New Life Live: July 20, 2016

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Topics: Blended Families, Parenting
Hosts: Dr. Dave Stoop and Guest Hosts Chris Williams and Ron Deal, founder and president of Start Stepfamilies

Caller Questions:

  1. Should I move forward with my boyfriend into a blended family, or are there red flags?
  2. I am so grateful my daughter-in-law accepts her stepkids as her own.
  3. How should I deal with wills and inheritances with a blended family?
  4. I married a man without kids; how do I balance the needs of my kids when my husband disagrees?
  5. How do I help the 16yo deal with the younger kids in our blended family?

Suggested Resources:
The Smart Stepfamily by Ron Deal  (not available from New Life)

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New Life Live: July 6, 2016

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Topics: Forgiveness, Confrontation, Parenting, Adult Children, Bipolar, Controller, Dating
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer

Caller Questions:

  1. Have I forgiven my sister and mom if I still feel hurt from our confrontation?
  2. How do I handle my relationship with my son who learned his bad behavior from his father?
  3. What is the normal progression of being bipolar if they don’t take their meds?
  4. I am dating a divorcée who is a controller like her dad; what does my future look like?

Suggested Resources:
Healing Is A Choice
Every Man’s Bible
12 Laws of Life Recovery
Is This The One

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New Life Live: June 27, 2016

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Topics: Sexual Integrity, Shame, Parenting, Brain Issues, Bullying, Pornography, Disclosure
Hosts: Steve Arterburn and Guest Hosts Jason Martinkus and Chris Williams

Caller Questions:

  1. I went to the Women In the Battle Weekend and want to encourage women to go.
  2. Our 15yo daughter got hit on the head a year ago and has now left our home; is it connected?
  3. Our nephew was bullied in high school and tried to commit suicide 2wks ago; how do we help him?
  4. What should I do about my husband watching his sexy movies that he calls his “Eye Candy”?
  5. I just found out my father was not my biological father; do I tell my kids?

Suggested Resources:
Life Recovery Bible
Healing Is a Choice
Worthy of Her Trust
How We Love

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New Life Live: June 3, 2016

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Topics: Affairs, Medication, Physical Abuse, Sex Addiction
Hosts: Steve Arterburn and Guest Hosts Becky Brown and Chris Williams

Caller Questions:

  1. What help is available for women who reconnect with old friends and cross the line?
  2. Comment: God wants us to have discernment about taking medication.
  3. I am traumatized by my physically abusive husband; should I divorce him?
  4. Is it right to use tough love on my wife who is seeking out men and having affairs?

Suggested Resources:
Every Woman’s Battle
Healing Is a Choice
Your Sexually Addicted Spouse

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New Life Live: May 17, 2016

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Topics: Affairs, Drug Addiction, Dating, Engagement, Christian Walk
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard

Caller Questions:

  1. I cheated on my wife many times; is it wrong that I want to stay with her?
  2. Am I having real doubts about getting married next month or is it just my fears?
  3. Comment: I married an unbeliever and I am suffering from it. Don’t do it!

Suggested Resources:
Life Recovery Bible
Worthy of Her Trust
Is This The One

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New Life Live: May 9, 2016

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Topics: Blended Families, Anger, Marriage, Sexual Integrity, Parenting
Hosts: Dr. Dave Stoop and Guest Host Jason Martinkus

Caller Questions:

  1. My wife is prohibiting me from visiting my kids from a previous marriage; how can I respect her and see my kids too?
  2. I don’t like being told no by my husband; how do I keep from getting mad?
  3. Is my husband trying to drive me crazy? He wants out of the marriage, then brings me flowers and wants sex.
  4. Testimony from Every Man’s Battle attendee: you won’t be disappointed!
  5. An 18yo family member is cutting; what kind of treatment should she get?
  6. Interview with Shelley Martinkus on empowering kids with a family history of sexual integrity issues.

Suggested Resources:
Forgiving Our Parents
Wired for Intimacy
Worthy of Her Trust

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New Life Live: May 4, 2016

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Topics: Friendship, Narcissists, Medication, Christian Walk, Marriage, Emotional Abuse
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer

Caller Questions:

  1. As a married man, what are some guidelines for friendships with women in the workplace?
  2. How can I help my mom heal? She left her narcissist husband and moved in with me.
  3. My husband does not think it is safe or Christian for me to take Welbutrin; should I just let the Lord heal me?
  4. How do I rebuild a 30yr marriage when I can’t stand my husband?

Suggested Resources:
Every Man’s Marriage
Emotional Freedom Workbook
Emotionally Destructive Marriage

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New Life Live: May 2, 2016

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Topics: Marriage, Anxiety, Sexual Addiction, Controller, Pornography
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard and Guest Host Jason Martinkus

Caller Questions:

  1. How can I support my wife who struggles with OCD and anxiety?
  2. How do you know when it is time to move to the next step in a 12 Step recovery process?
  3. I want to change the way I deal with my wife; where should I start?
  4. Comment: To get rid of a pornography addiction, read the Bible and lock in on God.

Suggested Resources:
Emotional Freedom Workbook
Life Recovery Workbook
Life Recovery Bible
Every Man’s Marriage

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New Life Live: April 11, 2016

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Topics: Pornography, Marriage, Sexual Addiction, Anger, Dating
Hosts: Steve Arterburn and Guest Hosts Jason Martinkus and Chris Williams

Caller Questions:

  1. What is my next step after finding pornography on my husband’s email?
  2. My wife wants a divorce because I can’t handle my anger; how do I control my outbursts?
  3. I followed the dating advice 11yrs ago from New Life Live and I am so glad!

Suggested Resources:
Rescued
Life Recovery Bible
Is This The One

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New Life Live: March 23, 2016

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Topics: Pornography, Sexual Integrity, Sexual Addiction, Anger, Connection
Hosts: Steve Arterburn and Guest Host Josh McDowell, organizer of the upcoming Set Free Global Summit on Pornography

Caller Questions:

  1. My husband buys movies that have nudity; why do men like to look at porn?
  2. How do I break free from pornography? I need help today.
  3. What is the connection between anger and porn?
  4. My wife wants a divorce after one year of marriage; how do I satisfy her need for connection?

Suggested Resources:
Every Man’s Battle
Anger Workbook
7 Minute Marriage Solution

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