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Do You See How Similar You Are to Caitlyn Jenner?

Do You Know How Similar You Are to Caitlyn Jenner_

Have you ever looked at something you disliked in the culture, and then realized that you may be seeing a partial reflection of yourself? I hope so. If you can see yourself, at least some of your tendencies, weaknesses, and untoward desires in the things… Continue Reading …

How Do I Begin a Counseling Ministry at My Church?

How Do I Begin a Counseling Ministry At My Church

Biff wants to begin a counseling ministry in his local church. The leadership is aware of the church’s sanctification needs; they want help and humbly acknowledge this need. They asked Biff to propose a plan. He asked me how to go about this new endeavor.… Continue Reading …

Vital Teaching for Releasing Your Children to the World

Vital Teaching for Releasing Your Children to the World

One of the essential goals of parenting is the practice of releasing your children to the culture where they will eventually live. Part of this process is for them to live less under the governance of the parent’s rules and more under God’s authority. As… Continue Reading …

What Is Gaslighting, Its Effects, and How to React to It?

What Is Gaslighting, Its Effects, and How to React to It_

Gaslighting is the mental manipulation that someone does to another individual. It’s a psychological maneuver of abusive-type people who want to control you by making you believe you’re guilty of something you did not do. If they persist, you may give up and accept what… Continue Reading …

Ep. 238 The Battle over Naming Our Problems and Providing Answers

Ep. 238 The Battle Over Naming Our Problems and Providing Answers

Show’s Main Idea – Our problems are real. No reasonable person would argue this point. There are objective measures and observations that any rational and observant individual can make about a person or an issue. The tension comes when you give someone, who describes the… Continue Reading …

Ep. 236 When Is It Right and Wrong to Disobey the Government?

Ep. 236 When Is It Right and Wrong to Disobey the Government?

Shows Main Idea – It’s an age-old question that has not lost relevance, even in our post-modern culture. The tension that each Christian has to wrestle with is, should we obey God or the state? When is it right or wrong to disobey the government? The… Continue Reading …

Do You Think It’s Right to Correct My Authoritarian Husband?

Do You Think It's Right to Correct My Authoritarian Husband?

No human has absolute authority over another. This perspective should be common sense, but it’s not for everyone. A dictatorial husband and father can put wives and children in a difficult spot, which begs the question, do you think it’s right to correct my authoritarian… Continue Reading …

Submission Is Repugnant. What Do You Think of Me?

Submission Is Repugnant to Me

I used to be a feminist, then I became a Christian, which does not mean I’m unequal to any man. Loving equality and submission are not as complicated as it may seem on the surface. Sadly, I did not understand this common-sense Christian truth back… Continue Reading …

Let Me Draw You a Picture of a Marriage in Trouble

The best marriages are those where the distinct uniqueness of each partner works in a beautiful symmetry that enhances each person’s strengths and weaknesses. The worst marriages are those partners who do not know how to help the other person to mature into the best… Continue Reading …

Three Characteristics of a Wonderful Leader

When you think about the characteristics of a good leader, what comes to mind? I suspect many of us would think about a pastor or a boss in the workplace, or perhaps a husband or father. Those roles would be worth your time to consider… Continue Reading …