Showing God to the Hurting

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GOD matters to the hurting, so our counselees and spritual friends must first know “Where is God?” Then they can experience his care personally. In this insightful post, Dr Donna Hart, PhD, helps counselors and spiritual friends discover how to help the hurting. Her article appeared first here and is used with permission. We who know God often wrestle with how … Read More

4 Skills Every Christian Needs

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Every Christian needs these 4 skills: effective prayer, truth application, listening, and wise patience. Which skills can you help others learn? In which do you need help. Guest writer Matt Mitchell, a pastor and author of Resisting Gossip: Winning the War of the Wagging Tongue (CLC Publications, 2013), also blogs at “Hot Orthodoxy.” This article first appeared at Biblical Counseling … Read More

Reading Scripture to Change Your Life

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Scripture is a life-changing love letter. Counselor Donna Hart, PhD, experiences this personally as she reads the Bible for understanding and transformation. Do you desire life transformation too? Donna’s article appeared first here on her website and is used with permission. A while back, I attended a women’s theology conference where Ruth Haley Barton spoke of our need to pay attention … Read More

BIBLE: Is It Taking a Backseat in Your Counseling?

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BIBLE: The bible in biblical counseling is foundational, isn’t it? But sometimes we counselors can put it in the backseat and de-emphasize the centrality of scripture in the counseling office. Read this thoughtful article by Stuart Scott, which appeared first here at Biblical Counseling Coalition and is used with permission. Biblical counselors would be the first to affirm that God’s … Read More

Hurt by Someone in Authority?

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Authority figures–whether fathers, husbands, church elders, government leaders, or employers–influence women’s lives. How we women respond to them reveals our hearts. This article by counselor Julie Ganschow appeared first here on her website and is used with permission.  When Authority Figures Disappoint Us As Christian women, we function in a world that is watching to see how we will respond to … Read More

Shame: How to Rid the Dirt!

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Shame is very real. It is a deep sense that you are unacceptable because of something you did, something done to you, or something associated with you. In this article by Dr. Donna Hart, PhD, you’ll discover the imacts, causes, and effects of shame. Plus, learn steps to freedom! Donna’s article appeared first here on her website and is used … Read More

Bible Versus Psychological Theory

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The Bible is God’s written Word–without error and able to transform people. Psychology proposes man-made theories to handle life’s problems. In this provocative article, Julie Ganschow spells out some of the differences and concludes that many people diagnosed with a mental disorder are soul sick, not brain sick. Julie is the director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center. Her article appeared … Read More

Your Worldview Matters!

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You have a worldview, and it colors how you see the world and how you solve your problems. This article by certified biblical counselor Lucy Ann Moll first appeared here on her website and is used with permission.  In this short article, you’ll discover: what a worldview is and why it matters to your spiritual growth. how to reclaim a Christian … Read More