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Relationship Pain: Finding Hope and Healing for Wounded Hearts – Episode 227

Relationship Pain: Finding Hope and Healing for Wounded Hearts – Episode 227

Have you ever experienced relational pain? Those interpersonal relationships that cause you pain and heartache? Maybe even rejection or betrayal? Most of us have experienced relationships that cause us pain, but it’s not something that is talked about very much. How do we deal with it? What happens in the fallout? How do we move on? Jessica Van Roekel and I talk about relationship pain and the hope that’s available.

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Emotional Pain: What Is It? And What Do We Do About It? – Episode 226

Emotional Pain: What Is It? And What Do We Do About It? – Episode 226

Most people can identify with physical pain. We’ve all been there… a broken arm, a skinned knee, a sunburn. But there are other less discussed types of pain that cause just as much and sometimes even more damage in people’s lives. Most people don’t talk about emotional pain. It’s too embarrassing. It’s too hurtful. But this is something we need to have an open conversation about if we really want to find hope, help, and healing. Join me with Dr. Mel Tavares as we talk about emotional pain. What is it and what do we do about it?

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Dealing with Chronic Pain: Do’s and Don’ts (Part 2) – Episode 225

Dealing with Chronic Pain: Do’s and Don’ts (Part 2) – Episode 225

In part 2 of our discussion on what to do when chronic pain becomes too much, Laurie Davies and I cover a practical list of actionable do’s and don’ts when dealing with chronic pain. This helpful guide includes examples of the coping mechanisms we use on a daily basis. If you’re struggling with chronic pain, don’t give up! Join us for this hope-filled episode.

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When Chronic Pain Becomes Too Much – Episode 224

When Chronic Pain Becomes Too Much – Episode 224

In this episode, Laurie Davies and I tackle the difficult topic of chronic pain. We explore the hard questions we ask in the face of suffering when chronic pain becomes too much to bear. Have you ever found yourself in a place where pain was all you could focus on or questioned God’s plan while dealing with physical suffering? If you’ve ever been in that place where you just wanted the pain to end and you didn’t know what to do, you won’t want to miss this real and raw discussion about chronic pain.

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How to Meditate on the Word of God | Benefits of Meditation – Episode 223

How to Meditate on the Word of God | Benefits of Meditation – Episode 223

Have you ever felt burned out from your ministry or calling? Are you a faith-filled believer of Jesus, and yet your spiritual walk has felt void of excitement? Do you approach your daily quiet time as a task to check off rather than a fresh encounter with a friend? Join me with Jodie Niznik for how to meditate on the word of God and the benefits of Christian meditation.

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God’s Calling On Your Life: Walking In Outrageous Obedience

God’s Calling On Your Life: Walking In Outrageous Obedience

Do you ever wonder about God’s calling on your life? What does it mean when God is calling you and what does the Bible say? In this episode, I talk with Rachelle Starr. At just 23 years old, Rachelle found her purpose in an unexpected way. Hear her inspiring story of God’s call to share hope with women in the adult entertainment industry. She’s walking out God’s calling on her life in outrageous obedience as she loves people through their pain. You won’t want to miss this inspiring podcast episode!

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Laughter is the Best Medicine Even in a Health Crisis! – Episode 221

Laughter is the Best Medicine Even in a Health Crisis! – Episode 221

Discover the healing power of laughter! We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine, but why is that? When is the best time to laugh? What if I told you that laughter is the best medicine at any time, but even in a health crisis! Tune in and get ready to laugh as Comedienne Cherie Nettles shares how to invite more joy and laughter to your life.

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Embrace the Benefits of Waiting Upon the Lord – Episode 220

Embrace the Benefits of Waiting Upon the Lord – Episode 220

Your past doesn’t define you. Your present doesn’t define you. But who you choose to trust does define your future. In the challenging “meanwhile” moments between crisis and divine intervention, our faith is refined, our strength tested. We have a choice: seek God’s answers or chase empty pursuits. Discover hidden treasures in waiting, find purpose in pain, and embrace life-changing transformation by trusting in the Lord. Join me with Carol McLeod on this inspiring podcast episode as we embrace the benefits of waiting upon the Lord.

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Christians & Mental Health: Addressing the Stigma that Surrounds Mental Health in Christians – Episode 219

Christians & Mental Health: Addressing the Stigma that Surrounds Mental Health in Christians – Episode 219

If you’ve ever felt like people don’t understand what you’re going through in the midst of mental health challenges, know that you are not alone. There are others out there like you. Join me with Paul Gaumer for an eye-opening conversation about Christians and mental health and what we can do to break down the walls of stigma. Let’s shatter the stigma together!

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Hope for Ending Human Trafficking – Episode 218

Hope for Ending Human Trafficking – Episode 218

Human trafficking is a global epidemic that requires our attention and action. The United States is the number one buyer of humans trafficked and exploited. I talk with Dakota Fitzgerald, an expert who shares valuable insights on human trafficking and sexual exploitation. Join us to debunk myths and raise awareness.

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