Rank #1: Advice to Spouses Suffering from Lack of Physical or Emotional Intimacy
How do you get past the arguments in your relationship? Learn the keys to getting to the root cause of both physical and emotional intimacy by using your spouse’s communication language.
Jan 30 2018
Rank #2: How to be a Smart Stepmom
With somewhere around one out of two Christian marriages ending in divorce, the probability of becoming a step-parent is high when a remarriage takes place.
Laura Petherbridge, author of The Smart Stepmom, joins the podcast to discuss the challenges of being a stepmother as well as the keys to making such relationships thrive.
Mar 12 2019
Rank #3: How to Handle the Toxic People in Your Life
Have you ever experienced a loss of peace or joy based on a toxic relationship? Regardless of the situation there's good news--you don't have to live like this!
Bible teacher, pastor and counselor Gary Thomas joins Dr. Carol to offer practical, Bible-based principles to deal with relationships that are toxic and more.
- When to Walk Away: Finding Freedom from Toxic People
- Connect with Gary Thomas on his website, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
Join us in the Fully Alive Group online community.
Oct 08 2019
Rank #4: Your Relationship Questions Answered
Being in a relationship is often not easy. In today's episode, Dr. Carol answers the tough questions about relationships, depression, guilt and more.
And if you have a question you'd like addressed on an upcoming Q&A podcast, leave a comment here.
Jan 21 2020
Rank #5: Three Right and Wrong Methods for Rebuilding Trust in a Relationship
Dec 05 2017
Rank #6: The Making of a Whole Woman
God has big plans for woman and He wants to use them for His purposes. But often it entails getting unstuck from behaviors, conflicts and mindsets to becoming all that God desires.
Today, Dr. Carol is joined by Dr. Barbara Lowe, a licensed psychologist to discuss what wholeness from God's perspective entails as well as how to be part of a special event happening in March 2020.
Feb 25 2020
Rank #7: Disconnected: Sex, Marriage and Intimacy from God's Perspective
How's your intimacy? Is your sex life thriving? Or are you experiencing a disconnection when it comes to intimacy? Whether married or single, God's design for our sex life includes wholeness and healing.
Learn how God's design for sex, marriage, and intimacy to be connected has been disrupted, and some steps to take toward healing and integrity in this fascinating podcast.
Receive the 30-day email series Toward Sexual Integrity here
Join the Fully Alive Group online community here
Aug 06 2019
Rank #8: When it All Falls Apart: How to Recover from the Loss of a Loved One
After the loss of a loved one, those directly affected often experience depression, grief, and a profound sense of loss. Is it possible to recover? In this powerful discussion, Dr. Carol is joined by Judge Edna Staudt and Evelyn Davidson to discuss a topic that will affect everyone irrespective of age, race or gender as well as how to find hope and healing.
Resources mentioned on this episode:
Find out more about the Change(d) Conference coming September 15, 2018.
Aug 28 2018
Rank #9: Never More Alive: How to Be Close to Jesus in the Worst of Times
How do you respond to those that mistreat you? In today's episode, Dr. Carol is joined by Stephanie Gillette, MD, a member of Samaritan's Purse's Disaster Assistance Response medical team as she discusses providing medical care while sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ to those that many see as unloveable.
Mentioned in this episode: Disaster Assistance Response Team information and application.
Help bring relief to the Middle East
If you'd like to connect with Dr. Gillette, just leave a message on our Contact page, and we'll be glad to connect you.
Jul 31 2018
Rank #10: Single Parenting After Divorce
According to a recent Barna Research study, more than 50 percent of Christian marriages ends in divorce. With single parenting becoming more common than ever, the church has not always served single parents nor their families well.
Linda Ranson Jacobs, one of the foremost leaders in single-parent ministry joins Dr. Carol to discuss the challenges of divorce and how to overcome them. Having been both divorced and widowed, Linda knows firsthand the needs of single-parent families and provides key insight in this powerful episode.
Aug 27 2019
Rank #11: The Most Dangerous Threat to Your Sex Life
Jul 24 2018
Rank #12: What to Do When You Can't Talk to Anyone
If you've ever felt as though you have no one to talk with, you’re not alone. Loneliness is an epidemic. According to a recent study, the average adult has no one with whom they can discuss important matters.
The impact of having no one to talk with impacts more than your emotional state. Loneliness rivals smoking and obesity as a risk factor for illness, disability, and even early death.
In today's episode find out what you can do about it and the keys to rebounding physically, emotionally and spiritually.
Get your free electronic download: When You Can't Talk to Anyone along with some detailed steps you can take that will help.
Jul 09 2019
Rank #13: It's a Girl Thing: Grace Greater than Pornography
Apr 23 2019
Rank #14: To Anyone Who Feels Like They'll Never Experience Change: How to Walk Out God's Grace
Have you ever asked God to take a desire away from you? Learn why God doesn't always take away the "want". Whether it's sexual feelings or any behavior outside of God's design, join Dr. Carol and Jonathan Daughtery, founder of Be Broken Ministries to learn the keys to experiencing God's grace and true freedom.
Aug 07 2018
Rank #15: A Pathway to Healing for Christian's Experiencing Grief
If you've experienced a loss, there is a pathway to healing and hope. In today's podcast, Dr. Carol unpacks everything you need to know to work through the crises of faith and emotional hurt drawing from the scriptures and her own personal journey.Find The Christian's Journey Through Grief on Amazon, or wherever Christian books are sold. Begin your 30-day email devotional series by texting GRIEVE to 44222, or clicking here.
May 14 2019
Rank #16: Three Keys to Healthy Communication in Marriage
A recent study from the Brigham Young University and Colorado State University found that couples who talk to one another regularly can strengthen a relationship.
More than watching television or sharing a meal, regular conversation is integral to a lasting relationship, deeper intimacy and even more sex. But how do you engage your spouse when you're in a "communication rut?"
In today's podcast, learn the keys to building more meaningful communication with your spouse in this thought provoking episode.
Become part of the Fully Alive Group online community this month for more in-depth conversations about Marriage Communication and other marriage challenges. Join us at Change(d) Conference 2019: Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing
Oct 01 2019
Rank #17: Dealing with Difficult Parents
Being the adult child of parents who didn't provide or lacked emotional spiritual or even financial wholeness isn't easy. It can become an emotional burden that can be difficult to navigate as an adult, with long-lasting repercussions.
"Your parents know how to push your buttons because they installed them!"
In today's episode, Dr. Carol unpacks strategies for dealing with difficult or "toxic" parenting situations from a Godly perspective.
Leave a confidential message for Dr. Carol with a question, comment, or topic you'd like addressed on an upcoming episode.
Check out our Fully Alive Group online community.
Oct 22 2019
Rank #18: The Surprise Turnaround Story of Adoption
Have you ever had God do a 180 on you? On today's episode, Chad and Julie Canon join Dr. Carol to share their story that included the adoption of their daughter and how their lives were transformed–in a good and surprising way.
To get in touch with Chad or Julie Cannon, send Dr. Carol a message and she'll be glad to connect you.
Resources mentioned by Chad and Julie:
May 28 2019
Rank #19: Advice to Those Whose Prayer Hasn't Been Answered
Have you prayed and it seems like God hasn't answered? Dr. Carol is joined by Celeste Gonzales, Women's Hub Pastor at Celebration Church, for this insightful discussion on what to do when it feels like heaven is silent.
Sep 18 2018
Rank #20: Look, But Don't Touch: How a Husband Frustrated with No Sex Can Reconnect with His Wife
Does it have to be either your wife’s happiness or your satisfaction? Discover how a frustrated husband can help his wife overcome barriers to intimacy and the keys to talking about sex without fighting.
Feb 13 2018