Deborah Pegues

Deborah Pegues is a best-selling author of 18 books including the award-winning 30 Days to Taming Your Tongue, which has sold more than a million copies. She is an international speaker and interpersonal communications strategist whose trademark teaching is on how foundational beliefs dictate behavior in every aspect of life. Deborah is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and former vice president for MCA/Universal Studios, Inc. As founder and CEO of The Pegues Group, Inc., she has consulted with mega-churches, high profile personalities and entrepreneurs on financial and relational issues. Deborah and her husband, Darnell, reside in southern California. Learn more about Deborah by visiting her website, www.confrontingissues.com.

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Managing Your Money During Uncertain Times

If your family’s struggling with the economic impact of the pandemic, author Deborah Pegues offers practical help, giving sound advice for lowering debt, saving strategically, spending wisely, and trusting God with your finances.

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Hope for the Anxious During Unsettling Times

Author Deborah Pegues offers an insightful look at worry and anxiety and presents effective strategies to deal with the stress they cause. She encourages us to rely on God’s power to find strength and peace in the midst of any problem we face.

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Getting a Handle on Anger in Difficult Times

For those times we struggle with anger, Deborah Pegues offers guidance for understanding it, calming it, and gaining solace through God’s love. Don’t miss the hope and encouragement she offers in this discussion based on her book 30 Days to Taming Your Anger: How to Find Peace When Irritated, Frustrated, or Infuriated.

Deborah Smith Pegues is a best-selling author of 16 books including the award-winning 30 Days to Taming Your Tongue

Confronting Others With Grace

Deborah Smith Pegues offers helpful strategies for ending disputes and restoring relational unity in a discussion based on her book Confronting Without Offending: Positive and Practical Steps to Resolving Conflict.

Calming Your Fears

Calming Your Fears

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gives an update on his work internationally during the coronavirus pandemic. Then, in a discussion based on her book 30 Days to Taming Your Fears, Deborah Pegues offers hope to those who feel overwhelmed by anxiety, providing practical suggestions for overcoming it with God’s help.

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Empowering Women to Take Control of Their Finances

Deborah Smith Pegues equips women to manage finances wisely in a discussion based on her book The One-Minute Money Mentor for Women: 21 Strategies for Financial Empowerment.

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Choosing the Right Attitude

Author Deborah Pegues encourages listeners to embrace God’s promises and focus on His divine perspective as a way of cultivating a more positive outlook on life.

Control Negative Mindsets for an Improved Marriage

The unhealthy attitudes I ‘inherited’ from family hurt my marriage. I learned how to conquer bad attitudes, and so can you. Here’re tips to develop skills that will improve your communication.

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Controlling Your Tongue

In a discussion based on her book 30 Days to Taming Your Tongue, best-selling author Deborah Smith Pegues describes how we can improve our relationships and honor God in the process by becoming more wise in what we say – and don’t say – to others.

Forgiving the Past, Embracing the Future

Forgiving the Past, Embracing the Future

In a discussion based on her book Forgive, Let Go and Live, best-selling author Deborah Smith Pegues explains what forgiveness is and isn’t, and highlights the rewards of having a forgiving spirit. She offers practical suggestions for going through the process of forgiveness.