**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.
Kait and Hailey talk about what an emotionally unavailable person is, their own personal patterns of dating these people, and a couple key takeaways.
Kait and Hailey share their personal stories of feeling unattractive and then leave us with some ways they have corrected this thinking.
JJ interviews Josh Broome, a pastor who was once a porn star. They discuss how Josh's past does not define him and explore the transformative power of Christianity.
Mo breaks down purity culture, what purity TRULY is and how the church hasn't done a great job at discussing it.
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