How to Survive When Your Spouse Tries to Die by Suicide

How to Survive When Your Spouse Tries to Die by Suicide

Recovery from a suicide attempt feels a lot like resurrection. For the spouse of someone who just caused their own near-death experience, managing the aftermath is unthinkable and overwhelming. In Episode 25 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, Rev. Liz Edman interviews Steve and Lindsey Austin. This one is all about the years of recovery since the day Steve tried to die. This extremely vulnerable conversation is the messy marriage story the Austins have been waiting five years to share. 

BONUS: Forgiveness is the Death of Ego

BONUS: Forgiveness is the Death of Ego

What would you do if someone you loved deeply was murdered with a jackhammer, and then burned alive? Could you forgive them? Could you go even further than forgiveness? In Episode 24 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, Steve’s friend and mentor Ed Bacon shares truths about forgiveness.

The Heart of Man (with Paul Young)

The Heart of Man (with Paul Young)

In Episode 23 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, Steve Austin and Paul Young discuss the upcoming docudrama, "The Heart of Man". In this episode, Steve and Paul talk about the truth about sex, abuse, addiction, and recovery. Do not miss this episode.

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know about Being Muslim

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know about Being Muslim

In Episode 21 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, Steve Austin talks with Mohamed Ghilan and Sakinah Kaiser about life as a Muslim. The media, politicians, and even fear-based religious leaders would have us believe that we are enemies, but it just isn't true.

I was a Pastor When I Nearly Died by Suicide

I was a Pastor When I Nearly Died by Suicide

Episode 20 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast is a bonus episode, in honor of Suicide Prevention Month. In this episode, Steve Austin shares his story of nearly dying, while he was serving as a pastor. Don't miss this powerful tale of Steve's very darkest night.

Christopher Stroop Says It's Time to #EmptyThePews

Christopher Stroop Says It's Time to #EmptyThePews

In Episode 19 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, Steve Austin talks with Christopher Stroop, creator of the viral hashtag #EmptyThePews.

If you're sickened over Charlottesville, Evangelical Christianity's love-affair with Donald Trump, or the recent Nashville Statement, this is a conversation you do not want to miss!

Loving Your Neighbor has Something to do with Racism

Loving Your Neighbor has Something to do with Racism

On episode 16 of the #AskSteveAustin podcast, Steve Austin talks with artist and theologian, Andre Henry. If you've been glued to the news out of Charlottesville, much like the rest of the country, you may be left asking, "What now?" If so, this episode is for you.

The Wonderful Truth about Heaven and Hell

The Wonderful Truth about Heaven and Hell

On Episode 15 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, Steve Austin talks with a very special guest, The Reverend Ed Bacon. Together, these friends discuss the wonderful truth about Heaven and Hell. Having conversations around Heaven and Hell can be heavy, scary, and devisive. That's exactly why Steve invited Ed Bacon for this "Ask the Expert" segment.

Let's Get Naked

Let's Get Naked

In Episode 14 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, Steve Austin talks about getting naked. What would our relationships look life if we stripped it all away and stood, naked and unashamed, in front of those we care about? What would it do for our own mental health, if we peeled back the layers of fear, shame, and guilt, and saw ourselves for the first time? How might we heal, if we undressed from the unrealistic expectations of other people and institutions, and looked into a mirror of mercy, and began to practice some self-love?

6 Practical Ways to Defeat Discouragement Today

6 Practical Ways to Defeat Discouragement Today

In Episode 13 of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, Life Coach Steve Austin shares 6 practical ways to defeat discouragement today. By sharing a bit of a personal confession, Steve talks the listener through simple and powerful ways to take control of your life and find your smile again.

Help! Someone I Love Wants to Die

Help! Someone I Love Wants to Die

Episode 006, featuring “Ask the Expert” with Sarah Fader, is all about recovery from a suicide attempt and suicide prevention. This episode is for the person who loves someone who longs to die. This is for the caregiver who feels stuck. Someone you care about is suffering with a mental illness so much that they are either threatening suicide, or you worry they may want to die. This episode is all about the kind souls who want to help, but feel like they’re on the outside, looking in.


*Trigger warning: suicide, suicide attempt, suicide prevention, suicidal ideation

Recovery: When Jesus Isn't Enough

Recovery: When Jesus Isn't Enough

In Episode 005, Steve Austin talks about recovery and answers the question, "What do you do when Jesus isn't enough?" Steve welcomes his first guest expert, Faydra Koenig, to the show for a brand new, "Ask the Expert Segment". Music for this episode is "The Bear" by Act of Congress.