HELP & HoPE
In this transparent interview, Jim and Karen share the highs and the lows of their journey, from how they began their adoption adventure, to the realization that life would never go back to the normalcy of raising four daughters, to how the extreme emotional meltdowns created chaos in their home but also taught them about their own hearts.
When encouraged to protect their children from tech invasions, many parents vehemently declare that their child is so innocent and so protected, they are not concerned. Sadly, these parents are often in the dark when it comes to what their young children have already seen and experienced through innocent interaction in video games, research for reports, etc. In this interview, parents learn about additional layers of protection and how to talk to their children about the dangers of porn and how to respond when exposed.
How does a parent help a child navigate sexuality when so many forces come against a biblical worldview? This interview offers practical help so that parents can respond with confidence and wisdom as they help their children understand sexual integrity in a sexually broken world.
Nearly aborted, graciously adopted and later abandoned, Lori Sealy has traveled the road of atheism and lived a life of autism. Lori was diagnosed with Autism as an adult and not long after that diagnosis learned her son had autism as well. In this interview, parents of a young man who has autism ask Lori the questions burning in the hearts of other parents with high functioning children that struggle every day with the "thorn of autism."
In this episode Dr. Betters answers the question, "If I can't change my past, why is talking about it to a counselor helpful?"
In this episode Dr. Betters answers the question, "Why does God need me to suffer in order to to be glorified?"
In this episode Dr. Betters answers the question, "Is it fair that I must suffer for someone else's bad choices?"
Treasures of Encouragement
On May 2, 2017, husband Chuck will be having brain surgery to treat hemifacial spasms that affect his sight and speech and sometimes freeze the left side of his face into a grimace. The spasms started over three years ago and have progressed...
“How nice for Chuck and Sharon to hear these things while they are still alive!” I wonder how many people said or thought this on their way home from the Retirement Party that Glasgow Church threw for Chuck and me...
My friend and I talked quietly as we walked toward her bedroom. I knew I was on holy ground because supernatural grace flowed from her as she lived out the sovereignty of God in this very difficult pathway of life...