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Making Peace With Unfulfilled Dreams, and Transforming Your Relationship With Your In-Laws

Air Date 03/23/2019

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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, author Chrystal Evans Hurst will encourage you to believe that it's never too late to re-discover your identity in God and reclaim those lost life dreams from long ago.

In Part 2, author Deb DeArmond and family therapist Jenny Coffey offer practical, Biblically-based advice for navigating the challenges of in-law relationships, particularly that between a mother-in-law and daughter-in-law.

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    Related by Chance, Family by Choice

    Deb DeArmond

    Transforming mother-in-law and daughter-in-law relationships. Practical tools and tips coupled with the scriptural foundations to bring harmony and understanding to the woman-in-law relationship.

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    I’m Pregnant. Now What?

    Holly M. Duncan

    When your daughter breaks the news that she’s pregnant, try not to overreact. Your initial response will have a significant impact on your future relationship.

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    ‘Double Blue Lines’: Chrystal Evans Hurst’s Journey Through an Unplanned Teenage Pregnancy

    Chrystal Evans Hurst

    Pregnant at 19. Alone and afraid. Chrystal Evans Hurst describes how God kept her going during that difficult season of life, and what she learned along the way.

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    Seeing the Best in Him

    Chrystal Evans Hurst

    Chrystal Evans Hurst learned that acknowledging the little things her husband does, telling him that he brings her joy, or speaking well of him strengthens their relationship and builds his confidence.

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Guest

Chrystal Evans Hurst

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Chrystal Evans Hurst is a talented writer, speaker, and worship leader. As the eldest child of Dr. Tony and Lois Evans, she assists her mom in leading the women's ministry at their family's church, Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship. Chrystal shares her poignant reflections on her faith and day-to-day experiences on her popular blog, Chrystal's Chronicles, and she recently co-authored a book with her dad titled Kingdom Woman. Chrystal and her husband, Jessie, have five children. Learn more about Chrystal at her website, chrystalevanshurst.com.

Guest

Deb DeArmond

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Deb DeArmond is an author, a public speaker, and a relationship coach who has a passion for helping people improve their marriages, grandparenting, and extended family relationships. Her books include Related by Chance, Family by Choice, I Choose You Today, and Don't Go to Bed Angry. Stay Up and Fight! Deb and her husband, Ron, have been married for more than 40 years and have three married sons and six grandchildren. Learn more about Deb at her website, debdearmond.com

Guest

Jenny Coffey

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Jenny Coffey is a licensed marriage and family therapist who serves on the counseling team at Focus on the Family, and also has a private practice. Prior to Focus, she worked as a psychiatric assessment coordinator for a hospital and taught undergrad psychology and human development at New Mexico State University. Jenny and her husband, Blakely, have been married for 10 years and have four children.