Resources by Topic: Pornography, Addictions & Abuse

Crazy Busy, Day 1

Crazy Busy, Day 1

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

The Villain with 1000 Faces

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 →

Honest with the Hurt

Honest with the Hurt

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 →

The Power of Confession

The Power of Confession

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 →

"Help, Lord!"

"Help, Lord!"

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 Broken View of Fatherhood

A Broken View of Fatherhood

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 →

Fighting for a Marriage

Fighting for a Marriage

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 →

No Place for a Child

No Place for a Child

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 →

Food and Besetting Sin

Food and Besetting Sin

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 →

The Thankfulness Diet

The Thankfulness Diet

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?

When Is it Wrong to Eat?

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 →

Appetites and Answers

Appetites and Answers

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 →

More Than a Diet

More Than a Diet

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 →

Trying to Quench a Thirst

Trying to Quench a Thirst

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 →

A Humble Beginning

A Humble Beginning

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 →

Physical Abuse

Physical Abuse

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

Transformation

Transformation

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

One of Us Is Gonna Die

One of Us Is Gonna Die

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 →

Trying to End It

Trying to End It

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 →

When He's Addicted

When He's Addicted

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 →

Idolatry

Idolatry

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

Misplaced Worship

"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 →

A Process of Healing

A Process of Healing

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

A Safe Place

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 →

The House of Meanness

The House of Meanness

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 →

An Encounter With God

An Encounter With God

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 →

Free at Last!

In my teenage years, I became a slave to bulimia. How delighted I was to find this way of eating what I wanted without consequences . . . or so I thought. …

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Lust: Not for Men Only

Invariably, one woman always waits to talk to me at an event until the bitter end, because she wants to confess something that makes her feel doubly shameful. …

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Pathway to Freedom

I have come to believe that the basic pattern for change is the same no matter what the habit or addiction: trusting God for help one day at a time. …

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Food, Beauty, and Control: Three Snares Women Face

FamilyLife Today co-host Bob Lepine will help women examine three areas of life that are potential pitfalls. He'll look at what the Bible says about all three areas and provide counsel on how to avoid temptation and sin in each area.

Bob Lepine Bob Lepine Bob Lepine will help women examine 3 areas of life that are potential pitfalls. He'll look at what the Bible says and how to avoid temptation.  Continue Reading →

The Genesis of Gender

What makes men tick? What makes women tick? If we want to figure it out, we need to look back to creation and have a look at God's original design. Mary Kassian will identify gender distinctives evident in the creation story. It will help you understand the differences between the sexes, why these differences exist, and how to navigate your ...

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian What makes men tick? What makes women tick? If we want to figure it out, we need to look back to creation and have a look at God's original design.  Continue Reading →

Finding Christ in an Unlikely Place

Jennifer Smith shares her powerful testimony of the freedom she found when Christ awakened her to the gospel while incarcerated—when her sin collided with the cross. Jennifer then joins a panel of women who also came to know the Lord while serving sentences at McPherson’s Women Prison in Arkansas. Watch them share their radical life-change stories.

Jennifer J. Smith Jennifer J. Smith Jennifer Smith shares her story of the freedom she found when Christ awakened her to the gospel while incarcerated.  Continue Reading →