How does your language (how you talk; about yourself, about God, about others) reveal your inner thoughts? And why is this important? In this episode, Jonathan and Stephen explore how our language exposes whether our thinking is lined up with truth and growing us in maturity or leading us astray with lies and stalling us in immaturity and legalism. You were designed by God to live in hope and freedom and joy. Journey with us into the wonder and beauty of God's design.
What is healthy masculinity and why is it important? The essence of "manliness" is under severe attack in the western world. But God created men and women with distinct differences that are good and healthy. In this episode, Brannon Patrick joins us to share his insights into what constitutes true healthy masculinity and why this is important for the flourishing of relationships.
Learn more about Brannon and his resources at Beyond-Enough.com.
It is right and good for a wife to get help when she has experienced sexual betrayal by her husband. But very few ever end up getting the help they need. In this episode, Beth Denison shares insights she has learned on her own personal journey of healing; insights she has compiled in her latest workbook, the 12-Week Partner Recovery Guide. If you are a wife who has experienced sexual betrayal, you do not have to travel the road of healing alone!
Learn more about Beth and this resource at TheresStillHope.org.
In many marriages there is one spouse who struggles more with loneliness and the other struggles more with fear. In this last of two episodes, Stephen and Jonathan continue to explore 23 thoughts about loneliness and fear that will help couples still build deeper connection and oneness despite these challenges. There is great hope for growth and intimacy in your marriage.
In many marriages, there is one spouse who struggles more with loneliness and the other struggles more with fear. In this first of two episodes, Stephen and Jonathan begin to explore 23 thoughts about loneliness and fear that will help these couples still build deeper connection and oneness despite these challenges. There is great hope for growth and intimacy in your marriage.
What does it mean to be made in God's image as male and female? Are humans just a higher order of species in the animal kingdom, or is there a truly categorical distinction to human sexuality? In this episode, we have Garry Ingraham back with us to help us wrestle with these questions and how to address them in a culture increasingly confused and combative about sexuality and gender.
To learn more about Garry and his ministry, visit LoveandTruthNetwork.com.
When is the last time you "talked" to your fear? If this seems like a strange idea, you will likely learn something new in this podcast that could help you deal with fear in healthier ways. Instead of pretending you have no fear or believing a "true Christian" should never be afraid, why not discover that fear only has one message and it doesn't have to cripple you? Join us to learn how to manage your fear in healthy and holy ways.
Can the church be a safe place for those who struggle with unwanted sexual desires and behaviors? How do we walk with sexually broken people in a grace-based, healing manner? In this episode, Garry Ingraham shares his story of same-sex attraction and the local church's role in his journey of healing and transformation. There is hope for true community and lasting change when the body of Christ embraces wounded, broken people and points them to Jesus and His Word.
Learn more about Garry and his ministry at LoveandTruthNetwork.com.
The old saying goes, "Insanity is doing the same thing, but expecting a different result." This is the story of many marriages; using the same old broken tools and expecting a transformed, vibrant, deepening relationship.
In this episode, Jonathan and Stephen will share 4 key skills that will help you transform your marriage to a whole new level of intimacy and fulfillment:
- "That is sad"
- Match her words
- Get to the end
- 'Talk like a girl'
Discover a whole new way to interact that creates deep connection and empathy. (bonus hint: these principles, if modified slightly, can also deepen friendships, too!)
"Will you now?"
This was the question God asked KathyGrace Duncan years after she had been living as a man, and years after she had placed her faith in Jesus Christ. In this episode, KathyGrace shares her powerful story and struggle with transgenderism and the beautiful path God lead her down to discover her true identity as a woman made in His image.
To learn more about KathyGrace and Portland Fellowship, visit http://PortlandFellowship.com.