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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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How To Be Mentally Healthy – Episode 217

How To Be Mentally Healthy – Episode 217

Did you know that 49% of pastors admit they rarely or never speak to their congregation about mental illness? Or, that 35% of Americans say mental illness could be overcome with Bible study and prayer alone? These statistics from Lifeway Research reveal perhaps a stigma attached to therapy, meditation, and/or medical treatment needed for the one in five Americans who suffer from mental illness. Dive into a candid conversation with Stacey McDonald as we navigate the crucial topic of mental health. Together, we’ll challenge the stigma and empower others to have open and honest discussions.

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How a Positive Mindset Helps You Thrive as You Age – Episode 216

How a Positive Mindset Helps You Thrive as You Age – Episode 216

Unlock the secrets to thriving as you age. Join me with my guest, Brigitte Cutshall, a beacon of hope and resilience, who defied the odds and found the secret to thriving in the face of cancer and a rare brain tumor. We’ll explore the keys to maintaining a positive outlook, finding purpose, and embracing every day as a precious gift. A focus on hope is powerful!

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How To Receive God’s Redeeming Grace – Episode 214

How To Receive God’s Redeeming Grace – Episode 214

We are perpetually insecure people. We struggle with self-esteem, recognize our fallenness, and find that in spite of our sinfulness, God chooses to use us…if we let Him. God often steps into our lives and gives us an opportunity to be part of His story. No matter who you are or what your story is, God’s effective grace can resurrect your life and point to Jesus. Join me with Tamar Miller for how to receive God’s redeeming grace and live a life that glorifies him.

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Adult Children: How To Parent When They Choose a Different Path

Adult Children: How To Parent When They Choose a Different Path

Do you have grown up or adult children? Have you felt that parenting adult children offers different opportunities and challenges than parenting young children? What about the challenges of parenting wayward adult children or parenting adult children even when they choose a different path than you would have chosen for them? Join us for an insightful conversation about these unique challenges and opportunities with guest Mary DeMuth.

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How Christian Women can Overcome Porn Addiction and Sexual Shame – Episode 212

How Christian Women can Overcome Porn Addiction and Sexual Shame – Episode 212

Lust is a man’s problem, right? Wrong. When we see lust as an exclusively male issue, it leaves women with nowhere to turn in their struggle. The statistics for women addicted to porn are staggering. Christian women are not immune. Jessica Harris made it her mission to break the silence, banish the shame, and bring women’s struggles into the light of God’s grace and forgiveness. Join us as we talk about how Christian women can overcome porn addiction and sexual shame.

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How to Change Your Thinking and Change Your Life – Episode 211

How to Change Your Thinking and Change Your Life – Episode 211

Our thought life determines our whole life. The enemy wants us to feel defeated, rejected, and defenseless. But Jesus offers a truth that sets us free and when seized in a mind, has the power to transform us to a whole new way of living. The mind of Christ can change everything if you let it. Join me with Kelly Balarie as we talk about how to change your thinking and change your life.

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