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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 45 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 8 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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Now displaying: June, 2020
Jun 30, 2020

In this episode Jennie Lusko joins Dr. Kim to talk about her story of coping with the loss of her daughter and how to walk through tragedy with your marriage still intact. Jennie and her husband, Levi, lead Fresh Life Church in Montana. They have five children: Alivia, Daisy, Clover, Lennox, and Lenya, who is in heaven. 

 

5 days after Christmas in 2012 their daughter Lenya died of an asthma attack. 

 

Jennie is bravely sharing her story of loss and struggle with the world in her book that just released The Fight To Flourish. One of the things that we love about this book is that Jennie points out that you don’t have to have it all together for God to work. He just wants you. Grief and struggles are real but the gospel truth is that we can find hope even in the dark and that in the midst of pain, God transforms us. 

 

Jennie shares some powerful truths about walking through struggles and gives us hope and practical examples of how God uses our pain for his glory and our good. 

 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

 

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*Music for this podcast is created by Noah Copeland. Check him out here

 

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Jun 25, 2020

In this episode Dr. Kim and Christina talk about the cold shoulder in marriage. A lot of us withdraw when things get tense or when we can’t seem to solve the conflict. For many of us, it’s normal to shut down and shut our spouse out. But shutting down isn’t going to help us build an awesome marriage. We have to learn new, better ways to communicate in our marriages. 

In this episode Dr. Kim shares some practical steps you can take if the cold shoulder is happening in your marriage.

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

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Jun 23, 2020

In this episode Dr. Kim and Christina talk about financial abuse in marriage. 

They explain what financial abuse is, what it isn’t, and answer some of your most asked questions about the topic. They give real life practical examples of financial abuse and practical steps for couples if they believe this is happening in their marriage. 

Dr. Kim shares some really valuable insight about money and marriage in this conversation that is valuable to EVERY couple - whether financial abuse has been present in your marriage or not. 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

 

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Jun 21, 2020

Happy Father’s Day everyone! In this special edition Father’s Day bonus episode Dr. Kim has special guest Jeff Zaugg from dadAWESOME podcast with him. 

 

Jeff runs the dadAWESOME podcast. His mission is to help fathers live fully alive as they lead their children to God’s awesomeness! Jeff is married to his wife Michelle and has 3 beautiful daughters ages 6, 3, 1.

 

Dr. Kim and Jeff chat all about fatherhood and how to be an awesome Dad. So many of you loyal listeners are fathers. This is a great conversation and Jeff gives you some incredible things to think about as Dads. 

 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

 

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Jun 16, 2020

This is Part 2 of Our Church Stories & More episode. If you missed last week’s episode, be sure to check that out as it’s a great prelude into today’s show. 

 

In this episode Dr. Kim & Christina answer more of your church questions. They talk about how to be a healthy church member, how to find a small group, what to do if your spouse won’t attend church - and more! 

 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

 

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Jun 9, 2020

In this episode Dr. Kim & Christina talk about their church stories and church in regards to marriages. If you have been listening to the podcast for any length of time you know that one of our top recommendations is to be plugged into a local church. 

 

We have had several questions about church lately so we wanted to take some time to answer them here. We had so many of you submit questions that this will be a 2 part show. 

 

In this episode they talk about their stories and experiences with church, why church is important, the pains of church and how to navigate that and more! 

 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

 

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Jun 2, 2020

In this episode Dr. Kim and Chrstina talk about the right and wrong ways to apologize to your spouse. Apologies are necessary. Since we’re human and fallen, we should be apologizing regularly. 

 

Dr. Kim shares some great practical advice on what to do and not to do when it comes to apologizing in marriage. 

 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

 



 

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