**TRIGGER WARNING- Some themes in today's episode may be difficult to listen to for some listeners*
National Domestic Abuse Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
Heart of Dating Welcome Toni Collier to the show!
Toni is the Co-Lead Pastor of Hillsong Atlanta and founder of an international women’s ministry called Broken Crayons Still Color that helps women process through brokenness and get to hope. She is a speaker, host and consultant that has helped organizations with creative marketing, leadership, student ministry and strategic planning. She’s had the opportunity to proudly stand on stages like North Point Community Church, Chick-Fil-A, Orange Conference, and MomCon. Toni kills illusions. She confronts the hard things. She takes her challenges head-on, then she takes on your challenges. And, in this digital age of anxiety, Toni is teaching people all over the country that you can be broken and worthy and unqualified and still called to do great things. She doesn’t want you to just face your demons, she wants you to quash the illusion of your brokenness so you can live the most colorful life possible.
Today they dive into toxic relationships and abuse.
National domestic hotline 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some for of physical violence from a partner. A women will leave an abuse relationship 7 times on average before she leaves for good.
Mo breaks down purity culture, what purity TRULY is and how the church hasn't done a great job at discussing it.
Bianca talks about how church dating can get akward and how to avoid being weird as a dating christian.
Dr. Margaret Nagib talks about understanding soul ties and how to break them
Ally talks about emotional abuse and defines what gaslighting is. She also goes into signs of an abusive person.
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