EP 185: Why Getting Married Doesn’t Cure Sex Addiction: Logan Hufford: Part One

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:59 — 32.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreI’m Logan, and I’m no longer in bondage to sexual addiction. Being able to say those words is the 2nd biggest blessing in my life, after salvation through Jesus Christ. I spent years actively destroying my marriage, my life, and the lives of …

EP 183: Does God Still Perform Miracle Through Us? Dr. David Chotka Part One

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:45 — 30.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe have Dave Chotka today, and he reached out to me, to come on the podcast and talk about, his background, his story growing up with an alcoholic father and, grandparents who were not believers. He was a pastor and, he has a …

EP 182: Tools For Those Triggers: Tiffany Owen Part Two

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:01 — 22.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More Welcome back to Part Two of my conversation with Tiffany Owen! We will talk about how to deal with those pesky triggers that all survivors have to deal with, hear the rest of her journey, and how you can get a copy …

EP 180: Resources For Survivors With Disabilities: Win Charles Part Two

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:16 — 32.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe are continuing with my exciting conversation with my new friend, Win Charles. She is a person with Cerebral Palsy, and she is an abuse survivor, And you heard some of her story last time. Today on Part 2, She has been victorious …

EP 179: Abusers and People with Disabilities: Win Charles Part One

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:01 — 25.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More What would you do if you had a physical or mental disability and you’re being abused? You have no resources or support. You’re dependent on people to help you and instead they take advantage of you and abuse you. Domestic violence and …

EP 174: Facing Your Husband’s Porn Addiction: Kirsten Samuel: Part One

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:01 — 24.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreKirsten D Samuel understands first-hand the shock and pain of discovering your spouse’s porn use. Through the healing process, she also received counseling related to suicidal depression, PTSD, and an anxiety disorder. As a coach, she has empowered hundreds of women to rediscover …

EP 173: Grief and Hope Can Reside In The Same Heart: Kelly Hall Part Two

Diana WinklerChristianity

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:58 — 33.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe are back with Part Two of Kelly Hall’s story, talking about her journey as a military wife, a mom with 4 children, 3 of which are deaf. Find out what happened when the faith community told her it was wrong of her …

EP 171:The Responsibility Of The Church: Tina Smith Part Two

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:00 — 28.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe’re back with Part two of my conversation with Tina Smith talking about the responsibility of the churches to help victims of abuse in their congregation. To purchase her book Renewing Our Minds in Love: Amazon. ca if you’re in Canada Amazon. com …

EP 170: How Can Church Leaders Help Abuse Survivors? Tina Smith Part One

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:55 — 23.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More“When a spiritual environment changes, lives are saved.” That phrase is at the heart of Tina’s life as well as her book “Renewing Our Minds in Love: Integrating Neuroscience and Scripture for Wholeness and Healing.” As a psychotherapist and debut author, Tina Smith …

EP 166: When Your Friends Go In For The Kill: Job Part 7

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:23 — 32.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreJob, now in his most exhausted state after sparring a few rounds with his so called friends, is once again exposed to one more round of verbal abuse. Job vigorously defends his character, his innocence and reputation in the community. He speaks of …

EP 163: When Your Friends Are Unsupportive: Job Part 4

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:36 — 28.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreIn our continuing series of Job, we meet Job’s first rotten friend, who does nothing to support him or comfort him. Only to abuse him. What is Job’s response to this treatment? What should our response be? Join us for Part 4! Link …

EP 159: You Don’t Have To Hate Yourself Anymore: Marina Carrier Part 2

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:24 — 23.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More Part Two! As a trauma survivor, and current minister who helps women overcome obstacles to faith, I’m passionate about the message that God has put on my heart: in our deepest darkness, we find the greatest light through His Spirit. Over the …

EP 158: I Never Thought Anyone Would Love Me: Marina Carrier: Part One

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:56 — 32.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreAs a trauma survivor, and current minister who helps women overcome obstacles to faith, I’m passionate about the message that God has put on my heart: in our deepest darkness, we find the greatest light through His Spirit. Over the past 20 years, …

EP 157: Hope and Healing For Native Peoples: Dr Steven Tracy

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:42 — 52.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreYou hear me talking about Mending The Soul all the time, but hearing all about it from the very founder of the ministry a treat. We have Dr Steven Tracy on the show for the third time, talking about more resources, more stories …

EP 156:The Difference Between Forgiveness and Denial: Rev Cheryl Kincaid

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:15 — 40.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe are covering a variety of topics today with my guest Cheryl Kincaid: surviving child abuse, spiritual abuse, forgiveness, denial, women’s empowerment, being called to preach, and the lesser known golden nuggets of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Join us for an exciting …

EP 155: Missionaries to Survivors of Sex Trafficking: Dave and Bobbie Ebert

Diana Winklersexual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:18 — 45.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More Reverends Dave and Bobbie Ebert are on a unique mission to minister to survivors of sex trafficking using the power of improv comedy. With their help, survivors find their voice, tap into their creativity, improve communication, and rediscover confidence. As US missionaries, …

EP 153: The Push and Pull of a Romantic Relationship with a Narcissist: Dana Diaz

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:07:03 — 61.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreDana S. Diaz is a wife, mother, and author of the best-selling book GASPING FOR AIR: THE STRANGLEHOLD OF NARCISSISTIC ABUSE. Dana has had life-long experience with narcissistic abuse, beginning in childhood. Her education in journalism and psychology at DePaul University in Chicago …

EP 152: How To Break Harmful Patterns So You Can Thrive: Derick Johnson

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:04:06 — 58.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreDerick is mixed and growing up in the south, he saw hate from both sides but used it as fuel along with the dark upbringing in a home of alcoholism and rage. Derick used fitness as an escape and quickly was able to …

EP 151: How Do You Find The Words To Describe Your Trauma? Mark McNear

Diana Winklersexual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:58 — 31.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreMany survivors suffer unspeakable abuse in their childhood and never tell another soul about it. It is very common to not have the words to even describe what happened to their bodies, their minds, and emotions. My guest Mark McNear is here to …

I Was a Guest On Murder, Blood, & Psychopaths Podcast

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

I had a great time as a guest on Eileen Santos’ podcast! We talked about the similarities of our abuse stories, narcissism, emotional and spiritual abuse. Eileen’s podcast is a True Crime podcast. Be sure to check out the rest of her excellent guests on the show! Listen to the episode here below! https://sites.libsyn.com/413645/site/episode-48-interview-diana-winkler Eileen Santos can be reached at mbpatpodcast.eandj@gmail.com or …

EP 150: The Healing Power of Writing: Kiesa Kay

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:30 — 49.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWriting your story can be a huge tool for healing from abuse. My guest Kiesa Kay talks about her new writing workshop series for abuse survivors that is free to join! We have a wonderful conversation talking about her children’s books, poetry, and …

EP 144: What Is Deconstruction? Part One

Diana WinklerChristianity

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:01:15 — 56.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe’re talking about deconstruction, what it is and why survivors choose to go down that road. We discuss many reasons that people give for abandoning their faith or turning their backs on God altogether. We’ll be exploring in a non judgmental, compassionate way, …

EP 142: Trafficked Three Times: Amanda Blackwood

Diana Winklersexual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:01:06 — 55.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More What do you think of when you hear the words “human trafficking”? Far away Asian countries? Young women? Kid knapping by strangers? Amanda Blackwood is my guest this week to dispel all these incorrect assumptions and define what trafficking really is. She …

EP 135: What Do You Do When Ministry Becomes Misery? Scott Distler

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:11 — 40.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWhat do you do when you have been abused, betrayed and abandoned by your own church? Pastor Scott Distler is all too familiar with that scenario and talks about his journey in his book, The Cave: When Ministry Becomes Misery. Scott uses examples …

EP 131: The Weeping Prophet We Can Relate To

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:16:15 — 69.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreMost people can recite Jeremiah 29:11, but what does the rest of the book of Jeremiah have to offer us today? Why was Jeremiah called The Weeping Prophet? Well, you are going to find out on this week’s episode. Jeremiah has lots of …

I Was A Guest On “Voice For The Hurting” Podcast!

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Check out my friend Lori Armstrong’s podcast, A Voice For The Hurting! I tell the abbreviated version of my abuse story and my healing journey. Click the link below: A Voice for the Hurting – Podcast Lori Armstrong A Voice for the Hurting Podcast was created to tell the stories of those who have felt alone. Whether by our own misconceptions …

EP 123: The God Who Sees Me: Hagar

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:00:54 — 55.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe are continuing our series on People in the Bible who have suffered abuse. Today we are diving into Hagar’s story and her son Ishmael. Where did Hagar come from? What led up to the unfortunate events Hagar endured? Did God really tell …

EP 121: Rape Is Never Your Fault: Tamar, Daughter Of King David

Diana Winklersexual assault

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 47:53 — 43.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreOn our second week of the new Bible character series, we will talk about the tragic story of Tamar, the daughter of King David. We discuss the other supporting characters in the story that contributed to the rape of Tamar by her half-brother, …

EP 120: Jesus Wants To Minister To You! The Woman At The Well

Diana WinklerChristianity, shame

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:12 — 37.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe are starting a new series about notable people in the bible, namely those who have suffered abuse. This week we will explore the story of the woman at the well. We’ll dive into the culture, history, geography, and glorious truths that are …

EP 119: Coping Strategies

Diana WinklerHealth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:50:34 — 101.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe are talking about healthy coping strategies (that are not binge shopping, overeating or drinking too much) for when you are healing. I talk about several different ideas that you can try that will soothe your nervous system and raise your happy hormones. …

Ep 118: Dating Trainwrecks: Part 2: Takeaways

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:29 — 46.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWelcome back to Part 2 of my crazy stories of dating after my divorce. I cover the dangers of dating websites and give you some guidelines and best practices for keeping you safe when you jump into the dating pool again. Transcript below! …

EP 117: Dating Trainwrecks Part 1

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:11:02 — 65.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe’re talking about dating after divorce and abusive relationships. How do I start dating again? How long should I wait? What about those dating apps? What are some red flags? I share my most regrettable relationships after my abusive marriage and lessons I …

EP 116: From Abuse to Solitary Confinement, to the Power of God: Steven Snook

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:09:46 — 63.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe have a fantastic story of redemption for you today with my guest Steven Snook. He candidly tells of his abusive upbringing, him selling drugs at an early age, and winding up in prison, particularly in solitary confinement. God had big plans for …

EP 115: Creating Healthier Relationships: Shannon Petrovich

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:24 — 35.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreHow do you have better relationships after experiencing only toxic ones? How do you date again and stop choosing the wrong people? Our expert therapist Shannon Petrovich is here to answer those questions and more. We had very informative conversation about contemporary topics, …

EP 114: Healing From Military Sexual Trauma: Kimberly Clark

Diana Winklersexual assault

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:31 — 57.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More Kimberly’s lived experience exceeds most people’s imagination. She has lived through and survived multiple traumas including rape, narcissistic abuse, emotional abuse, trauma,  MST, PTSD, Addiction and alcoholism. Not only did she survive it, she advocates for other women and veterans who are …

I Was A Guest On Maniacal Music Musings Podcast!

Diana WinklerMusic

I had a great time with Jeremy and Chancy reviewing our favorite albums together! Check out their podcast! The link is below! Link Tree Website: https://dswministries.org Email: diana@dswministries.org Social media links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DSW-Ministries-230135337033879 Twitter: https://twitter.com/DswMinistries YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxgIpWVQCmjqog0PMK4khDw/playlists Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dswministries/ https://dswministries.orgsubscribe-to-podcast/ Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Stitcher, Listen Notes Keep in touch with me! Email subscribe …

EP 113: My Story: Part 20: The Aftermath Of My Divorce

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence Leave a Comment

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:04:03 — 64.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreThere are a myriad of emotions, thoughts and choices after you have gone through a divorce, especially a survivor of abuse. I go through the roller coaster ride of the 2 years after the divorce, which involves depression, bankruptcy, sleepless night, and sabotage. …

EP 104: Domestic Violence And PTSD Can Keep Us In A Loop, How Do We Break The Cycle? Christina Foxwell

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:48 — 67.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe have a fantastic lady for you on the show today! Christina Foxwell is here to tell her powerful story of her healing journey from domestic violence. She is talking about her new book, Glass Angel as well. Join me for a delightful …

EP 103: How To Linger In The Presence Of God: Dr. Naima Bush

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:23 — 33.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe have my former music mentor on the show with us, Dr Naima Bush. She’s coming to talk about her new song Swept Away, and telling us about all her trials and adventures the last 2 years. She also shares her upbringing, her …

I Was A Guest On Heal Thrive Dream Podcast With Karen Robinson

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

https://podcasts.bcast.fm/e/q809qrpn (6) Heal Thrive Dream Guest: Diana Winkler – YouTube You all met Karen when she was on my podcast episode 89 recently and heard about her ministry. She invited me on her podcast as well. We had a great time sharing my story and how I started DSW Ministries. You will love Karen and her interview style. Join us …

How Does The Christian Faith Combine With Modern Psychology And Coaching? Michael Jaqueth

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 59:08 — 67.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreI had an entertaining and humorous conversation with Michael Jaquith, filled with valuable advice from his personal experiences. Michael tells his raw story of growing up in an abusive home, navigating the fallout from it, his conversion to Christ, and raising a family. …

A Guest Blog Collaboration With Other Abuse Advocates For Heal Thrive Dream!

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

If You remember my guest Karen Robinson From Heal, Thrive, Dream Podcast, she invited me to be a part of a collaborative blog with other abuse advocates! There is some very valuable advice here from those who know firsthand! Click on the link below to read the blog! “How to Support a Friend Who Has Experienced Domestic Violence” – Heal …

EP 101: How Can We Find Humor When Studying The Bible? Jake Doberenz

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:51 — 91.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe are having a great time during our Bible Study series. This week my guest is Jake Doberenz from Creatively Christian Podcast and Theophany Media. Jake is known for finding the humor in everyday life, and even in difficult passages in Scripture. He …

EP 99: Why Should I Study The Bible When It Triggers Me? Pastor Jason Harris

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:09:02 — 158.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWelcome back to Part 4 of our series on How To Study The Bible For Abuse Survivors! Pastor Jason Harris is back on the podcast from Cairns, Australia! He and his Mom, Joy Harris, told their survival story of abuse on Episode 57 …

EP 98: Guidelines For Interpreting The Bible In The Aftermath Of Abuse: Dr Steven Tracy

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence, spiritual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:11 — 51.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe have another fantastic episode for you for our series on How Study The Bible For Abuse Survivors. We have back on the show, theology and ethics professor, and founder of Mending the Soul Ministries, Dr Steven Tracy! He updates us on what …

I Was A Guest On Phantom Electric Ghost Podcast!

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

I had a great conversation with Keith of Phantom Electric Ghost Podcast. We were talking all things music: genres, how I got started, influences, songwriting. I also talked about what it was like being a missionary in a legalistic church with an abusive husband. I end with how I blended my music with my abuse advocay and my new healing …

Episode 94: How To Apply Emotional Intelligence To Control Your Triggers: Agape Garcia

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (279.4MB)Subscribe: Android | RSS | More So you’ve heard of post traumatic stress disorder, but we’re gonna find out what post traumatic growth is today. Agape Garcia is going to tell her powerful story of childhood survival, defying all odds, and protecting her child from her abusive husband. She describes how she has …

I Was Invited To Be A Guest On Christian Writing & Speaking Podcast with Jacqui Wilson

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

It was a blessing to chat with Jacqui on The CWS Podcast recently. I was invited to share a brief version of my story and what the Lord has been doing in my ministry as a musician and abuse advocate. She has a great show, so be sure to check her out! Her website: https://iamjacquiwilson.com/CWS/ Connect with her on Facebook, …

EP 88: What Is The Solution To The Number One Problem In Marriage? Felice Mathieu

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:28 — 33.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreThere are lots of problems that can come up in a marriage relationship. What is the common denominator of them all? My guest Felice Mathieu is going to share the answer to that question and what we can do to overcome it. Felice …

EP 87: How God Can Use One Song To Change Lives: Dave Combs

Diana WinklerChristian Music, Health Leave a Comment

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:03:20 — 39.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe have a musical treat for you today with my guest Dave Combs! Music has so much power in healing your body, your mind, and soul in whatever trauma you’ve experienced. Dave tells the story of how his original song, “Rachel’s Song” has …

EP 85: Breaking Free From The Monster: Victoria Cuore: Part 2

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence, sexual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:12 — 35.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe have Part 2 of my guest Victoria Cuore’s riveting story! This week we cover her abuser’s drug addictions, affairs, and continued violence towards her and her daughter. She believes her faith in God kept her alive through the abuse and gave her …

I Was A Guest Live On April Metzler’s RSVP Show!

Diana WinklerLive

One of the rare times I do interviews live! Come and listen. I talk briefly about my abuse story, my music journey, and recent pivots of my current like. April is an amazing host and we hit it off great! Lots of faith, hope and encouragement! Click the link below for the replay: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wearecommunitygroup/permalink/584410439577841/

Where Did You See God? Sitting In Suffering: Longsuffering-With Paul Grainger

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

I had a great time talking with Paul Grainger on his podcast Where Did You See God? I talked about my abuse story and my ministry now. Paul very eloquently adds some insights and encouragement to the story as well. Here is the link to listen: https://anchor.fm/wheredidyouseegod/episodes/Sitting-in-Suffering-Long-suffering-e1i6al5 Here’s Paul Grainger’s website: https://www.wheredidyouseegod.com/ https://www.facebook.com/wheredidyouseeGod/ https://www.instagram.com/wheredidyouseegod/ Website: https://dswministries.org Email: diana@dswministries.org Social media …

EP 80: Multiple Traumas And Hard Decisions: Saroya Brown

Diana Winklerfinancial abuse, mental illness, Physical Violence, sexual abuse, sexual assault

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:03:05 — 144.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe have a delightful and brave guest, Saroya Brown, on the show this week. She was an orphan and was homeless for 2 years, survived cancer 3 times, and suffered numerous abuses. She talks about the ugly process of healing: spiritually, physically, and …

I Was A Guest On Hooda L.K. Presents!

Diana WinklerChristian Music

I really enjoyed being on Hooda L.K. Presents recently! We had a great conversation talking about my music, my abuse story, and my ministry. Hooda played my original blues song “Break These Chains”. Hooda L.K. is a great host! He promotes Indie artists on his podcast and internet radio! Be sure to listen to his other guests on his show! …

Bonus Episode: Featuring Juanita McDonald On Her Fundraiser For Sexual Assault Survivors

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence, sexual assault

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:37 — 83.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe have a bonus episode for you this week! Come and hear about a great fundraiser for sexual assault survivors! It’s called a Panty-Thon! I’m interviewing Juanita McDonald about her story behind starting her ministry at Discover Me! Join us! Organization: Re-Discover ME …

EP75: Parenting Challenges With Foster To Adopt Children: Marcy Pusey: Part Two

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:27 — 83.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe have more Marcy for you! This week is the second half of my conversation with Marcy Pusey, who talks about her experience with foster to adopt and raising multicultural kids. She also shares the heartbreaking story of her mother-in-law being murdered in …

EP 74: Weaponizing Marriage: Marcy Pusey: Part One

Diana WinklerChristian marriage, church planting, clergy abuse, dating, spiritual abuse, Travel

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:41 — 90.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreMarcy Pusey is our fun, interesting and empowering guest for you this week! We had a great conversation about a variety of important topics, we made it a two part series. I was going to come up with some clever way to introduce …

EP73 When You Don’t Remember Your Childhood Abuse: John Jarman

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence, men, Physical Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:31 — 88.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWith no memory of his childhood till the age of twelve, John Jarman had no conscious way to overcome the unknown pain in his past. When his adult life crumbled around him, he finally reached out for professional help, both emotionally and spiritually. …

Episode 72: Struggling With Not Enoughness, Disconnectedness And Shame: Dr. Bill Senyard

Diana Winklershame

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:52 — 125.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreDr. Bill Senyard Is my guest this week who has this very intriguing app for healing from abuse and trauma! He is an experienced pastor, discipler, church revitalization specialist, lecturer and conference speaker with 25 years as a local church pastor. He is …

Episode 71: Is Purity The Same Thing As Virginity? Lydia Vreeman

Diana WinklerChristian marriage, dating, sexual assault, shame

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:40 — 32.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreLydia Vreeman is my guest this week from the Holy Ship Podcast! She shares her personal story of being sexually assaulted by someone she trusted in the church. We talk about the difference between purity and virginity, and hope for those of us …

Episode 70: My Story: Adventures In Soulwinning And Other Dangers: Part 13

Diana WinklerChristian Music, church planting, financial abuse, spiritual abuse, suicide

We are continuing in my story this week, wrapping up the ministry in New Jersey as youth leaders. It begins describing the manipulative soulwinning practices in the church. What it was like to knock on doors in the most dangerous city in New Jersey? Find out how a church hired a family to replace us as youth leaders without even telling us. Hear about the scary time we thought the KKK were going to fire bomb our house. I also share how I survived the attempted suicide of my husband. The episode ends with new music I recorded, called “Your God Will Come”.

Episode 69: My Story: Coercion, Financial And Spiritual Abuse: Part 12

Diana WinklerChristian Music, church planting, financial abuse, spiritual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:00:49 — 35.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | MoreWe are continuing my abuse story this week on the podcast. Last time we left off during our time church planting in New Jersey as youth pastors. We’re talking more about spiritual abuse and then adding financial abuse to the mix. Find out …

Episode 67: How Do I Find A Job When Starting Over? Part One: Diana Alt

Diana Winklercareer change, Discussion, Episodes, job search, MY PODCAST, MY PODCAST

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 47:42 — 29.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More “How can I leave my abuser when I don’t have a job or marketable job skills?” That is a common reason why victims stay with their abusers. My guest this week is Diana Alt, a career coach who is here to show …

Episode 66: I Don’t Want My Daughter To Suffer The Same Abuse I Did: Bridget Seavey: Part 2

Diana Winklerclergy abuse, Domestic Violence, Physical Violence, sexual abuse, sexual assault, spiritual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:09 — 22.7MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More We are continuing Bridget Seavey’s incredible story this week. With the birth of her daughter, she realized she did not want the abuse to continue to the next generation. She shares the repeated verbal, physical and sexual abuse that she endured, …

Episode 65: Kicked Out Of The Church After Being Abused: Bridget Seavey

Diana Winklerclergy abuse, Domestic Violence, Physical Violence, sexual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:40 — 21.6MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Why would a church kick a young girl out of the church she loves when she reports she has been abused by someone in the church? This is actually quite common in churches, and it happened more than once to our …

Episode 63: The Power Of Words To Destroy Or Heal: Allen Taylor

Diana WinklerChristianity, clergy abuse, men

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:09 — 33.7MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More “Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me!” Do you remember that chant from childhood? Well, we will find out from my guest Allen Taylor that verbal abuse is just as damaging as physical abuse. We …

Episode 62: Surviving Abuse From A Therapist: Amy Nordhues

Diana Winklerclergy abuse, sexual abuse, sexual assault, shame

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:04:25 — 36.5MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Imagine being a survivor of multiple abuses from childhood, and then the therapist that you chose to help you to heal from that abuse, abuses you as well. This is exactly what happened to our guest Amy Nordhues. We talk about …

Episode 61: Christmas With Jesus: Musical Guests April Metzler & Friends

Diana WinklerChristian Music

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:08 — 30.4MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More We have a special Christmas episode this year with my musical guests April Metzler, Dan Kennedy, and Thomas Arthur. They are going to share their very personal and miraculous story behind the song, “Christmas With Jesus”. Christmas is a difficult time …

Episode 56: Trauma Induced Eating Disorders: Sue Bowles

Diana WinklerChristian Music, eating disorders, sexual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:00:07 — 33.4MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Did you know that there are many forms of eating disorders? Most of us are familiar with bulimia or anorexia, but there are many more. Sue Bowles is our guest this week sharing about how her childhood trauma was the catalyst …

I Was A Guest On Restoring Your Voice With Pastor David McGuire

Diana WinklerChristian Music, Domestic Violence, spiritual abuse

Join Pastor David as he interviews Diana Winkler of DSW Ministries. Diana is an abuse survivor whose abuser was enabled by church leadership. This interview will open your eyes. Contact me at david.mcguire@restoredtolife.org SUBSCRIBE to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/DavidCMcGuire Be sure to check out Pastor David’s ministry! I had a great conversation about my ministry, my abuse story and how the …

One Year Anniversary Of The Podcast: Part Two

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:52:18 — 257.0MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Welcome back to Part Two of the One Year Anniversary celebration! I have more new music featured for you, as well as more highlights from my great guests this past year! There is a book giveaway for those who share and …

I Was A Guest Speaker On Refuge Freedom Stories

Diana Winklerbible college, Christian marriage, Christian Music, spiritual abuse

I had a great time talking with Jonnie on the podcast! Be sure to check out the other episodes. Here’s the link: https://refugefreedomstories.podbean.com/e/refuge-freedom-stories-diana-winkler/ October 29, 2021Interview with Diana Winkler, hosted and produced by Jonnie Taverner. Diana shares her journey to a life with Jesus, through an abusive relationship, and, how her plans changed and blossomed into a ministry to others. The song …

I Was A Guest On Embracing Abundant Life Podcast

Diana WinklerChristian Music, Christianity, spiritual abuse

https://podcasts.google.com/search/Embracing%20Abundant%20Life I had a great time chatting with Dr. Avis Sparks about my abuse story, my music and advocacy ministry. She is a great host! Be sure to check out her podcast! Show Notes: We do not need to wear a mask for God. The mask only hinders us from letting God help us deal with our real issues. God …

I Was A Guest On “Finding God In Our Pain” With Sherrie Pilkington

Diana WinklerPhysical Violence

I had a great conversation with Sherrie talking about the short version of my abuse story. Be sure to check out Sherrie’s podcast! Sherrie’s bio: I’m so glad you’re here. Addressing our grief is never easy, so I am truly grateful for your trust as we navigate this delicate subject. I promise there is healing and love to be found …

Episode 41: The Healing Power Of Music: Part 2: Stories Behind The Music

Diana WinklerChristian Music, Concerts, Episodes

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:31 — 58.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS | More We’re back with Part Two of The Healing Power Of Music. We open with a behind the scenes look at the process of Diana recording her song “Break These Chains”. We hear more about the amazing power that music has to transcend …

Episode 40: The Healing Power Of Music Part One

Diana WinklerChristian Music, Episodes, Health, Music

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:12 — 47.4MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More How can we use music as a healing tool? How music can affect our emotions? Can music make you sin? Is music only for worship services? These are some questions we answer on this week’s episode. Also, hear about the history …

Episode 29: Men Too: Dr. Kelli Palfy

Diana Winklerclergy abuse, Episodes, men, Physical Violence, sexual abuse, shame, spiritual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:31 — 62.8MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Hollywood and pop culture often give us the impression that men can’t be raped or sexually abused. Our guest today, Dr. Kelli Palfy, is here to dispel that myth and to give us the facts gleaned from her vast experience working …

Episode 27: My Father Is A Pedophile-Jimmy Hinton Part 2

Diana WinklerChristianity, clergy abuse, Episodes, sexual abuse, shame, spiritual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:58 — 59.7MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More We continue our conversation with Pastor Jimmy Hinton this week, who had to turn his own father in to the police for pedophilia. Find out the sequence of events after Jimmy’s father is arrested and placed in prison with a life …

Episode 26: My Father Is A Pedophile: Pastor Jimmy Hinton Part One

Diana WinklerChristianity, clergy abuse, Episodes, sexual abuse, shame, spiritual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:44 — 56.2MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Could you turn in your own parent to the police for committing unspeakable crimes of pedophilia? Would you be able to spot a pedophile in your midst? Pastor Jimmy Hinton and his family lived through this horrendous nightmare when he discovered …

EPISODE 15: GUEST WAYNE STILES: THE GODLY EXAMPLE OF JOSEPH

Diana WinklerChristian Music, Christianity, Episodes, Physical Violence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 45:25 — 49.8MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Don’t miss this episode with our guest Wayne Stiles from Walking The Bible Lands! Wayne shares insights on the godly example of Joseph, and how his life gives us some encouraging answers to one of life’s toughest questions: Where was God …

Episode 14: Survivor Story: Sandy Phillips Kirkham – Let Me Prey On You

Diana Winklerclergy abuse, Episodes, Physical Violence, sexual abuse, shame, spiritual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:07:10 — 74.0MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More We have a survivor story of clergy abuse on today’s episode. Our guest is Sandy Phillips Kirkham, author of the book, Let Me Prey Upon You. It tells the horrific story of how she was methodically groomed by her youth pastor …

Episode 13: Survivor Story: Roselly Genao – It’s Not That Easy To Leave

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence, Episodes, Physical Violence, shame

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 48:19 — 54.6MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Join us for a captivating story of healing! Our guest is Roselly Genao. She tells of her close knit Catholic family and Dominican roots. As she goes through her college years, she struggled with her faith, depression, lack of self worth, …

Episode 12: Guest Dave Ebert: The Healing Power Of Laughter

Diana WinklerEpisodes, Physical Violence, sexual abuse, shame

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:23 — 59.0MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Our guest on this week’s podcast, is Dave Ebert from Gifts4Glory Ministries. Dave shares his past struggles with depression, self worth, and thoughts of suicide. He has captivating stories of how he met the Lord, found his calling into improv comedy, …

Episode 11: Survivor Story: Pastor Mark Sowersby – Forgiving The Nightmare

Diana WinklerDomestic Violence, Episodes, mental illness, Physical Violence, sexual abuse, shame

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:01:41 — 60.6MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Our guest on today’s episode is Pastor Mark Sowersby. He shares his inspiring story of overcoming abuse, struggles with his weight, and dyslexia. He tells us powerful stories about meeting Jesus, going into the ministry, and learning how to forgive. Join …

Episode 9: Let’s Talk About Trust Part 2: God and the Bible

Diana Winklerclergy abuse, Domestic Violence, Episodes, mental illness, Physical Violence, sexual abuse, spiritual abuse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:52 — 39.6MB) | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Can we trust God and the Bible in the midst of our suffering? Diana explores these questions. She also gives tips on bible study and praying when you don’t feel like it. She extends her Christmas greetings with her favorite Christmas …