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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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Overcoming ‘Killer’ Control

Has a desire to control infested your heart? How to “kill” your longing to control. Guest writer Lee Lewis looks at the expression of control and shares truths to overcome control with the gospel. His article appeared first here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition blog and is used with permission. Pride in the human heart…

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Who Am I. . .Really?

Who am I? What role does this question have in counseling? Guest writer Pat Quinn explores the topic of identity and its role in counseling. This article first appeared here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. An Identity Vignette Our sense of identity is a bit like the old adage, “Women…

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How to Heal After Adultery

Can your marriage survive adultery? Yes, says today’s guest blogger Julie Ganschow. It won’t be easy but because of God’s grace, a husband and wife can reconcile and grow spiritually. This article (Post-Adultery Reconciliation in Marriage by Julie Ganschow) originally appeared on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission.–Ed. While devastating and…

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What Does God Say to Worriers?

“What Does God Say to Worriers?” is the first post in Biblical Counseling Center’s new summer series “What Does God Say?” This series spotlights numerous issues that our counselees turn to us for compassionate and competent counseling in person and by Skype. Among the “What Does God Say?” posts are marital abuse and rebellious kids…

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How We Train for Success

Isn’t it great to read a success story? A father and mother needed help for their teen. They walked in the doors of New Hope Bible Church, a multi-cultural community of faith on Chicago’s west side, looking for help, for direction, for compassion, anything that would keep their at-risk teen out of gangs. The couple…

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