September 29, 2020
Life is filled with patterns that help us understand what it is truly all about. In this episode, Jonathan and Stephen unpack three fundamental purposes in life that we are all called to know and mature in:
- Learn myself
- Learn God
- Learn others.
Join us on this journey of discovery so we can live out the fullness and joy that God designed life to be.
September 22, 2020
Porn is a devastating cancer to a healthy marriage. Do you know how to detect the warning signs and what to do to heal? In this episode, Rosie Makinney shares her story of what it took to save her marriage from this cancer. It is possible to have a porn-free marriage in the 21st century. Learn what it takes and discover hope for your life and marriage.
Learn more about Rosie and her ministry at FightforLoveMinistries.org.
September 15, 2020
Why do kids search for porn? And why is this important for parents to know? In this episode, John Fort shares 6 main reasons that kids search for porn: curiosity, peer pressure, "freedom," comfort, validation, and make sense of sexual abuse. Discover why this information is valuable and how to help your kids navigate the normal draw toward porn with wisdom and courage.
For helpful resources, visit PureLifeAcademy.org/pages/parent-resources.
More resources available at ProtectYoungMinds.org
September 8, 2020
Do sex and discipleship go together? What is the difference between knowing the facts about God's design for sex and how to integrate these truths into our daily lives and struggles with sexual brokenness? In this episode, Dr. Juli Slattery invites us to explore these questions in depth and provides biblical insight and wisdom for how to engage what she calls Sexual Discipleship.
To learn more about Juli and these concepts, visit SexualDiscipleship.com.
September 1, 2020
Every couple who enters counseling voices the same problem: we don't communicate. But this isn't actually true. Marriage reveals the truth about differences and difficulties -- in your spouse, but also in you. In this episode, Jonathan and Stephen will help you discover some important and helpful principles for facing differences with integrity and how to grow a stronger marriage even through difficulty.
For additional resources to help you strengthen your marriage, visit https://www.focusonthefamily.com/marriage/.
August 28, 2020
Kimberly Johnson faced heartbreaking trauma in her childhood and spent 23 years engaging in sexually addictive behaviors as a result. But she has a story of hope! In this episode, Kim shares her journey to freedom and how her story is being used to help women around the globe find their own hope and freedom from porn and other unwanted sexual behaviors.
Learn more about Kim and her counseling practice at DivineID.org.
Learn more about the 40 Days of Purity for Women online course at PureLifeAcademy.org.
August 25, 2020
Why does it take so long to recover from sexually addictive patterns? What does it mean to "play the long game"? In this episode, we dive into the damaging habits of escaping and hiding, and how to replace this with healthy thoughts and behaviors. Let's learn to "be real" together and take better care of ourselves through genuine recovery!
August 18, 2020
Does failure automatically and permanently disqualify Christian leaders from effective ministry? If not, how can leaders "walk with a limp" and still disciple others well? In this episode we hear from Vern Tompke, a pastor for 30 years who understands this journey personally. Gain encouragement, insights, and practical help for pastors and leaders who want to serve God and others through their brokenness.
Learn more about Vern and the resources he offers at BandOfBrothers.care.
August 11, 2020
Janet Boynes never intended to live a lesbian lifestyle for 14 years, but that is where her childhood chaos and sexual brokenness took her. This episode unpacks her story and the twists and turns of the journey out of brokenness and into wholeness in Christ.
To learn more about Janet and her ministry, visit JanetBoynesMinistries.com.
August 4, 2020
Addiction never creates restfulness. In fact, it does the exact opposite. So, how does an addicted person discover true rest for their mind and soul? In this episode, we suggest a counterintuitive way to discover the rest your heart longs for: by speaking out your deepest fear. Join us for a robust discussion on how to identify your restlessness and how to find it through courageous vulnerability.