Overcoming the Downward Spiral of Sin

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Have you spiraled into sin? Are you ready to “turn around”? Guest writer and pastor Paul Tautges encourages us to understand and stop the decline. There’s hope! His article appeared first here on his website and is used with permission. Recognizing the Spiral The downward spiral of sin is a consistent pattern in human beings. Therefore, we must heed the … Read More

Help! I’m a Slave to Food (Part 2)

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Did you know overeating can dominate your life? This is part 2 of a two-part series. See Part 1 here. Counselor Paul Tautges shares parts of Shannon Kay McCoy‘s booklet, Help! I’m a Slave to Food. This helpful post first appeared here and, is used with permission. (Edited for length)   Overeating is a life-dominating sin. It has a strong influence over your life, affecting your … Read More

IDENTITY: Who Am I. . .Really?

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IDENTITY: Who am I? What role does this question have in counseling? Guest writer Pat Quinn explores the topic of identity and its role in counseling. This article first appeared here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. An Identity Vignette Our sense of identity is a bit like the old adage, “Women (or men); can’t live … Read More

Gluttony: Gospel Truth for Comfort Eaters

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Gluttony — who wants to talk about it? It’s not a “bad” sin, right? But what does a struggle with food reveal about your heart, the inner you? A thought-provoking and compassionate article by Brad Hambrick which appeared first here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website. Used with permission. Are we really going to talk about gluttony at this time … Read More

An Addict in Your Home!

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Do you love an addict who lives at home? Are you counseling an addict? Biblical counselor Julie Ganschow, director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center in Kansas City, MO, shares this thoughtful and encouraging article that appeared first on her website. It is used with permission. When you learn your loved one is an addict, it rocks your world. The first … Read More

Truth About God When Life Hurts

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Truth about God helps you endure when the going gets tough! This article by Pastor Brad Wetherell appeared first here on Unlocking the Bible’s blog and is used with permission. The arrival of difficult circumstances should be no surprise to the Christian. The fact of the matter is that hardship is an unfortunate, yet unavoidable reality that every Christian must face in this … Read More

When Your Home Becomes an Idol!

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Writing on her idol, today’s guest author is Jeanna Harrison, a student pastor’s wife and mom to three little girls, Jeanne blogs about finding contentment in the lot God has given us—be it beautiful, painful, or at times downright disgusting! Back when I was learning how to drive, my dad used to say, “You drive the car. Don’t let the … Read More

How to Move Forward

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Would you like to know how to move forward and stop living in the past? Who doesn’t? Today’s guest blogger is Julie Ganschow, a biblical counselor and director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center in Kansas City, Mo, who shares how to move past the past and go forward. Read the original post here. Reprinted with permission.  Some women really, really … Read More