New Life Live: May 30, 2016

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Topics: Intimacy, Fear, Negative Thoughts, Alcohol, Grief, Parenting, Adult Children
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Dave Stoop, Milan Yerkovich

Caller Questions:

  1. I am 65yo and have had no sex for 3yrs; what can I do to spark my wife’s interest?
  2. I have fearful, irrational thoughts that consume me. How do I get unstuck?
  3. Should I throw out my 19yo son for drinking since he is spiraling downward after his best friend died?
  4. How do I help my 39yo daughter have a life after she sacrificed to help me during my divorce?

Suggested Resources:
Rethink How You Think
Life Recovery Bible
12 Laws of Life Recovery

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New Life Live: May 27, 2016

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From the Archives of New Life Live, This Show Originally Aired November 16, 2004

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Topics: Newlyweds, Self Worth, Engagement, Christian Walk, Alcohol, Divorce
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Henry Cloud

Caller Questions:

  1. I am a newlywed and my husband was previously engaged to a woman who died; how do I get over comparing myself to her?
  2. How can my fiancé and I work out our different worship styles before we get married next week?
  3. I left my angry, alcoholic husband and he does not want to reconcile; is that biblical abandonment?

Suggested Resources:
Changes That Heal
Every Man’s Marriage
Every Man’s Bible
Boundaries in Marriage

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New Life Live: May 26, 2016

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Topics: Affairs, Sexual Integrity, Adult Children, Addictions, Substance Abuse, Parenting, Alcoholics
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Dave Stoop, Milan Yerkovich

Caller Questions:

  1. How do we approach my father-in-law who is having an affair?
  2. Is there a way to help my 20yo son with a heroine addiction without enabling him?
  3. My 14yo daughter is bullied at school and she was with me when I found my dad who had died; would EMDR help?
  4. How do I help an alcoholic friend who thinks he has a handle on it?

Suggested Resources:
How To Have That Difficult Conversation
Boundaries
Life Recovery Bible

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New Life Live: May 20, 2016

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From the Archives of New Life Live, This Show Originally Aired September 23, 2004

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Topics: Cancer, Grief, Dating, Codependency, Alcohol, Suicide, Resentment, Parenting
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Henry Cloud

Caller Questions:

  1. How do I handle Christians who say unhelpful things because I have cancer?
  2. I helped out my sex addict boyfriend by putting his car and insurance in my name; is it time to set boundaries or break up?
  3. My abusive alcoholic father is now being treated for depression and suicidal thoughts; how should I respond to his mental illness?
  4. I am resentful because my husband stops to help his grandmother every night instead of helping me first with our four young kids.
  5. Is my 6yo daughter’s dramatic weight gain due to my father-in-law’s death 3yrs ago?

Suggested Resources:
Is This The One  (option for Boundaries in Dating)
Forgiving our Fathers and Mothers
Boundaries in Marriage
How We Love Our Kids  (option for Boundaries with Kids)

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New Life Live: May 19, 2016

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Topics: Pornography, Relapse, Sexual Integrity, Emotional Abuse, Suicide, Grief, Parenting
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard and Guest Host Jason Martinkus

Caller Questions:

  1. How do I keep from relapsing into watching porn?
  2. Should I confront my dad about his lack of sexual integrity?
  3. How do I break the cycle of attaching to abusive people without feeling guilty?
  4. My friend’s husband committed suicide and her 9yo daughter is fearful of losing another parent. How can I help?
  5. What is my next step after my husband keeps relapsing into porn addiction?
  6. After my husband’s affairs, is it time to move on now that a coworker started sexting him?

Suggested Resources:
Worthy of Her Trust
Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers
How We Love
Rescued

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New Life Live: May 18, 2016

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Topics: Miscarriage, Grief, Sexual Integrity, Bipolar, Depression, Suicide
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Milan Yerkovich and Guest Host Jason Martinkus

Caller Questions:

  1. After my recent miscarriage, I am having trouble sorting out my thoughts and mistakenly think my husband is cheating.
  2. I attended the last Every Man’s Battle and want to encourage other men to come!
  3. How do I help my friend whose bipolar husband is depressed and suicidal?

Suggested Resources:
Toxic Faith
Every Man’s Bible
Emotional Freedom Workbook

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New Life Live: May 12, 2016

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Topics: Boundaries, Parent Issues, Intimacy, Pornography, Christian Walk, Grandparenting
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Milan Yerkovich and Guest Host Jason Martinkus

Caller Questions:

  1. I am a new Club New Life member and love the Bible you sent me!
  2. I lost my job and moved back in with my parents; what boundaries can I set to live in peace?
  3. Am I having unsatisfying sex with my husband because of all of the porn my dad had in the house?
  4. After playing matchmaker for a friend and finding out the guy does not have the same Christian beliefs, what can I do to help them?
  5. My 14yo grandson is selling his possessions but can’t say why. Could this be due to bullying?

Suggested Resources:
12 Gifts of Life Recovery
Every Man’s Bible
Emotional Freedom Workbook
How We Love
How We Love Our Kids

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New Life Live: May 11, 2016

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Topics: Parenting, Teens, Sexual Integrity, Marriage, Intimacy, Self Worth
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard and Guest Host Jason Martinkus

Caller Questions:

  1. My 17yo son wants to have integrity but falls into temptation and then feels guilty.
  2. I know males shut down if they are criticized; how do I present problems without being critical?
  3. I never feel like I am enough; how do I know if I am the person that God wants me to be?

Suggested Resources:
How We Love Our Kids
Every Young Man’s Battle
Every Man’s Marriage
Emotional Freedom Workbook

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New Life Live: May 10, 2016

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Topics: Substance Abuse, Addictions, Parenting, Adult Children, Marriage, Affair, Anger, Friendship, Intimacy
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Dave Stoop, Dr. Jill Hubbard

Caller Questions:

  1. After drug use, can my married 20yo stepson live on his own without our help?
  2. I thought my second marriage would be better, but he also cheated; how do I move past the anger and sadness?
  3. My friend’s husband has a girlfriend who wants to meet her; how do I help my friend not be a doormat?
  4. I am 16yrs older than my 62yo wife; why does she think our intimacy should be over?

Suggested Resources:
Life Recovery Bible
Forgiving the Unforgivable
Healing Is a Choice
7 Minute Marriage Solution

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New Life Live: May 6, 2016

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From the Archives of New Life Live, This Show Originally Aired October 26, 2004

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Topics: Pornography, In-laws, Parenting, Anxiety, Reconciliation, Alcohol, Transgender
Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Henry Cloud

Caller Questions:

  1. I was exposed to porn since 11yo; how do I eliminate the problem completely?
  2. Do I have a healthy relationship with my ex-husband’s siblings?
  3. Why did my 5yo daughter have a melt-down at Chuckie Cheese and have trouble catching her breath?
  4. I became a newborn Christian; how do I fix the relationship with my alcoholic father?
  5. I had gender reassignment; am I male or female in the eyes of the church?

Suggested Resources:
Lose It for Life
How To Have That Difficult Conversation  (newer version of Boundaries Face to Face)
NIV Spiritual Renewal Study Bible
Changes That Heal

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