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Relationship Coach PodcasterAward-Winning Author JOHN CERTALIC

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    You Were Made For This

    Our relationships are so important to living a fulfilling life, we do ourselves a favor when we do what we can to make those relationships the best they can be. To that end, listen to Episode 139 of You Were Made for This. You’ll learn the benefits of listening to this podcast in helping you find more of the joy God intends for you in your relationships.

    Latest Episodes

    “At the end of the day, nothing matters MORE than relationships.” — John Certalic

    • We don't always have to be right

    194: Martin Luther King – The Silence of Our Friends

    January 18th, 2023|Categories: Podcast, Relational Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    Here in the US, the third Monday of January is a national holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, jr., the civil rights leader. I recently came across

    • Bible reading plan

    193: The Underachievers Bible Reading Plan for 2023

    January 11th, 2023|Categories: God in Our Relationships, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    Last week’s episode, number 192, was about my pick for word for the year: Read. If you’re not much of a reader and can only tackle one book

    • Relationships - The back story to the Christmas story

    191: Wanting the Joy of Christmas to Linger Awhile?

    December 28th, 2022|Categories: Finding Joy in Relationships, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    You’re out there, I know you are. I can see you. You’re not quite ready to say goodbye to Christmas this year. You want the joy of Christmas

    • A better Christmas joy is the joy shared when people visit.

    189: O Holy Night – An Unusual History

    December 21st, 2022|Categories: God in Our Relationships, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    My favorite church experience is singing “O Holy Night” at a Christmas Eve service. Many churches will turn off the lights and pass out candles that are lit

    • Real Christmas joy is found in Jesus.

    188: Joy to the World – The Unintended Christmas Carol

    December 14th, 2022|Categories: God in Our Relationships, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    In episode 187 last week I talked about the back story behind “Angels We Have Heard on High.” Today I pull the curtain back to look at the

    • Relationships - The back story to the Christmas story

    187: This Christmas Carol Invites You

    December 7th, 2022|Categories: God in Our Relationships, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    It’s hard to go anywhere this time of the year without hearing Christmas music. They really help set the mood for the holidays, which I love. The melodies

    Episode Topics

    195: Words Matter

    In today’s program, I’m going to share three listener responses to recent episodes. I’m doing so because your words matter to me, and to our other listeners, as

    185: Thankful for Curious People

    For the past two years, my grandson George has been a resident assistant in his college dorm. Before students check in at the start of the school year,

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    Relationships at work enrich us when we listen for the threads of love and joy, fear and guilt, woven into the lives of the people we work with. It’s something we can all listen for. As we look forward to

    Writer's Digest Best Inspirational Book of 2016

    THEM is all about relationships and how to make them better. You’ll read real-life stories showing the joy found in bringing out the best in others, which brings out the best in ourselves.

    Have you ever wanted to understand and help someone who is depressed or angry? How about someone who is fearful, or has trouble forgiving and reconciling with others? Maybe you want to know how to better encourage someone.

    In THEM – The Richer Life Found in Caring for Others, John Certalic weaves together real-life stories that practically show how to help others – and ourselves – deal with the challenging relational issues that affect us so deeply.

    Winner of Writer's Digest Best Inspirational Book of 2016. Endorsed by Dr. Laura Mae Gardner, Ruth Van Reken, Dr. John Powell, Stuart Briscoe, and numerous missionaries.

    Writer's Digest Best Inspirational Book of 2016

    THEM is all about relationships and how to make them better. You’ll read real-life stories showing the joy found in bringing out the best in others, which brings out the best in ourselves.

    Have you ever wanted to understand and help someone who is depressed or angry? How about someone who is fearful, or has trouble forgiving and reconciling with others? Maybe you want to know how to better encourage someone.

    In THEM – The Richer Life Found in Caring for Others, John Certalic weaves together real-life stories that practically show how to help others – and ourselves – deal with the challenging relational issues that affect us so deeply.

    Winner of Writer's Digest Best Inspirational Book of 2016. Endorsed by Dr. Laura Mae Gardner, Ruth Van Reken, Dr. John Powell, Stuart Briscoe, and numerous missionaries.

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