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Lysa TerKeurst

Lysa TerKeurst is the president of Proverbs 31 Ministries and a New York Times best-selling author of more than 20 books including Uninvited, It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way, and The Best Yes. Lysa is a popular public speaker at events across North America and has been a featured commentator on major media platforms like CNN and The Today Show. She and her husband, Art, reside in North Carolina and have five grown children. Learn more about Lysa at her website, lysaterkeurst.com.

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Embracing Messy, Beautiful Forgiveness (Part 2 of 2)

Lysa TerKeurst shares powerful and profound lessons she’s learned about forgiveness in a discussion based on her book Forgiving What You Can’t Forget: Discover How to Move On, Make Peace With Painful Memories, and Create a Life That’s Beautiful Again. (Part 2 of 2)

Promotional image of Lysa TerKeurst on the Focus on the Family broadcast

Embracing Messy, Beautiful Forgiveness (Part 1 of 2)

Lysa TerKeurst shares powerful and profound lessons she’s learned about forgiveness in a discussion based on her book Forgiving What You Can’t Forget: Discover How to Move On, Make Peace With Painful Memories, and Create a Life That’s Beautiful Again. (Part 1 of 2)

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Finding Strength in the Midst of Disappointment (Part 2 of 2)

Lysa TerKeurst offers hope and encouragement to listeners struggling with life’s hardships in a discussion based on her new book, It’s Not Supposed to be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered. (Part 2 of 2)

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Finding Strength in the Midst of Disappointment (Part 1 of 2)

Lysa TerKeurst offers hope and encouragement to listeners struggling with life’s hardships in a discussion based on her new book, It’s Not Supposed to be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered. (Part 1 of 2)

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Friends in the Frenzy

Find ways to embrace friendship amid demanding family life.

Too Busy to Help?

Teaching kids to show compassion doesn’t have to be complicated.

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Help Your Kids Deal With Rejection

Does your heart ache when your children are rejected by others? Read about four perspectives that can help them work through painful rebuffs.  

Women and Anger

Learning how to attack the issues without attacking the people you love can be a challenge. If you’ve ever struggled with anger, Lysa Terkeurst offers a few insights that might help.