Jim Daly

Jim Daly is an author and broadcaster, president of Focus on the Family and host of the Focus on the Family broadcast, heard by more than 6.3 million listeners a week and honored as 2012 Program of the Year by the National Religious Broadcasters.

Under his leadership, the ministry has reinvigorated its traditional focus on helping couples build strong marriages and raise healthy, resilient kids. Daly and his wife, Jean, have two sons and are currently parenting two children transitioning from foster care. They live in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Honoring Dad’s Impact on My Life

In celebration of Father’s Day, Jim Daly and John Fuller offer encouragement and affirmation to dads by presenting recordings of some popular Christian authors and speakers who recall the positive impact their father had on their lives.

Honoring America’s Veterans

Jim Daly and John Fuller highlight personal stories of veterans and their experiences in war – ranging from World War II to today – in commemoration of Memorial Day.

Update on “Alive From New York”

Jim Daly and John Fuller share a retrospective look at Focus on the Family’s May 4th “Alive From New York” event celebrating the sanctity of human life and discuss the public reaction to the event.

Reflecting on Christmas Memories (Part 2 of 2)

Some of Focus on the Family’s most popular broadcast guests share their favorite Christmas memories. (Part 2 of 2)

Reflecting on Christmas Memories (Part 1 of 2)

Some of Focus on the Family’s most popular broadcast guests share their favorite Christmas memories. (Part 1 of 2)

A Family’s Unexpected Togetherness in the Wilderness

Time in the wilderness helped draw Jim Daly’s family closer together in unexpected ways.

Faith Conversation: Honor

When you see your marriage through God’s eyes, you’ll discover the divine purpose He had in mind when He brought you together. Here’re a few questions to start a conversation about that topic.

Foster Care: A Step of Faith

We welcomed two kids from foster care into our home.

What Are You Doing This Weekend?

Remember the significance of spending time together.

The Moments We Nearly Miss

Seize unexpected opportunities to make memories.

Meaning in the Margins

Make the most of every moment you have with your kids.

Home Runs and Checkmates

Step into your kids’ world instead of dragging them into yours.

Reconnecting Through Conversation

Early on, my conversations with my wife, Jean, felt deep and meaningful. Now mealtime talks tend to revolve around our boys. We need to be more intentional about having more significant conversations.

Do Opposites Really Attract?

Differences don’t have to be obstacles to a healthy marriage. Your spouse’s unique qualities are meant to complement your own. Appreciating the way the Lord has crafted your spouse will help you grow.

Head Games

Guys, we can resolve disagreements a lot more quickly, and with better results, if we see our wives not as opponents to be outplayed, but as teammates. Let’s be men who can disagree, discuss — and then move on.

Embracing the Messiness of Parenting (Part 2 of 2)

Focus on the Family President Jim Daly and his wife, Jean, discuss the cultural pressure moms and dads feel to be perfect parents with perfect children, and explain how imperfect families can actually be healthy families when grace is freely given and received. Dr. Meg Meeker sits in as host. (Part 2 of 2) 

Embracing the Messiness of Parenting (Part 1 of 2)

Focus on the Family President Jim Daly and his wife, Jean, discuss the cultural pressure moms and dads feel to be perfect parents with perfect children, and explain how imperfect families can actually be healthy families when grace is freely given and received. Dr. Meg Meeker sits in as host. (Part 1 of 2) 

Imperfect Kids, Imperfect Parents

Sometimes we, as parents, need to let go of our expectations so we can embrace the ‘beautiful mess’ of family life.

Teaching Boys to Show Empathy

Biblical manhood means responding to the emotions of others thoughtfully and empathetically.

Marriage: A Timeless Treasure

All Christians are called to preserve the God-ordained institution of marriage and share with their neighbors its benefits and His ultimate reasons for it.

Healthy Manhood in Marriage

As they examine the subversion of authentic masculinity in today’s culture, Focus on the Family’s Jim Daly and Greg Smalley describe how men can strengthen their family by reclaiming their authentic, God-designed roles as husbands and fathers.

ADVENTures in Odyssey

The characters in Odyssey are ready to help your kids enjoy the Christmas season with this Advent calendar.

2018 Advent Calendar – Knowing Him by Name

“The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give HIs life as a ransom for many.” (Matthew 20:28 NIV)

Celebrating God’s Original Design for Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

In a discussion based on his new book, Marriage Done Right, Focus on the Family President Jim Daly outlines what God’s design for marriage is and why that design works better than the alternatives offered by our culture. (Part 2 of 2)

Celebrating God’s Original Design for Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

In a discussion based on his new book, Marriage Done Right, Focus on the Family President Jim Daly outlines what God’s design for marriage is and why that design works better than the alternatives offered by our culture. (Part 1 of 2)

Father’s Day

Jim Daly encourages families to make the most of Father’s Day.

Jim Daly’s Unexpected Path to Marriage

Jim Daly shares how he and his wife, Jean, met, and goes on to ponder the exhilarating twists, turns and steps that lead to a man and a woman meeting, dating and eventually marrying.

Engage: Reflecting God’s Heart

Help your children understand how to love others as Jesus loves them.

Squanto: A Thanksgiving Drama (Part 2 of 2)

Focus on the Family presents our Radio Theatre production of “The Legend of Squanto,” a fascinating account of the origin of Thanksgiving and one American Indian’s journey to freedom. (Part 2 of 2)

Squanto: A Thanksgiving Drama (Part 1 of 2)

Focus on the Family presents our Radio Theatre production of “The Legend of Squanto,” a fascinating account of the origin of Thanksgiving and one American Indian’s journey to freedom. (Part 1 of 2)

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How Your Relationship with Your In-Laws Impacts Your Marriage

Do you get along with your in-laws?

Three Things Parents of Adult Children in the Home Should Consider

How can parents help adult children without enabling them?

Dinner: Nourish Your Family … As a Family

There’s plenty of evidence that making dinner together a family priority is definitely worth the effort.

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