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
Help for Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Victims of childhood sexual abuse deserve the Church’s loving attention, don’t they? In this encouraging and practical post, guest blogger Joshua Waulk of Bayside Counseling in Florida tackles an important topic. It first appeared here at his website and is used with permission. “We will remember that God waits while we learn.” Diane Langberg, PhD Those words brought me tremendous joy recently as … Read More
The Deceitfulness of Riches!
RICHES! Here are 5 diagnostic questions to help you know whether material wealth has deceived you. This blog post by Rachel Lehner appeared here on Unlocking the Bible’s website and is used with permisson. -Ed. And others are sown among thorns. They are those who hear the word, but the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches and … Read More
Curse of the Over-Thinker!
Over-thinking: Did you know this is another name for a habitual worrier? Guest writer and biblical counselor Julie Ganschow of Reigning Grace Counseling Center shares help and hope for people prone to worry. This article appeared first on Julie’s blog and is used with permission. I know a woman who has spent a large part of her life as an … 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
Playboy, Pornography, and Truth
Playboy, Pornography, and Truth: Biblical Counseling Center welcomes guest blogger Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr., who serves as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. This article originally appeared as “Bad News, Indeed — Playboy Opened the Floodgates and Now the Culture is Drowning” at AlbertMohler.com and is reprinted with permission. –Ed. A venerable parable from Confucian China told of an … Read More
Know the Power of Jesus’ Name!
Today’s guest blogger is Lynn Mosher — who writes inspirational devotions to encourage hearts and uplift souls at her website and at many other sites including The Mom Initiative — discovers the power of Jesus’ name. In counseling, as hurting folks learn who Jesus truly is, the deeper their healing. –Ed. Have you ever looked up the meaning of your name? When I looked … Read More
5 Little Reasons to Praise God
Today’s guest blogger is Laurel Scott, a student and Chicagoan who loves jogging along Lake Michigan. She accepted a friend’s praise challenge and shares with us a few of her reasons to praise God, from anchors and fresh beginnings, to sunrises and sunsets, rain, and teachers. What would you add to Laurel’s list? Anchors I live about ten minutes from … Read More
What Does God Say to Worriers?
“What Does God Say to Worriers?” is the first post in Biblical Counseling Center’s new summer series “What Does God Say?” This series spotlights numerous issues that our counselees turn to us for compassionate and competent counseling in person and by Skype. Among the “What Does God Say?” posts are marital abuse and rebellious kids to depression and anger to … Read More