Elizabeth Oates recalls her troubled childhood marked by abuse and loneliness and tells how that emptiness eventually led her to a deep and abiding relationship with Christ.
Nancy Houston recalls her childhood and the difficulty growing up in a non-Christian home with a violent father who suffered from PTSD. Houston reminds listeners, "God is for you, and abuse is never okay."
Victoria Newman, a policeman's wife now for three decades, tells wives what they can do to encourage, love and support their first responder husband.
Victoria Newman talks about the stresses that can invade a first responder's marriage, and opens up about the circumstances in her own marriage that had her considering divorce until God intervened.
Victoria Newman, reflects on the days when she first met and dated her husband, Brent. Newman talks about the circumstances that first lead Brent to the police academy.
Dave Harvey and Paul Gilbert describe what it's like for the person living with a prodigal. They explain the indicators that tell the person when it's time to release the prodigal and let them go.
When you love someone who continually makes wrong choices, what should you do? Dave Harvey and Paul Gilbert say, the offended must exhibit a rugged love that draws boundaries, and doesn't enable sinful behavior.
Pastors Dave Harvey and Paul Gilbert address the weighty topic of rebellion and expand the idea of a prodigal to include not only our children, but anyone who's straying.
Licensed counselor Ron Deal talks about the physical and emotional effects of traumatic stress, and Tracy Lane shares her experience regarding her daughter's heart surgeries.
Is your teen struggling? Dr. Charles Hodges, a practicing physician and certified Christian counselor, offers some practical advice to parents of teens whose behavior is out of control.
Dr. Charles Hodges explains the difference between depression and normal sadness, and helps us look at emotional pain through a biblical grid.
What is bipolar disorder? Dr. Charles Hodges explains the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder. Bob Lepine talks about his own father, who struggled with this diagnosis.
In order to manage what you feel, you need to be able to understand why you're feeling it, explains authors and counselors David and Jan Stoop.
When they first married, counselors David and Jan Stoop didn't know what they were getting into. They didn't understand the dynamics of their emotional world. Learn how they discovered the value of EQ.
Trillia Newbell talks about a biblical view of eating disorders, so that young men and women will know it is OK to discuss their problems to get the help they need.
Dan Allender tells sexual abuse victims to find hope in God, and reminds them that they are not alone. Restoration won't begin, however, until they acknowledge they are broken.
Dan Allender reminds believers that there is a thief who is out to kill, steal, and destroy, and he's still alive and well. Dan tells parents the symptoms of sexual abuse in children.
Dan Allender reminds listeners that in order for there to be healing from sexual abuse, the victim must acknowledge there's been a wounding. Admitting the truth is the first step to freedom.
Wounds leave scars. Nicole Braddock Bromley talks about her ongoing healing from sexual abuse, which included forgiving her abuser.
Sexual abuse survivor Nicole Braddock Bromley recalls the moment when she told her mother about being sexually abused by her stepfather.
Nicole Braddock Bromley talks about the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepfather over the course of 10 years.
How does depression affect a marriage? Author and pastor Tommy Nelson and his wife, Teresa, talk about the debilitating depression that challenged Tommy's health and ultimately their marriage.
Pastor Tommy Nelson talks about his battle with depression, recalling the very moment when his depression engulfed him and the anxiety and physical pain that followed. Joining Tommy in the studio is his wife, Teresa.
Tommy Nelson, the pastor of Denton Bible Church in Denton, Texas, along with his wife, Teresa, talk about his recent bout with clinical depression that left him feeling numb and confused.
If your marriage is abusive, what should you do? Author and pastor Justin Holcomb gives some steps to take to devise your own safety plan.
Can domestic abuse be found in Christian homes too? Absolutely, states Pastor Justin Holcomb. A desire for power and control over someone else is at the root of domestic abuse, Justin says.
Domestic abuse is ravaging our homes. Pastor Justin Holcomb defines the meaning of domestic violence and shares a little about his wife's experience growing up with an abusive father.
Make a new friend and call me in the morning; a prescription for aging well, according to Dr. John Dunlop. Dunlop reminds us that healthy relationships are vital if we are going to age well.
Are you aging well? Dr. John Dunlop, a doctor of geriatrics in Connecticut, explains what it means to age well in all spheres of life--physical, mental, social, financial and emotional.
Why do I care so much about me? If we were honest, most of us would love to be great in a kingdom of our own making, says biblical counselor Ed Welch. Christ, however, has a better idea.