Faith & Family Radio with Steve Wood
Episode 408 –Why Brantly Millegan Became Catholic

Episode 408 –Why Brantly Millegan Became Catholic

September 29, 2022

Brantly Millegan, founder and editor in chief of Church Pop joins Steve to share his conversion story. He talks through what he thought about Catholics before he began studying early Christianity.

https://www.churchpop.com/

Episode 407 – The Crisis of Girls’ Suicide

Episode 407 – The Crisis of Girls’ Suicide

September 22, 2022

[September is Suicide Prevention Month. We are re-airing two important shows on the topic of youth suicide. While these shows share statistics more related to suicide during the pandemic, it is still valuable for parents and family members to listen to today.]

In part two of this two-part miniseries, Steve is sharing more statistics and opens for discussion the crisis particularly in young girls suicide and attempted deaths. How can the role of religion help prevent suicides? Why are the rates of suicide in young girls so much higher than young men?

Other episodes on suicide: 285, 286, 328, 347

Episode 406 – Youth Suicide in America

Episode 406 – Youth Suicide in America

September 15, 2022

[September is Suicide Prevention Month. We are re-airing two important shows on the topic of youth suicide. While these shows share statistics more related to suicide during the pandemic, it is still valuable for parents and family members to listen to today.]

In part one of this two-part miniseries, Steve is sounding the alarm on some recent statistics regarding suicide attempts and deaths among youth. You may remember Episode 328 when he first introduced this topic.

Tune in next time for more about the crisis with girls in particular.

Other episodes on suicide: 285, 286, 328, 348

Episode 405 – Family Finances in Times of Uncertainty

Episode 405 – Family Finances in Times of Uncertainty

September 8, 2022

Special guest Bob Van Norden is back to sit down with Steve and talk about how being prudent during times of financial uncertainty (like when the world is going through a global pandemic) can help you and your family’s future.

 

Other episodes with Bob:
Episode 281 & Episode 282

Episode 404 – More Pro-Life Marriage Prep

Episode 404 – More Pro-Life Marriage Prep

September 1, 2022

MARRIAGE PREP SERIES

A continuation of our previous episode, Steve shares some insight from another country’s society.

Stay tuned to the end for a 60-second prayer example.

Episode 403 – Pro-Life Marriage Prep

Episode 403 – Pro-Life Marriage Prep

August 25, 2022

MARRIAGE PREP SERIES

What does climate change have to do with marriage prep? With being pro-life?

Episode 402 – Before, During & After Pre-Cana

Episode 402 – Before, During & After Pre-Cana

August 19, 2022

MARRIAGE PREP SERIES

Steve says this is the best resource on the planet for strengthening Catholic marriages.

Episode 401 – Before Pre-Cana

Episode 401 – Before Pre-Cana

August 11, 2022

MARRIAGE PREP SERIES

Church weddings decreased by 40% in the early 2000s while the number of Catholics in the US increased. The Vatican recently advocated for longer pre-cana preparation. But maybe we don’t need longer prep, maybe the prep begins long before an engagement.

Episode 400 – Not Longer but Better

Episode 400 – Not Longer but Better

August 4, 2022

MARRIAGE PREP SERIES

Dating, love, marriage – they’re not all the same. Steve shares some more PRE-marital resources today that are even better if used PRE-engagement.

Episode 399 – All About PREP

Episode 399 – All About PREP

July 29, 2022

MARRIAGE PREP SERIES

More studies have been done on PREP (prevention and relationship enrichment program) than any other marriage program globally. Steve shares more details about this successful coaching program to help engaged couples better prepare for marriage and married couples maintain a healthy & lasting marital relationship. A key advantage of PREP is that when it is used in sensitive areas of discussion/arguments in marriage there are far lower levels of aggression.

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