7 Lies About Submission

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The idea of submission is often misunderstood. Some Christians fear it means “doormat.” Others lord it over family. But what does the Bible say? Did Jesus submit to his Father? SUBMISSION? When women use this S word among girlfriends, toes curl. Many people misunderstand what the Bible means when it says that wives are to “be submissive” to their husbands. This … Read More

6 Strides Toward Forgiveness

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Forgiveness: How do you forgive someone who has who has wronged you? Pastor Colin Smith shares six strides toward forgiveness. The article appeared first here on Unlocking the Bible is reprinted with permission. Imagine standing right next to a hurdle on a race track. You can’t jump a hurdle from a standing start. You have to take a run at it. … Read More

“I’m Sorry” Versus True Repentance

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What’s the difference between saying “I’m sorry” and true repentance? Does this difference matter? This article by Lucy Ann Moll, who counsels out of our Winfield office and by Skype, first appeared here and is used with permisison.   When you hurt someone’s feelings, is it enough to say “I’m sorry”? Or do these words fall flat when spoken without godly … Read More

I’d Only Be Happy If. . .

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The Bread of Life invites you to believe, but so many of us say, “I’d only be happy if. . .” and chase after temporal things like success, security, love, acceptance, and things. Donna Hart, PhD, a BCC counselor, helps us think through what we value most: bread or the Bread. Her article first appeared here on her website and … Read More

Would Your Church Welcome Outcasts?

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Would outcasts get a warm welcome at your church? Does your church provide Chirst-centered counseling to outcasts who seem emotionally disturbed? If not, why not? In this provocative article by Joshua Walk, which first appeared here, he explores the church’s role in welcoming outcasts and providing counseling. If John the Baptist walked into your church next Sunday morning, would he … Read More

Bullying: A Deadly Poison in Marriage

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Bullying in marriage is never God’s desire. Bullied spouses learn to be quiet, say “I’m sorry,” and try harder. Find out what to do if you’re married to a bully in this post by guest writer Karen Gaul, whose article appeared first here on The Biblical Counseling Coalition website. It is used with permission. (IMPORTANT: If you are in physical danger … Read More

Helping a Young Adult to Live Wisely

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Are you disappointed when your young adult makes foolish choices? In this encouraging article by BCC counselor Lucy Ann Moll, you’ll hear basics on how to help advise a young adult and how to handle your emotions. For more help, please reach out to your pastor or a biblical counselor. This article first appeared here and is used with permission. … Read More