Learning to Trust Again (after a deep hurt)

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Learning to trust again again is difficult, isn’t it? But, in God’s strength, you can trust someone who has cut you deep. In this practical article, you’ll learn three main things: Losing trust in someone is hard. Learning to trust again is possible! Developing a mindset to trust is essential. But there’s a caveat: In certain circumstances, it would not be wise … Read More

Anger! A Small Book About a BIG Problem

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Peace is a hot commodity today. We all want it in our anger-infused, Twitter-bombed world. But how? Biblical counselor and psychologist Ed Welch offers hope for change for people who struggle with irritation and want peace. Really, who likes anger? And as Welch sound-bites: To be angry is to destroy.  The 50 short meditations in A Small Book About a Big Problem: Meditations on … 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

Embrace the Truth of Who God Is

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When you embrace the truth of who God truly is, your burdens lift. If you choose to believe God is unjust and unloving, he’ll teach you to trust him through God-ordained trials. Today’s post is by biblical counselor Dr. Donna Hart, PhD, who works from our Arlington Heights, IL office. This article appeared first here on her website. When our … Read More

4 Steps to Good, Godly Emotions

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Bad emotions can wreck your day, can’t they? In this brief article, you’ll learn You are not alone, Emotions — including the hard ones — assist in your sanctification. 4 steps to emotional wellness You Are Not Alone Meet a former counselee I’ll call Linda, who feels like a twisted piece of metal. Among her emotional wreckedness: rebellious teen, overworked husband, tight … Read More

Domestic Abuse: How to Counsel Victims

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DOMESTIC ABUSE: Here’s wisdom on counseling victims. Guest writer Joshua Waulk, director of Baylight Counseling, says domestic abuse, in all forms, is anti-gospel and anti-Christ. His article appeared first here and is used with permission. Domestic abuse, in all forms, represents a gross departure from how Scripture portrays biblical marriage, including the example of self-sacrificial love modeled for the church … Read More

The Real Root of Sexual Sin?

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Do you know the real root of sexual sin? In this provocative article, Jon Bloom, whose article first appeared here on the Desiring God website, shares that the root of sexual sin is pride, and the most powerful weapon is. . .humility. The most powerful weapon against sexual impurity is humility. Patterns of sinful thought and behavior are fruits of a deeper … Read More

Anger Problems? Solutions for a ‘Madman’

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Did you know anger begets anger? An angry person may become a “madman.” Get solutions from Dr. Donna Hart, PhD, whose article first appeared here on her website. Used with permission. The motivating emotional force of anger can cause a person to appear to be a madman. Unfortunately, those who are angry seem to be the last to understand the … Read More