About the Program

Shaping Families 15-minute weekly radio program was produced for three years offering:

  • Practical help for families
  • Tools to use with friends facing family crisis
  • Encouragement to build healthy family relationships
  • Inspiration to help live faith on a daily basis

Each program included

  • In-depth interviews on a variety of topics
  • "My Turn" speakers (one speaker each program)
    • Centerpiece (thoughts from a professional counselor)
    • Frog Hollow (down-home reflections)
    • Connecting Point (inspirational message from a pastor)
    • Media Matters (movie or book review)
    • Potluck (recipe or family activity)
    • Just Sayin' (comments from a young adult perspective)
  • Host Burton Buller and producer Melodie Davis,offers for free materials, links to web sites, and comments from listeners. Burton writes a weekly blog for Shaping Families and Melodie is the writer of the syndicated newspaper column Another Way.