Pure Sex Radio
Summary: FULL SHOW ARCHIVES: Archives.PureSexRadio.comPure Sex Radio tackles the tough subjects of porn, lust, sexual brokenness, and practical principles for living every day in sexual integrity. PSR seeks to train men and educate women in the arena of sexual integrity and healthy relationships.If you have questions or comments regarding the show, or if you have a suggestion for a topic on an upcoming broadcast, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or follow us @PureSexRadio.
Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com) What are the differences between addiction thinking and healthy thinking, and how can you move toward the healthier? This broadcast unpacks many of the common patterns of addiction thinking and how to overcome them. You don't have to continue down the spiral of unhealthy thoughts. There is hope for a changed mind! A good book to help: The Lies We Believe by Dr. Chris Thurman
Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com) On average, we experience 20 disappointments every day. Disappointment -- those moments when expectations are not met -- is a part of life. But if disappointment is not managed well it can lead to all kinds of unhealthy anger and coping behaviors. This broadcast is meant to help you understand disappointment and how to better manage it.
Special Guest: Gina Kaye (GinaKaye.info) How can we engage the culture on the issue of pornography and its effects in ways that are helpful and non-combative? Today's guest is Gina Kaye, an educator and advocate promoting prevention, treatment, and recovery from addiction, trauma, and abuse. She will help us understand how to better navigate addressing porn in the culture. Learn more about LCAP at LoneStarCO.org.
Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com) Do we have a "man" problem in our society? Maybe. There seems to be a lot of "boy thinking" that is derailing the maturing process of men. This broadcast looks at the difference between "boy thinking" and "man thinking" to help our male listeners know where they are on this continuum and how to pursue greater maturity. Visit Stephen's Facebook page at http://Facebook.com/HopeCounselingSATX.
Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com) Jonathan has written a completely new edition of Grace-Based Recovery. This is a resource for recovery groups who want to understand and apply the grace of God to overcome any addictive pattern. This broadcast outlines the principle of grace and what the book will offer to those in recovery. Order the book and register for the next training webinar at GraceBasedRecovery.com.
Special Guest: Mandy Majors (NextTalk.org) The world can seem like a scary place for raising kids. There are so many influences that are drawing us away from God's Word and the truth of our sexual design. How can we respond with grace and truth? Our guest, Mandy Majors, helps us understand how to address these issues with our children with confidence and clarity.
Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com) Recovery and growth take work. There is no "easy" road to emotional maturity. Because this journey is difficult it can be hard to embrace. This episode explores some of the most common excuses we hear and why they will prevent the desired outcome of recovery. Listen in to gain insights to help you take positive, intentional steps toward greater maturity.
Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com) When men admit they are struggling with sexual sin and brokenness they are invited to enter recovery. But different men can have different reactions to this process. This episode we explore 3 kinds of men in this process and how the process of recovery and growth affects each of them. We hope you gain insight and encouragement to pursue integrity with purpose and perseverance. If you're a man who wants a catalyst for your growth, go to http://GatewayMen.com.
Special Guest: Gigi Hopkins (WivesCare.com) Where can wives who have experienced betrayal by their husbands find hope and healing? In this episode we hear from our Wives Care Coordinator, Gigi Hopkins, and she shares more about the Online Care Groups and how they can benefit a wife seeking hope and healing. Learn more at http://WivesCare.com. Download song Faithful One at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHKA2gKu_1A.
Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com) How do we as Christians deal with the secular idea that things or possesions brings us happiness? And what connection does this have to do with our integrity? In this episode Jonathan and Stephen share personally about this and give insights for how to live as people of peace and contentment -- learning to attach to people, not objects. Send us your insights on this topic at email@example.com or on Twitter @PureSexRadio.
Special Guests: Steve & Jamie Wiechman (BreatheLifeToday.com) We have Steve and Jamie Wiechman back with us on this episode (and this time, I pronounce their name right!). Steve and Jamie have a wonderful ministry to church leader couples who need encouragement and refreshment in the craziness of serving others. This episode explores how Steve & Jamie help couples learn to Rest, Heal and Play together.
Special Guests: Steve & Jamie Wiechman (BreatheLifeToday.com) We love to tell stories on PSR of redemption and hope! Steve and Jamie Wiechman have a wonderful, imperfect story of brokennes, confusion, healing, and transformation. God has taken them on a journey of tremendous growth and insights, and this episode shares their story. Share your story with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com) Last episode we brought back the conversation about Emotional Training for Men and laid the groundwork for this important workbook. This episode we will unpack the specifics about the 7 weeks of emotional work we are inviting men to work on. Download a FREE copy of Week 1 of the Emotional Training for Men workbook at http://etm-week1.puresexradio.com.
Co-host: Stephen Cervantes (HopeCounseling.com) After 15 years in ministry to sexually broken men we have learned this: every man needs emotional training. Too many assume that simply eliminating destructive and sinful behaviors will automatically produce an emotionally mature man. But it isn't that simple. Emotional and spiritual maturity takes work -- and time. This is a continuing conversation about the importance of emotional training for men and how to take your next step in that direction. Download a FREE copy of Week 1 of the Emotional Training for Men workbook at http://etm-week1.puresexradio.com.
Special Guest: Lynn Cherry (LynnMarieCherry.com) What does the journey to forgiveness look like for a wife who has faced sexual betrayal from her husband? This is not something for a wife to take lightly. Nor can a wife ignore forgiveness and expect to be truly personally healthy. This is why we have Lynn Cherry on the program today. She is a woman who has traveled this road personally and has such deep and gracious wisdom to offer other wives who are walking this same path.