depression

Got Depression? Take Every Thought Captive!

Taking every thought captive moves a counselee toward hope, especially while facing depression. Today’s guest blogger is Joshua Waulk, the Founder and Executive Director of Baylight Counseling, a nonprofit biblical counseling ministry in Clearwater, Florida.  “I’m stuck, and I feel like God’s nowhere to be found.” “I can’t get over how they treated me—like I’m something…

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Must We Argue Again?

“Must we argue again?” Many women say they don’t want to keep arguing with their spouse or child. Yet they continue arguing! So must you argue? The answer: no. But it almost seems the mouth goes on auto-pilot. Yet God’s Word is clear that the words of our mouth really come from the heart (Luke 6:45). When…

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anxiety

Keys to Victory over Anxiety

Want victory over anxiety? These keys to victory help those who fear and worry. This is the second of a four-part series on finding God’s solutions to ungodly fear. Read the first post here. Series by biblical counselors Sherry Allchin and Lucy Ann Moll. Philippians is a great book to show us how to confidently walk…

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gossip

Resisting Gossip! Learn the 5 Types

Gossip! Who hasn’t been burned by gossiping people? And if you and I are brutally honest, we’ll admit we’ve gossiped too! In this short post, you’ll meet the five types of gossips and learn a plan to encourage speech that builds up others. Quick, What Is Gossip? In Matt Mitchell’s book Resisting Gossip: Winning the War of the Wagging…

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4 Skills Every Christian Needs

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…

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Determine the Solution, Change the Heart

To help a struggling person, determine the solution to their problem and use the Word to transform the heart. The solution to a problem isn’t focused on improving feelings or changing behavior or investigating one’s personal convictions on life. Rather, biblical counseling is about transforming one’s heart. The heart is the bulls-eye. Above all else,…

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