solution

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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Meeting Needs in Marriage

Meeting needs in marriage — what is the biblical response? If you or a family member has marital struggles, we hope this article points you in the wise direction. By counselor Julie Ganschow, the article first appeared here on her website and is used with permission. As biblical counselors, we spend considerable time teaching our counselees new things…

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control

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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problems

Fixing Problems Begins with YOU!

Fixing problems begins with the counselee — not circumstances, not the other person. Guest writer Julie Ganschow, director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center, shares how she helps counselees fix problems and experience spiritual growth. This article appeared first here on Julie’s blog and is used with permission. I have noticed that when people come for…

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heart

Your Heart Tells All!

Your heart reveals your deepest desires. If you want to understand yourself, your spouse, your child, or anyone, you need to understand their heart as best you can. Would you like to know what causes your fear of public speaking, or your spouse’s brooding, or your child’s backtalk, or a friend’s love of posting selfies…

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transformation

You Need Transformation NOT Recovery

Transformation: To please God you need heart transformation. Recovery doesn’t work for the long haul. Here’s how to transform! This article by Dr. Donna Hart, PhD, appeared first on her website and is used with permission.  In our culture today, nearly every common behavioral problem is seen as a disorder or disease. It could include…

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Teens and Body Image

Isn’t body image at its core a Gospel issue? Doesn’t this mean teens’ struggle with body image is NOT hopeless? Biblical counselor Ellen Castillo gives help and hope to teens, their parents, and the church in her article that first appeared here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. It Is…

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