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The Dr Carol Show weekly radio program focuses on helping  you connect with God in every area of your life – physically, emotionally, relationally, and spiritually.

Many of our programs are available here. Just click the attached link and listen to one of our radio archives. Also listed here are links to a number of other on-air interviews Dr Carol has done on various radio programs.

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“Beating the Holiday Blues” – Dr Carol is interviewed by Evelyn Davison of LoveTalk about surviving the holidays. 45% of those surveyed said they DREAD the holiday season. We talk about what causes holiday blues, practical strategies to beat them, and how Dr Carol herself has sought healing after her husband’s death.

Saturday – December 10, 2016

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“You Can Be a Healthy Woman!” – Dr Carol is interviewed by Joyce Ogelsby of Just Ask Joyce about her book Dr Carol’s Guide to Women’s Health. Joyce asks Dr Carol about contraception, infertility, menopause, mental health, and more. A caller asks Dr Carol about how to treat symptoms of early menopause.

Tuesday – June 7, 2016

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“Guide to Women’s Health, Part 2” – Dr Carol is interviewed by Pastor Larry of Southwest Radio Ministries about her book Dr Carol’s Guide to Women’s Health. Pastor Larry asks Dr Carol about cancer prevention, healthy eating, healthy thinking, supplements, interacting with the healthcare system, healthy spirituality, and more.

Tuesday – April 26, 2016

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“Guide to Women’s Health, Part 1” – Dr Carol is interviewed by Pastor Larry of Southwest Radio Ministries about her book Dr Carol’s Guide to Women’s Health. Pastor Larry asks Dr Carol about what it means to be a healthy woman in body, mind, and soul, and the impact of physical and spiritual health on each other.

Monday – April 25, 2016

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“Prayer For the Rest of Us” – Dr Carol and Al talk about developing the kind of intimate prayer life that Jesus demonstrated is possible. Dr Carol shares common roadblocks to prayer, and some practical ways to help husbands and wives develop a prayer life together. And she demonstrates the role of prayer in making major decisions.

Saturday – February 28, 2015

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“All in the Name of Love” – Dr Carol and Al celebrate Valentine’s Day by talking about the true meaning of love. We talk about various pictures of love, and show how true love demands action. And we talk about the Greatest Love Story Ever Told, and YOUR place in that love story.

Saturday – February 14, 2015

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“Dealing with Difficult People” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the three kinds of people you will meet during your lifetime, and how to tell which of the three a certain person may be. We share Biblical ways of dealing with the difficult people in your life, and discuss the kinds of people Jesus spent time with, and why.

Saturday – February 7, 2015

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“We’re Getting Older!” – In honor of Dr Carol’s birthday, Dr Carol and Al talk about the reality of getting older, and both the benefits and the challenges of the senior years. They talk about the 5 most common regrets of people at the end of life, 7 ways to stay younger longer, and what God has to say about those who are older.

Saturday – January 31, 2015

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“Re-Connecting With Your Spouse” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the barriers to remaining connected with your husband or wife, such as conflict, neglect, growing apart, or life stresses. And they share specific things you can do to reconnect physically, emotionally, and even spiritually. We share responses to some of the most common relationship questions we receive.

Saturday – January 17, 2015

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“A Christmas Celebration” – Dr Carol and Al celebrate Christmas with a mix of Christmas carols, stories of their “favorite things,” and telling of the real Christmas story. They offer encouragement for those who face loneliness, sickness, or pain this Christmas, and talk about what this season means for those who are most in need.

Saturday – December 20, 2014

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“Will the Real Christian Please Stand Up?”– Dr Carol shares some results from our most recent reader survey. Then she and Al talk about what true spiritual growth and maturity look like, and 5 specific ways to tell if you are developing spiritually. And Dr Carol shares three steps that will guarantee you will become more like Jesus.

Saturday – December 6, 2014

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“What Would Jesus Do in Ferguson, Missouri?”– Dr Carol and Al talk about the some of the reasons behind the anger displayed over the decision in Ferguson, MO, some right and wrong ways to respond, and some Scriptural ideas that would demonstrate what Jesus would do if He were there now.  And we talk about Thanksgiving, and what gratitude should mean the other 364 days of the year.

Saturday – November 29, 2014

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“Taking Every Thought Captive: Getting Over Negative Thinking”– Dr Carol shares her own journey of moving from a troubled, negative mind to a happy and healthy lifestyle. She describes specific physical changes your thoughts produce, and detailed practical strategies to follow God’s command to “take every thought captive.” You’ll enjoy the Scriptural lessons on your mind in this program.

Saturday – November 8, 2014

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“Ebola – A Doctor’s View, and Happy Anniversary to US!” – The still-spreading Ebola epidemic is now closer to home than ever. Dr Carol shares her own perspective from working inside hospitals, and discusses travel restrictions. Today is also Dr Carol and Al’s wedding anniversary! We share a part of our story and how God brought us together, and talk about what goes into making a happy marriage.

Saturday – October 25, 2014

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“Ebola, Respect in Marriage” – The rapidly spreading Ebola epidemic has many people afraid. What’s the truth about the virus? How should Christians respond? And we talk about respect between husband and wife: what respect looks like, why a man needs it, how a man can respond if he’s not getting it, and how a wife can gift her husband with respect.

Saturday – October 11, 2014

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“A Christian Alternative To Health Insurance” – Obamacare is several months old. How’s that working out for you? With high costs and high deductibles for traditional health insurance, the Christian alternative becomes more appealing than ever. On this special archive program we talk with Rev. Howard Russell, Chairman and CEO of Christian Healthcare Ministries, about a Biblically-based alternative for Christians to share with each other in meeting the financial costs of their healthcare. And it only costs about one third the amount of traditional health insurance.

Saturday – October 4, 2014

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“Winning the Battle Of The Mind” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the negative thought patterns we so easily develop, and how that impacts our health in so many ways. And we talk about specific steps to overcoming those thinking problems, and what God’s word has to say about your mind and thinking. You’ll hear what how this has changed both Dr Carol and Al.

Saturday – September 20, 2014

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“Facing the End of Life Without Regrets” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the top 5 regrets among those facing the end of life, and what you can do to end life without regrets. We talk about our own regrets, and what to put into your “bucket list” as a Christian. And we share what God has to say to those facing the end of life on this earth.

Saturday – September 13, 2014

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“Do’s and Don’ts of Being Single Successfully” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the special challenges of being a Christian single, and debunk some of the myths about the single life. They talk about five specific things to avoid, and five specific things to do as a single that will affect your happiness whether you get married in the future or not.

Saturday – September 6, 2014

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“Beating the Battle of the Bulge As A Christian” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the “large” problem of obesity in this country, even in the Christian church. And they share the secret of how Al lost over 85 pounds with NO diet, NO pills, NO surgery, and NO suffering! And they share how you can do the same. You will laugh as you listen, and be encouraged.

Saturday – August 30, 2014

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“Keys to a Happy, Healthy, Christian Marriage” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the challenges to healthy communication in marriage, and key parameters to improve communication between husband and wife. We also talk about what a Christian marriage is NOT, and what it IS. We share comments from readers/listeners about a Christian marriage.

Saturday – August 23, 2014

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“Today under Obamacare, Happy and Healthy in Just Minutes a Day” – Dr Carol and Al talk about what patients and doctors are experiencing under Obamacare right now. Then they talk about 12 habits that will keep you happy and healthy in just minutes a day, and share resources to help you do so.

Saturday – August 9, 2014

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“Current Events: Southern US Border, Ebola, Israel/Hamas War, and more” – Dr Carol and Al talk about current events in the health arena, including health implications of the illegal immigrants crossing our southern border, the current Ebola outbreak in Africa and what it might mean here. We also provide a perspective on the Israel/Hamas war, and close by describing the various hungers we face that can get us into trouble, and how to address them.

Saturday – August 2, 2014

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“What Difference Does Being A Christian Make?” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the purpose of all our religious activity, and what God really wants from us. We talk about the primary message of the gospel to both respectable and unrespectable people, and how that should change our perception of people we may not “like.” We talk about the difference being a Christian should be making in our lives.

Saturday – July 19, 2014

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“What The Bible Says About Health” – Dr Carol and Al talk about several reasons why Christians should care about their health, the health challenges Christians face, and what the Bible has to say about health. We talk about how knowing that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit can impact your lifestyle in every way, and how to make that part of your life every day.

Saturday – July 12, 2014

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“Listener Choice Day” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the many letters and questions we receive from our listeners and readers. We answer questions about marital infidelity, disappointment in marriage, an overbearing mother, and using diet drinks in diabetes. We also comment on the Hobby Lobby case decided this week, and much more.

Saturday – July 5, 2014

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“What God Says To Those Going Through Trauma” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the experience of trauma and PTSD, what the healing journey can look like, and what God says to those who need such healing. We also talk with Shelly Beach and Wanda Sanchez, trauma survivors, PTSD consultants, and co-authors of Love Letters From The Edge. They share their stories of healing, and what they are now doing to help others who have been through trauma.

Saturday – June 28, 2014

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“The Thing About Growing Older” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the meaning of “growing old,” and how it may differ for men and women. We talk about the most common regrets people have as they approach the end of life, and some things that should be on a “bucket list” for Christians. We talk about how to deal with regrets, and some Scriptures that show what God has to say to those who are growing older.

Saturday – June 21, 2014

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“Being A ‘Real Man'” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the capacity for rulership, creativity, adventure, and more that God built into men, and how that shows itself in each individual man. We talk about the damage often, done to a man’s soul by upbringing, education, or even church, and what God has to say bout becoming a Real Man. And in honor of Father’s Day, we talk about what it means to be fathered by God, and how that makes a difference in a man’s life.

Saturday – June 14, 2014

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“The War Against Women” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the violence, discrimination, and other abuse women have suffered ever since the Garden of Eden. Dr Carol talks about God’s Big Story, and how to understand the war against women in the big context. We talk about the beauty of women that has been corrupted, and how Jesus restores that beauty. And we show how a woman can become a “beautiful warrior.”

Saturday – June 7, 2014

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“Step-Parenting Successfully” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the factors that impact the success of a blended family. You’ll hear what the “crock-pot” analogy has to do with step-parenting, and some things to seriously consider before getting married if there are already children involved. Dr Carol and Al share about their journey in their blended family, what that looks like, some of the feelings involved, and how they have made it successful.

Saturday – May 31, 2014

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“Saving Money in the Ever-Changing Healthcare Environment” – Dr Carol and Al talk about specific strategies to save money on healthcare – medications, doctor and hospital bills, and even health “insurance”. Dr Carol shares the specific steps she used to save over 60% on her medical bills. We talk with Chris Johnson, MedSavers Pharmacy, about saving money on prescription medications. And we talk about Christian Healthcare Ministries – the Christian alternative to health insurance.

Saturday – May 24, 2014

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“Learning to Feed Yourself: Keeping Your Soul Filled” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the things that make your inner being depleted, and the things that can keep you filled up. We talk with a caller who is making the decision to say “NO” to an overcommitted schedule, and to a caller who is overwhelmed with job and caring for grandchildren. We share some things that will help you know how to decide when to say Yes to something, and when to say No.

Saturday – May 17, 2014

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“Helping You And Your Spouse Share Intimacy Again” – Dr Carol and Al talk about physical intimacy between husband and wife – how both see sexuality differently, and what each spouse needs to understand about the other’s needs in this area. We talk about what each spouse can do to make intimacy better, and share some specific resources with more information. We share a Biblical picture of what a vibrant sexual connection between husband and wife can be like.

Saturday – May 10, 2014

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“Christian Women and Hormones, and the Men Who Love Them” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the impact on both men and women of the changes in reproductive hormones women experience. Dr Carol answers questions from a caller about treatments for menopause symptoms, and gives advice for both men and women to follow when struggling with the impact on marriage of PMS and menopause.

Saturday – May 3, 2014

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“Making the Bible Real To YOU” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the way Scripture impacts all the areas of your life. We talk about specific things Scripture has meant to us, and to some of you who have written in. We talk about what it means to study Scripture and some ways to do so, and also what it means to experience the Bible as spiritual food.

Saturday – April 26, 2014

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“Lose Weight! No Diet! Feel Great!” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the expensive and common problem of obesity. Al shares how he lost over 75 pounds without dieting or using any weight loss products. We talk with a caller who lost over 50 pounds the same way. We share tips on making the necessary lifestyle and mindset changes to lose weight, how to keep going long enough to be successful, and why God cares about your weight loss journey.

Saturday – April 12, 2014

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“A Christian and Negative Emotions” – We all face difficult mental/emotional problems from time to time. But what happens when that takes over your life? Dr Carol and Al talk about God’s all-inclusive pathway to healing the mind. We talk with a man depressed after a divorce, a Christian worker who successfully overcame severe depression, a woman struggling with anxiety and trust problems, and a women trying to find a reason to go on after suffering several severe losses over many years. We talk about what role prayer plays in recovery, and when other types of help are also needed.

Saturday – April 5, 2014

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“What Does Healing Look Like” – Dr Carol and Al address the controversy over divine healing, and present a Biblical basis for how to think about healing. They address what God’s perspective on healing is about, what healing looks like, and how it can begin. Dr Carol shares some specific stories about “complicated” healing, and they talk with callers who share their experience of healing.

Saturday – March 29, 2014

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“A Christian Alternative To Health Insurance” – With the March 31st deadline under Obamacare to have health insurance or pay a penalty, the Christian alternative becomes more appealing than ever. Dr Carol shares part of her experience with healthcare costs, and she and Al talk with Rev. Howard Russell, Chairman and CEO of Christian Healthcare Ministries, about a Biblically-based alternative for Christians to share with each other in meeting the financial costs of their healthcare.

Saturday – March 22, 2014

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“A Solid Foundation For Your Marriage” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the foundation of marriage, and where God fits in that foundation. They talk with several callers – some who are celebrating three or four decades of marriage, and some who are struggling with a marriage at the point of collapse. Dr Carol highlights the external vs. internal impact of Christ’s presence in a marriage, and why that is important.

Saturday – March 15, 2014

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“Walking The Journey of Grief” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the nearly universal but often lonely journey of grief. Bits of personal story, Scripture, ideas on making the journey more successful, and even a few tears make up the program. Several listeners wrote about their own journey of grief, and we share these on the program also. We share resources to help with the journey, and talk about what difference a connection with God makes in your grief.

Saturday – March 8, 2014

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“Prayer When You Don’t Feel Like It” – Dr Carol and Al talk about connecting with God through prayer, dealing with times when it seems God is not answering, and ways in which God often answers prayer. Dr Carol and several callers talk about specific times when God has answered prayer. We share some reasons prayer may seem challenging, and offer some specific tips on making your prayer life more successful.

Saturday – March 1, 2014

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“Love Is In The Air: Really?” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the desire and need for relationship, what it’s like to be lonely whether single or married, and the steps it takes for God to meet the needs of your lonely heart. We talk with three callers from young to senior age who are single and struggling with loneliness. And Dr Carol and Al share some important aspects of their own relationship.

Saturday – February 15, 2014

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“Beating the Battle of Fatigue” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the many reasons for tiredness, including lifestyle factors, mental/emotional pressures, stress, and soul/spiritual fatigue. Dr Carol shares eight specific things you can do if you’re frequently tired. We talk with a caller who found ways to deal with fatigue as a woman balancing career and motherhood, and another caller who has found significant recovery from depression and its accompanying fatigue.

Saturday – February 8, 2014

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“Saving Money on Healthcare Costs” – Dr Carol and Al talk about practical strategies to save money on healthcare costs, especially if you find yourself having to pay out of your own pocket. We talk with Chris Johnson from MedSavers Pharmacy about saving money on medications. And Dr Carol shares practical strategies and resources for saving money when faced with large healthcare bills.

Saturday – February 1, 2014

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“Looking For Love: Surviving the Single Life” – Dr Carol and Al talk about both the good and the difficult parts of being single, and the important things to learn during your single years. They talk about loneliness, the desire for a partner, and dealing with the after-effects of being hurt in love. And they talk with three callers struggling with various aspects of the single life right now.

Saturday – January 25, 2014

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“The No. 1 New Year’s Resolution: Losing Weight” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the underlying reasons many people struggle with weight: “It’s not what you’re eating: it’s what’s eating you!” They share Al’s personal story of losing over 65 pounds without dieting and keeping it off. And Dr Carol shares some practical resources and tips for losing weight and keeping it off, and what God has to say about your struggles with weight.

Saturday – January 18, 2014

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“Christian Faith and Mental Health” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the ways people of faith use their faith to deal with problems. They discuss the challenges people with mental health problems often face in churches, and the full array of factors that can impact mental health. Dr Carol shares some of her own story, and we talk about things that may help improve your mental/emotional well-being.

Saturday – January 11, 2014

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“Living Healthier: Resolutions for 2014″ – Dr Carol and Al count down the top 10 New Year’s Resolutions. We tell some stories about making the types of changes that show up in New Year’s resolutions, and talk about what works and what doesn’t work in making lifestyle change. And a caller shares some dramatic changes she has made, and her three resolutions for 2014.

Saturday – January 4, 2014

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“Christmas Special – Even When it Hurts” – Dr Carol and Al talk about the real meaning of Christmas, and how to find that meaning even when Christmas is painful. We address things that make the holidays difficult: divorce, blended families, loss of a loved one, family dysfunction, and more. And we talk about a Celebration you don’t want to miss!

Saturday – December 21, 2013

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“Stages of Faith: The Journey of Spiritual Growth” – Dr Carol and Al talk about what spiritual growth looks like, and how that is affected when you experience a crisis of faith. Al talks about his own journey of faith, and Dr Carol talks with a man who shares how dramatically his own faith has changed, and how that is affecting his life now. We also share resources that can help you in your journey of faith.

Saturday – December 7, 2013