Episodes

Real Family Talk / April 06, 2014

Is social media destroying your family life? It might be time to a change! Willie and Elaine Oliver provide tips on how to stay socially connected AND have your dinner too.

Real Family Talk / March 02, 2014

Are you and your spouse in an Olympic competition more so than in a marriage? Willie and Elaine Oliver discuss rivalry in marriage and how it plays out in today’s marriages.

Real Family Talk / February 16, 2014

Do you wish you could have more fun in your marriage but can't afford to take an extravagant vacation together? In this episode, Willie and Elaine Oliver give tips and ideas on how to make your spouse your best friend, without breaking the bank.

Real Family Talk / April 28, 2013

People are living longer than they did a generation ago. This can be a blessing, as we have more time with our loved ones. But it can also pose some challenges. Willie and Elaine Oliver talk with Diane Crane about caring for the elderly and preparing for our own end-of-life care.

Real Family Talk / March 31, 2013

Is college life always synonymous with partying, drinking and sex? Willie and Elaine Oliver, along with Alina Baltazar discuss how family relationships influence behavior, both in religious life and in the likelihood of high risk behaviors, among college-age young adults.

Real Family Talk / March 24, 2013

Who doesn't want to fall in love, get married, and live happily ever after. But many come home from the honeymoon to realize things are not what they expected. Willie and Elaine Oliver host Mike and Gayle Tucker as they discuss how to keep the love alive, even after the honeymoon has ended.

Real Family Talk / March 17, 2013

Many people go to church on three occasions – holidays, weddings, and funerals – sometimes their own. But could it be one of the best places to go regularly? Learn how church engagement can enrich your family life. Guest: Pastor Ann Roda

Real Family Talk / March 10, 2013

Military personnel and their families face unique challenges of prolonged separation and the effects of stress and trauma sustained during deployments. Willie and Elaine Oliver are joined by Navy Chaplain Paul Anderson and his wife Debra to learn what it's like to be a christian family in the military and how we can minister to those families.

Real Family Talk / March 03, 2013

When mom or dad get older, a decline in health often means an increase in family support. Willie & Elaine discuss the blessings and challenges of caring for older parents and loved ones. Guests: Sandra Brown and Lynell Jefferson