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Becoming a Clutter-Free Family, and Releasing People-Pleasing, Accepting Jesus

Air Date 02/17/2018

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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, author Joshua Becker discusses the benefits a family can experience if they reduce the amount of "stuff" they have and simplify their lives.

In Part 2, Bible teacher and author Jennie Allen encourages women to stop seeking others' approval and to instead find the peace that comes through God's love and acceptance in a discussion based on her book Nothing to Prove: Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard.

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    Nothing to Prove

    Jennie Allen

    No more pretending. No more performing. No more fighting to prove yourself.

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    Free Resource: Avoiding Chore Wars

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    Help your family develop healthy habits in dealing with chores and other daily responsibilities. Download our free kit filled with clear advice and practical resources.

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    Coming Home: An Invitation to Join God's Family

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    We want to show you how a personal relationship with Jesus Christ can lead you home, bring you into God’s eternal family and introduce you to life on a whole new level.

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    When Clutter Is an Obstacle to Marital Unity

    Joshua Becker

    It is not uncommon for one spouse to have a propensity toward hanging on to things while the other is quick to get rid of nonessentials. How do you handle that debate in a healthy manner?

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Guest

Joshua Becker

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Joshua Becker's writings have inspired countless readers to find more life by owning fewer possessions. Based on his thoughtful and intentional approach to minimalism, he is one of the leading voices in the modern simplicity movement. In addition to being the founder and editor of Becoming Minimalist, a website dedicated to intentional living, Joshua is a Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-selling author of Simplify, The More of Less and Clutterfree With Kids. He has contributed to TIME Magazine, Christianity Today and Forbes Magazine, and has appeared on numerous television programs, including the CBS Evening News. Joshua is also the founder of The Hope Effect, a nonprofit organization changing how the world cares for orphans.

Guest

Jennie Allen

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Jennie Allen has a passion for inspiring women and encouraging them in their faith, and she does so primarily as a bible teacher, an author and as the founder and director of IF:Gathering, which gathers thousands of women from around the world for bible study and live-streamed conferences. Jennie has created several DVD-based bible studies and authored three books including her latest, Restless: Because You Were Made for More. She and her husband, Zac, have four children. Learn more about Jennie at her website, jennieallen.com.