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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 …

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 …

Ep. 36 Why I Don’t Align With Nouthetic Or Biblical Counseling

Shows Main Idea – Counseling movements are relatively new to Christianity. They were introduced to the church in 1969, and though they have served us well, it’s time to restore historical soul care to its former position in the church. The historical model and practice… Continue Reading …

Ep. 13 Counseling a Person Who Believes Her Story is Too Awful to Share

Shows Main Idea – Sometimes a person does not want counseling because they are afraid to share their story. To counsel well means you must know and do some specific things. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,

Hundreds Of Books On Scores Of Topics

In Defense of Reading Progressive sanctification is a process of growth and change that every person enters into after God converts them. This “process” is a progression from the moment of salvation to the moment of death. There is no time in which you are… Continue Reading …