Overcoming: Self-Destructive Patterns & Behaviors

If you are imprisoned by self-destructive patterns of depression, anxiety, and fear, or by behaviors such as overeating, perfectionism, obsessing, negative self-talk, addiction, lust, codependency, lying, overfunctioning, or being a pleaser, you don't need to stay there. Although there are no quick-fixes, God does give you the power to break free.

  • Get Out of Your Head (Jennie Allen)

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    Study of a Book of the Bible: Philippians

    Are your thoughts holding you captive? Jennie Allen knows what it’s like to swirl in a spiral of destructive thoughts, such as I’ll never be good enough. Other people have better lives than I do. God couldn’t really love me. In this study on the book of ...

  • Live No Lies (John Mark Comer)

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    Pain is inevitable in life, but the suffering we experience comes not so much from the source of the pain but from the beliefs we hold. And the beliefs we hold are not always true. Lies have infiltrated our thinking, our perceptions, our attitudes, and our actions. The problem isn’t that we tell ...

  • I Declare War (Levi Lusko)

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    Soldiers and athletes. One engages in a good fight; the other runs to win a prize. But both soldiers and athletes know they must have a mental edge to successfully deal with everything they encounter. They know victory will never occur unless they’ve first won their internal battles.

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  • Goliath Must Fall (Louie Giglio)

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    It’s likely you have a giant in your life. It’s holding you captive, intimidating you with its taunts, and stealing your joy. Adversaries such as fear, anger, addiction, and others can stake a claim and, before you know it, gain a foothold in your heart. How do you silence these giants once and f...

  • Spiritual Warfare is Real (Jim Cymbala)

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    Satan is not out to get you to follow him; he's out to get you to ignore him. When we spiritually zone out, doze off, fall asleep, we are forgetting that we are in the middle of a war — and Satan loves it this way! He loves to convince people he doesn't exist. But, as we learn from Jim Cymbala in...

  • Anxious for Nothing (Max Lucado)

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    Study of a Key Bible Passage: Philippians 4:6-7

    When it comes to anxiety, depression, and stress-related illnesses, America is the frontrunner. Thankfully, Max Lucado provides a roadmap for battling with and healing from anxiety. Do you feel weighted down with worry? Does the uncertainty and c...

  • You Are Free (Rebekah Lyons)

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    In this six-session video Bible study, Rebekah Lyons explores why we all want to know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, what we were made for. Yet many of us believe that “calling” feels like something held for the exclusive few. Rebekah’s heart is to dismantle that idea, to remind each and every one ...

  • The Comeback (Louie Giglio)

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    Feeling like you’ve blown it? Reached the point of no return? That your life hasn’t gone as planned? If so, you are not alone. We all know what it feels like to have life disappoint us and not work out as we’d hoped. We all know what it’s like to long for something different, something better, an...

  • Nothing Wasted (Kasey Van Norman)

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    Have you ever sat in church and hoped against hope no one would find out who you once were? Who you are still letting go of? Have you ever wondered if your past was just too much?

    In a world that often encourages us to over-spiritualize, dismiss, or water down the messiest parts of us, Nothing W...

  • Emotionally Healthy Spirituality (Expanded) (Peter Scazzero)

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    For those desiring to take steps in their Christian life and discipleship, to break free from bondage to the past and experience healing, Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Expanded Edition (8-week course) integrates emotional health and contemplative spirituality. Many sincere followers of Christ,...

  • Emotionally Healthy Relationships (Peter & Geri Scazzero)

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    Learn 8 practical relationship skills to develop mature, loving relationships with others such as:
    - Stop Mind Reading and Clarify Expectations
    - Incarnational Listening
    - Climb the Ladder of Integrity
    - Clean Fighting
    And since loving others and loving God cannot be separated, this course a...

  • The Emotionally Healthy Woman (Geri Scazzero)

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    Geri Scazzero knew there was something desperately wrong with her life. She felt like a single parent raising her four young daughters alone. She finally told her husband, “I quit,” and left the thriving church he pastored, beginning a journey that transformed her and her marriage for the better....

  • Keep It Shut (Karen Ehman)

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    From Bible times to modern times women have struggled with their words: what to say and how to say it. What not to say. When it is best to remain silent. Or what to do when you’ve said something you wish you could now take back. Beyond just a “How not to gossip” study, Karen will teach what the B...

  • Let. It. Go. (Karen Ehman)

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    Women are wired to control. We crave control. And we start doing it the moment we utter our first string of tiny words that constitute a complete sentence. However, being over-controlling is not a way to win friends, influence people or make our families adore us. Quite the contrary! It often ear...

  • Stuck (Jennie Allen)

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    So many of us live stuck. Stuck in trying to seem perfect. Stuck in sadness. Stuck feeling numb. Stuck pursuing more stuff to make us happy. These stuck places often go unattended inside of us and they are shaping our lives more than we would like to think. We've been trying to fix this feeling w...

  • Unglued (Lysa TerKeurst)

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    Many women spend an entire lifetime trying to keep their raw emotions in check. These emotions can flare up at strangers, but more often, they affect the people we love the most. Author and speaker Lysa TerKeurst admits that she, like most women, has experiences where others bump into her "happy,...

  • Made to Crave (Lysa TerKeurst)

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    In this six-session video-based study, Lysa TerKeurst helps women realize God created us to crave so we’d ultimately always desire more of Him in our lives. Many of us have misplaced that craving towards overindulging in physical pleasures instead of lasting spiritual satisfaction.

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  • Made to Crave Action Plan (Lysa TerKeurst)

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    In this six-session small group bible study, Made to Crave Action Plan, Lysa Terkuerst’s follow-up to the New York Times bestseller, Made to Crave, Lysa helps you discover how to put into action, those things you learned through the Made to Crave book and small group study.

    Trying to get healthy...

  • Grace, Not Perfection (Emily Ley)

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    As a busy wife, new mother, business owner, and designer, Emily Ley came to a point when she suddenly realized she couldn't do it all. She needed to simplify her life, organize her days, and prioritize the priorities. She realized that she had been holding herself to a standard of perfection, whe...

  • The Prodigal Son (John MacArthur)

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    Two thousand years ago, Jesus told a simple story about a father and his two sons. This tale stands out because it is a story about each of us and our struggle with sin. Whether we identify with the rebellion of the younger son or the self-righteousness of the older brother, we all are in need of...

  • Fearless (Max Lucado)

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    Finding freedom from your fears is easier than you think. Let Max Lucado help you or your small group explore and find a spiritual solution to the growing minefield of fear. What if faith, not fear, was your default reaction to threats? In these six video sessions, Fearless addresses some of your...

  • Unashamed (Christine Caine)

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    Shame has no place in the purpose, plan, and destiny God has for us because shame lies to us, robs us of the freedom we long for, and shackles us in the prison of our past.

    In this five-session video Bible study, author and teacher Christine Caine weaves examples from her life with those of bib...

  • The Storm Inside (Sheila Walsh)

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    Study of Bible Characters: Various Women.

    We all face storms in life. Many times, these storms devastate us and leave us torn apart beyond recognition. Heartbreak. Fear. Regret. Insecurity. Shame. When these emotions well up inside, it’s difficult to believe we will make it through. We have an e...

  • Twisting the Truth

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    Join Andy Stanley for Twisting the Truth, a six-session small group Bible study developed to help you and your group understand how truth can get twisted and distorted, and how that impacts your life.
    Throughout the study, Stanley exposes four destructive and all-too-prevalent lies about authorit...