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Four Shades to Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse is hard to capsulize in a short weblog. There are scores of explanations and angles to this pandemic problem that crosses geographical borders and generational lines. In this article I will give only a few problems associated with domestic abuse, just to draw… Continue Reading …

Ep. 47 Should a Pastor Beat and Abuse His Wife?

Shows Main Idea – If a pastor abuses his wife by beating her, is he wrong? Is there justification for hitting his wife? If you had oversight over him, how would you respond? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,

Are Generational Curses Real? Do You Believe You’re Cursed?

Are Generational Curses Real Are You Cursed

Are you the victim of a generational curse? Is there something wrong with you that only makes sense when you filter it through a generational curse construct? Did you know that some Christians believe in generational curses? But what does the Bible say about these… Continue Reading …

Ep. 328 Why Some People Prefer Bondage over Freedom

Ep. 328 Why Some People Prefer Bondage Over Freedom

Shows Main Idea – Some people have been under so much bondage for so long that they learn to adapt to their harsh surroundings. It’s hard for them to think about a life of freedom. Even when freedom stares them in the face, they are… Continue Reading …

Helping a Girl Who Longs for a Relationship with Her Mother

Many teenagers still long for a relationship with their parents, but they are unsure how to have one or what their role could be in thinking correctly about a parent and the possibility of restoring what the parent has broken. You may want to read:… Continue Reading …

To Have Hope But Things Never Change May Lead to Despair

When Hope Drives You Insane

Some folks have hope, but their situation never changes. They give up and become cynical because they won’t know a different kind of future. Then some have hope that keeps them going regardless of unchanging circumstances. Their hope of the heart buoys them during the… Continue Reading …

Ep. 317 The False Assurance of Knowing Something

Ep. 317 The False Assurance of Knowing Something

Shows Main Idea – It’s time for the biblical counseling movement to rethink our assurances about how we train and continue to educate biblical counselors. The old, standard strategy is to provide training, have the student complete fifty hours of counseling, reviewed remotely—typically—by a busy… Continue Reading …

Ep. 316 A Visual Mindmap Walking through Church Conflict

Ep. 316 A Visual Mindmap Walking Through Church Conflict

Shows Main Idea – Conflict is unavoidable when two or more people gather for ongoing interaction. Agreeing on everything is not possible nor demanded. Knowing how to work through relational conflict is vital. This mindmap presents a visual walk through how to handle conflict in… Continue Reading …

Ep. 314 It Takes Courage to Understand a Person the Right Way

Ep. 314 It Takes Courage to Understand a Person the Right Way

Shows Main Idea – Understanding someone is more in-depth than understanding what is happening to a person. Too often, hurt people only want someone to understand them so that they feel affirmation and validation. This critical need is one of six things that make up… Continue Reading …

Ep. 313 10 Helpful Ideas When Speaking against the Cancel Culture

Ep. 313 Helpful Ideas When Speaking Against the Cancel Culture

Shows Main Idea – At the request of one of our supporters, I have been producing a few podcasts on the cancel culture. She’s not the only one. Every caring Christian has concerns for what is happening in our society, specifically, the cancel culture. In… Continue Reading …