Can you experience lasting change … at last? Maybe the change that comes to mind is your own, or maybe you are wondering about someone you care deeply about. For lasting change to happen, Jesus consistently reminded us that our hearts need to change first. Solomon stated this principle powerfully in Proverbs 4:23 stating, “Above all else, guard your heart … Read More
NEW HABITS: How to Stick to Them!
Habits. Without them, life as you know it would be impossible. You’d need to relearn how to dress, eat, drive a car, even how to make coffee. But poor habits harm us. Consider the habit of drinking a 12-pack of beer day in and day out. Or the habit of turning to ice cream when you feel sad or angry, then … Read More
Secret to Godly Counsel
A secret to great godly counsel begins with discerning whether the gospel guides and directs the counselee’s heart. It comes down to knowing and believing. Some folks know the gospel but don’t live according to their knowledge. They deny it by not living according to it. Check out Romans 1:21-22, 2 Timothy 3:1-5 and 4:3-4, and Luke 6:46. But when a person believes … Read More
Becoming Free Through Christ
Becoming free through Christ is a spiritual process of growth in him. Donna Hart, PhD, shares how saying “yes” to Jesus brings freedom. This article appeared first here on Donna’s website and is used with her permission. Does it seem like the world wants to squeeze us all into the same mold? It is the world’s perspective that we need … Read More
The Prince Slays Your Evil Enemies
Prince Jesus woos His chosen with a holy love. He assures the “princess” that she’s secure and crushes her false lovers. When Satan feeds her lies, the Prince guides her to repentance and true heart change, for God’s glory and her god. Donna Hart, PhD, first shared this article here and is used with permission. It is inspired by Dr. … Read More
God, Help Me Change!
“God, help me change” is a cry of many whose lives are a mess. How is change accomplished? What makes it last? Guest writer and biblical counselor Joshua Waulk of Baylight Counseling in Florida describes how you can have lasting change through Jesus. His article appeared first here and is used with permission. Every counseling effort, at some level, and … Read More
Why Children Disobey
Ever wonder why children disobey? Or specifically why does your kid do the opposite of what the Bible instructs, encourage, and commands? You know God says kids should obey. You’ve read the verses and have shared them with your kids (and grandchildren). Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with … Read More
Change Model Diagram – Download
Click HERE to download the “Change Model Diagram”.