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Dr. Michelle Bengtson is on a Mission: Instilling Hope in Hurting Hearts, Renewing Minds, and Empowering Families.

Breaking Anxiety’s Grip: How To Reclaim the Peace God Promises

by Dr. Michelle Bengtson

Discover true peace in an age of anxiety.

No question, we have a lot to worry about. Children, jobs, homes, health, finances, and more. The solution isn’t to rid ourselves of the sources of anxiety – as if we could. Instead, we need to recognize that anxiety originates from a spiritual influence and that we can fight back using the God-given weapons of power, love, and a sound mind.

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Holley Gerth bestselling author of What your heart needs for the hard days

Breaking Anxiety’s Grip will encourage and equip you to defeat fear and experience more victory.
– Holley Gerth, Bestselling Author of What Your Heart Needs for the Hard Days

This book is truly a roadmap toward peace.
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Hope Prevails: Insights from a Doctor’s Personal Journey through Depression

by Dr. Michelle Bengtson

By 2020, depression will be our greatest global epidemic.

In any given year, approximately 18.8 million American adults suffer from a depressive disorder. At some point, about one in four Americans will experience depression. If you have not suffered from depression, you know someone who has or does!   Hope Prevails educates the reader on what depression is and where it comes from. Dr. Bengtson teaches what the enemy does to get and keep us depressed. She also shows that despite depression, because of Him, Hope Prevails! She offers treatment strategies as well as prescriptive action plans at the end of each chapter.

Hope Prevails Bible Study

by Dr. Michelle Bengtson

Tangible help, hope, and healing for depression from someone who’s been there and has come out the other side.

Are you or is someone you love experiencing depression?

In this Bible study companion to Hope Prevails: Insights from a Doctor’s Personal Journey through Depression, Dr. Bengtson, a neuropsychologist with over 25 years of experience, shares both her clinical expertise and her own personal journey through depression.

This Bible study can be used as a companion to Hope Prevails or independent study by an individual or is perfect in a small or larger group study. Useful for churches and counseling practices.

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Hope for Moving from Trials to Triumph – Episode 98

Hope for Moving from Trials to Triumph – Episode 98

In this episode, we’re talking about the hope we have for moving from trials to triumph. My guest today, Tammy Whitehurst, shares how the hope God gives for today and the new strength He gives for tomorrow turns our trials into opportunities for praise.

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How To Engage in Spiritual Warfare – Episode 97

How To Engage in Spiritual Warfare – Episode 97

In this episode, we’re talking about our identity in Christ, the reality of spiritual warfare and the importance of praying daily for our children. We’re fighting a real battle that we can’t ignore. This is the kind of battle we fight on our knees. Join me with my guest, Tina Chambers Smith, founder of Raising Kids on Your Knees.

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Are you in need of God’s healing touch either physically, emotionally, financially or with your relationships? There is no better prayer than to pray God’s word back to Him. Pray these ten scriptures when you need healing.

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Strength Through the Struggles

Strength Through the Struggles

Life isn’t always sunshine and roses. We all have trials to deal with. We don’t know all the answers when life hits us hard. In today’s post, Tammy Whitehurst shares how to achieve strength through the struggles so we can move forward in faith.

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Hope for Helping with Childhood and Teen Depression

Hope for Helping with Childhood and Teen Depression

In recent posts, we’ve discussed the very important reality of understanding depression in children, depression in teens, and their risk for suicide. Many parents may now be wondering if childhood or teen depression can be prevented? That’s one of the questions we’ll be addressing today. We’ll also be discussing what we need to know to best help those we love who are depressed.

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