God Still Speaks, but Are You Listening?

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God still speaks. . .in what ways? And how can you improve your hearing? Today’s guest writer is Dr. Joel Badal, D.Ph., a dean and professor at Crossroads Bible College. This article appeared first here at Unlocking the Bible’s website and is used with permission. Through church history and even among our varied denominations, people often use words like, “The … Read More

How to Rewrite Old Tapes

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Did you know that God can rewrite the negative tapes that play in your mind? He has godly messages for you to think on, leading to grace-centered hope and change for your life. This article by biblical counselor Lucy Ann Moll appeared first here on her website.   Isn’t it encouraging that God can rewrite your old, negative tapes that play … Read More

When Suffering Is. . .Good!

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Who wants to suffer? No one, right? In this provocative post, biblical counselor Donna Hart, PhD, delves deep into the truth that sometimes suffering is good for a very special reason. This article appeared first here on Donna’s website and is used with permission.  When we stop and think about a time in our spiritual lives when we have grown … 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

The Deceitfulness of Riches!

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RICHES! Here are 5 diagnostic questions to help you know whether material wealth has deceived you. This blog post by Rachel Lehner appeared here on Unlocking the Bible’s website and is used with permisson. -Ed.   And others are sown among thorns. They are those who hear the word, but the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches and … Read More

Forgiveness: Is Forgiving Forgetting?

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Forgiveness: Is forgiving forgetting? What should you do when you remember the pain of a hurt? This article by guest writer Lee Lewis appeared first here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission.  I have been in and around church my entire life. As I have gotten older, there are certain “church sayings” that I have … Read More

3 Keys to Christ-Like Maturity

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Do you yearn to become more like Jesus? Here are three keys to Christ-like maturity. This post is by Donna Hart, PhD, who counsels from our Arlington Heights office. Donna also has her own blog. What is the objective of our lives? The Apostle Paul would tell us Christians it is to gradually be conformed into the image of Christ. … Read More

Curse of the Over-Thinker!

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Over-thinking: Did you know this is another name for a habitual worrier? Guest writer and biblical counselor Julie Ganschow of Reigning Grace Counseling Center shares help and hope for people prone to worry. This article appeared first on Julie’s blog and is used with permission. I know a woman who has spent a large part of her life as an … Read More