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Case Study: Counselees and the Local Church

Case Study_ Counselees and the Local Church

You are a Christian counselor in a parachurch organization. You receive requests from churches to counsel their members. Here are a few of those scenarios: You call a pastor to let him know that “one of his sheep” is seeking counsel from you. He says,… Continue Reading …

Cigarettes, Jesus, and My Self-Righteous Soul

This story is one of the lowlights of my Christian life as I tried to impose my self-righteous standards on a cigarette smoking man who did not know Jesus. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If… Continue Reading …

Picture This: Portrait of a Beautiful Marriage

The clearest picture in the New Testament of what a marriage should look like is Christ and the Church. If you want to know how you should think and behave in your marriage, think about Christ and the Church, and imitate them. If you say… Continue Reading …

Marriage Devotion Day 1 – We Are One in Communication

Day 1 - We Are One In Communication

One of the more common complaints I hear from spouses is when one of the partners in the marriage talks about being alone—in their union. These lonely spouses perceive a seemingly invisible barrier between the spouses. It’s a level of communication they cannot change. Listen… Continue Reading …

Twenty Questions When You’re Hurt By Your Church

We all say there are no perfect churches. It sounds good, and it is a true statement, but if your local church hurts you, what do you do? That’s when your cliche must be more than that; it must be a life transforming worldview. Listen… Continue Reading …

When the Local Church Won’t Help You

“My church does not do church the way I want them to” is one of the more common dilemmas presented to me. Though they may state it in different ways, it’s essentially the same thing: “I’m unhappy with my church.” Listen to the podcast Our… Continue Reading …

Are You Committed to the Dearest Place on Earth?

The local church is the dearest place on earth. It is the one place where the body of Christ can gather to celebrate their King while caring for each other. Are you committed to your local church? Do you make it easy for your fellow… Continue Reading …

The Second Most Important Question You Can Ask Your Church

The most important question to ask when looking for a local church is about the Gospel. There is nothing more important in any local church than the Gospel. While many things matter, nothing matters more. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google… Continue Reading …