humility

Humility: Your Pathway to God

Humility is the chief aim in the Christian life. You can’t love well or obey God without it. Humility is the ability to see yourself where you really are, “wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked” (Revelation 3:17). It lays the foundation for real contentment, confidence, and accurate self-knowledge. Pride, in contrast, causes spiritual blindness. 5…

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Unlovable Family Member? What to Do!

The problem: the UNLOVABLE person in your family! Today’s guest blogger, Julie Ganschow, director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center, gives practical insight on how to love the hard-to-love family member, even a child or parent. You can Julie’s blog here. Plenty of you live with someone who is difficult to love. They may be cranky, obstinate, frustrating,…

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addiction

ADDICTION: Disease or Idolatry?

Addiction — is it a disease or idolatry? What is the best counseling solution? Mark Shaw, executive director of Vision of Hope, addresses these questions in this provocative article, which first appeared here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website. It is used with permission. There is a stark contrast between the underlying messages of the…

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self-care

Self-Care: Change Bad Habits into Good

SELF-CARE: For the best self-care, biblically examine yourself (Matthew 7:1-5) and make godly habits that come from a changed heart. In case you missed them, here are part one and part two in this series. So far, we’ve looked at the role of the heart in true self-care (part 1) and the first three steps in whole health wellness: recognizing…

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ptsd

PTSD: Help and Hope (part 3)

PTSD: Are you or a family member stuggling with PTSD symptoms? Want help? This is part 3 of a three-part series by guest author Greg Gifford and covers finding an advocate and handling daily responsibilities. Part 1 delved into understanding PTSD basics and Part 2 looked at flashbacks. This article appeared first here on the Biblical…

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PTSD: Giving Help and Hope (part 1)

PTSD: Are you or a family member stuggling with symptoms of what our society labels post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Want help? In this 3-part series, guest writer Greg Gifford provides a biblical perspective for understanding and helping someone with symptoms of PTSD. This article appeared first here on The Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is…

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lust

Sexual Lust and Women

Sexual lust isn’t a guy’s problem only. In this frank article by Kelly Needham, she shares encouragement on how to handle this sin that embarrasses women. It begins with opening up and confessing sin. This article appeared first here at Revive Our Hearts and is used with permission. Lust, sexual fantasies, pornography, masturbation–these were all things…

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soul

Is Your Soul Healthy?

So is your soul healthy? In this insightful post by Dr. Donna Hart, PhD, she helps you understand your restlessness as well as suggestions to regain soul health. Her article appeared first here on her website and is used by permission. One of the most difficult things in this life is to have a mind…

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