Counseling Childhood Sexual Abuse

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Childhood sexual abuse is alarmingly common.  And counseling people who’ve endured childhood sexual abuse is difficult for any counselor. In this article by Joshua Waulk, director of Baylight Counseling, you’ll learn the importance of patience in the counseling process. You’ll also see why the church must get involved.  “We will remember that God waits while we learn.” Diane Langberg, PhD, author of … Read More

How to Listen Like a Counselor

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So you want to listen like an experienced counselor? In this post by Brad Hambrick, which appeared first here on The Biblical Counseling Coalition website, you’ll learn (or re-learn) how to listen well. Leave a comment and let us know what you think of Brad’s article. Thank you! This post makes two assumptions: (a) that counselors are good listeners, and … Read More

Stillness: A Discipline for Busy Times

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Stillness appeals to busy people like you. Yet it may sound threatening, doesn’t it? Dr. Donna Hart, PhD., a biblical counselor and speaker, shares how to incorporate this vital spiritual discipline in your life. Her article appeared first here and is used with permission. Stillness as a spiritual discipline before God can be appealing and a bit threatening. And stillness … Read More

People in Ministry Need Counseling Too

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People in ministry need counseling too, but some are reluctant to get it. There’s a stigma. Here’s biblical encouragement for your pastor, pastor’s wife, and anyone in ministry. By guest writer Eliza Huie. “Is there a back door?” The question was not only unexpected but also a bit bewildering. The caller was confirming her counseling appointment and wondered if there … Read More

Who’s the Real Problem in My Marriage? Me!

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Who’s at fault in my marriage? It’s me. Pastor-counselor Bob Kellemen shares insights for marriage from one of his favorite mariage books. It appeared first here on Bob’s website and is used with permission. (Edited for space. -Ed.) What Causes Marriage Fights and Quarrels? My wife, Shirley, and I are watching a Paul David Tripp marriage seminar video series based … Read More

3 Premarital Pitfalls for Engaged Couples

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Engaged couples (and their loved ones), please pay attention for the common premarital pitfalls. Address them before you marry. This article by biblical counselor Eliza Jane Huie appeared first here on The Biblical Counseling Coalition and is used by permission. As a marriage counselor, I have seen my share of troubled marriages. While each marital crisis is unique, one thing … Read More

OCD: Biblical Help and Hope Now

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OCD. . .Can biblical counselors help people who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder? Find out as you read this article by Lucy Ann Moll, D.Min. candidate. Her article appeared first here at The Biblical Counseling Coalition and is used by permission. Glenna[i] twists a Kleenex in her hands and looks out the window of the counseling office. The Crayola-blue sky belies the … Read More

Rest: Too Busy NOT to Rest!

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Rest.Would you love to rest like Jesus? Eliza Jane Huie shares practical insights to enjoy the guilt-free rest you need Her article appeared first on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. If sleep were a spiritual gift, then my husband has it. Not only does he have the amazing ability to take cat naps just about anywhere he … Read More

Perfect Antidote to Stress: Healthy Escape!

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ESCAPE: Who doesn’t want to escape life’s crazy stress? Donna Hart, PhD, shares insights and practical, biblical ideas on escaping stress the better way. Here article appeared first here on her website and is used with permission. Our American culture is one that often encourages us to escape. When we feel tired and overworked can we say to ourselves, “I … Read More