Category: Encouragement

11. Restoring Families with Holly Haynes (Part 2)

11. Restoring Families with Holly Haynes (Part 2)

Restoring Families

Caroline continues her interview with Holly Haynes with the Faith-Based Counseling Training Institute (FBCTI). In this episode, Holly shares the final four steps of FBCTI’s 7-step approach to reconciliation. Check out episode 10 for the first three steps!

The 7 Steps to Reconciliation

  1. Be a peacemaker and make the first move
  2. Ask God for wisdom
  3. Begin with your part of the problem
  4. Listen
  5. Show gratitude and gratefulness
  6. Fix the problem, not the blame
  7. Focus on reconciliation, not resolution

About Holly

Holly Haynes has been the CEO of Faith Based Counselor Training Institute (FBCTI) since 2018, the training institute her father Dr. Michael K. Haynes started in 1996. Holly moved their International Headquarters from Texas to Steamboat Springs, Colorado where she and Dr. Haynes reside today. Holly has been a Certified Restorative Therapist specializing in Anger Management, Chemical Dependency, and helping women align with life since 2005. Holly is also a Certified Chaplain and an Ordained Minister. Holly is married and has 5 grown children, all serving the Lord, and has many grandchildren.

Faith-Based Counselor Training Institute

“We at FBCTI have one vision and that is to train up disciples who have a call to see the broken and hurting made whole by the relentless love of Jesus Christ.”

Website: Faith-Based Counselor Training Institute (www.fbcti.org)

What do you think?

Caroline would love to hear from you. Please send comments, questions, and suggestions to her at caroline@ingodscorner.org.

9. Lasting Change for Strong Families with Dr. James Clark

9. Lasting Change for Strong Families with Dr. James Clark

Caroline and Dr. James Clark continue their conversation on dealing with conflict in families. This episode is about creating change that lasts in order to have a stronger family — a kind of change that only God can bring. The podcast includes a real-life, inspiring story of how one individual took a journey from resentment of pain inflicted by her family to forgiveness and restoration of the relationship.

This powerful podcast is based on Dr. Clark’s new book, “Dealing With Conflict Biblically.” The book may be purchased on Amazon (link below). Or, to receive a signed copy, please contact Dr. Clark at james.clark@calvary.edu.

Caroline would love to hear from you. Please send comments, questions, and suggestions to her at caroline@ingodscorner.org.

 

8. Family Conflicts and Forgiveness with Dr. James Clark

8. Family Conflicts and Forgiveness with Dr. James Clark

As the holidays approach, many families anticipate family gatherings with excitement and joy. Unfortunately, some people may be dreading the obligatory holiday gathering. In this interview with Dr. James Clark, we will learn practical steps to take to reduce, and hopefully eliminate, potential family conflict. We will also learn to ask for and offer forgiveness in a way that includes personal responsibility, integrity, and, hopefully, restoration of the relationship.

This powerful podcast is based on Dr. Clark’s new book, “Dealing With Conflict Biblically.” The book may be purchased on Amazon (link below). Or, to receive a signed copy, please contact Dr. Clark at james.clark@calvary.edu.

I hope you have learned as much as I did when we recorded the episode. I  would love to hear from you. Please send comments, questions, and suggestions to me at caroline@ingodscorner.org.

Caroline

 

 

5. Youth at Risk and Finding Hope

5. Youth at Risk and Finding Hope

This podcast features an interview with Kirsti Millar, licensed counselor and suicide prevention specialist at ReDiscover in the Greater Kansas City area. Kirsti shares important information about forming relationships and having conversations with youth  at risk of developing suicidal thoughts or completing suicide. This is crucial information in today’s world. Caroline begins the podcast by sharing some encouraging words and sombre statistics. After the interview portion, the podcast concludes with a simple reading of Scriptures to uplift the listeners after this challenging topic.

9-8-8 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Please share Scriptures you use for comfort and encouragement! I will add them to a list I am compiling for my website.  Email scriptures and any comments to caroline@ingodscorner.org.

Caroline S. Cooper

www.ingodscorner.org

 

3. How to Encourage (Part 2)

3. How to Encourage (Part 2)

In this second of two episodes on encouragement, Caroline shares the last five suggestions from her resource on how to encourage friends. While originally written for encouraging someone with depression, the tips provided are applicable for encouraging individuals in many different circumstances. We live in a broken world, and God has called us to encourage and comfort one another.

Visit Caroline’s podcast website, Episodes Resources page, to download the “10 Ways to Encourage Depressed Friends” handout.

Caroline would love to hear from you! You can reach her at caroline@ingodscorner.org.

2. How to Encourage (Part 1)

2. How to Encourage (Part 1)

In this first of a two-part episode, Caroline shares the first five suggestions from her resource on how to encourage friends. While originally written for encouraging someone with depression, the tips provided are applicable for encouraging individuals in many different circumstances. We live in a broken world, and God has called us to encourage and comfort one another.

Visit Caroline’s podcast website, Episodes Resources page, to download the “10 Ways to Encourage Depressed Friends” handout.

Caroline would love to hear from you! You can reach her at caroline@ingodscorner.org.