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Awesome Marriage Podcast

Far too many couples are just surviving their marriage when it was meant to thrive. This is the place for practical tips on how to build an awesome marriage. Our passion is to help you strengthen your marriage. Dr. Kim Kimberling hosts the show. Dr. Kim is the President of Awesome Marriage, has been married for 53 years, and has been a professional counselor for 40 years. He is the author of 7 Secrets to An Awesome Marriage and 14 Keys To Lasting Love. Dr. Kim is joined by co-host Lindsay Few, Content Director for Awesome Marriage. She has been married for 20 years. Her husband is a church planter, and they love ministering to married couples together. 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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May 31, 2023

When Eric and Erikah Rivera met and started dating as high school sweethearts, they sensed God’s call on their lives. But they did not know how it would all unfold. Today they are church planters in their hometown of Chicago, and they graciously share their story of how God has met them in the midst of unexpected fear and pain, and the ways He has worked in each circumstance. Don’t miss this encouraging conversation with the Riveras. 

 

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



Episode highlights include: 

  • How sharing their fears and grief with each other led to increased faith

  • Unexpected ways God can use our trials when we invite Him to 

  • Should the disciple be known as “Doubting Thomas” or “Ride-or-Die Thomas”?  

  • When God doesn’t answer our prayers the way we hope  

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

 

Application Questions:  

  1. What fears are underlying in your heart and mind today? What prevents you from speaking them? 

  2. Where do you need to see Jesus show up in your life today? In your marriage? 

  3. How do you need support in those things in your marriage today? 

  4. How can you better support your spouse in the things they are dealing with today? 

 

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May 23, 2023

This week we conclude our powerful Unpacking the Baggage series with some details on the process of unpacking marriage baggage, and dealing with what’s underneath. I’m so thankful for Dr. Kim’s biblical wisdom on this topic, as well as the excellent guests we heard from this month. If you missed the previous episodes of this series, make sure to go back and listen for some powerful wisdom on how to heal your heart and your marriage. 

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

Episode highlights include: 

  • Some of the physical signals that can help us prevent overreactions 

  • Slowing down the process to identify relationship triggers 

  • How to begin healing from relationship triggers and figure out what’s underneath

  • What to do if you don’t know what’s underneath   

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

 

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May 16, 2023

How can disappointment or unmet expectations in marriage lead us to God’s healing? Our marriage will only be as healthy as the two people in it, and God wants to restore and heal our hearts. We’re delighted to have John and Stasi Eldredge on the podcast today. The Eldredges share so much wisdom and their personal experiences with God’s healing power in their lives and their marriage. 

Episode highlights include: 

  • How to navigate expectations for your marriage and the hurt they can bring 

  • How to take pressure off your spouse and your marriage

  • he two great conversions in the Christian life

  • What they would have missed if they had called it quits  

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

 

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May 9, 2023

When we carry parts of our past with us, it still affects us into today. If we aren’t talking about how the past is for each spouse pushing its way into the present, then we’re probably not getting to the depth of the truth of what’s really going on.

Dr. Kelly Flanagan is a repeat guest on the podcast, and today he shares some transformative steps to dealing with what’s under the surface, and helping your spouse to do the same. Don’t miss this helpful episode! 

Episode highlights include: 

  • Do we really need to bring up old stuff from the past? Why does it matter now? 

  • Is your heart open to your spouse, or closed? 

  • What are steps to helping a spouse deal with their baggage? 

  • What does it mean to “hold space” for your spouse? Plus why and how to do that

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

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

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May 2, 2023

When we carry parts of our past with us, they still affect us today. You may know there is something going on, but not know what it is. You may sense your spouse has something they are carrying or you might be affected by unresolved conflict in your shared past. Today Dr. Kim shares how these things shape our marriage relationships and what we can do about them.

Episode highlights include: 

  •  Ever been picked last at recess? Yeah, us too. But do things like that matter in our marriages? 

  • Why aren’t we dealing with this stuff already? 

  • What happens if we don’t deal with our past hurt

  • Is it okay to talk about our spouse’s baggage if they don’t bring it up? 

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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