How to Talk to a Child About Death

Recently, Tessa received a letter from her sponsor child who lives far away. The child asked about Tessa’s mother, who passed away some months ago, but Tessa avoided the question. She wants to know how to tell this child about her passing. Dr. Dave Stoop offers some advice – click here to watch the video.


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How Can I Help my Husband Express Emotion?

Becky’s husband doesn’t show any emotions, even when he’s in pain. She wants to know how to develop emotional intimacy with him. Dr. Jill Hubbard offers some advice on understanding, and relating to, how Becky’s husband may be processing the world. Click here to watch.


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Romans 12:2

This verse is what New Life Ministries is all about: changing and transforming people’s lives. We don’t want you to be comfortable, we want to change the way you see things, and to motivate you to make the appropriate changes in your life. This, is Romans 12:2. Click here for more.

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Happy Easter

If you’re in church this Sunday, Easter Sunday, and the pastor says to you, “He Is Risen!” we hope you can say with enthusiasm and joy, “He Is Risen, Indeed!”  It’s an old Easter tradition that puts an exclamation point on the thought that Christ rose from the dead, and is alive today!  At New Life, we wish you a Happy Easter, and hope this weekend you’ll find a church to attend to hear a message of hope in what Christ accomplished on that first Easter. Enjoy this short Easter message from Steve Arterburn.


Connie wrote in asking for us to do a segment about cross-addiction. Why is it so easy to go from one addiction, like an addiction to drugs or alcohol, to another problem behavior, like overeating?  – Click here to watch.


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Are You A Sugar Addict?

If you think you might have a sugar addiction, but aren’t quite sure, here are some common symptoms and some guidelines for what I call “The North Pole Diet.” If you  want to almost totally eliminate or extremely limit sugar in your diet, take a look at this segment! Watch the video.

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John 3:16

Today is March 16 or 3-16. For many of us in the Christian community, the Bible verse John 3:16 is a favorite. It’s even more “famous” out in California because it’s printed on the rim of the drink cup at In-N-Out burger, the first ever burger joint with a drive up window! But instead of talking about french fries, let’s talk about John 3:16. Click here to watch the video.


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How to Redivert Sexual Energy Without Sinning

A married man whose wife is not too interested in sexual intimacy these days asked a question I have heard before, which is “How can I redivert sexual energy without sinning?” Many men struggle when their wives go through phases without sexual desire, because in general, men put sex a lot higher on their list of priorities. Here’s my advice. Watch for more.


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The Emotionally Destructive Relationship

I was so pleased to have the delightful Leslie Vernick join Sheri Keffer and I to speak about her book “The Emotionally Destructive Relationship.” Using biblical tools and and empathetic approach Leslie has some great advice for recognizing and addressing the effects of emotional abuse. Click here to watch.


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Use Caution With Labels

Avoider, pleaser or narcissist. Dr. Sheri Keffer has some warnings about using labels indiscriminately or as weapons. Watch the clip here.


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