Living Wholehearted

February 15, 2022

Ep. 118 : The Summits and Valleys of Marriage with Bryan and Kristen Jones

In honor of Valentine's week, Jeff and Terra want to help spur you on in your marriage. This is not your typical advice; “date your spouse once a week” or “make sure you do the dishes”. This is a real conversation with the Mattson's good friends, Bryan and Kristen Jones, about the highs and lows in their twenty years of marriage. Sometimes we just want fun dates, long walks on the beach, beautiful flowers just because (all good things) - but the reality of experiencing true intimacy in any marriage takes more honesty, work, and courage than most of us could even imagine at the beginning of our relationships. The Jones are parents to t hree kids, leaders at a Christian University in Seattle, WA, and mountaineers who have summited seven mountains. They faced a devastating fall 7 years into their marriage when Bryan admitted he was sexually addicted to pornography, masturbation, and was tempted by emotional affairs. Kristen shares how she faced this reality head on and what helped her move through the pain and not around it. Together they have learned to see their shared meaning in the great outdoors as they help their own children learn to do hard things. Episode 118 is for anyone who is married, wants to be married, or pondering if they should stay married. Whether you have faced similar addictions and betrayal, or want to help your kids grow their confidence to do hard things, Bryan and Kristen's vulnerability will be an encouragement to anyone who needs inspiration to keep going in their marriage. Read More

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We define a leader as anyone with a following. Whether you are a parent or a CEO, or both, how you lead matters. When a leader lives with integrity, everyone in their wake benefits. And when they don't, everyone in their wake pays, it's just a matter of time. We are a husband and wife team HELPING LEADERS of all types LIVE WITH INTEGRITY through Biblical, Clinical, and Relational Wisdom. The Living Wholehearted Podcast is filled with grace, hope, and practical tools to help you in every relationship that matters most to you in your home, work, and community. Become a leader who is shrinking their integrity gap between what you say and how you actually live. Join us in the movement of becoming a Wholehearted Leader!

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About Jeff and Terra Mattson

Jeff Mattson (MA ORL) and Terra Mattson (MA LPC, LMFT) are Christian Parenting spokespeople and the co-hosts of the Living Wholehearted Podcast in the Christian Parenting Podcast Network.


After two decades studying and working in leadership and trauma-informed therapy, Jeff and Terra are bridging the gap between Biblical, clinical, and relational wisdom to help leaders live with integrity in the home, work, and community.


They are the co-founders of Living Wholehearted, a professional counseling and organizational development firm. Terra is the author of Courageous: Being Daughters Rooted in Grace and together they co-authored Shrinking the Integrity Gap: Between what Leaders Preach and Live. Jeff and Terra have skin in the game as they raise their two daughters just outside Portland, OR on five acres of old growth woods. There is never a dull moment in the Mattson home!

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