There was a day in the way-past that doctors made house-calls when friends came to visit the sick or grieved or lonely, and when pastors visited the homes of his flock regularly. But those days are way past! However, technology has partially filled that gap, and in some very good ways! Our family and friends stay connected via Facebook, FaceTime, … Read More
Anxiety and the Fear of Man
This is an honest testimony of a struggle with the fear of man. If we fear others more than we fear God, anxiety and worry can rule our lives. However, God is faithful and can always be trusted to guide us.
How I Found God Faithful in Battling My Anxiety
In this testimony, Carol Wright details how God has brought her through some severe and debilitating struggles with anxiety. She writes about how her anxious dread “kept me from being punctual in appointments and deadlines. It kept me from going back to school, and it kept a little, invisible black cloud hanging over my head (think doom and gloom). My mindset was that if the worst could happen, it would. However, one day that started to change.”
How Jesus Addressed Fear, Worry, and Anxiety
Our world is more anxious than ever. This article shares some of the key passages on anxiety from the Bible and includes 4 principles that Jesus taught about anxiety. Each principle also provides an action step to take in helping us overcome anxiety.
Brave or Safe?
This article is written by BCC counselor, Dr. Donna Hart. In this article, Donna shares what she has learned to challenge all of us to live bravely when God is calling you to make an impact. Is God calling you to be brave or safe in the way you live?
How does God view you?
How does God view you? That question shapes many of our actions and reactions in life. We often find ourselves counseling with individuals who have these kinds of thoughts stuck in their head over and over again. Thoughts about God: He is ashamed of me. He is angry with me. He is so disappointed with me. He is frustrated with my choices. … Read More
Called to Freedom
In some recent conversations some folks have said to me that they felt like there were some events and perspectives happening around them that were causing them to believe their freedom in Christ was being hindered. They were not sure if they were lacking confidence in their relationship with God or fearing what people thought of them. This post by … Read More
When You’re Lost in Exhaustion
Are you lost in exhaustion too? This insighful article by staff counselor Donna Hart, PhD, considers the reasons we’re exhausted and provides practical solutions. It appeared first on her blog and is used with her permission. One of the most common reasons for being exhausted is always being plugged in, available, and scheduled. We are striving too hard, competing too … Read More
Help and Hope for Perfectionists
Perfectionists have a pride problem. Does this statement shock you? This post, originally titled “Perfectionism Is Pride,” appeared first here on Biblical Counselor Julie Glanschow’s blog and is used with permission. Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected by the flesh? Galatians 3:3, ESV If you are a perfectionist, you already know that … Read More