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How You React to Fallen People Reveals What You Think about God

How You React to Fallen People Reveals What You Think About God

Every individual is part of the same human family, made by one Being, and connected to one another because of His creative work. The linkage that binds us together came from God’s mind and flowed through His creative hands—anthropomorphically speaking—in Genesis 1:27. Each person—regardless of… Continue Reading …

What Is the Litmus Test for a Leader, and Are You One?

What Is the Litmus Test for a Leader, and Are You One_

The litmus test for a true Christian leader is their ability to replicate themselves into someone else. For the Christian leader, he’s exporting his Christ-life to another individual so that person can be Christlike. If a leader does not replicate himself into another, the Christian… Continue Reading …

You Need To Budget the Expectation of Sin into Your Life

You Need to Budget the Expectation of Sin Into Your Life

One of the most natural things you will ever do is respond sinfully to the sin of another person. When you do this, it reveals a lot about how you think about yourself, the other person, and the Lord. Part of this problem is we… Continue Reading …

My Husband Does Not See a Problem with Our Marriage

It is not unusual for a marriage to be out-of-balance or spiritually off-kilter. There are many reasons for this problem. Here are a few ideas of how two partners can be so in love at the beginning of their marriage and drift apart within a… Continue Reading …

Powerful and Practical Questions to Change Your Marriage

Most of the counseling that I do is marriage counseling. The reasons are that most folks who seek help are married and marriage is a context where two sinful people have to live within proximity to each other for an extended period. Sin is always… Continue Reading …

The Simplest Counseling Advice You’ll Ever Receive

If you are discipling someone, I’d like for you to share this article with them. You will not find better counseling advice than what I’m going to share. I have also included a few assessment questions that will help you to care for them more… Continue Reading …

Personality Tests Are like Psychological Selfies

One of the more intriguing oddities that our psychologized culture has foisted on our Christian communities is their way of thinking about and explaining the reasons why people do what people do. I’m speaking primarily about psychologized personality tests. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts… Continue Reading …

Day 18 – Teen Devotion: Who Is a Good Teen?

Day 18 – Teen Devotion_ Who Is a Good Teen

From a behavioral perspective, it’s easy to label teens in a good or bad category. We look at them and make our assessments. On the surface, we can see differences in their lives, but under the surface could be a different story. What is a… Continue Reading …