"Help and Hope for Families"

By Timothy Tucker

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"Help and Hope for Families" is a broadcast whose goal is to help good marriages get better and to bring help and hope to couples who are struggling in their marriage, all from a Biblical foundation. Scott and Catherine Mercer, the directors of FamilyLife here in the Pittsburgh area, are co-hosts interviewed by Tim Tucker, who share what FamilyLife is doing in this area via the "Weekend to Remember" getaway weekends in November,at the Marriott North in Cranberry Township, as well as other resources that churches or individuals can use in their marriage ministries. These programs will have occasional guest help from a certified Christian counselor as well as the testimonies of other FamilyLife local team members.

Episode Date
"WHAT RESOURCES DOES FAMILYLIFE OFFER TO MARRIAGES AND FAMILIES?" - 8-22-21
835

Tim Tucker, affiliate staff of FamilyLife in the Pittsburgh area, discusses the many resources that FamilyLife has to offer for marriages, families, stepfamilies, and engaged couples.

FamilyLife offers radio broadcasts, podcasts, a free FamilyLife app with great tools and resources, free downloads and articles on any topic imaginable about the family, free devotionals, parenting help, blended family help, and free online marriage courses.

Small group Bible studies, books, video series on marriage, the "Weekend to Remember" marriage getaways near you, and even information on the "Love Like You Mean It" February cruise are also available from FamilyLife.

Please go to FamilyLife.com to learn even more ways of helping your marriage and family!

Nov 26, 2021
"DRUG ADDICTION AND HOW IT DESTROYS MARRIAGES!" - 6/13/21
833

Pittsburgh FamilyLife Affiliate Staff Member, Tim Tucker, interviews Scott and Catherine Mercer, part of the Pittsburgh FamilyLife Team, and Tom and Pam Jones.  Tom is an associate pastor and licensed Christian counselor, and Pam is a real estate agent in the Pittsburgh area.  They discuss drug addiction and how it destroys marriages, the crisis of drug abuse in the U.S., how it literally destroys human lives like an epidemic, what draws a person into drugs, its power over the human mind, the triggers that cause relapse, the power Christ and God's Word the Bible give to overcome the addiction, and the resources available such as "Adult/Teen Challenge" for detox and recovery, "Narcotics Anonymous', and other support resources.

Nov 26, 2021
"THE HIDDEN DANGERS OF COHABITATION BEFORE MARRIAGE!" - 6/20/21
831

Pittsburgh FamilyLife affiliate staff member, Tim Tucker, interviews Scott and Catherine Mercer, part of our Pittsburgh FamilyLife Team, and Tom and Pam Jones.  Tom is an associate pastor and licensed Christian counselor, and Pam is a real estate agent in the Pittsburgh area.  

They discuss the hidden dangers of cohabitation before marriage, why couples do it, but the problems developing from it in so many ways!   Why is God's way the BEST way for a - fulfilled relationship - through marriage?

Nov 26, 2021
"HOW CAN PORNOGRAPHY DESTROY A MARRIAGE?" I - 6/27/21
845

Pittsburgh FamilyLife affiliate staff member, Tim Tucker, interviews Scott and Catherine Mercer, part of our Pittsburgh FamilyLife team, and Tom and Pam Jones.  Tom is an associate pastor and licensed Christian counselor, and Pam is a real estate agent in the Pittsburgh area.

In this first program on the subject, they discuss the dangerous effects pornography has on a marriage, what a wife feels like when her husband is involved with porn, and what spiritual steps and marital steps a person needs to take to escape from the addiction of pornography.


Nov 26, 2021
"HOW CAN PORNOGRAPHY DESTROY A MARRIAGE?" II- 7/4/21
843

Pittsburgh FamilyLife affiliate staff member, Tim Tucker, interviews Scott and Catherine Mercer, part of our Pittsburgh FamilyLife team, and Tom and Pam Jones.  Tom is an associate pastor and licensed Christian counselor, and Pam is a real estate agent in the Pittsburgh area.

In this second program on the subject, they discuss the dangerous effects pornography has on a marriage, what a wife feels like when her husband is involved with porn, and what spiritual steps and marital steps a person needs to take to escape from the addiction of pornography.

Nov 26, 2021
"WHAT ARE THE LEADING CAUSES OF DIVORCE TODAY AND WHAT DOES THE BIBLE TEACH ABOUT IT?" II - 7/18/21
840

Pittsburgh FamilyLife affiliate staff member, Tim Tucker, interviews Scott and Catherine Mercer, part of the Pittsburgh FamilyLife team, and Tom and Pam Jones.  Tom is an associate pastor and licensed Christian counselor, and Pam is a real estate agent in the Pittsburgh area.  

They discuss the leading causes of divorce today and what the Bible teaches about divorce.  Also discussed is the absolute necessity of showing forgiveness to one another as God has forgiven us through Christ.

The FamilyLife "Weekend to Remember" marriage getaways are a fantastic way to help couples resolve differences in a Biblical way, to create a oneness with God and with each other that can meet the challenges each marriage faces!  Pittsburgh holds 2 events each fall, and there are others all over the country.  Please go to WeekendToRemember.com to find one near you!

Nov 26, 2021
"WHAT ARE THE LEADING CAUSES OF DIVORCE TODAY AND WHAT DOES THE BIBLE TEACH ABOUT IT?" I - 7/11/21
840

Pittsburgh FamilyLife affiliate staff member, Tim Tucker, interviews Scott and Catherine Mercer, part of the Pittsburgh FamilyLife team, and Tom and Pam Jones.  Tom is an associate pastor and licensed Christian counselor, and Pam is a real estate agent in the Pittsburgh area.  

They discuss the leading causes of divorce today and what the Bible teaches about divorce.  Also discussed is the absolute necessity of showing forgiveness to one another as God has forgiven us through Christ.

The fall "Weekend to Remember" marriage getaways are a fantastic way to help couples resolve differences in a Biblical way, to create a oneness with God and with each other that can meet the challenges each marriage faces!

Nov 26, 2021
"ALCOHOLISM AND ITS EFFECTS ON A MARRIAGE!" - 6/6/21
840

FamilyLife affiliate staff member, Tim Tucker, interviews Scott and Catherine Mercer, part of the Pittsburgh FamilyLife team, and Tom and Pam Jones.  Tom is an associate pastor and a licensed Christian counselor, and Pam is a real estate agent in the Pittsburgh area.

They discuss the negative effects alcohol addiction has on a marriage, but the hope that can be found in the person of Jesus Christ.  How can a spouse help their addicted mate, and what resources are available for counseling, rehab, and recovery?

Nov 26, 2021
"WHAT RESOURCES DOES FAMILYLIFE OFFER TO MARRIAGES AND FAMILIES?" - 8-22-21
835

Tim Tucker, affiliate staff member of FamilyLife in the Pittsburgh area, discusses the many resources that FamilyLife has to offer for marriages, families, stepfamilies, and engaged couples.

FamilyLife offers radio broadcasts, podcasts, a free FamilyLife app with great tools and resources, free downloads and articles on any topic imaginable about the family, free devotionals, parenting help, blended family help, and free online marriage courses!

Small group Bible studies, books, video series on marriage, the "Weekend to Remember" marriage getaways in cites across America, and even the "Love Like You Mean It" February cruise are also available from FamilyLife.

Please go to FamilyLife.com to learn even more ways of helping your marriage and family, or call 1-800-FL-TODAY (1-800-358-6329).  In the Pittsburgh area, you can call Tim at 412-337-3858 or by email at tptuck@juno.com.

Sep 23, 2021
"IF GOD LOVES US, WHY DOES HE ALLOW DIFFICULTIES IN OUR FAMILIES?" - 8/29/21
840

Tim Tucker, affiliate staff member with FamilyLife here in the Pittsburgh area, interviews Scott and Catherine Mercer, part of the Pittsburgh FamilyLife team, and Tom and Pam Jones.  Tom is an associate pastor and licensed Christian counselor, and Pam is a real estate agent in the Pittsburgh area.   They discuss how God uses the difficulties that we face in our lives and families, even those we bring upon ourselves, to draw us to the realization of our great need for Him and a personal relationship with His Son, Jesus Christ.

Sep 23, 2021
"WHY IS FORGIVENESS SO IMPORTANT IN A MARRIAGE RELATIONSHIP?" 8-1-21
840

Tim Tucker, affiliate staff member for FamilyLife in the Pittsburgh area, interviews Scott and Catherine Mercer, part of the Pittsburgh FamilyLife team, and Tom and Pam Jones.  Tom is an associate pastor and licensed Christian counselor, and Pam is a real estate agent in the Pittsburgh area.

They discus one of the greatest causes of broken marriages today, an unforgiving spirit.  What does bitterness and resentment do to a marriage, what does God say about forgiving one another, and where does the power come from to forgive one another?

Sep 23, 2021
"WHAT CAN A COUPLE DO TO ENHANCE THE SPIRITUAL PART OF THEIR MARRIAGE?" - 8/15-21
840

Tim Tucker, affiliate staff member of FamilyLife in the Pittsburgh area, joins Scott and Catherine Mercer, part of the Pittsburgh FamilyLife team, and Tom and Pam Jones.  Tom is an associate pastor and licensed Christian counselor, and Pam is a real estate agent in the Pittsburgh area.  Together, they talk about the ways in which a married couple can enhance the spiritual part of their marriage.

Sep 23, 2021