children

Do Children Run Your Home?

When children rule, a home becomes chaotic. Boundaries give freedom to mature within the parameters of God’s moral laws and parental efficiency rules. Children need freedom to be kids, to learn and explore, to have fun. But they also need rules to guide them into productivity and maturity. God gave Adam and Eve only one…

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Help for Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue can tire a biblical counselor and sideline him or her. The good news is compassion fatigue is largely preventable. This article by Joshua Waulk, director of Baylight Counseling, appeared first here at Biblical Counseling Coalition‘s blog and is used with permission.  During my law enforcement career, my comrades and I were repeatedly instructed…

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TEMPTATION: 3 Ways to Escape!

You can escape temptation. Knowing this brings hope, doesn’t it? If someone offered you houseboat a few yards above Niagara Falls, would you buy it? Of course not. Would you let your teen attend a Prom with a known drug user? No again. These are obvious risks. You wouldn’t feel tempted to “give in.” Temptation…

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Healing for Your Holidays

Holidays like Christmas and New Year’s are supposed to be happy, right? Often they bring on feelings like stress, anxiety, and depression. In today’s post by guest blogger Dr. Bob Kellemen, you receive understanding for holidays, whether they are enjoyable or a downer. He also offer a free 20-page downloadable. The article first appeared on…

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knowing God’s will

2 Keys to Knowing God’s Will

What Christian counselee doesn’t want to know God’s will for his life? Guest writer Jared Hendricks, the Campus Pastor of The Orchard‘s Marengo, IL campus, shares two keys to knowing God’s will for your life, based on Matthew 6. This article appeared first on Unlocking the Bible and is used here with permission. –Ed. Many…

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Lies About Anger

Have you let anger get the best of you? Did you blow up and toss pointy words across the room? Did you clam up, steely eyed and mouth shut, and kill with silence? Anger is an emotion brought on when you’ve been wronged, real or perceived. In this post I hope to help you learn…

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protect a marriage

7 Principles to Protect a Marriage

To protect a marriage, these seven principles are gospel-centered guides to consider. Guest blogger Jim Newheiser is the Director of the Institute of Biblical Counseling and Discipleship, an ACBC fellow, and a pastor of Grace Bible Church in Escondido, CA. This article, “7 Gospel-Centered Principles to Protect a Marriage” first appeared here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition blog…

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