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?

Sherry AllchinFor Those Giving Help, For Those Seeking Hope1 Comment

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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

Story: Troubled Marriage Restored!

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This true story tells of a troubled marriage restored. Biblical Counseling Center is now sharing our counselees’ stories, written by them. This ongoing series covers issues from troubled marriages to a dad heartbroken over the sexual assault of his daughter, from rebellious teens to older folks with shattered dreams–and more. Listen to Ed Owens as he shares how he and … Read More

5 Keys to Better Communication, 2 of 2

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Do you want to know the 5 keys to better communication? Who doesn’t?  This is the second post in a two-part series on better communication. Read the first post. Be sure to subscribe to our blog so you get every helpful and hope-filled from Biblical Counseling Center, founded by Dr. Ron Allchin, D.Min, 25 years ago! The apostle Paul gave us keys for biblical communication in … Read More