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Learning How to Help the Person Who Hurt You

Do you know how to distinguish between the symptomatic problems of a person and the “root cause” issues? A person can become so irritated with the frustrating behaviors of someone that they miss the real cause, which keeps them from providing grace-motivated, Bible-centered solutions to… Continue Reading …

Upside to Smoking Weed and Making Out at Church

What do McDonald’s, Walmart, your local high school, Christian school, any back alley, and your church facility have in common? I suppose there are several ways to answer this question. How about this? You can “make out” or smoke weed in any of those contexts.… Continue Reading …

Ep. 109 Five Graphics to Help the Addict Change

Shows Main Idea – Some of the toughest people to try to help are those who refuse to help themselves. There is a way to think about them and possibly come alongside them while trusting the Lord to bring the needed change. Here are five… Continue Reading …

How to Help Someone Who Does Not Want to Help Himself

Some of the toughest people to try to help are those who refuse to help themselves. There is a way to think about them and possibly come alongside them while trusting the Lord to bring the needed change. Listen to this podcast Our podcasts are… Continue Reading …

The One Thing You Need to Step Down From Your Throne

A throne addiction is when a person refuses to allow God to be King of their life. The “addict to this throne” has fully bought into the first lie of Satan–you can be a god. (Genesis 3:5). Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Addict and His Wife

Biff has made repeated promises that he will never do drugs again. Each time, he fails, and his wife is growing impatient with his half-hearted promises to change. He has been an addict for the past twenty-three years. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are… Continue Reading …

Ep. 96 Oliver Underwood – The Mission House Interview

Shows Main Idea – Oliver Underwood is the Director of The Mission House in Port Orchard, WA. The Mission House is a biblically-based residential program for men struggling with any kind of addiction. I interviewed Oliver at the annual IABC National Biblical Counseling Conference in… Continue Reading …

Case Study: What About Biff?

Mable has left Biff after 24 years of marriage. She cites Biff’s problems as ongoing anger issues, four episodes of physical abuse, mental manipulation, consistently demeaning her, embarrassing her in front of their five children, and his unwillingness to seek help. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …

I Resolve to Quit Smoking, a Ten-Step Process

You like smoking. It’s your habit, but you know it’s an addiction because you can’t walk away from it. Smoking controls you. You also love Jesus, but you’re not sure how to connect the Gospel to your smoking habit. Where do you begin? How do… Continue Reading …

Confession of a Former Cigarette Smoker

Rose was a member of my small group. She asked me one night what I thought about smoking cigarettes. I said, “It’s not what’s between your fingers that I see as a problem; it’s what is in the smoker’s heart.” At that moment, the Lord… Continue Reading …