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Awesome Marriage Podcast

Awesome marriages don't happen on accident and far too many couples are just surviving their marriage when it was meant to thrive. This is the place where we give you practical tips on how to build an awesome marriage. Our passion is to help you strengthen your marriage. Dr. Kim Kimberling hosts the show. He is the President of Awesome Marriage he has been married for 51 years and has been a professional counselor for 35 years. He is the author of 7 Secrets to An Awesome Marriage and 14 Keys To Lasting Love. Dr. Kim is joined by his co-host Christina Dodson. Christina is the COO of Awesome Marriage. She has been married for 10 years. Her and her husband are church planters and love ministering to married couples. Tune in each week to hear practical ways on how to have an awesome marriage! This podcast is brought to you by the ministry of Awesome Marriage.
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Aug 9, 2018

The ministry of Awesome Marriage is for all couples who want to have an awesome marriage by submitting themselves to God and this certainly includes couples who are in a second marriage.

We are here for the marriage you are in now to help you make it thrive and honor God.

Many times, second marriages can be complicated and come with baggage. But there are practical things you can do to help your second marriage thrive. Today we are going to talk specifically about: how it’s important to not be blindsided. When you’re in a second marriage, you have to let go of the ideal and realize there are going to be some unique challenges since this is your second marriage. Don’t be blindsided by thinking this marriage won’t have it’s challenges.

Tune in to learn more.

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Aug 7, 2018

Here at Awesome Marriage, our hope is that every first marriage would work out and thrive and believe this is God’s design. But we know divorce happens and we have seen couples who commit to Christ have God-honoring, thriving second marriages. The ministry of Awesome Marriage is for all couples who want to have an awesome marriage by submitting themselves to God and this certainly includes couples who are in a second marriage.

We are here for the marriage you are in now to help you make it thrive and honor God.

Many times, second marriages can be complicated and come with baggage. But there are practical things you can do to help your second marriage thrive. Today we are going to talk specifically about: letting go of the past and creating your new life together.

Tune in to learn more.

Aug 4, 2018

This is a podcast that aired last year that we wanted to highlight again because it’s an issue so many couples face and yet so many couples don’t recognize in their marriage.

In this podcast Dr. Kim & Christina discuss the distraction of families of origin and how to make sure it doesn’t cause trouble for your marriage. How we were raised and our life experiences make up much of who we are and how we think, it’s important to understand that and to set healthy boundaries so that unrealistic expectations don’t creep into our marriage.

Tune in to learn more about how to make sure your family of origin doesn’t mess up your marriage!

Aug 2, 2018

This is an Ask Dr. Kim segment on the Awesome Marriage Podcast. People submit their questions about love, relationships, and marriage to Dr. Kim and he answers them.

In this episode Dr. Kim answers the question: My husband isn’t open to counseling, but I think we need it. What do I do?

Tune in to find out!

Aug 1, 2018

Today on the podcast we welcome special guest Karla Akin. Karla is an author and speaker. Karla is the mother of five, including twin sons with autism. She has a bachelor’s in special education from Western Governors University and a doctorate in Christian education from Kingsway Theological Seminary. She has nearly four decades of teaching experience in homeschooling, private school and public education.

Karla joins Dr. Kim to talk about her most recent book A Pair of Miracles: A Story of Autism, Faith, and Determined Parenting and her story of triumphs and mistakes as she walked alongside her autistic sons. This book is a powerful tool for any parent of a child with autism.

Tune in to learn more about autism and determined parenting!

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Jul 31, 2018

Do you have a friend that is going through a divorce? Unfortunately, when looking at the statistics- we all do! We want to provide some gospel-centered wisdom for how to deal with divorce. Divorce is hard. And as a Christian, it’s hard to know how to approach divorce when our friends go through it. Dr. Kim and Christina share practical advice and real stories about how to support a friend going through divorce.

Tune in to learn more about how to support a friend going through divorce.


Jul 28, 2018

This is a podcast that aired last year that we wanted to highlight again because of the great response we received the first time. In this podcast Dr. Kim has special guests Colby & Amanda Taylor with him.

The Taylors are good friends of Dr. Kim’s. Amanda and Colby have been married for 11 years and have 5 beautiful children. Amanda is the owner of Embellished Weddings here in Oklahoma City where she plans and coordinates weddings. But Amanda, like us, is more passionate about the health of a marriage than the wedding day. Her heart is for couples to plan for a marriage that’s even better than the wedding. Colby is a Pastor at Life.Church and together they love to serve.

In this episode the Taylor’s discuss the darkest time in their lives and how they got through it together with God’s help.

Tune in to learn more about how to survive the darkest of valleys as a married couple!

 

Jul 26, 2018

This is an Ask Dr. Kim segment on the Awesome Marriage Podcast. People submit their questions about love, relationships, and marriage to Dr. Kim and he answers them.

In this episode Dr. Kim answers the question: Can Christians Date Online?

Tune in to find out!

Jul 24, 2018

So your marriage is over. What’s next? How do you cope? We want to provide some gospel-centered wisdom for how to deal with your marriage ending. Dr. Kim and Christina share practical advice and real stories about divorce to help people cope with what’s next.

Tune in to learn more about what to do when your marriage has ended.




Jul 19, 2018

This is an Ask Dr. Kim segment on the Awesome Marriage Podcast. People submit their questions about love, relationships, and marriage to Dr. Kim and he answers them.

In this episode Dr. Kim answers the question: Should I dump my girlfriend if my parents don’t like her?

Tune in to find out!

Jul 17, 2018

We want to provide some gospel-centered wisdom for how to deal with it if it comes your way and you can’t avoid it. Today we are going to talk specifically about: helping your kids through your divorce. Dr. Kim and Christina share practical advice and real stories about divorce to help parents help their kids cope with their divorce.

Tune in to learn more about helping your kids through your divorce.

Jul 12, 2018

This is an Ask Dr. Kim segment on the Awesome Marriage Podcast. People submit their questions about love, relationships, and marriage to Dr. Kim and he answers them.

In this episode Dr. Kim answers the question: How can we keep the romance alive during the season of having little kids in the house?

Tune in to find out!

 

Jul 11, 2018

Today on the podcast we welcome special guest Barb Roose. Barb is an author and speaker who is passionate about connecting women to one another and to God.

Barb joins Dr. Kim as they talk about Barb’s most recent book ‘Winning the Worry Battle: Life Lessons from the Book of Joshua’ is helping people win the battle over their worries. If you have ever been stressed out about something you can’t control- than this episode is for you! Barb gives real tools to dealing with worry beyond “just pray about it.”

Tune in to learn more about winning the worry battle!

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Jul 10, 2018

Here at Awesome Marriage we want every marriage to work and believe God can restore any marriage. But the ugly truth is, divorce happens. God hates divorce, he doesn’t hate divorced people. Although we don’t support divorce, we want to provide some gospel-centered wisdom for how to deal with it if it comes your way and you can’t avoid it. In this episode Dr. Kim and Christina talk specifically about communicating your divorce to loved ones.

Tune in to learn more about how to communicate your divorce to loved ones.  

Jul 7, 2018

This is a podcast that aired last year that we wanted to highlight again because of the great response we received the first time. In this podcast Dr. Kim has special guests Doug & Mary Ann Hacking with him. Doug Hacking is a former pharmaceutical sales representative and works as a pharmacist, adjunct faculty, and relational consultant. Doug & Mary Ann join Dr. Kim in this episode to talk about Doug’s new book “Relationship Resonance” and the first two components of his Relationship Resonance system.

Tune in to learn more about Relationship Resonance!

Jul 6, 2018

This is a mini series on 3 truths every divorced Christian needs to hear. Here at Awesome Marriage we are FOR marriage and we desire every marriage to work and be thriving and God-honoring. But we live in a broken world and we recognize that divorce happens. So we want to shed some gospel truth for those that find themselves divorced.

In this series we will be sharing 3 truths we believe every divorced Christian needs to know. We will be going over 1 truth each day. Today’s truth is: God is the Redeemer

Tune in to learn more!

Jul 5, 2018

Are you divorced? Know a friend going through divorce? Then this podcast episode is for you! In this 3 part series Dr. Kim and Christina shares truths every divorced Christian needs to know. Today is truth #2: God calls for forgiveness and kindness.

Tune in to learn more!  

Be sure to tune in tomorrow as well to learn the 3rd and final truth every divorced Christian needs to know!

Jul 4, 2018

This is a mini series on 3 truths every divorced Christian needs to hear. Here at Awesome Marriage we are FOR marriage and we desire every marriage to work and be thriving and God-honoring. But we live in a broken world and we recognize that divorce happens. So we want to shed some gospel truth for those that find themselves divorced.

In this series we will be sharing 3 truths we believe every divorced Christian needs to know. We will be going over 1 truth each day. Today’s truth is: His Blood is Enough

Tune in to learn more!   

Be sure to tune in tomorrow as well to learn the 2nd truth every divorced Christian needs to know!

Jul 3, 2018

Here at Awesome Marriage we want every marriage to work and believe God can restore any marriage. But the ugly truth is, divorce happens. God hates divorce, he doesn’t hate divorced people. Although we don’t support divorce, we want to provide some gospel-centered wisdom for how to deal with it if it comes your way and you can’t avoid it. In this episode Dr. Kim and Christina talk specifically about going through divorce gracefully.

Tune in to learn more about how to handle divorce with grace in mind!  

 

Jun 30, 2018

This is a podcast that aired last year that we wanted to highlight again because making decisions wisely together as a couple is something so many couples struggle to do peacefully. In this podcast Christina and Dr. Kim talk about sharing responsibility when it comes to making decisions in marriage

Tune in to learn more about how to share in decision making!

Jun 28, 2018

Wives- are your words building your husband up? Do you know what your husband needs to hear? This episode is part of a mini series on affirmation in marriage. Today on the podcast Dr. Kim and Christina discuss how to affirm your husband. They give practical tips and talk about the different ways men need to be affirmed by their wives.

Tune in to learn more about how to affirm your husband!  

Jun 27, 2018

Husbands- are your words building your wife up? Do you know what your wife needs to hear? This episode is part of a mini series on affirmation in marriage. Today on the podcast Dr. Kim and Christina discuss how to affirm your wife. They give practical tips and talk about the different ways women need to be affirmed by their husbands.

Tune in to learn more about how to affirm your wife!  


Jun 26, 2018

Are you making dating your spouse a priority? If so, are the dates the quality that they need to be? This month at Awesome Marriage we are talking about quality time in marriage and different ways to find quality time. Today on the podcast Dr. Kim and Christina discuss practical ways to make dating in marriage a priority and how to have a great date.

Tune in to learn more!  

Jun 23, 2018

This is a podcast that aired last year that we wanted to highlight again because of the great response we received from it the first time it aired. In this podcast Christina and Dr. Kim talk about seasons of transition. They share real life examples and personal stories of what seasons of transitions look like and how to navigate them together in a healthy way.

Tune in to learn more about how to deal with seasons of transitions!

 

Jun 21, 2018

This is an Ask Dr. Kim segment on the Awesome Marriage Podcast. People submit their questions about love, relationships, and marriage to Dr. Kim and he answers them.

In this episode Dr. Kim answers the question: What do you do when your spouse leaves you?

Tune in to find out!

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