Revive Our Hearts Podcast

Leslie Basham: Mark McClain remembers tasting alcohol for the first time.

Mark McClain: I was probably five years old when I took my first sip. You’d see Dad’s bottle sitting on the table, and you’d take a sip. And then you’d take a drink of Coke and it'd make the Coke taste sweeter. That’s how it kind of started.

Leslie: Mark started drinking more in high school.

Mark: I was just going out and having a good time with my buddies. It was just really easy to get out and have a good time, basically.

Leslie: Mark’s fiancé knew he was drinking.

Mark: I just really don’t think she worried about it too much. Then after we were married it just psssst . . . It just started to become an everyday thing.

Leslie: By the time his three kids were old enough to know what was going on, Mark’s …

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Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through two nationally syndicated radio programs heard each day—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him. Her books have sold more than five million copies. Through her writing, podcasts, … read more …

Joy McClain

Joy McClain

Joy is the author of Waiting for His Heart: Lessons from a Wife Who Chose to Stay. Married to her beloved for over three decades, Joy and her husband are passionate about discipling the wearied and wounded in the context … read more …