Moral relativism — it defines topsy-turvy postmodern culture and is coming to a counseling room near you. How might a counselor think compassionately about such things? This article by BCC Counselor Lucy Ann Moll, DMin candidate, ACBC, appeared first here at The Biblical Counseling Coalition. Remember the blind men and the elephant? Six blind sojourners come across different parts of an … Read More
5 Mistakes We Make When Going Through Difficult Times
This article by Pastor Michael Wallenmeyer appeared first here on his blog and is used with permission. Pastor Wallenmeyer’s church recently went through the BCC Launch program to train members of his congregation in biblical counseling. What if instead of trying to quickly getting through the trial that may be experiencing we stopped and considered that God is trying to do something … Read More
Are You Telling Yourself the Truth?
Are you telling the truth? This question invites us to consider the validity of our thoughts and to replace the lies we silently tell ourselves with life-giving truth. This article by Lucy Ann Moll, DMin candidate appeared first here and is used with permission. Truth or Lie: Have you noticed that you silently say untrue things to yourself countless times a … Read More
Got Depression? Take Every Thought Captive!
Taking every thought captive moves a counselee toward hope, especially while facing depression. Today’s guest blogger is Joshua Waulk, the Founder and Executive Director of Baylight Counseling, a nonprofit biblical counseling ministry in Clearwater, Florida. “I’m stuck, and I feel like God’s nowhere to be found.” “I can’t get over how they treated me—like I’m something less than human.” “There’s no … Read More
LIAR! 12 Reasons God Hates Lying
Lying: God hates it, and don’t you? But God loves truth-tellers. He is truth! In this brief article, pastor-counselor Paul Tautges shares a dozen reason God hates lying with ample scripture. What would you add to the list? His article appeared first here and is used with permission. Deception, in one form or another, is a regular part of … Read More
Grace and Truth: How to Find the Balance
Grace and truth: Jesus personifies these two essential qualities of the Christian life and shows us how to life them out in balance. This article by Dr. Donna Hart, PhD, appeared first here at her website and is used with her permission. We often hear that the Christian life is all about becoming like Jesus. But what does it look … Read More
Emotions: Powerful and Revealing!
Emotions are powerful and they reveal what you value and desire. In this article by Dr. Donna Hart, PhD, which first appeared here on her website, you will dig deep into the meaning of your emotions. When I ask the question, “what are emotions,” the answer I often get is that they are feelings. They are a great deal more than … Read More
Truth About God When Life Hurts
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