7 Insights on Staying Power

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As we learn the staying power of Jesus and how he stepped into the crisis moments of our lives, we can help others. We too have the ability to endure. Please share this article by Dr. Donna Hart, which appeared first here on her blog, with the people you care about. Thanks. We often wonder how we should respond to … Read More

Are You a Half-Way Christian? Or “All In”?

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There are plenty of us who are half-way Christians, says biblical counselor Donna Hart, PhD. Wonderfully, she describes 4 steps toward “all in.” Her article appeared first here and is used with her permission. We will give up possessions, power, position, and friends and still not be able to submit ourselves in total obedience to God.  But it is difficult … Read More

Criticism: How to Handle Criticism Wisely

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Criticism: Who likes it? Pastor and counselor Ernie Baker shares what he has learned from criticism and gives us counsel on how we can handle it. This article appeared first here on The Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. Let’s admit it—no one likes to be criticized. It causes intense internal pain. David captured the experience well: … Read More

The Real Root of Sexual Sin?

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Do you know the real root of sexual sin? In this provocative article, Jon Bloom, whose article first appeared here on the Desiring God website, shares that the root of sexual sin is pride, and the most powerful weapon is. . .humility. The most powerful weapon against sexual impurity is humility. Patterns of sinful thought and behavior are fruits of a deeper … Read More

Humility: Your Pathway to God

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Humility is the chief aim in the Christian life. You can’t love well or obey God without it. Humility is the ability to see yourself where you really are, “wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked” (Revelation 3:17). It lays the foundation for real contentment, confidence, and accurate self-knowledge. Pride, in contrast, causes spiritual blindness. 5 Upsides of Humility ONE: Leads … Read More

How to Cure Sin of Pride

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Pride is a heart-attitude sin that overflows into a person’s motivation, decision-making, and activities. Pride is at the root of nearly every problem we struggle with in counseling! You are reading the second part of  a two-part series on the prideful heart by biblical counselor Julie Ganschow, the founder and director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center in Kansas City, MO. Read … Read More