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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 …

Ep. 244 When a Church Is More Theological Than Pastoral

Ep. 244 When a Church Is More Theological Than Pastoral

Show’s Main Idea – My Mastermind student asked me about a 2,000 member church that does not broadcast their church meetings during the COVID-19 season. She asked for my perspective. What do you think? Should a church not preach sermons to its members if they… 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 …

Ep. 128 A Theology Of Suffering From Second Corinthians

Shows Main Idea – In February 2018, I led a marriage retreat in Alaska. As part of those meetings, I also spoke at Soldotna Bible Chapel. This message is about God’s purposes in suffering, as Paul talked about in Second Corinthians. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …

Ep. 122 What Is Christian Maturity?

Shows Main Idea – What is Christian maturity, and how do you know if you’re mature? How do you help your friends grow up into Christlike maturity? In this podcast, I’m going to tackle these questions. 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 …

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

31-Day Parenting Devotion Day 19 IF YOU COULD EXPORT ONLY ONE THING TO YOUR CHILD By faith he left Egypt, not being afraid of the anger of the king, for he endured as seeing him who is invisible. (Hebrews 11:27) Listen to the podcast Our… Continue Reading …