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Case Study: When Prayer Kills a Church

Case Study_ Details – When Prayer Kills a Church

Biff is an angry man. Sadly, his anger has led to many marriage problems. Mable told him two weeks ago that if he did not get help, she would leave. Biff admits that he is not a Christian and has shown little interest in Christian… Continue Reading …

Case Study: If I Tell the Truth, My Christian College Will Expel Me

Case Study_ If I Tell the Truth My Christian College Will Expel Me

Biff is in his junior year at a local Christian college. And he struggles with pornography and masturbation. When he was 12-years old, his best friend introduced him to those sins. Not understanding the addictiveness of porn and having no serious interest in girls, he… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Darker Side of Mable, the Ministry Mom

Case Study_ The Darker Side of Mable the Ministry Mom

Mable is the “go-to” gal in her church. When someone is struggling, Mable is the one who gets the call. Mable’s husband is passive and preoccupied. Biff checked out a long time ago, settling to be the breadwinner. You can imagine the shock of Mable’s… Continue Reading …

Case Study: How Do I Honor My Older Parents?

Case Study How Do I Honor My Older Parents_

Mable and Biff have a beautiful relationship. They married each other seven years ago. She and Biff have two kids, five and two-years-old. Mable’s mom has been pressuring her to spend more time with her during the week. Her dad is passive, and the mom… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Mable Marries the Divorced Guy

Case Study_ Mable Married the Divorced Guy

Mable met Biff five years after Biff was divorced. Mable is 25-years old, a solid Christian from a strong Christian family, and she is active in a gospel-centered church. Biff is 29-years old. He has been a Christian for 15 years, though he has not… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Silent Partner

Case Study_ The Silent Partner

Biff won’t talk to his wife. He will go for weeks without saying anything meaningful. Mable calls it their season of “efficiency speech.” He only says what he has to. He will answer logistical and practical questions that concern the home, but there is no… Continue Reading …

Case Study: No More Fun With Biff and Mable

Case Study No More Fun with Biff and Mable

Mable blurted out, “This is not what I signed up for.” She married Biff 11 years ago and is regretting each of those years. Their marriage has never moved beyond two singles living together. Biff works and has his friends. Mable works and has her… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Meds and More

Case Study_ Meds and More

Three years ago Biff and Mable became Christians. He is 38, and she is 39 years old. Shortly after God regenerated them, they joined a church. A year later, Biff wanted to be part of the elder board, and coincidentally, the leaders asked him to… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Procrastination

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Mable is 43 years old. She married Biff 21 years ago. She says she is in a good marriage. They get along well. Mable and Biff have been Christians for 35 years. He is an executive for a local accounting firm. Mable has been working… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Your High Standards Tempt Me to Lie

Case Study_ Your High Standards Tempt Me to Sin

Mable is insecure. It is hard for her to admit mistakes. Trying to be perfect in an imperfect world while craving the opinion of others are two ways in which her self-righteousness truncates her relationships with God and others. Her family sees her for who… Continue Reading …