About Family Matters

Family Matters is a podcast dealing with family and marriage issues in a live discussion forum. Robert and Sharon host the series and bring in experienced couples to give valuable insight and tips into different areas of married and family life.

Family Matters is here to encourage God centered marriages and families. To help relationships grow and thrive by:

  • Providing practical encouragement and help
  • Support through teaching and experience.

We Need Your Help!

If you have enjoyed or benefited from Family Matters over the last three years, if you have been blessed by other people sharing their stories – often in such vulnerable ways – then please consider sharing your story with us. Everyone has a story to tell. Maybe yours seems ordinary, but to someone else it will be exactly the right thing at the right time. So often the comments we have had from people who have listened to Family Matters, is that it has brought healing, help, blessing, motivation, encouragement and a sense of not being alone in the struggles they share. Many times after a programme we have been able to link people up to walk beside each other on a difficult road. Your story or experiences could be just what someone else needs to hear. Maybe that’s why God gave you the story he did! Pray about it and let us know. Our families and marriages need all the support they can get in a society that is trying to tear it all apart.

Thanks so much to all of you who have prayed for Family Matters and have contacted us in the last month. We really appreciate your support and love.

If you are wondering about what you could offer, here are a few ideas that we would love to talk to people about.

  • Family Traditions
  • Special needs children
  • Downsizing / minimization
  • Teenagers
  • Family Devotions
  • Cancer/debilitating illness of a family member
  • Stress
  • Menopause
  • Menopause (so that men can understand it)
  • Care homes
  • Conflict
  • Marriage reconciliation (after being separated or divorced)
  • Effective time management
  • Busyness
  • Sex
  • Dealing with anger / family violence
  • Cross cultural marriage
  • Parenting babies / preschoolers/ school age kids / teens
  • A praying couple
  • Opposites attract
  • Unequally yoked marriage
  • Finding your way back to God after walking away
  • Motherhood at home
  • Motherhood while working
  • Purity before marriage
  • Growing joy in marriage
  • Discipline
  • Communication
  • Dating
  • What is love?

I could keep going… If you or anyone you know has a story like this to tell, please let us know (yes, dob them in!). We are aware that some subjects could be of a more sensitive nature, and perhaps better addressed by a trained professional. Meanwhile, please pray for us. Your prayers are always appreciated.

You can contact us at robert@thinkythings.com or sharon@thinkythings.com

Latest Videos

We talk to John Marsich along with David and Jenny Luxmoore about A Matter of the Heart. John and David have both had heart surgeries. With heart disease a major player in our society as a whole, many families suddenly find themselves thrust into chaos when a family member (often a husband or father) is racing to the hospital in an ambulance. And often we never see it coming! John, David and Jenny are going to share their experiences of what they went through, the symptoms, treatments and post operation procedures. They might even tell us what they wish that had done if they knew then what they know now. As as we discuss the physical heart, we will also come away with a greater appreciation about looking after our spiritual hearts in the sight of God.