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Change(d) Conference 2019

Change(d) Conference 2019

What’s going on in your head right now? What are you thinking about this very minute? What are you feeling?

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Are Your Prayers Too Small?

Are Your Prayers Too Small?

If it seems as though God is not answering your prayers, it’s probably not because your prayers are too big. Instead, are your prayers too small?

What do you pray about? Have you listened to yourself when you pray?

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Five Ways to Foster Faith in the Next Generation

In the years that Barna Research has tracked the Christian faith of Millenials and Generation Z, the numbers are quite troubling. In 2011, 59% of young Americans who grew up Christian had stopped attending their churches and those numbers are increasing.

What can be done to offset the decline of faith amongst the next generation? Mark Matlock, co-author of Faith for Exiles joins Dr. Carol to discuss the startling trends as well as the solutions in this fascinating discussion.

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Money and Marriage: Making Peace

Arguing with your spouse about money–whether a lack of it or what to do with it-is the leading cause of relationship strain or even divorce.
Is there a way to create harmony between you two when it comes to finances? Nnamdi Operanozie, stewardship pastor at Celebration Church, joins Dr. Carol to discuss how to help your marriage by getting on the same page when it comes to personal finances. 

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Mastering Your Hormones–But Were Afraid to Ask

Hormone changes, especially during menopause, can cause many women trouble. Learn the keys that will help you take charge of your hormonal health in this special episode. 

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Single Parenting After Divorce

According to a recent Barna Research study, more than 50 percent of Christian marriages ends in divorce. With single parenting becoming more common than ever, the church has not always served single parents nor their families well.

Linda Ranson Jacobs, one of the foremost leaders in single-parent ministry joins Dr. Carol to discuss the challenges of divorce and how to overcome them. Having been both divorced and widowed, Linda knows firsthand the needs of single-parent families and provides key insight in this powerful episode.

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Your life's experience, work, and ministry is really blessing my life. Thank you Dr. Carol - from one ministered soul to you a mouthpiece of God's Word. Whew! So I just shed a few more tears while writing this.


Your videos and articles helped me greatly. I had decided that that if by a certain time my husband and I were not making progress, I was leaving. But then my husband and I talked!!! We have a long way to go, but with God we will succeed. Thank you Lord, and thank you Dr Carol."


We faced this hurdle where we needed help. Dr Carol listened, and when she gave advice it felt like it was without judgement and made us both see the issue in a new perspective. Now our marriage is stronger than ever.

Brian & Suzi



Hello, my name is Dr. Carol Tanksley

I’m an OB-Gyn physician, Doctor of Ministry, author, and speaker. And I’m so happy you’ve joined me on this journey to live Fully Alive!

I’ve practiced medicine for 25 years (in Texas since 2005), and am board certified in Obstetrics-Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology. I currently practice part-time, providing short-term relief for other OB-Gyn physicians and hospitals. This provides the flexibility for me to do more of the ministry work I love.

While continuing to practice medicine, I also obtained an M.Div. (Master of Divinity), and then a D.Min. (Doctor of Ministry) from Oral Roberts University, focusing on Christian leadership. My husband Al and I together produced a regular radio program “The Dr Carol Show” from 2009 until not long before his death in 2016.

Speaking, writing, and connecting with people both here and around the world lets me help men, women, and couples live more Fully Alive and experience the good health, loving relationships, and joyful spirituality that Jesus came to bring us.

I live in Austin, Texas, where I get to enjoy being Grandma Carol to four wonderful grandchildren.