New Life Live: August 30, 2016

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Topics: Depression, Friendship, Counseling, Abortion, Suicide, Sexual Intimacy, Affairs
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Dave Stoop

Caller Questions:

  1. Should a Christian use mindfulness meditation for depression?
  2. I offended my best friend when I told her about New Life and Every Man’s Battle for her son.
  3. As a lay counselor, how do I take that certificate to the next level?
  4. My friend had an abortion and contemplated suicide; how can I help her?
  5. What would cause me to never have a fulfilling sexual experience with my second husband?
  6. Do I need to tell my wife I cheated on her after we got married 8yrs ago?

Suggested Resources:
NIV Spiritual Renewal Bible
12 Gifts of Life Recovery
Life Recovery Bible
Forgiving the Unforgivable
Every Man’s Marriage

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New Life Live: August 24, 2016

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Topics: Marriage, Self Worth, Grandparenting, Parenting, Suicide
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Sheri Keffer

Caller Questions:

  1. How do I get unstuck from my husband of 45yrs and set boundaries?
  2. At 60yo, how do I connect with people and God?
  3. After our 4th separation in 2yrs, how do I know when it is really over?
  4. When is the best time to tell our 11yo grandson that his dad committed suicide 6yrs ago?
  5. My wife feels abandoned when I help my brother fix up his house; what should I do?

Suggested Resources:
Beyond Boundaries  (no longer available from New Life)
Safe People  (option for Loving People)
How We Love Our Kids  (option for Raising Great Kids)

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New Life Live: August 10, 2016

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Topics: Marriage, Anger, Grandparenting, Dating
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Milan Yerkovich

Caller Questions:

  1. My wife is calling it quits because of my anger issue; what can I do about my anger?
  2. I just found out my granddaughter gave her baby to a friend to raise 5yrs ago; is it wrong for me to want to see the baby?
  3. How do I pursue a woman who is not responding to me?

Suggested Resources:
How We Love
Anger Workbook
Every Man’s Bible

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New Life Live: August 1, 2016

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Topics: Marriage, Sexual Intimacy, Emotional Needs, Pornography, Separation, Single Parenting
Hosts: Dr. Jill Hubbard and Guest Hosts Jason Martinkus and Chris Williams

Caller Questions:

  1. If my husband is more interested in the act of sex than connecting emotionally, is he doing pornography?
  2. My wife connected with a lesbian coworker because I am not meeting her emotional needs; how do I do that?
  3. I am separated from my husband and live with my parents with my two small kids; how do I handle the stress?
  4. My husband and I have a good sex life, but it lacks emotional connection. What can I do?

Suggested Resources:
How We Love
Purposeful Parenting

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New Life Live: July 27, 2016

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Topics: Grandparenting, Sexual Abuse, Dating, Grief
Hosts: Dr. Sheri Keffer, Milan Yerkovich

Caller Questions:

  1. Our son may have fathered a child prior to going into rehab for a year; what is our responsibility toward the baby?
  2. My fiancée was sexually abused; how can I support her in her recovery?
  3. How do I stop obsessing over the break up with my boyfriend last year?

Suggested Resources:
How We Love Our Kids
How We Love
How To Get a Date Worth Keeping

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Here’s Dr. Sheri with the huge salmon she caught in Alaska during the New Life Alaska Cruise last week.

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New Life Live: July 26, 2016

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Topics: Alcoholics, Grief, Intervention, Adult Children, Pornography, Affairs, Forgiveness, Emotional Abuse, Physical Abuse
Hosts: Dr. Jill Hubbard and Guest Host Chris Williams with Larry Sonnenburg

Caller Questions:

  1. Our son-in-law drinks to help deal with his wife’s stage 4 cancer; should we do an intervention?
  2. Is there help for mothers who are hurting because their adult kids reject them? 
  3. My husband visits porn sites and has had affairs; he thinks it is OK for him to have women friendships.
  4. How do I forgive my 80yo mother for all the physical and mental abuse I suffered?

Suggested Resources:
Life Recovery Bible
Healing is a Choice
Rescued
Every Woman’s Battle
Every Man’s Battle
Forgiving our Fathers and Mothers

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New Life Live: July 25, 2016

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Topics: Homosexuality, Parenting, Adult Children, Marriage, Sexual Intimacy, Depression, Sexual Integrity, Pornography, Suicide
Hosts: Dr. Dave Stoop, Dr. Jill Hubbard with Larry Sonnenburg

Caller Questions:

  1. My 27yo son lives in Germany and wants me to pave the way to tell his dad that he is gay.
  2. I thank God for the Intimacy in Marriage Weekend and the hope I have now! 
  3. Why do I still have anxiety and depression after medication, counseling and prayer? 
  4. I set boundaries for my sexually addicted husband, and he told the church I was abusive. Shall I leave the church?
  5. After my 25yo nephew committed suicide, we found out he was in a homosexual relationship and was molested as a child.

Suggested Resources:
Forgiving our Parents
Forgiving our Fathers and Mothers
Just Us
Life Recovery Bible
Surviving Suicide CD

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New Life Live: July 11, 2016

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Topics: Intimacy, Cult, Adult Children, PTSD, Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse, Salvation
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Milan Yerkovich

Caller Questions:

  1. What is going on that my wife accidentally had orgasms during a pedicure and massage?
  2. What should we do to help our 22yo daughter who was lured into a cult?
  3. Do I have PTSD after sexual and physical abuse in my marriage? How do I handle the bad dreams?
  4. Have I committed the unpardonable sin?

Suggested Resources:
Every Woman’s Battle
Toxic Faith
Surviving Sexual Abuse CD

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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: July 5, 2016

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Topics: Same-sex Attraction, Narcissists, Divorce, Intimacy
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Dave Stoop and Guest Host Jason Martinkus

Caller Questions:

  1. I am married to a woman and struggling with attraction to men; what should I do?
  2. How do I heal after divorcing my narcissist husband 4yrs ago?
  3. My husband and I have not been intimate for 15yrs; is there a conference that can help us?

Suggested Resources:
Every Man’s Battle
Regret-Free Living
Forgiving the Unforgivable
Every Man’s Marriage

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