Stephen Arterburn

Stephen Arterburn is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries and host of the No. 1 nationally syndicated Christian counseling talk show New Life Live! heard and watched by more than three million people each weekday. He is a teaching pastor at Northview Church in Carmel, Indiana, an internationally known public speaker and has served as a guest commentator in national media venues such as Inside Edition, Good Morning America, CNN Live and many others. Stephen is a best-selling author whose books include Healing is a Choice, Toxic Faith and 7 Ways to Choose Healing. He has been nominated for numerous writing awards and has won three Gold Medallions for writing excellence. Learn more about Stephen at his website, stevearterburn.com.

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Avoiding a Midlife Crisis

Radio host and counselor Stephen Arterburn offers encouragement and advice to men on how they can avoid the potential pitfalls of the middle age years and thrive during that season of life.

How Abortion Impacts Men

Radio host and counselor Stephen Arterburn candidly shares how he pressured his college girlfriend into getting an abortion, and how the guilt and shame haunted him until he learned to fully accept God’s abounding grace.

How to Stop the Past From Controlling Your Future (Part 2 of 2)

In a discussion based on their book Take Your Life Back, Steve Arterburn and Dr. David Stoop describe how past emotional and psychological wounds negatively impact your life and relationships, and how you can experience positive change through the healing and freedom found in Jesus Christ. (Part 2 of 2)

How to Stop the Past From Controlling Your Future (Part 1 of 2)

In a discussion based on their book Take Your Life Back, Steve Arterburn and Dr. David Stoop describe how past emotional and psychological wounds negatively impact your life and relationships, and how you can experience positive change through the healing and freedom found in Jesus Christ. (Part 1 of 2)

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