Your Hope-Filled Perspective Podcast
If you’ve ever considered attempting suicide or lived following a failed suicide attempt, you’ll want to hear our guest’s story in this episode. I talk with Rob Decker who shares very candidly about his failed suicide attempt and how he has found hope for a better life.
Rest. We sometimes treat it as a weakness or a punishment. But, God granted us both time and the model of rest for our good. If you have ever felt worn out, weary, and longing for more, then this episode is the perfect show for you.
In this episode, Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, and I talk not just about the importance of rest, but also about the different types of rest (and some of them might surprise you).
We all struggle with pain from our past. Places where brokenness continues to cut deep into the fabric of our soul. This discussion will comfort, equip, and challenge you to keep pressing forward, past brokenness to healing.
Join me as author Jennifer Watson shares her story as a pastor’s wife and women’s ministry leader who has battled depression, anxiety, brokenness, and insecurities.
I’ve got some exciting news to share with my listeners and readers this week! So many of you have asked for it, and it’s finally here! We’re announcing the soon to be released book that YOU asked me to write, to help you in your struggles with worry, fear, and anxiety. Breaking Anxiety’s Grip: How to Reclaim the Peace God Promises will be released by Baker Revell on September 17, 2019.
In Breaking Anxiety’s Grip, I share what worry, fear, and anxiety are, where they come from, and what tools we can use to conquer them.
As a neuropsychologist, I know the power of our mind, the power of our thoughts. Have you ever wondered how to deal with fear effectively? In this episode, Kelly Balarie and I talk about training our mind to conquer challenges, defeat doubt, and live victoriously.
Kelly offers us tangible suggestions of ways to take heart and keep our minds focused on God’s truth for victorious living. Learn what it means to be Battle Ready.
There’s a book giveaway so be sure to read to the end.
If you’ve been the victim of physical or sexual abuse, the target of domestic violence, or survived a traumatic event, today’s show is perfect for you. Melanie Pickett, who experienced a 15-year marriage that entailed domestic violence and sexual assault, offers practical suggestions for what to do if you are in an abusive relationship, and how to hold on to hope.
Have you ever gone through an unanticipated difficult trial? Or, been given a medical diagnosis that turned life upside down? In this episode, I speak with my husband, Scott Bengtson, a 3-time cancer survivor, about how to maintain hope in the fight against cancer.
In this show, we talk about the pain of the friendship relationships that steal your joy. Specifically, toxic friends. Have you ever struggled with a friendship that has gone array? Perhaps you invested yourself fully into a friendship only to find out that the relationship was a bit one-sided, or perhaps even a toxic friendship? If so, then today is the perfect show for you.
Mary DeMuth helps us identify those toxic relationships and then points us to seven life-giving practices to help us receive and extend healthy friendships.
We have all experienced the loss of loved ones, and if you haven’t, you will, because death happens to all of us. If you have ever had a friend or loved one who is terminally ill or referred to hospice care at the end of their life, or wondered about hospice and what they do, then today is the perfect show for you.
If you’ve ever been in a caregiving role, whether it be for a child, spouse, sick parent or relative, you know how hard it can be to care for yourself as well. In this episode, I speak with Sarah Forgrave, author of the book, Prayers of Hope for Caregivers, about caregiver burnout, and how we can have hope as caregivers, despite the toll it can take.