February 18, 2020
Let's state the obvious: parenting is scary! And when it comes to teaching our kids about sex, it can be very scary, especially in today's hyper-sexualized culture. But we don't have to be paralyzed by fear. In this episode, John Fort helps us unpack our fears as parents and gives practical help for facing fears with hope and confidence.
Learn more in John's book, Honest Talk, at HonestTalk.Bebroken.com.
February 11, 2020
Stephen recently traveled to Portugal and he has some insights from this trip that he wants to share with you and me. Learn some history about the Templar Knights, the sovereignty of God, and why this matters to your journey of faith and integrity.
February 4, 2020
When a wife has faced the painful trauma of sexual betrayal, what can her husband do to help her heal? In this episode, Barbara Steffens helps us navigate this delicate question. She has many years of experience in helping wives heal, and this experience offers lots of wisdom for husbands who want to change. May this program offer you hope and insight for taking positive next steps toward healing.
Learn more about Barbara and her resources at DrBarbaraSteffens.com.
January 28, 2020
Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com)
Anger is a powerful emotion that reveals what we value, whether good or bad. And anger has the potential to fire off anger responses in others. How can we learn from our anger and respond in healthy ways? This episode unpacks these deeper questions about anger and the hope we have for managing anger well.
January 21, 2020
Do Jesus and the 12-Steps belong in the same sentence? Some Christians may say no. But what if God is bigger than any singular recovery process, and the grace of Jesus is better than empty religious rituals? In this episode, Mark Denison shares insights from his new book entitled "Jesus and the 12 Steps." Learn with us about how God is still in the business of setting addicts free, and how He uses the 12-Steps in that journey.
For more info about Mark, and to order his book, visit http://TheresStillHope.org.
January 14, 2020
God invented sex. On purpose! But how can parents teach their kids about one of the most basic elements of life? This episode unpacks 5 keys teaching points to help parents communicate God's design to their kids. Gain confidence to have rich and meaningful conversations about sex with your kids.
For more help, get a copy of Honest Talk at Books.Bebroken.com.
January 7, 2020
Originally aired: June 11, 2019
Many men are living lust-FULL lives rather than lust-FREE lives. And so many struggle to fully enter "real recovery" and find the freedom their hearts long for. In this episode we are delighted to have Jay Haug with us to share his story and how his ministry helps men go "all in" with recovery. Learn 4 keys disciplines that can free you from the power of lust!
Learn more about Jay and his ministry at http://LivingWithoutLust.com.
January 2, 2020
Originally aired: April 23, 2019
What if we told you that it only took 6 hours a week to radically transform and improve your marriage? You might think we were snake oil salesmen, right? Well, solid research from John Gottman actually backs up this claim. This episode unpacks this research and the specific things to do in these magical six hours.
For more info, get Gottman's book, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, at https://tinyurl.com/y6fqnnos.
December 31, 2019
Originally aired: April 2, 2019
Laurie grew up in the church. Laurie knew what God's Word said about sexuality. But Laurie struggled with sexual feelings that didn't line up neatly with what she saw in the Bible. This episode unpacks her story; it is messy, it is beautiful, it is redemptive, and it is ongoing. No matter where you are on your own journey of sexual questions and struggles, Laurie's story will encourage you to keep pressing into the grace and truth of Jesus.
For more info on Laurie and her ministry, visit https://www.himhministries.com/.
December 26, 2019
Originally aired: July 9, 2019
The starting point of recovery is getting honest about our brokenness and sin. But this isn't an easy thing to do. We need encouragement and a vision for change that helps us come clean and step into the light of recovery. This episode shares thoughts and ideas from many different men how have struggled to come clean and how they have finally entered into the recovery -- AND REST -- they so desperately needed.