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Live Treasured

English, Christianity, 1 season, 129 episodes, 3 days, 5 hours, 35 minutes
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The Live Treasured podcast exists to give women a faith-based approach to heal soul hurts by unlocking timeless truths throughout scripture that reveal the steps we can take today to make a difference for our tomorrows. Join biblical soul strategist, author, founder of Treasured Ministries and creator of the Nourish™ Bible Study Method, Aliene Thompson, as she teaches from God’s Word. Discover truth. Experience freedom. Live treasured.
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How Am I Covering My Shame?

Why Addressing Shame Without God Doesn’t Work Listen to Podcast below or Watch on YouTube. Shame is a powerful, painful emotion. Giving rise to a relentless inner critic, shame speaks lies which make it hard to see God’s truth about who we really are. Our natural instinct is to fight back, relying on our own strength […] The post How Am I Covering My Shame? appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
6/4/202426 minutes, 28 seconds
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God’s Solution to Shame

Do You Carry the Weight of Shame? Listen to the Podcast Below or Watch on YouTube. You deserve to live a life free from shame. Yes, you do! Shame can obstruct God’s cure for codependency. By addressing shame, you can conquer codependency, trust in God, and embrace true freedom. For these reasons, Treasured Ministries will […] The post God’s Solution to Shame appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/21/202424 minutes, 41 seconds
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What Is the Source of Real Love?

What Does Real Love Look Like? Is your heart thirsty for more? Today, Lord, I exchange idols for intimacy,codependency for God dependency,seeking fulfillment my way for seeking you.In this divine exchange, I find fulfillment and freedom as you’ve intended. Codependency, a confusing and exhausting state, ensnares us when we place people at the center of […] The post What Is the Source of Real Love? appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/7/202423 minutes, 14 seconds
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Setting Boundaries to Live Free

Are You Communicating Your Limits? Listen to Podcast below or Watch on YouTube. In past podcasts, I’ve discussed boundaries as beneficial to put God first. But have you ever thought about how boundaries prevent others from trying to make YOU their god?  Relationships can contain a hidden, unhealthy power struggle, producing unhealthy worship on both […] The post Setting Boundaries to Live Free appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
4/23/202424 minutes, 55 seconds
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How to Discern God’s Voice when Setting Boundaries

What is the Belt of Truth? Listen to the Podcast or Watch on YouTube. Codependency led me to live in captivity.   While no physical prison bars confined me, my controlling tendencies and self-sufficiency robbed me of real freedom and prevented me from walking in God’s power. All in the name of survival, fear and oppression […] The post How to Discern God’s Voice when Setting Boundaries appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
4/9/202443 minutes, 50 seconds
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Set Boundaries with Yourself by Doing THIS!

Win the Battles in Your Mind by Setting Boundaries in Your Thinking. Listen to the Podcast or Watch on YouTube. There are all kinds of battlefields.  What is or was your warzone? Where did the enemy of your soul lob his unfair, ferocious, fiery darts relentlessly, one after another – so much so that the […] The post Set Boundaries with Yourself by Doing THIS! appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/26/202428 minutes, 29 seconds
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How to Handle Boundary Disrespect

Are People Respecting Your Boundaries? Listen to the Podcast or Watch on YouTube. God is NOT calling you to be a doormat.  In a perfect world, people respect boundaries. But we all know that life doesn’t work out neat and tidy.  People are messy. Just because we set a boundary does not necessarily mean people […] The post How to Handle Boundary Disrespect appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/12/202446 minutes, 29 seconds
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Am I Setting Boundaries Wrong?

Avoid These Mistakes when Setting Boundaries. Listen to the podcast below or watch on YouTube. You know I am your biggest cheerleader when it comes to setting boundaries. YOU GO GIRL!  But… have you ever taken a courageous step to set boundaries and experienced frustration instead of freedom, leading to these doubtful thoughts?  Now, hear […] The post Am I Setting Boundaries Wrong? appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
2/27/202433 minutes, 28 seconds
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How To Stop Codependency’s Confusion

Saying “No” with Confidence Listen to the podcast or watch on YouTube. Saying “no” carries its difficulties for everyone. If you are a codependent, then saying no is especially challenging. Codependency causes you to become externally referenced, meaning that you look to outside sources to navigate life, find your identity and validate your worth. Seeking […] The post How To Stop Codependency’s Confusion appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
2/11/202428 minutes
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What Does God Say About Boundaries?

God’s Boundary System Explained Listen to the podcast or watch on YouTube You matter. Your life matters. And when you own that truth, you can live treasured and walk in the light, to be a light, so that others can live cherished too (Exodus 19:4-5, Peter 2:9).   God has a perfect boundary system designed to […] The post What Does God Say About Boundaries? appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
1/29/202434 minutes, 43 seconds
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Breaking Generational Patterns

How to Break Free from Your Past Listen to the podcast or watch on YouTube. We do not have to live our lives stuck in patterns we may not even fully understand. We aren’t alone in the search for the root of our pain, and we don’t have to go into what can be a […] The post Breaking Generational Patterns appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
1/15/202424 minutes, 47 seconds
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Godly Girl Power

What Is God’s Solution for Codependency? Listen to the podcast or watch on YouTube. In a world that teaches us to depend on sources other than God, it’s easy to become codependent and lose our identity. I know this… I’ve been there.  At Treasured Ministries, we’re on a mission to help women conquer codependency God’s […] The post Godly Girl Power appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
12/31/202332 minutes, 5 seconds
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Boundaries God’s Way

Setting Biblical Boundaries  Listen to Our Podcast Below or Watch the YouTube Video Here As we are all made in God’s image, we are called to love as He loves, and boundaries are a part of loving others.  Beware, treasured one, of Satan’s scripture-twisted lie that boundaries are unkind.  “If God is not only loving, […] The post Boundaries God’s Way appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
12/17/202339 minutes, 35 seconds
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Spiritual Pain with Dr. Michelle Bengtson

Codependency and Spiritual Pain. Listen to Our Podcast Below or Watch the YouTube Video Here You no longer have to fear the darkness. The light of the world is here! Spiritual pain can follow physical pain, emotional pain, relational pain, grief and loss. This can be devastating, as the spiritual pain inflicted by the enemy […] The post Spiritual Pain with Dr. Michelle Bengtson appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
12/5/202344 minutes, 46 seconds
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What is Emotional Abuse? – with Leslie Vernick

What does the Bible say about emotional abuse? Listen to the podcast or watch on YouTube. Hello ,  Emotional abuse is often diminished or dismissed for many reasons – even in the church. When this happens, the lack of validation can feel confusing and powerless for the victim, but this is not God’s way.  At […] The post What is Emotional Abuse? – with Leslie Vernick appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
11/22/202342 minutes, 57 seconds
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Redemption

Codependency and Grieving Loss Hello there beautiful soul, While all loss is difficult; loss as the result of someone going outside of God’s design to meet their needs to the detriment of yours, is devastating. This is because when you are left holding the consequences of someone else’s choices – the loss is compounded.  And […] The post Redemption appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
10/31/202337 minutes, 6 seconds
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Irrational Thoughts

How Do I Stop Irrational Thought? Hi there, Today was a hard-hitting, yucky thought day. Worry and fear danced in my mind as my inner dialog grew irrational; attacking me with aggressive arrows of lies related to a past hurt. The enemy went after healed ground.    My shield of faith felt too heavy to lift […] The post Irrational Thoughts appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
10/24/202320 minutes, 41 seconds
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Wisdom for Boundaries

How do I set boundaries for healthy connection?   by Aliene Thompson Breaking free from codependency is like breathing in the fresh air of real freedom for the first time. This spirit-filled, refreshing God-first way of living is so incredible you vow never to go back to the unhealthy relationships you once entertained.  Finding security in […] The post Wisdom for Boundaries appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
9/26/202333 minutes, 53 seconds
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What Is Real Love? — Copy

Moving from Codependency To God Dependency The word “love” is thrown around a lot these days. Philosophers, politicians, talk show hosts, social media, and musician’s lyrics tell us that love is the answer to our hurt and broken world. The call to love echoes around the world, and yet chaos and hate abounds. Why?  According […] The post What Is Real Love? — Copy appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
9/11/202317 minutes, 46 seconds
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Release Your Need To Rescue

Healthy Biblical Help for Those You Love For years, I was a rescuer and wore that role like a badge of honor and gained identity out of helping others. I stepped in, tried to fix things I could not control, and lived in frustration. On the days when I could swoop in and save the […] The post Release Your Need To Rescue appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/17/202329 minutes, 10 seconds
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Why Codependents Love to Rescue

Releasing Your Need to Rescue So Others Can Rise to Their Full Potential  There is nothing more difficult than watching someone you love fight a battle – especially when you keep trying to rescue this person from trouble and they don’t respond. But what if rescuing is not the right answer? What if this battle […] The post Why Codependents Love to Rescue appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/3/202332 minutes, 16 seconds
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Set Boundaries to Serve God First 

Why Precautions Prompted by the Holy Spirit Are Not Self-Protection Sometimes the Holy Spirit can prompt us with cautions towards certain people, and when this happens don’t be surprised if the enemy attacks God’s truth by accusing you of self-protection or preservation. Now we all know that the enemy will twist God’s truth and use […] The post Set Boundaries to Serve God First  appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
7/20/202323 minutes, 31 seconds
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How Emotionally Immature People Can Impact Our Relationship with God (Emotionally Immature People -Part 4)

When Confronting Others, How Do You Measure “Success”? When confronting others, how do you measure “success”? Or do you say, Aliene, I don’t confront others; instead, I push my emotions down and keep pretending. I get you. Because for many years, that was me.  Part of my reluctance to confront was because I reasoned the […] The post How Emotionally Immature People Can Impact Our Relationship with God (Emotionally Immature People -Part 4) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
7/6/202333 minutes, 18 seconds
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Checking in with God is True Self-Care (Emotionally Immature People – Part 3)

Tending to Your Heart God’s Way If you have been listening to our past episodes on emotionally immature people and how they impact your life, you might think, where is a good place to start to heal? The roadmap to recovery begins by trading the pushing down of heavy emotions, for processing those emotions with […] The post Checking in with God is True Self-Care (Emotionally Immature People – Part 3) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
6/22/202338 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Emotionally Immature Parent or Spouse (Emotionally Immature People – Part 2)

The Impact of An Emotionally Immature Person with Dr. Holly Spotts I’ve got an important question for you. Do you pray boldly for others, but when it comes to asking God for your needs, you are shy, even though our Lord repeatedly invites us in his Word to come to him to ask for what […] The post The Emotionally Immature Parent or Spouse (Emotionally Immature People – Part 2) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
6/8/202343 minutes, 3 seconds
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What is An Emotionally Immature Person? (Emotionally Immature People – Part 1)

The Impact of Emotionally Immature People with Dr. Holly Spotts Walking on eggshells around others pushes you to hide who God created you to be. Sometimes this pressure to pretend is caused by an emotionally immature person demanding that you orbit your life around theirs. And when this happens… You can trade self-compassion for self-deprecation […] The post What is An Emotionally Immature Person? (Emotionally Immature People – Part 1) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/25/202344 minutes, 26 seconds
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Freedom From the Need of Approval

Biblical Justification Ends Judgement Like an addictive drug, needing approval leaves us bound to others in an unhealthy way and your soul sucked dry. I know this… I’ve been there. Codependents crave approval from others. Often this need breaks us with its impossible demands. But no matter what we try or what books we might read […] The post Freedom From the Need of Approval appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/11/202318 minutes, 50 seconds
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Reasoning Will Wear You Out

What Does the Bible Say About Making Decisions?                         , Are you in the middle of making a significant decision, worn out from reasoning but worried about making the right decision? Today’s message is just for you.  Life can become confusing and blurry when […] The post Reasoning Will Wear You Out appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
4/24/202315 minutes, 18 seconds
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Self-Reliance Sabotages God’s Power 

How Does Self-Reliance Sabotage God’s Power? Hello beautiful, Can I encourage you today? Sometimes we can become impatient and frustrated in our inner healing journey, because the enemy shames us into thinking we are not where we need to be. Codependents are prime targets for this lie because we are the self-reliant souls that like […] The post Self-Reliance Sabotages God’s Power  appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
4/13/202320 minutes, 38 seconds
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Biblical Confidence to Say No

How to Stop People Pleasing Hi friend, Let’s face it. Saying no to people is difficult – especially if you are codependent. God wired us to take on responsibility he has asked us to carry, but often codependents say yes to obligations that are not ours. And when we can’t say no We carry the […] The post Biblical Confidence to Say No appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/30/202329 minutes, 42 seconds
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4 Keys to Stay Free from Narcissism (Narcissism – Episode 7)

What Does the Bible Say About Unhealthy Relationships? God-fidence is the result of daily God-dependency and ensures our confident victory. Even after salvation we can surrender our freedom. One way we can do this is to become enmeshed in an unhealthy narcissistic relationship. This is why we did a whole series on this topic. Today […] The post 4 Keys to Stay Free from Narcissism (Narcissism – Episode 7) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/14/202321 minutes, 11 seconds
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How to Handle Toxic People God’s Way (Narcissism – Episode 6)

How do you handle toxic people like a narcissist, God’s Way? To handle toxic people, we become wise as snakes while at the same time harmless as doves by standing in God’s power to prevail in our purpose. In today’s episode, discover how Godly girl power gives us God-fidence, discernment, and direction to deal with […] The post How to Handle Toxic People God’s Way (Narcissism – Episode 6) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
2/28/202329 minutes, 9 seconds
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What Does the Bible Say About Narcissism? (Narcissism – Episode 5)

While Ephesians 6:12 tells us that the enemy works through people to accomplish his purposes, naivety to this biblical truth creates vulnerability. We must use biblical wisdom and set boundaries with narcissists because, as you will discover in our podcast, they provide an easy foothold for the enemy. While God calls us to love everyone, […] The post What Does the Bible Say About Narcissism? (Narcissism – Episode 5) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
2/21/202332 minutes, 3 seconds
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How to Recognize a Narcissist with Kerry Kerr McAvoy, Ph.D. (Narcissism – Episode 4)

Setting Boundaries with a Narcissist We believe it is important for every woman to be aware of the narcissistic personality so that you can set boundaries. For these reasons and in response to your questions, we wanted to interview experts in this field. Don’t miss today’s episode and please share with others!  Kerry Kerr McAvoy, […] The post How to Recognize a Narcissist with Kerry Kerr McAvoy, Ph.D. (Narcissism – Episode 4) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
1/31/202325 minutes, 20 seconds
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A Narcissist’s Target Victim with Kerry Kerr McAvoy, Ph.D. (Narcissism – Episode 3)

What is Victim Shaming? Whom does a narcissist target? It’s an important question to answer and in today’s episode, we are asking an expert, Dr. Kerry Kerr McAvoy. Often victim shaming or blaming can occur, leaving the person thinking it is their fault, but in today’s episode discover that this is simply not true. Kerry […] The post A Narcissist’s Target Victim with Kerry Kerr McAvoy, Ph.D. (Narcissism – Episode 3) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
1/27/202329 minutes, 43 seconds
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What is a Narcissist with Dr. Michelle Bengtson (Narcissism – Episode 2)

Why Awareness Matters What is a Narcissist? That term is tossed around a lot these days and it’s important to find clarity to elevate your awareness so you can always put God first! For these reasons, I want to encourage you to not only listen to this podcast with Dr. Michelle Bengtson, but pass it […] The post What is a Narcissist with Dr. Michelle Bengtson (Narcissism – Episode 2) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
1/20/202355 minutes, 4 seconds
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Discernment is Key (Narcissism Series – Episode 1)

What You Can Do Today to Stay Free From Unhealthy Relationships Hello all! Today we begin our podcast series on Narcissism.  While christians are called to be in community, not every relationship is healthy for us. The Lord commands us to love and respect everyone; but close personal ties are those that we should be […] The post Discernment is Key (Narcissism Series – Episode 1) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
1/13/202333 minutes, 4 seconds
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What is the Fawning Survival Mechanism with Dr. Alison Cook?

What is the fawning survival mechanism, and how does this method of “finding” love result in losing who God created us to be? As a therapist for over two decades, Dr. Alison Cook has met countless women who feel stuck in an endless cycle of meeting everyone else’s expectations to such a degree that they […] The post What is the Fawning Survival Mechanism with Dr. Alison Cook? appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
12/29/202248 minutes, 3 seconds
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Waiting For Wonderful – Episode 4

Give Me Peace Are you frustrated because you feel like you can’t find peace? Peace on earth that goes beyond perfect circumstances? In our podcast today, I am talking about the concept of Shalom, which is wholeness, or peace, that comes from God. Discovering this biblical truth was a game-changer for me with my anxiety. […] The post Waiting For Wonderful – Episode 4 appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
12/20/202227 minutes, 33 seconds
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Waiting For Wonderful – Episode 3

Unlocking a Bold Prayer Life Are you waiting on God to answer a long-standing prayer and you need inspiration to believe again? When we don’t see God answering prayers according to our time, the enemy can use this to create doubt in God’s love and care for us. Listen to today’s podcast and discover the […] The post Waiting For Wonderful – Episode 3 appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
12/13/202236 minutes, 48 seconds
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Waiting for Wonderful – Episode 2

There Is No Care Like God Care Are you facing a loss that is overwhelming? There is no care like God care. God has fierce devotion just for you. In today’s podcast discover how to let the losses drive you into a deeper relationship with God. In today’s podcast I mentioned several episodes on pornography. Here […] The post Waiting for Wonderful – Episode 2 appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
12/6/202232 minutes, 43 seconds
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Waiting for Wonderful

When Life is Not Perfect, Ask God for Footprints. Are you in a season of waiting? One of the wonders of waiting is learning to be loved by God. In a world that has taught us to fend for ourselves we can often miss out on God’s fierce devotion for us. There is no care […] The post Waiting for Wonderful appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
12/2/202230 minutes, 11 seconds
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Finding Joy in the Present

A Women’s Bible Study on Ruth Are you so focused on what you have lost that you have no energy left for what is right before you? The enemy preoccupies our thoughts with regret over our past or worries over our future, preventing us from nurturing the present redemption right in front of us. When […] The post Finding Joy in the Present appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
11/15/202234 minutes, 6 seconds
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Legacy Through Loss

A Women’s Bible Study on Ruth Your loss is a part of the legacy that God wants to bring through you. Giving prompted by the Holy Spirit is a part of healing. God will take your loss and your pain and redeem it and use it for his Glory. When the enemy hisses lies in […] The post Legacy Through Loss appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
11/8/202233 minutes, 52 seconds
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Find the Courage to Love Again

Women’s Bible Study on Ruth It is human nature to settle for what is safe at the sacrifice of something better. But loving God with your all is a risk worth taking because it always yields eternal fruit. To love God with all of your heart is to choose to be vulnerable and to live […] The post Find the Courage to Love Again appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
11/1/202242 minutes, 57 seconds
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Awaken Your Hope After Loss

Women’s Bible Study on Ruth Expectations for an exact outcome will always evaporate the hope essential to heal. When I let go of my desired outcome, I see a greater harvest. Awakening hope in God alone, anchors our soul to the assurance of new life instead of a certain outcome. Want more? Today’s podcast is […] The post Awaken Your Hope After Loss appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
10/25/202249 minutes, 4 seconds
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Having Faith After Loss

Women’s Bible Study on Ruth Loss erodes your confidence to choose the steps of faith you can take today to change your tomorrow. When you sow steps of faith by seeking the Lord, God-fidence will grow. Today’s podcast is an audio teaching message from Naomi’s Next Chapter, a Treasured Tribe Bible Study on the Book […] The post Having Faith After Loss appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
10/18/20220
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Overcoming the Victim Mentality

Women’s Bible Study on Ruth  So often we are unaware of the victim perspective the enemy has created through the lies he tells us about our loss. Looking into our actions brings the awareness needed to change our perspective. The Lord can heal our perspective as we come to him to process the pain authentically. […] The post Overcoming the Victim Mentality appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
10/11/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 9 seconds
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Life After Loss

Women’s Bible Study on the Book of Ruth When a family member decides to go outside of God’s design to meet a need, we can be left carrying the consequences of their choice. But loss is not the end of your story. Loss in this lifetime is impossible to prevent, but through God’s redeeming love, […] The post Life After Loss appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
10/4/202242 minutes, 9 seconds
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What Is the Baptism of the Holy Spirit? (Part 2)

With Pastor Bryan Hart If you are confused about the Holy Spirit – you’re in good company. So were the Corinthians! This uncertainty is why Paul, under God’s influence, gave insight into this beautiful gift from God. Uncertainty about the Holy Spirit in the past made me avoid it altogether instead of drawing close. Pastor […] The post What Is the Baptism of the Holy Spirit? (Part 2) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
9/20/202258 minutes, 44 seconds
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What Is the Baptism of the Holy Spirit?(Part 1)

With Pastor Bryan Hart Jesus said that he would not abandon us. He told us he would give us another advocate – the Holy Spirit. What good news for every believer to hear – we are not alone! Yet the Holy Spirit, God’s gift to us, is often a topic of controversy or confusion instead […] The post What Is the Baptism of the Holy Spirit?(Part 1) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
9/13/202251 minutes, 41 seconds
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What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode 12: Forgive But Not Forget)

Does Forgiveness Mean Forgetting What Happened? Understanding the difference between vertical and horizontal forgiveness can change your life. Today’s podcast guest, Beth Vogt experienced deep childhood wounds and God’s healing, and a part of that process was discovering the truth about horizontal and vertical forgiveness. Listen to her story and find freedom in this truth […] The post What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode 12: Forgive But Not Forget) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
9/6/202230 minutes, 7 seconds
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What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode 11: Dr. Carla Ross)

What Do I Need to Do to Forgive Someone? For 35 years, my podcast guest, Dr. Carla Ross, has researched and taught on forgiveness giving many a roadmap to receive God’s remedy for wounds. She is currently working on researching the most important steps to forgive and writing a manual to guide individuals through the […] The post What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode 11: Dr. Carla Ross) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/30/202235 minutes
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What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode 10: Moving On)

How to Move Forward When a Relationship is Still Not Right Guess what? All your relationships will not be neat and tidy – and that is ok. Taking all the steps to forgive someone does not guarantee a restored relationship. And that is also ok!  But for years, I felt like I needed a happy […] The post What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode 10: Moving On) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/23/202252 minutes, 26 seconds
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What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode Nine: Shalom)

What is Shalom? God gave us free choice so that our love for him would not be given out of force by duty, but freely out of devotion. The gift of free choice also carried the reality that not everyone would choose God, resulting in sin. So while God gives us instructions on how to […] The post What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode Nine: Shalom) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/16/202242 minutes, 15 seconds
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What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode Eight: Restoring Relationships)

What is My Role Inside of Reconciliation? Satan delights in using grudges as tools to destroy our lives (2 Corinthians 2:10–11). He works through people to hurt us and put us in a self-imposed prison of unforgiveness (Ephesians 6:11–12; Matthew 18:21–35). Satan will try to use unforgiveness to prevent you from living God’s dream for […] The post What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode Eight: Restoring Relationships) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/9/202242 minutes, 15 seconds
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What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode Seven: Love that Heals)

What Does it Mean to Love My Enemies? Our socialization, or sometimes how our parents modeled “love,” is not always God’s truth about agape love. Women are often raised to believe that loving others is “being nice,” which prevents the biblical agape love God commands. For these reasons, God’s remedy for wounds that requires loving our […] The post What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode Seven: Love that Heals) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/2/202246 minutes, 6 seconds
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What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode 6: Putting the Past Behind You)

Why Can’t I Move Forward From This Offense?  Do you ever wonder why someone who is no longer in your life still has control over you? Does the very mention of their name trigger insecurity, fear, anger, shame, or bitterness? You might have set wise boundaries with this person because they were not safe. They […] The post What Does It Mean To Forgive? (Episode 6: Putting the Past Behind You) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
7/19/202252 minutes, 59 seconds
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What Does It Mean to Forgive? (Episode 5: Boundaries Are Better Than Bitterness)

What Does It Mean to Turn the Other Cheek? When Jesus said in Matthew 5:39, “If someone slaps you on the right cheek, offer the other cheek also.” – what did he mean? At first glance, you might ask yourself, does God want me to be a punching bag and enable more abuse? NO WAY!!! […] The post What Does It Mean to Forgive? (Episode 5: Boundaries Are Better Than Bitterness) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
7/12/202242 minutes, 51 seconds
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What Does It Mean to Forgive? (Episode 4: Letting Go of the Fight)

What Does the Bible Say About Vengeance? Has a justified tug-a-war taken your joy, focus, and energy? Sometimes you have to let go of the rope to see God make it right. Often this does not seem “fair,” or it can feel like “letting go” is letting go of justice. But nothing is further than […] The post What Does It Mean to Forgive? (Episode 4: Letting Go of the Fight) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
6/28/202241 minutes, 52 seconds
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What Does It Mean to Forgive? (Episode 3: Trusting the Process)

What Does the Bible Say?  Often our biblical responsibility when dealing with someone who has hurt us can be blurry. When this happens, we might mistakenly carry another person’s responsibility inside the process, which can prevent real reconciliation and is NEVER a permanent solution to the healing we all long for. Listen to today’s podcast […] The post What Does It Mean to Forgive? (Episode 3: Trusting the Process) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
6/21/202239 minutes, 51 seconds
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What Does It Mean to Forgive? (Episode 2: Rushed Reconciliation Is Not Real)

What Is the Difference Between Reconciliation and Forgiveness? WATCH OUT! Is someone trying to rush you into reconciliation, using religious rhetoric or even scripture? Perhaps they have said, “But the Bible says you are not supposed to judge me, and you should forgive me.” OR, “Well, you know what the Bible says about reconciliation.” Or […] The post What Does It Mean to Forgive? (Episode 2: Rushed Reconciliation Is Not Real) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
6/14/202241 minutes, 50 seconds
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What Does it Mean to Forgive? Episode One: Wisdom to Heal

What Does the Bible Say About Forgiving Others? Has someone offended or hurt you, and the wound is still occupying mental real-estate in your heart because you can’t seem to forgive and let it go? Many women want to do right by God and forgive, but they struggle with what it means to forgive. Resources and […] The post What Does it Mean to Forgive? Episode One: Wisdom to Heal appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
6/7/202235 minutes, 36 seconds
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Prioritizing Your Mental Health with Hannah Dodson

Practical Ways to Boost Your Mental Health Too often we tend to prioritize our physical health and well-being, but we put our mental health on the back burner. And it can be easy to neglect our mental health because it isn’t always evident on the outside like when we have physical ailments. Well, in today’s […] The post Prioritizing Your Mental Health with Hannah Dodson appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/31/202255 minutes, 36 seconds
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Self-Care Strategies with Dr. Holly Spotts

How to Pour Out to Others From a Full Cup For years I lived out of frustration instead of fullness – because my codependency told me it was not ok to rest. I actually felt shame and religious guilt about self-care. All my people-pleasing left me worn out, resentful, and sadly NOT loving others as […] The post Self-Care Strategies with Dr. Holly Spotts appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/24/202230 minutes, 25 seconds
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Five Barriers to Self-Care with Dr. Holly Spotts

Opening Up the Gift of Genuine Rest Someone may have told you that self-care is selfish or not biblical– but that’s not true. You might think as I did, that self-care is a bubble bath, but real self-care goes deeper than just an event. God rested on the 7th day after creation. He wove a […] The post Five Barriers to Self-Care with Dr. Holly Spotts appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/17/202241 minutes, 8 seconds
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Your Child’s Mental Health with Michelle Nietert, MA, LPC-S

How to Raise Mentally Healthy Kids If your child is struggling with their mental health, you are not alone. Sadly many women feel this way because of shame produced by mental health stigmas – especially inside the church. In addition, the enemy heaps condemnation on top with such lies as  – you failed as a […] The post Your Child’s Mental Health with Michelle Nietert, MA, LPC-S appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/10/202228 minutes, 32 seconds
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Healing From Depression with Dr. Michelle Bengtson

Ready for a mental health tune-up? May is mental health month, and for that reason, our podcast lineup this month features faith-filled women who are experts in this field. That journey begins today with Dr. Michelle Bengtson. A board-certified clinical neuropsychologist, Michelle is the author of three bestselling, award-winning books: “Hope Prevails: Insights From A […] The post Healing From Depression with Dr. Michelle Bengtson appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/3/202249 minutes, 8 seconds
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Develop God-dependency to Release Codependency

Awaken Childlike Faith to Experience Freedom How would you describe your childhood? The broken world invades the early years of innocence for many women because of trauma or caretakers that could not nurture as God intended. Dependency was not safe, so we traded our carefree childhood for self-reliance. While necessary for survival, the self-reliant mindset […] The post Develop God-dependency to Release Codependency appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
4/26/202234 minutes, 14 seconds
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Inner Vows Interrupt Freedom

How to Live By Truth Instead of Past Trauma Trauma in life can seal inner vows that interrupt our freedom. When past limits become inner vows, we have chosen them instead of our Lord to lead us. We have placed ourselves instead of Christ in the driver’s seat. But, security comes not from a strict […] The post Inner Vows Interrupt Freedom appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
4/19/202226 minutes, 26 seconds
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Why Narcissists Threaten Loved Ones (Part 2 of our series on Codependents and Narcissists)

3 Steps for Codependents to Give Volume to Their Voice King Saul used his position to serve himself, and he felt threatened when David stepped into his calling and began to shine. This selfish focus is often a classic trait of narcissists or narcissistic behavior. When you are codependent, as long as you are soothing […] The post Why Narcissists Threaten Loved Ones (Part 2 of our series on Codependents and Narcissists) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
4/12/202258 minutes, 29 seconds
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Mindset with Michelle Nietert, MA, LPC-S

Get Tools to Overcome Challenging Emotions Emotions are not wrong or bad – they are the engine lights into your soul telling you that something inside needs tending God’s way. But so often, we suppress emotions instead of addressing them. We don’t know how to process our feelings because this skill set was not modeled […] The post Mindset with Michelle Nietert, MA, LPC-S appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
4/5/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 1 second
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Why Codependents Are Drawn to Narcissists (Part 1)

3 Steps to Stay Away from Unhealthy Relationships Why do codependents find themselves drawn to narcissists? Why do narcissists love to feed off of codependents? Yeah, it’s a thing – but you don’t need to get tangled up in the unhealthy – God has better in mind for you. In today’s podcast, let’s see what […] The post Why Codependents Are Drawn to Narcissists (Part 1) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/29/202234 minutes, 42 seconds
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Lasting Transformation (Part 7)

Why People Follow Cults We all want strong leadership to help guide us out of our past and into a promising future. We are all looking for life’s answers to navigate this broken world. Often cults or controlling narcissistic spiritual leaders use this need to gain a following. This vulnerability is dangerous. Since the beginning […] The post Lasting Transformation (Part 7) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/22/202258 minutes, 14 seconds
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Lasting Transformation (Part 6)

Pruning for a Purpose When God prunes something or someone out of your life, let it or them go! Relax in the master gardener’s hand. Pruning gives us focus. Sometimes God must close doors in our life to redirect our energy so that we can move forward and experience lasting transformation. Listen to today’s podcast […] The post Lasting Transformation (Part 6) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/15/202230 minutes, 21 seconds
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Lasting Transformation (Part 5)

True Repentance Blaming others. Victim Mentality. Running to outside sources for comfort. Projecting. Trying to fix others or my circumstances instead of focusing on what I needed to change. Yeah – I’ve done all of this – but these “remedies” solved nothing and kept me stuck. When I got sick and tired and cried out […] The post Lasting Transformation (Part 5) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/8/202239 minutes, 40 seconds
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Why Your Prayers for Ukraine Matter

An Interview with Olena Batsuk  All eyes are on Ukraine, and for a good reason. Freedom is at stake.   We know you have been praying for Ukraine, but we wanted to give you a personal connection to this country for a powerful perspective on the people inside the nation you are praying for, and why […] The post Why Your Prayers for Ukraine Matter appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/1/202245 minutes, 28 seconds
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Lasting Transformation (Part 4)

How to Become Sensitive to the Holy Spirit Often our frustration with finding inner healing is not from lack of effort. NO WAY! It’s our effort placed in the wrong direction. In today’s podcast, discover the shift you need to redirect your efforts and find lasting transformation -God’s way! If you’ve missed the first 3 […] The post Lasting Transformation (Part 4) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
2/22/202243 minutes, 55 seconds
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Experiencing Post Abortion Healing with Lee McCanless

Find Courage to Heal From the Enemy’s Grip of Shame Many women hide their past abortion experience out of fear of sharing their story. They might even feel that God can forgive others, but not them. And so, even with their faith, they remain under shame’s heavy weight. But God has another way, and his […] The post Experiencing Post Abortion Healing with Lee McCanless appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
2/15/202254 minutes, 4 seconds
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Lasting Transformation (Part 3)

Behavior Modification vs. Inner Transformation Jesus came to give you something far greater than behavior modification. Praise God – the Holy Spirit transforms our lives from the inside.  You don’t have to fake it until you make it. You don’t have to pretend like the Pharisees. No! You CAN have real and lasting change that […] The post Lasting Transformation (Part 3) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
2/8/202238 minutes, 32 seconds
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Lasting Transformation (Part 2)

Why Self-Help Does Not Work For years I crammed my shelves full of Christian self-help books, always thinking that after reading just one more I would find the peace and abundant life promised in Christ. But the truth remained—unless I connected to the Healer, I would continue to search for healing. I didn’t need to […] The post Lasting Transformation (Part 2) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
2/1/202243 minutes, 12 seconds
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Lasting Transformation (Part 1)

Trading the “Instant Fix” for Lasting Freedom Who doesn’t love an instant fix? Especially for inner healing. Quick relief from shame, anxiety, codependency, anger, and depression? Yes, please! Find authentic friendship in three steps? Sign me up! The problem is, many faith-based resources promise an instant fix that relies on your willpower to follow a […] The post Lasting Transformation (Part 1) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
1/25/202233 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Gift of Sabbath Rest

How to Pause From the Hustle Making the Sabbath a Holy habit is the key to enjoying this blessing from God. Sabbath is God’s gift to every woman to retreat, regroup, and rebuild—but often we don’t open this gift. By carving out times for input, we will have what we need for output. Have faith […] The post The Gift of Sabbath Rest appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
1/18/202235 minutes, 39 seconds
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Grace! With Special Guest Valerie Shepard

Partnering With God for His Glory Ready for some of the best mom advice ever?!? Today, we are honored to have Valerie Shepard, daughter of Elisabeth Elliot, on the Live Treasured podcast. Valerie, a mom of eight children, shares some spectacular wisdom on our podcast today. Whether you are a momma bear or not – […] The post Grace! With Special Guest Valerie Shepard appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
1/11/202257 minutes, 8 seconds
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Pull Away into God’s Presence

Cultivating the Daily Habit of Spending Time in God’s Word Our culture of crazy creates a current of hustle and hurry that hinders our ability to pull away into God’s presence. But guess what Treasured One? Through the power of God directed by his principles, you can rise above the culture of crazy to daily […] The post Pull Away into God’s Presence appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
1/4/202217 minutes, 33 seconds
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Finding Healthy Friendships (Part Two)

Four Steps to Cultivate Authentic Friendships On the other side of an unhealthy friendship, I found myself pulling away, keeping to myself. Oh, I had many acquaintances. Company was not lacking, but my God-given desire for deep connections felt starved. I closed my eyes and prayed, “Teach me, Lord, how to start again – how to […] The post Finding Healthy Friendships (Part Two) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
12/28/202131 minutes, 4 seconds
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Finding Healthy Friendships (Part One)

What is Healthy Biblical Friendship? One of the greatest mistakes I ever made was getting enmeshed in an unhealthy friendship. My experience was traumatic, and I had to learn how to “do” friendship again – God’s way. Tucked inside the Christmas story is a beautiful picture of friendship by God’s design. Part of my journey back […] The post Finding Healthy Friendships (Part One) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
12/21/202137 minutes, 12 seconds
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Reclaiming Your Purity (Part 4 of Intimacy Anorexia Series)

How to Move From “À la carte” to ALL IN and Experience Abundant Life You are a treasure – so worth God’s restoration and blessing. Listen to Alise Bettelyoun’s story today and find inspiration and courage to reclaim what the enemy stole from your life. It’s time to move from à la carte to ALL […] The post Reclaiming Your Purity (Part 4 of Intimacy Anorexia Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
12/14/202141 minutes, 16 seconds
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Betrayed by Pornography (Part 3 of Intimacy Anorexia Series)

Why It’s Not Your Responsibility to Fix Your Husband When a husband admits infidelity or pornography addiction to his wife, the ramifications in the natural and spiritual realm are deeply traumatic for her soul. While his confession relieves him of a buried burden, the wife is often left holding her tattered, sacred marriage covenant, ripped […] The post Betrayed by Pornography (Part 3 of Intimacy Anorexia Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
12/7/202140 minutes, 43 seconds
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Intimacy Anorexia (Part 2 of Intimacy Anorexia Series)

Healing the Sin of Withholding Many women starving for love inside a marriage that lacks real connection often feel helpless, frustrated, and at the end of their rope. Often women look inward – falsely blaming themselves or try desperately to fix their marriage, only to travel in circle after circle with no healing. Today we […] The post Intimacy Anorexia (Part 2 of Intimacy Anorexia Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
11/30/202132 minutes, 48 seconds
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Intimacy Anorexia (Part 1 of Intimacy Anorexia Series)

Finding Truth to Experience Real Intimacy Inside Marriage Disappointed. Frustrated. Rejected. Confused. Not enough. Betrayed. A lack of real intimacy inside marriage often leaves women feeling this way. The pandemic of pornography offers a counterfeit for men to run to instead of addressing the root of the issue. My podcast guests today have struggled for […] The post Intimacy Anorexia (Part 1 of Intimacy Anorexia Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
11/23/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 34 seconds
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Anxiety and Attachments

How to Let Go of Worry Often when the Lord asks us to let go of a current provision, an increase is on the way. But anxiety and attachments crowd out our courage to completely let go. You cannot stay in control and experience growth at the same time. Listen to today’s podcast and make […] The post Anxiety and Attachments appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
11/16/202131 minutes, 24 seconds
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Finding the Real Jesus

One Woman’s Courage to Leave Everything for the Real Thing Grace grabbed the heart of Haleigh Everts and pulled her away from the Mormon religion into Christianity, where she found the REAL Jesus. This graduate from Brigham Young University, published a book about the Mormon faith and became a YouTuber influencer, where she taught the Mormon […] The post Finding the Real Jesus appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
11/9/202144 minutes, 5 seconds
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Quiet Time in Busy Seasons

How to Study God’s Word in the Busy Seasons Without the Guilt If you find yourself in a busy season of life and you are struggling to find time to spend in God’s Word, you might start to notice feelings of shame and guilt creep in. Well, I’m here to tell you that those feelings […] The post Quiet Time in Busy Seasons appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
11/2/202128 minutes, 28 seconds
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Hope Reins

A Woman’s Quest to Help Children Heal from Trauma  Her love of horses, Jesus, and first-hand knowledge of living as a child of abuse and trauma gave Kim Tschirret, Founder & CEO of Hope Reins, the heart and passion to start an organization to help kids and families in similar circumstances.  Hope Reins is a Raleigh nonprofit that pairs kids in […] The post Hope Reins appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
10/26/202134 minutes, 37 seconds
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A Coronation for Unconditional Consecration (Episode 4 of What Does it Mean to Die To Self Podcast Series)

 Counting the Cost to Serve Christ Your calling will always come with a cost. Jesus tells us to count costs and with good reason. Salvation does not secure life without suffering. If we don’t calculate the cost, suffering might produce shame. In today’s podcast, find courage for the cost that comes with the adventure of […] The post A Coronation for Unconditional Consecration (Episode 4 of What Does it Mean to Die To Self Podcast Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
10/19/20210
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The Surrendered Heart (Episode 3 of What Does it Mean to Die To Self Podcast Series)

The Deception of Devoted Things and People Instability brings insecurity, which can lead us to make impulsive and impatient decisions that promote a provision from God into idol status. This ALWAYS leads to problems and prevents us from living for God completely. We are bound to what we bow down to. What or whom is […] The post The Surrendered Heart (Episode 3 of What Does it Mean to Die To Self Podcast Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
10/12/202135 minutes, 29 seconds
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Dying to Self Is Not Behavior Modification (Episode 2 of What Does It Mean to Die to Self Series)

How to Walk in the Freedom of the Holy Spirit Behavior Modification always leads to frustration. For years I was so frustrated trying to fight my flesh. When I would fall into temptation, I felt defeated and condemned and pulled away from God. I doubled down on my efforts to “do better next time,” but […] The post Dying to Self Is Not Behavior Modification (Episode 2 of What Does It Mean to Die to Self Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
10/5/202145 minutes, 52 seconds
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Dying to Self Is Not Codependency (Episode 1 of What Does It Mean to Die to Self Podcast Series)

Letting Go of People-Pleasing to Live for God AS a former codependent, I did a lot of dying to myself, but it was to live to please others, not God. And this misunderstanding about God’s concept of “dying to self” made me weary, angry, and sometimes really resentful. Ahhh, but God’s truth sets us free. […] The post Dying to Self Is Not Codependency (Episode 1 of What Does It Mean to Die to Self Podcast Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
9/28/20210
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God’s Solution for Codependency

Codependency, most simply stated, is a lack of God dependency. Camouflaged under the radar of good works, serving others, and self-reliance, the codependent coping mechanism often goes undetected. I struggled with this issue for years, utterly unaware of codependency’s devastating impact, until God took me on a long journey to freedom. While I am not […] The post God’s Solution for Codependency appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
9/21/202119 minutes, 31 seconds
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When the Enemy Steals Your Joy

Any gift God wants you to have, the enemy seeks to steal and this includes your joy. He uses shaming strategies to sabotage joy – especially when God leads us into a new season of blessing. But you don’t have to fall prey to his tactics. Recapturing joy is not found in trying to recreate a past […] The post When the Enemy Steals Your Joy appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
9/14/20210
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The Shema

Does your time in God’s word feel like it has become routine instead of wonderful? Understanding how Jewish disciples interacted with Rabbis and God’s Word during biblical times can refresh your study of God’s Word. Today my special guest author Lois Tverberg, shows us how a Jewish perspective brings inspirational insight to this divine discipline. […] The post The Shema appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
9/7/20211 hour, 1 minute, 26 seconds
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God’s Solution for Shame

Shame is one the enemy’s greatest tools to destroy a woman’s heart. Listen to today’s podcast and find out how shedding toxic shame is one of the greatest keys to giving others agape love. ONWARD brave heart! Missed last week’s episode? We’ve got you covered! Catch the replay here. Want to make a difference? Here are […] The post God’s Solution for Shame appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/31/202130 minutes, 4 seconds
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How to Renew Your Mind (Episode #10 of Shift Your Lips Series)

Have you ever noticed that once a negative thought or lie from the enemy enters your mind that you start speaking negatively? Well, this is because our thought-life directly impacts how we speak. What we believe about ourselves, about God, and others, will ultimately be what we speak. In this podcast episode, we are talking […] The post How to Renew Your Mind (Episode #10 of Shift Your Lips Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/24/202137 minutes, 39 seconds
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Pray for Afghanistan

Finding Freedom From Fear in an Insecure World The world is uncertain. Jesus told us that we would have trouble in this world. He followed this with a command for us to take courage inside our insecure world “take heart for I have overcome the world” (John 16:33). Our King remains on the throne. Take […] The post Pray for Afghanistan appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/17/202126 minutes, 50 seconds
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Life-Giving Words (Episode #9 of Shift Your Lips Series)

Our words have the power to build up or tear down, to speak life or to wound. God calls us to be quick to listen and slow to speak (James 1:19). We must practice self-control when it comes to our tongue and the words we allow to roll off of it. In this week’s podcast, […] The post Life-Giving Words (Episode #9 of Shift Your Lips Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/17/202130 minutes, 42 seconds
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Conquering Complaining (Episode #8 of Shift Your Lips Series)

Treasured One, when you find yourself complaining, rather than getting bogged down in the negativity, call upon the Lord. Instead of complaining about it, pray about it! Remember, we serve a God who wants to hear our complaints, concerns, fears, worries, and questions. Tell the Lord what is on your heart and ask for prayer […] The post Conquering Complaining (Episode #8 of Shift Your Lips Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/10/202132 minutes, 4 seconds
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When Shame Triggers Defensiveness (Episode #7 of Shift Your Lips Series)

What is your immediate reaction when someone hurts you or says something you dislike or know to be untrue? Do you respond defensively? Do you tend to try and justify or explain yourself out of a desire to please others? In this week’s podcast episode, learn to let God defend you in the eyes of […] The post When Shame Triggers Defensiveness (Episode #7 of Shift Your Lips Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
8/3/202145 minutes, 56 seconds
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Spoken Gratitude: The Gateway to Joy (Episode #6 of Shift Your Lips Series)

Often times I find myself coming to God with my requests rather than beginning by giving thanks for all He has done. Can you relate? What would happen if you shifted your mindset? When we come to God with our requests, we should first praise him and thank him for the abundance of grace and […] The post Spoken Gratitude: The Gateway to Joy (Episode #6 of Shift Your Lips Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
7/27/202130 minutes, 47 seconds
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Releasing Worry (Episode #5 of Shift Your Lips Series)

Treasured One, when life feels heavy, and you feel like your worries and fear have swallowed you whole, what would it look like to surrender it to the Lord instead? When it all feels like too much, remember we serve a God who walks hand in hand with us and will carry us when we […] The post Releasing Worry (Episode #5 of Shift Your Lips Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
7/20/202139 minutes, 24 seconds
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Set Boundaries With Negative People (Episode #4 of Shift Your Lips Series)

Have you ever noticed that negativity is contagious? Have you ever been around a someone who is complaining or being negative and you too start to speak negatively and feel drained? Treasured One, that is exactly why it is important for us to be aware of the people who make us feel this way and […] The post Set Boundaries With Negative People (Episode #4 of Shift Your Lips Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
7/13/202151 minutes, 20 seconds
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Declare God’s Promises (Episode #3 of Shift Your Lips Series)

Have you ever woken up and the whole day feels like it started off on the wrong foot? You wake up to an alarming text that leaves you feeling anxious or off, or you stub your toe as soon as you’ve hopped out of bed, or maybe you spill your fresh cup of hot coffee […] The post Declare God’s Promises (Episode #3 of Shift Your Lips Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
7/6/202141 minutes, 55 seconds
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Why Women Apologize Too Much (Episode #2 of Shift Your Lips Summer Series)

Do you find yourself excessively apologizing even when it isn’t necessary? Is your automatic response in a situation where someone might be displeased with you? Are you afraid to rock the boat or worried about what others might think of you? Today we are unpacking the root cause of these excessive “I’m sorries.” Nourish Scripture: […] The post Why Women Apologize Too Much (Episode #2 of Shift Your Lips Summer Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
6/29/20210
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Stop Self-Deprecation (Episode #1 of the Shift Your Lips Series)

Do you often find that you speak negatively to yourself? Are you overly critical of yourself, especially when you feel like you fall short or that you made a mistake? Treasured One, it’s time to take control over the words you speak to yourself. You were created in His image, and you are beautifully and […] The post Stop Self-Deprecation (Episode #1 of the Shift Your Lips Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
6/22/202131 minutes, 59 seconds
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Shift Your Lips. Change Your Life. (Intro to Shift Your Lips Series)

Ready to make a slight shift that will change your life? Are you tired of self-deprecation, negative thoughts, overly apologizing, or the worry wheel? Are you looking for a summer Bible Study that will keep you connected to the Word in those schedule-free days of summer? Today’s podcast is kicking off our summer podcast/Bible Study series […] The post Shift Your Lips. Change Your Life. (Intro to Shift Your Lips Series) appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
6/15/202134 minutes, 54 seconds
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From Ordinary to Extraordinary

When you are in the throes of motherhood and raising littles, the everyday repetitious activities and tasks can often leave us feeling exhausted and cause us to wonder if these simple tasks day in and day out are even making a difference. But Treasured One, even in the things that feel insignificant we can glorify […] The post From Ordinary to Extraordinary appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
6/8/202133 minutes, 54 seconds
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Choosing Victory

Sometimes I will read a book that the Holy Spirit uses to set a fire in my heart. That is exactly how I felt after reading Cynthia Garrett’s book I Choose Victory. I Choose Victory is amazing! A-MAZ-ING! And guess what, Treasured Tribe? – Cynthia Garret, the author of I Choose Victory, is our guest […] The post Choosing Victory appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
6/1/202137 minutes, 48 seconds
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Help! My Child’s Mental Health is Hurting

We can feel powerless and even defeated when our children are struggling with depression or anxiety. But this is not God’s truth. In today’s podcast, get practical purposeful and powerful wisdom from Dr. Brooke Keels to help your child. Dr. Brook Keels is the Sr. Director of Counseling and Program Strategy for Mercy Multiplied. She is […] The post Help! My Child’s Mental Health is Hurting appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/25/20211 hour, 1 minute, 21 seconds
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Mental Health Inside Marriage

Supporting a spouse that struggles with depression is not an easy journey. But with God, you do not walk that journey alone. Dr. Kim, the founder of Awesome Marriage, joins me today to share biblical wisdom on this topic including practical ways we can all support mental health inside our marriage.  Dr. Kim has been […] The post Mental Health Inside Marriage appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/18/202143 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Spiritual Root of Anxiety and Depression

Not gonna lie, I have struggled with my mental health and part of the reason why I do what I do and how much I loooooovvveee Jesus – is because of how the Lord took my broken heart and made it brave… and continues to do so through his Word – every single day. There is a spiritual root to mental health […] The post The Spiritual Root of Anxiety and Depression appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/11/202138 minutes, 44 seconds
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Mental Health, Medicine, and Your Faith

The stigma surrounding mental health inside the church is not only suffocating, it is completely unnecessary! You are a complex being, and just like God cares about your physical health, he cares about your emotional health. We were over the moon excited to interview Brittney Moses and share her wisdom with you in today’s Live Treasured Podcast. If you or […] The post Mental Health, Medicine, and Your Faith appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
5/4/202158 minutes, 36 seconds
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Letting Go for a Greater Harvest

God uses women to carry hope because he created us to nurture new life physically and spiritually, but often that means letting go for a greater harvest which is not easy. The courage to let go comes looking back at the many women before us who arose and carried hope into hopeless situations. Freedom for […] The post Letting Go for a Greater Harvest appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
4/27/202130 minutes, 32 seconds
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Finding the Courage to Let Go and Move On

Often it’s hard to find the courage to say “no,” and we find ourselves living a busy but barren life without balance, joy, or fulfillment. But when we seek our creator as our compass, we find a holy filter that helps us confidently make decisions so that we can “release” and receive God’s best. God-ordained […] The post Finding the Courage to Let Go and Move On appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
4/20/202141 minutes, 56 seconds
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Kosher Lips

“Oh my staaarrrrssss!  Stop the music!” These are the words I wanted to shout out during my interview with author Lois Tverberg when she mentioned the “Kosher Mouth.” I had never heard that before, but wow, did God ever use our conversation to convict me and challenge me to build mouth muscle to bless (lots of mic drop moments, […] The post Kosher Lips appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
4/13/202128 minutes, 29 seconds
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In-law Issues

Are in-laws creating issues that are negatively impacting your marriage? God’s design for marriage is for children to “leave and cleave,” but sometimes, a parent’s need to control can prevent God’s perfect design of letting go to let a marriage find its own identity. If you are a daughter-in-law and find yourself in this situation, how should you […] The post In-law Issues appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
4/6/202141 minutes, 4 seconds
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Passover’s Timeless Purpose

Imagine you knew you only had a short time left to live and wanted to share a last meal with loved ones. Whom would you invite? What meal would you share together?   Of course, not everyone knows when their time on earth is coming to an end, but Jesus did. Before the dawn of time, […] The post Passover’s Timeless Purpose appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/30/202134 minutes, 20 seconds
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You Can’t Hurry the Harvest

They say you can’t hurry love… and you certainly can’t hurry the harvest. Our great God redeems. But in-between the time of loss and ashes and the arrival of a harvest of redemption – there will be a wilderness season where we see nothing. Sometimes the waiting period is a dark, cold, and lonely time before we see those first […] The post You Can’t Hurry the Harvest appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/23/202146 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Narcissist’s False Apology

Are all apologies authentic? NOPE! Discernment of a real apology is key to maintaining your free will, so you can surrender it to God completely. Forgiveness is for everyone – but not trust. And especially if you have codependent tendencies – guilt can drag you back into an unhealthy situation just like gravity.   Now – as a former codependent, I […] The post The Narcissist’s False Apology appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/16/202122 minutes, 1 second
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Security

Each and every one of us is on a search to find a sense of belonging. We thirst and hunger for it, but our thirst and hunger cannot be satisfied this side of heaven. Treasured one, lift your eyes away from earth up to eternity to find security in a Savior. Remember that security is only found when […] The post Security appeared first on Treasured Ministries.
3/9/202121 minutes, 2 seconds