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Ep. 266 When Biblical Counselors Don’t Act Like Biblical Counselors

Ep. 266 When Biblical Counselors Don't Act Like Biblical Counselors

Shows Main Idea – I recently posted a few concerns about the Duluth Model Power and Control Wheel in response to a biblical counselor who asked. This biblical counselor was okay with the critique and shared similar concerns. I then posted my concerns on the… Continue Reading …

Abuse Is Not the Best Way To Talk about the Problem with Abuse

Abuse Is Not the Best Way to Talk about the Problem With Abuse

Whenever we bring words, language, and constructs from the culture and wedge them into a biblical paradigm, things become awkward, and emotions tend to erupt. This problem is what has happened with the word abuse. We grabbed it from the world, with all its accompanying… Continue Reading …

People Learn About Jesus By the Things You Say

People Learn About Jesus By the Things You Say

Pretend your tongue is a paintbrush, and your heart is a bucket full of paint. You dip your brush into your bucket so you can paint a picture on a canvas for the world to see. The picture that you paint reveals your relationship with… Continue Reading …

Ep. 204 Sticks, Stones, and Words Will Hurt You

Shows Main Idea – From the President of the United States to the church attendee, everyone is weaponizing their words, seemingly. We can use our communication to hurt or heal; we have a choice of how we assemble and deploy our words. Listen to the… Continue Reading …

Six Helpful Tips When Debating with Others

I do not enjoy debating or arguing with other people. Yet, debating, dialoguing, and working through disagreements are unfortunate realities for all people who lack full knowledge and complete truth. We are all semi-enlightened people, which is why I want to share six concepts when… Continue Reading …

Is It Necessary to Use Biblical Categories to Problem-Solve?

How you listen and respond to someone will determine the kind of help you provide. Everybody does not work through their problems biblically, which is why you must know how to come alongside the hurting so you can bring the best care to them. Listen… Continue Reading …

Why It Is Hard to Repent of Pride

Pride is a catch-all word for sin. You could say that pride is sin, and sin is pride. Pride is a helpful word in that it accurately describes our fallenness. It is a word we know and a word we understand. For example, when I… Continue Reading …

Gossip: When Someone Says Bad Things About You

There are many sides to gossip. Sometimes it’s a sin. Other times it’s not gossip at all. How you think about and respond to what others say about you will make all the difference in the world. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on… Continue Reading …

Wise Parents Teach Their Children How to Curse

It is impossible to engage our culture at any level, and not hear curse words. Whether it is a television show or a stroll in the park, the words of our culture do not discriminate. They do not care who you are. The question every… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Freddie, The Flesh Cutter

Biff’s best friend, Freddie, is a practical joker. It is one of Freddie’s strengths that most people love. But, as in most cases, Freddie’s strength has become his greatest weakness. It seems you can never have a serious conversation with him. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …