forgiveness

6 Strides Toward Forgiveness

Forgiveness: How do you forgive someone who has who has wronged you? Pastor Colin Smith shares six strides toward forgiveness. The article appeared first here on Unlocking the Bible is reprinted with permission. Imagine standing right next to a hurdle on a race track. You can’t jump a hurdle from a standing start. You have to…

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mess-ups

Mess-Ups: The Best Way to See Yours!

Mess-ups! Would you like to see yours in a new way? A better way? This article by Lucy Ann Moll, a board-certified biblical counselor on staff at Biblical Counseling Center, appeared first here on her website. It is used with permission.  Mess-ups are mistakes. They also are growth opportunities. God can turn your mess-ups into masterpieces when you…

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patience

Patience: Love Marker 1!

Welcome to our Summer Love series, opening with our first love marker: patience. You probably know the Bible’s chapter called the Hymn of Love: Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;…

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compassion-fatigue

Help for Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue can tire a biblical counselor and sideline him or her. The good news is compassion fatigue is largely preventable. This article by Joshua Waulk, director of Baylight Counseling, appeared first here at Biblical Counseling Coalition‘s blog and is used with permission.  During my law enforcement career, my comrades and I were repeatedly instructed…

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waiting

Sick of Waiting? What to Do Now

It’s easy to become sick of waiting! Guest writer and biblical counselor Hayley Satrom gives encouragement for those times 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…

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hope

Embrace the Truth of Who God Is

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…

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