9 Parenting Pressures to Pop!

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Parenting today is a pressure cooker. In and out of the church, you can count at least 9 parenting pressures. If you’re feeling them, you are not alone. Here’s part one of a two-part series by guest blogger Sarah Walton, a stay at home mom with four kids under the age of 8. This article appeared first on Unlocking the Bible … Read More

Unlovable Family Member? What to Do!

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The problem: the UNLOVABLE person in your family! Today’s guest blogger, Julie Ganschow, director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center, gives practical insight on how to love the hard-to-love family member, even a child or parent. You can Julie’s blog here. Plenty of you live with someone who is difficult to love. They may be cranky, obstinate, frustrating, mean, and selfish. They are … Read More

Do Children Run Your Home?

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When children rule, a home becomes chaotic. Boundaries give freedom to mature within the parameters of God’s moral laws and parental efficiency rules. Children need freedom to be kids, to learn and explore, to have fun. But they also need rules to guide them into productivity and maturity. God gave Adam and Eve only one rule, and then His children … Read More

Blended Families: How Counseling Helps!

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Blended families: Ups and downs, joys and messes. If you’re in a blended family, then you know what it takes to bring together two families. It’s hard work, isn’t it? This article by ACBC-certified counselor Lucy Ann Moll appeared first here on her website and is used with permission. If you’re considering remarriage after divorce or the death of a … Read More

Is Mother’s Day Hard for You?

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Mother’s Day is this weekend, and while celebratory for many, it can be a terribly lonely day for us whose moms have died or who connect it with another deep hurt. Written by BCC biblical counselor Lucy Ann Moll, this article first appeared here on her website and is used with permission.  Is Mother’s Day hard for you? It is … Read More

An Addict in Your Home!

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Do you love an addict who lives at home? Are you counseling an addict? Biblical counselor Julie Ganschow, director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center in Kansas City, MO, shares this thoughtful and encouraging article that appeared first on her website. It is used with permission. When you learn your loved one is an addict, it rocks your world. The first … Read More

How to Serve God Through Parenting

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How do parents today serve God through parenting? In and out of the church, you can face parenting pressures, so how do Christians parents turn it around and serve God through parenting rather than conforming to the world? Here’s part two of a two-part series by guest blogger Sarah Walton. Read part one here. Sarah is a stay at home mom with four kids … Read More

Godly Parenting: Structure! (Part 1)

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“Godly Parenting: Structure!” overflows with practical wisdom and application for today’s families. Biblical counselor Sherry Allchin, M.A., founded Biblical Counseling Center with her husband Dr. Ron Allchin, D.Min., in 1989 and has counseled thousands of families over three decades. This is the first of two parts. Watch for Part 2 later this week here on our blog. At the end … Read More