FL News Podcasts

FL News: Saving A Missionary

02.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

8 months ago, Montoursville, Pennsylvania Youth Pastor Ben Hazen helped raise 450-thousand dollars to get a missionary pilot in Venezuela a new liver. Last weekend, the pilot, Dale Shaylor, made his first flight alone. Family Life's Sarah Harnisch spoke with Hazen about how your support helped ...

Inside Out 238: Emotions of Elder Care

02.29.12 | Martha Manikas-Foster

As Americans age, family caregivers are expected to provide most of the long-term care. Are we ready for the emotions that come along with parenting our parents? Join us for a conversation with Karen Swallow Prior, author of the blog post “Scared to Death of Death: Facing More Than Gramma’s ...

FL News: Model To Modest - The Story of Victoria Secret Angel Kylie Bisutti

02.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Kylie Bisutti won a contest against 10-thousand other girls, and was chosen to be the next Victoria's Secret angel. But after she won, she told the company she wouldn't be doing any mid-rif baring modeling because she wanted to only honor her husband with her body. Family Life's Sarah Harnisch ...

FL News: The Oscars!

02.23.12 | Bob Price

Family Life news speaks to Syracuse University Pop culture professor Dr. Bob Thompson about Hollywood's biggest awards show of the year.

TLI: A First Look at the New York State Teacher Evaluation System

02.23.12 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Ralph Kerr of the Teaching & Learning Institute and Cecil take a first look at the newly agreed-upon teacher evaluation procedure. They discuss the changes from the current system, anticipated results and some of the deficiencies that remain.

FL News: Millions Protest Obama's Contraception Mandate

02.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

In the next day or so, a letter bearing the names of 25-hundred Christian pastors of all denominations across the country will be delivered to President Obama's desk. They are angered over his mandate that all women have access to birth control. Religious groups will not have to pay for it ...

FL News: Bible Islands

02.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A company out of Israel has created an online boot camp for kids to learn about the Bible. It's called Bible Islands. They're doing it because American kids don't know enough about God's Word. Gil Ilutowich and Pastor David Decker are behind the project. It teaches kids how to speak Hebrew, ...

Inside Out 237: The New Domesticity

02.22.12 | Martha Manikas-Foster

More young women are gardening, canning, and baking bread under the banner of the New Domesticity. Join us for a conversation with Rachel Stone, author of the recent her.menutics blog post “How We Can Harness the New Domesticity Without Diminishing Women.”

FL News: Should Churches Rent Schools For Sunday Worship?

02.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The battle over whether or not New York City churches should be allowed to rent public school space on the weekends has taken an interesting turn. It's been fought in a courtroom for 16 years, and the Senate and Assembly have written bills on the issue, but today, the Alliance Defense Fund asked ...

FL News: Who Pays For Birth Control?

02.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

President Obama said he will not force faith-based employers, those working at non-profits, hospitals, missions groups, para-church ministries, or Christian colleges-- to offer birth control as part of their health insurance plans. But the Beckett Fund says insurance companies will not swallow the ...