Being Angry in the Right Way (Part 3)

Brandon LoweryFor Those Seeking Hope3 Comments

In Part 1 and Part 2 of “Being Angry in the Right Way,” we laid the groundwork to explore the emotion of anger. Because there is injustice in our imperfect world, there will always be anger within us.  This anger is a good gift from God, and when expressed appropriately it can be constructive. However, we’ve all had moments where … Read More

Being Angry in the Right Way (Part 2)

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“I don’t have an anger problem” he repeatedly protested in my counseling office.  “I don’t swear, break things, threaten harm, or even raise my voice.  How can my wife say that I have an “anger” problem?  Sure, I get frustrated like everyone but I stay under control – I do not have an anger issue.” Over the years, we have … Read More

Being Angry in the Right Way (Part 1)

Tim AllchinFor Those Seeking Hope2 Comments

Anger is what we feel when we could easily say with our words, “I am against that.” God created us as people who are capable of feeling, expressing, and acting in anger. However, many of us fear that our expressions of anger hurt more than they help.  Many people make it their goal to avoid feeling anger altogether, by avoiding … Read More

Help and Hope for Perfectionists

Julie GanschowFor Those Seeking Hope1 Comment

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Perfectionists have a pride problem. Does this statement shock you? This post, originally titled “Perfectionism Is Pride,” appeared first here on Biblical Counselor Julie Glanschow’s blog and is used with permission. Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected by the flesh? Galatians 3:3, ESV If you are a perfectionist, you already know that … Read More

Learning to Trust Again (After a Deep Hurt)

Dr. Lucy Ann MollFor Those Giving Help, For Those Seeking Hope1 Comment

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Learning to trust again again is difficult, isn’t it? But, in God’s strength, you can trust someone who has cut you deeply. In this practical article, you’ll learn three main things: Losing trust in someone is hard. Learning to trust again is possible! Developing a mindset to trust is essential. But there’s a caveat: In certain circumstances, it would not be … Read More

Anger! A Small Book About a BIG Problem

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Peace is a hot commodity today. We all want it in our anger-infused, Twitter-bombed world. But how? Biblical counselor and psychologist Ed Welch offers hope for change for people who struggle with irritation and want peace. Really, who likes anger? And as Welch sound-bites: To be angry is to destroy.  The 50 short meditations in A Small Book About a Big Problem: Meditations on … Read More

Sick of Waiting? What to Do Now

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It’s easy to become sick of waiting! Guest writer and biblical counselor Hayley Satrom gives encouragement for those times when waiting becomes unbearable. This article first appeared at Biblical Counseling Coalition’s website and is used here with permission.  A wife waits for her failing marriage to improve. The unemployed father waits for a decent-paying job. Patients wait for healing from … Read More