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The Discipline of Delight: How Choosing to Celebrate Retrains Your Brain

Relationship Prescriptions with Dr. Carol

Release Date: 05/31/2022

What It Takes to Become Like Jesus show art What It Takes to Become Like Jesus

Relationship Prescriptions with Dr. Carol

Are you satisfied with your Christian life? Are you more like Jesus now than a year ago? Or does "trying harder" cause frustration as it feels as if nothing is changing?    On today's podcast recorded at Horizon Worship Center in Round Rock, Texas, Dr. Carol shares from both God's word and from science about the process of spiritual transformation.   And don't forget to stay tuned for the questions Dr. Carol gets to answer after the message.    Dr. Carol would love to hear from you. You can leave your confidential message . 

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The beauty standards promoted in culture are nearly impossible and destructive for many. Do we need a new and expanded perspective on beauty? Today's guest helps us do that. Melissa Johnson, marriage and family therapist, and educator talks with Dr. Carol about her own story of leaving her distorted view of beauty behind to grasp God's perspective, and how she is now helping other people on the same journey. Connect with Melissa Johnson on , , or . Check out her . Check out . Dr. Carol would love to hear from you! You can leave . 

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The Challenge of Gender Identity: A Christian Response show art The Challenge of Gender Identity: A Christian Response

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Gender identity is not only a hot topic in culture; it's a hot topic in the Christian church. How would Jesus address these challenges? How can we as followers of Jesus address them with faithfulness and love? Dr. Julia Sadusky, author, speaker, psychologist, and an expert in the area of sexuality, gender, and faith join the podcast to address the issue and provide biblically based insights. You will be both challenged and encouraged by this conversation. Find Dr. Julia Sadusky on , , or . Find her book  Dr. Carol loves to hear from you! Leave a confidential...

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If you've purchased groceries or filled your gas tank, you've found that your money doesn't go as far as it used to. Economic uncertainty and the rise in Inflation make it more important than ever that we learn to manage money smartly God's way. On this weeks podcast, Dr. Carol is joined by Katie Jones, money coach and investor to discuss practical advice for how to think about and manage money during inflationary times--God's way. Connect with Katie Jones on , , , or . Get Katie's detailed 

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God has a lot to say about this beyond "Do it". And it's time to learn why! Clinical psychologist, author, speaker, and president of Authentic Intimacy, Dr. Juli Slattery, talks with Dr. Carol about the four pillars of a truly good married sex life and how these pillars apply in some challenging common issues husbands and wives face. Find out more about Dr. Juli Slattery and Authentic Intimacy on  or connect on , , or . Get Dr. Juli's book  Check out her podcast  Check out Dr. Carol's articles: -  -  -  And you can leave Dr. Carol a...

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How to Walk Brave After Experiencing Trauma or Loss show art How to Walk Brave After Experiencing Trauma or Loss

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Trauma and loss do not have to be the end. Dr. Carol's guest on this episode Dawn Damon experienced abuse and the loss of everything meaningful to her. But her story of growth, healing, recovery and finding her brave heart will encourage and inspire you.  Connect with Dawn Damon on , , or .  Find Dawn's books  and . You can leave Dr. Carol a confidential message . 

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How to Get Relationally and Spiritually Connected Again show art How to Get Relationally and Spiritually Connected Again

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We are all born to connect. But contemporary culture makes being connected difficult, and that affects our wellbeing in many ways. Hence, our connection or lack thereof with other human beings affects our sense of connection with God. Psychologist and professor Dr. Todd Hall talks with Dr. Carol about how our spiritual formation is deeply impacted by our connections, and what it looks like to learn to love in connected ways.     Find Dr. Todd Hall on  or . Check out Dr. Todd Hall's book .      Dr. Hall's academic book:    

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The abortion debate has divided pro-life and pro-choice groups deeply. The US Supreme Court decision overturning Roe vs. Wade has made this a top cultural issue more than ever. But there's something glaringly absent from these debates–the matters of the heart. What's going on in the heart of a woman faced with a crisis pregnancy? And even more important, what's been going on in her heart that led her to be in this situation? "How did this happen?" This is not a biological question, but a heart question. That's what we need to be talking about. . 

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The Most Important Job for a Father: Connecting With Your Kids show art The Most Important Job for a Father: Connecting With Your Kids

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Do you imagine your job as a father is to get your kids to behave right? What if there's a more helpful thing to focus on? Chad Hayenga from Connected Families has been coaching parents for over 25 years, and presents some powerful ways in which a father's connection with his children becomes more important and effective in helping them become who they need to be. Find out about the  and  Do your kids seem to be always fighting? Only during the month of June, Name your Price to purchase the  and go from bickering to bonding!

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Are you struggling with the absence of love from your father? And how do you feel about God as "Father"? The father wound, which may be from a father being absent either emotionally or physically, may be the root cause of those feelings that don't seem like they're ever going away.  John Finch, author and speaker joins Dr. Carol to discuss father wounds and how to find healing. You don't want to miss this episode. Find out more about John Finch, and The Father Effect book and movie, on his , , , or . Check out these resources from Dr. Carol Ministries: -...

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Do you desire to overcome the pain of your past and find joy? Author and marriage and family therapist Nicole Zasowski knows what it's like to take a blow that makes it difficult to look to the future with expectation. During a time of hardship she found the courage to celebrate. And she discovered God is as present in our joy as He is in our pain. You don't want to miss this special podcast. 

Find Nicole Zasowski's book What If It’s Wonderful? Release Your Fears, Choose Joy, and find the Courage to Celebrate
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