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Case Study: Past Sex Thoughts In Current Marriage

Biff comes to you for counseling. He is a member of your church and recently married Mable. Her family has been members of your church all their lives. Mable grew up attending Christian schools and is now a teacher in your church school. Listen to… Continue Reading …

All Your Soul Care Activity Is “Speck Fishing”

How you think about others will determine the quality of the soul care that you will provide to them. One of the most important keys to remember when it comes to discipleship is that all your care falls within the parameters of speck fishing. Listen… Continue Reading …

Four Reasons to Praise God For Your Imperfections

The word Utopia means no place—a place that does not exist. A utopian idea of life is a mirage in a desert. This reality is a major data point for anyone who has a penchant toward perfectionism. Listen to the podcast You may want to… Continue Reading …

Should We Use Non-Bible Language to Talk About Problems?

Should we use extra-biblical language to describe and offer solutions to the human condition? Is it okay to use words that are not in the Bible, or in ways the Bible does not intend? Do you think the Lord has a problem with you using… Continue Reading …

Day 30 – Teach Your Children To Laugh At Themselves

31-Day Parenting Devotion Day 30 
TEACH YOUR CHILDREN TO LAUGH AT THEMSELVES A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. (Proverbs 17:22) Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If you… Continue Reading …

Eight Ways to Think About Your Past

In the counseling world, there is a lot made of a person’s past. Thinking about your past narrative can be a good thing. Your history is important because God was in your past. (cf. Jeremiah 1:5; Ephesians 1:3-11). Listen to the podcast You may want… Continue Reading …

When Desires for Love and Respect Destroy Your Marriage

There is a common belief within the Christian community that we have God-given desires like love and respect that are good but can morph into evil desires from our selfish hearts. Is this accurate? Should the statement be unchallenged? You may want to read: You… Continue Reading …

Eight Reasons Perfection Does Not Glorify God

Striving for perfection is a futile way to live. It perpetuates internal turmoil and frustrates your closest friends. Though God does not want you to live a sloppy, haphazard life, He does want you to know that perfection comes through your weaknesses–your inability to be… Continue Reading …

Eight Ways to an Effective Prayer Life

Prayer is every person’s dilemma and tension. Many Christians struggle with a consistent and dynamic prayer life. If you learn and practice these eight tips, you can change your prayer life. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or… Continue Reading …

Should a Wife Respect Her Unkind Husband?

Should a wife respect her unkind husband? While the answer is an obvious and absolute yes, is it right to make that blanket edict without filling in this problem with a biblical understanding? Paul would say absolutely not. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are… Continue Reading …