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Tuesday, July 06, 2010When a Man You Love Was Sexually Abused Host(s): Lynne Ford

Why is it so difficult for male survivors of childhood sexual abuse to tell? How can the women in their lives love and assist them on the journey toward healing? CSA survivor Cecil Murphey, author of "When a Man You Love Was Abused" (Kregel, ISBN # 0-8254-3353-3), and counselor John Lovitt answer both questions and yours on today's "Mid-Morning."
Tags: sex, abuse, men, man, love Categories: Mid-Mornings
Monday, April 05, 2010The Jekyll and Hyde Rollercoaster Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Just because your husband or boyfriend isn't hitting you doesn't mean you aren't in an abusive relationship. Dr. David Hawkins describes the traits of an emotionally abusive relationship that includes what he calls the Jekyll and Hyde rollercoaster: niceness one day and mean-spirited sarcasm the next. Learn what steps to take if you're in a controlling, emotionally abusive relationship, actions that can help you regain your sense of integrity.
Friday, June 19, 2009The Emotionally Destructive Relationship Host(s): Char Binkley

Perhaps everything looks great on the surface, but deep down you know there's something terribly wrong in your current relationship. Leslie Vernick, a licensed clinical social worker and author of "The Emotionally Destructive Relationship" (Harvest House, ISBN# 978-0-7369-1897-8), invites you to recognize inappropriate behaviors, to confront and speak truth in the right timing, to get safe and stay safe, and to be transformed by God as you build an identity in Christ. If you're in an emotionally toxic relationship, there's hope for you and Leslie offers some first steps toward your own healing journey during Friday's Mid-Morning.
Friday, May 01, 2009Shame Lifter Host(s): Char Binkley

Do you see yourself as not good enough? Do you constantly put yourself down, berate yourself over minor happenings, or feel unworthy and wonder why God would love you? Perhaps you're certain that people wouldn't like you if they knew the real you. You may even battle a serious addiction or suffer from a history of abuse. If so, you're not alone. Marilyn Hontz, author of "Shame Lifter" (Tyndale, ISBN# 978-1-4143-1896-7), shares how a series of devastating losses early in life left her feeling insecure and inadequate. She explains how she released her shame and overcame bitterness, and she gives us tools so we can replace our own tears and fears with forgiveness, truth, and hope.
Thursday, August 21, 2008People to People Host(s): Char Binkley

Thursday on Mid-Morning Char brings you the amazing stories of two people whose lives were transformed by Jesus Christ. Deborah Finley, abused as a child and then an eyewitness to her father's murder as a teenager, experienced a life changing encounter that transformed her future from darkness to light. Jose Velez, a former Chicago gang leader dedicated over 20 years of his life to the streets. But after being shot twice and nearly dying, he welcomed the love and grace of God into his life and left the gang one month later. Don't miss these stories Thursday on Mid-Morning.
Monday, April 28, 2008Domestic Violence Host(s): Lynne Ford

In the Christian community, one in every four women experiences family violence. Brenda Branson and Paula Silva, co-founders of FOCUS Ministries, and Rev. Patty Crisp, president of Charis House, unpack the dynamics of abusive relationships, offer practical advice for leaving a violent relationship, and equip churches with tools for effectively ministering to both the victim and the perpetrator.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007Help for Victims of Sexual Abuse Host(s): Lynne Ford

Many victims of childhood sexual abuse continue to struggle with hidden trauma that interferes with spiritual growth and relationships with others. But healing and restoration can happen. With encouragement and compassion, Jeannette Vought, co-author of "Helping Victims of Sexual Abuse" (Bethany House, ISBN # 0-7642-0228-6), explains how.
Wednesday, April 05, 2006Building the Christian Family You Never Had Host(s): Char Binkley

Parents strive to raise their children in a way that avoids the destructive mistakes their parents made. Mary DeMuth-whose childhood was marked by sexual abuse, the death of her father, and her mother's multiple marriages-offers specific help to what she calls these "pioneer parents." The author of "Building the Christian Family You Never Had" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7031-7) empowers parents in doing hard and necessary work, including severing unhealthy, emotional ties to their parents and establishing boundaries between their children and their unhealthy parents.
Tags: parenting, family, dysfunction, abuse Categories: n/a
Tuesday, October 04, 2005Healing is a Choice Host(s): Lynne Ford

Wholeness-spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical-is a gift form God. But it's a result of our own decisions, too. Dr. Stephen Arterburn, author of "Healing is a Choice" (Nelson, ISBN # 0-7852-1226-4) outlines the biblical plan for opening our lives to God's divine touch, offering 10 choices we can make and 10 corresponding lies to reject as we find our way to restoration.
Tags: abuse, forgiveness, healing Categories: Mid-Mornings
Wednesday, September 14, 2005Healing for the Sexually Abused Host(s): Lynne Ford

Dr. Diane Langberg believes there is no sorrow, pain or experience beyond the healing hand of Christ-including sexual abuse. A licensed psychologist, Dr. Langberg examines the wounds caused by childhood sexual abuse and applies the healing balm of truth that leads to wholeness in "On the Threshold of Hope" (Tyndale, ISBN # 0-8423-43628).
Tuesday, August 30, 2005A Pathway Out of Domestic Violence Host(s): Maria Gardner

Seasoned policeman Donald Stewart offers an insider's perspective on domestic violence. Today's encore Mid-Morning is a must for any woman bewildered about what to do, where to go, and even what the Bible says about her role as a wife. (Stewart's book is "Refuge," published by New Hope. The ISBN # is 1-56309-811-3.)
Tags: violence, abuse, danger, conflict Categories: n/a
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