Learning to Trust Again (After a Deep Hurt)

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Learning to trust again again is difficult, isn’t it? But, in God’s strength, you can trust someone who has cut you deeply. In this practical article, you’ll learn three main things: Losing trust in someone is hard. Learning to trust again is possible! Developing a mindset to trust is essential. But there’s a caveat: In certain circumstances, it would not be … Read More

Tough Easter? Encouragment for Hurting People

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How was your Easter celebration? It’s not a positive experience for all, and the counselors at Biblical Counseling Center know it. Dr Tim Allchin, BCC director, shares three important truths about God as well as encouragement for you.  In the week after Easter, the counselors at BCC often find an interesting mix of emotions in our counseling sessions. For those … Read More

OCD: Biblical Help and Hope Now

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OCD. . .Can biblical counselors help people who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder? Find out as you read this article by Lucy Ann Moll, D.Min. candidate. Her article appeared first here at The Biblical Counseling Coalition and is used by permission. Glenna[i] twists a Kleenex in her hands and looks out the window of the counseling office. The Crayola-blue sky belies the … Read More

Bad Health? It’s Hard But There’s Hope!

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BAD HEALTH? Whether you or a loved one has bad health, doubts and worries may rush in and twirl you like carnival ride. You may ask yourself: “What did I do to deserve this?” “Will I (or my friend) ever get better?” “Where’s God? How come he’s not helping?” You may also experience anger, despair, and fear. Anger over waiting. Despair over pain. And … Read More

Anger! A Small Book About a BIG Problem

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Peace is a hot commodity today. We all want it in our anger-infused, Twitter-bombed world. But how? Biblical counselor and psychologist Ed Welch offers hope for change for people who struggle with irritation and want peace. Really, who likes anger? And as Welch sound-bites: To be angry is to destroy.  The 50 short meditations in A Small Book About a Big Problem: Meditations on … Read More

Resisting Gossip! Learn the 5 Types

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Gossip! Who hasn’t been burned by gossiping people? And if you and I are brutally honest, we’ll admit we’ve gossiped too! In this short post, you’ll meet the five types of gossips and learn a plan to encourage speech that builds up others. Quick, What Is Gossip? In Matt Mitchell’s book Resisting Gossip: Winning the War of the Wagging Tongue, he says gossip is “bearing … Read More

4 Steps to Good, Godly Emotions

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Bad emotions can wreck your day, can’t they? In this brief article, you’ll learn You are not alone, Emotions — including the hard ones — assist in your sanctification. 4 steps to emotional wellness You Are Not Alone Meet a former counselee I’ll call Linda, who feels like a twisted piece of metal. Among her emotional wreckedness: rebellious teen, overworked husband, tight … Read More