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…


What Do Your Words Really Say?

Words: What do your words really say? After a fight with a loved one, don’t you feel bad? Perhaps you blew up. Maybe you gave the silent treatment. Either way, your hurtful words or your lack of any words but for your nonverbal communication – a slammed door, crossed arms, gritted teeth – speaks too.…


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…

are you a gossip spy

Are You a Gossip Spy?

Are you a gossip spy? Do you know one? This post by Donna Hart, PhD, appeared first on her blog and is reprinted here with permission. A gossip spy is a person who loves to get the information on someone and then informs others for personal advantage. When you first get to know a gossip…

A counselee’s story

Story: Troubled Marriage Restored!

This true story tells of a troubled marriage restored. Biblical Counseling Center is now sharing our counselees’ stories, written by them. This ongoing series covers issues from troubled marriages to a dad heartbroken over the sexual assault of his daughter, from rebellious teens to older folks with shattered dreams–and more. Listen to Ed Owens as…

5 keys to better communication

5 Keys to Better Communication, 2 of 2

Do you want to know the 5 keys to better communication? Who doesn’t?  This is the second post in a two-part series on better communication. Read the first post. Be sure to subscribe to our blog so you get every helpful and hope-filled from Biblical Counseling Center, founded by Dr. Ron Allchin, D.Min, 25 years ago! The apostle Paul gave us…


5 Keys to Better Communication, 1 of 2

Do you want to know the 5 keys to better communication? Who doesn’t?  This is the first post in a two-part series on better communication. Be sure to subscribe to our blog so you get every helpful and hope-filled from Biblical Counseling Center, founded by Dr. Ron Allchin, D.Min, 25 years ago! God’s Word guides us…

do real men cry?

Do Real Men Cry?

Jesus — he didn’t just cry a tear or two — he wept. He wept is the shortest verse in the Bible, yet so powerful! Jesus wept. John 11:35, ESV Was Almighty God displaying weakness? No. Rather, he felt deep compassion for his friends, whose brother Lazarus had died. Why Cry? Part 1 Is crying a…