New Life Live with Steve Arterburn

New Life Ministries

New Life Live! is America's #1 Christian counseling call-in show. Author and New Life Ministries founder, Steve Arterburn, along with his tag-team of co-hosts, offer advice and address issues concerning spiritual, relational and emotional issues within our culture today. Tag-team counselors: Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Dr. David Stoop, Rev. Milan Yerkovich, Chris Williams, Dr. Alice Benton and Dr. Sheri Keffer. Call New Life Ministries at 1-800-639-5433.

All Episodes

Topics: Sexual Abuse, Suicide, Pornography, Disclosure, Grandparenting, Estrangement, Neighbors Hosts: Larry Sonnenburg, Dr. Alice Benton, Milan Yerkovich Caller Questions: I was molested by my uncle when I was four; how do you know if you should keep on living or not?  How long does it take to go through the 12 Steps with a Sustained Victory Group? My husband hasn't given me full disclosure.  The post New Life Live: December 9, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Dec 9

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Father Issues, Parenting, Adult Children, Autism, Teens Hosts: Becky Brown, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Special Guest Jim Burns, president of HomeWord and speaker at New Life's Fearless Parenting Workshop Caller Questions: What are the next steps to help my father with his severe anger issues? And how do I cope with him?  I’ve called before, and you really helped my marriage! I The post New Life Live: December 8, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Dec 8

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Siblings, Estrangement, Adult Children, Confrontation, Drug Addiction, Dating Hosts: Larry Sonnenburg, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Becky Brown Caller Questions: My sister is violent to herself, talks to people who aren't there, and the person she was staying with doesn't want to help her anymore; where do I go from here?  I'm estranged from my 50yo son; would you recommend I write him The post New Life Live: December 7, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Dec 7

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Sexual Abuse, Alcohol, Pornography, Emotional Abuse, Mother Issues, Homosexuality, Divorce, Teens Hosts: Larry Sonnenburg, Dr. Alice Benton, Milan Yerkovich Caller Questions: How can I help my 14yo granddaughter who told me her 30yo brother sexually abused her?  I'm a traveling salesman who has fallen into drinking and porn; is there a connection between this and my mom's emotional abuse?  My granddaughter is in college The post New Life Live: December 6, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Dec 6

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Boundaries, Self Worth, Disclosure, Sexual Integrity, Engagement, Parenting  Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Dr. Henry Cloud Caller Questions: After reading Boundaries, how can I stand up to my verbally abusive ex?  Should I tell my renter her boyfriend is texting me a picture of his private parts?  I separated from my alcoholic husband 2yrs ago; why am I content to be The post New Life Live: December 3, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Dec 3

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Mother Issues, Verbal Abuse, Separation, Church Life, Trauma, Isolation, Anger Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Chris Williams Caller Questions: My 89yo mom physically abused me as a child and is still verbally abusive; should I attend her funeral when she dies?  Do I keep pursuing my wife who moved out due to me not giving her the love she needed?  Am The post New Life Live: December 2, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Dec 2

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Grief, Depression, Suicide, People Pleasers, Shame, Father Issues Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Chris Williams Caller Questions: I've been struggling with grief and depression over husband's death last year.  What can I do to help my sister who just tried to kill herself last night?  How do I break the habit of letting people stay with me? I might get The post New Life Live: December 1, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Dec 1

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Lying, Adult Children, Sexual Integrity, Forgiveness, Trust, Dating Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Milan Yerkovich Caller Questions: Any tips on how to get my two adult daughters to tell me the truth about what they think of my gifts?  How do I repair hurt feelings with eight of my nine adult children?  Since my husband learned I had sex with other men The post New Life Live: November 30, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 29

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Asperger's, Dating, Self Worth, Abortion, Forgiveness, Adult Children, Confrontation Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Milan Yerkovich Caller Questions: My husband was just diagnosed with Asperger's; how can I encourage him?  I'm 70yo and never married; how can I be open to meeting someone? I had a relationship with a younger man that didn't work out.  How can we help our son's girlfriend who The post New Life Live: November 29, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 29

49 min 8 sec

Topics: In-laws, Adult Children, Race Issues, Christian Walk, Engagement, Sexual Abuse, Confession, Intimacy, Affairs Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Alice Benton, Dr. Jill Hubbard Caller Questions: What can I do about my son and his wife who would rather use Google for parenting advice instead of asking me?  How do I know that God cares about my African-American race when there is so much inequality and injustice?  The post New Life Live: November 26, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 26

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Emotional Abuse, Physical Abuse, Affairs, Teens, Dating, Boundaries, Counseling, EMDR Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Milan Yerkovich Caller Questions: How can I deal with my husband of 28yrs who is irrationally angry and abusive in every way?  I didn't have boundaries when I was a teen; how can I guide my daughter who wants to start dating at 16yo?  Is there a way to The post New Life Live: November 25, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 25

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Adult Children, In-laws, Verbal Abuse, Forgiveness, Work Issues, Isolation, Affairs Hosts: Chris Williams, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Dr. Alice Benton Caller Questions: What do I do about my daughter-in-law who belittles my son and gets angry at me?  Why couldn't I see any of the red flags that my 2nd husband was abusive?  Why do I have a hard time forgiving my coworkers? The post New Life Live: November 24, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 24

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Vaccinations, Adult Children, Family Gatherings, Sexual Abuse Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Dr. Alice Benton Caller Questions: Was it the right thing for my siblings and I to ask my unvaccinated sister and her daughters to get a COVID test or not come to Thanksgiving?  How do I get over my 28yo son who stopped spending holidays with The post New Life Live: November 23, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 23

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Parenting, ADD, Forgiveness, Grief, Anxiety Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Milan Yerkovich Caller Questions: How can I help my 14yo daughter who has ADD? We've tried everything under the sun.  My dad and brother have shunned me because I did not watch my stepbrother's Zoom memorial service live last year.  What should I do about the extreme anxiety I get driving The post New Life Live: November 22, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 22

49 min 19 sec

From the New Life Live! archives, this Flashback Friday show originally aired on November 18, 2015 Topics: Adult Children, Codependency, Depression, Affairs, Parenting, Dating, Trust Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Milan Yerkovich Caller Questions: How can I help my 21yo depressed daughter become a healthy adult?  I had an affair with a coworker but paid someone to lie and say they were having the The post New Life Live: November 19, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 19

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Depression, Christian Walk, Autism, Difficult Conversations, Drug Addiction, Intimacy, Divorce Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Alice Benton, Dr. Jill Hubbard Caller Questions: How do I figure out what is good vs. what is evil? I struggle with depression and other things, and my family is very manipulative.  My 20mo grandchild may have autism. How should I discuss it with my son and his wife?  The post New Life Live: November 18, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 18

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Anger, Dating, Sexual Abuse, Christian Walk, Necessary Endings, Anxiety, Blame Hosts: Becky Brown, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Chris Williams Caller Questions: How do I overcome my anger and outbursts of rage?  What do I do after my dad got drunk and tried to touch my girlfriend inappropriately?  How do I break up with my boyfriend? We’ve dated for 4yrs and every time I try The post New Life Live: November 17, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 17

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Finances, Adult Children, Pornography, Codependency, Narcissists, Grief, Pregnancy Hosts: Becky Brown, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Chris Williams Caller Questions: I'm a widow, and my son wants to take control of my money. What can I do?  I have a porn addiction and have lost everything, including my job and family.  My adult son struggles with addiction and is in a nursing home for The post New Life Live: November 16, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 16

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Divorce, Holidays, Alcohol, Blended Families, Adult Children, Pornography, Sexual Addiction For Women Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Alice Benton, Milan Yerkovich Caller Questions: My ex-husband wants us to celebrate Thanksgiving as a family, and his girlfriend will be there. How do I graciously turn down his offer?  I'm going through a 12-step program for alcohol. What is your definition of an unmanageable life?  My The post New Life Live: November 15, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 15

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Divorce, Avoiders, Vacillators, Father Issues, Anxiety, Smoking, Codependency Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Chris Williams Caller Questions: How hard should I fight my wife before I give her the divorce she wants?  I’m engaged to another man, but I feel like I’m still married to my ex-husband who lied to me.  I get so anxious, and it’s only getting worse; how The post New Life Live: November 12, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 12

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Fear, Self Worth, Grief, Sexual Intimacy, Sexual Abuse, Adult Children, Brain Injury, Alcohol, Separation Hosts: Becky Brown, Dr. Alice Benton, Chris Williams Caller Questions: How do I get over the fear of people talking about me and laughing at me?  Is it wrong for me to get sexually aroused by smells after my wife died in August due to a stroke?  What should I The post New Life Live: November 11, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 11

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Divorce, Adult Children, Anxiety, Drug Addiction, Codependency, Incarceration Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Chris Williams Caller Questions: I lean too much emotionally on my adult children and am anxious; I don't want my grandchildren to experience it.  I don't want my adult son to go to jail for cocaine; do I pay his court fine?  As a bail bondsman, I The post New Life Live: November 10, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 10

49 min 19 sec

Topics: Secrets, Separation, Rejection, Betrayal, Alcohol Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Dr. Alice Benton Caller Questions: What do I do next? My husband of 2yrs has a secret bank account with his ex-wife, and he kicked me out.  Does my family think I'm like my mom who abused me when I was growing up? I feel rejected from them.  I The post New Life Live: November 9, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 9

47 min 54 sec

Topics: Sexual Integrity, Emotional Abuse, Separation, Grief, Confrontation, Teens, Church Life, Physical Abuse Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Alice Benton, Milan Yerkovich Caller Questions: How can I better myself or make my wife stay after I looked at inappropriate pictures?  How do I approach my husband and tell him I don't feel safe because of his verbal abuse and threats to hurt me?  My mom died The post New Life Live: November 8, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 8

50 min 20 sec

Topics: Parenting, Christian Walk, Cutting, Sexual Abuse, Alcohol, Adult Children, Dating, Self Worth, Getting Unstuck Hosts: Steve Arterburn, Dr. Jill Hubbard, Dr. Alice Benton Caller Questions: I reprimanded my 17yo daughter for watching online porn, and now she says she cuts because I touched her inappropriately.  My 28yo daughter has cirrhosis of the liver and hides liquor in her room; what can I do? Why The post New Life Live: November 5, 2021 appeared first on New Life.

Nov 5

49 min 19 sec