Brave or Safe?

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Editors note: This article by BCC counselor, Dr. Donna Hart,  is part of our current series where we are featuring writing by the women of the Biblical Counseling Center. Each of these counselors has been called by God to the ministry of biblical counseling. In this article, Donna shares what she has learned to challenge all of us to live bravely … Read More

How does God view you?

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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

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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

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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

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Perfectionists have a pride problem. Does this statement shock you? This post, originally titled Perfectionism Is Pride, appeared first here on appeared 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 … Read More

4 Frameworks for Fighting Fear

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For the Christian who’s anxious, fighting fear is a quest for godly courage. But which way is the best way to fight fear. Consider these four frameworks for fighting fear. And ask yourself, which one would glorify God in my life?  This article by David Dunham appeared first here at Bob Kellemen’s website. Learn more about Pastor Dave by reading his bio … Read More

When the Woman Abused Was You

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Childhood sex abuse ranks among the most awful experiences a woman can have. But God heals. In this article by acclaimed author Dawn Scott Damon, you’ll discover potholes on the road to recovery. Her latest book When the Woman Abused Was You. Some women live for decades unaware of their abusive past. Others who were abused as children live in the shadows of shame, … Read More

Refusing to Let Anxiety Win

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ANXIETY: Here’s an encouraging story. Imagine being so afraid of driving that you never left your town. Imagine being like this for more than 20 years. A few years back, a father entered my office and asked for help with severe fear and anxiety. Think of the limitations associated with this. You can only select a job close by. Your … Read More