Learning to Trust Again (after a deep hurt)

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Learning to trust again again is difficult, isn’t it? But, in God’s strength, you can trust someone who has cut you deep. In this practical article, you’ll learn three main things: Losing trust in someone is hard. Learning to trust again is possible! Developing a mindset to trust is essential. But there’s a caveat: In certain circumstances, it would not be wise … Read More

Why Do We Have to Wait?

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Who likes to wait? Two weeks ago, “spring” arrived in Chicago. You can stop your laughter, tears or groaning now! And yes, snowflakes were falling multiple times in the past week. It’s pretty obvious by now that spring did not arrive on time! In our spiritual walk, things don’t often arrive in the time we desire. So often, we have … Read More

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

Remembering MLK at 50

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Wise Counsel from MLK Consider these powerful words from Martin Luther King (MLK) on the 50th anniversary of his death. At Biblical Counseling Center, we pause to remember and commend to you the wise counsel found in these words.  “At times we may feel that we do not need God, but on the day when the storms of disappointment rage, … Read More

How to Listen Like a Counselor

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So you want to listen like an experienced counselor? In this post by Brad Hambrick, which appeared first here on The Biblical Counseling Coalition website, you’ll learn (or re-learn) how to listen well. Leave a comment and let us know what you think of Brad’s article. Thank you! This post makes two assumptions: (a) that counselors are good listeners, and … Read More

Who’s the Real Problem in My Marriage? Me!

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Who’s at fault in my marriage? It’s me. Pastor-counselor Bob Kellemen shares insights for marriage from one of his favorite mariage books. It appeared first here on Bob’s website and is used with permission. (Edited for space. -Ed.) What Causes Marriage Fights and Quarrels? My wife, Shirley, and I are watching a Paul David Tripp marriage seminar video series based … Read More

OCD: Biblical Help and Hope Now

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OCD. . .Can biblical counselors help people who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder? Find out as you read this article by Lucy Ann Moll, D.Min. candidate. Her article appeared first here at The Biblical Counseling Coalition and is used by permission. Glenna[i] twists a Kleenex in her hands and looks out the window of the counseling office. The Crayola-blue sky belies the … 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

Helping Adoptive Parents Attach to Their Children

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Adoptive parents need encouragement in their task of attachment to their kids in their new forever families. Guest writer and adoptive dad Joshua Waulk shares his insights in this article. It appeared first here and is used with permission. Children who come from hard places need continual and sustained signs of their security and place in a world that threatened … Read More