Carrying a Heavy Burden (Part 1)

October 2, 2018

Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com)

When betrayal trauma hits and the burden of pain and disappointment gets heavy, how is a wife to respond? What might it look like to bear this burden with integrity and purpose? Could this be a "heavenly mission" that produces something good? This 2-part series unpacks what it looks like to carry a heavy burden in a way that honors God and transforms you.

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Biblical Counseling vs. Traditional Counseling

September 25, 2018

Special Guest: Mark Shaw (TheAddictionConnection.org)

What is the difference between biblical counseling and traditional psychological counseling methods? And why is it important to make a distinction? Today's guest, Mark Shaw, brings his years of experience and expertise to this interesting (and sometimes controversial) topic. May you gain insights for your life that can only be attributed to the Wonderful Counselor, Jesus Christ.

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Tips for Husbands (from Wives who Care!)

September 18, 2018

Special Guests: Gigi Hopkins and Marie Good

What advice might a hurting wife give to her husband that could benefit his recovery process? This broadcast brings insights and tips from two wives who have experienced betrayal and come out the other side with powerful and helpful insights for husbands.

Learn more about our wives care ministry at WivesCare.com.

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Addicted Thinking vs. Healthy Thinking

September 11, 2018

Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com)

What are the differences between addiction thinking and healthy thinking, and how can you move toward the healthier? This broadcast unpacks many of the common patterns of addiction thinking and how to overcome them. You don't have to continue down the spiral of unhealthy thoughts. There is hope for a changed mind!

A good book to help: The Lies We Believe by Dr. Chris Thurman

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Managing Disappointment

September 4, 2018

Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com)

On average, we experience 20 disappointments every day. Disappointment -- those moments when expectations are not met -- is a part of life. But if disappointment is not managed well it can lead to all kinds of unhealthy anger and coping behaviors. This broadcast is meant to help you understand disappointment and how to better manage it.

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Addressing Porn in the Culture

August 28, 2018

Special Guest: Gina Kaye (GinaKaye.info)

How can we engage the culture on the issue of pornography and its effects in ways that are helpful and non-combative? Today's guest is Gina Kaye, an educator and advocate promoting prevention, treatment, and recovery from addiction, trauma, and abuse. She will help us understand how to better navigate addressing porn in the culture.

Learn more about LCAP at LoneStarCO.org.

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Boy Thinking vs. Man Thinking

August 21, 2018

Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com)

Do we have a "man" problem in our society? Maybe. There seems to be a lot of "boy thinking" that is derailing the maturing process of men. This broadcast looks at the difference between "boy thinking" and "man thinking" to help our male listeners know where they are on this continuum and how to pursue greater maturity. 

Visit Stephen's Facebook page at http://Facebook.com/HopeCounselingSATX.

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Grace-Based Recovery 2.0

August 14, 2018

Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com)

Jonathan has written a completely new edition of Grace-Based Recovery. This is a resource for recovery groups who want to understand and apply the grace of God to overcome any addictive pattern. This broadcast outlines the principle of grace and what the book will offer to those in recovery.

Order the book and register for the next training webinar at GraceBasedRecovery.com

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Can We Talk about THAT?

August 7, 2018

Special Guest: Mandy Majors (NextTalk.org)

The world can seem like a scary place for raising kids. There are so many influences that are drawing us away from God's Word and the truth of our sexual design. How can we respond with grace and truth? Our guest, Mandy Majors, helps us understand how to address these issues with our children with confidence and clarity. 

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Excuses for Not Growing

July 31, 2018

Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com)

Recovery and growth take work. There is no "easy" road to emotional maturity. Because this journey is difficult it can be hard to embrace. This episode explores some of the most common excuses we hear and why they will prevent the desired outcome of recovery. Listen in to gain insights to help you take positive, intentional steps toward greater maturity.

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