Hurt by Someone in Authority?

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Authority figures–whether fathers, husbands, church elders, government leaders, or employers–influence women’s lives. How we women respond to them reveals our hearts. This article by counselor Julie Ganschow appeared first here on her website and is used with permission.  When Authority Figures Disappoint Us As Christian women, we function in a world that is watching to see how we will respond to … Read More

Unlovable Family Member? What to Do!

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The problem: the UNLOVABLE person in your family! Today’s guest blogger, Julie Ganschow, director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center, gives practical insight on how to love the hard-to-love family member, even a child or parent. You can Julie’s blog here. Plenty of you live with someone who is difficult to love. They may be cranky, obstinate, frustrating, mean, and selfish. They are … Read More

Meeting Needs in Marriage

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Meeting needs in marriage — what is the biblical response? If you or a family member has marital struggles, we hope this article points you in the wise direction. By counselor Julie Ganschow, the article first appeared here on her website and is used with permission. As biblical counselors, we spend considerable time teaching our counselees new things about marriage. Most couples have … Read More

Bible Versus Psychological Theory

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The Bible is God’s written Word–without error and able to transform people. Psychology proposes man-made theories to handle life’s problems. In this provocative article, Julie Ganschow spells out some of the differences and concludes that many people diagnosed with a mental disorder are soul sick, not brain sick. Julie is the director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center. Her article appeared … Read More

Abuse: What’s a Counselor’s Duty?

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When a counselee confides abuse — physical or sexual — what should the biblical counselor do? Every secular counselor is a mandated reporter of abuse, which means they must report it to the authorities. If this applies to secular counselors, how much more it applies to biblical counselors! This article by Julie Ganschow appeared first here on the Biblical Counseling … Read More

The Worst Question to Ask

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What is the worst question a counselor or spiritual friend can ask a person? Julie Ganschow, executive director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center, shares the worst question as well as some great questions that help you help others. The article appeared first appeared here on her blog and is used with permission. In our Biblical Counseling training program, our students … Read More

Fixing Problems Begins with YOU!

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Fixing problems begins with the counselee — not circumstances, not the other person. Guest writer Julie Ganschow, director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center, shares how she helps counselees fix problems and experience spiritual growth. This article appeared first here on Julie’s blog and is used with permission. I have noticed that when people come for help for their problems, they … 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