How Can I Cope With My OCD?

Greg called in to our show asking for help coping with his diagnosed Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, which contributed to the break-up of his marriage. Dr. Dave Stoop, Milan Yerkovich and Steve work on getting to the root of his issues with anxiety. Watch the video.

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New Life Live: September 26, 2014

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Topics: Christian WalkParentingParent IssuesFinancesDatingMarriageSelf Worth, ADD
Hosts: Steve ArterburnDr. Dave Stoop and Guest Host Shannon Ethridge

Caller Questions:

  1. I want a better stronghold spiritually; why do we exist? 
  2. Why do I feel awkward when I talk with my 15yo son when we have always been close?
  3. I do not agree with the way my family is using the money that belongs to my grandmother. 
  4. My fiancée has lots of debt; how do I know if she is The One? 
  5. Why do I have ADD, and why do I not get along with people? 

Suggested Resources:
NIV Spiritual Renewal Bible
Every Young Man’s Battle
You Are What You Think
Healing Is A Choice

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New Life Live: September 25, 2014

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Topics: ParentingMarriageAffairsLyingTrustDatingBoundaries 
Hosts: Steve ArterburnDr. Dave Stoop and Guest Host Shannon Ethridge

Caller Questions:

  1. My daughter always chooses high carb foods; how do I make her eat healthy? 
  2. How do we share the sacredness of marriage to the next generation? 
  3. Women in the Battle testimony: I told the other woman about Christ and New Life Ministries. 
  4. My 18yo son lies; should I trust him enough to add him on my insurance? 
  5. My girlfriend is more devoted to her son than me and will not marry me. 

Suggested Resources:
How We Love
NIV Spiritual Renewal Bible
You Are What You Think
Is This the One

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New Life Live: September 23, 2014

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Topics: AlcoholicsForgivenessMarriageAffairsAngerLyingWeight LossFriendships, Sexual Integrity
Hosts: Steve ArterburnDr. Dave StoopDr. Jill Hubbard

Caller Questions:

  1. I was alcoholic; how do I ask for forgiveness from those I hurt? 
  2. I have been separated since 1999; is there hope for my marriage?
  3. How do I deal with my anger about my husband lying to me? 
  4. What help can I offer to my daughter who is 110 pounds overweight? 
  5. We had a conflict with our neighbors; how do we resolve it so our kids can play? 
  6. How do I get some guys in my Bible study to go to Every Man’s Battle? 

Suggested Resources:
Spiritual Renewal Bible
Changes that Heal
Healing Is a Choice
Every Man’s Battle

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How To Help Without Enabling

This question really gets to the root of how we can be of service to our friends and family without becoming co-dependent and actually adding to their problems.   How do we help without enabling? Dr. Dave Stoop shares his thoughts in this video.

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Check out our New Life Perspectives CD on Co-Dependency.

New Life Live: September 18, 2014

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Topics: Sexual IntimacyEating DisordersDatingGuiltParentingDivorce
Hosts: Steve ArterburnDr. Dave StoopDr. Jill Hubbard

Caller Questions:

  1. Sex is painful for me and then my husband feels rejected; how can we make sex enjoyable? 
  2. My fiancée has been bulimic for 14yrs; how can I respond to her with compassion and not anger? 
  3. I am teaching a singles leadership class; is it ethical to date someone from class? 
  4. How do I get past the guilt of asking my ex for the child support he owes me? 
  5. My ex is not mentally right; should I allow my 13yo daughter to visit him? 

Suggested Resources:
7 Minute Marriage Solution
7 Minute Marriage Solution Devotional Bible
Book of Life Recovery
Boundaries CD

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New Life Live: September 16, 2014

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Topics: BoundariesMarriageAdult ChildrenParentingAbortionForgiveness, Emotionally AbusiveChristian Walk
Hosts: Steve ArterburnDr. Dave StoopDr. Jill Hubbard

Caller Questions:

  1. What boundaries can I place on a rude husband that says I am the cause of his behavior? 
  2. My 18yo son says he is an adult and is determined to have no restrictions placed on him. 
  3. My emotionally abusive husband pressured me to have an abortion and now calls me a murderer. 
  4. How do I fight for my wife when the closer I grow to Christ the more distant she becomes? 

Suggested Resources:
7 Minute Marriage Solution
7 Minute Marriage Solution Devotional Bible
How We Love Our Kids
Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers

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New Life Live: August 29, 2014

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Topics: TeensParentingPornographyGriefBoundariesAlcoholics 
Hosts: Steve ArterburnDr. Dave StoopMilan Yerkovich

Caller Questions:

  1. Thanks for helping me with my teen daughter! 
  2. Our male friend has a porn issue, but my husband denies it. 
  3. Nine years ago we lost our only son to suicide; how can our marriage survive this? 
  4. How should I handle my stepson introducing my 9yo son to internet porn? 
  5. My 14yo daughter disobeyed my rules and I found thong underwear in her room; what should I say? 
  6. I have been married 41yrs to an alcoholic; how can I get her to get help? 

Suggested Resources:
7 Minute Marriage Solution
A Grace Disguised
Every Young Man’s Battle
Raising Great Kids

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New Life Live: August 26, 2014

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Topics: DatingParentingADDChristian LifeAdult ChildrenVerbal Abuse 
Hosts: Steve ArterburnDr. Dave StoopDr. Jill Hubbard

Caller Questions:

  1. I am dating a roller coaster gal; is it possible to tame her? 
  2. My 16yo son’s grades plummeted; could he have ADD? 
  3. How do I approach the pastor about something that is bothering me? 
  4. Is there hope for my adult son who is following in his father’s verbally abusive footprints? 
  5. How can I receive guidance in the midst of my pressures and know it’s God and not me? 
  6. Update to my previous call:  Thanks to your insight, I had the confidence to attend my class reunion! 

Suggested Resources:
How We Love
7 Minute Marriage Solution
Rethink How You Think

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Steve’s Thank You Gift

This special thank you gift is available ONLY with a donation of $200 or more by calling 800-New-Life (800-639-5433). This very special “Thank You” package includes these amazing items:

 

Spiritual Renewal Bible, co-editors Steve Arterburn and Dr. Dave Stoop
Employ 7 core principles of spiritual renewal and refreshment, connecting you more closely with God’s Spirit through his Word and helping you to develop the deep, satisfying change you desire in your spiritual life.
How We Love Our Kids by Milan & Kay Yerkovich
How We Love Our Kids offers a unique approach, to help you as a parent transform your kids by making specific changes in how you love. It’s the only book specifically for parents that reveals the unseen forces that shape every interaction with your kids.
God of Second Chances by Steve Arterburn
Read Steve’s painfully honest story about his personal experiences that resulted in a desperate cry to God for a second chance.
Boundaries for Leaders by Dr. Henry Cloud
This book gives leaders the tools and techniques they need to achieve the performance they desire—in their organizations and in themselves.
New Life Perspective: Fear and Anxiety
Learn how fear and anxiety are separate issues and offer practical tips on how to deal with both of these challenges.
New Life Perspective: Co-Dependency
This CD covers the characteristics and behavior patterns of codependent people; exploring what the Bible teaches about codependency by observing Jesus’ actions and how Jesus dealt with others.

 

The summer months were tough months financially for New Life, and if  you can make a gift of $200 or more, it will make a difference in this ministry of healing, restoration and transformation. We are sorry that we are unable to offer this thank you package for donations made online and appreciate your understanding.

*Please note these items are subject to change due to availability.