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The Problem with Expecting Someone to Change on Your Timetable

The Problem with Expecting Someone to Change on Your Timetable

In any discipleship situation, the discipler’s theology needs to inform the discipleship process. If not, the temptation of the discipler can cause the discipler to lose hope and even sin during the process. Let me share with you a case study to make this point.… Continue Reading …

Trusting God Is Good, But You Need More When Suffering Comes

Trusting God Is Good, But You Need More When Suffering Comes

When you think about your sanctification, what do you believe regarding your role in it? Are you beholding to passive or active obedience or both? Passive is sitting, soaking, and trusting while active is doing something with your faith. When suffering comes, is trusting God… 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 …

Seven Tips for the Parent Who Blew It with Their Children

The Father regenerated me when I was 25-years old. My parents did not rear me in a Christian home, and you could describe my childhood years as dysfunctional. My parents could not have done a more mediocre job, but the Lord chose to save me… Continue Reading …

If You Exported One Thing To Your Child, What Would It Be?

When your 3-year old turns 27-years old, and he can only have one takeaway from your parenting, what would you want him to retain? What is the one thing that is more important than all the rest? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,… Continue Reading …

The Danger of Hating the Sin and Loving the Sinner

What does loving the sinner but hating the sin mean? How is it possible to love someone well after they have hurt you? And what does loving them well look like in real life? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play,… Continue Reading …

How to Respond to Bad Books and Those Who Love Them

We should be able to trust Christian content. Sadly, many times we can’t. And there aren’t any warning labels on the harmful material. Much of what flies off the shelves of Christian stores hinders people’s growth in the grace and knowledge of our Lord, Jesus… Continue Reading …

What Kind Of Church Do You Attend? Here Are Six Models.

Each church has a unique personality that is a reflection of the leadership. What kind of church do you attend? In this article, I examine six common church models by looking at their upsides and downsides. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,… Continue Reading …

Parenting, Day 19 – If You Could Export Only One Thing To Your Child

Parenting, Day 19 - If You Could Export Only One Thing To Your Child

After all these years of counseling and all the trouble I’ve seen in people’s lives, it has become more real to me than ever how we need a better foundation on which to land when we fall. And we will fall. By faith he left… Continue Reading …

Parenting, Day 26 – The Perfect Goal For Your Child

Parenting, Day 26 The Perfect Goal for Your Children

What do you hope your child will be after he grows up? Many Christians would say they hope their child loves God and others more than himself (Matthew 22:36-40). Those are two great goals, but what do they mean? Him we proclaim, warning everyone and… Continue Reading …