Episodes: Pornography, Addictions & Abuse

Pornography, Addictions & Abuse

  • Restoring Broken Relationships
    July 24, 2014 A Hurting Couple Finds True Hope, with LeRoy & Kimberly Wagner

    Kim Wagner regularly demeaned and controlled her husband until God transformed her heart. Women wrote Kim asking advice for their tough marriage situations. Read or Listen →

  • Crazy Busy, Day 1
    November 14, 2016 Crazy Busy, with Kevin & Trisha DeYoung

    Kevin DeYoung says some heart attitudes are leading people to be “crazy busy.” He will help you identify those dangerous patterns and show you how to escape. Read or Listen →

  • The Villain with 1000 Faces
    September 2, 2014 Crazy Busy, with Kevin & Trisha DeYoung

    Kevin DeYoung says some heart attitudes are leading people to be “crazy busy.” He will help you identify those dangerous patterns and show you how to escape. Read or Listen →

  • Restoring the Years
    April 15, 2019 Dealing With Depression and Doubt

    A woman named Kathy carried around a painful secret for decades, then God did something amazing in her life. Read or Listen →

  • Do You Really Want to Change?
    September 5, 2003 Finding Freedom From Addiction, with Ed Welch

    "He makes promises. He says he'll change. He comes back. And tomorrow night it's the same thing all over again." If you live those words, tune in. Read or Listen →

  • Don't Spoil Your Appetite
    September 3, 2003 Finding Freedom From Addiction, with Ed Welch

    One listener writes: "I have been sober for five years, and I still struggle with these desires day in and day out. Read or Listen →

  • Idolatry
    September 2, 2003 Finding Freedom From Addiction, with Ed Welch

    What does the Bible have to say about addictions? What steps should we take when we can't say no to our desires or we live with someone who can't. Read or Listen →

  • Misplaced Worship
    September 1, 2003 Finding Freedom From Addiction, with Ed Welch

    "My husband is in an addictive pattern and it's devastating our family." If this woman's e-mail echoes your anguish, you won't want to miss today's program. Read or Listen →

  • When He's Addicted
    September 4, 2003 Finding Freedom From Addiction, with Ed Welch

    Are you living with a husband who is addicted? What does God want you to do? Dr. Welch offers practical steps to help wives handle their husband's addictions. Read or Listen →

  • A Biblical Approach to Food and Beauty
    December 7, 2010 Food, Beauty, and Control: Three Snares Women Face (Bob Lepine)

    The path to destruction is the path of discontentedness. That’s what Bob Lepine says. A lack of contentment will lead to many other sins. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Philippians 4:8-13
  • Physical Abuse
    July 14, 2006 For Better or Worse: Marriage When It's Tough, with Holly Elliff

    When the honeymoon is over, marriage sometimes presents challenges and disappointments. In some cases, things can go terribly wrong. Read or Listen →

  • Free from the Stranglehold of Sin
    November 1, 2018 For Better or for Worse with Jimmy and Kelly Needham

    Jimmy Needham spent years unable to say "no" to pornography but has seen the power of God to transform his life. Read or Listen →

  • When Your Spouse Is Addicted to Pornography
    October 31, 2018 For Better or for Worse with Jimmy and Kelly Needham

    Kelly knows firsthand the amazing power God gives to forgive and to change—even pornography. Discover how to find freedom and help your spouse find freedom. Read or Listen →

  • Trying to Quench a Thirst
    September 29, 2011 Freedom from the Snare of Adultery, with Susan Putnam

    The Bible speaks to every situation you’ll face. ROH helps you apply God’s Word to your relationships, finances, schedule and every other part of life. Read or Listen →

  • Gender Issues and Sexual Abuse
    January 23, 2019 Gender Issues and Sexual Abuse

    In the past year, the “Me Too” movement has shown how many women have suffered from abuse. How can women find healing from hurt and freedom from bitterness? Read or Listen →

  • God’s Beautiful Design for Women, Day 12
    February 21, 2017 God's Beautiful Design for Women: Living Out Titus 2:1-5

    When you are controlled by addiction, it doesn’t just affect you. It also affects believers and non-believers around you. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Titus 2:1-5
  • God’s Beautiful Design for Women, Day 13
    February 22, 2017 God's Beautiful Design for Women: Living Out Titus 2:1-5

    When you face trials and hardships in your life, what do you turn to? If it’s anything other than Jesus, has that thing become an idol in your life? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Titus 2:1-5
  • God’s Beautiful Design for Women, Day 14
    February 23, 2017 God's Beautiful Design for Women: Living Out Titus 2:1-5

    The most polished, churchgoing family can be hiding big problems. Hear from a young woman whose sweet exterior hid a painful addiction. Read or Listen →

  • God’s Beautiful Design for Women, Day 15
    February 24, 2017 God's Beautiful Design for Women: Living Out Titus 2:1-5

    When you think about addiction, what comes to mind? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Titus 2:1-5
  • God’s Beautiful Design for Women, Day 16
    February 27, 2017 God's Beautiful Design for Women: Living Out Titus 2:1-5

    Do you ever feel that you can’t change? That you’re stuck in some sinful behavior and have no way out? Nancy says there's always hope. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Titus 2:1-5
  • Does Beautiful Equal Thin?
    March 23, 2010 Graffiti, with Erin Davis

    Eating disorders affect far too many young women today. Erin Davis knows what it’s like to suffer from this trap. Read or Listen →

  • Healing from Life's Hurts, with Nancy Rach
    June 20, 2014 Healing from Life's Hurts, with Nancy Rach

    Nancy Rach talks about the abuse she suffered, the years of hiding the hurt and the healing she found. She’ll provide hope for anyone who’s hurting. Read or Listen →

  • Honest with the Hurt
    June 19, 2014 Healing from Life's Hurts, with Nancy Rach

    A typical church includes a lot of people hiding a lot of pain. Nancy Rach knows this, because for years, she covered the pain of past abuse. Read or Listen →

  • Desperate for Love
    January 24, 2019 Healing from the Hurt of Abuse, with Paulina Torres

    Paulina Torres grew up with a mom who felt like she always needed men to be fulfilled. Sadly, many of those men took advantage of her as a girl. Read or Listen →

  • Healing Is Possible
    January 25, 2019 Healing from the Hurt of Abuse, with Paulina Torres

    Paulina Torres knows about that pain after being repeatedly molested as a child. She’ll tell you how she discovered a true way to heal. Read or Listen →

  • Lies Women Believe About Themselves, Part 5
    February 1, 2002 Lies Women Believe About Themselves

    Nancy Leigh DeMoss talks about past hurts and how to overcome the pain. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 142:1-6
  • Appetites and Answers
    February 7, 2012 Love to Eat, Hate to Eat, with Elyse Fitzpatrick

    On Sunday we can worship by singing. We can also worship by how we respond when the coffee runs out or someone forgets to bring donuts to class. Read or Listen →

  • Are You Preoccupied with Food
    February 3, 2012 Love to Eat, Hate to Eat, with Elyse Fitzpatrick

    One way or another, we all struggle with food. We’ll get some practical advice and biblical counsel regarding the things we eat. Read or Listen →

  • Food and Besetting Sin
    February 10, 2012 Love to Eat, Hate to Eat, with Elyse Fitzpatrick

    If you had a daughter struggling with bulimia or anorexia, how could you best help them? We’ll get some wise advice on this serious topic. Read or Listen →

  • More Than a Diet
    February 6, 2012 Love to Eat, Hate to Eat, with Elyse Fitzpatrick

    Much of our obsession with diet doesn’t have to do with being healthy, it’s more about following our culture. Get balanced perspective on health and beauty. Read or Listen →

  • The Thankfulness Diet
    February 9, 2012 Love to Eat, Hate to Eat, with Elyse Fitzpatrick

    Thankfulness might help you be healthier than any diet, supplement, or program. Find out why when Elyse Fitzpatrick discusses approaching food biblically. Read or Listen →

  • When Is it Wrong to Eat?
    February 8, 2012 Love to Eat, Hate to Eat, with Elyse Fitzpatrick

    Does this ever happen to you? You start to eat some junk food. Then, since you’ve already blown your goal, you might as well eat everything in sight! Read or Listen →

  • A Process of Healing
    July 15, 2003 No Place To Cry

    Today on Revive Our Hearts, Dorie meets her husband-to-be, marries and together they visit the orphanage where she grew up. Read or Listen →

  • A Safe Place
    July 11, 2003 No Place To Cry

    Dorie found that a "safe place" was in the garbarge, because nobody looks for you in the garbage. She learned that God is her "safe place." Read or Listen →

  • An Encounter With God
    July 8, 2003 No Place To Cry

    Do you wonder if something you said or did for God made any difference in the life of someone else? If you have wondered that, don't miss today's program. Read or Listen →

  • Closing the Door
    July 16, 2003 No Place To Cry

    Be there with Dorie and her daughter on today's Revive Our Hearts as Dorie closes the door on her past. Read or Listen →

  • God's Companionship
    July 10, 2003 No Place To Cry

    Dorie continues her story and tells how the pain, shame and rejection drove her to the Word of God. Read or Listen →

  • Red Beets and Green Linoleum
    July 7, 2003 No Place To Cry

    Today on Revive Our Hearts, we walk with one lonely, little girl as she spends her first day in an orphanage. Read or Listen →

  • The House of Meanness
    July 9, 2003 No Place To Cry

    Today on Revive Our Hearts, we go with Dorie to her first foster home. Listen as she tells us what it felt like to be forbidden to eat with the family. Read or Listen →

  • This Is Your Father
    July 14, 2003 No Place To Cry

    Today on Revive Our Hearts, we travel with a young woman to meet the father she has never known. Read or Listen →

  • Raising Children with a Heart for Purity, Day 1
    July 7, 2016 Raising Children with a Heart for Purity, with Josh McDowell

    Josh McDowell says kids don’t have to go looking for pornography. It’s coming to them. He helps parents know how to raise kids with a heart for purity. Read or Listen →

  • Small Conversations with Big Results
    September 3, 2013 Raising Children with a Heart for Purity, with Josh McDowell

    Josh McDowell says kids don’t have to do looking for pornography. It’s coming to them. He helps parents know how to raise kids with a heart for purity. Read or Listen →

  • "Help, Lord!"
    July 22, 2013 Rebuilding After Pornography, with Pam & Tony Vuke

    Alcohol addiction is powerful. But God is even more powerful. That’s what one couple learned after dramatically coming to know God. Read or Listen →

  • A Man's Plea for Modesty
    July 24, 2013 Rebuilding After Pornography, with Pam & Tony Vuke

    After her husband confessed to a pornography addiction, Pam Vuke wanted to check up on him and control every move he made. Read or Listen →

  • Helping Husbands with Temptation
    July 25, 2013 Rebuilding After Pornography, with Pam & Tony Vuke

    What can a wife do to help her husband face sexual temptation? Get advice and hope from a couple who have lived this issue. Read or Listen →

  • The Power of Confession
    July 23, 2013 Rebuilding After Pornography, with Pam & Tony Vuke

    What activity will make you feel terrified and free at the same time? Confession will. Nancy tells you why this activity is so important. Read or Listen →

  • No Place for a Child
    January 17, 2013 Rescue the Perishing

    When she was thirteen, Angie heard the sounds of her mother trying to kill her dad. But God was able to reach into this incredibly bleak home. Read or Listen →

  • Searching for Everything
    January 18, 2013 Rescue the Perishing

    Mothers have a God-given desire to protect their children. But drugs and alcohol can affect a mom’s discernment in terrible ways. Read or Listen →

  • Battle with “Me”—How to Help a Husband Addicted to Pornography
    April 5, 2019 Rethinking Sexuality, with Dannah Gresh and Dr. Juli Slattery

    What should a wife do when her husband is involved in pornography? Dr. Juli Slattery provides helpful advice in helping husbands and wives deal with this issue. Read or Listen →

  • A Woman's Greatest Loveliness
    May 17, 2011 The Beauty of a Modest Heart

    What comes to mind when you hear the word, modesty? Is your definition correct? Get rid of old misconceptions and begin painting a fresh picture. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Timothy 2:8-9
  • The Truth and Consequences of Lies Women Believe, Part 5
    October 26, 2001 The Truth and Consequences of Lies Women Believe

    Nancy Leigh DeMoss shows us the secret to living a life of freedom. Read or Listen →

  • A Humble Beginning
    August 18, 2009 The Way of Wisdom

    You’ll often encounter two opposing ideas about wisdom—the world’s and God’s. But the world’s definition is far different than God’s definition. Read or Listen →

  • A Process of Healing
    January 30, 2004 Transformed Women: Meet Marcia

    Consider your own past as you listen today to Marcia Arnel talk about her life and how God transformed it. Read or Listen →

  • Chaos in the Environment
    January 26, 2004 Transformed Women: Meet Marcia

    She grew up with turmoil, drugs and distortion--hear some of the earliest memories of Marcia Arnel on today's Revive Our Hearts. Read or Listen →

  • Daddy, Will You Forgive Me
    February 3, 2004 Transformed Women: Meet Marcia

    How did God bring Marcia Arnel to the point that she could forgive her father and ask for his forgiveness? Read or Listen →

  • One of Us Is Gonna Die
    January 29, 2004 Transformed Women: Meet Marcia

    After years of abuse, how did God bring truth to Marcia Arnel? Don't miss this part of Marcia's story on today's Revive Our Hearts. Read or Listen →

  • Searching for Acceptance
    January 28, 2004 Transformed Women: Meet Marcia

    On today's Revive Our Hearts, Marcia Arnel talks about feeling trapped, lonely and scarred. Read or Listen →

  • Transformation
    February 4, 2004 Transformed Women: Meet Marcia

    Marcia Arnel believed lies about herself. Learn how she came to find the truth on today's Revive Our Hearts. Read or Listen →

  • Trying to End It
    January 27, 2004 Transformed Women: Meet Marcia

    Today on Revive Our Hearts, we'll hear more from Marcia Arnel about her difficult childhood and learn that God was preparing to intervene. Read or Listen →

  • Transformed Women: Meet Nedelka
    May 14, 2018 Transformed Women: Meet Nedelka

    After being abused, Nedelka believe men couldn't be trust and she would never have children. But God had a different plan for her. Read or Listen →

  • How the Truth Can Transform You
    March 9, 2018 Transformed by the Truth: Jacque's Story

    As a child, Jacque was abandoned by her dad and abused by another man. She grew up distrusting men, and it led to a series of bad choices. Read or Listen →

  • What God Does with Shattered Pieces
    March 8, 2018 Transformed by the Truth: Jacque's Story

    For Jacque, hurt came from an absent father and abuse from other men. She responded in anger and resentment toward all men. Read or Listen →

  • A Broken View of Fatherhood
    June 13, 2013 Undaunted, with Josh McDowell

    Josh McDowell grew up hating his father. This led to hatred toward God. He explains how a hurt, bitter, skeptic can still be transformed by the gospel. Read or Listen →

  • Healing from Years of Abuse
    June 14, 2013 Undaunted, with Josh McDowell

    As a new believer, Josh McDowell was confronted with a choice. Would he forgive the man who had sexually abused him for years growing up? Read or Listen →

  • Fighting for a Marriage
    June 27, 2019 Waiting for His Heart, with Joy McClain

    Joy McClain's husband was so deep into alcohol addiction that he couldn't function or interact with his family. How do you keep a marriage commitment? Read or Listen →

  • Meeting at the Foot of the Cross
    June 28, 2019 Waiting for His Heart, with Joy McClain

    Joy McClain's husband was abusing alcohol, verbally hurting their children and threatening her. Hear about the steps she took to protect herself. Read or Listen →

  • Who Is the Center of Your World?
    June 26, 2019 Waiting for His Heart, with Joy McClain

    When Joy McClain got married, she expected her husband to fill a big void in her life. Instead of meeting her needs, marriage made life much more difficult. Read or Listen →

  • When the Secrets Come to Light
    May 24, 2011 What to Do When Life Falls Apart, with Kim Jaggers

    "We found your husband’s truck, and there’s a body inside." When Kim Jaggers heard these words, her life would never be the same. Read or Listen →

  • Nobody's Immune
    January 30, 2006 Women and Infidelity, with Judy Starr and Holly Elliff

    Think you’re immune to the temptation of infidelity? Think again! Read or Listen →