How to Talk More Like Jesus

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Welcome to “How to Talk Like Jesus!” by Lucy Ann Moll, who’s finishing her DMin in Biblical Counseling. This article helps you communicate the truth in love with family, friends, and neighbors who “make” you want to scream or run like Forrest Gump. This article appeared first here on Lucy’s website and is used with permission. 1. Listening Well Listening well isn’t as … Read More

Are You Telling Yourself the Truth?

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Are you telling the truth? This question invites us to consider the validity of our thoughts and to replace the lies we silently tell ourselves with life-giving truth. This article by Lucy Ann Moll, DMin candidate appeared first here and is used with permission. Truth or Lie: Have you noticed that you silently say untrue things to yourself countless times a … Read More

How Text Messaging Messes Up Marriage!

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Text messaging: It often interferes with meaningful communication in marriage. How can you tell if text messaging is a problem for you? And what can a married couple do about it? This article by counselor Joshua Waulk appeared first here on his website and is used with permission. (Edited for length–Ed.)   Communication, or a lack thereof, is a common complaint in marriage … Read More

Must We Argue Again?

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“Must we argue again?” Many women say they don’t want to keep arguing with their spouse or child. Yet they continue arguing! So must you argue? The answer: no. But it almost seems the mouth goes on auto-pilot. Yet God’s Word is clear that the words of our mouth really come from the heart (Luke 6:45). When we argue, what seems most … Read More

What Do Your Words Really Say?

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Words: What do your words really say? After a fight with a loved one, don’t you feel bad? Perhaps you blew up. Maybe you gave the silent treatment. Either way, your hurtful words or your lack of any words but for your nonverbal communication – a slammed door, crossed arms, gritted teeth – speaks too. Communication is the process of … Read More

Helping People Who Resist Counsel (part 1)

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Why do some people resist biblical counsel, even though they need it? Biblical counselor and a former BCC staffer Jeff Forrey tackles this problem. Here’s part one of a two-part series. Jeff’s article appeared first here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission.  If you’ve been in ministry for a while, I’m sure you’ve encountered hurting … Read More

Mess-Ups: The Best Way to See Yours!

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Mess-ups! Would you like to see yours in a new way? A better way? This article by Lucy Ann Moll, a board-certified biblical counselor on staff at Biblical Counseling Center, appeared first here on her website. It is used with permission.  Mess-ups are mistakes. They also are growth opportunities. God can turn your mess-ups into masterpieces when you choose to see them in … Read More