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Freedom & Healing from Shame, Addiction, and Abuse

Freedom & Healing from Shame, Addiction, and Abuse

June 30, 2020

Many women have faced the terrible trauma of sexual abuse and rape. How can a woman heal and recover from such deep pain? In this episode, Joy Skarka shares her personal story of sexual brokenness and how the grace of God intersected with her pain to bring lasting healing and freedom. Wherever you are in your journey, may Joy's story bring you hope and courage.

For helpful resources for women, visit AuthenticIntimacy.com or Women.Bebroken.com.

The Third Talk

The Third Talk

June 26, 2020

Our kids view over 14 billion porn videos every year. What can parents do to protect their children from being swept away by the online porn epidemic? In this episode, John Van Arnam, the founder of The Third Talk, shares his expertise and experience in helping parents and kids to address porn in ways that doesn't shame or blame.

To learn more about John and his resources, visit TheThirdTalk.com.

When (& Why) Do Men Escape to Porn?

When (& Why) Do Men Escape to Porn?

June 23, 2020

When do men go looking for porn or some other kind of sexual escape? And why do they seek it out? Finally, how does a man change this unhealthy pattern? In this episode, Jonathan and Stephen explore many various reasons for when and why men look for porn, and how to refocus on healthier ways to solve emotional and circumstantial difficulties.

Online Care Groups for Wives

Online Care Groups for Wives

June 16, 2020

For wives facing the difficulty of sexual betrayal trauma the journey to wholeness travels along a continuum of healing, growing, and serving. And it is imperative that this journey takes place in a safe environment. In this episode, we have a panel of women who serve as online care group leaders in our Wives Care ministry. They have traveled this road themselves and share their personal connection to this ministry along with encouraging words to any wives who want healing from sexual betrayal trauma.

Learn more about Online Care Groups for Wives at WivesCare.Bebroken.com.

An Unexpected Journey to Hope

An Unexpected Journey to Hope

June 12, 2020

What happens when a couple realizes that porn addiction is not merely a "problem" to be fixed? What if there is far more to it than that? How can a couple navigate the possibility of restoration when "recovery" doesn't fit their pre-conceived paradigm? In this episode, we hear the story of Garren and Lyschel Burket. Gain a new perspective for restoration that brings true hope and joy.

Learn more about Lyschel's ministry to betrayed wives at HopeRedefined.com.

Sexual Betrayal and Spiritual Battle

Sexual Betrayal and Spiritual Battle

June 9, 2020

Sexual betrayal trauma has a profound impact on a wife emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. The impact can shake the faith of the most deeply rooted Christian woman. How can she heal? And is there hope for restoration? In this episode, Lyschel Burket shares her story and what she has learned about healing from betrayal and the power of God in our weakness.

Learn more about Lyschel and her ministry at HopeRedefined.com.

A Biblical Framework for Emotions

A Biblical Framework for Emotions

June 2, 2020

Did Jesus have anything to say about understanding our emotions? Human beings are rather predictable when it comes to our emotional systems, yet we often talk as if it's impossible to understand our emotions. In this episode, Stephen shares some insights he has gained over decades of studying emotional systems and gives us a biblical framework to see how we can manage our emotions in healthier ways.

Why Jesus?

Why Jesus?

May 26, 2020

Why do you and I need Jesus? In times of crisis and disruption (or temptation) our priorities are exposed, whether good or bad. In this episode, Jonathan and Stephen share why they love and trust Jesus. Maybe this will encourage you to examine your own relationship with Jesus and how you can pursue Him more faithfully and fully.

Helping Teens Talk About Difficult Topics

Helping Teens Talk About Difficult Topics

May 19, 2020

There is truly nowhere on earth that sexual struggles don't exist for teens. But this doesn't mean we need to be fearful or hopeless as parents or educators. In this episode, our guest Sheila Harkins shares her experience as a mom and educator in helping teens navigate the difficulty and challenges of sexuality (and other tough subjects). Gain hope and help in building stronger connections with your teens.

Learn more about Sheila and her insights at SheilaHarkins.com.

Are Sex Offenders Modern Day Lepers?

Are Sex Offenders Modern Day Lepers?

May 15, 2020

Is there hope for someone labeled a sex offender? This is a heavy and hard subject to address. But in this episode, we hear from a wife who has traveled this road with her family. Her husband is serving a 12-year sentence due to viewing illegal pornography. Listen in to learn just how far the grace of God can reach -- and how you can help support and care for these families affected by criminal sex offenses.

For additional help, visit TexasVoices.org.

(Please reach out to your senators to ask for home confinement for SO's who pose no threat to the community and have families who want them home.)