The Last Dance documentary about the Chicago Bulls didn’t disappoint. I moved to Chicago in 1989 as a 12-year-old boy, terrible at basketball, but still sporting a pair of Air Jordan’s that I had to earn half the money for. (My parents thought $80 for a pair of shoes was ridiculous.) I thoroughly enjoyed watching this documentary and remembering that … Read More
Transforming Hospitality into Kingdom Impact
This article is written by Sherry Allchin, a longtime counselor for Biblical Counseling Center.
You may not know the story of how a youth pastor’s wife became a full time biblical counselor with more than 25,000 hours of counseling experience. Sherry overseas our training and works with students around the world to learn the skills of biblical counseling, but it all began with a strong desire to bless others through hospitality.
Redeeming Dysfunction: How God Uses Family Pain for Good
This post is written by Carol Wright who counsels for Biblical Counseling Center. In this post, she shares her story of how God has used the pain she experienced and the redemptive purposes she has now seen as she helps other women and children deal with their struggles.
9 Parenting Pressures to Pop!
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!
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?
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
Is Mother’s Day Hard for You?
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!
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
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
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