Entries by Brian Heideman

Courage in Crisis: When Trust is Broken

Cru City Austin interviewed an Austin couple, Craig and Jen Ferguson who have weathered the breakdown of trust and intimacy in their marriage due to the use of pornography. The Fergusons told their story in a live interview format of how they found hope and healing through biblical counsel and understanding the root of addiction. They have encouraged others as they provided practical tips to developed healthy and fulfilling relationships, experienced forgiveness, and rediscovered oneness and intimacy in their marriage. They even wrote a book on the subject entitled, “Pure Eyes, Clean Heart: a Couple’s Journey to Freedom from Pornography.”

Courage in Crisis: When Life Hangs in the Balance

Every parent’s worst nightmare. At 4 years old, Owen Coulter was brought to Dell Children’s after complaining of a headache and his body turning cold. His heart stopped in the ER where he underwent 90 minutes of CPR. If he miraculously survived, what damage might he have sustained? His parents, Kristin and Darin Coulter were told, “He may not know who you are; he may not be able to eat or walk.” The crisis the Coulter’s faced that day and the weeks following would require tremendous courage. How did they do it? What helped them endure such a terrifying experience?