July 21, 2020
We have a special guest on the program today. Brendan Botha was raised in a broken home in South Africa, and was introduced to porn at an early age. In this episode, Brendan shares his story of brokenness, faith, recovery, and what it looks like to pursue authentic, biblical manhood. May you be encouraged by his story to pursue greater integrity in your own life.
Learn more about Brendan and his ministry at Break-Free.co.za.
July 14, 2020
Lucille Williams has ministered to couples and families for over 25 years. She has a strong desire to safeguard marriages, especially when it comes to what happens in the bedroom. In this episode, Lucille shares some of her story and gives lots of insights for couples who want to improve intimacy in their marriage.
To learn more about Lucille and her book, The Intimacy You Crave, visit LuSays.com.
July 7, 2020
Are you a single woman who desires to be married, or maybe are already in a dating relationship that has potential for marriage? Then this episode will help you to ask strategic questions of your boyfriend to understand him better and make an informed decision about whatever the next steps might be in the relationship. These questions were developed by men for the sake of helping women know a man much, much better.
- Ask him to make all the plans for one month.
- Does he do a lot of "lovey dovey" talk?
- Ask when and how he was introduced to porn.
- How does he manage sexual struggles?
- What is he doing to train himself to practice self-control?
- What are his boundaries for watching TV and movies?
- How does he handle stress?
- How dose he handle differences?
- Is he insightful about himself?
- Does he listen to know you or to "work" you?
- What are his values?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.