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Having been through two divorces, I thought it would be great to share some of the resources I used to heal and grow in my relationship with the Lord. Obviously, my blog is a great resource, too!

Must-Read Books

Love and Marriage
Fighting for Your Marriage
Understanding Men

Must-Listen Podcasts

The Overcoming Life with Jimmy Evans
Marriage Today with Jimmy Evans
Pastor Robert Morris Ministries
Elevation with Steven Furtick
Todd White Podcast

Must-Watch YouTube Videos

Bob Hamp Freedom Series:
Dr. Les Carter:
Jeff Durbin
Dharius Daniels
Pastor John Stickl: Reclaiming my Heart
John Eldredge: Breaking Soul Ties

Awesome YouTube Channels to Check Out 

Dharius Daniels TV
Gateway Church Southlake, Texas with Pastor Robert Morris
Gateway Church Phoenix, Arizona with Pastor Preston Morrison
Gateway Worship
Marriage Today
Elevation Church with Pastor Steven Furtick
Ron Carpenter Ministries
Embassy City Church with Pastor Tim Ross

Some of my favorite worship songs by year. 
Songs of 2019
Songs of 2020

Disclaimer: I have read all of the books, and I highly recommend them. The specific YouTube Videos I have linked to, I have watched and endorse them. The podcasts and YouTube channels, I have seen a number of them, but I have not watched every episode, so please know that some of their material, I may not necessarily agree with.


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