Secret to Godly Counsel

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A secret to great godly counsel begins with discerning whether the gospel guides and directs the counselee’s heart. It comes down to knowing and believing. Some folks know the gospel but don’t live according to their knowledge. They deny it by not living according to it. Check out Romans 1:21-22, 2 Timothy 3:1-5 and 4:3-4, and Luke 6:46. But when a person believes … Read More

Tired of Discontentment? Here’s Help!

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Are your tired of discontentment? Do you want to discover the secret to contentment? Guest blogger Hayley Satrom is a biblical counselor at Heart Song Counseling in the greater DC area. This article appeared first at Biblical Counseling Coalition and is used with permission. I wish I were as pretty as she is. If only my husband would take me … Read More

Encountering Perfect Love

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PERFECT LOVE: God wants you to surrender your heart to God every day. Will you? Counselor Donna Hart, PhD, shares her insight on spirtual transformation and Perfect Love. Her article appeared first here on her website and is used with permission. Have you sung the words to the hymn “Trust and Obey”? Many of us have. We may think these … Read More

RESET: Learning the Grace-Fueled Life

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The book Reset helped a pastor and biblical counselor experience grace after burnout and depression. Paul Tautges reviews Reset and shares his personal story of hurt and hope. Be encouraged. His article appeared first here on his website and is used with permission. RESET: Living a Grace-Paced Life in a Burnout Culture is a compassionate and courageous book. Reading it from … Read More

Counsel for New Counselors

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What counsel would I give new counselors? As I pondered the topic of counsel for new counselors, I asked myself, “What is the most important piece of advice I could give?” The immediate answer that came to mind: “Point them toward Christ and His Word that they may point their counselees toward Christ and His Word!” Christ came not just … Read More

Will You Accept God’s Love?

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When you accept’s God’s love, you’ll find a welcoming place where you truly belong. Dr. Donna Hart, PhD, shares the role of God’s love in healing and hope. Her article appeared first here on her website and is used with permission. Accepting that we are deeply loved by God is the beginning of being released from our fears and enables … Read More

Finding Hope in Gospel-Centered Counseling

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People seeking help desire hope. Makes sense, doesn’t it? Today’s guest blogger is Joshua Waulk, founder of Baylight Counseling in Clearwater, Florida. In my years of work as both a police officer, and now a biblical counselor, I have found that one common thread running through most, if not all interactions with people seeking help is their desire for hope. … Read More

2 Keys to Knowing God’s Will

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What Christian counselee doesn’t want to know God’s will for his life? Guest writer Jared Hendricks, the Campus Pastor of The Orchard‘s Marengo, IL campus, shares two keys to knowing God’s will for your life, based on Matthew 6. This article appeared first on Unlocking the Bible and is used here with permission. –Ed. Many of us are desperate to … Read More

Sick of Waiting? What to Do Now

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It’s easy to become sick of waiting! Guest writer and biblical counselor Hayley Satrom gives encouragement for those times when waiting becomes unbearable. This article first appeared at Biblical Counseling Coalition’s website and is used here with permission.  A wife waits for her failing marriage to improve. The unemployed father waits for a decent-paying job. Patients wait for healing from … Read More

Podcast: Dr Tim Allchin on 15:14

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A PODCAST FOR YOU: Our very own Dr Timothy Allchin, D.Min. spoke on the Biblical Counseling Coalitions’s podcast on Saturday. The Coalition names the podcast “15:14” after Romans 15:14 and spotlights leaders in biblical counseling. I myself am convinced, my brothers and sisters, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with knowledge and competent to instruct one another. In this podcast, … Read More