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Since 1999, our 15-minute weekly radio program, Family Policy Matters features interviews with nationally recognized experts on a wide range of family policy issues. Family Policy Matters airs each week on the following radio stations across North Carolina and can also be streamed on the NC Family website by clicking on the titles below.

Belmont/Charlotte–WCGC 1270 AM, Sun., 11:45 AM
Bennett/Asheboro–WYTR 88.1 FM, Sat., 2:00 PM
Charlotte–WHVN 1240 AM/104.3 FM, Sun., 11:30 AM & 11:45 AM
Charlotte/Gastonia-WCRU 960 AM/105.7 FM, Sat., 6:00 AM
Charlotte/Harrisburg–WOGR 1540 AM/ 88.3 FM, Sat., 3:45 PM
Durham-WDRU 105.5 FM, Sat., 6:00 AM
Fayetteville–WCLN 105.7/107.3 FM, Sat., 7:00 AM
Greensboro/Winston Salem–WTRU 830 AM/97.7 FM, Sat., 6:00 AM
New Bern–WSTK 104.5 FM, Sat., 3:15 PM
Newland–WECR 11:30 AM, Sat., 9:06 AM

Raleigh–WDRU 1030 AM/105.7 FM, Sat., 6:30 AM
Rocky Mount–WLQC 103.1 FM, Sun., 11:00 PM
Salisbury–WOGR 93.3 FM, Sat., 3:45 PM
Sanford–WLHC 103.1 FM, Sun., 11:00 PM
Shallotte–WVCB 1410 AM, Wed., 10:05 AM - Sat. 4:30 PM
Taylorsville-WACB 860 AM; Wed., 5:00 PM
Troy-WJRM 1390 AM; Sun., 8:15 AM
Wilmington–WZDG 88.5 FM, Sun., 5:30 AM & 6 PM
Winston-Salem/Piedmont Triad Area–WPIP 880 AM, Sun., 5:00 PM.

Sean Raftis discusses lifelong friendship

Seeking Authentic Lifelong Friendship In An Increasingly Impersonal World

Father Sean Raftis, a parish priest in Montana who has become well-known in recent years as one of the Gonzaga Prep “Tag Brothers” whose READ MORE
Andrew Walker discusses new small group study on religious liberty

Religious Liberty Has Its Roots In The Bible

Andrew Walker, Director of Policy Studies at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention, discusses a new small group READ MORE
Janet Oehl discusses grassroots efforts on sex education

Grassroots Efforts On Sex Education Have Statewide Impact

Janet Oehl, an activist with Onslow Protect Our Students, discusses the fight against comprehensive sex education that was being pushed in her local school READ MORE
Jo Teague discusses the opioid crisis and the foster system

The Opioid Epidemic’s Toll On The Foster Care System

Jo Teague, substance abuse counselor for Wake County Human Services-Child Protective Services and founder of Alcohol and Drug Assessment Services in Raleigh, North Carolina, READ MORE

Walking With Mothers In Tangible Ways On A College Campus

Debbie Capen, Executive Director of MiraVia, a pregnancy care center on the campus of Belmont Abbey College, discusses her personal story and the mission READ MORE
Lindsey Burke discusses school safety

Exploring The Intricacies Of School Safety

Lindsey Burke, Director of the Center for Education Policy at the Heritage Foundation, discusses school safety and where research suggests efforts should be made READ MORE
John Stonestreet discusses Christians and the current culture

Running Into The Brokenness Of Culture With Hope, Restoration & Redemption

This week on Family Policy Matters we will be airing an inspiring speech by John Stonestreet, President of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. READ MORE
Patrick O'Connell discusses religious beliefs while being a primary care physician

Integrating Faith And Medical Care

Dr. Patrick O’Connell, founder of Sentinel Primary Care, discusses his personal journey of faith and vocation, as well as, how he integrates his religious READ MORE
Helen Alvare discusses children interests in family law

Putting Children’s Interest First In American Family Law

Helen Alvare, a family law professor at George Mason University’s Scalia Law School, discusses her new book, Putting Children’s Interests First in American Family READ MORE
Thomas Lickona speaks on pornography and family

Passing On A Legacy Of Good Values To The Next Generation

Dr. Thomas Lickona, a developmental psychologist and professor of education at the State University of New York at Cortland, discusses his new book, How READ MORE
Thomas Lickona speaks on pornography and family

Creating A Positive Family Environment That Fosters Kindness And Respect

Dr. Thomas Lickona, a developmental psychologist and professor of education at the State University of New York at Cortland, talks about his new book, READ MORE
Jason Yates discusses how Christians can thank, pray, and vote

Equipping Christians to Think, Pray and Vote

Jason Yates, CEO of My Faith Votes, a non-partisan movement of the church in America that seeks to motivate and equip Christians to vote, READ MORE
Jeremy Burton talks about the Museum of the Bible

An Invitation To Engage With The History, Impact, and Narrative Of The Bible

Jeremy Burton, Director of Communications at the Museum of the Bible, discusses the background story, mission, and amenities of the new Museum of the READ MORE
The Communication Guys discusses how to communicate tough issues

Proclamation And Persuasion: Learning To Communicate In Polarized Times

Dr. Tom Barrett and Tim Downs, the hosts of the weekly podcast “The Communications Guys,” discuss how to effectively communicate on tough issues during READ MORE
Omar Manejwala discusses the opioid addiction epidemic

Turning Back the Tide of the Opioid Epidemic

Dr. Omar Manejwala, Chief Medical Officer of Catasys and one of the nation’s leading experts of addiction,  discusses the opioid epidemic, some practical steps READ MORE