My in-laws are in their 80s and slowing down, but don’t have dementia. My mom died young — a heart attack after many decades of smoking — and didn’t develop dementia. And neither did my dad who passed on six months ago. But I have had the opportunity of counseling folks whose loved ones have these life-stealing, memory-dimming cognitive disorder. And … Read More
Helping an In-law Accept Your Fiance (or Spouse)
Helping an IN-LAW: Sometimes parents have concerns about their adult child’s choice of spouse, and they need to show grace. But showing grace can be downright difficult, right? Guest writer Dr. Howard Eyrich shares the issues and solutions regarding prospective in-laws in this article. It appeared first here, on the Biblical Counseling Coaltion website and is used with permission. In … Read More
Do You Meditate?
Do you meditate? The idea of meditation has a bad rep among Christians, but is there another side to the story? In this provocative article by Howard Eyrich, he encourages Christians to rediscover the biblical meaning of the word and enliven the ready of the Bible with meditation. This article first appeared here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and … Read More
The Prayer to Effect Change in a Counselee
PRAYER: Biblical counselor, here’s expert insight into how God effects change in a counselee. Focusing on the “linchpin,” today’s guest writer is pastor and professor Howard Eyrich turns to Ephesians. Read more about him here. This article originally appeared at on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. A New Insight into Ephesians Many of you reading … Read More