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!
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.
We all will die. Yesterday’s news was a tragic reminder to us all about the brevity and uncertainty of life. (Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and others were killed in a helicopter crash.) Amidst the reminders to live life to the fullest and to pull our loved ones tight, the book of Ecclesiastes shouts into the void with helpful insight.
Every year around this time, New Year’s resolutions are set. We often hear ourselves or others say things like “I want to lose weight, pray more, work out faithfully, or slow down to experience what’s most important. Some resolutions are kept, and others will likely be broken. However, this isn’t a post about how to keep your resolutions. This is a post … Read More
In Romans 1, life without God is described and we are reminded that all of us must give account to God for our lives. One of the key characteristics of those who live without acknowledging God in their lives is that they refuse to honor God and they refuse to thank him (Rom 1:21). This is certainly true of us … Read More
When a hurting person meets with a biblical counselor via video, the world opens. Counselees living in Topeka or Timbuktu, and every place in between, can receive the benefits of counseling by the Word and in the power of the Spirit, wherever they are. In fact, all that’s needed to “deliver” biblical counseling is the internet. And some 4.5 billion … Read More