John Thurman

John Thurman M.Div., M.A., is a Licensed Mental health Professional, Author, Speaker, and Certified Corporate Crisis Response Specialist who lives with his wife Angie in Albuquerque, NM. In addition, he is the Director of Covert Mercy Inc., a ministry that provides Stress Management Consulting and Training for ministry leaders and missionaries serving in the North Africa Middle East area. Learn more at

Understanding the Power of Focus in Your Life

“I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals, and I try to ignore the rest.” Venus…

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10 Tips For Having a Happy Husband

With all the static about the Gillette commercial and the APA’s discussion about toxic masculinity,…

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Optimism: A Vital Part of Resilience
Optimism: A Vital Part of Resilience

“The sun will come out tomorrow!” Little Orphan Annie Optimism is a vital part of resilience.…

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4 Proven Ways to Build Strong, Resilient Kids and Teens

Are you looking for tools to help your child reach their potential? In this article, “4 Proven Ways…

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How to Deal with Old Wounds: A Biblical Perspective

“We forget: In life, it doesn’t matter what happens to you or where you came from. It matters what…

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6 Benefits of Having Humor in Your Relationship

Several years ago, my wife and I had come to an impasse in our relationship. I was detached and…

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5 Ways to Enrich Communication with Your Wife!

Wisdom opens your heart to receive wise counsel, but pride closes your ears to advice and gives…

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12 Ways to Invest In Your Marriage
12 Ways to Invest in Your Marriage

So, what is the secret of turning a “less than stellar” relationship around? What are some things…

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3 Ways to Overcome the Dragons of Fear and Anxiety

Are you managing fear, or is it managing you? Today, you will learn practical ways to manage fear…

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Busting Marriage Myths Series: Part 5
Busting Marriage Myths Series: Part 5

Myth # 7 A Great Relationship Has Nothing to Do with Sex Don’t believe that for a minute.…

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