You’ve Got a Friend: Episode 417
Folk pop star James Taylor famously sang, “All you have to do is call, and I’ll be there.” Voila, you’ve got a friend! But will that friend still be there when the hard times come? How do you cultivate lasting friendships you can actually call on in your darkest moments? As this week’s roundtable recounts their own experiences with friendships, you’ll be encouraged to take stock of your own significant relationships and better prepare them for the future.
Friends Till the End
Guests: Jill Buteyn,
A long, brave battle with cancer may have taken away one of Jill’s closest friends, but that didn’t stop either of them from learning from the journey and encouraging others. Author Jill Buteyn co-wrote Just Show Up with her close friend Kara Tippetts. It’s their shared story of how to come alongside a friend (and his or her family) in need. Jill shares how to navigate a difficult situation while putting your whole faith in the goodness of God.
Attracted to the Same Sex
Is it God’s will for everyone to be married? Should that be the goal of every single? A Christian single adult wants to know how to handle his struggle with same-sex attraction. While he believes in the importance of marriage and family, it’s unclear to him how to move forward. Jeff Johnston, an issues analyst with Focus on the Family, offers real help for this young man.