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Knowing You’re Bad Is the Beginning of Being Good

Knowing You're Bad Is the Beginning of Being Good

One of the most counterintuitive messages for anyone to accept is their inherent badness. If you are feeling bad about yourself, the key to overcoming this struggle is to accept that you’re not a good person. The culture says you are somebody. The Bible says… Continue Reading …

There Is a Reason You Should Love Yourself and Others

You’ve heard that love is a verb, right? That is because love is an action word. Action-less Love is like faith without works: both would be dead. But the question I want to ponder in this article is, who are you supposed to love? Listen… Continue Reading …

The Fallacy and Futility Of Self-Esteem

The Fallacy and Futility of Self-Esteem

The idea of self-esteem has been around for a long time. It’s one of the major planks of the culture’s gospel. Because we live in the world, it’s imperative to be careful about engaging the world, especially when it comes to their psychology. Listen to… Continue Reading …

The Cure For Self-Esteem

Mable walked into the woods one day, doused herself with gasoline, and set herself on fire. The newspapers said she suffered from low self-esteem. They were wrong. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If you want to comment… Continue Reading …

Loving Me: The Hidden Agenda of Self-Esteem

Thinking more about yourself is not the path to freedom. The self-esteem agenda demands that you turn your thoughts onto yourself. The Bible has a counterintuitive message: The more God thoughts you have, the freer you will be. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are… Continue Reading …

Day 4 – Teen Devotion: Forget About Self-Esteem

Day 4 – Teen Devotion_ Forget About Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is one of the most corrupted teachings in our culture. Though you should love yourself as a unique individual made in God’s image, to ask someone who does not know the Lord or has a weak relationship with God to esteem—think highly—themselves is a… Continue Reading …

Day 29 – Teen Devotion: Re-evaluating Your Self-Esteem

Day 29 - Teen Devotion_ Re-evaluating Your Self-Esteem

Thinking more about yourself is not the path to freedom. The self-esteem agenda demands that you turn your thoughts onto yourself, thinking more and more about yourself. The Bible has a different type of message; it’s a counterintuitive worldview: The more you think about God… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Mable’s Search for Self-Esteem

Mable said during one of her counseling sessions that her dad was unstable, which typically manifested as pouting or verbal outbursts toward her and her three siblings. Mable is nineteen now but remembers in vivid detail balling up in a fetal position many nights as… Continue Reading …