214 episodes

Our goal is to help you, your spouse and your family, Ignite your Faith, Family, and Future and take it to the next level by giving practical tips and tricks that we have used in our own lives. We have 20 years of sobriety combined. We also have been a blended family for over 10 years!

We have lived lives of major struggle, alcohol addiction, sexual/emotional/physical abuse, and so much more. BUT!! We have fought our way out of it! We are proud Christians that feel there is a gap between the non-Christian world and the Christian world that is full of people like us! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/josh-groce2/support

Couple on Fire – For couples that want to take their faith, family, and future to the next level Josh & Kristy Groce

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    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

Our goal is to help you, your spouse and your family, Ignite your Faith, Family, and Future and take it to the next level by giving practical tips and tricks that we have used in our own lives. We have 20 years of sobriety combined. We also have been a blended family for over 10 years!

We have lived lives of major struggle, alcohol addiction, sexual/emotional/physical abuse, and so much more. BUT!! We have fought our way out of it! We are proud Christians that feel there is a gap between the non-Christian world and the Christian world that is full of people like us! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/josh-groce2/support

    The Couple on Fire Story

    The Couple on Fire Story

    In this special episode, we take you on a journey through our own story. We share the intimate details of their past, the challenges they faced individually and as a couple, and the transformative experiences that shaped them into the dynamic duo they are today. From overcoming addiction and blending a family to building a life centered around faith and growth, "The Couple on Fire Story" is a testament to the power of resilience, love, and commitment. We hope that by sharing our journey, we can inspire and ignite hope in others, proving that it's possible to rise from the ashes of adversity and blaze a trail toward a brighter future. Join us as we delve into the origins of The Couple on Fire, and discover how we turned our trials into triumphs to help others take their faith, family, and future to the next level.


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    • 49 min
    It's Never Too Late to Start

    It's Never Too Late to Start

    We dive into the heartening reality that age is not a barrier to new beginnings. From seizing a 'Second Chance' at life, embarking on a journey of 'Reinvent'ion, harnessing accumulated 'Wisdom,' to constructing a lasting 'Legacy,' we uncover the myriad ways individuals can reignite their passions and fulfill their purposes, no matter the stage of life.

    Join us as we share uplifting stories and practical insights, all underpinned by the powerful biblical promise that with faith, it's never too late to soar to new heights.


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    • 37 min
    Escaping the Burnout Trap

    Escaping the Burnout Trap

    In this episode, we tackle the sneaky beast of burnout that's been lurking in the shadows of our lives. We share our personal struggles and the revelations that helped us recognize and confront this silent saboteur. Discover the subtle signs that might indicate you're facing burnout and explore actionable strategies to break free and reclaim your joy and purpose. This is a journey from the brink of exhaustion to revitalizing our zest for life, and we're here to guide you through every step. Join us as we unveil the path to a more balanced and fulfilling existence, proving that with the right tools and mindset, escaping the burnout trap is possible.


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    • 41 min
    Marriage & Money

    Marriage & Money

    In this episode, we delve into the intricate relationship between money and marriage. We uncover how financial matters, when handled wisely, can strengthen the bonds of matrimony. Guided by the wisdom of Proverbs 21:5, "The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty," we navigate through the essentials of marital finance.



    We start with Open Communication, emphasizing the importance of honest discussions about financial goals and challenges. Transparency in finances is key to preventing conflicts and building trust.



    Moving on to Joint Budgeting, we explore the significance of creating and adhering to a budget together. This practice not only ensures financial stability but also reinforces the partnership aspect of marriage.



    In our segment on Money Autonomy, we discuss the balance between shared financial responsibilities and individual financial freedom. This balance fosters mutual respect and trust in the relationship.



    Finally, we address Future Planning, highlighting the importance of jointly preparing for the future. From savings to investments, planning together is crucial for a secure and prosperous life ahead.



    For more insights and tips on taking your faith, family, and future to the next level, visit our website at joshandkristy.com. Join us in this journey as we help couples navigate the financial aspects of their marriage, turning challenges into opportunities for growth and unity.


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    • 41 min
    Love People, Use Things

    Love People, Use Things

    Kristy and I dive deep into the transformative philosophy of "Love People, Use Things: Because the Opposite Never Works." Join us as we explore how this powerful message aligns with our faith, strengthens our marriage, and guides us toward a more meaningful and simplified life.

    We share personal insights and practical advice on prioritizing relationships over material possessions, fostering deeper connections, and embracing the true essence of minimalism. Whether you're looking to declutter your space or your heart, this episode offers the inspiration and steps you need to start.

    For more resources and to continue the conversation, visit us at joshandkristy.com.

    Let's embark on this journey together, learning to love people more deeply and use things just as they are meant to be used.


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    • 36 min
    Mastering Forgiveness: Unlocking the Five Languages of Apology

    Mastering Forgiveness: Unlocking the Five Languages of Apology

    Dive into a transformative discussion on the Five Languages of Apology, inspired by Gary Chapman's insightful concepts. Join us in this engaging episode as they explore the power of understanding, expressing, and receiving apologies in ways that deeply resonate with each individual. Whether you're seeking to mend a misunderstanding or strengthen your relationship, this episode is a valuable tool for anyone looking to enhance their communication skills and emotional connection. Perfect for couples, blended families, and anyone interested in personal development and spiritual growth. Discover how to turn apologies into a pathway for healing and deeper intimacy in your relationships. Tune in to elevate your faith, family, and future to the next level.



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    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

jasonandkelly ,

Great advise from people who have lived it.

The advise is given from a couple who has been through the fire with addiction, divorce, high conflict ex’s and blending of families. Getting guidance from this couple has helped us work through as well as avoid common issues of blended families.

Stepfamily Mission POSSIBLE ,

Stepfamily Parenting is Tough! Josh & Kristy make it easier!

Resourceful, witty, and entertaining perspectives on the tough, complex experiences we have in blended families. Keep up the great work! ~Jen Rogers, Bold & Blended Stepmoms

Nacho Kids ,

Josh & Kristy Are Awesome!

I love the energy Josh and Kristy have! They are not only down to earth, but funny too! If you haven't listened to their podcast, you really need to! They have lived what they talk about and have great advice!

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