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You’ve dealt with painful and unexpected things too, right? Whether it’s a diagnosis, a hard death, a dreadful divorce, a disability, a series of difficult trials, you name it, we can all cast our two cents into the jar of suffering. This transaction can lead us to feelings of anxiety, uncertainty, and depression, and often result in questioning our core beliefs about life and God. Colleen Swindoll-Thompson, daughter of well-loved pastor Chuck Swindoll and director of Insight for Living’s Re ...
 
Reframing Ministries was created and is wholeheartedly committed to caring for caregivers and those living with significant challenges. As a ministry, Reframing embraces those who suffer. We understand that life is messy and painful; we also know without healthy support, surviving well is impossible. At some point in your life, you will need care on some level, and you will be called to provide care for others who are suffering. Because of Colleen’s experience as a caregiver, ongoing physica ...
 
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Stalking, rape, harassment, trauma, murder . . . these words represent the enormous reality that domestic violence has become a global epidemic. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence defines domestic violence as . . . Willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pa…
 
Jodie Ballenger spent her young life fighting authority and digging herself into a deep pit without the prospect of escape. Violence ensued as early battles with drugs and sexual abuse propelled her into a downward spiral. This eventually led to a SWAT team raiding her home, and she lost custody of her 9-month-old daughter. Jodie saw the remnants o…
 
The hit that knocks you down is the one that you don’t see coming. Marilyn Nutter and April White know this reality all too well even though their stories of extreme heartbreak, disappointment and loss are very different. Join Colleen Swindoll Thompson as she has a real and raw conversation with these two ladies about how they trudged through the t…
 
You probably have seen Priscilla Shirer speaking on a stage or read one of her many books or Bible studies. She is a powerhouse in the kingdom of God, yet behind the scenes she and her family have been dealing with incredible loss and grief over the last couple years. Join Colleen Swindoll Thompson and Priscilla Shirer for a candid conversation abo…
 
Join Colleen Swindoll Thompson and Reframing Ministries Coordinator Tiffany Jo Baker on Colleen’s back porch for a real discussion about what to do when life doesn’t look like you expected.In this short but packed episode you will learn:*How to deal with thoughts and feelings*What the difference is between expectations and anticipation*How Jesus sh…
 
Linda’s life was dramatically changed over a decade ago when a drunk driver struck their family van head-on going 80 mph, nearly killing them all. Among their injuries, Linda’s daughter, Jen, suffered a traumatic brain injury and wasn’t expected to live. Even though Jen still suffers from vision impairment and memory loss, God is using her story to…
 
Only two years into her marriage, Laura Story’s husband was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Walking down the aisle she never expected her story to include being a life-long caregiver and primary bread winner. Today Colleen and Laura share a real and raw conversation on how she wrestled with her faith and life and God brought a ministry from her place…
 
Do you wonder what the future holds? Are you longing for something but can’t put your finger on it? Do you feel unraveled by life’s unknowns? Today Colleen Swindoll Thompson talks with author and caregiver advocate, Jessica Ronne, as she shares some of her incredible story that includes losing a husband to brain cancer, raising a son with profound …
 
Anxiety . . . it’s an invisible plague in the mind, a pervasive problem that permeates thought, an unsettling earthquake that rattles internal peace. Anxiety, as most know, is an obviously large problem in our world. Often we find ourselves entangled in webs of fear-laden thoughts, and instead of bringing our anxieties to the feet of the Lord, we h…
 
Listen in as we revisit this incredible conversation between Colleen and Jan Silvious! We’re tackling topics today revolving around fear, resiliency, aging, and living biblically in the trials of fear. We hope this podcast provides helpful direction on how to lean on the Lord in your fears, grief, and uncertainty while encouraging you to take on to…
 
The last place we expect or desire our child to live out their days is in prison.Jason Kent, son of Gene and Carol Kent, was a parent’s dream to raise. Everything Jason did, he did with excellence.From graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy at the top of his class to marrying a beautiful woman, life for the Kent family was ideal. Until . . . someth…
 
The last place we expect or desire our child to live out their days is in prison.Jason Kent, son of Gene and Carol Kent, was a parent’s dream to raise. Everything Jason did, he did with excellence.From graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy at the top of his class to marrying a beautiful woman, life for the Kent family was ideal. Until . . . someth…
 
Welcome to a unique addition of the Reframing Ministries podcast! For this discussion, Colleen is the interviewee, discussing mental health topics with Pastor Brad Hoefs, founder of Fresh Hope for Mental Health.Listen in to this revisited interview between Brad and Colleen as they dissect and discuss mental health issues, the church, and family men…
 
We’ve all been there a time or two . . . or THREE . . . when life doesn’t let up. More specifically, trials are agonizing and exhausting, where we long for a flicker of light or a ray of hope.After surviving oral cancer twice, and in the midst of launching her bookUndone: A Story of Making Peace with an Unexpected Life, the cancer came back with an…
 
Not many of us would put together the words love and suffering. Suffering feels like anything but love. One of life’s greatest struggles is to resolve that our all-loving God allows us to suffer; in fact, Scripture repeatedly reminds us that God is love and we will suffer.Kathleen Bolduc understands suffering, as she raised a son with disabilities.…
 
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