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My Mother Died Last Night—A Few Thoughts After Life

My mother went to heaven on Thursday, June 20, 2013. The next day, I made this journal entry about her death, life, and finally becoming a Christian. Listen to the podcast You may want to read: From Despair to Hope: Grieving The Death Of A… Continue Reading …

Exporting Modesty To the Next Generation

Exporting the gospel to the world is one of the highest privileges for a Christian, which is why the issue of modesty has to be part of the ongoing dialogue in our homes. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud,… 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 …

How to Turn Your Arguments Into Redemptive Communication

Couples experiencing marriage difficulty often cite poor communication as the issue. Despite a desire for change, old patterns of interactions reveal themselves, especially in the heat of conflict. Hope for change only occurs when this pattern changes. In This Series How Your Thoughts Reveal Your… Continue Reading …

Your Thoughts Reveal Your Functional Identity

It benefits you to explore your functional identity during a season of difficulty. Wayward hearts and vulnerable souls can easily skew their identities, resulting in the construction of false worship structures, which when present, can lead to increased hopelessness and difficulty during trials. In This… Continue Reading …

Ep. 74 How Not to Fall Like a Leader

Shows Main Idea – A supporting member asked me, “Why do so many of our prominent Christians leaders fall into sin and how do you help protect leaders from moral failure?” I’m on the board of a national organization, and this is one of our… Continue Reading …

Should a Fallen Leader Be Restored Back to Ministry?

We have experienced the past few years the meteoric rise of several national leaders, who gained a large following, only to become disqualified from ministry due to moral failures. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If… Continue Reading …

The Stigma of Mental Illness

Unless you have been living detached from electronics in the past five years, you are well aware of the many campaigns to “destigmatize mental illness.” You may want to listen: Ep. 69 – Daniel Berger Interview on Mental Illness, Pt. 1 Ep. 70 – Daniel… Continue Reading …

Mind Mapping How to Change from the Inside Out

Do you keep doing the same sin over and over again? Have you found your spiritual growth stagnating because of a recurring bondage to a particular sin pattern? Has behavioral modification fallen short of the actual life change you desire? You may want to read:… Continue Reading …

When You Get Angry, Do You See Yourself Correctly?

Anger is a universal problem. Everybody does it. For many people, it’s the most recurring sin pattern in their lives. It’s easier to be harsh than kind, to uncharitably judge than think the best, to shut people down rather than build them up. The number… Continue Reading …