When we first announced some training this week on anxiety – I received this reply from someone. “How can I help people with anxiety when I am so anxious myself?” Maybe you can relate to that question too!
This Coronavirus Pandemic has brought the fear of dying to the forefront for so many! Death is scary for most, terrifying for some, but longed for by others! Why do we all have such differing and even conflicting views of death? And what is God’s perspective? To start with, God hates death and values death! Psalm 116: 15, “Precious in the … Read More
When you look at the offices of a biblical counselor and a talk therapist, you will see many similarities. Both seek to create a safe place to talk and share your thoughts and feelings while receiving feedback to guide you forward. However, some critical differences distinguish biblical counseling from traditional talk therapy. The last post detailed 3 and this post … Read More
Recently, I’ve been asked some questions about the differences between biblical counseling and traditional talk therapy. Both biblical counselors and therapists have caring and thoughtful conversations seeking to give insight into why people respond the way they do. And both methods want to help people understand how they could respond in healthier ways. So what’s the difference? Many Christians who … Read More
Simple truths have a significant impact on how we do life; especially, when it gets difficult. “God’s truth stands firm like a foundation stone with this inscription; “The Lord knows those who are his…” (2 Timothy 3:19a) NLT. We are His. He knows Us. When it gets down to life-and-death issues, to whom do you entrust your life? God in His … Read More
Mood swings, irritability, the desire to be alone . . . these are just a few of many characteristics by which parents define the teenage years. With all the statistics out there telling us that teen depression and suicide are on the rise, many parents wonder how they will know the difference between what is “normal” and what is a sign that their teen has a deeper problem.