young love is exciting, but it must be built on a solid foundation in order to flourish. Join John, Greg and Erin as they share their engagement stories. You’ll also hear from guests Roger and Diane Ingolia about the importance of having a marriage mentor, and Gary Thomas on how to find a godly spouse.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/pcH2MEYOatQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 24, 2019
Season 2: Preview
<p>Focus on the Family is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a new season of the <em>Loving Well</em> Podcast! Join John Fuller, Dr. Greg Smalley and his wife Erin Smalley as they discuss how to embrace and enjoy your romance journey, no matter what part you find yourself in.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/oTUBnXg2NiA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 21, 2019
Episode 6: Lasting Love
<p>A strong and lasting marriage is a beautiful thing. In this final episode of our “Loving Well” podcast series, Gary Thomas and Dr. David Clarke describe what you can start doing today to build a marriage that will stand the test of time.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/z8syrcm5hc0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 14, 2018
Episode 5: Intimate Love
<p>True intimacy is essential for a marriage to thrive. In this episode, Dr. Cliff and Joyce Penner, along with Bill and Pam Farrel, explain ways you and your spouse can develop deeper physical, emotional and spiritual intimacy.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/_2p2KmIWDxI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 12, 2018
Episode 4: Loving Fun
<p>Whether it’s an inside joke or a big night out, having fun with your spouse can re-energize your marriage. Join us as we hear from Pastor Ted Cunningham and Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley about simple ways husbands and wives can make fun a priority in their relationship.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/Belq9Wh_q98" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 09, 2018
Episode 3: Romantic Love
<p>Love can take many forms, but few are as meaningful as romantic love between husband and wife. We’re exploring that love today with the help of Cindy Dagnan and Pastor Ted Cunningham, who will reveal fun and simple ways to add more romance to your marriage.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/0ghLAo8a0_8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 07, 2018
Episode 2: Showing Love
<p>Showing love to your spouse doesn’t take large or elaborate gestures — sometimes simple things are best! On today’s Loving Well, Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley, along with Kathi Lipp, will describe how you can find ways to express your love in meaningful ways to your spouse.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/PdlJKDve2Rc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 02, 2018
Episode 1: Loving the Differences
<p>Your spouse is unique, and understanding what makes him or her special can radically improve your marriage. Learn how to appreciate your differences as a husband and wife with the help of marriage experts Dr. Walt and Barb Larimore and Dr. Josh and Christi Straub.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/gLI8fV0HWcM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 02, 2018
Loving Well: A Sneak Peek
<p>Get ready for Loving Well, a new podcast series from Focus on the Family. This series offers you lots of practical advice and encouragement from our favorite marriage experts, plus a lot of fun, too! Join us Monday, February 5th for the premiere of Loving Well.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/focusonthefamily/loving-well/~4/4LdJX4fAO3A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 29, 2018