Tough Easter? Encouragment for Hurting People

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How was your Easter celebration? It’s not a positive experience for all, and the counselors at Biblical Counseling Center know it. Dr Tim Allchin, BCC director, shares three important truths about God as well as encouragement for you.  In the week after Easter, the counselors at BCC often find an interesting mix of emotions in our counseling sessions. For those … Read More

3 Premarital Pitfalls for Engaged Couples

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Engaged couples (and their loved ones), please pay attention for the common premarital pitfalls. Address them before you marry. This article by biblical counselor Eliza Jane Huie appeared first here on The Biblical Counseling Coalition and is used by permission. As a marriage counselor, I have seen my share of troubled marriages. While each marital crisis is unique, one thing … Read More

Rest: Too Busy NOT to Rest!

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Rest.Would you love to rest like Jesus? Eliza Jane Huie shares practical insights to enjoy the guilt-free rest you need Her article appeared first on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. If sleep were a spiritual gift, then my husband has it. Not only does he have the amazing ability to take cat naps just about anywhere he … Read More

Perfect Antidote to Stress: Healthy Escape!

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ESCAPE: Who doesn’t want to escape life’s crazy stress? Donna Hart, PhD, shares insights and practical, biblical ideas on escaping stress the better way. Here article appeared first here on her website and is used with permission. Our American culture is one that often encourages us to escape. When we feel tired and overworked can we say to ourselves, “I … Read More

Guilt Versus Guilt!

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GUILT: All of it is not the same. Biblical counselor, professor, and author Robert Jones helps us understanding the differences and why it matters. His article appeared first here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition and is used with permission. Skilled cardiologists make sharp distinctions in diagnosing a possible wide spectrum of heart problems. Skilled counselors as soul physicians must do … Read More

5 Common Marriage Counseling Mistakes

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Counselor, have you made mistakes in marriage counseling? Chances are you have! Here are five common mistakes and ideas on how to avoid them. Guest writer Winston T. Smith is a faculty member at the Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation (CCEF) and is the author of  Seminary. He has been counseling for twenty years and is the author of Marriage Matters: Extraordinary … Read More

Laughter and Fun Bring Healing

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Laughter heals! In this uplifting post, which appeared first here, Dr Donna Hart, PhD, shares how having fun and laughing is not only good for you but also pleases God.   At a family gathering over the holidays, I enjoyed good food, good friends, and. . .laughter. In a conversation with the family matriarch, affectionately called “Memaw” by her grandchildren, she … Read More

Counseling a Practical Atheist

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The practical atheist. You know him. He’d the guy who says he’s a Christian but lives like God is dead.  Perhaps he’s your counselee, a friend or a family member. The question is, how do you counsel a professing-Christian-practical-atheist? This guy who lists God’s attributes like a theologian–how do you counsel him? You begin by recognizing his ways. Then you … Read More

Help! I’m a Slave to Food (Part 1)

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Food is a gift from God, right? But for some people, overeating is a. . .sin. In this helpful post that first appeared here, counselor Paul Tautges shares parts of Shannon Kay McCoy‘s booklet, Help! I’m a Slave to Food. It is used with permission. (Edited for length.) God declares overeating to be a sin: ‘For the heavy drinker and the glutton will come to … Read More