“I’m Sorry” Versus True Repentance

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What’s the difference between saying “I’m sorry” and true repentance? Does this difference matter? This article by Lucy Ann Moll, who counsels out of our Winfield office and by Skype, first appeared here and is used with permission.   When you hurt someone’s feelings, is it enough to say “I’m sorry”? Or do these words fall flat when spoken without godly … Read More

Forgiveness: 3 Truths You Must Know

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Forgivessness: You know you should but. . .maybe you don’t want to forgive the person who wronged you. Here are three truths you must know about forgiveness. This article by Donna Hart, PhD, appeared first here on her website. It is used with permisison. Jesus said, ‘…If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and … Read More

Conviction: How to Help a Friend See

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Conviction: How ought you minister it to your friend? Dr. Donna Hart, Ph.D., a BCC counselor, explores this question and gives practical help in this post, which first appeared here on her website. It it used with her permission. Effectively using the Scriptures to convict another person of sin is a necessary element of being a biblical friend. The Scriptures … Read More

God, Help Me Change!

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“God, help me change” is a cry of many whose lives are a mess. How is change accomplished? What makes it last? Guest writer and biblical counselor Joshua Waulk of Baylight Counseling in Florida describes how you can have lasting change through Jesus. His article appeared first here and is used with permission. Every counseling effort, at some level, and … Read More

Parenting a Prodigal

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Today’s post by Julie Ganschow of Reigning Grace Counseling Center in Kansas City, MO, encourages parents of prodigal children who have stopped walking in the Christian faith. This post appeared first on Julie’s blog. It is reprinted here with her permision. But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful … Read More

How to Fix a Broken Friendship

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A broken friendship hurts. You may feel torn apart. Lonely. Sad. In high school my two closest friends and I lunched together, shared inside jokes, and went to movies and parties on the weekends. We had each other’s backs and hearts … until our senior year. That summer they met boys. College boys. While the two couples had fun, I felt forgotten, … Read More

6 Principles for Repentance

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Repentance. This idea behind this word can bring on a cold sweat on a hot summer day. It suggests wrongdoing, apologies, forgiveness, and change. In the New Testament, the word repent simply means to turn around. It was a military term that described a soldier marching in one direction and then doing an about-face. Spiritually, it means to change your … Read More