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Discovering Truth and Grace in a Mixed-Orientation Marriage

Discovering Truth and Grace in a Mixed-Orientation Marriage

May 4, 2021

Every marriage has challenges related to sexual brokenness. In this episode, Matt and Laurie Krieg share their story of what can be called a "mixed-orientation" marriage, which means one spouse struggles with same-sex attractions. But far beyond the "label" Matt and Laurie want to share the beauty and purpose of God's design for marriage and sex that brings hope to other couples no matter the types of sexual brokenness that have affected their relationship.

Get Matt and Laurie's Book: https://lauriekrieg.com/impossible-marriage

More resources from Laurie: https://lauriekrieg.com

Counseling and Care: https://caringwell.net

What are Your “Sexpectations”?

What are Your “Sexpectations”?

April 27, 2021

God designed sex to give us a physical picture of what He desires in relationship with us: unbroken, unhindered intimacy. In this episode, Dr. Carol will help us understand God's beautiful design for sex and intimacy, and how this design can transform what she calls "sexpectations."

To learn more about Dr. Carol and her resources, visit DrCarolMinistries.com.

To enroll in the Sexpectations course, visit YourSexpectations.com/bebroken.*

*This is an affiliate link. Be Broken may earn referral fees on purchases through this link.

A Family Game Plan for Responding to Porn

A Family Game Plan for Responding to Porn

April 20, 2021

The number one request we get from parents is how to respond to discovering their child looking at porn. In this episode, John Fort shares about our new online course for parents and teens to go through together in answering this question. Join us as we give a summary of the content of this course and how parents and their kids can benefit. When you enroll, use coupon code PSR to get 10% off.

Learn more about the Family Game Plan course and enroll: GamePlan.PureLifeAcademy.org.

More Family Care Resources: Family.Bebroken.com

Collaborators on Course:

McKenzie Ekman of First-Image.org

Dan Martin of PureHope.net

John Fort of Bebroken.com

The Goal is Connecting

The Goal is Connecting

April 13, 2021

What if what you thought was your sexual brokenness problem isn't the actual thing that needs to be "fixed"? What if the solution ran much deeper than just behavior modification? In this episode, we highlight the need to pursue healthy and vibrant intimate connections with God and others. And merely stopping unhealthy sexual behaviors will never automatically create these intimate connections. Listen in to gain insights and practical questions to ask yourself to help you build deeper connections.

Devotional for couples: 40 Days to Oneness

Made for Purity Online Course

Breaking Free from Your Secret Habit

Breaking Free from Your Secret Habit

April 6, 2021

Millions of men view porn every day. Many of them don't want this to be part of their daily life. They want to break free from this secret habit. In this episode, our guest is Shawn Bonneteau. He shares honestly and openly about his own story and how his journey out of porn addiction is now helping other men find freedom too. If you're a man who wants to dig deep and discover a way out of porn, Shawn's story and insights will help you.

Links to connect with Shawn:

More men's resources: http://Men.Bebroken.com

Answering Questions Wives Have About Sex and Intimacy

Answering Questions Wives Have About Sex and Intimacy

March 30, 2021

A lot of Christian wives carry terrible burdens of shame and confusion over sexual intimacy in their marriages. In this episode, Tiffany Hardenberg helps answer many questions these wives have. Here are some of the questions Tiffany will tackle:

  • What challenges do most Christian wives face with experiencing sexual intimacy?
  • How would you reframe the conflicting sexual message of the culture and the Church to help wives understand and experience God's design for sex?
  • What impact does the "moral imbalance" of sexual expectations between men and women have on women/wives?

Join us for this important discussion to help wives break free from shame and find the hope and freedom God desires for their lives and marriages.

To learn more about Tiffany and her podcast, visit TiffanyHardenberg.com.

For more resources for wives, visit WivesCare.Bebroken.com.

How to Help Someone See Their Brokenness

How to Help Someone See Their Brokenness

March 23, 2021

All of us have a broken emotional system. There are many factors that contribute to such brokenness. And friends and family might recognize this brokenness, but how can they help you see this brokenness for yourself? In this episode, we offer specific insights and practical tools to help your loved ones see their brokenness so that greater intimacy and emotional health can result. We hope this conversation will open new chapters of emotional intimacy in your most valued relationships.

Book: Untangling Emotions by Groves and Smith

Men, We Need to Talk

Men, We Need to Talk

March 16, 2021

Sometimes on this program, we just turn on the microphones and cameras and cut Stephen loose to share all kinds of thoughts and insights and questions that have been rattling around in his head. In this episode, Stephen has a lot to say to men about the long journey of discipleship, how this podcast helps on that journey, the central focus on Jesus, and a lot more. So, men, if you need a "shot in the arm" as a follower of Jesus, listen up. (And ladies, we hope you'll peek in on this conversation, too.)

Download Training for Your Soul devotional: SoulTrain.Bebroken.com

For more Men's Resources: Men.Bebroken.com

Restored to More: Clinton and Charity’s Story

Restored to More: Clinton and Charity’s Story

March 9, 2021

Clinton and Charity didn't get married with the goal of facing the pain of sexual addiction and the difficulty of restoring their broken relationship; no one does. But they had to face it if their marriage would survive. In this episode, they share their journey of brokenness and healing. Discover hope no matter where you may be in your marriage.

To learn more about Clinton and Charity and their ministry, visit Restored2More.com.

Marriage Workshops:

Essential Truths to Heal and Mature Your Broken Emotional System

Essential Truths to Heal and Mature Your Broken Emotional System

March 2, 2021

One aspect of being made in God's image is that we are emotional, feeling beings. But our emotional systems are broken due to the presence of sin in the world. 

How do we move toward greater wholeness in our emotions; what are key truths that help this growth process? 

In this episode, we unpack essential truths that will help you address core fears and grow and mature your broken emotional system through the power and grace of the gospel.

Emotional Training for Men webinar series

How to Learn and Respond to Your Fear System podcast

Addicts Need Rest, Not Rules blog post

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